Board of Supervisors 2/7/18

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on February 6, 2018 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
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.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY

3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE

6.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

6.A.

Resolution approving 5‐Year Regional Agency Integrated Waste Management Plan/Report for submission to CalRecycle.

6.B.

Professional Services Agreement with MGE Engineering, Inc. for geotechnical and structural engineering services including environmental and surveying to provide design solutions in order to effect the permanent repairs to a number of flood damaged sites.

6.C.

Request for Board of Supervisors’ authorization to submit Request for Authorizations (RFA), on each road repair project with advance construction.

6.D.

Professional Services Agreement with Petty and Associates, Inc. for engineering services for HVAC system project located at Front Street Health and Human Services Building.

6.E.

Discussion/direction to staff on notice received from Cara Martinson (CSAC) on a recreation and environmental (water) bond act that may be on the November ballot.

6.F.

Resolution authorizing the filing of an application for funding from the Truckee River Fund and National Forest Foundation for drainage improvements on Henness Pass Road.

6.G.

Discussion and approval of re-scoping of administrative position in the road department (left by retirement of long term employee).

7.

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

7.A.

Approval of general plan contract extension with Mintier Harnish and report from Finance Committee on budget requirements to serve the completion of the project.

8.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES) -TIM BEALS

8.A.

Resolution rescinding Resolution 2017-002 and adoption of replacement resolution to reflect an amended expediture category for Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Grant.

9.

COUNTY COUNSEL – DAVID PRENTICE

9.A.

Resolution denying Wayne DeLisle’s solid waste fee appeals of December 5, 2017.

Documents: Wayne DeLisle.pdf
10.

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.
10:00AM

PUBLIC HEARING – COUNTYWIDE SITING ELEMENT

Conduct Public Hearing and adopt resolution approving the revised Countywide Siting Element of the Sierra County Regional Agency Integrated Waste Management Plan and its accompanying environmental document.
Documents: Siting Element.pdf
10.B.
10:15AM

RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION

Presentation of a resolution of appreciation acknowledging those individuals who successfully graduated from the Advanced EMT Course which was co‐sponsored by Sierra Frontier Medical Resources, Inc. and Downieville Fire Protection District.
11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) – conference with legal county regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Loyalton Mobile Home Park, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7677.

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.

Professional Services Agreement between Charis Youth Center and Sierra County Behavioral Health Department for behavioral health services for youth. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

12.B.

Permission to hire a Community Outreach Coordinator for Public Health. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents: COC PH.pdf
12.C.

Resolution approving grant agreement number 17-10352 for the California Immunization Program between the State of California, Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Sierra County for Fiscal Years 2017/2018 through 2021/2022. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents: CDPH IAP.pdf
12.D.

Amendment to Agreement No. 2014-091, State Agreement No. 14-10545, between the California Department of Public Health and Sierra County for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Pandemic Influenza (Pan Flu), and Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP). (PUBLIC HEALTH)

12.E.

Approval for the Health and Human Services Committee to convene on behalf of Social Services/Public Health Director, Vickie Clark, in order to review, make recommendations and/or provide direction to her first six months of job performance. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

12.F.

Resolution approving sale of tax defaulted property subject to the Tax Collector’s Power to Sell. (TAX COLLECTOR)

12.G.

Agreement between the County of Sierra and Bickmore for services related to other postemployment benefits (OPEB) valuation. (AUDITOR)

Documents: Bickmore.pdf
12.H.

Resolution re-authorizing delegation of investing authority and approval of the Sierra County Investment Policy. (AUDITOR)

12.I.

Resolution authorizing purchase and payment for two speed feedback signs from Statewide Traffic and Signs in the amount of $10,631.66. (PUBLIC WORKS)

12.J.

Resolution of appreciation honoring Anna Costa Brett on her 100th birthday. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

12.K.

Resolution authorizing the consolidation of district elections with the Statewide Direct Primary Election to be held on June 5, 2018. (ELECTIONS)

12.L.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on January 16, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)

13.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

13.A.

Letter from Dianne Feinstein, United States Senator requesting the Sierra County Board of Supervisors pass a formal resolution opposing new offshore drilling development and object to any new oil and gas leases off the California coast.

13.B.

Letter from Tony Tooke, US Forest Service Chief in response to a letter sent to him on November 7, 2017 from the Board of Supervisors regarding the value and impact of National Forest System lands and their management on local communities and their economies.

Documents: USDA letter.pdf
13.C.

Letter from the American Lung Association announcing the release of the 16th annual State of Tobacco Control Report on January 24, 2018.

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 1/17/18

COUNTY OF SIERRA  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on January 16, 2018 in the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton City Park, 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 addresses: Heather Foster
clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.govAll 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)REGULAR AGENDA

9:00A.M.

STANDING ORDERS

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

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – NONE

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Supervisor

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Lea Salas announces new Environmental Health employee and Social worker team of four are all local hires. Sheriff Tim talked about a new Reserve Officer working now Doug Wilton from Lassen County, Still doing background on new full time employee. 

