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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 October 6, 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 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: 146 713 8000

By PC: https://tinyurl.com/100620bos

Access Code: 146 713 8000


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.

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 developments to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and possible action/direction to staff. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

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

Resolution affirming Sierra County's commitment to fundamental rights of life, liberty, property, and declaring Sierra County for all businesses. (CHAIR BEARD)

6.C.

Resolution of intent to use Title III funds for the aid of Fire Departments to acquire maps and property information from the County Assessor. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

6.D.

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
6.E.

Appointment of Board representative and alternate to the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Board of Directors. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES - Vickie Clark


7.A.

Resolution approving the agreement between the Incorporated Senior Citizens of Sierra County, doing business as the Loyalton Senior Center and Sierra County Public Health regarding the County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Covid-19 Emergency Response Grant (CERG) funds pass through and authorize the Director of Public Health or designee to sign the agreement.

8.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Van Maddox


8.A.

Discussion/approval of an agreement to rent the old Wells Fargo Bank building in Downieville for the Auditor's office.


9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION - Tim Beals


9.A.

Resolution authorizing use of Title III funds in the total amount of $500.00 for costs for mapping for the GIS System related to the Sierra Brooks Community Firewise Plan in order to increase protection of people and property, including adjacent federal lands, around the communities of Sierra Brooks.

9.B.

Resolution approving grant agreement between the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District and Sierra County Department of Public Works for funding to replace an existing Hough H65C wheel loader with a new Cat 92 14A wheel loader.

Documents:
  1. Carl Moyer.Item.pdf
9.C.

Discussion and direction on Community Resource Center Payments from PG&E for use of County Facilities in Alleghany and Downieville during Public Safety Power Shut-off events.

Documents:
  1. PGE Funds ROP.pdf
10.

PLANNING / BUILDING - Tim Beals


10.A.

Discussion/direction to schedule a public hearing to determine if an Agricultural Preserve should be established at the Sattley 89 Ranch (APN 013-070-007) based on the application by Jill Curran for a Williamson Act contract.


11.

CLOSED SESSION


11.A.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6, Margaret Long Negotiator, all bargaining units.


Documents:
  1. Closed Session.pdf
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.

Approval of leave greater than 30 days for an employee in the County Auditor's office. (AUDITOR)


Documents:
  1. Leave Request.pdf
12.B.

Resolution approving grant agreement between the Carpet America Recover Effort's (CARE) California Carpet Stewardship Program and Sierra County in the amount of $15,000. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.C.

Agreement for indemnification and reimbursement for extraordinary costs with applicants and landowners Scott Steinwert and Laurie Halliday for a zone variance at 506 Main Street, Downieville, APN 003-050-006-0. (PLANNING)

Documents:
  1. ROP Indem 1687.pdf
12.D.

Agreement for indemnification and reimbursement for extraordinary costs with James Commendatore, homeowner and applicant, consideration for Conditional Use Permit to live in a trailer during construction on 150 Amodei Ranch Road, Sierraville, while future home is being constructed, Assessor's Parcel Number 013-110-129-0. (PLANNING)


12.E.

Professional Services Agreement between Sierra County Child Abuse Council and Sierra County Behavioral Health to conduct the Nurturing Parenting Program through Mental Health Services Act Prevention/Early Intervention funding. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.F.

Professional Services Agreement between Progress House, Inc. and Sierra County for substance use disorder services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.G.

Professional Services Agreement between Granite Wellness Centers and Sierra County for substance use disorder services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.H.

Agreement for services by the East Sierra Valley Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2020‐2021 fiscal year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


Documents:
  1. ESVC Contract.pdf
12.I.

Agreement for services by the Sierra County Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2020‐2021 fiscal year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)


12.J.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 18, 2020. (CLERK)


12.K.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 1, 2020. (CLERK)


12.L.

Minutes from the special meeting held on September 18, 2020. (CLERK)


ADJOURN