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 14, 2006

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: Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels and David Finigan

Absent: None

CLOSED SESSION 8:30 A.M.

Hold a closed session to consider and discuss litigation and personnel matters: I) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County negotiators Personnel Program Manager and the County Administrative Officer and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriffs Employees' Association, represented and unrepresented bargaining units, II) Conference with legal counsel - anticipated litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(b); significant exposure to litigation, one case; III) Conference with legal counsel - existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) one case, County of Del Norte vs. Whiterock Resort, Case No 00-1280; IV) Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9, 1 case.

REGULAR SESSION 10:00 A.M.

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

        The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Supervisor Finigan.

        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors.

Action: No new employees were introduced.

        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

Action: County Counsel reported that no final actions were taken during closed session.

        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: No additions, corrections or deletions were reported.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: Consent Agenda was adopted unanimously.

Richard Miles commented on the Solid Waste Task Force.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Chuck Blackburn

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 Chuck Blackburn, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, David Finigan, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

1.     Approve and adopt the minutes from the meeting of February 28, 2006.**

2.     Appoint Kirk Sparks and Neal Austin to the Del Norte Solid Waste Task Force.**

3.     Approve an annual salary step increase within the corresponding salary range for Glenn Anderson, Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures, effective February 8, 2006 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

4.     Approve and Authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for Structured Decision Making services not to exceed $36,838.00 for the term of January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 as requested by the Director of Health and Social Services.**

Action: DNCO Agreement Number 2006-30

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Tobacco Use and Prevention Program (TUPP) evaluation services not to exceed $21,060.00 for the term of February 1 through June 30, 2006 as requested by the Director of Health and Social Services.**

Action: DNCO Agreement Number 2006-31

6.     Approve the First Amendment to the FY 2005-2006 contract (2005-72) between County and I.D.E.A. Consultants increasing the contract amount from $40,000.00 to $60,000.00 as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: DNCO Agreement Number 2006-32

7.     Approve the First Amendment to the FY 2005-2006 contract (2005-148) between the County and Ra Wollenburg dba Streamline Technologies, LLC increasing the contract amount from $15,000.00 to $18,700.00 as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: DNCO Agreement Number 2006-33

8.     Approve and Authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement to Purchase Tax-Defaulted Property subject to the power of sale by agreement and adopt a Resolution of Approval by Board of Supervisors Approving the Sale of Tax-Defaulted Property by Chapter 8 Sale as requested by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.**

Action: DNCO Agreement Number 2006-34

DNCO Resolution Number 2006-13

9.     Authorize the Del Norte County Sheriff to fund award plaques to be presented to staff and volunteers of the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department during the 12th annual LEADN awards as requested by the Sheriff's-Coroner.**

REGULAR ITEMS

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

10. 10:05 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.

Action: Richard Miles submitted and read a letter reagding economic blight to the Board, Clare Hyatt commented on the problems at the Post Office, and Ron Plechaty spoke on economic enterprise zones.

11. 10:30 A.M. Nuisance Abatement Accounting Hearing for the Purpose of Imposing a Lien on the Property at: 800 Sandhill Road, Assessor's Parcel Number 110-140-01.**

Action: Comments were heard from David Mason, Code Enforcement Officer. The property owner was not present.

The Board unanimously adopted the Resolution approving the accounting and imposing a lien on the property.

DNCO Resolution Number 2006-14

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Chuck Blackburn

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Chuck Blackburn, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels, Leslie McNamer

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

12. 10:45 A.M. Nuisance Abatement Accounting Hearing for the Purpose of Imposing a Lien on the Property at: 655 Reddy Avenue, Assessor's Parcel Number 120-165-02.**

Action: Comments were heard from David Mason, Code Enforcement Officer. The property owner was not present.

The Board unanimously adopted the Resolution approving the accounting and imposing a lien on the property.

DNCO Resolution Number 2006-15

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

13. 11:00 A.M. Nuisance Abatement Accounting Hearing for the Purpose of Imposing a Lien on the Property at: 262 Joaquin Street, Assessor's Parcel Number 120-190-39.**

Action: Comments were heard from David Mason, Code Enforcement Officer and the property owner, Sharon Avent.

The Board unanimously adopted the Resolution approving the accounting and imposing a lien on the property.

DNCO Resolution Number 2006-16

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Chuck Blackburn, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

14. 11:15 A.M. Nuisance Abatement Accounting Hearing for the Purpose of Imposing a Lien on the Property at: 555 Reddy Avenue, Assessor's Parcel Number 120-231-03.**

Action: Comments were heard from David Mason, Code Enforcement Officer. The property owner, Mr. Kleinsasser, was present and asked that the Board give him 30 days to pay the amount owed to the County. The Board adopted the Resolution approving the accounting and the Board further approved a request to allow Mr. Kleinsasser 30 days to pay before a lien would be imposed.

DNCO Resolution Number 2006-17

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

15. Reconsider the appeal of the denied travel claim as submitted by Supervisor Blackburn. Approve the reimbursement of airfare, lodging, car rental and appropriate meals as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Supervisor Blackburn recused himself from this item. Comments were heard from Richard Miles, Armand Trinotopli, Glenn Bartley, Ron Plechaty, Eileen Mitchell, Vic Stratman and Brian Ferguson.

Supervisor Finigan moved to approve the claim as requested, the motion failed without a second. No action was taken.

