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, FEBRUARY 11, 2020

 

 

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) In re Application of Pacificorp/ Klamath Renewal Corp. FERC P-2082-062, 14803-000; Belcher v. Del Norte County et al. Case No. 1:18-cv-7379-RMI; Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2)-two 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(4) – two; 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; Public Employee Evaluation: Building Maintenance and Parks Superintendent.

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 Gerry Hemmingsen, Chair.

·        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 CEDS Workshop with the City and Harbor, attended the LTCO Special Session, participated in a teleconference with CDCR regarding electronic data sharing, attended the local community event for HGTV and participated in the Temple Street clean up.

Supervisor Cowan:  Attended a meeting with Daphne Lambert regarding grant funding for Del Norte Mission Possible, attended a meeting with the Sutter Coast CEO and the County CAO regarding mental health at the County Jail, attended the CEDS Workshop with the City and Harbor, participated in a conference call with Senator McGuire, attended a meeting with Sutter Coast Staff, Tamera Leighton and Daphne Lambert regarding 5 year budget projections for the 24 hour homeless shelter, participated in a KFUG Radio interview, attended the Behavioral Health meeting, attended the Last Chance Grade Stakeholders meeting, attended the Republican Women’s Luncheon, attended the BCRAA meeting, participated in a conference call with a Senator McGuire representative and participated in the TRUE North Candidates Forum.

Supervisor Howard: Attended a meeting with EPIC and other Stakeholders regarding Hwy 197/199, attended the LTCO Special Session, attended a meeting with the Tolowa Dee’ni’ Nation regarding a North Transfer Station, attended the Tri-Agency meeting, attended the CEDS Workshop with the City and Harbor, attended a meeting with the Chief of Fisheries regarding the Heritage Trout Designation letter, attended the local community event for HGTV, attended the LTCO meeting, attended a meeting with the General Counsel from Japan, attended the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference and attended the TRUE North Candidates Forum.

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Special LTCO meeting, attended a meeting with EPIC and other Stakeholders regarding Hwy 197/199, participated in Agenda review, attended the LTCO meeting, attended the Last Chance Grade Stakeholders meeting, attended a pre-conference call with the Whale Entanglement Committee, participated in a Whale Entanglement Committee conference call, attended the BCRAA meeting and also dealt with constituent concerns.

Supervisor Berkowitz:   Attended the CEDS Workshop with the City and Harbor, attended a meeting with constituents regarding homeless encampments on Temple Street and Railroad, participated in the TRUE North Candidates Forum, attended a meeting with the RV Park in Klamath regarding the river rising, attended the local NRA dinner and also attended a local Chamber Mixer.

 

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:       Chris Howard

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 January 28, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and appoint Michael Johnson to the local Del Norte Fish and Game Commission to represent District 5 as requested by the Fish and Game Commission.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve the Sheriff's proposed Administrative reorganization plan eliminating the two commanders and one sergeant and adding an undersheriff and two lieutenants as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

4.    1) Approve the Classification Description for Undersheriff, Operations Lieutenant and Corrections Lieutenant; 2) direct Human Resources to amend the adopted staffing chart as appropriate to eliminate the classification of Commander (two positions) and one Sergeant position; 3) establish one Undersheriff position, one Operations Lieutenant position and one Corrections Lieutenant position in the Sheriff's Office; and 4) approve and adopt Resolution 2020-XX establishing benefits for the Undersheriff classification as requested by the Human Resources/Risk Manager.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2020-007

5.    Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into a Safekeeper Agreement with the California Department of Corrections (CDCR) to house inmates for the Del Norte County Jail as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-013;014

6.    1) Award the construction contract with Copeland Sand & Gravel, Inc. for the Curb Ramp Project (Arlington Drive and West Madison Avenue) totaling $59,904.00 and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement; and 2) authorize the County Engineer to execute change orders up to the maximum allowable under Public Contract Code §20142(b) as requested by the Assistant County Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-015

