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4A Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 Feather River Bulletin Q, from page 1A gratefully accepted. Featuring performances by the junior high band, high school concert band and the QHS choir club. For information, contact Luke Barnes, QHS music director, 283-6510. Community Supper at Quincy Methodist Church, 445 Jackson St., 6 - 7 p.m. Free. Plumas County Democratic Central Committee meets 6:30 - 8 p.m. in Quincy Library conference room, 445 Jackson St. The public is invited. Friday: An Evening with the author Obi Kaufmann, author of "The California Field Atlas" at Barn Owl Books, 373 Main St., 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For information, call Kara, 283-2665. Tomorrow: Plumas County Fire Safe Council meets from 9 - 11 a.m. at the Plumas County Planning & Building Services office, 555 Main St. For information about the Fire Safe Council or the upcoming meeting, visit plumasfire safe.org or contact Hannah at 283-3739. Quincy Words & Music features the uplifting, joyous music of the Soulstice Strings, led by music instructor Johnene McDonald at Patti's Thunder CafE, 557 Lawrence St., starting 7 p.m. Doors open 6:45 p.m. Saturday: The Toy Store, 383 Main St., hosts live music, noon -2 p.m., with Passive & Co. For information, call 283-0404. Wednesday: People First of Sierras host bake sale to raise money for local foster youth in front of Safeway, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. -- or until sold out! Community Supper at Quincy Methodist Church, 445 Jackson St., 6 - 7 p.m. Free. Plumas Rural Services Child Care Resource & Referral Congratulates Aimee Hamilton Aimee's Happy Home Child Care (707) 672-3233 License # 325407177 She provides child care in Quincy for children ages 0-12 on Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5.:00 pro. ........ For Child Care Referrals call: 530-283-4453 or 1-800-284-3340 www.plumasruralservices.org Postal Service: uSPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through FrL, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. NOW to contact Bs: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. Email: mail@plumasnews.com Website: plumasnews.com Ownership and heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin May 16, 1892) subsequently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892 - 1945) June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Oeadlinne: Display advertising: Thursday 4 p.m.; display classified: Thursday, 3 p.m.; legals: Thursday 4 p.m.; news: Fridays, noon; classified: Monday 9 a.m. Breaking news: anytimel To sebClrlhe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send email to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Ad|odleatlon: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Posllnest011. Send change ofaddress orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971, Michael C, Taherskl Debra Moore Tom Forney Co-0wner/PublisherManaging Editor Production Manager had Tahereld Holly Buus Co-0wner/Legal Adver'dsing Advertising Manager Bise Monroe Mary Newhenee Sam McBwain Bookkeeper Human Resources Dir., iT, Webmaster Office Manager Classified, Circ. Manager Cohey Brown Eva Small Vice Pres./0perations Graphics Dept. Manager P Publishers Aesoc, recycled paper - - -_ b, pUo. - - - .I Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Please enter my subscription for__ years. [~ Enclosed find my check for $ [~l In County $28 per year [~ Out of State $44 per year In California $37 per year. Name I Addrses I C~, State, Zip Subscdptloas can be transfened, but not refunded. RIB mm m i m I~g lil m i m i I HI I~ CAN NAB I S, from page1A There must be a residential unit on the property. There cannot be any cultivation limited commercial growth within 1,000 feet from through a Special Use schools, school bus stops, Permit process, school evacuation sites, churches, parks, child-care Main points: CGRCO draft centers or yauth-orientated The CGRCO's draft facilities. According to the ordinance prohibits all draft, growth in those areas commercial cannabis grows "creates unique risks that and all outdoor cannabis cannabis plants may be cultivation, including mixed observed by juveniles, and lighting, which is therefore be especially greenhouse or hoop house vulnerable to theft or growth, recreational consumption by Any type of cannabis juveniles." cultivation cannot exceed If any of these regulations six plants per residence and are violated in anyway, the cannot be grown for county can determine the commercial purposes, operation a public nuisance Primary caregivers, or and issue a notice that the people who grow on behalf of owner must abate the someone who needs the unlawful