Board of Supervisors 12/6/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on December 5, 2017 in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, Courthouse, Downieville, 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.gov

REGULAR AGENDA

1.

9:00A.M.

STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Order by Chair Huebner
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Supervisor Adams
  • Roll Cal Supervisors Adams, Roen, Huebner, Schlefste
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board Approved – 5/0
2.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – Kaylon Hall talked about putting permanent lights on the County Courthouse bridge as her Senior Project at Downieville High School. Citizen Will Clark, Supervisors Adams and Roen have been a help in developing the project.

3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Supervisor Schlefstein announced an upcoming meeting in Susanville

4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Director Beals talked about the update work at Kentucky Mine Caretaker Apartment should be done by end of year, appreciates help of Mary and Richard Nourse. Loyalton City property project is near completion with help of  SCHS. Adams complimented Director Beals and Supervisor Roen on Solid Waste issue being resolved efficiently. Sheriff Standley discusses structure fire in Loyalton with Board. 
5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE

 District Ranger Karen Hayden on Yuba River Ranger District, gave an update on comments received about Yuba Project. and willing to provide field trips in the future, recognizes, Sharon Dobija and Sharon Lane and Patty Hall for all their support and efforts. Karen plans to retire at the end of this year, 2017, and thanks the Board for cooperation and coordination naming Beals, Huebner, Standley and Steve Folsom particularly. “An honor and a pleasure to work with all of you.” 
6.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

6.A.

Presentation by Nick Wobbrock, Blue Forest Conservation regarding the North Yuba Restoration Project and how the Forest Resilience Bond (FRB) can fund much needed forest restoration on National Forest System land. (CHAIR HUEBNER)

6.B.

Designation of the 2018 Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority (ESJPA), Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA) and Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) Delegates and Alternates. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

6.C.

Discussion/direction regarding participating in the 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Operation (LUCA). (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:

  1. 2020 Census.pdf
6.D.

Request for removal of Mental Health Advisory Board member due to lack of attendance and authorization to fill vacancy. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

7.

ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR – LAURA A. MARSHALL

7.A.

Software License Agreement and Maintenance Agreement between MegaByte Systems, Inc. and Sierra County for implementation of a new property tax system for Sierra County.

8.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -TIM BEALS

8.A.

Resolution amending Resolution 2016-100 to amend expenditures out of the Fiscal Year 2015 State Homeland Security Grant.

8.B.

Resolution approving expenditures out of the Fiscal Year 2017 State Homeland Security Grant.

9.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

9.A.

Authorization to “sole source” professional architectural agreements with Crippen Architecture and Ward-Young Architecture for two remodel projects in support of the Departments of Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services that require site planning, design, and construction plan preparation.

9.B.

Report and recommendation of committee organized to evaluate “eastern Sierra County fire services” which was conducted on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Loyalton.

9.C.

Reconsideration of action taken on November 21, 2017 to deposit into the general fund the amount of $5,000 from a 2005 donation from PG & E to the County on behalf of the community of Downieville into the County general fund and request that the funds be restored to an expenditure consistent with the intent of the donation made at the time.

Documents:

  1. PGE Item.pdf
9.D.

Authorization to seek quotes for presentation on December 19, 2017 for the purchase of a waste compactor unit to be installed at the former Loyalton Landfill (now transfer station) as requested and approved in the final 2017‐2018 solid waste disposal operations budget.

Documents:

  1. Compactor ROP.pdf

9 E = 12A

12.A.

Public Works Contract with Wade Willey Construction for labor associated with the renovation of the Kentucky Mine Museum Apartment in an amount not to exceed $7500 and as approved in the County final budget for 2017-2018. (PUBLIC WORKS)

 Documents:

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.

10:00AM

PUBLIC HEARING-GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT-5TH CYCLE HOUSING ELEMENT

  1. Conduct public hearing considering a General Plan Amendment to adopt the 5th Cycle Housing Element.
  2. Resolution approving the General Plan Amendment and adopting the 5th Cycle Housing Element Update, adopting the Negative Declaration and directs filing a Notice of Determination with the Sierra County Clerk, and direction to staff to transmit the adopted Housing Element Update to the State Department of Housing and Community Development for final certification and filing.
10.B.

10:30AM

SOLID WASTE APPEAL – WAYNE DELISLE

Appeal of Solid Waste Assessment Fees filed by Mr. Wayne DeLisle for APN 006-130-024-0 Pike City Road and 006-130-025-0 Pike Short Cut Road.

Documents:

  1. Wayne DeLisle.pdf
10.C. Postponed till February 2018

11:00AM

AT&T BROADBAND SERVICES

Presentation by Alice Perez of AT&T with respect to the future of AT&T broadband within the county, any possibility of expansion of service over what is presently available, and a description of present AT&T backbone or fiber that is present within the county that could assist other potential providers to provide service using AT&T infrastructure. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

Documents:

  1. AT and T.pdf
11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

Conference with labor negotiators pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6 – Vickie Clark, Negotiator – IHSS labor unit.

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.

Public Works Contract with Wade Willey Construction for labor associated with the renovation of the Kentucky Mine Museum Apartment in an amount not to exceed $7500 and as approved in the County final budget for 2017-2018. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.B.

Approval of California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) 2017/2018 Victim/Witness Grant. (DISTRICT ATTORNEY)

12.C.

Resolution approving contract for HAVA Section 251 Polling Place Accessibility Training Program Grant Funds. (ELECTIONS)

Documents:

  1. HAVA.pdf
12.D.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on November 7, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

12.E.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on November 21, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Letter from Jason Purvis resigning from the Mental Health Advisory Board.

ADJOURN

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