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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 19, 2014 5A QCSD, from page 1A pond-and-plug was pulled Changes designed to improve transparency from the Prop. 50-funded project list, thereby freeing up additional monies that Laura Beaten structure is legal and inwith Quincy Community may now be allocated for Staff Writer compliance, despite not Services District and settled other projects that meet the Ibeaton@plumasnews.com having a permanent general on a formula to establish grant criteria. manager, fees. The California Water In an effort to become A board committee will Instead of calculating theSecurity, Clean Drinking more transparent to its work on rewriting the GM DUE (dwelling unit Water, Coastal and Beach customers and the public, job description before equivalency) rates on a Protection Fund of 2002, the East Quincy Services pursuing advertising the yearly basis, the committee established by Prop. 50, is District board of directars position again. The district agreed to update each administered by the state approved revamping the has been without a district's numbers monthlyDepartment of Water district's website, permanent manager since and bill accordingly. Resources and was awarded Among the changes will be September 2013, when Currently that results in an to the county. board member biDs, form former GM David Edwards increase of 17 DUEs for East Wilson said the fact that No. 700 (statement of resigned his post of just over Quincy. the district serves the personal economic interest), a year. A special meeting was wastewater treatment and and employee names and Since then, district held last Wednesday, Marchdisposal needs of titles. Interim general secretary Howe has been 12, to review the draft audit approximately 25 percent of manager Shawneen Howe serving as interim GM, a with the district's auditor the county's population was expects the website to be position she held before present, a big factor in his outreach updated within a month or Edwards was hired, The American Valley efforts. He asked the board if so. Community Services it was interested in A representative from the Treatment and Authority met last night, submitting a proposal to California Rural Water disposal fees March 18, at the Quincy fund additional aspects of Association assured the The two members of the library, the Quincy wetlands project. board at its March 11 board treatment and disposal fee The next regular board meeting that the current joint committee, Kathy meeting is scheduled for district management FelLer and Bill Martin, met Tuesday, April 8, 6:30 p.m. L Schoolhouse prepares for 100th birthday Laura Beaten In 1983 the parks department effo ts. Currently the Staff Writer decided it didn't need the schoolhouse may be rented Ibeaton@plumasnews.com schoolhouse after all, and for weddings, special events, deeded it over to the craft fairs and more. The Meadow Valley Meadow Valley Fire To contribute photos or Schoolhouse will host a Department. memorabilia for display at centennial celebration The fire department took the centennial celebration, Sunday, Aug. 17. A class over operations of the call Donna McElroy at reunion including students, schoolhouse and began 283-2896, or Peter Beck at parents, teachers and fundraising for restoration 283-0966. community members will Offering Curt The board readily agreed,on the joint wastewater "This is the first glimmer treatment rate committee. of light we've had all day,' .... There is fantastic Churchill said of the cooperation right now," possibility of receiving agreed Castaldini, the $100,000 or more in second committee member additional funds. Wilson from Quincy. proposed a modification of The two agreed that their the grant agreement in meeting with East Quincy's regard to the QCSD wetlands Kathy FelLer and Bill project. Martin went well, and that a "The focus is on the CSD formula to establish the and your needs," Wilson rates was approved by all said. "This is 'you bring us parties. something that we can chew East Quincy recently into.'" Wilson said the grant reviewed its DUE (dwelling money would go directly to unit equivalent) count, upon the district, bypassing which rates are established Plumas Corp. altogether, and billed. Minor When asked for a adjustments, such as meter deadline, Wilson said as size and quantity of DUEs, soon as possible, but by were made. From now on, June 1. Churchill and Quincy will bill East Quincy Sullivan set a date to work for each month's actual DUE on the modified proposal,count, as opposed to the yearly DUE count used in Joint committee a success "I came away wall ing on a previous years. The next regular board cloud," Jim Bequette said of meeting is set for Thursday, his experience meetipg with April 10. East Quincy board members Firearms Instruction CCW Classes for Sierra, Plumas and Lassen Counties As well as Personal Protection Classes and Men's and Ladies' Basic Pistol Courses Call for Schedule NRA Pistol Instructors McBride & Travis Schiavone Call for information and sign up for one of the upcoming classes 530-927-9760 take place from 3 to 6 p.m. at It is your right to protect your home and family. the schoolhouse on the Know how to do it right and be prepared. corner of Bucks Lake Road and Meadow Valley _ Cemetery Road. A presen.tation encompassing the history of the schoolhouse willbe "0 EIINI sl given by Plumas County . i Museum Director Scott Lawson. Refreshments and wine tasting will be e t Styles available. Main Str e The existing schoolhouse " C yC ndyC & .... was built in 1914, and it Rchard K. 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HBO~, C nemax~ and re ated channels and servme marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. SHOWTIME is a registered trademark of Showtime Networks Inc., a CBS Company. STARZ and related channels and service marks are, property of Starz Entertainment, LLC. DR 6406_916 SUPERVISOR, DISTRICT 5 "1 am a long time, self-employed excavating contractor & our family has been fortunate to call Plumas County our hom~ for over 57 years." I I am concerned about, committed to and invested in our community. My children and grandchildren live here so I want good schools, jobs & a safe community for all our children. have ... Worked with Plumas County Environmental Health Dept., and Plumas County Road Dept. I helped save the historic Johnsville Bridge and the Johnsville / Graeagle Road during the 1997 flood. What's important to me ... Jobs, public safety and financial security will be my top priorities. been hit hard with a slow-growing economy. Our families need to be safe, secure and have well-paying, local jobs. Plumas County has Having enjoyed the Johnsville Ski Hill as a child, I would like the same opportunities for our families. I have and will continue devoting my time and f-. effort working to get the ski hill open. Many of the concerns you have for your families are similar to the ones I've had for my family. Please contact me with any ideas, concerns or suggestions you may have. www.jeffengel.org (530) 836-0257 Paid for by the committee to elect Jeff Engel