Tuesday, May 09, 2000

 

REGULAR SESSION

Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisorsí Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Bob Atkinson of the Campton Heights Baptist Church in Fortuna

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (NONE)

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote. Prior to the meeting, any member of the public may request any member of the Board to pull a particular item for further discussion.

Administrative Services

1.                   Appointments to the Phillipsville Community Services District Board of Directors

ACTION: Appoint Tom Lasbury, Ragna Jensen and Thomas "Red" Brabant.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Auditor-Controller

2.                   Transfer from General Fund Contingencies to Office Expense Line Item

ACTION: Approve transfer of $6,000

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Bonnie Neely SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Ratifying Temporary Closure of Avenue of the Giants and Bull Creek Flats Road for the 27th Annual Avenue of the Giants Marathon and 10 K Run (Supervisor Rodoni)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-44.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

4.                   Continuation of Emergency Transmission of Disease through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Dixon)

ACTION: Extend declaration of emergency until May 23, 2000.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

5.                   Resolution Commending Jim Boal (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Ratify resolution.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of April 25, 2000

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Community Development Services

7.                   Transfer of $5,000 from Census Complete Count Committee Grant to Economic Development Division Extra-Help Line Item

ACTION: Approve transfer.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Bonnie Neely SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

8.                   Assignment of New Fund Numbers for Economic Development Division Grants

ACTION: Approve the assignment of new fund numbers.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Coroner-Public Administrator

9.                   Transfer from Contingency Fund to Professional & Special Services Line Item

ACTION: Withdraw (may be brought back for reconsideration in the future).

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa) and Roger Rodoni

County Administrative Office

10.               Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District's Humboldt Bay Management Plan Task Force

ACTION: Appoint K. Girard to serve on committee with T. Hofweber as alternate.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Library Services

11.               Supplemental Budget of $4,844 from Friends of the Redwood Libraries

ACTION: Approve supplemental budget.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

12.               Extension of Extra-Help Appointment for Sharon Ptaschek

ACTION: Approve extension to a maximum of 1592 hours.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Mental Health

13.               Advanced Step Placement for Departmental Information Services Technician

ACTION: Approve advanced step placement for Pat Arrington.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Bonnie Neely SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

14.               Agreement for the Provision of Driving Under the Influence Programs

ACTION: Approve agreement with Fortuna Community Services d.b.a Humboldt Alcohol Recovery Treatment.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Public Defender

15.               Transfer of $1,120 from the Contingency Fund to the Purchase of a New Printer

ACTION: Approve transfer.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Bonnie Neely SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Public Guardian

16.               Request to Establish Extra-Help Line Item ($2,000)

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Public Health

17.               Subcontracts for Northcoast Project LEAN for Fiscal Year 1999-2000

ACTION: Approve subcontracts with Manila Community Services District, Redwood Empire Food Bank, Del Norte Unified School District, Regents of University of California (Mendocino County Cooperative Extension) and Mendocino WIC Program.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

18.               Transfer of Salary Savings from Salary Expense Account to Fixed Asset Accounts

ACTION: Approve transfer of $10,800.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

19.               Request to Establish a Workstations Line Item ($4,000), Budget Unit 411

ACTION: Approve request for Environmental Health Division.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

20.               Request to Establish a Workstations Line Item ($2,000) Budget Unit 432

ACTION: Approve request for Local Oversight Program.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

21.               Agreement for Clinical Placement of Students in the Health Occupations

ACTION: Approve agreements with the College of the Redwoods.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

22.               Contract for the Provision of Needle-Exchange Services

ACTION: Approve contract with Redwoods Rural Health Center.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

23.               Request to Establish New Expenditure Account ($93,615) for Business and Health Services Budget Unit 403

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Public Works

24.               Consent to Sublease - Kyle Gable, Murray Field Fixed Based Operator

ACTION: Approve consent to sublease.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Bonnie Neely SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

25.               Construction of Floating Dock Replacement at the Boat Launch Ramp in Fields Landing, Project No. 713030.Estimated cost $88,250

ACTION: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on May 30, 2000.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

 

26.               Request for Supplemental Budget ($30,750) for Aviation Enterprise Fund

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)†††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††

Risk Manager

27.               Claims Report for the Months of October, November, and December 1999

ACTION: Review, receive and file said report.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Sheriff

28.               Request for Authorization for Sheriff to Sign and Submit Application for Financial Aid to Department of Boating and Waterways for Fiscal Year 2001

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

29.               Request for Declaration of Generator as Surplus Property; and Sale of Generator to Humboldt Bay Harbor and Recreation District

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Social Services

30.               TRENDS March 2000

ACTION: Receive and file TRENDS report for quarter ending March 2000.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Recognition of Retiring California Highway Patrol Officers and Staff (Supervisor Kirk)

ACTION: Adopt resolutions.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Paul Kirk SECOND: Stan Dixon AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (if required)

ACTION: Approve change orders as recommended by Public Works.

