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, November 12, 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, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Martha McClure

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) 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; Steelhead Constructors vs. Del Norte County, CVUJ 12-1275; 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) - one case; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(c) – two cases; II) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriffs Employees' Association, IHSS/CUHW, represented and unrepresented bargaining units. Conference with legal counsel – Del Norte Ambulance Agreement; Pursuant to Gov’t Code 54997, conduct annual evaluation of the Director of Information Technology; and conduct annual evaluation of Building Maintenance and Parks Superintendent; discuss and take possible action on a settlement proposal for a workman’s compensation claim.

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.

·        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: Nothing 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:  Attended the Solid Waste meeting; attended the LAFCo meeting; received a report from the Visitors Bureau with great we have seen a 34% increase in visitors in 2012; met with Don Olson and a parent at Bess Maxwell - safely walking to and from school; also was happy to hear about the Citizenship awards that will be sponsored by the Masonic Lodge 46; attended the Citizens Advisory Committee meeting regarding Last Chance Grade presentation to SRR requesting letter for support and also attended the presentation to the Elk Valley Rancheria as well; attended the function with Consulate Watanabe; attended Pastor Ed Fleishman's retirement function; meeting with Jason Conger in Brookings; attended the re-election dinner for Doug LaMalfa; attended the Area 1 Agency on Aging meeting; participated in yesterday's Veterans Day activities which included the parade and a dinner;   blight is in the news again - trash and debris in downtown, the property at 2nd and D is being cleaned up; received the CAMDEN Report - not surprised about results.

            Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended a Yurok 2x2 meeting; attended the BCRAA meeting; sat in for Chair Sullivan at agenda review; travelled to Fort Worth to attend a wedding; also attended the meeting with Consulate General of Japan Masato Watanabe; attended a Sustainable Forest Action Coalition meeting regarding policy changes within the forest service; also through NORTEC learned of Milestone in Chico who are adding another 205 jobs totaling 500 new jobs this year alone;  For those interested they will hold a job fair on November 16, 2013; also attended the Veterans Day Parade which was well attended.

            Supervisor McClure:   Absent.

            Supervisor Sullivan:  After last meeting had surgery so most of his time has been recuperating from surgery; was able to attend the Solid Waste meeting; thank you to Supervisor Hemmingsen for attending Agenda Review in his absence; meeting Jim Height regarding Broadband project; participated in Veteran Day Social at his office; attended the Veterans Dinner; lost a few members of our community recently that will be greatly missed Hank Westbrook and Bruce Conner.

            Supervisor Finigan:   Participated in a Round Table Emerging Tech Fund with League of Cities, CSAC and RCRC regarding Broadband;  also attended a meeting in Brookings with Charter regarding status of Broadband and Capacity which will be phenomenal and is targeted for finalization January 2014; attended an RDA Oversight Committee meeting; attended the Yurok 2x2 meeting; attended an Airport JPA meeting for a status update and planning of workshop for financing;  participated in a meeting with First 5 in Eureka; participated in the weekly Officer Calls with CSAC to prepare for upcoming annual meeting; and also attended the Public Safety Realignment Function with CSAC in Sacramento.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Has been continuing work on Employee Negotiations which should be resulting in a report back to the Board;  we have closed out the 700 5th Street project; received final reimbursement for Point St. George Phase 1 project; currently working on CDBG Monitoring and working on dialing in the Capital Improvement Plan for the County.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Consent was approved minus items 3, 5 10 and 12 (which were pulled for separate discussion).

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.    Approve the Minutes from the Board of Supervisors' October 22, 2013 Regular Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize the Assistant Chief Probation Officer to sign the Agreement for Licensed Software, Equipment Leasing, Maintenance and Technical  Services with Gold Post Technologies, Inc., as requested by Assistant Chief Probation Officer**

Action: Approved.  DNC0 Agreement # 2013-138.

3.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #EW-2013-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Eligibility, Employment Services and Welfare-to-Work Training from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $42,660, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-139.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with BHC Sierra Vista Hospital in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $50,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-140.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement #CW-2013-06 with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) for Child Welfare Services training from July 1, 2013 through June 13, 2014, not to exceed $35,550, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-141.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Transitional Housing Program Plus Foster care (THP-Plus-FC) with Environmental Alternatives, Inc. (EA), not to exceed $100,692 for the period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-142.

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with Environmental Alternatives, Inc. (EA) for Transitional Housing Program-Plus services for the period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, not to exceed $194,208, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-143.

8.    Approve and adopt Resolution 2013-044 authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture relating to Sudden Oak Death Monitoring and Enforcement, as requested by Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution # 2013-044.

9.    Approve and adopt Proclamation in Recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, November 2013.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director to apply for State Department of Health Care Services and California Endowment MediCal Outreach and Enrollment Funding, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              David Finigan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan   

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0              None

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Del Norte County Resolution 2013-045 regarding the County Medical Services Program (CMSP) confirming acceptance of the approach set forth in welfare and Institutions Code Section 17600.50(a), as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO Resolution #2013-045.

12. Approve and authorize staff to identify Union Street as a future project for right-of-way clean-up and request that Del Norte County Solid Waste Management Authority waive transfer fees on said clean-up effort, as requested by Supervisor Gitlin.

Action: Approved staff to identify Union Street as a future project for Right-of-Way Clean Up with the understanding that all transfer fees on said cleanup effort be waived.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Grant Application certifying that the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA) is authorized to construct the airport improvement project on airport property, owned by Del Norte County and leased to BCRAA, as requested by Airport Director.**

Action: Approved.

14. Approve and authorize the Bid Package for the Pebble Beach Drive Safety Project and authorize staff to advertise the Pebble Beach Drive Safety Project (HSIP 5901 (046) for bids, as requested by Community Development Director - Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Supervisor Gitlin recused himself from item #14.

15. Approve and authorize the service retirement of Ronin the canine service dog and further authorize Ronin to be retained by handler Seth Cimino, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

16. Approve and adopt Resolution 2013-046 that sets forth a determination of an industrial disability retirement for Deputy Probation Officer, Jennifer Savoy required by Government Code, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution #2013-046.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved Budget transfers 11-01 and 11-02.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       David Finigan

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

17. Approve Budget Transfer 11-01 in the amount of $90,462 within the Social Services Administration budget, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

18. Approve budget Transfer 11-02 in the amount of $2,385 within the Juvenile Hall budget, as requested by the Assistant Chief Probation Officer.**

 

 

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

19. 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.

20. 10:30 A.M. BUILDING MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT PRESENTATION.

21. 10:40 A.M. DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE PRESENTATION.

REGULAR ITEMS

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. Adopt the 2013/2014 Del Norte County Legislative Platform as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved and adopted the 2013/2014 Del Norte County Legislative Platform with the addition of the Healthcare text as presented by Supervisor McClure.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

DEL NORTE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  November 18, 2013

 

 

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