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, NOVEMBER 13, 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- 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, Director of Information Technology.

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 Heidi Kunstal, Community Development Department Director.

·        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 Gitlin pulled item #9 and #10 for further discussion.

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 October 23, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt a Resolution appointing the individuals whose titles appear to act as authorized officials to execute applications and documents for the purpose of obtaining financial assistance as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2018-034

3.    Approve and authorize a request for proposal for the No Place Like Home Consultant Services for the development of strategic planning to address community homelessness and authorize the County Administrative Officer to enter into an Agreement between the County of Del Norte and a chosen consultant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and appoint Elizabeth Austen to the Del Norte Healthcare District Board of Directors with her term beginning in December of 2018 and ending December of 2022 as requested by the Chair of the Healthcare District.**

Action: Approved.

5.    1) Approve and appoint the Local District Board appointments as submitted by the Districts and 2) in accordance with Election Code 10515, approve and appoint the candidates terms elected by nomination as requested by the Del Norte County Registrar of Voters.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Reclassify the existing Probation Technician I/II/III positions (3) in the Probation Department to Legal Clerk III as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.

7.    1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Spectrum Enterprise Service Agreement and 2) approve and authorize the Director of Information Technology to sign a Spectrum Customer Service Order for internet services at 981 H Street, Crescent City for a five year term at the rate of $770.00 per month as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-158

8.    Approve and authorize a wall addition as part of a remodel of the Sheriff's Dispatch Center for safety purposes as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and appoint Supervisor Hemmingsen as the Delegate and Supervisor Cowan as the Alternate to the Golden State Finance Authority Board of Directors for the 2019 year as requested by Chair Howard.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Gitlin pulled this item for further discussion. Supervisor Gitlin made a motion to appoint Supervisor Berkowitz as the delegate with a second made by Supervisor Berkowitz. The motion failed due to Supervisor Hemmingsen making a second motion to approve the item as stated on the Agenda which was called first.

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             

10. Approve and appoint Supervisor Hemmingsen as the Delegate and Supervisor Cowan as the Alternate to the Rural Representatives of California (RCRC) Board of Directors for the 2019 year as requested by Chair Howard.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Gitlin pulled this item for further discussion. Supervisor Gitlin made a motion to appoint Supervisor Berkowitz as the delegate with a second made by Supervisor Berkowitz. The motion failed due to Supervisor Hemmingsen making a second motion to approve the item as stated on the Agenda which was called first.

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             

11. Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring Janet Turner for her thirty two years of a public service county employee as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2018-033

12. Approve the rehire of the Integrated Case Worker II employee, Krystal Woods, for the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Assistance/Employment & Training Branch to be placed at Step C without the end probationary Step Increase, effective date of promotion as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Aurora Behavioral Healthcare-Santa Rosa, LLC to provide non-hospital psychiatric inpatient services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $45,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-159

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Casa Serenity, LLC, Red Bluff, CA for Adult Residential Care Services for the period July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $75,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-160

15. Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch (PHB), to sign the first amendment to the grant for continuation of the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) and authorize the Director, Heather Snow, to sign the Amendment to the contract and any associated or required documents as they relate to the contract as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-161

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Communique Interpreting of Santa Rosa, CA for American Sign Language Interpreters for the period of July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $9,500.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-162

17. 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, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $375,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-163

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Richard Pearcey dba: Del Norte Taxi for transportation services 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#2018-164

19. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Debra Foster, LCSW for clinical license supervision services for the period from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $43,680.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-165

20. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Kings View Corporation to provide Telepsychiatric Services for the period July 01, 2018 to June 30, 2019 not to exceed $326,700.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-166

21. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for Medi-Cal eligible children, youth and their families' mental health services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2018, not to exceed $1,920,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-167

22. Approve the attached Agreement with Resource Development Associates, Inc. for the period of September 12, 2018 through April 30, 2019, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services, Heather Snow, to sign the Agreement for the preparation of the Community Needs Assessment for the Public Health Branch, not to exceed $100,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-168

23. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Lease Agreement with Siskiyou Training and Employment Program, Inc. (STEP) for office space at the Del Norte Workforce Center from January 01, 2019 through December 31, 2019, not to exceed $5,174.40 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-169

24. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Swiderski Mortuary, Inc. for Indigent Burial Services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $28,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-170

25. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Adult Community Residential Care Services with Willow Glen Care Center, Yuba City, CA for the period July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019, not to exceed $375,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2018-171

SCHEDULED ITEMS

26. 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.

