A C T I O N   M I N U T E S

 

MONTEREY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Tuesday, February 19, 2002 at 9:30 a.m.

 

Lunch Break from 12:00 Noon to 2:30 p.m.

9:30 a.m.

 

S-1  Additions and corrections to Agenda

 

Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Pennycook, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following additions and corrections to the Agenda:

 

Add adoption of a Resolution congratulating Sally Wells, Administrative Services Assistant, upon her retirement from the Monterey County Health Department after 40 years of public service, under “Other Board Matters.”

 

Add adoption of a Resolution commending the cooperative efforts to control French broom in the Toro Creek Watershed, under Scheduled Matter No. S-4.

 

Upon the request of Supervisor Potter, the Board will adjourn today’s meeting in memory of Katherine Larson and Leslie “Murphy” Lee, deceased.

 

S-2  CONSENT CALENDAR – REGULAR [See Supplementary Sheet attached]

 

2050.000  S-3  PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD:  Sergio Sanchez, Organizing Director for Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU), requested the Board to intervene on behalf of the 140 employees who work at the non-profit organization “Children’s Services International,” to assist in resolving current job issues including low pay, mistreatment, and discrimination.  He states that AB 1869 prohibits any non-profit, contractor or agency that receives more than $10,000 of public funds to use any of those funds to impede the workers’ efforts to organize.  Mr. Sanchez alleges that State monies are being used to discourage workers from organizing.  Ilene Urbano requested the Board to support the employees of Children’s Services International in their efforts to organize.

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Pennycook, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following appointments:

 

0400.920  1.   Reappointed Andrew Reiter to the County Service Area No. 45 Advisory Committee, for a term ending on January 1, 2005.  (Pennycook)

 

0400.761  2.   Appointed Rick Trevino, Juanita Parea, Alfredo Lopez as 1st Alternate, and Maggie Perez-Magallon as 2nd Alternate to the Boronda Redevelopment Citizen’s Advisory Committee for terms ending January 1, 2006; and appointed Natalie Knowlton to the Boronda Redevelopment Citizen’s Advisory Committee for a term ending January 1, 2003.  (Pennycook)

 

0803.800  3.   Reappointed Frederick W. Hughes and Maria Carlon-Holliday to the Salinas Rural Fire Protection District, to serve terms ending on March 1, 2006.  (Calcagno)

 

0401.850  4.   Appointed Rosalie Gray to the Historical Advisory Committee for a term ending February 1, 2006.  (Johnsen)

 

OTHER BOARD MATTERS:

 

6300.000  5.   Board comments and referrals:  Upon the request of Supervisor Johnsen, the Board referred the matter of converting the Fort Ord Ad Hoc Sub-Committee to a formally created Fort Ord Standing Sub-Committee of the Board to provide oversight of the on-going collaborative issues among the various communities relative to Fort Ord development issues, to the Chair to consult with County Counsel and bring back a recommended course of action.  Upon the request of Supervisor Johnsen, the Board referred the issue of service delivery to minority communities, including MCAP services to the African American community, to the County HIV/AIDS Advisory Committee for review and recommendation back to the Board.

 

0600.025  6.   County Administrative Officer’s Comments and Reports:  Sally R. Reed, County Administrative Officer, in response to the concern regarding Children’s Services International, states that to the degree that the County has any authority to take corrective action, it will do so.  County staff will proceed to assure that the processes with the contractor are legal.

 

2050.000  7.   Resolution No. 02-039:  Adopted Resolution recognizing John R. McCune at the Twenty-Second Anniversary Celebration of the Area Agency of Aging, on February 22, 2002, and thanking him for his remarkable dedication.  (Potter)

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried.

 

1900.000  8.   Approved the December 4, 2001 and January 8, 2002 Reports of the Legislative Subcommittee, including updates from the Water Resources Agency, Natividad Medical Center and Health Department; a recommended legislative platform and legislative priorities for 2002; a recommended support position on financial participation with Monterey County cities publicizing potential effects of local government revenue take-aways by state government; an update of federal legislative activities by Freshman Associates; and review of prospective meetings of interest to the Legislative Subcommittee.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried.

