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STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SIERRA
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA
REGULAR TELECONFERENCE 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 - 209-479-2770 - 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 April 21, 2020 via teleconference. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order pertaining to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Supervisors will hold meetings via teleconference.  The Board of Supervisors' Chambers will remain closed until further notice.

The public may observe and provide public comments by using the WebEx options below:

By phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 261 118 335

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/042120bos
Access Code: 261 118 335

NOTICE

Accommodations for individuals with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Federal Rules and Regulations adopted in implementation thereof, can be made with the Clerk of the Board and CA Relay Services 711 prior to the meeting.  The Clerk of the Board may be reached at 530-289-3295 or at the following address:

Heather Foster
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
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.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


6.A.

Approval of a Financial Officer - Behavioral Health, Health and Social Services position to replace the vacant position of Interdepartmental Fiscal Officer and authorization to recruit and hire said position.


7.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


7.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding request from Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1 for reimbursement of funds paid to Truckee Meadow Fire Protection District.


7.B.

Resolution approving amendment of CSAC Excess Insurance Authority Joint Powers Agreement.


Documents:
  1. JPA Amendment.pdf
8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Agreement with Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) for continued use of Plum Valley County Park.


8.B.

Agreement with Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) for temporary storage of brush on property at Our House Dam-Pliocene Ridge area.


9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

CONTINUED COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY UPDATE: Report from Sierra County Public Health, County Office of Emergency Services, County Department Managers, Forest Service Representatives, and other local agencies on recent developments relating to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and possible action/direction to staff.


Documents:
  1. COVID-19 Item.pdf
10.

CLOSED SESSION


10.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: ARP - Loyalton Cogen LLC Chapter 11 Bankruptcy - United States Bankruptcy Court Central District Case No. 8:20-bk-10535-ES.


10.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - performance review regarding Personnel Director.


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.

Approval of an invoice by Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1 for Title III funds for services rendered on Federal land. (AUDITOR)


11.B.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Linda Sanford, applicant and landowner. Consideration of a Certificate of Compliance, Assessor's Parcel Number 013-070-011 located at T20N, R14E, S9, near Sattley. (PLANNING)


11.C.

Resolution certifying County roads contained in maintained mileage system for submittal to the State of California. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.D.

Resolution approving the California Department of Public Health Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Local - Infrastructure Grant Agreement Number 19-10854 and authorizing Vickie Clark, Director to sign the agreement. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


11.E.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2019-005 between The Regents of the University of California on behalf of its Davis campus, UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education and the County of Sierra. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


11.F.

Resolution of Appreciation to Chief Probation Officer Jeff Bosworth. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS).


11.G.

Authorization to advertise and fill the vacant position in the Clerk-Recorder’s office at the level of Chief Deputy Clerk-Recorder, A through E Step. (CLERK-RECORDER)


11.H.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on March 17, 2020. (CLERK-RECORDER)


12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by Bassett's Station LLC.

12.B.

Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Sierra Pacific Industries and located in Sierra County in portions of Sections 19, 21, 29, and 31, T20N, R11E, MDBM.

12.C.

Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Soper Wheeler Company LLC and located in Plumas and Sierra Counties in portions of Sections 2,4,5,6,8,9,10,16,20,29,30, T21N, R9E, and Section 30, T22N, R10E all MDB&M.

ADJOURN