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 24, 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.

 

 

 

 

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: No new employees were introduced.

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

Action: By unanimous vote, the Board directed County Counsel to defend Crockett vs. Del Norte County case.

·        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 # 7 from Consent Agenda was pulled for separate discussion.

·        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:      Deferred his written comments to the Clerk for inclusion in action summary.  "Chaired DNSWMA meeting; attended a Del Norte County Loan Committee meeting; attended the Redwood Coast Transit bi-monthly meeting; reviewed another property in need of assistance for the blight program; met with Lions Service Club to discuss efforts to assist with blight; attended the Office of Emergency Services Point of Distribution training for distribution of food, water and other emergency services in the event of a disaster."

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen:    Met with Staff regarding Health Care District; attended the Pelican Bay State Advisory Committee meeting; Met with County Engineer regarding proposed Northcoast Resource Partnership proposal; participated in a HRSA Teleconference - discussion was in relation to the impacts of Critical Access;  attended NCRP meeting - where a project was negotiated for the elevated water tank on Wonder Stump; attended the Healthcare District Ad Hoc meeting; met with CDD staff and water quality folks; attended Gary Blatnick retirement gathering; attended the Local Mental Health meeting - approved services act update and attended the LAFCo meeting;

 

Supervisor McClure:   Retired from teaching as of June 6, 2014 then traveled down south for a family emergency; was able to attend Coastal Commission; met with Chair Finigan and Mike Cohill regarding Sutter Coast.

 

Supervisor Sullivan:    Attended the DNSWMA meeting; attended the LTCO meeting; also attended an emergency Tri-Agency session; met with Chair Finigan and Julie Peterson CFO Sutter Delta and Linda Horn regarding audit numbers; attended the Farm Bureau Dinner;  also attended Director Blatnick's Retirement Celebration; also participated in the meeting regarding the Strategic Planning for Solid Waste.

 

Supervisor Finigan:     Attended a First 5 meeting discussing future direction; met with Administration regarding Yurok Tribal Agreement;  proud to have attended daughter's 8th grade graduation;  attended the NCRIWP meeting with Supervisor Hemmingsen to strengthen water tank on Wonder Stump; attended the Special Session Tri-Agency Meeting; met regarding Children's Budget; had a meeting with Sutter Coast Administration; attended Agenda Review; participated in CSAC Officer conference call; and CSAC Finance Corp conference call; also attended Director Blatnick's retirement party.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Have been focusing on preparing and finalizing the recommended budget which is before you today; meetings with Public Defender and District Attorney Staff; participated in negotiations regarding Sheriff /Jail/ Juvenile Hall medical services; attended the CCP meeting;  dealt with daily issues with the public.

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 # 7 approved with Chair Finigan recusing himself from Item # 17 due to a business relationship and Supervisory Sullivan recusing himself from Item #16 due to a business relationship.

 

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 June 10, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and adopt Del Norte County Resolution Number 2014-026 honoring Gary Blatnick, retiring Health and Human Services Director, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolution 2014-026.

3.     Approve and authorize the Fifth Amendment to Agreement No. 2010-094 between the County of Del Norte and Tim Nicely M.D., Howard Cory, PA-C, and Kimberly Hanks, PA-C for Medical Services to the Jail, Juvenile Hall, and Bar-O, extending the Agreement termination date of June 30, 2014, on a month-to-month basis, not to exceed September 30, 2014, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agree #2014-078

4.     Approve and authorize and approve the Chair to sign the Agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office and James Standring, D.D.S., for Dental Services for Del Norte County Jail Inmates, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-079.

5.     Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to enter into Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with local businesses to assist and play a significant role in protecting their employees and the community during disasters; and authorize County Administrative Officer to sign any extensions to the MOUs if needed, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #'s 2014-080 and 2014-081.

6.     Approve and authorize Resolution 2014-028, authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for work related to Weighmaster Enforcement in the amount of $240.00, as requested by Deputy Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree # 2014-082 and DNCO Resolution #2014-028.

7.     Approve and authorize the award of the construction contract for the Obstruction Removal at Ward Field Project (CAAP Project # DN-5-44-4) to Mountain F. Enterprises, Inc. and authorize the Chairperson to sign and authorize the Airport Director to sign change orders totaling up to ten percent (10%) of the contract award, as requested by Airport Program Manager.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-083.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

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

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-084

 

9.     Approve and authorize Agreement between County of Del Norte and Area 1 Agency on Aging to provide an area service plan relating to services and support for the elderly in Del Norte County, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-085.

