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 23, 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 and Gerry Hemmingsen, Leslie McNamer

                   

Absent:       David Finigan

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 McNamer.

·        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 McClure:  Has spent the last couple of weeks recovering as a result of a fall; Working with MPA regarding the upcoming RFP release; Subpoenaed for testimony at trial for District Attorney; Attended the Redwood Park Association Board meeting; Has been working with local Healthcare District regarding Sutter.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the Automation Goal Committee meeting; Attended the Pelican Bay Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting; Attended the Doyel Shamley Presentation; Attended the Solid Waste Committee Agenda Review; Attended the Fisherman's marketing Association meeting; Attended the NCIRWP meeting in Eureka; Attended the 5 County Sum-Audit meeting and also attended the LAFCO meeting.

 

Supervisor McNamer:  Attended the LAFCO meeting; Attended the Bi-National Health Week at the Wellness Center; Attended the Senior Center meeting; Attended the Sutter Coast Court Hearing regarding the Temporary Restraining Order and the Air Quality Meeting in Eureka was cancelled.

 

Chair Sullivan:  Has received numerous calls regarding Charter Communications service/reception; Attended the Automation Goal Committee meeting; Attended the Pelican Bay Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting; Attended the Doyel Shamley presentation; Attended Agenda review; and also attended the Pro-Active Financial Committee.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer reports that he has been focusing on Annual Review of Department Heads and Staff;  Also meeting regarding refinancing the Certificates of Participation;  Participated in meetings regarding Tri-Agency;  Meeting with Insurance Broker regarding healthcare changes;  Attended meeting regarding Public Defender contract as well as a meeting in the field regarding Title III funding.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Supervisor Hemmingsen recused himself from items 8, 13, 17 & 18; Chair Sullivan recused himself from items 8, 12 and 15.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       4              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve and adopt the Minutes from the October 9, 2012  regular Board of Supervisors meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and adopt Resolution entitled a Resolution of Intention to Approve an Amendment to Contract between the Board of Administration California Public Employees Retirement System and the Board of Supervisors County of Del Norte, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution No. 2012-028.

3.     Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the Certification of Compliance with Government Code Section 7507, the disclosure of the projected future costs for the increase in retirement benefit by the reclassification of the Probation Officer classifications to County Peace Officer status for purposes of CalPERS retirement, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.

4.     Approve $8,000 from Title III for Bar-O-Boys for Search and Rescue reimbursement costs, as requested by Community Development Department.**   Document

Action: Approved.

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Bar-O-Boys Ranch for the purpose of housing wards of the juvenile court for Contra Costa County, as requested by Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-166.

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Redwood Toxicology for products and services, as requested by Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-167.

7.     Direct Staff to prepare a letter disagreeing with determination of the State Mining and Geology Board (SMGB) that a conflict of interest exists in the Planning Division conducting required annual inspections for SMARA compliance and provide direction to Staff on how to proceed with inspections, as requested by Community Development Department.**   Document

Action: Approved and direction provided.

8.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Emergency Transportation Services with Del Norte Ambulance, Inc. for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $20,947.20, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Item continued until November 13, 2012 meeting for approval.

 

 

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       2              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer 

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 2              Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with the California Department of Public Health for the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program and HIV Care Program for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 , not to exceed $133,226 as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-169.

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Helios Healthcare, LLC (Helios) located in Sacramento, California to provide community residential treatment services for severely mentally disordered adults for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $66,065, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-170.

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Communique Interpreting of Santa Rosa, California  for American Sign Language Interpreters for the period July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 not to exceed $8,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-171.

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Wier's Mortuary Chapel, Inc. for Indigent Burial Services from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $19,600, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-172.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen 

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              Michael Sullivan

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Crescent City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for Hospital Preparedness Program Grant Pass-Through Funding as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-173.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              Gerry Hemmingsen

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Sutter Coast Hospital for Hospital Preparedness program Grant Pass-Through Funding as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-174.

