MONTEREY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at 9:30 a.m.
Recess to Lunch at 12:00 Noon
S-1 Additions and corrections to Agenda
Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Pennycook, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following additions and corrections to the Agenda:
Upon the request of Supervisor Calcagno, add the appointment of Joaquin Chavez, replacing Robert Pacheco, to the Board of Directors of the Greenfield Public Recreation District, for his unexpired term ending December 31, 2005.
Due to the need for Board direction before an AMBAG hearing scheduled for October 9, 2002, the Board is asked by County Counsel to add to the closed session agenda pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(b) the potential litigation matter of Santa Cruz County's appeal of AMBAG's Regional Housing Needs Plan.
S-2 CONSENT CALENDAR – REGULAR [See Supplementary Sheet attached]
2050.000 S-3 PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD:
1. Douglas Fay addressed the Board on Consent No. 12, concerning completion of the River Road Project Study Report. He requested that the River Road Concerned Citizens be allowed to work with the Monterey County Department of Public Works, on future improvements to the River Road corridor.
2. Hans Jongens addressed the Board concerning preservation of Monterey County’s agricultural lands; and dirty (radiation) bombs disguised in suitcases as luggage, that can be smuggled into the United States.
3. Danika Dalimar, representing the Central Coast Center for Independent Living, offered their support, and asked the Board for endorsement of Proposition 46, the Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund Act of 2002.
4. Christine Gianascol, Attorney, asked a question of process on the Monterey County General Plan. There are new items, like the transfer of development rights, the lot line adjustment language, minimum parcel sizes, heavy industrial, and ag industrial, that have recently surfaced. She wanted to know when the public would have an opportunity to speak to those issues.
Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Pennycook, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following appointment:
0801.500 NA/1 Appointed Joaquin Chavez, replacing Robert Pacheco, to the Board of Directors of the Greenfield Public Recreation District, for his unexpired term ending December 31, 2005. (Calcagno)
OTHER BOARD MATTERS:
6300.000 1. Board comments and referrals: Supervisor Pennycook introduced the featured pets of the week. The new dog is Simon. He is a 1.3 year old male terrier/Queensland heeler mix, with black and white markings. He would enjoy being an indoor companion with a mature family. The new cat is Courtney. She is a two-year old female, grey in color, slightly frosted with calico colors. She is alert, affectionate, and loves to be sitting on someone’s lap. These pets, among others, are available for adoption from the Monterey County Animal Shelter.
0600.025 2. County Administrative Officer’s Comments and Reports: Sally R. Reed, County Administrative Officer, stated that she will make sure that Proposition 46 is referred to the Board’s Legislative Subcommittee.
2050.000 3. Resolution No. 02-346: Adopted resolution commending Carl Camany for his dedicated service in the Department of Public Works as Senior Road Maintenance Worker. (Potter)
BOARD ACTION: Upon motion of Supervisor Potter, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried.
1351.450 S-4 Resumed continued public hearing (closed) on the Monterey County 21st Century General Plan Update including a review of the boundaries of the proposed community areas and rural centers, and review of property owner requests.
BOARD ACTION: A continued Board discussion is held on the Central Salinas Valley Area, including the Chualar and San Lucas areas. The Board also discussed the South County and Toro areas.
1350.000 S-5 Public hearing to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration; Adopt a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; and approve a Combined Development Permit (PLN010276 - Monterey Peninsula Country Club) for development on Assessor's Parcel Numbers 007-361-003-000, 007-361-007-000, 007-371-005-000, 007-371-006-000, and 007-371-011-000 consisting of a Use Permit for the expansion and redesign of an existing golf course including 38,000 cubic yards of grading and import of 40,000 cubic yards of sand; a Use Permit for the removal of 12 Coast Live Oak trees to provide for improvements to the existing golf course and habitat restoration at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club, and Design Approval. (Appeal filed by Alexander Henson, on behalf of Hi Valley Development Corporation)
BOARD ACTION: The Board accepted the withdrawal of the appeal by Mr. Henson.
0602.500 S-6 Held public hearing to consider Fiscal Year 2002-03 U.S. Department of Justice Local Law Enforcement Block Grant’s proposed use and approved a one-time increase in Appropriations and Estimated Revenues by $44,418 in the Sheriff’s Budget Unit 230 for the purchase of computer equipment.
BOARD ACTION: Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Calcagno, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the staff’s recommendations.
Recess to lunch
S-7 Closed Session relating to the following items:
0300.000 a. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b), the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding the following potential litigation:
1. Claim of Philip Shapter
BOARD ACTION: Claim denied.
