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, January 27, 2015

    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, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       None

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 Erik Apperson, Sheriff-Coroner.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

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

Action: None.

·        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: Attended a LAFCO meeting, attend the Last Chance Grade meeting, Met with 3 Constituents of 3 different businesses, met with the Point of Honor Mining Committee, met with Congressman Huffman, Met with the 3 new Library Trustees, attended the Chamber dinner.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended a Northcoast Resource Partnership meeting in Ukiah, attended Agenda Review, attended a RCD meeting regarding Elk Issues, attended a Nor Tech Meeting in Anderson, attended the Chamber Dinner, attended a LAFCO meeting.

 

Supervisor McClure: Met with the Redwood Park Association, participated in Congressman Huffman's Townhall Meeting, attended a dinner with Congressman Huffman, attended a meeting with the CAO and Director of Health and Human Services.

 

Supervisor Howard: Visited a new business in the district Bio-Tech Inc., participated in the Neighborhood Watch in Smith River, attended Chamber Dinner, attended the Last Chance Grade Meeting, Met with constituents regarding dumping in Smith River, attended a meeting in Gasquet with the Forest Service, attended the Community Food Council Meeting.

 

Supervisor Finigan: Attended First 5 meeting, attended a meeting with the Chairman of the Yurok Tribe, attended a BCRAA JPA meeting with Congressman Huffman, attended an RCRC meeting in Sacramento,  attended the California Transportation commission meeting, attended the Last Chance Grade meeting.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina: Doing annual evaluations, attended a Labor meeting, had a few constituent meetings, dealt with court related issues, had a few Department meetings, dealt with the PILT and SRS issues.

·        Moment of Reflection.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Approved with Supervisor Gitlin pulling Item #2 for further discussion. Chair Finigan presented revised Committee List adding Tri-Agency with Supervisor Hemmingsen and Supervisor Howard as Delegates and Chair Finigan as Alternate.

 

Chair Finigan added an Urgency Item regarding Coordination of the CARB Hearing in Redding with Supervisor Howard attending on behalf of Supervisor Hemmingsen. Supervisor Hemmingsen Moved to approve with Supervisor McClure seconding.

 

It was also requested that County pay for attendance at CARB Hearing in Redding. Supervisor Hemmingsen moved to approve payment with Chair Finigan seconding. Supervisor McClure voting no.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

Vote Yea:       5              Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin, Martha McClure, Chris Howard, David Finigan        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the January 13, 2015 Board of Supervisors meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve the 2015 Board of Supervisors Appointment List as requested by Chair Finigan.**

Action: Approved with the modification adding Tri-Agency back to the Appointment List with Supervisor Hemmingsen and Supervisor Howard as the Delegates and Chair Finigan as the Alternate.

 

Also amended the addition of Supervisor Howard as an alternate to the Coordination Committee.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, David Finigan   

Vote Nay:       2              Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard

Vote Abstain: 0              None

3.     Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into an Agreement with Wier's Mortuary Chapel for Coroners Services as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-010

4.     Approve and authorize the Director of Child Support Services to enter into an annual Agreement between Del Norte Child Support Services (DNCSS) and Charles Rafferty DBA: Rafferty Investigations for local process service rate of $40.00 per service or service attempt, totaling no more than $20,000.00 per fiscal year as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-011

5.     Approve and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign a cooperative contract with the City of Tucson allowing the County to "piggy back" on their Agreement with Public Surplus to provide an online surplus sales and website services as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-012

6.     Approve and appoint Frank Magarino to the Planning Committee to represent District #3 as requested by Supervisor Howard.**

Action: Approved.

7.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with Dimension Reports, LLC for claim reports processing services from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, not to exceed $15,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-013

8.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with the County of Humboldt in order to continue the California Home Visiting Program (CHVP) as a partner of the Northcoast Tri-County Consortium (Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity) from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 not to exceed $165,612.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-014

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair and County Administrative Officer to sign the Side Letter Agreement between the County of Del Norte and SEIU-Local 1021 exchanging Lincoln's Birthday (February 12, 2015) for the second Friday in February (February 13, 2015) to coincide with the President's Day weekend holiday as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-015

10. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement with Redwood Toxicology for products and services requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-016

11. Approve and adopt Resolution which states the County will provide the required support for the Federal Lands Access Program Grant Application on Requa Road and P.J. Murphy Memorial Drive and delegates submittal authority to the Community Development Director as requested by the Community Development Department Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO RESO#2015-006

12. Approve and adopt Resolution which states the County will provide the required support for the Federal Lands Access Program Grant Application on Klamath Beach Road and delegates submittal authority to the Community Development Department Director as requested by the Community Development Department Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO RESO#2015-007

13. Approve and adopt Resolution and direct staff to submit grant application to California State Parks' Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program as requested by the Community Development Department Planner.**

Action: Approved. DNCO RESO#2015-008

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

 

Vote Yea:       5              Martha McClure, Chris Howard, Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan        

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

14. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 01-02 in the amount of $40,884.00 within the 231 Sheriff's budget unit and 226 Del Norte Narcotic Fund. This transfer is based on year end Asset Forfeiture funds being received subsequent to the 2014-15 Budget process as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-02

15. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer 01-03 within the Hospital Preparedness (HPP) Budget in the amount of $2,000.00 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#01-03

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

16. 10:25 AM 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.

17. 10:30 AM Recognition of three employee's (Sergeant Grant Henderson, Deputy Mike Shine, Deputy Devin Perry) for their time in service as requested by Sheriff-Coroner.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

18. 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