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Amendment to Agreement #2010-176 for Public Defender Services extending the agreement termination date, on a month to month basis, not to exceed three months (January 31, 2013), as directed by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-175.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen 

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              Michael Sullivan

16. Discuss and authorize acceptance of a donation to the Veterans Service Office for purchase of new carpet, as requested by Building Maintenance Superintendent.**   Document

Action: Approved.

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Frontier for the purchase of a Mitel Phone System in the amount of $71,807.73 and authorize the County Administrative Officer to execute a new schedule under our Master Lease Agreement CAM-222 with Eplus Group, as requested by Director of Information Technology.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-176.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              Gerry Hemmingsen

18. Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign an Agreement with Frontier for ISDN PRI phone services in the amount of $19,440 ($540 per month for 36 months), as requested by Director of Information Technology.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-177.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              Gerry Hemmingsen

19. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the George Tryon Bridge Replacement Agreement authorizing FHWA to design and construct the project for the County using Highway Bridge Program and Forest Highway Program Funds, as requested by Assistant Engineer.**   Document

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-178.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved Budget Transfers BT-10-02 through BT 10-07.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Leslie McNamer

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       2              Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen     

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

20. Approve and authorize a Budget Transfer Request in the amount of $53,270 within the Bioterrorism Preparedness budget, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved BT-10-04.

21. Approve and authorize a Budget Transfer Request in the amount of $35,705 within the Pandemic Influenza budget, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved  BT-10-05.

22. Approve and authorize a Budget Transfer Request in the amount of $103,933 within the Hospital Preparedness budget, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved BT-10-03.

23. Approve and authorize a Budget Transfer Request in the amount of $13,241 within the Public Health, Environmental Health and OES budgets, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved BT-10-02.

24. Approve and authorize a Budget Transfer Request in the amount of $17,966 within the OES budget, as requested by County Administrative Office.**   Document

Action: Approved BT-10-07.

25. Approve and authorize a Budget Transfer Request in the amount of $101,221 within the OES budget, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved BT-10-06.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

26. 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: Dalton Alexander spoke as a 4-H All-Star representative for the 4H Soup Supper and Country Auction being held on Saturday, November 3, 2012.

 

Zac Larson spoke regarding obtaining private source funding for Smith River Sonar Fish Counting Station Program research project.  There has been a Proposal submitted to the Steelhead Catch Report Restoration Program that may have some funds available but is unsure as to the timing of the funding.

 

Bills Lonsdale spoke regarding disappointing service with Charter.

 

27. 10:30 a.m. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization, and conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment,  APN 116-270-09, 2011-12, Sandry**   Document

Action: Matter continued until November 13, 2012 Board of Supervisors meeting.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

28. Approve and adopt Resolution Declaring the Exclusive Authority of Del Norte County over Certain Roads, Rights-of-way and Routes of Travel within the Boundaries of Del Norte County and located on certain lands also managed by the United States Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management, as requested by Chair Sullivan.**   Document

Action: Matter pulled until November 13, 2012 Board of Supervisors meeting.

29. Discuss the attached 45-Day Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Benefit Fee (SRA Fee) 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: Direction provided by Board of Supervisors for preparation of letter to be brought for approval at November 13, 2012 Board of Supervisor meeting.

30. Waive the full reading, read in title only and introduce Ordinance No. 2012-002, entitled An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Del Norte authorizing an Amendment to the Contract between the County of Del Norte and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employee's Retirement System, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved DNCO Ordinance No. 2012-002.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan, Leslie McNamer         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

31. Approve and adopt Resolution entitled, A Resolution of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors Authorizing the Commencement of Proceedings in Connection with the Execution and Delivery of Refunding Certificates of Participation; and Appointing Bond Counsel in Connection therewith; and Authorizing the Chair to sign the Agreement for Bond Counsel Services with Weist Law Firm for the Refunding of the County's 1999 Certificates of Participation, as requested by Assistant County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved DNCO Resolution No. 2012-030; DNCO Agreement No. 2012-179.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea:       4              Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

32. 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.  County Administrator advised that he participated in a conference call regarding AB109 discussing Prison Population.

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 25, 2012

 

 

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