Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Meeting Notes – 6/25/2024

There was a huge amount of discussion about the budget.  Just reading through the .pdf will take a bunch of time.   Great big thank you to Janet!

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Or watch the video.  As always, an excellent job Janet!

Staff Announcements

• Larie Durham – Assessor’s Office – for the 2024 assessor’s role less exemptions is $10,100,156,652. Increase of $450M over 2023 role and about 4.33% increase over last year. Will send over the certification to Auditor later today. Very proud of her staff for all their hard work and a job well done. Thanked the BOS for supporting their budget.
• Cori Allen – HHSA Director – wanted to say a huge thank you to HHS staff when asked to respond in real time to a critical issue (Copper Fire). They manned our call center and two shelters throughout Calaveras County. Thank you for my staff who answered the ask.
• Doug Oliver – Chief Building Official – a new program to start on July 1st in the Building Department – will be tying electronic inspection to our online permit process. Any licensed contractor can sign up for this program and obtain permit and request inspections on line. This will speed up inspections. Can do some inspections online with pictures. Saves contractors time and they can start work sooner. The website will be updated with all documentation by the end of this week. Our staff will be ready to assist any contractors with this program.

Recognition and Acknowledgments

1. Proclamation – Human Services (ID # 8028) Adopt a Proclamation honoring Sharon Connell for 28 years of dedicated service to Calaveras County and congratulating her on her retirement.

• Supervisor Stopper read the proclamation.
• Nina Johnson – HHS – thank you for recognizing Sharon on her contribution to our team and community. She has been pivotal in our child welfare team. She is a rock, we will miss her, congratulated her on her retirement. Very proud of her!
• Sharon Connell – it has been a run. I want to thank Calaveras County, wonderful place to work. I have seen lots of people come and go. My co-workers are my friends. Thank you.
Motion to approve Proclamation – passed 5 – 0.

General Public Comment

Please see .pdf and/or video for additional information.

Consent Agenda

2. Minutes of Board of Supervisors – Regular Meeting – Apr 23, 2024 8:00 AM

3. Minutes of Board of Supervisors – Regular Meeting – May 14, 2024 8:00 AM

4. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 7971) Approve the Fiscal Year 2024-25 Recommended Budget excluding the Transient Occupancy Tax Distribution, Special Revenue Funds, and Special Districts.

5. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8006) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the purchase of Capital Assets for Fiscal Year 2024-25.

6. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 7992) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the Air Pollution Control District.

7. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8013) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority in the amount of $639,111.

8. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8041) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for Special Districts Governed by the Board of Supervisors.

9. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8043) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for Special Revenue Funds.

10. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8044) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the distribution of Transient Occupancy Taxes to the Sheriff’s Office.

11. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8045) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the distribution of Transient Occupancy Taxes to the Fire Districts.

12. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8046) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the distribution of Transient Occupancy Taxes to the Calaveras Visitors Bureau.

13. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8047) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the distribution of Transient Occupancy Taxes to the Roads Department.

14. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8054) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the distribution of Transient Occupancy Taxes to the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce.

15. Resolution – Administrative Office (ID # 8056) Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2024- 25 Recommended Budget for the distribution of Transient Occupancy Taxes to Parks and Recreation.

16. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8033) 1) Accept the work of Barth Roofing for the replacement of the roof on the gymnasium at the Rail Road Flat Community Center as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion.

17. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8034) 1) Accept the work of T&S West Intermodal Maintenance Inc. dba T&S West for the replacement of the kitchen in the gymnasium at the Rail Road Flat Community Center as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion.

18. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8035) 1) Accept the work of T&S West Intermodal Maintenance Inc. dba T&S West for the roof replacement on Building A as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion; and 3) Authorize the Administration Department to release retained funds.

19. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8036) 1) Accept the work of ACCO Engineered Systems for the HVAC Automation Controls Upgrade at the Sheriff’s Office as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion.

20. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8039) 1) Accept the work of ACCO Engineered Systems for the HVAC Automation Controls Upgrade at the Calaveras County Jail as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion.

21. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8040) 1) Accept the work of R.F. MacDonald Co. for the heat exchanger replacement on the Patterson-Kelley Boiler located at the Calaveras County Jail as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion.

22. Action Item – Administrative Office (ID # 8042) 1) Accept the work of John Allen Construction for the Government Center Walkway Reconstruction as complete; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign and record the associated Notice of Completion.

