THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF SIERRA ORDAINS as follows:
Ordinance Section One: An Urgency Ordinance, Part 11, Chapter 6, Sections 090 – 120 of the Sierra County Code is hereby added to read as follows:
Chapter 11.06 – ROAD USE AND MAINTENANCE
Section: 11.06.090 Emergency Road Restrictions and/or Closure
The Director of Transportation or Road Commissioner, as a result of a bona fide emergency condition or as part of a construction or maintenance project, is authorized to temporarily restrict the use of or close any County highway upon making a finding that such action is necessary for the protection of the public health, welfare, or safety and/or is for the protection of such County highway from further damages.
The temporary closure or restriction of any County highway shall remain in effect for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days and should the Director of Transportation or Road Commissioner desire to have the County highway restriction or closure extend for a period of time greater than sixty (60) days, the closure may be extended for any period of time as may be authorized by the Board of Supervisors.
Ordinance Section Two: This ordinance shall be an urgency ordinance, effective upon adoption, and is necessary for the immediate public protection from road conditions resulting from the declared emergency events of January and February 2017.
Introduced, passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Sierra, State of California on the 20th day of June, 2017, by the following roll call vote, to-wit: