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, December 11, 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. II) Conference with legal counsel –Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a); Zumbrun Law Firm v. County of Del Norte, et al, Sacramento Superior Court Case #37-2012-0011865; Sylvester v. County of Del Norte Case United States District County Northern District of California, Case No. CV11-01459; Workers Compensation Settlement; Pacific Shores CA Subdivision Water District v DNC, DN Superior Court, Case No. CVPT 06-1454 (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); Pursuant to Gov’t Code 54997, Conduct annual evaluation of the Director of Information Technology; Conduct annual evaluation of the Director of Agricultural, Weights and Measures; Potential litigation related to Tri-Agency Economic Development Authority and Real Property Negotiations Relating to Pacific Shores.

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 Finigan.

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 advises no reportable actions as a result of 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.

·        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:  Unfortunately left her day planner at home but did participate in a Special Session meeting and began the process of cleaning her office and organizing the last 8 years that she has served as Supervisor for District 1.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended a 2x2 meeting with Smith River Rancheria; Attended the funeral for of a dear friend and long term Crescent City Contractor; Attended the Sustainable Forest Action Coalition meeting in Sacramento; Attended a meeting with the Airport regarding Grant Funding; Attended the Special Session meeting; Participated in Solid Waste Agenda Review; Attended the Chamber Mixer for Katherine Taylor at the new Edward Jones Office.

Supervisor McClure:  Attended the Loan Committee meeting; Working with the Resource Department at Humboldt State regarding the MPA's being centered around Humboldt State; Attended the Redwood Park Association Candle Walk at Prairie Creek; Attended the Planning Commission presentation regarding Pebble Beach Drive; Attended the Special Session meeting; and Will be leaving to attend the Coastal Commission meeting in San Francisco this afternoon; Attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting at the new Fish Market.

Supervisor Finigan:  Attended the National Forest County School Coalition Meeting; Attended the RCRC meeting; Participated in the Airport JPA meeting; Attended the CSAC Conference in Long Beach.

Chair Sullivan:  Attended the CSAC Conference in Long Beach with Supervisor Finigan; While at the conference attended some interesting committees meeting regarding AG & Natural Resources, Coastal County Caucus, Housing, Land Use, Transportation, CEQA Reform and High Speed Rail and Rural County Caucus; Dealt with some complaints regarding Bar-O; Attended the Wal-Mart Super Center Ribbon Cutting;  Attended meeting with Road Department regarding the Morrison Creek and Hiouchi Drive flooding; Also attended the Republican Women's Lunch; Attended the 2x2 Smith River Rancheria meeting; Participated in Agenda Review; Attended a meeting with GHD;  Attended a meeting regarding the Youth Hostel and potential locations; Attended the Special Session meeting; Attended a Tri-Agency meeting and the Chamber Mixer for at the new Edward Jones office for Katherine Taylor.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer reports that he has been working on Point St. George and Battery Point projects.  The Battery Point project is virtually complete; Attended a community outreach meeting last night (Neighbors Helping Neighbors); Attended a meeting with CDD regarding the Hiouchi Mountain Fire Easement.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

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

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the November 13, 2012 Board of Supervisors' meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Authorize the Chair to Appoint Carol Nova as a public member of the Klamath Community Services District.**

Action: Approved.

3.     Authorize the Chair to Appoint Margaret Caldwell as a public member of the Klamath Community Services District.**

Action: Approved.

4.     Approve a resolution entitled A Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Del Norte, State of California Honoring Leslie McNamer, Supervisor District 1.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution No. 2012-032.

5.     Approve and Authorize Chair to sign Subrecipient Agreement with Del Norte County Public Library for Del Norte Reads - Adult Reading Program to implement a portion of the County's 2012 Community Development Block Grant, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-199.

6.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Big Rock Community Services District for Emergency Management Performance Grant Pass-Through Funding as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-200

7.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign Subrecipient Agreement with CASA of Del Norte for Children's Advocacy Services to implement a portion of the County's 2012 Community Development Block Grant, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-201.

8.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign Subrecipient Agreement with Del Norte Senior Center for Senior Nutritional Meal Services to implement a portion of the County's 2012 Community Development Block Grant, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-202.

9.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign an Agreement with the City of Crescent City for Emergency Management Performance Grant Pass-Through Funding as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-203.

10. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Lake County, as requested by Asst. Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-204.

11. Reclassify the one filled position of Account Clerk III (salary range 28) to an Accounting Technician position (salary range 34), as requested by Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved.

12. Approve and authorize Chair to sign 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.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-205.

13. Authorize and approve the expenditure of Title III funds in the amount of $12,000 as a match for the Obstruction Removal Project at Ward Field in Gasquet, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

14. Authorize and approve the Application for Title III funds for the Low Divide Brushing Project, as requested by Community Development Department - Roads Division.**

Action: Approved.

15. Authorize and approve the Application for Title III funds as requested by Sunset High School, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

16. Authorize and approve the proposed Agreement between the County of Del Norte acting on behalf of the County Service Area and Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-206.

17. Authorize and approve Chair to sign Agreement for Clean and Sober Residence Services, as requested by Asst. Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-207.

18. Authorize and approve the Request to Breach Lake Earl at the level of 8 feet mean sea level (msl) or greater, as part of the Army Corps Permit Number 27850N Coastal Development Permit No. 1-09-047, California Fish and Game 1601 Permit, and Regional Water Quality Certification, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

19. Approve the Bid Package for the 2013 Pedestrian Improvement Project and authorize staff to advertise the project for bids, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

20. Authorize and approve Chair to sign Agreement with Clean Vantage, LLC for a Bioenergy (Cellulosic Ethanol) Production Facility Planning Study to implement a portion of the County's 2010/2011 Planning and Technical Assistance Allocation Community Development Block Grant, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-208.

21. Approve and adopt a Proclamation Honoring Chris Doehle for her years of service to the County of Del Norte, as requested by Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

22. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with Del Norte Healthcare District for the Department of Health and Human services to provide office support for the period January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013, not to exceed $2,570 per month or $30,840 per year, as requested by Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-209.

23. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with the County of Trinity to continue their portion of the Community Nutrition Expansion Pilot Project (CNEPP) for the period October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013 for $75,000, as requested by Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-210.

24. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Residential Lease Agreement with Lehman Property Management for a home located in Crescent City, CA for the period October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013 for an amount not to exceed $1,200 per month or $14,400 per year, as requested by Department of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-211.

25. Approve and authorize Chair to Sign the Second Agreement between the County of Del Norte and Tim Nicely M.D., Howard Croy, PA-C, and Katie Evans, PA-C, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2012-212

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

26. Approve Budget Transfer (11-03) in the amount of $196,816 within the Welfare Admin Department budget as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  BT-11-03

27. Approve Budget Transfer (12-01) in the amount of $45,000 from the County Clerk/Recorder - Registrar of Voters General Fund budget as requested by County Clerk/Recorder - Registrar of Voters.**

Action: Approved BT-12-01

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

28. 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.

29. 10:30 A.M.  Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments relating to the Proposed Updated  CDBG Program Income Reuse plan; Approve and Adopt Resolution for the Proposed Updated Program Income Reuse Plan, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved and adopted Resolution 2012- 033.

30. 10:40 A.M. Smith River Rancheria Presentation regarding Co-Applicant Status with Del Norte County to Develop North/South Indian Roads and TIGER HWY 101 Safety Project, and take action as necessary.

Action: Board provided direction to Staff to begin the process of working with Smith River Rancheria in order to develop Memorandum of Understanding between County and Smith River Rancheria.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

31. Discuss disposition of title on Assessor Parcel Number 131-120-17 and provide direction to staff for determination of title and return to the Board for approval, as requested by Supervisor Sullivan.**

Action: Please note incorrect Assessor Parcel Number (APN) was listed above.  The correct APN should be 131-120-07.  Board directed staff to begin research for determination of title and possible disposition of parcel.

32. Approve and adopt Resolution Setting the Property Tax Administrative Fees to be charged in 2012/2013, as requested by Auditor-Controller.**

Action: Approved and adopted Resolution 2012-034.

33. Consent to begin the negotiation process with the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority for BCRAA acquisition of County owned roads and property required for mitigation for the proposed Runway Safety Area Improvement Project and authorize the Chair to sign the attached "Willing Seller Letter" for submittal with the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program grant application to the California Natural Resources Agency, as requested by Border Coast Regional Airport Authority.**

Action: Approved.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

34. 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.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Antoinette Self, 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