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, JANUARY 26, 2016

 

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) One Worker’s Compensation Case (b) Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2) – none; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(4) – 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; Conduct Evaluation of the Director of Health and Human Services; and Conduct Evaluation of the Director of Child Support Services.

 

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, District 3 Supervisor.**

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Mitchell Pofahl-Deputy-Sheriff’s Office; Grant Henderson-Promoted to Operations Commander.

·        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.

Action: Supervisor Gitlin:  Met with the Visitor’s Bureau, attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting, attended the annual Chamber Dinner and also met with numerous constituents regarding law enforcement imagery.

Supervisor McClure: Participated in the WRAP program, met with the small Veteran’s Group at RHS, attended the Automation Goal Committee meeting, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the RCTA meeting, participated in discussions with Senator McGuire and Assemblymen Wood to keep PILT funds going, met with the Historical Society, attended LAFCO and also attended the Coastal Commission meeting.

Supervisor Howard: Participated in discussions with Redwood National Parks, been prepping for the Blue Creek issue to attend the upcoming Fish and Game Commission in Sacramento, CA., been working on getting plans in place for an Elk Share Program for land owners in our area, attended the Smith River neighborhood watch meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Resource Advisory Committee meeting, attended the Chamber Dinner and also attended the NCRP meeting.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the BCRAA meeting, attended the BOS Special Meeting with the Fish and Game Commission regarding Blue Creek, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in Agenda Review, attended the RCD meeting, had a meeting with Supervisor Howard, County Counsel & the CAO regarding comments for letter being sent to the Fish and Game Commission, attended the Automation Goal Committee meeting and also met with Grant Wershkull regarding Forest Service Projects.

Supervisor Finigan:  Attended the BCRAA meeting, attended the First 5 Commission meeting, attended the BOS Special Meeting with the Fish and Game Commission regarding Blue Creek, attended the CSAC Executive Board meeting, attended the SBDC meeting, attended a Yurok 2X2 pre-meeting, attended the RCRC meeting, attended the CSAC Finance Corporation meeting and also attended the Chamber Dinner.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Attended the Automation Goal Committee meeting, attended the Future Facilities Committee meeting, had numerous meetings with the Recreation Department in regards to Youth Basketball, participated in numerous discussions on Medical Marijuana, participated in numerous Personnel related meetings, actions and evaluations, participated in numerous Department Head meetings, working on budget reviews, attended meetings with City Staff & Council members and also participated in discussions with Humboldt County regarding MOU with the Agriculture Commissioner.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

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

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

1.    Approve Minutes from the January 12, 2016 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve the 2016 Board of Supervisors Appointment List as requested by Chair Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor McClure pulled for further discussion. Chair Hemmingsen appointed Supervisor McClure along with Supervisor Howard to the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority and appointed himself as the alternate.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure

Vote Nay:       2              Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Abstain: 0             

3.    Approve and adopt Resolution honoring Jim Buckles, retiring Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-003

4.    Approve and adopt Proclamation proclaiming February 5, 2016 as, "National Wear Red Day," as requested by the Xi Sigma Rho Chapter President.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and adopt Proclamation proclaiming the month of February 2016 as, "Film Month in Del Norte County," as requested by the Del-Norte/Humboldt Film Commissioner.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and adopt Resolution delegating Investment Authority to the County Treasurer as requested by the Del Norte County Treasurer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-004

7.    Approve and adopt Resolution renewing Del Norte County's participation in the Redwood Coast Connect Broadband Consortium as requested by Supervisor Finigan.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-002

8.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with St. Helena Hospital located in St. Helena, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 not to exceed $15,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-009

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with St. Helena Hospital Center for Behavioral Health located in Vallejo, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, not to exceed $15,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-010

10. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015, effective upon approval from the IHSS Public Authority Governing Board and SEIU Local 2015 member's ratification of this agreement as requested by the County Administrative Officer and the IHSS Public Authority-Staff Services Analyst.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-011

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

11. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-04 in the amount of $2,000.00 within the Veterans Services budget as requested by the Veteran's Service Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-04

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

12. 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.

13. 10:30 A.M. Receive a general status update on the Last Chance Grade project. (Sebastian Cohen, Project Manager Caltrans; John Driscoll, Congressman Jared Huffman Representative)

14. 10:55 A.M. Review and discuss the Treasurer's Report for quarter ending December 31, 2015.** (Barbara Lopez, Treasurer-Tax Collector.)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

15. Receive a report from the County Administrative Officer reviewing completed or undertaken programs and projects in 2015.

Action: Chair Hemmingsen pulled item to be placed on a future Agenda.

16. Review and select one of the three options listed under the Alternatives Section for the Cooper Avenue and J Street intersection traffic study or Direct staff to return with additional alternatives as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: The Board directed Community Development Department staff to work with the City of Crescent City Public Works Department to install crosswalks, ADA-compliant ramps and signage at the Cooper Avenue and J Street intersection. Staff will confirm with the City whether concurrent approval by the City Council is required prior to conducting any construction activities.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    David Finigan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

17. Approve annual membership dues to the Sustainable Forest Action Coalition in the amount of $500.00 as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

18. Discuss and provide direction regarding Revised Special Conditions imposed on the 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Standard Agreement; and approve and authorize the following Sub-recipient Agreements and allow the County Administrative Officer to execute all necessary documents associated with the listed Agreements: 1) Sub-recipient Agreement with Del Norte Senior Center for the Senior Nutritional Meal Services; 2) Sub-recipient Agreement with CASA of Del Norte for Children's Advocacy Services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-012; #2016-013

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

19. Direct staff to request RSTP funds from the DNLTC for a County Representative to attend the 2016 CEAC Spring Conference as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

20. Direct staff to return at a future meeting to report on actions that are being taken by other jurisdictions with respect to the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act and to provide additional information that's requested by the Board of Supervisors as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: The Board directed staff to return following the recreational marijuana summit meeting in March with an updates and information regarding actions being taken by other jurisdictions.

21. Approve and authorize Chair to send a comment letter regarding Klamath River Basin sport fishing regulations as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

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             

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.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  January 22, 2016

 

 

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