HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution of Commendation to Beverly Morgan-Lewis on her Retirement. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Resolution of Commendation to Alexandra Wineland on her Retirement. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

3.                   Proclaim the Week of July 1 - 7, 2009 as Independents Week. Supervisors Lovelace

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.                   Resolution Declaring Saturday, September 5, 2009 as Bigfoot Days in Willow Creek. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution and have the Clerk of the Board mail a certified copy of the Resolution to the Bigfoot Days Committee, P.O. Box 8, Willow Creek, CA 95573.

Community Development Services

2.                   Reappointments to the Workforce Investment Board

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report and reappoint the following current members of the Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board whose terms end as of June 30, 2009 to serve two-year terms commencing upon your action: Linda Grimm - Humboldt Merchant Services; Bryan Plumley - Edward Jones Investments; Sallie Speaker - Humboldt Maritime Logistics; and Alex Stillman - Alex Stillman & Associates.

County Administrative Office

3.                   Extension of Court- County Memorandum of Understanding.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Amendment extending the existing Memorandum of Understanding with the Superior Court and authorize the Chair to sign.

Elections

4.                   Replacement of Voter Registration Management Software System

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the acquisition of the DFM Election Information Management System (EIMS) to replace the Premier DIMS system for which the agreements for use and user licenses have been revoked by Premier Election Systems.  Approve of the transfer of $27,985 from fund 3662 Recorder's Modernization Fund to 1100-140 and the attached supplemental budget for fiscal year 2008-09.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

5.                   Authorize and Execute Health Officer Agreement for Personal Services.

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors authorize and direct the Chair to execute the original and two copies of the attached "Agreement for Personal Services" with Ann Lindsay, M.D.; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two signed copies of the agreement to the Department of health and Human Services - Public Health Branch.

6.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 09-11272, Fund 1175, Public Health Branch, Budget Unit 428, Immunization Program, Fiscal Year 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and execute (8) signed copies of Standard Agreement No. 09-11272, Immunization program, for the period of July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010 and direct the Clerk of the Board to return signed copies to Public Health for submission to the State.

7.                   Approve purchase of an Alternate Care Sit (ACS) 50 Bed Cache including Zoll-M Defibrillator, two 14' Haulmark Utility Trailers and Supplemental Budget within Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response), Fiscal Year 2008-09.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve purchase of an Alternate Care Site *ACS) 50 Bed Cache including Zoll-M Defibrillator and two 14' Haulmark Utility Trailers; Approve Supplemental Budget for the amount of $99,000 in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response) for Fiscal Year 2008-2009; and direct Auditor-Controller to supplement Budget unit 455, per attachment "A".

8.                   Approval of Lease with Area 1 Agency on Aging for Office Space in Eureka located at 434 Seventh Street.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve lease with Area 1 Agency on Aging, beginning July 16, 2009, for office space located at 434 Seventh Street, to be utilized by the Humboldt County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Director; and authorize the Chairperson to execute two (2) originals of the lease; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return on (1) original of the fully executed lease to Real Property for transmittal to Lessor.

9.                   Approve Agreement between Samuel Merrit University and the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch, Medical Therapy Unit for a student intern Physical Therapy Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Agreement between Samuel Merritt University and authorize the Public Health branch Director to sign the Agreement between Samuel Merritt University and the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch, Medical Therapy Unit.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

10.               Donation of Social Services Branch Vehicles to the County Motor Pool for Capitalization, Maintenance, and Insurance.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the donation of (1) 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan, (2) 2009 Dodge Ram 2500, (2) 2009 Dodge Nitro 4x4, and (1) 2009 Ford E350 Superlength Cargo Van to the County Motor Pool for capitalization, maintenance and insurance.

11.               Approval of Lease with A&K Investments, LLC for 507 F Street, Suite B01, Located in Eureka, Ca.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve lease with A&K Investments, LLC, beginning July 1, 2009, for Suite B01, located at 507 F Street, to be utilized by the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services as storage space; authorize the Chairperson to execute tow (2) originals of the lease; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) original of the fully executed lease to Real Property for the transmittal to Lessor.

