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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 April 20, 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: 187 736 9436

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/042021BOS
Access Code: 187 736 9436


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.

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.

Discussion/direction regarding potential opportunities to promote tourism for Sierra County. (SUPERVISOR LE BLANC)


Documents:
  1. Tourism.pdf
6.C.

Appointment to the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District #1. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


7.A.

Resolution approving the utilization of the Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment Programs (HMIOT) unspent funds towards the No Place Like Home Project (NPLH) and authorizing the Auditor to encumber $80,509.67.

7.B.

Resolution authorizing Sierra County Behavioral Health to opt-out of Assembly Bill (AB) 1976 Mental Health Services: Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT), also known as Laura’s Law.

8.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


8.A.

Resolution approving the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Addendum between the California Government Operations Agency and the County of Sierra and authorizing the Public Health Director, or designee, to sign the Memorandum of Understanding and Addendum.

Documents:
  1. CGO Board.pdf
9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Discussion and direction to staff regarding the Proposed Phase 1 Decision Revising Electric Rule 20 and Enhancing Program Oversight.

9.B.

Discussion and direction to staff with regard to the Immediate Action Wildfire and Forest Resilience Grant Program.

9.C.

Discussion and action with regard to lifting moratorium on issuance of permits for special events.

10.

CLERK-RECORDER/ELECTIONS - Heather Foster


10.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding procedures to be used to implement redistricting requirements following the 2020 census.


Documents:
  1. 2020 Census.pdf
11.

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.
11.A.

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

11.B.

Assignment of Agreement 2019-141 between Kings View Corporation and Sierra County to Kings View Professional Services (KVPS). (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

11.C.

Rescind the Memorandum of Understanding (Agreement 2021-023) between the County of Sierra and Nor-Cal Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) . (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

11.D.

Resolution approving the submittal of an application for the Local Enforcement Agency Grant and authorizing Director or Designee to execute the necessary application for the securing of grant funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. LEA Board.pdf
11.E.

Resolution approving the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Amendment A01 to Agreement No. 19-10190, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutritional Program, and Authorizing the Director of Public Health, or designee, to sign the standard agreement and all invoices to secure funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. WIC A01 Board.pdf
11.F.

Resolution approving an Amendment to Agreement 2021-007 between the County of Sierra and Downieville Fire Protection District for the provision of COVID-19 testing efforts through fiscal year 2021-22 and authorizing Vickie Clark, Director, to sign the amendment. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

11.G.

Advance authorization to to purchase ride on Husqvarna Mower for Sierraville School in an amount not to exceed $8,000.00. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Mower.pdf
11.H.

Approval of Challenge Cost Share Agreement with the USDA, Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, Agreement No. 21‐CS‐11051700‐028, relative to the Greene Acres Forest Health Planning Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.I.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Electronic Signature Policy. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.J.

Minutes from the special meeting held on March 25, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

Notice of preparation to harvest timber by Christopher and Allison Beardsley for Cal Fire. Project is located approximately 4 miles north-east of Downieville, California.

ADJOURN