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

Lee Adams, Chair, District 1

P.O. Box 1 - Downieville, CA 95936 - 530-289-3506 - supervisor1@sierracounty.ca.gov
Peter W. Huebner, Vice-Chair, 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
Terry LeBlanc, District 4
P.O. Box 387 - Loyalton, CA 96118 - 707-489-0314 -tleblanc@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 August 17, 2021 at the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, CA. 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: 721 861 886#

 By PC: 
https://tinyurl.com/08172021BOS

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/direction to staff on Operating Engineers #3 (OE3) Health Benefits.

7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


7.A.

Resolution accepting the written withdrawal of the bid of Edward T. Navickis without penalty and release and waiver of liability for the County of Sierra, dated August 2, 2021, pertaining to the 2017 Storm Damage Gold Bluff Road FEMA PROJECT PA-09-CA-4301-PW-73.

Documents:
  1. Bid Waiver.Item.pdf
8.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


8.A.

Discussion/direction to staff on the action items discussed at a meeting of the County Disaster Council held on August 6, 2021.

8.B.

Discussion/direction to staff on the application to be filed for the Firesafe Coordinator Grant.

Documents:
  1. Firesafe Grant.pdf
9.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


9.A.

Discussion/action regarding letter from Lassen County Board of Supervisors to the US Department of Agriculture regarding concerns about wildfires originating from and managed by Plumas National Forest (PNF) and requesting the investigation of PNF's wildfire management decisions. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

9.B.

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Behavioral Health Advisory Board. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.
10:00AM

UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Presentation by Tracy Schohr, UC Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor on the Annual Report for Plumas and Sierra County. 

10.B.
10:30AM

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND COUNTY SERVICE AREAS JOINT MEETING

Board of Supervisors to convene as the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors and to hold joint meetings as both the County Board of Supervisors and the CSA Board of Directors.

10.B.i.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year for County Service Areas 2, 3, and Sierra Brooks 5A.

10.B.ii.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year for the County of Sierra.

10.B.iii.

Conduct public hearing on the 2021-2022 Final Budget for County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A (Sierra Brooks Water).

Documents:
  1. PH CSA Budget.pdf
10.B.iv.

Conduct public hearing on the 2021-2022 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.

10.B.v.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on November 3, 2020. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

10.B.vi.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on July 20, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

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.

Agreement between Downieville Fire Protection District and Sierra County Public Health regarding COVID-19 Vaccination through the Local Health Jurisdiction, effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $113,225. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

11.B.

Agreement between Karpel Computer Systems Inc. (Karpel Solutions) and the County of Sierra for case management services. (DISTRICT ATTORNEY)

11.C.

Authorization to purchase tires from Morgan Tire in the amount of $7,589.79 equipment #264, a Caterpillar Loader (Alleghany). (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Tires ROP.pdf
11.D.

Authorize payment of Invoice Number 219180 to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. IMD ROP.pdf
11.E.

Cash Audit report for the quarter ended June 30, 2021. (AUDITOR)

11.F.

Treasurer's investment report and statement of liquidity for the period ending June 30, 2021. (AUDITOR)

11.G.

Rescission of Agreement 2021-084 and approval of revised agreement for services by the East Sierra Valley Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2021/2022 Fiscal Year. (AUDITOR)

11.H.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to transfer funds from Asset Forfeiture fund to the Sheriff's K‐9 Program fund. (AUDITOR)

11.I.

Resolution adopting amended Sierra County Protocols for Maintaining a Safe and Healthy Workplace in Light of Covid-19. (PERSONNEL)

11.J.

Agreement for services by the Sierra County Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2021‐2022 fiscal year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

11.K.

Minutes from the special meeting held on June 28, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

11.L.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 20, 2021. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

12.A.

Letter from Greenfire Law, PC representing Feather River Action regarding the Wildlife Services Cooperative Agreement and Financial Plan, Agreement No. 18-73-06-0275 RA.

12.B.

Letter from the Department of Water Resources regarding the Statement for State Watermaster Service in the Counties of Plumas and Sierra for the Middle Fork Feather River service area.

ADJOURN