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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 September 1, 2020. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors' website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.

In accordance with Governor'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: 146 842 0023

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/090120bos
Access Code: 146 842 0023


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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Lea Salas


6.A.

Approval to hire a temporary extra help Behavioral Health Associate position.

7.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


7.A.

Resolution authorizing the acceptance of the COVID-19 ELC Enhancing Detection Funding Award Number COVID-19ELC46.


8.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


8.A.

Discussion and direction on reviving the County Open Space Screening Committee and making appointments.

9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Adoption of Urgency Ordinance adding Part 150, Chapter 11, Section 05 to Sierra County Code to implement weight restrictions on the Pearl Street (Hansen) Bridge, 13C0003, due to a crack in one of the timber stringers in the truss span of bridge discovered by the Load Rating Branch, California Department of Transportation.


Documents:
  1. Urgency Ord.pdf
10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS


10.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. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

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

Discussion and direction to staff on the use of Title III funds. (AUDITOR/PUBLIC WORKS)

10.C.

Resolution of intent for use of Title III funds for the development of the Sierra Brooks Community Firewise Plan. (AUDITOR/PUBLIC WORKS)


10.D.

Resolution of intent for use of Title III funds for the development of the Sierra City Community Firewise Plan. (AUDITOR/PUBLIC WORKS)


10.E.

Resolution of intent for use of Title III funds for the development of the Sierra County Communities Firewise Plan through the Sierra County Fire Safe and Watershed Council. (AUDITOR/PUBLIC WORKS)


10.F.

Discussion/action with respect to Prop 68 Local Parks Rehabilitation, Creation, & Improvement Grant Ad-Hoc Committee. (SUPERVISOR ROEN & ADAMS)

11.

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR - Margaret Long

11.A.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Injury and Illness Prevention Policy.

11.B.

Resolution adopting the Sierra County protocols for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace in light of COVID-19.


12.

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.
12.A.

Cash Audit report for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. (AUDITOR/TREASURER)


12.B.

Local Enforcement Agency Grant Agreement EA31-20-0001, for the time period of July 1, 2020 through October 28, 2021, in the amount of $15,022.00. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
  1. LEA Board.pdf
12.C.

Resolution approving Plumas County Agreement No. PARTB2021SCPH, Ryan White Part B, and authorizing the Public Health Director to sign the agreement and all invoices to secure funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

12.D.

Memorandum of Understanding for Coordination of Services between Sierra County Division of Behavioral Health Plan and Blue Cross of California Partnership Plan, Inc. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.E.

Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding Amendment between Blue Cross of California Partnership Plan, Inc. (ANTHEM) and Sierra County Division of Behavioral Health Plan Mental Health Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.F.

Resolution assigning Lea Salas, Administrative Director of Behavioral Health, or designee to attend Continuum of Care executive board meetings and monthly meetings. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.G.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Jill L. Curran and Sattley 89 Ranch, LLC, applicant and landowner for a Williamson Act Contract for Sierra County Assessor's Parcel Number 013-070-007. (PLANNING)


12.H.

Authorize Road Department purchase of the Downieville Fire Department former fire chief pick-up truck, a 2000 Ford F-350 with a 7.3 Diesel Engine, in the amount of $2,500.00. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Truck Purchase.pdf
12.I.

Authorize purchase and payment of purchase order in the amount of $13,700 to Tire Service International for TC‐710 Baler, Gas Engine, for bundling of aluminum and plastic (1s & 2s) out of 19‐21 Beverage Recycling Grant. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. Recycling.Item.pdf
12.J.

Cooperative Agreement with State of California Department of Transportation relative to the installation of a Gabion wall along State Route 49 at Belle Street to repair 2017 storm damage. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.K.

Approval of Contract Change Order 1 for Sierra County Wellness Center Foundation Project, Sierra County Agreement 2020-026. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
  1. CCO 1 ROP.pdf
12.L.

Authorize payment under Public Works Purchase Order in an amount not to exceed $12,000 for the installation of two perimeter soil gas probes to depths of 51 feet and 9 feet, in accordance with the project plans. (PUBLIC WORKS)


Documents:
  1. Landfill Probes.pdf
12.M.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on June 16, 2020. (CLERK)


12.N.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 4, 2020. (CLERK)


ADJOURN