HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2008

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS

1.                   Approve the Agreement with Sonoma County for Public Health Laboratory Director Services

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch Director to sign the agreement with Sonoma County for Public Health Laboratory Director services for the period of the effective date to June 30, 2009; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return five (5) copies of agreement with signature pages to the Public Health Branch for Transmittal to Sonoma County.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Certificate of Recognition for Nancy Frost, First 5 Humboldt Volunteer. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Certificate of Recognition.

2.                   Certificate of Recognition for the Humboldt Association of Realtors. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Certificate of Recognition.

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.                   Certificate of Achievement for Colby Hay for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify authorization for Chair to sign Certificate of Achievement.

2.                   Continuation of Emergency - Closure of Martin's Ferry Bridge. (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, Per Resolution # 07-87 remains in effect until July 1, 2008.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of June 9, 2008.

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.

Community Development Services

4.                   Release from Conveyance and Agreement to Allow Construction of Secondary Dwelling Units on Lots 15, 16, 17, and 18 (Currently APN 510-142-15, -16, -17, -18, respectively) of the NORTH PARK ESTATES Final Map Subdivision; File No.:  APN 510-141-04 et al.; Case No.:  FMS-02-04 McKinleyville Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: 1) Consider the applications.  2) Authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Quitclaim and Partial Reconveyance (for Development Restrictions) for Lots 15, 16, 17, 18 of the NORTH PARK ESTATES Final Map Subdivision (Attachment A; Attachment B).  3) Direct the Community Development Services - Planning Division to record copies of the Quitclaim and Partial Reconveyance (for Development Restrictions).  4) Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant and any other interested party.  (There will be no impact on the General Fund.)

5.                   Resolution Accepting Program Year 2008-09 Title I Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Subgrant, Registration Number R970536; Authorizing the Chair of the Board to Sign the Subgrant; and, Delegating Signature Authority for Fiscal Documents to the Community Development Services Director and for Administrative Documents to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Executive Director.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) Receive the staff report.  2) Adopt the attached Resolution, No.____, (Attachment 1), accepting Program Year 2008-09 Title I WIA Subgrant, Registration Number R970536.  3) Authorize and direct the Chair of the Board to sign the Subgrant Agreement (Attachment 2; Attachment 3). 4)  Authorize and direct the Community Development Services Director to sign fiscal documents, including contracts utilizing these funds after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, per the Separation of Duties Assignment adopted September 27, 2005 (attachment 4).  5) Authorize and direct the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Executive Director to sign administrative documents as required by the State of California Employment Development Department, per the separation of duties assignment adopted on September 27, 2005.  6) Direct the Clerk of the Board to return the signed Subgrant Agreement (6 copies) to WIB Administrative Secretary for submission to the State.

Conflict Counsel

6.                   Lease Agreement with Mark Carter for Office Space for the Conflict Counsel's Office at 931 Third Street.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Second Amendment to Lease for 931 Third Street, Eureka, extending the lease through June 30, 2011 at a rental rate amount of $1,482.40 per month through June 30, 2009; a rental rate amount of $1,550.00 per month from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010, and a rental rate amount of $1,596.50 per month through June 30, 2011.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed copy of this Agenda Item to Real Property Services for transmittal to Lessor.

District Attorney

7.                   Amendment of Lease at 712 Fourth Street for the Victim Witness Office (State Grant Funds).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the chairperson to execute the Second Amendment to Lease for property at 712 Fourth Street; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed amendment to Real Property for transmittal to Lessor.

8.                   Grant Application for Vertical Prosecution Block Program - FY 2008-09, State of California, Office of Emergency Services, in the amount of $146,981 (State OES Funds - VPBP)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 1) allow the District Attorney to submit application; and 2) authorize the Chair to execute continuation application for Vertical Prosecution funding, Grant Award Face Sheet (OES A301) and Certificate of Assurance of Compliance.  (No impact to the General Fund).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

9.                   Allocate Two Full-Time Mental Health Clinician I/II positions in Budget Unit 424.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the allocation of two (2) full-time Mental Health Clinician I/II (salary range 378/408, class 0909) positions in budget unit 424, effective immediately.

10.               Allocate One Full-Time Medical Office Assistant I/II; One Full-Time Office Assistant I/II; Two full-time Administrative Analyst I/II Positions in Budget Unit 424.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors allocate one full-time Medical Office Assistant I/II position in budget unit 424, (salary range 245/263, class 0574); and Allocate one full-time Office Assistant I/II position in budget unit 424, (salary range 224/255, class 0179); and Allocate two full time Administrative Analyst I/II positions in budget unit 424, (salary range 335/368, Class 0626); effective upon approval.

