HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2008
A. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
B. SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS
RECOMMENDATION: Approve modification of Board Order F-1(a) from the April 8, 2008 Board of Supervisors Meeting.
C. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
1. National Public Safety Telecommunications Week Observed April 13 through April 19, 2008. (Supervisor Smith)
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.
2. Resolution Commending the Child Abuse Services Team (CAST). (Supervisor Neely)
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.
3. Proclaim April 7th through 11th, 2008 as Public Health Week in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Woolley)
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.
D. 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
RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, Per Resolution No. 07-87 remains in effect until April 22, 2008.
Clerk of the Board
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair to sign the minute book in accordance with the California Government Code Section 25103.
Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch
RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors authorize and approve an ambulance services rate increase for Services Area I, Arcata-Mad River Ambulance, effective upon approval.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoint Bill Connors to replace Roy Comer as the Technical Expert Representative to the IHP with a term to expire April 1, 2012.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the 40 hours class of Translator/Interpreter (salary range 290, class 0495) unit 1into the classification plan effective immediately.
6. Authorize Temporary Increase in Pay for Public Health Office Assistant Diana Plant, as though she had been Promoted to Senior Office Assistant Pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.
RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors authorize a temporary salary adjustment for Diana Plant, Office Assistant II (class 0179B), position 02, range 255) as if promoted to Senior Office Assistant (class 0135, range 290) for the period beginning October 8, 2007 and ending February 23, 3008, for a total of eleven (11) pay periods pursuant to section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.
Law Library Trustees
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the extension of extra help hours for Stephanie Richter, Senior Office Assistant, not to exceed 1,920 hours (Trust Fund #3600-000-7000), pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Salary Resolution effective immediately.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the County of Siskiyou regarding Siskiyou County providing Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer services to Humboldt County and authorize the County Administrative Officer to execute the memorandum of Understanding.
RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Juan Escobedo, Stephanie Mayr, and Ross Rasmussen, Juvenile Corrections Officers, to 1440 hours through June 30, 2008, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the following projects for funding through the Propositions 1B Local Streets and Roads Allocation to Humboldt County for Fiscal Year 07/08 ($3,232,409.15).
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chairperson of the Board to execute the Branded Airport Dealer Supply Contract with Chevron Products Company.
RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors Authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise and distribute the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from firms for survey support during the construction of Old Arcata Road (3K300) improvements. Further, authorize the Director to negotiate with the selected firm to develop a contract for review and authorization by the Board of Supervisors.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the adoption of Resolution No. ___ authorizing the Chair or Sheriff to execute necessary actions relating to the Homeland Security Grant Program for a Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS); Authorize the Chair to sign the Certification of Resolution No. ____.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Resolution No. ____ for sale of properties tax-defaulted, subject to sale.
E. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; receive public comment and discuss staff report and proposed revisions; and approve revised schedule.
F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
1. Criteria for Selecting At-Large Members to the Code Enforcement Task Force. (Supervisor Geist)
RECOMMENDATION: Approve criteria for selection of At-Large Members to the Code Enforcement Task Force.
G. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
1. North Coast Clinics Network Presentation on the Status of their Budget. (Supervisor Neely)
RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and take appropriate action, if required.
10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and approve LCCPC state funding priorities for child care.
10:15 am - DHHS - Social Services
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency† (RCAA) to provide CalWORKS Welfare-to-Work Program employment services to families referred from the Social Services Branch and authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement.
H. CLOSED SESSION
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 Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (a), County of Humboldt v. Robert C. Mckee; Humboldt Superior Court Case No. DR020825
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. ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS
K. PUBLIC HEARINGS
L. OPTIONAL ITEM
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.