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, JUNE 28, 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) – none; (c); III) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator and represented and unrepresented bargaining units.(d) Conference with Real Property Negotiators: Property: APN 11502018 Sitka Spruce/Crescent City Marsh Agency Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO; Negotiating Party: Hambros; Under Negotiation: transfer to County including but not limited price and terms of payment.

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: Cathy Hafterson, Human Resources Manager

·        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: Chair Hemmingsen pulled item #26 from the Consent Agenda and Item #33 from Legislative and Budget Issues.

·        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:  Attended the RCTA meeting, attended a meeting with the Southern Oregon Goodwill representative, attended the Point of Honor Monument Committee meeting, attended the LAFCO meeting, attended the Visitors Bureau meeting, attended the monthly Library Trustees meeting and attended the Local Mental Health Board meeting.

Supervisor Howard:  Participated in follow meetings regarding the Literacy Symposium, attended the Natural Resources Goal Committee meeting, attended a meeting with the Del Norte County Food Initiative Group regarding Agricultural Practices in the Community, attended the RCRC meeting to express concerns about SB88, has been working with local farms regarding Agricultural bills from the Government and also met with Dwayne Reichlin from the Healthcare District.

Supervisor Finigan:  Attended the First 5 Commission meeting, participated in a CSAC Finance Corp. Conference Call, participated in the Homeless Discussion with other Agencies, attended a meeting with the Southern Oregon Goodwill representative, attended the RCRC meeting and also attended the CTC_RUC meeting.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the Resource Conservation District meeting via conference call, attended a meeting with the Southern Oregon Goodwill representative, attended the Natural Resources Goal Committee meeting, participated in Agenda Review, attended the LAFCO meeting, participated in a conference call with the Whale Entanglement Group and also met with California Wilderness Coalition regarding the Public Lands Bill.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Been working on preparing the Recommended Budget, attended a meeting with Public Defenders for the County, attended a meeting with the two Pelican Bay State Prison Attorneys, attended a meeting with the Administration Office of the Courts Representative, attended a meeting with the Department of Health and Human Services, participated in the OES Training at the Airport, been working on Personnel Evaluations and issues, attended a meeting with the Southern Oregon Goodwill representative, attended the Natural Resource Goal Committee meeting and participated in various staff meetings.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Chair Hemmingsen pulled item #26 off the Agenda and recused himself from item #22 and #23 due to conflict of interest, Supervisor Finigan recused himself from item #6 and Supervisor Gitlin pulled item #20 and #25 for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

1.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the June 14, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve beginning compensation for the Human Resources Manager at Range 57 Step B as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and adopt a Resolution appointing County Administrative Officer, Jay Sarina, Assistant County Administrative Officer, Neal Lopez and the Emergency Services Manager, Cindy Henderson to act as authorized officials to execute applications and documents for the purpose of obtaining financial assistance as requested by the Office of Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-021

4.    Approve the bid book for the Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Rehabilitation Project and authorize staff to bid the project as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair and the County Engineer to execute the Special Use Permit and Vegetation Clearing Plan for the Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge Replacement Project on Big Flat Road in Big Flat, CA. as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to the Agreement with George Mavris, Attorney at Law (Agreement #2013-038) for Public Defender Services for Pelican Bay State Prison Inmates as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Finigan recused himself. DNCOAGREE#2016-068

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to the Agreement with James Fallman, Attorney at Law (Agreement #2013-039) for Public Defender Services for Pelican Bay State Prison Inmates as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-069

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Amendment to Agreement #2014-091 for Public Defender Services extending the Agreement termination date of June 30, 2016, on a month to month basis, not to exceed three months as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-070

9.    Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of Del Norte, Del Norte Office of Education and the Del Norte County Unified School District (Parties) for Joint Use of Recreation Facilities as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-071

10. Declare the attached list of vehicles as surplus per Title 2.33 of the Del Norte County Code and direct that the subject equipment be offered for sale through an on-line public auction, as is as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

11. Approve and adopt the Statement of Votes cast at the June 07, 2016 Presidential Primary Election, and that a copy be lodged in the office of the County Clerk/Registrar of Voters as requested by the Del Norte County Registrar of Voters.**

Action: Approved.

12. Approve and re-appoint Alicia McKellar (Del Norte Unified School District), Athena Csutoras (North Coast Children's Services and College of the Redwoods), Warren Rehwaldt, MD, (Open Door Community Health Centers) to the Children and Families Commission for the term of April 2016 through April 2020; 2) Re-appoint Supervisor Finigan (Supervisor District 5) for the term of January 2015 through January 2019; and 3) Appoint Heather Snow (Department of Health and Human Services) to the First 5 Children and Families Commission for the term June 2016 to June 2020 as requested by the Executive Director of the First 5 Commission.**

Action: Approved.

