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 11, 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); 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) 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; Public Employee Evaluation: Director of Health and Human Services, 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 Bob Berkowitz, District 5 Supervisor.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None

·        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 #10 due to conflict of interest and pulled item #12 for further clarification.

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             

1.    Approve and adopt Minutes from the August 28, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize a step increase for the Director of Child Support Services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and appoint Justin Riggs as the Agricultural Commissioner Sealer of Weights and Measures Inspector as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming the month of September 2018 as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month as requested by the Zero Attempts organizer Gordon Clay.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming the month of October 2018 as Bully Prevention Month as requested by the Zero Attempts Organizer Gordon Clay.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation proclaiming September 2018 as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Approve the reappointment of Melodee Mitchel, Executive Director of the Del Norte Child Care Council, as a Board of Supervisors appointed child care provider member of the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development with the term ending in two years as requested by the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development Coordinator.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital d.b.a. Heritage Oaks Hospital (Agreement #2017-079) in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 01, 2017 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $60,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-138

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $60,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-139

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Coast Auto Center, Inc. for the period July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $20,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-140 Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself due to conflict of interest.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Lori Cowan

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 a new Agreement with Vista Pacifica Enterprises, Inc. DBA Vista Pacific Convalescent and Vista Pacifica Center to provide Residential Support Services for the period June 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $300,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-141

12. Approve and authorize Supervisor Berkowitz to travel to China during the month of November 2018 with the travel being at no cost to the County as requested by Supervisor Berkowitz.

Action: Approved. Supervisor Hemmingsen pulled this item for clarification.

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             

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the lease Agreement with SCRAM Systems for GPS monitoring of clients as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-142

SCHEDULED ITEMS

14. 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.

15. 10:15 A.M. 1) Open the public hearing to consider the Recommended Budget as amended and all submitted Special District budgets for the 2018/2019 Fiscal Year, and continue the hearing for 14 days; 2) Approve the annual Children’s Budget as presented; 3) Consider the use of the “Stimson” Fund for the internal leasing of four vehicles for the Sheriff’s Patrol, and one for the Assessor pending review and recommendation by the Proactive Financial Goal Committee; and 3) Approve the position changes as outlined in Attachment ‘A’ as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

16. 10:25 A.M. 1) Hold a public hearing, waive full reading and introduce by title only the proposed Ordinance causing a rezone of lands currently zoned Coastal Timber (CT); 2) direct staff to bring the Ordinance back for a second reading and approve the recommended Resolution at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Supervisors and transmit the said Ordinance to the California Coastal Commission for certification of the rezone as a Local Coastal Program (LCP) Amendment as requested by the Community Development Department Planner.**

Action: Approved.

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             

17. 10:35 A.M. Rikuzentakata, Japan delegation Sister City signing presentation (Blake Inscore, Bill Steven, Linda Leaver)

18. 10:45 A.M. Cannabis Update

 

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

19. 1) Review and discuss the Findings and Recommendations in the Draft 2017/18 final Grand Jury Report applicable to Del Norte County and give direction to staff; and 2) approve the response, with any Board approved amendments, and direct the final document be forwarded to the presiding Judge of the Superior Court as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0             

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #09-01 in the amount of $42,332.00 within the Probation Department AB 109 budget for the final FY 17/18 payment as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#09-01

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             

21. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #09-02 in the amount of $42,332.00 within the 2011 Public Safety Realignment Budget for the Community Corrections Sub Account as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#09-02

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:

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.

22. Discuss and direct staff to draft a letter of opposition regarding Assembly Bill 3115 that contains multiple last minute changes to the operations of the state's emergency medical services system as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

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             

23. Discuss and take possible action to adopt the Resolution opposing Proposition 6 including request to repeal the Board’s support of Proposition 6 due to new information regarding the effects on Last Chance Grade and other Caltrans projects within California as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2018-027 Supervisor Hemmingsen made a motion with a second by Supervisor Howard to suspend Rosenberg's Rules of Order so the Board could redact its decision made at the August 28, 2018 Board meeting to support Proposition 6. The motion failed due to it requiring a 4/5 vote. Yes: Supervisor Howard, Hemmingsen, Cowan No: Supervisor Gitlin, Berkowitz.

Motion:      Move to ratify

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             

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

24. 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 City Planning Commission meeting, participated in local car shows, participated in a tour of the hillside stabilization project in Hiouchi, attended the EMS meeting, attended the Republican dinner and attended a meeting with the Pelican Bay State Prison Warden and staff regarding inmate work crews.

Supervisor Cowan: Attended the Visitors Bureau meeting, attended a meeting with HSU staff and the School District regarding Tsunami Curriculum in classrooms, attended a meeting with a constituent regarding Measure B, attended the Last Chance Grade Stakeholders meeting, attended a meeting with Mike Thornton, attended the Women’s Republican meeting, attended the BCRAA meeting and also attended the Republican dinner.

Supervisor Howard: Participated in a discussion on Tsunami Preparedness with City and County staff, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in agenda review, attended the CSAC meeting and also attended the local Downtown Divas event.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the North Deal meeting, participated in a conference call regarding Dungeness crab, attended the Last Chance Grade Stakeholders meeting, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the BCRAA meeting, attended a meeting with the CA. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife regarding Pacific Shores and the Elk Management plan and also attended the Downtown Diva’s event.

Supervisor Berkowitz:  Attended the Klamath Festival, attended the Republican dinner and also attended the Future Facilities Goal Committee meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT (Next meeting is September 25, 2018)

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:   September 7, 2018

 

 

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