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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 July 6, 2021 in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers, Courthouse, Downieville. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

 This meeting will be open to in-person attendance and available to the public via teleconference.  
The public may observe and provide public comments by using the WebEx options below:

By Phone: 1-415-655-0001
Access Code: 182 396 9454
Password: 1111

By PC:
 https://tinyurl.com/07062021BOS
 Access Code: 182 396 9454


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
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.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


6.A.

Discussion and direction to staff regarding communication from the City of Loyalton with regard to evaluating options for reforming a partnership for Building and Planning services.

7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Status report on Proposition 68 grant projects for Downieville Community Hall and Sierraville Recreation Center (Sierraville School).

7.B.

Resolution of opposition to Senate Bill 12 (SB 12) which proposes to amend the public resources code-local government planning and zoning with specific regard to wildfire.

7.C.

Discussion and update on proposed amendments to Board of Forestry regulations.

8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

Discussion/possible adoption of a resolution declaring intent to allocate Title III funding to the Sierra County Firesafe and Watershed Council in the amount of $5,000 to update the Sierra County Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

Documents:
  1. CCWPP update.pdf
8.B.

Approval of letter to Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board in support of Goose Lake Watershed irrigated pasture regulatory recommendations. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

Documents:
  1. Goose Lake.pdf
8.C.

Appointment to the Long Valley Groundwater Management District. (CLERK)

9.

COUNTY COUNSEL - David Prentice


9.A.

Introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance amending 8.050.040 of the Sierra County Code to allow for delinquent county water service charges to be placed on the annual county tax roll for collection.

Documents:
  1. SB Water Ord.pdf
10.

CLOSED SESSION


10.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54957 - Public Employment - All Department Directors/Managers.

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.

Amendment to Employment Contract 2019-135, Amendment 2020-094 and Amendment 2021-032 between Celia Sutton-Pado and County of Sierra. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

11.B.

Lease Agreement between Janet M. Hamilton, Pamela A. Brandon and Sierra County. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. HB Lease Board.pdf
11.C.

Agreement between The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Davis Campus Continuing and Professional Education and Sierra County for ten (10) units of training. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Documents:
  1. UC Davis Board.pdf
11.D.

Professional Services Agreement between Sierra County Office of Education and Sierra County Behavioral Health for Substance Abuse Prevention programs. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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

Professional Services Agreement between Progress House, Inc. and Sierra County for Substance Use Disorder Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

11.F.

Professional Services Agreement between North American Mental Health Services (NAMHS) and County of Sierra for Telemedicine services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. NAMHS Board.pdf
11.G.

Professional Services Agreement between Nevada County Department of Health and Human Services and Sierra County for Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

11.H.

Professional Services Agreement between Nevada County Department of Health and Human Services and Sierra County for respite services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

11.I.

Agreement for services by the East Sierra Valley Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2021/2022 Fiscal Year. (AUDITOR)

11.J.

Agreement between the California State Association of Counties Finance Corporation and the County of Sierra for the collection of delinquent debts owed to the County. (TAX COLLECTOR)

11.K.

Approval of expenditures in the amount of $11,365.84, invoice INW01392950 to Cashman Equipment for main control valve repair and related parts and labor, including installation of snow plow, for Road Department vehicle #328, a Caterpillar Loader. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Cashman ROP.pdf
11.L.

Professional Services Agreement with Avalex, Inc. for engineering services related to the request for closure the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board for the Alleghany Maintenance Facility Leaking Underground Fuel Tank (LUFT) site. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.M.

Professional Services Agreement with Avalex, Inc. for solid waste consulting services for Fiscal Year 2021-2022. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.N.

Resolution rescinding Agreement 2021-066 and approving updated Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Sierra and the Western Sierra Residential Center to contribute to the renovation of the Downieville Community Hall. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. MOU DCH.Item.pdf
11.O.

Resolution authorizing application to the USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program to fund a kitchen renovation project at the Downieville Community Hall. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.P.

Resolution authorizing application to the USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program to fund a kitchen renovation project at the Sierraville Recreation Center (Sierraville School). (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. SRC Grant Item.pdf
11.Q.

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

11.R.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 18, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

2018-2020 biennial inspection of Sierra County Sheriff's Office Temporary Holding Facility.

12.B.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by Adam Lee Serrao.

Documents:
  1. Adam Lee Serrao.pdf
12.C.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by Casterman & Sons LLC.

12.D.

Email from US Board on Geographic Names regarding applying the new name Leonard Creek to a previously unnamed stream in Sierra County.

Documents:
  1. Leonard Creek.pdf
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