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 24, 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.: Consideration of a "Job Stimulus" Tiered Building Permit Fee Reduction Pilot Program (See Item No. 5d)

10:30 a.m.: Approval of Letter to Caltrans Requesting Reduction in the Posted Speed Limit from 65 to 55 Miles Per Hour in the Vicinity of U. S. Highway 101 and Black Bart Drive (Sponsors: Supervisors McCowen and Hamburg) (See Item No. 6b)

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 are generally addressed on Mondays and may be presented or commented on as needed.

None.

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.

See section at the end of this document for the full listing of Consent items

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE AND DEPARTMENTAL MATTERS

5. County Executive Office and Departmental Matters

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

(a)         Chief Executive Officer's Report

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

(c)         Discussion and Possible Action on County Policies Specifically Related to the Creation of a County Debt Management Policy; Revision to County Policy Number 32 (General Reserve & Contingencies); Revision to County Policy Number 38 (Position Allocation Table); and Creation of a new County-Wide Policy on Cash Handling (Sponsors: Executive Office; Treasurer-Tax Collector; and Auditor-Controller)

Recommended Action/Motion: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors adopt the revisions to Policy Numbers 32 and 38; Further directing the adoption of new County policies related to Debt Management and Cash Handling and directing staff to assign new policy numbers and place the new policies into the County's policy manual.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES

(d)        Consideration of a "Job Stimulus" Tiered Building Permit Fee Reduction Pilot Program

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve the ad hoc committee recommendation to implement a "job stimulus" pilot program with Job Creation Criteria, Funding Allocation and Program Timeframe as stated in the memorandum.

TRANSPORTATION

(e)        Director's Report

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors accepts the report of the Transportation Director.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND MISCELLANEOUS

6. Board of Supervisors And Miscellaneous

(a)         Supervisors' Reports

(b)        Approval of Letter to Caltrans Requesting Reduction in the Posted Speed Limit from 65 to 55 Miles Per Hour in the Vicinity of U. S. Highway 101 and Black Bart Drive (Sponsors: Supervisors McCowen and Hamburg)

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve letter to Caltrans requesting a reduction in the posted speed limit from 65 to 55 miles per hour in the vicinity of U. S. Highway 101 and Black Bart Drive.

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 54957.6 - Conference with Labor Negotiator - Agency Negotiators: Carmel J. Angelo, Pat Meek, and Rick Haeg; Employee Organization(s): All

(b)        Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9b - Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation: Significant Exposure to Litigation - Two Cases

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.

CONSENT CALENDAR ITEM DETAIL

4. Consent Calendar - Continued

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/Rejection:

CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY

(a)         Claim of Terri Kregelo

Items Recommended for Approval:

MINUTES

(b)        Minutes of the April 9, 2012, Regular Board Meeting

(c)         Minutes of the April 10, 2012, Regular Board Meeting

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

(d)        Approval of Letter of Support of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights (Sponsors: Supervisors McCowen and Hamburg)

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board approve the letter as presented, authorizing the Chair to sign same; and further, directs staff to transmit the letter to Mendocino County's legislative representatives.

(e)        Approval of Submission of Comments Regarding the Scope of the Environmental Evaluation/Increased Levels of Training and Testing Activities in the Navy's Northwest Training Range Complex (NWTRC) (Sponsors: Supervisors Hamburg and McCowen)

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve submission of comments on behalf of the Board regarding the scope of the Environmental Evaluation/Increased Levels of Training and Testing Activities in the Navy's Northwest Training Range Complex (NWTRC).

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

(f)          Ratification of Letter of Opposition of SB 1161 (Padilla) - Communications: Voice Over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol Enabled Communications Service

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board ratify the letter of opposition of SB 1161 as executed by the Chair.

(g)        Ratification of Letter of Support of AB 2284 (Chesbro) - Irrigation (Preventing and Mitigating Marijuana Cultivation on State Land

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board ratify the letter of support of AB 2284 as executed by the Chair.

