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, NOVEMBER 24, 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:

Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(d)(1) Crockett v. County of Del Norte Case No. CVUJ 14-1905 (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) – 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; Conduct Evaluation of Director of Health and Human Services; and Conduct Evaluation of AG Commissioner.

 

 

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 David Finigan, District 5 supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None reported.

·        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: Supervisor Hemmingsen requested the Board to approve to send a letter of support for the SHARE Program that helps with Elk issues and other concerns to send to the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

·        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 the Visitors Center meeting, attended the Veterans Day Parade, attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting, met with a local Eagle Scout to help refurbish a Del Norte County sign, attended the 20th annual festival of trees and also met with a constituent regarding Last Chance Grade.

Supervisor McClure: Attended the DNSWMA meeting, met with the local RHS group regarding homeless issues for local Veterans, attended the Juvenile Justice meeting, attended an EMS meeting, attended the Senior Center meeting and also attended the City/County 2X2.

Supervisor Howard: Participated in discussions with local Agriculture land owners regarding elk issues, had several discussions with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, attended the Smith River Neighborhood Watch meeting, attended the Veterans Day Parade, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in the City/County 2X2, and also has been participating in discussions with the CDD Assistant Director regarding Groundwater issues.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Veteran’s Day Parade, participated in two separate conference calls with Senator McGuire, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the SFAC meeting, attended the RCD meeting, attended a meeting with Supervisor Howard and County Counsel for information on talking points for the Blue Creek issue and also dealt with numerous constituent calls.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended the Veterans Day Parade, participated in a luncheon with the Humboldt University President and other local agencies, attended the LTCO meeting, attended Patti Vernelson’s retirement party, participated in agenda review, participated in a CSAC Finance Corp. conference call, attended a CTC_RUC meeting and also had meetings with constituents.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Attended the Veterans Day Parade, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire, had numerous Personnel actions and meetings, participated in numerous department meetings, participated in MOU discussions, attended budget reviews, participated in IHSS negotiations, attended the City/County 2X2 and also participated in the state wide Storm Call for OES.

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 #3 for further discussion.

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             

1.    Approve and adopt the Minutes from the November 10, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the 2016 Agreement for Blood Draw Services between Sutter Coast Hospital and Del Norte County as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-161

3.    Approve the appointment of Patricia Black as the Public Commissioner to the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority as requested by the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority Director.**

Action: No majority vote so no action taken.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    David Finigan

Vote Yea:       2              Martha McClure, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 2              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen

4.    Approve and adopt Resolution regarding appointments to the Del Norte County Library Board of Trustees for the year 2016 as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-083

5.    Approve and adopt the Amended Resolution appointing Mechelle Webb to fill the vacancy on the Del Norte County Library District Board of Trustees, for one term beginning November 1, 2015 and ending November 25, 2016, as requested by the Del Norte County Library District Chair.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-084

6.    Approve and establish an Account Clerk I/II/III position at Bar-O Boys' Ranch as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with ZiaPartners, Inc. (Agreement #2015-023) in San Rafael, CA for consultation services from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016, not to exceed $172,730.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-162

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

8.    Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #11-03 in the amount of $14,000.00 within the County Service Area #1 budget unit as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#11-03

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

9.    Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #11-04 in the amount of $76,983.00 within the Social Services Administration budget as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#11-04

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

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. 10:45 A.M. Open and continue the Public Hearing for the Street Vacation Application in the Pacific Shores Subdivision to January 12, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. to allow staff time to publish the Public Hearing date and time per California Streets and Highways Code §8322 as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen and Supervisor Finigan recused themselves due to conflict of interest. Hearing was continued and no action was taken.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

12. Waive full reading and adopt Ordinance to amend Chapter 2.33, Sections 2.33.085 and 2.33.086 of the Del Norte County Code relating to the Financial Limits of Informal and Formal Bidding Procedures as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2015-008

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             

13. Direct staff to submit the attached lists to the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission for incorporation in the 2016 Regional Transportation Plan as requested by the County Engineer.**

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             

14. Discuss and appoint an alternate member to the Local Mental Health Advisory Board as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.

Action: Approved. Supervisor Finigan was appointed as the Alternate member.

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             

15. Approve and authorize Chair to sign SHARE support letter in regards to elk and other issues and send to the Department of Fish and Wildlife as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen as an urgency item.

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

16. 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:  November 20, 2015

 

 

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