Thursday, April 17, 2014

Mariposa County 2011 Year in Review - April

A month by month look back at the top stories for 2011. April 2011.

Other months:
January 2011 - February 2011 - March 2011 - April 2011 - May 2011 - June 2011

July 2011 - August 2011 - October 2011 - November 2011 - December 2011

The Proposed New Disposal Fee Schedule for the Coulterville, Hornitos, Fish Camp and North County (Don Pedro) Transfer Stations
Mariposa High School Grizzly Band performs at the Mariposa Museum and History Center
Mariposa Kiwanis Preschool Celebrates Spring
Merced Irrigation District New Exchequer Dam Spillway Modification Project
 Legislation to allow for expanded storage at Merced Irrigation District’s Lake McClure was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week with bipartisan support from four San Joaquin Valley lawmakers. HR 869 calls for up to 70,000 additional acre feet of temporary storage during wet years.
Merced Wild and Scenic River Values Draft Baseline Condition Report
Water Board Ends 15 Years Of Study Delays By Merced Irrigation District
Please Act Now to Protect Yosemite’s Wild & Scenic Rivers…
Troy And Shirley Foster Picked As Grand Marshals For 2011 Mariposa Butterfly Festival
Little Miss Butterfly & Captain Caterpillar Winners Announced
April 12, 2011 Mariposa County Board of Supervisors (BOS) Meeting (With Audio)
 Annual Presentation from Investment Consultant, Fiduciary Trust $27 million in funds earned 1.8% after fees in 2010. Lester Bridges, President of the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce mentions the moving of the Coulterville Visitors Center to a building owned by the past president of the Chamber and a current chamber director of the Chamber of Commerce.
 Yosemite National Park Medical Clinic Reopening
 Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson Receives Environmental Leadership Award
 Brad Lancaster's Talk On 'Rainwater Harvesting And Greywater Use' Was Presented To A Packed House
 James Rydingsword Director, Mariposa County Human Services provides information that no layoffs have occurred in Human Services

 Grammy Foundation Awards 36 Top U.S. High Schools For Music Excellence Including Mariposa County High School
 At the April 19, 2011 Mariposa County Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting the BOS Approved the Proposed Budget Development Guidelines for FY 2011-2012 presented to them by the CAO (With Audio)

 Supervisor Lyle Turpin mentions dipping into funds last year and if those funds will be fulfilled this year? $250,000 was from the $2,000,000 that was set aside years ago for the pension obligations bonds (POB) plus $180,000 was reduced from Vehicle Replacement charges to balance the budget last year. That totals $430,000. Still owe $150,000 to the Tobacco Settlement Fund for the FICA issue last year. She does not support deferring the fire truck replacement vehicle fund, that Golden State has already cautioned the county that 25 years may be to long for replacement and that the CAO's depreciation chart is at 27 or 28 years for the vehicles.
 Mariposa County Could Be on the Hook for $407, 000 as the Mariposa County Emergency Declaration was Signed Without Funding from the State
Stanislaus National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map Now Available
Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Override Fire Chief Jim Wilson's Request not to Park the Bootjack Fire Apparatus Outside
Mariposa Public Utility District Wages for 2009
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