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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 96124 - 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 - sdryden@sierracounty.ca.gov

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on February 5, 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
  • 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.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


6.A.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make changes to the 2018/2019 Final Budget to add an extra help road maintenance worker position to the county road budget, through the end of the current fiscal year and authorization to fill the position.


6.B.

Resolution of intent to abandon (vacate) a portion of an offer of dedication that was offered in perpetuity to the County as part of the approval of the Sierra Valley Senior Community located on Hill Street adjacent to the City of Loyalton.

6.C.

Presentation of bids and determination of possible adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract for construction of the Sierra County Wellness Center Addition Project.

7.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


7.A.

Request to set date and time for a public hearing regarding a County Initiated Zone Amendment on nine parcels as recommended by the Planning Commission.

8.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

8.A.

Authorization for the County's Lead Negotiator Margaret Long to sign side letter agreement with Sierra County Deputy Sheriff's Association regarding amendment to the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).


8.B.

Authorization for the County's Lead Negotiator Margaret Long to sign side letter agreement with Sierra County Road and Miscellaneous/Clerical Units regarding amendment to the current Memorandum of Understandings.


9.

COUNTY COUNSEL - David Prentice


9.A.

Discussion/direction on a letter to the California State Water Resources Control Board regarding issuance of discharge permits within Sierra County.

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Continued discussion/direction with regard to Sierra County's Proclamation of Emergency, Resolution 2014‐066 and Resolution 2016‐122, with regard to catastrophic wildfire potential. (CHAIR ROEN)

Documents:
  1. Fire discussion.pdf
10.B.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding combined use roadway legislation allowed pursuant to AB 628 (2011) and SB 1345 (2016) and inclusion of Sierra County into any continuation of this pilot project. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

Documents:
  1. Combined Use.pdf
11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.A.

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - conference with legal counsel regarding anticipated litigation - 1 case.

Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
12.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on January 22, 2019. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


12.B.

Resolution approving changes to the 2018-10 CSA5 Sierra Brooks Water System Budget due to unanticipated revenue related to the landfill closure project.

12.C.

Resolution authorizing and providing for the incurrence of indebtedness for the purpose of providing a portion of the costs of improvements to the Sierra Brooks Water System by County Service Area 5 to serve an area lawfully within its jurisdiction to serve.

12.D.

Resolution determining unpaid assessments; providing for the issuance of the County Service Area 5 of the County of Sierra Assessment District No. 2015-01 Limited Obligation Improvement Bond in the principal amount of not to exceed $2,125,000; prescribing the terms of the bond; authorizing execution of the bond; providing for collection of assessments to pay debt service on the bond; providing for a reserve fund for the bond; approving the sale of the bond to the United States of America, acting through the Rural Utilities Service; and authorizing related actions.


13.

TIMED ITEMS


13.A.
10:00AM

CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING - VACATE OREGON CREEK ROAD

Conduct continued public hearing and provide direction to staff with regard to resolution of intent to vacate Oregon Creek Road (#295).
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.

Resolution rescinding Agreement 2017-125 with the Sierra Buttes Snowbusters as it has been replaced by Agreement 2019-003. (PUBLIC WORKS)

14.B.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the 2018/2019 Final Budget - Community Corrections Sub Account. (PROBATION)


14.C.

Cash Audit Report for the period ended December 31, 2018. (AUDITOR)


14.D.

Treasurer Reports and Statements of Liquidity for October through December 2018. (AUDITOR)


14.E.

Investment report for period ending December 31, 2018. (AUDITOR)


14.F.

Resolution amending Resolution 2018-124 tax revenue exchange between the County of Sierra and Sierra County Fire Protection District #1. (AUDITOR)


14.G.

Approval of travel reimbursement for Peter W. Huebner, December 2018. (AUDITOR)


14.H.

Resolution approving contract between the County of Sierra and the California Secretary of State known as the "Voting System Replacement Contract 2018". (ELECTIONS)


14.I.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on January 22, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


15.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

15.A.

Letter from Rachel Sears, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), commending Sierra County for implementing floodplain management measures in order to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Documents:
  1. FEMA Letter.pdf
15.B.

Letter from Downieville Fire Protection District regarding appointment of Wayne M. Creel as the Interim Fire Chief of the Downieville Volunteer Fire Department.

15.C.

Letter from American Lung Association regarding the upcoming release of the 17th annual State of Tobacco Control Report on January 30, 2019.

ADJOURN