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STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SIERRA
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Lee Adams, District 1

P.O. Box 1 - Downieville, CA 95936 - 530-289-3506 - supervisor1@sierracounty.ca.gov
Peter W. Huebner, Chair, District 2
P.O. Box 349 - Sierra City, CA 96125 - 530-862-1004 - supervisor2@sierracounty.ca.gov
Paul Roen, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA - 209-479-2770 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, District 4
P.O. Box 1140 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-414-8126 -jbeard@sierracounty.ca.gov
Scott A. Schlefstein, Vice-Chair, District 5

P.O. Box 192 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-993-4900 - supervisor5@sierracounty.ca.gov

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on January 17, 2017 in the Loyalton Social Hall, in the Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, CA. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

NOTICE

If requested, this agenda can be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Federal Rules and Regulations adopted in implementation thereof.  Persons seeking an alternative format should contact the Clerk of the Board for further information.  In addition, a person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation, in order to participate in a public meeting should telephone or otherwise contact the Clerk of the Board as soon as possible and at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.  The Clerk of the Board may be reached at 530-289-3295 or at the following addresses:

Heather Foster
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
County of Sierra
100 Courthouse Square, Room 11
P.O. Drawer D
Downieville, CA 95936
 
clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.gov

All items posted on the agenda, including under correspondence, may be acted upon by the Board of Supervisors.  However, matters under committee reports and department manager's reports may be briefly addressed by the Board or Staff but no action or discussion shall be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda. (GC 54954.2)

The Board of Supervisors may hold a Closed Session as the agenda schedule permits.


REGULAR AGENDA

1.
9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS
  • Call to Order
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Passing of gavel to new Board Chairman
  • Selection of Vice-Chairman
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board
2.
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY
Matters under the jurisdiction of the Board not on this posted agenda may be addressed by the general public during the Public Comment Opportunity time. No action may be taken or substantive discussion pursued on matters not on the posted agenda. Public comment is regulated by the Sierra County Board of Supervisors' Rules and Procedures. You may obtain a copy of the Public Comment rules from the Clerk. The Board limits public comment to three minutes per person and not more than three individuals addressing the same subject.
3.
COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Board members will report on committee meetings and/or activities. Board members or members of the public may ask questions for clarification but no action will be taken.


4.
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS' REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Department Managers may provide brief reports on activities within their departments. Board members or members of the public may ask questions for clarification but no action will be taken.
5.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by District Ranger on items that may affect the County of Sierra.
6.
PROBATION - Jeff Bosworth

6.A.
Resolution approving the annual review of Probation's electronic monitoring program rules per Penal Code sections 1203.016 & 1203.018.

7.
AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox

7.A.
Resolution authorizing increases in the compensation for Mid-Management positions in the manner provided to represented employees.

Documents:
  1. Mid Management.pdf
8.
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - TIM BEALS

8.A.
Resolution ratifying a proclamation of local state of emergency issued by the Director of OES on Thursday, January 11, 2017 due to flood damages within the County.

8.B.
Discussion/direction of impacts from vehicular use of certain remote county roads (Verdi grade and Henness Pass Road, Antelope Road, Long Valley Road) during winter periods involving incorrect GPS guidance, search and rescue efforts, resource and road damages, and expenditure of limited county resources in response.

Documents:
  1. Road Issue.rop.pdf
9.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

9.A.
Presentation of California State Fair Counties Exhibit plaque and approval of 2017 State Fair Counties Exhibit Entry Form. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

9.B.
Continued discussion/action regarding letter from Steve Traverso, Sierra Buttes Snowbusters pertaining to the Tahoe National Forest Over Snow Vehicle (OSV) Proposal. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

9.C.
Resolution reorganizing the Departments of Health and Human Services.

9.D.
Approval of job description for Administrative Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Health and Human Services and Clinical Director of Behavioral Health.

9.E.
Resolution appointing the Administrative Director of Behavioral Health.

9.F.
Resolution directing the submission of credentials to the State of California for Clinical Director of Behavioral Health.

9.G.
Discussion/adoption of a resolution eliminating longevities for Department Managers and setting a single pay rate for each position. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

9.H.
Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Section 3.08.050 (d) of the Sierra County Code pertaining to Longevity Pay. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

9.I.
Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 and rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

9.J.
Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Section 5.04.55 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to authorization for business meals. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

Documents:
  1. Ordnance meals.pdf
9.K.
Resolution adjusting Sierra County's Parity System to comply with new minimum wage laws. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

Documents:
  1. Minimum Wage.pdf
9.L.
Resolution amending the Sierra County Travel Policy. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

Documents:
  1. Travel Policy.pdf
9.M.
Approval of appointments to commissions, boards and associations; standing committees; term appointments; and ad-hoc committees for the 2017 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.
CLOSED SESSION

10.A.
Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (c) - initiation of litigation - 3 cases.

10.B.
Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - performance review regarding County Counsel.

11.
CONSENT AGENDA
Items placed on the Consent Agenda are of a routine and non-controversial nature and are approved by a blanket roll call vote. At the time the Consent Agenda is considered, items may be deleted from the Consent Agenda by any Board member or Department Manager and added to the Regular Agenda directed by the Chairman.
11.A.
Resolution approving updated Sheriff's Office Records Retention Schedule. (SHERIFF)

11.B.
Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the 2016/2017 Final Budget for Sheriff's vehicles. (AUDITOR)

11.C.
Addendum to Agreement 2016-101 with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency to extend the term of the Agreement. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Documents:
  1. NCCD Addendum.pdf
11.D.
Rescission of Agreement 2016-138 and approval of professional services agreement between Derek Clark and Sierra County Health and Human Services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

11.E.
2016 Medi-Cal Privacy and Security Agreement between the California Department of Health Care Services and the County of Sierra. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

11.F.
Resolution allocating funding provided to the County from the State Homeland Security Grant Fiscal Year 2016 in the amount of $78,167.00. (OES)

11.G.
Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Les and Jill Meskimen, Applicants and Landowners for consideration of a zone variance to allow for the construction of a new garage. The project site, identified as APN 023-080-024, is located at 395 Sierra Lane, Verdi. (PLANNING)

Documents:
  1. Meskimen packet.pdf
11.H.
Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Elizabeth Mettler, Applicant and Landowner for consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a special event venue. The project site, identified as APN 019-130-003, is located at 2500 Fiberboard Rd. Sierraville. (PLANNING)

Documents:
  1. Mettler packet.pdf
11.I.
Resolution terminating the collection of an additional one dollar ($1.00) fee for recording the first page of every instrument, paper or notice required or permitted by law to be recorded for implementation and ongoing operation of a social security truncation program (AB 1168). (CLERK-RECORDER)

11.J.
Resolution continuing the collection of an additional one dollar ($1.00) fee for filing every instrument, paper or notice required or permitted by law to be recorded and establishing the days of operation of the County Recorder pursuant to Government Code Section 27361.4(b). (CLERK-RECORDER)

11.K.
Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 6, 2016. (CLERK-RECORDER)

11.L.
Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 20, 2016. (CLERK-RECORDER)

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