6200.000 b. Conference with real property negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8. Property: East Garrison area of the former Fort Ord; Negotiating Parties: Monterey County Redevelopment Agency; County of Monterey; Woodman Development
BOARD ACTION: No reportable action taken.
c. Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(b), the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding the potential litigation matter of Santa Cruz County's appeal of AMBAG's Regional Housing Needs Plan.
BOARD ACTION: No reportable action taken.
1351.450 S-8 Resumed continued public hearing (closed) on the Monterey County 21st Century General Plan Update including a review of the boundaries of the proposed community areas and rural centers, and review of property owner requests.
BOARD ACTION: A continued Board discussion is held on the Toro, River Road Rural Center, Parker Canyon, Monterey Peninsula and Carmel Valley areas.
ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT TO MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2002 at 1:30 P.M.
SALLY R. REED,
Clerk of the Board
Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following actions, except as otherwise noted:
HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES:
0601.100 4. Resolution No. 02-353: Proclaimed state of local emergency relating to the spread of HIV among injection drug users in Monterey County.
0125.000 5. Agreement No. A-09054: Approved and authorized the Director of Health to submit an application to the State Department of Health Services for a Local Public Health Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism Grant in the amount of $438,603 and authorized the Chair to execute a certification that the funds provided by this grant will not be used to supplant existing levels of funding or service.
0125.000 6. Agreement No. A-08742: Approved and authorized the Director of Health to extend Agreement No. A-08742 with Unity Care Group, Inc. in the amount of $1,387,715 for the period of July 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002; 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.
0602.500 7. Approved an increase in Appropriations and Estimated
0150.142 Revenues in Sheriff’s Budget Unit 230 for purchase of AVID Express Forensic Video Analysis System equipment in the amount of $65,000.
0602.750 8. Approved proposed amendments to the Public Financing Policy for Monterey County.
0600.125 9. Approved the records retention schedule for Capital Projects Management.
0125.000 10. Agreement No. A-09200: Authorized the Assistant County Administrative Officer, Environmental Resource Policy Division, to enter into a contract with Martella Printing, in an amount not to exceed $85,000 for assistance in the production of the General Plan Update and Environmental Impact Report including cover design, formatting, printing and binding 1,000 copies of both documents.
BOARD ACTION: Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the contract with Martella Printing. The motion included direction to staff to ensure that the General Plan Update and Environmental Impact Report include a table of contents, an index, numbered pages, defined land use area chapters, include a cross reference with chapter content, and ensure readability. This document will also appear in electronic form on the County’s web page.
0600.850 11. Approved and authorized the Contracts/Purchasing
0602.400 Manager to sign room rental agreements for meetings and conferences held by County departments by authorized request between October 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003, in accordance with State and County Codes.
BOARD ACTION: Upon motion of Supervisor Pennycook, seconded by Supervisor Armenta, and unanimously carried. Supervisor Pennycook reiterated that the Monterey County Leadership Institute is still the first and foremost place to be utilized. It is the Board’s understanding that if the Leadership Institute is not available, or if it doesn’t have the capacity, then other facilities may be utilized.
12. CONTINUED ONE WEEK direction to the Auditor-Controller to increase revenue and appropriations in Budget Unit 182, Economic Development, by $175,000 for the completion of the River Road Project Study Report.
BOARD ACTION: This matter is continued one week with direction given to staff to clarify the issues and strategy, for report back to the Board.
0250.000 13. Resolution No. 02-354: Adopted a Resolution approving
0801.975 the fair share distribution property tax transfer for the proposed “Creekbridge/Rava Reorganization” involving annexation of 47± Acres to the City of Greenfield and detachment from the Monterey County Resource Conservation District.
0601.175 14. Approved $100,000 loan to Interim, Inc. for the Sandy Shores Special Needs Housing Project.
PLANNING AND BUILDING INSPECTION:
6000.500 15. Accepted Parcel Map for 3 residential lots, Tax Report, Subdivision Title Guarantee, Road and Drainage Maintenance Agreement, and recording fee for Minor Subdivision File No. MS87012 for Ron Whitehead and Hassan Babaei, located at 362 Paradise Road (APN 129-010-040-000), Prunedale Area, North County Coastal Zone.
4600.000 16. Set public hearing on unmet transit needs in the unincorporated area of the County for October 22, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. in preparation of FY 03/04 Local Transportation Fund Allocations.
0525.000 17. Accepted Certificate of Completion for installation of Light Emitting Diode Traffic Signal Lamps (Modules) at Various Locations, and authorize execution and recordation of the Notice of Completion.