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Description automatically generatedSPECIAL SESSION

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

VIA Zoom (media.co.del-norte.ca.us)

CRESCENT CITY, CA  95531

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2020

 

SPECIAL 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 special 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.

 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 issues, the Governor of the State of California has issued Executive Order N-29-20 and Order N-25-20 establishing social distancing measures and suspending provisions of the Brown Act. For this reason we ask that you:

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY PUBLIC COMMENTS AHEAD OF TIME IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. Please visit http://www.co.del-norte.ca.us/ for a public comment form. Your comment will be limited to 3000 characters. Your comment will be read aloud during the public comment period. Please submit only one comment per agenda item and only one general public comment.

VIEW THE MEETING AND COMMENT REMOTELY. A link to view the meeting will be posted on http://www.co.del-norte.ca.us/. Public comment on ALL agenda items as well as general public comment will be taken at the prescribed time for public comment via instructions provided on the website. Please submit only one comment per agenda item and only one general public comment.

IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO DISABILITY under the Americans with Disability Act that does not allow you to participate remotely or provide written comment ahead of the meeting YOU MUST notify the Clerk of the Board at least 24 HOURS in advance of the meeting and a reasonable accommodation will be made.

 

 

AGENDA ITEMS

1.    Moment of Reflection

2.    Pledge of Allegiance led by Gerry Hemmingsen, Chair.

3.    Public comment.

4. Approve and adopt a Resolution establishing temporary paid leave for non-essential employees and additional floating holidays for essential employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic as requested by Administration, Personnel/Risk Management and County Counsel.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2020-025. The motion stated to adopt the Resolution establishing temporary paid leave for non-essential employees and additional personal holidays for essential employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic as amended with the word "personal" substituted for "floating" throughout.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Lori Cowan

Second:    Chris Howard

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

Vote Nay:             0       

Vote Abstain:       0

5.    Approve and adopt a Resolution re-opening Walker Road rescinding Resolution number 2020-019 as requested by Supervisor Howard.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2020-024. The Board approved by Consensus to direct staff to request an exemption for Del Norte County so vehicles can have access to local parks.

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

6.    1) Award the professional services agreement for the Pebble Beach Drive Storm Damage Project; 2) authorize the Community Development Director to execute change orders up to the maximum allowable under Public Contract Code §20142(b); and 3) authorize the Community Development Director to provide ongoing written documentation that the project is essential and proceeding is consistent with guidance from the County's Public Health Officer and other relevant sources as requested by the Assistant County Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2020-043. The motion included the Assistant County Engineer's request to change the effective date of the Agreement to April 21, 2020.

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Lori Cowan

Second:    Chris Howard

 

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

Vote Nay:             0       

Vote Abstain:       0

7.    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; Gilbert v. County of Del Norte CVUJ 2020-1091, Anticipated litigation 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(2)-none 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(d)(4) – none; 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, SEA; Threat to public services/ facilities pursuant to 54954.5(e): Name of Applicable Agency Rep. and Title: County Administrative Officer/ Director of Emergency Services re COVID-19.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Kylie Goughnour, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California                     Date Posted:  April 16, 2020

 

 

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