HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Approval of the First Amendment to a License Agreement between Grace Good Shepherd and County of Humboldt. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and execute the First Amendment to License Agreement with Grace Good Shepherd Church; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one original executed First Amendment to License Agreement to Public Health Branch, Maternal Child Adolescent Health Division.

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.                   Reappointment of Siddiq Kilkenny, Clair Knox and Kate Green to First Five Humboldt Commission. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reappointment of Siddiq Kilkenny, Clair Knox and Kate Green to the First Five Humboldt Commission.

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Otis Skaggs for Serving on the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District Board of Directors. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter of Appreciation.

3.                   Appoint Cheryl Seidner to the Humboldt County Human Rights Commission. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment.

4.                   Appoint Kathy Ogrin to the Humboldt County Human Rights Commission. Supervisor Clendenen

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the appointment.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of January 19, 2010.

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

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

6.                   Approve Agreement with California Youth Connection to obtain the Consultation Services of a Foster Youth Advocacy Group Effective January 1, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Approve Agreement with the California Youth Connection to provide assistance in the development of foster youth advocates and in the planning of services offered to this county's foster youth and transition age youth; authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Director, Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Branch.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Approval of Sublease Termination with Rural Human Services, Inc. and Approval and Execution of a New Sublease with Rural Human Services, Inc. for the Women, Infant and Children Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisor request Board approval to terminate the existing sublease with Rural Human Services, Inc.; authorize Real Property to send 30 day notice of cancellation to Sublessor; approve and authorize chairperson to sign new sublease with Rural Human Services, Inc.; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed original to Real Property for transmittal to Sublessor and one copy to the Public Health Branch, Maternal Child Adolescent Health Division.

8.                   Approve Agreement with First 5 Humboldt for the Hoopa School Readiness Program and Supplement the Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #420, MCH Coordination Project, for Fiscal Year 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve agreement with First 5 for the Hoopa School Readiness Program for a three year period from August 1, 2009 through August 15, 2012 for a total of $75,000; Authorize the Chair to sign three copies of the Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to return the three signed copies of the Agreement to the Public Health Branch; and direct the Auditor/Controller to supplement the budget and create new line items, in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #420, MCH Coordination, for Fiscal Year 2009-10 as follows: Revenue: 592-310 Other Grants First 5 Humboldt $25,000; Expenditure: 2-569 Hoopa School Readiness $25,000.


Public Works

9.                   Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Bell Springs Road (8A010) at PM 0.0 & 1.88 - 2.00; Project No. FEMA CA PW 2018 & PW 533; Contract No. 206282 & 206283.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Number 1 for Contract Number 206283 for the total amount of $41,159.13; Accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between C & Z Timber Company, Inc., and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Bell Springs Road; and approve the attached Appropriation Transfer to provide funding.

Sheriff

10.               Approve Lease Agreement between the McKinleyville Community Services District and the County of Humboldt for the McKinleyville Law Enforcement Facility.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairman to sign two originals of the lease agreement between the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) and the County of Humboldt for the McKinleyville Law Enforcement Facility; and instruct the Clerk of the Board to execute both originals and return one executed original to Real Property Services for transmittal to the Lessor.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

11.               Statement of Annual Financial Information.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receives and files the form of the Statement of Annual Financial Information and Operating Data of the County of Humboldt, California, "Annual Report" which is on file with the Clerk of the Board.  A final report will be filed with the Clerk of the Board upon completion. Filing of the report with the Federal authority will be made on or before January 30, 2010.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

E.                  items pulled off of consent (if applicable)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report from Public Works regarding the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement; receive comments from the interested public; approve Resolution No. ___ (Attachment 1) authorizing the Chair of the Board or designee to sign the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement; Designate Supervisor Duffy to sign and execute the agreements specified in Resolution No. ___ (Attachment 1) on behalf of the Board; direct the County Administrative Office to identify $3,000 in supplemental funding for the Water Management budget to support staff participation in Klamath Agreement coordination during Fiscal Year 2009-10, and include that funding in the Mid-Year Budget report; and direct staff to work with the County Administrative Office and Supervisors Duffy to develop a plan (including roles and responsibilities, level of involvement, and funding options) for Humboldt County’s participation in the implementation of the Klamath Agreements, and bring the plan back to the Board for review and approval.

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN – none scheduled

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation - Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c); (one potential case).

J.                   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.

 

K.                  ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of an Ordinance to Amend the 2009-10 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments; close the public hearing; approve the new, increased, decreased, deleted or changed fees, or modify the new, increased, decreased, deleted or changed fees, as shown in the Amended Fee Schedule for 2009-10; introduce by title, Ordinance No. ____, amending the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for 2009-10, waive the first reading of the Ordinance and adopt the Ordinance; and direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days, to publish a post-adoption summary of the ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance, and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the adopted ordinance and amendments along with the names of those Supervisors voting and against the Ordinance.

M.                 OPTIONAL ITEM

N.                  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, 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.

BARRING ANY UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OR SCHEDULING CHANGES, REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ARE BROADCAST LIVE ON SUDDEN LINK, CHANNEL 10, AND ARE REBROADCAST ON FRIDAY AT 6:30 P.M.

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