11.               Contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc - Bridgehouse for Fiscal Years 2008-09 and 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. - Bridgehouse for Fiscal Years 2008-2009 and 2009-2010.

12.               Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2008-09.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) Approve the Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CBHI) for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.  2)  Authorize the Chair to sign the attached Agreement.  (There is no anticipated impact to the County General Fund.)

13.               Approval of Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Eureka and Redding) for the Provision of Mental Health Case Management, Crisis Intervention, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services to Medi-Cal Beneficiaries for FY 2008-09 and FY 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) For Mental Health Administration Budget Unit #1170-424, authorize the Chair to approve the Services Agreement between Remi Vista, Inc. (Eureka and Redding) and the Humboldt County Mental Health Plan, Humboldt County Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care for the provision of Mental Health, Case Management, Crisis Intervention and Therapeutic Behavioral Services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries for FY 2008-09 and FY 2009-10; and 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the above described Agreement.  (There is no anticipated impact to the County General Fund.)

14.               Agreement with Willow Glen Care Center for Fiscal Years 2008-09 and 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement with Willow Glen Care Center for Fiscal Years 2008-09 and 2009-10.

15.               Approval of Services Agreements with Changing Tides Family Services, Formerly Humboldt Child Care Council, for the Provision of Mental Health, Case Management, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services to Medi-Cal Beneficiaries for FY 2008-09 and FY 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 1) For Mental Health  Administration Budget Unit 1170-424, authorize the Chair to approve the Services Agreements between Changing Tides Family Services, formerly Humboldt Child Care Council, and the Humboldt County Mental Health Plan, Humboldt County Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care for the provision of Mental Health, Case Management, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries for FY 2008-09 and FY 2009-10; and 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the above described Agreements.  (There is no anticipated impact to the County General Fund.)

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

16.               Accept and Acknowledge Three Donations Totaling $2,300 to the Public Health Branch, Maternal Child Adolescent Health Division and Approve Budget Revision for Fund 1175.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) Accept and acknowledge donations received totaling $2,300 for the period of March 1, 2008 through April 15, 2008 from Baywood Women's Golf Association, Green Diamond and Automobile Association of America (AAA) of Northern California.  2)  Approve and direct the Auditor-Controller to supplement budget unit #420 as follows:  Revenue:  707-267, Donations:  $2,300, Expenditure:  2-136, Donations $2,300.  (There is no impact on the County General Fund.)

17.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Two Laborers, Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400, Public Health Branch, Fiscal year 2007-2008.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra-help hours for Charles Prescott, Laborer and George Parlet, Laborer to a maximum of 2070 hours during fiscal year 2007-2008 in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400, Public Health, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

18.               Allocate One Half-Time (.5 FTE) Payroll/Personnel Specialist in Budget Unit #511, Social Services Branch.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the allocation of one half-time (.5 FTE) Payroll/Personnel Specialist (salary range 316, class 0938) position in budget unit 511 (Social Services) effective immediately.  (There is no County General Fund impact.)

19.               Allocate One Full-Time Social Worker Supervisor I (Salary Range 400, Class 1708) in the Social Service Branch Budget 511.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the allocation of one full-time Social Worker Supervisor I (salary range 400, class 1708) position in budget unit 511 effective immediately.

Library Services

20.               Resolution Amending Resolution No. 82-170 and Rescinding Resolution No. 06-75 in Regards to a Change in Office Hours (Revised Open Hours Schedule for Rio Dell Branch Library)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____ amending Resolution No. 82-170 and rescinding Resolution No. 06-75 regarding a change in office hours, in particular the open hours schedule for the Rio Dell Branch Library.

Public Works

21.               Contract for Survey Support During the Construction of Old Arcata Road PM 3.77 to 6.75

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to execute a contract for survey support during the construction of Old Arcata (3K300) improvements.

22.               Pay Differential for David Ryan, Associate Land Surveyor.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the continuation of a temporary increase in compensation of 10 salary ranges for Associate Land Surveyor, David Ryan for serving as County Surveyor, from June 29, 2008 through December 27, 2008 or until the County completes the classification review and fills the County Surveyor position whichever occurs first, pursuant to Section 7 or the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

23.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Fedelina Hernandez.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors extend Fedelina Hernandez's extra-help employment hours an additional 80 hours to a maximum of 2040 hours for fiscal year 2007-2008 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

24.               Construction of Garberville Airport Perimeter Wildlife Fence, Project No.:  AIP 3-06-0092-05, Contract No.:  917231.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) Receive and file the bids for Construction of Garberville Airport Wildlife Perimeter Fence.  2) Award the contract to Woida Enterprises, Inc. for the amount of the base bid.  The award shall be contingent upon the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of grant number AIP 3-06-0092-05.  3)  Authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance.

