Carre Brown

1st District Supervisor

John McCowen

2nd District Supervisor

Vice-Chair

John Pinches

3rd District Supervisor

Kendall Smith

4th District Supervisor

Chair

DAN HAMBURG

5th District Supervisor

 

 

 

 

CARMEL J. ANGELO

Chief Executive Officer/

Clerk of the Board

 

 

 

 

Jeanine b. nadel

County Counsel

 

 

 

 

county administration center

501 Low Gap Road, Room 1010

Ukiah, CA 95482

(707) 463-4441

Fax (707) 463-5649

cob@co.mendocino.ca.us

 

 

 

Mendocino County Board of Supervisors

 

Agenda

 

Regular Meeting

September 27, 2011 9:00 AM

Board Chambers, Room 1070, County Administration Center

 

 

Following the posting of the Agenda, all agenda item supporting documentation, including any material submitted to the Clerk after distribution of the Agenda packet, is available for public review through the Executive Office, 501 Low Gap Road, Room 1010, Ukiah, CA 95482 during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and ten (10) copies of each document to the Executive Office.

 

Members of the public are advised that all cell phones or electronic devices are to be turned off upon entering the Board Chambers.

 

 

TIMED ITEMS

 

Timed Items

Please note that all times provided are considered approximate.

10:00 a.m.: Informational Presentation of the Family Dependency Drug Court (FDDC)

See Item No. 9a

11:00 a.m.: Presentation Regarding the Community Corrections Partnership AB109 Criminal Justice Realignment; and Adoption of the Community Corrections Partnership Preliminary Plan for the Implementation of AB109, Criminal Justice Realignment; and Further Authorization for the Chief Probation Officer to Sign and Amend Agreements and Memorandum of Understandings with Various Local Community Corrections Partnership Member Agencies for the Implementation of the Preliminary Plan

See Item No. 7c

2:00 p.m.: Active & Retiree Health Plan Renewals

See Item No. 7d

OPEN SESSION

1. Open Session

MODIFICATIONS TO AGENDA

2. Modifications to Agenda

Items added to the agenda subsequent to agenda publication, up to 72 hours in advance of the meeting, pursuant to Government Code section 54954.

PUBLIC EXPRESSION

3. Public Expression

Members of the public are welcome to address the Board on items not listed on the agenda, but within the jurisdiction of the Board of Supervisors. The Board is prohibited by law from taking action on matters not on the agenda, but may ask questions to clarify the speaker's comment. The Board limits testimony on matters not on the agenda to 3 minutes per person and not more than 10 minutes for a particular subject at the discretion of the Chair of the Board.

Individuals wishing to address the Board under Public Expression are welcome to do so throughout the meeting. To best facilitate these items, please review and complete the public comment/speaker form available at the back of the Boardroom and present to the Clerk. If you wish to submit written comments, please provide 10 copies to the Executive Office staff, located in the Administration Center, Room 1010. All meetings are tape-recorded, so speakers are reminded to announce their names as they approach the podium.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4. Approval of Minutes

(a)         September 13, 2011, Abbreviated Regular Board Meeting and Budget Hearings

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors approve the minutes of September 13, 2011.

(b)         September 19, 2011, Special Closed Session

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors approve the minutes of September 19, 2011.

(c)         September 20, 2011, Board Meeting

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors approve the minutes of September 20, 2011.

CONSENT CALENDAR

5. Consent Calendar

The Consent Calendar is considered routine and non-controversial and will be acted upon by the Board at one time without discussion. Any Board member may request that any item be removed from the Consent Calendar for individual consideration.

Items Recommended for Denial:

CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY

(a)         Claim of Elaine Buxton

(b)         Claim of Kelsey Drake

(c)         Claim of Siu Kui Yee

Items Recommended for Approval:

AUDITOR-CONTROLLER

(d)         Approval of the 2011/12 Tax Rates for Secured Property Tax Rolls

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve the County's 2011/12 tax rates.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

(e)         Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Grace Hudson Museum (Supervisors Brown and McCowen)

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board adopt the proclamation recognizing the 25th anniversary of the Grace Hudson Museum, authorizing the Chair to sign same.

