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County News w oes ay, May 3, 21 . I in Graeagle--for restrooms at the Mill Pond and the ball .in the board ofpark--but the property owner chambers could said no." thee in Chester. Pearson said that, after re- unanimous- viewing the amount of money zte $125,000 of that had been spent in each su- funding to pervisorial district to date, he Chester. had "no problem" with the the board had ap-money allocated for Chester, POol contributionbut he did with the $25,000 for in December of Indian Valley. Pearson said as $25,000 for giving the $25,000 to Indian Valley, the Valley skewed the funding un- needed fairly in supervisorial District to proceed with 2's favor. He believed it should December, Su- be spent in the Portola area in- Pearson wasn't stead. Meacher said that, when this this money state grant was initially dis- the county, and cussed, Portola wasn't a priori- it in Chester?" ty because of the Lake Davis settlement funds, which were being spent in the area. explained that, his district has Meacher showed Pearson as much funding his business plan and de- when state scribed how the money would oney became be spent. this allocation Pearson relented and said he equitable, was simply trying to make a Don Clark point in advance of the next (East Quincy item on the agenda--S80,000 Valley) is the for a skate park in Portola. received eq- "When there's something re- before al important to one supervi- .of the money in sor," he said, "it's important to In Graeagle," he remember." the portion of The supervisors voted unan- oney was spent imously to allocate the money district, to Chester and Indian Valley Director John Mc-as discussed, but Clark said, "In de- "Next time there's money, it goes to Eastern Plumas." spend money PLUMAS COUNTY RECREATION FUNDING 1964 TAYLORSVILLE CITY PARK $75,000 TAYLORSVILLE CITY PARK $5,000 1974 BALDWIN PARK GREENVILLE PARK CHESTER PARK QUINCY COMM. PARK $22,000 $40,000 $52,000 $53.000 PORTOLA CITY PARK TAYLORSVILLE REC. $21,000 FACILITY $12,000 1976 PORTOLA SWIMMING GREENVILLE BALL CHESTER PARK E. QUINCY COMM. PARK POOL $25,000 DIAMOND $31,403 $50,000 $50,000 PORTOLA SWIMMING CRESCENT MILLS QUINCY HORSE ARENA POOL $41,000 PARK $12,597 $15,000 1980 E. PLUMAS REC. FACILITY GREENVILLE PARKCHESTER PARK GANSNER PARK E. QUINCY SOFTBALL PARK $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 1954 PORTOLA FIELD GREEhlVILLE PARK CHESTER PARK GANSNER PARK PIONEER PARK $50,000 ;14,000 $37,000 $14,000 $25,000 rAYLORSVILLE QUINCY HIGH ~25,000 [$35,000 11186 PORTOLA FIELD GREENVILLE PARK CENTRAL PLUMAS $40,000 120,000 120,000 BALDWIN PARK ;CENTRAL PLUMAS 120,000 $20,000 1988 BALDWIN PARK GREENVILLE PARK QUINCY HIGH PIONEER PARK $20,000 120,000 SCHOOL RESTROOM SWIMMING POOL i$50,000 $50,000 GANSNER PARK E QUINCY PARK 19711 - $50,631 $45,000 1982 QUINCY FIELD FACILITIES $75,000 This graph shows the mount of state recreation money spent in Plums County since 1964 and how it was allocated. The board's decision to spend $125,000 in District 3 will bring equity to the districts. to fund a Forest Service access ramp. He favored using the B.J. Pearson money to build a skateboard get a skateboard park in Portola and asked that P access the decision be reconsidered. give him some Some of the supervisors were reluctant to renege on an Plumas County agreement with the Forest Set- May 15 vice, and to overturn a deci- board agreed to sion made by a previous board Uae 12 to make an- to pursue the project. t the issue. But Pearson believes that the Forest Ser- there is more Lake Davis mon- directed not to ey available and wants to out to bid for change the project's priorities. Davis. He also believes that the city of ;rvisors had ap- Portola will be able to con- as recom- tribute $30,000 to the skate- m Supervisor board park project within 90 The funding days. came from the The board will address the subject again June 12 with the Pearson replaced Forest Service present, and ex- on the board, he pects to make a final decision that money then. EVERYONE can use One Stop Employment Centers. 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