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, October 09, 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:     Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Leslie McNamer and Martha McClure

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, represented and unrepresented bargaining units.  II) Conference with legal counsel – A) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a); 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. 

 

 

 

 

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 McNamer.

Action: Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Finigan.

·        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 Hemmingsen:  Attended the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority Meeting; Participated in a Survey / Questionnaire for Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ); Attended the International Walk to School Day positioned at Del Norte High School; Also attended Cookies for Cops.

 

Supervisor Finigan:  Also attended the Solid Waste Management Authority meeting; Had a successful meeting with First 5; Attended the International Walk to School Morning stationed at Klamath Early River College; Attended the Pro-Active Financial Management Committee meeting; Participated in a conference call regarding CSAC; Attended the meeting with Tri-Agency; Discussions with various departments; Also attended the Harrington House Cookies for Cops.

 

Chair Sullivan:  Also attended the Solid Waste Management Authority meeting; Participated in a conference call with staff regarding refinancing our Certificates of Participation with the Pro-Active Financial Committee; Attended the funeral services for Harold Esparza; Met with Eileen Cooper regarding HWY 199; Attended the Smith River Open Gym ceremony; Attended the Cookies for Cops at the Harrington House; Received and addressed some complaints regarding Cal-Fire tax.

·        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 coastal trail project; Battery Point should be finishing up; Attended the Ribbon Cutting for the Smith River Open Gym; Attended meetings regarding Tri-Agency; Had multiple meetings with the public; Working on refinancing of the Certificates of Participation (COP's); and Attended meetings with the County Insurance Broker.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Action:      Items 3 and 5 were pulled for separate discussion.

 

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved the Consent Agenda, (Items 1; 2; 4; 6 & 7).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan   

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve and adopt the Minutes from the September 25, 2012  regular Board of Supervisors meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement with James Standring, D.D.S. modifying Section 11 and adding Exhibit A, as requested by Sheriff.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-162).

3.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign attached Property Rental Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Tidewater Contractors,  as requested by Community Development Department.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself for item number 3.

 

On a motion by Supervisor Finigan and seconded by Chair Sullivan, the Board approved Consent Item 3.

 

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea:       2              David Finigan, Michael Sullivan   

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

4.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign the attached Agreement for Professional Services between the County of Del Norte and Northwest California Resource Conservation & Development Council (NCRCD) for the preparation of environmental documents, as requested by Community Development Department.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement No. 2012-164).

5.     Approve and adopt the Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor Finigan, the Board approved Consent Item 5.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    David Finigan

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen   

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

6.     Consider and approve Final BCRAA Budget for 2012/13 as provided in Article IV "Funding" of the BCRAA JPA Agreement, as requested by Airport Director.**   Document

Action: Approved.

7.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Proclamation declaring October 20 -25, 2012 as Wild Rivers Coast Food Days, as requested by the Wild Rivers Coast Food Days 2012 Committee**   Document

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

8.     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.  

9.     10:30 A.M. Presentation regarding the Activities of the Code Enforcement Division.   Document

Action: Dave Mason provided a Powerpoint presentation regarding the Activities of the Code Enforcement division.

 

Public Comment:  Roger Gitlin commended Dave Mason for his presentation.  Roger also commented on the need for continued cleanup of the county and Roger is pleased to report that the community also wants to become involved financially and with rolling up their sleeves in helping to clean up.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

10. Discuss the attached letter and maps prepared by the United States Department of Interior California Department of Parks and Recreation - Redwood National and State Parks, regarding potential Hostel locations and provide comments and direct staff to develop a Comment Letter to be signed by the Chair and forwarded to the appropriate agency(s) upon completion, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Comments received.  Letter will be drafted by staff and circulated for comments in order to meet the October 15, 2012 response deadline.

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

11. 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: County Administrative Officer advises that there is nothing before the Board regarding legislation at this time.  Supervisor Hemmingsen asked staff to look into a Pilot Program that Siskiyou County regarding legislature that they are working on that other Counties can piggy back onto regarding Timberlands to see if there is an area of opportunity; Meeting with County, City and Councils regarding Amending Ordinances with Solid Waste Management Authority to ultimately eliminate the Ordinances through the Solid Waste Management for them to be maintained at the County and City level.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

DEL NORTE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  October 11, 2012

 

 

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