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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 June 5, 2018 in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers, Courthouse, Downieville, 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 on loan of gold replica display to Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society.


7.

CLERK-RECORDER/ELECTIONS - Heather Foster


7.A.

Appointment to the Alleghany County Water District.


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Discussion/direction on public works project to add an air conditioner to the Courthouse computer equipment room.


8.B.

Discussion/direction to staff on development of operating rules and fee schedule for use of county parks and agreements for maintenance on sites where no current agreements exist.


8.C.

Resolution adopting amendment to Schedule L of Resolution 2018‐024, Sierra County Fee Schedules.

9.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


9.A.

Discussion/direction on the Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) Budget.


10.

ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR - Laura A. Marshall


10.A.

Resolution pertaining to Solid Waste Fees for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year.


11.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER - Laura A. Marshall


11.A.

Letter of resignation of volunteer Information Systems Manager.


12.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


12.A.

Discussion and possible approval of reorganizing information services for the County of Sierra: 1) Discussion and approval of the concept of an IT Department for County of Sierra; 2) Discussion and approval of job description for Information Technology Officer (ITO); 3) Discussion and adoption of resolution setting the salary for ITO position; 4) Discussion and approval of a contract with CPS for recruitment of ITO; and 5) Direction to staff regarding development of further actions to facilitate IT Department creation. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)


Documents:
  1. IS Dept Reorg.pdf
12.B.

Discussion on press release from Gretchen Bennitt, Executive Director, Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District regarding the Air District issuing vouchers to replace old woodstoves and fireplaces within Plumas, Sierra and Nevada Counties. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


12.C.

Appointment to the Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. RCD Appointment.pdf
13.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Minutes from the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors meeting held on May 15, 2018.


Documents:
  1. CSA minutes.pdf
13.B.

Authorization to make payment to Carson Pump for costs incurred due to failure of the primary pump at the Sierra Brooks Water System which occurred due to a low voltage power event and discussion and direction with regard to filing a claim with Liberty Energy to recover costs.

Documents:
  1. SBH20 Pump ROP.pdf
14.

TIMED ITEMS


14.A.
10:00AM

VERDI AREA FIRE SERVICES

Workshop and direction regarding fire and emergency medical protection services agreement with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (Nevada) for serving Sierra County properties along the California-Nevada border.
14.B.
10:30AM

PRESENTATION BY SIERRA COUNTY LAND TRUST

Update on Sierra County Land Trust properties in Sierra Buttes/Lakes Basin area Long Term Forest Management Plan.
15.

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.
15.A.

Agreement between University of California Davis and Sierra County for ten (10) units of training. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


Documents:
  1. UC Davis Board.pdf
15.B.

Lease agreement between Richard and Sharon Elorza and Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2018-2019. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. Elorza Board.pdf
15.C.

Amendment to Agreement 2005-153, 2008-125, 2011-062 between the County of Plumas and the County of Sierra for Unified Program Services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


15.D.

Resolution authorizing the Sierra County Sheriff's Office to apply for and receive grant funding from the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Grant and Cooperative Agreement for 2018-2019, project agreement number G17-03-55-L01. (SHERIFF)


15.E.

Resolution approving Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2018 annual Operating and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. (SHERIFF)


15.F.

Resolution approving Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2018 Controlled Substance annual Operating and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forests. (SHERIFF)


15.G.

Resolution approving Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Plan and Financial Plan and reimbursement to the County, Agreement No. 17-LE-11051360-020, between the Sierra County Sheriff's Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forests. (SHERIFF)


15.H.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to implement changes to the Fiscal Year 2017‐2018 transit budget in order to align the County Budget with the budget that was approved and provided by the Sierra County Transportation Commission. (PUBLIC WORKS)


15.I.

Resolution rescinding Agreement 2018-022 and approving new Participating Agreement with USDA Forest Service for Sierra County Tree Mortality Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.J.

Resolution rescinding Agreement 2018-023 and approving revised Participating Agreement between the County of Sierra and the US Forest Service Tahoe National Forest for the Sierra County Watercraft Inspection Program. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.K.

Resolution approving updated Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy for transit providers under contract to Sierra County. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.L.

Resolution approving Agreement for Transportation Services in the amount of $54,000 between County of Sierra and Golden Rays Senior Citizens of Sierra County, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2019. (PUBLIC WORKS)


15.M.

Resolution approving Agreement for Transportation Services in the amount of $54,000 between County of Sierra and Incorporated Senior Citizens of Sierra County, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2019. (PUBLIC WORKS)


15.N.

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

Documents:
  1. IMD.Invoice.pdf
15.O.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2014-095 with MGE Engineering for time extension on the Salmon Lake Road Bridge Replacement Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.P.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2014‐097 with MGE Engineering for time extension on the Plumbago Creek Bridge Replacement Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.Q.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2014-096 with MGE Engineering for time extension on the Packer Lake Road Bridge Replacement Project. (PUBLIC WORKS)

15.R.

Resolution delegating authority to the Risk Manager for CalPERS disability retirement determination. (COUNTY COUNSEL)


15.S.

Revised lease agreement between the County of Sierra and Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1 permitting the use of County property for the Fire Station at Calpine. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


15.T.

Review and approval of application from Linda Miller for a vacant position on the Nevada County Resource Conservation District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


15.U.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 15, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


ADJOURN