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lOB Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001 Bulletin, Progressive, Continued from page for whatever reason (includ- ing my own department for a one-year period). Who do you think kept these departments running smoothly in the ab- sence of a county department head? Longtime county em- ployees, that's who. They are often appointed as interim de- partment heads by our super- visors until a suitable replace- ment can be found (if even possible). There is no substitute for qualified, experienced em- ployees in our road and public works department (how many winter disasters like heavy snows and floods have they pulled us through?); the pro- bation department (important in enforcing public safety); building and assessors dep- tartments ( if you want new developments to sustain the county, then think about these often short-handed de- partments); all our positions again from IVSCD sources, Mr. Williamson said they did in social and health services; that they have one sewer user not borrow, as they had more and other general county de- who has not paid his $42 year- reserves than they knew what partments. Somebody has to ly bill for eight years. It's be- to do with. issue the permits and certifi- coming obvious monthly, If they have all this money, cates, do the required clerical weekly and daily--this dis- why was I forced to pay two paperwork, etc. All are vital trict does not know basic LAFCO fees, over $450 in fees, employees, arithmetic. --. to the State Board of Equaliza- This brings me to my mainI have paid~ls and can- tion, plus all postage, en- message--We need to retain celed checks prov~g the sew- velopes, photo copies and sta- good, qualified and experi- er charges were changed intionery, so they could annex enced employees and pay 1996, from $18 to $42 yearly. I the Southern Greenville Sew- them enough to stay in know I'm an uneducated er Extension without any re- Plumes County. boob, but no matter. Whether imbursement from this dis- Plumes County employees using my fingers and toes, my trict that is so flush with are dedicated to their jobs and rum-soaked brain or a calcu- funds? take pride in serving the pub= lator, it makes no difference It's disturbing when people lic. how I figure it, subtracting have proven they can't run A fair and square cost of Uv- 1996 from 2001 does not equal their own businesses and try ing raise is needed so that we eight years. Maybe some ofto run mine. can continue to pay our ener- the district's whiz kids can Floyd Austin gy bills, afford medical insur- get eight years from those fig- Greenville ance increases, and continue ures, but all I can get is six to live and support our fami- years. Closer to home lies in the great county of I'm beginning to get con- Changes are happening and Plumas. cerned about our fearless all are not just since Sept. 11. Lori A. Simpsonleaders. It's said they had to That date will be remembered Quincy borrow money from Tay- by many people for various lorsville sewer funds to buy amounts of time--some for Do tim math the old Cheney mill site, play- short periods, others will This week's paper reports ing real estate tycoons. Then probably never forget. Fear of what happened and ties. the unknown of. what else We have a current could happen is0n everyone's of Nov. 19 in the Lassen minds. However, there are ty Times, about the other things to consider for the lumber companieS. all of our future needs. The William Main agriculture land of California, Bieber. which was once abundant One mill is bein with hay, vegetables, and sold off by the piece, fruit--such as large orange plant in Bieber is up groves, fig orchards, walnut tion or sale. trees--are slowly disappear- This is affectin ing. Many of these items are lies and the now coming from other states because the forestrY or from imports, ment is not following Pomona Valley, Imperial gram which was set and Kern counties, along with able timber in an much of the Central Valley, cedure. Timber revenue have been encroached upon our educational by housing developments, without which the These large housing units are will be faced with in the middle of large agricul- on the next ballot. tural areas, which prevents The Collins Pine crop dusting, because the resi- has been the main dents complain. Chester since the early The Department of the Inte- Now they are down to riot upset the Klamath area of three days a week the state of Oregon over a shortly, for a longer: fish. 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