A C T I O N   M I N U T E S

 

MONTEREY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

AND THE MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES AGENCY

 

Tuesday, July 16, 2002 at 9:30 a.m.

 

Recess to Lunch at 12:00 Noon

 

9:30 a.m.

 

2050.000 S-1  Presentation from Western Growers of a check to the Natividad Medical Center’s Employee fund.  (Potter)

BOARD ACTION:  John D’Arrigo, on behalf of Western Growers’ Association, presented a plaque and a check in the amount of $1,000 to Esther Rubio, representing the Natividad Medical Center (NMC), for the NMC Employee Fund.  He expressed appreciation of the role NMC is playing in the success of agriculture, and their ability to provide quality health care at reasonable prices.

 

S-2  Additions and corrections to Agenda

 

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

 

Upon the request of the Project Planner, remove from the agenda and take no action on Consent No. 23, to accept Final Map, Tax Report, Covenant regarding water connections, Notice regarding compliance with septic system design and soils and percolation report, Notice regarding compliance with protected plant species report, Deed Restriction regarding water conservation measures, Memorandum regarding compliance with Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, Conservation and Scenic Easement Deed, Indemnification Agreement, Subdivision, Title Guarantee, and Recording Fees for a Standard Subdivision for Don Chapin (SB95003 and PLN990005), consisting of 15 parcels, located north of Pesante Road at King Road, Prunedale area.  Assessor’s Parcel No. 125-091-013.

 

The Board is asked by County counsel to add one matter of potential litigation to today’s closed session agenda pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c).

 

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

 

S-4  CONSENT CALENDAR – MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES      AGENCY

 

2050.000  S-5  PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: 

 

               a.  Carolyn Anderson expressed her concern that there will be a flood of development applications when the North County Water Moratorium Ordinance expires on August 9, 2002.  She urges the Board to adopt an Interim Ordinance pursuant to Government Code §65858 which prohibits any uses that may be in conflict with the contemplated General Plan.

 

b.   Marjorie Kay concurred with the comments made by Ms. Anderson, and reminded the Board of the Draft Existing Conditions Report for the Monterey County 21st Century General Plan Update.  There has been historical documentation in preparing for the General Plan, of the water quality and supply problems.

 

c.   Dudley Barnoll, Facilitator with the Salinas Youth Leadership Institute, a summer youth program through the middle schools, introduced the second group of students participating in their Civic Day Program.  He introduced Juan Jose Rodriguez and Marisa Ramos, representing this July 2002 class.

 

d.   Juan Jose Rodriguez, representing “The Unbreakables,” stated that their motto is “To change the world, and start with yourself.”  Marisa Ramos stated that their goals are to complete college, to become better people, as well as leaders, never give up, and help our community.

 

e.   Larry Hawkins praises County staff for attending and supporting the Salinas Packers baseball game held last Saturday, on July 13th.

 

f.   Joe Vierra addressed traffic impacts and road improvements proposed for Highway 1 in the Carmel Area.

 

g.   Hans Jongens announced that the Shell  Oil Company will stop using the gasoline additive MTBE by the end of this year.  He requested the Board encourage them to discontinue their MTBE use as soon as possible, and encourage other oil companies to also discontinue its use.

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

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

 

0402.950  1.  Appointed Julie Engell, to the Monterey County Planning Commission, to serve the unexpired term of Howard Classen, ending on January 23, 2003.  (Pennycook)

 

0401.870  2.  Appointed Norman Davis, to the HIV/AIDS Advisory Committee, to serve the unexpired term of Richard Ceyzyk, ending on March 1, 2004.  (Calcagno)

 

0401.910  3.  Appointed Ilda Venegas to the Natividad Medical Center Board of Trustees, for a new term expiring December 31, 2004.  (Calcagno)

 

OTHER BOARD MATTERS:

 

6300.000  4.  Board comments and referrals:  Supervisor Calcagno recognized County staff and commended their efforts in meeting with representatives of the business community on the Draft General Plan Update.  Although he doesn’t always agree with staff, he appreciates their efforts in working with the business sector, and believes it will result in a fruitful outcome.  Supervisor Pennycook emphasized that there are many animals available for adoption at the Monterey County Animal Shelter.

 

0600.025  5.  County Administrative Officer’s Comments and Reports:  None.

 

2050.000  6.  Resolution No. 02-279:  Adopted Resolution commending Joe Lopez for 38 years of dedicated public service upon his retirement from the Monterey County Department of Public Works.  (Potter)

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

 

SCHEDULED MATTERS

 

10:00 a.m.

 

1351.450 S-6  Received staff presentation on Planning Commission recommendations and policy options on the Draft General Plan.

BOARD ACTION:  The Board received the staff presentation on the draft Monterey County General Plan, and continued this hearing to the afternoon session to receive additional public comment.

 

12:00 p.m.

 

     Recess to lunch.

 

1:40 p.m.

 

S-7 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.     Carmel Valley Fire Protection District vs. All Persons Interested

 

                   BOARD ACTION:  No reportable action taken.

 

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

 

                   1.   Matter of Gamboa

 

BOARD ACTION:  No reportable action taken.

 

6200.000       c.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2(b) and 54956.9(c) the Board added this matter of potential litigation.

 

BOARD ACTION:  The Board ratified the initiation of a collections action with regard to a defaulted small business loan.

 

1351.450 S-8  Public testimony on policy-level recommendations on the Draft General Plan.

BOARD ACTION:  The Board received public testimony on the draft Monterey County General Plan, and continued this matter, closed, to Wednesday, July 17, 2002 at 9:30 a.m.

