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
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:
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.
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
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
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.
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.
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.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by District Ranger on items that may affect the County of Sierra.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
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)
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)
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.
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.
Resolution adopting the Sierra County Bloodborne Pathogens and Communicable Disease Policy. (PERSONNEL)
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)
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)