HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Certificate of Achievement for Cooper Buchanan for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Certificate of Achievement.

2.                   Letter of Support for Humboldt County Sheriff's Department's Off-Highway Vehicle Law Enforcement Grant Application. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

3.                   Reappoint Nola Sharp to the Area 1 Developmental Disability Board. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reappointment of Nola Sharp to the Area 1 Developmental Disability Board.

4.                   Letter of Support for the Humboldt and Garberville California Highway Patrol's (CHP) DUI Grant Application. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Letter of Support.

5.                   Letter to Department of Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar Requesting a Seat on the Trinity Management Council and Reevaluation of the Trinity Adaptive Management Group Voting Requirements. (Supervisor Smith and Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Community Development Services

6.                   Appoint Michelle Hutchins and Gregg Foster to the Workforce Investment Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; review membership application for the following community members: Michelle Hutchins - Alternative Education Administrator Eureka Adult School; and Gregg Foster - Executive Director RREDC; Appoint Michelle Hutchins and Gregg Foster to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) for a term of two years, term effective immediately, in accordance with the WIB bylaws.

County Administrative Office

7.                   Establish Petty Cash Fund for Risk Management Division of the County Administrative Office.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. _____ establishing a revolving petty fund of $250 for the Risk Management Division, Budget Unit# 359, Fund 3520; Direct the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to transmit certified copies of the Resolution to the Auditor of the County of Humboldt.

8.                   Supplemental Budget for January 9, 2010 Earthquake Repairs.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a supplemental budget in the Risk Management Internal Services Fund, Purchased Insurance Premium for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 as follows: Revenue 3528358-682107 Earthquake Recovery $1,000,000; Expenditure 3528358-6417 Earthquake Repairs $1,000,000.

9.                   Extension of Local Emergency and Design of Applicant's Agent.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. _____ confirming the continued existence of a local emergency; adopt Resolution No. ____ designating Applicant's Agents for State and Federal Emergency Assistance; and authorize each occupant of any of the positions designated in Attachment 2, for this and any future emergency, to transmit a copy of the Resolution and an accompanying letter on agency letterhead specifying the names of the then-current occupants of the designated positions to the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal-EMA) and/or the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

10.               Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Grants for Various Districts.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors agree to partner with the Blue Lake Union Elementary, Eureka City, Freshwater Elementary, Jacoby Creek Charter, Klamath Trinity Joint Unified, Mattole Unified, McKinleyville Union, Pacific Union, South Bay Union, and Southern Humboldt Unified school districts and authorize staff to execute the attached memoranda of Understanding to work with the districts on emergency preparedness.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

11.               Approve Updated County of Humboldt Procedures for use of Emergency Medical Services Fund.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve changes tot he County of Humboldt Procedures for use of Emergency Medical Services Fund.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

12.               Approval of Exercising the Option to Extend the Lease with Fred Lundblade, for Office and Warehouse Space Located at 790 West Clark Street, in Eureka.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the option to extend the Lease with Fred Lundblade, for office and warehouse space located at 790 West Clark Street, in Eureka; authorize Real Property to send a notice to Lessor that County is exercising the option to extend the lease; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one copy of the executed agenda item to Real Property.

Probation

13.               Authorization for Chief Probation Officer to sign Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement for use of the Firearms Range at College of the Redwoods.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement with College of the Redwoods for use of their Firearms Range; and delegate authority to the Chief Probation Officer, subject to the approval of Risk Manager and County Counsel, to sign similar Agreements with College of the Redwoods for use of their Firearms Range by Probation Department staff.

14.               Evidence - Based Probation Supervision Program Application.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson of the Board to sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance - Recovery JAG, Cal EMA 2-104j form, as required for submission of the application for the Evidence-Based Probation Supervision Program (EBPSP). Further, that the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign all subsequent grant-related paperwork associated with the California Emergency Management Agency funding under the Evidence-Based Probation Supervision Program for the grant period October 1, 2009 through March 31, 2012.

Public Works

15.               Position Overlap for Fiscal Assistant I/II for the Business Division of Public Works.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an overlap in the position of Fiscal Assistant I/II (Salary Range 273/299, Class 0177, Position No.1, Department 320) with the incumbent for a period not to exceed 5 pay periods, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

16.               Supplemental Budget Request for Arcata-Eureka Runway Safety Area, Project No. 919216.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the following supplemental budget for FY 2009/2010: Revenue: 1490170-532037 Arcata Runway Safety Area Improvements - FAA $2,456,870; 1490170-532032 - Local Share - $129,300:  Expenditure: 1490170-8011 Arcata Runway Safety Area Improvements $2,586,170.

17.               Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Alderpoint Road (F6B165) At PM 7.6-8.1; Project No. ER-4400 (038); Contract No. 206369.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Number 2 for the total amount of $6,445.50.

18.               Resolution Approving the Klamath Agreements.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report from Public Works regarding the revised resolution in support of the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement; Receive comments from the interested public; adopt Resolution No. ____ authorizing the Chair of the Board or designee to sign the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement; and designate Supervisor Duffy to sign and execute the agreements specified in Resolution No. ____ on behalf of the Board.

Sheriff

19.               Approve Maintenance of Existing Public Access Hours at the Sheriff's Animal Shelter.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve maintaining the existing hours of public access at the Sheriff's Animal Shelter.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim February 14th - 20th, 2010 as Engineer's Week in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

 

E.         ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   North Coast Local Agency Coastal Coordination Committee Appointments. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Two Representatives to the North Coast Local Agency Coastal Coordination Committee.

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

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Mid Year Budget Report for Fiscal Year (FY 2009-10), Recommendations for Budget Amendments, and Budget Outlook for FY 2010-11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file a review of the current (FY 2009-10) and projected (FY 2010-11) budget years; approve the list of budget adjustments shown on Attachment 1 and authorize County Administrative Office (CAO) staff to make any technical corrections necessary to effectuate the Board's direction; approve corrections to the position allocation table as shown on Attachment 2; approve the FY 2010-11 Budget & Fee Schedule Development Calendar as shown on Attachment 3 and direct the Clerk of the Board to schedule public hearings and provide notice; reaffirm the hiring freeze adopted on June 2, 2008; for non-General Fund positions, reaffirm the procedures for granting exceptions to the hiring freeze that have been in place since June 3, 2008;  for General Fund positions, effective immediately, require that any vacant position not previously granted an exception to the hiring freeze by the CAO under the procedures in place since June 3, 2008, receive Board approval prior to filling the position; authorize a voluntary unpaid furlough for the County Administrative Officer of up to ten percent of his time for the remaining pay periods in FY 2009-10, upon review by the Board's Personnel Subcommittee; direct the Personnel Director to meet with the County Administrative Officer and employee associations to discuss compensation strategies; and take other action as appropriate, including the setting of budget parameters for FY 2010-11.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate


Community Development Services

3.                   Accept $250,000 Grant from the US Department of Labor and Delegate Signature Authority to Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; review Region Innovations Grant application; review grant award approved by the US Department of Labor for $250,000 and accept the funding; direct and authorize the Community Development Services Department (CDS) Director to enter into and sign the grant agreement and any amendments thereto with the US Department of Labor for the purposes of this grant, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; direct and authorize the CDS Director to sign any contracts or sub-recipient agreements to carry out grant activities, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

H.         MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

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.

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