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8A Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Feather River Bulletin BB, Stacy Fisher Staff Writer chesternews@plumasnews.com The West Almanor Fire Department District and the Prattville-Almanor Fire Protection District board of directors, together with Supervisor Sherrie Thrall, met June 25 to discuss'the implementation of a new one-year contract that spelled out terms for sharing resources and costs between the two fire departments. The contract, or Administrative Services Agreement, which expired June 30, affords both fire districts shared responsibilities and resources in joint emergency and fire fighting situations. The ASA states "Since 1993 the two agencies have formally engaged in mutual responses to emergencies in both fire districts, providing automatic support in cases of Elre suppression, medical responses or hazardous material incidents." 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PrattviUe Fire District has a current annual budget of $33,000 a year and five firefighter volunteers, compared to West Almanor Fire's annual budget of $298,000 and 12 volunteers. West Almanor and Prattville Fire Chief Randy Fluke is the administrator for both firehouses. Thrall began discussion on new contract talks in light of the agreement's impending expiration. About 20 people attended the meeting of the board members as well. Thrall asked first that the two fire district board presidents, Phil Springfield of West Almanor Fire District, and Alan Ramsey of Prattville-Almanor Fire District, give their expectations of the outcome of the meeting. Springfield said he was looking forward to hearing the right to postpone.and reschedule the sale without further notice. The general pub- lic will have access to the Mobile Home Park premises for purposes related to this sale. This sale does not include any contents of the unit and the successful bidder is respon- sible for the lawful disposition of all remain- ing contents of the unit. The Mobilehome is described as: One (1) 1979 SANDPOINT Single Family Mobile Home; Califomia HCD Decal No.: AAR8075; Serial No(e).: CAFL1A929673429; HUD Label/Insignia No(s).: CAL158112; Length: 60'; Width: 12'. American Valley Mobile Home Park's claim for sums unpaid for April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, is set forth above and must be paid by the registered owner or other party in interest within 10 days of this notice in order to redeem the mobilehome, remove it from Space 30 and stop the sale. The Registered Owner's payment of the sums demanded by this Notice will not reinstate the tenancy (and sub-tenancy, if any) under a rental agreement in default. NOTICE TO CONSUMER: The law gives you the thirty (30) days after you receive this Notice to dispute the validity of the debt or any part of it. If you do not dispute it within that period, I will assume the debt is valid. If you do dispute it - by notifying me in writing to that effect - I will, as required by law, obtain and mail to you proof of the debt. The law does not require me to wait until the end of the 30 day period before proceeding to collect this debt. If, however, you request proof of the debt within the thirty (30) day period that begins with your receipt of this Notice, the law requires me to suspend my efforts (through litigation or otherwise) to collect the debt until I mail the requested information to you. DATED: 06/19/15/s/Michael W. Mihelich, Attorney for American Valley Mobile Home Park 7/1, 7/6/15 CNS-2767115# FEATHER RIVER BULLETIN Published FRB July 1, 8, 20151 Notice NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Commissioners of the Meadow Valley Firs Protection Distdct has adopted a pre- liminary budget for: (1)Salaries and Wages, (2) Services and Supplies, and (3) Fixed Assets, which preliminary budget can be inspected during week days at the FIRE HOUSE between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and that the said Board of Commissioners of the said District will meet at the FIRE- HOUSE on July 11, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of fixing the final budget for the District at which time and place any taxpay- er may appear and be heard regarding the increase, decrease or omission of any item in the budget, or for the inclusion of addi- tional items. Peter Beck Secretary or Commissioner of Meadow Valley Firs Protection District Published FRB July 1, 20151 Legal Notice Request for Bids Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc., a non-profit corporation providing business, employment, and training services in Butte, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas and Sierra Counties, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Computer Network System Administration/Technical/Website Support Services for the 2015/2016 Fiscal year. Interested parties may request an informa- tion packet by emailing Alisa Marble at amarble@ncen.or_(]. Proposals must be received by Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. no later than 5:00 p.m., July 10, 2015. Published LCT June 30, 20151 Published FRB July 1, 2015l Public Notices NOTICE OF PROPOSED Quincy Property Sale that may exist on this property by contacting ACQUISITION OF BANK ASSETS Clear Creek Road the county recorder's office or a title insur- AND ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITIES APN: 117-330-002 TS No: CA05002055-14- ance company, either of which may charge Notice is hereby given that Plumas Bank, its 1 TO No: 8453864 NOTICEOF you a fee for this information. If you consult main office located at 35 S. Undan Avenue, TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT either of these resources, you should be Quincy, California, has filed an application UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED aware that the same Lender may hold more with the Federal Deposit Insurance November 17, 2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE than one mortgage or Deed of Trust on the Corporation for written approval to acquire ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, property. Notice to Property Owner The sale certain assets of and assume certain liabili- IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF date shown on this Notice of Sale may be ties related to the branch office of YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE postponed one or more times by the Rabobank, National Association located at NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS Mortgagee, Beneficiary, Trustee, or a court, 1335 Hilltop Dr., Redding, California (the AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT pursuant to Section 2924g of the California =Branch"). It is contemplated that after the A LAWYER. On August 3, 2015 at 09:00 Civil Code. The law requires that information transaction is completed, Plumas Bank will AM, at the Main Street entrance to the about Trustee Sale postponements be (1) continue to operate the Branch at its cur- County Courthouse, 520 Main Street, made available to you and to the public, as rent location and (2) close and consolidate Quincy, CA 95971, MTC Financial Inc. dba a courtesy to those not present at the sale. its existing branch office located at 2175 Trustee Corps, as the duly Appointed If you wish to learn whether your sale date Civic Center Drive, Redding, California, with Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of has been postponed, and, if applicable, the the Branch. sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust rsscheduled time and date for the sale of This Notice is published pursuant to Section recorded on November 30, 2004, as this property, you may call In Source Logic 18(c) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. Instrument No. 2004-0012881, of official at 702-659-7766 for information regarding Any person wishing to comment on this records in the Office of the Recorder of the Trustee's Sale or visit the Intemet Web application may file his or her comments in Plumas County, California, executed by site address listed below for information writing with the Regional Director of the SCOT]" D MCCALLUM AND DAPHNE D.C. regarding the sale of this property, using the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at its MCCALLUM, as Trustor(s), in favor of file number assigned to this case, Regional Office at 25 Ecker Street, Suite BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. as Beneficiary, CA05002055-t4-1. Information about post. 2300, San Francisco, California 94105 not WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE ponements that are very short in duration or later than July 3, 2015. HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the that occur close in time to the scheduled The nonconfidential portions of the applica- United States, all payable at the time of sale, sale may not immediately be reflected in the tion are on file in the Regional Office and are that certain property situated in said County, telephone information or on the Intemet available for public inspection during regular California describing the land therein as: AS Web site. The best way to verify postpone- business hours. Photocopies of the noncon- MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED ment information is to attend the scheduled fidential portion of the application file will be OF TRUST The property heretofore sale. Date: June 23, 2015 MTC Financial made available upon request, described is being sold =as is". The street Inc. dba Trustee Corps TS No. May 26, 2015 address and other common designation, if CA05002055-14-1 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, PLUMAS BANK any, of the real property described above is CA 92614 949-252-8300 TDD: 866-660- Quincy, California purported to be: 2656 CLEAR CREEK 4288 Amy Lemus, Authorized Signatory RABOBANK, NATIONALASSOCIATION ROAD, QUINCY, CA 95971 The under- SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED Roseville, California signed Trustee disclaims any liability for any ON LINE AT www.insourcelogic.com FOR 6/3, 6/17,7/1/15 incorrectness of the street address and AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION CNS-2757040# other common designation, if any, shown PLEASE CALL: In Source Logic AT 702- FEATHER RIVER BULLETIN herein. Said sale will be made without 659-7766 MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Published FRB covenant or warranty, express or implied, Corps MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COL- June 3, 17, July 1,20151 regarding title, possession, or encum- LECTOR AFrEMPTING TO COLLECT A brances, to pay the remaining principal sum DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Lien Sale Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in ORDER NO. CA15-001875-1, PUB DATES: Public Lien Sale said Note(s), advances if any, under the 07/01/2015, 07/08/2015, 07/15/2015 Notice is hereby given that it is the intention terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, Published FRB to sell the personal property below to satisfy charges and expenses of the Trustee and of July 1, 8, 15, 20151 a lien imposed on said property pursuant to the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The section 21700 of the Business and total amount of the unpaid balance of the Professional Code, Section 2328 of the obligations secured by the property to be UCC, section 535 of the Civil Code. All sold and reasonable estimated costs, NOTICE OF WAREHOUSE American Mini Storage will sell at public expenses and advances at the time of