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, July 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); Karen Olson v. Del Norte County, Del Norte Superior Court, CVUJ 09-1325B  (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 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: 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 the groundbreaking for the Harbor, attending the NACO Annual Conference, and traveling to Sacramento for the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, State Association of Supervisors, and the Rural County Supervisors' Association.

Supervisor McClure reported on missing the Harbor dedication due to a Coastal Commission meeting, commented that there is a restoration project for Tolowa Dunes on the next Coastal Commission agenda, attending a Historical Society meeting where a presentation on the history of Brother Jonathan was given, commented that the Redwood Park Association is still working with the Save the Redwoods to keep Mill Creek open, reported on working with a group with Sutter Coast regarding regionalization and commented that there is a meeting on Wednesday at Crescent Elk Auditorium regarding this as well, asked that a Resolution be put on the next Board of Supervisors' agenda that states that the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will not suspend the Brown Act, commented on meeting with Karen Kovacs on Wednesday, stated that Assemblymember Wes Chesbro will be in town tomorrow and will be honored at the Senior Center, attending a Senior Center Board meeting, commented on receiving calls from constituents regarding reduction in services for Dial-A-ride, commented that she will be having a meeting the next day with Supervisors Sullivan and the School Superintendent regarding safety on Glenn Street, and commented that Jared Huffman will be in town on the 18th.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on attending the Harbor Groundbreaking Ceremony, attending the Smith River Gym Groundbreaking, participating in the agenda review for the Solid Waste Management Authority, meeting with the City regarding a water line on Mill Road, attending an Resource Conservation District meeting, attending a Border Coast Regional Airport Authority discussion meeting, traveling to Yreka with the County Administrative Officer for a NCIRWMP meeting, attending a 5C Salmonid meeting, attending a LAFCO meeting, commented that the Forest Service decided not to extend the Public Comment the proposed Travel Management Plan.

Supervisor McNamer reported on attending a Senior Center Board meeting, participating in Agenda Review, attending an Air Quality Management District meeting in Eureka, attending a LAFCO meeting, and commented that she will be meeting with Karen Kovacs from Fish and Game on Wednesday.

Supervisor Sullivan reported on meeting with meeting with Senator LaMalfa and Senator Nielsen, attending a Tea Party meeting, attending the groundbreaking at Smith River Gym, meeting with Maggie Kraft, the new Executive Director of Area 1 Agency on Aging, and commented on the Today in America segment that featured Del Norte County.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer reported on the ongoing repairs for the Manual Arts Building, commented on the continued work on the Budget Process, and commented that wood chips will soon be replaced with rubber mulch in three of the County Parks.

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 pulled for separate discussion.

Supervisor Sullivan recused himself from Item #21 due to conflict of interest.

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved the Consent Agenda, (Items 1-7 and 9-21).

 

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

1.     Approve the Minutes from the June 10, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

2.     Approve a Resolution of Appreciation for Humboldt County Supervisor Jimmy Smith and His Years of Services to the NCIRWMP.***   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2012-020)

3.     Approve the contract amendment with North Coast EMS for FY 2012-2013 as requested by the Director of North Coast Emergency Medical Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-098)

4.     Approve the two year agreement submitted by Smith & Newell for auditing services. The agreement will cover the mandated independent audit for years ending June 2012 as well as June 2013. Requested by the Auditor-Controller.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-099)

5.     Approve a Resolution authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2012-021 and DNCO Agreement 2012-100)

6.     Approve the County Collections Department to accept delinquent library accounts for collection efforts as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**   Document

Action: Approved

7.     Approve the addendum for additional outside audit services as submitted by Smith and Newell, Certified Public Accountants as requested by the Auditor-Controller.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-101)

8.     Approve the request to close a portion of First Street in Smith River, California to allow setup and tear down time for the 8th Annual Smith River Days as requested by the Chair of the Smith River Heritage Association.**   Document

Action: This item was pulled for separate discussion.

A motion was made by Supervisor McClure to approve the request to close a portion of First Street in Smith River, CA to allow setup and tear down time for the 8th Annual Smith River Days with direction that the organization work with Community Development regarding an encroachment permit.