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE – District Ranger Quentin Youngblood talked about a number of items in Sierra County, lots of pile burning, for a fuel break south of Calpine. talked of changes in personnel, limited snow cover has caused limited activity in the snowmobile program and grooming. Timber sales are scheduled for this spring.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – VAN MADDOX

6.A.

Resolution amending the duties of the Risk Management Committee and the Risk Manager. Approved 5/0

Documents: Risk Committee .pdf

6.B.

Request to continue employment of retired annuitant as extra help under Resolution 2017-093.  Approved 5/0

Documents: Extra Help.pdf

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

7.A.

Professional Services Agreement with MGE Engineering, Inc. for engineering services for the reconstruction of the existing paved tiedown area of the Sierraville Dearwater Airport. Approved 5/0

Documents: MGE Airport.Item.pdf

7B = 10B on Consent –

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 97‐068 with Bastian Engineering to increase compensation for Fiscal Year 2018. (PUBLIC WORKS)  Workload of Bastian has increased considerably and items are reimbursable Approved 5/0

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

8.A.

Discussion/action regarding the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service’s work to increase efficiency of National Environmental Policy Act compliance. (CHAIR SCHLEFSTEIN) Sending a letter approved 5/0

Documents: Forest Service.pdf

8.B.

Resolution ordering an election for the submission to the voters of Sierra County Ordinance No. 1081 at the next regularly scheduled county election to be held on June 5, 2018 – Statewide Direct Primary Election. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Marijuana resolution for ballot approved 5/0

8.C.

Appointment to the Pliocene Ridge Community Services District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)  Adams nominated Chris Mills of Pike -Approved 5/0

9.

CLOSED SESSION

9.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) – conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Loyalton Mobile Home Park, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7677.

9.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) – conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Michael Miller, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7637.

10.

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.
10.A.

Resolution changing the name of the Mental Health Advisory Board to the Behavioral Health Advisory Board and approval of the amended by-laws. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents: Board.pdf

10.B.

Amendment to Professional Services Agreement 97‐068 with Bastian Engineering to increase compensation for Fiscal Year 2018. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:

  1. Bastian.Item.pdf
10.C.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 19, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

10.D.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on January 2, 2018. (CLERK-RECORDER)

11.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

11.A.

Letter from Joe Arata to Ms. Laura Marshall, Sierra County Solid Waste Fee Administrator regarding his October 2017 adjustment request.

Documents:

  1. Joe Arata.pdf
ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 1/3/18

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
REGULAR MEETING
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session  at 9:00 a.m. on January 2, 2018 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 address:
Heather Foster –  clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.govREGULAR AGENDA

STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Order  by Supervisor Huebner
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Passing of gavel to new Board Chairman  Scott Schlefstein
  • Selection of Vice-Chairman – Paul Roen
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board – Everything Approved as is 5/0

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – No One

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Supervisor Adams talks about Broad Band committee and it is moving along Task Force will meet soon. Mental Health Advisory will meet at the Corner Office
4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Nothing
 5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE

Heather Newell informs the Board that Erick Burke is the Acting District Ranger replacing Karen Hayden who retired.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – LEA SALAS
6.A.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Draft Three-Year Program and Expenditures Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2020. Approved 5/0

Documents:  MHSA PLAN BOARD.pdf

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

7.A.

Discussion and direction to staff on implementation of a $4.00 fee in lieu of business licenses due to the requirements of AB 1379 (Thurmond) ‐ Certified Access Specialist Program: Funding.  Approved 5/0

 Documents:  AB1379 CASp.Item.pdf

CLERK-RECORDER/ELECTIONS – HEATHER FOSTER

8.A.

County Clerk’s certificate of the examination of a County Referendum Petition on the County’s Ordinance No. 1081 in relation to imposing a ban on commercial marijuana cultivation, marijuana processing, and marijuana dispensaries within the County, and discussion/action to either repeal Sierra County Ordinance No. 1081 or submit the ordinance to the voters at the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election pursuant to California Elections Code Sections 9144 and 9145. Motion to send this to the June 5, 2018 Ballot by Adams, 2nd by Huebner.  After a lonngg discussion by all the Supes saying nothing new the motion was approved 5/0

 Documents: Referendum Item.pdf

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

9.A.

Resolution appointing Margaret Long, Sierra County Assistant County Counsel as the County’s Personnel Director. (DEPARTMENT MANAGERS) Approved 5/0

10.

CONSENT AGENDA – All Approved 

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.
10.A.

Resolution approving the annual renewal of probation’s pretrial electronic monitoring per 1203.018 PC and post sentence electronic monitoring program per 1203.016 PC. (PROBATION)

10.B.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to increase revenues and expenditures in the 2017/2018 Final Budget for Social Services to accommodate the purchase of a Cisco Firepower 2110 NGFW appliance for the Sierra County firewall. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Documents:

  1. EBT Project.pdf
10.C.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on December 5, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

CORRESPONDENCE LOG
 11.A.

