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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


MEETING HAS BEEN DELAYED AND WILL BEGIN AT 12:00 P.M.

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on August 18, 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 a public comments by using the WebEx options below:

By Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 380 2782

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/081820bos
Access Code: 146 380 2782


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 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.

ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR - Laura A. Marshall


6.A.

Discussion/direction to staff to work with the Sierra County Historical Society on the preservation of certain County records.


7.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

7.A.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Injury and Illness Prevention Policy.

Documents:
  1. IIPP 2020-.pdf
7.B.

Resolution adopting Sierra County protocols for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace in light of COVID-19.


8.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


8.A.

Resolution/Finding authorizing appointment of Retired Annuitant to a temporary position.


9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Resolution approving and authorizing applications under the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018 Per Capita Program (Proposition 68).

Documents:
  1. Per Capita ROP.pdf
10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

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
10.B.

Request from the community of Sierra City for Title III funding for the creation of a Firewise Community. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.C.

Discussion/direction regarding request from Lori Brentt to purchase a parcel of land owned by the County located in Downieville. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.D.

Appointment of a member of the Sierra County Board of Supervisors to the Sierra County Children and Families Commission (First 5). (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


11.

TIMED ITEMS


11.A.
10:00AM

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.
11.A.i.

Conduct public hearing on Appropriation Limits for the 2020‐2021 Fiscal Year for County Service Areas 2, 3 and Sierra Brooks 5A.


11.A.ii.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2020‐2021 Fiscal Year for the County of Sierra.


11.A.iii.

Conduct public hearing on the 2020‐2021 Final Budget for County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A (Sierra Brooks Water).


Documents:
  1. PH CSA Budget.pdf
11.A.iv.

Conduct public hearing on the 2020‐2021 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.


11.A.v.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on June 16, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. 06162020 csa.pdf
11.B.
10:30AM

Presentation by the Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. on business and job seeker services provided to Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2019/2020.


Documents:
  1. AFWD.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.

Resolution approving contract between the County of Sierra and the California Secretary of State to provide the County with reimbursement to comply with HAVA Section 101 for costs associated with the national emergency related to coronavirus. (ELECTIONS)


12.B.

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

12.C.

Resolution rescinding the following Sierra County Resolutions: 2012‐079; 2012‐068; 2014‐096; 2016‐004; 2017‐126; 2018‐063 with regard to Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy for Transit Providers under contract to Sierra County due to the adoption of an updated policy that will supersede these. (PUBLIC WORKS)


12.D.

Amendment to Agreement 2020-055 for Transportation Services between County of Sierra and Golden Rays Senior Citizens of Sierra County, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2021 replacing Exhibit C, the Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Golden Rays ROP.pdf
12.E.

Amendment to Agreement 2020-056 for Transportation Services between County of Sierra and Incorporated Senior Citizens of Sierra County, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2021 replacing Exhibit C, the Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. In Seniors.Item.pdf
12.F.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2020-017 and adopting a resolution authorizing expenditures under the Fiscal Year 19 State Homeland Security Grant Program. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. HSGP.ROP.pdf
12.G.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Boris Blanc, Applicant and Michele Ubry, Landowner, consideration of a zone variance for a tower extension, Sierra County Assessor Parcel Number 004‐250‐011‐000. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Blanc.Ubry.Item.pdf
12.H.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Greg and Connie Johnson, Applicant and, Landowner, consideration of a Lot Line Adjustment, located at Downieville, Assessor's Parcel Number 003-071-018-000 and 003-071-017-000. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Johnson.Item.pdf
12.I.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Scott Steinwert and Laurie Halliday, Applicant and Landowner, consideration of a Parcel Merger of Lot 27 and a portion of Lot 28, located at 506 Main Street, Downieville, Assessor's Parcel Number 003‐050‐006‐0. (PUBLIC WORKS)


12.J.

Authorize payment of Invoice Number 208283 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. IMD ROP.pdf
12.K.

Authorization to fill vacant position in Assessor's Office at the level of Assessment Technician II E. (ASSESSOR)

12.L.

Treasurer's investment report and statement of liquidity for the period ending June 30, 2020.

12.M.

Professional services agreement between Aegis Treatment Centers, LLC and Sierra County to provide a Narcotic Treatment Program (NTP) to Sierra County Residents. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Aegis Board.pdf
12.N.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on June 16, 2020. (CLERK)


13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Letter from William Copren regarding his resignation from the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1.


13.B.

Department of Water Resources, Statement for State Watermaster Service for County of Sierra and Plumas, Fiscal Year 2020-21 for service area Middle Fork Feather River.


13.C.

Notice of intent to harvest timber by Diane L. Neubert and Richard T. Neubert. Project is located 3/4 of a mile southeast of Pike and 3.5 miles southeast of Camptonville.


13.D.

Letter from the ACLU urging counties across the state to create a COVID-19 Racial Disparity Task Force.


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