HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JULY 07, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM

1.                   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.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Recognizing the Visiting Chinese Exchange Teachers and Certificates of Welcome for Each of the 12 Teachers. (Supervisors Geist and Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution and Authorize Chair to sign Certificates of Welcome.

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.

Assessor

1.                   Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 113 - Assessor

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopts a supplemental budget in Assessor Budget Unit 113 in the amount of $22,197.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution Honoring the Quota International of Eureka. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign the Resolution.

3.                   Letter Supporting Mobile Medical Office's Service Area Competition for Health Care of the Homeless Application to Renew their Federal Funding. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Letter of Support.

4.                   Letter of Appreciation to Jeff Schimke for Serving on the Humboldt County Forestry Review Committee. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.

5.                   Resolution of Commendation Recognizing the Arcata Police Department's Youth and Family Services Program on their 30th Anniversary. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

6.                   Move Diana Cooper to an At Large position on the Status of Women Commission, and Appoint Hollie Klingel to the Status of Women Commission as a District 1 Representative. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve moving Diana Cooper to an At Large position on the Status of Women Commission and appoint Hollie Klingel as the District 1 representative.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of Board Orders - Meeting of May 5, 2009.

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.

8.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of June 16, 2009.

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.

9.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of June 9, 2009.

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.

Cooperative Extension

10.               Approval of Supplemental Budget Request for Cooperative Extension.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the below supplemental budget in the amount of $3,314 for budget unit 632 Fiscal year 2009-09:

Revenue: 1100-632-707017 $3,314 and Expenditure: 1100-632-2125 $3,314.

County Administrative Office

11.               Letter of Opposition to Feingold's Clean Water Restoration Act amending Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a letter of opposition the Clean Water Restoration Act and authorize the Chair to sign and send a letter to Senator Barbara Boxer.

12.               Supplemental Budget for Information Technology.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the following supplemental budget; Revenue 3550118-682050 Fund Balance Forward of $37,500; Expenditures 3550118-8066 Computer Equipment, $37,500.

District Attorney

13.               Grant Application - FY 2009-10 Automobile Insurance Fraud Prosecution Program (State of California - Department of Insurance Funds)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Grant Application for FY 2009-10 Automobile Fraud Insurance Prosecution Program; Adopt a Resolution approving the application to the California State Department of Insurance for funding under the Automobile Fraud Insurance prosecution Program and Authorize the Chair to execute both the Grant and the Resolution.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

14.               Appointment of Jonathan Greenberg, M.D., Ruby Bayan, M.D. and Jennifer Katy Wilson, M.D. as active members of the Medical Staff of the Sempervirens Acute Psychiatric Hospital.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the appointment of JonathanGreenberg, M.D., Ruby Bayan, M.D. and Jennifer Katy Wilson, M.D. as active members of the Medical Staff of the Sempervirens Acute Psychiatric Hospital.

15.               Approval of Medi-Cal Privacy and Security Agreement with the California Department of Mental Health.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Medi-Cal Privacy and Security Agreement with the California Department of Mental Health and authorize the Director of the Mental Health Branch to sign two (2) copies of the agreement.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

16.               Accept and approve agreement number 09-11248 from the California Department of Public Health - Project Lean in fund 1175, budget unit 436 for fiscal year 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement number 09-11248 with the California Department of Public Health, Project Lean for the term of July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010 for $25,000 in fund 1175, budget unit 436.Authorize Chair to sign seven (7) copies of the Standard Agreement 09-11248 face sheets.Approve and authorize Chair to sign one (1) copy of the Contractor Certification Clause in Attachment 1 Exhibit C.Direct the Clerk of the Board to return all signed copies of the Standard Agreement 09-11248 and the Contractor Certification Clause to the Public Health Branch.

Personnel

17.               Revised Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and adopt the revised "County of Humboldt Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy" (copy attached) effective June 23, 2009.

18.               Renewal of Spanish Language Proficiency Program (SLPP) Test Security Agreement (TSA) with Cooperative Personnel Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize Personnel Director to execute the attached Spanish Language Proficiency Program (SLPP) Test Security Agreement (TSA) with Cooperative Personnel Services.

19.               Dissolution of eligibility list for the class of Nurse Case Manager.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the dissolution of the current eligibility list for Nurse Case Manager effective upon the establishment of a new eligibility list.

Probation

Public Works

20.               Accept the donation of Tremble 4700 GPS System.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the donation of the Trimble 4700 GPS System from the California Surveying and Drafting Supply.

21.               Reimbursable agreement AJW-FN-WSA-09-0729 between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Humboldt County Public Works Division of Aviation.

RECOMMENDATION: Grant a waiver of the provisions of the Humboldt Nuclear Free Ordinance.Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign the Reimbursement Agreement (RA) Number AJW-FN-WSA-09-0729 and all subsequent modifications to the agreement in accordance with Articles 9 and 10n of the agreement.Authorize an advance check in the amount of $480,700.00 to prepay the entire estimated cost of the agreement to be transmitted to the FAA as identified in Article 9, subparagraph C of the RA # AJW-FN-WSA-09-0729.

