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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 September 17, 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.

PROBATION - Jeff Bosworth


6.A.

Discussion on pending probation policy regarding concealed weapons permit for retired probation officers pursuant to Penal Code 25455.


Documents:
  1. Board Packet.pdf
7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Discussion and approval of final “fire protection services agreement” between Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Sierra County Fire Protection District #1, and Sierra County for services at Verdi and Long Valley and authorization to secure the signature of SCFPD#1 and then forward on to Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District for final approval.


7.B.

Resolution authorizing the submittal of a project funding application to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for a forest health-community fire resiliency project at Sierra Brooks to apply to Smithneck Creek Wildlife Management Area/US Forest Service system lands-Sierraville Ranger District-Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District and Sierra County as co-applicants.

7.C.

Resolution authorizing the submittal of a project funding application to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for a forest health-community fire resiliency project at Greene Acres to apply to US Forest Service system lands-Yuba River Ranger District-County of Sierra as applicant.

7.D.

Approval of letter to the California Insurance Commissioner directed by the Board on September 3, 2019 regarding the serious issues facing County residents in obtaining fire and homeowners insurance.


7.E.

Approval of letter to the CPUC directed by Board on September 3, 2019 regarding the 2-1-1- system.


7.F.

Approval to purchase and install fencing at the Loyalton Landfill in the amount of $26,467.35.


7.G.

Discussion of status of fire mitigation fee in place within the Sierra County Fire Protection District and direction to staff (County Counsel and Planning Director) to conform the existing ordinance with the expanded boundaries of the fire protection district.


7.H.

Discussion, direction and approval of the final draft master stewardship agreement with USDA-Forest Service and the County of Sierra and authorization to submit the final agreement to the Regional Forester.

7.I.

Discussion, review and direction on adoption of any comments on the Plumas National Forest Over‐Snow Vehicle (OSV Use Designation) Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Documents:
  1. PNF OSV.Item.pdf
7.J.

Resolution approving right-of-way agreement for 49er Drive affecting ownership of property owned by Elise Ostrom of Sierra City and direction to the County Clerk-Recorder to record the agreement.


7.K.

Introduction and first reading of proposed ordinance amending the Sierra Brooks Water System regulations currently in place to conform County regulations to the requirements of the new Sierra Brooks Water System Project.

8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

Acceptance by the County of Sierra from the estate of Patricia Erlandsen of nine original oil paintings of nine historic venues in Sierra County painted by Mrs. Erlandsen over approximately the past 30 years. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

9.

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.A.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on July 23, 2019. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


9.B.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on August 6, 2019. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


9.C.

Resolution adopting Appropriation Limits for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year for Sierra County Service Areas 2, 3 and 5A (Sierra Brooks Water).


9.D.

Resolution adopting Appropriation Limits for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year for the County of Sierra.


9.E.

Resolution adopting the the 2019-2020 Final Budget for Sierra County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A (Sierra Brooks Water).


9.F.

Resolution adopting the 2019-2020 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.


10.

CLOSED SESSION


10.A.

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


Documents:
  1. Closed session.pdf
11.

TIMED ITEMS


11.A.
11:00AM

LOYALTON BIOMASS PLANT

Presentation and discussion with Kevin Lee and Jim Turner of American Renewable Power on the Loyalton biomass plant with a public question and answer period to follow the presentation.
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.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Robert and Elaine Wilhelmy, landowners and Robert Wilhelmy, applicant for consideration of a parcel merger of two commonly owned and adjacent lots. The project site, identified as APN's 016-150-052 and 016-150-053 are located at 52 Mustang Trail, Sierra Brooks. (PLANNING)


12.B.

Approval of County Certification of Network Adequacy Data and Documentation Submission. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. NACT Board.pdf
12.C.

Authorize payment of Invoice Number 198133 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. IMD.Item.pdf
12.D.

Contract between the County of Sierra and Corrections Software Solutions for Probation's Case Management System. (PROBATION)


12.E.

Local Enforcement Agency Grant Agreement EA30-19-0063, for the time period of July 1, 2019 through October 29, 2020, in the amount of $15,022.00. (PUBLIC HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. LEA Board.pdf
12.F.

Professional Services Agreement between Oliver Ocskay, Ph.D. and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. Ocskay Board.pdf
12.G.

Certified statement of the results of the canvass for the August 27, 2019 Assembly District 1 Special Primary Election. (ELECTIONS)

12.H.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 6, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


12.I.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 3, 2019. (CLERK-RECORDER)


13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Letter from Chris Carlton, Plumas National Forest Supervisor regarding determination of eligibility for the Hays/Taws cabin, Plumas National Forest, Sierra County, California.

Documents:
  1. Hays Taws cabin.pdf
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