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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 June 1, 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: 187 771 2061

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/060121BOS
Access Code: 187 771 2061


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.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


6.A.

Agreement for Professional Services between the County of Sierra and California Association of Environmental Health Administrators for a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.

Documents:
  1. CAEHA Board.pdf
7.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

7.A.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Telecommuting Policy.


8.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


8.A.

Approval of addendum to agreement between Wex Bank and the State of California for fuel card services.

8.B.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the 2020/21 Final Budget for the purchase of a vehicle for the Sheriff's Department.

Documents:
  1. Sheriff Vehicle.pdf
9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2018-007 with MGE Engineering to include construction management services for 5 sites (Brandy City - 2 sites); Old Tollbridge; Long Valley; and Jim Crow Road in the Professional Engineering and Environmental Services Agreement for 2017 Flood Damage-Multiple Sites.


9.B.

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

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.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
10.B.

Approval of support letter for the inclusion of IRWM funding in Drought Relief and Resilience Package. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

Documents:
  1. IRWM Support.pdf
10.C.

Discussion and direction to staff regarding the California Board of Forestry proposed regulations. (CHAIR ADAMS)

10.D.

Introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance repealing Chapter 3.12 of the County Code regarding drug and alcohol nonuse and testing. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.E.

Appointment to Downieville Fire Protection District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.F.

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

Documents:
  1. SCCWD1.pdf
11.

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND COUNTY SERVICE AREAS JOINT MEETING

Board of Supervisors to convene as the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors and to hold joint meetings as both the County Board of Supervisors and the CSA Board of Directors.
11.A.

Discussion/direction/adoption of a resolution setting the County Service Areas Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22.


11.B.

Discussion/direction/adoption of a resolution setting the County & Special Revenue Funds Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22.


11.C.

Amendment to Agreement 2003-192 between the County of Sierra and the Alleghany County Water District for funding for library rental space.

Documents:
  1. ACWD Lease.pdf
12.

TIMED ITEMS

12.A.
10:00AM

PUBLIC HEARING - JIM CROW ROAD

Conduct public hearing pursuant to California Streets and Highway Code Section 970.5 to consider a change of name of Jim Crow Road - County Road 410, located two miles north of Downievlle extending from State Route 49 to Jim Crow Creek, a length of one (1) mile, and possible adoption of resolution ordering a change of name for County Road 410 and directing actions for implementation of the new road name.
12.B.
10:30AM

CALPERS UNFUNDED ACTUARIAL LIABILITY

Discussion/approval of contract for financial advisory services for the purposes of refinancing Sierra County's California Public Employee's Retirement System (CalPERS) Unfunded Actuarial Liability (UAL).
Documents:
  1. Bond Services.pdf
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.

Professional Services Agreement between Mary Lowe, LMFT, and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Lowe Board.pdf
13.B.

Professional Services Agreement between Thomas E. Bittker, M.D., and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Bittker Board.pdf
13.C.

Professional Services Agreement between Sierra County Child Abuse Council and Sierra County Behavioral Health to conduct the Nurturing Parenting Program through Mental Health Services Act Prevention/Early Intervention funding. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

13.D.

Professional Services Agreement between Oliver Ocskay, Ph.D. and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Ocskay Board.pdf
13.E.

Mutual Termination of Agreement 2005-153 and Amendments 2008-125, 2011-062, 2018-045, 2020-012, 2020-089 and 2021-015 between County of Plumas and County of Sierra for Certified Unified Program Agency services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

13.F.

Resolution adopting the updated Sierra County Injury and Illness Prevention Policy Resolution 2021-011. (PERSONNEL)

13.G.

Resolution adopting the updated Sierra County Travel Policy Resolution 17-014. (PERSONNEL)

13.H.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Filberto Ferroni, applicant and Karen Ferroni, Trustee of the Herbert Kronish Trust, landowner. Consideration of a Tentative Parcel Map application for property located near Hill Street in Verdi, CA, APN: 023-080-026. (PLANNING)


13.I.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2009-044 with Sauers Engineering to extend contract term for the engineering services contract for the Sierra Brooks Water System Improvement Project Phase 2. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Sauers.ROP.pdf
13.J.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 97-068 with Bastian Engineering to update rate sheet for County Surveyor and County Engineer Services. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Bastian ROP.pdf
13.K.

Agreement designating Northern California EMS, Inc. as the Local EMS Agency for Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. NorCal EMS.pdf
13.L.

Amendment to Agreement 1994-110 for Public Defender Services with J. Lon Cooper to extend the term of the contract. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. Public Defender.pdf
13.M.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on April 6, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


13.N.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 4, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter from the California Wildlife Foundation in regards to protecting oak habitat for biodiversity and fire resilience.


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