the LIEN SALE auction by competitive bidding on July 11, initial publication of this Notice of Trustee's I am an attorney at law retained to collect 2015 at 10 a.m. on the premises where said Sale is estimated to be $326,382.29 these debts. Any information obtained will property has been stored and which are (Estimated). However, prepayment premi- be used for that purpose. NOTICE IS located at All American Mini Storage, 169 ums, accrued interest and advances will HEREBY GIVEN that the mobilehome Lawrence Street, Quincy, California, which increase this figure prior to sale. described below will be sold as is at public consists of miscellaneous personal property Beneflciary's bid at said sale may include all sale on July 22, 2015 at the hour of 10:00 stored, or part of said amount. In addition to cash, a.m, at Space 30, American Valley Mobile Carol Pearce the Trustee will accept a cashier's check Home Park located at 179 Lawrence Street, Weedy Richards drawn on a state or national bank, a check Quincy, California in order to satisfy the lien Caitlin DeMartile drawn by a state or federal credit union or a claimed by the owner of the above men- Includes: luggage, vacuums, clothes, table, check drawn by a state or federal savings tioned mobilehome park for storage and dresser, chairs, tires, small tools, couch, and loan association, savings association or other related charges incurred by Steve lamp, kids games, washer, golf bag. savings bank specified in Section 5102 of Hancock, Kaye Hancock, Eileen Hannan. Published FRB the California Financial Code and autho- The mobilehome park owner may partici- July 1, 8, 20151 rized to do business in California, or other pate in the public sale. such funds as may be acceptable to the Rent & Storage $ 4,687.00 Lien Sale Trustee. tn the event tender other than cash Total Claim- $ 4,687.00 Public Lien Sale is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the The sale will be free and clear of all claims, Notice is hereby given that it is the intention issuance of the Trustee's Deed Upon Sale liens and encumbrances of record except to sell the personal property below to satisfy until funds become available to the payee or for possible liens of unpaid mobilehome reg- a lien imposed on said property pursuant to endorsee as a matter of right. The property istration fees and unpaid taxes, if any. The section 21700 of the Business and offered for sale excludes all funds held on Mobile Home Park owner has deemed this Professional Code, Section 2328 of the account by the property receiver, if applica- unit and the tenancy to be voluntarily UCC, section 535 of the Civil Code. Quincy ble. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for vacant. Presently there is no right to keep Mini Storage will sell at public auction by any reason, the successful bidder's sole and this unit on Space 30. However, after the competitive bidding on July 11, 2015 at 11 exclusive remedy shall be the return of sale is concluded, the management may a.m. on the promises where said property monies paid to the Trustee and the suc- entertain offers of financial consideration has been stored and which are located at cessful bidder shall have no further from the buyer in exchange for granting the Quincy Mini Storage, 1972 Lee Road, recourse. Notice to Potential Bidders If you buyer permission to leave the unit on-site in Quincy, California, which consists of miscel- are considering bidding on this property lien, the future. Any prospective buyer wishing to laneous personal property stored, you should understand that there are risks reside in the unit must qualify for that right Gerold Gilliam involved in bidding at a Trustee auction. You via the application and approval process. Sam Harper will be bidding on a lien, not on the property Details are available at the Mobile Home Krysta Moyes itself. Placing the highest bid at a Trustee Park on-site office. In the event that a post. Austin Williams auction does not automatically entitle you to sale agreement re: future occupancy is not Raymond Busselen free and clear ownership of the property, reached, then the Mobile Home Park owner Includes: couches, dresser, baby items, You should also be aware that the lien being reserves the right to require the removal of microwaves, mattress, pots & pans, auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the mobilehome within 48 hours after the propane BBQ, luggage, lamps, chairs, print- the highest bidder at the auction, you are or sale. Prospective purchasers must tender a er, bikes, car, electric guitars, power & hand may be responsible for paying off all liens cashier's check for the full amount of the tools, fishing poles, furniture, portable senior to the lien being auctioned off, before purchase immediately at the conclusion of heater, kids toys, baskets, you can receive clear title to the property, the sale. Except for the warranty that this Published FRB You are encouraged to investigate the exis- sale is authorized by law, absolutely no war- July 1, 6, 20151 tence, priority, and size of outstanding liens rarities of sale are made. The park reserves from each of the board members so a dialogue could be started on contract talks. "My expectations of this meeting are, number one, to get to know the Prattville Fire Department board of directors, andto have a dialogue with you about the services that our community is providing to your district under our present service agreement," Springfield said. Springfield said that he hoped for "a very professional business discussion, that we get any issues between us on the table, and we deal with those issues so we can see if we should continue with the service agreement" or consider something new. "Quite frankly," Springfield continued, addressing the Prattville