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, September 25, 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 Attorney for Payment of Attorney’s Fees. II) Conference with legal counsel –Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a); Trinity Perry, Del Norte Superior Court, CVPT 11-1304; Tolowa Nations et. al. v California Dept. of Fish & Game et al. Sacramento Superior Court Case #34-2012-00117161;  Donna Fiery v. Del Norte County, et al, Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2001-00095243 . (B) Anticipated litigation: 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(b) - three cases; Discussion of Public Land Transfers; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(c); Potential litigation related to Tri-Agency; Pursuant to Gov’t Code 54997, conduct annual evaluation of the Chief Probation Officer; Potential litigation related to Arbor Glen Mobile Home Park.

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

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

·        The Pledge of Allegiance - to be led by Supervisor Hemmingsen

Action: Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Hemmingsen.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: County Administrative Officer advised that there were no new employees for introduction

·        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 McNamer:  Attended Visitor's Bureau Meeting; Attended Regional Air Quality Management Meeting in Weaverville; Attended a meeting regarding the Social Host Ordinance; Also attended the LAFCO meeting Library District representative was not in attendance.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended a meeting with Planning Staff and Elk Valley Rancheria; RCD Meeting in Eureka; Attended the local transportation commission, Participated in the Solid Waste Agenda Review and the annual RCRC Conference where there were a lot of great workshops; Also attended the LAFCO Meeting where the meeting was continued for the MSR/SOI due to a representative from the Library not showing up.

Supervisor McClure:  Attended the Coastal Commission meeting in Fort Bragg (first time in 40 years that meeting had been held in Fort Bragg) and during the session Jarod Huffman attended and Martha had discussions about Del Norte County with him;  The Loan Committee met and lost a valued member of the Committee with the moving of Ben Cameron;  Attended the RAC meeting;  Received numerous blight calls  - called the Blight Officer and returned the phone calls only to learn that the matter was resolved and the second call was actually a  thank you call; The Redwood Park Association is in final steps of contract negotiations with Save the Redwoods League to keep Mill Creek Gate Open;  Also,  announced that she is thankful that we have Sutter Coast in our area as she had a great experience recently with her outpatient shoulder surgery; Mentioned MPA RFP has been extended until November.

Supervisor Finigan:  Spoke with several constituents to address a variety of needs from Barking Dogs to Bad Cable reception; Attended the RCRC Annual Conference with excellent workshops; Discussion regarding SRA Fees and the information necessary to file appeal; Discussion regarding Proposition 31 which RCRC is in favor of which will work toward refining the legislative process Received letter that needs to be reviewed by County Counsel, CAO and Martha for direction.

Chair Sullivan:  Attended the RAC meeting with Supervisor McClure; Attended Pro-Active Financial Meeting; Lunch with Green Diamond to seek Green Diamond's involvement in the Community;  Local transportation Committee Meeting; Meeting with Smith River Baptist Church for an after school program for open gym;  Also attended the RCRC Annual Conference where like Supervisor Finigan and Hemmingsen mentioned had great workshops - Access to Capital, Goods Movement; AB109;  Cal EPA Presentation discussions regarding current regulations; Also a workshop regarding Tribal Feed & Trust.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer reports that his team is focusing on two Capital projects Point St. George project where yesterday there was an On-Site Project Walk; Battery Point should be complete by the end of the month; Working with the Recreation Department regarding the Smith River Baptist Church After School Program and finalized balancing the budget.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Items 2, 8 &, 9 were pulled for separate discussion.

On a motion by Supervisor McNamer and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the Consent Agenda, (Items 1; 3-7; 10-18).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Leslie McNamer

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.    Approve and adopt the Minutes from the August 28, 2012 and September 11, 2012  regular Board of Supervisors meetings.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the County of Del Norte and RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co. as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-148).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Proclamation declaring October 2012  - Domestic Violence Awareness Month as requested by the Community Health Center.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Authorize the Chair to Appoint Gerald D. Cochran to the Loan Committee.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreements for Implementing, Training and Accessing Assessments.com Risk Needs Assessment Web based software along with the Agreement for Consulting, Quality Assurance, Training and Northern California Probation Consortium Coordination, as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement Nos. 2012-149 & 2012-150).