25.               Federal Aviation Administration Grant for the  Garberville Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 1) Approve and ratify the execution of the Grant Agreement for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Project Number 3-06-0092-05 by the Director of Public works on August 30, 2006.  2) Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed originals of the agreement to Public Works for distribution.

26.               Memorandum of Understanding and Fund Transfer Agreement to Implement Healthy Rural Roads II Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 1) Execute six copies of the Fund Transfer Agreement between the County and the State of California, Department of Transportation, and direct the Clerk of the Board to overnight mail five original copies to:  Caltrans Procurement & Contracts, Attention:  Arlena Zavala, 1727 30th Street, MS 65, Sacramento, CA  95816.  2) Execute three copies of the Memorandum of Understanding between the County and Redwood Community Action Agency, and return two executed copies to Public Works for processing, and 3) Direct the County administrative Officer to modify the final fiscal year 2008/2009 budget to include the funding for the project as follows:  Revenue:  1200321-523-177, Environmental Justice, $209,000, Expenditure:  1200321-2-118, Professional Services, $209,000.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority

1.                   Approve Third Amendment to Agreement between the Public Authority and the Area One Agency on Aging to provide the In-Home Supportive Services Provider Registry.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors; 1. Adjourn as Humboldt County Board of Supervisors; 2. Convene as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and consider the following agenda:  a. Approve Third Amendment to Agreement between the Public Authority and the Area One Agency on Aging to provide the In-Home Supportive Services Provider Registry and authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement b. Direct the Clerk of the Governing Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Public Authority Executive Director c. Public Comment d. Adjourn.;  3. Reconvene as Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

Community Development Services - Economic Development Division

2.                   Resolution Authorizing the Submittal of a CalHome Program Grant Application for First-Time Homebuyer Acquisition/Rehab Assistance and Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) Receive staff report, and 2) adopt attached Resolution (Attachment A) authorizing submission of a $480,000 application for the 2008/09 CalHome Grant for 1. First-Time Homebuyer Acquisition/Rehab Program and 2. Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program, and authorize the Community Development Services Director to sign grant paperwork and contracts or sub-recipient agreements to carry out the activities of this grant, after review and approval by the County Counsel and Risk Management.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Presentation of Annual Report for First 5 Humboldt. (Supervisor Woolley)

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

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

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

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 (1 case).

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), Californians for Alternatives to Toxics v. California Department of Parks and Recreation; Department of Agriculture County of Humboldt; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV070745.

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

Community Development Services

1.                   Russ Lot Line Adjustment, Coastal Development Permit, and Historic Designation of the Petersen Dairy Structures, Case Nos:  LLA-07-14, CDP-07-22 and AGP 07-01, File Nos:  100-011-13 et al.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Hold a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive the staff report and consider the application.  2) Adopt the necessary findings and approves, with conditions, the modified Lot Line Adjustment and Coastal Development Permit Case Nos. LLA-07-14/CDP-07-22 (Attachment A).  3) Adopt Resolution No. ____ (Attachment B) designating the Petersen Dairy, a portion of APN 100-011-13, as a County Historic Site.  4) Direct Community Development Services, Planning division, to record copies of the Resolution with the County recorder concurrent with the Notices of Lot Line Adjustment.  5) Direct the Planning Division to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research.  6) Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the California Office of Land Conservation and any other interested party.

2.                   Kramer General Plan Amendment Petition - File No. APN 017-032-03 et al. Case No. GPP-07-02, Cutten Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1) Open the public hearing continued from May 13, 2008, and receive this staff report and public comment.  2) Accept the Petition by approving the attached resolution, based on the findings in the May 13, 2008 staff report, supplemental information and testimony received about the project (Attachment 1; Attachment2; and Attachment 3).  3) Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

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.

Afternoon Sessions Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

There are no Board meetings on the following days in 2009:  February 17 (Presidents Week – School Break); March 31 (5th Tuesday); June 30 (5th Tuesday); August 4 (Summer Break); August 11 (Summer Break); September 29 (5th Tuesday); November 17 (CSAC Annual conference in Monterey); November 24 Week of Thanksgiving Holiday); December 22 (Christmas Break); December 29 (5th Tuesday/Christmas Break)

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

 

Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Assessment Appeals Board

Emergency Medical Care Committee

Fire Safe Council

Fish and Game Advisory Commission

Forestry Review Committee

Headwaters Fund Board

Housing Authority Commission

Human Rights Commission

In-Home Supportive Services Advisory

Committee

Mental Health Board

Status of Women Commission

Williamson Act Advisory Committee

Workforce Investment Board

 

To request an application, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 476-2384.

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