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 24, 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, 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) 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) Donna Fiery v. Del Norte County, et al, Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2001-00095243

Tolowa Nation v. Del Norte County, el at., Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2012-00117161 (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.

·        The Pledge of Allegiance 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: 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: On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor Finigan, the Board added the following urgency item:

Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter for a Request for Waiver to Special Conditions for County Grant 09-EDOC-6038.

 

Motion: Move to Approve

Move: Gerry Hemmingsen

Second: David Finigan

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

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McNamer, the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign the letter.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

·        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 attending a Local Area Formation Committee meeting regarding sphere of influence, commented on her daughter receiving an award for her work on the Junior Miss Program, commented that she participated in follow up appointments with constituents, and commented on attending the Republican Women's luncheon.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending a Candidates Forum, meeting with lily bulb growers regarding the coho salmon issue, attending a Local Transportation Commission meeting, attending a Solid Waste Management Authority agenda review, attending an RCD meeting regarding Hurdygurdy and coho salmon, meeting with Kevin Church, Cal-Trans representative, and attending a Local Area Formation Committee meeting.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending a Coastal Commission meeting, commented that the permits for the Harbor were approved, participated in a Emergency Medical Services' teleconference, attending the Family Fun Fair, and announced that next Saturday and Sunday, the Jobs Daughters will be selling doughboys at the Tall Ships Event.

Supervisor Finigan reported on attending a First 5 Del Norte meeting, attending the Tea Party Forum, attending the Economic Summit at Elk Valley Rancheria, attending a Regional Council of Rural Counties meeting and commented that the name was changed to the Rural Counties Representatives of California.

Supervisor Sullivan reported on meeting with the Farm Bureau regarding the Coho Salmon Recovery Plan along with Supervisor Hemmingsen and County Staff, attending a School District meeting, attending the Economic Summit, attending a Local Transportation meeting, participated in a conversation with a constituent regarding flag pole replacement in the cemetery, and commented on the upcoming meeting with Curry County Commissioners in Smith River on Monday, April 30th.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer commented on a contract with Rick Parker Construction that was approved for work on the Manual Arts Building, commented on ongoing budget meetings, reported that staff was participating in collective bargaining with two employee groups, meeting with Mr. Johnson regarding replacement of flagpole in the cemetery, reported on receiving a letter regarding road closure for work done at Ruby van Deventer that will create delays of about 15-20 min, and commented on reviewing a number of spot bills.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Item #8 was taken separately.

No Public Comment was given.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the Consent Agenda, Items #1 through #7.

 

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

1.     Approve the Minutes from the Board of Supervisors' April 10, 2012 Regular Meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

2.     Approved and adopt the attached Proclamation declaring the month of May 2012 as Mental Health Month as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved

3.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement No. 2012-014 with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, increasing to a contract total not to exceed $40,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-046)

4.     Approve the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Services and Supports Update for the Three Year Program and Expenditure Plan, FY 2011/12 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and authorize the Director, Department of Health and Human Services to sign an Agreement with Glenn County Human Resource Agency for Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS) training for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 not to exceed $13, 291.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO 2012-047)

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Del Norte Unified School District (DNUSD) and the Humboldt/Del Norte Special Education Local Planning Agency (SELPA) for Educationally Related Mental Health Services for the period of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, not to exceed $26,600.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-048)

7.     Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 2007-123 with Stover Engineering extending the completion date to December 31, 2012 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-049)

8.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached agreement for construction repair services with Rick Parker Construction in the amount of Seventy-Four Thousand Three Hundred Thirty-Five Dollars and no cents ($74,335.00) as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Sullivan recused himself from this item.

Vice-Chair McNamer took over the meeting.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign the attached agreement for construction repair services with Rick Parker Construction in the amount of Seventy-Four Thousand Three Hundred Thirty-Five Dollars and no cents ($74,335.00)

Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-050)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved Budget Transfers (04-01), (04-02), (04-03), (04-05).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

9.     Approve a Budget Transfer (04-01) in the amount of $43,000.00 within the Sheriff's Budget Unit for increased utility costs as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

10. Approve a Budget Transfer (04-02) in the amount of $9,210.00 within the Grants Administration Budget as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

11. Approve a Budget Transfer (04-03) in the amount of $8,079.00 within the Sheriff's Budget Unit as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

12. Approve a Budget Transfer (04-05) in the amount of $65,000.00 within the Health and Human Services Budget as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

13. 10:30 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 Eileen Cooper and Lathe Gill.

REGULAR ITEMS

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

14. 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 speaking with Peterson and Consulting, our Legislative Advocates regarding upcoming legislation.

Direction was given to staff by the Board to send a letter in support of AB 2577. 

Supervisor Hemmingsen requested that staff send a letter to Randy Moore, Regional Forester, regarding the notice that the Six Rivers National Forest is moving forward on acquiring the Hurdygurdy property and emphasized that our No Net Loss Resolution be referenced

 

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter regarding comments on the NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service draft SONCC Coho Salmon Recovery Plan as requested by the Director of Community Development.**   Document

Action: Kevin Hamblin, Director of Community Development, presented this item.

Public Comment was given by Harry Harms, Connie Morrison, Joyce Crockett, Linda Crockett, Steven Westbrook, and Andrea Souther.

Supervisor McClure asked that a paragraph be added to the existing letter urging the National Marin Fisheries to temporarily hold off on adopting the draft until all communities have sufficient input.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McNamer, the Board approved and authorize the Chair to sign a letter regarding comments on the NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service draft SONCC Coho Salmon Recovery Plan with the additional paragraph added.

ADJOURNMENT

Action: The meeting adjourned at 11:30 A.M.

 

 

 

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