A C T I O N   M I N U T E S

 

MONTEREY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

THE MONTEREY COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 9:30 a.m.

 

9:30 a.m.

 

2050.000  S-1 Resolution No. 02-080: Adopted and presented Resolution congratulating Walter Wong, Director of Environmental Health, upon his retirement from the Monterey County Health Department after 46 years of public service. (Full Board)

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

 

     (Reception followed in the East Wing Conference Room, No. 221)

 

 S-2 Additions and corrections to Agenda

 

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

 

Amend Item S-4 to reflect action on behalf of Special Districts and the Monterey County Redevelopment Agency on consent items 51 and 52.

 

Under “Appointments,” add the appointment of Roger Soell, to the Parks Commission, for a term to end on April 26, 2006.  (Johnsen)

 

Under “Appointments,” add the appointment of  Diane Carillo, representing District No. 2, to the Older Americans Advisory Council, for a term to end on January 1, 2005. (Pennycook)

 

 S-3 CONSENT CALENDAR – REGULAR [See Supplementary Sheet attached]

 

 S-4 CONSENT CALENDAR – SPECIAL DISTRICTS AND MONTEREY COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

2050.000   S-5PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD:  Alma Almanza, representing the Commission on the Status of Women, thanks the Board for acknowledging the ten outstanding women of Monterey County for 2002 who have worked tirelessly for our communities and for the betterment of women, and invites the Board members and public to attend a reception honoring these women on Sunday, April 17th at 3:00 p.m., to be held at the Sherwood Community Center.

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

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

 

0400.250  1.  Appointed Sergio Sanchez, representing Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU) Local #818, to the Equal Opportunity Advisory Commission, for a term ending December 31, 2003.    (Full Board)

 

0400.774  2.  Reappointed Carlo Cortopassi and Irene Duran, to County Service Area No. 14 Citizens Advisory Committee, for terms to end on March 1, 2005, and Reappointed Jerome McCready for a term to end on March 1, 2004.  (Pennycook)

 

0402.780  3.  Reappointed Joy Rosales and Emily Tafoya, to the North Monterey County Trails Committee, for terms to end on March 15, 2005. (Pennycook)

 

0804.250  4.  Reappointed Howard Tugel, to the Soledad Cemetery District, for a term to end on February 1, 2006. (Calcagno)

 

0401.500  5.  Appointed Mary X. Verdusco, to the Commission on the Status of Women for a term to end on February 1, 2005. (Armenta)

 

0402.90NA/1 Appointed Roger Soell, replacing Gilbert “Pete” Bibber, to the Parks Commission for a term to end on April 26, 2006. (Johnsen)

 

0402.435 NA/2 Appointed Diane Carillo, representing District No. 2, to the Older Americans Advisory Council for a term ending January 1, 2005.  (Pennycook)

 

OTHER BOARD MATTERS:

 

6300.000  6.  Board comments and referrals:  Supervisor Pennycook introduces Lynn Learch as her newly appointed Board Aide.  She expresses her appreciation to Irma Bough in the County Administrative Office for her assistance in filling this position.  Upon the request of Supervisor Pennycook, the Board directs the County Administrative Officer to report back at the meeting of Tuesday, March 19th on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the Courthouse construction project.  Supervisor Potter announced that Jody Parsons, who has worked as the Supervisors’ Aide for District No. 5 for many years, is moving to Michigan.  The position will be filled by Kathleen Lee, former Aide to Supervisor Pennycook, who was born and raised in the Fifth District.

 

0600.025  7.  County Administrative Officer’s Comments and Reports:  None.

 

2050.000  8.  Resolution No’s 02-068 through 02-077: Adopted Resolutions honoring the Monterey County Commission on the Status of Women’s Ten Outstanding Women of Monterey County for 2002, as follows:

 

Esperanza Sanchez

Dist. #1

02-068

Gail Root

Dist. #5

02-074

Kim Smith

Dist. #1

02-069

Mezola Benton

Dist. #5

02-075

Lois Lesser

Dist. #1

02-070

Shary Farr

Dist. #5

02-076

Elsa Quezada

Dist. #2

02-072

Shirley Prussin

Dist. #5

02-077

Margaret Osborne

Dist. #4

02-073

Anne Sanchez

Dist. #5

02-071

 

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

 

2050.000  9.  Resolution No. 02-078: Adopted Resolution commending Commander Robert D. Baehr, Monterey County Sheriff’s Department, upon his retirement from public service.  (Full Board)

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

 

2050.000 10.  Resolution No. 02-079: Adopted Resolution honoring John Narigi as the recipient of the Monterey County Hospitality Association's 2001 "Hospitality Professional of the Year" Award. (Potter)

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

 

SCHEDULED MATTERS

10:00 a.m.

