SPECIAL SESSION
AGENDA

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEL NORTE COUNTY

CITY OF CRESCENT CITY

CITY COUNCIL

981 H STREET, ROOM 100

CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

    12:00 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 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:     Martha McClure, Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen and David Finigan

                  

Absent:       Leslie McNamer

AGENDA ITEMS

1.     Call the meeting to order and take roll.

Action: Chair Finigan called the meeting to order at 3:32 p.m.  The Deputy Clerk took silent roll noting for the record that Supervisor McNamer was absent.

2.     The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

3.     Receive a status report on the Memorandum of Understanding - Code Enforcement, Information Technology, Planning, Permitting and Housing.**

Action: Staff gave an update on the cooperative efforts as outlines in the Memorandum of Understanding.  These items included permits, plan checks, Building Inspection and Code Enforcement, Housing Rehabilitation, HOME and Housing Assistance, Community Service Areas, Information Technology Services including GIS, Equipment Leasing, Software Licensing, Networking, Data Storage, Internet Access and sharing of IT staff.

Public comment was heard from Richard Miles.

4.     Discussion of new areas of cooperation - Vehicle Servicing.

Action: The Assistant County Administrative Officer commented on the surplus vehicle sale and that 6 vehicles were sold for the City by the County.  The City and the County are continuing to pursue fleet servicing with a list of pros and cons.

5.     Discussion and possible action on Recreation and Law Enforcement.

Action: The County Administrative Officer gave a brief report on the recreation and cultural facilities in Del Norte County.  The City Manager reported on the Swimming Pool Rehabilitation Project.  Public comment was heard from Richard Miles, Jessie Salsberry and Jeff McCadden.    

The Sheriff and the Chief of Police commented on law enforcement.  An Ad Hoc committee formed to research consolidation of services/departments.  Supervisor Sullivan, Councilman Enea, and appropriate department representatives and staff to participate and bring recommendations to both Board of Supervisors and City Council.  Public comment was heard from Jeff McCadden.

6.     Discussion and possible action on an Underground Utilities Strategic Plan.**

Action: A report was given by the City Manager.  After discussion regarding cost sharing, coordination with the Road Department and Caltrans, staff was directed to meet with Action Del Norte to come up with a priority list and move forward. 

Public comment was given by Ron Plachety, Jeff McCadden, Jesse Salsberry and Richard Miles.

7.     Approve and Authorize the Chair to sign the letter regarding Mill Creek EIR comments.**

Action: After discussion by the Board, staff was directed to include a request in regards to the feasibility of the option of including Hamilton Road, Childs Hill and Rock Creek Loop Roads placed within the County Maintained Road System.

Public comment was heard from Eileen Cooper, Richard Miles and Ron Plechaty.

 

Motion: Move to approve                

Move: Michael Sullivan                    

Second: Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea: 4                  Supervisors: Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, David Finigan                          

 

8.     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, Katherine Murray, Victoria Dickey, Doug Plack, Ron Plechaty and Jeff McCadden

Council members requested report information 48 hours in advance of meeting.  Chair Finigan requested another meeting in early January, preferably 3:30 in the afternoon on an off week.  January 14 was suggested and the County Administrative Officer and the City Manager are to compare schedules.  Monday and Tuesdays are preferred.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Sherri Adams, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  October 26, 2007

 

 

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