(f)          Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing the Week of October 2-8, 2011, as National 4-H Week in Mendocino County (Supervisor Brown)

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board adopt the proclamation recognizing the week of October 2-8, 2011, as National 4-H Week in Mendocino County, authorizing the Chair to sign same.

(g)         Approval of Letters of Support for the Land Stewardship Plan of the PG&E - Stewardship Council Eel River Planning Unit Mendocino County, California (Supervisors Brown and McCowen)

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve two letters of support to be signed by the Chair to accompany each application, one for the Potter Valley Tribe and one for the Potter Valley Irrigation District.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

(h)         Adoption of Resolution Adopting the Mendocino County Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2011/2012

Recommended Action/Motion: Adopt the Resolution Adopting the Mendocino County Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2011/2012; and authorize Chair to sign same.

(i)           Approval of Designation of Visit Mendocino County, Inc. as the Official Destination Marketing Organization of Mendocino County

Recommended Action/Motion: Designate Visit Mendocino County, Inc., as the Official Destination Marketing Organization of Mendocino County.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

(j)           Approval for HHSA - Community Health Services to Accept a Federal Drug Free Communities Support Program Grant in the Amount of $125,000 for the 12 Months Beginning October 1, 2011; and Approve Resolution Authorizing HHSA Director to Approve Renewal of Grant Annually Over the Next 5 Years

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize HHSA Director to accept the Drug Free Communities Support Program grant in the amount of $125,000, for the 12 months beginning October 1, 2011; and Approve Resolution Authorizing HHSA Director to Approve Renewal of Grant Annually Over the Next 5 Years and to sign any future amendments to the grant that do not affect the annual maximum amount.

(k)         Approval for HHSA to Submit a Grant Application for the 2011 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) with California Emergency Management Authority (CalEMA) in the Amount of $191,965; and Adopt Corresponding Resolution for Signature Authority

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve an application for the 2011 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) with the California Emergency Management Authority (CalEMA) in the amount of $191,965; and adoption of a Resolution authorizing the CHS Director and/or HHSA Chief Financial Officer to be the signature authority for the 2011 application; and official documents for current active grant years 2009, 2010 & 2011. Please return 2 original, certified copies of the Resolution.

(l)           Approval of 2nd Amendment to BOS Agreement No. 10-130 with Manzanita Services, Inc. Increasing the Amount by $74,401 and Extending Term Date to December 31, 2011, to Provide Recovery Centers in Willits and Ukiah

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign amendment to BOS Agreement No. 10-130 with Manzanita Services, Inc. increasing the amount by $74,401 and extending term date to December 31, 2011, to provide Recovery Center services in Willits and Ukiah; and authorize the HHSA Director to sign any future amendments to the agreement that do not affect the annual maximum amount.

(m)       Approval of Agreement with Mendocino County Youth Project in the Amount of $75,000 to Provide Mental Health Education, Destigmatization, and Peer Support Services in Fiscal Year 2011/2012

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign agreement with Mendocino County Youth Project in the Amount of $75,000 to Provide Mental Health Education, Destigmatization, and Peer Support Services in Fiscal Year 2011/2012; and authorize the HHSA Director to sign any future amendments to the agreement that do not affect the annual maximum amount.

(n)         Approval of Agreement with Mendocino County Youth Project in the Amount of $75,000 to Provide Prevention Collaboration Services for Children, Youth, and Families in Fiscal Year 2011/2012

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign agreement with Mendocino County Youth Project in the Amount of $75,000 to Provide Prevention Collaboration Services for Children, Youth, and Families in Fiscal Year 2011/2012; and authorize the HHSA Director to sign any future amendments to the agreement that do not affect the annual maximum amount.

(o)         Approval of Letter to Commissioner of Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Requesting Exemption of Title 13 (Vehicle Code) Section 12527(d)(2) for Covelo Fire Protection District

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign the letter to the Commissioner of the DMV requesting exemption of Title 13 (vehicle code) section 12517(d) (2) for Covelo Fire Protection District. Please return the original letter to CHS for distribution.

