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 25, 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) Alice Brown v. United States et. al. Case No. CV- 16-7235; Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2)- one -written demand for cure and correction of alleged Brown Act violation pursuant to Gov’t Code 54960.1 on file with the Clerk of the Board 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 Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Tauna Clausen-Human Resources Technician/Administration; Cindy Vineyard-Administrative Analyst/County Counsel

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

Action: With a motion by Supervisor Gitlin and a second by Supervisor Berkowitz the Board voted to issue a letter regarding the Cure and Correct demand dated September 14, 2018.

·        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.

 

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             

1.    Approve and adopt the Minutes from the September 11, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt a Proclamation honoring Binational Health Week as requested by the Del Norte County Open Door Community Wellness Center.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Agreement Del Norte County CSA No. 1 and Crescent City Lift Station Rehabilitation Project as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-145

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Cal Inc. for hazardous materials abatement, demolition and removal of debris and structures located at 129 North Fred Haight Drive, Smith River as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-146

5.    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#2018-147

6.    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#2018-148

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair and the County Administrative Officer to sign the Memorandum of Understanding for California Mutual Aid for Region II Emergency Medical and Health Disaster Assistance as requested by the Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-149

8.    Accept the CDBG funded portion of the Bess Maxwell SRTS Project as complete and authorize the Chair to execute a Notice of Completion for the CDBG funded project components as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-150

SCHEDULED ITEMS

9.    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.

10. 10:15 A.M. Cannabis Update

 

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

11. 1) Close the Public Hearing and waive the full reading of the proposed Ordinance causing a rezone of lands currently zoned Coastal Timber (CT); 2) adopt the Ordinance and adopt the Resolution to transmit 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. ORDINANCE #2018-007;RESO#2018-030

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             

12. 1) Introduce the following cannabis ordinances by title only, waive further reading, and set a hearing to adopt the ordinances: A) An Ordinance Establishing Regulations for Commercial Cannabis Retail and  Manufacturing Activity outside the Coastal Zone; B) An Ordinance Establishing Regulations for Commercial Cannabis Retail and Manufacturing Activity within the Coastal Zone; and C) An Ordinance Amending the Prohibition of Commercial Cannabis Activity and 2)  designate County Counsel to prepare a summary of the ordinances for publication as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Berkowitz made a motion to set the hearing to adopt the Ordinances at the October 09, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting than rescinded his motion once Supervisor Hemmingsen made a second motion to set the hearing to adopt the Ordinances at the November 13, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting after the results of the voting on Measure B are complete.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0             

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

13. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #09-03 in the amount of $892,519.00 within the Public Safety Realignment budget to increase revenue and expense lines to reflect the actual funds received to date for FY 17/18 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#09-03

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.

14. 1) Conclude the public hearing and adopt the 2018/2019 Fiscal Year Recommended Budget as finally determined and all Special District budgets by Resolution as presented over the course of the budget hearing; 2) adopt Resolution 2018-028, a Resolution Fixing Tax Rates for the Fiscal Year  as required by Government Code; 3) adopt Resolution 2018-029 setting the appropriation limits for the Fiscal Year; 4) approve the annual Children’s Budget as presented; 5) approve the use of the “Stimson” Fund for the internal leasing of four vehicles for the Sheriff’s Patrol, and one for the Assessor as recommended by the Proactive Financial Goal Committee; and 6) approve the position changes as outlined in Attachment ‘A’ as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2018-028; #2018-029

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             

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

15. 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 Superintendent of  Schools regarding local programming on Channel 4, attended a meeting with Sutter Coast Hospital CEO and a constituent regarding emergency room visit charges, participated in the Smith River Alliance beach clean-up, attended the City Council meeting, attended the annual RCRC meeting and also attended a meeting with the Secretary of the California Department of Corrections regarding PBSP employment in the County and inmate work crews.

Supervisor Cowan: Attended the Juvenile Justice meeting, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire regarding Last Chance Grade, Homelessness and the Sutter Coast Dialysis Center, attended numerous meetings with Constituents regarding Measure B and Proposition 6 and attended the Building Healthy Communities meeting regarding safety in schools. 

Supervisor Howard: Participated in a tour of a local tribes Cannabis operations, attended the Community Health Needs Assessment meeting, attended the Financial Goal Committee meeting, participated in Agenda review, attended the annual RCRC meeting, attended a meeting with Assemblymen Wood, Mayor Inscore and the Chairman of the Healthcare District regarding the cost of healthcare, attended a meeting with Senator McGuire regarding Proposition 6 and also attended a meeting with Michael Johnson from Caltrans.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Participated in a Whale Entanglement Group conference call, attended the Proactive Financial Goal committee meeting, attended a meeting with a representative from Senator McGuire’s office and also attended the annual RCRC meeting.

Supervisor Berkowitz:  Participated in a NACO conference call, attended a meeting with the Superintendent of Schools regarding local programming on Channel 4, attended a meeting with Craig McDonald from Sutter Coast, attended the RCRC annual meeting and also attended the LAFCO meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT (Next meeting is October 09, 2018)

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:   September 21, 2018

 

 

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