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J 6A .Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 Feather River Bulletin CLOSE: Comr 00t00nity questions closure process From page 1A the east side of North Mill Creek Road or crosswalks from one side of the street to the other. Both Lee Road to the north of campus and Highway 70 to the south pose safety risks for students trying to walk anywhere. One woman said a logging truck almost hit her while was riding her bike on Lee Road, and she had seen near misses on both roads. Process criticized Speakers also criticized the school district for its han- dling of the school closure process. Pointing to the Cali- fornia Department of Educa- tion&apos;s best practices guide- lines and timeline, citizens attacked the district's facili- ties budget study as "narrow and short-sighted," "pre- determined" and rushed. Joe Hagwood, a former teacher and administrator who just finished an interim stint as elementary principal in Indian Valley, called the dis- trict's process "deeply flawed." For the superintendent to make recommendations in the middle of the process was an "unfortunate, deep struc- tural flaw." Hagwood went on to say that from his insider's perspective it was very clear to him from last year that the district wanted to close Quincy El, mostly on the basis of not hav- ing a universally accessible re- stroom. Of the district's study and recommendations, he said the document's "statistics and information were gener- ated to support a conclusion already arrived at." His comments were greeted by a long round of applause. John Sheehan elicited laughter when he noted, "any administration -- look at Syria and Venezuela -- can bring department heads tOgether to ratify an already- made decision." Boland, Michael Jackson and Piers Strailey all called on the committee to take a longer, broader view. "When this crisis subsides, we will reach a new steady state; we don't want to be stuck witha crisis decision." Jackson said the district had been asking the wrong questions. "We're down to 400 kids (at the two elemen- tary schools). Where will they get the best education? The best surround?" We shouldn't be asking, "'What is the cheapest way to get through this crisis?' but 'How do we want our chil- dren raised in the future?' "Does anyone think we put the school of the future next to the mill?" "The first cuts should be furthest from the students," Strailey said. "I'm not con- vinced we're at a critical juncture yet." He encouraged people to look at the money the district was spending on litigation and arbitration. "Why not move the district office and hold onto both schools?' he asked. County supervisor Lori Simpson . said she was concerned about the "fast tracking" of the closure process for the next fiscal year. "We shoUld examine every possibility before we disrupt people's lives," she said, before vowing tofight "to keep our museums open, our libraries open and all our county schools open." A number of citizens spoke of standing in solidarity with Indian Valley, which faces the possible closure of Tay- lorsville Elementary School and Greenville High School. Quincy business owner Jeanne Brovelli said she had grandkids in the Indian Valley schools, Closing a high school would hurt the entire county, she said. "We're all in this together." She called the idea Of busing kids from Green- ville to Chester, or older kids driving the route themselves, "alarming." Sheriff Hagwood said there was a viable number of students to do a K - 12 in Greenville without busing. If the district does bus, ."We're going to see problems that can be avoided. I don't want to see my staff having to address problems brought about by busing." Business owner Gary Vogt's comments seemed to sum up the majority opinion at the meeting, He noted the district's own strategic plan called for "safe, clean, healthy schools- that's Quincy. El!" Q, from page 1A snow, event will be held March 10 For information: 283-9766. Public forum, 10 a.m., Quincy High School cafeteria. Forum precedes regular meeting. Regular meeting of the Quincy area school closure and consolidation committee, 10 a.m., Quincy High School cafeteria. Meeting follows public forum. Benefit for Rainbow Girls Taco Feed, 4- 7 p.m., Masonic Hall at 70 Harbison St. Two tacos, beans, rice, beverage for $6; meals to go available. Pro- ceeds benefit Grand Assembly trip. Tuesday: Family Science Night, 6 - 8 p.m., Quincy Elementary School. Fun-filled event called "Great Explorationst" includes hands-on activities and features local experts. Free admission. Food available for purchase starting at 5:30 as fifth- and sixth-grade fundraiser. Entrepreneurship speaker series, Room 103 in Learning Resource Center at Feather River College. Speakers 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., networking 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Business and community members invited to attend gathering of local and regional business profes- sionals to share experiences and ins!ghts. Free admission and parking. For information: Amy Schulz, aschulz@frc'.edu, 283-0202, ext. 358. Next Wednesday: School board meeting, 5 p.m., Quincy Elementary School. Public hearing on district recommendations for Pioneer- Quincy Elementary School. J. HEASLETT PUBLIC NOTICES IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT.YOUR DRINKING WATER Eats informe contiene nformacibn muy importante sobre eu ague potable. TredOzdalo o hable con alguian qua Io entienda bien. More