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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 June 7, 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: 139 702 862#
 
 By PC: https://tinyurl.com/060722BOS

 
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.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


6.A.

Resolution approving the California Department of Public Health Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Workforce Development grant agreement for July 1, 2021, through December 31, 2025, in the amount of $502,460 and authorizing the Public Health Director to sign the agreement and all invoices to secure funds.

7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Second Reading and adoption of 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.

Documents:
  1. Water Ordinance.pdf
7.B.

Professional Services Agreement with Bennett Engineering Incorporated for engineering services related to the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Guardrail Replacement Projects.

7.C.

Resolution authorizing the addition of the position to Plant Maintenance of an extra help custodian to supply the janitorial needs for the Sheriff's Substation and the Loyalton Office of the Probation Department.

7.D.

Approval of Deed Restriction for the Sierra County property identified as the Downieville Community Hall, a requirement of the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, 2018 Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All of Parks Bond Act, 2018 Parks Bond Act Per Capita Program, which authorizes funding to renovate the kitchen, restrooms, and rooms within the Downieville Community Hall and authorization for Clerk-Recorder to record deed restriction.

7.E.

Approval of Deed Restriction for the Sierra County property identified as the Sierraville School, a requirement of the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, 2018 Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All of Parks Bond Act, 2018 Parks Bond Act Per Capita Program, which authorizes funding to existing community center at Sierraville Community-Recreation Center and authorization for Clerk-Recorder to record deed restriction.

7.F.

Discussion and direction on priority opportunities and workload for grant funding to complement existing funding and projects including approved County truck purchases, Kentucky Mine Trestle, Downieville Community Hall, Sierraville Recreation Center, Calpine Community Hall, and transit funding.

7.G.

Discussion and direction regarding Forest Service policy pertaining to waste disposal at public facilities and its impact on the County waste disposal system.

Documents:
  1. USRS SW ROP.pdf
7.H.

Resolution approving reorganization of the solid waste positions, approval of job descriptions, and authorization to implement re-classifications.

7.I.

Resolution approving the filing of an application and grant agreement for the “California Climate Investment Fire Prevention Grant Program” which will be utilized for Sierra County Wildfire Evacuation Route Plan and Development Program.

8.

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND COUNTY SERVICE AREAS JOINT MEETING

Board of Supervisors to convene as the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors and to hold joint meetings as both the County Board of Supervisors and the CSA Board of Directors.

8.A.

Discussion/direction/adoption of a resolution setting the County Service Areas Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23.

8.B.

Discussion/direction/adoption of a resolution setting the County & Special Revenue Funds Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23.

8.C.

Amendment to Agreement No. 2003-192 between the County of Sierra and the Alleghany County Water District for funding for library rental space.

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.

9.B.

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

9.C.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, David Prentice Negotiator, Mid-Management.

9.D.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, David Prentice Negotiator, Appointed Department Managers.

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

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

10.B.

Resolution authorizing a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Department Managers.

Documents:
  1. DM COLA.pdf
10.C.

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. Fisher SCFPD1.pdf
10.D.

Discussion/direction to schedule a public hearing for an appeal filed May 23, 2022 by Andrew Woodruff of the Planning Commission's decision executed on May 12, 2022 to deny an application for a zone variance for a reduction of the front yard setback for a constructed 111 square-foot woodshed located at 165 Main Street in Sattley, APN 013-080-002-000. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.E.

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
11.

TIMED ITEMS

11.A.
10:00AM

US SENATE CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION - TIMOTHY BEALS

Presentation of United States Senate Certificate of Commendation to Timothy Beals in recognition of his service to Sierra County.  (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)

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.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Marco Ambroselli, applicant and landlord: consideration of a zone variance application for property located at 250 Goodyear Creek Road, Goodyears Bar, CA, APN: 002-180-013-000. (PLANNING)

12.B.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Michael Freschi, applicant and landlord: consideration of an applicant-initiated parcel merger application for property located at 131 & 133 Calpine Avenue, Calpine, CA, APN: 012-124-024-000 and 012-124-021-000. (PLANNING)

12.C.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Constellation Creek, aka The Outpost Group, Inc., applicant and landlord: consideration of a Conditional Use Permit/Zone Amendment application for property located at 622 Old Truckee Road, Sierraville, CA, APN: 018-060-009 & 018-060-021. (PLANNING)

12.D.

Agreement for Transportation Services in the amount of $80,000 between County of Sierra and Incorporated Senior Citizens of Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2023. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.E.

Agreement for Transportation Services in the amount of $80,000 between County of Sierra and Golden Rays Senior Citizens for Fiscal Year 2023. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.F.

Resolution adopting a list of road maintenance projects to be funded by SB 1 funds for Fiscal Year 2022‐2023. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. SB1 Item.pdf
12.G.

Resolution declaring two Clark Motorgraders surplus, establishing a minimum bid amount, and authorizing sale. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.H.

Agreement for services by the East Sierra Valley Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2022/2023 Fiscal Year. (AUDITOR)

12.I.

Resolution delegating the Investment Authority and renewing the Investment Policy. (TREASURER)

12.J.

Personal Services Agreement between the County of Shasta, through its Department of Housing and Community Action Agency Programs, and the County of Sierra for the purpose of participating in a collaborative effort known as Continuum of Care (CoC). (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.K.

Resolution approving Plumas County Agreement No. PARTB2223SCPH, Ryan White Part B, and authorizing the Public Health Director to sign the Agreement and all invoices to secure funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

12.L.

Professional Services Agreement between the County of Sierra and Christina K. Potter for public health nursing services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Potter Board.pdf
12.M.

Professional Services Agreement between the County of Sierra and Robin K. Jaquez for public health nursing services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Jaquez Board.pdf
12.N.

Resolution authorizing the Sierra County Auditor to transfer an additional 10% from Social Services realignment to Public Health realignment pursuant to W&I Code Section 17600.20. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

12.O.

Election Information Management System (EIMS) Lease Agreement Modification #2 to Master Agreement No. 2011-021 between DFM Associates and the County of Sierra extending the term of the agreement. (ELECTIONS)

Documents:
  1. EIMS Agm Mod.pdf
12.P.

Amendment to the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1 Conflict of Interest Code. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.Q.

Resolution amending the Risk Management Committee and Risk Manager's duties. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.R.

Amendment to Agreement 1994-110 for Public Defender Services with J. Lon Cooper to extend the term of the contract. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.S.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 17, 2022. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Email from Sierra City resident Irina Rivkin regarding internet connectivity and fire safety.

Documents:
  1. Rivkin Email.pdf
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