Letter from Jan Klement, Attorney at Law regarding termination of legal services representing the parties having interests in the property, commonly referred to as The Balls Ranch.

ADJOURN

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

Board of Supervisors 11/8/17

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COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session November 7, 2017 in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, Courthouse, Downieville, CA. This meeting will be 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 addresses: Heather Foster clerk -recorder@sierracounty.ca.gov

REGULAR AGENDA

1. 9:00 A.M. STANDING ORDERS

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY
  2. COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
  3. DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
  4. FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
  5. PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS
    1. 6.A.  Discussion/direction to staff regarding County transportation related priorities for submittal to the County Transportation Commission (STIP).
    2. 6.B.  Approval of Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund Disclosure Certification.
    3. 6.C.  Resolution authorizing acceptance and approval of Agreement for Grant of Right of Way and Road Maintenance for Squirrel Hollow.

7. PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS
7.A. Request to set public hearing for a General Plan amendment; 5th Cycle HousingElement update.

 

8. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

  1. 8.A.  Discussion/action regarding letter to new US Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke regarding operation of Forest Service in Sierra County. (CHAIR HUEBNER)
  2. 8.B.  Report on the Government Committee meeting held October 24, 2017 regarding County office hours and days of operation and adoption of resolution rescinding Resolution No. 2013-052 pertaining to the closure of County offices to the public. (CHAIR HUEBNER/SUPERVISOR SCHLEFSTEIN)
  3. 8.C.  Discussion/action with respect to local building permit fees paid by local fire agencies. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)
  4. 8.D.  Discussion/direction to staff regarding the Downieville Community Hall. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

9. COUNTY COUNSEL – DAVID PRENTICE

9.A. First reading of an ordinance adding Chapter 8.02 entitled “Commercial Marijuana” to the Sierra County Code imposing an express ban on commercial marijuana cultivation, marijuana processing and marijuana dispensaries within Sierra County.

10. CLOSED SESSION

10. CLOSED SESSION

  1. 10.A.  Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) – conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Loyalton Mobile Home Park, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7677.
  2. 10.B.  Closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) – conference with legal counsel regarding the following litigation: Sierra County v. Michael Miller, Sierra County Superior Court Case No. 7637.

11. 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.

  1. 11.A.  Authorization to hire a vacant Social Worker Supervisor I-II position effective October 25, 2017. (SOCIAL SERVICES)
  2. 11.B.  Professional services agreement between Kings View Corporation and Sierra County Behavioral Health for telepsychiatry services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)
  3. 11.C.  Mental Health performance agreement between the Department of Health Care Services and Sierra County. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)
  4. 11.D.  Resolution updating Attachment B to Sierra County Resolution 2016-004, Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy for Transit Operators Operating Under Contract with Sierra County. (PUBLIC WORKS)
  1. 11.E.  Agreement for Services with Sierra Buttes Snowbusters for grooming services for the Bassetts Trailhead area as related to over the snow vehicle trails. (PUBLIC WORKS)
  2. 11.F.  Authorization to reimburse the Pliocene Ridge Community Services District in the amount of $2,250.00 utilizing Title III funds for emergency response incidents within the Tahoe National Forest in accordance with the provisions of the Secure Rural Schools Act, Sierra County Resolution 2016-010. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)
  3. 11.G.  Approval of vote for Richard Forster, Amador County for County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board, Supervisor Representative for Group 1 Counties for a new term, beginning 1-1-18 and ends 12-31-20. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)ADJOURN

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.

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 10/4/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
 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 Recording here
.REGULAR AGENDA

9:00A.M. STANDING ORDER

  • Call to Order – by Vice Chair Schlefstein
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call Adams, Roen, Beard and Schlefstein present, Huebner absent
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board

LISTEN TO THE RECORDING CLICK HERE, PRETEND IT IS A RADIO RECORDING WITH YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTERS IT IS ONLY 1 hr 47 min and is just thrilling…

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY                                                           COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS                                      DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
 ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR – LAURA A. MARSHALL
6.A.

Discussion/direction regarding data migration from Crest Property Tax Systems to MegaByte Property Tax Solution.

 Documents
7.PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS
7.A.

Status report on solid waste disposal agreements and conversion of the County landfill to a transfer station.

 Documents:
7.B.

Authorize payment of 4 invoices to Intermountain Disposal for tipping fees for waste that has been diverted to Delleker Transfer Station.

 Documents:

  1. Tipping Fees.Item.pdf
7.C.

Discussion/direction to staff on accepting an irrevocable offer of dedication for Hill Lane at Verdi so the County can assume responsibility for the road that connects Hill Lane in Nevada with Dog Valley Road in California and authorization to prepare a resolution of acceptance for adoption on October 17, 2017.

Documents: Hill Lane ROP.pdf

7.D.

