CCPCA 85th Annual Conference Itinerary

Schedule of Events:


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Friday, October 23:

June Lake Community Center - 90 Granite Avenue, June Lake, CA 93529

8:00 Doors Open: Continental breakfast and onsite registration

8:30 Welcome to 85th conference in Mono County –Dan Roberts, CCPCA President Larry Johnston, Supervisor District 1

9:00 “Endangered Species & The Power of Partnerships” --Wendy Sugimura, Community Development Analyst

9:40 "New tools to Revitalize CA counties & Communities"Darin Dinsmore, Crowdbrite

10:20 Break

10:40 “Planning for Wildfire, Are You Ready?” -- Rodger Thompson M.S, Forester, CalFire (ret.)

11:20 Digital 395 -- Nate Greenberg, Mono County Information Services

12:00 Lunch

1:00 “Reinventing the Rural General Plan” --

Wendy Sugimura, Brent Calloway, Community Development Analysts

1:40 “Green-mail and the Development of Alternative Energy; A Close Up ” – James Reed, Attorney

2:20 Break

2:40 Water East of the Sierra--

Panel Moderator -- Mark Drew, Integrated Regional Water Management Group

"Water Acquisition, Walker River Basin" -- Ashley Downing, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

"Mono Lake/Mono Basin Water" -- Geoff McQuilken, Exec. Dir. Mono Lake Committee

"Water Management in Inyo County." – Bob Harrington, Inyo County Water Director

4:00 “A Renewable Energy GPA for Inyo County” -- Cathreen Richards, Inyo Senior Planner

FridayEvening Reception:

5:00 PM at the June Mountain Ski Area:

Board the Chairlift for a scenic ride to the June Mountain Chalet for an elegant reception, with a breathtaking view of the Sierra Nevada Range, the June Lake Loop, the Mono Basin and beyond.

Saturday October 24, 2015

Field Trip Itinerary

8:30am: Board Bus: June Lake

9:30am: Bridgeport, County Seat of Mono, Recent Main Street Project

11:00am: Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center, viewing of movie, 'Fire and Ice'

12:00pm : Lunch at Mono Inn; General Meeting, Call for Nominations to Board

1:00pm: Bus Tour to Mammoth Lakes

2:15pm: Ormat Geothermal Facility at Casa Diablo Hot Springs

3:15pm: UCSB Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory

5:00pm: Return to June Lake

Evening Banquet Program:

6:00pm: Cocktails at Sierra Inn, June Lake

6:30pm: Banquet, featuring Keynote Speaker:Sen. George Runner (Ret.), Vice Chair of the California State Board of Equalization.