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ff erBuiletin County News Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001 SA I By Dmbra Coates the different levels of flood- The old maps were based Managing Edit plain zones on aerial photography and When Pfumas County resi- Steve Alien, a senior plan- Alien said there is a high dents decide to build a home, net with the county's plan- margin of error. they must rely on antiquated ning department, said thatAllen said that, when those floodplain maps that often are the updated information isold maps are studied, it's dff- confusing and open to inter- very valuable to property ficult to "come to the same pretation. But that soon could owners. The improved infor- conclusion twice." be water under the bridge--at mation alerts property own- The new maps are based on least in some areas, ers if they need to purchase extensive field work. A floodplain study has been flood insurance and, if they While Allen is impressed completed for Portola and are building, it helps them with the new maps, some peo- studies are under way in design and site their homes, pie are not--Supervisor B.J. American Valley and at Wolf Allen explained that the Pearson for example. Pearson Creek in Indian Valley. new maps include base flood said the new map reveals that Portola's study was paid elevations. So, for example, ff a portion of his property may for by FEMA, as was Ameri-the flood level is at 3,446 feet be prone to flooding. "How can Valley's. Wolf Creek is and the person's property is ridiculous, how, stupid--my being paid for by the state's at 3,445 feet, the property property can't flood," he said. Department of Water Re- owner knows his home's "When you hire an engineer sources, foundation needs to be at their primary purpose is to With the new studies least a foot higher, cover their own rear." comes a need for Plumas The new maps are drawn to Pearson said good flood- County to amend its ordi- represent 500 feet per inch; plain maps are needed, but nances, the old maps are 2,000 feet per there needs to be a way to "do Last month, the board of inch. an objective study," and supervisors approved an or- "They are much easier to there has be a "way to fund dinance which acknowledgedread," Allen said. it." Photo by Debra Coates r High khool Principal "rim Gallaghor, center, presents a "Declaration of Part- award to the accounting firm of John DeSelle C.P.A. for the company's in- in a mentoring program at the high school. Accepting the award are and John DeSelle. as Coates |Editor to a partnership be- High School businesses, many are receiving one- raentoring in the Shipp is the direc- PLATO computer- program. any different rea- need addition- in the classroom," "Mentors make with students, complete their dai- and help them their basic skills in there is a need 10:15 a.m., 11:15 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday for one hour. interested in With the mentoring should call Shipp at 113, between 9:30 3:30 p.m., Monday T. C.P.A., is one Sinessman that is in- the mentoring pro- week, DeSelle and Jeanne Petruzziello z the school. a week le! Hydraulic Hoses Supplies Engine Repair & Drums 4nt & Supplies Auto Parts Saw Service 8-5 Sat. 9-3 Greenville 284-6226 g/- bnaa It s time to get ready for Re holidays, and Crescent Country is here to make it easy! Open Every Day 10 - 6 284-6016 Highway 89 Crescent Mills ii u AGE 36: When can we retire? AGE 48:Are we investing enough? AGE 60: Can we aJford to retire? Let someone you know help the tough questions. It's better to plan with the help of someone you know. That's why investing with a Registered State Farm Agent can make a lot of sense. So ask me about getting started with State Farm Mutual Funds" for as little as $50 a month? F:liam K St0d , CtU,Clg-C Agent 85 West Main Street, 0uincy IrMn~ ,mllh ,i ,oiNI ~ rD( - t, aa, t o~ vn,k,e CLINICAL HYPNOSIS Seminars: Stress Management Smoking Clinic Weight Loss Place: Feather River Fitness Center in Quincy When: Stress Management Friday, Dec. 14 6-9pm Smoking Clinic Saturday, Dec. 15 9-1 lam Weight Loss Saturday, Dec. 15 1-3pm Registration limited to 20, register early. Call 258-2452 Fee: 'FRC Fitness Members $50.00 Nonmembers $75.00 Holcomb earned his doctorate at the University of Oregon 30 years of clinical experience in the use of hypnosis. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Each workshop includes instruction in self-hypnosis. and has offered through the Recreation and Park District In partnerships with: Foather Rivor Collage Quincy Jr.~St. Nigh khool Quincy Elementary School Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds U.S. Forest Sorvice Tobacco Settlement Adult Volleyball Season begins the first week of January and continues through February. Open to men and women over the age of 18. The group meets on Saturday evenings at 4pro for the more competitive players or Friday evenings at 6pro for the recreational players. Games are played at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints gymna- sium in Quincy. F" Johnsville Jr. Ski Team a.