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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 August 7, 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.
  • Fire resources update. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)
6.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


6.A.

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance repealing Subsection (I) from 11.08.020 and adding Subsection (M) to 11.08.010 the Sierra County Code establishing a 15 mile per hour speed limit on Old Toll Bridge Road.


6.B.

Discussion/direction regarding the solid waste program for brush disposal as well as the disposal services to US Forest Service campgrounds.


6.C.

Discussion/direction on USDA-Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, Sierraville Ranger District, Sierra County Little Truckee Summit Parking Improvement Project 30 Day Comment Period.


6.D.

Discussion/direction regarding changing the title of Solid Waste Attendant to Solid Waste Worker and reclassifying it at Class 11 on the Parity Chart.


6.E.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding creating a new, additional tier on the non elected/non department head management unit table to include an authorization to move the classification of Road Superintendent from Topography D Class 39 to the lowest (newest) tier of the Mid Management Unit.


7.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


7.A.

Authorization for Director of Planning and Building to execute and record a Restrictive Covenant to Real Property with the Kenny John B. Kenny and Martha Kenny Revocable Trust 2010.


8.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -Tim Beals


8.A.

Resolution rescinding Resolution No. 2017-144 and adopting replacement resolution to reflect amended expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Grant.


8.B.

Resolution rescinding Resolution No. 2018-027 and adopting replacement resolution to reflect amended expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Grant.


Documents:
  1. FY 2016 SHSG.pdf
9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Approval of response to 2017-2018 Grand Jury Report regarding Sierra County Elections Department. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


Documents:
  1. GJ Response.pdf
10.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Presentation of Assessment Engineer’s Report, Sierra Brooks Water System Improvements Assessment District.

11.

TIMED ITEMS


11.A.
10:00AM

UPPER NORTH YUBA FOREST HEALTH AND RESILIENCE PROJECT

Presentation by Tim Beals, Director of Planning on the Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project which is a combined effort between Sierra Nevada Conservancy, North Yuba River Ranger District (USFS)  and Sierra County for forest thinning/fuels reduction project between Bassetts Station and Yuba Pass. A Draft Negative Declaration and Monitoring Mitigation Plan have been prepared for this project.

11.A.i.

Resolution adopting Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigated Monitoring and Reporting Program and directs Sierra Nevada Conservancy to apply for a grant for the Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience fuels reduction project.


Documents:
  1. UNYFH.pdf
11.B.
10:30AM

TRINDEL INSURANCE FUND

Presentation by David Nelson, Trindel Insurance Fund Executive Director and approval of revised and restated Trindel Insurance Fund Joint Powers Agreement.
12.

CLOSED SESSION


12.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c) - conference with legal counsel regarding potential initiation of litigation - one case.


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
13.

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.
13.A.

Professional services agreement between Community Recovery Resources and Sierra County for substance use disorder services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. CORR Board.pdf
13.B.

Amendment to professional services agreement 2018-076 between Thomas E. Bittker, M.D., and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. Bittker Board.pdf
13.C.

Professional services agreement between Charis Youth Center and Sierra County Behavioral Health Department for behavioral health services for youth. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. Charis Board.pdf
13.D.

Rescission of Lease Agreement 2003-120 and approval of Lease Agreement between Janet M. Hamilton and Pamela A. Brandon and Sierra County for office space on the west side of the county. (HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES)


13.E.

Professional services agreement between M. Susan "Sue" Haun, dba Strategies by Design, and Sierra County for evaluation of the Tobacco program. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. Haun Board.pdf
13.F.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Allocation Funding Application, (AFA) and Scope of Work, (SOW) for the ongoing Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) program for Fiscal Year 2018/19 and authorizing Vickie Clark, Public Health and Social Services Director, to sign documents regarding the AFA. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. MCAH Board.pdf
13.G.

Professional services agreement between Toddler Towers, Inc. and Sierra County Social Services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


13.H.

Professional services agreement between Sierra County Child Abuse Council and Sierra County Social Services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


Documents:
  1. SCCAC Board.pdf
13.I.

Cash audit report for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. (AUDITOR)


13.J.

Treasurer reports and statements of liquidity for the period April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. (AUDITOR)


13.K.

Approval of Board of Supervisor Travel Reimbursement for Lee Adams July 2018. (AUDITOR)


13.L.

Approval of Board of Supervisor Travel Reimbursement for Peter Huebner May 2018. (AUDITOR)


13.M.

Approval of Board of Supervisor Travel Reimbursement for Peter Huebner June 2018. (AUDITOR)


13.N.

Approval of Board of Supervisor Travel Reimbursement for Jim Beard January through June 2018. (AUDITOR)


13.O.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Karen and Jason Wood, (DBA: Origins Gathering) applicants and landowners: Consideraion of a Condtional Use Permit to allow a yearly outdoor gathering. The project site, identified as APN 004-080-028 is located at 3000 Mt. Alta Road, Camptonville, CA. (PLANNING)


13.P.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for David Robertson, applicant and landowner: Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow construction of a concrete apron for a helicopter pad. The project site, identified as APN 023-080-028 is located at 550 Hill Land, Verdi, CA. (PLANNING)


13.Q.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Dave and Michelle Jacobsen, applicants and landowners: Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the temporary use of an"RV" while constructing a single family residence. The project site, identified as APN 016-180-032 is located at 430 Rancho Circle, Sierra Brooks, CA. (PLANNING)


13.R.

Resolution approving plans, specifications and bidding documents and authorization to solicit bids for the HVAC Systems Replacement for Health and Human Services. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.S.

Authorization to purchase 3 Heavy Duty Drop Body Roll Off Bins for the solid waste and recycling system. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.T.

Authorization to pay invoice to Coan Equipment of Nevada in the amount of $15,624.00 for Cat D8T Dozer Rental related to the Loyalton Landfill Closure. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Coan.Item.pdf
13.U.

Resolution approving agreement to allow the County Personnel Director to request and receive background checks on prospective and current employees when the law allows. (COUNTY COUNSEL/PERSONNEL DIRECTOR)


13.V.

Minutes from the special meeting held on June 8, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


13.W.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 3, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


13.X.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 17, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter from Derek Beverly, Sierra City resident regarding Sierra County Ordinance Code sections pertaining to Nuisances and Code Enforcement.


14.B.

Letter from Derek Beverly, Sierra City resident pertaining to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hikers in the town of Sierra City and the towns difficulty addressing increases in such areas as refuge, sanitation and accommodations.


14.C.

Letter from Natasha Karl Drane, Delta Countries Coalition Coordinator pertaining to securing California's water future and taking a stand against California WaterFix.


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