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.

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7.B.

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

Documents:

  1. USFS Letter ROP.pdf

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

8.A.

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

COUNTY COUNSEL – DAVID PRENTICE

9.A.

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

9.B.

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

10.

TIMED ITEMS

10.A.

10:00AM ALLIANCE FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, INC.

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

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

Board of Supervisors to convene as Board of Directors for County Service Area (CSA) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water) and to hold joint meetings as both the County Board of Supervisors and the CSA Board of Directors.
10.B.i.

Conduct public hearing on setting Appropriation Limits for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year for the County Service Areas 2, 3 and 4A5A (Sierra Brooks Water).

 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.

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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.

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 7.A.

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

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7.B.

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

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7.C.

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

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7.D.

Discussion/direction regarding purchase of SolarWinds Network Monitor.

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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)

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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.

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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).

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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)

 Documents:
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.

 Documents:
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. – 

Board of Supervisors 5/17/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA -BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on May 16, 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 email:
Heather Foster clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.govThe Board of Supervisors may hold a Closed Session as the agenda schedule permits.REGULAR AGENDA
1.

9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Order – by Chair Peter Huebner
  • Pledge of Allegiance –led by Supervisor Adams
  • Roll Call – Supervisors Adams, Beard, Huebner, Roen, Schlefstein present
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board – Approved as presented
2.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – None

3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Supervisor Schlefstein spoke on the upcoming Ham Radio Class. Supervisor Adams talked about the CSAC Legislative meeting his week.
4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Director Tim Beals spoke on a number of upcoming issues (listen to the Board Tape
5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE

Update by Sierraville District Ranger Quentin Youngblood also spoke on items that may affect the County of Sierra. listen to the recording
6.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS  

6.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding development of a priority list for potential transportation projects to be funded under SB 1. Sent to the Road and Transportation Committee approved  4/1 Supervisor Beard voted NO Doesn’t support SB 1 taxes.

Documents:

6.B.

Resolution approving application for grant funds from the Federal Lands Access Funding Program for the Smithneck Creek Road Rehabilitation and Smithneck Creek Bicycle Trail Project. Approved 3/2 Supervisors Roen and Adams voted No.

 Documents:
7.

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

 7.A.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding Loyalton Mobile Home Park Estates. – Discussion, no action Code enforcement to start, listen to tape

 Documents:
8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 8.A.

Discussion/direction regarding letter from Irving Christensen, Downieville Fire Protection District in regards to AT&T lines and equipment throughout the western portion of Sierra County. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS) Letter supporting the DFPD letter approved, Supervisor Adams to draft letter for Chair Huebner to sign.

 Documents:
8.B.

Ordinance rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)  Didn’t pass 3/2 Supervisors Adams and Roen voted to take all longevity pay away, Supervisors Huebner, Schlefstein and Beard voted No …you’ve got to listen to recording

Documents:
8.C.

Appointment to the Cemetery District #5. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Gretchen Selfridge of Sierraville  was re-appointed. 

 Documents:
9.

CLOSED SESSION – No Action direction given to Staff

9.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 – public employment – Director of Health & Human Services.

 Documents:
9.B.

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

 Documents:
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.

Agreement for Indemnification and Reimbursement for Extraordinary Costs for Sharon Lane, applicant and Mudita, LLC, landowner: Consideration of an amendment to a Conditional Use Permit on Big Springs Gardens to allow expansion of the resort with additional buildings and overnight guests, and for a Site Plan Review on the project. The project site, identified as APN 008-110-022, is located at 32613 Highway 49, Sierra City. (PLANNING)

 Documents:
10.B.

Resolution approving agreement for Federal Apportionment Exchange Program and State Match Program California Department of Transportation-NonMPO County (X17-5913(072). (PUBLIC WORKS)

 Documents:
10.C.

Public Works Contract with Campbell’s Carpets of Nevada in the amount of $8,638.73 for replacement of flooring at the Health and Human Services office at 704 Mill Street. (PUBLIC WORKS)

 Documents:
10.D.

Amendment 04 to Agreement 2016-128 between the California Department of Public Health and Sierra County. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

 Documents:
10.E.

California Automated Consortium Eligibility System Amended and Restated Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

 Documents:
10.F.

