HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

1.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of May 12, 2009. (Consent - Clerk of the Board)

RECOMMENDATION: 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.

2.                   Approval of the Board Order - Meeting of May 11, 2009.  (Consent - Clerk of the Board)

RECOMMENDATION: 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.

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of May 19, 2009.  (Consent - Clerk of the Board)

RECOMMENDATION: 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.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

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.                   Certificates of Congratulations to Soroptimist International's Annual Award Winners. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Certificates of Congratulations.

2.                   Letter to State Controller, John Chiang Requesting Assistance with the Release of Funding from Bond Sales Needed to Assist the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Group in Payment of Outstanding Unpaid Invoices Related to Prop 50 Funded Projects. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify authorization for Chair to sign letter.

3.                   Letter of Appreciation to the Eureka Heritage Society. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

4.                   Reappoint Monica Rivera to the Children and Families Commission for a Four-Year Term. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reappointment of Monica Rivera to the Children and Families Commission.

5.                   Resolution Authorizing Temporary Road Closures for the Annual Rodeo in the Redwoods Parade on June 20th, 2009. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

6.                   Resolution to Recognize the Eel River Valley and Humboldt County Veterans on Memorial Day. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

7.                   Letters of Appreciation to Resigning Workforce Investment Board Members Beverly Morgan-Lewis, Janet DePace, and Ernie Behm. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letters of Appreciation.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Letter of Opposition to Assembly Bill (AB) 831 (Monning) State Auditor- Confidential Records Unless Amended.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the chair to send a letter of opposition to Assembly Member Bill Monning, Assembly Member Wesley Chesbro and State Senator Patricia Wiggins opposing AB 831 unless amended.

9.                   Closure of Trust Fund and Movement of Proceeds.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the closure of trust fund 3562 and move all proceeds to trust fund 3464, otherwise known as the Deferred Maintenance Trust.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Approve Supplemental Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455, Fiscal Year 2008-09.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve supplemental budget for the amount of $192,711 in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness & Response) for Fiscal Year 2008-2009; and Direct Auditor-Controller to supplement Budget Unit 455, per Attachment "A".

11.               Approve Implementation Agreement between the County of Humboldt and Nurse-Family Partnership for the period of July 1, 2009 to June 20, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Public Health Branch Director to sign the Implementation Agreement between the county of Humboldt and Nurse-Family Partnership for the period of July 1, 2009- to June 20, 2012 in the amount of $53,860.

12.               Approve the Agreement with Decade Software Company, LLC for Software License and Support for Division of Environmental Health, Fund 1175, Budget Unit 411.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between Decade Software Company, LCC and Humboldt County for the purchase, installation and annual maintenance of database for Environmental Health Programs; Authorize the Director of Public Health Branch, or a designee, to sign the agreement and other documents necessary to implement the agreement with Decade Software, LLC; and Approve the supplemental budget and direct the Auditor/Controller to increase Budget Unit 411, Hazardous Materials Programs, Fund 1175 as follows:  Revenue:  707270, Adopted:  $40,000, Adjustment:  $61,372, Actual:  $101,372; Expenditure:  2-148, Adopted:  $3,050, Adjustment:  $61,372, Actual:  $64,422.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

13.               Approval of First Amendment to Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency to provide housing and CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work Program Employment Services at the Multiple Assistance Center.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the First Amendment to the Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency to provide housing at the Multiple Assistance Center.

14.               Increase Public Guardian office's Petty Cash from $400 to $600.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve increasing the amount of the Department of Health and Human Services - Public Guardian Office revolving petty cash fund from $400 to $600; and Adopt the attached Resolution Amending Resolution No. 95-66 adopted on May 30, 1995.

Public Works

15.               Agreements for Services for Willow Creek and Palmer Creek Monument Preservation Fund Surveys.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the agreement with Points West Surveying Co. for the Willow Creek Monument Preservation Fund Project; Approve the agreement with Kelly O'Hern Associates for the Palmer Creek Monument Preservation Fund Project; Authorize the Chair to execute the attached agreements in duplicate; Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit all copies of the executed agreements to the Land Use Division for further processing; Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit all copies of the executed agreements to the Land Use Division for further processing; and Approve the following supplemental budget: Revenue 1200322-705800 $90,313  Expense 1200322-2118 $90,313.

16.               Roberts Subdivision, APN 524-022-12, 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; Direct the Clerk of the Board to sign the subdivision map on behalf of the Board; Authorize the Chair to execute the Conveyance and Agreement; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit the subdivision map and the Conveyance & Agreement to the County Recorder.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Approval of the Headwaters Fund Board's Loan Award of $75,000 to Support Redway Community Services District's Predevelopment Expenses Related to Improvements for their Water Treatment Plant.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and approve the Headwaters fund Board's recommended Community Investment fund (CIF) loan of $75,000 to support predevelopment expenses for Redway Community Services District (Redway CSD); and Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the loan contract when completed, after review and approval by county Counsel and Risk Management.

2.                   Approval of Headwaters Fund Board's Recommended 2009 Grant Fund Awards.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and approve the slate of Grant Fund Award grants recommended for approval of the Headwaters Fund Board and Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the grant contracts when completed, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

Public Works

4.                   County Levee Update

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a Public Works staff report regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency certification process for levees on Flood Insurance Rate Maps; Receive a Public Works Staff report regarding the results of a flood conveyance capacity analysis of the Redwood Creek Levee; and Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached letter to Congressman Mike Thompson requesting a meeting regarding the impaired condition of the Redwood Creek Levee.

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

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

2.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the position of the Director of Public Works Department pursuant to Government Code section 54954.5.

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 (1:30 pm or soon thereafter) - 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

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