BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Chairman Rodrigo Espinoza, District 1

Lee Lor, District 2

      Daron McDaniel, District 3

Lloyd Pareira, District 4

          Scott Silveira, District 5

                                                                                                                                                              Phone: (209) 385-7366 Fax: (209) 726-7977

 

AGENDA

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2020

 

Regular Meeting – 10:00 a.m.

 

Merced County Administration Building

2222 M Street

Board Room, Third Floor

Merced CA, 95340

www.countyofmerced.com

 

 

The Board of Supervisors welcomes you to its meetings which are regularly held on a scheduled Tuesday and your interest is encouraged and appreciated.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: Public opportunity to speak on any matter of public interest within the Board’s jurisdiction including items on the Board’s agenda, except for those items specifically scheduled as public hearings (testimony limited to three (3) minutes per person).

 

The Agenda is divided into three sections:

     •     CONSENT CALENDAR: These matters include routine financial and administrative action and usually are approved by a single vote.

     •     SCHEDULED ITEMS: These items are noticed hearings, work sessions and public hearings.

     •     REGULAR CALENDAR: These items include significant policy and administrative actions. Immediately after approval of the CONSENT CALENDAR, if the time of the hearing of SCHEDULED ITEMS has not arrived, the REGULAR CALENDAR will be considered.

 

CLOSED SESSION: Is the portion of the meeting conducted in private without the attendance of the public or press to discuss certain confidential matters specifically permitted by the Brown Act. The public will be provided an opportunity to comment on any matter to be considered in closed session prior to the Board adjourning into the closed session.

 

ANY MEMBER OF THE AUDIENCE DESIRING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON A MATTER ON THE AGENDA:  Please raise your hand or step to the podium at the time the item is announced by the Board Chairperson. In order that interested parties have an opportunity to speak, any person addressing the Board will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes.

 

BOARD AGENDA AND MINUTES: Board agendas, minutes, and copies of items to be considered by the Board of Supervisors are posted on the Internet at least 72 hours preceding a Tuesday meeting at the following website: www.countyofmerced.com/boardagenda/ 

 

AUDIO/VIDEO BROADCAST: All Board meetings are normally broadcast live and replayed on local cable television. A list of cable channels and broadcast times are available at the following website: www.countyofmerced.com

 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: Persons who require accommodation for any audio, visual or other disability in order to review an agenda, or to participate in a meeting of the Board of Supervisors per the American Disabilities Act (ADA), may obtain assistance by requesting such accommodation in writing. Please address your written request to the Clerk of the Board, 2222 M Street, Merced, CA 95340 or telephonically by calling (209) 385-7366. Any such request for accommodation should be made at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting for which assistance is requested.

 

Spanish and Hmong interpreters are available.

 

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SCHEDULED ITEMS

 

Closed sessions

10:00 A. M.               THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO SPEAK ON ANY ITEM ON THE AGENDA-

TESTIMONY IS LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON

 

 

 

GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54954.2 COMPLIANCE (LATE AGENDA ITEMS)

 

 

10:00 A. M.               INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK ON ANY MATTER OF PUBLIC INTEREST WITHIN THE BOARD'S JURISDICTION INCLUDING ITEMS ON THE BOARD'S AGENDA, EXCEPT FOR THOSE ITEMS SPECIFICALLY SCHEDULED AS PUBLIC HEARINGS (Testimony limited to three minutes per person)

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA CALENDAR (ITEMS #1 - 13)

PRESENTATION:

Workforce Development Board Annual Report         

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

PUBLIC HEALTH - PUBLIC HEARING

To consider the Report of Demolition and consider adding costs of demolition to the Tax Assessment Roll.

RECOMMENDATION:

1) Open the Public Hearing to consider the Report of Demolition of the structure located at 13638 Volta Road, Los Banos (APN 081-060-021);

2) Close the Public Hearing; and

3) Authorize the Auditor-Controller and Tax Collector to assess the cost of demolition for a total amount of $30,962.21, on the Assessment Roll as a Special Assessment and a lien on the property, pursuant to the Uniform Housing Code Section 1605.3.

