A FEMA update was given during the Sierra County Board of Supervisors’ meeting held October 4th. Planning Director Tim Beals announced the County finally received a letter from FEMA stating they will go back and redo maps. In 6-12 months they will be back with new maps.
A RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION was awarded Vickie Clark upon her retirement as Director of Sierra County Dept. of Health and Social Services by the Sierra County Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting held October 4th. Her duties included administration of public assistance, child protective services, adult protective services, In Home Support Services and administration of the county Department of Public Health and administration of Department of Environmental Health. Vickie oversaw the five year County Self-Assessment for Child Welfare, served as a member of the Child Abuse Prevention Council and selflessly engaged with the community based Family Resource Center. She oversaw the operation of the Public Health Dept. during a 30-month public health emergency pandemic and did so in a manner that both protected the public health and respected the lives of all within the county. Vickie has undertaken all her professional responsibilities in a calm and cheerful manner, unflappable and without complaint and has been a valuable and extraordinary resource on any number of local emergency responses within Sierra County.
A resolution was passed unanimously by the Board appointing Rhonda Grandi as Acting Director to the divisions of Sierra County Public Health and Environmental Health and appoints Lori McGee as Acting Director to the division of Sierra County Social Services.