HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 05, 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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 07-0035 with State Department of Food and Agriculture for Petroleum Products Compliance and Weightmaster Enforcement Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Grant a Waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance, and Approve Standard Agreement No. 07-0035 and authorize the Chair to sign the first page and additional single cover page of the agreement package as well as the Contractor Certification form and, Return all original signed documents along with a Board Order authorizing execution to the Humboldt County Department of Agriculture for further processing.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution to commemorate the sacrifices of our Nation's Armed Forces -and to observe Memorial Day. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of Board Orders from the Board of Supervisors Meeting of May 15, 2007

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

Community Development Services

4.                   Agreement for Consultation Services for Environmental Impact Report, Pacific Lumber Company's Scotia Town Plan 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 Pacific Lumber Company (Applicant) and SHN Consulting (Consultant) for Consulting Services for an Environmental Impact Report for Pacific Lumber Company's General Plan Amendment, Zone Reclassification and Community Services District Formation for the Town of Scotia; Authorize a trust fund account (account 3575) to be used as an escrow account for depositing payments from the applicant for consulting services and for paying expenditures of consultant for consulting service; Authorize an increase in Professional Services Expense Account Number 1100-277-2-118 in the amount of $10,000; Authorize the costs to be offset by an increase in Revenue Account Number 1100-277-608-0861 (EIR Consultant) in the amount of $10,000; Authorize the deposit of $6,353.38 into Humboldt County Planning Services Revenue Account Number 1100-277-608-000 by the Applicant to reimburse the County for estimated staff costs to be incurred in processing the proposed project.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Workers Compensation Coverage - Blue Lake Fire Protection District

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Authorize the Chair to sign the attached Memorandum of Understanding for adding Blue Lake Fire Protection District to the program effective July 1, 2007; and approve Resolution No. ___ to add Blue Lake Fire Protection District to the County's primary and excess workers compensation policies as a covered party/named insured.

6.                   Workers' Compensation Coverage - Weott Community Services District

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached Memorandum of Understanding for adding Weott Community Services District to the program effective July 1, 2007; and approve Resolution No.___ to add Weott Community Services District to the County's primary and excess workers compensation policies as a covered party/named insured.

7.                   Approval of Center for Technology Advancement Funding Recommendations

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the supplemental budget to expend $131,765 from the Center for Technology Advancement to purchase the necessary programs.

County Counsel

8.                   Overlap Deputy County Counsel Position

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an overlap of 4 weeks for the position of Deputy County Counsel I, II, IV (salary range 389 to 487, class 0600), effective June 25, 2007, and approve an appropriation transfer from contingencies, account # 1100-990-2-010 to County Counsel salary & wages, line item #1100-121-1-100, in amount of $7,030, pursuant to Section 7 of the Salary Resolution. There will be an impact to the General Fund of $7,030.

District Attorney

9.                   Execution of Joint Powers Agreement with Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for FY 2007-09 - Victim Witness

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ______ and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Standard Agreement with the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for FY 2007-2009 in the amount of $271,548 and the Certification and grant waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance.(General Fund - State Grant Funds)

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Approval of Agreements for Early Intervention Program (EIP) Services, Fund 1175, Fiscal Year

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve agreements with Open Door Community Health Centers and Redwoods Rural Health Center for Early Intervention Program (EIP) services; Authorize the Chair to sign page ten (10) and two (2) additional copies of page ten (10) of each agreement.

11.               Approval of Agreements for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) services, Fund 1175, Fiscal Year 2006-2007

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve agreements with North Coast AIDS Project, Redwoods Rural Health Center and St. Joseph Home Care - Humboldt County for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) services, and authorize the Chair to sign page ten (10) and two (2) additional copies of page ten (10) of each agreement.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

12.               Approve Agreement between County of Humboldt and Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. for Operation of a Shelter Program for Applicants and Recipients of General Relief.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the proposed agreement between County of Humboldt and Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. for $47,900 to operate a shelter program for homeless applicants and recipients of the County's General Relief Program from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the agreement.

13.               Approval and Execution of UC Davis Training Contracts

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors grant a waiver of the provisions of the Humboldt County Nuclear Free Ordinance, approve the contracts in the amounts of $112,200 and $17,000 with the University of California, Davis for the provision of training to DHHS-SSB staff and authorize the Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors to execute two (2) copies of each contract and return them to the DHHS-SSB Director for forwarding to UCD for completion. There will be no impact to the General Fund.

Personnel

14.               Renewal of Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Personnel Director to execute the attached Test use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services. There will be an impact to the General Fund of approximately $9,200.

Probation

15.               Extension of Extra Help Hours Past the 960 Hour Limit

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Colin Moxon, Juvenile Corrections Officer to 1440 hours through June 30, 2007, per section 7 of the Salary Resolution.

16.               Supplemental Budget for Adult Drug Court

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached supplemental budget for budget unit 1100-245 (Adult Drug Court).There will be no impact to the General Fund.

17.               Accelerated Step Increase for Stephanie Chavez

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an accelerated step increase to Step C for Stephanie Chavez, Juvenile Corrections Office, effective beginning the bi-weekly pay period following Board Approval pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

18.               Extension of Extra Help Hours Past the 1980 Hour Limit

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Rachel Snider-Marsh, Juvenile Corrections Officer to 2080 hours through June 30, 2007, per Section 7 of the Salary Resolution.

Public Works

19.               Administering Agency - State Agreement No. 01-5904 Master Agreement for the Federal Aid Projects and Delegation to Public Works Director to Sign Program Supplemental Agreements

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Authorize their Chair to sign the revised Administering Agency - State Agreement No. 01-5904 Master Agreement and to delegate to the Director or Acting Director of Public Works the authority to sign all Master Agreements, Program Supplemental Agreements, Fund Exchange Agreements, Fund Transfer Agreements and/or any amendments thereto with the California Department of Transportation

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Approval of Agreements with State of California to Transfer Responsibility for Maintenance and Replacement of Court Facilities for the County to the State

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached "Transfer of Responsibility Agreement" and associated "Joint Occupancy Agreement" and the "Memorandum of Joint Occupancy Agreement" and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the agreements and to have the Memorandum notarized.

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 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS (Approximately 30 minutes)

1.                   Prop 50 Regional Integrated Water Management Plan Update. (Supervisor Smith)

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

10:30 a.m.- BOARD OF SUPERVISORS (Approximately 1 1/2 Hours)

1.                   Tsunami Preparedness Update. (Supervisor Neely)

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

1:45 - COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

2.                   Presentation of Fiscal Year 2007-08 Proposed Budget

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and review the Proposed FY 2007-08 Budget; Continue the budget discussions to the public hearings scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2007 (1:30 pm and 6:00 pm); Direct the County Administrative Officer to return to the Board on June 26, 2007, to consider adoption of the final budget for FY 2007-2008 and take other action as appropriate.

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.                   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

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.                     ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS

Code Enforcement Unit

1.                   County vs. Dale Giulieri AP# 106-021-056

RECOMMENDATION: Pursuant to the provisions of Humboldt County Code sections 351-21 and 351-22 find the conditions of the property of the subject premises constitute a public nuisance; order the property owner to abate all violations on or before August 1, 2007, including a final inspection by the Code Enforcement Unit; order that in the event such abatement is not commence, prosecuted and completed by the property owner within the terms set by the Board, that the Code Enforcement Unity shall be empowered and authorized to abate such nuisance, and shall return to the board for its consideration of an appropriation to abate such nuisance, and that the costs of abatement shall become a lien on the subject property.

J.                   OPTIONAL ITEM

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.