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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 May 18, 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: 187 541 7247

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/051821BOS
Access Code: 187 541 7247


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.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


6.A.

Resolution of authorization of Title III funds for the development of the Pike Community Firewise Plan.

6.B.

Resolution of authorization of Title III funds for the development of the Alleghany Community Firewise Plan.

6.C.

Discussion/direction on CalPERS Unfunded Actuarial Liability and financial advisory services.


Documents:
  1. UAL.pdf
6.D.

Discussion/authorization to advertise and hire an Account Technician I, II, III or Chief Account Technician in the Auditor's office.


7.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


7.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
7.B.

Approval of letter of support for the Sierra Valley Community Fire Protection Project.

7.C.

Discussion/action to consider broadband strategic plan funding opportunity. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

7.D.

Appointment to the Cemetery District #5. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Approval of vehicle disposal and tire disposal fee amnesty event for two weekends in June, 2021.

8.B.

Continued discussion and update on wildland fire treatment grants and engagement of services of Forester for grant writing purposes.

8.C.

Discussion and direction to staff regarding the California Board of Forestry proposed regulations.

8.D.

Resolution of support and authorization to submit application to the Federal Lands Access Program for the Gold Lake and Lakes Basin Roads Rehabilitation Project.


8.E.

Resolution of support and authorization to submit application to the Federal Lands Access Program for the Smithneck Road Rehabilitation and Bicycle Path Project.

8.F.

Resolution of support and authorization to submit application to the Federal Lands Access Program for the Sierra County-Henness Pass Road All Weather Recreational Gateway Project.

8.G.

Resolution accepting an irrevocable offer of dedication for a portion of Main Street in Downieville.

9.

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.
9.A.

Resolution approving Cooperative Law Enforcement FY 2021 Annual Operating and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forest. (SHERIFF)

9.B.

Amendment No. 1 to Agreement 2020-053, License Agreement between Sierra County and PG&E. related to allowing the County to utilize an automatic transfer switch at the Downieville Community Hall that was installed by PG&E. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. ROP.PGE.Item.pdf
9.C.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents, and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage Repair project at Gold Bluff Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

9.D.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents, and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage Repair project at Oxford Mine Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

9.E.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents, and authorization to solicit bids for the 2017 Storm Damage Repair project at Sailor Ravine Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

9.F.

Cash audit report for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. (AUDITOR)

9.G.

Treasurer's investment report and statement of liquidity for the period ended March 31, 2021. (TREASURER)

9.H.

Authorization to pay Cadence Inc. for Network Firewall and Gateway Security Refresh Project in the amount of $69,466.72. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

Documents:
  1. Gateway 2021.pdf
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