HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Management Academy Recognition - First Class of 2009 (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Recognize and execute Certificates of Achievement to the first graduating class of the Humboldt County Management Academy.

2.                   Proclaim March 2009 as Women's History Month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

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.                   Letter of Appreciation to Humboldt One Fire Protection District Board. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.

 

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of March 17, 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair to sign the Minute Book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

Elections Department

3.                   Supplemental Budget for the May 19th Special Election.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the attached supplemental budget (accepting the $295,849.00 reimbursement to the General Fund) for the purpose of funding the May 19th Special Election and fund the over expenditures from the November Presidential Election.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

4.                   Approval of Children's Medical Services Plan for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 with Certification Statements for Child Health Disability Prevention Plan and California Children's Services.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair of the Board to approve the Children's Medical Services FY 2008-2009 plan and sign the Certification Statements for Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) and California Children's Services (CCS) Program.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to return the two signed original Certification Statements to the Public Health Branch for submission to the State Department of Health Services.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

5.                   Approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Karuk Tribe of California Regarding Karuk Tribal TANF Program (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families).

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the Karuk Tribe of California transferring the provision of TANF services to a tribal government in accordance with Public Law 104-193, as amended, Chapter 270, Statutes of 1997 (California Assembly Bill Number 1542), as amended, and the Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 10553.2 as amended, authorize the Chair to execute three (3) originals of the agreement, and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the agreement to the Director, Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch.

6.                   Approval of Lease with S & W Properties for Office Space Located in Eureka at 808 E Street.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease with S & W Properties for office space located at 808 E Street, Eureka; authorize Chair to execute two (2) originals of the lease, and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) of the fully executed lease to Real Property for transmittal to Lessor.

7.                   Approve Option to Extend Agreement with Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. for Operation of the General Relief Shelter Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve option to extend the agreement with Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc., for fiscal year 2009/2010; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board Agenda Item to the Director of the Social Services Branch, and authorize the Director of the Social Services Branch to send a letter notifying Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. that the County is exercising the option to extend the Agreement for fiscal year 2009/2010.

 

 

 

 

Law Library

8.                   Request for Extension of Extra Help Hours.

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve the extension of extra help hours for Stephanie Richter, Senior Office Assistant, not to exceed 1,920 hours (Trust Fund # 3600-000-7000), pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Salary Resolution (4/5 vote required) effective immediately.

Probation

9.                   Request for Extension of Extra Help Hours to 2280 for Juvenile Corrections Officers Thomas Halvorsen and Brian Corning and 1980 hours for Correctional Cook Bill Walton.

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve the extension of extra help hours for Juvenile Corrections Officers Thomas Halvorsen and Brian Corning to 2280 and Correctional Cook Bill Walton to 1980 hours through June, 30, 2009, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Public Works

10.               Supplemental Budget for Ferndale Veterans Building Roof Repair.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the following supplemental budget to provide funds for the Ferndale Veterans Building roof repair:  Revenue:  1100170 - 706131 - Transfer from Deferred Maintenance $37,462; Expenditure:  1100170 - 8817 - Roof Replacement $37,462.

11.               Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV) Passenger Terminal Expansion and Renovation:  AIP 03-06-0010-30, Project 913270.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Public Works Director to sign Change Order No. 5.0 for a $90, 979 cost increase and an additional 45 calendar days.

12.               Agreement for Airport Consulting Services to Provide EMAS Bed Design and Final Engineered Material Arresting System  (EMAS) Site Preparation for the Departure End of Runway 32, HCO-919216 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant 03-06-0010-34.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign three (3) copies of the agreement for airport consulting with Mead and Hunt for an amount not to exceed Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000), and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) fully executed copies to Public Works.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

RECOMMENDATION: 

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Standing Item --- State Budget Update.

RECOMMENDATION: 

2.                   Coroner - Public Administrator

RECOMMENDATION: Consider one of the following alternatives:  Retain the Coroner/Public Administrator as a separate office, or consolidate the Coroner/Public Administrator with the Sheriff.

Community Development Services - Planning Division

3.                   Permit Streamlining Update.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive the permit streamlining update PowerPoint Presentation.

4.                   Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board, and Targets of Opportunity and Occupations of Opportunity Reports.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive staff report on the Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board (HC WIB), and the impact of the Targets of Opportunity and Occupations of Opportunity reports.

5.                   Accept $2,523,360 Community-Based Job Training Grant from the US Department of Labor, Establish Fund Account, Approve Supplemental Budget (for Fund 1120, Budget Unit 287, Workforce Investment, Fiscal Year 2008-09),k and delegate signature authority to Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive Staff Report on objectives of the Community-Based Job Training Grant, Review grant award approved by the US Department of Labor for $2,523,360, approve supplemental budget in Fund 1120, Budget 287, Workforce Investment, and direct the Auditor/Controller to incorporate the supplemental budget (Revenue: 1120-287-591130, DOL Community Based Job Training Grant - $1,500,000.  Expense:  1120-287-3244, Cost Applies from Economic Development - $75,000 and 1120-287-3640, DOL Community Based Job Training Grant - $1,425,000.  Approve the allocation of one full-time Economic Development Specialist (Salary Range 400/418, Class 0640) in Economic Development Division of Community Development Services (Budget Unit 1120-275) effective immediately after review and approval by Personnel; direct and authorize the Community Development Services Department (CDS) Director to enter into and sign the grant agreement and any amendments thereto with the US Department of Labor for the purposes of this grant, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and direct and authorize the CDS Director to sign any contracts or sub-recipient agreements to carry out grant activities, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

County Clerk/Elections

6.                   Funding for Purchase of Election System

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the funding and purchase of a new paper based election system (Hart InterCivic version 6.2) and attached supplemental budget.  The terms and conditions of such purchase will be subject to review and approval by the County Administrative Officer, County Counsel and Risk Manager.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Dial-a-Ride Presentation on Upcoming Changes to Service. (Supervisor Neely)

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

10:00 a.m. - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Administration

2.                   Approve Agreement with California Youth Connection to Obtain the Consultation Services for a Foster Youth Advocacy  Group.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with California Youth Connection to provide assistance in the development of foster youth advocates and in the planning services offered to this county's foster youth and transition age youth; authorize Chair to execute three (3) copies of the agreement, and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the agreement to the Director, Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Branch.

 

 

 

 

 

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

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 - NONE SCHEDULED

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, APRIL 14, 2009 (1:30 p.m. or soon thereafter)

Local Coastal Plan to allow for the future extension of Humboldt Hill Road to Tompkins Hill Road

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

Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Assessment Appeals Board

Fire Safe Council

Fish and Game Advisory Commission

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