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, JULY 9, 2019

 

 

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) Del Norte County, Nos. 18-16689, 19-15017; Baldwin et. al. v. Sackler et. al 1:19-cv-02421; Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et. al CAE/1:18-cv-02732; 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; Pursuant to 54957(b)(1) Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator: Jay Sarina, CAO and Employee Organization: SEIU

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.

·        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.

Action: Supervisor Gitlin: Attended the North Coast EMS meeting, participated in a tour of the new local CHP Headquarters, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in the local 4th of July festivities, participated in a collaborative meeting with the DA, Sheriff and the CDD Director regarding security at Wal Mart and also attended a meeting with constituents regarding the appeals court decision on living on public property. Supervisor Gitlin requested to place on the July 23, 2019 Agenda the following: Discuss and take possible action to help fund City of Crescent City $18,000-$25,000 capital expenditure for one year, Fred Endert Community Swimming Pool. Discuss and take possible action to fund temporary FEMA-type housing on public property to satisfy Court of Appeals decision to provide an alternate location for those without shelter who are permitted to rest and sleep on public property. Discuss and take possible action on a list of County-owned properties which may be used as a temporary housing or Staging Area to satisfy Appeals Court requirement to provide alternate location requirement, disallowing open random public land use for both the City and County. Discuss and take possible action to suspend for one year, annual $96,000 payment to Stimson Fund on behalf of Airport Project.

Supervisor Cowan: Attended the Elk Valley Crossroad corridor public meeting, attended a meeting regarding the upcoming Sister City visit, participated in the DNSWMA agenda review, participated in a meeting with the Director of CDD and the Planner to discuss sea level rise, participated in Agenda review, attended a sister city 2x2, dealt with numerous constituent concerns, attended a meeting with Daily Bread Ministries, the Sheriff and the City Chief of Police regarding homelessness and participated in the local 4th of July festivities.

Supervisor Howard:  Attended the Elk Valley Crossroad corridor public meeting, attended the Economic Development Symposium with the CAO, attended a meeting with Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Smith River Alliance and Wilderness Coalition regarding Congressman Huffman’s Lands Legislation,  attended the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation 2x2 and also attended a meeting with the Sheriff regarding staff leaving due to retirement and better career opportunities.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Elk Valley Crossroad corridor public meeting, participated in a Whale Entanglement conference call, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended a meeting with Supervisor Howard, the Smith River Alliance and Wilderness Coalition regarding Congressman Huffman’s Lands Legislation, attended the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation 2x2, attended the LTCO meeting, participated in the local 4th of July festivities and also took a tour of the current paving on Alder Road with the Roads Superintendent and the Director of CDD.

Supervisor Berkowitz: Participated in the local 4th of July Festivities and dealt with constituent complaints regarding illegal parking of trailer and mobile homes in the Bertsch Track area.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved. The Clerk of the Board requested under item #1 to edit the Minutes from the June 25, 2019 Board of Supervisors meeting.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

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 June 25, 2019 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved. The Clerk of the Board requested to edit the Minutes as follows: under item #18 the Second was made by Supervisor Berkowitz, under item #23 the Motion was made by Supervisor Hemmingsen and the Second was made by Supervisor Berkowitz and under item #24 the Motion was made by Supervisor Hemmingsen and the Second was made by Supervisor Howard.

2.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Dr. James N. Olson for post mortem services as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-086

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Mojgan Arshi, D.D.S., for Dental Services for Del Norte County Jail Inmates as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-087

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and Brim Aviation Services as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-088

5.    Approve and authorize the Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to provide reimbursement for certain industrial hemp related activities as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-089

6.    Approve and adopt a Resolution honoring Carol Kays for her twenty-five (25) years of service with Del Norte County as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2019-026

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Intergovernmental Agreement Regarding Transfer of Public Funds between the California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) and Del Norte County (DHHS) with the term beginning July 01, 2018 through December 31, 2021 with the estimated contribution amount being $599,509.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-090

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for Structured Decision Making (SDM) Services from July 01, 2019 to June 30, 2020, not to exceed $21,295.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-091

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Kings View Corporation for Electronic Health Record Information System and All Pay Sources Billing Services, not to exceed $153,804.00 for the period July 01, 2019 to June 30, 2020 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-092

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a First Amendment to the Agreement with Dr. Jennifer Wilson, M.D. for psychiatric consultation services effective May 01, 2019, to increase the scope of services, with no change to the existing budget of $62,400.00 for the fiscal year July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-093

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with Restpadd, Inc. Red Bluff, CA to provide non-hospital acute psychiatric health care services from July 01, 2017 through June 30, 2020 which increases the total budget from $210,000.00 to $300,000.00 as this facility has been utilized more than anticipated and more than the previous year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-094

