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, March 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, Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Martha McClure

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 Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

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

Action: Counsel reported that it was a unanimous vote with Supervisor McClure being absent to defend the Reichlin V. Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services.

·        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: Met with former constituent, attended the advocacy Chamber of Commerce meeting, attended Sea Cruise meeting, attended the Library Trustee meeting, attended the VFW post 1381 dinner, attended the Last Chance Advisory meeting, took a tour of the local Jail, met with State & National Parks directors, met the new Crescent City Chief of Police, celebrated Ed Fulton's 30 years of service with the county, helped with the Crescent City Lions Club rummage sale.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended Tri-Agency meeting, attended a Socio Economic Round Table regarding the Forest Service, met with Redwood Airlines, attended LTCO finance committee meeting, participated in the search for the new super intendant, attended the Penn Air meet and greet, attended 2X2 with Redwood National parks, attended Regional Summit regarding marijuana, attended Don Clausen's memorial services.

 

Supervisor Howard: Attended Tri-Agency meeting, attended New Supervisor training for CSAC, participated in a search for a new super intendant, attended 2X2 with Redwood National Parks, attended BCRAA meeting, and also took a tour of Juvenile Hall.

 

Supervisor Finigan: Attended First 5 summit, attended a Yurok 2X2, attended the Safe and Healthy Family Goal Committee, attended a couple of Agenda Reviews, participated in a State Association of Counties Board meeting, went to Washington DC to represent the Western Interstate Region for the NACO, attended a meeting with the National Forest County Schools Coalition, attended California Transportation Commission Road Usage Committee meeting, participated in a CSAC revenue and Capital Improvement program, met with Redwood Airlines, attended an Airport JPA meeting, participated in another National Forest County Schools Coalition, and also dealt with a few constituent phone calls.

·        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina:  Been involved with evaluation preparation for Department Heads, helped a few constituents with getting them going in the right direction for help they need, attended meetings with various departments, attended Tri-Agency meeting, had a few phone calls regarding Tri-Agency, had a meeting with the Harbor Master CAO, had a couple of meetings with the Yurok Tribe over the Inner Governmental Agreements regarding gaming, met with First 5 staff regarding the Children's Budget, attended the Regional Summit regarding Marijuana.

·        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 Hemmingsen requested to discuss Item #13 which resulted in adding to the Resolution "Strip Mining" into the details.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Roger Gitlin

 

Vote Yea:       4              Chris Howard, Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

1.     Approve the Minutes from the February 24, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.     Approve and authorize the Augmentation to the Victim Witness Grant, increasing the funding by $22,650.00; Approve the revised Budget that includes the increased funding as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Approved.

3.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign the "Release of Lien" of Michael Williams as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-027

4.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement No. 2014-129 with Restpadd, Inc., Redding, CA to provide acute inpatient psychiatric services from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 not to exceed $150,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-028

5.     Approve and authorize the Del Norte County Treasurer's 2015 Statement of Investment Policy; Treasure's Report for the month ending January 31, 2015; and Adopt the Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Del Norte Delegating Investment Authority to the County Treasurer as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-012 DNCOAGREE#2015-033

6.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign the attached letter to appoint Barbara Pierson, Director of Health and Human Services (DHHS) as the new Mental Health Director as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved.

7.     Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement for Blood Draw Services between Sutter Coast Hospital and Del Norte County as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-029

8.     Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the Memorandum of Agreement, and any documents as requested, between the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance and the Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services for the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants for the period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services**

Action: Approved. DCNOAGREE#2015-030

9.     Approve and authorize the Director of Child Support Services to enter into an annual Agreement between the Del Norte Department of Child Support Services and the District Attorney as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-031

10. Approve and adopt Resolution authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign an Agreement with the Del Norte Resource Conservation District as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-013

11. Approve and adopt Resolution authorizing the County Agricultural Commissioner to sign the amended Agreement with the Del Norte Resource Conservation District for work related to weed control in the amount of $7,280.00 as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-014

12. Approve and authorize the Utility Agreement with the Smith River Community Services District as requested by the Community Development Department Assistant Engineer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-032

13. Approve and adopt Resolution urging the President of the United States and Congress to permanently safeguard the current unprotected North Fork of the Smith River watershed in Oregon from any mining activities that would have potential impacts on water supplies, economies, or the environment in California's portion of the Smith River watershed.**

Action: Approved. RESO#2015-015

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Chris Howard

 

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard, Roger Gitlin, David Finigan      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

14. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #03-01 in the amount of $13,000.00 within the Public Guardian Budget as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#03-01

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

15. 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.

16. 10:30 A.M. Presentation on updates on the operations by Partnership HealthPlan of California. (Margaret Kisliuk, Executive Director, Northern Region, Partnership HealthPlan of California.)**

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

17. Authorize Chair to sign the attached letter to the Del Norte Local Agency Formation Commission regarding the pending application of the Elk Valley Rancheria, California to annex property the Martin Ranch (APN 115-020-28) and the Ocean Way Motel (APN 115-020-20) to the County Service Area #1 as requested by the Community Development Department Director.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Roger Gitlin

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              Roger Gitlin, Gerry Hemmingsen, Chris Howard, David Finigan      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

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.

19. Approve and authorize Chair to sign letter of support regarding the California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) AB 1262 which transfers $5,000,000.00 to the Rural and Urban Regional Broadband Consortia Grant Account as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Chris Howard

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              Chris Howard, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan, Roger Gitlin      

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

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