HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2001

9:00 AM

 

A.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (None)

B.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

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.

Administrative Services

1.                   Changing the boundaries of the First and Second Supervisorial Districts

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2250.

Agriculture Commissioner

2.                   Standard agreement between County and California Department of Food and Agriculture

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with State Department of Food and Agriculture.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of July 3, 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of July 17, 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

5.                   Loan and grant agreement for Humboldt Bay Housing Development Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $55,000 loan and grant agreement.

6.                   Interagency agreement Redwood Community Action Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for HOME program project in the Eureka area.

Coroner-Public Administrator

7.                   Shortages in Coroner 2000/2001 Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $20,721.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Increasing revolving fund to $50 and rescinding Resolution No. 85-114

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 01-60.

9.                   Corrections to position allocations for Department of Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate an Environmental Health Specialist I/II position, disallocate two Senior Hazardous Materials Specialist positions and allocate two Hazardous Materials Specialist positions.

Employment Training

10.               Department No. 592 supplemental budget for Mobile Opportunity Programs Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

11.               Lease with Gagliardi Family Trust and Gagliardi Bros Inc for space in Fortuna

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda for reconsideration at a later date.

12.               Lease with California Newspapers Partnership for space at 930 Sixth Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda for reconsideration at a later date.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

13.               Service agreement with Humboldt Family Service Center for therapeutic behavioral services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries for Fiscal Years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

14.               Inpatient Care Agreement with Del Norte County for 2000-2001 & 2001-2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

15.               Resolution to authorize the State Department of Mental Health to transfer funds for administrative services organization for FY 2001-2002.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 01-61 for Fiscal Year 2001-2002.

16.               Contract with Community based specialty Mental Health provider for managed mental health care for Medi-Cal beneficiaries (FYs 2001-2002 & 2002-2003)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Jerryl Lynn Rubin M.D.

17.               Contract between Humboldt County and Fortuna Community Services D.B.A. "HART" for driving under the influence programs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract for providing the Driving Under the Influence Programs

18.               Agreement for Psychiatric Services with Jerryl Lynn Rubin M.D. for Fiscal Year 2001-2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Jerryl Lynn Rubin M.D.

19.               Contracts for Alcohol and other Drug Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with North Coast Substance Council, Humboldt Recovery Center, and Alcohol/Drug Care Services.

20.               Patients' rights advocacy service agreement for Fiscal Years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Samantha Everett.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

21.               Application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for Farm and Ranch Grant Cleanup Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Approve submittal of grant application by adopting Resolution No. 01-62.

22.               Conference to be hosted by Public Health on October 12, 2001 at Wharfinger Building

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $12,000 for Medical Management of HIV/AIDS Infection conference.

23.               Temporary increase in compensation for Steve Gustafson, Environmental Health Specialist II, under Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase for Steve Gustafson until Geologist position filled.

24.               Transfer of $415 to cover purchase of a computer printer in Budget Unit 446

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer

25.               Transfer of $260 for purchase of Computer Equipment for budget unit 493

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

26.               Approval of 2001-2004 Medi-Cal Administrative Activities contract no. 01-15385

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Health Services.

27.               Targeted Case Management for Fiscal Years 2001, 2002 and 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Health Services.

28.               Ambulance Permits

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the renewal of ambulance permits.

29.               Supplemental budget ($10,000) for Pollution Prevention Mini-Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

30.               Change in workweek from 37.5 hours to 40 hours Fund 1175, BU#414

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation of the vacant 0.80 FTE Office Assistant I/II position in budget unit 414 to 0.80 FTE Office Assistant I/II effective of the beginning of the bi-weekly pay period.

31.               Master Agreement Contract 01-15074 and nine memoranda of understanding for various HIV/AIDS programs fund 1175 for Fiscal Year 2001 through 2004

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Memorandum of Understanding.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

32.               Proposed Agreement with Michael Twombly

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

33.               Contract for the Provision of Training to Child Welfare Services Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the University of California Davis.

34.               Resolution authorizing Department of Health and Human Services application for community care facility license

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 01-63.

35.               Temporary increase in compensation for Senior Fiscal Assistant, Pamela Bailey

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase until Fiscal Services Supervisor position is filled.