Memorandum of Understanding between the California Automated Consortium Eligibility System and the County of Sierra. (SOCIAL SERVICES)

 Documents:
10.G.

Endorsement of nationwide Save Our Air Medical Resources (SOAR) program to amend federal medicare reimbursement for air ambulance services. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

 Documents:
10.H.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on April 4, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

 Documents:
ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 5/3/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
REGULAR MEETING
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on May 2, 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. so listen here
The Clerk of the Board may be reached at 530-289-3295 or at the following addresses:
Heather Foster:  clerk-recorder@sierracounty.ca.govThis has been a rough week for everyone and so you will have to read the Mountain Messenger report on the Board actions and for education, entertainment, horrification and other reaction please listen to the recording of the meeting… no commercials …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
2.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY

3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Board members will report on committee meetings and/or activities. Board members or members of the public may ask questions for clarification but no action will be taken.

  • RCRC Release – Sierra County Supervisor Lee Adams appointed to Commission on State Mandates. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)
4.
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE

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

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – VAN MADDOX

6.A.

Resolution approving the Sierra County Courthouse Complex Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan.

Documents:

  1. Complex item.pdf
7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

7.A.

Governing Body Resolution authorizing application for the 2016/2017 OHV Grant for development of the OSV Trailhead at Bassett’s Station, including replacement of vault restroom and parking lot improvements.

 Documents:
7.B.

Update on TA3 Tire Grant and upcoming free tire disposal event scheduled for May 20-21-22, 2017.

 Documents:
7.C.

Resolution of support and commitment for a joint application with Plumas County for grant funds from the Federal Lands Access Program for Gold Lake Forest Highway (in Plumas County) and Gold Lake Highway/other highway segments (in Sierra County).

 Documents:
7.D.

Lease Agreement with Alliance for Workforce Development for the modular office at the Sierraville School Complex.

 Documents:
7.E.

Approval of vehicle disposal fee amnesty event at the Loyalton Landfill.

 Documents:
7.F.

Resolution rescinding the former “Solid Waste Task Force” and adopting a resolution establishing a revised structure for the “Sierra County Solid Waste Task Force.”

Documents:

  1. SW Task Force.pdf
7.G.

Appointments to new Solid Waste Task Force.

8.

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

8.A.

Resolution renewing the proclamation of local emergency resulting from the February winter storms.

 Documents:
9.

COUNTY SERVICE AREA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the County Service Area (CSA) Board of Directors.
9.A.

Discussion/direction initiating the process for creating a service area zone in County Service Area 4 for fire protection services in Verdi.

 Documents:
9.B.

Discussion/direction to staff regarding the process for creating a service area zone in County Service Area 4 for fire protection services in Long Valley.

 Documents:
10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.

Discussion/direction with respect to directing county health officer with respect to emergency medical services oversight. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

10.B.

Resolution declaring that Sierra County complies with federal immigration laws, and does not constitute a “sanctuary” jurisdiction. (SUPERVISOR BEARD)

11.

TIMED ITEMS

11.A.

11:00AM TRUCKEE-DONNER LAND TRUST

Presentation by Truckee-Donner Land Trust on the Webber Lake property.
12.

CLOSED SESSION

 12.A.

Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 – public employment – Director of Health & Human Services.

 Documents:
12.B.

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

 Documents:
13.

CONSENT AGENDA

13.A.

Approval to amend grant period of California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) 2016/2017 Victim/Witness Grant. (DISTRICT ATTORNEY)

 Documents:
13.B.

Resolution approving the surplus of a 1999 Ford Taurus to the general fund departments. (HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES)

 Documents:
13.C.

Resolution approving the Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement No.17-LE-11051360-020 for 2017-2022 between the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forests. (SHERIFF)

 Documents:
13.D.

Resolution approving the Cooperative Law Enforcement annual Operating Plan and Financial Plan, Agreement No. 17-LE-11051360-020 Modification No. 001, between the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forests. (SHERIFF)

 Documents:
13.E.

Resolution approving the 2017 Cooperative Law Enforcement Annual Drug Operations Plan and Financial Plan, Agreement No. 17-LE-11021360-020 Modification No. 002 between the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office and the USDA, Forest Service Tahoe and Plumas National Forests. (SHERIFF)

 Documents:
13.F.

