COUNTY OF SIERRA – BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on March 21, 2017 in the Loyalton Social Hall, in the Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, CA. This meeting will be recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors’ website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.
Heather Foster – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Board of Supervisors may hold a Closed Session as the agenda schedule permits.
9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS
Call to Order by Chair Peter Heubner
Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Adams
Roll Call– Supervisors Heubner, Adams, Roen, Schlefstein present, Supervisor Beard was absent.
Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board – Approved 4/0
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY- Ernest Rembird at Loyalton Mobile Estates believes Supes are being mislead, they’ll never get their money back. David Allen also lives in LME Park has no where else to live, hopes someone will come in and run park. Nona Griesert. Business Mgr for SPUSD was introduced by Supt. Dr. Merrill Grant. Michael Perry of LME says something has to be done, needs to know who runs disaster plan, as a Ham Operator could help out more than police department could. Mark Marin, Mayor of Loyalton said $5,000 dollars a month costs on sewer and water from LME City doesn’t own lines in Park.
COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Supervisor Roen talked about Co-Gen Plant is still an ongoing planning process
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS- Director Beals talked about recovery and applicant meetings for OES and FEMA, no final restoration work is to be done until there is joint inspection by FEMA and OES and funding approved for financial recovery, it will be a long term process and likely all damaged roads will not be opened this year, the county cannot control the process, he asked Board “not to shoot the messenger” #2 – RAC project requests include tree mortality and invasive species. #3 Webber Lake will be open for first time in history to general public. #4 New building codes are in place effective January 1st this year. #5 On the LME an inspection was done by state, there will be a meeting at 9 a.m. on April 19th at Loyalton Social Hall complicated, social, economic, emotional issue and hopefully some information could result in some solutions.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by Sierraville District Ranger Quentin Youngblood on items that may affect the County of Sierra. RAC meeting will be rescheduled due to Dept of Agriculture probably in May. NID working with District on Jackson Meadows facilities, time to look at shared operation of campground facilities.
INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER – LAURA A. MARSHALL
Discussion/direction regarding the use of personal devices by County employees. All personal communication devices and personal email accounts not be used by county employees for county business. Adams says send to Finance Committee, Schlefstein asked to go to Government Committee. Goes to Government Committee on Tues March 28 1 p.m. at Downieville Courthouse. Bring back recommendation to Board.
ROP Personal Device Discussion_Direction.pdf
SHERIFF/CORONER – TIM STANDLEY
Discussion/direction regarding adoption of resolution and approval of Cooperative Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Operating and Financial Plan between the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office and the USDA, Forest Service Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Approved 4/0
PROBATION – JEFF BOSWORTH
Resolution approving agreement between the City of Loyalton and the County of Sierra to lease an office for the Probation Department in Loyalton. Approved 4/0
Probation Office in Loyalton.pdf
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS
Services Agreement with Hansen Bros. Enterprises for emergency work for slide removal and erosion repair on Kanaka Creek Road due to the January 2017 storms. Approved 4/0
Services Agreement with Hansen Bros. Enterprises for emergency work for mudslide cleanup on Goodyears Creek Road due to the January 2017 storms. Approved 4/0
Authorize letter of support for SB 1 (Beall) Transportation Funding and Reform Packages. Approved 4/0
Authorize letter of support for AB 1 (Frazier) Transportation Funding and Reform Packages. Approved 4/0
Progress report and discussion on landfill closure process. There will be little interruption to the residents of the county, transfer stations will still be the place to take our trash. That’s what is most important to me.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Approval of letter to Mr. Ben Metcalf, Director California Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the Loyalton Mobile Home Park – County of Sierra Workshop. (CHAIR HUEBNER) Approved 4/0
Loyalton Mobile Home Letter.pdf
Discussion/authorization to move forward with the purchase of property located at 202 Front Street, Loyalton, CA for the Sierra County Department of Health and Human Services. (SUPERVISOR ROEN) Approved 4/0
202 Front Street HHS Building.pdf
Discussion/direction to refer to the Board of Supervisors Finance Committee the hiring of employees who are currently working for, or have previously worked for an agency who participates in the California retirement system. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) 4/0 but stay tuned
California retirement system.pdf
Appointments to the Downieville Fire Protection District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Irving Christensen of Indian Valley, and Michael Galan of Downieville were reappointed. 4/0
Appointment Downiville Fire Protection District.pdf
Appointments to the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Russell Rosewood, Christine Lindberg and Salli Wise all of Calpine were reappointed.
Appointment Calpine Waterworks District.pdf
Approval of letter of support for SB 447 re: Multicounty assessment appeals boards. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS) Approved 4/0
SB 447 Letter.pdf
CLOSED SESSION – No action reported on 11A /11B
Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) – anticipated litigation – Sierra County v. Department of Finance for the State of California.
Closed Session Anticipated Litigation.pdf
Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) – conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation – 1 case.
Closed Session Anticipated Litigation.pdf
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.
Amendment to Agreement 2016-061 for professional services between Thomas E. Bittker, MD, LTD and the County of Sierra. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)
Bittker Amendment Board.pdf
Resolution approving the submittal of an application for the Local Enforcement Agency Grant and authorizing Director, Interim Director, or Assistant Director to execute the necessary application for the securing of grant funds. (PUBLIC HEALTH)
Resolution approving the Children’s Medical Services (CMS) plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. (PUBLIC HEALTH)
CMS Plan Board.pdf
Resolution adopting pay tables for the County of Sierra and Special Revenue Funds. (AUDITOR)
pay tables resolution.pdf
Resolution adjusting the approved baseline increase from the Long Valley Groundwater Management District to the Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District for the 2016/2017 Budget. (AUDITOR)
Budget adjustment Groundwater Districts.pdf
Resolution authorizing inter‐agency vehicle transfer from Sierra County to the Sierra Plumas Joint Unified School District. (PUBLIC WORKS)
Resolution updating listing of authorized representatives to acquire surplus property through the auspices of the California State Agency for Surplus Property, and authorization to complete and submit new application for eligibility for the State and Federal Surplus Property Program through the California Department of General Services. (PUBLIC WORKS)
Governing Body Resolution naming authorizing agents for the designation of applicants agents for the purpose of obtaining federal financial assistance due to the winter storms. (OES)
disaster_authorized signature resolution.pdf
Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Billy and Kathleen Epps, Applicants and Landowners for consideration of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the use of a travel trailer while constructing a single family residence. The project site, identified as APN 002-130-028, is located at 215 Gold Bluff Road, Downieville. (PLANNING)
Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding the U.S. Small Business Administration declaring certain counties in the State of Nevada and California a disaster area.