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Pursuant to Cal. Penal Code § 830.12, there is hereby created the position of litter control officer, which position shall be filled as specified below in this section, by one or more individuals as the Board of Supervisors may from time to time appoint by resolution.

A. Authority. The authority of duly appointed litter control officers shall be as specified in Penal Code § 830.12 to issue citations involving violations of this chapter and laws pertaining to littering and abandoned vehicles.

B. Eligibility for Appointment. To be eligible for appointment to the position of litter control officer, an individual shall be:

1. Approved by the Sierra County Sheriff and the Director of Public Works at the latter’s sole discretion respectively;

2. Have satisfactorily completed an approximately 24-hour course of study as specified by the Sierra County Sheriff drawn in whole or in part from the law enforcement curriculum provided in Penal Code §832.

C. Appointment. Applicants for the position of litter control officer who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in subsection (B) of this section shall become litter control officers upon appointment by the Board of Supervisors and shall serve in that capacity at the will and pleasure of the Board of Supervisors.

D. Implementation. The further implementation of the Litter Control Program shall be as set forth by administrative regulation of the Sierra County Department of Public Works, the Sierra County Sheriff and/or resolution of the Board of Supervisors. (Ord. 844, eff. 10/1/96)

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