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STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SIERRA
 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
 AGENDA
 REGULAR MEETING
 
Lee Adams, Chair, District 1

P.O. Box 1 - Downieville, CA 95936 - 530-289-3506 - supervisor1@sierracounty.ca.gov
Peter W. Huebner, Vice-Chair, District 2
P.O. Box 349 - Sierra City, CA 96125 - 530-565-6055 - phuebner@sierracounty.ca.gov
Paul Roen, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA 96124 - 209-479-2770 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Terry LeBlanc, District 4
P.O. Box 387 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 707-489-0314 -tleblanc@sierracounty.ca.gov
Sharon Dryden, District 5

P.O. Box 246 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-913-9218 - sdryden@sierracounty.ca.gov 

 
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on January 4, 2022. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.
 
In accordance with AB 361 and Sierra County Resolution 2021-140 pertaining to convening of public meetings in response to COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Supervisors meetings will be open to in-person attendance and available via teleconference. 

The public may observe and provide public comments by using the teams options below:

 By Phone: 1-323-892-2486
 Access Code: 711 734 072#
 
 By PC: https://tinyurl.com/010422BOS

 
NOTICE
 
Accommodations for individuals 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, can be made with the Clerk of the Board and CA Relay Services 711 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
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
  • Nomination of new Board Chair and Vice-Chair
  • 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.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


6.A.

CONTINUED COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY UPDATE: Report from Sierra County Public Health, County Office of Emergency Services, County Department Managers, Forest Service Representatives, and other local agencies on recent developments relating developments to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and possible action/direction to staff. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. COVID-19.pdf
6.B.

Discussion/action regarding conducting meetings of the Sierra County Board of Supervisors in accordance with AB 361 and Sierra County Resolution 2021-140. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. BOS meetings.pdf
6.C.

Discussion/action regarding appointments to commissions, board and associations; standing committees; term appointments made by the full board; and ad-hoc committees for the 2022 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Resolution approving Funds Transfer Agreement and Memorandum of Agreement to the Federal Lands Access Program for the Gold Lake and Lakes Basin Roads Rehabilitation Project.

Documents:
  1. FLAP Gold Lake.pdf
7.B.

Approval of license agreements with PG&E to open warming centers (CRC) in Downieville at the Community Hall and in Alleghany at the Emergency Services-Road Department Building for a period of seven days commencing December 31, 2021.

7.C.

Funding agreement for one-time funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for additional support for Sierra County and for the Sierra County Fire Safe and Watershed Council and its program of work.

Documents:
  1. SNC funding agm.pdf
7.D.

Discussion and consideration of a resolution proclaiming and declaring a local state of emergency in Sierra County to confirm the Governor’s proclamation that included Sierra County and to direct staff resources to summarize costs and other issues resulting from the winter storm events commencing in December 2021.

8.

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Meeting of the Sierra County Board of Equalization
 
 Call to order
 


8.A.

Selection of the Board of Equalization Chair and Vice-Chair for the 2021 Calendar Year.

Documents:
  1. BOE Chair VC.pdf
8.B.

Resolution denying the application for changed assessment filed by Dorothy Parrish, Trustee for APN 003-103-007 - Assessment Appeal No. 2020/2021-001.

9.

CLOSED SESSION


9.A.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, Margaret Long Negotiator, Miscellaneous, Road, and Deputy Sheriff's Association (DSA) bargaining units.

10.

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.
10:00AM

CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING - BAARSMA NUISANCE PROCEEDING

Continued public hearing to determine existence of a nuisance as contained in a formal complaint filed with the Sierra County Planning Department in compliance with Chapter 8.20 of the Sierra County Code against Painter Eden Kyler Baarsma as the property owner for property located at 100 Main Street, Sierraville, CA, Assessor Parcel No. 015-052-001-000 and discussion/direction to staff with respect to findings and nuisance abatement process.

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.

Authorize payment of Invoice Number 58120 to Freon Free, Inc. for removal of mercury switches and evacuation of vehicles and appliances to prepare for metal recycling at the Loyalton Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Freon Free.Item.pdf
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