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, June 25, 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; Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) Coyle vs. Del Norte County, et al., Case No. CVPM07-1572; (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. Conduct annual evaluation of County Counsel. 

 

 

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: No new employees to introduce.

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

Action: Based on a 5-0 vote the Board of Supervisors has directed County Counsel to Settle the Coyle case.

·        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:  Attended the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority meeting; traveled to Sacramento to attend CSAC and talked with Senate Pro-Tem Steinberg regarding healthcare and Sutter Coast; meeting with Coastal Commission Executive Director Charles Lester; meeting with Forest Service; met with Constituents; attended the Chamber luncheon at School District office; attended the Area 1 Agency on Aging meeting; Pelican Bay State Prison tour;  attended the Republican Women Federated lunch;  tour of Gasquet Toll Road; participate in the Del Norte County Tea Party luncheon; Vet Monument Meeting; Special Session for Solid Waste; attended the Visitor Bureau meeting; participated in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meeting; take a bite out of blight meeting; looking forward to the Boy Scout Troup to clean up  WalMart.

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the SFAC meeting in Sacramento with Regional Forester Randy Moore with  Congressmen LaMalfa, and  McClintock and 20 counties throughout CA; also while in Sacramento attended the CSAC Legislative Conference in Sacramento where the focus was Affordable Care Act and how it will affect us; attended Chamber Mixer at Lucky 7 Hotel; meeting with the State and the Sheriff regarding Red Mountain; Local Mental Health Board meeting; CTC meeting in Sacramento with Supervisor Sullivan, and LTCo Commissioners Wakefield and Howard; attended the Special Session meeting; also attended the Resource Conservation District meeting; attended the LTCo Special Meeting regarding HSIP Funding; and the LAFCo meeting.

Supervisor McClure:  Attended Special Session; attended the function hosted by Congressman Huffman;  attended the CTA meeting; participated in the Bike program as one of her students was awarded a bike; attended Coastal Commission in Long Beach; meeting with the Senior Board; attended the Historical Society meeting ; participated in a transit meeting with RCTA; met with the President of Humboldt State University and Eureka City Manager; tour at Humboldt Power Plant;  attended the Air Quality Meeting in Eureka in Supervisor Gitlin's place; performed research on the history of Six Rivers Forest to learn more on the RS2477 matter;

Supervisor Finigan:  Attended the CSAC Legislative Conference in Sacramento; was privileged to introduce Senate Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg and Governor Brown; Met with Governor and his office regarding budget and revised budget; Met with Senate Pro-Tem Steinberg regarding SEIU; met with finance department; participated in the CSAC Board of Directors meeting; attended the Airport JPA meeting; attended the Jared Huffman function in Arcata;  Red Mountain meeting with Sheriff and State representatives; Conference calls regarding Affordable Care Act and budget negotiations; attended a retirement party for a good friend; attended the Special Session meeting; also attended the Family Resource Center and First 5 meeting; participated in the Tri-Agency meeting; also was invited to participate in the Hawaiian Association of Counties meeting and learned that everyone is having the same types of issues and the meeting provided great sharing of ideas.

Supervisor Sullivan: Attended the CTC meeting in Sacramento with Supervisor Hemmingsen, and Commissioner Wakefield and Howard regarding the Highway 199/197 project;  attended the Solid Waste meeting; also attended the CSAC Legislative Conference in Sacramento; Rural County Representatives of California Meeting; attended the AG Commission meeting;  Board of Directors meeting for CSAC; also attended the Chamber Mixer at Lucky 7 Hotel; attended the DNACA Presentation; While in Sacramento for the CSAC Legislative Conference also stepped into the SFAC Conference Special Meeting; participated in Agenda Review; attended the emergency LTCo meeting; played phone tag with California Department of Corrections regarding why inmates are receiving the local paper - with the notices of foreclosure and maps being published in the paper, this is information that the inmates do not need to have access to;  Concerns about Sutter - direct staff to coordinate a 2x2 meeting with Healthcare District .