6.    Approve and authorize the Second Amendment to Agreement 2010-120 with Van Scoyoc Associates, at the request of County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No 2012-151).

7.    Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer as Delegate to Execute Grant Documents; and Approve and authorize the Chair to sign letters confirming the delegation of signing authority, as requested  by the Deputy Director of Building and Planning.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and adopt an official color and black & white version of the County seal and direct staff to avoid waste by continuing to utilize existing stock, that all future orders of letterhead, envelopes, business cards, etc. shall include the official County Seal as adopted, at the request of the Director of Information Technology.**

Action: Approved Items Black and White Version #1 & Color Version #4.

9.    Approve and authorize the signing of the attached Resolution adopting a policy to Opt-In to Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, as requested by Supervisor Finigan.**

Action: Approved (Resolution No. 2012-026).

10. Approve and authorize the signing of the attached Resolution of Appreciation for Richard Essex, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved (Resolution No. 2012-027).

11. Approve and authorize an Amendment to Agreement #2010-176 for Public Defender Services extending the Agreement termination date an additional month, to October 31, 2012, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-152).

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Kings View Corporation to provide Telepsychiatric Services and Anasazi Doctor's Home Page for the period July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 not to exceed $253,800, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No.  2012-153).

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement # EW-2012-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Eligibility, Employment Services and Welfare-to-Work Training from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $42,636, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-154).

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement  # CW-2012-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Child Welfare Services training from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $37,620, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No.  2012-155).

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with St. Helena Hospital Center for Behavioral Health located in Vallejo, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $7,140, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No.  2012-156).

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with St. Helena Hospital located in St. Helena, CA  for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $10,100, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-157).

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Two (2) Year Tribal Task Force Agent Memorandum of Understanding between Del Norte County and Smith River Rancheria, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved (MOU # 2012-158).

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement including the Budget for Del Norte County Public Safety Realignment Plan for 2012-2013, as requested by Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-160).

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

19. 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: Richard Miles spoke regarding two items of concern (1) Social Services Cal Fresh Program and (2) requests that the County recognize where the food comes from in Del Norte County during the Del Norte County Food Month.  

Zack Larson of Zack Larson & Associates provided an update to the Board regarding the MPA process.

20. 10:35 A.M. Building Inspection Division Activities Presentation, as requested by Deputy Director of Community Development.

21. 10:45 A.M. Smith River Sonar Fish Counting Program Funding Update, as requested by Zack Larson & Associates.

22. 11:00 A.M. Conclude the Public Hearing and adopt the Recommended 2012/2013 Fiscal Year Final Budget and Special District Budgets by Resolution as presented over the course of the budget hearings;  (1) Adopt Resolution 2012-024, a Resolution Fixing Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 as required by Government Code;  (2) Adopt a Resolution 2012-025 setting the appropriation limits for Fiscal Year 2012/2013; (3) Approve a side-letter to Agreement between the County of Del Norte and the Sheriff Employees Association establishing employee contribution rates to the Public Employees Retirement System effective January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013 as fully described in the attached side-letter;  (4) Re-establish the following positions: two Deputy Sheriffs, two Correctional Technicians, and one  Correctional Officer effective September 25, 2012, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No.  2012-159 and Resolutions 2012-024 and 2012-025).

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

23. Discuss and take action approving the allocation of Title II RAC funding and direct Community Development Department Staff to present projects to the Board of Supervisors for allocation of Title III funding, as requested by the Resource Advisory Committee.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Leslie McNamer

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LAND USE:

24. Review and approve the Plans and Bid Specs for required Obstruction Clearance Project at Ward Field in Gasquet, California and direct staff to submit Plans and Bid Specs to Caltrans for approval and Grant Funding, as requested by Airport Manager.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

25. Accept the attached application from the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority for Title III Funding in the amount of $12k and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a description of the proposed project in the local newspaper, and to forward the proposed project to the Resource Advisory Committee for their review and comment, as requested by Deputy Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

26. 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: Request that County Administrative Officer look into Hostel RFP and determine deadline for comments; Update on status of Sutter Coast.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

DEL NORTE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

27. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization, and conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment,  APN 101-021-20A, 2011-12, Antill**

Action: No action by Board of Supervisors, Appeal denied.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  September 13, 2013

 

 

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