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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 February 4, 2020 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
  • 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.

SUPERIOR COURT - Ann Mendez


6.A.

Discussion regarding the creation of a Juvenile Justice Commission in order to comply with state law with regards to the nomination and appointment of a new Chief Probation Officer and authorization to retain CPS HR for executive recruitment services in an amount not to exceed $17,000.


7.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS - Jeremy Miller


7.A.

Resolution updating the Sierra County Information Technology (IT) Policy.


Documents:
  1. IT Policy.pdf
8.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


8.A.

Resolution approving sale of tax defaulted property subject to the Tax Collector's Power to Sell.


9.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


9.A.

Discussion and direction with regard to California’s AB 1236 (Chapter 598, Statutes of 2015), Electric Vehicle Charging Station Law.

9.B.

Status of SB 2 Grant Application for County Housing Element.

Documents:
  1. REAP.Item.pdf
10.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


10.A.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract to Escheman Construction for the Ridge Road Storm Damage Repair, Federal Aid Project Nos. 32LO(483) & 32LO(492).

10.B.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract to Judd Buick Construction, Inc. for the Mountain House Road Storm Damage Repair, Federal Aid Project Nos. 32LO(484), 32LO(485), 32LO(486), & 32LO(487).

10.C.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2018-016 with Bruce Boyd, Architecture & Planning to extend termination date and update rate sheet for Downieville Community Hall.


Documents:
  1. Boyd.Item.pdf
10.D.

Discussion and status report on progress on Department of Conservation Sustainable Agricultural Lands and Conservation Easement Guidelines and on the progress over budget concerns with regard to the State Watermaster Service Area administration for Sierra Valley.

10.E.

Status report on the Sierra Brooks Water System Project.


10.F.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending the Sierra Brooks Water System regulations in order to conform County regulations to the requirements of the new Sierra Brooks Water System Project.


10.G.

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

11.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


11.A.

Update by the Sierra County Fire Safe and Watershed Council and approval of addendum to Master Agreement for Funding Firewise Community Projects to be undertaken by the Sierra County Firesafe and Watershed Council, Agreement No. 2012-111, for a pilot project to provide a bin at the Sierra City Transfer Station for green waste. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


Documents:
  1. SCFWC.pdf
12.

TIMED ITEMS


12.A.
10:00AM

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TAX MEASURE

Continued discussion/direction to staff regarding special election for emergency medical services (EMS) fee/tax for the Downieville Fire Protection District emergency medical services. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)
Documents:
  1. EMS Tax Measure.pdf
13.

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.
13.A.

Resolution affirming surplus status of 2 vehicles and authorizing Downieville Fire Department to conduct an extrication training with them prior to recycling. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Surplus Vehicle.pdf
13.B.

Resolution approving grant application and identifying the County as a cooperative partner and collaborator for a project and grant being pursued by the Sierra Business Council regarding biomass utilization and development in Sierra County. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Biomass.Item.pdf
14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter from the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) regarding the Sierra Valley Conservation Area, Expansion 5 (Genasci) project.


14.B.

Letter from the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) regarding the Sardine Meadow Restoration project.


14.C.

Letter from the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) regarding the Haskell Peak Meadows Restoration Project.


14.D.

Letter from Janis and Stan Hardeman requesting clarification of the Sierra County General Plan as it relates to their ten-acre parcel of property located east of Loyalton on Highway 49.


Documents:
  1. Hardeman Letter.pdf
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