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, JULY 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) Conference with Legal Counsel- Existing litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(d)(1) Floyd Squires v. Del Norte County  SC160146; McGahuey v. Del Norte County CVUJ2016-1174 (b) Conference with Legal Counsel- Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(d)(2) – none; 2) Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(d)(4) – none; (c) Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and SEIU; (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 David Finigan, District 5 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

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

Action: The Board voted to defend the lawsuit McGahuey v. Del Norte County CVUJ2016-1174 with a Motion made by Supervisor Gitlin followed by a Second from Supervisor Howard with all Supervisors voting to defend.

·        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.

Action: Supervisor Gitlin: Attended the High School Graduation at Bar-O Boys Ranch, attended a fundraiser at Rotary for the Point of Honor monument, attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting, participated in a meeting with the Del Norte County Assessor regarding property tax of Sutter Coast Hospital and also participated in a conference call with an LA Supervisor regarding homelessness.

Supervisor McClure: Participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire regarding the Housing First Grant, dealt with numerous e-mails regarding Jet Ski concerns on South Beach and also attended the Coastal Commission meeting.

Supervisor Howard: Been working on dealing with blight issues in Hiouchi, attended the Treasury Oversight Committee meeting, attended the Mill Creek Advisory Committee meeting and also met with a consultant from Sutter Coast Hospital regarding an audit for non-profit hospitals.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended the First 5 Commission meeting, attended Congressman Huffman’s Last Chance Grade Committee meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in a couple different conference calls with CSAC Finance Corp., attended a meeting at RHS with Senator McGuire regarding homelessness, attended the AD-HOC Committee meeting, testified in Eureka for the CA Public Utilities Commission regarding different services, attended the NACO meeting and also dealt with numerous constituent calls. 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Dealt with numerous constituent calls and issues, attended the Whale Entanglement Group meeting, attended a meeting with Senator McGuire regarding Homelessness, participated in Agenda Review and also attended the Resource Conservation District meeting.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Attended a meeting with Senator McGuire to discuss PILT, CDBG and other concerns, had numerous meetings with departments and department heads, attended the AD-HOC committee meeting, been participating in Employee Bargaining, participated in a purchasing teleconference with IT, been working on the Grand Jury response, been working on department head evaluations and also had a discussion with Judge McElfresh.

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 #5 for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    David Finigan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

1.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the July 12, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the required reports which validate funding from the State of California for the Del Norte County Veteran's Service Office as requested by the Veteran's Service Officer.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and adopt a Resolution approving the application the State Department of Parks and Recreation for submittal of a grant application for the Pyke Field Improvement Project 2016 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-024

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached "Release of Lien" dated January 10, 2008 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-095

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Area 1 Agency on Aging to provide an area service plan relating to services and support for elderly Americans in Del Norte County as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-093

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    David Finigan

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0             

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Sydney M. Clinton, Northcoast Health Screening for Alcohol and Drug Testing services from July 01, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $30,000.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-094

7.    Approve and adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Administrative Officer to sign the Petroleum Agreement 2016-17 between the Del Norte County and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Measurement Standards as requested by the Agricultural Weights and Measures Inspector.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-025;DNCOAGREE#2016-096

8.    Approve and adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Administrative Officer to sign the Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for work related to detection of exotic pests in Del Norte County as requested by the Agricultural Weights and Measures Inspector.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-026;DNCOAGREE#2016-097

9.    Approve the position list, within the Probation Department, request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

10. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-10 within the FY 15/16 2011 Public Safety Realignment budget in the amount of $60,588.00 from the Department Allotment to Op Trans Out JPF (243) and Op Trans Out-JPCF (240) as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-10

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             

11. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-11 in the amount of $7,440.00 for Budget Unit 306-064 (Flood Control District 4C-Klamath Glen Levee FY 15/16) as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-11

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 #06-12 in the amount of $5,700.00 which will reconcile the Intrafund Community Development Administration Allocation and Cost Plan Allocation within the Environmental Health (410) Division for FY 15/16 as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-12

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 #06-13 in the amount of $33,440.00 to transfer funds into the Primary Election line item to pay unexpected production and printing cost incurred for the Presidential Primary Election that occurred on June 07, 2016 as requested by the Del Norte County Registrar of Voters.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-13

14. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-15 in the amount of $29,603.00 from the General Fund Contingency Budget to the Agriculture Commission Budget as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-15

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:

15. 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.

16. 10:30 A.M. Presentation by the Department of Health and Human Services to provide an overview of programs and services. (Heather Snow, Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.)

17. 11:00 A.M. Review and discuss the Del Norte County Treasurer's Report for quarter ending June 30, 2016.** (Barbara Lopez, Treasurer-Tax Collector)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

18. 1) Consider the nomination of Joseph Futrell, Attorney at Law, as submitted by the Public Defenders to fill the position recently vacated by Peter Benjamin McLaughlin, Attorney at Law; and 2) Accept or reject the proposed nomination of Joseph Futrell, Attorney at Law, by a majority vote of the Board of Supervisors; and if accepted 3) Approve the Fifth Amendment to Agreement 2014-091 replacing the position vacated by Attorney Peter Benjamin McLaughlin, Attorney at Law, and extending the current Agreement termination date to June 30, 2017 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen pulled this item from the Agenda.

19. Discuss existing County homeless funding and consider direction to staff as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

Action: Item died due to lack of second.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

20. 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:  July 22, 2016

 

 

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