opportunities for public comment Regular meeting of the Quincy area school closure and consolidation committee, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, Quincy High School cafeteria. Under action items, the committee will consider a letter to the school board requesting an extension of the timeline for the. committee's recommendations and another voicing concern about the district's failure to follow best practices guidelines. Public forum, 6 p.m. (follows regular meeting) Thursday, Feb. 2, Quincy High School cafeteria. Public forum, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, Quincy High School cafeteria. Forum precedes regular meeting. Regular meeting of the Quincy area school closure and consoli- dation committee, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, Quincy High School cafeteria. Meeting follows public forum. School board meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 5 p.m. at Quincy Elementary School. Public hearing on district recommendations for Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School. For related documents, visit pcoe.k12.ca.us. Click on slideshow options "Facilities Recommendation" and "Governing Board Establishes 7-i 1 Committees" to find HMR Architects' study of the two elementary campuses, the Facilities Advisory Commit- tee's recommendations, the district's facility recommendations and a letter to parents from the superintendent. PDH, from page 1A operating room facility and renovate the existing hospital within the $50 per $100,000 property tax assessment limit set by Measure B. Lafferty provoked laughter when he told Alexander, "You told me keep it under $50 and I did." Lafferty expects com- pletion of that goal by July 1, 2014, and will provide more information at a future meeting. Draft objectives and goals Strategic objectives To be the provider of choice in Plumes County. To be a health care organization that physicians and employees are proud to be a part of. To be a health care organizatio n that patients and the commu- nity are proud of. To be a model of excellence in the provision of rural health care. Financial goals To achieve annual net profit of $500,000 by July 1, 2013.. To achieve 50 days in accounts receivables by Dec. 31, 2012. Revenue growth To establish a MediCal rahab service in the rural health clinics by April 1, 2012. To recruit a general surgeon by July 1, 2012, with a resulting 25 percent increase in procedures by Jan. 2, 2013. Monitorlnlil Requirements not m'et for East Quincy CSD .... ;: ............. "oestablisha rural health clinic in Graeagle by May 1, 2012. ....... .;, .... r=..i,  Tdihcrease service offerings through telemedicine, i.e. Our water system violated a drinking water stanclard in 2011. Even though this was not an emergency, as out customers, you have a nght to know what happened and what we did to correct neurology and rheumatology. these situations. We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Clinical quality goals Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not our drinking water meets health TO achieve or exceed "meaningful use" guidelines at every standards. Dudng September 2011 we did not complete all the testing for total coliform bacteria which is required and therefore cannot be sure of the quality of our drinking water during that time. stage of Eagle i (electronic medical records) implementation. To do enough chart audits per month to achieve 1OO percent by What should I do? July 1, 2012. There is nothing you need to do at this time. The table below lists the contaminant(s) we did not properly test for recently.  People goals Contatinant Requlred sampling Monthwhen sampling Number of esmplae TO train all employees on professional standards and implement frequency was not performed taken an accountability process by Dec. 1, 2012. !' 11  T H 1. R R  'V I.  Total Coliform Thee samples per ,?'.'C7.."' Bactede month September2011 2 TO train all managers on basic management skills by July 1; , ,, .j:: .:i.=.! " !:@!, " .... !:111 Wh"at Happened? What Wae Done? 1:o conduct annual employee evaluation survey by May 1, 2012, , We are required to collect three routine bacteriological samples per month. Due'to an oversight, with a score of 4.0 and participation of 80 percent. we only col|acted two routine sample,, during the mc, nth .of September 2011. All subsequent Postal Sel'ldce: USPS (No. 188-550,) Peflodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. samples collected from our distribution system have shown the water to be free of total coliform bacteria, and should therefore be considered safe for human consumption. Fadlities goal Publled: Every Wednesclay morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office LooaUon and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. For more information please contact the District's manager at (530) 283-2390. TO move into a new ED/OR facility and renovate the existing Mailing address nO. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. This notice is being provided to you by East Quincy CSD in compliance with "the California hospital by July 1, 2014. Office is open Mon. through Ffi., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Domestic Water Quality and Monitoring Regulations es a means of keeping the public informed. NOW to contact u All departments: (530) 283-0800. Published FRB Source: Draft Strategic Planning 2012, Plumas District Hospital, Jan. 24, FAX: (530) 283-3952. 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