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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 16, 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: 146 250 4208

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/061620bos
Access Code: 146 250 4208

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.

PROBATION - Chuck Henson


6.A.

Resolution adopting the 2020-2021 annual budget for Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCP) & Juvenile Probation Camp Funding (JPCF).

6.B.

Resolution approving the proposed 2020-2021 budget for the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP).

7.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


7.A.

CONTINUED COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY UPDATE: Report from the Sierra County Public Health, County 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
7.B.

Discussion/action with respect to fees implemented by the Plumas National Forest for use of boat ramp at Gold Lake and hiking trail to Frazier Falls. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


7.C.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding transfer of .82 acre parcel adjacent to the Downieville Cemetery from the County of Sierra to the Sierra County Cemetery District No. 3. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

License Agreement (Public Safety Power Shutoff) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company for use of a portion of the Lower Alleghany Fire Department located at 514 Miners Street (same location as the County Road Shop) Alleghany, Assessor's Parcel Number 004-270-006 as a customer resource center during public safety power shutoff events.

8.B.

Review and direction to staff on proposal to hire three part time positions (road maintenance worker 1-Step A through C) for a "brush removal crew" not to exceed a 60 to 90 day period (July through September) to remove and dispose of roadside brush on all County roads and park facilities.

Documents:
  1. ROP Brush Crew.pdf
8.C.

Rescission of Agreement No. 2020-003 and approval of revised agreement with Plumas County for County Free Library Services.


9.

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.
9.A.

Discussion/direction/adoption of a resolution setting the County Service Area Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.


9.B.

Discussion/direction/adoption of a resolution setting the County & Special Revenue Funds Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.


9.C.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held May 19, 2020. (CLERK)


9.D.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held June 2, 2020. (CLERK)


10.

TIMED ITEMS


10.A.
10:00AM

UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Presentation by Tracy Schohr, UC Cooperative Extenstion Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor on the Annual Report for Plumas and Sierra County.
10.B.
10:30AM

HOUSING TOOLS - NO PLACE LIKE HOME HOMELESS PLAN

Approval of the Plumas and Sierra Counties Plan to address Homelessness; accept the Sierra County Housing Study and the No Place Like Home (NPLH) Housing Site Feasibility Study for Sierra County; and authorize staff to issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) in order to solicit information from potential development sponsors as to their experience and qualifications to pursue an NPLH project in Sierra County.


10.C.
11:00AM

SIERRA COUNTY LAND TRUST

Presentation and report on the completion of the Sierra County Land Trust Packer Saddle Fuel Reduction Project. 
10.D.
1:30PM

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors.
10.D.i.

PUBLIC HEARING - COUNTY SERVICE AREA 4, ZONE 4B FORMATION

Conduct a public hearing to consider the formation of a County Service Area Zone within County Service Area 4 to provide an adequate and reliable level of emergency services to the Sierra County communities of Verdi and Long Valley. 
10.D.ii.

Resolution forming County Service Area 4, Zone 4B consistent with the Resolution 2020-001 adopted on May 19, 2020, upon determination that a majority protest does not exist, subject to the approval of the proposed fee that will be considered in a proposition 218 protest hearing set for August 4, 2020.

10.D.iii.

Resolution approving the engineering report and proposed fee to be imposed within the newly formed County Service Area 4, Zone 4B that will be subject to a Proposition 218 protest hearing conducted on August 4, 2020.


11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.A.

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

Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
12.

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.
12.A.

Agreement for professional services between Prentice Long, Sophia R. Meyer, and the County of Sierra. (ASSESSOR)

12.B.

Approval of quote for Barracuda Total Email Protection. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

12.C.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make changes to the 2019/20 Final Budget for Storm Damage and Victim Witness. (AUDITOR)


12.D.

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 2021. (PUBLIC WORKS)


12.E.

Agreement for Transportation Services in the amount of $54,000 between County of Sierra and Incorporated Senior Citizens of Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2021. (PUBLIC WORKS)


12.F.

Authorization to pay invoice 101067 to Love It or Shove It for rental of excavator and masticator utilized for road/shoulder work for repairs on Sailor Ravine, County Road 505, a 2017 Disaster FEMA site. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.G.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain transfers for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 from Social Services Realignment to Public Health Realignment. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


12.H.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the Social Services Assistance 2019-2020 Final Budget. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


12.I.

Lease Agreement between Richard and Sharon Elorza and Sierra County Human Services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Elorza Board.pdf
12.J.

Professional Services Agreement between James McCubbrey, Ph.D. and Sierra County for Tobacco Use Reduction Plan Evaluation services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. McCubbrey Board.pdf
12.K.

Professional Services Agreement between Barbara Coffman, MFT, and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Coffman Board.pdf
12.L.

Professional Services Agreement between Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. and Sierra County for adult residential care services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Crestwood Board.pdf
12.M.

Professional Services Agreement between Dr. Don Stembridge, Ph.D., and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.N.

Professional Services Agreement between Nevada County Department of Health and Human Services and Sierra County for Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.O.

Professional Services Agreement between Nevada County Department of Health and Human Services and Sierra County for respite services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.P.

Professional Services Agreement between Oliver Ocskay, Ph.D. and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Ocskay Board.pdf
12.Q.

Professional Services Agreement between Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center and Sierra County for crisis line services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. PCIRC Board.pdf
12.R.

Professional Services Agreement between Thomas E. Bittker, M.D., and Sierra County for behavioral health services (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Bittker Board.pdf
12.S.

Professional Services Agreement between Willow Glen Care Center and Sierra County for adult residential care services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.T.

Resolution approving the amendment to the Mental Health Services Act Plan 2017-2020 Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Annual Update Capital Facilities and Technologies Component. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


12.U.

Professional Services Agreement between Mary Lowe, LMFT, and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Lowe Board.pdf
12.V.

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


12.W.

Minutes from the regular meeting held April 21, 2020. (CLERK)


12.X.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 5, 2020. (CLERK)


ADJOURN