GENERAL SERVICES AGENCY

(h)        Approval of Agreement to Purchase and Escrow Instructions for the Sale of Real Property Described as (APN 048-230-10-00), 850 Harrison Avenue, Hopland, CA, 95449, and Authorize the Chair to Sign the Agreement to Purchase and Escrow Instructions and All Other Necessary Documents Related to the Transaction

Recommended Action/Motion: The Board of Supervisors approves the agreement to purchase and escrow instructions for the sale of real property described as (APN 048-230-10-00), 850 Harrison Avenue, Hopland, CA, 95449, and authorizes the Chair to sign the agreement to purchase and escrow instructions and all other necessary documents related to the transaction.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

(i)          Approval of Agreement with Sonoma County in the Amount of $89,513.64 for the Provision of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Administration in Mendocino County Fiscal Year 2012/13

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign the agreement with Sonoma County in the amount of $89,513.64 for the provision of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) administration for Mendocino County.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES

(j)          Adoption of Private Road Name Petition #RN 3-2012 - Stonesthrow Drive, Ukiah

Recommended Action/Motion: That the Board of Supervisors approves and adopts Private Road Name Petition RN 3-2012, "Stonesthrow Drive", finding it to be in conformance with Mendocino County Code 18.16.070 and directs the Department of Planning and Building Services to assign the proper addresses.

PROBATION

(k)        Approval of Request for Appropriation of Additional Funds to the Probation Department Budget to Allow for Payment of Approved AB109 and SB678 Expenditures

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve and sign Request for Appropriation of additional funds to the Probation Department budget to allow for payment of approved AB109 and SB678 expenditures.

SHERIFF-CORONER

(l)          Approval of Agreement Between the County of Mendocino and Tetra Tech, Inc., to Revise and Update all Emergency Operations Plans for the County of Mendocino, the City of Ukiah, the City of Willits, the City of Fort Bragg, and the City of Point Arena

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve Agreement between the County of Mendocino and Tetra Tech, Inc., to revise and update all Emergency Operations Plans for the County of Mendocino, the City of Ukiah, the City of Willits, the City of Fort Bragg, and the City of Point Arena.

TRANSPORTATION

(m)      Adoption of Resolution Approving Department of Transportation Agreement No. 120029 and Accepting the Grant Deed Conveying Real Property from Marc A. Ekelund, Successor Trustee, for the Acquisition of Rights of Way Needed for Construction of the Feliz Creek Bridge Replacement Project on Road 110, CR 110, M.P. 0.10 (Hopland Area)

Recommended Action/Motion: By Resolution, accept and approve Department of Transportation Agreement No. 120029 with Marc A. Ekelund, Successor Trustee, accept the Grant Deed conveying real property from Marc A. Ekelund, Successor Trustee, in connection with Department of Transportation Project No. B-0401, and authorize and direct the Board Chair to execute said Agreement and the Statutory Certificate of Acceptance and direct the Clerk of the Board to submit the Grant Deed to the County Clerk-Recorder's office for recording.

(n)        Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Department of Transportation Award of Six Contracts to Construct 2006 Storm Damage Repairs on Orr Springs Road, CR 223, at M.P. 37.05, M.P. 28.55 and M.P. 32.39 (Ukiah Area); Mountain View Road, CR 510, at M.P. 14.45 (Boonville Area); East Side Calpella Road, CR 227, at M.P. 3.70 (Redwood Valley Area); and Mendocino Pass Road, CR 338, at M.P. 2.74 (Covelo Area)

Recommended Action/Motion: By Resolution, authorize/direct the Director of Transportation to sign the plans for and award these six Department of Transportation contracts for Storm Damage Repairs.

TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR

(o)        Acceptance of the March 31, 2012, Report of Mendocino County Pooled Investments

Recommended Action/Motion: Accept the March 31, 2012, Report of Mendocino County Pooled Investments.

(p)        Approval of Agreement Between the County of Mendocino and Chandler Asset Management, Inc. to Provide Investment Advisory and Asset Management Services Related to the Treasury Pool

Recommended Action/Motion: Approve agreement between the County of Mendocino and Chandler Asset Management, Inc. to provide investment advisory and asset management services related to the treasury pool.

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

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

 

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