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Residential Care Services with Western Living Concepts, Inc. for the period January 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $177,421.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-016

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Stage One Childcare Services with Del Norte Child Care Council (DNCCC) for the period July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020, not to exceed $562,954.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-017

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the Department of Health Care Services Medi-Cal Health Enrollment Navigators Project from January 01, 2020 through December 31, 2021, to provide funding in the amount of $363,358.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-018

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Gregory Damron to provide consultation services through the Tobacco Use Prevention Program Regional Project for the term of April 01, 2019 through March 31, 2024, not to exceed $186,270.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-019

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Jay Macedo to provide consultation services through the Tobacco Use Prevention Program Regional Project for the term of April 01, 2019 through March 31, 2024, not to exceed $186,270.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-020

12. Approve and authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Behavioral Health Branch (BHB) to draft, and publish a Notice and Invitation to Bid for the Behavioral Health Jail Improvement Project in the building located at 650 5th Street, Crescent City, California; and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to enter into any County approved agreement or amendments with Contractor relating to Behavioral Health Jail Improvement Project not to exceed $900,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

SCHEDULED ITEMS

13. 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.

14. 10:35 A.M. 1) Approve and adopt an Ordinance establishing permitting regulations for the development of wireless communications facilities outside the Coastal Zone; 2) designate County Counsel to prepare a summary of the Ordinance for publication; and 3) adopt a Resolution adopting design standards for wireless communication facilities as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2020-005; RESO#2020-008

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

15. 10:55 A.M. 1) Approve and adopt A) An Ordinance amending the regulations for Commercial Cannabis retail and manufacturing within the Coastal Zone; and B) an Ordinance amending regulations for Commercial Cannabis Retail and Manufacturing activity outside the Coastal Zone; and 2) designate County Counsel to prepare a summary of the Ordinance for publication as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. ORDINANCE#2020-006;2020-007

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Bob Berkowitz

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

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0             

16. 11:05 A.M. Visitors Bureau Funding Partners Update (Cindy Vosburg, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce)

 

REGULAR ITEMS

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

17. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-01 in the amount of $51,425.00 within the OES Budget Unit to allow for spending of grant funds on the approved projects as requested by the Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-01

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

18. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-02 in the amount of $12,634.00 within the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) budget to allow for the spending of grant funds on the approved projects as requested by the Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-02

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

19. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-03 in the amount of $78,493.00 within the OES Budget Unit to allow for the spending of grant funds on the approved projects as requested by the Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-03

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

20. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-04 in the amount of $157,069.00 within the OES Budget Unit for the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Resiliency Allocation as requested by the Emergency Services Manager.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-04

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Lori Cowan

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 #02-05 in the amount of $6,000.00 within the Flood Control 4-C Klamath Glen Levee Budget Unit to cover labor costs provided to the Flood Control 4-C District by the Roads Division staff for maintenance of the levee as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-05

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Lori Cowan

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

Vote Nay:       0             

Vote Abstain: 0             

22. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-06 in the amount of $140,000.00 within the Roads Division Budget Unit to pay for contracted construction services, equipment, maintenance and fuel as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-06

23. Approve and adopt Budget Transfer #02-09 in the amount of $45,000.00 within the Sheriff Canine Program Budget Unit to reactivate the program as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-09

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

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.

24. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter of support for the development of the North State Public Safety Training Center being proposed by the City of Yuba City as requested by Senator Jim Nielsen, District 4.**

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             

25. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and send a comment letter to the California Fish and Game Commission in support of regulations to increase the elk tag quota in the Northwest Hunt Zone as requested by Chair Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved. There was a motion by Supervisor Cowan and a second by Supervisor Berkowitz with the Chair requesting Consensus from the Board.

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             

ADJOURNMENT (Next meeting is February 25, 2020)

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:   February 7, 2020

 

 

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