board, "we don't know at this point if you want to continue with the present agreement or not." Prattville Board President Alan Ramsay said that he hoped the two districts could come to a mutual understanding that will serve both communities on the West Shore of Almanor. "And find a future agreement that is acceptable to both departments," Ramsay said. West Almanor board Vice President Mike Willhoit said he saw value in continuing an agreement for medical and fire services between the two departments. "I hope any new agreement will be fair financially and operationally to both districts," Willhoit stated. "I'd like this to be the start of a long-term strategy for us to deal with West Shore emergency services in a reasonable manner." Willhoit also said in view of the changing demographics countywide, "we need to look to the future and redefine our relationship going forward." West Almanor board member Tom Fullerton said, "I'd like us to develop a new agreement that both parties are happy with. I'm sure we could all work together and come up with an equitable plan." Thrall said she was pleased to hear the spirit of cooperation at the meeting. "I've found that really all our fire departments back each other up when the need arises... God knows right now we're probably headed into the worst fire season that any of us have ever seen," Thrall said. She expressed her support in the importance of maintaining the relationship between the two fire districts whatever the eventual outcome of new contract talks. "And that's the process we're starting today," Thrall added. "So I'm here to support you any way that I can," she assured the board members." Thrall also mentioned the changing demographics of the county. "I know that our Local Agency Formation Commission has been doing municipal service reviews throughout Plumas County, and has determined that many of our fire departments are underfunded, and secondly what we see is that the population in the county has been decreasing by approximately two percent a year, at the same time the demographic is aging," Thrall said. Thrall said that as she looked at the various fire departments that are primarily staffed by volunteer firemen, she wondered who would want to fight fires when firefighters were heading into their 60s or older, "and I have a little bit of a concern about where do we get younger people to fill in." Addressing the subject of finding young people to fight fires, West Almanor board member Dale Knutson bemoaned losing the ability to attract younger volunteers. "And it's vital that we do so," Knutson insisted. Returning to the subject of the ASA contract, Thrall said she read the text as it now stands and saw it provided for a one-year extension and the requirement to renegotiate terms if so desired. Ken Wilson Jr., previous Prattville fire chief for 16 years, pointed out that the contract included a separate, binding mutual aid clause that required all f'ire departments countywide, wherever they're located throughout the basin, respond to any fire or emergency if they are needed and have adequate personnel regardless of budget restraints. Thrall raised a concern that as she studied the contract more closely, "we have the additional problem of both fire departments being in special districts, which legally are government agencies, and therefore the public funds that West Almanor Fire collects cannot really be used to supplement the cost of services they're providing Prattville Fire." Springfield acknowledged recognizing a state statute that says they can't give away portions of their budget as recompense to another agency, but he intimated the law remained vague and confusing. "We have had a lot of heated discussions about that because what we have failed to do is establish what our service costs are," Springfield said, versus the costs of Prattville's services. Call volume between districts is approximately 50/50, so the mutual aid clause in the contract is a wash when it comes to expenses, THrall suggested. Thrall and the board members agreed that the legal ramifications of sharing resources and money would have to be more closely explored before a new Contract was hammered out. Springfield asked the Prattville board members if what they were looking for were administrative services in particular. Answering affirmatively, Prattville Fire board member Wilson said they'd like to continue the administrative services that is now provided by Chief Fluke, proposing to spend $5,000 from their budget for Prattville Fire administrative costs. Dick Horn, a West Almanor board member, added, "I've been a volunteer for about six years. And as far as I'm concerned, Prattville has been part of our team. We depend on them, they depend on us, we've been training together, answering emergency calls together and so forth. I think what we have on the table is the administrative functions that (fire chief) Randy offers." Springfield praised the members for their collective support in dealing with the issue of a new contract. He affirmed that, "Prattville has always met their obligations through the contract agreement. They did provide monies from their budget when West Almanor Fire helped them in their area." The board members had a good dialogue, Springfield continued, "and I don't want to see a wedge driven between our two departments." Tentatively, it was agreed a new contract emphasize that Prattville Fire would pay for administrative service to handle things like paperwork and to decide what West Almanor Fire would charge Prattville, if anything, for future expenses. Any future agreement would necessarily include a required-by-law "mutual aid clause." Both boards will meet again in the coming weeks to finalize a decision on how they want to proceed on new contract negotiations.