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, January 13, 2009

    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.

 

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) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County negotiator the County Administrative Officer and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriffs Employees' Association, represented and unrepresented bargaining units.  II) Conference with legal counsel – A) Existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a), Pacific Shores CA Subdivision Water District v  DNC, DN Superior Court, Case No. CVPT 06-1454; John Gimbel v. County of Del Norte, US District Court, Northern California Division., Case No. C070113; Joseph Rimac v. Del Norte County, US District Court, Northern California Division,  SC C 07-0298; David L. Elsebusch v. Del Norte, DN Superior Court, Case No. CVCV06-2313; Dawn Heckel v District Attorney, DN Superior Court, Case No. CVPI 07-1176;County of Del Norte v Beckett et al, DN Superior Court., Case No. CVUJ 05-1557; Gimbel v. California, US District Court, Northern California District Case No. C 07-058196 EMC; Clark v. Del Norte County, DN Superior Court, Case No. CVPM07-1496; and Coyle v. James Marmon, et al., DN Superior Court Case No. CVPM07-1572; Pacific Shores Homeowners Association v. Del Norte County Flood Control District, Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 07AS01615; McNamara & Peepe, US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District no. 1-84-00550; Gregory Jones & Darlene Jones v. County of Del Norte, et. seq. US District Court, Northern District no. cv 08 3222BZ; Crescent Heritage Coalition v. County of Del Norte, Del Norte Superior Court Docket # CVUJ 08-1408; Wigley v. Del Norte CVPI 06-1401; Chisman v. County US Dist Ct, Northern Cal Dist, # C084793MMC; Haley v. County, US Dist Ct, Northern Cal Dist, # CV084572WHA; Dickson v. County CV-UJ-08-0001485; Olson v. Riese, Del Norte Superior Court # CVUJ08-1513; Tyler Dickson v. Del Norte County, Del Norte Superior Court # CVUJ-1485; B) Anticipated litigation: 1) significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(b) - two cases; 2) Initiation of litigation Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Govt’ Code 54956.9(c) - 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.

·        Report of any actions from closed session by County Counsel.

·        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.

·        Nomination and election of Chair and Vice-Chair for 2009

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

1.     10:10 A.M.  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).

2.     10:30 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.

3.     10:35 A.M. Approve and adopt a Resolution of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors Observing Soroptimist International of Crescent City Stop Trafficking Awareness Campaign in the Month of January 2009 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

4.     10:45 A.M.Waive full reading, read by title only and introduce an Ordinance of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors amending Chapter 3.16 of the Del Norte County Code relating to an Ordinance authorizing reassessment of property damaged or destroyed by misfortune or calamity in accordance within Revenue and Taxation Code Sec 170 as requested by the Assessor.**

CONSENT AGENDA

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

5.     Approve the minutes from the December 23, 2008 meeting.**

6.     Appoint Ellen Brown and John Pritchett and Jesse LaForest to the Planning Commission as requested by Supervisors McClure, Supervisor McNamer and Supervisor Finigan.**

7.     Approve and authorize the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds to provide required services for Transition Age Youth from January 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009, not to exceed $33,825 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

8.     Approve a meal expenditure for participants in the CHEMPACK Emergency Preparedness Exercise to be held on January 15, 2009, not to exceed $1,500.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

9.     Approve the attached Certification Statement Regarding the Composition of Del Norte Local Child Care Planning Council (LPC) Membership as requested by the Coordinator.**

10. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding between the Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods and the County of Del Norte as requested by the Assistant County Administrative Officer.**

11. Approve an annual salary step increase within the corresponding salary range for Kenneth Smith, Agricultural Commissioner, effective November 26, 2008 as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

12. Presentation by Code Enforcement, Engineering, and Roads regarding a progress report on the evaluation of corners not in compliance with County Code.**

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

13. Approve a Budget Transfer (12-03) in the amount of $2,000.00 within the Assessor's Office budget as requested by the County Assessor.**

14. Approve a Budget Transfer (01-01) in the amount of $1,627,830.00 within the budget of Grants Administration as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

15. Approve a Budget Transfer (01-02) in the amount of $8,000.00  within the Engineering Department for an equipment purchase as requested by the County Engineer.**

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

16. 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.

17. Authorize the Chair to sign the attached letter regarding AB 885 Proposed Regulations and Draft Environmental Report and direct the Clerk of the Board to mail the letter and its attachments with proof of delivery to the Water Resources Control Board as requested by the Director of Community Development.**

18. Authorize staff to forward a letter of endorsement for the attached California Consensus Principles on Federal Transportation Authorization for 2009 as requested by Supervisor Finigan.**

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

19. A Written Capital Projects update is given. Information only.**

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  January 12, 2009

 

 

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