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.
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:
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.
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
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
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.
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.
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.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by District Ranger on items that may affect the County of Sierra.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas
Resolution approving the Sierra County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Draft Three-Year Program and Expenditures Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2020.
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.
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.
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)
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)