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 28, 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) Mike Riese v. County of Del Norte, et al. Case No. CV 12-3723 WHO; Wanner vs. Del Norte County Dept. of Agriculture CVPT 2017-1051 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) – none; (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 Chris Howard, District 3 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Allen Winogradov-Building Maintenance and Parks Superintendent

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

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Berkowitz, second by Supervisor Gitlin, the Board voted to defend Wanner vs. Del Norte County Dept. of Agriculture CVPT 2017-1051 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: The County Administrative Officer requested to add a Resolution ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency due to the impact of several ongoing significant storm systems. On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and a Second by Supervisor Gitlin with a 5-0 Vote (Yes: Supervisor Cowan, Gitlin, Howard, Hemmingse, Berkowitz) the item was added to the Agenda.

·        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 a meeting with Del Norte Ambulance and Cal-Ore, attended the RCTA meeting, attended a meeting with the Director of North Coast EMS, attended the BOS Special Session, met with constituents at the Redwood HOA regarding blight issues and also attended the Healthcare District 2X2.

Supervisor Cowan:  Attended a meeting with Wes White regarding Hambro Transfer Station, attended the RCTA meeting, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended an AD-Hoc meeting regarding recycling, attended the Ambassador Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce, attended the Humboldt County Film Commission dinner, attended a meeting with the BCRAA Director to get up to date and also attended the Healthcare District 2X2.

Supervisor Howard: Participated in a discussion with John Driscoll for Congressman Huffman to hold a local Town hall meeting.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the RCD meeting, attended the BOS Special Session, met with BCRAA staff regarding the upcoming Agenda, participated in a Conference Call with the Whale Entanglement Group and also attended the Tri-Agency meeting.

Supervisor Berkowitz: Attended a meeting with True North regarding recreation in Klamath, attended a meeting with the Director of CDD regarding repairs to non-County roadways, attended the Ambassador Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce and also participated in a lunch at the Senior Center regarding Meals on Wheels.

 

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. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization, and conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment (James Hough),  APN 118-320-23 RY 14/15.**

Action: The Board voted to uphold the Assessors Valuation.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

3.    10:45 A.M. Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors and receive an update on the Smith River National Recreation Area. (Dave Palmer, District Ranger Forest Service)

4.    1:30 P.M. Reconvene and participate in a Medical/Recreational Cannabis Workshop presented by County Counsel.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Supervisor Berkowitz pulled item #9 and #10 for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

5.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the February 14, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the February 21, 2017 Board of Supervisors Special Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign an Agreement between Del Norte and Shasta County for the provision of Del Norte County Jail services consisting of housing sentenced Shasta County inmates to Del Norte County Jail for the amount of $77.00 per day per inmate, plus $3.00 per day for medical, effective September 01, 2016 through September 08, 2018 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-023

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Second Amendment to the Allocation Agreement from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for Medi-Cal Outreach and Enrollment services for the term March 12, 2014 through June 30, 2018, in the amount of $136,378.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-024

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Transitional Housing Program Plus Foster Care (THP-Plus-FC) with Environmental Alternatives, Inc. (EA) not to exceed $175,980.00 for the period July 01, 2016 to June 30, 2017 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-025 Supervisor Berkowitz pulled this item for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Bob Berkowitz

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Environmental Alternatives, Inc. for the Transitional Housing Program-Plus services for the period July 01, 2016 to June 30, 2017, not to exceed $75,120.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-026 Supervisor Berkowitz pulled this item for further discussion.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Bob Berkowitz

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Richterich Construction for the framing and installation of a Security Door at the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department in the amount of $10,686.00 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-027

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Continuity Innovations for the preparation of a Continuity of Operations Plan and Continuity of Government Plan for Del Norte County as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-028

13. Approve the appointment of James Barnts, County Engineer, as the County Surveyor as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

14. Approve and adopt a Resolution authorizing the Del Norte County Community Development Department to apply for Local Enforcement Agency Grants for a period not to exceed five (5) years and delegate the Director of the Community Development Department or her designee to sign the necessary applications, contracts, agreements, amendments and payment request forms as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-013

15. Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring Terry McNamara, retiring Sheriff's Search and Rescue Coordinator as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-012

16. Approve and authorize Chair to send a 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.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

17. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-06 in the amount of $4,937.00 within the District Attorney's budget to cover costs of a investigator as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-06

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

18. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-06 in the amount of $4,000.00 within the Case Management System Line and the Office Supply Line for equipment necessary for the District Attorney's Case Management System as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-07

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

19. 1) Conclude the public hearing and approve the proposed Ordinance amending the Coastal zoning map C-8 2) adopt the Resolution transmitting the Boards approval to the Coastal Commission Certification and 3) direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit a summary of the Ordinance to the newspaper of general circulation for publication within 15 days of its passage as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2017-001

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

20. 1) Adopt the attached Ordinance creating Title 22 Environment and deleting Title 19 Environment Sections 19.04.010 through 19.04.140; and 2) Direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days after the Ordinance is publish a post-adoption summary of the Ordinance with the names of Supervisors voting for or 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 as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2017-002

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

21. Discuss and direct staff on implementing Board of Supervisors term limits.**

Action: Item tabled to be placed on the upcoming March 14, 2017 Agenda.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

22. Approve and adopt a Resolution ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency due to the impact of several ongoing significant storm systems as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved. CAO Sarina added as an Urgency Item RESO#2017-015

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

23. 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.

24. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter opposing SB 54 relating to law enforcement as directed by the Board of Supervisors.**

Action: Not approved. The Chair requested to place the item on the Agenda at a later date.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

Vote Yea:       2              Roger Gitlin, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:       2              Chris Howard, Lori Cowan

Vote Abstain: 1              Gerry Hemmingsen

25. 1) Receive and file the mid-year budget update as submitted by the County Administrative Officer and Auditor-Controller 2) direct departments to maintain revenue and expenditures as estimated in the mid-year report and continue working on solutions to reduce net costs and 3) direct the Chief Probation Officer to return to the Board at the next available meeting to discuss Bar-O financial issues and alternatives as requested by the Auditor-Controller and the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. Section 3 was approved only. Section 1 and 2 will be placed on the March 14, 2017 Agenda.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

Vote Yea:       5              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, 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 24, 2017

 

 

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