A G E N D A

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

CRESCENT CITY, CA95531

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015

 

REGULAR MEETING††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10:00 AM

 

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Del Norte and the governing body of all other special assessment and taxing districts, for which said Board so acts, is now meeting in regular session.† Only those items that indicate a specific time will be heard at the assigned time.† All other items may be taken out of sequence to accommodate the public and staff availability.† Items followed with a ** indicate material attached in the agenda packet.

A closed session may be held at some time during the meeting to discuss litigation and/or personnel matters.† There is a 90-day statute of limitations relating to decisions rendered after a public hearing of the Board of Supervisors and a 60-day statute of limitations relating to ministerial actions of the Board of Supervisors.† NOTE:† If you challenge the decision of the Board of Supervisors in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in the notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Board of Supervisors at, or prior to, the public hearing.† (Govt. Code ß 65009).† When providing written correspondence to the Board of Supervisors you must provide a copy to the Clerk of the Board for inclusion in the official record.

CLOSED SESSION 8:30 A.M.

Public Comment on Closed Session items only. Hold a closed session to consider and discuss litigation and personnel matters: I) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9;† Riese v. Del Norte County, et al. U.S. District Court, 12 CV 03723 WHO; II) Anticipated litigation 1)† Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govít Code 54956.9(d)† 2) Significant exposure Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govít Code 54956.9(d)- one case -† (c); III) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriff's Employees' Association, and represented and unrepresented bargaining units; IHSS Negotiations. Discuss and take possible action on a settlement proposal for 1 Workman's Compensation Claim.

 

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

10:00 A.M. Call the meeting to order and take roll.

        Moment of Reflection

        The Pledge of Allegiance to be led by Gretchen Stuhr, County Counsel.

        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

Action: None reported.

        The Chair requests any deletions, corrections or additions from Board members to the agenda at this time.In order to add an item to the agenda, the matter must have come to the attention of the County subsequent to the posting of the agenda and the matter requires action before the next regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

Action: Chair pulled item #17; will be placed on a future Agenda.

        Receive other brief reports or announcements relative to the County of Del Norte programs and projects, progress of the two by two committees, goal committees and/or Board and staff travel/training reports. In order to add an item to the agenda, the matter must have come to the attention of the County subsequent to the posting of the agenda and the matter requires action before the next regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

Action: Supervisor Gitlin:† Attended CSAC Legislative Conference, met with Senator McGuire, attended the Future Facilities meeting, attended a Library Trustees Special Meeting, and also met with the Amateur Radio Club.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:† Attended Healthcare District 2X2, attended Big Rock Water District meeting, attended North DEAL meeting, attended Future Facilities meeting, and also attended BCRAA meeting.

Supervisor Howard:† Spoke with constituents, and also attended the Big Rock Water District meeting.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended CSAC Legislative Conference, attended CSAC Board meeting, attended Board of Directors meeting, attended Agenda Review, attended the CTC meeting, attended Stakeholders meeting, attended BCRAA meeting, spoke with constituents, and also participated as a spectator in the OES emergency drill.

 

        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Attended numerous Budget meetings, attended Healthcare District 2X2, attended Safe and Healthy Families, attended Future Facilities meeting, dealt with Personnel issues, been working on Recreational projects & programs, working with the AG department with some of their projects, and also attended a number of meetings with department heads, staff and the public.

CONSENT AGENDA

Comments from members of the public may be heard at this time regarding matters on the Consent Agenda only.

Action: Approved. Supervisor Gitlin pulled item #2 for further discussion.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Yea: ††††† 4††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

1.    Approve Minutes from the May 26, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Re-appoint Gretchen Stuhr as County Counsel and approve step increase.

Action: Approved. Supervisor Gitlin pulled for further discussion.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Yea: ††††† 3††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 1††††††††††††† Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a contract with Peter E. Martin for part-time child support attorney services at a rate of $68.00 per hour totaling no more than $73,000.00 for the 2015/2016 Fiscal Year as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-062

4.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement between the California Secretary of State and the Del Norte County Registrar of Voters regarding the "HAVA Polling Place Accessibility Training Program," as requested by the Del Norte County Registrar of Voters.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-063

5.    Authorize the allocation of $45,000.00 from the Title III fund for the Gordon Mountain Firebreak Project as requested by the County Roads Division and the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with College Health IPA for reimbursable mental health and substance abuse services deemed appropriate under Medi-Cal as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-064

