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STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SIERRA
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING

Lee Adams, Vice-Chair, 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, District 3
P.O. Box 43 - Calpine, CA 96124 - 209-479-2770 - supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, 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 20, 2020. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

In accordance with Governors Executive Order pertaining to convening of public meetings in response to COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Supervisors will hold meetings via teleconference. The Board of Supervisors' Chambers will remain closed until further notice. 

The public may observe and provide public comments by using the WebEx options below:

By Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 174 0013
By PC: https://tinyurl.com/102020bos
Access Code: 146 174 0013

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 address:

Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
100 Courthouse Square, Room 11
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.

ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR - Laura A. Marshall


6.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding historical document preservation and funding of supplies.


7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Discussion and direction to staff with regard to an invoice from the The Resources Agency of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Code Enforcement and Plan Checking for the annual inspection of the Sierra County Jail.

7.B.

Discussion and direction with regard to the notice of impending retirement of Tim Gibson as Agricultural Commissioner Sealer of Weights and Measures on December 30, 2020.

8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


8.A.

CONTINUED COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY UPDATE: Report from Sierra County Public Health, County Office of Emergency Services, County Department Managers, Forest Service Representatives, and other local agencies on recent developments relating developments to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and possible action/direction to staff. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. COVID-19 Item.pdf
8.B.

Review/possible action regarding Urgency Ordinance 1095 prohibiting open fires on public and private property within the unincorporated areas of Sierra County due to extreme fire danger. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)


Documents:
  1. Ordinance 1095.pdf
8.C.

Discussion/action on the request from the California Forestry Association to join coalition with respect to court case involving the US Fish & Wildlife Service and the decision not to list the California Spotted Owl as endangered. (SUPERVISOR ROEN)

8.D.

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

9.

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.
9.A.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to amend 2020‐2021 Solid Waste Budget to include a fixed asset (baler) and amending budget allocations outlined in Resolution 2019‐078, under the 2018‐2019 City/County Award which will be expended in Fiscal Year 2020‐21 to clearly define purchase of a fixed asset. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Baler ROP.pdf
9.B.

Resolution approving Utility Agreement 1, Caltrans Local Assistance Procedure Manual Exhibit 14 F, with AT&T for relocation of an aerial pole guy wire and communication wire as necessary to the Federal Aid Bridge Replacement Project identified as Salmon Creek Bridge at Packer Lake Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)


9.C.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 15, 2020. (CLERK)


ADJOURN