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 - firstname.lastname@example.org Lila Heuer, District 2 P.O. Box 485 - Sierra City, CA 96125 - 916-580-5608 - email@example.com Paul Roen, Vice Chair, District 3 P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA 96124 - 209-479-2770 - firstname.lastname@example.org Terry LeBlanc, District 4 P.O. Box 387 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 707-489-0314 -email@example.com Sharon Dryden, Chair, District 5 P.O. Box 246 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 530-913-9218 - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on September 5, 2023, 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. This meeting will be open to in-person attendance and available to the public via teleconference.
The public may observe and provide public comments by using the Teams options below: By Phone: 1-323-892-2486 Access Code: 166 373 835#
Accommodations for individuals 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, 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:
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.
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board
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.
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.
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.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by District Ranger on items that may affect the County of Sierra.
PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Rhetta Vander Ploeg
Resolution adopting the revised Sierra County Lunch and Break Policy to include on duty meal breaks.
Resolution authorizing the Sierra County Auditor to make certain changes to the Public Health Department's 2023-2024 Preliminary Budget for purchase of upgrading the phone system and approval to pay DGI Invoice N24571 in the amount of $55,463.14, and DGI Invoice N24587 in the amount of $20,549.00.
Discussion regarding request from Suzanne Pride Bryan for a county-initiated zone amendment of private property identified as APN 019-020-007-000, from Planned Development (PD) to General Forest-Scenic Highway Corridor (GF-SH) and possible adoption of resolution of intent to direct the county-initiated zone amendment of said property consistent with the Sierra County General Plan.
Letter of support for Golden State Connect Authority to apply for Federal Fund Account grant funds on behalf of Sierra County to construct an open-access, "last mile," municipal broadband network in the communities of Calpine and Sierraville.
Modification of Supplemental Project Agreement (SPA) to Master Stewardship Agreement # 20-SA-11051700-006 between the County of Sierra and the USDA, Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, Agreement # 23-SA-11051700-033 and Sierra County Agreement 2023-103.
Professional Services Agreement with R.E.Y. Engineers, Inc. for Professional Engineering and Environmental Services for the Smithneck Road Rehabilitation Project, Federal Aid Program Project No. RPSTPL-5913(081).
Professional Services Agreement with Feather River Forestry, LLC to provide Professional Forester Services on behalf of Sierra County for the North Yuba Landscape - Greene Acres Fuel Reduction & Restoration project.
Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works to hire a full time Solid Waste attendant to replace the two (2) part time extra help positions that currently operate the Ramshorn and Sierra City Transfer Stations, change the days of operations to allow a single person to operate both sites and to adjust the Solid Waste budget to compensate the full time position.
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.
Agreement for Collaborative Court Medical Advisory Services between the county of Sierra and Daniel Barry, PA-C. (PROBATION)
Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Frank Schenkhuizen applicant and landowner. Consideration for a special use permit for property located at 15 Pine Drive Loyalton: APN 016-230-004-000. (PLANNING)
Amendment to Agreement 2023-104 between Sierra Valley Enterprises and the County of Sierra for Mechanical Biomass Treatment, Tree Removal, and Mechanical and Hand Fuel Reduction for the Upper North Yuba Forest Health & Resilience Project, SNC#1063. (PUBLIC WORKS)
Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2022-052 between Aegis Treatment Centers, LLC and Sierra County to provide a Narcotic Treatment Program (NTP) to Sierra County Residents. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)