Authorization to fill vacancy for Public Water/Service Facility Operator position. (PUBLIC WORKS)

 Documents:
13.G.

Resolution authorizing Auditor to implement changes to the Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Transportation Budget to update the budget to align with the approved budget amendment by the Sierra County Transportation Commission. (PUBLIC WORKS)

 Documents:
13.H.

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 August 27, 2017 and corresponding fee for an additional period of seven months. (PUBLIC WORKS)

 Documents:
13.I.

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

 Documents:
13.J.

Resolution amending 2016/2017 Final Budget for transfers to cover the cost of jail incarceration. (AUDITOR)

 Documents:
13.K.

Cash Audit Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. (AUDITOR)

 Documents:
13.L.

Treasurer’s Investment Report and Statement of Liquidity for the period January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017. (AUDITOR)

13.M.

Resolution of appreciation for Dave Soto, Senior Program Manager, Agency on Aging Area 4. (SUPERVISOR SCHLEFSTEIN)

 Documents:
13.N.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on April 4, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

13.O.

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

 Documents:
14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter from Karma Hackney, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services regarding U.S. Department of Agriculture Designation.

Documents:

  1. CalOES.pdf
14.B.

Letter from Sam Boland-Brien, State Water Resource Control Board regarding Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) formation deadline.

Documents:

  1. Water Boards.pdf
14.C.

Letter from Steve Keithley, Field Representative regarding the May 5, 2016 California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) 2014-2016 biennial inspection of the Sierra County temporary holding facility pursuant to Penal Code Section 6031 and Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 209.

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 4/19/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on April 18, 2017 in the Loyalton Social Hall, in the Loyalton City Park, Loyalton, CA. This meeting was recorded for posting on the Board of Supervisors’ website at www.sierracounty.ca.gov.  NOTICEThe 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
1.

9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS

  • Call to Order by Chair Huebner
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Beard
  • Roll Call Supervisors Adams, Beard, Huebner, Roen, Schlefstein present
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board Approved 5/0 with one item added due to time frame for letter of support re: Loyalton Millsite.
2.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITYSupervisor Beard reminded everyone of Pat Whitley Memorial Service in Loyalton this Saturday. Supervisor Schlefstein spoke emotionally about his feelings of losing Pat Whitley and her contribution to the community.

3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS Supervisor Lee Adams announced the May 3rd Community Meeting in Downieville regarding the Paramedic ALS program development for western Sierra County with Downieville Fire Protection District Ambulance and Sierra Frontier Medical Resources, Inc. 

4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTSProbation Chief Jeff Bosworth talked about the new Probation Office in Loyalton and invites the public and supervisors to stop by. Sheriff Tim Standley talked about a missing aircraft that left Truckee on Monday and was last pinged in the Webber Lake area. A husband and pilot wife  were onboard and SCSAR, SCSO and Civil Air Patrol are involved in the search. (see press release from SCSO this issue).

5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE –  District Ranger Quentin Youngblood USFS personnel are involved in search for missing plane. They expect to be fully staffed this year and seasonal staff will be mobilized on May 1st. Opening campgrounds hopefully for fishing season opening depending on snow and weather.

6.

PROBATION – JEFF BOSWORTH

6.A.

Resolution approving a budget transfer request to cover installment of cyber security program.  Approved 5/0

 Documents:
6.B.

Resolution approving a budget transfer request to cover installment of internet and phone system at new probation office in Loyalton. Approved 5/0

Documents:
7.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

7.A.

Request for contingency appropriation in the amount of $15,000 to restore and repair caretakers apartment at the Kentucky Mine Museum. Approved 5/0

7.B.

Consideration of request from City of Loyalton for technical assistance in the disaster recovery process. Approved 5/0

7.C

Status report on progress of solid waste disposal plan and closure/post closure plans and processes for Loyalton Landfill. Director Beals gave update to Board and should have documents for review shortly. Should be a smooth transition, nothing will change from residents use of transfer stations. Approved 5/0

7.D.

Status report on severe winter storm recovery efforts Countywide. –  Director Beals reported on additional damage being found as snow melts, documentation and paperwork for process of claims are ongoing. Gold Lake Road will be an ongoing project to open after May 1st, there are slides and still 10 to 15 feet of snow on the road. Will hopefully be working on Sardine Lake Road on the first couple of weeks in May.  

