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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 - 530-289-3506 - 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, Chair, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA - 530-565-6048 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, Vice-Chair, District 4
P.O. Box 1140 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-565-6092 -jbeard@sierracounty.ca.gov
Sharon Dryden, District 5

P.O. Box 246 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-993-4048

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on January 8, 2019 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.

PROBATION - Jeff Bosworth


6.A.

Board appointments for Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) and Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council (JJCC).


7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Amendment 1 to State of California Standard Agreement C17V0047 with the State Department of Parks and Recreation for funding for the Over Snow Vehicle Program grooming, plowing, and maintenance services through September 30, 2020.


7.B.

Formal review and adoption of any comments on the Plumas National Forest Over‐Snow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).

Documents:
  1. PNF OSV.Item.pdf
8.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


8.A.

Update by the County Auditor on the state of the 2018/2019 County Budget and adoption of resolution rescinding Resolution 2018-119 selectively freezing employee hiring and promotion absent Board approval. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS/AUDITOR)


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

Resolution authorizing a promotion in the Auditor's office.


8.C.

Resolution authorizing the Tax Collector to purchase a RTL deposit system for the new property tax system and make budget adjustments.


9.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

9.A.

Resolution creating a Personnel Analyst Position under the Personnel Director.


10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Discussion/direction regarding updating the Sierra County Board of Supervisors' Rules of Procedure and Standing Committee Policies and Procedures. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.B.

Discussion/direction regarding appointments to commissions, board and associations; standing committees; term appointments made by the full board; and ad-hoc committees for the 2019 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.C.

Discussion/direction regarding county-optional agreement to conduct outreach related to the California Complete County (CCC) 2020 Census. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.D.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance repealing Sierra County Code Section 2.03.090 and replacing with a revised Board Travel Policy. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.E.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 and rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. BOS Salary Ord.pdf
11.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors.
11.A.

Minutes from the Sierra County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on December 4, 2018. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.B.

Discussion and direction to staff on fire service agreements 91-002 and 92-031 between the City of Loyalton and CSA 5/CSA 5A now that LAFCo proceedings have been completed for the impacted areas.

12.

CLOSED SESSION


12.A.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, Margaret Long Negotiator, all bargaining units.


12.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) - conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Michael Miller, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7637.


12.C.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2) - conference with legal counsel - threat of litigation - 1 case.


13.

TIMED ITEMS


13.A.
10:00AM

RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION - ELIZABETH MORGAN

Resolution of appreciation to Elizabeth Morgan for her years of service to Sierra County.
13.B.
10:30AM

CATASTROPHIC WILDFIRE POTENTIAL

Discussion/direction regarding Sierra County's Proclamation of Emergency, Resolution 2014-066 and 2016-122, with regard to catastrophic wildfire potential.
14.

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.
14.A.

Annual renewal of Probation's pre-trial and post-sentence electronic monitoring programs. (PROBATION)

14.B.

Annual renewal of contract with CDCR to house certain inmates. (PROBATION)

14.C.

Agreement with AirMedCare Network Affinity Group for Membership Discount for Sierra County Bargaining Unit & Unrepresented Employees & Special Districts. (PUBLIC WORKS)


14.D.

Agreement for Services with the Sierra Buttes Snowbusters to provide trail/road snow grooming services for OSV trails. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Snowbusters.ROP.pdf
14.E.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to make changes to the 2019 Final Budget ‐ Parks and Recreation ‐ to increase revenues and expenditures in the amount of $120,000 for the snow grooming program. (PUBLIC WORKS)

14.F.

License Agreement with Matthew and Jennifer Carden for use of a portion of State Highway 49 that is currently under the control of Sierra County. (PUBLIC WORKS)


14.G.

Resolution rejecting bid for the construction of the Sierra County Wellness Center Addition Project and authorizing re‐bidding. (PUBLIC WORKS)

14.H.

Professional Services Agreement between The Regents of the University of California, a California corporation (“University”) acting for and on behalf of the Davis campus UC Davis Extension Northern California Training Academy, and County of Sierra. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

14.I.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to make changes to the 2018/19 Final Budget and authorizing payment to Megabyte. (AUDITOR)


14.J.

Resolution amending Resolution 2017-006 to add Road Superintendent to the Mid-Management. (AUDITOR)


14.K.

Approval of Board of Supervisors Travel Reimbursement for Peter Huebner, November 2018. (AUDITOR)


14.L.

Resolution approving contract between the County of Sierra and the State of California to provide the County with HAVA Federal funds to improve cyber security and infrastructure related to VoteCal. (ELECTIONS)


Documents:
  1. HAVA contract.pdf
14.M.

Resolution approving continued use of a Master Bond for County Officials. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


14.N.

Minutes from the regular meeting held December 4, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


14.O.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 18, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


15.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

15.A.

Letter from LaDonna Matinetti in support of Kim McKinney's letter printed in the Sierra Booster December 13, 2018 regarding the Masterplan for Sierra Hot Springs.


15.B.

Letter from Patrick Hogan, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) responding to Board of Supervisors November 6, 2018 letter regarding PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff program.


Documents:
  1. PG and E Letter.pdf
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