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 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; Conduct Evaluation of Director of Health and Human Services. Conduct Evaluation of the Director of the Community Development Department.

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 Gerry Hemmingsen, Chairman.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

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

·        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.

·        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.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

1.    Approve Minutes from the April 12, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

2.    Approve Minutes from the April 18, 2016 Board of Supervisors Special Meeting.**

3.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming May 2016 as "Older Americans Month" as requested by Area 1 Agency on Aging.**

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign WSCA/NASPO FMV Lease Option C Agreement with Pitney Bowes for the lease of a mail processing machine as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**

5.    Approve and authorize a wireless device allowance for the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services for the time period of April 8, 2016 to June 30, 2016, in the amount of $341.64 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

6.    Approve and adopt a Resolution recognizing the newly created Mid-Management Employee Bargaining Unit as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Local Agency DBE Annual Submittal Form to Caltrans as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

8.    Approve and authorize the Del Norte County District Attorney's office to fund award plaques to be presented to staff and community members for outstanding service to the County during the annual LEADN awards as requested by the District Attorney.**

9.    Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into the annual Agreement with the DEA to defray the costs related to the eradication and suppression of illicit marijuana as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with JUMP Technology Services, LLC for Software Maintenance and Support Services from the period April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $9,800.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

11. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-02 in the amount of $16,000.00 within the 254 Coroner Budget, based on current projected year end costs and payroll savings as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

12. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-04 in the amount of $307,000.00 within the Psychiatrists and Emergency Care Budgets as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

13. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-05 in the amount of $10,000.00 within the Intra fund Miscellaneous and Food Budgets as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

14. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-06 in the amount of $35,351.00 within the Technology Fund as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**

15. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-07 in the amount of $5,468.00 within the USFS RAC Grant and Part-time Temporary Budgets as requested by Agricultural Weights and Measures Inspector.**

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. Presentation from the three Del Norte Fair Rodeo Queen Contestants.

18. 10:45 A.M. Update on Area 1 Agency on Aging. (Maggie Kraft, Executive Director)

19. 11:00 A.M. Receive a presentation from the North Coast Regional Water Control Board on the proposed designation of the Smith River as an Outstanding National Water Resource.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

20. Discuss and take possible action on opposing Assembly Bill 2395 that would force people to remove their copper-based home phones and purchase more expensive and unreliable mobile and digital services.**

21. Approve and authorize Chair to send letter of support for the Del Norte County Fairgrounds Food Forest Project.**

22. Review and discuss the Del Norte County Treasurer's Report for the quarter ending March 31, 2016 as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

23. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign letter supporting funding by the State Coastal Conservancy for the Northcoast Regional Land Trust's proposed Klamath River Estuary Wetlands Conservation Project as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

24. Approve and authorize Chair to sign a letter expressing concerns with, and opposition to SB1317 "The Aquifer Protection Act" in its current form as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

25. Discuss and give direction on the policy for reducing the time required to hold animals at the local Animal Control Shelter as requested by the Agricultural Weights and Measures Inspector.

26. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization and approve a Disabled Veterans Exemption Refund of Taxes paid for the additional four years (2008-2012) in accordance to Senate Bill 1113¹  for applicant Lisa Kramer for a combined total of $3,627.48 as requested by the County Assessor.**

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

27. 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.

28. Discuss and take action to provide comments regarding SB 1396 (an act to add 23.4, commencing with Section 33400 to the Public Resources Code) relating to the Inner Coast Range Conservancy. This bill would establish the Inner Coast Range Conservancy and would prescribe the management powers and duties of the conservancy as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

29. Direct the County Administrative Officer to prepare a letter of response to the Administrative Division of the Judicial Council of California regarding the financial ability of the County to fund a percentage of the estimated Shared Cost of replacing the roof at the Del Norte County Court House as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

30. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter to Senator McGuire and Assemblymen Wood requesting that simple legislation be developed to address the problematic timeline of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

ADJOURNMENT

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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