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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

 

CRESCENT CITY, CA  95531

 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

    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) Steelhead Constructors vs. Del Norte County Superior Court of the State of California, County of Del Norte, CVUJ 12-1275; 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) - one case; 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 and Real Property Negotiations.

 

 

 

 

 

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 County Counsel, Gretchen Stuhr.

Action: Pledge of Allegiance led by County Counsel, Gretchen Stuhr.

·        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: No reportable action 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.

Action: Items 8 and 22 were pulled from the Agenda in order to obtain additional information and will be placed on future agenda.

·        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:  Meeting with the  Tea Party Patriots regarding status of hospital from Dr. Duncan;  State of Jefferson Declaration poll update there have been 1,158 hits 81.4% / 18.6% in favor of  the Supervisors deciding on a Declaration; attended the academic presentation to award excellence awards;  also attended the Air Quality meeting; participated in the Webinar by CSAC regarding State Budget disappointing news; attended the Visitors Bureau meeting; attended the County Future Facilities Meeting; participated in the Republic Central Committee meeting; also attended the Fair Board Volunteer Dinner and Chamber of Commerce Annual dinner;  also participated in the announcement meeting put on by Sutter Coast regarding completion of the 87 mile broadband redundancy line and then attended a LAFCo meeting.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Invited to attend a meeting with the AG Community and Business leaders discussing impacts to the community;  Attended the Resource Conservation District Meeting regarding grazing lease impacts; had a meeting with Bob Smith on access issues on Lake Earl Wildlife area; Presentation about Broadband Redundancy; attended a NORTEC meeting in Chico where Milestone provided a presentation;  also attended the Fair Volunteer Annual Dinner;  attended a preliminary meeting with staff regarding hospital situation;  traveled to Sacramento to attend a Celebration of Life gathering for a long-time friend; attended the LAFCO meeting; and had various meetings with constituents.

Supervisor McClure:   Has been on cleaning her classroom - getting things ready for the move; attended the Sutter Charter event celebrating completion of redundancy line; - it's said that our line is even stronger than Humboldt County;  Attended the Redwood Park Association meeting where they are partnering with Orick School; met with Mark Maquire running for state senate discussing community issues; met with Jim Wood assembly district front runner also discussing community issues.

Supervisor Sullivan:  Had multiple calls with constituents regarding the State of Jefferson and looking forward to town hall meeting on 2/4; ongoing complaints regarding Fish and Wildlife Warden;  also attended the Sutter Coast broadband celebration - we need to focus this achievement and put it to good use to attract new businesses to our community - this has been a long time coming and difficult process;  met with Jim Wood assembly front runner regarding various issues; attended the Future Facilities meeting on behalf of Supervisor Hemmingsen; also attended the Chamber dinner at Lucky 7; also so the public is aware, there is a Solid Waste meeting today at 5:30 to obtain community input.

Supervisor Finigan:   Attended a lot of the same meetings as the fellow board members…..unfortunately was unable to attend the Sutter celebration regarding broadband; did attend a First 5 meeting to discuss partnerships and what is missing for the Family Resource; attended the CSAC meeting regarding the new budget;  attended the Napa County Family and Children Commission regarding a Children's Budget and where the money is going; attended the RCRC Board of Director meeting - to discuss budget and participate in a natural resources presentation by Mr. Perez; attended a Yurok Pre-2x2 meeting to discuss off-reservation impacts; received multiple State of Jefferson calls; had a telephone call with Mark Baird regarding the State of Jefferson; request that staff look in a change in the General Plan addition to save some of our tax base;  in relation to the State of Jefferson - a work shop was requested prior to the Board agreeing to place the matter on the agenda for a vote so that there could be an intelligent informed conversation and as Chair believes this is a fiduciary responsibility to the community.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Participated in the Chief Probation Officer interview panel and a new Chief was chosen by the Superior Court Judge; will be participating in the CEO/Harbormaster Interviews this coming Saturday; participated in a meeting regarding Fish and Wildlife;  currently working on various internal personnel issues; attended the Full Scale Evacuation with OES.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: The Consent Agenda was taken for a vote minus Items 6, 8, 11 and 13.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.    Approve the Minutes from the January 14, 2014 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and authorize the sale by the Tax Collector of Tax-Defaulted property subject to the Power of sale by public auction, as requested by Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and authorize the appointment of Rose Tatman to the Klamath Fire Protection District Board, as requested by Klamath Fire Protection District.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the current agreement with William Cater, Attorney at Law, for County Hearing Officer Services, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-012.

