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 08, 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 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; Del Norte Ambulance Agreement; Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) Jon Alexander vs. Board of Supervisors for the County of Del Norte, Superior Court of the State of California, County of Del Norte CVPT 13-1244 (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) – 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 CAO Jay Sarina.

·        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 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 Gitlin:  Lots of constituent meetings and one in particular is a potential problem on El Dorado with complaints of speeding at the SE corner (El Dorado/Dream); dealt with some calls regarding Enderts Point and the closure; Attended City Council meeting; Met with Ron Phillips and learned that Rural Human Services has sent letter of support for Last Chance Grade alternative route;  attended the Lions Club International Meeting;  also there are 204 entries for this year's Sea Cruise Car Show;  participated in a fundraiser 5k for the North Coast Marine Mammal Center;  Also, Home Depot will begin corrective work at Veteran's Hall which is the first of numerous project that Home Depot has contributed; attended Special Session; also attended the Republican Woman's Federated meeting;  and attended Cookies for Cops at the Harrington House.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended the LTCo meeting; also had a disappointing 2x2 meeting with the Six Rivers National Forest;  attended Special Session; sat in on Agenda Review; attended the Fisherman Marketing Meeting; attended the BCRAA meeting where the Coastal Development Permit was accepted and discussion regarding scope and budget on mitigation was also discussed.

            Supervisor McClure:   Since our last Board meeting, attended the Senior Center Board meeting where they held an open luncheon where some students served; has been in contact with Jarrod Huffman's office regarding Medicare funding; Been in talks with the Redwood Park Association where a MOU has been signed keeping Crescent City and Hiouchi Visitor Centers open (unfortunately not during Government shut down).

            Supervisor Sullivan:  Has been on vacation but before that attended the LTCo meeting; and has been answering quite a few constituent calls especially regarding Enderts Beach Road Closure.

            Supervisor Finigan:   Traveled to RCRC Annual Conference where the focus was terrorism in rural counties; also discussed fire tactics, Affordable Care Act and navigating in DC and the general change in climate in California;  then attended the RCRC Board of Directors meeting following the annual conference where healthier forests and secure rural schools was discussed; also sat in with Supervisor Hemmingsen on the 2x2 Six Rivers National Forest; It was suggested that a copy of Opt-In MOU be given to the Six Rivers group; then attended the Board Special Session; participated in a meeting with the First 5 director; attended a Tri-Agency meeting; then attended the BCRAA meeting;  multiple constituent meetings; talks with the Yurok Tribal Police Chief; also, there will be a Parkway Clean-Up set up on October 20, 2013 from 1 p.m.  - 2 p.m. with the County Road Department providing the bags and everyone is invited to participate.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Wanted to advise the Board that 700 5th Street abatement process has begun and the demolition will follow; participating in employee negotiations and they are continuing; beginning employee evaluations which you will be seeing over the next few months; Visited the new Emergency Services building in Brookings; attended the Neighbors Helping Neighbors meeting in Smith River - community self-reliant and to be prepared and there will be a Public meeting scheduled soon.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Item # 5 was pulled from the Consent Agenda.

 

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' September 24, 2013 Regular Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt Proclamation declaring October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement for Products and Services with Redwood Toxicology, as requested by Assistant Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-114.

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Housing Delinquent Youth for Curry County, as requested by Assistant Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-115.

 

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement for Clean and Sober Residence Services, as requested by Assistant Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Item pulled by department requesting placement on future agenda.

 

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Third Amendment to Agreement for Professional Services between the County of Del Norte and Northwest California Resource Conservation & Development Council (NCRCD) to extend the term of the agreement, as requested by Deputy Director - Community Development.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-116.

7.    Approve and authorize the appointment of Dälynn Nova, as a Board Member, to the Klamath Community Services District.**

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize the extension of Title III Funding previously approved for Sunset High School for Forest Related Education opportunities, as requested by Community Development Department - Planner.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and adopt Proclamation Honoring Herrmann and Cheyenne Spetzler, as requested by Supervisor McClure.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff and Correct Care Integrated Health, Inc. for inmate medical services, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-117.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

11. 10:30 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.

12. 10:40 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's  118-360-25 & 26, Roll Years 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13, Home Depot.**

Action: Stipulation Agreement 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

13. 10:50 A.M. Conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment,  Roll Years 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13, Charter Communications, and adjourn as the Board of Equalization and reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.**

Action: Stipulation 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

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

14. Find real property and mobile home located at 311 Terwer Riffle Road, Klamath, CA as surplus County property and direct staff to solicit closed bids through advertisement to sell the real property and mobile in  an "as-is" condition and establish the minimum bid at the appraised value of $19,000 and authorize staff to re-bid the property and mobile at less than appraised value if there are no responsible bids, 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

15. Approve and authorize the expenditure to hire Vanir Construction Management for assistance with SB 1022 funding, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

 

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

16. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into the 2013-2014 Memorandum of Understanding with the Smith River Rancheria, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-118.

 

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

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

17. 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:  October 11, 2013

 

 

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