Supes meet Tuesday morning — consider approving $1.4 million in Health and Human Services funding requests

The Lassen County Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 in the Board Chambers, 707 Nevada St.

The meeting begins at 9 a.m. with a closed session (if needed).

The public portion of the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. with Public Comment and Unagendized Reports by Board Members.

The supervisors will consider funding three items for the Health and Social Services Department — a $300,000 request for a agreement with the Sail House in Redding that operates two mental health board and care facilities in Red Bluff (July 1, 2023 through June 20, 2025); a $200,000 agreement with the Willow Glen Care Center, “a Clients First organization that promotes self-awareness and acceptance in personal wellness and recovery. They work within the county mental health continuum of care to provide coordinated residential care and specialized programs in a safe and supportive environment for adults with severe and persistent mental

illness,” according to the staff report; and a $300,000 lease agreement (April 1 through June 20, 2028) with Kramer Ranch, LLC for the building at 1616 Chestnut St. that provides, according to the staff report, “services to Lassen County residents who receive CalWORKS, CalFresh, Medi-Cal and Employment Services. In March, 2024 this building was sold to Kramer Ranch, LLC. Kramer Ranch, LLC has agreed to take (sic) honor the current lease with Lassen County Health and Social Services for the remainder of the term.”

Matters set for Time Certain include approval of the use of the Veterans Memorial Building by Lassen Union High School and the California Highway Patrol as part of The Every 15 Minutes program, including a fee waiver of $170 for 12-hours of use (10 a.m.) and a Proclamation regarding Nation Foster Care Month in May (10:15 a.m.).

The supervisors all consider an appointment to the Lassen County Waterworks District 1.

Items on the Information/Consent Calendar include approval of discretionary fund expenditures — District 2 Supervisor Gary Bridges $500 for the Susanville Indian Rancheria for the Powwow, $250 to Lassen Family Services and $250 to Lassen Land and Trails Trusts; District 1 Supervisor Chris Gallagher $200 to Westwood Little League; District 4 Supervisor Aaron Albaugh, $500 to the Big Valley Recreation District; Prison Trial Cost Reimbursement; Minutes of the March 26 and April 9 meetings; lease agreements with Leaf Capital Funding, Inc. for copiers; a Software Renewal with Cadence Team; a long-term use and reduced fee request for the Veterans Memorial Hall by the Scouts BSA; a Letter of Understanding between the county and the Lassen County Transportation Commission regarding a Caltrans grant to augment the county’s GIS Upgrade Project; a request by District 3 Supervisor Tom Neely to designate $1,000 from his discretionary funds to American Legion Post N0. 162; and Miscellaneous Correspondence Items.

Department reports from the Office of Auditor/Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector adopting Ordinance No. 2023-093 calling for an election of and Auditor/Controller position and a Treasurer/Tax Collection position during the 2026 election cycle; approval of a work plan from the Agricultural Commissioner regarding the USDA; a report on the CalWorks System Improvement Plan; a resolution requesting The Strand be designated as a county road for Off Highway Vehicle Use; and a report from the County Administrative Officer.

The board’s next meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 14.

Click here to see the agenda.