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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, March 11, 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, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Chris Howard

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; Steelhead Construction vs. County of Del Norte CVUJ 12-1275; Discuss and take possible action on a settlement proposal for 1 Workman’s Compensation Claim. II) Anticipated litigation 1) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9 – two cases (c); III) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County Negotiator and the Del Norte County Employees’ Association, Sheriff’s Employees’ Association, and represented and unrepresented bargaining units.  Conduct annual evaluation of Director of Child Support Services; Conduct annual evaluation of Building Maintenance and Parks Superintendent.

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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 Gitlin.

Action: Pledge lef by Supervisor Gitlin.

·        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 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.

Action: None.

·        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 health need assessment meeting with Sutter; also attended the chamber meeting; traveled to Eureka to attend the public information meeting by Fish & Wildlife regarding shore fishing at the mouth of Klamath; participated in the Solid Waste agenda review; had a wine and cheese gathering for the Republican committee; will be scheduling a town hall meeting for District 1; also attended the Republican Woman Federation; mentioned an item in the newsletter from Sutter regarding Critical Access - advising that the application was approved by the Network; asks that county counsel research and provide legal opinion relating to the financial and legal impacts regarding seeking eminent domain.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:  Participated in a Fair Board meeting regarding continuing our Fair; then had a conference call with the Division of Fairs and Expositions regarding direction we are heading;  attended the State of Jefferson workshop; travelled to Sacramento for the Forest Coalition meeting regarding forest management; was called for Jury Duty; attended agenda review on behalf of Chair Sullivan; attended the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority meeting where it was learned that the supplemental EIR for RSA project has or will be released; then also attended the Local Mental Health Board meeting.

 

Supervisor McClure:   Attended the Senior Center meeting; also participated in the State of Jefferson workshop; then traveled to Los Angeles to attend the Democratic Convention had time with Gavin Newsome, John Perez, Darrell Steinberg regarding the needs of Del Norte County, Education Support and HWY 101 and Last Chance funding; also had the opportunity to meet with Mike McQuire and Joe Woods to discuss the needs for Del Norte County;  Met with Debra Bowen ~ Secretary of State; also pleased to announce that Congressman Huffman will be in Del Norte County on March 29, 2014 holding an open town hall meeting some of the discussion items will be Social Security & Future of Medi-Care.  This meeting will be held at the Redwood Room at Del Norte Unified School District; looking forward to March 22, 2014 Harbor Dedication; after today's meeting will be heading to Coastal Commission; then was awarded a scholarship to attend the 23rd Annual California Local Government Commission - where rural healthcare and building healthy communities will be the topics.

 

Supervisor Sullivan:  Attended the State of Jefferson; handled calls and e-mails regarding Ward Field; attended the Ribbon Cutting for SR Gym; also attended the Proactive Financial Committee; attended the Jaycee tournament.

 

Supervisor Finigan:   Attended the RDA meeting to discuss final closing procedures; also attended the State of Jefferson workshop; also attended the Jaycee Tournament; meetings with County Counsel re Tri-Agency; attended the Proactive Finance Committee; then travelled to Washington to attend the WIR Conference for CSAC; Meeting with Director of Intergovernmental Affairs; 5 years of Secure Rural Schools was approved; then attended a Congressional breakfast

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Working on mid-year budgets; been conducting staff interviews for the open Clerk of the Board position; participated MOU negotiations; meetings regarding Community Development Block Grants;  attended the Proactive Financial Committee meeting; dealt with various Personnel matters; met with the Public Defenders regarding negotiations of contract; attended games at the new gym in Smith River; also attended some of the Jaycee Tournament.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

1.    10:30 A.M. Tsunami Safe - Know your Zone - Tsunami Preparedness Week Presentation by Cindy Henderson, Office of Emergency Services.

2.    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.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Consent agenda approved with the exception of Item # 17 which was pulled as a separate item.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

3.    Approve the Minutes from the February 25, 2014 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into an Agreement with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways for the fiscal year 2014-15, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-027.

