A G E N D A

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

 

CRESCENT CITY, CA 95531

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

8:30 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.

 

Present: Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

Absent: None

 

 

 

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

10:00 A.M. Call the meeting to order and take roll.

        The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Supervisor Hemmingsen

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen led the Pledge of Allegiance.

        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors.

Action: No new employees were introduced.

        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

Action: No Closed Session was held.

        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: No deletions, corrections, or additions were requested.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

1.     Receive other brief reports or announcements relative to County of Del Norte programs and projects, progress of the two by two committees, goal committees and/or Board and staff travel/training reports. The Board may ask questions for clarification; make a referral to staff to take action to have a matter or business placed on a future agenda pursuant to Government Code 54954.2(a).

Action: Supervisor Sullivan reported on attending Action Summary, attending the local Rotary Club Christmas party, attending a meeting with Heidi Kunstal, Deputy Director of Building and Planning, Chief Plack, Gary Blatnick, Director of Health and Human Services, Celia Perez, Mental Health Specialist II, and Teasha Curren, Manager of Benner Mini Storage, regarding a potential homeless shelter, attending a special Redwood Coast Transit Authority meeting, attending a Chamber Board meeting where Lisa McKeown was re-elected as President of the Board, meeting with Supervisor Hemmingsen and Steve Chaney, Redwood National Park Superintendent, regarding the Yurok Tribe's attempt to acquire National Park land, and commented on spending Christmas with his family.

Supervisor McNamer reported on receiving calls from constituents and celebrating Christmas with her family.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending a Senior Center Board meeting, attending a special Redwood Coast Transit Authority meeting, attending the Renewal Ceremony for the Tolowa Tribe, and commented on celebrating Christmas with her family.

Supervisor Finigan reported on traveling to Sacramento for a Regional Council of Rural Counties meeting and, while down there, received presentations from Randy Moore, Regional Forester, and Tonya Hoover, Acting State Fire Marshal. He also commented on AB66, reported on meeting with Ana Matosantos, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Governor-Elect Brown's Finance Director, meeting with the Senate Majority Finance Team, meeting with the Connie Conway, Republican Assembly Majority Leader, attending a Neighborhood Watch Meeting on Parkway, attending a CASA Board meeting, and commented on spending Christmas his family.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending a Pelican Bay Citizen's Advisory Committee meeting, participating in Agenda Review, and meeting with Supervisor Sullivan and Steve Chaney, Redwood National Park Superintendent, regarding the Yurok Tribe's attempt to acquire National Park land.

2.     10:20 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.

Action: Public Comment was given by Richard Miles regarding the homeless issue.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan and seconded by Supervisor McNamer, the Board approved the Consent Agenda, (Items 3 through 8).

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Michael Sullivan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 Michael Sullivan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

3.     Approve the Minutes for the Board of Supervisors' meeting of November 9, 2010.** Document

Action: Approved

4.     Approve the Minutes for the Board of Supervisors' meeting for November 23, 2010.** Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and adopt a Resolution entitled RESOLUTION OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT WITH THE CALIFORNIA COASTAL CONSERVANCY ACCEPTING FUNDS AND APPROVING TERMS AND CONDITIONS-BATTERY POINT LIGHT HOUSE ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES as requested by the County Administrative Officer.** Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2010-068)

6.     Approve the attached letter of support for the National Park Service application for funding from the State Coastal Conservancy for completion of site selection, environmental review, and preliminary design of a new hostel within Redwood National and State Parks in Del Norte County Document

Action: Approved

7.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Open Door Community Health Centers to provide outpatient medical services for the HIV/AIDS Care Program from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, not to exceed $23,706.00 Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2010-208)

8.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an agreement with Sutter Coast Hospital for health services provided by the hospital to juvenile detainees as requested by the County Administrative Officer.** Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2010-209)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

9.     Review and approve the Treasurer's 2011 Statement of Investment Policy and Adopt the Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Del Norte Delegating Investment Authority to the County Treasurer as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.** Document

Action: Dawn Langston, Treasurer/Tax Collector, presented this item and asked that the Board approve the change in the policy to allow the committee to meet annually instead of quarterly.

Under Section I., #8, Page 9, the following changes were requested.

Supervisor McClure asked that language in items E and F be changed from "may" and "shall" to "will".

On a motion by Supervisor McClure and seconded by Supervisor McNamer, the Board approved the Treasurer's 2011 Statement of Investment Policy and adopted the Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Del Norte Delegating Investment Authority to the County Treasurer with the requested changes made.

 

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Martha McClure

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

10. Consider the nomination of Karen Olson as submitted by the remaining Public Defenders as a replacement attorney for Jon Alexander; and 1) Accept the resignation of Jon Alexander; and 2) Accept or reject the proposed replacement attorney by a majority vote of the Board of Supervisors; and if accepted, 3) Approve the Reassignment of Duties (attached) replacing Jon Alexander with Karen Olson as requested by the County Administrative Officer.** Document

Action: Public Comment was given by Leroy Davies and Richard Miles.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan, and seconded by Supervisor Sullivan, the Board accepted the resignation of Jon Alexander.

No other motions were made.

 

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

11. Consider and approve the draft conceptual wetland mitigation plan in support of the Runway Safety Area (RSA) compliance project, and 2) Direct the Airport and County planning staff to continue to design, plan and coordinate this RSA wetland mitigation project with affected regulatory agencies. A final wetland mitigation plan, with regulatory agency and BCRAA Board concurrence, will be brought back to this Board for final approval as requested by the Airport Director.** Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Sullivan, the Board approved the draft conceptual wetland mitigation plan in support of the Runway Safety Area (RSA) compliance project, and 2) directed the Airport and County planning staff to continue to design, plan and coordinate this RSA wetland mitigation project with affected regulatory agencies

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Michael Sullivan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

12. Authorize the Chair to sign a letter in support of Robert R. Treanor for Director of the California Department of Fish and Game. Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan and seconded by Supervisor Finigan, the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign a letter in support of Robert R. Treanor for Director of the California Department of Fish and Game.

Supervisor McClure abstained from the vote of this item.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Michael Sullivan

Second: David Finigan

 

Vote Yea: 4 Michael Sullivan, David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 1 Martha McClure

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

13. Verbal Update. Information Only.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, gave an update on Florence Keller Park, Bertsch Tract, Townsite Boat Ramp, payment for Roy Rook Boat Ramp, and applying for a grant for EMS.

He also commented that due to increasing rains, the Smith River was projected to hit monitoring stage. He also commented that there was a flood warning Klamath.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted: December 29, 2010

 

 

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