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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 September 4, 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.
  • RCRC August 15, 2018 Board Meeting Highlights. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

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 - Jeff Bosworth


6.A.

Preliminary discussion about upcoming bail reform and its likely effects on Sierra County (SB 10).


6.B.

Preliminary discussion establishing a mental health diversion program in Sierra County in accordance with recent legislation (AB 1810, AB 215 and related).


6.C.

Resolution adopting the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) 2018-2019 amended budget.


7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


7.A.

Agreement between Department of Health Care Services and the County of Sierra for the Drug Medi-Cal Program.


Documents:
  1. DMC SUD Board.pdf
8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Request for approval of additional tier on the non elected/non department head management unit parity table to include authorization to move the classification of Road Superintendent from Topography D Class 39 to the lowest (newest) tier of the Mid Management Unit, and authorization to reclassify 1 existing position and fill 1 position.

8.B.

Resolution approving budget increase and Contract Change Order Number 1 to Sierra County Agreement 2018-041 with Escheman Construction for the Bassetts Station Trailhead Restroom Project.

9.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


9.A.

Resolution of Intent on a County Initiated Zone Amendment from General Forest to Residential One, on a property located in the community of Downieville.


9.B.

Approval and authorization for the Director of Planning to sign MOU between Tahoe National Forest, Yuba River Ranger District and Sierra County to give Sierra County access for up to 25 years for project planning, implementation and monitoring on the Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience project-Fuels Reduction Project.

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Discussion/action to rescind approval of $3,000 for mediation between members of the Board of Supervisors and the County Auditor. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


10.B.

Resolution recognizing the 50 year anniversary of the Pacific Crest Trail as a National Scenic Trail. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


Documents:
  1. PCT ROP.pdf
11.

COUNTY COUNSEL - David Prentice


11.A.

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance repealing Sierra County Code Section 2.04.090 and replacing with a revised Board of Supervisors travel policy.


12.

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND COUNTY SERVICE AREAS JOINT MEETING

Board of Supervisors to convene as Board of Directors for County Service Area (CSA) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water) and to hold joint meetings as both the County Board of Supervisors and the CSA Board of Directors.
12.A.

Minutes from the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors meeting held on August 7, 2018.


12.B.

Resolution approving Assessment Engineer’s Report, Sierra Brooks Water System Improvements Assessment District and direct scheduling of a public hearing and mailing of a notice and ballot.


12.C.

Resolution adopting appropriation limits for the 2018‐2019 fiscal year for the County Service Areas 2, 3 and Sierra Brooks 4A5A.


12.D.

Resolution adopting appropriation limits for the 2018‐2019 fiscal year for the County of Sierra.


12.E.

Resolution adopting the 2018‐2019 Final Budget for the County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water).


12.F.

Resolution adopting the 2018‐2019 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.


13.

TIMED ITEMS


13.A.
10:00AM

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Meeting of the Sierra County Board of Equalization

Call to order


    13.A.i.

    Minutes from the Board of Equalization meeting held on March 6, 2018.


    13.A.ii.

    Approval of stipulation to Assessed Valuation - Brian Johnson Application for Changed Assessment 2016/2017-006.


    13.B.
    10:15AM

    CALFIRE UPDATE

    Update by George Morris III, Unit Chief, CAL FIRE - Nevada Yuba Placer Unit, on policies and programs, fire issues and related topics.
    Documents:
    1. CALFIRE Update.pdf
    14.

    CLOSED SESSION


    14.A.

    Closed session pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(d)(2) - conference with legal counsel regarding anticipated litigation - 1 case.


    Documents:
    1. Closed Session.pdf
    14.B.

    Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(4) - conference with legal counsel - initiation of litigation - 1 case.


    14.C.

    Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - public employment - Chief Technology Officer.


    15.

    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.
    15.A.

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


    Documents:
    1. CSU Agreement.pdf
    15.B.

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


    15.C.

    Resolution approving Rule #15 Line Extension Agreement with Liberty Utilities to provide electric service on to #1 Garbage Pit Road, the Loyalton Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

    15.D.

    Professional services agreement with Avalex, Inc. for continued monitoring and reporting services at the Alleghany Maintenance Facility Leaking Underground Fuel Tank Site through Fiscal Year 2019. (PUBLIC WORKS)


    15.E.

    Resolution approving National Forest Foundation Grant Agreement for the Perazzo Meadows Watershed Restoration & Erosion Control Project (Phase 1) and authorizing inclusion of the project in the Fiscal Year 2019 Final Budget for Sierra County. (PUBLIC WORKS)

    Documents:
    1. NFF Grant.Item.pdf
    15.F.

    Approval of purchase order in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to Bertagnolli Paving for paving work on Salmon Lake Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

    Documents:
    1. Paving.Item.pdf
    15.G.

    Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 7, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


    16.

    CORRESPONDENCE LOG

    16.A.

    Memorandum from Sierra County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) Executive Director Tim Beals regarding the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1's annexation request and notice to commence property tax negotiations.


    16.B.

    Memorandum from Plumas County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) Executive Director Jennifer Stephenson regarding the Eastern Plumas Health Care District's request to annex a portion of the Sierra Valley Hospital District and concurrent dissolution of the Sierra Valley Hospital District and notice to commence property tax negotiations.


    16.C.

    Letter from Julianne Polanco, State Historic Preservation Officer, Department of Parks and Recreation regarding a meeting to consider and take action on the nomination of Webber Lake Hotel to the National Register of Historic Places.


    16.D.

    Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Ronald Young located approximately 1.6 miles south of the community of Downieville, California - portion of section 11, T19N, R10E, M.D.B.N located along Galloway Road (401 Road - County).


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