HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2005
A. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS
C. 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 - Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated-Needle Use (Supervisor Rodoni)
RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2000-14, remains in effect until January 3, 2006, allowing the Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Branch, to continue a needle- exchange program.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of comments.
Community Development Services
3. Request for Certification of the Lower Mattole Fire Plan, the Upper Mattole Fire Plan, and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Humboldt-Del Norte Unit Fire Management Plan as Community Wildfire Protection Plans per the Federal Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003 standards.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve certification. Authorize the Chair to sign the Community Wildfire Protection Plan Certification and Agreement Signature Sheet for each Local Fire Plan.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign four WIA MOU between the Workforce Investment Board of Humboldt County, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, and four One-Stop System Partners.
County Administrative Office
RECOMMENDATION: Approve work study agreement.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding for adding Honeydew Volunteer Fire Company to the program effective December 1, 2005. Adopt Resolution No. 05-91 to add Honeydew Volunteer Fire Company to the County's primary and excess workers' compensation policies as a covered party/named insured.
RECOMMENDATION: Consider and approve the distribution formula as proposed and submitted by the Humboldt County Fire Chiefs' Association for the $100,000 County allocation approved by the Board of Supervisors on October 18, 2005. Authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute agreements with each agency providing fire protection services for the approved amounts. Approve a transfer of $100,000 from the General Fund Contingency Reserve to the Contributions to Other Agencies Budget 199 as shown on the submitted budget transfer form.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding for adding Redway Fire Protection District to the program effective November 11, 2005. Adopt Resolution No. 05-92 to add Redway Fire Protection District to the County's primary and excess workers' compensation policies as a covered party/named insured.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the Public Resource Management Group to provide claiming services related to State-mandated costs, and adopt associated supplemental budget ($46,500).
RECOMMENDATION: Introduce the ordinance by title, waive the first reading, and set for adoption on January 3, 2006.
Health and Human Services - Administration
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Contract No. 05-45761.
Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch
RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU for the provision of services to clients with developmental disabilities who require mental health services for many years as required by Welfare and Institutions Code 4696.1(b).
RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Debby Bender and Rodney Thornton.
Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch
14. Need for Additional Office Space in Conjunction with the Administrative and Support Services Offices Located at 507 F Street in Order to Complete the Co-Location of Fiscal Staff Supporting Public Health Branch Programs ($2,947 a Month)
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to execute a lease with A & K Investments, LLC for office space at 510 Fifth Street in Eureka (through December 31, 2013).
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a supplemental budget in the amount of $1,500.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the revised class description.
RECOMMENDATION: Extend Terry Coddington's extra-help employment by 600 hours to a maximum of 1580 hours for Fiscal Year 2005-2006.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the extension of extra-help hours for John Morgan and Donna Nouriel, Juvenile Corrections Officers, to 1440 hours through June 30, 2006.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the form contract for use when outside counties desire to contract for bed space in the Regional Facility on an as-needed/per-child basis. Authorize Chief Probation Officer to sign the individual contracts on behalf of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors with the approval of County Counsel and the Risk Manager.
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the DBE program, and establish a proposed goal of 1.8% for Airport concessions in Federal Fiscal Year 2005-06.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Nos. 1 and 2 for the total amount of $52,652.74.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-93, adopting an updated 457 Deferred Compensation Plan and rescinding all previously adopted 457 Deferred Compensation Plans and amendments thereto, and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign the Plan Document.
D. SPECIAL PRESENTATION
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.
E. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
County Administrative Office (CAO)
RECOMMENDATION: Review, modify as appropriate, and adopt the proposed state and federal legislative platforms for 2006.
Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: Approve modifications to current 2005-2008 WIA Youth Program Operator (YPO) contracts for Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District and the Northern Humboldt Union High School (NHUHSD) District to reflect carry-over amounts from YPO 2004-05 allocations; and, to reflect the addition of an indirect cost line item to NHUHSD to budget and corresponding budget adjustment. Approve modification to current 2005-2008 WIA YPO contract with the Fortuna Unified High School District (FUHSD) to reflect addition of business office support line item to budget and corresponding budget adjustment; and, approve addition of $30,000 for FUHSD YPO staff to conduct case management services for youth enrolled in WIA Redwood Coast Nursing Career Training project activities. Approve modification to current 2005-2008 WIA YPO contract for Eureka City Schools to reflect the addition of an indirect-cost line item to budget and corresponding budget adjustment.
F. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
10:00 a.m.--Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the grant contracts when completed, after review and approval by County Counsel and the Risk Management Director/Deputy CAO. Review Discretionary Award funding report. Refer back to the HFB consideration of grant funding for the Mad River Fish Hatchery.
10:30 a.m.--Health and Human Services
RECOMMENDATION: BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, receive and file the Mental Health Services Act Community Services and Supports Plan, and support the Mental Health Director's submission of this document to the State Department of Mental Health.
G. CLOSED SESSION
1. It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5 to consider the public employee appointment for the position of Director of the Department of Public Works (Appointed Mr. Tom Mattson as the Director of the Department of Public Works)
H. PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.
I. ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS--1:45 P.M.
Code Enforcement Unit
RECOMMENDATION: Find the conditions of the property of the subject premises constitute a public nuisance, order the property owner to abate all violations on or before March 1, 2006, including a final inspection by the Code Enforcement Unit, and order that, in the event such abatement is not commenced, prosecuted and completed by the property owner within the terms set by the Board, that the Code Enforcement Unit shall be empowered and authorized to abate such nuisance, and shall return to the Board for its consideration of an appropriation to abate such nuisance, and that the cost of abatement shall become a lien on the subject property.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorized the cost of abatement pursuant to the provisions of Humboldt County Code Sections 351-21 and 351-22, if any, to be advanced by the County of Humboldt and, if unpaid by the property owner, that a lien be placed against the parcel in the amount of the costs of the abatement. Reviewed the options listed in the Financial Impacts section of submitted document and chose Option 5 as best meeting the needs of the community, given budget constraints. Said Option 5 reads: “Demolish the house and remove all of the garbage and solid waste including the covered storage area: This option would turn the property into bare ground. The approximate cost for this option is $12,500.” Directed that temporary fencing be installed around the perimeter of the subject property (at an approximate cost of $1,200).
J. PUBLIC HEARING
Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: Deny the appeal, and uphold the Planning Director's denial of Building Permit Application No. 22558.
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.)
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