A C T I O N   M I N U T E S

 

THE MONTEREY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

AND THE MONTEREY COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2003 AT 8:00 AM

 

(TO BE HELD AT THE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE,

2354 GARDEN ROAD, MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA)

 

8:00 A.M.

 

S-1  Additions and corrections to Agenda

 

Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following additions and corrections to the Agenda, due to the need for immediate consideration by the Board of matters which arose after the posting of today’s agenda:

 

The Board is asked by County Counsel to add to the closed session agenda the following:

 

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

 

1.   Christensen v. County of Monterey

 

S-2  CONSENT CALENDAR - REGULAR (See Supplementary Sheet attached)

 

S-3  CONSENT CALENDAR - SPECIAL DISTRICTS

 

S-4  CONSENT CALENDAR - REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

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

 

0402.950  1.   Reappointed John Wilmot, to the Monterey County Planning Commission, for a term to end on January 23, 2007. (Johnsen)

 

1550.000  2.   Reappointed Josh Stewart, to the Housing Authority of Monterey County, for a term to end on April 1, 2007. (Johnsen)

 

0401.955  3.   Reappointed Sandra Jacob Ball, to the Housing Advisory Committee, for a term to end on February 18, 2005. (Johnsen)

 

0401.750  4.   Reappointed Mike Hosfelt, and appoint Richard Heghett, to the Fish & Game Advisory Commission, for terms to end on February 1, 2006. (Johnsen and Armenta)

 

0400.250  5.   Appointed Regina Mason, MSW, to the Equal Opportunity Advisory Commission, for a term to end on December 31, 2006. (Full Board)

 

0804.250  6.   Appointed Gene Bisi, replacing Erma Franscioni, to the Soledad Cemetery District, for a term to end on February 1, 2007.  (Lindley)

 

0401.850  7.   Reappointed Linda Sayler, to the Historical Advisory Commission, for a term to end on February 1, 2007. (Lindley)

 

OTHER BOARD MATTERS:

 

6300.000  8.   Board comments and referrals:  None.

 

0600.025  9.   County Administrative Officer's comments and reports:  Sally R. Reed, County Administrative Officer, announced the opening of a Career Transition Center at the Leadership Institute, to offer more career opportunities to County employees.

 

2050.000  10.  Resolution No. 03-046 through 03-050:  Adopted Resolutions commending Sergeant Joe Pedroza and Deputies Matthew Luther, Oscar Leon, and Philip Farley of the Monterey County Sheriff's Department, and Officers Teresa Naugle-Dudek and Ernie Sanchez of the Salinas Police Department, as recipients of "Officers of the Year for 2002" awards from the Monterey County Peace Officers Association (MCPOA).  (Armenta)

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

 

2050.000  11.  Resolution No. 03-052 through 03-056:  Adopted Resolutions honoring the following recipients of the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce awards:  Abramson, Church & Stave as the recipient of the 2002 Small Business of the Year Award; Dennis Donohue as the recipient of the 2002 Member of the Year Award; Household as the recipient of the 2002 Large Business of the Year Award; Katherine Smith-Borchard as the recipient of the 2002 Athena Award of the Year; and Don Nucci as recipient of the 2002 Citizen of the Year.  (Armenta/Johnsen)

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

 

2050.000  12.  Resolution No. 03-057:  Adopted Resolution in observance of "California Eligibility Professionals Recognition Week."  (Armenta)

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

 

0601.525  13.  Received Report from the Hospital Executives Committee. (Armenta/Potter)

BOARD ACTION:  The Board received the oral report.

 

SCHEDULED MATTERS:

 

8:00 A.M.

 

0150.143  S-5  Informational Board Workshop on County Departments approaches to respond to anticipated budget resolution for FY 2003-04.

BOARD ACTION:  The Board received presentations from the following:  (In order of presentations received) Dean Flippo, DA; Sheriff Mike Kanalakis; Michael Lawrence, Pubic Defender; Duane Tanner, Probation Officer; Stephen Kennedy, Child Support Services; Bill Phillips, Interim Director, Military & Veterans Affairs; Elliott Robinson, Director of Social Services; Len Foster, Director of Health Services; Eric Lauritzen, Agricultural Commissioner; Sonya Hammond, Cooperative Extension; Scott Hennessy, Director of Planning & Building Inspection; Lew Bauman, Public Works Director; Curtis Weeks, General Manager, Water Resources Agency; Bob McElroy, County Librarian; John Pinio, Parks Director; David Small, CEO, Natividad Medical Center; Steve Vagnini, Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk; Lee Blankenship, Asst. County Counsel; Rudy Asunsolo, Equal Opportunity Office; Tony Anchundo, Registrar of Voters; Lynn Diebold, Emergency Communications; Charlene Wiseman, General Services; Virgil Schwab, Information Technology; Sally Reed, County Administrative Officer; Al Friedrich, Asst. Auditor-Controller, on behalf of Mike Miller; and Lou Solton, Treasurer-Tax Collector.

