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, JUNE 26, 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) Big Rock Community Services District v. Peeples et al. CVUJ 2016-1338; County of Del Norte v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et. al CAE/1:18-cv-02732; Anticipated litigation 1) 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) Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and Employee Organization: Del Norte County Employees’ Association; SEIU 2015 In-Home Support Services negotiation and SEIU 1021;

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: Sheriff’s Office- Correctional Officer Michael Gardner; Michael McIntire and Deputies Stefanie Gulick & Travis Jolley

·        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: None

 

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from item #7 and #10 due to a 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             

1.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the June 12, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a new Agreement with Turtle Medicine P.C. to provide medical services for County Jail inmates, and detainees at the County Juvenile Hall for an amount not to exceed $370,332.00 for year one and $388,860.00 for year two without an amendment as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-079

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Thorn Run Partners for Federal Government Advocacy Services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-080

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement #2017-155 (FY 2017/18) with the Penny Saver Inn for temporary housing from July 01, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $200,000.00 per fiscal year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-081

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with United Indian Health Services (UIHS) located in Arcata, CA. for clinical supervision services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $10,400.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-082

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and California Auto Image to provide insurance cosmetic repairs and County criminal and evidence towing services as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-083

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and George's Auto and Diesel Electric to provide vehicle services from tune ups to specialty situations as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-084 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to a 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             

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Justice to provide grant funding for Law Enforcement Activities funded under the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-085

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Western Emulsions for road materials supply as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-086

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Tidewater Contractors, Inc. for road materials supply as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-087 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to a 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             

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to an Agreement between the County of Del Norte and CSG Consultants, Inc. for professional plan review services as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-088

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with the City of Crescent City to provide road work on City facilities as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-090

SCHEDULED ITEMS

13. 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.

14. 10:15 A.M. Cannabis Working Group Update (Eric Guinther, Working Group Member)

 

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter of support to the Caltrans Division of Rail and Mass Transportation regarding the Redwood Coast Transit Authority Intercity Bus Proposal as requested by Supervisor Cowan.**

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             

16. Review and approve the proposed FY 2018/19 Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA) budget as requested by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Interim Airport Director.**

Action: Approved.

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             

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

17. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-04 in the amount of $26,698.00 within the Office of Emergency Services (OES) Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-04

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:

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.

18. 1) Discuss and take action as necessary to consider and approve the 2018/2019 Fiscal Year Recommended/requested budgets as presented by departments. Government Code (GC) 29064; 2) approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B); 3) direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all available cost saving options; 4) direct departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without Board of Supervisor approval. GC 29124 (a) (1); 5) direct departments that no budget transfers will be allowed that transfer funds from Salaries and Benefits to any other expense line unless determined to be an emergency by the County Administrator and Auditor/Controller; and 6) accept the Recommended Children's Budget as presented, and direct staff as necessary (Attachment C) as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:      Move to approve

Move:        Lori Cowan

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 authorize the Del Norte County Capital Improvement and Maintenance Plan for 2018-2023 as requested by the Building Maintenance and Parks Superintendent.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:      Move to approve

Move:        Lori Cowan

Second:     Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:         0             

Vote Abstain:   0             

20. Discuss and direct staff to draft a letter in support of SB 930 "Financial Institutions: Cannabis Bill" to gain the ability to utilize banks for cannabis transactions as requested by Supervisor Berkowitz.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Berkowitz requested the letter to be addressed to Assemblyman Wood and Governor Brown.

Motion:      Move to approve

Move:        Bob Berkowitz

Second:     Lori Cowan

Vote Yea:         4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard, Lori Cowan, Bob Berkowitz

Vote Nay:         1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain:   0             

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

21. 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 a meeting with the County Code Enforcement office regarding Blight on Hambro property and attended the PBSP Advisory Board meeting.

Supervisor Cowan: Attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the Visitor’s Bureau meeting, participated in the BCRAA Director interviews and met with numerous constituents.

Supervisor Howard: Attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the AG Advisory Committee meeting at DNHS, attended the NCUAQMD meeting and also traveled to Rikuzentakata, Japan.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Participated in Agenda review, attended the RCRC meeting, participated in the BCRAA Director interviews and attended the Smith River Collaborative meeting.

Supervisor Berkowitz:  Participated in a conference call with NACO, attended numerous Daily Town hall meetings, attended the Grand Opening of the Tractor Supply store, attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting and also attended the Republican Central Committee meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT (Next meeting is July 10, 2018)

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:   June 22, 2018

 

 

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