 

 

 

 

REPORTS/BOARD DIRECTION

County Executive Officer, County Counsel, Board of Supervisors Members

CONSENT CALENDAR (Items # 1-13)

Public Works

1.        Set a first reading on February 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to consider the amendment of a proposed ordinance increasing the refuse service fees for County Solid Waste Franchise Areas 1 through 5, (Amends Ordinance No. 1957 and Chapter 5.90 to the Merced County Code).

2.        Approve Budget Transfer in the amount of $97,000 to replace wrecked patrol vehicle nos. 49509 and 53412, including replacement of the light bars. (4/5 Vote Required)

Human Services Agency

3.        Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Contract No. 2019258 (State Revenue Contract No. Sp-1920-31) with the California Department of Aging for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Services; adopt Resolution and approve related budget transfer. (4/5 Vote Required)

Community and Economic Development

4.        Set a Public Hearing for February 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to receive public testimony, consider the Planning Commission's recommendations, determine that the application does not require additional environmental review under CEQA Guidelines Section 15183 "Projects Consistent with a Community Plan or Zoning" and Section 15301 "Existing Facilities", and take action on Zone Change Application No. ZC19-005 and related Zone Change Ordinance for Mr. Randy J. Beard regarding rezoning property located at the northwest corner of Stephens Street and Locust Street within the Delhi Urban Community, from General Commercial (C-2) to Mixed-Use (MU).

Administrative Services

5.        Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Contract No. 2010124 with Tyler Technologies to incorporate a Maintenance and Support Agreement in support of the Sheriff's Public Safety software system.

6.        Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Contract No. 2018283 with Michael Baker International, Inc. to provide additional remediation and validation services in support of County-wide 9-1-1 operations and approve related budget transfer. (4/5 Vote Required)

Workforce Investment

7.        Accept Modification fourteen (14) to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Subgrant K8106644 (Amendment Contract No. 2017211) to replace exhibits with revised exhibits.

Recorder

8.        Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Contract No. 2019088 with PFA, Inc. for the creation of electronic images of microfilm and microfiche records.

Executive Office

9.        Act on Claim for Damages submitted by Desiree Mercado as recommended by Risk Management and County Counsel.

Board Recognition

10.     Certificate of Recognition to Golden Valley Health Centers Northview Health Center's Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, presented January 16, 2020.

11.     Certificate of Recognition for Shattuck Park Head Start's Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Delhi on January 13, 2020.

12.     Certificates of Recognition for being selected to receive the First Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Award to: Marilyn Mochel, Jerome Rasberry Jr. and Alicia Rodriguez, presented January 20, 2020.

13.     Certificate of Recognition to Merced County Association of Realtors for Grand Opening, presented January 21, 2020.

REGULAR CALENDAR

BOARD ACTION

PUBLIC WORKS

14.     Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22050, determine that an emergency continues to exist and there is a need to continue the repairs to the Atwater Veterans Hall roof without giving notice to bid the project. (4/5 Vote Required)

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY SERVICES

15.     Retroactively approve contract with City of Livingston to fund a Police Officer for the Mental Health and Police in Schools program at Livingston Middle School.

16.     Retroactively approve contract with Livingston Union School District to provide Prevention and Early Intervention services through the placement of County staff and provision of mental health services at Livingston schools.

HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

17.     Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Subvention Certificate of Compliance to apply and qualify for the fiscal year 2019-2020 subvention funds for Veteran Services.

18.     Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Medi-Cal Certificate of Compliance to apply and qualify for the fiscal year 2019-2020 Medi-Cal cost avoidance funds for Veteran Services.

19.     1) Ratify the submission of a Letter of Interest to the California Department of Health Care Services for One-Time Funds to Initiate a Whole Person Care Pilot Program; 2) Adopt a Resolution accepting and authorizing the Chairman to execute the transaction with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for one-time funds for the Whole Person Care Pilot Program in the amount of $482,441.40 beginning February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025; and 3) Authorize Human Services Agency to accept any future reallocation of funding for this program.

