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, JANUARY 24, 2017

 

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) Big Rock Community Services District v. Peeples et al. CVUJ 2016-1338; UFCW and Employees’ Benefit Trust v. Sutter Health San Francisco Superior Court Case No. CGC 14-538451 (c) Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and SEIU. Public Employment Interviews for Building/Parks Maintenance Superintendent pursuant to Government Code 54957(b)

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 Roger Gitlin, District 1 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Ranell Brown-Assistant Director of Health and Human Services; Whitney Bruder- Human Resources Technician.

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

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen, second by Supervisor Cowan, the Board voted to defend Big Rock Community Services District v. Peeples et al. CVUJ 2016-1338 by a 4-1 vote, Supervisor Gitlin dissenting.

 

On a motion by Supervisor Gitlin, second by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board voted to oppose Sutter Health's Motion to Compel in UFCW and Employee's Benfit Trust v. Sutter Health San Francisco Superior Court Case No. CGC 14-53851 by a 5-0 vote.

 

·        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 reported.

·        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 Bar-O Boys Ranch Oversight Committee meeting, attended the NCUAQMD meeting, attended the RCTA meeting, attended the retirement party for Terry McNamara, met with the Superintendent of Schools regarding numerous issues, attended the COAT meeting and also attended the LAFCO meeting.

Supervisor Cowan:  Participated in 3 different meetings with Senator McGuire regarding the No Place like Home initiative, attended the Annual CSAC meeting and also had a meeting with the Superintendent of Schools regarding the Healthcare Initiative.

Supervisor Howard: Attended the Fish and Game Commission meeting in Redding, CA. regarding Elk Issues and fishing restrictions on the Smith River,  participated in a meeting with Mayor Inscore and Wes White regarding expenditure of tourism funds with the Chamber of Commerce and the Visitor’s Bureau, participated in discussions with the Blue Apron Company regarding possible growth in the Community, attended the Smith River Neighborhood watch meeting, participated in Agenda Review, attended the Neighbors Helping Neighbors meeting in Hiouchi, participated in a meeting with Julindra Recycling regarding concerns from the DNSWMA meetings, attended the Treasury Oversight Committee meeting, attended the LTCO meeting and also attended the DNSWMA meeting.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Bar-O Boys Ranch Oversight Committee meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Finigan Celebration of Service, attended the retirement party for Terry McNamara, attended the RCRC new delegate orientation/meeting/reception and awards banquet, participated in a meeting with Senator McGuire regarding the Legislative Platform and priorities for the County and also attended a meeting with Assembly Members Wood and Dahle.

Supervisor Berkowitz: Attended a Town Hall meeting with the Klamath Chamber of Commerce and accompanied the Code Enforcement Officer on a field trip to see all the local illegal dumping sites in the area.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: None reported.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

1.    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.

2.    10:30 A.M. 4-H Presentation regarding the upcoming Soup Supper fundraiser event. (Christine Jones)

3.    10:45 A.M. 1) Smith River National Recreation Area Restoration and Motorized Travel Management Project Presentation. (Randy Hooper, Assistant Director of the Community Development Department) and; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached objection letter and send it to the Forest Service Objection Review Officer as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

4.    11:00 A.M. Review and discuss the Del Norte County Treasurer's Report for quarter ending December 31, 2016 as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

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 #2 and item #22 for further discussion and Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from item #21 due to conflict of interest.

5.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the January 10, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve the 2017 Board of Supervisors Appointment List as requested by Chair Howard.**

Action: Approved with Changes.  Supervisor Gitlin pulled this item for further discussion.

Supervisor Gitlin requested to discuss changes to the RCTA, North Coast EMS, Revolving Loan Committee, CSAC Commission, City/County Schools and Bar-O Oversight Committee. Supervisor Berkowitz offered the delegate positon on the North Coast EMS Committee to Supervisor Gitlin due to a conflict of interest. Supervisor Berkowitz also asked to switch the delegate and alternate position on the RCTA with Supervisor Gitlin and they agreed to both. Supervisor Cowan asked to switch the delegate positions on the City/County Schools 2X2 and Harbor District 2X2 with Supervisor Berkowitz and they agreed.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and a Second by Chair Howard the 2017 Appointment List was approved with the changes to the RCTA, North Coast EMS, Revolving Loan Committee, City/County Schools 2X2 and Harbor District 2X2 and no changes to the Bar-O Boys Oversight Committee and CSAC was voted on a separate motion with a 5-0 vote Yes: Supervisor Cowan, Gitlin, Howard, Hemmingsen, Berkowitz.

On a motion by Supervisor Berkowitz and a Second by Supervisor Gitlin, Supervisor Berkowitz wanted to take each and every remaining appointment to be voted on as a separate motion but failed due to a 2 to 3 vote Yes: Supervisor Berkowitz, Gitlin No: Supervisor Cowan, Howard, Hemmingsen.

