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, June 26, 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:     Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Leslie McNamer

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; Discussion of Public Land Transfers; Real Property Negotiations Summer Park Apartments II 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 McNamer.

Action: Chair Sullivan 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: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer asked that a letter be added to the agenda regarding the opposition of SB 1222 (Leno) Solar energy permits.

On a motion by Supervisor McClure and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved the letter to be added to the agenda.

 

Motion: Move to Approve

Move:  Martha McClure

Second: Gerry Hemmingsen

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure the Board approved the letter in opposition of SB 1222 to be sent.

 

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

·        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 Del Norte Board Meeting, attending an RCRC meeting, and attending an Airport JPA meeting.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending a Coastal Commission meeting regarding the LCP process, commented that there will be a meeting in December with CSAC and RCRC regarding the LCP process, commented that the Redwood Parks Association is in partnership with the Save the Redwoods League to attempt at making a plan that will keep Mill Creek access open on weekends, attending a Historical Society meeting, and commented on going out to Tolowa Dunes to observe the restoration project.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Smith River School playground, attending a Redwood Coast Transit meeting in place of Supervisor McClure, attending a meeting at the Fire Department regarding dispatch services, traveled to Sacramento for a Sustainable Forest Action Coalition meeting regarding Secure Rural Schools, catastrophic fire issues, stewardship contracting, travel management plans, and the Environmental Protection agency; participating in Solid Waste Management Authority agenda review, attending a 2x2 with Redwood State Parks, attending a Nor-Tec meeting, and attending a Border Coast Regional Airport Authority meeting.

Supervisor Sullivan reported on attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Smith River School playground, attending the Cal-Fire dispatch presentation, attending agenda review, commented on being out of town for an annual company meeting, spoke with constituents regarding the regionalization for Sutter Coast, commented on the new streaming for the Board of Supervisors meetings.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, commented on working on the recommended budget, meetings with departments regarding their budgets, reviewing the work on the Manual Arts fire rehab, met with a Community group regarding recreation, working on daily issues with other departments, participating in employee negotiations, and reviewing the bills that came out last night.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Item #12 was pulled for separate discussion.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the Consent Agenda (Items 1-11, and 13)

 

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 June 12, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

2.     Approve and Re-appoint Christin McCollum, Christy Page, and Daphane Williams to the Local Planning Council as the Child Care Provider member, Alternate member, and Public Agency member, respectfully.   Document

Action: Approved

3.     Approve an amendment to contract #2010-176 for Public Defender Services extending the termination date of June 30, 2012 to a month to month basis not to exceed three months as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approve (DNCO Agreement 2012-081)

4.     Approve and adopt the Statement of Votes cast at the June 05, 2012 Presidential Primary Election, and that a copy be lodge in the Office of the County Clerk as requested by the County Clerk-Recorder.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign an Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Napa County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approve (DNCO Agreement 2012-083)

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an agreement between County of Del Norte and James Standring DDS for dentist services for Del Norte County Jail Inmates as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-080)

7.     Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into the MOU with the County of Santa Clara for SAFE funding as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-084)

8.     Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into the MOU with the County of Santa Clara for CSPP funding as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-085)

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Skyway House for adult residential treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 not to exceed $22,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-086)

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Richard Pearcey dba: Del Norte Taxi for transportation services for the period of April 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $20,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-082)

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. to provide children's mental health services for the period of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, increasing to a contract total of $70,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-087)

12. Approve a Resolution in opposition to Governor Brown's proposed budget reductions to California's Early Care and Education Child Development Programs and supports Legislature's Budget in  AB1464 as requested by the LPC for Child Care & Development.**   Document

Action: Approved

13. Approve and adopt a Resolution authorizing submission of the Comprehensive Multiagency Juvenile Justice Plan Modification and authorizing the Chief Probation Officer to execute all necessary documents associated with the application as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2012-018)

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: ALL BUDGET TRANSFERS WERE TAKEN AS ONE ITEM.

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

14. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-04) in the amount of $150,000.00 within the Capital Projects Budget as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

15. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-05) in the amount of $10,900.00 within Clerk-Recorder Budget for payment of the 2012 Presidential Primary Election costs as requested by the County Clerk-Recorder.**   Document

16. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-06) in the amount of $193,448.00 within the Health and Human Services Budget to permit limited realignment transfers as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

17. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-07) in the amount of $4,100.00 within the Road Division Budget for sales tax on the purchase of the Striping Machine as requested by the Road Superintendent.**   Document

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

18. 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 Doreen Wells, Bruce Barber, and Roger Gitlin.

19. 10:30 A.M. Receive a presentation from the 4-H Extension Office regarding an overview of the UC Extension program, what services they have delivered to Del Norte County, including horticulture, the new Klamath outreach program, and the first ever 4-H college tour.   

Action: Debra Giraud gave a presentation to the Board.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

20. Approve and adopt the attached Sanitary Sewer System Management Plan as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering & Road Division.**   Document

Action: Public Comment was given by Connie Morrison.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved and adopted the attached Sanitary Sewer System Management Plan

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

21. Approve a request to continue the Public Hearing to vacate a portion of a public right-of-way over Surfsound Court until the July 24, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting to allow the parties to execute necessary documents as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering & Roads.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved a request to continue the Public Hearing to vacate a portion of a public right-of-way over Surfsound Court until the July 24, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting to allow the parties to execute necessary documents

 

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

22. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Orleans/Some Bar Community Wildfire Protection Plan.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign the Orleans/Some Bar Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

 

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

23. Approve the acceptance of offers to dedicate twelve public access easements and adopt a Resolution accepting grants of interest in the real property described in Exhibit A of the Resolution as requested by the Deputy Director of Building and Planning.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Finigan, and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved the acceptance of offers to dedicate twelve public access easements and adopt a Resolution accepting grants of interest in the real property described in Exhibit A of the Resolution.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

24. 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.   

25. 1)  Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year Recommended budgets as presented by departments;2)        Establish positions in Health and Human Services and probation, and Reclassify positions in Child Support Services and Administration as listed (Attachment A);3)     Approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B);4)        Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all other cost saving options;5)    Approve and adopt the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as modified (Spreadsheet Attachment C);6) Direct departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without Board of Supervisor approval.   Document

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, presented this item.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the following actions 1)Discussed and took action as necessary to modify the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year Recommended budgets as presented by departments; 2)Established positions in Health and Human Services and probation, and Reclassified positions in Child Support Services and Administration as listed  (Attachment A); 3) Approved the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B);4) Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all other cost saving options; 5) Approved and adopted the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as modified (Spreadsheet Attachment C);  6) Directed departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without the Board of Supervisors approval.

 

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

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