27. 10:15 A.M. Del Norte County Library Update. (Angela Stanley)

28. 10:25 A.M. Review and discuss the Del Norte County Treasurer's Report for quarter ending September 30, 2018.**  (Barbara Lopez, Treasurer-Tax Collector)

29. 10:35 A.M. Washington DC Update. (Chair Howard, Supervisor Cowan)

30. 10:45 A.M. Cannabis Update.

 

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

31. 1) Approve the following proposed 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) direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary of the Ordinance within 15 days as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. A) ORD#2018-009 B) ORD#2018-010 C) ORD#2018-011

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             

32. 1) Introduce by title only: A) an Ordinance establishing regulations for commercial cannabis cultivation within the coastal zone; and B) an Ordinance establishing regulations for commercial cannabis cultivation outside the coastal zone.; 2) waive further reading; 3) set a hearing to adopt the Ordinance; and 4) designate County Counsel to prepare a summary of the Ordinance for publication as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Lori Cowan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0             

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

33. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #10-02 in the amount of $12,200.00 within the Sheriff's budget unit for the payment of internal financing for the Mitel Phone system and the creation of a new account as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#10-02

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             

34. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #10-03 in the amount of $18,635.00 within the Roads Division Budget Unit for the inclusion of funding related to the State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMRV) Grant received by the County for OHV signs as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#10-03

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.

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

35. 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: Supervisor Gitlin deferred his report and gave it to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors so the public can get a copy of it if needed and excused himself from the meeting prior to adjournment.

Supervisor Cowan: Participated in a tour of the new airport terminal, traveled to Washington DC to advocate for Del Norte County, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attending a meeting with Senator McGuire regarding homeless, attended the RCTA meeting, attended the Senator McGuire town hall, attended a meeting with the former interim airport Director regarding the Washington DC trip,  attended the RX Safe Committee meeting, attended a luncheon with the Sutter Coast Hospital CEO, attended a meeting regarding homelessness, attended a meeting with the CPUC Representative regarding the utility company changes, attended the Republican Women’s Forum dinner, attended the City/County 2x2, participated in an interview with KFUG Radio, attended a meeting with constituents regarding Washington DC and also attended the Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery fundraiser dinner.

Supervisor Howard: Attended the CSAC Board of Directors meeting, attended the North Coast Regional Land Trust dinner, attended a Sister City Agreement meeting, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the RCD meeting, participated as a guest speaker at the Senator McGuire town hall meeting, attended a Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation 2x2, traveled to Washington DC to advocate for Del Norte County, attended a Sister City networking meeting, attended a meeting with the Smith River Community Service District, attended a meeting with a constituent on Reservation Ranch regarding the Coastal Commission, attended a Wild rivers Community Foundation meeting, attended the First 5 Commission meeting, attended the City/County 2x2, attended the Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery fundraiser dinner, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the NCUAQMD meeting, participated in the Veteran’s Day events, attended a meeting with the Elk Valley Rancheria regarding animal control issues and also attended a meeting at the United Nations with an invitation received by the Japanese Government to honor World Tsunami Awareness Day. Supervisor Howard made a request to staff to draft an Ordinances similar to the City of Crescent City’s for introduction at the December 11, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting addressing the shopping cart blight and theft issues.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the NORTEC meeting, participated in numerous Whale Entanglement and Dungeness Crab Conference calls, attended a meeting with the CA PUC Liaison regarding access, participated in Agenda review, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the BCRAA meeting and also participated in the Veteran’s Day activities.

Supervisor Berkowitz:  Attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting, attended the RX Safe Committee meeting and also traveled to China. Supervisor Berkowitz made a request to place an item on the December 11, 2018 Agenda requesting Supervisor Gitlin to travel to Washington DC with a Supervisor of his choice to advocate for Del Norte County in 2019.

ADJOURNMENT (Next meeting is December 11, 2018)

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:   November 9, 2018

 

 

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