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 23, 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, Michael Sullivan and David Finigan

                  

 

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(a) Steelhead Constructors vs. Del Norte County, CVUJ 12-1275; 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.

 

 

 

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 Community Development Department Director Heidi Kunstal.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Community Development Department Director Heidi Kunstal introduced Patrick Reneau II as the new Building Inspector.

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

Action: Nothing reported in the results 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: Chair pulled item #4 on the Consent Agenda for further 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: Attended DNSWMA meeting, Attended an ordinance meeting regarding panhandling in CDD, attended LTCO meeting, visited Joe Hamilton and Crescent Elk with Don Olson, attended North Coast Air Quality meeting, attended Local Formation Committee.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Staff meeting regarding the Travel Management Plan, attended Resource Conservation Meeting, answered quite a few constituent calls asking to get rid of other Board members, participated in the Local Area Formation Meeting, attended celebration of life for Walt Coulson.

 

Supervisor McClure: Coastal Commission met in Smith River, Toured Pacific Shores, SR Rancheria Developments, Dr. Fine Bridge to talk about plans with the Coastal Commission, met with LTCO and adopted a budget, Met with the Historical Society to bring back the Brother Jonathan Wheel to Crescent City.

Supervisor Sullivan: Attended the North DEAL meeting, attended the DNSWMA, Attended LTCO meeting, challenged the Board to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Attended the DN Football High School Game, Attending the RCRC annual meeting.

Supervisor Finigan: Attended meeting with First 5 of Del Norte, participated in the CSAC audit, traveled to the CalTrust Board, participated in the CSAC Board, took care of Blight issues in Klamath with the Road Dept & CDD.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina: Been working on making things better with CDBG Grant,  working on the animal protocol, looking into Rosenberg Rules, Conducted Employee Evaluations, helped with budget issues with the Auditor's office, Dealt with flooding issues at the DA's office, worked on Public Defender Contract, had numerous phone calls with the Trinity County CAOs and Siskiyou Counties.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Chair pulled item #4 pulled for further discussion.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.    Approve the minutes from September 09, 2014 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt Proclamation declaring the month of October 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Month, as requested by the Harrington House Director.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and appoint Supervisor Gerry Hemmingsen to the newly established Crescent City Regional Focused High-Collision Reduction Campaign Task Force; and approve and authorize Chair to sign letter supporting a grant awarded to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Crescent City Area by the California Office of Traffic Safety as requested by Supervisor Gerry Hemmingsen.**

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize Resolution approving the Sale of Designated Real Property to the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA), a California Joint Powers Authority in accordance with Government Code Section 25365, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Chair Finigan and Vice Chair Hemmingsen both abstained. Supervisor McClure invoked rule of necessity bringing back Vice Chair Hemmingsen in order for Board to vote. Approved. DNCO Reso #2014-054

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              Roger Gitlin, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              David Finigan

5.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CBH), Sacramento, CA to provide psychiatric placement services for adults for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 not to exceed $550,000.00 as requested by the Health and Human Services Director.**

Action: Approved. DNCO Agreement #2014-128.

6.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement with Restpadd, Inc., Redding, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric services from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, not to exceed $47,000.00 as requested by the Health and Human Services Director.**

Action: Approved. DNCO Agreement #2014-129

7.    Approve and authorize 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 Clinical Services Manager of the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch to sign the contract and any associated or required documents as they relate to this contract as requested by the Health and Human Services Director.**

Action: Approved. DNCO Agreement #2014-130

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

8.    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.

9.    10:30 A.M. Conclude the Public Hearing and adopt the Recommended 2014/2015 Fiscal Year Budget and Special District Budgets by Resolution as presented over the course of the budget hearings; (1) Adopt Resolution 2014-052, a Resolution Fixing Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2014/2015 as required by Government Code; (2) Adopt Resolution 2014-053 setting the appropriation limits for Fiscal Year 2014/2015; (3) Approve the addition of Barbara Pierson to the position list for wireless device stipends as provided in the adopted Wireless Device Policy, as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.  DNCO Resolutions 2014-052 and 2014-053.

 

 

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

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

10. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter to the Six Rivers National Forest regarding revised list of top priorities identified by staff as requested by the Community Development Department Planner**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

11. Request the Board of Supervisors support for the development of a competitive grant program to fund community recidivism and crime reduction services by composing and submitting a letter to the Board of State and Community Corrections as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

12. Authorize Chair to sign a letter to the United States EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers, opposing the proposed rule on "Waters of the United States, Under Clean Waters Act,' Docket No. EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0880 as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    None

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

13. 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.

14. Review, make any necessary Amendments and adopt the 2014/2015 County Legislative Platform as presented by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       None

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

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