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, September 09, 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 Sullivan

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: County Administrative Officer introduced new Health and Human Services Director Barbara Pierson

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

Action: Nothing to report 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: Last Chance Grade info meeting, attended A1 Agency on aging meeting, attended special session appointing new Health & Human Services Director, attended Republican Dinner at Alexandre Dairy, set Agenda for DNSWMA Meeting, met with John & Debbie Thompson at Trees of Mystery.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended the Climate Change Meeting, Met with staff regarding partial closing of Bailey Rd, Elk issues meeting, attended Special Session with Health & Human Services, BCRAA Meeting, Dinner at Alexandre Dairy, BCRAA Director Interviews.

 

Supervisor McClure: End of the Season meeting for the Redwood Park Assoc., attended Senior Center Meeting, Hosted Democratic Breakfast with Congressman Huffman, Pre-Labor day Breakfast at the Senior Center, Special Session for Health & Human Services, Climate Change Meeting, walked South Beach to look at the fire damage (brush is very thick) Preparing for the Coastal Commission meeting at SR Rancheria at 9am on 09/10/14.

 

Supervisor Sullivan: Attended meeting at Healthcare District, attended Climate Change Meeting, attended meeting with LTCO, Special Session with Health & Human Services, CSAC Meeting regarding Prop 1; Prop 2; Prop 46; Prop 47, realignment allocation report and legislative update, Attended Republican dinner at Alexandre Dairy.

 

Supervisor Finigan: Attended Climate change meeting, attended special meeting appointing HHS Director, CSAC, BCRAA, Rural Caucus; Legacy of Governor; PILT, Agenda Review, BCRAA Interviews, talked with constituents regarding Curfew ordinances.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Various discussions with Depts.; meeting regarding Animal Protocol, attended OES meeting, did research on Code of Conduct, conducted employee evaluations, finalized the budget reports.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Supervisor Sullivan abstained from item number 7

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the minutes from August 26, 2014 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Resolution approving the Department of Health and Human Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Programs Medi-Cal Service Rate Schedule for FY 2014-2015, as requested by Acting Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved DNCO Reso#2014-047

3.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for Medi-Cal eligible children, youth and their families' mental health services from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, not to exceed $1,789.00, as requested by Acting Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Amount identified incorrectly, should've been 1,789,000.00. Approved DNCO Agreement#2014-123

4.     Approve and adopt Resolution appointing Mark Raintree to  the Del Norte County Library District Board of Trustees as requested by the Library District Board of Trustees.**

Action: Approved DNCO Reso#2014-048

5.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter in support of Northwest CA RC&D Council 5C Fisheries Restoration Design Project, as requested by Supervisor Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved.

6.     Approve and authorize the Tax Collector and County Administrative Officer to execute the agreement with Pre-Sort Center of Stockton Inc., as requested by Treasurer/Tax Collector.**

Action: Approved DNCO Agreement#2014-124.

7.     Approve and authorize the nomination of Thomas French, Attorney at Law, as submitted by the remaining Public Defenders as a replacement for Leroy Davies; and (1) Accept or reject the proposed replacement attorney by a majority vote; and if accepted (2) Approve the first Amendment to Agreement 2014-091 replacing Leroy Davies with Thomas French, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: With Supervisor Sullivan Abstaining, approved DNCO Agreement#2014-125.

8.     Approve and adopt Resolution authorizing County Agricultural Commissioner to sign Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for work related to nursery stock inspections and enforcement in the amount of $3,725.00, as requested by Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved DNCO Reso#2014-049 and DNCO Agreement#2014-126.

9.     Approve and adopt Resolution approving proposed revisions to the California Home Finance Authority (CHF) Joint Powers Agreement, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved DNCO Reso#2014-050.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Michael Sullivan

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

10. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 09-01 within the Recreation Budget to "Part-time Temporary" as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved Budget #09-01

11. Approve and authorize a Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget Transfer 09-02 in the amount of $5,200.00 from the General Fund Contingency Budget to the Public Defender Budget as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved Budget #09-02

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

12. 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.

13. 10:30 A.M. Open the public hearing to consider the Recommended Budget and all Special District budgets for the 2014/2015 Fiscal Year, and continue the hearing for 14 days; and consider Attachment ‘A’ outlining staffing changes, including the elimination or creation of positions, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Board opened and continued Public Hearing for 14 days; Approved Attachment A outlining staffing changes.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    None

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

14. 10:45 A.M. Caltrans District 1 presentation - Highway 101N project between Burtchell Road and Washington Blvd.

15. 11:00 A.M. Department of Fish and Wildlife presentation (David Lancaster).

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

16. Consider revisions and adopt Resolution approving the proposed 2014-2019 Housing Element and Resolution to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for final certification, as requested by Community Development Department Planner.**

Action: Approved DNCO Reso#2014-051.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

17. 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.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

DEL NORTE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Kylie Heriford, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  April 10, 2015

 

 

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