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, JANUARY 9, 2018

 

 

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; 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; Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and Del Norte County Employees’ Association, and unrepresented bargaining units; In-Home Support Services negotiations

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 Roger Gitlin, District 1 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: DHHS-Certified Public Health Nurse/Elizabeth Hassman. Sheriff's Department-Correctional Technician/Michelle Banks; Dispatcher/Rebecca Harmon; Correctional Officer/Danielle Southard

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

Action: None reported.

·        Nomination and Election of Chair of the Board of Supervisors.

Action: Supervisor Howard was elected as Chair. There were 3 separate motions taken. The first Motion was by Supervisor Cowan to elect Supervisor Howard as the Chair with a Second by Supervisor Hemmingsen (3-2 vote Yes: Supervisor Howard, Hemmingsen, Cowan No: Supervisor Gitlin Berkowitz), The Second Motion was made by Supervisor Berkowitz nominating Supervisor Gitlin as Chair with a second by Supervisor Gitlin (2-3 vote (Yes: Supervisor Berkowitz, Gitlin No: Supervisor Howard, Cowan, Hemmingsen). The third motion was made by Supervisor Gitlin electing Supervisor Berkowitz as Chair with a second by Supervisor Gitlin (2-3 vote Yes: Supervisor Berkowitz, Gitlin No: Supervisor Howard, Cowan, Hemmingsen). The third motion was voted on first, the second motion was voted second and the first motion was voted last.

·        Nomination and Election of the Vice-Chair of the Board of Supervisors.

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen was elected as Vice-Chair. Motion made by Supervisor Cowan and the second by Supervisor Howard (3-2 vote) Yes: Supervisor Cowan, Howard, Hemmingsen No: Supervisor Berkowitz, Gitlin

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.

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:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

2.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the December 12, 2017 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve the 2018 Meeting and Holiday Schedule for the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve the appointment of Angela Glore, Executive Director of the First 5 Commission as a Board of Supervisors appointed Public Agency member of the Local Planning Council for Child Care & Development with the term ending on June 30, 2018 as requested by the Coordinator of the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and adopt the updated job descriptions for the classifications of Deputy County Counsel I/II/III within the County Counsel Department as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and authorize the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Del Norte County Counsel and the Del Norte County Library District for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-001

7.    Approve and accept the West Park Program Income Waiver Project as complete and authorize the Chair to sign the Notice of Completion as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and adopt the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of Del Norte and the Del Norte County Sheriff's Employees Association (SEA) effective November 01, 2017, to coincide with the expiration of the previous Agreement as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-002

9.    Approve and adopt the Resolution and attached updated Conflict of Interest Code as appropriate under Government Code §87306 as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2018-001

10. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign an Agreement between Del Norte County and Shasta County for the provisions of Del Norte County Jail services consisting of housing sentenced Shasta County inmates in the Del Norte County Jail for the amount of $77.00 per day per inmate, plus $3 per day for medical, effective when fully signed through February 28, 2020 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-003

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Work Order for Ce Pretrial Subscription and training with Automom that fills the need for case management as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.

12. Approve and authorize the designation of the Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director Heather Snow and Assistant Director Ranell Brown as signatories for facility certification of Del Norte County DHHS Alcohol and Other Drug Programs (AOD) with the State of California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CBH), Sacramento, CA to provide psychiatric placement services for adults for the period July 01, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $375,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-004

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Kings View Corporation to provide Telepsychiatric Services for the period July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018 not to exceed $330,900.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-005

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Pasquale Romano for Certified Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Services from July 01, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $30,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-006

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter of support to designate County roads as part of U.S. Bicycle Route 95 as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

17. Approve the Bid Book for the Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Rehabilitation Project and authorize staff to advertise the project for bids as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS

18. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-01 in the amount of $90.00 within the Building Inspection Division Budget Unit and Budget Transfer #01-02 in the amount of $810.00 within the CASp Certification and Training Fund Budget as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-01;BT#01-02

