HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

1.                   Letter of Support for Friends of the Dunes Grant Augmentation Request to the Wildlife Conservation Board. (Consent) (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter of Support.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim October 15th, 2009 as Credit Union Day in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Smith)

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.

Coroner-Public Administrator

1.                   Internship/Volunteer Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes the Internship/Volunteer Program for the Humboldt County Coroner/Public Administrator's Office.  If the Board of Supervisors adopts a county-wide volunteer policy in the future, the county-wide policy will supersede this policy.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

2.                   Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with Humboldt County School Districts allowing Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch to Provide Vaccination Clinics to Vaccinate School Age Children for H1N1 Influenza. (MOU's ON FILE WITH CLERK OF THE BOARD)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to sign the three originals of each of the thirty - three Memorandum of Understandings; and direct the Clerk of the Board to submit two (2) copies of each Memorandum of Understanding to the Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch Director.

Probation

3.                   Approval of First Amendment to Sublicense Agreement with Fusuikan Martial Arts Center.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the First Amendment to Sublicense Agreement with Fusuikan Martial Arts Center; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the attached First Amendment to Sublicense Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed original First Amendment to Sublicense Agreement to Public Works Department - Real Property for Transmittal to Sublicensor.

Sheriff

4.                   Approve Supplemental Budget in Sheriff's Budget 1100 243 to Complete Construction of a Pole Barn at Sheriff's Farm.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a supplemental budget in Sheriff's budget 1100 243 in the amount of $13,000 to purchase materials necessary to complete construction of a pole barn, and authorize the Auditor/Controller to establish Fixed Asset Account 1100-243-8-187, Pole Barn.

5.                   Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $52,970 in Budget Unit 1100264, Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a supplemental budget in budget unit 1100264 PSIC, in the amount of $52,970 as attached.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Appointment of 2009/10 Member and Alternate to the California State Association of Counties Board of Directors. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Make Appointments.

2.                   Receive and Review the Draft Klamath Hydropower Agreement. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive the draft Klamath Hydropower Agreement and direct Public Works Natural Resources Division and County Counsel's office to review the draft Hydroelectric Agreement for its potential effect on Humboldt County government and make appropriate recommendations to the Board at the October 27th, 2009 meeting.

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DHHS - Social Services

1.                   Approval of Contract with Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. to operate a Temporary Shelter during the Winter Months of November 15, 2009 to April 30, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a contract with Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. to operate a temporary winter shelter, authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the contract; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the contract to the Social Services Branch Director.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Establishment of Citizens' Law Enforcement Liaison Committee.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review the attached draft Resolution Establishing a Citizens' Law Enforcement Liaison Committee; provide direction to staff on specific elements of Committee formation; and direct staff to return with a final Resolution in conformance with Board's Direction.

3.                   Resolution Approving the Form of and Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Purchase and Sale Agreement and Related Documents with Respect to the Sale of the County’s Proposition 1A Receivable from the State; and Directing and Authorizing Certain other Actions in Connection Therewith (Securitization)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ______ authorizing Humboldt County's participation in the statewide securitization program offered by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (California Communities); and authorize the Chair of the Board, the Treasurer-Tax Collector, and/or the Vice-Chair of the Board to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement (Attachment C) and any other necessary documents to participate in the securitization process.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN – none scheduled

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for County Librarian pursuant to Government Code section 54954.5.

2.                   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 – none scheduled

 


K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   County Initiated intent to Record a Notice of Non Renewal of the Wagner Corporation Williamson Act Preserve (Resolution No. 74-118, Ag Preserve No. 73-04) Case Nos.: AGPN 07-02 File No. 222-032-03 et al Garberville Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open public hearing, receive the staff report and public comment; approve and authorize Community Development Services - Planning Division staff to give notice of the County’s intent to Non-Renew (Attachment A) the Wagner Land Company (formerly Wagner Corporation) Land Conservation Contract (73-04) (Attachment B) pursuant to Williamson Act Guidelines (Attachment C); direct Planning Division staff to mail said Notice to the property owner informing them of their right to protest; direct the Clerk of the Board to execute the Notice of Non Renewal (Attachment D) and record with the County Recorders Office no later than 20 days after sending notice of County - initiated Non-Renewal to the property owner; and direct the Clerk of the Board to forward a copy of the Notice of Non Renewal to the property owner, the California Office of Land Conservation, the Assessor's Office, County Counsel and any other interested party.

2.                   County Initiated Non Renewal of Williamson Act Land Conservation Contracts for the Stepp and Azevedo Ownerships within the Big Bend Ranch Preserve, Disestablishment of the Big Bend Ranch Agricultural Preserve, and Establishment of the Mather and Mather-Garcia Agriculruarl Preserves.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open public hearing. Hold a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law and consider the application; receive staff report and public comment; approve and issue the Notice of Intent to Record a Notice of Non Renewal of the Williamson Act Land Conservation Contracts for the Stepp and Azevedo ownerships within the Big Bend Ranch Preserve; direct the Community Development Services - Planning Division staff to mail said Notice to the property owners informing them of their right to protest; direct the Clerk of the Board to execute the Notice of Non Renewal of the Williamson Act Land Conservation Contracts for the Stepp and Azevedo ownerships within the Big Bend Ranch Preserve and record with the County Recorders Office no later than 20 days after the County sends the Notice of Intent to Record a Notice of Non Renewal to the property owner; adopt Resolution No. ____ dis-establishing the Big Bend Ranch Agricultural Preserve (Preserve No. 77-15); adopt Resolution No. ____ establishing the Mather - Garcia Agricultural Preserve; Adopt Resolution No. ______ establishing the Mather Agricultural Preserve; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute Land Conservation Contracts for these two Class B Preserves; Direct Planning Division staff to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research; direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Resolutions and land Conservation Contracts with the County Recorder; direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decisions to the applicant, the property owners within the Preserve, the Assessor’s Office, County Counsel, the Planning Division, the California Office of Land Conservation and any other interested party.

3.                   Redwood Park Lodge Co. General Plan Amendment Petition File No.: APN's 519-202-16; 519-341-22 et al.; Case No.: GPP-09-01; Orick Area

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing; receive the staff report and public comment; approve Resolution No. ___ accepting the Petition based on the findings herein and testimony received about the project; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

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

 

Access Humboldt Board of Directors / County Representative

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

 

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