12.               Approval and Execution of UC Davis Training Contracts.

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors grant a waiver of the provisions of the Humboldt County Nuclear Free Ordinance; and Approve the attached contracts in the amounts of $110,400 and $29,440 with the University of California, Davis, for the provision of training to DHHS - SSB staff for FY 2009-2010; and Authorize the Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors to execute two (2) copies of each contract and return them to the DHHS - SSB Director for forwarding to UCD for completion.

Public Works

13.               Amendment to Agreement for Transportation Services for Elderly and handicapped in Southern Humboldt County (QUAIL) for the Period July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign three copies of the Amendment to the Agreement for Transportation Services for the Elderly and Handicapped in Southern Humboldt County and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the signed copies of the Amendment to Public Works for transmittal to Humboldt Transit Authority for execution.

14.               Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Mattole Rd (FC3010) PM 6.33: Project No. ER-4400(011), Contract No. 206255.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the bids for Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Mattole Rd. at PM 6.33; Award the contract to Leonardo Logging & Construction, Inc. in the amount of $213,184; authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance; and direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200321-0237 and transfer $223,843 to the account per the attached appropriation transfer.

15.               Freshwater Road Overlay Paving and Freshwater Safe Routes to School. Project No. SR2S 5904 (095), Contract No. 209800.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications and direct the Clerk to advertise the above - mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with bids to be opened on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 2:00 PM.

16.               Transfer to Continue Funding for Agricultural Building Floor Repair/Replacement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached appropriation transfer to allow current year finds to be transferred to the Deferred Maintenance Trust Fund 3464 for the Agricultural building floor replacement.

17.               Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the City of Eureka for Joint Analysis of Traffic Impacts due to Development in the Greater Eureka Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the City of Eureka.

18.               License Agreement for Advertising Display Signs and Kiosk with El -A Apparel, Inc. dba Cornucopia Enterprises at Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5's vote approve and authorize the chairperson to execute the attached License Agreement with El A Apparel, Inc. dba Cornucopia Enterprises; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the executed License Agreement to the Land Use Division for transmittal to Licensee.

19.               Pay Differential for David Ryan, Associate land Surveyor.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the continuation of a temporary increase in compensation of 10 salary ranges for Associate Land Surveyor, David Ryan for serving as County Surveyor, from June 29, 2009 through December 26, 2009 or until the County completes the classification review and fills the County Surveyor position whichever occurs firs, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

20.               Proposition 1B Project List.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the following projects for funding through the Proposition 1B, the local Streets and Roads Allocation to Humboldt County: 1. Chip Seal on Alderpoint Road between Postmile 44.05 and 47.05 ($345,000) estimated life of project 10 years.  2. Chip Seal on Fulmor Road between Postmile 0.00 and 1.00 ($55,000), estimated life of project 10 years.  3. Chip Seal on mad River Road between Postmile 0.00 and 3.95 ($252,000) estimated life of project 10 years.  4.  Chip Seal on maple Creek Road between Postmile 4.00 and 7.22 ($257,024.88), estimated life of project 10 years. 5.  Chip Seal on Sprowel Creek Road between Postmile 0.00 and 2.11 ($290,000) estimated life of project 10 years.

21.               Pay Differential for Hank Seemann, Environmental Services Manager.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the continuation of the temporary increase in compensation of 10 salary ranges for Hank Seemann, Environmental Services Manager, from June 29, 2009 and continuing through December 26, 2009 or until a classification review of Mr. Seemann's position is completed, whichever occurs first, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

22.               Arcata- Eureka Airport Runway Safety

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the plans and specifications and authorize the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above - mentioned project, pursuant to Section 22073 of the California Contract Code, with bids to be opened on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 2:00 pm.

23.               Review and Approve the Amendments to Solid Waste Franchise Agreements and Container Site Agreements.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:

1. Approve the attached Amendments to the below Franchise Agreements and approve the Chair to sign three originals upon receipt from Contractors: 1.1 Arcata Garbage Company; 1.2 City Garbage Company for Unincorporated Eureka Area; 1.3 City Garbage Company for Blue Lake/Fieldbrook Areas; 1.4 City Garbage Company for Garberville Area; 1.5 City Garbage Company for Holmes/Redcrest Areas; 1.6 Eel River Disposal for the Fortuna/Ferndale Areas; 1.7 Eel River Disposal for the Weott/Myers Flat Areas; 1.8 Humboldt Sanitation Company for the Northern Humboldt Area; and 1.9 Tom's Trash Company.

