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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 March 16, 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: 187 229 3863

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/031621BOS
Access Code: 187 229 3863


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
PO 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.

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.

Approval of letter to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in support of the application for funding filed by the Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District regarding Smithneck WUI Fuel Reduction Project. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

6.C.

Discussion regarding the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) Secretarial disaster designation for 50 California counties due to drought. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

Documents:
  1. USDA Drought.pdf
6.D.

Discussion/authorization to submit a letter to the California State Board of Forestry regarding the proposed amendment to the State Fire Regulations requiring all existing roads and driveways to conform to current fire safe standards. (CHAIR ADAMS)


Documents:
  1. RCRC.pdf
7.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


7.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding CalPERS Unfunded Liability (UAL) and possible solutions.


Documents:
  1. CalPERs.pdf
8.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


8.A.

Approval of letter to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) indicating Sierra County's intent to transition to a local Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan (MCP) with Partnership Health Plan of California.


9.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


9.A.

Discussion and direction on the use of the extended Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment dollars.

Documents:
  1. HMIOT Board.pdf
10.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


10.A.

Discussion and direction with regard to issuing permits for special events permitted or planned for Sierra County in 2021.

Documents:
  1. Events.ROP.pdf
10.B.

Professional Services Agreement with Feather River Forestry LLC to provide professional services for administrative and management on behalf of Sierra County for the Green Acres Forest Health and Resilience Project, funded by a Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant.

Documents:
  1. FRF LLC.Item.pdf
10.C.

Professional Services Agreement with Feather River Forestry LLC to provide professional services for administrative and management on behalf of Sierra County for the Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project, funded by a Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant.

10.D.

Professional Services Agreement with Feather River Forestry LLC to provide professional services for forestry services on an as-needed basis.

11.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


11.A.

Discussion and direction regarding allocation of State Park Bond Act funding and authorizing applications for funding to State Department of Parks and Recreation.

Documents:
  1. Bond Act.Item.pdf
12.

CLOSED SESSION


12.A.

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

Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
13.

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.
13.A.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Lunch and Break Policy. (PERSONNEL)


13.B.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace Policy. (PERSONNEL)


13.C.

Advance approval of expenditures in the amount of $9,500 to Cashman Equipment for main control valve repair and related parts and labor for Road Department vehicle #285, a Caterpillar backhoe. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.D.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2014-095 with MGE Engineering for time extension on the Salmon Lake Road Bridge Replacement Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. MGE Salmon.Item.pdf
13.E.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2014-096 with MGE Engineering for time extension on the Packer Lake Road Bridge Replacement Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. MGE Packer.Item.pdf
13.F.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2014-097 with MGE Engineering for time extension on the Plumbago Creek Bridge Replacement Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.G.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage project RD‐490 Brandy City Roads Sites 1 & 2 FEMA‐4308‐DR‐CA P.A. ID 091‐99091‐00. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.H.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage project RD‐520 Jim Crow Road FEMA 4301‐DR‐CA P.A. ID 091‐99091‐00. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Jim Crow.Item.pdf
13.I.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage project RD‐570 Long Valley Road FEMA‐4301 DR‐CA P.A. ID 091‐99091‐00. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Long Valley.pdf
13.J.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage project RD‐402 Old Tollbridge Road FEMA‐4308 DR‐CA P.A. ID 091‐99091‐00. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.K.

Resolution authorizing expenditures under the Fiscal Year 20 State Homeland Security Grant Program. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. HSG.Item.pdf
13.L.

Amendment to Lease Agreement for office space with Western Sierra Medical Clinic. (AUDITOR)


Documents:
  1. WSMC Lease.pdf
13.M.

Authorization to pay Cadence for Core Switch Update Project in the amount of $8,139.47. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

13.N.

Authorization to pay Cadence for VM Host Server Upgrade Project in the amount of $27,971.78. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

13.O.

Authorization to pay Cadence for Wi-Fi Update Project in the amount of $29,996.81. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

13.P.

Resolution approving the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Sierra and Nor-Cal Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) to redirect the total allocation of Sierra County’s Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Round 2 (HHAP-2) program funds in the amount of $5,987 and authorize the Administrative Director of Behavioral Health to sign.

14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Notice of intent to harvest timber submitted by Dan Ziebron for Sierra Pacific Industries. Project is located approximately 2.75 miles south-east of Sierra City, California.

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