HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution Supporting SB 773 (Wiggins) Carriers of Livestock/Limitation Access

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Meeting Attendance at Upcoming HCAOG Meeting on March 29, 2007

RECOMMENDATION:

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Recognition for Lola Marie Cathey, Barbara Nelson, Kiley Eicholtz, Robin Palmer, Brandi Crivello and Nickee Shaw - Certificates of Acknowledgment presented by Soroptimist International of Eel River Valley. (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the certificates.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of Board Order D-2 from March 13,2007 Meeting.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order D-2.

Community Development Services

3.                   Re-appoint Dan Opalach to the Headwaters Fund Board

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Re-appoint Daniel Opalach to the Headwaters Fund Board.

4.                   Waiver of 960 Hour Limit for Extra Help Employee Soran Anderson

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Approve the waiver of 960 hour limit to extra help employee Soran Anderson up to 1920 hours, pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Local Fire District Allocation for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 for the Arcata, Blue Lake, Ferndale, Petrolia Fire Protection Districts; and Shelter Cove and Weott Community Services Districts

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair of the Board to execute agreements with the Arcata, Blue Lake, Ferndale and Petrolia Fire Protection Districts and the Weott and Shelter Cove Community Services Districts for revenue sharing of the County's Proposition 172 funding.

6.                   Establishment of Trust Fund to Benefit the Humboldt County Animal Shelter (Proposition 172 - $22,271)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors request the Auditor/Controller to establish Trust Fund 3649 - Animal Shelter.

7.                   Approval of Funding Recommendations of the Center for Facility Advancement Steering Committee

RECOMMENDATION: 1. That the Board of Supervisors approve the following expenditures: a. Up to $132,000 to replace windows and screening in Juvenile Hall; b. Up to $52,000 to replace toilets in Juvenile Hall; c.Up to $40,000 to refurbish the public restrooms on the first floor of the Eureka Courthouse; d.Up to $15,000 for maintenance of the redwood siding on the Eureka Library.

2.Approve the related transfer of funding from the Center for Facility†††††††††† Advancement budget to the Capital Projects budget.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

8.                   Agreement Between Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch and Redwood Community Action Agency to Create a Mental Health Wellness Center for Fiscal Years 2006/2007 and 2007/2008

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency to create a Mental Health Wellness Center for Fiscal Years 2006/2007 and 2007/2008.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

9.                   Agreement with Marin County Department of Health and Human Services and Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign three (3) copies of the agreement concerning Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA), Targeted Case Management (TCM), and Medi-Cal Administrative Activities Coordination for Targeted Case Management (MAA/TCM) between the County of Humboldt and Marin County for the period beginning July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007.

10.               Approve a FTE increase in Fund 1175, Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch, Budget Unit 460, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, for a Health Client Services Worker Position

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an increase in FTE from .80 FTE to 1.0 FTE for the Health Client Services Worker position (Salary Range 278, Class 1573, Position No. 004) in Budget Unit 460 currently occupied by Basha Richter effective the beginning of the bi-weekly pay period following approval.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

11.               Donate CalWORKS Vehicle to County Motor Pool for Capitalization, Maintenance and Insurance

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the donation of one (1) CalWORKS program 2007 Impala to the County Motor Pool for capitalization, maintenance, and insurance.

12.               Approve the Agreement between Humboldt County and the California Statewide Automated Welfare System Consortium Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for California Statewide Automated Welfare System Consortium IV.

13.               Approval and Execution of Amendment to UC Davis Training Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the amendment to contract in the amount of $102,000.00 with the University of California, Davis, for the provision of training to DHHS-SSB staff; authorize the Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors to execute two (2) copies of the amendment and return them to the DHHS-SSB Director.

