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, APRIL 25, 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) none  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; (d) Public Employee Performance Evaluation: Title: Director Community Development.

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 Gerry Hemmingsen, District 4 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Carla Allen-Assistant Information Technology Director.

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

Action: The Board authorized the Chair to send the clarification response in regard to a cure and correct demand letter received by the Chair.

·        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: Item #13- Under the "recommendation for board action" section, the dollar amount should read "$36,939.60 annually"

·        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: Was a guest speaker at the annual Student Achievement Awards, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Special Board of Supervisors meeting regarding Bar-O Boys’ Ranch, attended the Pelican Bay Prison Awards Luncheon and attended the Crescent City Council meeting.

Supervisor Cowan:  Attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the Special Board of Supervisors meeting regarding Bar-O Boys’ Ranch, attended the Bar-O Boys’ Ranch Committee meeting and attended and completed the CSAC New Supervisors Institute Session III.

Supervisor Howard: Attended NCRP meeting, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, dealt with numerous Smith River Constituent concerns regarding Verizon coverage in that area, attended the Special Board of Supervisors meeting regarding Bar-O Boys’ Ranch, participated in an interview with Building Healthy Communities, participated in a meeting at the Workforce Center, attended the RCD meeting, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire representatives regarding AB 975, participated in a discussion with Congressman Huffman’s representative regarding ICE concerns and also dealt with numerous constituent concerns regarding cannabis and Klamath fishing regulations.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Participated in a Super Utilizer Group meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Special Board of Supervisors meeting regarding Bar-O Boys’ Ranch, attended the SR National Recreation Area Collaborative Group meeting, attended the RCD meeting, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire representatives regarding AB 975 and attended the Bar-O Committee meeting.

Supervisor Berkowitz:  Participated in a meeting with Senator McGuire’s Chief of Staff, participated in a meeting with the Assistant Director for Assemblymen Wood, participated in a discussion with Loren Bommelyn regarding the Land Swap with Del Norte County and completed the CSAC New Supervisors Institute Session III.

 

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. Del Norte County Reads Literacy Program Update. (Phoebe Lenhart, Shane Gausepohl Del Norte Reads)

3.    10:40 A.M. Update on Sutter Coast Hospital (Mitch Hanna, Sutter Coast CEO)

Action: The Board suggested Mr. Hanna come back and speak to the Board as soon as possible to address concerns stated from the community and the Board.

4.    10:50 A.M. 1) Receive an update and discuss the potential impacts of the Klamath River fishing closures (Mike Coopman, Klamath Fishing Guide) and 2) take possible action and direct staff as necessary.

Action: Board approved by Consensus to direct staff to draft an emergency letter to send to Governor Brown and State Representatives asking for actual relief from the Salmon Fishing closures on the Klamath.

5.    5:30 P.M. Reconvene and participate in a Cannabis Workshop: Zoning and Environmental Impacts. (Joel Campbell-Blair, County Counsel)

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from Item #13, #14 and item #15 due to conflict of interest and there was also a correction stated- Under the "recommendation for board action" section, the dollar amount should read "$36,939.60 annually"

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             

6.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the April 11, 2017 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the April 13, 2017 Board of Supervisors Special Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and adopt a Joint Resolution with the City of Crescent City supporting affordable, high quality healthcare in the region as requested by the Board of Supervisors and City Council.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-022

9.    Approve and adopt a Resolution appointing the individuals whose names and titles appear on the attached to act as authorized officials to execute applications and documents for the purpose of obtaining financial assistance as requested by the Office of Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-023

10. Approve and adopt a Resolution stating the County will provide the required support for the Federal Lands Access Program Grant Applications and delegates submittal authority to the Community Development Department Director as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-024

11. Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring John Mertes for his service on the Library Trustee Board as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-021

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the 2017 Agreement for Blood Draw Services between Sutter Coast Hospital and Del Norte County as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-042

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Lease Agreement with Matthew S. Fearing, an individual doing business as Front Street Plaza LLC, for Alcohol and Other Drug Programs facility located at 1269 2nd Street, Suite C, Crescent City, CA., effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2026, not to exceed $3,078.30 annually as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-043 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with 101 North Properties, for confidential records storage space located at 1044 N. Highway 101, Suite C, Crescent City, CA., for the period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2026, not to exceed $12,600.00 annually as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-044 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Red Sky Roofing, Inc, for the Re-roof of the County Jail Upper Roof in the amount of $45,035.00 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-045 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

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             

16. Approve and appoint Sierra Schenk to the Library Trustees Board as requested by the Interim Library Manager.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

17. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-03 in the amount of $35,244.00 within the Insurance Recovery and Special Department Expense Budget as a result of the reimbursement for personal property of employees of Bar-O Boys' Ranch as a result of the burned manufactured home as requested by the Human Resources/Risk Manager.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-03

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             

18. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-04 in the amount of $20,000.00 within the Juvenile Hall and Maintenance Budget to cover the cost of upgrading outdated radio and camera equipment for the Juvenile Hall as requested by the Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-04

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             

19. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-05 in the amount of $70,541.00 within the Victim Witness Budget to change all Victim Witness projects from the state fiscal year to the federal fiscal year immediately as requested by the Victim Witness Project Coordinator.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-05

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             

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-06 in the amount of $1,250.00 within the Office of Emergency Services Grant to pay for a fixed asset approved under the grant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-06

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             

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #04-07 in the amount of $2,400.00 within the Livestock Budget and the Agriculture Budget to cover unanticipated vehicle and structural maintenance costs as requested by the Agricultural Weights and Measures Inspector IV.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-07

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:

22. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter of Support for AB 1077 (O'Donnell) State Parks OHV Program as requested by the Natural Resources Goal Committee.**

Action: Approved by Consensus

23. Review and approve the FY 17/18 Draft Budget for the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: No Action taken resulting in the proposed budgets approval.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

24. 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.

25. Approve and authorize to send a joint letter signed by the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors and the Crescent City Council to the Chairman of the California Transportation Commission requesting funding to perform environmental clearance for geotechnical investigation of a potential new alignment of Last Chance Grade as requested by the Board of Supervisors.**

Action: Approved.

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             

26. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter of support for AB 1665 (Garcia) Internet for All Now Act as requested by the Executive Director California Center for Rural Policy.**

Action: Approved.

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             

27. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter of support for HR 800 that would provide significant support for the deployment of broadband services to rural counties as requested by Supervisor Berkowitz.**

Action: Approved.

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             

28. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter opposing AB 975 (Friedman) Natural Resources: Wild and Scenic Rivers as requested by the Natural Resources Goal Committee.**

Action: Approved.

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             

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  April 21, 2017

 

 

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