A G E N D A

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Yurok Tribal Council

Council Chambers                                                                190 Klamath Blvd.

                                    Klamath, CA  95548

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, May 08, 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, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       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) 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 ; Zumbrum Law Firm v. Del Norte County, et al, Sacramento Superior Court, Case #34-2012-00118655  (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

 

 

 

 

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

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

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

·        The Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor McClure

Action: Supervisor McClure led the Pledge of Allegiance.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: County Counsel introduced Laura Cutler as the new Deputy County Counsel III.

·        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.

·        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 Solid Waste Management Authority meeting, attending an Elk Valley Rancheria 2X2, attending a Redevelopment Area Oversight Board meeting, attending a Tri-Agency Economic Development meeting, attending the Del Norte Coastal Home Expo, attending a meeting honoring Congressman Thompson, attending a Neighborhood Watch meeting, attending a Joint Meeting with Curry County in Smith River, attending the Triplicate's Candidate Forum, attending an Airport JPA meeting and commented that ridership for the airport has risen, attending the Chamber Mixer in Smith River for the Wild Rivers Foundation, meeting with the Labor Council out of Eureka, participating in the CASA Golf Tournament, and commented his grandson had his first birthday.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending a Solid Waste Management Authority Meeting, attending the Tea Party candidate forum, attending the Triplicate Candidate Forum, attending a meeting honoring Congressman Thompson, meeting with the Labor Council, commented on an upcoming Coastal Commission meeting the she will be attending today, attending the Joint Curry Del Norte Board meeting, and commented that both her children have graduated from college.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending a Solid Waste Management Authority Meeting, attending a NORTEC meeting, attending a meeting honoring Congressman Thompson, attending the Joint Meeting with Curry County, attending a meeting regarding fishing in Coos Bay, attending the Triplicate's Candidates Forum, attending a Border Coast Regional Airport Authority workshop and as well as a Border Coast meeting, meeting with Stacey Lawson along with Farm Bureau members,  and commented on celebrating his 60th birthday.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending a Solid Waste Management Authority Meeting, attending a NORTEC meeting, attending a meeting honoring Congressman Thompson, attending the Joint Meeting with Curry County, attending a meeting regarding fishing in Coos Bay, attending the Triplicate's Candidates Forum, attending a Border Coast Regional Airport Authority workshop and as well as a Border Coast meeting, meeting with Stacey Lawson along with Farm Bureau members,  and commented on celebrating his 60th birthday.

Supervisor McNamer reported on attending the Tea Party Candidate Forum, attending the Triplicate Candidate Forum, attending the Coastal Home Expo and commented that she volunteered in the Republican Women' booth, attending the Joint meeting with Curry County Commissioners, attending the Wild Rivers Foundation Chamber Mixer, and mentioned the Ruby Wild Flower Show will be coming up on May 11th and 12th.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, commented on working on cross-border partnerships, commented that the Broker interviews were completed and hoped to have something coming to the Board at the next meeting, reported on working with Supervisor Finigan, the Sheriff, and the Chief Probation Officer regarding loss in revenue for different programs, stated that staff has been working with each individual department regarding their budgets, and commented on dealing with animal control issues.

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 #10.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the April 24, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

2.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter regarding the creation of a Ad- Hoc committee that includes Curry County and Del Norte County for economic and tourism development.**   Document

Action: Approved

3.     Approve the attached Resolutions: (1) A Resolution approving the application and authorizing execution of a grant contract with the California Arts Council; and (2) A Resolution expressing appreciation of the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness as requested by the Executive Director of DNACA.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolutions 2012-009 and 2012-010)

 

4.     Review the Capitol Improvement Plan and Priorities for Building Maintenance and Parks. Information Only.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into an agreement with the State of California, Department of Boating and Waterways for the fiscal year 2012-13 as requested by the Sheriff Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-053)

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Amendment to the Agreement with the State of California for the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program and HIV Care Program for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $133,940.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreements 2012-054 and 2012-055)

7.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Amendment to the Agreement with California Department of Public Health for the Housing Opportunities for Persons Living with AIDS (HOPWA) Program for the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013, not to exceed $35,704.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-056)

8.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Letter of Support for the Bertha Russ Lytel Foundation Grant Application - Fiscal Year 2012-13 as requested by the Executive Director of North Coast Emergency Medical Services.**   Document

Action: Approved

9.     Approve and accept the independent audit performed by Smith and Newell for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011 as requested by the Auditor/Controller.**   Document

Action: Approved

10. Appoint John Thompson as the Public Member to the Redevelopment Area Oversight Board as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: ALL BUDGET TRANSFERS WERE TAKEN AS ONE ITEM.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved Budget Transfers (05-01), (05-03), (05-04), (05-05), (05-06), (05-07).

 

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

11. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-01) in the amount of $3,000.00 within the Capital Projects and Roads Budgets for striping at the Klamath Townsite Boat Ramp as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

12. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-03) in the amount of $48,000.00 within the Sheriff's Budget Unit for the Equipment Contract with the Department of Boating and Waterways as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

13. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-04) in the amount of $30,300.00 within the Probation Budget for food, utility, and health costs as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

14. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-05) in the amount of $9,865.00 within the Sheriff's Budget Unit as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

15. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-06) in the amount of $80,000.00 within the Capital Projects Budget to allow for the payment of a construction contract as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

16. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-07) in the amount of $46,590.00 within the Sheriff's Budget Unit as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

17. 10:25 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: No Public Comment was given.

18. 10:30 A.M. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a contract with Nicholas M. Mavris for Professional Attorney Services not to exceed $102,000.00 and; approve a Budget Transfer (05-02) in the amount of $137,000.00 within the District Attorney Budget to transfer State Aid Revenue to Professional Services/Homicide as requested by the District Attorney.**   

Action: Katie Micks spoke on behalf of the District Attorney's Office.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign a contract with Nicholas M. Mavris for Professional Attorney Services not to exceed $102,000.00 and; approve a Budget Transfer (05-02) in the amount of $137,000.00 within the District Attorney Budget to transfer State Aid Revenue to Professional Services/Homicide.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

19. Approve the expenditure of Title III funds in the amount of $15,000.00 for a Bar-O Boys Ranch Community Services Work Camp project that consists of the thinning of fire hazard fuels around and adjacent to the ranch as requested by the Director of Community Development.**   Document

Action: No Public Comment was given.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen, and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the expenditure of Title III funds in the amount of $15,000.00 for a Bar-O Boys Ranch Community Services Work Camp project that consists of the thinning of fire hazard fuels around and adjacent to the ranch.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

20. Approve the Deferred Improvement Agreement between North State Rendering and the County of Del Norte associated with minor subdivision MS1201C, and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign it as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**   Document

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

Rosanna Bower, Assistant Engineer, presented this item.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the Deferred Improvement Agreement between North State Rendering and the County of Del Norte associated with minor subdivision MS1201C, and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign it.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

21. 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 being in contact with Peterson Consulting regarding spot bills, commented on starting the second round of Budget meetings, reported that there will be an expanded Budget Report at the June 12, 2012 Board meeting. He also commented on loss of revenue regarding in-custody drug treatments, the Jail budget, and the Sheriff's Budget.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  April 16, 2014May 11, 2012

 

 

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