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, May 09, 2006

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.

 

Present: Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels and David Finigan

Absent: None

CLOSED SESSION 8:30 A.M.

Hold a closed session to consider and discuss litigation and personnel matters: I) Personnel negotiations pursuant to Government Code 54957.6 between County negotiators Personnel Program Manager and the County Administrative Officer and the Del Norte County Employees' Association, Sheriffs Employees' Association, represented and unrepresented bargaining units, II) Conference with legal counsel - anticipated litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(b); significant exposure to litigation, one case; III) Conference with legal counsel - existing litigation pursuant to Government code 54956.9(a) one case, County of Del Norte vs. Beckett et al, Case No. CVUJ 05-1557; IV) Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9, 2 cases. Pursuant to Government Code 54997, conduct the annual evaluation of the County Administrative Officer.

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 Martha McClure.

        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 reported that no final action was taken in 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: No deletions, corrections or additions were requested.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Action: No public comment was received.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Chuck Blackburn

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 Chuck Blackburn, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

1.     Approve and Adopt the minutes from the April 25, 2006 meeting.**

Action: Minutes changed to remove the annual evaluation of the County Administrative Officer as actual evaluation was conducted on May 9, 2006.

2.     Proclaim the week of May 14 through May 20, 2006 as Emergency Medical Services Week.**

3.     Approve the First Amendment to the FY 05-06 contract (2005-106) between County and Del Norte Ambulance as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-057

4.     Approve the First Amendment to the FY 05-06 contract (2005-100) between the County and Harley Munger as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-058

5.     Approve the contract for Samuel Ruben, M.D. Psychiatric Consultant as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-059

6.     Adopt the attached Resolution entitled a Resolution of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors Approving the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 County Plan and Funding Request for the Fiscal year 2005-2006 approving the FY 06-07 Plan and budget for the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 (Prop 36). Approve the Chair to sign the Reduction in the State Fiscal Year 2006-07 allocation as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: DNCO Resolution No. 2006-032

7.     Approve and Authorize the Chair to sign the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program Local Funding Agreement with the California Department of Health Services for the period of September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006 not to exceed $150,560.00 as requested by the Director of Health and Social Services.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-060

REGULAR ITEMS

SCHEDULED ITEMS:

8.     10:05 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 received.

9.     10:30 A.M. Presentation by the Del Norte County Historical Society/Mural Committee. Take action as necessary.**

Action: Mural Committee members Carmen Hollinsead and Shirley Cook made a presentation and requested funding of $250.00 for a 15 square foot section of the mural. The painting of a lighthouse mural on the Renner Petroleum building south of Crescent City is being conducted in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Battery Point Lighthouse. The Board authorized a payment of $250.00 to the Mural Fund.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Leslie McNamer

Second: Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea: 5 Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

10. Approve and help fund the Del Norte Travel and Tourism Marketing Plan as recommended by the Economic Goal Committee and presented by the Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $62,000.00 a year over the next five years as requested by Chris Howard, Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce.**

Action: The Board authorized the commitment of $62,000.00 for a minimum of 3 years not to exceed 5 years and directed the actual repayment strategy to be developed by the Proactive Financial Management Goal Committee.

Chris Howard from the Chamber of Commerce made a presentation regarding the Tourism Marketing Plan and the request for funding from the County. Discussion followed regarding the source and duration of funding. Aaron Funk provided public comment in support of the issue and clarification on the use of transient occupancy tax receipts. The County Administrative Officer requested clarification on the commencement date for $62,000.00 commitment and it was decided that it will begin with the 2006-2007 fiscal year.

 

 

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Chuck Blackburn

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Chuck Blackburn, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

11. Authorize the Sheriff to sign the application for the Anti Drug Abuse Grant for fiscal year 2006-2007 in the amount of $113,342.00 as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.**

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Martha McClure

Second: Chuck Blackburn

 

Vote Yea: 5 Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Leslie McNamer, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

12. Authorize the Chair to sign a letter of endorsement for continued fiscal support for the North Coast EMS Regional Medical Director for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 as requested by Supervisor Blackburn.**

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Chuck Blackburn

Second: Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea: 5 Chuck Blackburn, Martha McClure, Leslie McNamer, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

13. Approve and Adopt the Memorandum of Agreement with the Yurok Tribe as it relates to maintenance of public routes and bridges within and leading to the Yurok Tribe Reservation identified in the MOA as requested by the County Administrative Officer.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-061.

Peggy O'Neill, Planning Director of the Yurok Tribe gave a brief presentation and was available to field questions regarding the agreement.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

14. Authorize SHN Consulting Engineers & Geologists to provide geotechnical and engineering services associated with Klamath Beach Road Project; Direct staff to prepare a contract for these services; and Authorize the Chair to sign the contract upon approval by County Counsel as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-063.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 Leslie McNamer, David Finigan, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

15. Authorize SHN Consulting Engineers & Geologists to provide geotechnical services associated with Klamath Beach Road and other FEMA related projects; Direct staff to prepare a contract for these services; and Authorize the Chair to sign the contract upon approval by County Counsel as requested by the County Engineer.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-064.

