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, April 10, 2012

    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.

 

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

                  

Absent:       Martha McClure

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) 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, IHHS/CUHW, represented and unrepresented bargaining units. Discuss request by District of Attorney for Payment of Attorney’s Fees. II) Conference with legal counsel – A) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) Coyle v.  Co. of Del Norte, Del Norte Superior Court, CVPM 07-1572 (B) 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). Pursuant to Gov’t Code 54997, conduct annual 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.

Action: The Chair called the meeting to order and the Clerk took silent roll noting that all were present with the exception of Supervisor McClure.

·        The Pledge of Allegiance led by County Counsel

Action: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by County Counsel.

·        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, additions, or corrections were requested.

·        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. 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 McNamer reported on her great niece being born, and reminded everyone that it is the final day for property taxes.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending a Del Norte Solid Waste Meeting, participating in a NorTec teleconference, attending a Future Facilities meeting, attending a Dungeness crab Task Force meeting, attending a Border Coast Regional Airport Authority meeting, attending a Local Mental Health Board meeting, and attending a pre-scoping meeting in Gasquet for Forest Service Travel Management Plan.

Supervisor Finigan reported on attending a Solid Waste Management Authority meeting, attending a Tri-Agency meeting, attending an Airport JPA meeting, and commented that he spent time with his daughter for the Easter Holiday.

Supervisor Sullivan reported on participating in Agenda Review, meeting with Monty Mendenhall regarding power issues, attending a Tri-Agency meeting, attending the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority Meeting, commented on an upcoming meeting with Curry County Commissioners in Smith River on April 30th, commented on celebrating Easter, commented on the passing of Eric Epperson and asked that a moment of silence be held for him.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, commented on the ongoing budget meeting process, commented on the recent storm and the activation of the Emergency Operations Centers, reported on ongoing negotiations with the Sheriff's Employees' Association, and commented that a bid was received for repair work on the Manual Arts building.

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 Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor Finigan, the Board approved the Consent Agenda (Items #1 through #11).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the March 27, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

2.     Approve a Proclamation for National County Government Month- April 2012 "Healthy Counties, Healthy Families".**   Document

Action: Approved

3.     Approve a Proclamation declaring the month of April as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month".   Document

Action: Approved

4.     Approve a Proclamation for Safety Seat Checkup Week, April 15-21, 2012.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Unemployment Compensation Services between Talx Corporation and the County of Del Norte for the administration of the county's unemployment compensation services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-040)

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #12-1002 with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014, and delegate Gary Blatnick, Director, Department of Health and Human Services or his designee to sign the necessary application, contracts, agreements, amendments, and payment request forms as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-041)

7.     Approve an agreement with the City of Crescent City for Emergency Management Performance Grant Pass-Through Funding as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-042)

8.     Approve the contract between the County of Del Norte and Drake Haglan and Associates, Inc. for the design of the Hunter Creek Bridge Replacement Project on Requa Road near Klamath, CA; and authorize the County Engineer to work with County Counsel to administratively amend the Scope of Work, not to exceed 10% of the initial contract price, if necessary as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-043)

9.     Approve and adopt a Resolution authorizing staff to submit an application for Bicycle Transportation Account Funds (BTA) for construction of the Hobbs Wall Trail Project and authorize the Director of the Community Development Department to sign documents related to the application; and if the County's application is not successful, direct staff to ask FHWA for forgiveness on repayment of funds spent on preliminary engineering as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2012-007)

10. Approve the contract between the County of Del Norte and Quincy Engineering, Inc. for the design of the Hurdygurdy Creek Bridge Replacement Project on Big Flat Road near Big Flat, CA; and authorize the County Engineer to work with County Counsel to administratively amend the Scope of Work, not to exceed 10% of the initial contract price, if necessary as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-044)

11. Approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Del Norte, the Resighini Rancheria, and the BIA for inclusion of County roads with reservation roads for the purpose of seeking funding.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-045)

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved Budget Transfers (03-05) and (03-06)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

12. Approve a Budget Transfer (03-05) in the amount of $3,338.00 within the District Attorney's Budget as requested by the District Attorney.**   Document

13. Approve a Budget Transfer (03-06) in the amount of $1098.00 within the District Attorney's Budget as requested by the District Attorney.**   Document

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

14. 10:35 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 Ruthie Maloney regarding Items #6,#8, and #11 on the Consent Agenda. Comment was also give by Roy Bieber regarding hiring locally.

15. 10:45 A.M. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization, and conduct a Public Hearing to consider an Assessment Appeal, Rite Aid Inc, APN 118-110-23.**   Document

Action: Steve Hart and Louise Wilson were sworn in by the Clerk.

The Assessor's office presented the item and reported that Stipulation agreements were made between the Appellant and the Assessor's office.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McNamer, the Board approved the following Release and Stipulation as to Full Cash Value for APN #118-100-23 for Assessment Rolls 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012:

2009-2010: Total Value $6,000,000

2010-2011: Total Value $5,500,000

2011-2012: Total Value $5,000,000

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

16. Approve the Fiscal Year 2012/13 Road Projects list as submitted by the Road Superintendent.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Sullivan, the Board approved the Fiscal Year 2012/13 Road Projects list.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

17. Adopt a Resolution of Intent to Vacate a portion of the County's right of way over Surfsound Court and set the matter for a Public Hearing as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering and Roads.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor McNamer and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board adopted a Resolution of Intent to Vacate a portion of the County's right of way over Surfsound Court and set the matter for a Public Hearing.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Leslie McNamer

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

18. Deny the Land Use Appeal for North State Rendering as it is inconsistent with County Code and the condition of approval for minor subdivision MS1201C as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from this item.

Rosanna Bower, Assistant Engineer, presented this item.

Richard Davis, on behalf of the President of North State Rendering, spoke to the Board.

After discussion, the Board directed staff to bring the item back to the Board after a compromise was reached.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

19. 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 holding individual budget meetings with departments, commented that a recommended budget will be presented to the Board before June 30th, stated that our Legislative Representative, Greg Burns, will be visiting Del Norte as well as reporting to the Board the week of the 21st of May.

Supervisor Hemmingsen commented that he would like to see a letter on the next agenda addressing the issues with the Hurdygurdy acquisition.

 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  April 16, 2014

 

 

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