HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

1.                   Disallocate Vacant Full-Time Administrative Secretary and Allocate one full-time SSB Secretary II (Merit System Services classification) in Budget Unit #511, Social Services Branch.  (C0NSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors rescind BOS agenda item D-17 of January 6, 2009 and approve the disallocation of one vacant full-time Administrative Secretary (class 0166, salary range 331, position #01) and allocate on SSB Secretary II (salary range 331, class 0182) position in budget unit 511 effective immediately.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - NONE SCHEDULED


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 of Recognition Honoring Dennis Hunter. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

2.                   Appoint Jeff Schimke to the Humboldt County Forestry Review Committee. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jeff Schimke to the Humboldt County Forestry Review Committee.

3.                   Certificate of Achievement for Chad Joseph Cook for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Certificate of Achievement.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

4.                   Fiscal Administration Memorandum of Understanding between the Steering Committee of the Children's Health Initiative and the Humboldt Area Foundation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Department of health and Human Services Director to sign the Fiscal Administration Memorandum  of Understanding  (MOU) between the Steering Committee of the Children's Health Initiative (CHI) and the Humboldt Area Foundation  (HAF) for the period of July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009.

Personnel

5.                   Renewal of Bilingual Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Personnel Director to execute the attached Bilingual Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services.

Public Works

6.                   Hangar Trust Fund and Supplemental Budget Request.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize a transfer of $57,000 from the Hangar Trust Fund #3985; Approve the following supplemental budget to provide necessary funding for the painting of Metal Hangar-R at the Rohnerville Airport, the repair of the south west doors on the large Murray Field Airport Business Hangar, and the repair of the roof on the Murray Field Maintenance Hangar:  Revenue 3530381-682611 Transfer from Hangar Trust $57,000; Expenditure 3530381-8186 Improvements $57,000.

7.                   Construction of Old Arcata Road Between KP 6.07 & 10.86 (PM 3.77 & 6.75): Project No. RSTPL 5904(033), Contract No. 980700.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign the Contract Change Order Number 1 for the total amount of $49,178.50 and Contract Change Order Number 3 for the total amount of $15,220.97.


8.                   Consent to Sublease with Kyle and Glenda Gabel, DBA Northern Air, for the Sublease with Foggy Bay Cafe at Murray Field Airport.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5 vote approve termination of Consent to Sublease Agreement with Kyle and Glenda Gabel, dba Northern Air for their Sublease with Patty and Lee Lapham, dba Patty's Cafe; Approve and authorizes the Chairperson to sign the attached Consent to Sublease with Kyle and Glenda Gabel, dba Northern Air for their Sublease with Nicholas LaSalle, dba Foggy Bay Cafe'; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return on executed Agenda item to Land Use Division; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed original Consent to Sublease to Land Use Division for transmittal to Lessee.

9.                   StageCoach Subdivision, Phase 1, APN 522-171-13, Willow Creek Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors declare the subdivision as complete, and accept and approve the subdivision map for filing with the County Recorder; Accept the dedications to the County of Humboldt of Stagecoach Lane for public utilities; Brannon Mountain Road for public road purposes; Parcels A & C for public utilities; Parcel B for non-vehicular access; and reject Stagecoach Lane for public road purposes, all as shown on the subdivision map; Direct the Clerk of the Board to sign the subdivision map on behalf of the Board; Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit the subdivision map and the Conveyance & Agreement to the County Recorder.

10.               Fieldbrook Road (4L760) PM 3.5 to 5.0 Bicycle & Pedestiran Shoulder Improvement Project No. RPL-5904 (084) Contract No. 202721; Fieldbrook Road (4L760) OM 0.0 to 2.8 Rehabilitation & Overlay Paving Project No. RPL-5904 (060) Contract No. 202714; Fieldbrook & Murray Road PM 2.8-5.0 &5.1-5.6 Rehabilitation & Overlay Paving Project No. RPL-5904 (071) Contract No. 202706.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Number 1 for the total amount of $26,115.49.

11.               Security Entrances Expansion and Remodel - Humboldt County Courthouse Project Number 170007.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the work of the general contractor, TimberWorks, as complete for their portion of the above mentioned project; and Authorize the Public Works Director to file the Notice of Completion for the above-mentioned general contractor for their portion of the project as required.

