HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 06, 2008

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM

1.                   Letter of Support for Byrne Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) Program.  (Consent)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to send a letter of support to Congressman Mike Thompson, Senator Dianne Feinstein, and Senator Barbara Boxer.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim May 10, 2008 as the National Association of Letter Carriers' Food Drive Day in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim May 2008 as "Mental Health Month." (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Proclaim May 6th - 12th as Nurses Week in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Geist)

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

1.                   Resolution Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of Humboldt State University's Youth educational Services. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Resigning Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (ADAB) Member Becky Tanenhaus. (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

3.                   Proclaim May 2, 2008 as George H. Allen Day in Recognition of the Naming of the HSU Wildlife and Fisheries Building, #122 in his Honor. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Proclamation.

4.                   Letter of Thanks to CA Dept. of Rehabilitation Director Tony Sauer, and Certificate of Recognition to the CA Dept. of Rehabilitation Eureka Unit of the Redwood Empire Region. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Thanks and Certificate of Recognition.

5.                   Continuation of Emergency - Closure of Martin's Ferry Bridge.

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, Per Resolution #07-87 remains in effect until May 20, 2008.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Board Orders from April 22, 2008 Board of Supervisors Meeting

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order, and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

County Administrative Office

7.                   Request to have Cell Phones and Accessories Declared as Surplus.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the request from the Communications Division of the County Administrative Office to declare the supply of used cell phones and accessories as surplus and have the Purchasing Agent dispose of them.

8.                   Allocation of Senior IT Systems Administrator position.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the forty-hour class of Senior IT Systems Administrator, salary range 341 (class 0126, unit 1) into the classification plan, and allocate on full-time position in budget unit 118 (salary range 341, class 0126) effective upon approval.

County Counsel

9.                   Overlap Deputy County Counsel Position

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an overlap of 2-1/2 weeks (May 14 - June 2, 2008) for the position of Deputy County Counsel IV (salary range 489, class 0600, pos #06), effective May 14, 2008, pursuant to Section 7 of the Salary Resolution (4/5 vote required).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

10.               Allocate two full-time Psychiatric Mid-Level Practitioners in Budget Unit 424.

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors approve the allocation of two full-time Psychiatric Mid Level Practitioners (salary range 450, class 0912) in budget unit 424 effective the beginning of the biweekly pay period following approval.

11.               Approval for Community Provider for Mental Health Services Act Programs

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the agreement with Particular Council of the Redwood Region of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for distribution and administration of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Housing Set aside funds for MHSA Full Service Partners and/or clients of MHSA programs.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

12.               Approval of Budget Revision and Amendment to Agreement with California Department of Public Health for HIV Prevention Program and Early Intervention Program, Fund 1175, Fiscal Years 2007-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Amendment A01 to Agreement Number 07-65050 with the California Department of Public Health; Authorize the chair to sign the first page of the standard agreement amendment packages; Authorize the Public Health Branch Director to sign three copies of the first page of amendment A01 to the HIV Prevention Program Memorandum of Understanding and three copies of the first page of amendment A01 to the Early Intervention Program Memorandum of Understanding; Approve a budget revision in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #402, Budget Unit #437 and Budget Unit448; Approve the new Budget Unit #449 in Fund 1175 and direct the Auditor-Controller to create the budget.

13.               Agreement with the California Department of Health Services for the California Violent Death Reporting System and approve the supplemental budget for Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400, Fiscal Year 2007-08.7

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the Public Health Branch Director to sign the agreement with the California Department of Health Services for the California Violent Death Reporting System and approve the supplemental budget for Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400, Fiscal Year 2007-08.

14.               Approve Agreement between California State University at Northridge and DHHS, Public Health Branch, California Children’s' Services, Medical Therapy Unit for an intern Physical Therapy Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between California State University at Northridge and the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch, Medical Therapy Unit for an intern Physical Therapy Program for the period of May 19, 2008 through May 19, 2011 or three years.

15.               Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch and North Coast Emergency Medical Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Public Health Branch Director to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch and North Coast Emergency medical Services for the distribution of Pediatric Richie fund; approve the supplemental budget and direct the Auditor/Controller to adjust the budget in fund 1175, budget Until #410, Emergency Medical Services.

16.               California Department of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to sign three originals of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Agreement for funding period of August 31, 2007 through August 9, 2008.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

17.               Lease at 23 Fifth Street for Department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch, Public Guardian.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve lease with Christopher and Marie Wilkins for office space for the Public Guardian at 23 Fifth Street and authorize the Chairperson to execute the originals of the lease.

