HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1998

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Jerry Frost of the Calvary Christian Center in Fortuna

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (None)

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)

1.                   John Murray Acting as Agent of Humboldt County Waste Management Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Permit Mr. Murray to perform functions as a Registered Civil Engineer for HCWMA.

Agricultural Commissioner

2.                   Standard Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for funding pest detection activities.

Auditor-Controller

3.                   Appropriation Transfer for 1997-1998 Payroll Clearing Transfer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve submitted appropriation transfer.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Resolution for Humboldt Redwoods Marathon/Half-Marathon (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 98-73; and forward same to CalTrans.

5.                   Appointment to the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Send a letter to CSAC in support of and endorsing John Woolley.

6.                   New Line Item for Payment of Utilities at Garberville Office (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Establish new line item for $400.

7.                   Humboldt Child Care Planning Council Certification Statement (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign the Certification Statement.

Building Maintenance

8.                   Supplemental Budget to provide Labor for Projects at Courts and Mental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $11,465.

9.                   Supplemental Budget to Provide Labor for Projects at Mental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $1,100.

Clerk of the Board

10.               Resignation from, and Reappointments to the Forestry Review Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the resignation of Ray Miller and reappoint Mark Andre, Gary Rynearson and Kim Rodrigues with terms to expire on June 30, 2002.

11.               Reappointments to the Housing Authority Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint John N. Le Vey, James H. Hiler and Patrick Bryant.

12.               Approval of the Board Order from the Board Meeting of August 27, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

13.               Approval of the Board Order from the Board Meeting of August 28, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

14.               Approval of the Board Order from the Board Meeting of September 3, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

15.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of September 4, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

16.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of January 26, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

17.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of February 2, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

18.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of February 9, 1998

RECOMMENDATION:

19.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of February 10, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

20.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of February 17, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

21.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of February 23, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

22.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of February 24, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

23.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of May 5, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

24.               Approval of the Board Order from the Board Meeting of June 22, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

25.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of June 30, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

26.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of July 21, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

27.               Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of July 28, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Coroner-Public Administrator

28.               Transfer of $1500 from Contingencies to Cover Overdrafts in Two Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $1500 to Office Expense and Professional Services line items.

County Counsel

29.               Revised Conflict of Interest Code for the Office of County Counsel

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt revised code for the Office of County Counsel.

Court Executive Office

30.               Increase in Compensation for Court Commissioner and Reduce Family Law Facilitator's FTE to .75

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

31.               Supplemental Budget of $13,040 to Pay Balance of New Jury Software Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Employment Training

32.               Joint Resolution for Humboldt County Welfare To Work Subgrant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign resolution with the Private Industry Council.

33.               Contract with Northern Humboldt Unified High School District

RECOMMENDATION: Approve cost-reimbursement subagreement.

Mental Health

34.               Temporary Pay Increase Per Section 7 of the Salary Resolution

RECOMMENDATION: Approve pay increase for Vikki Ziskin, Mental Health Clinician II.

35.               Agreement with Harry Lesch M.D. for Psychiatric Treatment Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Dr. Lesch (pending approval by Risk Manager).

36.               Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency--Northcoast Mentor Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

37.               Transfer of $4,015 from the Mental Health Contingency Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer for purchase of a TV/VCR and computer as specified by the County's Case Service Contract with the State Department of Rehabilitation.

Personnel

38.               Revised Class Descriptions for Fabricator-Mechanic, Equipment Mechanic I/II and Senior Equipment Mechanic

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class descriptions.

Public Health

39.               Accelerated Step Increase - R. Charles Class - Environmental Health Specialist

RECOMMENDATION: Approve an accelerated step increase to Step D, Salary Range 303.

40.               Renewal of Ambulance Permits Upon Proof of Insurance Coverage

RECOMMENDATION: Renew permits as conditioned.

41.               Adjustment of Environmental Health Budget Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor-Controller to adjust revenue accounts in Budget 406, Environmental Health, to reflect actual receipts for FY 1997-98 for a net zero sum.

42.               New Revenue and Expenditure Accounts for the Alternative Response Team

RECOMMENDATION: Establish new accounts for $400.

43.               Contract No. 97-11249, WIC Program for Period of Oct. 1, 1997 to Sept. 30, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract amendment purchase of computer system and supplemental budget of $15,256.

Public Works

44.               Storm Damage Repair on Blue Slide Road - Eel River Sawmills, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Easement Deed executed by Eel River Sawmills, Inc.

45.               Storm Damage Repair on Blue Slide Road; Lawrence A. Denning, Trustee

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Easement Deed executed by Lawrence A. Denning.

46.               Storm Damage Repair on Blue Slide Road; Henry Olesen and Elsie L. Olesen

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Easement Deed executed by Henry and Elsie L. Olesen.

47.               Storm Damage Repair on Blue Slide Road; Diamond R. Ranch

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Easement Deed executed by Diamond R. Ranch.

48.               Amending Section 431-96.5 of County Code--Parking in Garberville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and adopt on 8/25/98.

49.               Safety Area Erosion Repair (Bluff Repair) at the Arcata-Eureka Airport, Project No. 911895, AIP Project No. 3-06-0010-19

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to Redwood Empire Aggregates subject to FAA approval.

50.               Month-to-Month License Agreement with Charles and Melissa O'Hanen for their Ground Courier Business, High Flyin' Delivery on County Airports

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign month-to-month license agreement.

51.               Material Storage Sites on Bald Hills Road

RECOMMENDATION: Execute Special Use permit with the U.S. Department of the Interior.

52.               Cosby Overflight Easement; File No. 511-101-09, McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Overflight Easement from Denis E. Cosby.

Purchasing

53.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Buyer II Dorothy Carlson

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase of twenty (20) salary ranges.

54.               Classification Review and Salary Adjustment for the Position of Senior Buyer

RECOMMENDATION: Delete the confidential class of Senior Buyer (Range 274), adopt the class of Senior Buyer (Range 249) and reallocate the Buyer I/II position to Senior Buyer.

Sheriff

55.               Construction of Equipment Storage Area and Shelves in a Records Storage Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $1,800.

56.               Purchase of Equipment Needed by the Drug Enforcement Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $14,000.

57.               Transfer to Reduce the Overdraft in Sheriff's Budget Unit 1100-221, In-County Travel for Fiscal Year 1997-98

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budgets of $12,354 and $14,616.

58.               Lease for the McKinleyville Law Enforcement Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease with the McKinleyville Community Services District.

Social Services

59.               Reallocation of Data Entry Operator Supervisor to Senior Fiscal Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

60.               Memorandum of Understanding Between the Departments of Social Services and Employment Training for on-the-job training services for eligible CalWORKs recipients

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding.

61.               Memorandum of Understanding with the State Department of Social Services for the Implementation of the Employment Readiness Demonstration Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Commending Sanford Pyron, Owner of Sanford's Salon for His Volunteer Services to CalWORKs Participants (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Present resolution of appreciation to Mr. Pyron.

2.                   Certificate of Appreciation to Antoinette Martin for Her Years of Service on the Humboldt County Citizen's Child Welfare Advisory Board (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificate of appreciation to Mrs. Martin.

3.                   Proclamation Blues Appreciation Week and Commendation of Sponsors (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Present proclamation and resolutions.

4.                   Recognition of Jacques Debets for Eight Years Service on the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Join with ETD in recognizing Jacques P. Debets for his service.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Employment Training

1.                   Appointment of Private Industry Council Member

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Robert Van Fleet to a two-year term.

Public Works

2.                   Change Orders Over $10,000--Road, Bridge & Airport Projects (None)

3.                   Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

4.                   1998 Road Tour

RECOMMENDATION: Scheduled October 21-22, 1998 for scheduling Road Tout of Northern portion of the County, review draft itinerary and suggested list of participants and authorize overnight parking at Second and J Streets garage for tour participants on Wednesday evening of dates selected.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   County Committees and Commissions

RECOMMENDATION: Review the list of Committees and Commissions direct all Committee and Commission members to file conflict of interest information with the County Elections Division of Administrative Services and approve staff volunteering to work for Committees and Commissions after hours and using County time for follow-up work.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Requests for, or Reports on, Board Member Travel at County Expense (None)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (None)

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Time Certain 1

1.                   Update on Proposed Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 1998-99

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the staff to return to the Board with options for making up the estimated 1.8 million dollar deficit.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review the County's Position and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (No Final Action Taken)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation--Significant Exposure to Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9[b](One Case) (Sign Settlement Agreement with EnTerra, Inc.)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation--Significant Exposure to Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9[B](One Case) (No Final Action Taken)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (None)

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.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Public Works

1.                   Adoption of Ordinance to Change Tonnage Fee for Mine Operations, Adopting of Resolution Rescinding Resolution 97-40, Amendment of Interim Monitoring and Adaptive Management Practices for Gravel Removal from Lower Eel and Van Duzen Rivers, Amendment of Agreement for Services by County of Humboldt Extraction Review Team and Approval of List of Duties of CHERT Administrator

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2174 and Resolution No. 98-74; adopt proposed amendment to Section IIE of Interim Monitoring and Adaptive Management Practices for gravel removal from Lower Eel and Van Duzen Rivers to reflect changes in billing procedures between CHERT and operators; authorize Chair to execute submitted amendment to Agreement for Services by CHERT to reflect new billing procedures and approve submitted list of duties of CHERT Administrator.Direct Auditor-Controller to reimburse those who paid from October 29, 1996 through May 20, 1997.

Planning Building

2.                   Zone Reclassification Application No. ZR-01-87; Van Duzen Land Company Applicant; File No. APN 204-131-01; FortunaArea

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2175, implementing a Forestry Recreation zone.

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.