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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 March 21, 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
  • 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.
INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER - Laura A. Marshall

6.A.
Discussion/direction regarding the use of personal devices by County employees.

7.
SHERIFF/CORONER - Tim Standley

7.A.
Discussion/direction regarding adoption of resolution and approval of Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Operating and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Documents:
  1. Board Packet.pdf
8.
PROBATION - Jeff Bosworth

8.A.
Resolution approving agreement between the City of Loyalton and the County of Sierra to lease an office for the Probation Department in Loyalton.

9.
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - TIM BEALS

9.A.
Services Agreement with Hansen Bros. Enterprises for emergency work for slide removal and erosion repair on Kanaka Creek Road due to the January 2017 storms.

9.B.
Services Agreement with Hansen Bros. Enterprises for emergency work for mudslide cleanup on Goodyears Creek Road due to the January 2017 storms.

Documents:
  1. Hansen.GYC.Item.pdf
9.C.
Authorize letter of support for SB 1 (Beall) Transportation Funding and Reform Packages.

Documents:
  1. SB 1.Item.pdf
9.D.
Authorize letter of support for AB 1 (Frazier) Transportation Funding and Reform Packages.

Documents:
  1. AB 1.ITEM.pdf
9.E.
Progress report and discussion on landfill closure process.

10.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.
Approval of letter to Mr. Ben Metcalf, Director California Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the Loyalton Mobile Home Park - County of Sierra Workshop. (CHAIR HUEBNER)

10.B.
Discussion/authorization to move forward with the purchase of property located at 202 Front Street, Loyalton, CA for the Sierra County Department of Health and Human Services. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

10.C.
Discussion/direction to refer to the Board of Supervisors Finance Committee the hiring of employees who are currently working for, or have previously worked for an agency who participates in the California retirement system. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.D.
Appointments to the Downieville Fire Protection District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.E.
Appointments to the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.F.
Approval of letter of support for SB 447 re: Multicounty assessment appeals boards. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

Documents:
  1. SB 447 Letter.pdf
11.
CLOSED SESSION

11.A.
Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - anticipated litigation - Sierra County v. Department of Finance for the State of California.

11.B.
Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - conference with legal counsel - anticipated litigation - 1 case.

12.
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.
12.A.
Amendment to Agreement 2016-061 for professional services between Thomas E. Bittker, MD, LTD and the County of Sierra. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.B.
Resolution approving the submittal of an application for the Local Enforcement Agency Grant and authorizing Director, Interim Director, or Assistant Director to execute the necessary application for the securing of grant funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. LEA Application.pdf
12.C.
Resolution approving the Children's Medical Services (CMS) plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. CMS Plan Board.pdf
12.D.
Resolution adopting pay tables for the County of Sierra and Special Revenue Funds. (AUDITOR)

12.E.
Resolution adjusting the approved baseline increase from the Long Valley Groundwater Management District to the Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District for the 2016/2017 Budget. (AUDITOR)

12.F.
Resolution authorizing inter‐agency vehicle transfer from Sierra County to the Sierra Plumas Joint Unified School District. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.G.
Resolution updating listing of authorized representatives to acquire surplus property through the auspices of the California State Agency for Surplus Property, and authorization to complete and submit new application for eligibility for the State and Federal Surplus Property Program through the California Department of General Services. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. DGS.Item.pdf
12.H.
Governing Body Resolution naming authorizing agents for the designation of applicants agents for the purpose of obtaining federal financial assistance due to the winter storms. (OES)

12.I.
Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Billy and Kathleen Epps, Applicants and Landowners for consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the use of a travel trailer while constructing a single family residence. The project site, identified as APN 002-130-028, is located at 215 Gold Bluff Road, Downieville. (PLANNING)

13.
CORRESPONDENCE LOG
13.A.
Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding the U.S. Small Business Administration declaring certain counties in the State of Nevada and California a disaster area.

Documents:
  1. CalOES Letter.pdf
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