On a motion by Supervisor Cowan and a Second by Supervisor Gitlin the CSAC commission was approved to be voted as a separate item with a 5-0 vote Yes: Supervisor Cowan, Gitlin, Howard, Hemmingsen, Berkowitz.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and a Second by Chair Howard, Supervisor Hemmingsen was nominated as the delegate on the CSAC Commission but failed due to a 2 to 3 vote. Yes: Supervisor Hemmingsen, Howard No: Supervisor Cowan, Gitlin, Berkowitz.

On a motion by Chair Howard and a Second by Supervisor Hemmingsen, Chair Howard was voted as the delegate on the CSAC Commission with a 3-2 vote.  Yes: Supervisor Cowan, Howard, Hemmingsen No: Supervisor Gitlin, Berkowitz.

On a motion by Supervisor Cowan and a Second by Supervisor Gitlin, Supervisor Berkowitz was appointed the alternate on the CSAC Commission with a 3-2 vote. Yes: Supervisor Cowan, Gitlin, Berkowitz No: Supervisor Howard, Hemmingsen.

 

7.    Approve and adopt Proclamation proclaiming February 4, 2017 as, "National Wear Red Day," as requested by the Xi Sigma Rho Chapter President.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation honoring Daniel Standring on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation honoring Collin Marsh on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring Frank Magarino for his service on the Del Norte County Planning Commission as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-003

11. Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring Dave Gustafson for his service on the Del Norte County Planning Commission as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-004

12. Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring Ellen Brown for her service on the Del Norte County Planning Commission as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-005

13. Approve and adopt a Resolution authorizing an application for Senate Bill 844 Adult Local Criminal Justice Facilities Financing Program Renovation and Remodeling for a safe secure facility, increase the programs available and provide additional space for programs and meeting required certifications as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-006

14. Approve and appoint Ralph Dickey to represent District 5 on the Del Norte County Planning Commission as requested by Supervisor Berkowitz.**

Action: Approved.

15. Approve and appoint Jim Peters to represent District 3 on the Del Norte County Planning Commission as requested by Supervisor Howard.**

Action: Approved.

16. Approve and appoint District 4 Supervisor Hemmingsen as the Delegate and District 3 Supervisor Howard as the alternate on the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Board of Directors Board for the 2016/2017 year as requested by CSAC.**

Action: Chair Howard pulled this item due to it being a duplicate to item #2

17. Approve and authorize the creation of Step II to the existing Registered Nurse, Prevention Program Coordinator and Health Education Coordinator Positions and the addition of One (1) Registered Nurse I/II position within the Department of Health and Human Services as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Redwoods Community College District for clinical placement of students from October 1, 2016 through September 20, 2017 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-014

19. 1) Review and approve the Del Norte County Treasurer's 2017 Statement of Investment Policy and 2) Approve and adopt a Resolution delegating investment authority to the County Treasurer as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-007

20. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into an Agreement with the California Department of Corrections for Sheriff's employees to use their gun range when needed as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-015

21. Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign an Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Johnny Earl Jacobs dba Bayside Excavation and Construction for the demolition and removal of the burned manufactured home at Bar-O Boys Ranch as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-016 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Lori Cowan

Vote Yea:       4              Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

22. Approve and authorize the use of County travel funds for Supervisor Cowan to accompany a contingency of County, City and School District personnel to Rukuzentakata, Japan as requested by Supervisor Cowan.**

Action: Item failed due to lack of a motion.

23. Direct staff to prepare a letter congratulating Doug Plack on his appointment as the Commander of the 811th Coast Guard Auxiliary as requested by Chair Howard.**

Action: Approved.

24. Approve and authorize the use of County travel funds for Chair Howard to attend the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Sharing Economy Seminar being held in Sacramento, CA on Thursday January 26, 2017 as requested by Chair Howard.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

25. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-01 in the amount of $2,080.00 within the Federal Title III Budget Unit as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-01

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       5              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

26. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-02 in the amount of $4,219.00 within the Code Enforcement Budget to allow repayment of funds to the Yurok Tribe as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-02

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       5              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

27. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter of support for Humboldt County Supervisor Ryan Sundberg's appointment to the California Coastal Commission as requested by Humboldt County Supervisor Ryan Sundberg.**

Action: Approved by Consensus.

28. Direct staff to send a letter to Assemblymen Wood and Senator McGuire requesting to supply state funding for California Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (CDCR) work crews as requested by Supervisor Berkowitz.**

Action: Item pulled by Consensus until the upcoming meeting being held on February 14, 2017.

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.

30. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter of support for Senate Bill 1 (Transportation Funding and Reform Package) to Senator Beall and Assembly Member Frazier as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Item pulled by Consensus until the upcoming meeting being held on February 14, 2017.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  January 20, 2017

 

 

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