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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 May 3, 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: 350 206 301# 
 
 By PC: https://tinyurl.com/050322BOS

 
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.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


6.A.

Resolution authorizing a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Mid‐Management positions.

7.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


7.A.

Status report on floodplain review for eastern County areas, including Loyalton, and determination on budgetary needs to provide needed professional services.

8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Introduction and waive first reading of corrected ordinance governing and providing regulations, rules, rates, and charges, governing the use, operation, maintenance and management of property, parks and recreation facilities, street lights, facilities, equipment, easements, and other responsibilities including the Sierra Brooks Public Water System of County Service Area 5, Zone 5A.

8.B.

Waive second reading and adoption of ordinance amending Sierra County Code Part 11, Chapter 12, Section 080(B) to updated parking regulations on Dog Valley Road in the community of Verdi.

8.C.

Approval of Correctory Deed to property conveyance from Sierra County to Jeffrey and Mary Jo Rust which was authorized on October 19, 2021 and authorization for County Clerk-Record to record deed.

Documents:
  1. Conveyance Item.pdf
8.D.

Discussion and direction on establishing janitorial services to County Sheriff Substation and County Probation Offices and amendment to County Plant Maintenance budget to accommodate the services on an annual basis.

Documents:
  1. Janitorial.Item.pdf
8.E.

Discussion and direction on FEMA COVID-related air purifier grant program for public buildings in the County.

9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Discussion/approval of letter in opposition to AB 1717 (Aguiar-Curry) expanding the definition of "public works" for purposes of requirements regarding the payment of prevailing wages to include fuel reduction work paid in whole or in part out of public funds performed as part of a fire mitigation project. (CHAIR ROEN)

Documents:
  1. AB 1717 oppose.pdf
9.B.

Agreement between prentice/LONG, PC and the County of Sierra for County Counsel services. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

9.C.

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
10.

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.
10:00AM

COUNTY FORESTER UPDATE

Presentation by County Forester Danielle Bradfield, RPF, regarding forestry activities and status report on of Fire Safe Coordinator Grant, North Yuba Forest Partnership, Smithneck Fuels Treatment Grant (SVRCD), and other similar programs.  

Documents:
  1. County Forester.pdf
11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.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.

11.B.

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

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.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the County 2021/2022 final budget regarding out of county incarceration costs. (AUDITOR)

12.B.

Professional Services Agreement between Joseph S. Krzesni, LMFT and Sierra County Behavioral Health for psychiatric and clinical chart review. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Krzesni Board.pdf
12.C.

Resolution authorizing the Sierra County Auditor to make certain changes to the 2021-2022 final budget in regards to the 91 realignment funding. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.D.

California Mental Health Services Authority Participation Agreement with Sierra County in regards to the Superior Regional Partnership – OSHPD WET Grant. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.E.

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

Documents:
  1. LEA Board.pdf
12.F.

Resolution approving proposed budget for the CalRecycle OPP12 (Oil Payment Program ) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021‐22. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.G.

Approval of Change Order #1 to Sierra County Public Works Contract 2021-104 with Westcon Construction Corporation to reconcile quantity changes required during construction of the 2017 FEMA Storm Damage Repair - Oxford Mine Project with the contract amount. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. CCO1 Item.pdf
12.H.

Lease Agreement with Alliance for Workforce Development for the modular office at the Sierraville School Complex. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. AFWD Lease.Item.pdf
12.I.

Modification of agreement designating Northern California EMS, Inc. as the Local EMS Agency for Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.J.

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

12.K.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on April 5, 2022. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

ADJOURN