HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2007

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by [invocator]

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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of USDA-Wildlife Services Agreement No. 08-73-06-0254-RA

RECOMMENDATION: Grant a Waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance; approve Standard Agreement No. 08-73-06-0254-RA between the County of Humboldt and United States Department of Agriculture-Wildlife Services Division (USDA-WS) and authorize the Chair to sign all four (4) copies of the agreement, returning all four copies to the agricultural commissioner's office for further processing.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Certificates of Recognition for Dave Ansley, Fortuna Chamber of Commerce 2006 Citizen of the Year and Wendt Construction, Fortuna Chamber of Commerce 2006 Business of the Year. (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Certificate of Recognition.

3.                   Appointment of Neal I. Sanders to the Human Rights Commission. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment of Neal I. Sanders to the Human Rights Commission.

4.                   Letters of Appreciation to J. Bear Marler and Tracey Christian for their service on the Humboldt County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letters of Appreciation.

5.                   Certificates of Acknowledgment for Soroptimist of Arcata Recognition Awards. (Supervisor John Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Certificates of Acknowledgment.

6.                   Recommendation from the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (ADAB) to remove Danielle Whitmore, Shannon Durbin and Kirk Felhaber from the ADAB Current Roster. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the ADAB recommendation to remove Danielle Whitmore, Shannon Durbin and Kirk Felhaber from the current ADAB roster and instruct the Clerk of the Board to post the vacant positions immediately.

7.                   Appointment of Dana Utman to the Board of Directors of the Jacoby Creek County Water District. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Dana Utman to the Jacoby Creek Water District Board of Directors.

Community Development Services

8.                   Creation of Budget Unit for Community Development Services Natural Resources Planning Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the creation of a Natural Resources Planning budget unit, 1100-289 and approve attached budget and the Revenue and Expense codes associated with the proposed budget.

Cooperative Extension

9.                   Supplemental Budget Request

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:1. Approve a supplemental budget request for the Cooperative Extension budget #1100-632.2. Increase revenue in the University of California Reimbursements account 707017 in the amount of $6,659.3. Increase expenditure appropriations as follows: a. Equipment Maintenance/Repairs account 2112 by $1,100; b. Transportation and Travel account 2125 by $2,859; c. Extra Help account 1400 by $2,700.

County Administrative Office

10.               Authorize the County Administrative Office to sign Contract with College of the Redwoods

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached contract and addendum with College of the Redwoods and authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

11.               Request for 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 extension of extra-help hours for Budget Unit 1170-424 pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Resolution effective immediately as follows:Diana Lubitz, Mental Health Clinician I, to a maximum of 1200 hours.

12.               Appointments to the Medical Staff of Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors acting as the Governing Body of Sempervirens Psychiatric Health Facility and with the Recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Branch Medical Staff Executive Committee approve the re-appointments to the Sempervirens Psychiatric Health Facility to the active Medical Staff with all requested clinical privileges for a two - year term;Orm Analine, MD, Kate M. Bell, MD and Paula Edwalds, MD; and approve the appointments as provisional medical staff to the Sempervirens Psychiatric Health Facility with full provisional privileges for a period of six months for Monir Chaudhry, MD and Theodore Utecht, MD.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

13.               Allocate one Full-Time Administrative Analyst I/II, Fund 1175, Budget Unit #400, Public Health Administration

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the allocation of one full-time Administrative Analyst I/II (Salary Range 333/366, class 0626) position in fund 1175, Budget unit #400 (Public Health Administration) There is no impact to the General Fund.

14.               Approve Children's Health Initiative (CHI) Subcontract with Humboldt Child Care Council in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 413

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and execute the Children's Health Initiative (CHI) Subcontract with Humboldt Child Care Council (HCCC) in fund 1175, Budget Unit 413 - Children's Health.

15.               Approval of Standard Agreement Number 07-65222, Fund 1175, Public Health Branch, Budget Unit 428, Immunization Program, Fiscal Year 2007-2008.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and execute eight copies of Standard Agreement No. 07-65222, Immunization Program, for the period of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, and return all signed copies to Public Health for submission to the State Department of Health Services.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

16.               Extension of Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for Transitional Housing Placement Program Services

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: 1. Approve the extension of the Agreement between the County of Humboldt and Remi Vista, Inc. executed on February 28, 2006 and amended on June 27, 2006 for an additional two years.2. Authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch to send a letter notifying Remi Vista, Inc. that the County is exercising the option to extend the Agreement for two additional years, from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.

Probation

17.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 235, Probation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the supplemental budget for budget unit 235, Probation, in the amount of $26,830 to allow for an update of the Juvenile Hall Needs Assessment Study

Public Works

18.               Freeway Agreement with the State of California Department of Transportation for Alton Interchange to Drake Hill Road

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the resolution approving the execution of a Freeway Agreement for Highway 101 from the Van Duzen River Bridge to 0.1 mile north of Drake Hill Road (post mile56.8 to 58.8) and authorizing the Public Works Director to sign the Agreement.

