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 24, 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 and Gerry Hemmingsen

                  

Absent:       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; 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 Heidi Kunstal, Community Development Department Director.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: Joel Campbell-Blair/Deputy Counsel 1 (County Counsel); Randy Hooper/Assistant Director (Community Development Department)

·        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: Vice-Chair Hemmingsen moved item #3 and #6 from Consent to General Government 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 Area 1 Agency meeting, attended a LAFCO meeting, attended a Special Meeting for the Army Corps of Engineers at the Harbor District, met with the Visitors Bureau, attended a presentation given by Eric Taylor at First Five, attended a Fair Appreciation dinner,  participated in a CSAC Administration of Justice conference call, spoke with City Council regarding Graffiti, participated in debate at the Fairgrounds about the future of Sutter Coast Hospital, looked over blighted property with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, participated in the IGRC meeting, attended a Veterans Justice meeting, attended a Fundraiser at Pine Grove school.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended an LTCO meeting, attended a Klamath Management Zone Coalition meeting, attended the Fair appreciation Dinner, attended a Yurok 2X2 meeting, attended a Tea Party Informational Debate, attended Resource Conservation District meeting, had lunch with Senator Mike McGuire, attended the Rowdy Creek Derby Dinner, attended the local area formation commission meeting.

 

Supervisor McClure: Attended a Coastal Commission meeting, attended the RCTA meeting, attended the Historical Society meeting, met with the Senior Center, read the Last Chance Grade Economic Report, participated in a Joint Committee conference call on Emergency Services, dealt with Several Constituent calls regarding camping on Pebble Beach, spoke with Parks and Recreation regarding hazard trees.

 

Supervisor Howard: Attended IGRC meeting, attended a meeting at the Smith River Community Services District, attended the Del Norte Community Food Council meeting, attended the Smith River neighborhood watch meeting, attended the Safe and Healthy Families committee meeting, attended the Del Norte Administration Staff meeting, and met with Senator McGuire at the Rowdy Creek Derby Dinner.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina: Attended a few goal committee meetings, attended the IGRC meeting, reviewing mid-year budgets, working on a number of evaluations, had a few department meetings, had a few constituent meetings, attended Yurok 2X2 meeting, dealing with the Jail medical RFP, working on the outline for the County Goals.

·        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. Vice-Chair Hemmingsen moved item #3 and item #6 to General Government for further discussion and he also recused himself from item #7.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Chris Howard

 

Vote Yea:       4              Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the February 10, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and adopt Resolution proclaiming the month of April 2015 as a month to honor and celebrate the Crescent City Women's Club 100th Anniversary.**

Action: Approved. DNCO RESO#2015-010

3.     Approve and appoint a member of the Board of Supervisors, Dale Watson and Mary Jo Duncan to the Local Enforcement Agency Independent Hearing Panel for a four year term initiating upon the conclusion of the prior appointment period as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Appointed Supervisor Gitlin as the Delegate and Supervisor Howard as the Alternate by a General Consensus Vote.

4.     Approve and adopt the proposed Resolution Certifying Mileage submittal for Caltrans as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Approved. DNCORESO#2015-011

5.     Approve and authorize Human Resources and the Sheriff to change job descriptions for specific vacant positions within the Sheriff's office as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved.

6.     Approve and appoint one applicant to serve on the Del Norte Solid Waste Task Force for a five year term as requested by the Del Norte Solid Waste Acting Director/Program Manager.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Howard made the motion to appoint Craig Strong to serve for a five year term.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              Chris Howard, Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

7.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Aramark Uniform Services for merchandise and services as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

Action: Approved. Vice-Chair Hemmingsen recused himself. DNCOAGREE#2015-026

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Chris Howard

 

Vote Yea:       3              Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, Martha McClure    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 1              Gerry Hemmingsen

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

 

Vote Yea:       4              Martha McClure, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

8.     Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #02-02 in the amount of $17,652.00 within the TUPP budget as requested by the Health and Human Services Director.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-02

9.     Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #02-03 in the amount of $6,844.00 within the Homeland Security Budget as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. BT#02-03

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

10. 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.

11. 10:30 A.M. Film Commission update given by the Executive Director of the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission (Cassandra Hesseltine).

12. 10:40 A.M. Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors, reconvene as the Board of Equalization, and conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment Non-Filing Penalty Fee, APN 115-704-55 Roll Years 2013/2014 (Larry T. Childs).

Action: Approved. Reversed Penalty Fee.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

Vote Yea:       4              Martha McClure, Roger Gitlin, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

13. 10:50 A.M. Conduct a Public Hearing for a Change of Assessment Non-Filing Penalty Fee, APN 115-702-11 Roll Years 2013/2014 (Tammy Carr).

Action: Approved. Reversed Penalty Fee.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              Roger Gitlin, Martha McClure, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

14. Consider a written application from Northcrest Mobile Home Park LLC to request the suspension of the County's request to connect to the Public Sewer System as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor McClure made the motion on giving the Northcrest Mobile Home Park LLC 90 days to provide the Community Development Department with information regarding sewer updates.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Chris Howard

 

Vote Yea:       4              Martha McClure, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen, Roger Gitlin    

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

15. Request for Letter of Support regarding the California Bill AB 171 (CVSO funding bill) that requests the One-time Increased Subvention funding (Fiscal Year 2013/2014) be made a permanent funding source to California Veterans Service Offices as requested by the Veterans Services Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Martha McClure

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       3              Martha McClure, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen   

Vote Nay:       1              Roger Gitlin

Vote Abstain: 0              None

LAND USE:

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

16. 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