 

5:00 p.m.

 

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT TO WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 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:

 

NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER:

 

0125.000 7.   Agreement No. A-05065:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to increase established Campus Laundry Services purchase order amount from $260,000 to $320,000 for the payment of linen services in the Linen/Laundry Department of NMC.

 

0125.000 8.   Agreement No. A-09052:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to sign an Agreement with Leonard Perkinson, M.D. to fill the position of Obstetric Fellow at an annual amount not to exceed $84,700/year and pay professional liability insurance in an amount not to exceed $8,425/year, effective October 1, 2002.

 

0601.525 9.   Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to rollover established purchase order amounts for the listed professional contract services for FY 2002-03.

 

0125.000 10.  Agreement No. A-09062:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to enter into a contract with Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) of Omaha, Nebraska, in the amount not to exceed $90,000 to provide services to conduct a Medical Staff Survey, an Ongoing Employee Assessment Study, an Ongoing Exit Interview and the PRC Patient Satisfaction Management System.

 

0125.000 11.  Agreement No. A-09063:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to sign an agreement with Leeson Consulting Group, Inc. to provide JCAHO Preparation Consulting Services; amount not to exceed $40,000 effective July 1, 2002.

 

0125.000 12.  Agreement No. A-09064:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to:  1) sign an agreement with Sheila Vaz, M.D. to provide general anesthesia physician services in the amount of $250,000/year, effective August 1, 2002; 2) reimburse relocation expenses in an amount not to exceed $5,000.

 

0125.000 13.  Agreement No. A-09065:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to sign an agreement with Elizabeth Jacobs, MD or the Ventana Faculty Medical Group, Inc. to provide Family Medicine physician services in the amount of $56,160/year, effective September 1, 2002.

 

0125.000 14.  Agreement No. A-09066:  Approved and authorized the CEO of the Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to sign an agreement with McKesson Medication Management (MMM) in the amount of $494,754.12 for management services and placement of a Director of Pharmacy and Assistant Director of pharmacy services.

 

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES:

 

0125.000 15.  Agreement No. A-09068:  Approved and authorized the Chair to sign agreement for $63,500 with Salinas Public Library to provide workforce literacy services to CalWORKs participants and other low-income adults; increased appropriations and estimated revenues by $63,500.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

 

6300.000 16.  Approved Action Minutes for the meeting of Tuesday, June 11, 2002, copies having been distributed to each Board Member.

 

0601.850 17.  Approved the transfer of $25,000 from Capitol Account 6780 to Equipment Account 6890 in Budget Unit 750 for the purchase of a Tow-Behind Sweepster Power Broom at Laguna Seca Recreation Area.

 

0803.550 18Resolution No. 02-292:  Approved property tax transfer

0803.575      for the proposed “Pajaro County Sanitation District Reorganization” involving the dissolution of the Pajaro County Sanitation District and the annexation of territory to the Pajaro/Sunny Mesa Community Services District.

 

0125.000 19.  Agreement No. A-09060:  Approved a proposal from Bartig, Basler & Ray to perform the 2001-02 External and Single Audit in an amount not to exceed $105,000 and authorized the Board Chair to sign the agreement.

 

0602.750 20.  Accepted Treasurer’s Report of Investments for the quarter ending June 30, 2002.

 

0150.142 21.  Transferred FY 2001-02 General Fund Contingencies,

0600.760      Budget Unit (BU) 990, to Emergency Communications (BU

0602.500      152), Sheriff (BU 230), Sheriff’s Corrections Bureau (BU 251), and Coroner-Public Administration (BU 292) to offset excess in budgeted appropriations.

 

PLANNING AND BUILDING INSPECTION:

 

0125.000 22.  Agreement No. A-07894:  Approved and authorized the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board, Amendment No. 1 of the Professional Services Agreement with Berryman & Henigar, Inc., which increases the contract to $254,000 for grading plan check and inspection services, grading inspection, building inspection, and County Building Official services.  Staff Recommendation:  Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the contract amendment, and direct the County Purchasing Manager to issue a Change Order.

 

         23.  REMOVED FROM AGENDA, NO ACTION TAKEN to accept Final Map, Tax Report, Covenant regarding water connections, Notice regarding compliance with septic system design and soils and percolation report, Notice regarding compliance with protected plant species report, Deed Restriction regarding water conservation measures, Memorandum regarding compliance with Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, Conservation and Scenic Easement Deed, Indemnification Agreement, Subdivision, Title Guarantee, and Recording Fees for a Standard Subdivision for Don Chapin (SB95003 and PLN990005), consisting of 15 parcels, located north of Pesante Road at King Road, Prunedale area.  Assessor’s Parcel No. 125-091-013.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

 

4600.000  24. Resolution No. 02-293:  Approved submittal of a grant application to the California Energy Commission in the amount of $14,880 for reimbursement of costs for installation of Battery Back-up Systems at Traffic Signals on County roads.

 

0125.000  25. Agreement No. A-09061:  Approved a Professional Services Agreement in an Amount not to exceed $175,000 with Sandis Humber Jones Consulting Engineers for preparation of a Project Study Report for Roadway Improvements on the River Road Corridor.

 

0525.000  26. Approved Plans and Special Provisions and advertise for bids for construction of the Pajaro Storm Drain Phase 3B, Pajaro area.

 

MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES AGENCY:

 

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

 

0802.200  27. Approved and authorized the Chair to sign a letter to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in support of renewing the County’s five-year Regional 404 Permit for channel maintenance activities on the Salinas River, including mechanized removal of vegetation and sandbars and re-vegetation of stream banks and levees.

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