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, MARCH 22, 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) none (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) 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; Conduct Evaluation of the Director of Health and Human Services. Conduct Evaluation of the County Administrative Officer.

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 Martha McClure, District 2 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Sarah Asbury-New Deputy at Sheriff’s Office. 

·        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: The Community Development Department Director and the Assistant Director requested to place on the Agenda an item requesting direction to participate in the Outstanding National Resource Waters (ONRW) scoping meeting as well as authority to provide a comment letter before the deadline of 5:00pm on March 30, 2016 in regards to placing the Smith River from a medium priority to a high priority task on the North Coast Basin Plan. (Approved to add) Motion: Move to approve. Mover: Roger Gitlin Second: David Finigan 5-0 Vote (Supervisor Gitlin, Finigan, Hemmingsen, McClure, Howard)

·        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:  Attended the Visitors Bureau meeting, attended the Chamber Advocacy Committee meeting, attended the North Coast Air Quality Management District meeting, had a meeting with Recology of Del Norte and also dealt with numerous constituent calls regarding the mobile home park on Northcrest.

Supervisor McClure: Has been preparing for the Senior Center annual meeting, attended the Fisherman’s benefit dinner, attended the Veterans Alliance meeting, attended the Historical Society meeting and been dealing with numerous constituent calls concerned about the Visitor’s Center closing in downtown Crescent City.

Supervisor Howard:  Attended the Neighborhood Watch meeting, attended the Safe and Healthy Families goal committee meeting, attended the Natural Resources Committee meeting and has been dealing with numerous calls, meetings etc. in regards to the local water issues.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended the First 5 Commission meeting, attended the Del Norte High School Academic Letter award night, attended the Safe and Healthy Families Goal Committee meeting, attended the RCRC meeting and has also participated in numerous meetings with constituents. 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the North Deal meeting, spoke with constituents and staff from Senator McGuire’s office regarding concerns of unemployed Fisherman, attended the Natural Resources Committee meeting, participated in Agenda Review and also attended the SFAC meeting.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Been spending a considerable amount of time with Human Resources and Personnel evaluations etc., participated in a meeting with Pacific Power regarding energy efficiency, attended a Community Correction Partnership meeting,  participated in a conference call with the County’s Insurance Broker, attended a couple of different resource committee meetings, attended a meeting with the Court Facilities Administrator, been working on the mid-year budget and also been dealing with ongoing negotiations with some unrepresented groups.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Supervisor Howard pulled item #3 for further discussion.

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 March 08, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and appoint Bessie Shorty to the discretionary position (interim replacement) on the Local Planning for Child Care and Development Council committee with term ending on June 30, 2017 as requested by the Early Education Director of the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and adopt Resolution concerning Drought Emergency Conservation Regulations from the State Water Resources Control Board as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-007 Supervisor Howard pulled for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    David Finigan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

4.    Approve and adopt the proposed Resolution Certifying Mileage for submittal to Caltrans as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-008

5.    Approve and authorize chair to sign the 2016 Exhibit B Financial Plan of the Sheriff's Department 5 year Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement with the U.S. Forest Service (Agreement #2015-146) as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-029

6.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Second Amendment to Agreement Number 14-90054 (Del Norte County Agreement Number 2014-204) with the State of California, Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign any associated or required documents that relate to this Agreement as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-030

7.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) for access to The Work Number from April 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-031

8.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement with the University of Maryland, Baltimore for Wraparound Development and Training Services as a partner of the tri-county consortium (Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake) from March 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017 or until services are completed, not to exceed $95,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-032

9.    Approve and adopt Resolution urging the State to provide new sustainable funding for State and Local transportation infrastructure as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-009

10. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with Jeff Mitchell Architecture to provide professional architectural services in anticipation of re-roofing the Flynn Center in the amount of $2,850.00. Any additional services will be charged at a rate of $75.00 per hour as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-033

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

11. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #03-03 in the amount of $84,429.00 within the Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Budget as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#03-03

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

12. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #03-04 in the amount of $9,010.00 within the Office of Emergency Services Budget for the 14/15 HSPG Grant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#03-04

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

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. Receive a presentation from Eagle Scout Candidate, Daniel Standring regarding an Eagle Scout Project refurbishing the gateway signs to the entrance of our County.

15. 10:45 A.M. Discuss Del Norte County's Veterans Service Office annual performance for the 2015 Calendar Year. (Aaron Goodwin, Veteran Service Officer.)

16. 11:00 A.M. Recognize Houawa Moua as the recipient of the California Environmental Protection Agency 2016 Secretary's Award for Environmental Achievement as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

17. Review annual update, accept public comment and direct staff to transmit Annual Progress Report to the Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

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             

18. Direct staff to submit a Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program Application (SSARP Application) and request the minimum 10% funding match from the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission (DNLTC) and authorize the Director of the Community Development Department to sign the SSARP documents on behalf of the County as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

19. Discuss and take possible action to amend the Joint Powers Authority Agreement between the City of Crescent City and the County of Del Norte creating the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: Section 1: Board approved option B. Motion: Move to approve. Mover: Roger Gitlin Second: David Finigan (5-0 vote) Supervisor Gitlin, Finigan, Hemmingsen, McClure, Howard. Section 2: Board approved option B. Motion: Move to approve. Mover: David Finigan Second: Martha McClure (3-2 vote) Yes: Supervisor McClure, Finigan Howard. No: Supervisor Hemmingsen, Gitlin. Section 3: Board approved option B. Motion: Move to approve. Mover: Roger Gitlin Second: Chris Howard. (3-2 vote) Yes: Supervisor Hemmingsen, Gitlin, Howard. No: Supervisor McClure, Finigan.

20. Discuss a letter of mutual interest between the U.S. Forest Service, the County of Del Norte and other stakeholders as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Hemmingsen read off the draft letter and the board approved to send it by consensus.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

21. 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.

22. 1) Receive and file the mid-year budget update as submitted by the County Administrative Officer and the Auditor-Controller and 2) Direct the departments to maintain revenue and expenditures as estimated in the mid-year report and continue working on solutions to reduce net county cost as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

23. Approve and authorize Chair to send letter in support of AB 867 preserving California's emergency care safety net as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

24. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter in support of AB 1758, "Internet for All Now Act of 2016," as requested by Supervisor Finigan.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 1              Roger Gitlin

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  March 18, 2016

 

 

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