Library Services

18.               Memorandum of Agreement with Access Humboldt for the provision of Community Broadband and wireless networking services to the public at the Eureka Main Library and the Rio Dell Branch Library in the City of Rio Dell.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Memorandum of Agreement with Access Humboldt; Accept the non-cash gift donation of Access Humboldt Services as detailed in the Memorandum of Agreement and authorize Victor Zazueta, Director of Library Services to sign three copies of the Memorandum of Agreement.

19.               Temporary Closure of the Rio Dell Branch Library.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the temporary closure of the Rio Dell branch Library in the community of Rio Dell for remodeling.

Probation

20.               Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Daily Detention Bed Rate for the Northern California Regional Facility.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Northern California Regional Facility daily detention bed rate in the amount of $171.89 for all referring counties.

21.               Extension of Extra Help Hours for Laval Lau

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors extend Laval Lau's extra help employment by 300 hours to a maximum of 1260 hours for Fiscal Year 2007/2008, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

22.               Agreement with Shasta County for Participation in Assessments.com Consortium.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chief Probation officer to sign the agreement with Shasta County for the purpose of accessing Assessments.com licenses and participating in the training and implementation of Assessments.com risk/needs tools through Shasta County.

Public Defender

23.               Request for Extension of Extra-Help Hours.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Cathy Dreyfuss, Deputy Public Defender, by 500 hours to a maximum of 1460 hours for Fiscal Year 2007/2008, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Public Works

24.               License Agreement with Alderpoint Volunteer Fire Department.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors find that the License with the Alderpoint Volunteer Fire Department is in the public interest in that the parcel will be used for the storage of fire fighting equipment for the residents of the Alderpoint area; find that the interest of land to be used by the Alderpoint Volunteer Fire Department pursuant to the terms of the License will not substantially conflict or interfere with the use of the property by County; Approve and authorize the chairperson to execute the License Agreement in duplicate with the Alderpoint Volunteer Fire Department.

25.               Construction of McKinleyville Avenue and Washington Avenue (C4L925) Overlay and Rehabilitation at PM 0.02 to 1.61, Project No. RPL-5904 (077), Contract No. 202702

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, Between Granite Construction Co., Contractor, and Humboldt County for the asphalt base and rehabilitation on McKinleyville Avenue from the High School to Hiller Road.

26.               Supplemental Budget for the Dowd Road Portion of the Martin's Ferry Bridge Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the following supplemental budget to provide finds for the Dowd Road portion of the Martin's Ferry Project: Revenue: 1200-325-523-172 - $2,750,000; Expenditures:  1200-325-2-155 - $2,750,000.

27.               Federal Apportionment Exchange and State Match Program for Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Funds.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign three copies of Agreement No. X08-5904 (093).

28.               Construction of Sidewalks on Central Ave. (4L800) at PM 1.76-2.63 and Murray Rd. (3M020) at PM 0.87-0.98, Project No. SR2S-5904 (081), Contract No. 204801.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department between DANCO, Contractor, and Humboldt County for the construction of sidewalks on Central Ave. and Murray Rd; Approve the final claim for payment as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor Controller, in the amount of $21,824.48. This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

29.               Extension of lease for Public Works Sign Shop and Vehicle Storage.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a one year extension of the lease with Charlene J. Lundblade and Ron B. Lundblade for property located at 112 W Third Street, Eureka, CA; Authorize Real Property to send a notice to the Lessor that County is exercising the option to extend the lease.

Sheriff

30.               Request for Waiver of 960 Hour Limit for Extra Help Correctional Officer Lori Marriott Pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an increase in extra help hours for Correctional Officer Lori Marriott from 960 Hours to 1260 Hours pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Discuss Workshop Format and Dates to Address Low and Very Low Income Housing Needs.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report and receive public comment; Select workshop date and time (Staff recommends Monday, June 16 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm); Select workshop format; Select workshop venue.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN (None)

 

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

4.                   Standing Item -- Conference with Legal Counsel on Pending, Threatened or Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

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 - (NONE SCHEDULED)

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works

1.                   Formation of Permanent Road Division (PRD) No. 1000, Zone No. 005 and Imposition of Parcel Charges for Hidden Meadow Subdivision, McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing regarding the formation of Permanent Road Division No. 1000, Zone No. 005 and the setting of a special parcel charge for maintenance of roads for Hidden Meadow Subdivision, receive public testimony and continue the Public Hearing and Election to June 10, 2008 at 1:45 p.m.

L.                   OPTIONAL ITEM

M.                 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.