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

Action: None.

·        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: Item #6 and Item #13 were pulled from the Agenda and may be presented at a future date.

·        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 Board of Supervisors Special Session meeting, attended the RCTA meeting, attended the NCUAQMD meeting, attending the Chamber of Commerce meeting, participated in a radio interview with KFUG, attended the 100th Anniversary Women’s Club Luncheon, attended the Tea Party Candidates forum and also attended the LAFCO meeting.

Supervisor McClure: Attended the Coastal Commission meeting, attended the Board of Supervisors Special Session meeting, attended the RCTA meeting, attended the EMS meeting, attended the Tea Party Candidates Forum, attended the Children’s Fair and also attended the DNSWMA meeting.

Supervisor Howard:  Attended the Resource Advisory Committee meeting, attended the Treasury Oversight meeting, attended the Smith River Neighborhood watch meeting, attended the Fish and Game Commission meeting held in Arcata to discuss Blue Creek, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the RCD meeting, attended a workshop in Red Bluff to discuss Assembly Bill #88, had numerous different meetings with Senator McGuire over different issues and concerns and also have had numerous discussions and meetings with the NCRWQB.

Supervisor Finigan:  Participated in a meeting with Administration, Sheriff, Chief of Police and DHHS to discuss homelessness, participated in a meeting with the Elk Valley Tribal Council, participated in numerous meetings with Senator McGuire over different issues and concerns, attended a meeting at RHS regarding homeless Veterans, attended the Children’s Fair, attended the Board of Supervisors Special Session meeting and also attended the Tea Party Candidates Forum.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the RCD meeting, had numerous meetings with Senator McGuire over different issues and concerns, participated in a meeting with Steve Perez, attended the Special Session Board of Supervisors meeting, participated in Agenda Review, attended the RACK meeting, attended the last part of the Tea Party Candidates Forum, participated in a conference call discussing ONRW designation, attended the NCRP 10th anniversary and also attended the LAFCO meeting.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Attended a meeting with the local judges over items of mutual interest, been participated in numerous HR projects and issues, participated in a conference call with Council and outside Council, attended the Homelessness discussion with Supervisor Finigan, been working on a couple different Agreements that are with the City and County, attended numerous meetings with different staff and department heads, attended the Natural Resources Committee meeting, attended a meeting with the Sheriff and also had a meeting regarding CDBG funding and issues.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Item #6 was pulled from the Agenda and may be presented at a future date.

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             

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

Action: Approved.

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

Action: Approved.

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

Action: Approved.

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.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE #2016-039

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.**

Action: Approved.

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

Action: Item pulled from Agenda and may be presented at a future date.

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

Action: Approved.

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.**

Action: Approved.

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.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE #2016-040

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.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE# 2016-041

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.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-02

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 #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.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-04

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             

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.**

Action: Item #13 was pulled from the Agenda and may be presented at a future date.

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.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-06

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             

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.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-07

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:

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.**

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             

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

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    David Finigan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

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.**

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 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.**

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             

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.

Action: Board directed staff to work with Counsel and discuss code change and to stay within guidelines of State Law.

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.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    David Finigan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

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.

Action: Board directed staff to provide a comment letter to the author and to CC the co-author of our area on the letter as well to explain some reluctance the County may have in regards to representation and also comments to acquisition and the need to coordinate not just to collaborate.

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             

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.**

Action: Board directed staff to send a letter explaining that is to much of a financial detriment to the County of Del Norte.

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             

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.**

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             

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