HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1999
A. OPENING CEREMONIES
B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support for Patty Berg.
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 Office (CAO)
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement and transfer of $3,000 from F & G Contingencies.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the transfer.
Clerk of the Board
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the supplemental budget.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve accelerated step increase.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept the grants.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.
RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement to adjust funding levels for Fiscal Year 1998-99.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-22 providing for pay increase of approximately 15 % for management classes of Associate Engineer and Deputy Public Works Director.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-23.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Del Norte County for sum of $22,000.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $2,000.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.
RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on April 13, 1999.
RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Kernen Construction.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-24.
RECOMMENDATION: Execute License Agreement with Darrel and Carole Polasek.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with MCM Construction Inc.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Parnum Paving Inc.
RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization and approve $1,109,011 supplemental budget.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-25.
RECOMMENDATION: Submit addendum to the State Department for Social Services.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.
D. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
RECOMMENDATION: Commend County employees for their fundraising efforts.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.
RECOMMENDATION: Present award to Susie Van Kirk.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present commendation.
E. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Employment Training (ETD)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Designate ETD, in consultation with the Workforce Development Partnership (including representation from Social Services, County Office of Education, Eureka City Schools, College of the Redwoods, Employment Development Department, Institute of the North Coast and ETD), to respond to State and federal transitional WIA of 1998 directives.† This authority will transition to Humboldt County's Workforce Investment Board, when appointed by the Board of Supervisors 2) Designate the ETD, in collaboration with the Workforce Development Partnership, to educate the community about roles and responsibilities under the WIA 3) Designate ETD, with PIC concurrence as interim lead agency charged with responsibility for developing and implementing a one-stop-system of service delivery for workforce development in the County, in accordance with WIA and regulations. 4) Authorize ETD with PIC concurrence to enter into an MOU with collaborative partners that identifies their respective roles and responsibilities within one-stop system.
RECOMMENDATION: Implement said program and establish necessary budget line items.
RECOMMENDATION: Grant acceptance and approvals and adopt Resolution No. 99-26.
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report from Public Health concerning county bar and bar restaurant compliance with Labor Code Section 6404.5 Smoke Free Workplace Law.
Clerk of the Board
RECOMMENDATION: Extend application deadline to March 31, 1999 and make appointments on April 13, 1999.
F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
G. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
9:30 a.m. Agricultural Commissioner
RECOMMENDATION: Notify Sequoia Humane Society, Inc of County's intent to exercise option of renewing contract.† Authorize staff to negotiate animal shelter services contract with Society, to return it to Board for execution within 90 days and to include: term not to exceed one year; and amount not to exceed $3,14,720.† Work with incorporated cities to determine if a JPA can be negotiated to provide all necessary County animal shelter services for an annual cost less than $314,720.† Authorize staff to solicit interested vendors from private sector to request their proposals to provide all necessary animal shelter services for the County on an annual contractual basis.† Because it may offer some local financial relief to animal control agencies which contract for shelter services, authorize Chair to execute a letter of support for AB 1482 (Alquist) and forward copies to Senator Chesbro and Assembly Members Strom-Martin and Alquist.
10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: It is premature for the Board to take a position on this matter because County Counsel will be meeting with a representative of the State Attorney General's Office on this subject during the week of March 29, 1999.
H. CLOSED SESSION† 11:45 A.M.
2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review County's Position and Instructing Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (None)†
5. Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a).† Jon Fretland v. County of Humboldt et. al.† Humboldt County Superior Court No. 950314 (No Final Action Taken)†
8. It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to Meet in Closed Session to Consider Public Employee Appointment for Position of Administrative Assistant to the Board of Supervisors (Hold Special Session on Friday, April 2, 1999 at 8:30 a.m.)†
I. 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. Aldo Bongio said that it is unreal to him that certain laws allow the authorities to forcibly stop private businesses.† Bill O'Neil said that gravel operators have been blamed for the degradation of the Mad River.† He asserted that it is not degraded, and that the County is responsible to get this situation straightened out.† Marianne De Sobrino of Elk River Road spoke in opposition to the California Department of Forestry giving approval to Timber Harvest Plan 520 on 705 acres in the Elk River area.† She urged the Board of Supervisors to pass a resolution requesting that the state and federal governments acquire the property associated with said harvest plan.† Richard Dorn of the Humboldt County Association of Realtors introduced their president, Robin McKenny and Cathy Conkler, their government affairs liaison.† He gave statistics on home sales in Humboldt County.
J. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 1:30 P.M.
††††††††††† RECOMMENDATION: Receive report.
K. PLANNING AND BUILDING
RECOMMENDATION: Motion to approve Option 4 failed due to not receiving a majority vote.
L. PUBLIC HEARING
1. SOCIAL SERVICES† Transfer of State/Local Realignment Funds from Public Health Department Subaccount to Social Services Department Subaccount to Provide Funding for the County's Share of the Adoption Assistance Program
RECOMMENDATION: Find that net Social Services caseload has increased beyond revenue growth in Social Services subaccount.† Find that decision to make a change in its allocation of Public Health Realignment Trust Fund monies is based on most cost-effective use of available resources to maximize client outcomes.† Direct Auditor to transfer prior to close of Fiscal Year 1998-99 an amount which is within 20% limit.† The transfer will be from Public Health subaccount to Social Services' Budget Unit 518.† The transfer will provide funds for County's share of AFDC Foster Care/Adoption Assistance Program.
M. ADJOURNMENT (Adjourned to Monday, March 29, 1999 for a Closed Session on Meet and Confer.)
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