 

1900.000  9.   Approved the February 5, 2002 Legislative subcommittee Report including legislative updates from the Department of Social Services and Natividad Medical Center; recommended “Support” positions on HR 2173 (McGovern) and S 1806 (Reed); recommended “Support” positions on State Propositions 41 and 42; a recommended “Watch” position on SB 81 (Midgen); an update on coordination of the County’s legislative program with those of other agencies; recommended addition of Office of Employment Training items to the 2002 Legislative Priorities; and reports on January 30 and 31, 2002 meetings with state legislators and the CSAC Board of Directors.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried.

 

2050.000  NA/1 Resolution No. 02-030:  Adopted Resolution congratulating Sally Wells, Administrative Services Assistant, upon her retirement from the Monterey County Health Department after 40 years of public service.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried.

 

SCHEDULED MATTERS

 

10:00 a.m.

 

0600.027  S-4  a.   Report from the Agricultural Commissioner on invasive, non-native plants.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Pennycook, seconded by Supervisor Calcagno, and unanimously carried, the Board received the report from Eric Lauritzen, Agricultural Commissioner, and Henry Gonzales, Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner.

 

b.   Resolution No. 02-037:  Adopted Resolution commending the cooperative efforts to control French broom in the Toro Creek Watershed.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Pennycook, seconded by Supervisor Calcagno, and unanimously carried.

 

0150.141  S-5  Received the 2001-02 Mid-Year Financial Report which includes an update on State and local budget issues and the County’s Insurance Reserve; transferred appropriations from Budget Unit 850, Other Financing Uses, to offset the costs of approved salary and benefit increases; and transferred appropriations to offset various consultant contracts that benefit the County.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried by those members present with Supervisor Johnsen absent, the Board approved the staff’s recommendations as outlined.

 

11:00 a.m.

 

0601.175  S-6  Resolution No. 02-054:  Approved an application for grant funds through the California Heritage Fund Grant Program for the Castroville Japanese School House Renovation Project.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Pennycook, seconded by Supervisor Calcagno, and unanimously carried by those members present, with Supervisor Johnsen absent.

 

S-7  Closed Session relating to the following items:

 

6200.000      a.   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b), the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding the following potential litigation:

 

1.   Claims of Josephine Ortega

 

BOARD ACTION:  The Board denied the two claims of Josephine Ortega.

 

12:00 p.m.

 

     Recess to lunch

 

2:30 p.m.

 

3600.000  S-8  Held public hearing on an application by Sprint PCS/David H. Freeman, et al. – PC000646, for a Use Permit for the construction of two (2) flush mounted antennas onto a 60 ft. high monopole including ground equipment. The property is located at 2624 El Camino Real North (APN #125-510-046), approximately 600 feet north of Messick Road and approximately 500 feet east of Highway 101, Prunedale area.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Pennycook, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried by those members present with Supervisor Johnsen absent, the Board remanded this matter to the Planning Commission for further review of alternative sites as mitigation for visual impacts.

 

3:00 p.m.

 

3150.000  S-9  Public hearing to consider adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Plan and approve a Combined Development Permit (Dorothy Gorman/PC96036) consisting of a Standard Subdivision Tentative Map to allow division of a 17.03-acre parcel into six parcels; Coastal Development Permit for grading and water system facilities; waiver of policy prohibiting development on slopes greater than 25 percent; removal of 28 coast live oaks; and rezoning from “LDR-B-7(CZ)” to “LDR-B-6(CZ).”  The property is located on the east side of Paradise Road near Lake View Drive, (Assessor’s Parcel Number 129-096-029) in the North County Land Use Plan BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Armenta, seconded by Supervisor Pennycook, and unanimously carried by those members present with Supervisor Johnsen absent, the Board continued the public hearing to Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.

 

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2002 AT 9:30 A.M. IN MEMORY OF KATHERINE LARSON AND LESLIE “MURPHY” LEE, DECEASED.

 

                                  APPROVED:

 

 

 

                                  ___________________________________

                                                              Chair

ATTEST:

SALLY R. REED,

Clerk of the Board

 

 

 

By:________________________________

                            Deputy

 

(Supplementary Sheet)

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following actions, except as otherwise noted:

 

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES:

 

0601.100  10.  Resolution No. 02-053:  Proclaimed state of local emergency relating to the spread of HIV among injection drug users in Monterey County.

