SPECIAL SESSION
AGENDA

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

Monday, September 17, 2007

    4:00 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.

Action: The Chisr called the meeting to order at 4:04 P.M.  The Clerk took silent roll noting for the record that Supervisor Sullivan entered the meeting at 4:10 P.M.

2.     This Board of Supervisors is dedicated to some of our partners:  Del Norte Youth Football and Cheer

3.     The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Isaac Terry.

4.     And How Are the Children?

Action: Wendy Terry, President, Del Norte Youth Football and Cheer, gave a brief overview of the program.

5.     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: Public comment was heard from Richard Miles.

6.     Approve and Authorize the Clerk of the Board to expend budget funds not to exceed $250.00 for the Del Norte County basket presented at the Regional Council of Rural Counties 2007 Annual Conference.**

Motion: Move to approve                 Move: Michael Sullivan         Second: Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea: 5                  Supervisors: David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen       

 

Vote Nay: 0                  Supervisors: None

 

Vote Abstain: 0            Supervisors: None

7.     Determine the vehicles listed are no longer requires for public use and declare the vehicles surplus equipment; Direct the Purchasing Agent to proceed with the public sale of said vehicles; and Authorize staff to transfer one surplus vehicle to the Crescent City Harbor District as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

Action: Acao comments

Motion: Move to approve                 Move: Leslie McNamer         Second: Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea: 5                  Supervisors: Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan        

 

Vote Nay: 0                  Supervisors: None

 

Vote Abstain: 0            Supervisors: None

8.     Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of Del Norte County Regarding "No Net Loss" of Privately-Owned Land Due to Purchase by the Federal or State Governments as requested by Supervisor Sullivan.**

Action: Public comment was heard from Armand Trinitopoli.  Comments were heard from Louise Wilson, Del Norte County Assessor.

Motion: Move to approve                 Move: Gerry Hemmingsen    Second: Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea: 4                  Supervisors: Gerry Hemmingsen, Michael Sullivan, Leslie McNamer, David Finigan                          

 

Vote Nay: 1                  Supervisors: Martha McClure

 

Vote Abstain: 0            Supervisors: None

9.     Approve the Airport Joint Powers Agreement and Authorize the Chair to sign the Joint Powers Agreement on behalf of the County of Del Norte as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

Action: Public comment was heard from Armand Trinitopoli.  After discussion by the Board and comments from Robert Black, Acting County Counsel, Supervisor McClure moved to approve with the amendment to Section 1.3,  "The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors shall appoint three members, two of whom are Supervisors, and shall be designated to serve four year-terms and one of whom shall serve a two year term."

 

Motion: Move to approve                 Move: Martha McClure         Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5                  Supervisors: Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, David Finigan        

 

Vote Nay: 0                  Supervisors: None

 

Vote Abstain: 0            Supervisors: None

10. 4:30  P.M.  Open Budget Hearings and continue as necessary for the following fourteen days.

 Action: The County Administrative Officer commented on the 2007-2008 Budget.  Public comment was heard from Armand Trinitopoli.

 

Items 1 through 8 and item 11 were approved.  Separate votes were taken on items 9 and 10.

 

Motion: Move to approve                

Move: Michael Sullivan                    

Second: Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea: 5                 

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

1)  Open final budget hearings for the 2007-2008 fiscal year. 

2)  Review budget recommendations and have staff make changes as directed.

3)  Review Department's stated Objectives and Outcomes as presented and provide comments for inclusion prior to the adoption of the final budget.

4)  Approve the Juvenile Hall restructuring plan as presented in Attachment 'A' that reflects staffing changes necessary for additional responsibilities and programming.

5)  Modify positions in the Office of Administration (see attachment 'B') to meet desired outcomes as presented in Administration's departmental goals statement.

6)  Modify positions in the Auditor Controller's Office (See attachment 'B'); to meet desired outcomes as presented in Auditor-Controller's stated departmental goals.

7) Modify positions in the Office of County Counsel (See attachment 'B') within the County Counsel office to reflect actual workload requirements and meet the demands of Child Welfare Services.

 

8)     Approve the reorganization within the Health and Human Services Department as outlined in Attachment ‘C’.

 

9)     Adopt resolution 2007-___ superseding Resolution 2006-097 “A Resolution Establishing Benefits for Elected Officials”.

 

Action: DNCO Resolution 2007-054

 

Motion: Move to approve                

Move: Michael Sullivan                    

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5                 

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

 

10)Waive full reading, read by title only and introduce an Ordinance amending Chapter 2.04, Section 2.04.030 of the Del Norte County Code establishing Compensation Scale for the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors.

 

Motion: Move to approve                

Move: Leslie McNamer                    

Second: Michael Sullivan

 

Vote Yea: 5                 

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

 

11)Approve funding for the hiring of a Washington D.C. lobbying firm.

 

 

Action: The County Administrative Officer commented on the 2007-2008 Budget.  Public comment was heard from Armand Trinitopoli.  Items 1 thorugh 8 and item 11 were approved.  Separate votes were taken on items 9 and 10.

Motion: Move to approve                 Move: Michael Sullivan         Second: Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea: 5                  Supervisors: Leslie McNamer, David Finigan, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure     

 

Vote Nay: 0                  Supervisors: None

 

Vote Abstain: 0            Supervisors: None

11. Hold a closed session to consider and discuss litigation and personnel matters:     A.) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County negotiators and the County Administrative Officer and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriffs Employees' Association, represented and unrepresented bargaining units. B) Anticipated litigation: 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(b) - two cases.

Action: The Board adjourned to Closed Session at 5:05 P.M.  No public comment was given. 

The Board reconvened the meeting at 5:31 P.M. and reported no final action was taken in closed session. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Sherri Adams, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  October 17, 2007

 

 

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