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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 - 530-993-0247 - 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 5, 2021. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

In accordance with Governors Executive Order pertaining to convening of public meetings in response to COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Supervisors will hold meetings via teleconference. The Bard of Supervisors' Chambers will remain closed until further notice.

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

By Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 129 8265

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/010521BOS
Access Code: 146 129 8265


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 address:

Heather Foster
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
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
  • Passing of gavel to new Board Chairman
  • Selection of Vice-Chairman
  • 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 appointments to commissions, board and associations; standing committees; term appointments made by the full board; and ad-hoc committees for the 2021 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


6.C.

Discussion/possible adoption of resolution pertaining to salaries for Sierra County Department Managers. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)


Documents:
  1. DM Salary Reso.pdf
6.D.

Appointments to the Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


7.A.

Approval to proceed with the Loan Assumption Program implementation.

7.B.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center (PCIRC) and Sierra County Behavioral Health.

Documents:
  1. PCIRC BH Board.pdf
8.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

8.A.

Discussion/approval of Reclassification Review and Salary Adjust Committee Policy and Procedures and appointment of two members of the Board of Supervisors to serve on the Reclassification Review and Salary Adjustment Committee.


Documents:
  1. RRSAC Policy.pdf
9.

CLOSED SESSION


9.A.

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


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.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 the Sierra County Bloodborne Pathogens and Communicable Disease Policy. (PERSONNEL)


10.B.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Military Leave Policy. (PERSONNEL)


10.C.

Resolution approving Tolling Agreement with AT&T to allow an extension of processing time for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application, County Planning file #1669. (PLANNING)


Documents:
  1. ATT Tolling Agm.pdf
10.D.

Authorize payment of Invoice 60438 in the amount of $8,049.44 to Freon Free, Inc. for evacuation of refrigerants and removal of mercury switches which is required prior to recycling of the metal products received in the solid waste system. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Freon Free ROP.pdf
10.E.

Authorize Road Department expenditure in an amount not to exceed $10,433.95 for Featherlite Big Tex Dump Trailer and authorize Auditor to add to inventory of Fixed Assets. (PUBLIC WORKS)

10.F.

Resolution approving an agreement with State of California Department of Transportation entitled "Maintenance Agreement within State Highway Right Of Way on Route 49 with the County" for ongoing maintenance of the gabion wall that was constructed within State Right of Way as a repair for Belle Street, a result of the 2017 storm damage. (PUBLIC WORKS)

10.G.

Resolution approving continued use of Master Bond for County Officials. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.H.

Minutes from the regular meeting held November 17, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.I.

Minutes from the regular meeting held December 1, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


ADJOURN