2.  Approve the Attached Amendment to Container Site Agreement for Humboldt Sanitation Company for Northern Humboldt Area and authorize the Chair to sign three original copies of the Amendment upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management;

3. Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of the Amendments to Public Works for distribution.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Humboldt County Film Commission Annual Report. (Supervisor Neely)

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

2.                   Humboldt County Commission on the Status of Women Annual Report. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report and take appropriate action, if necessary.

3.                   Appointment of Linda Atkins to the North Coast Railroad Authority. (Supervisor Clendenen and Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment of Linda Atkins to the North Coast Railroad Authority.

4.                   NACo 2009 Achievement Award for the Humboldt County Library "Parenting Corner" Program. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Acknowledge the achievement and take appropriate action, if required.

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

IHHS - Public Authority

1.                   Recommendation of Appointment, Extension, and Removal from the Humboldt County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adjourn as Humboldt County Board of Supervisors; convene as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and consider the following agenda:

Approve the appointment of Donna Wheeler, Deputy Director of the Social Services Branch of the Humboldt Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to the IHSS Advisory Board as the Employee Representative from DHHS.

Extend the appointment of Deborah Kindley to the IHSS Advisory Board as a Provider Representative through June 30, 2012.

Remove Beverly Morgan Lewis as the IHSS Advisory Board Employee Representative from DHHS due to her retirement on July 2, 2009.

Remove Samantha Prosser as an IHSS Advisory Board Recipient Representative due to lack of participation at IHSS Advisory Board meetings

Public Comment

Adjourn

2.                   Fourth Amendment to the Agreement between the Public Authority and the Area One Agency on Aging for the In - Home Supportive Services Provider Registry.

RECOMMENDATION: 1. That the Board of Supervisors adjourn as Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

 

2. Convene as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County In-Home Supportive       Services Public Authority and consider the following agenda:

approve Fourth Amendment of the Agreement between the Public Authority and the Area one Agency on Aging for the In-Home Supportive Services Provider Registry and authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the agreement.

Direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the agreement to the Public Authority Executive Director.

Public Comment

Adjourn

3. Reconvene as the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

4.                   Responses to 2008-09 Grand Jury Reports 2009-JL-01, 2009 - JL - 05, and 2009 AF-01.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and modify the 2008-09 Grand Jury draft responses from departments under the appointment authority of the Board of Supervisors; approve the documents, as may be modified, as the response; direct the Clerk of the Board, within five working days, to submit the final responses with an accompanying Board order, to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court; direct the Clerk of the Board, within five working days, to submit two copies of all responses to the County Clerk / Recorder, one of which will be forwarded to the State Archivist, together with a copy of the original report.

5.                   Presentation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-10 Proposed Budget.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and review Humboldt County's Proposed FY 2009-10 Budget' adopt the proposed FY 2009-10 Budget, on an interim basis, to allow County Departments to continue operations until the final Budget is adopted on July 28, 2009; Continue budget discussions to the public hearings schedule for Monday, July 13, 2009 (1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.), and Wednesday, July 15, 2009 (1:30 p.m.); direct the County Administrative Officer to return to the Board on July 28, 2009, to consider adoption of the final budget for FY 2009-10; and take other action as appropriate.

Public Works

6.                   Stop Intersection Designation for Main Street at Loleta Drive.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce the attached ordinance by title, waive the first reading thereof, and set the Ordinance for at least one week away; and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary at least five (5) days before the date set for adoption, and again fifteen (15) days after adoption.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

10:00 A.M. - Social Services

1.                   Painting the HOPE Tree on the wall in the Courthouse

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the painting of the HOPE Tree on the third floor of the courthouse just outside the cafe'; approve the placement of framed art created by youth on the rest of the hallway ending at the Family Court Services area; authorize the DHHS-Social Services Branch to work with Public Works/Building Maintenance to coordinate the painting of the HOPE tree and hanging of the framed youth art in the hallway; direct the Clerk of the Board to return on executed Board Agenda Item to the Director, DHHS - SSB.

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.                   Conference with Legal Counsel on Anticipated or Potential Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9, subd.(b)(1) and subd.(b)(3) subpar.(A), (1 case). This item is to correct the noticing of the closed session item H.1 on the April 28, 2009 Board agenda.

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

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

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 Advisory Board

Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Assessment Appeals Board

Emergency Medical Care Committee

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