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, APRIL 12, 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) United States et al. ex rel. Perez v. Stericycle Inc. Civil Action No. 1:08-cv-2390; 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; Conduct Evaluation of Director of Health and Human 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: Heather Snow, Assistant Director for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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

Action: The Board approved by consensus to have County Counsel draft a letter to the North Coast Regional Water Control Board in regards to process and procedure.

·        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:  Attended the LEADN Awards, attended the Caltrans Town Hall meeting regarding Last Chance Grade, attended the Future Facilities meeting, attended the annual Chamber of Commerce meeting, attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the College of the Redwoods Science Lab, attended the Klamath Dam Removal presentation, attended the Mental Health Board meeting and also attended the City Council meeting.

Supervisor McClure: Participated in constituent meetings, attended the Central Labor Council annual dinner, attended the DNSWMA Special meeting, attended the DNSWMA Agenda review, attended the Mental Health Services Act review discussion, attended the Klamath Dam Removal presentation, attended the Homeless Summit in Ukiah, attended the Tolowa Dee’ni Nation candlelight vigil, participated in a conference call with the Director of State Parks, attended the Annual Senior Center meeting and also attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the College of the Redwoods Science Lab.

Supervisor Howard:  Attended the LEADN awards, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended the Caltrans Town Hall meeting regarding Last Chance Grade, participated in conference calls regarding Blue Creek issues, participated in a conference call with CAO Sarina and Supervisor Hemmingsen regarding Assembly Bill 1792, attended the City Council meeting, attended the Klamath Dam Removal Presentation, had numerous discussions with Senator McGuire regarding the State Water Board and also participated in numerous discussions with the CAO regarding the Groundwater Management Act.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended the LEADN Awards, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended the Caltrans Town Hall meeting in regards to Last Chance Grade, attended the Mental Health Services Act review discussion, attended the raising of the Child Abuse Awareness flag, attended a meeting with BCRAA staff in regards to financing, attended the Klamath Dam Removal Presentation, participated in a CSAC Board of Directors meeting conference call, attended a BCRAA meeting, attended the annual Klamath Chamber open house mixer, met with CDD and IT to discuss Broadband issues, participated in discussions with constituents and also participated in a conference call with Caltrans in regards to progress on Last Chance Grade.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the LEADN Awards, attended the Caltrans Town Hall meeting regarding Last Chance Grade, attended the Future Facilities meeting, attended a meeting in regards to water issues, attended the raising for the Child Abuse Awareness flag, participated in a conference call with the CHP in regards to the break in of their evidence room, attended the Natural Resource Goal Committee meeting, attended a meeting with BCRAA staff in regards to financing, attended the Klamath Dam Removal Presentation, attended the A1AA meeting, participated in a conference call in regards to Elk Legislation, attended the BCRAA meeting and also met with the CAO, County Auditor and a constituent in regards to DNSWMA.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Been dealing with numerous HR Related Issues and responses, had various meetings with Department Heads and staff, attended the Natural Resources Goal Committee meeting, attended the BCRAA meeting in regards to financing, participated in a conference call with CDBG staff, attended a meeting with Little League in regards to the contract for field usage, participated in a conference call with Assemblymen Wood regarding the Veterans Cemetery Maintenance, participated in discussions for support of the PILT Legislation and also met with Supervisor Hemmingsen, County Auditor and a constituent in regards to DNSWMA.

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 #8 due to conflict of interest.

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 March 22, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming April 2016 as Child Abuse Prevention Month as requested by Remi-Vista INC.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming April 2016 as Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month as requested by the North Coast Rape Crisis Team.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the amended Letter of Mutual Interest between the County of Del Norte and other Smith River National Recreation Area stakeholders as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Professional Services between the County of Del Norte and Northwest California Resource Conservation & Development Council (NCRCD) for the preparation of environmental documents as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. AGREE#2016-034

6.    Approve adopt a Resolution supporting the renewal of the North Coast Recycling Market Development Zone Re-designation as requested by the Del Norte Economic Development Corporation.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-010

7.    Approve and authorize the appointment of Neal Lopez, Assistant County Administrative Officer as the primary Del Norte County Representative Board Member to the Trindel Board of Directors and Amy Cox, Risk Management Analyst as the alternate Del Norte County Representative Board Member to the Trindel Board of Directors as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the amended Lease Agreement between the Del Norte County Probation Department and Hambros Forest Products, Inc. for space to operate the Paxton/Patterson building skills program as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-035 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

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             

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Residential Lease Agreement with Bayside Realty for a single family residence at 367 Del Monte Street located in Crescent City, CA on a month-to-month basis beginning May 01, 2016, for an amount not to exceed $950.00 per month or $11,400.00 per year as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-036

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement with Restpadd, Inc. (Agreement #2015-089) in Redding, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric services from July 01, 2015 through June 30, 2016, not to exceed $360,000.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-037

11. Approve the District Attorney to extend an employment offer to Justin Gill for the position of District Attorney Investigator III, Step C as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Approved.

12. Approve the District Attorney to maintain the position within the Victim Witness Office and partially fund the position with the General Fund. The employee was previously funded by the CHAT grant that ended on September 30, 2015. The employee is a valued employee and has been employed in the Victim Witness Office since July of 2002. The Victim Witness Grant was augmented by $20,850.00 which will be used to partially fund this position as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Approved.

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to send letter to the Fish and Game Commission in regards to the Klamath Sport Fishing Regulations.**

Action: Approved.

14. Approve and adopt a Resolution designating the Director of Health and Human Services as the Del Norte County Lanterman, Petris, Short (LPS) Conservator and authorizing the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services to act as the Del Norte County LPS Conservator in the absence of the Director as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-011 The County Administrative Officer requested to remove the actual name of the Director in the Resolution.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

15. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #03-06 in the amount of $4,901.00 within the Public Nuisance budget as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#03-06

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             

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

16. 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.

17. 10:30 A.M. Point Saint George Reef Lighthouse Presentation (Point St. George Lighthouse Association, Guy Towers)

Action: Terry McNamara filled in for Mr. Towers due to a family emergency.

18. 10:45 A.M. Update on the Smith River National Recreational Area. (Dave Palmer)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

19. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter of Support for SB 1287, "The Whale Protection and Crab Gear Retrieval Act."**

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             

20. Discuss and take possible action on reducing the policy for holding animals from 5 business days to 3 business days at the local Animal Control Shelter effective May 01, 2016 as requested by the Agricultural weights and measures Inspector.**

Action: Item tabled to return to the upcoming meeting for further discussion.

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.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  April 8, 2016

 

 

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