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 23, 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; Yurok Tribe v Del Norte County Board of Supervisors, State of California 01-14-0001-0483 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)- two cases -† (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.†

 

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 Chair Finigan.

        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

        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: None.

        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 Visitors Bureau Meeting, met with the Lions Club, attended the Wild Rivers Foundation grand opening, attended RCTA meeting, attended LAFCO meeting and also attended the DNSWMA meeting.

Supervisor McClure: Attended Coastal Commission meeting, met with the DHHS Director and Commander of the Highway Patrol, attended DNSWMA Agenda Review and also attended the DNSWMA meeting.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Fish & Wildlife meeting in Mammoth Lakes, CA regarding the Blue Creek closure, attended LTCO meeting, attended Resource Conservation District meeting, attended the Wild Rivers Foundation grand opening, attended LAFCO meeting and also dealt with constituent phone calls regarding the Grand Jury Report.

Supervisor Howard: Attended the Wild Rivers Foundation grand opening, attended the Fish & Wildlife meeting in Mammoth Lakes, CA regarding the Blue Creek closure, attended LTCO meeting, discussed with CDD regarding the White Rock Resort, dealt with constituent phone calls regarding the Grand Jury Report and also met with the Road Superintendent Jeff Daniels to look over Low Divide Rd.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended LTCO meeting, attended CSAC Board of Directors conference call, attended Agenda Review, attended a call in with CSAC Finance Corp., attended RCRC meeting, attended Safe and Healthy Families Committee and also spoke with several constituents regarding the Grand Jury Report, Elk issues, and Fire Danger Blight in his district.

 

        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:† Been putting together the recommended budget, dealing with Personnel issues and evaluations, attended numerous meeting with the public and department heads and also helping other departments with deficiencies in their staffing.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from item #11 due to conflict of interest.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Martha McClure

Vote Yea: ††††† 5††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

1.    Approve Minutes from the June 09, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Authorize Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement 2014-095 between the County of Del Norte and Tim Nicely, M.D., Howard Croy, PA-C., and Kimberly Hanks, PA-C., as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-071

3.    Authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement 2015-002 between the County of Del Norte and Turtle Medicine as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-072

4.    Approve and adopt Resolution authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner to sign Modification #4 for this SOD Agreement to Grant 11-DG-11052021 for Sudden Oak Death Monitoring as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-054

5.    Approve and† take the following actions: Review and adopt a Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the County's Jurisdiction in CHF Community Facilities District No. 2014-1 (Clean Energy) to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Improvements; Review and adopt a Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the County's Unincorporated Area in the CHF PACE Program to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure; Review and adopt a Resolution approving and Authorizing Execution of the Agreement for Collection of Special Taxes and Contractual Assessments as may be applicable; Approve and adopt Resolution approving proposed revisions to the California Home Finance Authority (Formal Name Change to Golden State Finance Authority Pending) Joint Powers Agreement as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-022;2015-023;2015-024 DNCOAGREE#2015-083

6.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement adding Del Norte County as an associate member of the Western Riverside Council of Governments to permit the provision of property assessed clean energy (PACE) program services with such county and; approve and adopt Resolution consenting to inclusion of properties within the County's unincorporated area in the California HERO to finance distributed generation renewable energy sources, energy and water efficiency improvements and electric vehicle charging infrastructure as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-025 DNCOAGREE#2015-084

7.    Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Del Norte Department of Agriculture and the County of Humboldt Department of Agriculture and authorize the Agricultural Commissioner to sign the Agreement which will be in effect for the next three Fiscal Years as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-073

8.    Approve the 2015/16 Organic Program Cooperative Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture and authorize the Agricultural Commissioner and/or County Administrative Officer to sign it on behalf of Del Norte County as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-074

9.    Approve and accept donated mural on the East side of the Del Norte County Animal Shelter Kennel Building at 2650 West Washington Blvd., Crescent City, California as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign the Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch placement with Shasta County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-075

11. Approve and authorize contract between the Sheriff's office and Georges Auto Diesel and Electric as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest. DNCOAGREE#2015-076

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Martha McClure

Vote Yea: ††††† 4††††††††††††† David Finigan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Mojgan Arshi, D.D.S., for Dental Services for the Del Norte County Jail Inmates as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-077

