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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final-Revised
Meeting date/time: 3/24/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Hall of Records
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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20-0274 11.Approve AgendaAgenda ItemApprove AgendaacceptedPass Action details Video Video
20-0275 12.Approve Consent AgendaAgenda ItemApprove Consent Agenda - Item Numbers 17 - 54Consent Agenda be approvedPass Action details Video Video
20-0228 13.Adopt Proclaimation to proclaim March 22 - 28, 2020 as National Ag Week and March 24, 2020, as National Ag Day in Fresno CountyAgenda ItemProclaim March 22 - 28, 2020, as National Ag Week and March 24, 2020, as National Ag Day in Fresno CountyApproved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
20-0162 14.Adopt resolution recognizing the 106th Clovis Rodeo.Agenda ItemAdopt resolution recognizing the 106th Clovis Rodeo   Action details Video Video
20-0278 15.Congratulations to the Buchanan High School Wrestling team for winning the 2020 state wrestling championships.Agenda ItemCongratulations to the Buchanan High School Wrestling team for winning the 2020 State wrestling championshipsApproved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
20-0207 16.Zoo Authority 2018-19 Annual ReportAgenda ItemReceive the Fresno County Zoo Authority 2018-19 Annual Report   Action details Video Video
20-0284 17.Update on Commission on the Status of WomenAgenda ItemReceive verbal update from the Commission on the Status of Women    Action details Video Video
20-0285 18.Recognition of the Board of Supervisors by United WayAgenda ItemRecognition of the Board of Supervisors by United Way   Action details Video Video
20-0314 18.1Restrictions on Evictions Arising from Income Loss or Substantial Medical Expenses Related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) PandemicAgenda ItemAdopt an emergency ordinance prohibiting evictions arising from income loss or substantial medical expenses related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through May 31, 2020 (4/5 vote)   Action details Not available
20-0329 1 Behavioral Health Waiver of Extra-Help Maximum Hour LimitationAgenda ItemAdopt resolution to fill a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Division Manager - Managed Care position with Extra-Help retirees Elizabeth Fox and Betty Brown (respectively), Part-time, effective March 30, 2020, finding, pursuant to Government Code section 7522.56 (f)(1), that a 180 day separation period for retired employees returning to employment as Extra-Help is not applicable based on your Board certification that the nature of employment and appointment is necessary to fill a critically-needed position before the 180 day separation period; and, authorize a waiver of 28 hours per week to allow for the Extra-Help positions listed on Attachment A to work 40 hours per week, not to exceed 960 hours per calendar year, due to the urgent need for staff in response to COVID-19, pursuant to the provisions set forth in Salary Resolution, section 1100 and Personnel Rules 2040 and 4240Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
20-0251 19.Fresno County Behavioral Health Board Annual Report for 2019Agenda ItemReceive the Fresno County Behavioral Health Board Annual Report for 2019Approved as Recommended  Action details Not available
20-0099 110.Rescind GPA 552 and AA 7359Agenda ItemAdopt Ordinance repealing Ordinance No. R-483-3825, which pertained to Amendment Application No. 3825, which rezoned the 4.15-acre site referenced below from R-R(nb) (Rural Residential, Neighborhood Beautification Overlay) to M-1(c) (Light Manufacturing, Conditional) limited to Animal Hospital and Shelter, and which was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on October 23, 2018; rescind the October 23, 2018, adoption of Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for Initial Study Application No. 7359, including the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program prepared for General Plan Amendment Application No. 552 and Amendment Application No. 3825; adopt Resolution rescinding Resolution No. 18-381, dated October 23, 2018, which approved General Plan Amendment Application No. 552, and which amended the Agriculture and Land Use Element of the Fresno County General Plan by re-designating two adjacent parcels totaling 4.15 acres from Rural Residential to Limited Industrial; determine that Recommended Actions 1 to 3 are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act and direct the DepartmApproved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
20-0312 110.1Authorize Changes to General Relief and Emergency Aid Programs Applications and Redeterminations ProcessesAgenda ItemApprove and Authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to implement procedural changes for General Relief and Emergency Aid Programs to align with State and Federal direction for other assistance programs, effective immediately, during this period of pandemicApproved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
20-0327 110.2Retroactive Agreement for Emergency Shelter ServicesAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Agreement with RH Community Builders for Emergency Shelter Services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective March 16, 2020, which includes a 60-day base contract and four optional 30-day extensions, total not to exceed $2,125,590Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