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Vista Pacifica Enterprises, Inc. DBA Vista Pacific Convalescent and Vista Pacifica Center to provide Residential Support Services for the period June 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $300,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-095

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Del Norte Unified School District to continue to provide Foster Youth Education Services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $171,658.88 during this term as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-096

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Swiderski Mortuary, Inc. DBA Wier's Mortuary Chapel, for indigent burial and cremation services from July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $28,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-097

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Restpadd, Inc., in Redding CA to provide non-hospital acute psychiatric health care services from July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2021, not to exceed $300,000.00 per fiscal year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-098

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with North Valley Behavioral Health, LLC., Yuba City, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric care services from July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $350,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-099

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Crisis Support Services of Alameda County in Oakland, CA for After-hours Crisis Support Services from July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $41,832.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-100

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #CW-2019-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Social Worker and Case Worker training from July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $51,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-101

19. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement #EW-2019-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Eligibility, Employment Services and Welfare-to-Work training from July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $51,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-102

20. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with BHC Sierra Vista Hospital, Inc. for psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $90,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-103

21. Approve and appoint Rob Miller to the Del Norte County Fish and Game Advisory Commission to represent District 2 as requested by the Local Fish and Game Advisory Commission.**

Action: Approved.

22. Approve and appoint Rob Miller, Robert Tedsen, Steven Westbrook and Joyce E. Crockett to the Resource Conservation District as requested by the Resource Conservation District.**

Action: Approved.

23. Approve and adopt a Resolution submitting Del Norte County's cannabis retail/manufacturing ordinance, cannabis cultivation ordinance, and ordinance for text amendments to the TPZ zoning chapter to the California Coastal Commission as a single Local Coastal Program (LCP) amendment package as requested by the Community Development Department Planner.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2019-027

24. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with CPI Acquisitions, LLC for road materials supply as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-104

25. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Christine Doehle for attorney services as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-105

26. Approve and adopt the Public Safety Realignment Plan for the 2019/20 Fiscal Year as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2019-106

SCHEDULED ITEMS

27. 10:25 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.

28. 10:35 A.M. Yurok Tribal Police Update (Chief Greg O'Rourke, Yurok Department of Public Safety)

 

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

29. 1) Adopt the findings listed in the Planning Commission Staff Report; and 2) approve and adopt the attached Ordinance for text Amendments to Titles 20 and 21 of the Del Norte County Code as requested by the Community Development Department Planner.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2019-014; #2019-015

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

30. Approve and adopt an Ordinance repealing and replacing the Del Norte County Public Nuisance Ordinance as requested by County Counsel and the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2019-010

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             

31. Approve and adopt an Ordinance establishing Animal Control Regulations for Del Norte County as requested by County Counsel and Animal Control.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2019-011

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             

32. Approve and adopt an Ordinance repealing and replacing the Del Norte County Administrative Citation Ordinance as requested by County Counsel, Animal Control and Code Enforcement.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2019-012

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             

33. Approve and adopt the Ordinance of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors Amending Ordinance #2019-055 and Establishing the 2019 Master Fee Ordinance for the County of Del Norte in Accordance with Government Code Section 54985, ET SEQ as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2019-013

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

34. 1) Introduce by title only "An Ordinance setting compensation of members of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors"; 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 and the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

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             

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

35. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-24 in the amount of $51,773.00 within the Office of Emergency Services budget to correctly allocate the Cal OES Emergency Management Preparedness Grant 2018 within the FY 18/19 OES Budget to expend the fund on approved projects.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-24

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

36. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-27 in the amount of $5,000.00 within the Livestock Budget to cover maintenance issues as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-27

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

37. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #06-28 in the amount of $17,500.00 within the Community Development Department Building Inspection Budget to reconcile the Intrafund Community Development Administration allocation and Salaries and Benefits expenditure line items within the Building Inspection Division Budget Unit as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#06-28

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

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.

38. Approve the inclusion of a security alert system as a fixed asset purchase in the amount of $10,000.00 within the Roads Fund Budget for FY 2019/20 and authorize staff to purchase the fixed asset prior to the adoption of the Final Budget for FY 2019/20 as an emergency measure for the protection of Roads Division Property as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

Motion:      Move to approve

Move:        Chris Howard

Second:     Gerry Hemmingsen

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

Vote Nay:         0             

Vote Abstain:   0             

39. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter opposing AB 1544 that requires the Local Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) to establish a community paramedicine or triage to alternative destination program as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.**

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             

ADJOURNMENT (Next meeting is July 23, 2019)

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:   July 5, 2019

 

 

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