Sheriff

12.               Request for Declaration of Light Bars as Surplus Property and Allow Light Bars to be Sold for $1.00 to Volunteer Fire Departments

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors declare the following as surplus property: 4- Vector Light Bars, 5 - Jetsonic Light Bars, and 2 - Code 3 Light Bars; Allow light bars to be sold to Humboldt County Volunteer fire departments for the cost of $1.00.

13.               Approve a Supplemental Budget in Sheriff's Budget 1100 221 and 1100 243 to Purchase/Replacement Equipment in the Amount of $123,115.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a supplemental budget and establishment of fixed asset accounts in budget units 1100-221, and 1100 243, in the amount of $123,115.

14.               Approve Construction of Pole Barn at Sheriff's Farm and Supplemental Budget in Sheriff's Budget 1100 243.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the construction of a pole barn at Sheriff's Farm Located in Rhonerville; and Approve a supplemental budget in Sheriff's budget 1100 243 in the amount of $20,000 to purchase materials necessary to construct a pole barn, and authorize the Auditor/Controller to establish Fixed Asset Account 1100-243-8-187, Pole Barn.

E.                  DEPARMENT REPORTS

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Appointment of Board Members to various Boards, Committees and Commissions for Calendar year 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Board members to various Boards, Committees and Commissions.

Code Enforcement Unit

2.                   Request for Exceptions to Inspection Warrant Moratorium

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors allow the Code Enforcement Unit to prepare and serve inspection /abatement warrants on the parcels included in this report.

3.                   Administrative Abatement Michael Duclo and Carolyn Morgan A.P. #081-051-027.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Humboldt County Code section 351-31, authorize the cost of abatement to be advanced by the County of Humboldt and, if unpaid by the property owner, that a lien be placed against the parcel in the amount of the costs of abatement pursuant to Humboldt county code Sections 35-33-44; Approve the transfer from the Code Enforcement Trust Fund, account #3440000 in the amount of $2,000 to the County Counsel's Professional & Special Services, account #1100-121-2-118, to cover the cost of cleanup; Approve a supplemental budget in the amount of &2,000 and increase the revenue account 1100-121-603-040 in the amount of $2,000 and increase the appropriation of 1100-121-2-118 to $2,000; Authorize the Code Enforcement Unit to prepare and serve an abatement warrant for the parcel, APN 081-051-027 for the cleanup of the parcel.

4.                   Administrative Abatement; Glenda Rasella A.P. # 510-281-002.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Humboldt County Code Section 351-31, authorize the cost of abatement to be advanced by the County of Humboldt and, if unpaid by the property owner, that a lien be placed against the parcel in the amount of the costs of abatement pursuant to Humboldt County Code Sections 351-33-44;  Approve the transfer from the Code Enforcement Trust Fund, account # 3440000 in the amount of $1,400 to the County Counsel's Professional & Special Services, account #1100-121-2-118, to cover the cost of cleanup; Approve a Supplemental Budget in the amount of $1,400 and increase revenue account 1100-121-603-040 in the amount of $1,400 and increase the appropriation of 1100-1210-2-118 to $1,400; Authorize the Code Enforcement Unit to prepare and serve an abatement warrant for the parcel, APN 510-281-002 for the cleanup of the parcel.

County Clerk/Elections

5.                   Voting Modernization Project Plan Phase II.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Project Plan, Phase II to allow for purchase of the system with Prop. 41 funds which will be matched with HAVA funds, and approve the implementation of the Hart InterCivic eScan as the County's Primary voting system.

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 SCHEDULED


H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel- Potential Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c); City and County of San Francisco et.al. v. Mark B. Horton et.al., California Supreme Court Case No. S168066.

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

County Administrative Office

1.                   Opening of Bids for Courthouse Roof Tower Lease Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive sealed bids submitted in response to Resolution No. 08-94; Direct staff to open the bids, announce the amount of monthly rent proposed by each bid into the record, and declare the apparent high bid amount upon completion of opening all sealed bids; Call for oral bids which are at lease five percent higher than the highest bid received; Upon receipt of all oral bids, close the bid period; and Direct County Counsel to prepare a Resolution of Acceptance for Board Action on January 20, 2009.

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

tuesday, january 20, 2009

CITY GARBAGE RATES – GARBERVILLE & HOLMES AREA


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 20 (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

Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Assessment Appeals Board

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.

BARRING ANY UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OR SCHEDULING CHANGES, REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ARE BROADCAST LIVE ON SUDDEN LINK, CHANNEL 10, AND ARE REBROADCAST ON FRIDAY AT 6:30 P.M.

County of Humboldt Web Site:  http://www.co.humboldt.ca.us