HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009

9:00 AM

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM

1.                   Approval of an Agreement between First 5 Humboldt and the Public Health Branch Budget Unit #420, Maternal Child Adolescent Health for Fiscal Years 2009-10 through 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between First 5 Humboldt and the Public Health Branch; authorize the Chair to sign three copies of the Amendment; direct the Clerk of the Board to return the three signed copies of the Amendment to the Public Health Branch; and approve and direct the Auditor Controller to supplement Fund 1175, Budget Unit # 420, Maternal Child and Adolescent health (MCAH) as follows; Revenue: line Item 592-109 Other Grants State $15,975; Expenditure: Line Item 3-109 Grant Fund Disbursements $15,975.

2.                   Receive and Accept the Revised Annual Report on the Status and Implementation of the 1984 Framework Plan (General Plan)  (est. time - 1 hour)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and accept the staff report and the 2008 Annual Progress Report on the status and implementation of the 1984 Framework Plan (General Plan) and direct the Community Development Services - Planning Division staff to submit the 2008 Annual Progress Report on the status of the General Plan to the State Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

3.                   HR 2389 - Recreational and Conservation Easement Support Program - Two Separate Funding Requests from the Humboldt North Coast Land Trust for Appraisal and Legal Document Preparation Support Costs (Scotty's Point Beach Public Access Conservation Easement and Moonstone Beach Public Access Parking Lot) (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the staff report; approve funding request of $10,000 from the Humboldt North Coast Land Trust to provide funding for the costs associated with preparation, development, and execution of a conservation easement and a stewardship and monitoring plan for the Scotty's Point Beach Public Access Conservation Easement; and approve funding request of $10,000 from the Humboldt North Coast Land Trust to provided funding for planning, preparing and executing the conservation easement to include appraisal administration , associated legal and title review expenses for the Moonstone Beach Public Access Parking Lot.

4.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider the appointment for the position of County Administrative Officer pursuant to Government Code section 54954.5.

RECOMMENDATION: 

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim October 18 - 24, 2009 as Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Continuation of Emergency - Redway Community Services District Local Water Emergency. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, Per Resolution #09-48, remains in effect until November 3, 2009.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Approve Lease Extension of Surplus Storage Space.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the option to extend the lease with jack Retzloff for 714 4th Street, Eureka, CA; authorize Real Property to send a notice to Lessor that the County is exercising the option to extend the lease; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed agenda item to Real Property.

Library Services

3.                   Authorization for County to Participate in NorthNet Library System and Designate Transaction Based Reimbursements to NorthNet Library System.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the County via the County Librarian to participate in the NorthNet Library System and Designate Transaction Based Reimbursements to NorthNet Library System.

4.                   Adjusted Library hours of Operation for November 25, December 24 and December 31, 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the changes in open hours for the library branches specified on attachment 1 for Wednesday, November 25, 2009, Thursday, December 24, 2009 and Thursday, December 31, 2009.

 

Public Works

5.                   Amendment Number One (1) to the Agreement for Environmental Documentation for Runway Safety Area (RSA) Improvements for the Arcata- Eureka Airport, Airport Improvement (AIP) Grant 03-06-0010-33, Project 919213.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Amendment Number One (1) increasing the 919213 Agreement amount from the original amount of $171,166 to $241,831 for additional environmental tasks as directed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  Additional tasks to be completed by Mead-Hunt, Inc., airport consultant; Authorize the Chair to sign three original Amendment No. 1, Scope of Services, upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of the Amendments to Public Works for Distribution.

6.                   License Agreement for Equipment Storage and Stockpile Site - Swanson Mining Corporation, APN 512-091-006.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson to execute, in duplicate, the License Agreement with Swanson Mining Corporation; Direct the Department of Public Works to cause a check in the amount of $600 to be processed as annual rent of the 2009/2010 fiscal year; direct that both executed License Agreements be returned to the Land Use Division for further processing.

7.                   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lease DTFANM-09-L-006 for Terminal Space at the Arcata/Eureka Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson to sign and execute the attached lease agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two executed originals, along with a copy of a Board Order authorizing the Chair to sign on behalf of the County, to the Land Use Division for transmittal to Lessee.