36.               Letter of intent to contract with public or private nonprofit agencies to provide services in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code Article 4 (section 18960-et.-Seq.)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Notice of Intent and designate Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch, as public agency to administer combined Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Program and Community-Based Family Resource and Support Programs.

37.               Agreement with Arcata Endeavor Inc. for use of CalWORKS Incentive Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

38.               Disallocate vacant eligibility worker/supervisor positions.On March 13, 2001 the Board allocated Integrated Caseworker I/II (ICW I/II) and Supervising Integrated Caseworker (SICW) positions, new Merit System Services classes.The Board further directed that DHHS should return to disallocate future vacant Eligibility Worker I/II/III and Eligibility Supervisor positions after incumbents have promoted to ICW I/II and SICW positions.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Library Services

39.               Request for supplemental budget ($10,000) for Library Automation Project

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

40.               Supplemental Budget ($27,500) for the Receipt of Grants to the Library

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Personnel

41.               Contracting with R & G Consulting to conduct an Internal Equity Study

RECOMMENDATION: Approve in concept the contracting with said firm for said study.

Probation

42.               Supplemental budget for the Purchase of a Computer System for the Drug Court

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $2,699.

43.               Resolution establishing a revolving fund of $200.00 for the Probation Department Drug Court

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 01-64.

Public Works

44.               Amending Title IV Div. 2 Chapter 2, of County Code relating to Speed Limits on Bates Road and amending Title IV Div. 3, Chapter 1, relating to parking on Bates Road in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2251.

45.               Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lease for VHF omni-range at the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease with the Federal Aviation Administration.

46.               Construction of Hammond Trail (Fischer Road Segment); Project No. RPL-5904 (043)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 21, 2001.

47.               Transfer to provide funding for prior year contracts in the current year

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,561,151.

48.               Supplemental budget request for Parks for FY 2000/2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $1,150.

49.               Tindall Overflight Easement executed by Warren and Willetta Tindall for Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute Overflight Easement.

50.               Agreement for Adult Day Health Care Transportation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Area Agency on Aging.

51.               Amending Title IV, Division 2, Chapter 1, of County Code relating to designation of various stop intersections (Christine Drive at its intersection with Home Drive)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2252.

52.               Construction of thermoplastic pavement markings at various locations project no. STPLHG-5904(048) Contract No. 200850

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on Sept. 11, 2001.

Sheriff

53.               Temporary increase in compensation for emergency Communications Dispatcher

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase for Cheri Williams.

54.               Supplemental budget in Sheriff's 1100-221 and 229 and transfer from department trust in the amount of $9.609 (Fiscal 2000/2001)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budgets ($6,762 and $2,847) and associated transfer of $9,609.

55.               Appropriation transfer for Sheriff's Budget Unit 1100-221 through general fund contingencies in the amount of $215,033 (2000/2001)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer through Contingencies.

56.               Costs associated with Final Year in Sheriff's Three-Year Computer Acquisition Project

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $395,000.

57.               Appropriation transfer in Sheriff's Budget Unit 1100-243 for the purchase of an inventory management software program and establish fixed asset account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

SUPPLEMENTAL ITEM Board of Supervisors

58.               Letter of approval acknowledging North Coast Emergency Medical Services Authority to hold a public hearing regarding closure of General Hospital's emergency services and complete impact assessment report.On July 26, 2001 pursuant to state law requirements, North Coast Emergency Medical Services held a public hearing taking input regarding closure of General Hospital's emergency services.The hearing was held, input was received and put into a report and provided to the State Department of Health Services.This procedure followed North Coast Emergency Services policy.State law however, authorizes a county to designate the local EMS agency as the agency to conduct the impact evaluation.This procedure was assumed by North Coast Emergency Medical Services to be under the existing authority previously granted to North Coast Emergency Medical Services in the Joint Powers Authority and County contract by the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Review and authorize the Chair to sign the letter.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change orders over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

2.                   Advertisement or award of Public Works projects--South Fork Eel River Bridge

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on September 11, 2001.

