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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 - 530-565-6048 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, Vice-Chair, District 4
P.O. Box 1140 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-565-6092 -jbeard@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 April 2, 2019 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.

NOTICE

If requested, this agenda can be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons 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.  Persons seeking an alternative format should contact the Clerk of the Board for further information.  In addition, a person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation, in order to participate in a public meeting should telephone or otherwise contact the Clerk of the Board as soon as possible and at least 48 hours 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
County of Sierra
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.

PROBATION - Jeff Bosworth


6.A.

Resolution approving annual budget for Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCP) & Juvenile Probation Camp Funding (JPCF).


6.B.

Discussion/direction on need for an after hours Public Defender in certain circumstances involving juveniles 15 and under.


Documents:
  1. After Hours PD.pdf
7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


7.A.

Resolution increasing the 60% FTE Case Manager I position to 100% FTE Case Manager I position effective immediately due to staffing restrictions.


Documents:
  1. FT CM Position.pdf
8.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -Tim Beals


8.A.

Resolution adopting expenditures under the Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Grant.


Documents:
  1. HSG FY 2018.pdf
8.B.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2018-090 and adopting a new resolution amending expenditures under the Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Grant.


8.C.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2018-089 and adopting a new resolution amending expenditures under the Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Grant.


9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Rescind Resolution 2019-040 and adopt replacement resolution approving revised list of road maintenance projects to be funded by SB 1 funds for Fiscal Year 2019‐2020.


Documents:
  1. SB1 ROP.pdf
9.B.

Authorize letter of support for the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) Application to the USFS Resource Advisory Committee for Title 2 Funding for a project that will complete trail maintenance on many trails and to construct a new trail segment connecting two existing trails.

Documents:
  1. SBTS RAC Item.pdf
9.C.

Discussion and adoption of resolution authorizing applications for federal assistance to the Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) on behalf of Sierra County for a project entitled "Sierra Brooks Subdivision‐Smithneck Creek Wildlife Management Area Defensible Space Project."


9.D.

Discussion and adoption of resolution authorizing applications for federal assistance to the Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) on behalf of Sierra County for a project entitled "Sierra Buttes Overlook and Interpretive Sign Project".


9.E.

Discussion and direction on status of proposed vacation of a County road in Sierraville that was the subject of a public hearing on March 19, 2019 pertaining to new information being available to the Board for its consideration.

9.F.

Reschedule public hearing with regard to the proposed termination of maintenance of a portion of Oregon Creek Road, County Road 295, specifically for the portion between the Zumalt property and the Kate Hardy Mine property, in accordance with Section 945.5 California Streets and Highways Code.

9.G.

Discussion and direction on creation of County Service Area 4‐Zone of Benefit for Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services to serve Long Valley and Verdi including final review of proposed boundaries; establishing budget for assessment engineering report and Prop 218 protest notification; and proposed timetable for implementation.


Documents:
  1. Benefit Zone.pdf
9.H.

Status report on proposed fire and medical services agreement with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (Nevada) for coverage within eastern Sierra County (Long Valley and Verdi) and direction on level of County involvement in proposed service agreement.


Documents:
  1. Fire Services.pdf
9.I.

Resolution accepting donation of contract services from the Downieville Improvement Group (DIG) on behalf of DIG and on behalf of Kaylon Hall's Senior Project ‐ The Bright Bridge Project.


10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Discussion/action regarding the Governor's Proclamation of a State of Emergency in California due to increased risk of wildfires. (CHAIR ROEN)


10.B.

Discussion/adoption of resolution dedicating the Downieville Community Tennis courts in the name of Mary Piggott Johnsen. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


10.C.

Appointment to the Cemetery District No. 3. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) - conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Cox v. Padilla, et al. Case No. 34-2019-80003090.


11.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) - conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Bankruptcy of PG&E, Case No. 19.30088 and 79.30089.


12.

TIMED ITEMS


12.A.
10:00AM

DRUG COURT AWARENESS MONTH

Presentation by Frank J. Lang, NP, JD regarding National Drug Court Month and adoption of resolution declaring May 2019 as "Drug Court Awareness Month" in Sierra County.
12.B.
10:30AM

PLUMAS-SIERRA AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

Presentation by Tim Gibson, Plumas-Sierra County Agricultural Commissioner on Industrial Hemp.
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.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Richard Rogalski, Applicant and Landowner for consideration of a Certificate of Compliance to establish legal status of the property. The project site, identified as APN 023-130-027, is located in the Verdi-Sierra Pines Subdivision Unit No 1, Portion of lot No. 19, Verdi, CA. (PLANNING)


13.B.

Rescission of Agreement 2019-002 and approve agreement with AirMedCare Network Group for Membership Discount for Sierra County Bargaining Unit, unrepresented employees and Special Districts. (AUDITOR)


Documents:
  1. AirMed Agm.pdf
13.C.

Approval of travel reimbursement for Jim Beard for January and February 2019. (AUDITOR)


13.D.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on March 5, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


13.E.

Minutes from the special teleconference meeting held on March 21, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


ADJOURN