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, AUGUST 9, 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) Grassroots v. California Coastal Commission 37-2016-00006073-CU-MC-CTL (b) Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2) – two cases; 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.  (e) Public Employee Performance Evaluation: (1) Title: Building and Parks Superintendent; (2) Title: Director of Information Technology.

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 Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Tobias Chittock-Deputy Sheriff; Justin Gill-Deputy Sheriff

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

Action: The Board voted to defend the lawsuit Grassroots Coalition v. California Coastal Commission 37-2016-00006073-CU-MC-CTL with a Motion made by Supervisor Howard followed by a Second from Supervisor Gitlin 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.

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.

Action: Supervisor Gitlin: Participated as a guest speaker at the 60th Annual In God We Trust Anniversary, participated in a conference call with a consultant from the Del Norte County Fair regarding the future of the fair, observed the local Rodeo Queen contest, volunteered at the Republican Booth at the Fair, attended the First Friday event, attended the Local Mental Health Board meeting and also attended the Memorial Services for Cal-Ore Life Flight.

Supervisor McClure: Met with Senator McGuire to discuss the Forever Home Plan and other concerns, attended the Senior Center meeting, helped with the Breakfast Club prep, participated in Agenda review for DNSWMA, attended the City/County 2X2 and also attended the Memorial Services for Cal-Ore Life Flight.

Supervisor Howard: Attended the Memorial Services for Cal-Ore Life Flight, attended the City/County 2X2 attended the Natural Resource Goal Committee meeting, attended a meeting with Building Healthy Communities, attended the Pro-Active Financial Goal Committee meeting, attended the Tri-Agency meeting and dealt with Constituent concerns on Red Mountain.

Supervisor Finigan:  Attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended a meeting with the Klamath Fire Board regarding staffing, participated in a conference call with the CSAC regarding sub committees, participated in Agenda review for the Ad-Hoc Committee, attended the Pro-Active Financial Goal Committee, attended the Family Resource Center meeting regarding the Children’s Budget, attended the CSAC Executive Board Meeting and also participated in the Local Fair activities.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Met with Assemblymen Wood and Supervisor Howard at the RCD office regarding the Smith River farming community, participated in a conference call regarding domoic acid and Dungeness crab, participated in Agenda review, attended the Memorial Services for Cal-Ore Life Flight, met with Fish and Wildlife regarding Heritage Trout Fish Designation on the Smith River, attended the Natural Resource Goal Committee meeting and also participated in the local Fair activities.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Attended numerous Goal Committee meetings, attended the Ad-Hoc committee meeting, attended a meeting with the Harbor Master and Sheriff, participated in the interviews for the DHHS Director, attended the City/County 2X2, participated in numerous department head meetings and staff and also participated in the local Fair activities.

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 recused himself from item #3 due to conflict of interest.

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 26, 2016 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation declaring September 2016 as "Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month."

Action: Approved.

3.    1) Award the construction contract for the Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Rehabilitation Project to Wahlund Construction, Inc. and authorize the Chair to sign it; and 2) Authorize the County Engineer to sign change orders totaling up to $37,840.00 as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. Chair Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest. DNCOAGREE#2016-098

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    David Finigan

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

4.    Approve the job description for the Program Coordinator position that currently exists within the Probation Department as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Joint Exercise Powers Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Curry County to operate a regional joint juvenile hall as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-099

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Napa County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-100

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Dr. Neil Kushner for post mortem services as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-101

8.    Approve and adopt a Resolution extending the Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program until March 31, 2027 as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-028

9.    Approve the attached Department of Health and Human Services CalWORKs Housing Support Proposal and subsequent request for funding to provide housing assistance to CalWORKs recipients as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and authorize the Assistant Director of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Chief Probation Officer to sign the Agreement with the Del Norte Unified School District for the Interagency Agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Del Norte County Probation Department for the Foster Focus System effective date of approval through June 30, 2021 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-102

11. Approve the Local Mental Health Board renewals for Clarke Moore and Richard Day as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services assuring Department of Health and Human Services, Public Assistance/Employment & Training Branch compliance maintaining the privacy and security of Medi-Cal Personally Identifiable Information as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DCNOAGREE#2016-103

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to Agreement Number 14-90054 (Del Norte County Agreement Number 2014-204) with the State of California, Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), for the period July 01, 2014 through June 30, 2017 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-104

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Progress House, Inc. for residential substance abuse services for July 01, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $10,000.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-105

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. providing children's mental health services  for the period July 01, 2016 to June 30, 2017, not to exceed $90,000.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-106

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Richard Pearcey dba: Del Norte Taxi for transportation services for the period July 01, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $20,000.00 as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2016-107

17. Approve and adopt a Resolution delegating settlement authority to Trindel Insurance Fund to respond to claims on behalf of Del Norte County and rescinding authority to George Hills Co.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2016-027

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

18. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer 06-18 in the amount of $3,000.00 within the 15/16 Fiscal Year Bar-O Boys Ranch Budget as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-18

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             

19. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-19 in the amount of $35,302.00 within the 15/16 Fiscal Year Public Authority Budget as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-19

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-20 in the amount of $40,000.00 within the 15/16 Fiscal Year Jail Budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-20

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             

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-21 in the amount of $31,500.00 within the 15/16 Fiscal Year Department Allotment and Operating Transfer Out Recreation Department Budget as requested by the Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-21

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             

22. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-22 in the amount of $33,000.00 within the Services and Supplies and Payroll Budget for the 15/16 Fiscal Year as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-22

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             

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

23. 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.

24. 10:30 A.M. Update on Smith River National Recreation Area. (Dave Palmer)

25. 10:45 A.M. Building Healthy Communities Literacy Work Update. (School Systems Implementation Team)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

26. Authorize the temporary closure of North and South Indian Road from the Howonquet Cemetery to the Howonquet Hall Community Center, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, on Saturday, September 10, 2016 for a Dee-ni' Day event celebrating California Native American Day as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

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             

27. 1) Award McBeth Obstruction Removal CAAP Project #DN-3-14-1 contract in the amount of $45,700.00 to Hemmingsen Contracting Co., Inc. 2) Authorize the Airport Director to sign grant award and change orders  totaling up to ten percent (10%) of the contract award; and 3) Authorize the Airport Director to adjust the project scope, within available grant funds and environmental limitations, based on a current right-of-entry secured for the project as requested by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Director.**

Action: Approved. Chair Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

28. Discuss the funding request from the City of Crescent City regarding Find Your Park in the amount of $2,000.00 as requested by Supervisor Howard.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Martha McClure

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

29. 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:  August 5, 2016

 

 

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