19.               Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV) Passenger Terminal Expansion and Renovation: Cheppelle Services Agreement, AIP 03-06-0010-30, Project 913270

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to execute all four copies of the Agreement for Project Administrator Services between the County and Renee Chappelle for the Construction portion of the Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV) Passenger Terminal Expansion and Renovation when all required insurances are received.

Sheriff

20.               Approve Appropriation Transfer for Fixed Assets and Establish Fixed Asset Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve fixed asset account 1100-222-8-619, Camera Lens; and 1100-222-8-888, Tactical Gear; and approve appropriation transfer.

21.               Approval of Supplemental Budget in Sheriff's Budget 1100 221

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Auditor/Controller to increase Fixed Asset account 1100-221-8-089, Light bars and approve supplemental budget in Sheriff's budget 1100 221 for the purchase of four (4) light bars for patrol vehicles. The General Fund will not be impacted.

22.               Supplemental Budget in Sheriff's Jail Budget 1100243 to Reimburse Costs for Participation in the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction (MIOCR) Grant

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a supplemental budget in Sheriff's Budget 1100 243 to reimburse participating agencies for costs incurred in participation in the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction (MIOCR) grant program and establish revenue account 1100243 525984 State Grant Funds and expenditure account 1100243 2204 MIOCR.

23.               Establish Fixed Asset Accounts and Increase Expenditure and Revenue Accounts in Sheriff's Budget 1100-243

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:1.Authorize the purchase of and instruct the Auditor/Controller to establish Fixed Asset Account 1100243 8445, Ice Maker in the amount of $2500.00; 1100243-8915, Wood Splitter in the amount of $3,650; 1100243 8473 Weapon - Less than Lethal in the amount of $12,200; and 1100243 8032 monitor - color picture in the amount of $1,287.2.Increase expenditure account 1100243 2317, Office Expense-Equipment in the amount of $5,000; 1100243 2118 Professional Services in the amount of $55,655. 3.Increase revenue account 1100243 572100 in the amount of $214,563 to account for additional revenue from the Southwest Boarder Patrol Initiative (SWBPI).

ELECTIONS

24.               Letter of Support for the PEW Charitable Trust, "Make Voting Work" Grant Application for the Humboldt Transparency Project

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves a Letter of Support for PEW Charitable Trust, "Make Voting Work" grant.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim June 2007 as Grand Jury Awareness Month. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Resolution of Commendation for Vicki Cushman on her Retirement from the Humboldt County Recorder's Office. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Health and Human Services - Social Services

1.                   Approval of Agreement between County of Humboldt and Prevent Child Abuse California for the AmeriCorps CWS Improvement Activities Grant agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the proposed Agreement between Prevent Child Abuse California and County of Humboldt to provide $80,000 in funding for the AmeriCorps CWS Improvement Activities Grant agreement and authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the agreement and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) copies of the agreement to the Director of Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch

2.                   Extension of the Child Welfare Improvement Activities Grants to Community /Family Resource Centers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension of the Child Welfare Improvement Activities Grants with Community/Family Resource Centers from fiscal year 2006/2007 for an additional year, for a total of $300,000 and authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services to execute amendments to grant agreements substantially in the form of the attached sample after approval by Risk Management.

3.                   CalWORKs Grants with Community / Family Resource Centers

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the CalWORKs Grants to Community / Family Resources Centers for fiscal year 2007/2008, for a total of $100,000, and authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to execute grant agreements substantially in the form of the attached sample after approval by Risk Management and County Counsel.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Letter of Support for HR 1424 - "Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007." (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter of Support.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear Report.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

09:30 AM

1.                   Humboldt County Convention & Visitor Bureau Annual Status Report. (Supervisor Neely)

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

09:45 AM

2.                   Proclaim May 20-26, 2007 as National Emergency Medical Services Week & Kris Kelly Memorial Star of Life Awards (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

3.                   Community Health Alliance Annual Update. (Supervisor Woolley)

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

H.                  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.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of County Counsel pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5

I.                     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.

 

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Health and Human Services

1.                   Public Hearing on Transfers of State/Local Program Realignment Funds from Public Health Branch Sub-Account to Mental Health Branch Sub-Account and from Social Services Branch Sub-Account to Mental Health Sub-Account for Fiscal Year 2006-2007

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing, receive public testimony and close the hearing.Find that the decision to make a change in its allocation of Public Health Branch and Social Services Branch realignment monies is based on the most cost effective use of available resources to maximize client outcomes.Direct the Clerk of the Board to send a certified copy of these findings to the Department of Health and Human Services; Direct DHHS to forward a document containing this finding to the State Controller; Direct the Auditor-Controller to transfer ten percent (10%) of state/local program realignment funds from the Public Health Branch sub-account to mental Health Branch sub-account and direct the Auditor-Controller to ten percent (10%) of state/local program realignment funds from the Social Services Branch sub-account to Mental Health Branch sub-account.

K.                  OPTIONAL ITEM

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.)

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.