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, May 28, 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; Real Property Discussion; Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) Verizon California Inc. vs. California State Board of Equalization, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-00138191; (B) Anticipated litigation: 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(b) - one case; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(c) – one 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 Hemmingsen

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: No new employees introduced.

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

Action: No items 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 Gitlin:  Del Norte Tea Party Patriots meeting; Air Quality meeting in Del Norte County - No Quorum; Chamber Mixer; Del Norte Code Enforcement Abatement Hearings; Chicken Fried Steak dinner at the Veterans Hall; Meeting with another County Supervisor regarding thinning out of forests; Meeting with Supervisor Hemmingsen and Army Corps regarding Jetty repairs at no cost to City/County; Clean Up of Wal-Mart June 1st;  Meetings with French Travel Agents visiting the area; Invited Andy Jensen Eureka Internal Medicine to discuss local medical services to Del Norte  County; Placed American flags at Cemetery; Attended the Rowdy Creek Board Meeting; and Participated in the Bike / Walk Safety to School at Bess Maxwell; also attended the VFW Memorial Day Services;

Supervisor Hemmingsen: RCD Mtg in Smith River; Joint City/County Meeting; Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery Board Meeting; Attended meeting with Sutter Coast Interim CEO Linda Horn; Participated in Walk/ride to School which is important;  Met with GHD regarding Airport mitigation of wetlands; Attended the RS2477 presentation by Randy Hooper; also attended the Memorial Day Services which were held at the Veteran's Hall rather than the Cemetery first time for 30 years.

Supervisor McClure: Attended the Joint City/County meeting; participated in the EMS meeting; participated in the Indian Gaming Commission meeting; attended the Healthy Workforce meeting; Also is participating in the End of Year School Service Project where students prepare Sandwiches for Community; Still working on AB 203 AB 976 opposition with the Coastal Commission; had several Constituent meetings; also attended the Every 15 Minutes presentation at High School.

Supervisor Finigan: Meeting with Indian Gaming Commission; participated in the First 5 meeting; Participated in the Coastal Commission Hierarchy meeting to look at the current Airport Plan and Safety Runway discussion; then traveled to the Western Interstate Region meeting where meetings with multiple Western State Supervisors/Forest/BLM and NACO officers took place.

Supervisor Sullivan: Meeting in Gasquet regarding fire suppression; Meeting with Humboldt County Supervisor; attended Spring Concert at Mary Peacock; participated in the Joint City/County Meeting; where it was determined that the City/County will have more 2x2's meetings throughout the year; attended Agenda Review; also participated in the Safe Routes to School at Mary Peacock - handed out Pencils and Reflectors to the students who participated.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: On-Going Budget discussions with individual departments; various personnel related; Coordinating work program to finish Point St. George project;  Meet with State Parks regarding the coastal trails out at Point St. George in order to move forward for Phase 2 when funding becomes available; also working with Del Norte Ambulance and will be starting negotiation with various employee associations

 

 

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' May 14, 2013 Regular Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to Agreement 2010-094 between the County of Del Norte and Tim Nicely, M.D., Howard Croy, PA-C, and Katie King, PA-C, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2013-044.

3.    Authorize and approve the Sheriff to enter into the annual agreement with the Drug Enforcement Administration to defray the costs related to the eradication and suppression of illicit marijuana, as requested by Sheriff/Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2013-045.

4.    Authorize and approve Resolution Number 2013-019 authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution No. 2013-019.

5.    Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Del Norte County Child Care Priorities for Full Day General Child Care and State Preschool, as requested by the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve a Master Lease Agreement with Dell Financial Services, LLC and authorize the County Administrative Officer and Assistant County Administrative Officer to execute documents associated with this Agreement, as requested by Director of Information Technology.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2013-046.

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Lease Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for office space located at 206 Williams Drive, Crescent City, CA for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2013-047.

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement with Sandra Morrison to provide Clean and Sober Residential Services from May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $5,000 or a total of $20,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement No. 2013-048.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

9.    Approve Budget Transfer 05-07 in the amount of $20,000 from the Op Transfer to the Interfund Welfare Admin line item, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services. **

Action: Approved Budget transfer 05-07.

10. Approve Budget Transfer 05-08 in the amount of $20,000 from the Interfund Children's Trust to the Op Transfer Out  line item, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services. **

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-08.

 

11. Approve Budget Transfer 05-09 in the amount of $55,000 from the CSA Fixed Asset Line 40620 to the Maintenance of Structures, Interfund CDD Admin and Interfund Engineering lines, as requested by Deputy Director Engineering & Roads Division.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-09.

12. Approve Budget Transfer 05-10 in the amount of $16,675 to replace the one full-time District Attorney Fraud Investigator's costs which have exceeded budget, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-10.

13. Approve Budget Transfer 05-11 in the amount of $12,400 to address the increased need for required child and family supportive services, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-11.

14. Approve Budget Transfer 05-12 in the amount of $325,218 as adoption costs have exceeded original budget (realigned growth funds offset the costs), as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-12.

15. Approve Budget Transfer 05-13 in the amount of $10,000 from prior year balance due to higher than anticipated number of eligible clients for the Alcohol and Other Drugs Proposition 36 fund, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-13.

16. Approve Budget Transfer 05-15 in the amount of $131,316 which is necessary as a result of state realignment changes combining County share of expenses under a Maintenance of Effort payment, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-15.

 

 

 

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

17. 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.

18. 10:30 A.M.  Conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of General Plan Amendment (GPA1301C).  The Del Norte County Local Coastal Program includes a Public Works Policy that restricts public services outside of the defined Urban Area unless specifically excepted by the Policy.  The Airport Authority is proposing that an exception be added to the Policy to allow for the extension of public water and sewer to the Del Norte County Regional Airport. The Airport Authority has determined that connecting to public utilities is the best alternative for the long term operation of the airport facility. The project area is North Pebble Beach Drive (from Hemlock to Washington Blvd.) and Dale Rupert Road, Crescent City, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved Resolution No. 2013-020.

 

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

19. 10:45 A.M.  Community Development Department - Planning Division Presentation.**

20. 11:00 A.M.  Approve and adopt Ordinance 2013-002 adding Chapter 7.56, entitled "Social Host Ordinance" to the Del Norte County Code, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Ordinance 2013-002.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

21. 11:15 A.M. Sutter Hospital Update - Interim CEO Linda Horn.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

22. Discuss Proposed Road Department Project List - Fiscal Years 2013/14 and 2015/16, as requested by Road Superintendent.**

23. Discuss and direct staff regarding intersection of Harrold and Hoover, as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.

Action: Board requested that staff perform analysis of the intersection and identify areas of concern and what improvements can be looked at for safety.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

24. 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.

25. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign letter to State Legislators opposing the Governor's proposal to redirect County Indigent Health Care Funds, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

Also, an Urgency Item was approved by the Board of Supervisors approving Resolution 2013-021 relating to Opposition to Redirection of County Health Realignment Funds to the State.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  May 31, 2013

 

 

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