Meeting minutes - December 5, 2016
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Sheriff Justin Almeida
County Commissioner Thomas Mengele
Deputy County Commissioner Erin Dwyer
Fire Chief Eleanor Swafford
Chief Justice Katherine Vanderbilt
1 - Board of supervisor elections
- to be carried out by Erin Dwyer for the four districts of Los Santos County.
2 - Audit of resources
Los Santos International Airport
Bureau of Traffic Services
Los Santos County Fire Department
Los Santos County Sheriff’s Department
Superior Court of San Andreas
3 - Funding
Funding will be handled once per month, after each monthly audit is completed.
LSFD and LSCSD are currently fine with the appropriated budget.
BOTS currently struggling with allocated budget
Sold off useless vehicles & interiors from gov. Auctioned them.
4 - Slow LSIA Response
Been without an Aero Bureau for nearly two months
Called hotline 16 times - no response from LSIA
Michael Artyom currently runs LSIA (Airport Operations Director)
Administrator is Haytham Clarkson
Deputy Administrator is Sandra McCullah
Need to book a meeting with Michael Artyom to clear up missing personnel and lack of response.
Formal audit letter sent to LSIA leader. Rank structure request update as well.
Awaiting update on inactivity.
5 - BOTS Meeting
Need to book a meeting with Dave White to determine current standing.
Job offer sent to Scott Bishop for BoTS.
LJob offer accepted. Dec 14 deadline for list of issues. Dec 21st deadline to solve them.
6 - Emergency Services Commission
Rebecca Zicardi (FD), Trey Harrison (SD), TBA (Court), Solomon Vesnik (CC), Roscoe Reed (CC)
Fire Department, Courts, and Sheriff’s Department each appoint one person, County Commissioner appoints other two.
Only power given is to investigate
A law must be drafted to limit scope of commission power.
7 - Transparency & Government Accountability Act
Vehicle trackers on all government vehicles.
Insurance on vehicles over X dollar amount
Every person in a position of authority must receive adequate training in relation to their job. Helps avoid another FD helicopter incident.
Protection against unreasonable fees
Fee for processing gun application
Enforcement of additional regulations and how they are examined
Firearm registry & applications must be kept private
Publically post exceptions for weapon carrying in restricted areas and in general, post all changes by any GOV agency which would affect someone legally.
Crime reports from SD and Emergency Services Reports from FD.
Use of buildings owned by the government to ensure taxpayer money is not being wasted. Thor Askeland Memorial Building will be renamed when Almeida finds the name of the first fallen public servant. Have a small place for fallen K9s. One for firefighters too. Move the buildings elsewhere (city hall will be memorial building, house on the hill will be CC’s residence, etc).
8 - Parking Regulations
Parking regulations to be moved to a county level
Sheriff Almeida to draft a parking regulation for county
Subject to fine if found putting up signs that aren’t real.
Must give 2 car lengths parallel to businesses and establishments.
Snow tires X amount of days before first snowfall and X amount of days after last snowfall. Tires identifiable by a snowflake emblem on the wheel itself.
9 - Legal Limit on Alcohol when Carrying Firearms
When carrying a firearm you must be within .08 of the legal limit of alcohol.
Eleanor to provide studies for argumenting that .06 is more appropriate
10 - Private Security Licenses
Those who have this license can work as security for government or private establishments, legally entitled to have tier twos. Ideally for former or current Sheriff Deputies.
Requirements: tier 1 license | mental evaluation from ASH | Tier 1 test from SD to ensure gun knowledge/safety and documentation | Arms course and law course | register firearm with the department and ensure visibly no illegal modifications | SEB exam issued
Organize meeting with Michael Artyom
Organize meeting with Dave White
Draft law to limit scope of commission power
Comprise list of appointees for emergency services commission
Sell off useless interiors for government and vehicles