Library Services

14.               Temporary Salary Increase for Librarian II, Debra Hill

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve a temporary salary increase of 20 ranges for Librarian II, Debra Hill, Beginning March 11, 2007 and continuing until the vacant Library Division Manager position is filled or June 17, 2007 whichever occurs first, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

15.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours in Budget Unit 621, Library for Fiscal Year 2006-2007

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra-help hours for Pat Smith, Children's Outreach Coordinator to a maximum of 1600 hours; Sarah Crawford, Page and Carol Waller, Office Assistant to a maximum of 1400 hours for fiscal year 2006-2007 in budget Unit #621, Library, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Personnel

16.               Amendment to Agreement with the City of Eureka Regarding Vision and Dental Insurance Coverage

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Amendment to the City of Eureka and County of Humboldt Vision and Dental Insurance Agreement and Authorize the County Personnel Director to execute the Amendment to the City of Eureka and County of Humboldt Vision and Dental Insurance Agreement.

Probation

17.               Supplemental Budget for Department 234, Juvenile Hall and Establish Fixed Asset Line-Item

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the following: 1.Increase Revenue Account 1100 234 705800, Transfer from Trust; in the amount of $5,184.2.Establish Fixed Asset Expenditure Line-Item 1100 234 8-451, Oven, in the amount of $5,184.

Public Works

18.               Freeway Maintenance Agreement with the State of California Department of Transportation for the Hammond Trail between Murry Road and Letz Avenue.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No.___ approving the execution of a Freeway Maintenance Agreement for the proposed Hammond Trail Bicycle and Pedestrian Path between Murray Road and Letz Avenue and authorizing the Public Works Director to sign

19.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Michael Layton

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra-help hours for Michael Layton by 200 hours to a maximum of 1160 hours for Fiscal Year 2006-2007, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

20.               Transportation Security Administration Supplemental Lease Agreement #4 to Lease GS-09B-01254

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RECOMMENDATION: Grant a waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance, Authorize the Chairperson to sign and execute the Supplemental Lease Agreement to Real Property for Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Treasurer-Tax Collector

21.               Auction of Tax-Defaulted Properties

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 07-23 for sale of properties tax-defaulted, subject to sale.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Community Input Opportunities on Humboldt County Solid Waste System

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the staff report.

Community Development Services

IHSS Public Authority

2.                   Donate Public Authority Vehicle to County Motor Pool

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adjourn as Humboldt County Board of Supervisors and Convene as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and consider the following agenda: a.Approve the donation of one (1) Public Authority In-Home Supportive Services program 2007 Jeep Liberty SUV to the County Motor Pool for capitalization, maintenance and insurance.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters

RECOMMENDATION: Hear Report

F.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 AM - Child Support Services

1.                   Presentation by the California Department of Child Support Services to the County of Humboldt Recognizing the County's Child Support Services Department as one of the Top Ten Performing Counties. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report and take appropriate action, if required.

10:00 AM - Community Development Services

1.                   Coastal Development Permit Consolidation

RECOMMENDATION: Receive Staff Report and accept public comment; adopt Resolution No. ___approve the consolidation of the CalTrans Mad River Bridge Coastal Development Permit and delegating to the Community Development Services Director the authority to request a consolidated Coastal Development Permit (CDP) application pursuant

10:30 AM - Board of Supervisors

2.                   Proclaim March 2007 as "Jazz Festival Appreciation Month" and Commendations for Sponsors of the 2007 Redwood Coast Jazz Festival. (Supervisor Neely)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Standing Item -- Report from Prior Closed Session (if required)

2.                   Standing Item -- Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Review the County's Position and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Personnel.

3.                   Standing Item-- Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

4.                   Standing Item -- Adjourn as County Board of Supervisors and Reconvene as Humboldt County Public Authority Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Conference with Labor Negotiator.It is the Intention of the Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority to meet in Closed Session to have a conference with its Labor Negotiator to review and instruct designated representatives with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to represented and unrepresented personnel of the Humboldt County Public Authority

5.                   Standing Item -- Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (a), County of Humboldt v. Robert C. Mckee; Humboldt Superior Court Case No. DR020825

6.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider the appointment for the position of County Librarian pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.

7.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), Humboldt Sunshine, Inc. v. County of Humboldt et al, Humboldt Superior Court Case No. CV070159.

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.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.

 

K.                  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.)

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.