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4A Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008 Feather River Bulletin Joshua Sebold Staff Writer jsebold@plumasnews.com The last fair board meeting was full of dealings big and small with nary a dull moment. Plumas County Recre- ation and Park Director Jim Boland was on hand to make sure county youth could hold their recreation league basketball practice i.n Ser- pilio Hall as they did in the prior year. He offered a 50-pound bag of grass seed for twice week- ly usage of the building after sundown for two months running. Boland told the J oard the players didn't need heat aside from the warmth" made by the quick use of their little feet. The board informed him Brett James At age 29, he left us behind How much we miss him so He touched many lives Made us laugh and cry His qualities through us will show Generosity, loyalty, kindness Jesting in his ways We yearn to see him again At this do not be amazed For the promise of the future Holds out better days (Revelation 21:3, 4; John 5:28, 29) Brett James Pilgrim, born 8-22-79 in Santa Rosa, CA. Died 12-05-08 at his Residence in Chico, CA. Survived by his Parents: James & Lisa Pilgrim; Sister: Alyia; Brother: Jared; Nephew: Logan; His Beloved: Jaime Allison; and not to be Forgotten, the Team B-rettt Brotherhood; Memorial will be held at: Vet's Hall, 274 Lawrence St., Quincy, I:00 PM, Dec. 20. that he need offer no grass, wheat nor hay, for the build- ing had been bought with money that guaranteed it be used freely for the better- ment of local groups and townships. In the same spirit, Boland responded he wouldn't take no for an answer, "Well as a neighbor that works cooper- atively together we'd be hap- py to donate the grass. We share equipment from time to time." The board concurred and, as he left, Boland comple- mented the fairgrounds staff on assistance with the pro- gram the year prior. Moving on to other cheer- ful news, Interim Fair Man- ager Bill Powers informed the board that approximately $46,000 would be made avail- the state's coffers looking so able by the California Depart- short. ment of Food and Agriculture. The interim manager and He pointed out the fair- outgoing supervisor remind- grounds would have to act ed them the fairgrounds re- quickly to get some of theceived $150,000 from the funds, as proposals had tostate and $90,000 from the show proper readiness to county and recommended spend any money by Januarythey make a gesture of good 2009. will by volunteering to cut Maintenance Supervisor the county number by 10 Oran Morrison's eyes lit up percent, lowering it to like twin moons at midnight $81,000. as he rattled off available us- He advised that doing so es of the funds if procured, might encourage the Board of The board agreed he shouldSupervisors to cut no deeper move swiftly and gather the if at all possible. funds he could in the time al- Jumping back to better lotted, news, he mentioned the Call- Powers continued to hard- fornia Department of er news and cautioned the Forestry had a crew in town board members that the that would be around for a county budget was due for week helping out around the more cuts, particularly with grounds. in mln Powers said it was his in- tention to see if he could get another week as well. Finally, he announced Joshua Pest, the Christian music festival, was consider- ing returning after a one-year absence. Board Member Howard Hughes cautioned the board members they had been left out in the cold once by an agreement with no compensa- tion in cases of cancellation. He voiced his opinion a similar situation shouldn't be the case the next time around without more assurance the deal would be good. The board agreed further discussion would be neces- sary on this point, but no de- cision on the matter was made that day. Traci Bue ing Thursday's board meet-absence on the board will be Board members paid trib- Staff Writer ing. a loss to the school district ute to Jonathan Kusel, who tbue@plumasnews.com Marshall, a California and the community, was not in attendance, saying Highway Patrol officer and"It was a real honor to Kusel's expertise and per- School board members bidtrustee for the Plumas Coun- serve with Bob," said acting spective would be missed. farewell to outgoing trustees ty Office of Education andPUSD board president Bob "He was a strong spoke in the and welcomed new board PUSD, elected not to run Baker, who presented Mar- wheelduring difficult times," members Dec. 11. again after eight years on the shall with a plaque of appre- said Marshall. Christopher Russell (Pot- board, ciation. "His sense of com- Kusel was a key player in tola) took the seat of Bob Though new PUSD Super- mon decency was rare." pushing legislation for Plumas Marshall and Mary Batsonintendent Harris said his ex- Marshall said the decline County schools in Washington Shero (Greenville) replaced perience with Marshall be-in school funds was diffi-and will continue his efforts to clerk Jonathan Kusel. gan only four months ago, he cult, but his tenure on the facilitate a Telemedicine pilot Plumas Unified School Dis- said Marshall's knowledge of board had been wonderful, study in PUSD. He is the direc- trict Superintendent Glenn Portola history had been in- "I'll miss it ... a little bit," tor.of the Sierra Institute in Harris swore in the two dur- valuable to him and his he said. Taylorsville. INDIAN VALLEY DENTISTRY Where good dental health is always something to smile about! 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