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, April 12, 2011

    8:30 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), Jon Miller vs. DNC, et al., U.S. District Court Northern District of CA, Case No. CV 11 0474. Wilson v. DNC,Cal. 1st App Dist # A127847, Danis v. DNC, U.S. Dist Ct, N Cal., # CV095924CRB, DNC v. U.S. Forest Srv, U.S. Dist Ct, N Cal., # CV10-2047JSW, Coyle v. DNC, Del Norte Ct # CVPM07-1572, Dickson v. DNC, Del Norte Ct # CVUJ08-1485, Elsebusch v. DNC, Del Norte Ct # CVCV06-2313, JHP LLC v. Japp, Del Norte Ct # CVPT09-1438, Stewart v. DNC, Del Norte Ct # CVUJ09-1001, Whetstine v. DNC, Del Norte Ct # CVUJ-10-1199, Wigley v. DNC, Del Norte Ct # CVPI06-1401, Hanover vs. DNC Road Dept, Del Norte Superior Ct., #CVCV 08-2300, Otremba v DNC Del Norte Superior Ct., # CVUJ-10-1258; 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. Pursuant to Gov't Code section 54957, discuss and take possible action regarding the dismissal of a Deputy Sheriff under Gov't Code section 1029."

 

 

 

 

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 McNamer

·        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.

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

1.     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.     10:20 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.     10:30 A.M. Conduct a Public Hearing to provide the public an opportunity to hear and comment on the results of a study aimed at the feasibility analysis of a meat processing plant (Meat Processing Study) conducted by Resource Conservation District through a sub-recipient agreement with the County of Del Norte; and (2) accept the final product through this grant as meeting the requirements of the grant and the agreement between the County and Resource Conservation District as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

CONSENT AGENDA

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

4.     Approve a Proclamation of the Board of Supervisors, County of Del Norte, State of California Declaring the month of April as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month"

5.     Approve a Proclamation of the Board of Supervisors for National County Government Month - April 2011 "Serving Our Veterans, Armed Forces and Their Families"

6.     Approve a Proclamation for Safety Seat Checkup Week, April 10-16.

7.     Approve the Minutes for the Board of Supervisors Meeting on March 22, 2011.**

8.     Approve the Minutes for the March 29, 2011 Board of Supervisors Special Session

9.     Appoint Phil Bono and Deb Lucas as members of the Board of Directors to the Gasquet Fire Protection District.

10. Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Napa County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

11. Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign the Agreement for Bar-O Boys Ranch Placement with Contra Costa County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**

12. Approve a merit increase for the position of County Administrative Officer.

13. Approve a contract (renewal) for part-time Child Support Attorney Services and authorize the Chair to sign said contract for part-time child support attorney services at a rate of $65 per hour totaling no more than $70,000.00 for the FY 2011/2012 as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

14. Approve the contract with Steelhead Constructors Inc. in the amount not to exceed Eight Hundred Sixty-Six Thousand Three Hundred Eighty-Three dollars and no cents ($866,383.00) to provide construction services for the Klamath Townsite Boat Ramp reconstruction project, and authorize the Chair to sign the attached contract as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

15. Reallocate the vacant position of Supervising Child Support Specialist (salary range 43) to a Child Support Programs Coordinator position (salary range 43) and authorize the Department of the Child Support Services to fill that position as requested by the Director of Child Support Services.**

16. Approve a Resolution appointing Gretchen Stuhr as County Counsel of Del Norte County.**

17. Approve the transfer of one vehicle from First 5 Del Norte Children and Families Commission (First Five Del Norte) to the Department of Health and Human Services as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

18. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Residential Lease Agreement with Lehman Property Management for a house located in Crescent City, CA for the period of April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012, for an amount not to exceed $13,200.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

19. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation on behalf of the California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) for Innovation Component Planning Services for the period of March 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011, not to exceed $45,650.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**

20. Approve the following recommendations: 1) Keep the current Memorandum of Understanding with Del Norte County for Code Enforcement Assistance with a maximum budget of $30,000, 2) Increase the hourly rate to equal the current rate for the Code Enforcement Officer, and 3) Pay the County for all Code Enforcement work that are "based on case by case requests for assistance" and are "charged on documented hours on each case" as requested by the Director of the Solid Waste Management Authority.**

21. Approve and authorize payments of $15,000.00, starting on July 1, 2011, each to the City and the County to pay for disposal and dumpsters for the respective jurisdictions and negotiate and agreement with each party to acknowledge that these annual payments meet all of the requirements for gratis services as required by the Joint Powers Agreement that formed the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority as requested by the Director of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.**

22. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement for Public Defender Services for Pelican Bay State Prison Inmates as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

23. Authorize the Chair to sign a Quit Claim Deed relinquishing any interest in the Property known as the Cooper Street Fire Station owned by Crescent Fire Protection District as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

24. Direct County staff to contact Coastal Commission staff to convey Board support for a Suggested Modification to Local Coastal Program Amendment DNC-MAJ-1-10 as requested by the City of Crescent Cit as the applicant and the Elk Valley Rancheria as a proponent of the Suggested Modification as requested by the Deputy Director of Building and Planning.**

25. Receive an update, and authorize the implementation of a County Facebook page as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

26. Approve a Budget Transfer Request (03-06) in the amount of $230,000.00 within the Capital Projects Budget as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

27. Approve a Budget Transfer in the amount of $1,300.00 within the Meadow Brook Flood Control Budget for services provided by the Road Division as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineering & Roads.**

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

28. 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.

29. Approve a letter in support of AB 798, legislation to declare the Smith River Rancheria to be a public agency for purposes of the JPA law.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

30. Verbal Update. Information only.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  April 8, 2011

 

 

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