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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 - 530-993-4048 - sdryden@sierracounty.ca.gov

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on April 16, 2019 in the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, 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.

SHERIFF/CORONER - Mike Fisher


6.A.

Discussion/adoption of resolution approving Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Operating and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.


6.B.

Authorization to pay for unexpected vehicle repair, Sheriff's Vehicle #891 - 2017 Ford Expedition.


7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Resolution authorizing purchase, payment and installation of for two speed feedback signs from Statewide Traffic and Signs in the amount of $9,030.45.

7.B.

Discussion and direction to staff regarding the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018 Per Capita Program.

7.C.

Discussion and direction with regard to the USFS (North Yuba Ranger District) proposal to construct the Gold Valley Rim Off-Highway Vehicle Trailhead approximately 1/4 mile north of Packer Saddle.

7.D.

Discussion on standing offers of dedication on various roads and direction to staff on a recommendation to have the Board of Supervisors formally accept offers of dedication from previous subdivision maps for Hill Lane in Verdi, Sierra County from the Nevada State Line to Dog Valley Road.

7.E.

Discussion on approach to serving the administrative and management obligations of the SNC Grant for the Yuba Project and approval of professional services agreement with North Valley Resource Management (Danielle Bradfield, Registered Professional Forester), for management and administrative services to be performed on behalf of the County to comply with the SNC grant agreement in the amount of $500,000.


7.F.

Introduction and first reading of ordinance amending Sierra Brooks Water System policies to conform to the proposed water system grant and loan project funded by USDA Rural Development.


8.

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER - Jeremy Miller


8.A.

Discussion/adoption of resolution authorizing the Auditor to make changes to the 2018/2019 Final Budget for purchase of a computer system backup.


9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Approval of letter in opposition to AB 1356 regarding commercial retail cannabis activities. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


9.B.

Appointments to the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.

CLOSED SESSION


10.A.

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - conference with legal counsel regarding anticipated litigation - 1 case.


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
10.B.

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 and 54957.6 - Department Managers.


11.

LOYALTON LANDFILL PRESENTATION


11.A.

Presentation by Craig Morgan of Avalex, Inc. on the near completion of the landfill closure project.

  • Following Mr. Morgan's presentation the Board of Supervisors will recess and reconvene at the Loyalton Landfill to tour and observe the closure project and to view the new waste compactor just placed into service at the transfer station.
12.

TIMED ITEMS


12.A.
10:00AM

CONTINUED DISCUSSION - VACATION PUBLIC ACCESS EASEMENT

Continued discussion and direction to staff and/or final determination on the proposed road abandonment of the county road/alley located south of and behind Los Dos Restaurant including possible adoption of resolution terminating said vacation proceedings.
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.

Authorize payment of invoice 194466 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. IMD.Item.pdf
13.B.

Resolution approving Agreement for Federal Apportionment Exchange Program and State Match Program California Department of Transportation‐Non MPO County (X19‐5913(074). (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Exchange.Item.pdf
13.C.

Authorize road department expenditure in the amount of $9,000 for needed repairs for the Goodyears Bar Road Maintenance Shop Generator. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Generator.Item.pdf
13.D.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the 2018/19 Final Budget for Court Security. (AUDITOR)


13.E.

Resolution adopting pay tables for Sierra County and Special Revenue Funds to comply with CalPERS requirement to publicly post all compensation. (AUDITOR)


13.F.

Amendment to agreement between California Department of Justice and Sierra County for DUI analysis services. (SHERIFF)


13.G.

Resolution approving Boating Safety and Waterways Financial Aid Program Agreement for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 between Sierra County and California State Parks Boating and Waterways. (SHERIFF)


13.H.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain transfers in the 2018/2019 County Budget regarding Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Workforce Education Training (WET) trust account. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


13.I.

Amendment to Agreement 2004-143 between the Western Sierra Medical Clinic and the County of Sierra for use of additional office space for the Sierra County Personnel Department. (PERSONNEL)


Documents:
  1. WSMC Lease Agm.pdf
13.J.

Certified statement of the results of the canvass for the March 26, 2019 Senate District 1 Special Primary Election. (ELECTIONS)

13.K.

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


13.L.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on March 19, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


ADJOURN