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, August 12, 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.

 

CLOSED SESSION 8:30 A.M.

Moment of Reflection.

 

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) James Jenkins v. Katherine Micks, et al. CVUJ14-1187; Michael Riese v County of Del Norte et al United States District County Northern District of California, Case No. 12-3723; 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; Discussion regarding hiring for position of Director of Health and Human Services.

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 Deputy County Counsel Elizabeth Cable.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

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

·        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).

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

1.     Approve the Minutes from the July 22, 2014 Board of Supervisor Meeting.**

2.     Approve and authorize County Administrative Officer to submit and file the County Response to the 2013-2014 Final Grand Jury Report, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

3.     Approve and adopt Resolution recognizing identified rights of way under the provisions of RS 2477, as requested by Community Development Department - Planner III.**

4.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Medi-Cal and Subvention Compliance Forms for Fiscal Year 2014/2015 as requested by Veteran Services Officer.**

5.     Approve and adopt Resolution, authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for work related to increased invasive weed management in the amount of $20,000, as requested by Agricultural Commissioner.**

6.     Approve and adopt Resolution, authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for work related to Organic Inspections and enforcement in the amount of $1,880, as requested by Agricultural Commissioner.**

7.     Approve and adopt Resolution Endorsing Safe STAA Access on California State Route 197 and US Highway 199 from US Highway 101 to Interstate 5, as requested by Supervisor Sullivan.**

8.     Approve and adopt Proclamation Honoring National Farmers Market Week of August 3rd - 9th, 2014.**

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

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

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

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

13. Approve and adopt Resolution implementing Internal Revenue Code 414(h)(2) to the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Employer Pick-Up) for all employees, which will defer federal and state income taxes on employee paid member contributions effective August 1, 2014, as requested by Auditor/Controller.**

14. Approve and adopt resolution proclaiming that a state of local emergency exists throughout Del Norte County as a result of the decline in forest conditions and an abundance of woody-biomass exists  throughout Del Norte County and that extreme conditions exist and requires a sustainable program to help to reduce wild land fire severity conditions on public and private lands, as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

15. Approve and adopt the modified job description for the classification of Property Transfer / Map Drafting Technician I/II as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

16. Approve and authorize wireless device allowances for Public Health Officer and Mental Health Clinical Services Manager, as requested by Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

17. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Second Amendment to Agreement 2013-086 with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CBH), Sacramento, CA to provide psychiatric placement services for adults for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, as requested by Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

18. Approve and authorize the Mental Health Clinical Services Manager position for the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch start at Step C, effective date of hire, as requested by Assistant Director of Health and Human Services.**

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

19. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 07-06 in the amount of $3,841 within the Community Development Department, Flood Control 4 C Budget, as requested by Director of Community Development.**

20. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 07-07 in the amount of $80,631 within the Community Development Department, Road Division Budget, as requested by Director of Community Development Department.**

21. Approve and authorize Budget Transfers 07-08, 07-09, 07-10 and 07-11 which reconcile the Intrafund Community Development Department Allocation within the Code Enforcement (416), Environmental Health (410), Planning (258) and Building Inspection (261) divisions, as requested by Director of Community Development Department.**

22. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 07-12 within the Fiscal Year 13/14 Administrative Budget in the amount of $2,000, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

23. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 08-01 within the Fiscal Year 13/14 Building Maintenance budget in the amount of $5,050, as requested by Building Maintenance Superintendent.**

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.  Chamber of Commerce Presentation - Jeff Parmer.

26. 10:45 A.M. Smith River National Recreation Area (NRA) Update - David Palmer.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

27. Request to direct Engineering Division staff to take the following actions: (1)  Prepare an Engineering Study of the Cooper Avenue and J Street Intersection; and (2) Return at a future meeting of the Board with a recommendation and alternatives, as requested by Director of Community Development.**

28. Consider and take possible action at the request of the County Planning Commission to require mandatory Land Surveys as a Condition of a Building Permit Application, as requested by Director of Community Development.**

29. Review the Smith River Rancheria letter and attachment including the minutes from the July 2, 2014 Planning Commission meeting and direct staff as the Board of Supervisors deems necessary, as requested by County Administrative Officer.**

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

30. 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

 

 

 

Antoinette Self, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  August 11, 2014

 

 

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