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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 May 5, 2020.  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: 965 205 748

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/050520bos
Access Code: 965 205 748

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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


6.A.

Professional Services Agreement between North American Mental Health Services (NAMHS) and County of Sierra for telepsychiatry services.


Documents:
  1. NAMHS Board.pdf
7.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


7.A.

Resolution authorizing the acceptance of additional COVID-19 Crisis Response Funding.


7.B.

Approval of the County Medical Services Program (CMSP) COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant (CERG) Program Application.


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

License Agreement (Public Safety Power Shutoff) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company for use of the Nevada Street Parking Lot located at Highway 49 and Nevada Street as a customer resource center during public safety power shutoff events.

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. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. COVID-19 Item.pdf
9.B.

Declaration of vacancy on the Sierra County Fish and Wildlife Commission and direction to Clerk to advertise said vacancy. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


9.C.

Discussion/action on letter from the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) proposing land acquisition adjacent to the Smithneck Creek Wildlife Area. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


10.

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND COUNTY SERVICE AREAS JOINT MEETING

Board of Supervisors to convene as the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors and to hold joint meetings as both the County Board of Supervisors and the CSA Board of Directors.
10.A.

Discussion/adoption of resolution commencing proceedings under the County Service Area Law to create a County service area zone within existing County Service Area 4 for the creation of an assessment on improved property for an emergency services assessment to partially fund a professional services agreement between the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1, Sierra County, and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to include the unincorporated communities of Long Valley, Verdi, and other individual properties located within the portions of Sierra County located within the extreme eastern region of Sierra County as described by map included within the resolution proposed for consideration.


Documents:
  1. CSA zone.pdf
11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.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.


12.

TIMED ITEMS


12.A.
10:00AM

INCORPORATED SENIOR CITIZENS

Presentation by Carolyn Widman, Executive Director of Incorporated Senior Citizens, on the Loyalton Senior Center's efforts to meet the needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. (SUPERVISOR DRYDEN)
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.

Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding between California Health and Wellness Plan (CHWP) and the County of Sierra for coordination of services for screening, referral, coordination and delivery of alcohol and other drug services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


13.B.

Memorandum of Understanding between California Health and Wellness Plan and County of Sierra for coordination of services for delivery of specialty mental health services to members served by both parties. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. CHWP Board.pdf
13.C.

Resolution authorizing the Sierra County Auditor to make certain changes to the 2019-2020 Final Budget - Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act funding. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


13.D.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2020-049 and certifying County roads contained in maintained mileage system for submittal to the State of California. (PUBLIC WORKS)


13.E.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2020-039 and Agreement 2020-025 and approving revised Lease Option Renewal, Fifth Amendment with Pacific Bell for use of property at Sierra City Community Park. (PUBLIC WORKS)


13.F.

Resolution rescinding Agreement 2020-032 and approving revised agreement with SPI for continued use of Plum Valley Park as a county facility. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Plum Valley Agm.pdf
13.G.

Approval of expenditure in the amount of $8,568.79 to Light Foot Truck Repair, Inc. for radiator replacement and and related parts and labor for Road Department vehicle #279, a water truck. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Repair.Item.pdf
13.H.

Minutes from the special meeting held on March 20, 2020. (CLERK-RECORDER)


13.I.

Minutes from the special meeting held on March 31, 2020. (CLERK-RECORDER)


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