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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 November 3, 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 meeting 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: 146 264 7066

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/110320bos
Access Code: 146 264 7066

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
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.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

Discussion and approval of disbursement of Title III funds for the Sierra Brooks Community Firewise Plan.


Documents:
  1. ROP SB Firewise.pdf
7.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


7.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
7.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
7.C.

Appointment to the Planning Commission. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.D.

Continued 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.

CLOSED SESSION


8.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, conference with labor negotiators, Margaret Long Negotiator, all bargaining units.


8.B.

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


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 of appreciation for former Downieville Fire Chief Mike Lozano. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

9.B.

Approval of vote for Richard Foster, Amador County for County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board, Supervisor Representative for Group 1 Counties for a new term beginning 1/1/2020 through 12/31/2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

9.C.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 2020-038 between North American Mental Health Services (NAMHS) and County of Sierra for telemedicine services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

9.D.

Resolution rescinding Agreement 2020‐033, a general license agreement with Sierra Pacific Industries for temporary debris storage on SPI property near Our House Dam Road and Oregon Creek Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

9.E.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2020‐116 and Agreement 2020‐126 and approving revised Utility Agreement 1, Caltrans Local Assistance Procedure Manual Exhibit 14 F, with AT&T for relocation of an aerial 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)

Documents:
  1. UA Item..pdf
9.F.

Authorize letter to State of California Department of Fish and Wildlife encouraging the the filling of a vacant County Game Warden position. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Warden.ROP.pdf
9.G.

Resolution authorizing application to Community Power Resiliency Allocation to Special Districts Program on behalf of Sierra Brooks Water System for electrical generation system for Sierra Brooks Water System. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. PSPS Funding.pdf
9.H.

Resolution authorizing previously approved Agreement (2020‐110) with the State of California, a Standard Agreement with the State Department of Parks and Recreation for funding for the Over Snow Vehicle Program grooming, plowing and maintenance services through September 30, 2024. (PUBLIC WORKS)


9.I.

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


9.J.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on October 20, 2020. (CLERK)


10.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

10.A.

Notice of intent to harvest timber submitted by The Nature Conservancy. Project is located nine miles north - northwest of Truckee, California, at Independence Lake.

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