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             

19. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-03 in the amount of $464,375.00 within the Roads Division Budget Unit to pay construction management consultant, design services consultant and contractor for work performed on the Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge Replacement on Big Flat Road as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-03

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             

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-04 in the amount of $61,973.00 within the Pacific Shores Settlement Fund Budget Unit to cover the Phase 1 funds discussed within the Pacific Shores Property Owners Association (PSPOA) Settlement Agreement regarding the outcome of disputed funds that remained following the dissolution of the Pacific Shores Subdivision California Water District in 2008 as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-04

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             

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-05 in the amount of $88,470.00 within the FEMA/OES and  Capital Projects budgets to repay Cal OES for Federal and State Disaster Funds advanced by OES for projected projects and estimated costs during the 2011 Tsunami determined to be in excess of actual reconciled costs as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-05

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             

22. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-06 in the amount of $16,000.00 within the Welfare Administration Budget to accommodate more client transfer for the 17/18 Fiscal Year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-06

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             

23. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #01-07 in the amount of $17,000.00 within the Jail budget to allow for the unexpected extension of an inmate at Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) Safekeeper program as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-07

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             

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

24. Approve the Coastal Zoning Residential Building Height LCP Amendment Ordinance, adopt a Resolution transmitting the Board's approval to the California Coastal Commission and direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit a summary of the Ordinance to the newspaper of general circulation within 15-days of its passage as requested by the Assistant Director of Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2018-001;RESO#2018-002

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             

25. Receive a status report on the levels of Lake Earl and Tolowa and possibly take action to adopt a Resolution declaring an emergency as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2018-003

26. Direct staff to negotiate a contract extension and rate increase as requested by Del Norte Ambulance.**

Action: Approved by consensus. Supervisor Berkowitz recused himself due to conflict of interest.

27. Authorize Supervisor Cowan and Supervisor Berkowitz to travel to Rikuzentakata, Japan to represent the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors in the ongoing Sister City program with funds for travel being paid for by Rikuzentakata, Japan.

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             

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

28. 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.

29. Discuss and direct staff to draft a letter of support addressed to Senator McGuire requesting a portion of Highway 101 to be memorialized in dedication to Harold Del Ponte who served as the Del Norte County 5th District Supervisor from 1953-1973 as requested by Gerald D. Cochran.**

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             

30. Discuss and direct staff as to the re-naming of Congressman Don Clausen Highway to Congressman Don Clausen Memorial Highway as requested by the Board of Supervisors.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:      Move to approve

Move:        Bob Berkowitz

Second:     Roger Gitlin

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

Vote Nay:         1              Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Abstain:   0             

 

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

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.

Supervisor Gitlin: Attended the Pacific Shores clean-up kick off ceremony, attended a local stakeholders meeting regarding back roads in Del Norte County and dealt with numerous constituent calls.
Supervisor Cowan: Attended the local business roundtable with Assemblyman Wood, attended the Visitors Bureau meeting and attended the BCRAA meeting.
Supervisor Howard: Attended the Tolowa 2x2 meeting, attended Agenda review, attended a meeting regarding part time employees at the AG Department, attended a meeting with the Del Norte Farm Bureau regarding water quality issues and attended the Pacific Shores clean-up kick off ceremony.
Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Pacific Shores clean-up kick off ceremony, attended numerous strategy meetings and tours of Pacific Shores, attended the LTCO meeting, attended a meeting with Wes White regarding Harbor Issues, attended the Natural Resources Goal Committee meeting, attended a Smith River Collaborativemeeting at the US Forest Service, attended the North Deal meeting, participated in a Whale Entanglement conference call, attended a meeting with the Forest Service, User Groups and members of the CDD Department, attended the BCRAA meeeting and attended a Tolowa 2x2 meeting.
Supervisor Berkowitz: Attended the Pacific Shores clean-up kick off ceremony and attended the Klamath Chamber of Commerce meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT
(Next meeting is January 23, 2018)

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California

Date Posted:  January 5, 2018

 

 

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