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"14X weOnesday, Dec. 15, 2010 FUNDS, from page 1A expertise with the rest of the staff. include four invoice num- Cunan said he saved thou- bers. sands of dollars by keeping Cunan, who said he no staff training in the county, longer had a copy of the reg- and the effort helped local ister because county offi- businesses. cials had taken it, could not Beginning in 2006, Cunan remember what the pay- sponsoredaQuincyCommu- ment was for, but speculated nity Supper annually for be- it might have been for office tween $162.66 and $283.02. furniture. He justified the expendi- The register shows seven tures as public relations ef- payments for "musters" and forts since "law enforcement several more for- "office had a bad name at the time." training." Cunafi said the He defended contributions "musters" were all-day staff to several local Sober Grad trainings at local establish- events as "crime preven- merits. Venues included 20- tion" that was "particularly Mile House, Car6 Le Coq, important given the coun- Greenhorn Ranch and La ty's lack of alcohol and drug Sierra Lanes, services." Sometimes Cunan would Cunan also spent a total of bring in outside presenters; $304.46 on hats and $100 on other times staff members canvas bags for his office. would share their areas of He described the hats as i Feather River Bulletin baseball caps with the DAonly after the supervisorsREGISTER, from page 1A insignia for staff to wear in have appropriated the the field, funds. Perhaps the most ironic Cunan also argues the bad Community Supper$283.02 QHS Sober Grad $300.00 entry is' a $195 payment for Check funds, by law, must go Mini-storage unit $154.00 an ethics course, to the district attorney. Paralegal training Cunan continues to con- Ingstad said even if the at UNR $1,895.00 tend there was no mishan-funds are ultimately des- Dummy head dling of money. He points to tined to go to the DA, they for trial $32.65 an attorney general's opin- must still pass through the Auction item ion that the Board of Super- county treasury first, for conference2 $95.42 visors has no authority to Ingstad also pointed out Expert witness fee $197.11 dictate to a district attorney there are no receipts for the DVD player $67.56 or sheriff how to spend his purchases from the contest- Muster- QNF $75.13 funds, ed account. Mini-storage unit $53.00 The 2006 opinion says: "In Beyond the appropriate- Muster - La Sierra sum, the distinction to be hess of any particular pur- Lanes $221.50 drawn is between the power chase are the larger issues 20O9 of a board of supervisors to of accountability and over- Refreshments/trial appropriate county funds sight said Ingstad. The po- witnesses $17.00 and the power of a sheriff or tential for abuse was there district attorney to manage because the deposits and ex- the expenditure of the funds penditures to the account so appropriated." existed outside of county ap- Ingstad says that's true;propriations and auditing Cunan has discretion -- procedures. Refreshments/trial witnesses Community Supper Ethics course PHS Sober Grad QHS Sober Grad Office refrigerator removal Forest Stationers3 State bar/law clerk fee Models for trial Bullet Tech Conference supplies Lost power cord Re-key house locks 2010 Muster - Greenhorn Ranch Community Supper Notes: 1Musters'were office meetings or staff training 2Check register says, "bling .,. bling" 3Register notes four invoice numbers but not what was purchased; Cunan thought it was office furniture. $35.00 $225.32 $195.00 $100.00 $100.00 $75.00 $1,441.87 $55.00 $85.94 $60.00 $42.39 $97.43 $70.00 $244.00 $259.98 [ Plumas Motor Best parts, lowest prices & friendliest service in town. 283-2350 (~ (Looated inside Plumas Motor Supply) For all your electronics needs. Also cell phones, satellite radios & more 85 W. Main St., Quincy . 283-1362 Our roots are deep in Plumas County * Quality & Experience Since 1946 Where we love our plants enough to raise them here - Full Service Florist - Don't forget, we deliver - I GREGORY SAWYER D.D.S I A Family Dentistry, Orthodontics I(,\ / an invitahgn Provider I 153o) 283:2811 II "< I "~" 2034 East Main Street Quincy, CA 95971 |.~'~L_ (across from Polka Dot, East Quincy) |"~l~ OPEN MON - FRI. ~:30am - 4:30pm II~ / Evening appts, available |v 0% financing available O.A.C, ooo oos STU ,O We salute you for being choseo students of the , applause to all!! 283-3259 41796 Hwy. 70, Quincy Near Feather River College i~ ,v~=i~-~ 283"2010 month by your principal and teachers for your outstanding achievements in academics, athletics and/or community activities. 279 Main St. Quincy PLUMAS CHARTER ALL AMERICAN MINI STORAGE 169 Lawrence St.i Quincy 283-1600 QUINCY MINI STORAGE 1972 Lee Rd., (behind SavMor), Quincy 283-3515 MEADOW HUNTER-WARREN AGE: 15 GRADE: 10 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Math and Science PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Going to college to learn about computer programming JESSICA WESTMAN f AGE: 18 GRADE: 12 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Guitar and English PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Take a few classes at FRC, then transfer to Principia College in IL. unn' Eoffee anb Jine Eea 231 West Main St. Quincy 283-5061 ..... : .......... "' ..... 0 cOUNT 283-9200 101 Trilogy Lane Quincy, CA 95971 PLUMAS COUNTY COMMUNITY SCHOOL HUNTER McCOLM AGE: 13 GRADE: 7 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Woodshop PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To graduate from a 4 year college and become a hands on architect. BREEANN TAYLOR-MAYS AGE: 13 GRADE: 8 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Choir PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To graduate and go to college in New York where I can major in performing arts. BRIANNA STONEBARGER AGE: 15 GRADE: g FAVORITE SUBJECT: Choir and Sign Language at the college. I PLANS FOR THE FUTURE; I plan on going to college after I graduate high school and become either a veterinarian or an interpreter for the deaf. JUSTIN ROY LUSK AGE: 16 GRADE: 11 FAVORITE SUBJECT: T.A. in woodshop PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Build a tree fort in woodshop. Also graduate high school and attend a good college while I continue playing sports. TAKEIMA-ASHADINA GALICIA AGE: 16 GRADE: 11 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Science and history PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I would like to go to cosmetology school and college. I want to major in Business so I can open my own hair salon and share my own hair products and make-up with my clients. BAYLEE RAY AGE: 9 GRADE: 4 FAVORITE SUBJECT:. Arts PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To become a vet or an artist. AARON CREWS AGE: 9 GRADE: 4 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Social Studies PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Ecologist and musician. KIERAN COOKE AGE: 7 GRADE: 1 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Math PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Be a scientist and discover more about electricity. PETE BIREN ' AGE: 7 GRADE: 2 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Reading PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To be a scientist. JAYCE BRADLEY AGE: 9 GRADE: 4 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Math, Science and Art PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Becoming an artist or a chef or a scientist. ZACHARY JENSEN AGE: 11 GRADE: 5 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Math and History PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To be an Air Force or Navy pilot. ,f ....... 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