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, June 10, 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, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Martha McClure and 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.

 

 

 

 

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 Roger Gitlin.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: New employee Biron Carithers was introduced to the Board as the new Deputy Public Guardian.

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

Action: No 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.

·        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 North Coast Air Quality meeting at the Flynn Center;  participated in a meeting with the US Army Corp & search & Rescue Terry McNamara regarding jetty repairs;  also attended a meeting at the "S" Curve with Coastal Commission regarding trees surrounding Patriots Point; attended the Republic Women Federated;  also participated in Agenda review for the Solid Waste meeting.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:     With Supervisor Sullivan attended an AD Hoc with City and Healthcare District to discuss issues regarding Sutter Coast; attended a meeting with Mike Cohill Regional President of Sutter Health to discuss alternatives; attended the LTCo meeting;  Also attended the Rotary meeting regarding the Golden Gate Bridge District;  Also attended the Map of the Movies Ribbon Cutting Ceremony;  participated in a meeting with Jessica Glass Senator Feinstein's Representative; participated in the Fire Pre-Season Meeting with National Weather Service and Forest Service; Supervisor McClure asked that he work with local businesses regarding obtaining  MPA Regulation booklets - those have been received and are going to be distributed; attended the Airport Meeting; also attended the North DEAL meeting with Caltrans regarding 197/199 STA project - Caltrans is NOT giving up and are moving forward to save funding even though the project is delayed.

 

Supervisor McClure:   ABSENT.

 

Supervisor Sullivan:    Also attended the AD Hoc meetings with City and Healthcare District; also participated in the meeting with Mike Cohill of Sutter Health for a Q&A session; attended the LTCo meeting where HWY 199 project was discussed and delay will cost the community; Ribbon Cutting for Map of the Movies; Rotary GG Bridge District meeting; erroneous information reported in the Triplicate regarding the amount of money involved the number is $29k not $9k; also wanted to congratulate Supervisor Hemmingsen on another 4 years.

 

Supervisor Finigan:     Attended a  meeting in Sacramento with CSAC staff regarding upcoming budget hearings;  met with Jessica Glass of Senator Feinstein's Representative; attended a meeting with Family Resource Center meeting with First 5 and Probation Chief; participated in Agenda Review; Voted - and wanted to congratulated all that ran; attended the Airport JPA meeting; met with Mike Cohill of Sutter Health; also attended a ceremony for DNACA where Glen Duncan was awarded with the California Medal of Distinction.  Met with and took quite a few calls from constituents.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Working on meetings with departments regarding recommended Budget; also working with staff regarding negotiations for Public Defender contract as well as negotiations for the nursing contract; also participated and attended the Ad Hoc meeting with the Hospital District and met with Mike Cohill.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Consent agenda (minus) item #6 was approved.  Supervisor Sullivan recused himself from item #19.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the minutes from the May 27, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Declare the following items as surplus per Title 2.33 of Del Norte County Code and direct that the subject equpment be offered for sale  through a public bid process as is, and with a "junk" title 1) 1955 Austin Western (crusher); 2) Roller 9 (10-14 ton double steel drum); 3) 1996 Ford F250 3/4 ton; and 4) 2002 Dodge 1500 Quad Cab, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

Action: APPROVED.

3.     Approve and adopt the Resolution and authorize Dawn Langston, Treasure/Tax Collector, to execute the Agreement with the Franchise Tax Board to collect certain delinquent accounts through the Court-Ordered Debt Program, as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO RESO # 2014-026.

4.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Side Letter Agreement between the County of Del Norte and the Del Norte County Employee's Assosication/SEIU Local 1021 amending the Juvenile Hall regular workday/business day section of the current Memorandum of Understanding, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: APPROVED.

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Amador County, as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-072.

6.     Waive full reading and adopt Ordinance 2014-009 adding Chapter 3.07 to Title 3 of the Del Norte County code imposing a Transactions (sales) and use tax for the purpose of funding the Del Norte County Fairgrounds for a period of seven (7) years, as requested by the Del Norte County Fairgrounds Manager.**

Action: ITEM PULLED FOR SEPARATE DISCUSSION.

 

THE ORDINANCE INTRODUCED AT 5/27/14 MEETING WAS THE INCORRECT VERSION OF ORDINANCE, THEREFORE THE VERSION SCHEDULED FOR ADOPTION 6/10/14 NEEDS TO BE PULLED AND THE REVISED ORDINANCE NEEDS TO BE RE-INTRODUCED.  THE ORDINANCE WILL THEN BE SET FOR A PUBLIC HEARING AND BROUGHT BACK TO THE BOARD FOR ADOPTION AT THE 6/24/14 MEETING.

 

MOTION BY SUPERVISOR HEMMINGSEN TO WAIVE FULL READING AND RE-INTRODUCE ORDINANCE 2014-009 ADDING CHAPTER 3.07 TO TITLE 3 OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY CODE IMPOSING A TRANSACTION (SALES) AND USE TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE DEL NORTE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS FOR A PERIOD OF SEVEN (7) YEARS, SUPERVISOR SULLIVAN PROVIDED SECOND.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    None

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, David Finigan        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

7.     Approve and accept the independent audit performed by Smith and Newell forthe fiscal  year ending June 30, 2013, as reuqested byu the Auditor/Controller.**

Action: APPROVED.

8.     Accept the request of the Elk Valley Rancheria and approve the amendment of the MOU between Del Norte County and Elk Valley Road adding Route 0204 to the list of routes that may be included in the Elk Valley Rancheria IRR/TTP, and authorize the Chair to sign the Amended MOU, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-074.

