A G E N D A

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

CRESCENT CITY, CA  95531

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 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 § 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: 

(a) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(d)(1) Two Worker’s Compensation Cases (b) Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2) - zero; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(4) – zero;  (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 Chris Howard, Supervisor District #3

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Justin Riggs-Agriculture Department/Animal Control; Kelsey Bozeman-Recreation Coordinator; Dexter Lawson-Information Technology/System Support Specialist.

·        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

Action: None.

·        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 a Tea Party for Patriots meeting, attended a meeting with Caltrans, participated in Closed Session for the County Counsel interviews, attending a Sea Cruise meeting, attended the Harrington House Chamber Mixer, attended the RCTA meeting, attending the Library Trustee meeting, dealt with numerous constituent issues, attended the Visitors Bureau meeting, attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting and also attended a Retirement Roast for local Attorney Bill Gray.

Supervisor McClure: Attended the Senior Center meeting, attended a Redwood Parks Association meeting, attended the DNSWMA meeting and also participated in the Closed Session for County Counsel interviews.

Supervisor Howard: Participated in Closed Session County Counsel interviews, attended the Treasury Oversight Committee meeting, attending the Smith River Neighborhood Watch meeting, attended the NCRP meeting, attended the Harrington House Chamber Mixer, participated in 3 separate Workshops for California Air Resources, Groundwater Concerns & Dairy Issues, attended a meeting in Klamath regarding conservation easement and also attended the Resources Committee meeting.

Supervisor Finigan: Participated in Closed Session for County Counsel interviews, attended a First 5 meeting, participated in an hour interview for a local radio station, attended the Harrington House Chamber Mixer, participated in Agenda Review, attended a conference call for CSAC Finance Corp., attended a CTC_RUC meeting and also checked out the new mural at the Agriculture Department.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: None.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Chair Finigan recused himself from item #7 due to possible conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

1.    Approve Minutes from the October 13, 2015 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Accept the resignation of Ed Reidel from the Local Mental Health Board as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

3.    1) Authorize the Sheriff to enter into  the Equipment Grant #C15L0602 with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways and the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and 2) Approve and adopt the associated Resolution as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-151;RESO#2015-078

4.    Approve the following policies for the Probation Department: Law Enforcement Role and Authority, Use of Force, Handcuffing and restraints, Control Devices and Techniques, and Conducted Energy Device as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve a new Program Manager I/II position within the Department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Richard Pearcey dba: Del Norte Taxi for transportation services for the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, not to exceed $20,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-152

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Lease Agreement with Crescent City Properties, LLC. for office space located at 400 L Street, Crescent City, CA., totaling $1,964.52 per month as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-153 Chair Finigan recused himself due to possible conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Martha McClure

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

8.    Review the Local Planning Council's for Annual Self Evaluation and give possible feedback as requested by the Local Planning Council for Child Care & Development Early Education Director.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Appoint Elizabeth Cable as the position of County Counsel at Range A1 Step C effective October 27, 2015 for a four year term as outlined in Government Code §27640.

Action: Approved.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

10. 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.

11. 10:30 A.M. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization, and conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment (Grady),  APN 122-340-20A RY 13/14.**

Action: The Board voted to uphold the Assessor's valuation.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

12. 10:45 A.M. Review and discuss the Del Norte County Treasurer's Report for Quarter ending September 30, 2015. (Barbara Lopez, Treasurer-Tax Collector)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

13. Waive full reading and adopt Ordinance amending Chapter 10.25 of the Del Norte County Code as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2015-007

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

14. Direct staff to terminate the emergency declaration due to the pressure sewer line being repaired as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

15. Approve and authorize Chair to sign an Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) grant application form certifying that the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA) is authorized to construct the airport improvement project on airport property, owned by Del Norte County and leased to BCRAA as requested by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Program Manager.**

Action: Approved.

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             

16. 1) Approve the addition of two (2) Child Support Specialist I/II positions, One (1) Legal Clerk I/II/III position and One (1) Account Clerk I/II/III position and 2) approve the budget revision needed to pay the salary and benefit costs associated to those positions as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

17. Direct staff to publish, post and mail the attached Street Vacation Public Hearing Notice for a segment of Porteck Street within the Pacific Shores Subdivision as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. Chair Finigan recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

18. Approve and adopt the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority's Ordinance 2015-01, establishing rates to provide commercial oil pumping and recycling services at the Del Norte County Transfer Station as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

19. Approve the agreement between the Yurok Tribal Police (YTP) and the Del Norte County Sheriff regarding a process to ultimately grant reserve status to YTP Officers on an individual basis as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-155

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

20. 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.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  October 23, 2015

 

 

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