5.    Approve and Adopt Resolution 2014-011 adding various roads to the County Maintained Roads List, as requested by Deputy Director Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved Del Norte County Resolution 2014-011.

6.    Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office to fund award plaques to be presented to staff and volunteers of the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department during the 20th Annual LEADN awards, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Approve and authorize a step increase for County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

8.    Approve and authorize the appointment of Athena Csutoras to the First 5 Del Norte Commission as a public member assuming the 4-year term of Dr. Warren Rehwaldt that runs retroactively from March 2012 through March 2016, as requested by Executive Director First 5.**

Action: Approved.

9.    Approve and authorize the transfer of one (1) existing, prepaid sewer connection between properties owned by Jack Tedsen, as requested by Deputy Director Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and authorize an order to allow Alissia Northrup as the Registrar of Voters the authority to sign a support contract with the California Secretary of States office for support services for the implementation of VoteCal, as requested by County Clerk/ Recorder/Registrar of Voters.**

Action: Approved.

11. Approve and authorize an agreement with Custom Construction in the amount not to exceed $4,327 to frame and install a door between the Clerk-Recorder Office and the Closed Session Room at the Flynn Building and authorize Chair to sign said Agreement, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agreement 2014-028.

 

12. Approve and adopt Proclamation of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisor's Proclaiming March 19th through March 28th as Tsunami Preparedness Week.**

Action: Approved.

13. Approve and authorize as a concurring signatory the Memorandum of Agreement between the Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division and the California State Historic Preservation Officer, as requested Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-029.

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to No. 2013-076 with North Valley Behavioral Health, LLC, Yuba City, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric placement from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $275,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-030.

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for Child Welfare Services' access to SafeMeasures® reporting commencing March 1, 2014 through February 29, 2016, for a total of $12,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-031.

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Restpadd, Inc., Redding, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric services from March 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $75,000, as requested by Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-032.

17. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Grant Application for California Air to Airports Program CAAP No. DN-2-11-1 for Obstruction Removal (Trees) at Ward Field, as requested by Airport Administration.**

Action: Motion by Supervisor Sullivan to table item to March 25, 2014 Board meeting and requested presentation by staff regarding specific project.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Gitlin.

 

Matter tabled to March 25, 2014.

18. Approve and authorize an Amended Agreement to Purchase Tax-Defaulted Property extending the purchase time-frame from ninety (90) days to one-hundred eighty (180) days, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-034.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved Budget Transfers 02-07; 02-09; 03-01 and 03-02.  Supervisor Sullivan abstained from item 21 due to a conflict.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

19. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 02-07 in the amount of $11,375.34 from the CSA Lift Station Line #40610 to the Maintenance of Structures Line 20180, as requested by Deputy Director Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 02-07.

20. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 02-09 in the amount of $18,000 within the 232 Boating Safety budget unit based on an augmentation payment received by the Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 02-09.

21. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 03-01 in the amount of $30,000 within the Public Defender budget, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 03-01.  Supervisor Sullivan abstained due to conflict.

22. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 03-02 in the amount of $14,755 within the Capital Improvements Budget, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved Budget Transfer 03-02.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

3.    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.

4.    Approve and authorize letter of support for California Bill AB 2703 (CVSO funding bill) by composing and submitting letter that the one-time increased subvention funding be made a permanent funding source to California County Veterans Service Offices, as requested by Veterans Service Officer.**

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign letter of support regarding sentencing guidelines for environmentally destructive marijuana trespass grows on public and private lands, as requested by Congressman Huffman's Office.**

Action: Approved.

6.    Approve and authorize letter of support for SB 1410 which funds PILT for California Fish and Wildlife, as requested by Supervisor Sullivan.**

Action: Approved.

7.    Receive and file the mid-year budget update as submitted by the County Administrative Officer and the Auditor-Controller; and direct that Departments maintain revenue and expenditures as estimated in the mid-year report and continue on solutions to reduce net county costs, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Received and filed.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  March 14, 2014

 

 

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