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, February 10, 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 Lonnie Reyman, Chief Probation Officer.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: The Sheriff-Coroner introduced two new Deputies: Neal Oilar and Nathan Perrando.

·        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 the Let the Music Play event at Smith River School, attended Chamber of Commerce meeting, Attended the Library Trustee meeting, attended DNSWMA pre-Agenda meeting, attended Foster Family Recruitment meeting, attended Take a bite out of Blight meeting, met with DHHS staff, attended Future Facilities meeting, met with two Constituents regarding Sutter Coast Letter (EPO Plan). 

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended Tri-Agency meeting, attended BCRAA meeting, attended Future Facilities meeting.

 

Supervisor McClure: Met with Constituent regarding Grant Application for Visitors Center, met with a Group in Fortuna called Reaching for Independence, attended Emergency meeting with Senior Center

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Supervisor Howard: Attended CARB hearing.

 

Supervisor Finigan: Attended Last Chance Grade meeting, attended First 5 meeting, attended administration and department head meeting regarding Children's Budget, attended Agenda Review, participated in conference call with Forest County Schools Coalition, attended BCRAA meeting, attended a meeting with the Transportation Director, dealt with a few constituent calls, attended a meeting with Fish and Game Chair.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina: Working on Department Head evaluations, preparing for the fee ordinance update, number of meetings with the public, department head meetings, discussions with constituents and Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding Elk Issue, starting preparation on County Goals, assisted OES regarding storms over the weekend.

·        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. Supervisor Howard requested to add an Emergency Item which the Board to give direction to Fish and Game Commission opposing recent in-river sport fishing regulation change proposals for the Lower Klamath River.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the January 27, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting,**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and adopt Proclamation proclaiming February 6, 2015 as Wear Red Day which recognizes the extraordinary progress in women's heart health as requested by Supervisor Howard.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Howard withheld from presenting the Proclamation due to nobody there to properly accept it.

3.     Approve and adopt Proclamation proclaiming the week of February 22, 2015 through February 28, 2015 as Engineers Week as requested by the President of the Northcoast Branch of ASCE.**

Action: Approved.

4.     Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter an Agreement with the College of the Redwoods outlining responsibilities for the safety staff, students and visitors as required by the California Educations Code and as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-019

5.     Approve and authorize Agreement with Sutter Coast Hospital for medical treatment for juvenile detainees as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-020

6.     Approve and authorize wireless device allowance for Supervisor Chris Howard to cover work related expenditures not to exceed $600.00 for the 14/15 Fiscal Year.**

Action: Approved.

7.     Direct staff to prepare a CDBG Application for the Bess Maxwell School SRTS Project as requested by the Community Development Department Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved.

8.     Approve a 25 year Longevity Step for the County Administrative Officer as per adopted Appointed Department Head Salary Schedule as requested by the County Administrative Officer.

Action: Approved.

9.     Approve and adopt Resolution for the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 and the RCRC County Adoption as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO RESO#2015-005

10. Approve and adopt Resolution for Federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program for RCRC-Member County Adoption as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCO RESO#2015-009

11. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement with BHC Sierra Vista Hospital in Sacramento, CA for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, not to exceed $50,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-021

12. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement for Stage One Childcare Services with Del Norte Child Care Council (DNCCC) for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, not to exceed $443,632.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-022

13. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement with ZiaPartners, Inc. in San Rafael, CA for consultation services from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016 not to exceed $178,880.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCO AGREE#2015-023

14. Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Certification Statement regarding the Composition of Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development (LPC) Membership as requested by the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development Coordinator.**

Action: Approved.

15. Approve and appoint the following individuals to the Church Tree Special District, Linda Buzzini, Mario Westphal and Edwin Clark.

Action: Approved.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

16. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #02-01 in the amount of $6,037.00 within the Alcohol and Other Drugs Budget as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-01

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

17. 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.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

18. Approve and appoint Michael Sullivan as the Public Delegate and Jacob Smith as the Public Alternate for the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission as requested by the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission Executive Director.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Chris Howard      

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0              None

19. Approve and authorize the signing and recording of the attached conservation easement on a portion of the Point Saint George property, APN 110-010-20 as requested by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority Program Manager.**

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

20. State of County Address by Chair Finigan.**

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

21. 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

 

 

 

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