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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 October 1, 2019 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.

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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


6.A.

Discussion/direction regarding a remodel of the Behavioral Health waiting room in Loyalton.


7.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


7.A.

Discussion and declaration of vacancy on County Planning Commission, authorize advertising and interviews, and direction on Resolution of Appreciation to Retiring Commissioner Richard Devore.


8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


8.A.

Approval of agreement between Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Sierra County Fire Protection District, and Sierra County for fire protection services in Verdi and Long Valley.

8.B.

Approval of authorization to sign Memorandum of Understanding for the North Yuba River Watershed Partnership and approval of MOU paragraph describing Sierra County interest for purposes of MOU.

8.C.

Discussion and direction regarding authorizing a part time accounting position in the Road Department and request for Personnel Committee Meeting or Finance Committee Meeting to further discuss.

8.D.

Approval of temporary reclassification of Road Maintenance Supervisor to Road Superintendent during extended leave of absence of Road Superintendent, retroactive to August 25, 2019, per personnel action form as recommended by Department Manager.


Documents:
  1. Road Supt.Item.pdf
8.E.

Request for extended leave of absence beyond the thirty (30) day administrative leave allowed within the Sierra County Code for an existing employee due to medical issues.

8.F.

Approval of letter to USFS making formal comment/objection to Plumas National Forest on OSV Management Plan for Plumas National Forest.

Documents:
  1. ROP Plumas OSV.pdf
8.G.

Approval of letters of support for Greene Acres Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant application at Bassetts and for an Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant application for Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District at Sierra Brooks.


Documents:
  1. SNC Grants.ROP.pdf
8.H.

Discussion and direction regarding consideration of a contract creating a services agreement for County Forester to interface with efforts to reduce fire hazard severity.


Documents:
  1. ROP-co forester.pdf
8.I.

Services Agreement between North Valley Resource Management, Danielle Bradfield, Registered Professional Forester and Sierra County for Professional Forestry Services on a time and materials basis.


Documents:
  1. RPF.Item.pdf
8.J.

Services Agreement with Plexus Global to provide drug screening reports and drug screening programs for job applicants and employees for Sierra County.

9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Approval of letter of support for Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Proposition 68 - Connected Communities grant. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


9.B.

Discussion/action regarding request from Sierra County Chamber of Commerce to form a committee to locate another financial institution to replace Wells Fargo in Downieville. (CHAIR ROEN)

10.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Approval of Contract Change Order #2 for the Sierra Brooks Water System Project making contract deletions and additions to conform to approved project budget.

Documents:
  1. CCO2.Item.pdf
11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - performance review regarding Personnel Director.


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
12.

TIMED ITEMS


12.A.
10:00AM

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TAX MEASURE

Presentation by the Downieville Fire Protection District regarding a special election for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) tax measure.  (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)
Documents:
  1. Special EMS tax.pdf
12.B.
11:00AM

RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION.

Presentation of Resolution of Appreciation for Kathryn Whitlow, Departmental Specialist for the Planning Department and Office of Emergency Services, upon her retirement from public service. 
13.

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.
13.A.

Mental Health Performance Agreement between the Department of Health Care Services and Sierra County for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


13.B.

Rescind Agreement 2019-079 and approve professional services agreement between Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. and Sierra County for adult residential care services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. Crestwood Board.pdf
13.C.

Resolution designating the Sierra County Arts Council as the Local Arts Agency for 2020/2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter of resignation from Christopher "Riz" Martinetti from the Sierra County Fire Protection District No. 1.

14.B.

Letter of resignation from Tim Butler for the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District No.1.

ADJOURN