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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, Chair, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA 96124 - 530-565-6048 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, Vice-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 August 20, 2019 at the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, 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/authorization to waive the FMLA requirement in Sierra County Code Section 3.090.020 pertaining to the qualifications for use of catastrophic leave by an employee.


7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Resolution updating solid waste transfer station policy and gate fees in light of the closure of the Loyalton Landfill.

Documents:
  1. Gate Fees.Item.pdf
7.B.

Discussion/direction on final draft of "Master Stewardship Agreement" between the US Forest Service (USDA) and Sierra County and authorization to send to the Regional Forester.


Documents:
  1. MSA.pdf
8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

Discussion/direction regarding letter from Michael Welbourn expressing concerns over FEMA violations on certain properties located within the City of Loyalton. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


8.B.

Discussion/direction regarding authorizing the Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District to review proposed conservation easements in Sierra County and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. (CHAIR ROEN)


9.

TIMED ITEMS


9.A.
10:00AM

ALLIANCE FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, INC

Presentation by the Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. on business and job seeker services provided to Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2018-2019.
Documents:
  1. AFWD.pdf
9.B.
10:30AM

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.B.i.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year for the County Service Areas 2, 3 and 5A (Sierra Brooks Water).


9.B.ii.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year for the County of Sierra.


9.B.iii.

Conduct public hearing and direction to staff on the 2019‐2020 Final Budget for the County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A (Sierra Brooks Water).


9.B.iv.

Conduct public hearing and direction to staff on the 2019‐2020 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.


9.B.v.

Resolution authorizing payment to Mary and Michael Peterson for back lease payments under Agreement 89‐035 for the Alleghany Parking Lot located adjacent to Main Street, Alleghany, and discussion and direction to staff regarding the future use of the parking lot.

9.B.vi.

Resolution authorizing a change in the date of the County Service Area 5 of the County of Sierra Assessment District No. 2015‐01 Limited Obligation Improvement.

9.B.vii.

Approval of Water and Waste System Grant Agreement between County Service Area 5 of the County of Sierra and the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service; adoption of loan resolution authorizing and providing for the incurrence of indebtedness for the purpose of providing a portion of the cost of acquiring, constructing, enlarging, improving and/or extending its water delivery system facility to serve an area lawfully within its jurisdiction; and discussion regarding the status of the contract and notice to proceed for the Sierra Brooks Water Improvements Project – Phase II.


9.C.
11:00AM

STATE WATERMASTER SERVICE STATEMENT

Discussion/direction regarding the State Department of Water Resources 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Statement for State Watermaster Service for the Middle Fork Feather River Watermaster Service Area, Plumas and Sierra Counties.
10.

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.
10.A.

Professional Services Agreement between Kings View Corporation and Sierra County Behavioral Health for Telepsychiatry services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


10.B.

Rescind Agreement 2019-077 and approve professional services agreement between Maureen Bauman Consulting LLC and Sierra County to provide program oversight at the request of the Behavioral Health Clinical and Administrative Directors. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


10.C.

Resolution approving the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Agreement No. 19-10190, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutritional Program, and authorizing the Director of Public Health, or designee, to sign the standard agreement and all invoices to secure funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. WIC Board.pdf
10.D.

Agreement between The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Davis campus UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education and Sierra County for ten(10) units of training. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


10.E.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Tschopp Mutual Water Company, applicant and Glen Cornell, landowner for consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the installation of a small chlorination system and replacement of the existing holding tank. The project site, identified as APN 008-230-008, is located at 521 Main Street Sierra City. (PLANNING)


10.F.

Authorization for Director of Transportation to formalize a request to Plumas County Road Department to accomplish 2017 storm damage repairs to approximately 7 storm damage sites, on 4 different roads, in the north area of Sierra County near LaPorte.

10.G.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to implement changes to the Fiscal Year 2019‐2020 preliminary budget in order to affirm authorization for the financial commitment to County Service Area 5, Zone 5A for the Sierra Brooks Water System Improvement Project ‐Phase II. (PUBLIC WORKS)


10.H.

Amendment to Agreement 2009‐044 with Sauers Engineering to extend contract term for the engineering services contract for the Sierra Brooks Water System Improvement Project Phase 2. (PUBLIC WORKS)

10.I.

Authorize payment of Invoice Number 64673 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. IMD Invoice.pdf
10.J.

Authorize payment in an amount not to exceed $12,000.00 to Ceselini Construction, Inc. for storm damage repairs to the Downieville Community Hall. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Community Hall.pdf
10.K.

Authorization to pay Invoice 17970520 in the amount of $13,395.14 from Western Nevada Supply for culvert and couplings associated with the Perazzo Meadows Watershed Restoration & Erosion Control Project (Phase 1). (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. WNS.Item.pdf
10.L.

Approval of an amended Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA). (AUDITOR)


10.M.

Agreement for services by the East Sierra Valley Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2019‐2020 Fiscal Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. ESVC Contract.pdf
10.N.

Agreement for services by the Sierra County Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2019‐2020 Fiscal Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.O.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 9, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


11.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

11.A.

Letter from the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection regarding the County's authorized designee to review less than three-acre conversion exemptions pursuant to Section 1104.1 of Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations.


11.B.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by The Drifter's Table.

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