(p)         Approval of the Program Year 2011/12 Modification of the Strategic Five-Year Workforce Investment Plan for Mendocino County on Behalf of the Workforce Investment Board

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign the Program Year 2011/12 Modification of the Strategic Five-Year Workforce Investment Plan for Mendocino County on Behalf of the Workforce Investment Board. Two signed originals of the modification are required.

HUMAN RESOURCES

(q)         Approval of the 2012 Employee Health Plan Renewal Report, and to Maintain Funding/Premiums for the Employee Health Plan at Their Current Levels for the 2012 Calendar Year

Recommended Action/Motion: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors: 1) Receive 2012 Actives Benefit Coverage Renewal Projection Report and Incurred But Not Paid (IBNP) Report for June 30, 2012. 2) Approve funding/premiums for the Employee Health Plan for Calendar Year 2012 at their current levels for the 2012 calendar year.

SHERIFF-CORONER

(r)          Authorization to Exchange One of the Comprehensive Criminal Justice/Public Safety Integrated Software System Modules for Another without Changing Any Terms or Costs; and Request the Board Authorize the Sheriff, Jointly with the Director of General Services, to Sign Any Subsequent Amendments and/or Other Required Documentation Related to the New World/New Dawn Contract

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve the request to accept the software module exchange.

TRANSPORTATION

(s)         Adoption of Resolution Supporting the County's Applications for Transportation Enhancement (TE) Program Funding under the 2012 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and Authorizing the Director of Transportation, or His Designee, to Process Said Applications (Caspar and Calpella Areas)

Recommended Action/Motion: By Resolution, document support for County's applications for TE funding and authorize the Department of Transportation to process said applications.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE

6. County Executive Office

(a)         Chief Executive Officer's Report

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors accept the report of the Chief Executive Officer.

(b)         Discussion and Possible Action Including Review, Adoption, Amendment, Consideration or Ratification of Legislation Pursuant to the Adopted Legislative Platform

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors provide direction to staff regarding matters of legislation.

DEPARTMENTAL MATTERS AND REPORTS

7. Departmental Matters and Reports

(a)         Director's Report - Planning and Building Services

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors accept the report of the Planning and Building Services Director.

(b)         Introduction and Waive Reading of the Ordinance Amending Chapter 2.08 of the Mendocino County Code Pertaining to Supervisorial Districts (Sponsored by: County Counsel)

Recommended Action/Motion: Introduce and waive the reading of the Ordinance amending Chapter 2.08 of the Mendocino County Code pertaining to Supervisorial Districts. Provide a signed copy of the adopted ordinance to County Counsel, Planning and Building Services, and Elections Department and note maps are to be on file in the Planning Department and with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

(c)         Presentation Regarding the Community Corrections Partnership AB109 Criminal Justice Realignment; and Adoption of the Community Corrections Partnership Preliminary Plan for the Implementation of AB109, Criminal Justice Realignment; and Further Authorization for the Chief Probation Officer to Sign and Amend Agreements and Memorandum of Understandings with Various Local Community Corrections Partnership Member Agencies for the Implementation of the Preliminary Plan (Sponsored by: Probation)

Recommended Action/Motion: Adopt the Community Corrections Partnership Preliminary Plan for the Implementation of AB109, Criminal Justice Realignment; and authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign and amend agreements and memorandum of understandings with various local Community Corrections Partnership member agencies for the implementation of the preliminary plan.

(d)         Presentation of the 2012 Non-Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Plan Renewal Report and Establishment of Premium Rates; and Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Coverage of Medicare Eligible Retirees Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA) for the 90-Day Noticing Period (Sponsored by: Human Resources)

Recommended Action/Motion: 1) Receive 2012 Non-Medicare Eligible Retiree Premium Renewal Report; 2) Direct staff to increase premium levels for Non-Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Plan to fully fund plan costs; 3) Authorize staff to send 90-day notification letters of Retiree Health Fund depletion to Medicare Eligible Retirees and Non-Medicare Eligible Retirees; 4) Authorize the Auditor to set up a separate account for Medicare Eligible Retirees HRA contributions in the amount of $107,016, and direct staff to bring back recommendations to finance Medicare Eligible Retirees HRA contributions for the 90-day noticing period.

(e)         Discussion and Possible Action Regarding a Mobile Home (Space) Rent Control Ordinance (Sponsored by: County Counsel)

Recommended Action/Motion: It is recommended that the Board either refer this issue to a Committee for further investigation, or direct staff to create a Rent Stabilization Ordinance to be brought back for consideration by this Board.

(f)          Discussion and Possible Action to Introduce and Waive Reading of Ordinance Amending Chapter 16.30 of the Mendocino County Code (Stormwater Ordinance) (Sponsored by: County Counsel and Planning and Building Services)

Recommended Action/Motion: Introduce and waive reading of the ordinance amending Chapter 16.30 of the Mendocino County Code.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

8. Board of Supervisors

(a)         Supervisors' Reports

MISCELLANEOUS

9. Miscellaneous

(a)         Informational Presentation of the Family Dependency Drug Court (FDDC) (Sponsored by: Supervisor McCowen)

Recommended Action/Motion: Accept informational presentation of the Family Dependency Drug Court (FDDC)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MATTERS

10. Board of directors matters

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors meets concurrently as the Board of Directors of the: In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Governing Board; Mendocino County Air Quality Management District; Mendocino County Library District; Mendocino County Public Facilities Corporation; Mendocino County Water Agency; and the Redevelopment Agency of the County of Mendocino.

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

11. Appointments to Boards and Commissions

The Board of Supervisors is actively seeking qualified candidates to fill various vacancies. Please consult with the Executive Office for information on specific categorical areas and District vacancies, or visit our website at: www.co.mendocino.ca.us/bos

CLOSED SESSION

12. Closed Session

Notice to the public regarding closed session: As provided in the Ralph M. Brown Act, Government Code sections 54950 et seq., the Board of Supervisors may meet in closed session with members of its staff, County employees, and its attorneys. These sessions are not open to the public and may not be attended by members of the public. The matters the Board will meet on in closed session are identified below or are those matters appropriately identified in open session as requiring immediate attention and arising after the posting of the agenda. Any public reports of action taken in the closed session will be made in accordance with Government Code sections 54957.1.

(a)         Sitting as the IHSS Public Authority Governing Board: Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 - Conference with Labor Negotiator - Agency Negotiators: Carmel J. Angelo, Pat Meek, Stacey Cryer, and MaryLou Leonard; Employee Organization(s): IHSS Providers

(b)         Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 - Conference with Labor Negotiator - Agency Negotiators: Carmel J. Angelo, Pat Meek, Meredith Ford, Kyle Knopp, and Rick Haeg; Employee Organization(s): All

WORKSHOP/BUDGET/PLANNING MATTERS

13. Workshop/budget/planning matters

COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED AND FILED

14. Communications Received and Filed

Communications received and filed are retained by the Clerk throughout the Board proceedings. To review items described in this section, please contact the Executive Office staff in Room 1010.

Additional Meeting Information

 

Additional Meeting Information for Interested Parties

         The Board of Supervisors complies with ADA requirements and upon request, will attempt to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities by making meeting material available in appropriate alternative formats (pursuant to Government Code Section 54953.2). Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in the meeting should contact the Executive Office by calling (707) 463-4441 at least five days prior to the meeting

         If you wish to address the Board on any matter on the agenda, please review and complete the public comment/speaker form available at the back of the Board Chambers. If you wish to submit documentation, please provide 10 copies to Executive Office staff, located in the Administration Center, Room 1010

         A copy of the Agenda Packet is available for public review in the Executive Office, Room 1010. Proposed actions and supporting documents are considered draft until acted upon by the Board

         Additional information on specific agenda items may be obtained by contacting the sponsoring departments. Contact information for County departments may be obtained at www.co.mendocino.ca.us/departments.htm

         Board proceedings are broadcast on the local Public Access Channel to accommodate greater public access; tune in at the corresponding Open Session time as posted on the front page of the Agenda

         LIVE WEB STREAMING OF BOARD MEETINGS: www.mendocinoaccess.org For technical assistance, please contact Mendocino Access Television (707) 357-0624

         Please reference the departmental website to obtain additional resource information for the Board of Supervisors: www.co.mendocino.ca.us/bos

 

Thank you for your interest in the proceedings of the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors