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, June 28, 2011

    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

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: I) Instruction on  Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County negotiator the County Administrative Officer and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriffs Employees' Association, represented and unrepresented bargaining units.  II) Conference with legal counsel – A) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9; Olson v. Del Norte County, Case No. CVUJ 08-1513, Anticipated litigation: 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(b) - two cases; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(c) - 1 case. Public Employee DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE (1) Deputy District Attorney( GC 54954.5 and 54957). Review of Evaluation of the Director of Community Development.

 

 

 

 

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 Finigan.

Action: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Supervisor Finigan.

·        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: County Counsel stated no reportable actions from Closed Session.

·        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 Finigan reported on participating in a RCRC Board meeting, and attending a RCRC, CSAC, and Forest Service Administration meeting regarding cooperation, coordination, communication, partnerships, forest management, and economic development.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending her first Coastal Commission meeting which lasted three days, and traveling with Job's Daughters for a week.

Supervisor Sullivan reported on meeting with Randy Hooper and constituents regarding the rock quarry on North Bank Road, attending his son's end of school year barbeque at Mary Peacock, attending a 2x2 meeting with Redwood National Parks along with Supervisor Hemmingsen, attending a Cal-Endowment meeting, meeting with constituents regarding concerns with the  Coastal Commission's decision regarding the Rancheria Subdivision, and attending a company meeting with his son.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on participating in Action Summary, attending an RC&D meeting, attending a 2x2 meeting with Redwood National Parks and Supervisor Sullivan, participating in a teleconference with the RCRC Forest Conference meeting, participating in a videoconference with the Northcoast California Regional Resource Conservation and Development District, commented on the rock quarry on North Bank Road and constituent issues with noise.

Supervisor McNamer reported on attending an Air Quality Control meeting, following up on blight issues, meeting with Kevin Hamblin, Director of Community Development regarding future agenda items, participating in Agenda Review, commented on the rock quarry issues, attending the High School graduation, and attending her great grandbaby's Baby Shower

 

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, Lathe Gill, and Connie Morrison.

3.     10:30 A.M. Hold a Public Hearing to adopt the Proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year 2011-12 and approve the following recommendations: (1) Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2011-12 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgest as presented by Departments; (2) Eliminate, establish, reclassify, and transfer positions as listed (Attachment A); and (3) Approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B); and (4) Designate positions listed in Attachment "C" as seven hour as per Article II, Section 2.36 A, of the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Del Norte and Del Norte County Employees Association/SEIU Local 1021 effective with the pay period beginning 09/16/11; and (5)Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all other cost saving options; and (6)Accept the offer of the Appointed Department Heads, the Assistant Department Heads, and the Confidential Employees of a 5% contribution to the General Fund eithe   Document

Action: Chair McNamer opened the Public Hearing.

Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, presented this item to the Board. He commented that this was the Proposed Budget, and that the final budget will be adopted no later than October 2, 2011.

Public Comment was given by Lathe Gill,, Richard Miles, Connie Morrison, Helen Holgate, David Mason, Dean Wilson, Donna Wheeler, and Georgia England. Two unidentified contituents also spoke.

Chair McNamer closed the Public Hearing and brought the matter back to the Board.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved the following recommendations:

1) Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2011-2012 Fiscal Year Recommended budgets as presented by departments;

2) Eliminate establish, reclassify and transfer positions as listed (Attachment A);

3) Approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B);

4) Designate positions listed in Attachment 'C' as seven hour as per Article II, Section 2.36 A. of the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Del Norte and Del Norte County Employees Association/SEIU Local 1021effective with the pay period beginning 09/16/2011;

5) Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all other cost saving options;

6) Accept the offer of the Appointed Department Heads, the Assistant Department Heads, and the Confidential Employees of a 5% contribution to the General Fund either through a contribution to either the employee's portion of PERS or to the Health Fund effective September 16, 2011; and

7) Approve and adopt the 2011-2012 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as modified (Spreadsheet Attachment D).

 

4.     11:00 A.M. Conduct a public hearing, waive full reading, read by title only and introduce the an ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.04, SECTIONS 2.04.021 THROUGH 20.04.025 OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY CODE ESTABLISHING SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICTS as requested by the County Clerk-Recorder.**.   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board waived the full reading, read by title only, and introduced the an ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.04, SECTIONS 2.04.021 THROUGH 20.04.025 OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY CODE ESTABLISHING SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICTS.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

5.     11:15 A.M. Community Health Indicators for Del Norte, Presented by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, Director of Health Research, The California Center for Rural Policy at Humboldt State University.   

Action: Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, Director of Health Research, The California Center for Rural Policy at Humboldt State University, gave a presentation to the Board regarding the Community Health Indicators for Del Norte County.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from Items #13 and #22. Supervisor Sullivan recused himself from Item #11.

Public Comment was given by Joseph Allioti and Richard Miles.

