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, August 09, 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.

 

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

                  

Absent:       David Finigan

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), 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 54997, conduct annual evaluation of the Director of Health and Human Services.

 

 

 

 

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 Hemmingsen.

Action: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Supervisor Hemmingsen.

·        Introduction of new employees to the Board of Supervisors.

Action: No new employees were introduced.

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

Action: County Counsel stated no reportable actions from Closed Session.**

·        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.

Action: Supervisor McNamer pulled item #19 from the agenda. She stated that it must be approved by the Solid Waste Management Authority before the Board of Supervisors can approve it. Therefore, it will be place on the next agenda.

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).   

Action: Supervisor Sullivan reported on meeting with Senator LaMalfa, attending a Tri-Agency Economic Development Authority meeting, attending his aunt and uncle's 50th wedding anniversary, attending the County Fair, and commented on his son placing 3rd for his chickens in the Fair.

Supervisor Hemmingsen reported on participating in Action Summary, meeting with Fred Kelley Grant in which an expectation letter to the Forest Service was worked on, attending a meeting with Karyn Gear from Coastal Conservancy along with Supervisor McClure and the County Administrative Officer, attending a Nor-Tec meeting in Chico, attending the Fair as well as the Sammy Kershaw concert, attending the Rodeo, attending meetings with Airport Staff regarding litigation, and attending an Border Coast Regional Airport Authority meeting.

Supervisor McClure reported on attending a Redwood Park Association meeting, attending a Senior Board meeting, attending Solid Waste Management Authority Agenda Review, attending the County Fair, commenting on touring the Humboldt Bay Nuclear Plant, and reported on meeting with Karyn Gear from Coastal Conservancy.

Supervisor McNamer reported on attending Agenda Review, checking on blight issues in her district, commented on all the new workers throughout the City, and acknowledged Cal-Trans for the cleanup done near the Wal-Mart.

 

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.   

Action: No Public Comment was given.

3.     10:30 A.M. Presentation by Del Norte Homeless Prevention Alliance.   

Action: Kendra Howerton, Deputy Director of the Community Assistance Network, and Doug Morgan, gave an update on the Del Norte Homeless Prevention Alliance. Some areas covered were the Del Norte County Point in Time County, Stakeholders that are involved, services offered, definition of homelessness, a breakdown of who the homeless are, residency vs. transiency, comparison with National Homeless statistics, and future efforts.

Public Comment was given by Gary Blatnick.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan, and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the Consent Agenda, (Items #4 through #16)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

4.     Approve the Minutes from the July 26, 2011 meeting.**   Document

Action: Approved

5.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Master Services Agreement with Net@Work in the amount of $93,265.00, to be financed through the County's Existing Master Lease Agreement with EPlus Group, Inc. for the purpose of purchasing and implementing additional modules for the Auditor's accounting system and a Human Resources software management system as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-122)

6.     Approve the Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services State & Local Term Rental Agreement and authorize the County Administrative Officer to execute the agreement in the amount of $42,660.00 ($711 per month for 60 months) to acquire a postage machine as requested by the Director of Information Technology.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-123)

7.     Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Short-Form Lease with the Department of Industrial Relations for rental of the Board Chambers as requested by the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO 2011-124)

8.     Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign the Agreement of Bar-O Ranch Placement with Napa County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-125)

9.     Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign the Agreement of Bar-O Ranch Placement with Lake County as requested by the Chief Probation Officer.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-126)

10. Approve and authorize the Sheriff to enter into a State and Local Overtime and Authorized Expense agreement for FY 2011 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-132)

11. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for Structured Decision Making (SDM) Services from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, not to exceed $19,400.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-128)

12. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement with Sydney M. Clinton, Northcoast Health Screening for non-dependency alcohol and drug testing services from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $30,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-129)

13. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with the Del Norte Child Care Council for parent education services from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013 not to exceed $185,332.00 or $92,666.00 annually as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-130)

14. Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for the Medi-Cal eligible children, youth, and their families' mental health services from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, not to exceed $1,439,000.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Human Services.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Agreement 2011-131)

15. Approve the Final Subdivision Map for Summer Park for RBS Washington Boulevard/Summer Lane LLc, as presented, and authorize the Clerk of the Board to sign it as requested by the Deputy Director of Engineer and Roads.**   Document

Action: Approved

16. Approve a Resolution of the Del Norte County Supervisors in Support of the Redwood Coast Connect Consortium Grant Application to the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF); and Appointment of a Supervisor as a Representative.**   Document

Action: Approved (DNCO Resolution 2011-051)

REGULAR ITEMS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

17. Accept the attached application from the Bar-O Boys Ranch for Title III funding in the amount of $13, 711.89 and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a description of the proposed project in the local newspaper and to forward the proposed project to the Forest Service Representative of the Resource Advisory Committee for their review and comment as requested by the Director of Community Development.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board accepted the attached application from the Bar-O Boys Ranch for Title III funding in the amount of $13, 711.89 and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a description of the proposed project in the local newspaper and to forward the proposed project to the Forest Service Representative of the Resource Advisory Committee for their review and comment.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Michael Sullivan         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

18. Approve the new restated Memorandum of Understanding between Tri-Agency Economic Development Authority and the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors as requested by the Executive Director of Tri-Agency.**   Document

Action: Bill Renfroe, Executive Director of Tri-Agency, presented this item.

On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved the new restated Memorandum of Understanding between Tri-Agency Economic Development Authority and the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

19. Receive, review, and take possible action on the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority's response to the Solid Waste Ad-Hoc Committee report.**   Document

Action: This item was pulled and placed on the next Board of Supervisors agenda.

20. Consider the nomination of John Babin as submitted by the remaining Public Defenders as a replacement attorney for William B. Cater; and  (1) Accept or reject the proposed replacement attorney by a majority vote of the Board of Supervisors; and if accepted, (2) Approve the First Amendment to Agreement 2010-176 (attached) replacing William B. Cater with John Babin as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**   Document

Action: Supervisor Sullivan recused himself from this item.

On a motion by Supervisor Hemmingsen and Supervisor McClure, the Board approved the First Amendment to Agreement 2010-176 (attached) replacing William B. Cater with John Babin.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Gerry Hemmingsen

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       3              Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer 

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan and seconded by Supervisor McClure, the Board approved Budget Transfer (08-01)

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea:       4              Michael Sullivan, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Gerry Hemmingsen         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

21. Approve the Budget Transfer (08-01) in the amount of $5,000.00 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**   Document

Action: Approved

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

22. 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.   

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, commented on being closer to bringing a recommended Final Budget before the Board.

23. Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached letter to Sam Schuchat, Executive Director of the California Coastal Conservancy as requested by the Director of Community Development.**   Document

Action: On a motion by Supervisor Sullivan and seconded by Supervisor Hemmingsen, the Board approved and authorized the Chair of the Board to sign the attached letter to Sam Schuchat, Executive Director of the California Coastal Conservancy.

 

Motion:    Move to approve

Move:       Michael Sullivan

Second:    Gerry Hemmingsen

 

Vote Yea:       4              Michael Sullivan, Gerry Hemmingsen, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer         

Vote Nay:       0              None

Vote Abstain: 0              None

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

24. Verbal Update. Information only.   

Action: Jay Sarina, County Administrative Officer, gave an update on the Townsite Boat Ramp, work crews throughout the City, Florence Keller Park, Battery Point Lighthouse, and Point St. George.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Jeremi Ruiz, Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California              Date Posted:  April 16, 2014

 

 

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