20.     1) Accept an allocation in the amount of $208,999 from the California Office of Emergency Services for the Child Abuse Treatment Program; and 2) Approve related budget transfer. (4/5 Vote Required)

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

21.     Adopt Resolution approving updates to the County's Housing Rehabilitation Program Guidelines and the Homebuyer Acquisition Only/Acquisition with Rehabilitation Program Guidelines.

22.     1) Approve the FY 2020-2021 budget for the Central Delta-Mendota Activity Agreement, as recommended by the Agreement's Management Committee, for the performance of services necessary to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). 2) Approve the FY 2020-2021 budget for the Northern Delta-Mendota Activity Agreement, as recommended by the Agreement's Management Committee, for the performance of services necessary to comply with SGMA. 3) Authorize payment to the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority for Merced County's allocation of the Central and Northern region Delta-Mendota Activity Agreement budgets in the approximate amounts of $72,150 and $13,431, respectively.

23.     Adopt resolution authorizing the submittal of a Proposition 68 Sustainable Groundwater Planning Grant program application on behalf of the Northwestern Delta-Mendota GSA.

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT

24.     Contract with Merced College to implement a Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA) Infrastructure Construction Training Cohort.

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

25.     Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between California State University, Stanislaus and Merced County for student internship placements within the Merced County District Attorney's Office for a one year period, renewing automatically for up to three years, commencing on the date the MOU is fully executed.

FIRE

26.     1) Authorize the Merced Office of Emergency Services to accept the Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program award in the amount of $160,260 to update the current Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, identifying hazards and long-term mitigation actions; and 2) Approve related budget transfer. (4/5 Vote Required)

SHERIFF

27.     Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Letter of Agreement and supporting documents with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept funding in the amount of $150,000 for the 2020 Domestic Cannabis Eradication and Suppression Program (DCESP) for the eradication of illegal cannabis in Merced County for the period of October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

28.     Approve the amended December 10, 2019 Board Assistant Policy to include the Extra Help Student Intern classification.

29.     1) Authorize the remaining balance estimated at $38,863 of District Two's District Project Funds to be utilized until funds have been depleted to hire Extra-Help Student Intern(s) to provide general assistance to the the District Two Supervisor; and 2) Approve related budget transfer. (4/5 Vote Required)

BOARD APPOINTMENTS

30.     Consider Anthony F. Neves for appointment to the Los Banos Cemetery District, until June 7, 2023.

BOARD INFORMATION & POSSIBLE ACTION

         

31.     Fish and Game Commission re: Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action relative to subsection (b)(91.2) of Section 7.50, Title 14, California Code of Regulations, relating to upper Klamath-Trinity spring Chinook salmon sport fishing, which was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register on January 10, 2020.

         

32.     Fish and Game Commission re: Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action relative to subsection (f) of Section 5.87, and subsection (b)(91.1) of Section 7.50, Title 14, California Code of Regulations, relating to Klamath River Basin sport fishing regulations, which was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register on January 10, 2020.

         

33.     Fish and Game Commission re: Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action relative to sections 2.35 and 7.00, and subsections (b)(5), (b)(68), (b)(124), and (b)(156.5) of Section 7.50, Title 14, California Code of Regulations, relating to Central Valley sport fishing regulations, which was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register on January 10, 2020.

          

34.     Fish and Game Commission re: 15-day continuation notice for the Experimental Fishing Permit (EFP) Program (Phase 1) regulations, published in the California Regulatory Notice Register on August 23, 2019, Notice No. Z2019-0813-01, and adopted by the Fish and Game Commission on October 10, 2019 in Valley Center.

POSSIBLE DIRECTION FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

February

            February 11, 2020

            Board Meeting

            February 25, 2020

            Board Meeting

March

            March 10, 2020

            Board Meeting

            March 31, 2020

            Board Meeting