 

2800.000 S-6  Ordinance No. 04137 and Resolution No. 02-092:  Conducted public hearing and approved an Ordinance amending existing Section 15.40.030 of the Monterey County Code relating to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency; approved bylaws for the Emergency Medical Services Council to be established under amended Ordinance. 

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried, the Board adopted Ordinance No. 04137 amending the Monterey County Code relating to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency; and adopted Resolution No. 02-092, amending the EMS Council bylaws as established under the amended Ordinance.

 

Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried, the Board directed the County Administrative Officer to review the contract with the ambulance service provider in the South County area to determine the criteria applicable to that service and how well the provider is meeting the criteria.  Staff will prepare an evaluation for report back to the Board.

 

0125.000 S-7  Accepted the Monterey County Senate Bill 163 Wraparound Services Plan; approved and authorized the Chair to sign an agreement with Unity Care Group, Inc. in the amount of $1,451,746 for the provision of intensive wraparound services for the period of March 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004; approved and authorized the Chair to sign an agreement with Hartnell College for wraparound training in the amount of $693,333 for the period of March 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004; authorized the Director of Social Services to make amendments to the contracts as necessary up to 30% of the contract totals; authorized the Director of Social Services to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Social Services; and increase appropriations and estimated revenues of $71,110.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the staff’s recommendations, as presented, and approved Agreement Nos. A-08907 and A-08908. 

 

3150.000 S-8  Public hearing to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Plan and approve a Coastal Administrative Permit and Design Approval for Murray and Carol Smith (PLN 000239), to allow the demolition of an existing one-story single family dwelling and construction of a two-story single family dwelling with an attached three-car garage, new driveway (decomposed granite), addition and replacement of sections of the perimeter grape stake fence (4 to 6 feet in height), new 6 foot timber entry gate with stone columns and associated grading.  The property is located at 3105 Seventeen Mile Drive (APN 008-012-007-000), northeasterly of the intersection of Seventeen Mile Drive and Spyglass Hill Drive, Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried, the Board continued this public hearing, open, to Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.

 

11:15 a.m.

 

0601.250 S-9  Approved recommended response to the 2001 Monterey County Grand Jury final report (Filed January 2, 2002) and authorize staff of the County Administrative Office to file approved final response with the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on or before April 2, 2002.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the recommended response, as presented.

 

S-10 Closed Session relating to the following items:

 

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

 

1. County of Monterey v. Banc of America Securities

 

BOARD ACTION:  The Board authorized dismissal of the County’s lawsuit against Banc of America Securities LLC based on the County’s receipt of the full amount of its original investment in now defaulted PG&E commercial paper ($4,906,833.33) plus receipt of interest due ($48,501.05).

 

2. HYH Corp. v. County of Monterey

 

BOARD ACTION:  No reportable action taken.

 

0300.000        b. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b), the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding the following potential litigation:

 

      1.  Claim of William D. Curtis, Jr.

 

BOARD ACTION:  Claim denied.

 

      2. Claim of Robert S. Mosley

 

BOARD ACTION:  Claim denied.

 

      3. Claim of Victor Tuchman

 

BOARD ACTION:  No reportable action taken.

 

12:00 p.m.

 

     Recessed to lunch meeting of the Monterey County Water Resources Agency Leadership Group held in the East Wing Conference Room, No. 221.  (Supervisors Johnsen and Calcagno)

 

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT TO TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2002 AT 9:30 A.M.

 

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 11.  Resolution No. 02-081:  Proclaimed State of Local Emergency relating to the spread of HIV among injection drug users in Monterey County.

 

0125.000 12.  Agreement No. A-08713:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign amendment A-1 to the AIDS Master Grant Agreement No. 01-15086 and the Subordinate Memoranda of Understanding #E&P 01-27 with the State Department of Health Services, in the total amount of $1,630,281 for FY 2001-04; and 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.

 

0125.000 13.  Agreement Nos. A-08892 and A-08893:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign two (2) agreements with the Salinas Union High School District for the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Program in the total amount of $574,615 for the period of June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2003.

 

0125.000 14.  Agreement No. A-08894:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign an agreement with the City of Gonzales for the provision of Animal Control Services for FY 2001-03; and approved the Director of Health to sign future amendments up to 50% of the annual amount, which do not alter the scope of work or result in an increase to net county cost.