20-0276 111.Board of Supervisors' Committee Reports and CommentsAgenda ItemBoard of Supervisors' Committee Reports and Comments - Receive and provide direction (this item reserved for committee reports by members of the Board of Supervisors)   Action details Video Video
20-0277 112.Board AppointmentsAgenda ItemBoard Appointments - Receive Boards, Commissions and Committees Vacancy Report; and Appoint Applicants as necessaryApproved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
20-0279 113.Public PresentationsAgenda ItemPublic Presentations - This portion of the meeting reserved for persons desiring to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda - Pursuant to Administrative Policy No. 29, presentations are limited to 3 minutes per person and no more than 15 minutes total per topic   Action details Video Video
20-0166 114.Closed SessionAgenda ItemConference with Labor Negotiator (Government Code, section 54957.6): Agency Negotiator: Paul Nerland; Employee Organization: All Bargaining Units and Management and Unrepresented Employees - Hours, Wages and Terms and Conditions of Employment   Action details Not available
20-0231 115.Conference with legal counselAgenda ItemConference with legal counsel - Initiation of Litigation; Government Code, section 54956.9(d)(4) - 2 Cases   Action details Not available
20-0232 116.Conference with legal counselAgenda ItemConference with legal counsel – Significant Exposure to Litigation; Government Code, section 54956.9(d)(2) - 2 Cases   Action details Not available
20-0315 116.1Closed Session - Threat to public services or facilitiesAgenda ItemThreat to public services or facilities - Government Code, Section 54957(a) - Consultation with Robert Bash, Director of ISD or Designee and David Pomaville, Director of Public Health or Designee   Action details Not available
20-0280 117.Action Summary MinutesAgenda ItemApprove minutes of meeting for March 10, 2020 and March 17, 2020 Special MeetingApproved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
20-0241 118.Adjourn in Memory of Timothy FortierAgenda ItemAdjourn in Memory of Timothy Fortier Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
19-1033 119.Retroactive Agreement with Fresno Cremation Company, for Cremation ServicesAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Agreement with Fresno Cremation Company for cremation services, effective October 1, 2019, not to exceed five consecutive years, which includes a three-year base contract and two optional one-year extensions, total not to exceed $270,000Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0216 120.Adoption of Amendment to the Ordinance Code of Fresno County, Adding Chapter 6.39, “County of Fresno Massage Establishment and Out Call Massage Services Ordinance” to Title 6, “Business Licenses and Regulations”Agenda ItemConduct second hearing and adopt an Ordinance amending the Fresno County Ordinance Code, Title 6, to add Chapter 6.39, “County of Fresno Massage Establishment and Out Call Massage Services OrdinanceConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0172 121.Retroactive Application/Agreement Drug Cannabis Eradication Suppression ProgramAgenda ItemRetroactively authorize the Sheriff’s previous submittal of a Drug Domestic Cannabis Eradication/ Suppression Program (DCESP) application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration; authorize the Chairman to execute, by initialing and signing, retroactive Letter of Agreement and Certifications regarding Lobbying, Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters; and Drug-Free Workplace Requirements and Assurances (including the certification) effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020 ($198,500); and authorize the Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator, or her designee, to act as the official representative of Fresno County, as required by the granting agency, to act in connection with the application and to provide such additional information as may be required pursuant to the DCESPConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
19-1576 122.Retroactive Agreement with City of San Joaquin for Law EnforcementAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Agreement with the City of San Joaquin for law enforcement services, effective July 1, 2019, not to exceed five consecutive years, which includes a three-year base contract and two optional one-year extensions, total not to exceed $575,469Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0215 123.Sheriff's Replacement Vehicle PurchaseAgenda ItemAdopt Budget Resolution increasing FY 2019-20 appropriations and estimated revenues in the amount of $161,619 for Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator Org 3111 for the purchase and up-fitting of vehicles (4/5 vote)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0164 124.Continuation of Tree Mortality Local Emergency Status in Fresno CountyAgenda ItemAdopt Resolution proclaiming continuation of the local emergency status relating to the extremely high levels of tree mortality and hazardous conditions created by the drought and request that the Governor continue to provide resources and support to mitigate risk of falling trees and increased fire hazardConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0247 