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IIIIlIIllilllllll|lll IIl~lllIIlillllllllll.II~Jl~l|lil I I~III ~~ 8A Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 Feather River Bulletin 4 hool orters Dorothy and Jeffery Wilson, of Tobin, offer their support for Greenville High School. After reading about threats of even more school closures in Plumas County, they felt so strongly that they came up the Feather River Canyon, past the old Indian Jim School, to protest. "There's no more kids past the hot springs now," Jeffery said, after the people who did have children moved away. "No one ever came to take their places." Photo by Alicia Knadler 90,000 copies are distributed FREE to hundreds of locations ALL YEAR LONG! New this year, distribution will include the Redding to Sacramento corridor. Magazine format with glossy pages and beautiful ]1 photographs 11 enticing visitors to stay and play in Plumas County! As an added value, you'll find this publication in its entirety at with approximately 300 views per month. Keep your dollars in Plumas County Put your ad where it will be seen all year long! 283-0800 258-3115 258-3115 832-4646 Sherri, Kay, Bill Val Che,i, Val Rachael, Michael " S ing Mona Hill partner at Crowe Horwath meet certain eligibility Staff Writer LLP Accountants, told trustees requirements in addition to that the firm conducted its terminating employment by audit and reported an un- June30,2012. It was d~jfi vu all overqualified opinion, meaningFRC expects to save again at the Jan. 19 meeting that in all material respects, $193,600 annually over the of Feather River College's FRC has complied with life of the five-year plan. board of trustees. As with the reporting requirements. Plumas County Board of The only significant find-Ware appointed Supervisors redistricting ing was i'elated to the finan- Dr. Dana S. Ware, of Chester, process, the trustees post- cial aid emergency loan fund, has been appointed to fill the poned a final decision until and the district has already remainder of trustee Douglas trustees John Schramel and taken corrective action. Shamberger's term. John Sheehan could meet Shamberger resigned from with Plumas County Office of Personnel the board effective Jan. 2, Education trustees. Trustees approved Prest- 2012.. The education boards dent Dr. Ron Taylor's request share district boundaries to hire Laura Cyphers Ben-Finance and trustee areas of responsi- son, of Redding, as interim Dean of Instruction Dr. bility, which do not match director of human resources. Derek Lerch told trustees the Board of Supervisors' Benson has served in interim that enrollment is down boundaries, resulting in a director positions at Cuesta about 30 full-time equivalent complicated decision-making Community College Districtstudents (FTES). process, and at Allan Hancock Corn-FTES is the formula by Options 1 and 2 propose munity College. which the college measures the same changes to Feather Benson's employment is~ enrollment and is not equiva- River College trustee area slated to end June 30, 2012, lent to the actual number of boundaries. Portions of East by which point the' college stqdents enrolled. Quincy Would become part of hopes to have recruited a Lerch expected to have John Sheehan's area, while permanent director, detailed information after the others would remain part of ' Taylor also asked the board Feb. 6 census. Bill EUiott's area. for approval of an updatedJim Scoubes, director of In the Portola area, repre- job description for Nick business services, asked sented by Leah West, option Boyd. Boyd, director of trustees to approve a non- 1 provides for Whitehawk, facilities, took on the respon- resident tuition fee hike Gold Mountain and Valleysibilities of the Information to $180 per semester unit. Ranch census areas to be Services manager when the Trustees approved the included in West's area. incumbent retired. Trustees request. With Option 2, the Iron approved the request. Boyd's Scoubes also presented the Horse census area would be new position is director of quarterly financial report for added to the Portola area, in- facilities/chief technology the period ending Dec. 31, stead of Whitehawk, Gold officer. 2011, and updated~trustees on Mountain and Valley Ranch. Trustees also approved the state's mid-year budget The third option -- no implementation of the Sup-reductions. change -- would leave theptemental Employee Retire Tier One reductions would districts open to criticism Program(SERP). increase enrollment fees to and possible legal challenge SERP is an incentive for $46 per unit for the 2012-13 because of disproportionate employees to terminate em-fiscal year and FRC would representation, ployment at FRC voluntarily face a $61,505 funding reduc- Schramel and Sheehan are and provides supplemental tionthis fiscalyear. slated to meet with PCOE retirement income benefits,~ Because FRC is one of nine Feb: 8. in addition to state retire- rural districts, it will be merit programs, for eligible exempted from Tier Two Audit report employees, workload reductions in the Tina Tries, audit services College employees must current year. Bullying prevention work,, hop set A No Bully workshop for about the different ways stu- parents and other adults will dents bully; how to bully-proof be offered Monday, Feb. 13, at children, develop skills to the Greenville Elementary Solution Coach children and s~tib01 Library from 7to 8:30 teens through inevitable chal- p.m., with snacks, drinks and lenges; and join with others in child care provided, making the schools bully-free Participants will learn learning communities. For more information, visit, or call Principal Gary Stebbins at 284-7195. Greenvi!l~]emeqtar.y ~ is located on~i ~ corner of Grand and Bush streets, just off Highway 89 and adjacent to the high school campus. Our Low is