 

0601.100  11.  Reallocated 1.0 FTE Psychiatric Social Worker II and 1.0

0150.141      FTE Crisis Intervention Specialist to 2.0 FTE Senior Psychiatric Social Worker positions; direct the Auditor-Controller to amend Health Department Budget Unit 415 to reflect the change in position count.

 

0601.100  12.  Authorized destruction of certain emergency medical services records.

 

2800.000  13.  Introduced, waived reading, and set for public hearing on March 12, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. an Ordinance amending existing Section 15.40.030 of the Monterey County Code relating to the Emergency Medical Services Agency.

 

0125.000  14.  Agreement No. A-08882:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign Behavioral Health Services Agreement with Alliance for Community Care for the provision of Mental Health Services in the amount of $47,558 for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2002; authorized the Director of Health to approve future amendments up to 50% of the annual amount which do not significantly alter the scope of work or result in an increase to net county cost.

 

0120.000  15.  Agreement No. A-08883:  Approved a grant application for $424,137 with the State of California, Department of Mental Health, for integrated services for homeless adults and for those who are at risk of homelessness or at imminent risk of incarceration because of their mental health disability.

 

0125.000  16.  Agreement No. A-08884:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign a contract with Community Human Services in the annual amounts of $1,067,857 for FY 2001-02, FY 2002-03 and FY 2003-4 for mental health services; authorized the Director of Health to approve future amendments up to 50% of the annual amount, which do not significantly alter the scope of work or result in an increase to net county costs.

 

0125.000  17.  Agreement Nos. A-08885 through A-08889:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign agreements with the following cities for the provision of Animal  Control Services for FY 2001-03 and the City of Greenfield for FY 2001-02.

 

Agr #

Fiscal Year

City

A-08885

2001-03

Carmel-by-the-Sea

A-08886

2001-03

Sand City

A-08887

2001-03

Seaside

A-08888

2001-03

Soledad

A-08889

1001-02

Greenfield

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE:

 

0602.250  18.  Approved transfer of funds in the amount of $39,193

0150.141      from employee salary to fixed assets in Probation Budget Unit 255 for capital improvements funded through the Repeat Offender Prevention Program.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

 

0525.000  19.  Adopted the Plans and Specifications for “Juvenile Hall – Repair Recreation Yard Fence” and authorize bids to be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2002.

 

0500.100  20.  Approved amendments to conflict of interest code of the Monterey Regional Waste Management District.

 

0125.000  21.  Agreement A-08879:  Approved the terms of the Side Letter of Understanding between the County of Monterey and the Service Employees’ International Union, Local 817, which allows employees to retain the longevity performance stipend, under specific circumstances, upon promoting into an F-Unit Classification.

 

0600.025  22.  Resolution No. 02-051:  Approved reallocation of Senior Secretary to Administrative Secretary Confidential in the Legislation/Leadership and Administrative Division of the County Administrative Office.

 

0110.000  23.  Agreement No. A—08880:  Approved and authorized the Agricultural Commissioner to sign Agreement 00-0618, Amendment 1 with California Department of Food and Agriculture extending the expiration date to June 30, 2002.

 

0600.850  24.  Authorized the Contracts/Purchasing Manager to purchase a paper shredder/baler combination unit, to be classified as a fixed asset from J. Snell & Company.

 

0125.000  25.  Agreement No. A-08881:  Authorized the Contracts/ Purchasing Manager to sign an agreement with Information Technology Group, LLC to provide the County with an Electronic Records Management System.

 

2800.000  26.  Ordinance No. 04136:  Adopted Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Monterey adopting the amended Redevelopment Plan for the Fort Ord Redevelopment Project for the County of Monterey.

 

2050.000  27.  Resolution No. 02-052:  Rescinded Board of Supervisors’ Resolution of April 12, 1943 regarding relocation of Japanese.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

 

4600.000  28.  Approved a finding that there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet in the unincorporated areas of the County for Fiscal Year 202-2003 and approve the allocation of $19,764 in Local Transportation Funds to the South Monterey County Demonstration Fixed Route Transit Project.

 

4600.000  29.  Approved an annual goal of 9.3% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Participation in construction contracts funded by the Federal Highway Administration.

 

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