2.                   Reject Bids for Project to Construct Arcata-Eureka Airport Taxiway "A" Overlay and Apron Extension, Project Numbers 911896 and 911901

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

3.                   Funds to Cover Cost of Key Duplication and Distribution for South Spit Gate

ACTION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 16, 2000.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR PRO TEM

PRESENT:Stan Dixon, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk

Community Development Services

4.                   Contracts for General Plan Update

ACTION: Approve contracts with Planwest, Jones and Stokes and Dyett and Bhatia.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Paul Kirk SECOND: Stan Dixon AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Social Services

5.                   Masters of Social Work Program

ACTION: Send a letter to the President of Humboldt State University in support of the Development of a Masters of Social Work Program that is inclusive of the issues raised in the submitted report from Social Services.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

Administrative Services

6.                   Redistricting Time Lines

ACTION: Receive and file the report.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Paul Kirk SECOND: Stan Dixon AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

County Administrative Office

7.                   Animal Control Facility Update

ACTION: Direct County Administrative Officer to negotiate a new services contract with the Sequoia Humane Society.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa) and Roger Rodoni

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Reports--Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No Action)

2.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (No Action)

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 A.M. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Samoa Industrial Land Redevelopment Feasibility Study(Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Direct Community Development Services to conduct project, approve release of submitted Request for Proposals and approve contract with Simpson Samoa Company.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

10:30 A.M. Public Works

2.                   Potential Effects on Listed Species from County Regulated Activities on County Beaches

ACTION: Hear presentation by representatives from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services on Endangered Species Act as it relates to County-regulated activities on County beaches.Direct staff to continue to meet and confer with representatives of the service to work towards resolution of conflicts between listed species and County regulated activities.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

11:30 A.M. County Administrative Office

3.                   Court Facilities and Courthouse Improvements

ACTION: Approve project in concept.Approve selection or an architect or a request for proposals.Direct that funding for the project be included in the enhanced budget request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa) and Roger Rodoni

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.

This 15-minute portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda that is under the jurisdiction of the Board. It is requested that speakers sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber.

 

1.                   Mark Schaeffer reported on the amount of money he has expended on structural engineering and soils reports and permit applications so that he and his family can legally live in their 300 square foot home.The plan checker said that a family of three (he, his wife and child) could not legally live in a 300 square foot home.His wife is pregnant, so they will soon be a family of four, which will increase the amount of square footage required.Kirk Girard, Director of Community Development Services, said at his administrative abatement hearing that his family could live in a 300 square foot dwelling.He cannot get a loan from a bank because of the determinations made by the permitting agencies.His family is now homeless.His wife lives with in-laws in Fortuna.He lives in Big Lagoon.He has a degree from Humboldt State University in Environmental Technology and he is trying to do everything socially-conscious for a new generation.Mr. Schaeffer stated that Paul Dalka of the Environmental Health Division is irresponsible, has cocaine addiction and "has been screwing a lot of people around."He further stated that Mr. Dalka has lost his application for sewage disposal permit three times.He encouraged the Board to have Mr. Dalka investigated.In closing, he invited all of the Board members to visit his home.Supervisor Paul Kirk said that he will meet with the property owners and representatives of Community Development Services and Environmental Health to attempt closure to this matter.He acknowledged that Mr. Schaeffer has tried his best to comply.

J.                   COST RECOVERY ASSESSMENT HEARING1:30 P.M.

Community Assistant Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Ivan W. Hinshaw; Assessor's Parcel No. 312-151-08

ACTION: Confirm the Findings and Order Confirming Account and Assessment.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Paul Kirk SECOND: Stan Dixon AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission's Action on Application Nos. CUP-99-06, SMP 99-01, and RP 99-01; File No. APN 316-061-11; Willow Creek Area; ROGER BROWN, Applicant

ACTION: Open public hearing and continue same to May 16, 2000 at 1:30 P.M.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Bonnie Neely SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Stan Dixon, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa)

2.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission's Action on Applications Nos. CUP-19-94, SMP-03-94, and RP 03-94; Hydesville Area; JACK NOBLE Applicant

ACTION: Open public hearing and continue same to May 16, 2000 at 3:00 P.M.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Stan Dixon SECOND: Bonnie Neely AYES: Stan Dixon, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: John Woolley (at Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Rosa) and Roger Rodoni

L.                   ADJOURNMENT

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and nine (9) copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 111 of the County Courthouse, 825 5th Street in Eureka (476-2384). Documentation includes, but is not limited to, written correspondence, audio and video tapes, maps, photographs, and petitions. Failure to submit the required number of copies will result in the document/s not being placed in the official record. (Per Board of Supervisors' policy adopted on March 21, 1995.)

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