 

1:00 P.M.

 

S-6  Closed Session relating to the following items:

 

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

 

a.   Orradre Ranch, et al. v. Monterey County Water Resources, et al., case numbers 115777, M55891 consolidated with M 54484, and M 45589.

 

b.   Christensen v. County of Monterey

 

BOARD ACTION:  Lee Blankenship, Assistant County Counsel, announced that the Board approved a Settlement and Release Agreement No. A-09330 in the case of Orradre Ranch, et al. v. Monterey County Water Resources Agency, et al.  A copy of this agreement will be on file in the Office to the Clerk of the Board.

 

No reportable action was taken regarding the case of Christensen v. County of Monterey.

 

1:30 P.M.

 

2050.000  S-7  PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD:  Sidney Reade, Carmel Valley Fire Protection District, asked the Board for continued support for public safety.

 

0150.143  S-8  Continued Informational Board Workshop on County Departments approaches to respond to anticipated budget resolution for FY 2003-04.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Potter, seconded by Supervisor Johnsen, and unanimously carried by those members present with Supervisor Lindley absent temporarily, the Board received the presentations from the department heads, and provided direction to staff. 

 

Ms. Reed summarized the points of discussion, and announced that she would be meeting with the department heads on Wednesday, February 19th to share with them the Board’s principles and policies.  Staff will prepare additional information to present to the Board regarding the status of the Natividad Medical Center financial situation, fee increases, and other kinds of incremental policy decisions.  She stated her commitment to work with every department, especially when their reduction plans are less than the requested 25%, to provide critical public services within the budget constraints.

 

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2003 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 Calcagno, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following actions, except as otherwise noted:

 

NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER:

 

0125.000  14.  Agreement No. A-09323:  Approved and authorized the CEO of Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to amend (Amendment #1) NMC's existing Professional Service Agreement with Nancy Charlton, RN for Interim Management Services in the Surgical Services Department from $24,000.00 to $48,000.00; for the time period of January 27, 2003 through March 23, 2003.

 

0601.525  15.  Approved the revised Natividad Medical Center (NMC) Bylaws.

 

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES:

 

0125.000  16.  Agreement No. A-09324:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign an amendment to the agreement with Wald, Ruhnke and Dost Architects in the amount of $27,000 to provide architectural services for the Seaside Family Health Center remodel project.

 

0125.000  17.  Agreement No. A-09325:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign an agreement with the City of Salinas to participate in the use of and pay for the maintenance of the non-community public water system located at 140-160 Hitchcock Road, Salinas and encumber funds through the term of this agreement, from April 1, 2003 through December 19, 2055, with an option to renew for an additional forty-four (44) years and encumber funds in the amount of $25,000 for FY 2002-03.

 

0125.000  18.  Agreement No. A-09326:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Power Personnel, Inc. in the amount of $85,000 for temporary licensed nursing services in the Health Department's clinics, for the period of September 1, 2002 through July 1, 2004; 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.

 

0601.100  19.  Approved the implementation of a Records Retention Schedule for the Health Department for records as for the storage and destruction of County records as set forth by Federal and State laws, as well as County codes County codes and policies.

 

0125.000  20.  Agreement No. A-09327:  Approved and authorized the Director of Health to sign a Behavioral Health Services Agreement with the County of Santa Cruz for the provision of Day Treatment Intensive, Medication Support, Case Management and Mental Health Services in the amount of $109,603 for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002; and authorize 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  21.  Agreement No. A-09328:  Approved and authorized Chair to sign an Agreement for $305,040 with GovConnect, Inc. to conduct a Migration Assessment Project for the ISAWS (Interim State-Wide Automated Welfare System) Consortium; and increase appropriations and estimated revenues of $305,040.

