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, JULY 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: Conference with Legal Counsel- Existing litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(d)(1) Pacific Shores vs. County of Del Norte et. al CVPT 06-1454; Brown v. Del Norte County et. al. 13-cv-01451-SC; 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; Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and Del Norte County Sheriff Employee Association and unrepresented bargaining units; Pursuant to 54957(b)(1) Public Employee Evaluation: Title: Chief Probation Officer

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: None reported.

·        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 Engineer requested to place an Urgency Item on the Agenda to authorize the County Engineer to close Big Flat Road in the vicinity of the Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge during the Big Flat Road at Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge Replacement Project. With a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and a Second by Supervisor Gitlin the item was added to the Agenda with a 5-0 vote.

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 Hartt (APN 120-115-12 RY 15/16)

Action: The Public Hearing wasn't conducted due to the applicant submitting a withdrawal application.

3.    10:45 A.M. Adjourn as the Board of Equalization, reconvene as the Board of Supervisors and receive the Treasurers Report for quarter ending June 30, 2017.**  (Barbara Lopez, 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 Howard pulled item #16 to be placed on the August 08, 2017 Board of Supervisors 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             

4.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the July 11, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the Superior Court of California and the County of Del Norte for janitorial services for the years 2017-2019 to be provided at the rate of $48,000.00 per year as requested by the Building Maintenance Superintendent.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-095

6.    Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into an Agreement with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to house an inmate at Pelican Bay State Prison for the Del Norte County Jail as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-096

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Mojgan Arshi, D.D.S., for Dental Services for Del Norte County Jail inmates as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-097

8.    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#2017-098

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Charis Youth Center to provide Residential and Mental Health Services for the period July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018, not to exceed $90,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-099

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Crisis Support Services of Alameda County in Oakland, CA for After-hour Crisis Support Services from July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018, not to exceed $38,424.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-100

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Davis Guest Home, Inc., Modesto, CA for Augmented Adult Mental Health Residential Support Services for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $175,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-101

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Phase II of II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Memorandum of Understanding between Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NoRTEC) and America's Job Center of California Partners (AJCC) as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-102

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Robert Soper, M.D. for psychiatric consultation services from the period July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2019, not to exceed $446,600.00 (FY 2017-18 $209,000; FY 2018-19 $237,600 with a rate increase as set forth below) as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-103

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Willow Glen Care Center, Yuba City, CA to provide Mental Health Rehabilitation Services at their facility known as Sequoia Psychiatric Treatment Center for the period July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018, not to exceed $200,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-104

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. providing children's mental health services for the period July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018, not to exceed $180,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-105

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Oxford House Sequoia to provide clean and sober residential services from July 01, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $26,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Supervisor Howard pulled item #16 to be placed on the August 08, 2017 Board of Supervisors Agenda.

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Oxford House Beachside to provide clean and sober residential services from July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018, not to exceed $13,500.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-106

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

18. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #07-10 in the amount of $7,200.00 within the CDD/Environmental Health Budget to reconcile the Intrafund Community Development Department Allocation within the Environmental Health Divisions as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#07-10

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             

19. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #07-11 in the amount of $1,700.00 within the CDD Administration and Planning Budget Units to cover added payroll as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#07-11

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             

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #07-12 in the amount of $15,910.00 within the County Service Area No.1 Budget Unit to cover a final change order to rehabilitate sanitary sewer lift stations in the unincorporated County as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#07-12

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             

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #07-13 in the amount of $4,702.00 within the Child Support Services Budget to cover exceeded projected charges by the Info Tach department of DCSS and to cover the repair of a damaged department vehicle as requested by the Assistant Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#07-13

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             

22. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #07-14 in the amount of $1,600.00 within the Administration Budget in order to make an inter-department payment to the County Roads Department for annual services for seasonal removal of the Roy Rook Boat Launch in Klamath within the 2016/17 Fiscal Year as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#07-14

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             

23. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #07-15 in the amount of $22,000.00 within the General Fund Contingency Budget to the Public Defender Budget for payment to cover insufficiencies in the 2016/17 Public Defender Budget for Conflict Attorney Fees as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#07-15

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:

24. Approve and authorize an amendment to the Appointed, Elected, Assistant, and Confidential Employee Benefit Resolutions establishing consistency between Non-Represented Employees and Mid-Management Employees as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO #2017-034; 2017-035; 2017-036; 2017-037; 2017-038

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Lori Cowan

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

25. Close the Public Hearing and approve and adopt the proposed Ordinance related to the re-zoning of Rock Creek Ranch (APN 124-110-75) as requested by the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2017-004

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             

26. Authorize the County Engineer to sign the final Change Order in the amount $25,115.38 for the Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Rehabilitation Project as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

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             

27. Accept the Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Rehabilitation Project as complete and authorize the Chair to sign the Notice of Completion as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

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             

28. Direct staff to request the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission prepare a Project Initiation Document be prepared for the Elk Valley Road Multimodal Corridor as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Bob Berkowitz

Second:    Roger Gitlin

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

29. 1) Allow the temporary closure of Klamath Boulevard in Klamath, CA beginning at the South side of the Yurok Tribal Office (190 Klamath Blvd.) and ending at approximately 1,000 feet south near the golden bears. The Closure will be from about 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 19, 2017 and 2) Authorize staff to issue Encroachment Permits for the road closures associated with the Salmon Festival through 2020 without returning to the Board of Supervisors as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Bob Berkowitz

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

30. 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.

31. 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 LTCO meeting, attended the Smith River Neighborhood Watch meeting, hosted a Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser, participated in the Cannabis Workshop, attended the Veteran’s Point of Honor Groundbreaking ceremony and attended the LAFCO meeting.

Supervisor Cowan:  Attended the Juvenile Justice meeting, attended a meeting with Gene McVay regarding the Oxford House, attended a meeting with the DHHS Director and a constituent regarding the Oxford House, participated in the Cannabis Workshop, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended a meeting with Mayor Inscore and Mr. Wakefield regarding the future of the Visitors Bureau and also attended a meeting with the Director of CDD to discuss options and ideas for the department.

Supervisor Howard: Participated in a follow up with Senator McGuire regarding the State Lands/Lake Earl and Elk Issues, attended the First 5 meeting, attended a City/County Oversight meeting, attended a NCUAQMD meeting, attended an initial development meeting, attended a meeting with the president of the Klamath Chamber of Commerce, participated in the Cannabis Workshop, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the Treasury Oversight Committee meeting, participated in Agenda review and attended the Veteran’s Point of Honor Groundbreaking ceremony.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Participated in two Whale Entanglement Group Conference Calls, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the City/County Law Enforcement Ad-Hoc Committee meeting, participated in the Cannabis Workshop, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire, Staff, Supervisor Cowan, the City and a local Catholic Charity regarding homelessness and attended the Veteran’s Point of Honor Groundbreaking ceremony.

Supervisor Berkowitz: Supervisor Berkowitz got Consensus from the Board to add a letter of support addressed to Congressman Huffman requesting for him to submit a bill to submit funds for Last Chance Grade to be added to the August 08, 2017 Agenda. He participated in the Cannabis Workshop, attended the Veteran’s Point of Honor Groundbreaking ceremony and attended the LAFCO meeting.

 

32. Authorize the County Engineer to close Big Flat Road in the vicinity of the Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge during the Big Flat Road at Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge Replacement Project as requested by the County Engineer.

Action: Approved. This was added as an urgency item.

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             

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

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

 

 

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