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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 18, 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
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.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

6.A.

Approval of job description for the position of Chief Probation Officer.


7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Professional Services Agreement with Flaherty Engineering Inc. for construction management services related to the storm damage repair projects on Mountain House Road and Ridge Road.


7.B.

Discussion and direction to staff regarding the issue of seasonal road closures for certain county highways due to rescue calls and also significant road damage that occurs because of the increasing volume of traffic.

7.C.

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

8.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


8.A.

Agreement for Professional Services between DUDEK and the County of Sierra for additional Environmental Consulting Services for the Sierra Hot Springs Masterplan Project.

9.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -Tim Beals


9.A.

Authorize issuance of Notice of Termination of the existing "Code Red" services agreement 2011-011 for emergency notifications as part of the transfer of the E-9-1-1 software upgrade to Everbridge.


10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Discussion/approval of letter in response to Congressman Doug LaMalfa's request for input on possible legislation that would help improve availability of allotments to the livestock industry. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


10.B.

Discussion/direction regarding letter from CAL FIRE Unit Chief Brian Estes, Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, in response to Sierra County's concerns regarding the analysis of State and Local Responsibility Areas (SRA/LRA) within the Sierra Valley. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


10.C.

Discussion/direction regarding the Tree Removal Information State Regulations provided by CAL FIRE, Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


10.D.

Discussion/direction regarding the proposed contract with Plumas County for Library Services. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


11.

TIMED ITEMS


11.A.
10:00AM

SIERRA COUNTY SCHOOLS FOR ADULTS

Presentation by Wendy Jackson, Sierra County Schools for Adults on starting a Fire Basics Academy in Sierra County.
Documents:
  1. SC Adult Ed.pdf
11.B.
10:30AM

ALLIANCE FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Mid-year update by the Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. on business and job seeker services in Sierra County for program year 2019/2020.
Documents:
  1. AFWD Update.pdf
12.

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.
12.A.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2019-048 and authorizing amended expenditures under the Fiscal Year 2017 State Homeland Security Grant Program. (OES)


12.B.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2019-046 and authorizing amended expenditures under the Fiscal Year 2018 State Homeland Security Grant Program. (OES)


12.C.

Resolution authorizing expenditures under the Fiscal Year 2019 State Homeland Security Grant Program. (OES)


12.D.

Advance approval of expenditure in the amount of $8,600.00 to Light Foot Truck Repair, Inc. for clutch and transmission replacement, and related parts and labor for Road Department vehicle #282, a Peterbilt water truck. (PUBLIC WORKS)


12.E.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorizing solicitations of bids for the construction of the foundation for the Sierra County Wellness Center. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Foundation.Item.pdf
12.F.

Annual renewal of probation’s pretrial electronic monitoring per 1203.018 PC and post sentence electronic monitoring program per 1203.016 PC. (PROBATION)


12.G.

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


12.H.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on January 21, 2020. (CLERK-RECORDER)


ADJOURN