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, April 28, 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; David Egan v County of Del Norte, et al., CVUJ 14-1046; Lani Crockett v County of Del Norte, State of CA, and Does 1-50, inclusive, CVUJ 14-1095; Yurok Arbitration II) Anticipated litigation (two cases) 1) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt' Code 54956.9(d) - one case and 2) Significant exposure to litigation conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Gov't Code section 54956.9(e) - one case.(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. Discuss and take possible action on a settlement proposal for 1 Workman's Compensation Claim.

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

10:00 A.M. Call the meeting to order and take roll.

        Moment of Reflection.

        The Pledge of Allegiance to be led by Anne Steven, Del Norte County Resident.

        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors

Action: None.

        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

Action: None reported.

        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: Item #21 pulled due to the Public Hearing never being published in the newspaper.

        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 visitors bureau meeting, met with the Wild Rivers Foundation, met with Megan Walsh & Code Enforcement Officer, attended the Redwood Coast Homeowners Association, attended a CAL ORE Life Flight presentation, attended a Library Board Discussion, participated in a Future Facilities meeting, attended DNSWMA meeting, volunteered with a local group called Just Serve, attended Chamber of Commerce meeting, attended the Women's Club 100th anniversary.

 

Supervisor Hemmingsen: Attended a Tri-Agency special meeting, attended a North Coast Resource Partnership meeting, attended a Future Facilities meeting, attended a meeting with the National Parks, attended the Raising of America Special meeting, attended a NORTEC meeting, and also attended a LAFCO meeting.

 

Supervisor Howard: Attended CSAC training, attended a meeting with Redwood National and State Parks, attended the Raising of America Special meeting, attended a Tri-Agency special meeting, attended a Council of Economic Advisors meeting, attended a dinner with the Farm Bureau, and also attended a meeting in Humboldt County regarding ground water regulation.

 

Supervisor McClure: Attended a Coastal Commission meeting, met with the Redwood Parks Association, attended the DNSWMA meeting, attended the Raising of America Special meeting, and also met with EMS on a phone conference.

 

Supervisor Finigan: Attended a First 5 meeting, attended a CSAC finance corporation meeting, attended the Special LTCO meeting, attended the Raising of America Special meeting, attended a California Transportation Commission meeting, attended a CAL Trans meeting, also had conversations with the Fish and Game Commission.

        Receive a brief report from the County Administrative Officer.

Action: CAO Sarina: Dealt with Personnel issues, had a few meetings with the public, attended a meeting with the Brookings City Manager, Crescent City Manager and Gold Beach Administration regarding the Economic development, attended the Tri-Agency Special meeting, and also attended various meetings with Department heads.

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 item #10 and #11 be pulled for further discussion.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Roger Gitlin

Second: Chris Howard

 

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

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

1.    Approve the Minutes from the April 14, 2015 Board of Supervisors Meeting.**

Action: Approved.

2.    Approve and adopt Proclamation proclaiming May 2015 as "Older Americans Month" as requested by the Area 1 Agency on Aging's Executive Director.**

Action: Approved.

3.    Approve and authorize Annual Merit Increase for the Director of the Community Development Department.

Action: Approved.

4.    Approve and authorize Annual Merit Increase for the Director of Child Support Services.

Action: Approved.

5.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement #2013-067 with the Del Norte Child Care Council for parent education services from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015 not to exceed $191,007.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-048

6.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Second Amendment to Agreement (2014-180) with Skyway House, LLC for adult residential treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 not to exceed $22,352.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-049

7.    Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with LocumTenens.com, LLC for adult or child/adolescent psychiatric services for the period of April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-050

8.    Approve and authorize Chair to sign the Agreement with Jackson & Coker LocumTenens, LLC for adult of child/adolescent psychiatric services for the period April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-051

9.    Approve and authorize the Office of Administration to issue a Request for Proposals for Jail, Juvenile Hall and Bar-O Medical Services as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved.

10. Approve and take the following actions: Review and adopt a Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the County's Jurisdiction in CHF Community Facilities District No. 2014-1 (Clean Energy) to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Improvements; Review and adopt a Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the County's Unincorporated Area in the CHF PACE Program to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure; Review and adopt a Resolution approving and Authorizing Execution of the Agreement for Collection of Special Taxes and Contractual Assessments as may be applicable; Approve and adopt Resolution approving proposed revisions to the California Home Finance Authority (Formal Name Change to Golden State Finance Authority Pending) Joint Powers Agreement as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Supervisor Howard pulled the item for further discussion.

