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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 - 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, Vice-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 January 18, 2022. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.
 
In accordance with AB 361 and Sierra County Resolution 2021-140 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.

 By Phone: 1-323-892-2486
 Access Code: 283 826 842#
 
By PC: https://tinyurl.com/01182022BOS

 
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.

PROBATION - Chuck Henson


6.A.

Authorization to add a new Deputy Probation Officer position in the Probation Department. (PROBATION)

Documents:
  1. DPO Position.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.pdf
7.B.

Discussion/action regarding conducting meetings of the Sierra County Board of Supervisors in accordance with AB 361 and Sierra County Resolution 2021-140. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
  1. BOS meetings.pdf
7.C.

Discussion/action regarding appointments to commissions, board and associations; standing committees; term appointments made by the full board; and ad-hoc committees for the 2022 Calendar Year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.D.

Discussion and direction on proposed letter to the North Yuba Forest Partnership on the status of comments received and transmitted regarding the Federal EIS being proposed to evaluate the scope of work of the partnership. (CHAIR ROEN)

7.E.

Appointments to the Airport Advisory Committee to fill vacancies. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.F.

Appointments to the Plumas-Sierra County Fair Board to fill vacancies. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

8.

TIMED ITEMS

8.A.
10:00AM

SIERRA BUTTES TRAIL STEWARDSHIP

Presentation by Trinity Sterling on behalf of the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship on the Connected Communities Through Trails project. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS).

9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Authorization to implement an emergency fuel sales or provision process at both the Alleghany and Goodyears Bar Road shops to allow residents on the west county area to access fuel for supplying emergency generators.

9.B.

Consideration of request and scheduling of public hearing to consider changing the name of Wilson Lane (County Road 642) to Barrington Lane.

Documents:
  1. Road Name.Item.pdf
10.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


10.A.

Discussion and direction on FEMA flood plain and flood insurance management amendments published by FEMA and sent to the County in a formal letter received December 29, 2021.

10.B.

Discussion and direction on an application for land conservation contract (Williamson Act) filed by Russell Turner for property surrounding the community of Sattley that is partially constrained by its location within the General Plan boundary for the community of Sattley, a portion of which is within a recorded conservation easement, and determination on advertising and making appointments to the Open Space Screening Committee.

10.C.

Resolution approving contingency appropriation to increase funding allocation in the amount of $5000 to cover additional costs in the County Forester line item within the Planning Department budget.

11.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -Tim Beals


11.A.

Approval of conveyance of ten small new gas generators donated by PG&E to the County to the fire districts within the PG&E service area-Downieville Fire Protection District (4 generators); Sierra City Fire District (2 Generators); and Pliocene Ride Community Service District (4 generators).

Documents:
  1. Generators.Item.pdf
12.

CLOSED SESSION


12.A.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, Margaret Long Negotiator, Road and Deputy Sheriff's Association (DSA) bargaining units.

13.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

13.A.

Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with employees in the Miscellaneous/Clerical Unit for wage increases and other changes to employment provisions.

Documents:
  1. Employee MOU.pdf
14.

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.
14.A.

Approval of a Certification of Official Custodians – Certification is required by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). (AUDITOR)

14.B.

Annual renewal of Probation's pretrial electronic monitoring per Penal Code 1203.018 and post-sentence electronic monitoring program per Penal Code 1203.016. (PROBATION)

14.C.

County-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities Addendum to Participation Agreement 2020-132 between the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the County of Sierra. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

14.D.

Resolution authorizing certificate of acceptance and recordation of grant deed for the Sierraville Recreation Center (Sierraville School). (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

14.E.

Agreement between Runbeck Election Services, Inc. and Sierra County for ballot printing services. (ELECTIONS)

14.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 7, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

14.G.

Minutes from the special meeting held on December 15, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

ADJOURN