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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 20, 2018 in 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.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


6.A.

Discussion/direction regarding Sierra County's loan of gold collection displayed at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.


7.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


7.A.

Discussion on the status of the Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Local Area Management Program (LAMP) draft.


Documents:
  1. OWTS LAMP.pdf
8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Authorization of letter to Yuba County Water Agency requesting participation in the funding of the implementation of the “Yuba Project” on the Yuba River Ranger District in Sierra and Yuba Counties.


8.B.

Update on status and plans for the closure of the Loyalton Landfill.


8.C.

Resolution authorizing purchase and installation of a waste compactor unit at the Loyalton Transfer Station.

Documents:
  1. Compactor.Item.pdf
8.D.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 97‐068 with Bastian Engineering to add scope of services for survey and pertinent work related to the Sierra County Landfill Closure Project.


8.E.

Request for meeting of the Board standing committee on personnel to review policies in the County code on promotions, to discuss the County drug testing policy, and to review the proposed road department organization structure.

9.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -Tim Beals


9.A.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2018-015 and adopting replacement resolution to reflect an amended expenditure for the Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Grant.


10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Discussion and approval of letter to AT&T, California Public Utilities Commission, and legislative representatives expressing concern over AT&T policies with regard to provision of internet services to Sierra City and outlying regions. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


10.B.

Second reading and adoption 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 Schedule. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.C.

Appointment to the Cemetery District #2. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.D.

Appointments to the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District #1. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.

TIMED ITEMS


11.A.
10:00AM

ALLIANCE FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, INC

Presentation by Terri Hiser-Haynes, Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. regarding business and job seeker services provided to Sierra County.
12.

CLOSED SESSION


12.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.


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.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.

Authorization to fill a vacant position in the Treasurer Tax-Collector's Office. (TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR)


13.B.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2017‐053 with Avalex, Inc. to reflect increased scope of services to include additional work tasks and increase compensation accordingly for the Alleghany Maintenance Facility Leaking Underground Fuel Tank Site. (PUBLIC WORKS)


13.C.

Resolution authorizing solicitation of informal quotes for purchase and installation of a new vault restroom at the Bassett's Station Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) area. (PUBLIC WORKS)


13.D.

Authorize payment of invoice to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. ID ROP.pdf
13.E.

Resolution of appreciation to Wayne Babros for decades of community service. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


13.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on February 20, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter from William Dunkelberger, Humboldt-Toiyabe Forest Supervisor regarding the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Carson Ranger District Draft Record of Decision (ROD) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Bordertown to California 120 k V Transmission Line Project.


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