If you want to express your opposition or approval of Measure 1 (the proposed sale of the Surprise Valley Hospital) and have it considered for inclusion on the the June primary election ballot you have until 5 p.m. Monday, March 19.

To be eligible you must reside in the Surprise Valley area which includes precincts: 020 – Ft. Bidwell, 040 – Lake City, 060 – Cedarville and 080 – Eagleville  The official wording of the ballot measure is as follows.

Measure I:

“To provide access to healthcare services at the facilities, or replacement facilities located at 741 Main Street, Cedarville, California, the District approves the sale and transfer of said hospital facilities and other District assets for fair market value as determined by an independent appraiser, to Cadira Group Holdings, LLC, or other qualified buyer, for the purposes of providing healthcare to the local community and reducing, or eliminating, further assessments to the community.”  

The guidelines for submitting and answering opposing views follows.

NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that any written arguments for or against the measure to be submitted to the voters must be filed with the office of the Modoc County Clerk, at 108 E Modoc Street, Alturas, CA , no later than 5 p.m. on March 19th, 2018.  Arguments must be signed and dated with the names printed of person or persons submitting it, or, if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers.  No more than five signatures shall appear on the argument.  Arguments shall not exceed 300 words.

NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that if an argument in favor of and argument against the measure are submitted, copies will be mailed to the respective authors in order that they may submit a rebuttal argument.  Rebuttal arguments must also be signed and dated by the author(s).  The deadline for filing a rebuttal argument will be 5 p.m. on March 26th, 2018. Rebuttal arguments shall not exceed 250 words.

Modoc County Clerk Contact information:
Office: 530-233-6205
Fax: 530-233-6666

See the Asset Purchase Agreement