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Postpartum Support International for a 2 day training for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care, not to exceed $20,500.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-078

14. Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services Director to sign the First Amendment to the grant agreement (#2013-135) for the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP), formerly the Supplemental Nutrition and Physical Activity Education (SNAP-Ed) Program as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-079

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Van Scoyoc and Associates for Federal Government Advocacy Services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-080

16. Approve the appointment of Maisoua Vang as the Community Member of the Local Planning Council for Child Care Development for a 2 year term; 2) approve the re-appointment of Amira Long as the Consumer member of the Local Planning Council for Child Care Development for a term of 2 years as requested by the Coordinator of the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development.**

Action: Approved.

17. Approve the Del Norte Early Care Countywide Plan for 2016-2018 and authorize the CBS representative to endorse it as requested by the Coordinator of the Local Planning Council and Childcare Development.**

Action: Approved.

18. Approve and appoint the following Board Members to the Del Norte Resource Conservation District; Joyce Crockett, Robert Tedsen, Steven Westbrook and Brian Ferguson.**

Action: Approved.

19. Approve and accept the independent audit performed by Smith and Newell for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 as requested by the Auditor/Controller.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-05 in the amount of $18,050.00 within the Sheriff's Boating Unit budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-05

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-06 in the amount of $8,000.00 within the Sheriff's budget unit as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-06

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

22. 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.

23. 10:30 A.M. Report outs and updates on the Forest Service from the Forest Service District Ranger, Dave Palmer.

24. 10:45 A.M. Presentation by Eric Loft, Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding Elk Management Plans for Del Norte County.

Action: Board approved by Consensus to direct staff to send a formal letter to the Department of Fish and Wildlife requesting again the draft form that the report is already in to be delivered to the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors office to be reviewed and CC John Laird and the State Senator.

25. 11:00 A.M. 1) Hold a Public Hearing and consider the draft Ordinance and resolutions for the amendment of the General Plan land use and an immediate TPZ Rezone for a portion of APN 105-042-24 as requested by Green Diamond Resource Company and 2) Direct staff to return these items for final approval after receiving evidence that the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has granted an exemption from a Timberland Conversion Permit as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved by Consensus. No action taken, will return for final approval after receiving evidence from Cal-Fire.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

26. Authorize CDD Staff to request $45,000.00 in Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds from the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission for Pedestrian Facility Maintenance within a 1/2 mile radius of Bess Maxwell Elementary School as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Gerry Hemmingsen

Second: †† Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea: ††††† 5††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

27. Consider and approve proposed FY 2015/16 BCRAA budget, as provided in Article IV "Funding" of the BCRAA JPA Agreement. The agreement requires that a Participant contributing fund to the Authority pursuant to or in support of that budget must approve the budget before it is considered final as requested by the Program Manager of the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority.**

Action: Approved.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Martha McClure

Vote Yea: ††††† 5††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

28. Consider and approve proposed Special Aviation budget for the 2015/16 Fiscal Year as requested by the Program Manager of the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority.**

Action: Approved.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Gerry Hemmingsen

Second: †† Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea: ††††† 5††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

29. Authorize Airport Director to sign amendment between the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the County of Del Norte for CAAP Project #DN-2-11-1, Obstruction Clearance Project to February 11, 2017 as requested by the Airport Director.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-081

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

30. 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.

31. 1) Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2015/2016 Fiscal Year Recommended budgets as presented by departments; 2.Establish, eliminate and transfer positions within budget units as outlined in (Attachment A); 3.Approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B); 4) Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all available cost saving options; 5) Approve and adopt the 2015/2016 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as modified (Spreadsheet Attachment C); 6) Direct departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without Board of Supervisor approval; and 7) Direct departments that no budget transfer will be allowed that transfers funds from Salaries and Benefits to Service and Supplies unless determined to be an emergency by the County Administrator and Auditor/Controller as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

32.  

Action: Approved.

Motion: †† Move to approve

Move: ††††† Chris Howard

Second: †† Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Yea: ††††† 5††††††††††††† David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay: ††††† 0†††††††††††††

Vote Abstain: 0†††††††††††††

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:† June 12, 2015

 

 

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