HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

1.                   Electronic Monitoring Service Contract. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisor authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign and issue a written 60-day notice of intent to terminate the current electronic monitoring services agreement with General Security Services Corporation.

2.                   Resolution Authorizing the Department of Public works to Enter into Agreements with the California Department of Fish and Game to provide Matching Funds, Administer the Construction of and Maintain a Fish Migration Barrier Removal Projects at Indian Creek. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____, authorizing the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the California Department of Fish and Game for the construction of a fish migration barrier removal project at Indian Creek.


C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim May 17-23, 2009 as National Emergency Medical Services Week, and Presentation of the Kris Kelly Memorial Star of Life Awards. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the Kinetic Sculpture Race. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Proclaim May 2009 as Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month (Supervisor Neely)

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  Support to the Coastal Conservancy for the Humboldt Bay Natural Areas Public Access Enhancement Project. (Supervisor Lovelace)

Community Development Services

2.                   Approve Request for Disbursement to McKinleyville Community Services District of $10,000 from McKinleyville Inland Parkland Trust Parkland Trust Fund No. 3713 for Improvements at McKinleyville Branch Public Library.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive Board Report; Find that the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) is a public agency, which provides recreational services and opportunities on a community-wide basis; Find that the funds will be used consistent with Quimby Act requirements; Authorize use of $10,000 from Trust Fund No. 3713 by McKinleyville Community Services District as matching funds for improvements at the McKinleyville Branch Public Library, specifically for library expansion for use as a computer room and to expand library services.

3.                   Disbursement Request: Approve Request of $4,151 from McKinleyville Coastal Parkland Dedication Trust Fund No. 3707 for Disbursement to McKinleyville Community Services District for Improvements at Hiller Park Sports Complex.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive Board Report; Find that the McKinleyville Community Services District is a public agency, which provides recreational services and opportunities on a community-wide basis; Find that the funds will be used consistent with Quimby Act requirements; Direct the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $4,151 from the McKinleyville Coastal Parkland Dedication Trust Fund No. 3707 to reimburse the McKinleyville Community Services District for installation of soccer goals and nets for two collegiate size soccer fields at Hiller Park Sports Complex.

Conflict Counsel

4.                   Request for Transfer of Funds from Alternate Counsel to Conflict Counsel.  ($7,000)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the transfer of funds in the amount of $7,000 from Budget Unit 251, Alternate Counsel (1100 253 2118), to Budget unit 246, Conflict Counsel (1100 246 2218).

Health and Human Services - Administration

5.                   Letter of Support for AB 861 (Ruskin) - Public Health Services Consolidated Contracts.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the chair to send a letter in support of AB 861 (Ruskin) to Assembly member Ruskin.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

6.                   Agreement to Provide Funding to North Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the North Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters Agreement to provide funding for fiscal year 2008/2009 and 2009/2010, for a total of $40,000; and Authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute three copies of the agreement; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return executed two copies of agreement to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Library Services

7.                   Recognition of Donations made to the Library and Supplemental Budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept and recognize donations made to the Library in the amount of $4,145 for the purpose of purchasing materials for the Library's collection; Adopt a supplemental budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library, for fiscal year 2008-2009 and authorize the Auditor-Controller to supplement the budget as shown in attachment 2.

8.                   Grant Award from the Rose Perenin Foundation to Maintain Expanded Open Hours and Purchase New Library Materials for the Fortuna Branch Library.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Grant Agreement with the Rose Perenin Foundation to maintain expanded open hours and purchase new library materials for the Fortuna Branch Library; and Authorize Victor Zazueta, Director of Library Services, to sign two (2) copies of the Grant Agreement.

9.                   Security Guard Services Agreement with Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Uniformed Security Guard Services Agreement with Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. for providing security patrol services at the Eureka Library; Authorize the Chairperson to sign three (3) copies of the attached Uniformed Security Guard Services Agreement; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) of the signed copies of the Agreement to the Library.

Probation

10.               Letter of Support for Senate Bill 678.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors send letters to State Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro and State Senator Patricia Wiggins in support of Senate Bill 678, The California Community Corrections: Intensive Probation Services Act of 2009.

Public Works

11.               Supplemental Budget for Water Management and letter of Appreciation to Orick Chamber of Commerce for Contribution to Redwood Creek Levee Maintenance.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached supplemental budget for $1,500 in Water Management (Account 1100251) for maintenance at the Redwood Creek levee per the attached supplemental budget; and Authorize the Chair to sign the attached letter of appreciation to the Orick Chamber of Commerce.

12.               Supplemental Budget to Fund Land Use Expenditures through the End of the FY 2008/09.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the following supplemental budget for FY 2008/09:  Revenue: 1100166-60810 Subdivision Inspection Deposits $30,000, 1100166-608070 Map Check Record of Survey $3,000, 1100166-681200 Road Labor - Other County Fund PW/R $30,000.  Expenditure: 1100166-2118 Professional & Special Services $3,000, 1100166-3928 Expense Transfers $60,000.

13.               Public meeting for the Development of a Utility Undergrounding District on School Road in McKinleyville from Central Ave. to Highway 101.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors set a date for a public hearing on creation of a utility undergrounding district on School Road between Central Avenue and Highway 101.

14.               Opposition to Assembly Bill 1409 related to Authority of the Road Commissioner

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached letter of opposition to the proposed Assembly Bill 1409 to our assembly representative, Mr. Wesley Chesbro, the author of the bill, Assembly Member Perez, and the members of the assembly local government committee.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Standing Item --- Federal and State Budget Update.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Garberville Town Square Project Presentation. (Supervisor Clendenen)

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

1:00 p.m. - CLOSED SESSION

2.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Agricultural Commissioner & Sealer of Weights and Measures pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Review the County's Position and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Personnel. Negotiator: Personnel Director, Rick Haeg

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

Code Enforcement Unit

1.                   Administrative Abatement Hearing: Mary Songer and David Reece Jr.; AP #210-191-012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Humboldt County Code sections 351-21 and 351-22: Hold and administrative hearing to determine whether a public nuisance exists on the subject property; and Adopt Findings and issue and Order consistent with the evidence presented at the hearing.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS (1:30 pm or soon there after)

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

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.

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