16. Direct staff to resend the letter reminding state and federal agencies of the adopted County Ordinance 2003-003, entitled An Ordinance Adding Chapter 12.02 to the Del Norte County Ordinance Code Establishing A Process of Consultation and Environmental Review for State and Federal Plans Programs and Projects as requested by Supervisor Finigan.**

Action: Directed staff to revise the list of recipients and send via certifed mail.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

17. Authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the County the work order proposal with URS to assist County staff in the preparation of environmental documents for the Federal Aviation Administration for small projects at the airport on the current Airport Capital Improvement Program (ACIP) as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

Action: DNCO Agreement 2006-35

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

18. Approve and Authorize the Chair to sign the attached agreement with Rick Evans Construction, Inc. for repairs to the aviation fuel tanks at McNamara Field as requested by the Airport Manager.**

Action: DNCO Agreement 2006-36

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

19. Receive update of the 2005 Community Development Block Grant General Allocation multi-year award and 2006 Notice of Funding Availability as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: The County Administrative Officer presented an update. No action taken.

20. Adopt an Ordinance entitled an ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 10.01 OF THE DEL NORTE COUNTY ORDINANCE CODE RELATING TO SPEED LIMITS ON COUNTY MAINTAINED ROADS AS REQUESTED by the County Engineer.**

Action: DNCO Ordinance Number 2006-03

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

21. Direct the attached letter to the State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission requesting their involvement in the issue of off-highway vehicle access to Kellogg State Beach. Receive and file this report as requested by County Counsel.**

Action: Comments were heard from Ron Plechaty, Helen Ferguson, Ed Salcedo, Armand Trinitopoli, Richard Miles, Brian Ferguson, Supervisor McClure, Supervisor Blackburn, Supervisor Finigan and Vic Stratman.

Supervisor Finigan moved to send the letter with the change to "without regard to the Interim Plan of Land and Use Management of the April 1982 adopted document" to replace "without a General Plan" seconded by Supervisor Blackburn and unanimously adopted.

Supervisor McClure moved to have the Ad Hoc Committee send a second letter requesting the official documents from State Parks, seconded by Supervisor Sampels and unanimously adopted.

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

22. Receive other brief reports or announcements relative to 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 McNamer commented on attending the Local Transportation Commission and Redwood Coast Transit Authority meetings; Supervisor Finigan reported on the Goose Creek negotiations and that they are making significant headway and hope to have it wrapped up in the next 30 days, attending the Safe and Health Families Goal Committee, Proactive Financial meeting, Aviation Advisory Commission, IGRC, Local Transportation Commission, Rural Human Services with First 5 and Social Services regarding single entry point and the DEAL Committee meeting; Supervisor McClure reported on attending many of the same meetings as Supervisor Finigan and Supervisor McNamer, Revolving Loan Fund Committee and the Juvenile Justice Commission; Supervisor Blackburn reported on a meeting with the Federal Highway Administration, CalTrans Highway 197/Highway199 meeting, Local Transportation Commission, hosting Bob Treanor and Jim Kellogg, and that Fish and Game is supposed to be scheduling a meeting here in the next couple of weeks to discuss the stringent salmon fishing regulations.

Supervisor McClure asked the Community Development Director to look in to the striping and signing of Elk Valley Road.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

23. Approve a Budget Transfer (03-01) in the amount of $90,100.00 within the Mental Health budget reflecting changes in expenditures for several line items as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

24. Approve a Budget Transfer (03-02) in the amount of $11,800.00 with in the Drug and Alcohol Budget Unit reflects unanticipated expenses for building maintenance and a new revenue source for Friday Night Live as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Leslie McNamer

Second: Chuck Blackburn

 

Vote Yea: 5 Leslie McNamer, Chuck Blackburn, David Finigan, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

25. Consider miscellaneous legislative matters pertinent to the County of Del Norte. Authorize the Chair to sign the appropriate letters and/or positions with respect to matters pending before the state or federal governments.

Action: The County Administrative Officer commented on the Bond Measure.

Supervisor McClure moved to direct staff to write a letter to the Regional Aviation Partners Program, Congressman John Peterson, regarding the Regional Small Community Air Service Day, April 12, 2006 in Washington, D.C. for Airport Planners and the Transportation Committee, authorize the Chair to sign and copy to Congressman Thompson, Senator Boxer, Congressman DeFazio, and Congressman Walden, seconded by Supervisor McNamer and unanimously approved.

26. Adopt the 2006 County Legislative Platform as presented by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: The CountyAdministrative Officer gave a brief summary on the Legislative Platform. Supervisor Finigan requested that a copy of Platform be forwarded to RCRC. Supervisor Finigan requested that a copy of Humboldt County's No Net Loss Resolution be located and Del Norte County take a postion.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Chuck Blackburn

Second: David Finigan

 

Vote Yea: 5 Chuck Blackburn, David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

27. Receive and file the mid-year budget update as submitted. Approve the budget parameters for fiscal year 2006-2007 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Comments were heard from the County Administrative Officer and the County Auditor on the mid-year budget.

Supervisor Blackburn moved to approve the budget parameters with the set aside for Building Maintenance.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Chuck Blackburn

Second: Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea: 5 Chuck Blackburn, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

28. Receive an update on various Capital Projects.

Action: The County Administrative Services Manager gave on update on Florence Keller Park, Point Saint George Phase I, Pyke Field Proposition 40 money for lights and irrigation of the field, Veterans Hall architectural renderings, and improvements to Rollercade.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Donna M. Walsh, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted: March 16, 2006

 

 

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