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.
The Clerk of the Board may be reached at 530-289-3295 or at the following addresses:Heather Foster email@example.com
The Board of Supervisors may hold a Closed Session as the agenda schedule permits.
9:00A.M. STANDING ORDERS
- Call to Order by Chair Peter Heubner
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Roll Call- Supervisors Adams, Roen, Heubner, Beard, Schlefstein present.
- Approval of Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda and Correspondence to be addressed by the Board
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY
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)
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS’ REPORTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE
AUDITOR / TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – VAN MADDOX
Discussion/direction regarding Wells Fargo Bank Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating downgrade.
Agreement for professional services between the County of Sierra and Smith & Newell CPAs to conduct Sierra County’s financial audit.
PLANNING / BUILDING – TIM BEALS
Resolution renewing the proclamation of local emergency resulting from the February winter storms.
PUBLIC WORKS/TRANSPORTATION – TIM BEALS
Report and recommendation from Public Works, Roads & Solid Waste Committee resulting from continued meeting of Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
SIERRA COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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.
Governing Board resolution for designation of applicant’s agents for Sierra County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Discussion/direction regarding the composition of the Board of Supervisors Committee on Economic Development. (CHAIR HUEBNER)
Discussion/direction regarding fire protection services on the eastern side of Sierra County. (CHAIR HUEBNER)
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)
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)
Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 – public employment – Director of Health and Human Services.
10:00AM CAMPTONVILLE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP
11:00AM THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
11:30AM CALIFORNIA POET LAUREATE
Professional services agreement between Nevada County Department of Health and Human Services and County of Sierra for Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) Services. (BEHAVIORAL HEALTH)
Approval to fill vacancy of Assessment Technician position. (ASSESSOR)
Resolution approving Boating Safety and Waterways Financial Aid Program Agreement for 2017-2018 between Sierra County and California State Parks Boating and Waterways. (SHERIFF)
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)
Resolution certifying County roads contained in maintained mileage system for submittal to the State of California. (PUBLIC WORKS)
Resolution declaring April 2017 as “Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month” in Sierra County. (CLERK OF THE BOARD)
Minutes from the regular meeting held on September 6, 2016. (CLERK-RECORDER)
Minutes from the special meeting held on February 14, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)
Minutes from the regular meeting held on March 7, 2017. (CLERK-RECORDER)
Letter from Karma Hackney, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) regarding U.S. Small Business Administration Physical Disaster Declaration.
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.
Application for Alcoholic Beverage License submitted by Sabrina Terasa Smith.