Discussion/direction to staff on the concept of acquiring ownership of the Sierraville School as a County Community Hall for the community of Sierraville and authorization to make the request of the Sierra‐Plumas Joint Unified School District to begin discussions on the matter.

7.E.

Request for approval of grant administration concept for the approved USDA Resource Advisory Committee-Title II grant for the creation and implementation of a “tree mortality task force” in Sierra County using the County Fire Safe and Watershed Council as a contractor to the County for services under County direction and control to complete the scope of approved grant.

8.
PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS
8.A.

Discussion on the revised FEMA floodplain maps and advice letter issued by FEMA and it’s impacts on Sierra County.

9.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
9.A.

Approval of letter of support for continued federal funding for community health centers. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS).

9.B.

Discussion/direction regarding letters from J. Lon Cooper, Sierra County Public Defender and David Prentice, County Counsel pertaining to conflict of interest in People v. Hood (CR03609X). (CHAIR HUEBNER)

10.
CLOSED SESSION
10.A.

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

11.

CONSENT AGENDA

11.A.

Professional services agreement between Toddler Towers, Inc. and Sierra County Social Services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Authorization to hire a Community Outreach Coordinator for Substance Use Disorder Prevention. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:COC position.pdf

11.C.

Approval of invoices for costs for the County to host the Sierra Nevada Conservancy-Board of Directors meeting on September 6, 7, and 8, 2017. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:SNC Event.Item.pdf

11.D.

Amendment to Agreement No. 2013-115 with MGE Engineering, Inc. extending term for construction support services for the construction phase of the rehabilitation of the North Fork Yuba River Bridge at Jim Crow Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

11.E.

Resolution declaring the week of October 16-22, 2017, “Freedom from Workplace Bullying Week” in Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

11.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 19, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 9/20/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA  REGULAR MEETING

You have to listen to the recording it was up to late for me before publishing.  The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on September 19, 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

The 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
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board
 PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY
COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES – VICKIE CLARK

Professional services agreement between Sierra County Child Abuse Council and Sierra County Social Services.

Documents:

  1. SCCAC Agm.pdf
6.B.

Consideration and approval of a new position in the Public Health 2017-2018 budget for the Tobacco Program.

7.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – LEA SALAS

7.A.

Resolution authorizing application for, and receipt of, No Place Like Home Program Technical Assistance grant funds.

Documents: NPLH Board.pdf

8.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER – LAURA A. MARSHALL

8.A.

Resolution updating the Sierra County Information Technology (IT) Policy.

8.B.

Resolution adopting Sierra County Public Records Act Policy for private devices and accounts.

9.

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

9.A.

Resolution appointing the County Planning Director as the authorized designee to ensure land uses conform to County regulatory requirements.

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.

Discussion/direction regarding letter from Scott McFarland, Western Sierra Medical Clinic explaining Community Health Centers potenial cut in federal funding for low-income residents. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

11.

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.
11.A.

Resolution adopting appropriation limits for the 2017-2018 fiscal year for the County Service Areas, 2, 3 and Sierra Brooks 4A5A.

11.B.

Resolution adopting appropriation limits for the 2017-2018 fiscal year for the County of Sierra.

11.C.

Resolution adopting the 2017-2018 Final Budget for the County Service Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 4A5A.

Documents:  CSA Final Budget.pdf

11.D.

Resolution adopting the 2017-2018 Final Budget for the County of Sierra.

12.

CLOSED SESSION

12.A.

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

12.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2) – conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation – 2 cases.

13.

TIMED ITEMS

13.A.

10:00AM STATE WATERMASTER SERVICES FOR PLUMAS & SIERRA COUNTIES

Continued discussion/direction regarding the 2017/2018 Fiscal Year Statement of State Watermaster Services for Plumas and Sierra Counties for the Middle Fork Feather River service area.  (SUPERVISOR ROEN)
14.

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.
14.A.

Resolution approving amendment to Agreement No. 2012-072 between Nevada County and Sierra County for the housing of Sierra County inmates and authorizing the Sheriff to sign the amendment. (SHERIFF)

14.B.

Resolution approving Modification of Grant/Agreement No. 17-LE-11051360-020, the 2017 Cooperative Law Enforcement Annual Drug Operations Plan and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forests. (SHERIFF)

14.C.

Resolution approving Boating Safety and Waterways Financial Aid Program Agreement for 2017-2018 between Sierra County and California State Parks Boating and Waterways. (SHERIFF)

14.D.

Amendment to Memorandum of Agreement 2015-038 between the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance and the Sierra County Department of Social Services in regards to the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) and adoption of resolution authorizing the Director of Social Services to sign the Amended Memorandum of Agreement. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

 Documents: 

  1. CAPI Board.pdf
14.E.

Professional services agreement between Rennie Smith, LMFT, and Sierra County for behavioral health services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

14.F.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 5, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER

15.
CORRESPONDENCE LOG
15.A.

Letter from J. Lon Cooper, Sierra County Public Defender regarding conflict of interest in People v. Hood (CR03609X).

