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, MAY 10, 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); 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.

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 David Finigan, District 5 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

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

Action: None reported.

·        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. 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: Supervisor Gitlin:  Participated in the Triplicate and True North Candidate forum, participated in a town hall meeting, attended the Chamber of Commerce economic summit, attended the bi-monthly Area Operations meeting, attended the Healthcare District meeting, attended the Mental Health Board meeting, attended the local Rodeo Queen contest, attended the local Dancing with the Stars contest and also dealt with numerous constituent issues regarding blight.

Supervisor McClure: Attended the Senior Center meeting, participated in agenda review for the DNSWMA, participated in the bike or walk to school event, attended the Historical Society meeting, attended the Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit and also attended the EMS meeting.

Supervisor Howard: Attended a presentation given by Dr. Powell regarding building healthy communities, had numerous discussions regarding natural resource water issues, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended a dinner in Eureka regarding UC Systems and other concerns, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Resource Conservation District meeting, attended the Chamber of Commerce economic summit, attended the Natural Resource Goal Committee meeting, attended the Financial Goal Committee meeting, met with constituents and also attended a meeting with Dale Trigg.

Supervisor Finigan:  Participated in a discussion regarding getting a play space in the community for the local youth, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, participated in a homeless discussions with the Sheriff and other agencies, attended the Del Norte High School Youth Council, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Triplicate and True North candidates forum, attended a local art gallery showing, attending the pro-active financial management meeting, met with Humboldt County Engineers involved with Last Chance Grade, attended the BCRAA meeting and also participated in a discussion with Elk Valley Rancheria regarding collaborative effort.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Participated in a ONRW follow up meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in numerous meetings in regards to local crabbing issues, attended the Natural Resource Goal committee meeting, met with Grant Werschkull in regards to the Smith River NRA Collaborative group, participated in Agenda review and also attended the BCRAA meeting.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Been working on numerous HR issues, participated in numerous budget meetings, participated in meetings with departments and department heads, been working on the City and County Agreement, attended the Natural Resources Goal Committee meeting, attended a meeting with the Public Defenders, attended the Tri-Agency meeting and also attended the Pro-Active Financial goals committee meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Supervisor Gitlin pulled item #13 for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

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 26, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt a proclamation proclaiming May, 2016 as "Mental Health Month."

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming May 2016 as "Foster Parent Appreciation Month" as requested by the Assistant Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve annual step increase for the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Agricultural Commissioner  services with Humboldt County in the amount of $2,800.00 per month as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-044

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

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-012

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to the current Agreement (#2011-176) with William Cater, Attorney at Law, to extend the County Hearing Officer Services termination date for one year to June 30, 2017 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-045

8.    Approve and adopt a revised Classification Description for the position of Code Enforcement Officer for the Del Norte County Community Development Department as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #CW-2016-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for child welfare services training from July 01, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $11,850.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-046

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #EW-2016-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Eligibility, Employment Services and Welfare-to-Work training from July 01, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $42,660.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-047

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) for the period of July 01, 2016 through June 30, 2018, and delegate the Delegate the Assistant Director of the Department of Health and Human Services or designee to sign the necessary applications, contracts, agreements, amendments and payment request forms as requested by the Assistant Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-048

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Julia Burris, LMFT for clinical license supervision services from January 01, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $18,720.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-049

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Children's Medical Services Plan with the Department of Health Care Services for Del Norte County which includes the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Certification, California Children's Services (CCS) Certification, and Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC) Certification effective July 01, 2015 through June 30, 2016 not to exceed $287,835.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-050 Supervisor Gitlin pulled this item for further discussion.

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             

14. Approve and authorize the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services to sign the Agreement with Trinity County for assistance on Federal Case Reviews where certain cases may represent a potential conflict of interest with county staff as requested by the Assistant Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-051

15. Accept the resignation of Barbara Pierson as the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

16. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-08 in the amount of $8,500.00 within the Child Support Services budget as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-08

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:

17. 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.

18. 10:30 A.M. 2016 Update on Green Diamond Resource Company projects in Del Norte County. (Neal Ewald)

19. 10:45 A.M. 1) Receive an Airport Terminal Project Presentation and 2) Approve and authorize a Del Norte County co-applicant status for a USDA loan application to support construction of the terminal project as requested by the Program Manager of the Boarder Coast Regional Airport Authority.**

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. 11:00 A.M. Update on the Smith River National Recreation Area. (Dave Palmer)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

21. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the bid package and 2) direct staff to begin the bid process for the planned obstruction removal at Klamath-McBeth Field, as requested by the Border Coast Regional Airport Director.**

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             

22. Approve the appointment of Mr. Eli Naffah as the Public Commissioner for the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority through April of 2018 as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: Approved.

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             

23. Review and take action on the budget for the 2016/17 Fiscal Year for the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

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             

24. Approve and authorize the First Amendment to the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Crescent City and the County of Del Norte as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: Item tabled until a future Agenda date.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

25. Approve and authorize the Chair to send a letter supporting the Del Norte Resource Conservation District's letter they sent to the State Water Resources Control Board regarding Senate Bill 88 as requested by Supervisor Howard.**

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             

26. Approve and authorize the Chair to send a letter opposing the Outstanding National Resource Water Designation (ONRW) of the Smith River to the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.**

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             

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.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  May 7, 2016

 

 

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