cultivation. If they plant for medication, are do not abate it, then the also limited to six plants, enforcement officer can do Cooperative grows, or so, at the expense of the groups of people who grow owner or occupant. cannabis on one property, Administrative fees can be are limited to the same number, up to $1,000 each day the cultivation site remains All grows must be indoors unabated. in a building completely separate from any kind of Main points: Working residence. Requirements for Group draft the building are extensive The CWG's draft and require a roof, ordinance does allow for foundation, a building commercial cannabis permit, odor filtration growth. It also allows for systems, working security indoor, mixed lighting and systems and the building outdoor grows with iimits to must be set back at least 100 plant canopy square footage feet from the property line. and amount of plants. All cannabis cultivators All grows must be must register their property approved through the annually with the county's Special Use Permit process planning department before within the planning Dec. 31 of each year. department. Cannabis cannot be The six-plant personal cultivated on empty lots. grow allotment, approved WISHES YOU A MERRY CATSMASI 2017 " Join us for our HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Thurs., Dec. 21.13!30,6:30pmQ 2453 E. Main St., Quincy Stop by for some holiday cheer at the Cathouse! with the passage of Prop. 64, must be at least 10 feet from the property line, and if grown outdoors, there must be a 7-foot fence around the grow. If the property is any less than one-third of an acre, then the resident can only grow three plants outdoors. There cannot be any commercial growth within town boundaries or residential zones, as defined in the county's general plan. The smallest outdoor or mixed light commercial grow operation must be 1 acre or larger and allows for a maximum of 25 plants, not to exceed 2,500 square feet in canopy size. Indoor cultivation does not have an acreage limit, as long as it is in a fully enclosed building. There are different permits for different sized buildings, and different sized parcels of land. In total, there are 22 permits for commercial cannabis activity. All outdoor and mixed grows must have a 7-foot fence that prevents the cannabis from being viewed and a locked gate. All lights must be shielded and downcast from view. All permit applicants must undergo an annual on-site compliance inspection by the county. Cultivation sites must be at least 1,200 feet from schools and all pesticides, fertilizers and irrigation plans must be preapproved by the county. There is also regulation on non-cultivation permits such as dispensaries, nurseries and microbusinesses. If the owner or operator of the cannabis operation does not stay in compliance with the permitting process, then their operation can be abated. The Plumas County Planning Commission will review the ordinances in their next meetings. In the meantime, the county has restricted all commercial and medicinal cannabis growth through the recently passed moratorium on cannabis growth, which was approved Nov. 27. pic I al oca I span :i ing ng Carolyn Shipp Staff Writer cshipp@plumasnews.com Members of the Plumas County Behavioral Health Department went on a tour throughout the county discussing Mental Health Services Act spending for the year. In a dinner and open forum setting, community members were able to hear updates on the spending plan in Quincy on Dec. 6. It was a full house at the Quincy Library as MHSA Coordinator Aimee Heaney spoke on the annual spending plan update and some background on the MHSA. The MHSA was passed in 2004 and funding to the counties began in 2007. The purpose of the act is to ensure that all California counties can provide direct services to serve under-served youth and adults living with mental illness. The county receives over $2.5 million a year in MHSA funds which is distributed into four components including community services and supports, and prevention and early intervention. A large portion of the funds goes toward partnerships with hospitals, schools and youth programs. The purpose of the annual update was to inform the public of the progress on spending the funds in the previous fiscal year and to seek public input on ways Behavioral Health could better utilize MHSA funds and better serve the community. "Behavioral health can't be the one and only service provided in the count ," said Heaney. "We have been trying to find partners that will help distribute the services." The Quincy meeting was just one of many stakeholder meetings that Behavioral Health held last week throughout the county. 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