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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 July 21, 2020. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

In accordance with 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 comments by using the WebEx options below:

By phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 394 6480

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/072120bos
Access Code: 146 394 6480

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.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

6.A.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

6.B.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance repealing Chapter 3.12 of Sierra County Code pertaining to Drug and Alcohol Nonuse and Testing.

7.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


7.A.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 5.20.020 of the Sierra County Code to increase Sierra County's Transient Occupancy Tax rate from 10 to 12.5 percent, subject to approval of two-thirds of the electors voting on the tax measure at the November 3, 2020 General Election. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. TOT Ordinance 2.pdf
7.B.

Resolution ordering an election for the submission to the voters an increase in the Sierra County Transient Occupancy Tax from 10% to 12.5% at the next regularly scheduled election to be held on November 3, 2020 - Presidential General Election. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. TOT Resolution.pdf
7.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 developments 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 regarding special events in light of COVID-19.

Documents:
  1. Events - Covid.pdf
8.B.

Resolution adopting findings and authorizing appointment of retired annuitant to a temporary position.

8.C.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2019-120 and updating solid waste transfer station gate fees in light of the updated per cubic yard fee.

8.D.

Resolution amending Resolution 2016-094, approving solid waste assessment fees for building permits.


8.E.

Consideration of request from LegendEraLLC for an exception to the terms and conditions, Section (2)(B) of Sierra County Resolution 87-062 regarding hours of operation related to transportation permits for Restricted County Highways.

8.F.

Discussion and direction regarding a concept of developing a charge for State, Local Government, and Federal Campground spaces in campgrounds not concession operated to cover various county service costs.

9.

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.
9.A.

Agreement between Relias LLC and Sierra County Mental Health for annual subscription of employee training services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

9.B.

Professional Services Agreement between Clean & Sober Recovery Services, Inc. and County of Sierra for Substance Abuse Detoxification and Recovery Home Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

9.C.

Grant agreement for County Medical Services Program (CMSP) COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant (CERG) Program funding between County Medical Services Program Governing Board and Sierra County Public Health. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. CMSP CERG Board.pdf
9.D.

Renewal of contract for Airespring; managed redundant phone connectivity. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)


9.E.

Renewal of SmartNet contract for maintenance and support on Cisco networking and phone equipment. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)


9.F.

Resolution authorizing amendment to 2020/2021 Solid Waste Budget and authorizes the Cycle 2M Micro Grant Application under the California Carpet Stewardship Program to establish a carpet recycling site at the Loyalton Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)


9.G.

Authorize payment of Invoice Number 198133 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. IMD.Item.pdf
9.H.

Professional Services Agreement with Avalex, Inc. for Solid Waste Consulting Services for Fiscal Year 2020/2021. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Avalex.SW.Item.pdf
9.I.

Professional Services Agreement with Avalex, Inc. to prepare documentation necessary to support a request for closure to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board for the Alleghany Maintenance Facility Leaking Underground Fuel Tank Site (LUFT). (PUBLIC WORKS)

9.J.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 19, 2020. (CLERK)


9.K.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on June 2, 2020. (CLERK)


9.L.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 7, 2020. (CLERK)


ADJOURN