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

LAND USE:

16. Approve a Joint Timber Management Plan prepared for the James Donnelly Property by Feller & Associates dated April 15, 2006 as requested by the Community Development Department.**

Action: Supervisor Finigan recused himself from this item. Director of Community Development Department appeared to present the item. Member of the public Joe Hostler appeared questioning if all of the Tribes had been involved in the process. Rick Warner Vice Chair, Elk Valley Rancheria and Kim Parkedileo, Elk Valley Rancheria Cultural Committee both appeared and indicated that they had been informed. Scott Feller, Timber Management Plan Developer discussed the possibility of an archeological site within the project site. Jan Sirchuck appeared as representative of both property owners in the negotiations with the Tribes.

 

 

 

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Leslie McNamer

Second: Chuck Blackburn

 

Vote Yea: 4 Leslie McNamer, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels, Martha McClure

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 1 David Finigan

COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY REPORTS:

17. 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 Finigan commented on attending a Safe and Healthy Families Goal Committee meeting, California Family Resource Center Association two day presentation in Sacramento with First 5, participated in an RCRC conference call, Mitigation meeting for Goose Creek, CAPSI meeting, touring Del Norte County with Hector Ramirez, Chair of First 5 at the State level, and attending a 2x2 meeting with the Resighini Rancheria, Visitor Serving pre-meeting, Thompson Pasta Feed, Employee Recognition Banquet and coaching Babe Ruth Baseball; Supervisor Blackburn reported on a Chamber 4th of July Committee meeting, attending the Tri-Agency Meeting, Fish & Game Commission hearing here in Del Norte, attending a Chamber luncheon, Coastal Expo, Economic Goal Committee Meeting, EMS meeting and Employee Recognition Banquet; Supervisor McClure commented on attending the Employee Recognition Banquet, and several meetings, reported that former Supervisor Rick Bennett is attempting to organize Ruby Van Deventer botanical art works, Coast-to-Crest Trail people were here, RAC meeting being held tonight for potential applicants, attending the Treasury Oversight Committee meeting, Aviation Advisory Commission meeting and tour of the airport and reported that Congressman Thompson has accepted Leah Hartwick and Matt Maltbie as interns this summer; Supervisor Sampels commented on her Washington DC trip regarding PILT, schools and fisherman relief, commented on the Coast-to-Crest Trail, attending a Solid Waste meeting, prelude meeting on Visitors Services including attending a dinner with State and National Parks, Employee Banquet, Mike Thompson pasta feed, Measure A fundraiser and traveling to Willow Creek tomorrow for Humboldt/Del Norte/Trinity County Resource Conservation District meeting.

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

18. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-01) within the Drug and Alcohol Budget in the amount of $10,000.00 as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: Budget Transfer 05-01

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

19. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-02) within the Mental Health Budget in the amount of $421,898.00 as requested by the Director of Mental Health.**

Action: Budget Transfer 05-02

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Leslie McNamer

Second: David Finigan

 

Vote Yea: 5 Leslie McNamer, David Finigan, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

20. Approve a Budget Transfer (05-03) within the Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution Budget in the amount of $15,149.00 as requested by the District Attorney.**

Action: Budget Transfer 05-03

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Leslie McNamer

Second: Chuck Blackburn

 

Vote Yea: 5 Leslie McNamer, Chuck Blackburn, Martha McClure, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET ISSUES:

21. Consider miscellaneous legislative matters pertinent to the County of Del Norte. Authorize the Chair to sign the appropriate letters and/or positions with respect to matters pending before the state or federal governments.

Action: The County Administrative Officer reported on the bond issue that will be on the ballot. Del Norte County will be eligible for $1.8 million in road monies dedicated to county road systems (Prop 42 allocation). Still waiting on the May Budget Revision from the Governor. Received a bulletin from RCRC regarding endangered species act update. Staff was directed to place the resolution on the next agenda.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

22. Receive an update on various Capital Projects.

Action: The Administrative Services Manager reported on the Klamath boat ramps, Point St. George project and that the irrigation project at the ball fields is on hold until this fall.

23. Approve the plans and specifications for the Veteran's Memorial Hall ADA renovation and direct staff to begin the bidding process as requested by the Administrative Services Manager.**

Action: The Administrative Services Manager presented a brief overview of the project.

 

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: Leslie McNamer

Second: Martha McClure

 

Vote Yea: 5 Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels, David Finigan

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

24. Approve and Authorize the Chair to sign the Pyke Field Lighting Renovation Agreement with Northridge Electric as requested by the Administrative Services Manager.**

Action: DNCO Agreement No. 2006-062

 

Motion: Move to approve

Move: David Finigan

Second: Leslie McNamer

 

Vote Yea: 5 David Finigan, Leslie McNamer, Martha McClure, Chuck Blackburn, Sarah Sampels

Vote Nay: 0 None

Vote Abstain: 0 None

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Sherri Adams, Deputy Clerk of the Board

County of Del Norte, State of California Date Posted: May 16, 2006

 

 

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