8.                   DHHS, Mental Health Branch HVAC System Repair Project Project No. 170114.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the bids for the project mentioned above; award the project to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, O&M Industries, Arcata, California in the amount of $151,815 for the base bid; authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement when staff approves the bonds and insurance; and adopt the supplemental budget as attached in Attachment 2 for fiscal year 2009-10, DHHS-Mental Health branch Administration budget unit 1170-424

 

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Request from the Humboldt County Fish & Game Advisory Commission to Fund Two Grants. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant allocations as requested.

2.                   Letter Requesting Extension of Timeline for Stakeholder Input into the Marine Protected Area Design. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Letter of recommendation extending the time line for stakeholder input into the Marine Protected Areas design.

3.                   Appointment of County Representative to the Access Humboldt Board of Directors. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Bud Leonard as the County Representative to the Access Humboldt Board of Directors.

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

5.                    

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Humboldt County Human Rights Commission's Annual Report of 2008/2009. (Supervisor Neely)

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

10:00 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

2.                   Presentation from AFSCME Local 57 Opposing Privatization of Human Services eligibility work. (Supervisor Neely)

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

10:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

3.                   Presentation on Community Development by Steve Frisch of the Sierra Business Council. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and take action if appropriate.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel- Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), Mayan Construction Company v. County of Humboldt; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. DR090895

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.                   Lucchesi Zone Reclassification Application File No. APN 502-031-64 Case No.: ZR-05-03 Jacoby Creek Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive the staff report and public testimony; introduce Ordinance No. ____ by title and waive further reading; Close public hearing; adopt the Planning Commission's findings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.                   Appeal of Planning Commission Approval of the Nicklas Parcel Map Subdivision / Planned Development and Special Permit Application.  File No. APN 015-121-02 Case No.: PMS-07-19A (Eureka Area) - CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 15, 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public testimony; Based on the findings in the Staff report and testimony received about the project, deny the appeal and approve the Nicklas Parcel Map Subdivision / Planned Development and Special Permit Application; Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the appellant, the project applicant, the agent and any other interested party; and direct the Community Development Services - Planning Division to file a Notice of Determination  with the Humboldt County Recorder's Office, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

3.                   Samoa Town Master Plan General Plan Amendment (Local Coastal Plan Amendment)/Zone Reclassification /Urban Limit Line Extension File No. APN 401-021-29; Case No.: GPA-02-01/ZR-02-02 Samoa Area

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Open the public hearing in the manner prescribed by law, and receive staff report and public testimony; Deliberate on the project as necessary; close the public hearing; approve revised resolutions and ordinances to be submitted to the California Coastal Commission for amendment of the Humboldt County General Plan for the Samoa town site by reconfiguring the boundary lines as shown on the proposed Samoa Town Master Plan land use map.  The revised resolutions also address text designations to Section 4.10A, Urban Land Use Designations of the HBAP, amend Section 3.17.B.3 of the HVAP to add a requirement that a tsunami risk assessment be conducted for future subdivisions and development projects that could result in three or more additional dwelling units within a potential tsunami run-up area, and map the urban limit line extension around the Samoa town site; approve the adoption of Ordinance No.____ amending Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code. The proposed rezoning would amend the zoning for the approximate 171.1- acre making up 6 parcels of the Samoa town site by designating the boundary lines of the following zones and combining zones: Residential Single Family, Residential Multi-Family, Commercial General, Commercial Recreation, NR, Public Recreation, Public Facilities, and Coastal Dependent Industrial zones; and Planned Unit Development, Wetland, Archaeological Resource and Design Review combining zones.  The zoning amendment will not become effective until final approval and certification by the Coastal Commission of the proposed Local Coastal Plan Amendment; approve the adoption of Ordinance No.___ amending Section 313-19.1, Design Review, of the Coastal Zoning Regulations to establish a Samoa Design Review Committee and add standards for protection of historic structures.  The zoning amendment will not become effective until the Coastal Commission has certified the proposed local Coastal Plan Amendment; adopt a Revised Resolution of Transmittal to the Coastal Commission for the proposed amendment of the Local Coastal Plan and transmit the Local Coastal Program amendments to the HBAP land use plan and implementing zoning maps to the California Coastal Commission for certification in accordance with the Coastal Act; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, to 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

 

To request an application, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 476-2384.

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