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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 - 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 19, 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: 962 419 996

By PC: 
https://tinyurl.com/051920bos
Access Code: 962 419 996

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.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


6.A.

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


6.B.

Discussion/action regarding the Sierra County Economic Development Committee. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


6.C.

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.pdf
7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


7.A.

Resolution approving the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency’s COVID-19 Emergency Homeless Funding Agreement # 20-HCFC-00064 and authorizing Lea Salas, Administrative Director of Behavioral Health, to sign the Agreement.


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2009-044 with Sauers Engineering Services adding additional compensation for remaining construction management services for the Sierra Brooks Water System Project.

8.B.

License Agreement (Public Safety Power Shutoff) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company for use of the Downieville Community Hall, 327 Main Street, Downieville, Assessor's Parcel Number 003-101-006 as a customer resource center during public safety power shutoff events.

8.C.

Resolution approving grant agreement with Sierra Nevada Conservancy for the Greene Acres Forest Health Planning Project.


Documents:
  1. SNC Grant.Item.pdf
9.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors.
9.A.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on April 7, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


9.B.

Approval to use Fund 455 (Verdi Fire) to reimburse $13,000.00 to Sierra County Fire Protection District #1 for its payment to Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District for services under County Agreement 2019-126 (October 2019) and authorize the County Auditor to make payment.


9.C.

Resolution proposing to form a County Service Area Zone within existing County Services Areas 3 and 4 to impose an emergency services assessment to cover the costs of structural fire protection and emergency medical response in the communities of Verdi and Long Valley consistent with Government Code, Section 25217 (County Service Area Law).


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 Professional Services Agreement 2019-096 between The Regents of the University of California on behalf of its Davis campus UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education and Sierra County. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


11.B.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Memorandum of Understanding between Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NORTEC) and America’s Job Center of California Partners. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


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

Resolution approving the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency’s Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Grant Standard Agreement Number 20-HHAP-00084 and authorizing Lea Salas, Administrative Director of Behavioral Health, to sign the Agreement. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


11.D.

Resolution approving the Professional Services Agreement between the County of Shasta and the County of Sierra for Epidemiological services and authorizing Vickie Clark, Director of Public Health, to sign the Agreement. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


11.E.

Resolution approving the submittal of an application for the Local Enforcement Agency Grant and authorizing Director or Designee to execute the necessary application for the securing of grant funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

11.F.

Resolution approving Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Operating and Financial Plan Between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forest. (SHERIFF)

11.G.

Resolution for the 2020 Controlled Substance Annual Operating and Financial Plan Between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forest. (SHERIFF)

11.H.

Modification of Agreement between Northern California EMS, Inc. and Sierra County for EMS Services. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. EMS Agreement.pdf
11.I.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on April 7, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.J.

Minutes from the special meeting held on April 16, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


ADJOURN