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina: Focus has been on the budget and the preparation and finalization of the recommended budget that will be discussed today and preparing for the next steps; participated in employee negotiations; watching and research regarding the State budget; working with constituents regarding issues.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Items 6, 23 and 24 were pulled for discussion.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.    Approve the Minutes from the Board of Supervisors' May 28, 2013 Regular Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with Tidewater Contractors, Inc. for road materials supply, as requested by Roads Superintendent.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-050.

3.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with VSS Emultech, for asphalt oil materials supply, as requested by Roads Superintendent.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-051.

4.    Approve and accept the independent audit performed by Smith and Newell for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, as requested by the Auditor/Controller.

Action: Approved.

5.    Authorize the Chair to sign the Second Amendment to Agreement 2010-095 between the County of Del Norte and Jim Phillips Nursing, Inc., as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-052.

6.    Approve and adopt Resolution 2013-022 recognizing identified historic mine claim roads as valid rights-of way under Revised  Statute 2477, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved and adopted.  DNCO Resolution # 2013-022.

7.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the 2013 Exhibit A Annual Financial Plan of the Sheriff's Department 5 Year Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement with the U.S. Forest Service, as requested by Sheriff/Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize Del Norte County Board of Supervisors to join The Children's Movement of California, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and appoint Richard Day to the Local Mental Health Board effective immediately, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and authorize the budgets of the Community Services and Supports (CSS), Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) & Innovations (INN) Annual Update Fiscal Year 2013/2014,   as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

11. Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services Director to apply for continuation of the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) formerly the Supplemental Nutrition and Physical Activity Education (SNAP-Ed) Program, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

12. Approve and adopt Resolution 2013-024 approving the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch (MHB) Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal Service Rate Schedule, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution # 2013-024.

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement between the County of Del Norte and County of Shasta for placement of minors at Bar-O Boys Ranch, as requested by Assistant Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-056.

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Federal Apportionment Exchange Program and State Match Program with the California Department of Transportation, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-057.

15. Approve and Authorize Chair to sign Certificate of Appreciation for Christin McCollum, as requested by Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development.**

Action: Approved.

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to contracts with James Fallman, Attorney at Law (agreement 2013-039 and George Mavris, Attorney at Law (Agreement 2013-038), for Public Defender Services for Pelican Bay State Prison Inmates, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #'s 2013-058 and 2013-059.

17. Approve the following appointments to the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development; Millie Ratzloff, Community Member, Deborah Reynolds, Consumer Member, Athena Csutoras, Discretionary Member, and Melodee Mitchell, interim replacement, as requested by Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development Coordinator.**

Action: Approved.

18. Approve and authorize the Local Planning Council for Child Care & Development's Child Care (LPC) Needs Assessment for Del Norte County, as requested by Local Planning Council for Child Care & Development Coordinator.**

Action: Approved.

19. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement for professional services provided by Rich England Sr. LCSW from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $12,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-060.

20. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with George's Auto and Diesel Electric for vehicle services, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-062.

21. Approve and authorize Sheriff to enter into an agreement with Morgan Hill Medical Group for inmate medical services, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-063.

22. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and James D. Standring, D.D.S., for Dental Services for Del Norte County Jail Inmates, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-064.

23. Authorize and accept the donations of lots at Pacific Shores from Robert Black (assessor parcel numbers 108-260-04; 107-111-19; 108-131-14; 107-253-12; 108-221-04; 107-111-24; 108-071-06 and 108-142-13), as requested by County Administrative Office.**

Action: Matter was pulled and then Called to Question.  After public comment, the matter was approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan         

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0              None

24. Authorize and approve the Chair signing the Purchase and Sale Agreements for mitigation purposes associated with the Boarder Coast Regional Airport Authority's (BCRAA's) Runway Safety Area (RSA) Improvement Project, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Matter was pulled and then Called to Question and after public comment the matter was approved.

 

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

25. Approve and adopt Joint Resolution of the Board of Supervisors, County of Del Norte and First 5 Del Norte, Children and Families Commission Honoring Christin McCollum.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution # 2013-026.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved Budget Transfers 05-16; 06-02 through 06-06.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

26. Approve Budget Transfer 05-16 in the amount of $56,000 in order for the Department to pay for the installation of a new telephone system at the local Child Support office, as requested by Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 05-16.

