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, May 13, 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.

 

 

 

 

Public Comment on Closed Session items only.

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

10:00 A.M. Call the  meeting to order and take roll.

·        The Pledge of Allegiance

Action: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Supervisor Sullivan.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

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

Action: None.

·        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: One urgency item added.  Del Norte County Farm Bureau is requesting the members of the Board write a letter to the California Fish and Game Commission opposing the listing of the Gray Wolf.

·        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 two Chamber mixers; attended Del Norte/Crescent City Chamber of Commerce meeting; attended Solid Waste Management Green awards; met with Army Corps of Engineers regarding Crescent City jetty repairs; attended meeting with Matt Heath-Republican candidate; attended meeting regarding Travel Management plan; attended the Rural Human Services volunteer luncheon; attended Walk/Bike to School day at Bess Maxwell; attended Solid Waste Management budget meeting; attended RCTA meeting; visited the Foursquare Preschool program; and attended a meeting with local clergy regarding prayer before public meetings.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:    Attended Sustainable Forest Action Coalition meeting; attended OrTech meeting; teleconference with advocate Greg Burns regarding Forest Service issues; attended 2X2 meeting with State/National Parks; attended BCRRA staff meeting; attended Local Area Formation Commission meeting; attended Local Agricultural meeting; toured the Pine Grove Headstart and Preschool programs; attended meeting regarding Forest Service Travel Management plan;  attended 2X2 meeting with Smith River Rancheria; attended LTCO meeting; attended Chamber mixer; and attended meeting with Amya Miller-Global Public Relations Director for the City of Rikuzentakat, Japan.

 

Supervisor McClure:    Was reappointed to RAC; attended meetings at the Senior Center; attended EMS meeting; attended RCTA meeting; and will be attending California Coastal Commission meeting this week.

 

Supervisor Sullivan:   Submitted comments for Solid Waste Management for R3; attended 2X2 meeting with State National Parks; attended meeting with President of College of Redwoods-Kathy Smith; attended Solid Waste Management Budget meeting;  attended LTCO meeting; attended Dancing with the Stars fundraiser for the Humane Society; and will be attending CSAC Legislative Conference this week.

 

Supervisor Finigan:     Attended CSAC Governor meeting regarding budget; attended agenda review for the Board of Supervisors meeting; attended CSAC Revenue and Asset Management meeting; met with Officers of CSAC and the Executive Board, attended CSAC Finance Corporation meeting;  attended meeting with Community Development; attended CalTrust Board meeting; participated in various CSAC officer's calls; attended mini-summit in Tehama county; met with Mental Health; met with County Counsel regarding Tri-Agency; visited Elk Valley Headstart; attended meeting with the RDA successor Board; attended a meeting regarding the airport JPA; and attended meeting with Amya Miller-Global Public Relations Director for the City of Rikuzentakat, Japan.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Currently working on the Budget and conducting various budget meetings; ongoing contract negotiations with the Yurok Tribe, SEA and SEIU; nursing and doctors for the jail; public defender's office; attended meeting with Amya Miller-Global Public Relations Director for the City of Rikuzentakat, Japan; attended Smith River Rancheria 2X2; attended SBDC board meeting; and attended a meeting to review the Forest Service Travel Management Plan.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved with Supervisor Sullivan recusing himself from item #3 on the Consent Agenda

 

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

1.     Approve the Minutes from the April 22, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve the appointments to the Del Norte County Law Library Board, as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Approved.

3.     Authorize and approve the contract revision/extension with Del Norte County Ambulance commencing April 8, 2014 with a termination date of June 30, 2022, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agreement 2014-027

4.     Authorize and approve 2013/2014 Caltrans Exchange/Match Funding Agreement, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agreement 2014-048

5.     Authorize and award the Professional Services Agreement for Materials Sampling and Testing to SHN Consulting Engineers & Geologists, Inc., as requested by the Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agreement 2014-049

6.     Appoint Lonnie Reyman, Chief Probation Officer, to the First 5 Del Norte County Commission as a county-designated representation, Category A, as requested by the Executive Director of First 5.**

Action: Approved.

7.     Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the attached proclamation "Foster Parent Appreciation During National Foster Care Month May 2014", as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

8.     Authorize and approve the adoption of the proclamation declaring May 2014 as Mental Health Month, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

9.     Authorize and approve the Chair to sign Agreement with the State of California for the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016 not to exceed $10,820, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agreement 2014-050

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

10. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-07 in the amount of $77,700 within the 242 Sheriff's budget, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner,**

Action: Approved.

11. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-02 in the amount of $14,000 within the 233 Task Force Anti0Drug Abuse budget unit, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

12. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-04 in the amount of $52,900 within the 231 Sheriff's budget, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

13. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-03 in the amount of $30,000 within the 232 Boating Safety budget unit, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

14. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-05 in the amount of $28,400 from the Department Allotment to Interfund Engineering within the Road Division Budget, as requested by the Deputy Director of Community Development.**

Action: Approved.

15. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-06 in the amount of $15,450 from Interfund Roads to the Payroll and Part-time Temporary lines in the Engineering Division budget, as requested by the Deputy Director of Community Development.**

Action: Approved.

16. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-01 in the amount of $1,832 Public Health Branch, Tobacco Use Prevention Program, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

17. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-08 in the amount of $11,000 within the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant Budget, as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Aprpoved.

18. Authorize and approve budget transfer 04-09 in the amount of $7,870 from the General Fund Contingency Budget to the Treasurer-Tax Collector budget, as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

19. Authorize and approve budget transfer 05-03 in the amount of $718,317, 2011 Public Safety Realignment., as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

20. Authorize and approve budget transfer 05-02 in the amount of $611,000, Welfare Assistance, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

21. Authorize and approve budget transfer 05-01 in the amount of $534,370, Administration, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

22. 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.

23. 10:30 A.M. American Red Cross presentation, as requested by the Executive Director of American Red Cross.**

24. 11:00 A.M. Del Norte County Ambulance presentation regarding the role of EMS in Del Norte County, as requested by the General Manager.**

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

25. Request the Board of Supervisors support California AB 2231 (Reinstate the Senior Citizens & Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Program) by composing and submitting a letter in favor of bringing this program back, as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: Unaniimously approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    None

 

Vote Yea:       4              Roger Gitlin, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

26. Discuss and approve sending a letter to Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor's Office requesting a 30 day extension of time to review and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DESI) prepared for the Smith River NRA Restoration and Motorized Travel Managment Plan, as requested by the Planner.**

Action: Unanimously approved.

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

27. 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.

28. Discuss letter of support to Assemblyman Anthony Rendon regarding AB 2205 (Donnelly), as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kimberly Armosino, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  May 16, 2014

 

 

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