HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim January 2010 as National Mentoring Month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Lovelace)

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.                   Letter in Support of Keeping the Local Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Office in Eureka Open. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify authorization for Chair to sign letter.


2.                   Proclaim January 18, 2010 as Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Proclamation.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of December 8, 2009.

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

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of January 12, 2010.

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

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of December 1, 2010.

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

Health and Human Services - Administration

6.                   Agreement for Services with California Institute for Mental Health.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement for Services with the California Institute fro Mental Health for training and technical assistance; authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement; and direct the Chair of the Board to return two (2) fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

7.                   Recognition of Donation made to Healthy Moms Program, Budget Unit 1180-431, Department of Health and Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Fund.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the donation made to the Healthy Moms Program from Lost Coast Survivors and Friends in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars.

8.                   Approval and Authorization for the Mental Health Director to sign Contract Amendments that Include the Revised Business Associate Agreement with Contractors Identified as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Business Associates.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached form contract amendment for the update of business Associate Agreements to reflect changes in the law; and authorize the Mental Health Branch Director to sign the individual contract amendments on behalf of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, with the approval of Risk Management and County Counsel, for those existing contracts with Contractors identified as HIPAA Business Associates.

Personnel

9.                   Revised Class Description for Investigator (Code Enforcement).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the revised class description for Investigator (Code Enforcement).

10.               Adoption of Senior Deputy County Counsel Classification and Amendment to Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed Officials for Fiscal Years 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____ approving the Amendment to the Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed officials for fiscal years 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011; adopt the class of Senior Deputy County Counsel, (salary range 524, class 0598, unit 8) into the classification plan; approve the allocation of one full-time Senior Deputy County Counsel (salary range 524, class 0598) in budget unit 121; and approve the disallocation of one vacant full-time Deputy County Counsel I-IV (salary range 441-509, class 0600, position 06) effective the beginning of the bi-weekly pay period following approval.

Probation

11.               Extension of Extra Help Hours to 1440 for Juvenile Corrections Officers Sara Beyene, Jessica Cyphers, Angelica Jenkins, and Jacob Estetter.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Juvenile Corrections Officers Sara Beyenn, Jessica Cyphers, Angelica Jenkins, and Jacob Estetter, to 1440 hours through June 30, 2010, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Public Works

12.               Extension of Extra Help Hours for Randy Ganoung.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors extend Rand Ganoung extra - help employment hours 480 hours to a total of 1440 hours for fiscal year 2009-2010 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

13.               Adoption of Senior Environmental Analyst into the Classification Plan and Disallocation of one Environmental Analyst Position in Fund 1200 Budget Unit 331.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the forty-hour class of Senior Environmental Analyst, salary range 401 (class 0520, unit 1) into the classification plan; Allocate one full0time Senior Environmental Analyst position in budget unit 331, (salary range 401, class 0520) effective upon approval; and disallocate the vacant full-time Environmental Analyst position (salary range 369, class 0208) position 01 in fund 1200 budget unit 331.

14.               Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Alderpoint RD (F6B165) at PM 1.90 & 2.0; Project No. ER-4400 (035) & (036); Contract No. 206366 & 206367.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Number 1 for Contract Number 206366 for the total amount of $30,615.99; Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Number 1 for Contract Number 206367 for the total amount of $42,133.52; accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department between G.R. Wilcox Enterprise, Inc., Contractor, and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Alderpoint Road; and approve the attached Appropriation Transfer to provide funding.

15.               Adopt Ordinance designation of a No-Parking Zone on Letz Road (County Road 4M170), McKinleyville Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Ordinance No. _____ amending Section 531-65 of Chapter 1 of Division 3 Title  IV of the Humboldt County Code relating to a no-parking on Letz Road in McKinleyville.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Consider Memorandum of Agreement with the Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District to provide staff and organizational assistance for the Martine Life Protection Act and related coastal projects. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Consider MOA with Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District.

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


F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Approval of the Headwaters Fund Board's Recommended 209-10 Grant Fund Awards.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and approve the slate of Grant Fund Competitive Award Grants recommended for approval by the Headwaters Fund Board (Attachment 1; Attachment 2) and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the grant contracts when completed, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

2.                   Approval of the Headwaters Fund Board's Grant Award of $50,000 to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District for a Pre-MLPA Community Characterization and Assessment.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and approve the Headwaters Fund Board's recommended Community Investment Fund (CIF) grant of $50,000 to support the Humboldt Bay Harbor and Conservation District's proposed pre-MLPA study (Attachment 1 and Attachment 2) and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the grant contract when completed, after review and approval by county Counsel and Risk Management.

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 am CAO- Secure Schools

1.                   Secure Rural Schools - Status of Resource Advisory Committee.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from U.S. Forest Services representatives on the progress of the Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) for the allocations of Title II project funds under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

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

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

tuesday, january 26, 2010 (1:30 pm or soon thereafter)

Public Hearing for Adoption of Fee Updates Amended Fee Schedule

 

tuesday, february 2, 2010 (10:00 am time-set)

Presentation to the Board on Humboldt Bay Power Plant

 

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

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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