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, July 12, 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:     Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Leslie McNamer and Michael Sullivan

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 Health and Human Services. Discussion and possible action on a settlement proposal for a workman’s comp claim.

 

 

Action: No Public Comment was given on Closed Session Items.

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

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

Action: The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:00 A.M. noting that all were present with the exception of Supervisors McNamer and Sullivan.

·        The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, 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: 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: Supervisor Hemmingsen reported that the Budget Transfers will not be heard due to lack of quorum.

No other deletions, additions, or corrections 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 attending the Deck Party and Festivities on the Fourth of July, and attending a First 5 Del Norte Board meeting.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending the Fourth of July Festivities, commented on the great maintenance on our roads due to our Road Department, meeting with the Redwood Park Association, and commented on her upcoming second Coastal Commission meeting.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending Action Summary, meeting with constituents to try and map the disbursed campsites regarding the Travel Management Plan, attending the Deck Party, and attending the Fourth of July Parade and Festivities.

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 needs of a Human Rights Commission, Tom Atlas regarding an animal control issue in Klamath, Paul Crandall of the Klamath Chamber of Commerce regarding assessing of fees, Helen Holgate regarding the County Budget, and Georgia England regarding the County Budget.

3.     10:30 A.M. Conduct a public hearing, waive full reading, read by title only and Adopt 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: Vice-Chair Hemmingsen opened the Public Hearing.

Due to lack of quorum, this item could not be heard.

This item was continued to the July 26th Board meeting.

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 Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, The Board approved the Consent Agenda, Items (#4 through #14)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen   

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

4.     Appoint Patricia Maris and Rob Miller III to the Smith River Cemetery District as recommended by  Smith River Cemetery District and the County-Clerk-Recorder.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve a Resolution Authorizing DNSWMA to apply for a grant from California Department of Resources, Recovery and Recycling (CalRecycle) under the Used Oil Payment Program (UOPP) as requested by the DNSWMA Program Manager.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-046)

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the proposed Third Amendment to Del Norte County Agreement No. 2010-157 as requested by the Deputy Director-Engineering and Roads.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-094)

7.     Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Federal Apportionment Exchange and State Match Program for Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Funds as requested by the Deputy Director-Engineering and Roads.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-095)

8.     Authorize the request for the temporary closure of Klamath Blvd in Klamath from Highway 169 to the first entrance to Klamath Circle, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, August 20, 2011 as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: Approved

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Agreement with Apply-A-Line, Inc for Road Striping Services for an amount not to exceed $75,000.00 as requested by the Deputy Director-Engineering and Roads.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-096)

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Renewal of the Residential Lease Agreement with Lehman Property Management for a home located in Crescent City, CA for the period June 1, 2011 though May 31, 2012, for an amount not to exceed $1,400 per month or $16,800 per year as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-097)

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Renewal of the Residential Lease Agreement with Lehman Property Management for a home located in Crescent City, CA for the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 of  an amount not to exceed $1,200 per month or $14,400 per year as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-099)

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Communique Interpreting of Santa Rosa, CA for American Sign Language Interpreters for the period of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 not to exceed $8,000 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-100)

13. Approve and authorize the First Amendment to Agreement 2010-120 with Van Scoyoc Companies and authorize the Chair to sign the amendment as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-101)

14. Approved and accept the listed donation from the Redwood Coast Transit Authority as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

15. Award contract for the Northcrest Drive Sewer Extension Project (CDBG-08-STBG-4642) to McLennan Contractors for construction from East Madison Avenue to Crashers Road in Crescent City, CA in the amount of $630,000 and authorize the County Engineer to sign individual change orders up to ten percent (10%) of the contract amount as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board awarded the contract for the Northcrest Drive Sewer Extension Project (CDBG-08-STBG-4642) to McLennan Contractors for construction from East Madison Avenue to Crashers Road in Crescent City, CA in the amount of $630,000 and authorize the County Engineer to sign individual change orders up to ten percent (10%) of the contract amount.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen   

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Due to an absence of a quorum, the Budget Transfers were moved to the next Board of Supervisors' Agenda.

16. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-05) in the amount of $7,500.00 within the Sheriff's Budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   

17. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-07) in the amount of $8,336.00 within the ARRA Grant Budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   

18. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-09) in the amount of $1,750.00 within the Agricultural Budget as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**   

19. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-10) in the amount of $10,500 within the Jail Budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

20. 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, commented on continuing the budget process. He commented that they are still meeting with departments regarding certain aspects of their budgets. Regarding Legislative Issues, he commented on AB109 and the committee that has been formed for AB109.

Supervisor McClure asked whether there would be an educational component within this bill to let the public know what this means to them.

21. Authorize the Chair to sign a letter of support to the United States Department of Transportation for the Del Norte County Regional Airport Application for funding Under the Department of Transportation Small Community Air Service Development Program.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board authorized the Chair to sign a letter of support to the United States Department of Transportation for the Del Norte County Regional Airport Application for funding Under the Department of Transportation Small Community Air Service Development Program.

Public Comment was given by Richard Miles, asking that the Chamber of Commerce and residents of Del Norte County to do the same.

Supervisor Finigan then asked that this letter be forwarded to the Chamber of Commerce and any other entities who should be involved.

 

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

22. Verbal Update. Information only.   

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, commented on the Townsite Boat Launch, Prop 40 money and final payments, Ruby Van Deventer, Florence Keller Park and the  issues with the Ropes Course facilitation, Pyke Field, our summer recreation programs, Point St. George, Battery Point Lighthouse RFP, and the potential of work being done on some of our projects by the Tsunami relief workers.

Supervisor Finigan commented on a call received from the Fire Commissioners regarding Hunter Park that has become overgrown and  has become a safety hazard. He also commented on clearing of the Klamath Levy as well.

Supervisor Hemmingsen commented that a constituent had commented on a lack of bathroom facilities on South Beach and wondered whether a solution could be had for this.

Supervisor McClure commented that there will soon be garbage cans throughout the beaches.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  July 15, 2011

 

 

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