A G E N D A

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

1301 El Dorado St.

Crescent City, CA  95531

 

 

 

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    8:00 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.

 

CLOSED SESSION 8:30 A.M.

Held at 981 H Street, Suite 100

Crescent City, CA 95531

 

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) Hanover v. Co. of Del Norte, et at. Del Norte Superior Court CVCV 08-2300.;Jon Miller v. County of Del Norte et al, United states District Court for the Northern District of California, CA 11-00474; Zumbrun Law Firm v. County of Del Norte, et al, Sacramento Superior Court Case #37-2012-00118655(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. Discussion regarding Real Property Negotiations, Pappas; and Real Property Negotiations with the City of Crescent City regarding Sunset Circle.

 

 

 

 

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

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

·        The Pledge of Allegiance

Action: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Student Body Class President Alicia DeLeonmendoza.

·        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 Finigan reported on attending a First 5 Children and Families Commission meeting in which he referred to partnerships and how important they are, attending a Rural Council of Rural Counties meeting regarding an MOU between the Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, RCRC and CSAC, which is intended to enhance how the Federal Government and the counties communicate with each other, commented on hearing a public speaker regarding a status update on state fairs and funding issues, participated in a talk regarding a draft guidebook on the briefing process for updates and plans for Forest Supervisors, commented on SRA Bills, Bill 1582, commented on Map 21, commented that he had talked with constituents, meeting with unions, celebrated his youngest son's birthday, reported on attending a Tri-Agency workshop, and participating in an Elk Valley Rancheria 2x2 meeting.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending a district reorganization meeting, attending the Automation/information Goal Committee meeting at Crescent Fire Hall and thanked Dan McCorkle, Director of Information Technology and Cindy Henderson, Emergency Services Manager for their work, commented on meeting with union representatives, attending a Redwood Park Association meeting regarding tourism and classes, attending a Juvenile Justice Commission meeting, and commented that the Harbor permits are on the Coastal Commissions agenda in April.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported, attending a Automation/Information meeting at Crescent Fire Hall, attending a Tea Party meeting with Supervisor Sullivan to speak as well as answer questions, attending a 2x2 with Smith River Rancheria with Supervisor Sullivan, attending a strategy meeting with staff and Supervisor Sullivan regarding the Forest Service restoration plan, attending a meeting with the Forest Services regarding the restoration plan, , commented on his Father-In-Law passing away, attending a meeting with Tamera Leighton from the Local Transportation Commission regarding the renewal of her contract, attending a meeting in Eureka with Cal-Fire,  Fish and Game , the Sheriff, Del Norte Ambulance, Congressman Thompson, Assemblymember Wes Chesbro, and Governor Brown regarding Red Mountain, attending a Solid Waste Management Authority agenda review, participating in a teleconference with RC&D regarding the budget, attending the Marine Protected Areas EIR meeting, attending a Solid Waste Task Force meeting, attending a 2x2 meeting with Elk Valley Rancheria, and attending a LAFCO meeting.

Supervisor Sullivan commented on attending agenda review, attending a Tri-Agency annual strategic meeting, traveling to Gasquet to participate in an Emergency Preparedness meeting Jay Sarina and Cindy Henderson, meeting with county staff regarding the project on Fred Haight Drive, attending a CAN Annual Dinner and Auction, attending a meeting with Cal-Trans and Smith River Rancheria regarding a calming project, attending a meeting with the Forest Service regarding the restoration plan, attending a meeting in Eureka regarding Red Mountain, attending a 2x2 with Smith River Rancheria and Supervisor Hemmingsen, and attending a Tea Party meeting.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, commented on an Request for Proposals being done for the Manual Arts Building in response to the fire that occurred months ago, finishing up reviewing the broker RFP, commented that final billing was sent out for the Townsite Boat Launch which has been a matter of dispute, attending a Tri-Agency Annual Strategic meeting on Saturday, attending the Office of Emergency Services event in Gasquet commented that it was extremely well attended, attending the Red Mountain communication site meeting in Eureka, commented and commented on being done with mid-year budgets.

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 McClure, the Board approved the Consent Agenda (Items #1 through #9)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, David Finigan         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the March 13, 2012 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

2.     Approve a Proclamation proclaiming the week of March 26-30, 2012 as "Tsunami Preparedness Week" in Del Norte County as requested by the Emergency Services Manager.**   Document

Action: Approved

3.     Approve the re-appointment of Brad Cass to the Solid Waste Task Force.   Document

Action: Approved

4.     Review the Annual General Plan Progress Report for the Governor's Office of Planning and Research and the Department of Housing and Community Development. Information Only.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the State of California Department of Public Health for costs associated with the administration of AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) enrollment process for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 not to exceed $1,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-037)

6.     Approve the attached Proclamation and designate the week of April 2-8, 2012 as "Public Health Week" as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved

7.     Approve and adopt the proposed Resolution Certifying Mileage as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering & Road Division.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2012-005)

8.     Approve a letter in support regarding the Interagency Visitor Center.**   Document

Action: Approved

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter requesting that the Pacific Fisheries Management Council re-evaluate the decisions regarding commercial salmon fishing restrictions as they apply to the North Coast.**   Document

Action: Approved

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

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

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

10. Approve a Budget Transfer (03-03) in the amount of $2,228.00 within the County Clerk-Recorder Budget as requested by the County Clerk-Recorder.**   Document

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

11. 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 Andy Larson.

12. 10:40 A.M. Presentation by the National Marine Fisheries presentation to the Board regarding the Coho Salmon Recovery Plan.   Document

Action: Julie Weeder, Recovery Coordinator gave a presentation on the Coho Salmon Recovery Plan and the ongoing process.

The Board expressed their concerns regarding issues such as agriculture, forest management, management practices, and water quality studies.

Public Comment was given by Zack Larson.

13. 10:55 A.M. Approve and adopt a Resolution entitled A RESOLUTION OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR FUNDING FROM THE 2012 STATE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS GRANT as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Jim Carnegie, Fiscal Manager, presented this item.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved and adopted a Resolution entitled A RESOLUTION OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR FUNDING FROM THE 2012 STATE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS GRANT

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

14. Request for Approval of a Grant Application to be submitted to the Department of Fish and Game for a 3-Year Smith River DIDSON Program   

Action: Zack Larson presented this item and outlined some preliminary data related to the subject.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved a request for approval of a Grant Application to be submitted to the Department of Fish and Game for a 3-Year Smith River DIDSON Program.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

15. 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 ambulance services, the legislative platform, and upcoming budget meetings.

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