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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 - 530-565-6024 - 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, Vice-Chair, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA - 530-565-6048 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, District 4
P.O. Box 1140 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-565-6092 -jbeard@sierracounty.ca.gov
Scott A. Schlefstein, Chair, District 5

P.O. Box 192 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-913-9218 - supervisor5@sierracounty.ca.gov

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on January 2, 2018 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
  • Passing of gavel to new Board Chairman
  • Selection of Vice-Chairman
  • 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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


6.A.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Draft Three-Year Program and Expenditures Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2020.


Documents:
  1. MHSA PLAN BOARD.pdf
7.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


7.A.

Discussion and direction to staff on implementation of a $4.00 fee in lieu of business licenses due to the requirements of AB 1379 (Thurmond) ‐ Certified Access Specialist Program: Funding.

8.

CLERK-RECORDER/ELECTIONS - Heather Foster


8.A.

County Clerk's certificate of the examination of a County Referendum Petition on the County's Ordinance No. 1081 in relation to imposing a ban on commercial marijuana cultivation, marijuana processing, and marijuana dispensaries within the County, and discussion/action to either repeal Sierra County Ordinance No. 1081 or submit the ordinance to the voters at the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election pursuant to California Elections Code Sections 9144 and 9145.

Documents:
  1. Referendum Item.pdf
9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Resolution appointing Margaret Long, Sierra County Assistant County Counsel as the County's Personnel Director. (DEPARTMENT MANAGERS)


10.

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.
10.A.

Resolution approving the annual renewal of probation's pretrial electronic monitoring per 1203.018 PC and post sentence electronic monitoring program per 1203.016 PC. (PROBATION)


10.B.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to increase revenues and expenditures in the 2017/2018 Final Budget for Social Services to accommodate the purchase of a Cisco Firepower 2110 NGFW appliance for the Sierra County firewall. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


Documents:
  1. EBT Project.pdf
10.C.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 5, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)


11.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

11.A.

Letter from Jan Klement, Attorney at Law regarding termination of legal services representing the parties having interests in the property, commonly referred to as The Balls Ranch.


ADJOURN