HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 08, 2007

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

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.

Community Development Services

1.                   Agreement for Consultant Services for Environmental Impact Report, Foothills California Inc. and Supplemental Budget (277) for Planning Division.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to execute the "Agreement" between County and Foothills California, Inc. (applicant) and Robert Booher Consulting (consultant) for Consulting Services for an Environmental Impact Report for Foothill's gas well drilling project in the Alton area.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Travel and Meal Policy and Enabling Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ___

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

3.                   Approval of First Amendment to Service Agreement with Willow Glen Care Center for the Provision of Half-Day Rehabilitation and Residential Care Services to Authorized Medi-Cal Beneficiaries for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 and 2007-2008

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to approve the First Amendment to Service Agreement between Willow Glen Care Center and the Humboldt County mental Health Plan, Humboldt County Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care for the provision of Half-Day Rehabilitation and Residential Care Services to Authorized Medi-Cal eligible beneficiaries to increase contract value for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 to $86,000 for Half-Day Rehabilitation Services per fiscal year and increase to $111,000 for Residential Care Services mental Health Administration budget unit 1170-424

4.                   Approved of a Revised Memorandum of Understanding with Humboldt County Office of Education for Children's Mental Health Services

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the attached revised agreement between Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch and Humboldt County Office of Education and authorize the Mental Health Branch Director of the Department of Health and Human Services or designee to sign the attached revised agreement.

5.                   Request Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Budget Unit 1170-424- Mental Health Branch Administration

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extensions of extra-help hours for Budget Unit 1170-424 pursuant to section 7 of Humboldt County Resolution effective immediately as follows: Dawn Hickox, Office Assistant, to a maximum of 1800 hours.

6.                   Request Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Budget Unit 1170-424- Mental Health Branch Administration

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extensions of extra-help hours for Budget Unit 1170-424 pursuant to section 7 of Humboldt County Resolution effective immediately as follows: Kelsey Larson Office Assistant, to a maximum of 1400 hours.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

7.                   Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council (HCCC) for Stage One Child Care Services for CalWORKs/WtW participants for Fiscal Year 2007-2008

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the proposed Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council (HCCC) to provide Stage One Child Care Services to all CalWORKs recipient who are referred by Social Services Branch (SSB).

8.                   Extension of Family Preservation Services Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of the Agreement between County of Humboldt and Humboldt Child Care Council, executed on June 27, 2006, for an additional year; authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services to send a letter notifying Humboldt Child Care Council that the County is exercising the option to extend the Agreement for an additional year, from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board Agenda Item to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.

9.                   Extension of Family Specialist Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of the Agreement between County of Humboldt and Humboldt Child Care Council, executed on June 13, 2006, for and additional year; authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services to send a letter notifying Humboldt Child Care Council that the County is exercising the option to extend the Agreement for an additional year, from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board Agenda Item to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.

10.               Approval of Extension of the Agreement between the County of Humboldt and American Star Security Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of the Agreement between the County of Humboldt and American Star Security Corporation, for an additional year, to provide security services to the Department of Health and Human Services; authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch to send a letter notifying American Star Security Corporation that the County is exercising the option to extend the Agreement for and additional year, from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board Agenda Item to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch.

11.               Approve and Establish Fixed Asset Amounts and Approve Budget Appropriation Transfer for Social Services Budget Unit 1160-511

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and establish line items and fixed asset accounts; 1160-511 8-137 Paper Shredders (8) and approve the attached Budget Appropriation Transfer.

Public Works

12.               Invitation for Proposal to Develop Private, Corporate and Executive Hangars at the Arcata/Eureka Airport

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and distribute an Invitation for Proposal (IFP) to develop private hangars at the Arcata/Eureka Airport; authorize the Public Works Director to issue addendum to the IFP as necessary for clarification and response to questions; authorize staff to review proposals in accordance with the IFP and return to the Board with recommendations.

13.               Construction of General Aviation Ramp at Arcata-Eureka Airport, Project No. AIP 3-06-0010-25, Contract No. 913250

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Number 3 for the total amount of $52,940.81.

14.               Request for Qualifications for Plan Check, Map Check, and Subdivision Inspection Services

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and distribute a Request for Qualifications for plan check, map check, and subdivision inspection services to meet peak workflow demand.

15.               Grant Agreement for Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached resolution approving the grant agreement with the State Coastal Conservancy for preparation of a Salt River Enhancement Plan and Authorizing the Director of Public Works or his designee to sign the grant agreement.

Sheriff

16.               Authorization to Submit an Application for Fiscal Year 2007 Emergency Management Performance Grand (EMPG) to the State Office of Emergency Services, and Signature Authority

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Sheriff's Office to submit an application for fiscal year 2007 Emergency Management Performance grant (EMPG); Authorize the Chair to sign the Governing Body Resolution and certification naming the Chair and the Sheriff as authorized agents to execute the actions necessary for obtaining financial assistance and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the completed documents to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell for further processing.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Approval of the Headwaters Fund Board's Loan Award of $448,000 to support the Humboldt Waste Management Authority Cummings Road Landfill Closure Project

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the Headwaters Fund Board's recommended CIF loan of $448,000 to support the Humboldt Waste Management Authority Cummings Road Landfill closure project and Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the loan contract when completed, after review and approval by County Counsel and the Risk Management Director/Deputy CAO.

2.                   Final Grant Application and Acceptance of Funds, Economic Development Administration, Economic Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; review grant application to the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Economic Adjustment program for $150,000 to build regional industry networks and initiatives based on the Targets of Opportunity emerging industries report; and adopt resolution no. ___ authorizing the submittal of the final grant application to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration for up to $245,000 and authorizing the Community Development Services Director to sign all grant agreements and contracts pursuant to executing the program.

Public Works

1.                   Temporary Closure of Clam Beach County Park to Vehicles

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works per Section 271-13 of the County Code to temporarily close Clam Beach County Park to vehicles, with accommodations for morning clamming, during the following periods: May 26 - May 28, 2007 (Memorial Day); July 3 - July 5, 2007 (Fourth of July); and September 1 - September 3, 2007 (Labor Day).

2.                   Mad River Bluffs Emergency Watershed Protection - Indemnification of County

RECOMMENDATION: Request that the participating property owners sign an agreement that contains an indemnification clause for the County in the event of future litigation related to the Mad River Bluff project and limits County responsibility for maintenance, direct County Staff to suspend work on this project until property owners agree to indemnify the County, and once all property owners have signed the indemnification agreements, direct Public Works and County Counsel staff to negotiate an agreement defining costs, long term maintenance and any required mitigation resulting from the permitting process and defining roles and responsibilities of all parties.

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 Reports.

F.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors -- 9:30 AM

1.                   Proclaim May 8, 2007 as National Association of Letter Carriers' Food Drive Day in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

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 -- Conference with Legal Council on Pending, Threatened or Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

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.                   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

7.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), David Elsebusch v. County of Humboldt et al, Humboldt Superior Court Case No. CV070328

8.                   It is the Intention of the board of supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the Position of Community Development Services Director Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.

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 by 1:25 p.m.

 

I.                     OPTIONAL ITEM

J.                   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.