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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
Lila Heuer, District 2
 P.O. Box 485 - Sierra City, CA 96125 - 916-580-5608 - lheuer@sierracounty.ca.gov 
Paul Roen, Vice Chair, District 3
 P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA 96124 - 209-479-2770 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Terry LeBlanc, District 4
 P.O. Box 387 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 707-489-0314 -tleblanc@sierracounty.ca.gov
Sharon Dryden, Chair, 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 3, 2023. Locations available for the public to attend in-person will be in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers, Courthouse, Downieville, CA and 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY, 10040. 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: 855 373 372# 
 
By PC: https://tinyurl.com/10032023BOS

 
NOTICE
 
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:
 
 Heather Foster
 Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
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.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


6.A.

Discussion/ratification of settlement agreement and general release between Steve Cassel, Trustee of the Cassel Living Trust; and Steve Cassel, individually and the County of Sierra for settlement of unpaid transient occupancy taxes.

6.B.

Resolution adopting revised wage tables for the County of Sierra an Special Revenue Funds to reflect the approved salary increase for represented employees due to the increase in health insurance and authorizing the same increase for non-represented employees.

7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Sheryll Prinz-McMillan

7.A.

Resolution approving the establishment of the Sierra County Mental Health Plan.

8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Bryan Davey

8.A.

Resolution authorizing payment for Estimate #1019 to Home Hardening Solutions, Inc. for roof repair on the Downieville Community Hall.

Documents:
  1. DCH Roof Repair.pdf
9.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Brandon Pangman

9.A.

Acceptance of Irrevocable Offers of Dedication for easements along Wild Plum Road in Sierra City associated with Dines/Hill family Lot Line Adjustment.

9.B.

Discussion/direction on proposal to collaborate with City of Loyalton on General Plan Housing Element update(s).

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.A.

Lease Agreement between the Sierra County Arts Council and the County of Sierra for funding the Downieville Library rental space. (CHAIR DRYDEN)

10.B.

Right of Entry and Land Use Agreement between the Sierra Valley Ground Water Management District and the County of Sierra for the purpose of installing and maintaining stream diversion and gauging equipment or for the purpose of recharging water to the groundwater basin in Sierra County. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

10.C.

Discussion/direction regarding the continued annual allocation for ambulance replacement funding for services on the west side of the County. (SUPERVISORS HEUER AND ROEN)

10.D.

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District #1. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.E.

Introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. BOS Salary Ord.pdf
11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54957 - performance review regarding Chief Technology Officer.

11.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54957 – Public Employment – Director of Health and Social Services.

11.C.

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

11.D.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, Rhetta Vander Ploeg Negotiator, all units.

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.

Resolution authorizing the District Attorney to sign the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) 2023/2024 through 2025/2026 Victim/Witness Grants. (DISTRICT ATTORNEY)

12.B.

Amendment to Agreement 2023-088 between Granite Wellness Centers and County of Sierra for Detoxification and Residential Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.C.

Amendment to Agreement 2023-117 between Feather River Forestry, LLC and the County of Sierra for the North Yuba Landscape - Greene Acres Fuel Reduction & Restoration Professional Forester Services. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.D.

Resolution authorizing payment for Invoice # P9377901 to Holt of California, CAT for purchase of new Caterpillar Model: 420XE Backhoe Loader. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.E.

Resolution authorizing permanent assignment of County owned vehicle to the Director of Transportation. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.F.

Resolution establishing minimum bid and approving disposal of four (4) County owned vehicles. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.G.

Resolution authorizing an interdepartmental transfer of a surplus vehicle to the Department of Public Works. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.H.

Resolution authorizing an interdepartmental transfer of a surplus vehicle to the Sierra County Office of Education. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.I.

Authorization to pay Invoice #4005 for 36-month term of Barracuda Total Email Protection. (INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

12.J.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 15, 2023. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.K.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 5, 2023. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Letter from Friends of Plumas Wilderness in response to Sierra County’s letter and comments regarding the recent proposal to designate a national monument within the Upper Feather River Watershed.


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