13. Approve and appoint David Finigan, Supervisor District 5 as the voting delegate at the National Association of Counties conference as requested by Supervisor Finigan.**

Action: Approved.

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with Aurora Behavioral Healthcare- Santa Rosa, LLC (Agreement #2015-168) to provide non-hospital psychiatric inpatient services from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, not to exceed $130,000.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-072

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the "Release of Lien" dated October 24, 2013 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-073

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the "Release of Lien" dated August 2, 2013 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-074

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the "Release of Lien" dated January 31, 2014 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-075

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the "Release of Lien" dated May 17, 2012 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-076

19. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with The National Council on Crime and Delinquency for Structured Decision Making (SDM) Services from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $21,295.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-077

20. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with LocumTenens.com, LLC for adult or child/adolescent psychiatric services for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-078 Supervisor Gitlin pulled for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

21. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Memorandum of Understanding between Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NoRTEC) and America's Job Center of California Partners commencing July 1, 2016 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-079

22. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement between the Sheriff's Office and George's Auto Diesel Electric as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-080 Chair Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

23. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Sheriff's Office and California Auto Image as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-081 Chair Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

24. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Mojgan Arshi, D.D.S., for Dental Services for Del Norte County Jail Inmates as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-082

25. Approve and authorize the formation of an Ad-Hoc Committee for Community Homelessness and confirm the appointment of Supervisor David Finigan as the Board of Supervisor representative as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Gitlin pulled for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0             

26. Approve and authorize staff to draft and forward a letter to the State Board of Equalization regarding the non-profit status of Sutter Health Hospitals as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.

Action: Chair Hemmingsen pulled this item off the Agenda.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

27. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-06 in the amount of $98,882.00 within the Social Services budget as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-06

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

28. 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.

29. 10:30 A.M. Open the Public Hearing and introduce an Ordinance amending Title 21 of the Del Norte County Code (Coastal Zoning Ordinance) and direct staff to bring the item back to the Board of Supervisors at a subsequent hearing to approve the Ordinance and adopt a Resolution authorizing transmittal of the Ordinance to the California Coastal Commission as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

30. 10:45 A.M. Staff recommends that the Board take the following Actions for the Ordinance creating Title 19 Fire Safe Regulations and deleting Chapter 14.16 and Amending Sections of Titles 12 and 14: 1) Introduce the attached Ordinance by title and waive the first reading; 2) Set the Ordinance for adoption at the July 12, 2016 regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors; 3) Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the pre-adoption summary of the Ordinance and to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinance in the Office of the Board of Supervisors, both publication and posting must be done at least five (5) days prior to the Board Meeting at which the Ordinance will be adopted; 4) Direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days after the adoption of the Ordinance, to publish a post-adoption summary of the Ordinance with the names of Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance, and to post in the Office of the Board of Supervisors a certified copy of the full text of the adopted Ordinance and amendments along with the names of those supervisors voting for or against the Ordinance; and 5) Direct Community Development Staff to transmit a copy of the Ordinance to the California Board of Forestry for review and possible certification following the adoption as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Chris Howard

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

31. Direct staff to apply for funds to cover the County Service Area No.1's $30,000.00 contribution to purchase an inspection camera and draft a letter of support for the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board of Directors of the County Service Area No.1 as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    David Finigan

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

32. 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.

33. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter opposing AB 2788 (Gatto) (An act relating to oil and gas, to amend Sections 65850.6 and 65.964 of the Government Code, relating to telecommunications) to Senate Governance and Finance Committee as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Chair Hemmingsen pulled this item due to the Author, Assembly Member Mike Gatto Indicated that it would not move forward this year.

34. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign letter to the State Water Resources Control Board regarding Del Norte County Concerns as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

35. Approve and adopt the proposed Border Coast Regional Airport Authority budget for Fiscal Year 2016/2017, as requested by the Program Manager of the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    David Finigan

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

36. Approve and adopt the proposed Special Aviation Budget for the 2016/17 Fiscal Year as requested by the Program Manager of the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

37. Approve the attached Public Safety Realignment Plan and budget for FY 2016-2017 as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-083

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Chris Howard

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

38. Review and adopt the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year Recommended Budget:           1) Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as presented by departments; 2)Establish, eliminate, reclassify, adjust and transfer positions within budget units as outlined in (Attachment A); 3)Approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B); 4) Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all available cost saving options;5) Direct departments that no budget transfer will be allowed that transfers funds from Salaries and Benefits to any other expense line unless determined to be an emergency by the County Administrator and Auditor/Controller; 6) Direct departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without Board of Supervisor approval; 7) Accept the recommended Children's Budget as presented, and direct staff as necessary (Attachment D) and 8) Approve and adopt the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as modified (Spreadsheet Attachment C)  as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    David Finigan

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  June 24, 2016

 

 

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