SPECIAL SESSION
AGENDA

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF CRESCENT CITY

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA

 

SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

3:30 P.M.

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 special 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. 

 

Present:     Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       None

AGENDA ITEMS

1.     Call the meeting to order and take roll.

2.     The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

3.     3:35 P.M.  Congressman Thompson will speak and hold a question and answer session.  No action is required.

Action: Congressman Thompson spoke about a number of issues including Secure Rural Roads and Schools Funding; the fish kill disaster and the $60.4 billion for fishing relief for the fishing industry and related businesses and that a portion of the money is designated for local governments; the Farm Bill reauthorization by Congress; the need and difficulty for college financing and the increase in Pell Grant and student loans; children's health programs; Medicare reform; global climate change; the Iraq War; harbor dredging and airport match funding.

Public Comment was heard from Richard Miles.

4.     Review and Comment on the Draft Memorandum of Understanding between Del Norte County and the City of Crescent City.  Take Action as Necessary.**

Action: DNCO Agreement 2007-134

Public Comment was heard from Jim Snow.

 

Motion: Move to approve                

Move: Michael Sullivan                    

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5                 

Supervisors: Michael Sullivan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan  

5.     Adopt a resolution entitled A resolution of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors Authorizing the Execution of a Joint Powers Agreement between City of Crescent City and County of Del Norte for the Administration of a fiscal year 2007-2008 Community Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance Grant for a Retail Market Study.

Authorize and Direct County Administrative Officer to enter into a Joint Powers Agreement with City of Crescent City for the purpose noted in resolution.**

Action: DNCO Resolution 2007-051  DNCO Agreement 2007-135

The Board and the City Council adopted the agreement in concept and authorized the Chair and the Mayor to sign when formalized. Staff was directed to change the agreement to read "Joint Agreement" taking out the word "Powers".  Staff was directed to reflect the same changes in the resolution as well.

 

Motion: Move to approve                

Move: Gerry Hemmingsen               

Second: Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea: 5                 

Supervisors: Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, David Finigan  

 

6.     Discussion of Areas of Mutual Interest.  Take Action as Necessary.

Action: Items discussed included recreation, pool, drug task force and roads.  Specific direction was given to staff to discuss and prepare sketches of a plan for the Recreation and Housing Components and a priority list for Roads.  The possibility of combined maintenance yards for the City and the County was discussed.  Comments were heard from Sheriff Dean Wilson on the Drug Task Force.

7.     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: Comments were heard from Matt Hildebrand, Pool Manager and Susan Pollen.

ADJOURNMENT

Board Action: The next City/County meeting is to be held October 16, 2007 at 5:00 P.M. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers.

 

 

 

Sherri Adams, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  August 15, 2007

 

 

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