Herlong Sold to Pezzullo
Amedee Parcels sold to Pezzullo, airfield excluded
Amedee Electrical Substation
2014 GRAND JURY FOUND CONFLICT OF INTERESTS
RFP for Contaminated land
Amedee Army Airfield
BY THE UNITED STATES ARMY
The Army cannot lease property off the base
The Army cannot lease the airfield to private parties
On November 28, 2000, the Lassen County Board of Supervisors agreed to take 4788 acres of surplus Army land in Herlong.
435 Acres for the Town of Herlong
4353 Acres of hazardous munitions and ordinances surrounding the Amedee Army Airfield
AND THE SUPERVISORS REFUSED TO DISCLOSE THIS IN THEIR
AUGUST 19, 2014 RFP ?
The Army has a 50 year lease with Lassen County for the new flight extention on the southeastern side of the Army's Airfield
Lassen County Supervisors
Release Amedee RFP
Bidders have until December 11, 2014 to submit a bid
It will be interesting to see
who Tom Hammond and Larry Wosick are representing
in this sale.
Supervisor Hammond has been pushing un-naturally hard to sell this land.
Watch the absurd conversation on September 23, 2014 BOS meeting: Part 6-Part 8
KAN WE HELP REPEATEDLY ASKS
FOR FULL DISCLOSURE
AMEDEE AIRFIELD PARCELS
Kan We Help has repeatedly asked the Lassen County Board to disclose the fact that the East Shore parcel of the Amedee Airfield parcels are highly contaminated with ordinances, explosives and toxic waste.
Kan We Help informed the Board of Supervisors Kan We Help would file an action with the court to stop the sale unless the condition of the East Shore parcels (2004 CEPA/REMEDIAL ACTION PLAN)is included with any and all RFP's.
Kan We Help was confronted with
strong resistance to full disclosure
Supervisor Wosick told Kan We Help Secretary Eileen Spencer, on September 9, 2014 to stay home on Tuesdays and play bridge
September 9, 2014 BOS Meeting
The Supervisors have now agreed to include a full copy of the 2004 CEPA/REMEDIAL ACTION PLAN
Page 59 states the costs to clean up this hazardous area
The clean up will be the responsibility of the Sierra Army Depot
Lassen County Supervisors voted to include all of the Amedee Airfield parcels including the land leased to the Army and property owned by LMUD
Kan We Help Objected
Lassen County Decided to
the Leased Property in next Draft
SUPERVISORS PLACE YET ANOTHER
AMEDEE AIRFIELD RFP
ON THE AGENDA
County Supervisors discuss and discuss
"The California Department of Transportation Division of Aeronautics staff recently confirmed that an airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP) is required for the Amedee Airstrip. The Supervisors approved the Plan to be ordered and are still discussing whether they need it or not ?
and discuss whether or not to order an
Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan
Watch video: May 13, 2014
HUGE PROBLEMS FACE THE COUNTY
HOW TO DECEIVE THE PUBLIC AND BIDDERS ON THIS PROPERTY
The Lassen County Supervisors intend to market these parcels in the most recent RFP.
Let's just focus first on Parcel 133-080-60-11.
and look at these facts
Page 7 of 8, Paragraph 18 of the County's Lease
with the Army
states the County cannot sell any part of the airfield.
You will notice that the County's 50 year Lease Agreement with the Army is marked in the vertical stripes.
The Army's leased property has been intentionally included
in the RFP Parcel133-080-60-11.
Lassen County owns property within the two mile "vicinity" of Amedee Army Airfield.
"The California Department of Transportation Division of Aeronautics staff recently confirmed that an airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP) is required for the Amedee Airstrip. The Supervisors approved the Plan to be ordered
Watch the discussion in Part 9 of the video
On March 18, 2014 the Lassen County Supervisors instructed the County Administrator to order a Title Company to prepare a Preliminary Draft of the property for sale in the RFP.
No such "PRELIMINARY DRAFT HAS BEEN DISCLOSED AS OF MAY 13, 2014.
March 18, 2014, Agenda Item H-10- MINUTES
On September 1, 2000, the Lassen County Supervisors ordered a firm to prepare a
"Amedee Army Airfield Marketing Feasibility Analysis"
December 31, 2000 paid a firm to prepare a
" Memorandum on Airfield Marketability Amedee Army Airfield"
Lassen County Supervisors Are Set to Bungle yet another portion of the Sierra Army Depot Herlong Property
Watch video: Part 4 @ 16:18 mark, all of Part 5 & 6
Property surrounding the Army's Airfield
County Supervisors represent the property Leased by the Army "FOR SALE"
Supervisor Chapman wants a Resolution brought to the Board defining what is not to be sold. Chapman's suggestion is that a portion of the property be set aside so that the County can control access to the airfield (the upper right-hand corner of the map, "Amedee Airfield Road").
Supervisor Hammond replied the access is now being controlled by Army Military Police. The Army has a 50 year lease with the County for the Amedee Airfield extension with the option of an additional 50 year lease. The Army must approve the use if the County sells the property surrounding the Federal airstrip.
CONFUSED MR. EAGAN?
Lassen County cannot SELL the leased area highlighted in blue above.
It seems that a HUGE MIS-REPRESENTATION IS BEING OFFERED to the public
The hand out for the DRAFT RFP Amedee Airfield property was not included on the County's website and a notice was issued that the handout would be available at the March 18, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting.
March 18, 2014, Agenda Item H-10
March 18, 2014, Agenda Item H-10- MINUTES
There were no hand outs available to the public. Rhetta Vander Ploeg didn't have one, but she came to this meeting with nothing and we can only assume she was unprepared even to attend this meeting that she is being paid for. Watch PART 7: 16:00 mark
is about to offer something
they have publicly admitted
But the Property
Amedee Army Airfield
is zoned heavy industrial
and has the
only ACCESS to the Airfield
Video Link: Part 7
Lassen County cannot sell the airfield. Presently the Army owns the airfield and can only dispose of it to another Federal agency. The army gave the new southeastern new extension to Lassen County but signed a 50 year lease with another 50 year option.
The Army would agree to give up their lease but must approve a new Lessee. The Army has also stated that this would be highly unlikely to occur.
Parcel 133-080-60-11 has been mis-represented by the County
Amedee Army Airfield, Herlong CA.
......Here we go again
The Supervisors placed a "Request for Proposal" to sell the Amedee Army Airfield on the January 28, 2014 Agenda as H-6. It was placed at the end of the Supervisors Agenda, so as to draw little or no attention to it. You have to love the deception of the agenda description.
NOW, LOOK AT THE ACTUAL RFP
The County cannot sell the Airfield
No Attachments were available
Which "friend" of the Supervisors will pick this up for $100 or less.
Interim CAO Richard Egan shows the public the actual property the Supervisors want to sell. The property (marked in blue) is worthless without the Army's Airfield, which the County does not own. The 50 year Lease of the southeastern portion of the airfield, also cannot be sold by the County but is represented in the RFP as "part of the sale"
Websites that advertise public airfields for sale, have a few airfields this size for $825,000 to $1,000,000.
The County does not want to know how much it is worth?
It is a moot point, because no one will buy the land around the airport with limited access because of the Army's airfield.