22.               Construction of storm damage repairs on Bell Springs Road (8A010) at PM 0.0, 1.88-2.00; Project No. FEMA CA PW 2018 & PW 533; Contract No. 206282 & 206283.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications.Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with bids to open on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

23.               Approve the amendment to the Solid Waste Franchise Agreement Rate Schedules for Arcata Garbage Company and Eel River Disposal - Fortuna/Ferndale areas.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the amendments to Solid Waste Franchise Agreement Schedules for Arcata Garbage Company and Eel River Disposal - Fortuna/Ferndale areas for the period July 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009.

24.               Construction of storm damage repair on Old Briceland Road (6B005) at PM 2.90 & 5.86; Project No. FEMA NO.: PW 1449 & PW 1696; Contract No. 206280 & 2063412.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications.Direct the Clerk of the Board 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 28, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

25.               Demolish and rebuild filter banks in Courthouse mechanical rooms.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to execute contracts related to the demolition and rebuilding of four filter banks in the fifth floor mechanical rooms, following review and approval by County Counsel and the Risk Manager.Direct the following be included in the FY 2009/2010 budget to provide funds for this project; Revenue 1100170-7006132 transfer from Deferred Maintenance $40,000; Expenditure 1100170-8431 Courthouse Filter Banks $40,000.

26.               Construction of storm damage repairs on Alderpoint Road (F6B165) at PM 1.90 & 2.0; Project No. ER-4400(035) & (036); Contract No. 206366 & 206367.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the plans and specifications.Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with bids to open on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

27.               Automated Weather Observation System for Garberville Airport Project 919217, and Rohnerville Airport Project Number 919218.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive the plans and specifications.Authorize the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned projects, pursuant to Section 22073 of the California Contract Code, with bids to open on 2:00 p.m.

28.               Adoption of Ordinance - Stop Intersection Designation for Main Street at Loleta Drive.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt ordinance No. _____ amending Section 421-5 of Chapter 1 of Division 2 Title IV of the Humboldt County Code relating to a stop sign on Main Street at Loleta Drive in Loleta.

Sheriff

29.               Approval Extension of Lease Agreement with Brown Rentals for SCOP (Sheriff's Citizens on Patrol) Office

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the option to extend the lease for one year through October 31, 2010 with brown Rentals for Sheriff SCOP office space located at 76 Country Club Drive, Willow Creek; Authorize Real Property to send a notice to Lessor that County is exercising the option to extend the lease; and return on executed agenda item to Real Property.

30.               Authorize the Chair to sign the Governing Board Resolution and Certification and Grant Assurances for the FFY09 Homeland Security Grant Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the Governing Board Resolution and Certification for a grant request to the State for the FFY09 Homeland Security Grant Program ; and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Grant Assurances, cover sheet and other grant documents as Authorized Agent.

31.               Approval of Agreement to Provide Law Enforcement Services within the City of Blue Lake, FY 2009/2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement to Provide law Enforcement Services within the City of Blue Lake between the County of Humboldt, through the Sheriff, and the City of Blue Lake.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Regional Broadband and Telecommunications.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board appoint Supervisor Lovelace and Supervisor Neely to a subcommittee to work on regional broadband and telecommunication issues as part of a Broadband Governance Group.That the Board direct staff of Community Development Services to prepare a Board Report describing the ARRA broadband funding opportunity and the possible involvement of this Board in a regional grant effort.

2.                   Report from Redway Community Services District (RCSD) Regarding Current Water Shortage Situation. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: The Redway Community Services District has requested time to update the Board on the current water shortage situation facing the community of Redway.

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Library

1.                   Revised Open Hours Schedule for Eureka Library and Adjustment to Library Bookmobile Schedule.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution amending Resolution No. 82-170 and rescinding Resolution No. 08-77 in regards to changes in office hours, in particular the open hours schedule for the Eureka Library and the Library Bookmobile summer and winter schedules.

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

District Attorney

3.                   Authorization to Complete an Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the City of Eureka concerning the Grant Application for FY 2009-10 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Program - Local Solicitation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign the attached Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the City of Eureka, and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the signed Agreement to the District Attorney's Office.

Code Enforcement Unit

4.                   Administrative Abatement Funding; Andrea and Gerald McGuire A.P. #306-024-004.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors request that the Code Enforcement Unit continue to monitor Gerald McGuire's progress as he rebuilds the structure located at 6766 West Avenue, Fields Landing and to report back to the Board no later than September 15, 2009, with additional recommendations.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel-Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), County of Humboldt v. Robert C. McKee; Humboldt Superior Court Case No. DR020825.

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

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Resolution authorizing the submission of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) General Allocation Grant Application for $800,000 to Fund: Mobile Medical Acquisition and Rehabilitation of their existing facility, Alcohol Drug Care Services Continuum of Recovery At-Risk Service, Humboldt Senior Resource Center Alzheimer Center Expansion Grant, and signature authority for the Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive the staff report, open the public hearing and receive public testimony, close the public hearing, adopt Resolution No. ____ (Attachment A); authorizing the submission of a $800,000 application for the 2009/2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) General Allocation Grant Application for:Administration $50,000, Public Facility - Mobile Medical Building $350,000, Public Facility - Activity Delivery $10,000, Public Service - Continuum of Recovery Care $320,000, Public Service - Alzheimer Center Expansion $70,000, Committing $88,500 from the CDBG Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Program Income Revolving Loan Account to the Application for the Alzheimer Center Expansion.Authorize the Community Development Services Director to sign the grant paperwork and any contracts or subrecipient agreements to implement the grant after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

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.