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 9/6/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA – BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on September 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 of the Board of Supervisors  clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.gov
The 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- Supervisor Adams
  • Roll Call -Supervisors Adams, Beard, Huebner,
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board – Approved 5/0 except Supervisor Jim Beard voted NO approval to Regular Agenda for some unexplained reason.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – None

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Supervisor Adams reported on the Finance Committee and Auditor/ROTC Van Maddox reported how things look better in future years. The Veterans budget has not been cut despite rumors… still the same. Western County EMS adhoc committee is looking at a citizens initiative to support the Paramedic EMS program in western Sierra County. Supervisor Huebner reported on the Reno Planning Commission and the development in Washoe County and it’s potential negative affect on Sierra County, Supervisor Schlefstein complimented the SC Road Dept on Lemon Cyn repairs on county roads from storm damage, Supervisor Roen talked about Sierra Conservancy meetings.

  • RCRC August 16, 2017 Board Meeting Highlights. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Director Tim Beals gave a report on meeting with Pacific Crest Trail hikers, USFS and other involved agencies to solve some of the issues brought up from use. He also mentioned the lack of planning process in Nevada regarding impacts of traffic, growth, water and many other issues caused by 10,000 residential unit and Sierra County has little to none ability to address issues that will affect our county.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE – No Yuba Ranger District Ranger Karen Hayden says free wood permits are not going to be possible. PCT reroute going on near Packer Saddle. The County and USFS put in for Prop 1 grant for implementation of Yuba Project north of 49 and east of Gold Lake Rd which should be started soon. Also a fuels reduction Prop 1 Grant. Thanked Sierra County F&W for assistance with Packer Lake Fish Day. Interjection by Adams he complimented the pretty face (Milly or maybe Jill, they’re hard to tell apart except Milly is the nice one)  in the press desk rather than the usual grumpy Russell….

6.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

6.A.

Recognition of the Sierra County Fish and Wildlife Commission for the 19th Annual Packer Lake Kid’s Fishing Day. (CHAIR HUEBNER) Supervisor Huebner reported that 106 children 92 adults enjoyed fishing day and an unforgettable event thanks to many agencies and people enjoyed the day. Bob Latta and Sieg Ostrom talked about the great time kids had and credited Marilyn Tierney for all her help, every kid got a stuffed toy or fishing rod, seeing wildlife, Ospreys, a great family experience, over 50 fish were caught, the program is funded by donations and fines from F&W program.

6.B.

Presentation by Mary Ervin of Silver Ribbon award presented to Sierra County for the 2017 California State Fair county exhibit. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Mary Ervin presented the Silver Ribbon to the County and thanked the Board and volunteers for their help at the California State Fair 

6.C.

Discussion/direction regarding the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Statement of State Watermaster Services for Plumas and Sierra Counties for the Middle Fork Feather River service area. (SUPERVISOR ROEN) Supervisor Roen talked about the frustration of water users receiving bills for litigation that they have no input on the case.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – LEA SALAS

7.A.

Discussion/direction regarding contracting for architectural/engineering services for the purpose of remodeling 207 Front Street (Wellness Center) of approximately 370 square feet, in addition to a new Behavioral Health building located at 704 Mill Street of approximately 2400 square feet.  Director Salas reported on how funding is received and used for the remodeling . Request to search for architect for development on  existing site. Adams said the Finance Committee had no problem accepting the project as reasonable. Maddox agreed to use the money available to begin the project. Project turned over to Building and Planning .

Documents: Board Request.pdf

CLOSED SESSION

8.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 – Public Employee Release.

 No action taken
9.

COUNTY COUNSEL – DAVID PRENTICE

9.A.

Resolution determining a California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) member’s disability, pursuant to Government Code section 21156. Approved 5/0 but Beard and Schlefstein disliked the process involved 

9.B.

Second reading and adoption 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

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.
10.A.

Permission to hire a vacant Social Worker I-III position. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Documents:SWI-III Board.pdf

10.B.

Agreement between Sierra County Child Abuse Council and Sierra County Behavioral Health to conduct the Nurturing Parenting Program. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

10.C.

Agreement between CalRecycle and Sierra County for the Local Enforcement Agency Grant for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:LEA.pdf

10.D.

Resolution approving Interlocal Agreement for Forensic Pathology Services between Sierra County and Washoe County, NV. (SHERIFF)

10.E.

Governing Body Resolution naming authorizing agents for Sierra County Emergency Management Performance Grant for the 2017, 2018 and 2019 grant years. (OES)

10.F.

Amendment to Agreement 2015‐080 with PG & E for use of a portion of the yard at the Alleghany Maintenance Facility, extending the termination date until December 31, 2017 and corresponding fee for an additional period of four months. (PUBLIC WORKS)

10.G.

