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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 18, 2018 in 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.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


6.A.

Professional services agreement between the County and the Sierra County Firesafe and Watershed Council to perform on behalf of the County, the scope of services outlined in County Agreement 2018‐049 developing a Tree Mortality Task Force for the County which includes entering into a contract with a professional forester and performing all required administrative duties outlined in County Agreement 2018‐049.


6.B.

Discussion and direction regarding points raised during presentation by CalFire Unit Ranger George Morris III on September 4, 2018.

Documents:
  1. Calfire ROP.pdf
6.C.

Request for authorization to expend an additional $8,120 in excess of the threshold established by the California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission Cost Accounting Policies and Procedures without going through informal bidding procedures for water truck services provided by Folchi Construction for the Loyalton Landfill Closure.


Documents:
  1. Watertruck ROP.pdf
6.D.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract for construction of the Sierra County Wellness Center Addition Project.


6.E.

Presentation of bid and adoption of resolution rejecting bid and directing re-advertisement for the HVAC Systems Replacement at the Health & Human Services Building.

Documents:
  1. HVAC.Item.pdf
6.F.

Discussion and direction on recommendations from the bear impact meeting held in Downieville with the Department of Fish and Wildlife that would extend the existing bear management regulations within the County Code to other regions of the County.

Documents:
  1. Black Bear.Item.pdf
7.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


7.A.

Discussion/action on letter in support of the Plumas National Forest's grant application to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for fuels work on the Lakes Basin Project. (SUPERVISOR HUEBNER)


7.B.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance adding Section 12.04.081 to Title 12 Chapter 12.04 adopting current Local Agency Management Program by reference. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. LAMP Ordinance.pdf
8.

TIMED ITEMS


8.A.
10:00AM

SIERRA COUNTY FIRE SAFE AND WATERSHED COUNCIL

Presentation by Jim Turner, Board member of the Sierra County Fire Safe and Watershed Council on the Community Fire Safe Program.
8.B.
10:15AM

PLUMAS/SIERRA COUNTIES AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

Presentation by Tim Gibson, Agricultural Commissioner on weight cart and towing proposal for Sierra County and possible action by the Board.
9.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors.
9.A.

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


9.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.


9.C.

Resolution establishing allocation of property tax receipts with County Service Area 4A/5A between water system operations and maintenance and non‐water system costs.


9.D.

Presentation, discussion and adoption of resolution approving Sierra Brooks Water System Rate Study Report as prepared by Sauers Engineering, Inc.


9.E.

Authorize letter of support from the Board of Supervisors for the Sierra Brooks Water Report funded by USDA Rural Development.

9.F.

Discussion and direction to staff on amendments to the County Code regarding the Sierra Brooks Water System and incorporating requirements of USDA and other operational requirements of the upgraded water system.


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.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Gary Quaintance, Applicant and Landowner. Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the temporary use of two travel trailers during construction of a family residence. The project site, identified as APN 023-150-027, is located at 930 Sunrise Creek Road, Verdi. (PLANNING)


10.B.

Authorize payment of invoice 187973 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. IMD Item.pdf
10.C.

Resolution approving extension of Lease Agreement 2000‐128 with Caltrans covering a number of Caltrans parcels in Downieville which constitutes the Gold Rush Park area and across the river on Old Highway 49. (PUBLIC WORKS)


10.D.

Approval of Development Group, Inc. (DGI) proposal for annual renewal of firewall in the amount of $7,819.40. (AUDITOR)


Documents:
  1. DGI Firewall.pdf
10.E.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make changes to the 2018/19 Final Budget for Parks and approve a purchase order. (AUDITOR)


10.F.

Approval of Board of Supervisor Travel Reimbursement for Lee Adams, August 2018. (AUDITOR)


10.G.

Approval of Board of Supervisors Travel Reimbursement for Lee Adams, September 2018. (AUDITOR)


10.H.

Approval of Board of Supervisor Travel Reimbursement for Peter Huebner, June 2018. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.I.

Resolution declaring the week of October 14-20, 2018, "Freedom from Workplace Bullying Week" in Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


10.J.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 21, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)


11.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

11.A.

Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Blue Canyon Investments Company LLC located approximately +/-4 miles east of La Porte, CA in Sierra County.


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