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

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-013.

6.    Approve and authorize the request to breach Lake Earl at the level of eight feet (8') mean sea level (msl) or greater, as part of the Army Corps Permit Number 27850N, Coastal Development Permit No. 1-09-047, California Fish and Game 1601 Permit, and Regional Water Quality Certification, or, on February 15, 2014 if the water level is five feet (5') msl, as requested by Deputy Director Community Development Department.**

Action: No action.  Subject died due to lack of a motion.

7.    Approve, authorize and adopt Resolution 2014-006 allowing the Community Development Department to apply for a Cal-Recycle Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Clean-Up and Abatement grant for an amount not to exceed $200,000, as requested by Interim Director Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution #2014-006.

8.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Golden State Construction in the amount not to exceed $30,746 to provide services for mold remediation of the Veterans Memorial Hall, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Matter pulled in order to be placed on a future agenda to allow additional research.

9.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with the County of Humboldt in order to continue the California Home Visiting Program as a partner of the Northcoast Tri-County Consortium (Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity) from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 not to exceed $165,612, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2014-014

 

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement #2013-134 with Remi Vista for Medi-Cal eligible Children, Youth and their Families' Mental Health Services effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 not to exceed $1,439,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-015.

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Second Amendment to lease Agreement #2009-077 with Crescent City Properties, LLC for office space located at 425, 435 and 445 K Street and 420 L Street, Crescent City, CA totaling $10,606.49 per month, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement # 2014-016.

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Sandra Morrison, dba Humboldt Addictions Services Program (HASP) for Drinking Driver Treatment Program services from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-017.

13. Approve and authorize the award of the construction contract for the Pebble Beach Drive Safety Project - HSIP 5901 (046) to Tidewater Contractors and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement and authorize the County Engineer to sign change orders totaling up to ten percent (10%) of the contract award, as requested by Community Development Department - Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-018 with Supervisor Hemmingsen recusing himself.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    David Finigan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

14. Approve Budget Transfer 01-04 to cover the increase to the Department's Cost Plan Charges in the amount of $88,225, as requested by Department of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 01-04 in the amount of $88,225.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

15. 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.

16. 10:30 A.M. Assessor Department Presentation.

17. 10:45 A.M. Engineering Department Presentation.

18. 11:00 A.M. Tax Collector / Treasurer update relating to quarterly investments in accordance with Treasury Oversight Committee recommendation of 2012.

19. 11:15 A.M. Waive full reading, read by title only and Introduce Ordinances to Amend Section 20.04, 20.46 and 20.48.020 of the Del Norte County Code; and add Reasonable Accommodation and Density Bonus Ordinances to the Code, as requested by Community Development Department - Planner.**

Action: Waived full reading, read by title only and approved the introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Section 20.04, 20.46 and 20.48.020 of the Del Norte County Code and add Reasonable Accommodation and Density Bonus Ordinances to the Code with an alternative to the parking allotment for the 2 bedroom portion to be brought back to the board upon adoption for a vote.

20. 11:30 A.M. Waive full reading, read by title only and Introduce Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.030 of the Del Norte County Code, as requested by Community Development Department, Planner.**

Action: Waived full reading, read by title only and approved the introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.030 of the Del Norte County Code.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

21. Approve the 2014 Board of Supervisors Appointment List of Committees.**

Action: Approved the 2014 Board of Supervisors Appointment List of Committees with the modification of the City/County 2x2 moving Chair Finigan to the Chair and Supervisor Sullivan to the Vice Chair positions.

22. Approve and authorize the Treasurer's 2014 State of Investment Policy and Adopt Resolution 2014-005 Delegating Investment Authority to the County Treasurer, as requested by Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: Matter pulled to next meeting to make modifications to Investment Policy; Board did approve extending the Treasurer / Tax Collector ability to invest. 

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       5              Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, 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:  January 31, 2014

 

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