 Documents:
8.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

8.A.

Discussion/direction regarding local update of contacts for 2020 Census with Sierra County. (CHAIR HUEBNER)  Board appointed Supervisor Roen and Director Beals to be Census contact.

Documents:

  1. Census.pdf
8.B.

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 and rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS) This Ordinance would keep the Board at present salary and not exceed the raises of county employees. Current salaries would stay the same till the end of their term Anyone elected into office after January 1, 2018, (including current county supervisors) would be brought in to same compensation so county supervisors candidates would be on equal level and there would be no more longevity pay for Board members. Supe Adams his fixes enquity in salaries between new and old supervisors. Vote failed by 3/2 with Supervisors Beard, Schlefstein and Huebner voting No, and Adams and Roen voting yes. Which means that Adams and Roen were voting against a raise for themselves and Beard, Schlefstein and Huebner want more money for themselves. 

8.C.

Appointment of two members of the Sierra County Board of Supervisors to serve on the Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District’s bi-county finance committee pursuant to Section 9.3 of the Joint Powers Agreement between the counties of Plumas and Sierra. (SUPERVISOR ROEN) Supervisor Adams, Huebner appointed Approved  5/0

8.D.

Appointments to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo). (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Supervisors Roen and Huebner reappointed and as  Alternate Schlefstein  Approved 3/2. 

8.E.

Appointments to the Sierra County Mental Health Advisory Board. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Sara Wtight go Sierraville and Json Purvis of Loyalton were reappointed Approved 5/0

8F. Letter in support of grant application for Loyalton CoGen Plant – Approved 5/0
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 the Auditor to implement changes to the Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Budget to increase revenues and expenses in the Road Fund for the STIP project identified as the rehabilitation of the North Fork Yuba River Bridge at Jim Crow Road. (PUBLIC WORKS)

9.B.

Amendment to Sierra County Agreement 2016‐099 with Omni‐Means, LTD increasing compensation and extending term through project completion. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:

  1. Omni-Means Item.pdf
9.C.

Resolution of appreciation to Lou Foxworthy, transportation program manager. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)

9.D.

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

10.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

10.A.

Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding U.S. Small Business Administration Private Nonprofit Organizations Physical Disaster Declaration.

Documents:

  1. Cal OES.pdf
10.B.

Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding U.S. Department of Agriculture Designation.

Documents:

  1. CalOES.pdf
ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 4/5/17

 

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session commencing at 9:00 a.m. on April 4, 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.

NOTICE

The Clerk of the Board may be reached at 530-289-3295 or at the following addresses: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 by Chair Peter Heubner
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call- Supervisors Adams, Roen, Heubner, Beard, Schlefstein present.
  • Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board
2.

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY

3.

COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Board members will report on committee meetings and/or activities. Board members or members of the public may ask questions for clarification but no action will be taken.

  • RCRC March 15, 2017 Board meeting highlights. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS)
4.

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

FOREST SERVICE UPDATE

6.

AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – VAN MADDOX

6.A.

Discussion/direction regarding Wells Fargo Bank Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating downgrade.

 Documents:
6.B.

Agreement for professional services between the County of Sierra and Smith & Newell CPAs to conduct Sierra County’s financial audit.

Documents:
7.

PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

 7.A.

Resolution renewing the proclamation of local emergency resulting from the February winter storms.

8.

PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

8.A.

Report and recommendation from Public Works, Roads & Solid Waste Committee resulting from continued meeting of Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

8.B.

Approval of letter of support for a Nevada County Federal Lands Access Program project which involves widening of approximately 15 miles (10 in Nevada County and 5 in Sierra) of Stampede Dam Road to Class II bicycle lane standards with pullouts and paved parking improvements.

8.C.

Resolution authorizing transfer of funds from trust account to the Sierra Plumas Joint Unified School District for heating system replacement in the modular at Sierraville School as provided for in Sierra County Agreement 2013‐120, between Sierra County and the School District.

8.D.

Resolution authorizing and supporting sponsorship of an Emergency Watershed Protection Project on Coldstream and direction to Director of Transportation to contact the Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist and request evaluation of the site and preparation of a damage survey report in relation to a potential project.

