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, April 09, 2013

    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:     Roger Gitlin, 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 – Memorandum of Understanding with SRR; City-County Memorandum – Building Inspection; Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) Sylvester v. County of Del Norte Case United States District County Northern District of California, Case No. CV11-01459; Olson vs. Del Norte County Superior Court Case No. CVUJ09-1325; Resighini Rancheria, et al vs. Dean Wilson, US District Court, Northern District of California Case No.  C-11-6710 EMC.   (B) Anticipated litigation: 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(b) - four cases; Status of Solid Waste JPA. 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(c) – one case.  Cross Deputization Agreement with Sheriff; Roger Hayton CSAC-EIA Tort Claim Process. 

 

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 McClure.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: There were two new employees introduced.

Community Development Department - Houawa Moua - Environmental Health Specialist; and

Department of Health and Human Services - Emily Casselman - Deputy LPS Conservator.

·        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

Action: No action to report 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 Finigan - Attended the RCRC meeting in Sacramento; Attended the CSAC Board meeting; Win on the Fire Fees - good job on the appeals; participated in an Officer's call for CSAC; attended the Child Abuse Prevention Flag Raising; also attended the Airport JPA meeting and also asked about adding the "Child Check List" to future agendas.

 

Supervisor McClure - Missed the last meeting but was able to spend some time with her children in Arizona; attended the Senior Board Meeting; also attended the Redwood Park Association meeting; had a wonderful Easter with family; attended Democratic Central Committee meeting and will be traveling to Sacramento this weekend for the convention.

Supervisor Hemmingsen - attended a dinner with Senator Nielson which also included members of the Harbor District, City and Law Enforcement to discuss concerns that affect the area; attended a site meeting with Senator Nielson out at Pacific Shores; attended the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority meeting and the Emergency Board of Supervisors meeting.

Supervisor Gitlin - participated in a meeting with Commander Tim Athey and Code Enforcement regarding cleaning up the eastern edge of the Wal-Mart parking lot; requests that the Board direct CDD to research the cost to complete such a cleanup; attended the Solid Waste meeting and the Chamber meeting regarding the Sea Cruise Car Show in October; attended breakfast with Senator Nielson at the Chart Room; also invited Senator Nielson to dinner at Temple Beth Shalom for Passover Seder;  attended the luncheon at the Republican Women Federated also some good news to report Redwood Coast Transit Authority is receiving additional bus shelters at no cost to County or City - the only cost will be for installation of the shelters.

Supervisor Sullivan - Attended the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority meeting; attended the Tri-Agency meeting; participated in the Proactive Financial Goal Committee meeting; attended Agenda Review; participated in the presentation at the College of the Redwoods regarding Peace Corps; attended the Emergency Board of Supervisors meeting; also attended a meeting with CDD regarding priority Roads in the County and also attended the assembly for Blake for being Mary Peacock School's Star Reader of the month.

Also - Chair Sullivan directed staff to perform research as to what the costs would be associated with the cleanup at Wal-Mart and report back to the Board with their findings.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Continued negotiations with Employee Associations; personnel issues and meetings regarding potential energy savings to the County which once it has been finalized will be brought back to the board for consideration; attended the Northcoast CAO meeting with Assistant County Administrator; drafting letters in support/opposition to legislation as well agency responses to Memorandums of Understandings; continued negotiations regarding the ambulance contract.

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:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       5              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.    Approve the Minutes from the Board of Supervisors' March 26, 2013 Regular Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and award the construction contract for the 2013 Pedestrian Improvement Project - HSIP 5901(041) to Hemmingsen Contracting Co., Inc. and authorize the Chair to sign said award; authorize the County Engineer to sign change orders totaling up to ten percent (10%) of the contract award, as requested by Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-024.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 2              Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan

3.    Approve and authorize the transfer of one of two sewer connections on property owned by Darrelen Romero to property adjacent to property also owned by Darrelen Romero, as requested by Deputy Director Engineering & Roads.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize the internal financing opportunity as submitted by the Sheriff's Office and as recommended by the Proactive Financial Goal Committee, as requested by Proactive Financial Goal Committee.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an agreement with Frontier Communications of America, Inc. for the purchase of a Mitel Phone System in the amount of $173,150.87, as requested by Director of Information Technology.**.

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-025.

6.    Adopt Resolution 2013-015 proclaiming April 2013 as "Child Abuse Prevention Month - Children's Opportunities - Our Responsibilities", as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution 2013-015.

7.    Approve the Department of Health and Human Services hiring of a Senior Account Clerk with compensation beginning at Step C, effective the first day of employment on April 2, 2013, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement for Lead Parent Partner Wraparound Services with Linda Cairns for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 not to exceed $25,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-026.

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement No. 2012-013 for continuing the Teen Success Program with Six Rivers Planned Parenthood (SRPP) effective February 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $8,305, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-027.

 

 

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Tod A. Roy, Ph.D for professional services for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $15,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-028.

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements with Crescent City Properties, LLC. and Redwood Capital Bank for office space located at 425, 435, 445, 475, 485 K Street, Crescent City, CA, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-029; 030 and 031.

12. Approve the merit increase for County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved Budget Transfers 03-01; 03-02 and 03-03.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       5              Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

13. Approve Budget Transfer 03-01 in the amount of $44,516 from the Federal Title III budget to the Road Division , as requested by Deputy Director Engineering & Roads.**

14. Approve Budget Transfer 03-02 in the amount of $500,000 in the Stimson Operating Budget, as requested by Auditor/Controller.**

15. Approve Budget Transfer 03-03 in the amount of $52,083.33 within the County Counsel's 2012-13 budget as requested by County Counsel.**

 

 

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

16. 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 provided public comment regarding Tsunami Debris and First 5 and Family Resource Center.

17. 10:30 A.M. Trindel Presentation (D. Nelson)

18. 10:45 A.M. US Forest Service Presentation (M.K. Vandiver)

19. 11:00 A.M. Green Diamond Update Presentation

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

20. Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Sheriff to fund award plaques to be presented to staff and volunteers of the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department during the 19th Annual LEADN Awards, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Item tabled.

21. Approve the Del Norte County Medical Mental Health Managed Care Plan Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Service; and authorize the Department of Health and Human Services Director to sign associated or required documents as they relate to this contract for the period May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2018 not to exceed $9,126,795, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.   DNCO Agreement # 2013-032.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       5              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin 

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

22. 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.

23. Review, approve and authorize Chair to sign letter regarding Support of AB350 Forest Fire Prevention Act, as requested by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

Vote Yea:       5              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, David Finigan         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

24. Review, approve and authorize Chair to sign letter regarding Support of AB639, as requested by Peterson Consulting.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    David Finigan

 

Vote Yea:       5              Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin 

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

25. Take action to Oppose or Support AB203 (Coastal Development Permits)  and AB976 (California Coastal Act of 1976) as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved drafting of letter in opposition of AB203 and AB976.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       5              Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  April 15, 2013

 

 

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