HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 09, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Resolution Identifying Lead Agency for Project Design and Use of Rule 20A and Rule 32A.1 Funds for Residential Services Conversions on the School Road Utility Undergrounding District.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____, identifying the design lead and utilization of Rule 20 and Rule 32 funds for residential conversions on the School Road utility undergrounding project in Mckinleyville from Central Avenue to Highway 101.

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.                   Resolution Recognizing Lee Karjola as the New President of the California-Hawaii Elk's Association. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

2.                   Letter to Delta Air Lines Requesting Reconsideration of Plan to Discontinue Service at the McKinleyville-Arcata-Eureka Airport. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter to Delta Air Lines.

3.                   Continuation of Local Emergency. Supervisor Clendenen

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 10-03, remains in effect until April 6, 2010.

Community Development Services

4.                   Temporary Increase in Compensation for Senior Planner pursuant to Section y of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an extension of a temporary increase in compensation for Senior Planner, Martha Spencer, as if promoted to the class of Supervising Planner, effective February 21, 2010, and continuing until June 30, 2010 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt county Salary Resolution.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Temporary Increase in Compensation for Program Coordinator Karen Clower.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a temporary increase in compensation for Program Coordinator Karen Clower of twenty (20) salary ranges beginning March 7, 2010, and continuing until September 4, 2010, unless terminated sooner by additional Board action, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Health and Human Services - Administration

6.                   AB 1701 (Chesbro) - Letter of Support for Assembly bill 1701 (Chesbro) regarding removal of sunset date for the Disease Prevention Demonstration Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: approve and authorize the Chair to send a Letter of Support for Assembly Bill 1701(Chesbro) to Assembly Member Chesbro and Senator Wiggins.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Approval of a License Agreement between Grace Good Shepherd Church and the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and execute the License Agreement between Grace Good Shepherd Church and the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the original executed License Agreement to Real Property and one copy of the executed License Agreement to the Public Health Branch, Maternal Child Adolescent Health Division.

Public Works

8.                   Request for Proposals for Traffic Collision Global Information System Software.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to issue a request for proposals for traffic collision global information system (GIS) software and training and enter into a services agreement with the selected firm.

9.                   Supplemental Budget for Water Management.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the following Supplemental Budget: Revenue: 1100251-705800 Transfer from Trust $11,000; Expenditure: 1100251-2118 Professional and Special Service $11,000.

10.               Bald Hills Road (F4R300) Paving P.M. 25.9 to 26.7, Project No.: ESPL-5904 (105), Contract No.: 210020.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of supervisors approve the plans and specifications; and direct the Clerk to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with bids to be opened on Tuesday, April 6, 2010.

11.               Finkle Subdivision, APN 018-062-04, Eureka/Cutten Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors declare the subdivision as complete, and accept and approve the subdivision map for filing with the County Recorder; accept the dedications to the County of Humboldt of V Street for public road purposes; sign and date the Conveyance and Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to sign the subdivision map on behalf of the Board; direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit the subdivision map and the Conveyance and Agreement to the County Recorder.

12.               Bald Hills Road (F4R300) Paving P.M. 23.1 to 25.9, Contract No.: 321601.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications and direct the Clerk to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with bids to be opened on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 2:00 PM.

Sheriff

13.               Authorize the Sheriff to sign documents necessary to submit a request for Application for the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (Cal-MMET) Recovery Act Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Sheriff to sign all documents necessary for the submission of the Request for Application for the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (Cal-MMET) Recovery Act Program.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 2010 as Grand Jury Awareness Month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

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

County Administrative Office

1.                   2010 Legislative Advocacy Update.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral update from legislative advocates Paul Yoder and Karen Lange of Peterson Consulting, Inc., and take action as may be appropriate.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate

Community Development Services

3.                   Appointments to the Headwaters Fund Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and consider the applications for the Headwaters Fund Board (HFB); appoint Leagh Pierre-Oetker and Cedar Reuben to the HFBl and Reappoint Mark Burtchett for a third and final term to the HFB.

Public Works

4.                   Designation of a No-Parking Zones on Greenwood Heights Road (County Road 4M170) Hannah Court, Murray Road and Tasi Lane.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce the attached ordinance by Title, waive the first reading thereof, and set 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.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Presentation by the North Coast Chapter of the California Women in Timber in Recognition of Arbor Day. (Supervisor Duffy)

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation - Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c); (2 potential cases)

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel- Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), County of Humboldt v. Robert C. McKee; Humboldt Superior Court Case No. DR020825.

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

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

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