~ Ottu~-, ski ;acing the_. 2nd thr(~ugl~ ~th t' grade boys and girls from January through Marcia. For more information call Tamara Wilton 283-2603, Elliot Smart 281-6370 or the District Office. Agreement Fund Youth Basketball Igrndo, l.2l Games will begin early January and continue through the end of February. All games will be at Quincy Elementary School in the Cafeteria on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30pro. Saturday Niaht Open Gym Offered to boys and girls from 7th through 12th grade. Games such as basketball and volleyball are played in an adult super- vised drug, alcohol and tobacco-tree set,.,, ring at Quincy High School gym. Thg,~l,,~' is open from 6 - 9pro on select Saturday nights. There is no charge for this activity. Adult Basketball Season begins in mid December and continues through the end of February. Open to men and women of all ages. Games played on Saturday mornings in the Quincy High School gym facility. Youth Basketball (g, do, 3-Sl ~gins the first week of December and is generally one day per week. Games begin the first week in January and contin- ues through the end of February. All games are played at the Quincy High Schcvol gym. Offered to boys and girls ages 6-14. Practice is held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4:30 - 6:30pm at Quincy High School Cafeteria during the months of February and March. Wrestlers will attend approx, five out of town tourna- ments a well as Quincy's own "Take Down Classic" which will be held on March 23rd. Adult Softball Quincy Swim Team Season begins in mid May and continues Open to boys and girls 1st through 8th grade. through early August. League features men's, Sign ups occur in April/May with practices women's and coed division for players over 18 beginning in early June. Swim team members years of age. Games are played one to two participate in approx, five swim meets including times a week at either Gansner Park or Feather the Quincy Invitational meet in July. River College softball fields. Summer Soccer Camp llumentary Strings This program is available to school aged youths Open to boys and girls ages 6 through 14 years, regardless of skill level. Ms. Johny Mcdonald is Camp features instruction from collegiate level the program instructor and all classes are held coaches and players. Camp registration occurs at Quincy Elementary School. Registration is during June and July. Camp is held the last required. week of july at Feather River College fields. Youth Summer Adventure Sorles Fall Youth Soccer Healthy & well supervised summer outings for Fall soccer is offered to boys and girls from K youth including pre-sch(x01 camp, water slides, through 8th grade. Sign ups begin in July and horseback riding, hiking, ice skating, skate- practice begins in August. Games begin in Sept. boarding and much more. and continue through the first week in Nov. Tennis PUBLIC PARK FACILITIES Tennis classes are offered for the skill levels of Pioneer Park, Located in East Quincy off Hwy beginner through the advanced. Instruction is 70 at Fairgrounds Road. Pioneer Park is home to available during summer and fall sessions, the largest public swimming pool in Plumas Instruction by tennis pro Vincent Villany. County. The park also features a playground, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, individual Dos Obodionco picnic/BBQ facilities and a new group BBQ This class is offered both in the spring and fall pavilion tl~at seats 80 individuals. for dogs 3 months and older. Classes offered Gat~nt~- P',u-k, Located off Hwy 70 near the one evening per week for about six weeks. Quincy Airport. Gansner Park is the largest and Meet at the Livestock Auction Building at the most open park in the system. The park features Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. a large softball field, playground, volleyball setup, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, individual and group picnic/BBQ facilities. The three Pionoor Pool group picnic/BBQ facilities can be reserved for parties or other events. The tx.~ol is located at Pioneer Park in East lawweli ~ Park: Located in the community Quincy. It is open daily from June through of Meadow Valley, six miles off Bucks Lake " August for a wide variety of swim activities. Road from Quincy. Lowell Bader Park ts the Both private and group swim lessons are offered smallest and most rustic park in the system. from levels 1 through 7 plus Parent/Tot andThe park features a tennis and basketball court, Basic Rescue classes. Two week group sessions horseshoe pits, a playground for smaller chil- are offered at three separate times during dren, individual and group picnic/BBQ facilities the summer. Family swim passes may be and a large play turf area. The group purchased at a discounted rate if pur- picnic/BBQ facility can be reserved for parties cha.~d prior to the pool opening date in or other events. early June. For information about any of these activities, call Plumas Recreation & Park District web page: e-mail: