Carre Brown

1st District Supervisor

John McCowen

2nd District Supervisor

Chair

John Pinches

3rd District Supervisor

Kendall Smith

4th District Supervisor

DAN HAMBURG

5th District Supervisor

Vice-Chair

 

 

 

 

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

April 23, 2012 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 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 silenced upon entering the Board Chambers.

 

 

 

 

TIMED ITEMS

 

 

Timed Items

Please note that all times provided are considered approximate.

10:00 a.m.: Presentation of Retirement System Actuarial Valuation for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2011 and Adoption of Retirement System Rates for Fiscal Year 2012/13 (See Item No. 5a)

OPEN SESSION

1. Open Session

(a)         Roll Call

(b)         Pledge of Allegiance

PROCLAMATIONS

2. Proclamations

Items in this section are automatically adopted unless specifically pulled by a Supervisor. Proclamations may be presented or commented on as needed.

(a)         Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing April 28, 2012, as Workers' Memorial Day in Mendocino County (Sponsors: Supervisors Brown and McCowen)

(b)        Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing May 2012 as Mental Health Month in Mendocino County (Sponsors: Health and Human Services Agency; Supervisors McCowen and Hamburg)

(c)         Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing National Drug Court Month in Mendocino County May 2012 (Sponsors: Supervisors Brown and McCowen)

(d)        Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing the Graduates of the Leadership Mendocino Class XIX (Sponsors: Supervisors Smith and Pinches)

(e)        Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing the Human Race in Mendocino County May 5, 2012 (Sponsors: Supervisors Brown and McCowen)

(f)          Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing Victims' Rights Week April 22-28, 2012 (Sponsor: District Attorney)

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 County Administration Center, Room 1010. All meetings are tape-recorded, so speakers are reminded to announce their names as they approach the podium.

CONSENT CALENDAR

4. 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.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE AND DEPARTMENTAL MATTERS

5. County Executive Office and Departmental Matters

MENDOCINO COUNTY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

(a)         Presentation of Retirement System Actuarial Valuation for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2011, and Adoption of Retirement System Rates for Fiscal Year 2012/13

Recommended Action/Motion: Accept actuarial valuation report and adopt the Retirement Board's recommended retirement system contribution rates as contained within the report.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND MISCELLANEOUS

6. Board of Supervisors And Miscellaneous

(a)         Discussion and Possible Action Regarding a Request from the County of Sonoma to Sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Counties of Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, the Sonoma County Water Agency, Marin Municipal Water District, and the Mendocino County Russian River Flood Control and Water Conservation Improvement District Regarding the North Coast Zebra and Quagga Mussel Consortium; and Consideration of Funding for the Lake Mendocino Quagga/Zebra Mussel Vulnerability Study (Sponsor: Supervisor Brown)

Recommended Action/Motion: To approve the signing of the MOU between the Counties of Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, the Sonoma County Water Agency, the Marin Municipal Water District, and the Mendocino County Russian River Flood Control and Water Conservation Improvement District Regarding the North Coast Zebra and Quagga Mussel Consortium; and approve the funding of up to $5000 for the Lake Mendocino Quagga/Zebra Mussel Vulnerability Study.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MATTERS

7. 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 Board of Supervisors Acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency for the Redevelopment Agency of the County of Mendocino.

MODIFICATIONS TO AGENDA

8. 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.

CLOSED SESSION

9. 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)         Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Museum Director

COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED AND FILED

10. 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.

(a)         California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Water Resources - Water Conditions in California, Report 3, April 1, 2012.

(b)         State of California Fish and Game Commission - Notice of proposed regulatory action relating to election of Commission Officers; for additional information, please contact Ms. Sonke Mastrup or Ms. Sheri Tiemann at (916) 653-4899, or visit the web at www.fgc.ca.gov.

(c)         State of California Fish and Game Commission - Notice of proposed emergency regulatory action relating to anchoring within the Blue Cavern State Marine Area (SMCA); public comments must be submitted in writing to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL), 300 Capitol Mall, Room 1250, Sacramento, CA 95814; AND to the Fish and Game Commission, 1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320, Sacramento, CA 95814, or via fax to (916) 653-5040 or via email to fgc@fgc.ca.gov; comments must identify the emergency topic and must be received within five calendar days of filing of the emergency regulations (refer to www.oal.ca.gov to determine the date on which the regulations are filed with OAL).

(d)         State of California Fish and Game Commission - Notice of receipt of petition to list the Gray Wolf as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act; for additional information, please contact Dr. Eric Loft, Wildlife Branch, Department of Fish and Game, at 1812 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, or via email to WildlifeMgt@dfg.ca.gov.

(e)         State of California Fish and Game Commission - Continuation notice of proposed regulatory action relating to Klamath-Trinity Rivers sport fishing; for additional information, please contact Mr. Curtis Milliron, Department of Fish and Game, Northern Region, at (530) 225-2280, or visit the web at www.fgc.ca.gov.

(f)          State of California Fish and Game Commission - Continuation notice of proposed regulatory action relating to ocean salmon sport fishing regulations for May to November 2012; for additional information, please contact Ms. Marija Vojkovich, Marine Region Manager, Department of Fish and Game, at (805) 568-1246, or visit the web at www.fgc.ca.gov.

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 at (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