Community Development Services

3.                   Agreement for consulting service for Phase II of the General Plan Update

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for Phase II of the General Plan Update,

County Administrative Office

4.                   County Fire Warden.Section 24008 of the Government Code allows the Board to appoint a County Fire Warden.This section speaks of a paid position, however, Sections 55606 and 55607 allows counties and CDF to contract with each other so that their Unit Chief becomes the County Fire Warden.A multitude of other counties use this method.Mr. Dick Goings, the CDF Unit Chief, is willing to serve and he is acceptable to the Fire Chiefs Association.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and direct staff to bring back resolutions and contracts to complete the appointment process.

5.                   Criteria on which to base decisions on enhanced budget requests

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of August 21, 2001.

Probation

6.                   Use of local law enforcement block grant funds for Drug Court

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign and accept the grant award from the Bureau of Justice Assistance for Local Law Enforcement Block Grant funds.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Reports on Board Member travel at County cost and meeting attendance (No action)

2.                   Potential or proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (None)

F.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Time Certain 111:00 A.M.

1.                   Orick.On June 12, 2001 the Board received a petition from Mr. Ed Salcedo on behalf of the Save Orick Committee.The Board has been an active participant in the formulation of the Redwood National Park Management Plan.The Board has not always agreed with the RNP staff during this process but we were given the opportunity to comment.The process is over, the plan is in place, it has been imposed by agencies over which the Board has no control.The County will continue to work with the various groups in the Orick area to provide sewage, housing and other economic development tools to help the area improve its situation.

RECOMMENDATION: Affirm Park Management Plan was adopted and County and public input was received and considered.Except for reviewing any property acquisitions by Parks on an individual basis, and helping to find a method to transfer commercial fishing licenses, direct staff to not attempt to overturn Plan.Continue efforts to provide community development improvements for Orick.Authorize Supervisor Kirk or other designated County representative to meet with community representatives on hearing issues and concerns and preparing responses to appropriate state and federal agencies.

Budget Presentation 1:30 P.M.

2.                   Enhanced Budget Request

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

3.                   Tobacco Settlement Funding Report and Enhanced Budget Request.In September 2000 the Board approved $215,000 of Tobacco Settlement funds for Tobacco and Substance Abuse programs within the Department of Health and Human Services for Fiscal Year 2000-01.In addition, DHHS, Alcohol and Other Drugs Division has requested enhanced funding in the amount of $52,100 to fully fund the 12 residential treatment beds developed with the six month funding allocated in 2000-01.Tobacco Settlement funds allocated for 2001-02 for substance abuse treatment in the amount of $140,000 and rollover funds in the amount of $29,300 will allow for continuation of the 3 additional detox beds and 8 of the 12 additional residential beds for 2001-02.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation.

4.                   Probation Department enhanced budget request Fiscal Year 2001/2002.On April 20, 2001 the Probation Department submitted its Fiscal Year 2001/2022 budget to the Board.In order to comply with the budget instructions, several line-items were reduced from Fiscal Year 2000/2001 costs, most notably costs for Ranches, Camps, and California Youth Authority placements; Extra Help costs; and In-County and Out-of-County travel.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation on request for $39,406 to Probation Department expenditure line item 1100 232-2-135 CYA Camps and Ranches.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957.6 Reviewing County's position and instruct designated representative with respect to various forms of compensation provided to County's represented and unrepresented employees (Reschedule for Friday, August 17, 2001 at 8:00 A.M.)

3.                   Report on pending or threatened litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9 (None)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--existing litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 549569(a) in re PG&E debtor.Case No. 01-30923DM, Chapter 11; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California (No final action taken)

5.                   It is the Board of Supervisors' intention to meet in Closed Session to consider Public Employee appointment for position of County Administrative Officer pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54954.5.(Withdraw from agenda)

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.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.

 

1.                   Public Appearances.Sandy Deo submitted a written statement expressing her gratitude to Supervisors Woolley and Rodoni "for stopping the vote" on the Charter for CalTrans and Humboldt County Association of Governments to give CalTrans 2.6 million dollars until the Board of Supervisors had the opportunity to study it.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Vietnam Veterans of California Conditional Use Permit No. CUP-99-12; AP No. 081-223-09

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 4, 2001.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check registers covering disbursements June 2001.In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of June 2001.

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.