Board of Supervisors 8/16/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
REGULAR MEETING
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on August 15, 2017 at the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton, CA. This meeting was recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors’ website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.The Clerk of the Board may be reached at 530-289-3295 or at the following address:
Heather Foster  clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.gov 

REGULAR AGENDA  9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Order by Supervisor Huebner
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Adams
  • Roll Call – Supervisors Adams, Huebner, Roen Schlefstein, Beard present
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board Approved as presented

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – Eilene Jensen, Loyalton asked the Loyalton Trailer Park be put on the Agenda and was upset because it wasn’t on the agenda, Supervisor Beard decided not to put it on the agenda as there was no new information.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Supervisor Schlefstein announced the Sierra Plumas Action Committee is having a meeting on Thursday. Supervisor Roen reported on the Groundwater Committee and Conservancy Group. RCRC Board meeting on Thursday Supervisor Adams will attend.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – County Counsel David Prentiss introduced new Atty in their fire. Sheriff Standley reported the drowning victim at Stampede Reservoir has still not been located. 1,000 people at the Downieville BrewFest, no arrests, no brawls, CHP portable intoxilyzer was a big hit to take free samples.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE – District Ranger Quentin Youngblood reports on USFS activities, lot of lightning and monsoon weather on the eastside north of Loyalton and a number of small fires with the help of Supervisor Paul Roen and his equipment in fire suppression, minimal level of staffing so folks from other forests are supporting each other. 

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES – VICKIE CLARK

6.A.

Approval of a new position for Environmental Health Specialist Trainee. Haven’t found a qualified applicant as of yet, so trying to find a Trainee. 

6.B.

Update for informational purposes on the purchase of property located at 202 Front Street, Loyalton, CA. Working on it

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

7.A.

Status report on progress of solid waste hauling contract negotiations including solid waste disposal plan and closure/post closure plans and processes for Loyalton Landfill. One critical decision expect to purchase commercial size compactor in Loyalton which is portable, working with Plumas Co to bring waste there, and with InterMountain Disposal for transport.

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7.B.

Authorization to author a letter to the United States Forest Service requesting a summary of the gross and net receipts received by the Tahoe National Forest for the last two fiscal years.  Approved with Chair to sign….

Documents:

  1. USFS Letter ROP.pdf

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

8.A.

Discussion/direction with respect to creation of an Abandoned Vehicle Abatement (AVA) program. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)  has to be adopted by 3/5th vote by Board and City Council a total of $1 per year per vehicle registration. CHP Sgt. Don Peterson from Quincy. Policy allows for removal of abandoned vehicle on public property or highway. The only way to pay to get it done is through $1 fee on registration, won’t have money in county general fund.  Approved motion to discuss with city council and intent to approve, 4/1 with Beard voting no.

COUNTY COUNSEL – DAVID PRENTICE

9.A.

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance repealing and replacing Section 3.03.031 of Sierra County Code Personnel Policies and Procedures pertaining to past employment verification and background checks. Approved 5/0

9.B.

Discussion regarding complaint for validation with the California Department of Water Resources (Plaintiff) against all interested persons (Defendants) pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure Section 860 et seq. and Government Code Section 17700.

10.

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.

10:00AM ALLIANCE FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, INC.

Presentation by Terri Hiser-Haynes regarding the Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. operations in Sierra County. a good presentation, please listen, very enlightening .
10.B.

10:30AM COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND COUNTY SERVICE AREAS JOINT MEETING

Board of Supervisors to convene as Board of Directors for County Service Area (CSA) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water) 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 2017-2018 Fiscal Year for the County Service Areas 2, 3 and 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water).

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10.B.ii.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year for the County of Sierra.

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10.B.iii.

Conduct public hearing and direction to staff on the 2017-2018 Final Budget for the County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water and Parks).

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10.B.iv.

Conduct public hearing and direction to staff on the 2017-2018 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.

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11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (c) – initiation of litigation – 1 case.

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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.

Treasurers investment report and statement of liquidity for the period April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. (AUDITOR)

12.B.

Cash audit report for quarter ended June 30, 2017. (AUDITOR)

12.C.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Bruce and Debbie Roney, applicants and landowners: Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the temporary use of a travel trailer while constructing a single family residence. The project site, identified as APN 006-030-118 is located at 21 Grey Fox Lane, Pike. (PLANNING)

12.D.

Resolution authorizing informal bidding and execution of a public works contract for construction of a temporary emergency road by‐pass on Brandy City Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.E.

Resolution authorizing informal bidding and execution of a public works contract for construction of two temporary emergency road by‐passes on Foote Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

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12.F.

Resolution authorizing informal bidding and execution of a public works contract for construction of two temporary emergency road by‐passes on Mountain House Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.G.

Rescind Agreement No. 2017-073 and approval of modified professional services agreement between Progress House and Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. Progress House.pdf
12.H.

Approval of 2017-2018 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEP), Pandemic Influenza (Pan Flu), and Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) budgets and work plans in the amount of $279,116.00 for the time period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

12.I.

Resolution approving amendment A02 for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) four year contract 15-10116 and authorizing the Director of Public Health to sign the standard agreement. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. WIC A02.pdf
12.J.

Modified agreement between Northern Californa EMS, Inc., Local Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) and Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. (PUBLIC HEALTH

Documents:

  1. LEMSA Modified.pdf
13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Email and informational flyer from Sarah Bolnik, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) regarding an Export Trade Workshop hosted by RCRC, Go Biz and the Center for International Trade that will be held on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at the Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley, CA (Nevada County).

13.B.

Email from Michael Sanchez, Plumas County Supervisor, District 1 expressing his appreciation to Sierra County for responding to the Chilcoot fire on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

13.C.

Letter from Einen Grandi, Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District regarding notice of intent to become a Groundwater Sustainability Agency.

13.D.

Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Joe Nelson (the project is located approximately 1.7 miles North-Northeast from Yuba Pass).

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