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STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SIERRA
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Lee Adams, Vice-Chair, 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, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA 96124 - 530-565-6048 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, 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 - 530-913-9218 - sdryden@sierracounty.ca.gov


The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on January 21, 2020 at the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, 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
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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


6.A.

Resolution authorizing receipt of one-time funding to initiate Whole Person Care Capacity.


6.B.

Approval of Escrow General Provisions document with Old Republic Title Company for the purchase of the manufactured/mobile home for the wellness center.

6.C.

Discussion/direction regarding reinstating Sierra County as a Veteran's Services Office (VSO).


7.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


7.A.

Annual update of Sierra County's Tobacco Use Reduction Program.


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Introduction and first reading of proposed ordinance amending the Sierra Brooks Water System regulations currently in place to conform County regulations to the requirements of the new Sierra Brooks Water System Project.


8.B.

Resolution of Appreciation honoring Mr. Dennis Marsh, County Road Superintendent, and recognizing his retirement from County Service effective December 5, 2019.

Documents:
  1. Appreciation..pdf
9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Authorization for Supervisor Paul Roen to continue as Sierra County's program contact under the North Yuba Forest Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


9.B.

Discussion/action regarding request from State Senator Jim Nielsen for letter of support for a proposed North State Public Safety Training Center for professional training of first responders throughout Northern California. (CHAIR BEARD)


10.

TIMED ITEMS


10.A.
10:30AM

DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL LANDS PROGRAM

Review and direction to staff on draft State Department of Conservation "Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program Draft 2019-2020 Guidelines" which has a deadline date for written comments of January 27, 2020.
10.B.
11:00AM

LIBRARY SERVICES AGREEMENT

Discussion/direction/possible approval of contract between Plumas and Sierra County for library services.  (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)
10.C.
11:30AM

BIOMASS PRESENTATION

Steve Frisch-President of the Sierra Business Council: Presentation of white paper on biomass utilization in the Sierra Nevada; recap of regional activities around biomass utilization; and discussion of proposed biofuels project in Sierra County.
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.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Up-Date to the Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan 2017-2020. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


11.B.

Resolution ratifying the appointment of a temporary employee to be hired at an E step. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


11.C.

Resolution of appreciation to Donald S. Russell on his retirement as editor of the Mountain Messenger newspaper after 29 years. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


11.D.

Sierra County Child Care Local Planning Council's (LPC) Certification Statement regarding composition of LPC membership. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

11.E.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 17, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


11.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on January 7, 2020. (CLERK-RECORDER)


12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by James Edward Roos for the St. Charles Place.

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