23. Action Item – Auditor/Controller (ID # 8031) Approve Agreement between CCOG and the County for Accounting and Treasury Services for a total not to exceed $25,000 per year.

24. Agreement – Code Compliance (ID # 7996) 1) Approve Agreement between Calaveras County and the Calaveras County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Authority to release funds to the County for the purposes of contracting with Sam Berri Towing to tow AVAqualified abandoned vehicles in an amount not to exceed $80,000 and term period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2026; and 2) Authorize the Board Chair to execute the vendor contract.

25. Resolution – Code Compliance (ID # 7998) By a 4/5 vote, adopt a Resolution to 1) place a measure on the November 5, 2024 ballot seeking voter approval to renew the collection of abandoned vehicle abatement fees pursuant to Vehicle Code Sections 9250.7 and 22710, and 2) request consolidation with any other election to be held on the same date.

26. Action Item – Code Compliance (ID # 8004) 1) Authorize County Nuisance Abatement on property owned by the Estate of Harlan L. Grap and the Life Estate of Priscilla Grap in case number CE-1530, related to the property located at 151 Peregrine Rd, Mokelumne Hill; APN 016- 018-037; 2) Authorize Code Compliance to abate all existing Code violations on the property and specially assess the abatement costs against the property; and 3) Authorize recordation of Notice of Abatement Lien against the property to recover administrative and costs of abatement if not paid by the owner within the timeline prescribed.

27. Resolution – County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters (ID # 7875) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of special district elections with the General Election to be held on November 5, 2024, pursuant to Election Code sections 10002, 10004, and 10401.

28. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 7843) Authorize the 1) Board Chair to execute the Agreement with Central Star Behavioral Health, Inc. for the operation of a Crisis Residential Unit for the period of January 1, 2024 through June 30, 2026, in an amount not to exceed $1,400,000 and 2) Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to sign amendments thereto so long as internal approvals have been obtained and the not to exceed amount is not increased.

29. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8008) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to execute an Agreement with Asha Brock, LMFT for the provision of mental health services, in an amount not- to-exceed $70,000 for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute subsequent amendments so long as the not- to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

30. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8009) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to sign an Agreement with JDT Consultants, Inc. for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services for the not-to- exceed amount of $890,000 for the period July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute subsequent amendments, so long as the not-to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

31. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8010) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to sign an Agreement with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $750,000, for the provision of specialty mental health services for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services
to execute subsequent amendments, so long as the not to exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

32. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8011) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to sign an Agreement with Jolie Chain for the provision of after-hours psychiatric evaluation and crisis intervention services for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025, in an amount not to exceed $70,000; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute subsequent amendments, so long as the not-to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

33. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8023) Authorize the 1) Board Chair to execute an Agreement with GHC of Anberry, LLC dba Anberry Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the provision of skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation services in an amount not to exceed $225,000 for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025; and 2) Director of Health and Human Services Agency to executed amendments thereto so long as internal approvals have been obtained and the not to exceed amount does not increase.

34. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8024) Authorize the 1) Board Chair to execute an Agreement with GHC of Fresno, LLC dba Horizon Health & Sub Acute Center for the provision of skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation services in an amount not to exceed $225,000 for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025; and 2) Director of Health and Human Services Agency to executed amendments thereto so long as internal approvals have been obtained and the not to exceed amount does not increase.

35. Agreement – Behavioral Health (ID # 8030) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to sign an Amendment with Manifest Medex increasing the amount from $25,000 to $75,000 for the period 12/21/22 through 12/31/25; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute subsequent amendments, so long as the not-to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

36. Agreement – First 5 (ID # 8017) 1) Ratify the signature of the County Executive Officer on Amendment 02 to the Small Population County Funding Augmentation (SPCFA) Grant with First 5 California, extending the term through June 30, 2025 and increasing the revenue from $584,381 to $764,191; and 2) Authorize the County Executive Officer to execute subsequent amendments, so long as the not-to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

37. Agreement – First 5 (ID # 8015) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to execute an Agreement with Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools for the Smile Keepers Dental Program for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025, in an amount not to exceed $80,000; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute subsequent amendments, so long as the not-to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

38. Resolution – Health and Human Services Agency (ID # 8029) Adopt a resolution supporting the CSAC ‘AT HOME’ Plan.

39. Agreement – Health and Human Services Agency (ID # 8007) 1) Authorize the Board Chair to execute an Agreement with Anjaleoni Enterprises, Inc. to provide residential care services, in the amount of $60,000 for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute subsequent amendments so long as the not- to-exceed value does not increase and the appropriate internal approvals have been obtained.