9.     Authorize and approve the Senior Certified Public Health Nurse position for the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch start at Step C, effective date of hire, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.

10. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Resolution approving the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch (MHB) new Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal Service Rate Schedule, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO RESO #2014-027.

11. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign agreement with the State of California requiring the County to continue to adhere to community mental health program requirements and authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Servicesto sign the contract and any associated or required documents as they relate to this contract, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE # 2014-066.

12. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Second Amendment to Agreement Number 12-89239 with the Department of Health Care Services, for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed a total contract amount of $1,810,424 and authorize the Director, Department of Health and Human Services to sign any associated or required documents as they relate to this Amendment.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-065.

13. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Second Amendment to Agreement 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 $455,000, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-067.

14. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Agreement with Communique Interpreting of Santa Rosa, CA for American Sign Language Interpreters for the period of July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 not to exceed $8,000, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-069.

15. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. providing children's mental health services for the period of July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, not to exceed $70,000, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-070.

16. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Agreement with Kings View Corporation to provide Telepsychiatric Services and Anasazi Doctor's Home Page for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 not to exceed $253,800, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-075.

17. Authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Agreement with Keith Taylor for the following services: 1) Review case records & conduct interviews as necessary to complete an evaluation/report; 2) Express an opinion in a written reports as to whether continued custody by the parent(s) or Indian Custodian(s) will result in serious physical or emotional damage to the child; 3) Complete the evaluation/report & submit the Indian Child Welfare Act Expert Witness report; & 4) Testify in Dependency Court cases, for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, not to exceed $15,000, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE # 2014-076.

18. 1)  Authorize and allow the Board Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers related to the Crescent City Harbor breakwater, 2) Authorize and allow the County Engineer, a licensed professional engineer (P.E.) to approve the plans for the life line cable system before any installation or repairs are made to the existing system, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

Action: APPROVED.  DNCO AGREE #2014-077.

19. Approve the request of JME Construction to connect Assessor Parcel Numbers 116-114-06, 07 and 08 to the County Service Area's Madison Avenue Lift Station, subject to the following conditions: 1) Payment to a fee equal to the original assessment for each residential home site as each building permit is submited 2) A building permit be obtained for each proposed residence, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

Action: APPROVED.  SUPERVISOR SULLIVAN RECUSED HIMSELF FROM ITEM 19.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: BUDGET TRANSFERS 05-09; 05-10; 06-09 AND 06-10 APPROVED.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

20. Approve budget transfer 05-09 allowing $20,000 to be transferred from CSA Department Allotment to CSA Interfund Engineering, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

21. Approve budget transfer 05-10 within the Recreation budget - $1,000 from "Overtime" and $1,500 from "Utilities", transferred into "part-time temporary", as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

22. Approve Mental Heallth budget transfer 06-01 in the amount of $100,000, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

23. Approve budget revision 06-02 in the amount of $10,633 within the 242 Sheriff's Budget. This transfer is based on the need to add video cameras where none currently exist, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

24. 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.

25. 10:30 A.M.  Waive full reading, read by title only and Introduce proposed Ordinance to Amend Chapter 10.04.04 of the Del Norte County Ordinance relating to the Speed Limits on Cooper Avenue from the City Limit to Inyo Street, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Roger Gitlin        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

26. 10:45 A.M. Presentation by Cassandra Hesseltine, Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce regarding the "Map of the Movies" Project.**

27. 11:00 A.M. Presentation by Kathy Smith, President, College of the Redwoods, regarding the Del Norte County Campus.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

28. Authorize and approve acceptance of the property known as Bay Meadows after completion of mitigation followed by 5 year monitoring and maintenance period to be completed by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority and indicate willingness to budget for ongoing Long Term Management of the property, as requested by the Airport Director.**

Action: APPROVED.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

Vote Yea:       3              Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

29. Review of the Solid Waste Management Authority draft budget for FY 14/15, as requested by the Acting Director/Program Manager.**

Action: BOARD PROVIDED COMMENTS TO SUPERVISOR GITLIN TO RELAY TO DEL NORTE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY BOARD REGARDING THE MISSING $29K AND NEEDTO ADDRESS THIS IN THE BUDGET.

30. Discuss donation of a computer to the Del Norte County Law Library, as requested by the Del Norte County Law Librarian.**

Action: APPROVED.

31. Sign the Smith River NRA Travel Management Plan DEIS Comments and Transmit to Forest Supervisor for the Six Rivers National Forest, as requested by the County Planner.**

Action: APPROVED.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Roger Gitlin        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

32. Discuss and approve the following actions: Grant a Public Utilities Easement (P.U.E) for the benefit of Assessort Parcel Numbers 118-470-02 (Big 5), 118-470-03 (Totem Villa Apartments) and 118-020-33 (Forty-First Agricultural Association) across the northwest portion of Assessor Parcel Number 118-020-32 as shown on Attachment 1. All costs associated with the preparation of the P.U.E. shall be covered by the Moore Worth Investments, LLC.  The legal description for the easement shall be prepared by a licensed land surveyor and written in accordance with accepted practice. The purpose of the easement shall correspond with the language in Exhibit A; and Direct the County Engineer to negotiate with Moore Worth Investments, LLC for compensation to the County for the use of the P.U.E. foro the benefit of the parcels listed above. The compensaiton will be based on fair market value, as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: APPROVED.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Roger Gitlin        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

33. 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

 

 

 

Kimberly Armosino, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted: June 13, 2014

 

 

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