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, SEPTEMBER 26, 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) None1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2) – none; 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: County Counsel.

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 Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Angela Schaefer- Office Technician, IT Department

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

Action: None.

·        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 pull and postpone item #2 and place it on the Agenda for the October 24, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

1.    10:05 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.    10:15 A.M. Discuss the Counties participation in the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority as requested by Supervisor Berkowitz.

Action: Supervisor Berkowitz requested to pull and postpone item #2 and place it on the Agenda for the October 24, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.

3.    10:30 A.M.1) Conclude the public hearing and adopt the 2017/2018 Fiscal Year Recommended Budget and all Special District budgets by Resolution as presented over the course of the budget hearing; 2) adopt a Resolution 2017-047, a Resolution Fixing Tax Rates for the Fiscal Year as required by Government Code and 3) adopt a Resolution 2017-048 setting the appropriation limits for the Fiscal Year as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-047;2017-048

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard, Lori Cowan

Vote Nay:       2              Roger Gitlin, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Abstain: 0             

CONSENT AGENDA

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

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             

4.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the September 12, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming the month of October 2017 as Bully Prevention Month as requested by the Citizens Who Care.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming October 1-31, 2017  the Seventeenth Annual Binational Health Week as requested by the Site Administrator of the Del Norte Community Health Center.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Approve and adopt a joint Proclamation with the City of Crescent City welcoming delegates of Rikuzentakata, Japan as requested by Chair Howard.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize annual merit increase for the Director of Health and Human Services.

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Debra Wakefield for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-127

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Dennis Louy for the Hospital Preparedness Program Grant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-128

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Heather Holt for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-129

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Progress House, Inc. for residential substance abuse services for July 01,2017 through June 30, 2018, to exceed $10,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-130

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. (Agreement #2016-106) providing children's mental health services for the period July 01, 2016 to June 30, 2017, not to exceed $95,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-131

14. Proclaim the Local Emergency Declaration regarding Air Quality (Wildfire Smoke) passed at the September 12, 2017 terminated as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

15. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Directors for County Service Area No. 1 and approve and adopt a Resolution adopting an update to the Del Norte County Service Area No. 1 Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-049

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             

16. Adjourn as the Board of Directors for County Service Area No. 1, reconvene as the Board of Supervisors and 1) Approve and adopt a Resolution to incorporate a list of projects funded by Senate Bill 1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act into the 2017-2018 County Budget and 2) direct staff to submit the adopted Resolution to the California Transportation Commission as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2017-050

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             

17. Approve the attached Cannabis Working Group members (County Members) and discuss and approve the appointment of the listed public members as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

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             

18. Approve and authorize the Chair and Sheriff to sign the Reserve Deputy Program MOU between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2017-132

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             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

19. 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.

20. 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 Healthcare District 2x2, attended the LTCO meeting and attended the RCTA meeting.

Supervisor Cowan:  Attended the Cannabis Workshop, attended the Juvenile Justice meeting, attended a meeting with the Director of CDD and the CAO to discuss beach access on Pebble Beach, attended the DNSWMA meeting, was a guest speaker at Sunrise Rotary, met with constituents regarding beach access on Pebble Beach, attended a meeting with Barbara Browning RE: Changes to the Healthcare Initiative, attended the Healthcare District 2x2 and requested to place on the October 10, 2017 Agenda a cover letter to be sent to Emcare regarding the City/County Joint Healthcare Resolution and it was approved by Consensus.

Supervisor Howard: Attended a RCD Workshop on Healthy Soils, participated in the Cannabis Workshop, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Redwood National Park 2x2, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended a Rotary dinner in Ferndale, attended the First 5 Commission meeting and participated in an interview with a Catholic Priest regarding Lilly Growers.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Participated in the Cannabis Workshop, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in a presentation by Pacific Power RE: Pacific Shores, attended the Redwood National Park 2x2, attended an RCD meeting RE: Lilly Growers, participated in several Whale Entanglement Conference Calls, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire RE: Whale Entanglement and Dungeness Crab and also participated in a conference call with Dungeness Crab staff.

Supervisor Berkowitz:  Traveled to Washington DC.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted:  September 22, 2017

 

 

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