Board of Supervisors 10/18/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on October 17, 2017 in the  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 email:
Heather Foster clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.govThe Board of Supervisors may hold a Closed Session as the agenda schedule permits.REGULAR AGENDA

9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Order
  • Pledge of Allegiance-led by Paul Rowen
  • Roll Call – Supervisors Huebner, Adams, Roen, Beard, Schlefstein present
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board- Approved consent Approve of Regular

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – School Superintendent Dr Merrell Grant spoke re: concerns about sightings of Mountain Lions around the Loyalton Schools, getting word out to supervise children walking to school. Supe Schlefstein said there is a mother and two cubs in Sierra Brooks area and appear to be hunting in packs. (unusual behavior for mountain lions). Dr. Grant thanked Tim Beals and Road Dept for dealing with road issues in a prompt matter.  

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – listen to the recording, 10 am October 24th Government Committee at the courthouse regarding courthouse hours.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – HH&S talked about upcoming audit, 480 Flu shots so far this year. 

 FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by District Ranger on items that may affect the County of Sierra.
6.

ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR – LAURA A. MARSHALL

6.A.

Discussion and direction regarding Sierra Brooks water system and exempt parcel list.

7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – LEA SALAS

7.A.

Memorandum of agreement by and between Sierra County and Western Sierra Medical Clinic, Inc. for services provided to drug court participants.

Documents:

  1. WSMC MOA.pdf
8.

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

8.A.

Request for the Board of Supervisors to refer to a standing committee or a special committee, review and recommendation on continuation and completion of County General Plan update.

9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

9.A.

Consideration of request from Ranger Hayden of the North Yuba Ranger District for a planning grant application to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for the Trapper and Brandy Forest Restoration in the North and Middle Yuba Watersheds.

9.B.

Resolution authorizing grant application to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy to fund and provide full support to the Yuba Project under the Proposition 1 grants.

9.C.

Authorization for Sierra County to assist the Yuba River Ranger District by serving as lead agency to complete the CEQA process for three meadow restoration projects.

9.D.

Approval of State of California Standard Agreement with the State Department of Parks and Recreation for funding for the Over Snow Vehicle Program grooming, plowing, and maintenance services through September 30, 2020.

Documents:

  1. OSV Grant.Item.pdf
10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.

Appointment of a board representative and alternate to the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Board of Directors for 2018. (CHAIR HUEBNER)

11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(4) – conference with legal counsel – initiation of litigation – 1 case.

11.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2) – conference with legal counsel – aniticipated litigation – 1 case.

12.

TIMED ITEM

12.A.

10:00AM LOYALTON MOBILEHOME PARK

Presentation by Mark Adams, owner of the California Receivership Group regarding the Loyalton Mobilehome Park.  They were appointed by the Court and will take over the mobile home park and will do initial work, census etc and then things will move very quickly to fix the situation. Should start cleanup next week and decide what exactly needs to be done including some relocation of inhabitants.
12.B.

11:30AM TIMBER HARVEST PLAN PRESENTATION

Presentation and discussion with regard to a proposed Timber Harvest Plan that is west of the community of Calpine.
13.

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.
13.A.

Resolution approving agreement between Sentinel Offenders Services, LLC and the Sierra County Probation Department to provide home alcohol testing services and equipment. (PROBATION)

13.B.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2016‐099 with Omni‐Means, LTD. increasing compensation due to expanded scope of work. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:

  1. Omni Means Item.pdf
13.C.

Agreement for services by the Sierra County Chamber of Commerce for promotion of Sierra County during the 2017-2018 fiscal year. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

13.D.

Resolution designating the Sierra County Arts Council as the Local Arts Agency for 2018/2019. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

13.E.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 20, 2016. (CLERK-RECORDER)

13.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on October 3, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter regarding ongoing maintenance issues at the Sierra Valley Senior Apartments.

14.B.

Letter from Julianne Polanco, State Historic Preservation Officer notifying the Sierra County Board of Supervisors that as of September 28, 2017 the Sierraville School was placed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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