Documents:

  1. EWP.Item.pdf
9.

SIERRA COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meeting of the Sierra County Flood Control & Water Conservation District (SCFC & WC) Board of Directors.
9.A.

Resolution authorizing and supporting sponsorship of an Emergency Watershed Protection Project on Coldstream and direction to Director of Transportation contact the Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist and request evaluation of the site and preparation of a damage survey report in relation to a potential project.

9.B.

Governing Board resolution for designation of applicant’s agents for Sierra County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.

10.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.

Discussion/direction regarding the composition of the Board of Supervisors Committee on Economic Development. (CHAIR HUEBNER)

10.B.

Discussion/direction regarding fire protection services on the eastern side of Sierra County. (CHAIR HUEBNER)

10.C.

Discussion/direction regarding the hiring of extra help employees who are currently working for, or have previously worked for an agency who participates in the California retirement system and update regarding CalPERS guidelines for hiring employees who have retired. (CHAIR HUEBNER)

Documents:

  1. CalPERS.pdf
10.D.

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 and rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

11.

CLOSED SESSION

11.A.

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 – public employment – Director of Health and Human Services.

12.

TIMED ITEMS

12.A.

10:00AM CAMPTONVILLE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

Presentation by Regine Miller regarding the Forest Biomass Business Center (FBBC) and update on the Camptonville Community Partnership.
12.B.

11:00AM THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

Presentation by Chris Fichtel, Independence Lake Project Director, of The Nature Conservancy regarding activities at Independence Lake.
12.C.

11:30AM CALIFORNIA POET LAUREATE

Introduction/presentation by Dana Giola, California Poet Laureate regarding the art of poetry in classrooms and boardrooms across the state.

Documents:

  1. Poet Laureate.pdf
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.

Professional services agreement between Nevada County Department of Health and Human Services and County of Sierra for Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

13.B.

Approval to fill vacancy of Assessment Technician position. (ASSESSOR)

13.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)

Documents:

  1. Board Packet.pdf
13.D.

Resolution naming Director of Transportation as the designated representative for Sierra County with regard to the administration of the management of the Sierraville School and provisions of the Cooperative Use Agreement and subsequent amendments thereto with Sierra Plumas Joint Unified School District. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.E.

Resolution certifying County roads contained in maintained mileage system for submittal to the State of California. (PUBLIC WORKS)

13.F.

Resolution declaring April 2017 as “Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month” in Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

13.G.

Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 6, 2016. (CLERK-RECORDER)

13.H.

Minutes from the special meeting held on February 14, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

13.I.

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

14.

CORRESPONDENCE LOG

14.A.

Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding U.S. Small Business Administration Physical Disaster Declaration.

Documents:

  1. Cal OES.pdf
14.B.

Letter of support from the Nevada County Board of Supervisors regarding Assembly Bill 211 (Bigelow): An act to amend Section 4214 of the Public Resources Code relating to fire prevention.

14.C.

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by Sabrina Terasa Smith.

ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 3/22/17

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 – 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 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
2.
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. 

3.
COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Supervisor Roen talked about Co-Gen Plant is still an ongoing planning process

4.
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.

5.
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.
6.
INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER – LAURA A. MARSHALL

6.A.
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.

Documents:
ROP Personal Device Discussion_Direction.pdf
7.
SHERIFF/CORONER – TIM STANDLEY

7.A.
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

Documents:
Board Packet.pdf
8.
PROBATION – JEFF BOSWORTH

8.A.
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

Documents:
Probation Office in Loyalton.pdf
9.
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

9.A.
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

Documents:
Hansen.Kanaka.Item.pdf
9.B.
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

Documents:
Hansen.GYC.Item.pdf
9.C.
Authorize letter of support for SB 1 (Beall) Transportation Funding and Reform Packages. Approved 4/0

Documents:
SB 1.Item.pdf
9.D.
Authorize letter of support for AB 1 (Frazier) Transportation Funding and Reform Packages. Approved 4/0

Documents:
AB 1.ITEM.pdf
9.E.
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.