27. Approve  Budget Transfer 06-02 in the amount of $3,000 within the Bioterrorism Preparedness budget as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 06-02.

28. Approve Budget Transfer 06-03 in the amount of $17,000 within the In Home Support Services budget, as requested by Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 06-03.

29. Approve Budget Transfers 06-04 in the amount of $2,000; 06-05 in the amount of $2,000; and 06-06 in the amount of $3,500 from the SB 163 and AOD budget, as requested by Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 06-04, 06-05 & 06-06.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

30. 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.

31. 10:30 A.M.  Waive full reading, read by title only and introduce an Ordinance establishing Del Norte County Code Chapter 14.18 - Safety Assessment Placards, to authorize the posting of standard placards specifying the suitability of a structure for continued occupancy following a hazard event, such as earthquake, flood, wind storm or fire, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Waived full reading, read by title only and approved the introduction of an Ordinance establishing Del Norte County Code Chapter 14.18 Safety Assessment Placards.

 

32. 10:45 A.M. Visitor's Bureau Presentation.

33. 11:00 A.M. Area 1 Agency on Aging Presentation.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

34. Review and approve Chair signing letter to US Forest Service regarding Travel Management Rule and the Implementation of Subpart A, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    David Finigan

 

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Roger Gitlin, Michael Sullivan    

Vote Nay:       1              Martha McClure

Vote Abstain: 0              None

35. Direct staff to begin the bid process for the planned Obstruction Removal Project at Ward Field, as requested by Airport Director.**

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

36. Approve and adopt Resolution 2013-023 authorizing the posting of signs on County property located at Assessor Parcel Number 116-270-91 forbidding trespassing or loitering as allowed by California Penal Code Section 554(e), as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Due to a lack of a second - matter failed.

37. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter authorizing Christopher Snowden of Boy Scout Troop 1077 of Crescent City, California to lead a volunteer effort to cleanup Assessor Parcel Number 116-270-91, a County owned property subject to the conditions listed, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

38. Approve and authorize the Office of Emergency Services to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Recology Del Norte to assist and play a significant role in protecting their employees and the community during disasters and authorize County Administrative Officer to sign any extensions to the agreement, if needed, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved with Supervisor Hemmingsen recusing himself due to a conflict of interest.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-054.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              David Finigan, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Michael Sullivan         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

39. Approve and authorize the Office of Emergency Services to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Del Norte Office Supply to assist and play a significant role in protecting their employees and the community during disasters; and authorize County Administrative Officer to sign any extensions if needed, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved with Supervisor Sullivan and Supervisor Hemmingsen recusing themselves due to a conflict of interest.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-055.

 

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: 0              None

40. Approve and adopt Resolution of Intent 2013-025 to Vacate Klamath Circle Road In Klamath, California, and set the matter for a public hearing, as requested by Community Development Department.**

Action: Matter tabled to next meeting.

41. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Rural Human Services, Inc. (RHS) for office space at the Del Norte Workforce Center (DNWC) from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $70,200, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO Agreement # 2013-061.

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

42. 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.

43. Review and approve Chair to sign letter in Opposition of Assembly Bill (AB) 616 - proposing to change the Meyers Milias Brown Act (MBBA), as introduced by Assembly Member Bocanegra, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

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

44. Review and provide written comments on the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2013/2014, as requested by Director of Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

Action: Verbal comments provided regarding the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2013/2014 for the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.

45. Consider and approve proposed Special Aviation budget for 2013/14, as requested by Airport Director.**

Action: Approved.

 

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

46. Consider and approve the proposed BCRAA budget, as provided in Article IV "FUNDING" of the BCRAA JPA Agreement, as requested by Airport Director.**

Action: Approved.

 

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

47. Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2013/2014 Fiscal Year Recommended budgets as presented by departments;  2) Establish positions in Health and Human Services as listed (Attachment A);  3) Approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B);  4) Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all available cost saving options;  5)  Approve and adopt the 2013/2014 Fiscal Year Recommended Budgets as modified (Spreadsheet Attachment C); and 6) Direct departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without Board of Supervisor approval, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

48. Review and approve Chair to sign letters in Support of Amendment to SB 740 and AB1299, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

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

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  June 28, 2013

 

 

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