40. Agreement – Health and Human Services Agency (ID # 8012) Authorize the Health and Human Services Director to 1) execute an Amendment to the Agreement #AT-2223-05 with the California Department of Aging, increasing revenue from $229,211 to $260,426 over the period of October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2024; and 2) execute additional amendment(s) to Agreement #AT-2223-05, if any, so long as they do not affect the not-toexceed amount.

41. Resolution – Human Resources (ID # 8052) Adopt a Resolution authorizing changes to the Position Control List and adopting new job descriptions effective June 29, 2024, for the Fiscal Year 2024/25 Recommended Budget.

42. Resolution – Integrated Waste Management (ID # 7980) 1) Adopt a resolution pursuant to Govt. Code § 25830 establishing the annual solid waste parcel fee schedule for the 2024/25 fiscal year; and 2) Authorize recording by the County Recorder.

43. Agreement – Public Works (ID # 8026) Authorize the Board Chair to execute an Agreement with A-Fab Creations for the fabrication and installation of the gateway sign portion of the Clean California Gateway Monument and Wayfinding project in an amount not to exceed $146,486.

44. Action Item – Sheriff (ID # 8032) Pursuant to Government Code § 7071, review and renew Ordinance No. 20220726o3174 and receive the Annual Military Equipment Report.

45. Agreement – Treasurer-Tax Collector (ID # 7990) Authorize the Tax Collector to execute an Agreement with Deckard Technologies, Inc. to provide short-term rental monitoring, mobile registration and permitting, and tax collection services for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2027 in an amount not to exceed $145,875.

• Supervisor Huberty stated he wants to abstain from voting on items 10 through 15.
• Male – remove item #12.
Motion to approve consent items 2 – 45 with the exception of 12 – passed 5 – 0
(Supervisor Huberty abstained on items 10, 11, 13, 14, 15.
Item #12
Public Comment • None
Motion to approve consent item 12 – passed 4 – 0 – 1 (Supervisor Huberty abstained)

Regular Agenda

46. Ordinance – Human Resources (ID # 8061) 1) Adopt an uncodified ordinance amending the County’s contract with the California Public Retirement System (CalPERS) in order to add the optional purchase of service credit for service within the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps VISTA, or AmeriCorps for local miscellaneous members; and 2) Authorize summary publication.

• Judy Hawkins – HR and Risk Management Director – bringing back ordinance for final approval to add options for AmeriCorps, Peace Corps.
• Cori Allen – HHSA Director – in my tenure in working in county government, I worked to place members in AmeriCorp. They provide important assistance to residence. This is a great idea to allow them to receive this benefit.
• Colleen Rodriguez – Deputy Director of Calaveras County Public Health – Peace Corps volunteers are the exact kind of people we need in our county. They are people who are willing to serve and in isolated areas. I can think of no onbettere  to serve our county. Public Health is at 39% vacancy rate. This will help us with retention and attracting people.

Public Comment • None
Motion to approve Ordinance – passed 5 – 0.

Supervisor Announcements

• Supervisor Folendorf – two town halls this week – Council of Government re County recreation and trails, will be Wednesday, June 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Valley Springs Elementary, second meeting with be at the High School Multi-purpose room from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you can’t attend the town hall meetings you can go on line to walk and bikecalaveras.org. On Sunday, June 30, the county staff and BOS have been invited to the Copper Town Square to thank our firefighters and first responders, it starts at 1 p.m.
• Supervisor Stopper – glad Alex Bloom from Motherlode Job Training was able to attend today. Confident we have someone to guide the ship moving forward that is dedicated to our economic development.
• Supervisor Huberty – June 17 attended the housing partnership workshop; Sierra Job First via zoom; Central Sierra Child Support Agency meeting yesterday, the budget is starting to hit this agency and it is hard to see when it will effect children.
• Chair Garamendi – thanked all the people who worked on the Copper fire and did such an excellent job.

Closed Session Agenda

47. Pursuant to Govt. Code § 54956.9(d)(1), conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: Braidman v. County, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Case No. ADJ16680200

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