7.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement #2015-045 with the County of Humboldt in order to continue the California Home Visiting Program (CHVP) as a partner of the Northcoast Tri-County Consortium (Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity) from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016 not to exceed $165,612.00 per Fiscal Year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-068

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Debra Foster, LCSW for clinical license supervision services from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, not to exceed $12,480.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-069

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to Agreement #2014-091 for Public Defender Services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-070

10. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign and submit the 2015 COPS Hiring Grant Application as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

11. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-01 in the amount of $5,584.00 within the Office of Emergency Services Budget as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-01

12. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-03 in the amount of $22,500.00 within the Recreation Budget as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-03

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

13. 10:25 A.M.COMMENT PERIOD:† Members of the public may address the Board on matters which are within the jurisdiction of the Board.† If you are addressing the Board regarding a matter listed on the agenda, you may be asked to hold your comments until the Board takes up that matter.† Please limit your comments to three minutes or less.

14. 10:30 A.M. Chamber and Visitors Bureau update. (Executive Director, Jeff Parmer)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

15. Approve and adopt the Ordinance to amend Sections 7.08.440 and 7.08.460 of Chapter 7.08, Title 7 of the Del Norte County Code relating to civil penalties and nuisance abatement as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2015-003

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea: ††††† 4††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

16. Direct CDD staff to partner with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in obtaining new multi-year permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Coastal Commission and North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board for the seasonal breaching of Lakes Earl and Talawa under the same or similar breach regime as permitted under the recently expired permits. Furthermore, direct staff to report to the Board if any significant departure from this breach regime is being considered as an outcome of the permitting processes as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved by Consensus.

17. Approve the attached Ethical Standards of Conduct for the Probation Department as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Item pulled by Chair Finigan; will be placed on future Agenda.

18. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the following agreements related to an Intergovernmental Fund Transfer (IGT): 1) Intergovernmental Agreement Regarding the Transfer of Public Funds, between the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) for the term September 30, 2013 through June 30, 2016, for the transfer of $548,570.00 to the California Department of Healthcare Services pursuant to section 14164 of the Welfare and Institutions Code to be used as local matching funds to enable Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC) to obtain Medi-Cal managed care capitation rate increases reflecting the period September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. 2) Intergovernmental Transfer Assessment† Fee Agreement, between DHHS and DHCS for the term September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, for a 20% assessment fee to reimburse DHCS for administrative costs associated with the operation of the IGT program. 3) First Amendment to Agreement #2014-090 with Partnership HealthPlan of California for Health Care Services for the term September 1, 2013 through September 30, 2016 for payment of Medi-Cal managed care capitation rate increases by PHC to Del Norte County to enable DHHS to provide Health care services to Del Norte County residents as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-065;#2015-066;#2015-067

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Gerry Hemmingsen

Second: †† Chris Howard

Vote Yea: ††††† 4††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

19. Direct County Counsel to prepare a letter outlining the California Department of Fish and Game Commission and Department of Fish and Wildlife's inconsistencies with departmental policy regarding cooperation and coordination with local agencies as requested by Chair Finigan.

Action: Approved by Consensus.

20. Review the proposed budget for the 15/16 Fiscal Year for the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority as revised; 1) Take no action results in approval. 2) Provide specific comments to be addressed by the DNSWMA and designate a representative to present any comments at the DNSWMA meeting scheduled for June 16, 2015 as requested by the Acting Director/Program Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: No action taken.

21. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter opposing AB 45 which places all program and financial responsibilities on local governments, requiring such jurisdiction that provides for the residential collection and disposal of solid waste to increase the collection of HHW by 15% and would also require each jurisdiction to submit an additional annual report to the state as requested by the Acting Director/Program Manager of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: Item died due to lack of motion.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

22. Consider miscellaneous legislative and budget matters pertinent to the County of Del Norte.† Authorize the Chair to sign and send appropriate letters with respect to matters pending before the state or federal governments.

23. Support letter written by First 5 California, Early Edge, and the statewide coalition of early education advocates asking the Governor to increase funding for specific issues that support young children as requested by Chair Finigan.**

Action: Approved.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Gerry Hemmingsen

Second: †† Chris Howard

Vote Yea: ††††† 3††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 1††††††††††††† Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:† May 29, 2015

 

 

THE AGENDA AND ACTION SUMMARY ARE AVAILABLE ON THE COUNTY WEBSITE: www.co.del-norte.ca.us