Documents:
Progress Report.Landfill.Item.pdf
10.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

10.A.
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

Documents:
Loyalton Mobile Home Letter.pdf
10.B.
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

Documents:
202 Front Street HHS Building.pdf
10.C.
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

Documents:
California retirement system.pdf
10.D.
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

Documents:
Appointment Downiville Fire Protection District.pdf
10.E.
Appointments to the Sierra County (Calpine) Waterworks District. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Russell Rosewood, Christine Lindberg and Salli Wise all of Calpine were reappointed.

Documents:
Appointment Calpine Waterworks District.pdf
10.F.
Approval of letter of support for SB 447 re: Multicounty assessment appeals boards. (SUPERVISOR ADAMS) Approved 4/0

Documents:
SB 447 Letter.pdf
11.
CLOSED SESSION –  No action reported on 11A /11B

11.A.
Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) – anticipated litigation – Sierra County v. Department of Finance for the State of California.

Documents:
Closed Session Anticipated Litigation.pdf
11.B.
Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) – conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation – 1 case.

Documents:
Closed Session Anticipated Litigation.pdf
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.
Amendment to Agreement 2016-061 for professional services between Thomas E. Bittker, MD, LTD and the County of Sierra. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
Bittker Amendment Board.pdf
12.B.
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)

Documents:
LEA Application.pdf
12.C.
Resolution approving the Children’s Medical Services (CMS) plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. (PUBLIC HEALTH)

Documents:
CMS Plan Board.pdf
12.D.
Resolution adopting pay tables for the County of Sierra and Special Revenue Funds. (AUDITOR)

Documents:
pay tables resolution.pdf
12.E.
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)

Documents:
Budget adjustment Groundwater Districts.pdf
12.F.
Resolution authorizing inter‐agency vehicle transfer from Sierra County to the Sierra Plumas Joint Unified School District. (PUBLIC WORKS)

Documents:
Surplus Vans.Item.pdf
12.G.
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)

Documents:
DGS.Item.pdf
12.H.
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)

Documents:
disaster_authorized signature resolution.pdf
12.I.
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)

Documents:
Epps_Indemnification Packet.pdf
13.
CORRESPONDENCE LOG
13.A.
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.

Documents:
CalOES Letter.pdf
ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 3/8/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA – BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on March 7, 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 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

1.
9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS
Call to Order by Chair Peter Heubner
Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Paul Roen
Roll Call Supervisors Adams, Heubner, Roen, Schlefstein present Super Beard was traveling through Russia  Germany.
Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board – Approved 4/0 with item 11A moved to regular agenda as 9C.  11C is pulled from the agenda.
2.
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – Rick Featherman made a fervent idea about the use of magnets helping the county by putting them around pipes, keeps sediment from building up. Worried about black mold growing on trees on river trail. He uses sap from special trees for medical treatment. Many ides for using tree grindings. Complimented Veterinarian Dennis Spence for his service to the dogs/cats of Sierra County.

3.
COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS- Supervisor Schlefstein reported on March 16th  Lassen, Plumas Sierra Community Action Committee will be meeting in Susanville.  Special Meeting will be held April 19th at 9 a.m. at Loyalton Social Hall. Supervisor Adams SRS funding bill will be safe for two years.
4.
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS – Sheriff Standley talked about traffic through county when Hwy 80 is closed. Once again another employee is unable to work part time because of software county is using won’t allow payroll on part time basis. (this is crazy – in today’s world we can’t figure out how to do payroll for part time employees… hmmmm I wonder what other counties do….) How about doing a manual paycheck… there has to be an easy way, so why doesn’t the Auditor/Tax Collector/Risk Manager and Ruler of All Things who gets a lot of money figure this out… Has to be on next agenda to discuss further per County Counsel

5.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Prevention Officer Larry Peabody is at meeting with No Yuba District Ranger Karen Hayden. Hayden talked about the beatings the roads have been taken with rain, snow, slides both county and USFS roads it is not clear what roads will be available to use when winter is over, much work to be done. Let her know of any damage you may be aware of, some funding will be available and will try to be effective in a timely manner. Working on repeaters with Sheriff Standley. OHV green sticker grants to replace the toilet facility at Bassetts.
6.
PROBATION – JEFF BOSWORTH

6.A.
Resolution approving amendments to 2016-2017 Community Corrections Partnership budget. Approved 4/0 Probation Chief Jeff Bosworth clarified treatment program costs for reducing recidivism 

Documents:
CCP Budget FY2016-2017.pdf
6.B.
Discussion/direction regarding Probation office space in Loyalton. Direction was given to bring back lease agreement to next Board meeting.

