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Wednesday, March 28, 2001 llJlt, vice. vices. He explained tlmt since most $420 to $329," she said. Supervisor Ken Nelson not only of the property tax goes to the state, Iricreases in the health department increased fees adopted by objected to the new fees and fee in- the county is left no choice but to in- included costs for: physicals, drug County Board of Supervi- creases, he spoke out against all fees. stitute fees for service, screenings, hepatitis vaccines, ra- generate an additional "'Fees have always bugged me," he Dennison added, "Each depart- bies tests and treatment, rubella year. said. "They're just taxes." ment is doing the best it can to keep tests, MMR vacCines and the lyme the fee increases were in Nelson said most of the services, the costs down." disease series. health and environmental which now require a fee, used to be Supervisor B.J. Pearson ques- Environmental health raised fees There were also fee in- provided at no cost. tioned a permit fee which increased for consultation, real estate loan !in the road, probation andNelson said he understood how ' from $193 to $329. Public Health Di- evaluation, sewage disposal and wa- departments, fees are calculated but, "to the poor rector Rita Scardaci said that the fee, ter well installation permits, recre- Administrative Officer guy out there it's a lot of money." which combined nine prior fees, ational health pool plan check, and said that most of the fee Supervisor Bill Dennison said that streamlined the process and actually various inspection fees, among oth- to the increased costs there "have to be fees" ff the county represented a cost savings, ers. to provide the ser- wants to continue to provide ser- "Overall the fee went down from The county road department raised fees for some permits. Mental health raised fees for case management, crisis management, day treatment, medication visits and mental health service. Probation raised fees for misde- meanor and felony reports, and adult supervision. While the supervisors approved the new fee schedule, it was a split vote. Supervisors Don Clark, Bill Dennison and Robert Meacher voted yes. Supervisors Ken Nelson and B.J. Pearson voted no. m out as a moth- to understand her has turned into an dedicated to i the world a better In September of 1999, Jamie Sanderson, a Chester High School senior, died from in- juries suffered in a car acci- dent. His mother, Pam Sanderson, said her son lost so much blood at the scene while waiting to be transport- | Keller then tried to make it look like a snowmobile accident. E. Franklin, who In December, Judge Alan H. nearly eight Thieler sentenced Franklin to ago of killing his wife life in prison without the pos- Lake, has been as- sibility of parole. New Folsom Prison ling to court records, was moved two from Lassen Coun- Desert State Prison, a temporary as- Richard D. Ba- has been ap- Franklin's appel- as I is scheduled to fide an brief May 29 with the District. point, the California General, rather than County District office, represents argument. Prison is actu- for California Sacramento. houses more convicted felons-- the capacity--most of a maximum security 15 years ago, the located next to the Prison. a jury convicted of the slaying of his determined that drowned his wife in at Bucks Lake, Keller Portola man Friday after al- iring a shotgun near School. Mangham is being $35,000 bail at the County Correctional who graduated High School in with a count ;essing a firearm on roperty and with a g a firearm property. to Sheriff Len Mangham fired at a lind the school. said Mangham told that he fired the shot- he had nothing do. was taken into shortly after witness- hearing the dis- of a firearm near the gathered by Chad Hermann led Mangham, who was to be arraigned in County Superior afternoon. Monday, the district office still had not criminal complaint. Our ed to the hospital, that noth. ing could be done to save his life. She blames the fact that a helicopter was dispatched from Redding, rather than Su- sanville, which would have been quicker. Concerned at the rationale behind the decision to send help from Redding, Sanderson began investigating. Dis- pleased with the answers she received and anxious to pre- vent this from happening to anyone else, she formed the Joint Association for Monitor- ing Emergency Response Ser- vices (JAMERS). 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