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE:

 

0125.000  22.  Agreement No. A-09329:  Amended Probation Department

0602.250      Budget Units 255 and 256 to increase estimated revenues

0150.142      and appropriations for fiscal year 2002-2003; authorized the Chief Probation Officer to sign an agreement for $55,000 with the City of Salinas for services funded by the Weed and Seed program from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003; and authorized the Chief Probation Officer 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 the net County cost.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT:

 

6300.000  23.  Approved Action Minutes for the meetings of Tuesday, January 28, 2003 and Tuesday, February 4, 2003, copies having been distributed to each Supervisor.

 

5400.000  24.  Resolution No. 03-062:  Amended the Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution No. 98-394 to Change § A.1.8 - Trainee Salary Range to Provide Greater Flexibility for Employee Transfers.

 

5400.000  25.  Resolution No. 03-063:  Amended the Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution No. 98-394, Section V - Definitions, A.0.2 - Date of Step Advancement, A.6 - Salary on Transfer, A.25.7.b - Vacation for Temporary Employees, A.27.10 - Sick Leave on Transfer to a Temporary Position and B.11 - Transfers to Clarify Definitions of Transfer and Demotion.

 

0125.000  26.  Agreement No. A-09317:  Approved FY 2002-03 contract with Hayashi & Wayland, Accounting and Consulting, and RSM McGladrey, Inc., National Health Care Consulting Group, to perform a Financial Condition Assessment of Natividad Medical Center; and, authorized the Assistant County Administrative Officer to sign agreement.

 

0125.000  27.  Agreement No. A-09318:  Accepted the recommendation of the Selection Committee and approve the Agreement with Pacific Municipal Consultants, in the amount of $127,600, to develop the Environmental Impact Reports for the Monterey County Government Center in Salinas.

 

0800.350  28.  Resolution No. 03-058:  Adopted resolution approving the fair share distribution tax transfer for the proposed "Village Ranch Annexation" involving annexation of 2,035 acres to the Carmel Valley Fire Protection District.

 

0250.000  29.  Resolution No. 03-059:  Adopted resolution approving the fair share distribution tax transfer for the proposed "Walnut Place Reorganization" involving annexation of 9.2 +/- acres to the City of Greenfield and detachment from the Monterey County Resource Conservation District.

 

0800.300  30.  Resolution No. 03-060:  Approved a Zero Property Tax Transfer for the proposed "Quail Lodge Annexation" to the Carmel Area Wastewater District.

 

0600.850  31.  Amended General Services Budget Unit 106 to approve reallocation of one Custodian to Building Maintenance Worker

 

0125.000  32.  Agreement No. A-09319:  Approved the Agreement with ATC Associates, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $141,935, including contingencies, to provide a hazardous material survey and related professional services for the Monterey County Government Center Project.

 

PLANNING AND BUILDING INSPECTION:

 

4000.000  33.  Resolution No. 03-061:  Adopted a resolution approving the transfer of California Health and Safety Code enforcement authority for mobilehome parks in Monterey County to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development; authorized the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to send a letter to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development providing notice that Monterey County is canceling its assumption of responsibility for the enforcement of the California Health and Safety Code as it pertains to mobilehome parks within the County and is transferring this responsibility to the State; and authorized the Director of Planning and Building Inspection to transfer all pertinent files, documents, and historical data pertaining to previous California Health and Safety Code enforcement as it pertains to mobilehome parks within Monterey County to the State Department of Housing and Community Development.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

 

0125.000  34.  Agreement No. A-09320:  Approved an Agreement for Rearrangement of Facilities with San Jose State University in an amount not to exceed $72,063 related to construction of the Sandholdt Road Bridge No. 112 Replacement Project, Moss Landing area.

 

0125.000  35.  Agreement No. A-08217:  Approved Amendment #1 in the amount of $47,860 to the Professional Services Agreement with Rajappan & Meyer Consulting Engineers, Inc. for design engineering services on four traffic signal and intersection improvement projects.

 

0525.000  36.  Approved Plans and Special Provisions and advertise for bids to construct the Blanco Road Overlay Project Phase II.

 

SPECIAL DISTRICTS

 

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

 

0650.050  37.  Received the Lower Carmel River Flood Control Project Final Report for County Service Area No. 50 and directed the Public Works Department to perform environmental review of the report.

 

MONTEREY COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

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

 

0125.000  38.  Agreement Nos. A-09321 and A-09322:  Approved two contracts totaling $73,260 with the Castroville Chamber of Commerce to implement the Merritt Street Improvement Program.

 

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