On a motion by Supervisor McClure and seconded by Supervisor Finigan, the Board approved the Consent Agenda (Items #6 through #30)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

6.     Approve the Minutes for the June 14, 2011 Board of Supervisors' meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

7.     Approve the Resolution for the Del Norte Lighthouse Community Center as requested by the Executive Director.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-043)

Millie Ratzloff spoke on this item. She thanked her Board, the agencies, and volunteers. She also commented on the Fisherman's Fund that they have.

8.     Approve the Resolution authorizing the District Attorney to submit and sign grant applications for the Governor's Office of California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA), Victim Witness as requested by the District Attorney.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-044)

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Housing Delinquent Youth for Curry County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-076)

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an agreement with Bar-O and County of Mendocino as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-077)

11. Approve a Foresters Report (Management Plan) prepared for The Hills LLC Property (APN 102-020-43) by Erler Forestry Service in accordance with Del Norte County Code Title 20 Zoning Chapter 20.43 Timberland Preserve Zone Section 20.43.051 Minimum Lot Size as requested by the Deputy Director of Building and Planning.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Sullivan recused himself from this item due to conflict of interest.

Approved

12. Approve and adopt a Resolution approving with submittal of a Statewide Park Program (Proposition 84) Grant Application with the City of Crescent City as co-application as requested by the Deputy Director of Building and Planning.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-042)

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Lease Agreement with 101 North Properties, for confidential records storage space located at 1044 N. Highway 101, Suite B, Crescent City, CA for the period of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013, not to exceed $9,360.00 annually as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from the item due to conflict of interest.

Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-078)

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CBH), Sacramento, CA to provide long-term psychiatric placement for severely mentally disordered adults for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $264,260.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-079)

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with Sydney Patterson Clinton, Northcoast Health Screening for non-dependency alcohol and drug testing services from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, not to exceed $32,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-080)

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #EW-2011-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Public Assistance/Employment & Training Branch and Social Services Branch training from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $49,742.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-081)

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #CW-2011-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Social Services Branch, Child Welfare training from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $43,890.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-082)

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Lease Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for office space located at 206 Williams Drive Modular #2, Crescent City, CA for the period July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-083)

19. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Technical Assistance Services provided by Gary Ernst Consulting Services from July 2, 2010 through June 30, 2011, not to exceed $11,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-084)

20. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with North Valley Behavioral Health, LLC, Yuba City, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric placement from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $200,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-085)

21. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Lease Agreement with Del Norte Family Resource Center from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $14,625.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-086)

22. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Lease Agreement with Crescent City Properties, LLC, for office space located at 425, 435, 445 K Street, Crescent City, CA for the period of October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2013, not to exceed $81,151.20 annually as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from this item due to conflict of interest.

Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-087)

23. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Helios Healthcare, LLC (Helios) located in Sacramento, CA to provide community residential treatment services for severely mentally disordered adults for the period July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $66,065.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-088)

24. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the California Department of Public Health for the Housing Opportunities for Persons Living with AIDS (HOPWA) Program for the period July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2013, not to exceed $36,936.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-091)

25. Approve the contract and authorize the Tax Collector to execute the contract with CBC Innovis as requested by the Treasurer/Tax Collector.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-089)

26. Approve the Booking Fee for the Jail for the Fiscal Year 2011-12 based on Government Code sections 29550, 29551, 29552 and adopt a Resolution implementing the fee not to exceed $73.17 per booking as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-046)

27. Approve a contract with R.L. Hastings & Associates, LLC to provide Administrative Subcontractor services for the implementation of a 2010 HCD/HOME Program grant related to the construction of the Summer Park Apartments - a 57 unit multi-family affordable housing development as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-090)

28. Approve the agreement for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2011 annual outside audit services as submitted by Smith and Newell, Certified Public Accountants as requested by the Auditor/Controller.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-091)

29. Approve the First Amendment to Agreement 2010-025 with Crescent Fire Protection District to extend the term of the agreement through August 9, 2011 as part of the County's 2009 Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-092)

30. Approve a Resolution to increase the Assessors revolving fund within the Assessor's office from $30.00 (thirty dollars) to $75.00 (seventy five dollars) per request by the County Assessor as requested by the County Assessor.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-045)

REGULAR ITEMS

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: ALL BUDGET TRANSFERS WERE TAKEN AS ONE ITEM.

On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved Budget Transfers 06-03 and 06-04.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

31. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-03) in the amount of $10,000.00 within the Probation Budget as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

32. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-04) in the amount of $25,000.00 within the Jail Budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

33. 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.   

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, stated that a State Budget Package could be voted on by 4:00 P.M. today.

Supervisor Sullivan asked that an item be put on the agenda for July 26, 2011 for possible action regarding the response of the Solid Waste Management Authority to the Board's questions of their budget.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

34. Verbal Update. Information only.   

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, gave an update on Prop 40 projects, Battery Point, Point St. George, and Florence Keller Park.

ADJOURNMENT

Action: The Board adjourned at 12:17 P.M.

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  July 8, 2011

 

 

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