125.Administrative Policy 63 RevisionAgenda ItemApprove revised Administrative Policy 63 - TeleworkConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0175 126.Second Amendment to Agreement for Alternate Indigent Defense Services and Budget ResolutionAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute Second Amendment to Agreement No. 17-226-1 with Fitzgerald, Alvarez & Ciummo, a Professional Law Corporation, for conflict defense services, effective upon execution with no change to the term of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022 and increasing the maximum by $140,000 to a total of $23,276,307; adopt Budget Resolution increasing the FY 2019-20 appropriations for the Alternate Indigent Defense Budget Org 2875 in the amount of $650,000, using available Fund Balance in the General Fund 0001 (4/5 vote)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0227 127.Amendment to Master Schedule of Fees - Section 400, Second HearingAgenda ItemConduct second hearing to amend the Fresno County Master Schedule of Fees, Charges, and Recovered Costs Ordinance by revising Section 400 relating to Clerk of the Board of Supervisors fees and waive reading of the ordinance in its entiretyConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0283 128.Amendment to Section 4400-County Administrative Office of the Master Schedule of Fees, Charges, and Recovered CostsAgenda ItemConduct second hearing to amend the Master Schedule of Fees, Charges, and Recovered Costs Ordinance by amending Subsection 4401 of Section 4400-County Administrative Office, and adopt proposed ordinanceConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0282 129.Fresno County Federal Legislative Platform UpdatesAgenda ItemApprove Amendment to the 2020 Fresno County Federal Legislative PlatformConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0230 130.Specialized Legal Services Agreements for Bond Counsel and Disclosure CounselAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a specialized legal services agreement with Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP to act as bond counsel for special projects that may arise during FY 2020-21, effective July 1, 2020 (maximum compensation for services to be limited by amount appropriated by the Board in the FY 2020-21 budget, plus reimbursements from outside funding sources, if any); approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a specialized legal services agreement with Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP to act as bond counsel and disclosure counsel for the issuance if the County issues FY 2020-21 tax and revenue anticipation notes (maximum amounts payable for legal fees of $38,000, and out-of-pocket expenses of $1,500, plus actual and reasonable costs for certain publications, reports, and transcripts), effective upon execution by the parties until it is terminated by either or both partiesConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0258 131.Amend the Ordinance Code of Fresno County, Title 10, Public Peace, Morals, and Welfare by repealing Chapter 10.42, Residency Restrictions of Registered Sex Offenders, in its entiretyAgenda ItemConduct second hearing to amend the Ordinance Code of Fresno County, Title 10, Public Peace, Morals and Welfare, Part VII, Offenses by and against Minors, by repealing Chapter 10.42, Residency Restrictions for Registered Sex Offenders, in its entirety; reserve Chapter 10.42 of the Ordinance Code of Fresno County; and waive reading of the ordinance in its entirety; and adopt proposed ordinanceConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0121 132.Retroactive Grant Application with MHSOACAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Department of Behavioral Health Director, or designee, to retroactively submit a Grant Application to the Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission (MHSOAC), for a competitive grant opportunity for supplemental funds to the school-based specialty mental health treatment and prevention and early intervention services program, in the amount of $6,000,000Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0173 133.Amendment I to Master Agreement 15-193 for the Provision of Horticultural Therapeutic Community CentersAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Master Agreement 15-193 for the provision of Horticultural Therapeutic Community Centers, extending the term by 12 months from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, and increasing the maximum compensation by $325,000 to a total of $1,950,000Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0223 134.Agreement with Reading and Beyond, Inc.Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with Reading and Beyond, Inc. for the provision of family advocacy services, effective upon execution through June 30, 2025, which includes a three-year base contract and two optional one-year extensions, total not to exceed $1,294,695Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0136 135.Salary Resolution AmendmentAgenda ItemApprove the Salary Resolution Amendment to adjust the salaries of the Agricultural Technician and Agricultural Technician - Provisional classifications as shown on Appendix C, effective March 23, 2020Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0240 136.Appoint New Alternate Representative to CSAC Excess Insurance Authority Board of DirectorsAgenda ItemAdopt a Resolution appointing the Fresno County Director of Human Resources as the alternate representative of the County of Fresno to the Board of Directors of the CSAC Excess Insurance AuthorityConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0028 137.Adoption of Ordinance to Amend Section 4.04.025 of the Ordinance Code of Fresno County to authorize the County Administrative Officer or the Director of ISD/Chief Information Officer to execute leases and licenses of real property with private entities orAgenda ItemConduct second hearing and adopt an amendment to Section 4.04.025 of Chapter 4.04 of the Ordinance Code of Fresno County (the “Ordinance Amendment”). The proposed Ordinance Amendment would rename Section 4.04.025, and authorize the County Administrative Officer or Director of Internal Services/Chief Information Officer to approve and execute leases and licenses of real property with private entities or governmental agencies which the County may require, in accordance with Government Code section 25350.51Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0102 138.Lease Agreement with Marks Bullard Investors LP - Fig Garden LibraryAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a lease Agreement with Marks Bullard Investors LP, for 17,678 square feet of office space located at 3071 W. Bullard Ave, Suite 20A & B, Fresno, CA 93711, for use by the Library, effective upon the first date of occupancy, not to exceed 15 consecutive years, total not to exceed $3,585,098Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0181 139.Retroactive County Victim Services Program Grant Application/AgreementAgenda ItemRetroactively authorize the Chief Probation Officer’s previous submittal of a grant application to the State of California, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) for the County Victim Services (XC) Program ($559,383); approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Grant Application/Agreement for the County Victim Services (XC) Program with Cal OES for the period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020; and adopt resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign the retroactive grant application and to execute retroactive Grant Award Agreement and any extensions or amendments thereto with Cal OES for the period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, subject to approval by County Counsel and the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector ($559,383)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
19-1636 140.Agreement with Sante Health System, d.b.a. Advantek Benefit AdministratorsAgenda ItemMake a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to suspend the competitive bid process consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 in accordance with the “unusual or extraordinary circumstances” exception to contract with Advantek for payment, of certain non-emergency specialty medical services as referred by approved federally funded clinics and emergency hospitals; and approve and authorize the chairman to execute an Agreement with Santé Health System dba Advantek Benefit Administrators, for the determination of beneficiary eligibility and administration of payment to approved providers for non-emergency specialty medical services for Fresno County, effective April 20, 2020 through April 19, 2025, which includes a three-year base contract with two optional 12-month extensions, total not to exceed $3,000,000Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
19-1356 141.First Amendment to Agreement with NMK Research and ConsultingAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a First Amendment to Agreement No. 18-715 with NMK Research and Consulting, for local tobacco control program evaluation services, effective upon execution with no change in term to June 30, 2023 and increasing the maximum by $13,384 to a total of $253,266Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0073 142.First Amendment to Agreement with Fresno County Superintendent of Schools.Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Agreement No. 19-121 with Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, to adjust the budget and add federally required terms, effective March 24, 2020, with no change to the compensation amount or term of March 12, 2019 through September 29, 2023 ($141,236)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0124 143.Waiver of Extra-Help Hour LimitationAgenda ItemRetroactively authorize a waiver of the 28 hours per week and/or 960 hours per calendar year maximum hours limitation for the Extra-Help positions listed on Attachment A in the Department of Public Health, pursuant to the provisions set forth in the Salary Resolution, section 1100 and Personnel Rules 2040 and 4240Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0159 144.Creation of Administrative Case Worker Classification Series and Reclassification of Admitting Interviewer Classification Series at the Department of Public HealthAgenda ItemApprove creation of Administrative Case Worker classification series effective pay period April 6, 2020, and approve reclassification of incumbents in the Admitting Interviewer classification series at the Department of Public Health to the Administrative Case Worker classification series beginning pay period April 6, 2020continued  Action details Not available
