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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 June 2, 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 convening of public meetings in response to 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: 961 010 836

By PC: 
https://tinyurl.com/060220bos
Access Code: 961 010 836 

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. Box 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.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS - Jeremy Miller


6.A.

Contract between Cadence Team, Inc. and the County of Sierra for network support services.

7.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


7.A.

Approval of letter to the Wildlife Conservation Board in support of the North Yuba Forest Partnership (NYFP). (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


7.B.

Discussion/appointment of an alternate Board member to serve on the North Yuba Forest Partnership. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


Documents:
  1. NYFP Alternate.pdf
7.C.

Discussion/request to create an ad hoc committee to meet with Sierra Valley Enterprises, LLC and Nevada Energy regarding the Loyalton Cogen. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)


Documents:
  1. Loyalton Cogen.pdf
7.D.

Appointments to the Local Solid Waste Enforcement Hearing Panel. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.E.

Appointment to the Sierra County Fish and Wildlife Commission. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.F.

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
8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Discussion and direction with regard to issuing permits for special events permitted or planned for Sierra County.

8.B.

Authorize letter of support to the Federal Highway Administration in support of the Yuba River Scenic Byway nomination package, which seeks the designation of National Scenic Byway for California State Route 49 from the Yuba-Sierra County Line to Yuba Pass.

8.C.

Discussion and direction on invoice payments under the Yuba Project grant (Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) #1023) regarding retention required by SNC guidelines for individual payments.

Documents:
  1. Grant 1023.Item.pdf
8.D.

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.

9.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Amendment to Agreement No. 2003-192 between the County of Sierra and the Alleghany County Water District for funding for library rental space.

Documents:
  1. ACWD Lease.pdf
9.B.

Discussion and direction on status of creation of County Service Area 4, Zone 4B regarding formation, fee/assessment, and process.

10.

CLOSED SESSION


10.A.

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

Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
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.

Agreement between The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Davis campus UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education and Sierra County for ten (10) units of training. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

11.B.

Cash Audit report for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. (AUDITOR)

11.C.

Treasurer's investment report and statement of liquidity for the period ending March 31, 2020. (TREASURER)

11.D.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for 2017 Storm Damage Repair, FEMA Project, on Belle Street, Downieville. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. FEMA.BELLE.Item.pdf
11.E.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for 2017 Storm Damage Repair, FEMA Project, on Foote Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. FEMA.Foote.Item.pdf
11.F.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for 2017 Storm Damage Repair, FEMA Project, on Goodyears Creek Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. FEMA GYC.Item.pdf
11.G.

Renewal of contract for Public Defender Services with J. Lon Cooper. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

Letter from ISO (Insurance Services Office) to Sierra County Fire Protection District 1 regarding the results of the Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey.


ADJOURN