HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  NON AGENDA ITEM

1.                   Resolution Confirming the Existence of a Local Emergency and Requesting the Governor to Proclaim a State of Emergency.

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

1.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of December 15, 2009.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders.

2.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of January 5, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders.

3.                   Resolution Supporting the Findings of the California Statewide Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached resolution supporting the findings of the California Statewide Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Certificates of Recognition for CHP Officer Dave Anderson and Cody Box. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Certificates of Recognition.

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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 09-0496, High-Risk Pest Exclusion Program and Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the Amount of $11,106.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 09-0496, Known as the High-Risk Pest Exclusion Program Contract, and authorize the Chair to sign the original and one copy of the cover page as well as the Contractor Certification form, and return all copies to the Agriculture Department for Further processing; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance, and authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for fiscal year 2009-10.

2.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 09-0595, Light Brown Apple Moth Trapping Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the amount of $2,324.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 09-0595, known as the Light Brown Apple Moth trapping contract; authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement and one copy of the cover page as well as the Contractor Certification form and return all copies to the Agriculture Department for further processing; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance; and authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for 2009-2010.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Appoint Nancy Koke to the Orick Community Services District Board of Directors.  . (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Nancy Koke to the Orick Community Services District Board of Directors for a 4-year term.

4.                   Letter of Appreciation to Robin Wolff for Serving on the Humboldt County Mental Health Board. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter of Appreciation.

5.                   Appoint Kenna Adame to the Humboldt County Human Rights Commission. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment.

6.                   Resolution to Support Regional Broadband Efforts. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

Community Development Services

7.                   Title III, Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 Funding for County Projects.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve proposed Title III County Projects and direct Community Development Services - Planning Division to report back to the Board on an annual basis with project implementation progress.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Designation of Humboldt County's Primary and Alternate Representative to the CSAC Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) Board of Directors.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve designation of the County Risk Manager as primary representative to the CSAC-EIA Board of Directors and the County Administrative Officer, as alternate.

9.                   Set Public Hearing for Adoption of Fee Updates.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors direct the Clerk of the Board to schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, for consideration of adoption of an ordinance updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges; direct the Clerk of the Board to post and publish the required pre-adoption summary of the ordinance and public hearing notice for updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges at least 10 days prior to the public hearing; two publications are required, with at least five days intervening between the dates of the first and last publication, not counting such publication dates; and direct the Clerk of the Board to have the data and documentation supporting the new fees for public review at least ten days prior to the public hearing; and direct the Clerk of the Board to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance in the office of the Clerk of the Board meeting at which the ordinance will be adopted [Government Code Section 25124(b)(1)].

Health and Human Services - Administration

10.               Extension of Extra Help Hours Past the 960 Hour Limit.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours to 1984 hours through June 30, 2010, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution for the following people :

Kenneth Barney, Office Assistant I; Colby Beach, Mental Health Worker I; Janelle Schaller, Mental Health Worker I; James Close, Office Assistant I; Rebecca Laloli, Fiscal Assistant I; George Parlet, Laborerel and Darin Talcott, Substance Abuse Counselor I.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

11.               Reappointments to the Humboldt County Mental Health Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors reappoint Tim Ash, Eric Thompson and John Hill to three year terms on the Humboldt County Mental Health Board.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

12.               Approval and Acceptance of a Grant Award from Coast Central Credit Union for the Child Passenger Safety Program and Supplemental Budget Request for Fund 1175, Budget Unit #414 Health Education for Fiscal Year 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and Accept the Grant Award from Coast Central Credit Union; and direct the Auditor-Controller to supplement the Budget in Fund 1175, budget Unit #414 Health Education (HE) for Fiscal Year 2009-10 as follows; Revenue - 707-254 Other Grants $13,000: Expenditure 2-456 Safe Communities Program $13,000.

13.               Approve the Service Agreement with Health Monitoring Services, Inc. for the use of the EpiCenter Service, Electronic Health Monitoring System.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign three originals of the Service Agreement with Health Monitoring Services, Inc. for the use of the EpiCenter Service, Electronic Health Monitoring System; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return three (3) signed originals to the Public Health Branch for submission to Health Monitoring Services, Inc. for execution.

14.               Approve Amendment A01, to the State Agreement No. 09-11272, for the Immunization Program, Fund 1175, Budget Unit 428, Immunizations, Fiscal Year 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and execute Standard Agreement Amendment 09-11272-A01 with the California Department of Public Health to incorporate a new Supplemental Terms and Conditions for Contracts Using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return (7) seven signed copies to Public Health for submission to the State.

15.               Approve the Revised Class of Health Program Manager to that of HHS Program Services Coordinator; Adopt the Non - Management class of HHS Program Services Coordinator; Approve the Upward Reallocation of One Vacant Senior Health Program Coordinator Position; and Delete the Class of Senior Health Program Coordinator in Budget Unit #460, Public Health.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the revised class of Health Program Manager to that of HHS Program Services Coordinator; Adopt the Non - Management class of HHS Program Services Coordinator; Approve the Upward Reallocation of One Vacant Senior Health Program Coordinator Position; and Delete the Class of Senior Health Program Coordinator in Budget Unit #460, Public Health effective the beginning of the first biweekly pay period following approval.

16.               Approval of Amendment A02 to State Agreement 07-65525 for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program for the Term July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Amendment Number A02 to Agreement No 07-65525 with the California Department of Public Health; direct the Chair of the Board to sign the first page of the seven standard agreement amendment packages; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the seven standard agreement amendment packages to the Public Health Branch.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

17.               Adopt the Class of Senior Welfare Investigator (Merit System Services classification) and allocate on full-time senior Welfare Investigator position in Budget Unit 511, Social Services Branch.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the 40 hour class of Senior Welfare Investigator (salary range 423, class 0741, unit 6) into the classification plan; and allocate one full-time position of Senior Welfare Investigator (salary range 423, class 0741) in budget unit 511 effective immediately.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Coroner - Public Administrator

1.                   Humboldt County Coroner's Office - Policy and Procedure.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Humboldt county Coroner's Office Policy and Procedures and authorize the Coroner to supplement or amend the document as needed.

Public Works

2.                   Designation of a No-Parking Zone on Letz Road (County Road 4M170), McKinleyville Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce the attached Ordinance by Title, waive the first reading thereof, and set the Ordinance for adoption at least one week away, and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary at least five days before the date of adoption, and again within 15 days after adoption.

County Administrative Office

3.                   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.                   Transit Update in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Lovelace and Supervisor Clendenen)

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

10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   PG&E Wave Connect Project Presentation. (Supervisor Lovelace)

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

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.                   Chautauqua Natural Foods General Plan Petition

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public comment; accept the petition by approving the attached resolution based on the findings in the staff report 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.

Matters tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

There are no Board meetings on the following days in 2010:  February 16 (presidents Week – School Break); March 30 (5th Tuesday); June 29 (5th Tuesday); August 3 (Summer Break); August 10 (Summer Break); August 31 (5th Tuesday); November 16 (CSAC Annual Conference Riverside); November 23 (Week of Thanksgiving Holiday); December 21 (Christmas Break); December 28 (Christmas Break)

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

 

Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Assessment Appeals Board

Citizen’s Law Enforcement Liaison Committee

Emergency Medical Care Committee

Fire Safe Council

Fish and Game Advisory Commission

Forestry Review Committee

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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County of Humboldt Web Site:  http://www.co.humboldt.ca.us