Resolution declaring a 1996 Jeep Cherokee, former Assessor’s vehicle, as surplus, and approval of inter‐agency vehicle transfer to the Downieville Fire Protection District. (PUBLIC WORKS)

10.H.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 1, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

10.I.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on August 15, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

11.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

11.A.

Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Eric Sweet on behalf of Sierra Pacific Industries located in Sierra County approximately 2(+) miles northeast of Sierra City, CA.

11.B.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by JW Resorts.

ADJOURN

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.

 Documents:
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).

 Documents:
10.B.ii.

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

 Documents:
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).

 Documents:
10.B.iv.

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

 Documents:
11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

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

 Documents:
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)

Documents:

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).

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 8/2/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
 The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on August 1, 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 addresses:
Heather Foster
clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.gov

REGULAR AGENDA

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

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

 6.A.

Status report on progress of solid waste disposal plan and closure/post closure plans and processes for Loyalton Landfill.

 Documents:
6.B.

Discussion/direction with regard to the Engineering Technician position authorized at the meeting of June 20, 2017 as it may affect the road crew staffing.

 Documents:

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 7.A.

Discussion with respect to seasonal parking issues in Downieville. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

 Documents:
7.B.

Continued discussion/direction regarding the Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC). (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

 Documents:
7.C.

Appointment to the Sierra County Children and Families Commission (First 5). (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

 Documents:
7.D.

Discussion/direction regarding purchase of SolarWinds Network Monitor.

 Documents:
8.

TIMED ITEMS

10:00AM CHILD SUPPORT AWARENESS

Presentation by Becky Swabeck, Sierra Nevada Regional Department of Child Support Services regarding Child Support Awareness and adoption of resolution proclaiming August 2017 as “Child Support Awareness Month” in Sierra County.
9.

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.
9.A.

Professional services agreement between Community Recovery Resources and Sierra County for substance abuse disorder residential and transitional living services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

 Documents:
9.B.

Resolution approving Sierra County Department of Behavioral Health division of Alcohol and Drug Programs Strategic Plan for alcohol and other drug prevention for Fiscal Years 2017-2022. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.C.

Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding between the Sheriff’s Office and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department (Sacramento Internet Crimes Against Children) Task Force. (SHERIFF)

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9.D.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make certain changes to the Sheriff’s Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant Funds 2017/2018 Preliminary Budget. (SHERIFF)

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9.E.

Resolution allowing Cemetery District 2 to convert its Audit to a Financial Review. (AUDITOR)

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9.F.

Resolution allowing Cemetery District 3 to convert its Audit to a Financial Review. (AUDITOR)

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9.G.

Resolution allowing Cemetery District 5 to convert its Audit to a Financial Review. (AUDITOR)

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9.H.

Authorize payment in the amount of $7,915.00 to Servset Elevator, Inc., Purchase Order PO CJ560, for elevator repairs. (PUBLIC WORKS)

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9.I.

Minutes from the special meeting held on April 20, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

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9.J.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 18, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

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10.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

 10.A.

Response from the Sierra County Board of Supervisors to the 2016-2017 Grand Jury Report.

 Documents:
10.B.

Letter from Vanessa Turner, Santa Clara Board of Supervisors asking the Sierra County Board of Supervisors to consider joining the County Climate Coalition.

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10.C.

Letter from Cynthia Walker, Public Utilities Commission responding to the Board of Supervisors letter dated May 18, 2017 regarding the telephone service quality problems which Sierra County is experiencing.

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10.D.

Letter from David Canepa, Supervisor, County of San Mateo regarding implementing an “Internet Safe Exchange Zone” in Sierra County.

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ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 7/19/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session  at 9:00 a.m. on July 18, 2017 in 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 address:
Heather Foster
clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.govREGULAR 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

3.COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
4.DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
5.FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
6.HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES – VICKIE CLARK
 6.A.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Memorandum of Understanding between Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NORTEC) and America’s Job Center of California Partner’s.

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6.B.

Agreement between the California Department of Public Health and Sierra County for the Emergency Preparedness programs including Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP), and Pandemic Influenza (Pan Flu).

 Documents:
7.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – VAN MADDOX

 7.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding proposals for an internal equity study.

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8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

  8.A.

Discussion/action regarding response to the 2016/2017 report of the Sierra County Grand Jury. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

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8.B.

Update/discussion regarding the Loyalton Mobile Estates mobilehome park. (SUPERVISOR BEARD)

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9.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.
9.A.

Resolution authorizing appointment of retired annuitant to extra help position. (AUDITOR)

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9.B.

Governing Body Resolution naming authorizing agents for Sierra County Homeland Security Grant for a period of three years. (OES)

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9.C.

Amendment to Agreement 2017‐077 with Incorporated Senior Citizens to correct a clerical error in the funding amount. (PUBLIC WORKS)

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9.D.

Authorization to advertise and fill a vacancy in the Department of Public Works and Transportation ‐ Administrative Secretary I‐III. (PUBLIC WORKS)

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9.E.

