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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 July 7, 2020. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

In accordance with the Govenor's 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: 146 804 6622

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/070720bos
Access Code: 146 804 6622

NOTICE
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities, 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:

Heather Foster
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
P.O. Box 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.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


6.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 to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and possible action/direction to staff.

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

Appointment to the Sierra County Fire Protection District #1. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


6.C.

Appointment of alternate to the Sierra County Fish and Wildlife Commission. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

7.A.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace Policy.


7.B.

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Section 5.20.020 of the Sierra County Code to increase Sierra County's Transient Occupancy Tax rate from 10 to 12.5 percent, subject to approval of two-thirds of the electors voting on the tax measure at the November 3, 2020 General Election. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.C.

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance repealing Chapter 3.12 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to Drug and Alcohol Nonuse and Testing.


8.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


8.A.

Approval of Sierra Housing Study and discussion regarding Site Feasibility Study and the joint project with Plumas County for No Place Like Home.

9.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


9.A.

Master Service Agreement between Charger Access and Sierra County Health and Human Services for Ethernet and Point to Point (PTP) services beginning approximately on September 2, 2020 through September 2, 2023 utilizing the Rural Healthcare Program through Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC).


Documents:
  1. CHARGER Board.pdf
10.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


10.A.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract to Hansen Bros. Enterprises for the 2017 Storm Damage Repair Belle Street FEMA Project Numbers PA‐09‐CA‐4301‐ PW 00072.

10.B.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract to Hansen Bros. Enterprises for the 2017 Storm Damage Repair Foote Road Location 1 and 2, FEMA Project Number PA‐ 09‐CA‐4308‐ PW 00086.

Documents:
  1. Foote Road ITEM.pdf
10.C.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution for award of Public Works Contract to Hansen Bros. Enterprises for the 2017 Storm Damage Repair Goodyears Creek Road FEMA Project Numbers PA-09-CA-4308- PW 00135.

11.

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.
11.A.

Professional services agreement between Maureen F. Bauman, LCSW, MPA, and Sierra County to provide program oversight at the request of the Behavioral Health Clinical and Administrative Directors. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. Bauman Board.pdf
11.B.

Professional services agreement between Sierra County Office of Education and Sierra County Behavioral Health for Substance Abuse Prevention programs. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)


Documents:
  1. SCOE Board.pdf
11.C.

Lease agreement between Janet M. Hamilton, Pamela A. Brandon and Sierra County for office space on the west side of the county. (SOCIAL SERVICES)


11.D.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2018-007 with MGE Engineering to include construction management services for 3 sites (Belle Street, Foote Road, Goodyears Creek) included in the Professional Engineering and Environmental Services for 2017 Flood Damage – Multiple Sites. (PUBLIC WORKS)



11.E.

Resolution approving the consolidation of District and Municipal Elections with the County's General Election to be held on November 3, 2020. (ELECTIONS)

11.F.

Resolution approving Tolling Agreement with AT&T which allows for an extension of processing time for a Conditional Use Permit and Site Plan Review Applications, County Planning File 1669. (PLANNING)

11.G.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on May 5, 2020. (CLERK)


11.H.

Minutes from the special meeting held on June 23, 2020. (CLERK)


11.I.

Minutes from the special meeting held on June 29, 2020. (CLERK)


12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

Notice of intent to harvest timber submitted by Soper Wheeler Company LLC. Project is located in Plumas and Sierra Counties, from 2 miles south of La Porte, off of Quincy La Porte Rd. to 6 miles north of La Porte.

ADJOURN