Supervisor Hemmingsen seconded the motion.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

9.     Ratify the appointments to the Solid Waste Task Force for Patricia Black, Ralph Dickey, and Wesley Nunn.**   Document

Action: Approved

10. Approve the Subvention Certificate of Compliance for the California Department of Veterans Affairs.**   Document

Action: Approved

11. Approve the response to the 2011-2012 Grand Jury Final Report.**   Document

Action: Approved

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Tehama County to allow Tehama County to place wards at Bar-O Ranch as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-102)

13. Adopt the resolution accepting an application for funding from the FY12 Emergency Management Performance Grant and Authorizing the execution of a grant award and any amendment thereto with the State of California for the purposes of this grant accepting the 2012 Emergency Management Performance Grant  (EMPG) and designating the signature authority to the named individuals for the purpose of executing applications and documents for obtaining financial assistance for the County of Del Norte as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**.   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2012-022)

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the "Release of Lien" of Leah Campbell as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with The National Council on Crime and Delinquency for Structured Decision Making (SDM) Services from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013, not to exceed $19,400.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approve (DNCO Agreement 2012-103)

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 2 to Agreement Number 10-NNA08 with the State of California, Department of Alcohol & Drug Programs (ADP), for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed a total contract amount of $1,374,607.00 and authorize the Director, Department of Health and Human Services to sign any associated or required documents as they relate to this Agreement as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-108)

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Adult Residential Services with Willow Glen Care Center, Yuba City, CA for the period of July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013, not to exceed $50,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-104)

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for Medi-Cal eligible children, youth and their families' mental health services from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $1,439,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-105)

19. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Stage One Childcare Services with the Del Norte Child Care Council (DNCCC), for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $353,169.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-106)

20. Approve the agreement and authorize the Tax Collector  and County Administrative Office to execute the agreement with Pre-Sort Center of Stockton, Inc. as requested by the Treasurer/Tax Collector.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2012-107)

21. Direct County Administration to enter into negotiations with Del Norte Ambulance, Inc. regarding a the potential extension of a contract to provide 9-1-1 ambulance service 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 McNamer and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved Budget Transfers (06-11), (06-12), (06-13), (06-14), (06-15), (06-16), (06-23), (06-25), (06-26), and (06-27).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Leslie McNamer

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

22. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-11) in the amount of $3,000.00 within the Sheriff's Budget to allow for 2011/12 year end reconciliation of accounts within the 231 budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

23. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-12) in the amount of $7,023.00 within the Jail Budget to allow for year end reconciliation or accounts within the 242 budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

24. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-13) in the amount of $20,000.00 within the Health and Human Services Budget for Welfare Administration reimbursement as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

25. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-14) in the amount of $1,500.00 within the Health and Human Services Budget for reimbursement for Animal Control as a result of an increase in the number of dog bites as requested by the Agricultural Department and the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

26. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-15) in the amount of $200,000.00 within the Health and Human Services Budget to address the growth in CalWORKs Welfare Assistance costs as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

27. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-16) in the amount of $138,000.00 within the Health and Human Services Budget for Public Guardian activities as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

28. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-25) in the amount of $8,886.00 within the General Flood Control Budget for the cost of hauling and burning materials as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering and Roads.**   Document

29. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-26) in the amount of $7,053.00 within the Klamath Levee Flood Control Budget for expenses related to pumping relief wells as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering & Roads.**   Document

30. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-27) in the amount of $20,632.00 within the Road Division Budget for Hunter Creek, Hurdy Gurdy bridge replacement, and Hobbs Wall Trail projects as requested by Deputy Director of Engineering & Roads.**   Document

31. Approve a Budget Transfer (06-23) in the amount of $2,752.00 within the Code Enforcement/Public Nuisance Budget to allow for payment to the Road Division for Work performed as requested by the Deputy Director of Building and Planning.**   Document

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

32. 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.

33. 10:30 A.M. Receive a Quarterly Treasury Update from the Treasurer/Tax Collector and take action as necessary.**   

Action: Dawn Langston, Treasurer/Tax-Collector, gave a Treasury Update.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

34. Continue the Public Hearing to vacate a portion of a Public Right of Way over Surfsound Court until August 14, 2012 to allow the parties to execute necessary documents as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering & Roads.**   Document

Action: The Public Hearing was continued to the meeting of August 14, 2012.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

35. 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.   

36. Presentation by Gary Blatnick, Director, Health and Human Services to discuss the recent California State Department of Health Care Services rejection of Del Norte County (and 6 other neighboring counties) request to implement managed care for the Medi-Cal population through a County Organized Health System model.  Discuss legislative representatives and potential Board involvement in meeting with State DHCS officials   

Action: Gary Blatnick, Director of Health and Human Services, gave a presentation to the Board.

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