10. Approve and authorize the re-appointment of Daphane Williams as a Board of Supervisors appointed Public Agency member of the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development for a term of 2 years; Approval and authorize the re-appointment of Melodee Fugate as a Board of Supervisors appointed Child Care Provider member of the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development for a term of 2 years, as requested by Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development Coordinator.**

Action: Approved.

11. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into an Agreement with Bio-Tox Laboratories for forensic toxicology analysis for Coroner investigations, as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-086.

12. Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to enter into an Agreement with Dr. Kushner for coroner services on behalf of the Sheriff-Coroner, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agreement #2014-087.

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Facility Use Agreement with First 5 Del Norte from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, not to exceed $2000 per month, or $24,000 annually, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: DNCO Agree #2014-088.

14. Approve the Community Services (CSS), Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) & Innovations (INN) Annual Update FY 2014/2015  and authorize the budgets, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-089.

15. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Partnership HealthPlan of California for Adult Immunization and Vaccines and other Medi-Cal reimburseable services deemed appropriate, as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-090.

16. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign contract with Leroy Davies, Darren McElfresh, Rebecca Linkous and Karen Olson, Attorneys at Law, for Public Defender Services, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-091.

17. Approve and authorize the appointment of Matthew Fearing as the Public Member of the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority.

Action: Approved.

18. Approve and authorize the attached Public Safety Realignment Plan for FY 2014-2015, as requested by Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Agree #2014-092

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved Budget Transfers 06-07 through 06-09.

 

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

19. Authorize and approve Budget Transfer 06-07 within the CDD - Code Enforcement budget in the amount of $2,057 which will allow for the Repayment of Illegal Disposal Sites Cleanup Grant Funds to the California Department of Resource Recovery and Recycling (CalRecycle), as requested by Community Development Director.**

20. Authorize and approve budget revision 06-08 within the Office of Emergency Services ("OES") Budget: $3,000 from "Miscellaneous Revenue" to "Small Tools", as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

21. Authorize and approve Budget Transfer Request 06-09 in the amount of $600,000 within the Community Development Department, Road Division Budget, as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

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. Conduct Public Hearing, 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; and Adoption of Resolution 2014-027 Authorizing an Election to be Consolidated with the November 4, 2014  General Election, as requested by the Del Norte County Fairgrounds Manager.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO ORD # 2014-009 and DNCO RESO 2014-027.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

24. 10:45 A.M.  Conduct a Public hearing, waive full reading, read by title only and Adopt 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.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO ORD #2014-010.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

25. 10:55 A.M.  Appointment of District Attorney-Elect, Dale Trigg to the position of District Attorney effective June 24, 2014.

Action: Approved.

26. 11:00 A.M.  Health in All Policies Update, building healthy communities, Nanette Yandell, Public Health Policy Coordinator.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

27. Approve and authorize the temporary closure of First Street in Smith River from Beckstead Avenue to Fred Haight Drive, from 6 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014; and authorize the parking of the Del Norte County Stage on first Street from Friday, August 15, 2014 to Sunday, August 17, 2014, as requested by Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

28. Consider proposed Draft Housing Element Update to receive public comment and direction to staff to transmit the Draft Housing Element update to the California Department of Housing and Community Development, for review as requested by Community Development Department  - Planner.**

Action: Approved transmittal to Housing and Community Development (HCD.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    None

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

29. Discuss and take action as necessary to modify the 2014/2015 Fiscal Year Recommended budgets as presented by departments; approve the addition and elimination of positions as outlined (Attachment A);  approve the position list request for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy (Attachment B); Direct the Budget Team to continue to research and analyze all available cost saving options; approve and adopt the 2014/2015 fiscal year recommended budgets as modified (Attachment C); and direct departments that no fixed asset purchases shall be allowed prior to the adoption of the Final Budget without Board of Supervisor approval, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

30. Consider and approve proposed Special Aviation Budget for 2014/15, as requested by the Program Manager.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

31. Consider and approve proposed Airport budgets for 2014/15, as requested by the Program Manager.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

32. 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.

Action: County Administrative Office brought to the Board's attention AB 1862 (Melendez) which has been amended recently to shift the authority from the Governor to the Board of Supervisors to fill a vacancy on the board.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kimberly Armosino, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  June 27, 2014

 

 

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