Documents:
Probation Office in Loyalton.pdf
7.
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

7.A.
Report and recommendation from Public Works, Roads & Solid Waste Committee resulting from meeting of Monday, March 6, 2017.  Just 2 or 3 months left to use the Loyalton Landfill. Not a lot of options, two viable are short term 1 or 2 years with  Plumas Co and Intermountain Waste Removal, maybe longer and/or Lockwood in Nevada, depends on county’s ability to negotiate tipping fees. 

Documents:
Solid Waste Comm.Item.pdf
7.B.
Resolution authorizing application for the 2016‐2017 Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant for development of the Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Trailhead at Bassett’s Station, including replacement of vault restroom and parking lot improvements. Approved 4/0

Documents:
OSV Grant ROP.pdf
8.
PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS

8.A.
Resolution renewing the proclamation of local emergency resulting from the January winter storms. Approved 4/0

Documents:
Renewing Jan storms proclamation.pdf
8.B.
Resolution renewing the proclamation of local emergency resulting from the February winter storms. Approved 4/0

Documents:
Renewing Feb storms proclamation.pdf
9.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

9.A.
Discussion/direction of letter supporting AB 174 (Bigelow) regarding transportation issues in California. (SUPERVISOR SCHLEFSTEIN) Approved 4/0

Documents:
AB 174 letter of support.pdf
9.B. – Pulled from agenda before meeting…
Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 and rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (FINANCE COMMITTEE)

Documents:
Ordinance County Supervisors.pdf

9A = 11A – 
Amendment to Agreement No. 2016-087 for professional services between Toddler Towers, Inc. and County of Sierra. (SOCIAL SERVICES) Approved 4/0

Documents:
Toddler Towers Amendment.pdf
10.
TIMED ITEMS

10.A.
10:00AM RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION – PHIL CAMMACK
Presentation of Resolution of Appreciation to Mr. Phil Cammack for his 19 years of service as a Commissioner on the Sierra County Planning Commission. see story this issue in the Prospect and the Mountain Messenger
Documents:
Cammack resolution of appreciation.pdf
10.B.
10:15AM COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS PARTNERSHIP (CCP)
Presentation/approval of Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) compliance report by Fred Campbell with the Criminal Justice Research Foundation (CJRF). Referred to CCP for revisions
Documents:
Community Corrections Partnership Compliance Report 2017.pdf
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.

11.B.
Amendment to Agreement No. 2016-104 for professional services between Community Recovery Resources and County of Sierra. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)

Documents:
CORR Ammendment.pdf
11.C. Pulled from the Agenda
Approval to recruit for possible opening in the Probation Department for Probation Specialist/Collaborative Court Coordinator. (PROBATION)

Documents:
Probation Specialist-Drug Court Coordinator.pdf
11.D.
Resolution adopting the approved staffing pattern for the County of Sierra and Special Revenue Funds for the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year. (AUDITOR)
Documents:
Mid year adjustment to 2016-17 Budget.pdf
11.E.
Letter in opposition to SB 2 (Atkins) Building Homes and Jobs Act. (CLERK-RECORDER)

Documents:
SB-Oppose letter.pdf
11.F.
Resolution declaring the week of April 2 – April 8, 2017, “Safety Seat Checkup Week” in Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)

Documents:
Safety Seat Checkup Week.pdf
11.G.
Minutes from the regular meeting held on February 7, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

Documents:
02072017 minutes.pdf
11.H.
Minutes from the regular meeting held on February 21, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)

Documents:
02212017 minutes.pdf
12.
CORRESPONDENCE LOG
12.A.
Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) stating the U.S. Small Business Administration declared primary counties a disaster area.

Documents:
US Department of Small Business Administration.pdf
12.B.
Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding the US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Emergency Loan Program that has been made available for primary counties due to the severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occured January 3-12, 2017.

Documents:
US Department of Agriculture.pdf
12.C.
Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by Sabrina Terasa Smith.

