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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 - 707-489-0314 -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 19, 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 Board 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: 146 605 1522

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/011921BOS
Access Code: 146 605 1522


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
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.

SUPERIOR COURT - Ann Mendez


6.A.

Resolution modifying the Civil Grand Jury for Sierra County term from a fiscal year to a calendar year.


7.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


7.A.

Resolution approving an agreement between the Downieville Fire Protection District and Sierra County Public Health regarding the Local Health Jurisdiction Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Program pass through funds and authorizing Vickie Clark, Director, to sign the agreement.


8.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


8.A.

Discussion/direction/adoption of resolutions authorizing the REAP and LEAP planning grants administered through State Department of Housing and Community Development that will be directed to assisting the County in working with two properties adjacent to the City of Loyalton (former Loyalton Mobilehome Park and former SPI Mill Property) and to allow development of certain county policies that would streamline housing projects within existing communities.


9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Waive second reading and adoption of Ordinance Repealing Part 150, Chapter 11, Section 05 (Ordinance 1093) to Sierra County Code which implemented weight restrictions on the Pearl Street (Hansen) Bridge, 13C0003.

Documents:
  1. 993-Repeal.Item.pdf
9.B.

Report and discussion on Snow Grooming Program as it relates to the COVID-19 Update.

9.C.

Resolution transferring COVID 19 Relief Funding into the OES budget for PPE supplies for county use and for business distribution.

Documents:
  1. OES-PPE Item.pdf
10.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

10.A.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Management of COVID-19 Workplace Contact Tracing Investigations and Staff Notifications Policy.


11.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


11.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
11.B.

Discussion/action regarding the Draft California Farmland Conservancy Program (CFCP) Guidelines. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


11.C.

Discussion/action regarding appointments to commissions, board and associations; standing committee; term appointments made by the full board; and ad-hoc committees for 2021 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.D.

Appointment to the Pliocene Ridge Community Services District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


12.

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.
12.A.

Discussion and direction on matters pertaining to Sierra Brooks Water System as follows: 1) update on water system project contract, budget and schedule for expected notice of completion of the project; 2) approval for granting "amnesty" for penalties and fees for those limited number of accounts that are currently delinquent on monthly operation and maintenance assessments; and 3) approval of an offer to a very limited number of property owners for the costs of replacing PRV (Pressure Reducing Valves) removed from within existing meter boxes by the contractor.


13.

TIMED ITEMS

13.A.
10:00AM

PUBLIC HEARING - FIRE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE - SIERRA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 1

  1. Conduct public hearing to address a proposed increase to the Fire Development Impact Fee to be paid by certain new development/construction within the boundaries of the Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1.
  2. Resolution increasing the Fire Development Impact Fee to be paid by certain new development/construction within the boundaries of the Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1, from $1.25 per building square foot to $1.90 per building square foot and authorizing an automatic increase each fiscal year, using the Engineering News Record San Francisco Construction Cost Index March to March percentage change for the prior twelve months, as documented in the Nexus Fee Study, dated July 15, 2020.
  3. Introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance amending Section 12.06.050 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to the Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1 Fire Development Impact Fee.
13.B.
10:30AM

SHERIFF'S OFFICE K-9 PROGRAM

Presentation and adoption of resolution authorizing funding generated through Sierra County District Attorney's Office Consumer Protection Program, and acceptance of donations from the Mendocino County District Attorney's Office for the implementation and ongoing costs of the Sheriff's Office K-9 Program. 
14.

CLOSED SESSION


14.A.

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


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
15.

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.
15.A.

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


15.B.

Annual renewal of Probation's pre-trial electronic monitoring per 1203.018 PC and post-sentence electronic monitoring program per 1203.016 PC. (PROBATION)


15.C.

Resolution approving agreement with Placer County for Sierra County juvenile hall placements. (PROBATION)


15.D.

Agreement between Sierra County and Placer County for pathology services. (SHERIFF)

15.E.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Megan Davin and Brian Habicht, landowner and applicants. Consideration for Conditional Use Permit to live in a travel trailer during construction on 109 Aspen Court in Calpine, Assessor's Parcel Number 012-190-033. (PLANNING)


15.F.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to make changes to the 2021 Final Budget to reflect revenues and fixed asset expenditures related to the heavy equipment purchase under the Carl Moyer Grant. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.G.

Resolution approving the surplus of one vehicle from the Social Services Department to the General Fund. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


Documents:
  1. Surplus Board.pdf
15.H.

Resolution adopting the amended Sierra County Injury and Illness Prevention Policy to update COVID addendum pursuant to OSHA requirements. (PERSONNEL)

15.I.

Resolution adopting the necessary updates to Resolution 2020-104, Sierra County Protocols for Maintaining a Safe and Healthy Workplace in light of COVID-19. (PERSONNEL)

15.J.

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


15.K.

Minutes from the regular meeting held December 15, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


16.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

16.A.

California Forestry Association update to the Coalition for Owls, Resources, and the Environment (CORE) members on the status of the lawsuit involving the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the decision not to list the California Spotted Owl as endangered.


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