20-0006 145.Agreement with The Regents of the University of California and West Fresno Health Care CoalitionAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive revenue Agreement with The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of the University of California, San Francisco, for the Best Baby Zone project, effective July 7, 2019 through June 30, 2020 ($99,718); and make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to waive the competitive bidding process consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 for unusual or extraordinary circumstances for the solicitation of services to establish a place-based Best Baby Zone project in Fresno County; and approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Agreement with West Fresno Health Care Coalition, d.b.a. West Fresno Family Resource Center, for the Best Baby Zone project, effective September 1, 2019, not to exceed three consecutive years, which includes a ten-month base contract and two optional one-year extensions, total not to exceed ($423,162)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0156 146.Senate Bill 2 Planning Grant - Budget ResolutionAgenda ItemAdopt Budget Resolution increasing FY 2019-20 appropriations and estimated revenues for Public Works and Planning - Development Services Org 4360 in the amount of $310,000 (4/5 vote)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0183 147.Award Contract No. 19-17-C, Waterworks District 41W Asbestos Concrete Pipeline ReplacementAgenda ItemAdopt plans and specifications for Contract No. 19-17-C, Waterworks District 41W Asbestos Concrete Pipeline Replacement, and award to low bidder, Dawson-Mauldin, LLC, 1071 E. Nebraska Avenue, Selma, CA 93662 in amount of $2,895,759Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0184 148.Reject Bids for Contract 19-18-CD, Wastewater Treatment Improvements at the El Porvenir and Cantua Creek Facilities, CDBG 18291 & 18091Agenda ItemReject all bids for Contract 19-18-CD, Wastewater Treatment Improvements at the El Porvenir and Cantua Creek Facilities, Community Development Block Grant Project No. 18291 and 18091Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0040 149.First Amendment to Master Agreement 16-651 for Pump and Motor RepairAgenda ItemApprove and authorize Chairman to execute First Amendment to Master Agreement No. 16-651 for pump and motor repairs to add Shaver Lake Construction, Inc., effective upon execution with no change in compensation amount or term to October 31, 2021 ($3,000,000)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0065 150.Adopt Resolution Authorizing the Conditional Transfer of 3 Sewer EDU'sAgenda ItemAdopt Resolution authorizing the conditional transfer of three excess sewer equivalent dwelling units from Lot 1 of Tract 3720 to Assessor’s Parcel Number 120-207-05/120-341-02 within County Service Area No. 31 - Shaver LakeConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0128 151.Budget Transfer - Special DistrictsAgenda ItemApprove and authorize Clerk of the Board to execute Budget Transfer No. 10 transferring FY 2019-20 appropriations within Public Works and Planning - Special Districts Org 9140 ($7,500), from account 7295 (Professional and Specialized Services) to account 8300 (Equipment) to purchase a surplused truckConducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0233 152.Retroactive Agreement with California Department of Social Services to Provide Quarterly Wage Base DataAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Agreement with the California Department of Social Services for access to quarterly wage base data provided by the Employment Development Department, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 ($0); and, approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Indemnity Agreement (Exhibit E, Attachment 2) with CDSS, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 ($0)Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0199 153.Amendment I to Agreement 18-123 with Public Consulting Group, Inc. for Consultation and Program Assessment AssistanceAgenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Agreement 18-123 with Public Consulting Group, Inc. for Consultation Services, extending the term by one year from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021, and increasing the maximum compensation by $356,132 to a total of $1,648,660Conducted HearingPass Action details Not available
20-0250 154.Resolutions Authorizing the County of Fresno to apply for and accept County Allocations for the Housing Navigators and Transitional Housing Programs administered by the California Department of Housing and Community DevelopmentAgenda ItemAdopt Resolution authorizing (a) the Department of Social Services to apply for and accept an allocation ($144,290) for a Housing Navigators Program administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development and (b) the Director of the Department of Social Services, or his designee, to execute administrative grant related documents, including the Allocation Acceptance Form; and, adopt Resolution authorizing (a) the Department of Social Services to apply for and accept an allocation ($116,000) for a Transitional Housing Program administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development and (b) the Director of the Department of Social Services, or his designee, to execute administrative grant related documents, including the Allocation Acceptance formConducted HearingPass Action details Not available