Documents:
Alcoholic Beverage License.pdf
ADJOURN

Board of Supervisors 2/22/17

COUNTY OF SIERRA  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA REGULAR MEETING

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on February 21, 2017 in the Loyalton Social Hall, in the 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

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 – by Chair Peter Heubner
Pledge of Allegiance – Led by Supervisor Adams
Roll Call – Supervisors Adams, Beard, Heubner, Roen and Schlefstein present
Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board – All approved as is.
2.
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY – None
3.
COMMITTEE REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Supervisor Schlefstein announced a Child Abuse Council meeting. Supervisor Paul Roen commended the Sierra County Road crews for their work in the past few watery weeks.

4.
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Lia Salas from H&HS discussed a new Social Worker supervisor, possibly mid March before full time. Preparing desk audit for Hospital and Emergency Preparedness. Van Maddox said recruitment for Directors of H&HS is in process. Supervisor Adams complimented Lia Salas for her oversight of the department, “quiet and not drama”.
5.
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
Update by Sierraville District Ranger Quentin Youngblood on RAC proposals that are coming in and the first meeting might be rescheduled to later March or first week in April.  Sardine Lookout has been successful as no fee rental and now going to go through process for Fee Rental program.
6.
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS

6.A.
Discussion and adoption of resolution authorizing Director of Planning to execute applications for federal assistance for various projects under Title II RAC on behalf of Sierra County including continuation of a County AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) program which includes public outreach, monitoring, and inspection for Lakes Basin and for the Little Truckee Drainage as may be required as well as development and implementation of a Tree Mortality Task Force. Approved 5/0

Documents:
Title II RAC.pdf
6.B.
Resolution approving grant agreement between the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the County of Sierra for California Aid to Airports Program for the Slurry Seal and Re-Stripe Runway at Sierraville Dearwater Airport. Approved 5/0

Documents:
Airport Grant.pdf
6.C.
Services agreement with Al Pombo, Inc. for emergency streamwork in the Sierraville area. Approved 5/0

Documents:
Pombo Emergency Streamwork.Item.pdf
6.D.
Services agreement with Folchi Logging & Construction, Inc. for emergency streamwork on Smithneck Creek. Approved 5/0

Documents:
Folchi Emergency Streamwork.pdf
7.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

7.A.
Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Section 2.04.070 and rescinding Section 2.04.100 of the Sierra County Code pertaining to compensation for County Supervisors. (FINANCE COMMITTEE) Approved 3/0

Documents:
County Supervisors Ordinance.pdf
7.B.
Discussion/direction to set public hearing on an appeal of the Sierra County Planning Commission’s denial of extension of the special use permit for the Sierra Valley Lodge filed January 30, 2017 by Michael O’Connor. (CLERK OF THE BOARD) Hearing set for March 21st 1 p.m. in Calpine.  Approved by consensus.

Documents:
SVL Appeal.pdf
8.
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.
8.A.
Cash audit report for the quarter ended December 31, 2016. (AUDITOR)

Documents:
Cash Audit Report DEC 31, 2016.pdf
8.B.
Treasurer’s investment report and statement of liquidity for the period October 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. (AUDITOR)

Documents:
Treasurers investment report and statement of liquidity for the period OCT 1 2016 through DEC 31 2016.pdf
8.C.
Amendment to Agreement No. 2015-099, between the County of Sierra and Dudek extending the Operative Provision 2 (Term), and increasing Operative Provision 3 (Payment), for environmental consulting services on the Sierra Hot Springs project. (PLANNING)

Documents:
Dudek Amendment to Agreement.pdf
9.
CORRESPONDENCE LOG
9.A.
Notice of Intent to Harvest Timber submitted by Greeneland Company on behalf of Greeneland Company located in Sierra County, 2600 feet east of Delahunty Lake and 2 miles east of Gibsonville in portions of sections 16, 20 & 21T, 22N, R10E MDBM.

Documents:
Intent to Harvest Timber.pdf
9.B.
Letter from Lori Simpson, Chair, Plumas County Board of Supervisors regarding the re-appointment of Tim Gibson to the Plumas-Sierra County Ag Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures.

Documents:
Plumas-Sierra County Ag Commissioner.pdf
ADJOURN

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