11. Approve and authorize Chair to sign Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement adding Del Norte County as an associate member of the Western Riverside Council of Governments to permit the provision of property assessed clean energy (PACE) program services with such county and; approve and adopt Resolution consenting to inclusion of properties within the County's unincorporated area in the California HERO to finance distributed generation renewable energy sources, energy and water efficiency improvements and electric vehicle charging infrastructure as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Supervisor Howard pulled for further discussion.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: Approved.

 

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

12. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #04-06 in the amount of $2,500.00 within the Health budget as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-06

13. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #04-07 in the amount of $1,140.87 within the Miscellaneous Revenue and Vehicle Maintenance Budget as requested by the County Assessor.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-07

14. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #04-08 in the amount of $5,550.00 within the Special Department, County Vehicle Fuel, Small Tools, and Travel & Training budgets to the new Food-Livestock Budget as requested by the Agricultural Commissioner.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-08

15. Approve and authorize Budget Transfer #04-09 in the amount of $35,850.00 within the Jail Budget as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

Action: Approved. BT#04-09

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

16. 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.

17. 10:30 A.M. Conduct a Public Hearing and adopt a Resolution authorizing staff to proceed with the temporary closure of a portion of Union Street pursuant to Section 2201.4(a) of the California Vehicle Code as requested by the Assistant Director and Code Enforcement Officer of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Item tabled so the Board can have further research provided for different options of closing the road with a gate to allow for ingress and egress for property owners.

 

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

18. 10:45 A.M. Presentation by the upcoming 5 Del Norte Fair Rodeo Court Queen contestants.

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

19. 11:00 A.M. Recognition for the Department of Health and Human Services receiving the statewide Mother-Baby Friendly workplace award from the California Breastfeeding Coalition as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

20. Direct Chair to sign attached letters in support of new revenues for state and local transportation infrastructure as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Approved by consensus.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: None

Second: None

 

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

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

21. Approve and adopt the following items: (1) Ordinance for a text Amendment to Title 18 of Del Norte County Code to Amend the period of time in which political signs may be placed prior to a scheduled election; and (2) Findings A to C listed in the Planning Commission Staff Report as requested by the Director of the Community Development Department.**

Action: Item pulled until the following meeting due to the notice of Public Hearing never being published in the newspaper.

22. Discuss and take possible action regarding the recent decision of California Department of Fish and Wildlife to close fisheries at Blue Creek tributary to the Klamath river as requested by Supervisors Hemmingsen and Howard.**

Action: Approved. Supervisor Howard requested to send no more that two supervisors to the Fish and Game Commission meeting in Mammoth, CA. with the Yurok Tribal Council specifically to request reconsideration for the closure of Blue Creek this year and reduce the zone to a 1/2 mile below and above with the science taking place and authorize to engage in discussions with the Yurok Tribe.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Chris Howard

Second: Martha McClure

 

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

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

23. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding for the EIA Health Program between the County of Del Norte and CSAC-Excess Insurance Authority for participation in the EIA Health Insurance Program as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Approved. DNCOAGREE#2015-047

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Gerry Hemmingsen

Second: Chris Howard

 

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

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

24. Receive a presentation and discuss and give direction regarding County Goals and Goal Committees.**

Action: The Board made the recommendation that they add a workshop to discuss objectives and staffing, engage with the partners within the Goal Committees, add Goal #11 which is Resource/Environmental Coordination, add Goal #12 which is Public Safety and also separate Goal #4 and Goal #10 as separate Goal Committees.

25. Discuss and take possible action to direct staff regarding the posting of "In God We Trust" in the Flynn Center and direct staff to discuss and prepare alternatives for the Board to consider as requested by the Future Facilities Goal Committee.

Action: Approved. Board approved the hanging up "In God We Trust," somewhere in the Flynn Center but directed it back to the Future Facilities Goal Committee for ideas on what the sign will look like and ideas on where to be placed.

 

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

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

26. 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: May 5, 2015

 

 

THE AGENDA AND ACTION SUMMARY ARE AVAILABLE ON THE COUNTY WEBSITE: www.co.del-norte.ca.us