 

0601.100 15.  Resolution No. 02-082: Reallocated 1.0 Administrative

0150.141      Services Assistant Position to 1.0 Senior Accountant Auditor; and Direct the Auditor-Controller to amend the FY 2001-2002 Health Department Budget Unit 417 to reflect the change in position count.

 

0125.000 16.  Agreement No. A-08895:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign an agreement with the County of Santa Cruz, for the provision of Specimen Testing for the period of July 1, 2001 until terminated by either party; and 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.

 

0403.425 17.  Accepted and approved the Social Services Commission Annual Report to the Board of Supervisors, FY 2000-2001.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

 

6300.00  18.  Approved Action Minutes for the meetings of Tuesday, February 19, 2002 and Tuesday, February 26, 2002, copies having been distributed to each Board Member.

 

0600.030  19.  Resolution No. 02-083: Approved the addition of one

0150.141       Appraiser II full time temporary position for Budget Unit 118.

 

0125.000  20.  Agreement No. A-08896:  Approved Memorandum of Understanding with King City regarding the Meyer/Mills Annexation.

 

 

0125.000  21. Agreement No. A-08897:  Approved contract with William M. Mercer, Inc. to provide consultant services relative to a Retiree Health Insurance Savings Account Program and authorized the Chair to sign same.

 

0125.000  22. Agreement No. A-07783:  Approved an Amendment to Agreement with Pacific Health Actuaries to provide Claims Administration Services for the County’s Self-Funded Dental Plan and the Monterey County Employee Health Plan Run-Out claims and authorized staff to sign same.

 

0125.000  23. Agreement No. A-08898:  Approved contract with Public Pension Professionals, Inc. to provide consultant and Actuarial Services relative to the County’s PERS Local Safety Member Group; authorized Chair to sign same; authorized transfer of funds from Budget Unit 850, other financing uses, totaling $25,000 to Budget Unit 195 to cover the costs.

 

0950.000  24. Resolution No. 02-084: Approved amendment to the

5400.000      Professional Organization Membership and Employee Job  Enhancement as authorized in the benefits package for management and Elected Department Heads (Units X, Y, D and E) for FY 2001-2002; amended the Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution No. 98-394, Section A.23 to reflect the Professional Expense Stipend; and received notice of change of benefits of the members of the Board of Supervisors as provided in Section 2.04.380.B. of the Monterey County Code.

 

5500.000  25. Approved the 2002 Salinas Valley Fair Association, Inc. budget as required by State Law.

 

0525.000  26. Adopted the Plans and Specifications for “Juvenile Hall-Construct Vehicle Sally Port”, and authorize bids to be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2002.

 

0525.000  27. Adopted the Plans and Specifications for “Phone and Data Cabling for Modular Offices” and authorize bids to be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2002.

 

0525.000  28. Adopted the Plans and Specifications for “Casework for Modular Offices” and authorize bids to be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2002.

 

0525.000  29. Directed the Auditor/Controller to increase the contract encumbrance to William A. Thayer Construction for the project “Tenant Improvements at the Coastal Offices” in the amount of $20,015.18, for a total contract amount of $695,715.76.

 

6300.000  30. Approved a budget adjustment between 6469 –

0150.141      Professional Services to 6710 – Monterey Courthouse by $50,000 to fund remodeling of two Supervisors’ offices.

 

0125.000  31. Agreement No. A-08899:  Approved Pacific Municipal Consultants Contract for preparation of environmental initial studies for affordable housing projects.

 

0600.850  32. Approved transfer of $30,000 to Account 6890, Fixed

150.141       Assets, from Equipment & Furnishings, Account 6225, in General Services Budget Unit 106.

 

0601.350  33. Named new Castroville Library for Andy Ausonio.

 

0601.350  34. Accepted $67,515 in donations to the County Library

150.141       Fund, recognize those donations as revenue for Fiscal Year 2001-02, and direct the Auditor-Controller to appropriate that revenue for expenditure in the 2001-02 County Library Budget.

 

0600.775  35. Resolution No. 02-085: Extended the proclamation of a Local Emergency within Monterey County, California as a result of severe erosion to the earthen embankment near the intersection of Garin Road, Pajaro area.

 

0601.600  36. Resolution No. 02-086: Approved a resolution authorizing the Parks Department to apply for grant funds for the Roberti-Z’Berg-Harris Urban Open Space and Recreation Program (RZH) under the Safe Neighborhood, Clean Water, Clean Air and Coastal Protection Bond of 2000 (Prop. 12.).

