HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Waiver of 960 Hour Limit for Extra-Help Employee Gabriel Allen.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a waiver of the 960 hour limit for extra help employee, Gabriel Allen, up to 1920 hours, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Raymond Jerland for Serving on the Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board authorize the Chair to sign the Letter of Appreciation.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Humboldt County Fair Association 2010 Operating Budget.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the request, and direct the Chair of the Board and the Clerk of the Board to sign the operating budget.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to return a fully executed copy of the operating budget to Stuart Tutus, General Manager of the Humboldt County Fair Association, 1250 5th Street, Ferndale, CA 95536.

4.                   Board Orders from the meeting of January 26, 2010.

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

Community Development Services

5.                   Accept $1,612,265 in Clean Energy grants from the State of California's Employment Development Department, accept $975,041 Clean Energy Grant Award for Energy Commission funding; Approve Supplemental Budget 9for Fund 1120, Budget Unit 287, Workforce Investment, Fiscal Year 2009-10); and Delegate Signature Authority to Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review Clean Energy grant applications and staff report; review grant award approved by the State of California's Employment Development Department for $975,041 and contained in Attachment A: Grant Award, and accept the funding; approve a supplemental budget in Fund 1120, Budget 287, Workforce Investment; authorize and direct the Auditor-Controller to incorporate the supplemental budget as shown: Revenue: 1120-287-525704 $250,000 WIA Clean Energy: 1120-287-525705 $250,000 Energy Commission Clean Energy.

Probation

6.                   Professional Services Agreement for Disproportionate Minority Contact - Technical Assistance Project II (DMC-TAP II) Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Professional Services for an amount not to exceed $60,000 with W. Haywood Burns Institute for technical consulting services to assist the Probation Department analyze and address issues related to Year 1 activities of county DMC-TAP II grant; Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached Professional Services Agreement on behalf of the county.

Public Works

7.                   Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Old Briceland Road (6B005) at PM 2.90 & 5.86; Project No. FEMA 1628-DR-CA: PW 1449 & PW 1696; Contract No. 206280 & 206341.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between G.R. Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., Contractor and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Old Briceland Road; and approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $5,432.62. This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.


8.                   Construction of Freshwater Road Overlay Paving and Freshwater Safe Routes to School, Project No. SR2S 5904 (095), Contract No. 209800.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order number 1 for the total amount of $65,653.21; accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Mercer-Fraser Company, Contractor, and Humboldt County for the construction work on Freshwater Road; approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $71,982.11. This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract; and approve the attached Appropriation Transfer to provide funding for final payment.

9.                   Alderpoint Road (F6B165) Overlay between PM 0.10 and 1.0: Contract No. RPL-5904 (073); Project No. 202704.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works Department, between Granite Construction Company, Contractor, and Humboldt County for the overlay on Alderpoint Road; Approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department tot he Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $33,396.20. This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract; approve the attached appropriation Transfer to provide funding.

10.               Extension of Extra Help Hours for Maria Herrera and Teresa Miranda.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors retroactively extend Maria Herrera and Teresa Miranda extra-help employment hours from 1,000 to a maximum of 1960 hours for fiscal year 2009-2010 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim February 8, 2010 as Boy Scouts of America Day in Humboldt County. (Supervisors Clendenen and Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Certificate of Appreciation Recognizing Businesses against Methamphetamine Use (BAMU). (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Certificate of Appreciation.

3.                   Certificate of Recognition for the Blue Lake Rancheria. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Certificate of Recognition.

 

E.         ITEMS PULLED FROM 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

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Standing Item --- State and Federal Budget Update.

Personnel

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

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


H.         MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors - 10:00 am

1.                   Presentation on the Status of the Humboldt Bay Power Plant Projects. (Supervisor Smith)

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

County Administrative Office - 11:00 am

2.                   Extended Producer Responsibility.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Extended Producer Responsibility Resolution and authorize the Chair to sign the California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) Pledge of Support as presented by the CPSC.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

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

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

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.

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