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

P.O. Box 192 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-913-9218 - supervisor5@sierracounty.ca.gov

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on March 6, 2018 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

Presentation/update by Tahoe National Forest Supervisor Eli Illano on US Forest Service activities in Sierra County.
6.

PROBATION - Jeff Bosworth


6.A.

Resolution adding two additional rules to probation's pretrial electronic monitoring per Penal Code section 1203.018 and post sentence electronic monitoring program per Penal Code section 1203.016.


7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Professional Services Agreement with Bruce E. Boyd, Architects & Planners, for preparation of construction and permit drawings for an addition to the Sierra County Health and Human Services Wellness Center at 207 Front Street, Loyalton.

7.B.

Professional Services Agreement with Bruce E. Boyd, Architects & Planners, for Phase I architectural services for the Downieville Community Hall Renovation.


7.C.

Report and direction to staff on notices of grant award for Henness Pass Road and for the Yuba Project.

7.D.

Discussion, direction and authorization for a letter of support to the Sierra County Firesafe & Watershed Council regarding funding opportunity for Fire Safe Councils for fuels reduction projects in the Sierra Nevada.


8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

Discussion and approval of a letter in support of SB 1222 (Stone) related to dredging. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


Documents:
  1. SB 1222.pdf
9.

TIMED ITEMS


9.A.
10:00AM

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Meeting of the Sierra County Board of Equalization

Call to order


    9.A.i.

    Selection of the Board of Equalization Chair and Vice-Chair for the 2018 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


    9.A.ii.

    Application for Changed Assessment 2016/2017-006 - Brian Johnson.


    9.B.
    10:45AM

    SOLID WASTE APPEAL - VADIM SOKYRKO

    Appeal of Solid Waste Assessment Fees filed by Mr. Vadim Sokyrko for APN 017-050-003-0, located at 207 Willow Street, Loyalton, CA.
    9.C.
    11:15AM

    PUBLIC HEARING - SIERRA COUNTY FEE SCHEDULES

    1. Conduct a public hearing on revised fee schedules for all County offices.
    2. Introduction and first reading of an ordinance repealing Sections 5.50.10, 5.50.012, 5.50.013, 5.50.014 and 5.50.015 of Chapter 5.50 of the Sierra County Code and replacing Section 5.50.010 pertaining to Departmental Fees and Master Fee Schedules.
    3. Resolution adopting Sierra County Fee Schedules.
    10.

    CLOSED SESSION


    10.A.

    Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) - conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Loyalton Mobile Home Park, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7677.


    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.

    Amendment to Earth Surgeon's Construction Company Agreement for Equipment Services 2012‐035 to reduce base contract fee. (PUBLIC WORKS)


    11.B.

    Rescission of Agreement 2018-003 and approval of professional services agreement between Charis Youth Center and Sierra County Behavioral Health Department for behavioral health services for youth. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


    Documents:
    1. Charis Board.pdf
    11.C.

    Resolution approving Plumas County Agreement No. PARTB1819SCPH, Ryan White Part B, and authorizing the Public Health Director to sign the agreement and invoices to secure funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


    11.D.

    Resolution amending Resolution 2017-012 to include the Director of Health and Social Service's pay. (AUDITOR)


    11.E.

    Treasurer's investment reports and statements of liquidity for the period October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. (AUDITOR)


    11.F.

    Cash Audit Report for the period ended December 31, 2017. (AUDITOR)


    11.G.

    Addendum #1 to Agreement No. 2016-012 between the County of Sierra and Democracy Live for the use of a remote accessible vote by mail ballot delivery system. (ELECTIONS)


    11.H.

    Minutes from the regular meeting held on February 6, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


    12.

    CORRESPONDENCE LOG

    12.A.

    Letter from Tony Tooke, US Forest Service Chief in response to a letter dated January 10, 2012 from the Sierra County Board of Supervisors regarding management of National Forests in Northern California.


    Documents:
    1. USDA Letter.pdf
    12.B.

    Email from Shane Starr, District Representative for Congressman Doug LaMalfa regarding Opportunity Zones; a new community development program established by congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.


    12.C.

    Press Release from the United States Department of Agriculture regarding resources to help rural communities address the opioid crisis.


    Documents:
    1. Opioid Crisis.pdf
    ADJOURN