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, FEBRUARY 14, 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; Alice Brown v. United States et. al  CV 16-7235; One Worker’s Compensation Case; b) Conference with Legal Counsel- Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2) – one; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(4) – one; (c) Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and SEIU. 

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 Lori Cowan, District 2 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

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

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Berkowitz, second by Supervisor Cowan, the Board voted to defend Alice Brown v. U.S. et. al CV 16-7235 NJV by a 4-0 vote

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen, second by Supervisor Cowan, the Board voted to initiate litigation by a 4-0 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: Supervisor Berkowitz requested to place his plan for Last Chance Grade titled “The Great American Renewal Program” on this Agenda; due to a 2-2 vote the item was not placed on at this time. Motion: Supervisor Berkowitz Second: Supervisor Gitlin Yes: Supervisor Berkowitz, Gitlin No: Supervisor Hemmingsen, Cowan. Supervisor Berkowitz also requested to place a Resolution on the Agenda regarding SB 54 and due to a lack of vote it was not placed on the agenda at this time. Motion: Supervisor Berkowitz Second: Supervisor Gitlin Yes, both Motion and Second were rescinded and no vote was taken.

·        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 Del Norte County Fair Appreciation Dinner, attended a meeting with the Fair Board regarding the Strategic Plan of Sales Tax, attended the Chamber of Commerce Dinner, participated in the quarterly Lions Club clean up, met with the Coordinator of the Del Norte Reads Program, met with the new Property Managers of the Jedediah Smith Center and attended the PBSP Advisory Board meeting.

Supervisor Cowan:  Attended the Bar-O Committee meeting, attended the Del Norte County Fair Appreciation Dinner, met with the Director of Health and Human Services and Jack Breazeal regarding preparation for the Mental Health Board, attended a meeting with Sheriff Apperson, attended the Mental Health Board meeting, attended a meeting with Rachel Myler and Jeff Harris regarding health career pathways for youth, attended the CSAC New Supervisors Second Session and met with the Director of Solid Waste to prep for the DNSWMA meetings. 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended a meeting with staff and the Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding fishing access lands, attended the RCD meeting, met with Lily Bulb Farmers, attended the Bar-O Committee meeting, attended the NORTEC meeting, attended the Chamber of Commerce dinner, attended the Natural Resources Goal Committee meeting, met with staff regarding Pacific Shores, participated in a conference call with the Whale Entanglement Group and also participated in a conference call regarding Dungeness Crab.

Supervisor Berkowitz: Attended a meeting with Assembly Member Wood and Senator McGuire regarding Last Chance Grade Funding, attended the CSAC New Supervisors Second Session, dealt with Klamath flooding constituent concerns, attended a meeting with Chairman O’Rourke from the Yurok Tribe regarding the Cross Deputization with the Sheriff’s Department, attended the Del Norte County Fair Appreciation Dinner and also attended the Chamber of Commerce Dinner.

 

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina- Dealt with numerous issues and items with Public Defenders, met with numerous departments and department heads regarding different issues, participated in numerous employee evaluations, sat on an interview panel, participated in numerous Goal Committee meetings, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire regarding West Park Properties and also dealt with numerous OES issues with storms and flood damage.

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. Hold a Public Hearing, waive full reading and introduce by title only an Ordinance amending Coastal zoning map C-8 (Tedsen Lane RCA Rezone APN 110-400-15) as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department**

Action: Approved. No action needed.

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 #17 for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Lori Cowan

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

3.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the January 24, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and appoint Allen Winogradov as the Building Maintenance and Parks Superintendent Step G effective February 15, 2017 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and adopt the attached position list request for wireless device stipends as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. The "420, DHHS, Staff Services Analyst" entry should read "420, DHHS, Deputy LPS Conservator."

6.    Approve and adopt a Resolution appointing Lori Cowan to the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Board of Commissioners per the Government Code section 6500, et seq, the "JPA Law," as requested by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Program Manager.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-009

7.    Approve and appoint Supervisor Gitlin to the homeless Community Outreach Assistance Team (COAT) Committee as requested by Chair Howard.

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and appoint District 2 Supervisor Lori Cowan as the alternate on the North Coast EMS Committee as requested by Chair Howard.

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Medi-Cal and Subvention Compliance Forms for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 as requested by the Veteran's Service Office.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and adopt a Proclamation declaring the week of February 19, 2017 through February 25, 2017 as National Engineer's Week as requested by Stover Engineering.**

Action: Approved.

11. Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to enter into the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Crescent City Skilled Nursing, LLC. to assist and play a significant role in protecting their employees and the community during disasters; and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign any extensions to the MOU's if needed as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-017

12. Approve and adopt a Resolution recognizing  the exemplary service of Mike Marks, retiring Youth Group Counselor at the Del Norte County Bar-O Boys Ranch as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-008

13. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into the Annual Boating and Safety Agreement with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways for the fiscal year 2017/18 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-018

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Health and Human Services' compliance maintaining the privacy and security of Personally Identifiable Information as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-019

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Residential Lease Agreement (Agreement #2016-128) with Fernando Pereira for a single family residence at 678 C Street Apartment B located in Crescent City, CA  on a month-to-month basis beginning October 1, 2016, for an amount not to exceed $800.00 per month or $10,400.00 per year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-020

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Robert Soper, M.D. for psychiatric consultation services  from the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, not to exceed $198,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-021

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Public Health for the HIV Surveillance Program (Contract #16-10767) for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019 not to exceed $10,641.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-022 Supervisor Gitlin pulled this item for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

18. Direct staff to send letter of appreciation  to Wal-Mart Store #1910, attention to General Manager Peter Davis, Crescent City for securing it's liquor inventory to protect local youth as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

Action: Approved.

19. Approve and authorize the appointment of Neal Lopez, Assistant County Administrative Officer as the primary Del Norte County representative Board Member and Cathy Hafterson, Human Resources/Risk Manager as the alternate Del Norte County representative Board Member to the CSAC Excess Insurance Authority Board of Directors as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

20. Approve the reclassification of one (1) Office Technician III position at salary range 31 to a Human Resources Technician I/II at salary range 36/38 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-02 in the amount of $12,000.00 within the Jail Budget for the urgent need of a communications repeater as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-02

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

22. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-03 in the amount of $3,500.00 within the Professional Services Budget to cover the cost of housing AB 109 eligible clients as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-03

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

23. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-04 in the amount of $21,912.00 within the Bar-O Boys Ranch budget to cover the work required at Bar-O Boys Ranch as a result of the fire for the demolition and removal of the burned manufactured home as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-04

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

24. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached letter commenting on CAL FIRE's draft "Forest Carbon Plan" as requested by the Natural Resources Goal Committee.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

25. 1) Introduce the attached Title 19 Environment Ordinance to recodify by title and waive first reading; 2) Set the Ordinance for adoption at the February 28, 2017 regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors; and 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 as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Lori Cowan

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

26. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the draft comment letter to the Redwood National and State Parks regarding the reintroduction of the California Condor as requested by the Natural Resources Goal Committee.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

27. Approve and authorize the Chair to send a letter of support to Warden Ducart for the return of Level 1 inmate work crews in Del Norte County as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Bob Berkowitz

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

28. Consider miscellaneous 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.

29. 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: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

30. Discuss and give direction to staff regarding Senate Bill 54 (California Values Act) as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: The Board directed staff to draft a letter opposing SB 54.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Bob Berkowitz

Second:    Roger Gitlin

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

31. Approve and authorize the Chair to send a letter of support for SB 58 (Wildlife Management Areas: Payment of Taxes and Assessments) as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  February 10, 2017

 

 

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