HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2009

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

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 Recognizing Fortuna Kiwanis 2009 Woman of Distinction and the 2009 Family of the Year Awards winners. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Certificates of Recognition.

2.                   Letters of Appreciation to Resigning Workforce Investment Board Members (WIB) Bob Sampson and Joe Davey. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letters of Appreciation.

3.                   Letter to the California Public Utilities Commission in Support of Resolution T-17227; Approval of Funding for the Highway 36 Humboldt-Trinity Counties Project of IP Networks, Inc. from California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) Amounting to $4,212,982. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Support Letter and submit it to the CPUC (must be submitted via online).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

4.                   Agreement with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for Fiscal Year 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 effective July 1, 2009; approve and authorize the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to sub-contract the performance of accounting functions set forth in Exhibit A to Corsetti and Noyes, L.L.P.; authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute three copies of the Agreement effective July 1, 2009; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two executed copies of agreement to Mental Health Branch Administration.

Public Works

5.                   License Agreement for Equipment Storage and Stockpile Site  - Drewry Rock Pit, APN 216-021-007, Bell Springs Road.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson to execute, in duplicate, the License Agreement with Richard G. Drewry Family Trust; direct the Department of Public Works to cause a check to be processed in an amount not to exceed $600 as pro-rated annual rent for the 2009/2010 fiscal year; direct that both executed License Agreements be returned to the Land Use Division for further processing.

6.                   Resolution Calling for the Lease of a Private Logging Road in the Larabee Area and the Right of Way Lease Agreement with Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC. for said Private Logging Road.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5ths vote grant a waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance; adopt Resolution No. ____, calling for the lease of a private logging road in the Larabee Area for the use of the residents of the Shively Area; authorize the Chairperson to sign and execute the attached Right of Way Lease Agreement with Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC in duplicate; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the executed Right of Way Lease Agreement in duplicate to the Land Use Division for transmittal to Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC.

Sheriff

7.                   Fiscal Year 2010 Financial and Operating Plan for Controlled Substance Operations, Between the United States Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest and the County of Humboldt, Sheriff's Office.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board and the Sheriff to sign two (2) Originals of the FY2010, Financial and Operating Plan for Controlled Substance Operations, Agreement number 06-LE-11051360-014, amendment number 009; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return all documents to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell for further processing.  A fully executed original of the agreement will be returned for the Board files.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Continue Review of the Klamath Hydropower Settlement Agreement to the November 10, 2009 Board of Supervisors Meeting. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue review of the Klamath Hydropower Settlement Agreement to the November 10, 2009 Board of Supervisors Meeting as a 10:30 a.m. time-set.

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Coroner/Public Administrator

1.                   Internship/Volunteer Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Internship/Volunteer Program for the Humboldt County Coroner/Public Administrator's Office.

Department of Health and Human Services - Administration

2.                   Supplemental Budget for TANF ECF (1160-519) in FY 2009-2010, and Allocate Thirty-Four Full-Time Laborer Grant Positions; One Full-Time Park Caretaker I/II Grant; Four Full-Time Carpenter Grant Positions; Two Full-Time Airport Services Worker I/II Grant Positions; Twenty-One Full Office Assistant I/II Grant Positions; Four Full-Time Facility Maintenance Mechanic I/II Grant Positions; Two Full-Time Airport Groundskeeper Grant Positions; Twelve Full-Time Fiscal Assistant I/II Grant Positions; Two Full-Time Payroll/Personnel Specialist Grant Positions Three Full-Time Vocational Counselor I/II Grant Positions; and Seven Full-Time Administrative Analyst I/II Grant Positions Effective upon Approval Under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) – Emergency Contingency Fund (ECF) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached supplemental budget in the amount of $3,077,566, as shown in Attachment A; and allocate thirty-four full-time Laborer Grant positions (salary range 261,class 0266) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; and allocate one full-time Park Caretaker I/II Grant Position (salary range 283/303, class 0272A/0272B) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; and allocate four full-time Carpenter Grant positions (salary range 352, class 0226) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; and allocate two full-time Airport Service Worker I/II Grant positions (salary range 297/317 class 0278A/0278B) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; and allocate twenty-one full-time Office Assistant I/II Grant positions (salary range 244/275, class 0179A/0179B) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; and allocate two full-time Airport Groundskeeper Grant positions (salary range 310, class 0271) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; and allocate twelve full-time Fiscal Assistant I/II Grant positions (salary range 273/299, class 0177A/B) in budget unit 519, as shown in Attachment B; allocate two full-time Vocational Counselor I/II Grant Positions (salary range 321/344, class 768A/B) in budget 519, as shown in Attachment B; and Positions allocated will be time limited to end September 30, 2010 and the employees will be grant status, effective upon approval.

County Administrative Office

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

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Presentation on the History of the Humboldt Botanical Gardens. (Supervisor Clendenen)

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

10:00 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

2.                   Redwood Forest Presentation by National Geographic Explorer, Michael Fay. (Supervisors Lovelace and Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: View the presentation and take action, if required.

10:30 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

3.                   Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit Chief Presentation - Farewell to Ralph H. Minnich and Introduction of New Cal Fire Unit Chief, Mike Howe. (Supervisor Clendenen)

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Personnel Director pursuant to Government Code Sections 54954.5 and 54957.

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.

This 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

Community Development Services

1.                   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 (CONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 20, 2009)

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; Introduce Ordinance No. _____ by title and waive further reading. 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; Introduce Ordinance No. ____ by title and waive further reading.  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.