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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, District 2
P.O. Box 349 - Sierra City, CA 96125 - 530-565-6055 - phuebner@sierracounty.ca.gov
Paul Roen, Chair, 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, Vice Chair, 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 April 5, 2022 in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers, Courthouse, Downieville, CA. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.
 
This meeting will be open to in-person attendance and available to the public via teleconference.

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

 By Phone: 1-323-892-2486
 Access Code: 238 405 060#
 
 By PC: https://tinyurl.com/04052022BOS

 
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
  • 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.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


6.A.

Continued discussion/direction to staff with regard to potential grant opportunities including but not limited to Recreational Trails Program through the Department of Parks & Recreation, PG&E grants, and other opportunities.

7.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


7.A.

Discussion/direction to schedule a public hearing on May 17, 2022 in Loyalton on the application of Russell Turner to enter into a Land Conservation Contract.

7.B.

Discussion/action with respect to findings and nuisance abatement process 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.

7.C.

Discussion and direction to staff on comments to FEMA Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) including status of city-county meetings coordinating proposed response.

Documents:
  1. FIRM Item..pdf
8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

Discussion/action on letters of support for Golden State Natural Resources, Inc. (GSNR) and its purpose to help in the restoration of California's forested lands. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

8.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
9.

CLOSED SESSION


9.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 (a) to discuss the following litigation: Feather River Action! and Project Coyote v. County of Plumas and Plumas-Sierra Counties Department of Agriculture; County of Sierra, Real Party of Interest, Plumas County Superior Court Case No. CV22-0037.

Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
9.B.

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

9.C.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - performance review regarding County Counsel.

10.

COUNTY COUNSEL/PERSONNEL - David Prentice

10.A.

Legal Services Agreement between the County of Sierra and Cole Huber LLP for representation in the matter of Feather River Action! and Project Coyote, Petitioners v. County of Plumas and Plumas-Sierra Counties Department of Agriculture; County of Sierra, Real Party of Interest, Respondents.

Documents:
  1. Cole Huber Agm.pdf
10.B.

Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Sierra and the Deputy Sheriff's Association (DSA) for wage increases and other changes to employment provisions.

Documents:
  1. DSA MOU.pdf
10.C.

Introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance adding Chapter 2.48.070 to the Sierra County Code approving the military equipment use policy by local law enforcement and direction to set a public hearing.

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.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2021-094 between Granite Wellness Centers and Sierra County for substance use disorder services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

11.B.

Approval of letter to oppose the proposed DHCS/Kaiser Permanente Statewide Agreement titled Alternative Health Care Service Plan Proposal. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

11.C.

Employment Contract for Medical Officer between Celia Sutton-Pado, MD and the County of Sierra. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

11.D.

Governing Body Resolution authorizing actions necessary for the purpose of obtaining federal financial assistance provided by the Federal Department of Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG), and the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) for Fiscal Year 21, 22 and 23, subgranted through the State of California. (OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES)

Documents:
  1. OES Item.pdf
11.E.

Authorize expenditure in the amount of $8,420.00 to Graham Concrete to construct a concrete pad for the mattress recycling component of solid waste services at the Loyalton Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.F.

Resolution certifying County roads contained in maintained mileage system for submittal to the State of California. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.G.

Resolution authorizing implementation of promotion for Road Maintenance Worker. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.H.

Interdepartmental transfer to Sierra County Road Department of 2003 Jeep Liberty. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.I.

Approval of expenditure in the amount of $15,386.51 for repairs to Road Department vehicle #312, a 2003 International dump truck with plow. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Lightfoot.Item.pdf
11.J.

Resolution approving Boating Safety and Waterways Financial Aid Program Agreement for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 between Sierra County and California State Parks Boating and Waterways. (SHERIFF)

11.K.

Resolution approving an amendment to Agreement No. 18G30146, Sierra County Agreement No. 2019-009, between the California Secretary of State and the County of Sierra for voting systems replacement funds. (ELECTIONS)

11.L.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on February 15, 2022. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

11.M.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on March 1, 2022. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

ADJOURN