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, December 10, 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) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) Resighini Rancheria, et al vs. Dean Wilson, US District Court, Northern District of California Case No.  C-11-6710 EMC; Durigan vs. Del Norte County, Case No. CVUJ 12-1172; Susan White vs. Del Norte County, Case No. CVCV 13-2247; (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,  represented and unrepresented bargaining units. Conference with legal counsel – Del Norte Ambulance Agreement; Smith River Rancheria; Pursuant to Gov’t Code 54997, conduct annual evaluation of the Director of Information Technology.

 

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: Doreen Wells introduced new First 5 - New Core Vista employee Cara Bristol. who will be working on the School Readiness Program.

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

Action: No reportable actions from 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.

Action: Item # 11 - County Counsel's presentation will need to be tabled due to illness.

·        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:  Participated in the 22nd Annual Community Thanksgiving; was honored to judge the annual Christmas Parade; this past weekend volunteers picked up 2.5 tons of blight in the most recent Take a Bite out of Blight clean-up effort; interesting first year - challenges will continue to exist and the cleanup of our County will be foremost focus; private sector must be developed to create more jobs for the community.

            Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Attended a 2x2 with Smith River Rancheria; attended Thanksgiving in McCloud with Family; attended the Local Mental Health Board meeting; attended the BCRAA Financial Workshop; attended a Six Rivers Monitoring meeting in Eureka; also was happy to attend the annual Grange Christmas Dinner and Awards - great event.

            Supervisor McClure:   Attended the RCTA meeting; also attended the Redwood Park Association meeting; Prairie Creek Vigil Walk; attended the Senior Center meeting; will be traveling today to attend this month's Coastal Commission meeting in San Francisco.

            Supervisor Sullivan:  Busy with constituent calls concerning assessments and local access; attended with Supervisor Hemmingsen the 2x2 with Smith River Rancheria; also attended the 2x2 with the School District with Supervisor Finigan to discuss the transgender item that will be postponed until the matter is voted on and also was able to discuss potential shared services; attended agenda review; along with Supervisor Hemmingsen attended the Annual Grange Christmas Award Dinner;  then attended the Crescent Elk Band Concert; Spent Thanksgiving in Napa with family.

            Supervisor Finigan:   Attended a First 5 meeting; was able to spend Thanksgiving with family; participated in the 2x2 with the schools and discussed the sharing of resources and tabling of transgender law; attended the Airport Financing Meeting;  then attended the CSAC Officer Planning Retreat.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:   Has been spending time catching up on items that were displaced by finalizing the budget and employee negotiations; has been handling multiple personnel hearings and negotiations; had a CDBG Conference Call for Harbor project; Attended an EOC meeting were IT staff assisted with the training of phones that are needed during an emergency at the EOC; also held miscellaneous department meetings.

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:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

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

Action: Approved with one change.  The word "convened" in item 12 needs to be changed to "adjourned".

2.    Approve and adopt Resolution 2013-048 setting the Property Tax Administration Fees to be charged in 2013/2014, as requested by Auditor-Controller.**

Action: Approved DNCO Resolution 2013-048.

3.    Approve and authorize the Title III Funding application submitted by Sunset High School for the 2014 Forest Related Education Program, as requested by Community Development Department Planner.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize a Wireless Device Allowance for new Alcohol and Other Drug Programs Coordinator, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Notice of Intent to Meet Assurances for the CAPIT/CBCAP/PSSF programs for the period January 14, 2014 through December 1, 2014, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-176.

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Sandra Morrison to provide Clean and Sober Residential Services from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $20,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-177.

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement No. 2013-011 with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, not to exceed $91,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2013-178.

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $90,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2013-179.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

 

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

9.    Approve Budget Transfer 12-01 in the amount of $18,000 within the Road Division Budget, as requested by Community Development Department, Deputy Director.**

Action: Approved BT 12-01.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

10. 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.

11. 10:30 A.M. County Counsel Department Presentation.

Action: Matter tabled due to illness of County Counsel.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

12. Discuss and take action regarding a request from Randy Hatfield, CEO of the 41st District Agricultural Association, to set a Public Hearing and place a Resolution of Application for the Creation of an Independent District to Manage the Fairgrounds on the Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda, as requested by 41st District Agricultural Association.**

Action: Approved - directed staff to notice Public Hearing forfirst meeting January 2014 and request adoption of Resolution of Application for Creation of an Independent District to Manage the Fairgrounds for submittal to LAFCo.

 

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. Authorize and approve the purchase of two vehicles for the Road Division for a combined total not to exceed $46,000, as requested by Community Development Department - Deputy 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

14. Direct staff to implement proposed improvements to the intersection of Lake Earl Drive, Morehead Road and Kings Valley Road, as requested by Community Development Department, County Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

15. Discuss and take action regarding request to purchase a Children's Memorial Flag, to be flown at the Flynn Center during April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month, as requested by Del Norte Child Abuse Prevention Council.**

Action: Approved.  Director of Health and Human Services Department has agreed to purchase four (4) Children's Memorial Flags to be flown at Department of Health and Human Services (Northcrest); Airport; Veterans Hall and the Flynn Center.

 

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

16. Request Tax Collector / Treasurer to appear at the January 14, 2014 Board meeting to provide the Board an update relating to quarterly investments in accordance with Treasury Oversight Committee recommendation of 2012.

Action: Directed staff to request the Tax Collector / Treasurer to appear at the January 14th Board meeting to provide a quarterly investment update.

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:  January 2, 2014

 

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