Amendment to professional services Agreement 2016-104, and Amendment 2017-018, between Community Recovery Resources and County of Sierra for residential and transitional living services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.F.

Professional services agreement between CSTL Inc. DBA Clean & Sober Living, for sober living environment services for residents of Sierra County. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.G.

Resolution approving Naloxone Distribution Grant Agreement between the California Department of Public Health and Sierra County and authorizing the Clinical Director of Behavioral Health to sign the agreement and all invoices to secure funds. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.H.

Professional services agreement between Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center and Sierra County for crisis line services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.I.

Professional services agreement between Clean & Sober Detox and Sierra County for substance use detoxification services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.J.

Professional services agreement between Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. and Sierra County for adult residential care services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

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9.K.

Resolution approving the agreement between the County of Plumas and the County of Sierra for Ryan White Part B Services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

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9.L.

Request to recruit and fill a vacant Eligibility Worker I-III position with an Integrated Case Worker I-II position. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

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9.M.

Professional services agreement between UC Davis and Sierra County for 10 units of training. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

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9.N.

Memorandum of Understanding between the California Department of Social Services and the California Department of Health Care Services as the Compact Administrator and Compact Co-Administrator and the County of Sierra for access of the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMA) database. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

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9.O.

Modification of Agreement No. 2010-086 with Northern California EMS, Inc. for Emergency Management Services (EMS) Services within Sierra County, extending services for fiscal year 2017/2018. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

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9.P.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on July 5, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

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10.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

10.A.

Letter from Karen Baylor, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services regarding the appointment of Ms. Kathryn Hill, Clinical Director of Behavioral Health for Sierra County.

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ADJOURN

Information You Need 6/21/17

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:

Board of Supervisors 6/21/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Lee Adams, District 1
P.O. Box 1 – Downieville, CA 95936 – 530-289-3506 – supervisor1@sierracounty.ca.gov
Peter W. Huebner, Chair, District 2
P.O. Box 349 – Sierra City, CA 96125 – 530-862-1004 – supervisor2@sierracounty.ca.gov
Paul Roen, District 3
P.O. Box 43 – Calpine, CA – 209-479-2770 – supervisor3@sierracounty.ca.gov
Jim Beard, District 4
P.O. Box 1140 – Loyalton, CA 96118 – 530-414-8126 –supervisor4@sierracounty.ca.gov
Scott A. Schlefstein, Vice-Chair, District 5
P.O. Box 192 – Loyalton, CA 96118 – 530-993-4900 – supervisor5@sierracounty.ca.gov

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on June 20, 2017 in the Loyalton Social Hall, Loyalton City Park, 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 addresses:
Heather Foster  clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.gov

REGULAR AGENDA

1.

9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Orderby Chair Peter Heubner
  • Pledge of Allegiance- Supervisor Schlefstein
  • Roll Call – Supervisors Adams, Beard, Heubner, Roen present
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board Approved with Item 14 G moved to Regular Agenda
2.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY

Question from woman about why nothing has been done with the Loyalton Trailer Park – Chair talks about efforts that have been made. Tim Beals gives updates on what is being done. Listen to recording if want to know more..
3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS –  Lee Adams will be attending RCRC meeting in Sacramento on Wednesday.

4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

County Clerk reminded the first meeting in July will be on Wednesday July 5th because the 4th of July is on Tuesday
5.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE – Paul Roen reported for Quentin Youngblood and the RAC meeting met on Friday the 16th.

14E becomes 5B- Dan Spiess from NorCal EMS – 

14.G.

Agreement between Northern California EMS, Inc., Local Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) and Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2017/2018. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. LEMSA Agreement.pdf
6.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER – LAURA A. MARSHALL

6.A.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution awarding contract for the Probation Cable Installation-Loyalton Office project to Ultra Link Cabling Systems, Inc. Approved 5/0

6.B.

Presentation of bids and adoption of resolution awarding contract for the Probation Point to Point Fiber Optic Circuit project to Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications. Approved 5/0

7.

ASSESSOR / SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATOR – LAURA A. MARSHALL

7.A.

Resolution pertaining to Solid Waste Fees for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Approved 4/1 with Supervisor Beard voting no.

8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

8.A.

