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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 May 7, 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 the proposed 2019-2020 Budget for the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP).


7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


7.A.

Discussion/direction regarding placing a modular home or commercial building next to the Behavioral Health building in lieu of the Wellness Center expansion project and to work with Planning/Public Works to develop project.


Documents:
  1. Board.pdf
7.B.

Authorization to pay 2017/2018 invoices to Charis Youth Center in the amount of $39,880.70 for Therapeutic Behavioral Services.


8.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


8.A.

Resolution/Findings authorizing appointment of retired annuitant to a temporary position.


9.

RISK MANAGER - Van Maddox


9.A.

Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with CSAC EIA Dental Program.


10.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -Tim Beals


10.A.

Discussion/direction on authorizing issuance of an Request For Proposals (RFP) for a complete update of the County Emergency Operations Plan funded through Homeland Security funding.


Documents:
  1. EOP RFP.pdf
11.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


11.A.

Authorization to negotiate and complete the purchase of two used vehicles as approved in the final budget for the Department of Building and Planning.


11.B.

Request of Sierra County Land Trust for technical assistance from the County in administering the CEQA process for grant funding that the Land Trust is seeking for projects.


12.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


12.A.

Authorization to purchase two truckloads of crackseal and pavement repair product from Maxwell Products in an amount not to exceed $40,000.

12.B.

Report of May 3, 2019 meeting at the Sierra Nevada Conservancy Offices in Auburn on a collaborative funding and forest health project planned for the Yuba River Drainage in western Sierra County.

12.C.

Resolution accepting certain offers of dedication for Hill Lane at Verdi between the State of Nevada and Dog Valley Road.


Documents:
  1. Hill Lane.Item.pdf
12.D.

Resolution confirming existence of a project that will utilize Rule 20A funds for the renovation of Main Street (State Route 49) in Sierra City known as "The Sierra City Main Street Project" which will include road and drainage, pedestrian, and overhead utility conversion improvements.

12.E.

Discussion and direction on two issues pertaining to fire protection services involving Sierra County Fire Protection District #1: a. Mitigation fee ordinance amendment to incorporate the area of Sierra County recently annexed into the existing fire protection district; and b. Services agreement for fire and EMS services for Verdi and Long Valley with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District of Washoe County, Nevada.

12.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.


Documents:
  1. Ordinance ROP.pdf
13.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors.
13.A.

Resolution approving plans, specifications, contract and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for the Sierra Brooks Water System Improvement Project‐Phase II.

13.B.

Approval of Project Certifications remaining to be issued for completion of the terms of Letter of Conditions issued by USDA for the Sierra Brooks Water System Project.


14.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


14.A.

Request to have contract review of existing agreement with the Downieville Fire Protection District regarding ambulance and emergency medical services in western Sierra County assigned to the board’s finance committee. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


Documents:
  1. DFPD Agms.pdf
15.

CLOSED SESSION


15.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) - conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Loyalton Mobile Home Park, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7677.


16.

TIMED ITEMS


16.A.
10:00AM

PUBLIC HEARING - OREGON CREEK ROAD

Conduct public hearing and consider adoption of resolution terminating maintenance of a
portion of an existing county highway identified as Oregon Creek Road, County Road 295, specifically for the portion between the Zumalt Property and the Kate Hardy Mine.
16.B.
10:30AM

WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND PREPAREDNESS

Discussion/direction regarding wildfire prevention and preparedness for Sierra County.
17.

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.
17.A.

Resolution delegating the investment authority and renewing the investment policy. (TREASURER)


17.B.

Chandler Asset Management Investment Report for Sierra County period ending March 31, 2019. (TREASURER)


17.C.

Treasurer reports and statements of liquidity for January through March, 2019. (AUDITOR)


17.D.

Cash Audit Report for the quarter ending March 31, 2019. (AUDITOR)


17.E.

Professional Services Agreement between Barbara Coffman, MFT, and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Coffman Board.pdf
17.F.

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
17.G.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain transfers in the 2018/2019 County Budget for the Tobacco Program. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


17.H.

Resolution authorizing the Sierra County Auditor to make certain transfers in the 2018/2019 County Budget to cover the county share of the increased CalWorks grants. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


17.I.

Agreement between the County and Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee for drug and alcohol testing services. (PUBLIC WORKS)

17.J.

Resolution authorization the Auditor to make changes to the 2018/2019 County Budget Solid Waste Post Closure Fund/Solid Waste Post Closure Maintenance Fund. (PUBLIC WORKS)


17.K.

Resolution authorization the Auditor to make changes to the 2019 Final Budget to reflect revenues and expenditures related to storm damage projects. (PUBLIC WORKS)

17.L.

Authorization for the Sheriff's Office to accept donation of 15 Axon Body Worn Cameras and docking/charging stations from the Town of Truckee. (SHERIFF)


Documents:
  1. BWC Donation.pdf
17.M.

Approval of purchase of two (2) wireless conference sound systems from Pro Acoustics to replace current sound system for County Board of Supervisors meetings held in Downieville and Loyalton. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


17.N.

Appointment of Mary Ervin, President of the Sierra County Chamber of Commerce, as the official representative of Sierra County to be responsible for the County's State Fair exhibit and to make decisions, requests, and any protests on behalf of the County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


17.O.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on April 2, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


18.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

18.A.

Letter from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding new or revised Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) panels within Sierra County.


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