 

0602.100  37. Authorized the Parks Director to negotiate and enter into a Special Event Concession agreement at Toro Park with the Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival.

 

0125.000  38. Agreement No. A-08900: Approved the California Highway Patrol agreement for the Lake San Antonio Wildflower Triathlon Festival; and authorized Director of Parks to sign the agreement.

 

0525.000  39. Awarded construction contract to Don Chapin Company, Inc., low bidder, in the amount of $23,860 for paving at Lake San Antonio – North Shore, Bid No. 9573.

 

0601.175  40. Reallocated Assistant Planner Position to Associate

4000.000      Administrative Analyst in Budget Unit 294 to assist

0150.141      with the preparation of the Monterey County General Plan Update and implementation.

 

0600.025  41. Approved the Implementation of a Policy Controlled Records Retention Schedule for the County Administrative Office and the County Administrative Office – Fiscal and Organization Policy Division.

 

PLANNING AND BUILDING INSPECTION:

 

0127.000  42. Resolution No. 02-087: Adopted Resolution approving the application for grant funds from the California Department of Conservation’s Farmland Conservation Program for the Friedrich, Botta and H & P Ranches

(APN 223-011-006, 008 and 011) Farm Easement.

 

0125.000  43. Agreement No. A-08901: Approved and authorized the County Administrative Officer to sign Amendment No. 1 to extend the Professional Services Agreement with Zucker Systems for the provision of consultant services to review the Planning and Building Inspection Department functions and to develop an implementation plan in an amount not to exceed $175,000 for one year effective February 12, 2002.  (Continued from February 26, 2002)

 

0125.000  44. Agreement Nos. A-08902 and A-08906: Approved and authorized the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board, (1) a Professional Services Agreement with Resource Design Technology, Inc. in the amount of $392,783 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Handley Ranch Quarry Operations and Reclamation Plan (PLN010290), and provision of project management support; (2) a Reimbursement Agreement No. A-08906 between the County of Monterey and Granite Construction Company, Inc.; and directed the County Purchasing Manager and Director of Planning and Building Inspection to execute the contracts. (Continued from February 26, 2002)

 

3150.000 45.  Resolution No. 02-088: Adopted a Resolution approving an Administrative Permit and Design Approval (Lorenz Bohn/PLN990114) to construct a two-story, single-family dwelling, attached garage, carport, and pool. This project was continued from the July 10, 2001, public hearing.  The property is located at the terminus of Phelps Way and located adjacent to and north of 3 Phelps Way (APN 187-141-017-000), in Carmel Valley, approximately one half mile east of Los Laureles Grade.

 

0700.000 46.  Accepted a Conservation and Scenic Easement Deed and authorized the Chair to sign the Deed with Te Chiang Hu and Jane P. Hu (PLN990490) for property located west of Highway 1, at 30860 Aurora Del Mar and Highway 1, in the Big Sur area of the Coastal Zone. (APN 243-351-002-000).  Staff recommendation:  Approval.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

 

0125.000 47.  Agreement No. A-08903: Approved a Reimbursement Agreement between the County of Monterey and Duke Energy Moss Landing LLC for Road Improvements on Castroville Boulevard, Moss Landing area. 

 

5900.000 48.  Approved a reduction of Faithful Performance Surety for Infrastructure Improvements – Santa Lucia Preserve Subdivision Phase C, Greater Monterey Peninsula area.

 

0525.000 49.  Approved plans and Special Provisions and advertise for bids for Construction of a Water Well at the Public Works Department San Miguel Maintenance Yard, North County area.

 

0125.000 50.  Agreement No. A-08904: Approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Monterey-Salinas Transit for South Monterey County Demonstration Fixed Route Transit Service and related ADA Paratransit Service.

 

SPECIAL DISTRICTS:

 

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

 

0650.000 51.  Approved Increases in Appropriations for Certain County

0650.023      Service Areas for Fiscal Year 2001-02 funded by

0650.045      transfers from designated reserve accounts.

0650.051

0650.052

0650.055

0650.067

0650.068

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

 

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

 

0125.000 52.  Agreement No. A-08905: Approved Rail Funds Cooperation agreement for conceptual Engineering for passenger rail stations in Castroville and Pajaro between the Redevelopment Agency, the Transportation Agency of Monterey County (TAMC), and the City of Salinas, and withdrawal of Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds in the amount of $285,000.

 

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