Resolution approving proposed Solid Waste Budget for Fiscal Year 2017/2018. Approved 4/1 with Beard voting no

Documents:

  1. SW Budget RSO.pdf
8.B.

Adoption of Urgency Ordinance adding Part 11, Chapter 6, Sections 090 ‐ 120 authorizing the Director of Transportation restrict the use or close any County highway if a determination is made that such action is necessary for the protection of the public or for the protection of such highway from damage during emergencies, construction, improvement or maintenance operations thereon. Approved 5/0

Documents:

  1. Ordinance.Item.pdf
8.C.

Discussion and direction on request for new position in the County Road Department budget under the classification of Engineering Technician I, II, or III depending on qualifications.  Approved

Documents:

  1. E Tech.Item.pdf
8.D.

Discussion and direction on letter from State of California regarding the Groundwater Sustainability Act designation of “managed groundwater basins” in Sierra County. No action taken

Documents:

  1. Groundwater rop.pdf
8.E.

Authorization to solicit quotes and refer results to the Finance Committee for review and recommendation on the purchase of two F‐550 4WD trucks (chassis only‐no bed) and one F‐550 4WD truck with dump bed for an expected total amount of $130,000. Approved 5/0

Documents:

  1. Vehicles.Item.pdf
8.F.

Amendment to County Engineer Agreement 97‐068 to include engineering services for flood emergency protective measures for 5 storm damage sites on county roads that traverse national forest system lands that will require emergency by‐passes until permanent repairs can be planned and implemented. Approved 5/0

8.G.

Resolution approving proposed budget for the CalRecycle City/County Payment Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/2018 and adopt the attached budget. Approved

8.H.

Resolution approving proposed budget for the CalRecycle OPP7 (Oil Payment Program 7) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/2018.Approved 5/0

8.I.

Resolution authorizing acceptance and approval of Agreement for Grant of Right of Way and Road Maintenance for Wild Plum Lane.

9.
9.A.

Amendment to Agreement 2012-038 between Mintier Harnish and Sierra County extending termination date for one year on the Sierra County Zoning Code and General Plan update.  Held over to next meeting per request of Tim Beals

Documents:

  1. Mintier Harnish.pdf
10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.

Approval of letter to oppose AB 1250 regarding ability for counties to contract for personal services. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS) Approved 5/0

10.B.

Discussion/direction regarding the Board of Supervisors response to the 2016/2017 Grand Jury Report. (CHAIR HUEBNER)  Board directed Supervisor Adams to draft response.

10.C.

Appointments to the Long Valley Groundwater Management District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)  James Loverin of Chilcoot and Paul Roen of Calpine were reappointed

10.D.

Appointments to the Sierra Valley Hospital District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Jill Slocum of Sierraville and Rebecca Yegge of Sierra Brooks were appointed to the SVHD Board following the resignations of Bill Nunes and Steve Haydn

11.

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.
11.A.

Discussion/direction/adoption of resolution setting the County Service Area Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2017‐2018.

11.B.

Discussion/direction/adoption of resolution setting the County and Special Revenue Funds Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2017‐2018.

11.C.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on April 19, 2016. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

11.D.

Minutes from the County Service Area Board of Directors meeting held on May 2, 2017. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

12.

TIMED ITEMS

12.A.

10:00AM TOBACCO USE REDUCTION PROGRAM

Presentation by the Sierra County Tobacco Use Reduction Program about illegal tobacco sales to minors and possible solutions.
13.

CLOSED SESSION – Nothing reported no action on 13 A or 13 B

13.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (c) – initiation of litigation – 2 cases. 

13.B.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 – conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation – 1 case.

14.

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.
14.A.

Authorization to advertise and fill a vacancy in the Building Department – Permit Technician I-III. (PUBLIC WORKS)

14.B.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to implement changes to the Fiscal Year 2016‐2017 budget to account for increased revenues and expenditures due to purchase of Capital Assets (two new transit vans). (PUBLIC WORKS)

14.C.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to implement changes to the Fiscal Year 2016‐2017 Road Budget to account for increased revenues and expenditures due to storm damages from January and February 2017. (PUBLIC WORKS)

14.D.

Professional services agreement between Dr. Don Stembridge, PhD and Sierra County for forensic psychological evaluations. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

14.E.

Professional services agreement between Thomas Bittker, MD and Sierra County for psychiatry services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. Bittker.pdf
14.F.

Agreement between Kings View Corporation and Sierra County for electronic health record information system and all pay sources billing services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. Kings View EHR.pdf
14.G.

Agreement between Northern California EMS, Inc., Local Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) and Sierra County for Fiscal Year 2017/2018. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. LEMSA Agreement.pdf
14.H.

Resolution approving agreement between the County of Shasta and the County of Sierra for epidemiologist services. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:

  1. Shasta County.pdf
14.I.

Resolution authorizing the Auditor to make changes to the 2016/2017 final budget to increase Social Services revenues and expenditures for telecommunications services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

14.J.

Professional services agreement between the California Department of Social Services and Sierra County for agency adoption services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Documents:

  1. CDSS Adoptions.pdf
14.K.

Professional services agreement between Ernest Teague and Sierra County for educational services. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

14.L.

Minutes from the regular meeting held June 6, 2017. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

14.M.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to make changes to the 2016/2017 final budget to transfer funds from Solid Waste Financial Assurance to Solid Waste Landfill Closure Fund. (AUDITOR)

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 6/7/17

STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SIERRA
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on June 6, 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.

AND SO THIS WEEK TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED EITHER READ THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER OR EVEN BETTER LISTEN TO EVERY WORD AT THIS LINK. – 

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