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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 September 6, 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: 910 430 501# 
 
 By PC: https://tinyurl.com/09062022BOS

 
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.

Approval of new Epidemiologist job description and position to be added under Public Health.

7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Discussion and direction on the Federal Community Wildfire Defense Grant program with a due date for applications of October 7, 2022 and making preparations (budgetary and administrative) to increase County Forester budget and provide authority to retain additional consultants accordingly.

7.B.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract to Judd Buick Construction, Inc. for the Loyalton Complex Fire 2020 Road Damage Repair Project.

7.C.

Resolution authorizing and approving grant application filed with USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants for funding of a purchase and installation of new a generator at the Downieville Courthouse, as well as directing inclusion of the grant budget in the Fiscal Year 22‐23 budget.

7.D.

Discussion/adoption of resolution waiving formal bidding, approving a budget amendment, and authorize purchase of a courthouse generator.

7.E.

Resolution authorizing and approving grant application filed with USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants for funding of the purchase of two new truck mounted snowplows, as well as directing inclusion of the grant budget in the Fiscal Year 22‐23 budget.

7.F.

Resolution authorizing and approving grant application filed with USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants for funding toward the Downieville Communtiy Hall Renovation Project, as well as directing inclusion of the grant budget in the Fiscal Year 2022‐23 budget.

Documents:
  1. DCH Grant.Item.pdf
7.G.

Resolution authorizing and approving grant application filed with USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants for funding toward the Sierraville Community Center Renovation Project, as well as directing inclusion of the grant budget in the Fiscal Year 2022‐23 budget.

7.H.

Resolution authorizing and approving grant application filed with USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants for funding of the purchase of new road paint striping machine, as well as directing inclusion of the grant budget in the Fiscal Year 22‐23 budget.

7.I.

Discussion/adoption of resolution waiving formal bidding, approving a budget amendment and authorizing the purchase of a paint striper.

7.J.

Introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance amending Part 11, Chapter 08, Section 010 of the Sierra County Code to establish a 15 mile per hour speed limit on three roads in Sierra City, which recently were acquired/added to the County Road System; Ostrom Way, 49er Drive, and Old Highway 49.

7.K.

Adoption of an Urgency Ordinance adding Part 150, Chapter 11, Section 05 to Sierra County Code to implement weight restrictions on the Pearl Street (Hansen) Bridge, 13C0003, due to a crack in one of the timber stringers in the truss span of Bridge discovered by the Load Rating Branch, California Department of Transportation.

8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

Discussion/authorization to enter into a land use agreement with the US Forest Service for placement of helicopter dip tanks on county property located at Dearwater Field, Sierraville and Smithneck Road, Loyalton. (CHAIR ROEN)

Documents:
  1. USFS Agm.pdf
8.B.

Resolution establishing allocation amounts under PL 117-58 - Extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act of 2000 (SRS Act) for allocation to local projects under Title II and Title III respectively. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

8.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
9.

TIMED ITEMS

9.A.
10:00AM

PUBLIC HEARING - SHORT-TERM RENTAL ORDINANCE

Conduct public hearing on a County-initiated Zone Amendment to adopt a new Short-Term Rental Ordinance and introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance to amend Sierra County Code Chapter 15.08 to add definitions, and add subsection .060 to Chapter 15.10 pertaining to policies on Short Term Rentals.

Documents:
  1. STR Ordinance.pdf
10.

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.
10.A.

Resolution adopting wage tables for the County of Sierra and Special Revenue Funds. (AUDITOR)

10.B.

Resolution approving the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Sierra and Intercept offender Monitoring for electronic monitoring services and authorization for the Chief Probation Officer to sign the Agreement. (PROBATION)

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

Resolution approving Tulare County Agreement No. 230324 to provide funding to implement Friday Night Live (FNL) programs in Sierra County and authorizing the Behavioral Health Administrative Director to sign the agreement and all invoices to secure funds. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

10.D.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2020-084 and updating solid waste transfer station gate fees in light of the updated per cubic yard fee set forth in Resolution 2022-079. (PUBLIC WORKS)

10.E.

Resolution adopting findings and authorizing appointment of retired annuitant to a temporary position. (PERSONNEL)

10.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 2, 2022. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.G.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 19, 2022. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

ADJOURN