HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 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.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 10-C0011, Pesticide use Reporting Contract with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation in the amount of $1,820.00 and Corresponding Supplemental Budget.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 10-C 0011, known as Pesticide Use Reporting contract; authorize the Chair to sign the original and one copy of the cover page as well as the Contractor Certification form, and return all copies to the Agriculture Department fo further processing; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance; and direct the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for 2010-2011.

2.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 09-0533, Humboldt Weed Management Group Project Contract in the Amount of $16,757.00 and Corresponding Supplemental Budget for 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 09-0533, known as the Humboldt Weed Management Group contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement and one copy of the cover page as well as the Contractor Certification form and return all copies to the Agriculture Department for further processing; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance; and authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for 2009-10.

Auditor-Controller

3.                   Allocation of State Property Rental Income.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors allocate the State property rental income as follows: City of Eureka - $6,925.63; County Road Fund $9,809.23; Total $16,734.86.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Appoint Shilpa Mehta to the Humboldt County Status of Women Commission. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of March 16, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders, and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of February 23, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders, and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

Community Development Services

7.                   Supplemental Budget for Fund 1120, Budget Unit 275, Economic Development, FY 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a supplemental budget in Fund 1120, Budget Unit 275, Economic Development; and direct the Auditor-Controller to incorporate the attached supplemental budget.

8.                   Acceptance of a $44,000 Grant for Health Care Studies from California Workforce Association.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; Review grant request letter of intent and award letter from California Workforce Association (CWA) and to accept the grant funding; approve a supplemental budget in Fund 1120, budget 287, Workforce Investment; and direct the Auditor-Controller to incorporate the supplemental budget as attached.

Conflict Counsel

9.                   Reduction in FTE from 1.0 to 0.9 for Investigator and Exempt Position from Hiring.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the reduction from 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) to .90 FTE of the Investigator position (Job Class 0449, Salary Range 394, Position No. 1), in Budget Unit 246, Conflict Cousel; and exempt the position from the hiring freeze effective April 4, 2010.

Law Library

10.               Request for Extension of Extra-Help Hours.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Stephanie Richter, Senior Office Assistant, not to exceed 1,660 hours (Trust Fund #3600-000-7000), pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

11.               Approval of Third Amendment to the contract between County of Humboldt and Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. to include additional services in contract for fiscal year 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Third Amendment to the contract between County of Humboldt and Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CBH) to include new less restrictive facilities for adults with chronic mental illness; and authorize the Chair to sign the above described Third Amendment, and return two signed originals to Mental Health Branch Administration.

12.               Approval of Third Amendment to contract between Humboldt County and Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. Bridgethouse to increase the contract value for fiscal year 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the third Amendment to the contract between Humboldt county and Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. Bridgethouse for the provision of Full-Day Rehabilitative Day Treatment Services to authorized Medi-Cal eligible beneficiaries to increase contract value for Fiscal Year 2009-2010; and authorize the Chair to sign the above described Third Amendment and return two signed originals to Mental Health Branch Administration.

13.               Adoption of the Resolution Approving Humboldt County's FY 2009-2010 Application to California Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) for Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program (OTP) Funds.

RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors approve Humboldt County's FY 2009-2010 application to California Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) for Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program (OTP) funds in the amount of $85m521 for the period of July 1, 2009 through June 20, 2010; adopt Resolution No. ______ attached, indicating approval of the Offender Treatment Program application and agreeing to comply with all provisions of the program; and direct the Clerk of the Board to send a certified copy of the resolution to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Mental Health Branch upon Board approval.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

14.               Authorize the Health Officer to Renew Ambulance Permits for Fiscal year 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the health Officer to renew ambulance permits for Fiscal Year 2009-10 for the following: Service Area 1: Arcata-Mad River Ambulance Services; Service Area II: Hoopa Health Association; Service Area III: City Ambulance; Service Area IV: City Ambulance Fortuna/Southern Trinity Area Rescue and Service Area V: City Ambulance Garberville CAL-ORE Life Flight.


15.               Approval of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Contract Amendment A01 and Budget Revision for Fund 1175, Budget Unit #415 Fiscal Year 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Amendment to Contract Number #08-85426 with the California Department of Public Health to operate the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) for the period of October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2011; authorize the Chair of the Board to sign seven (7) copies of the Contract Amendment; approve the budget adjustment in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #415, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and direct the Auditor - Controller to revise the budget per Attachment B.

Public Works

16.               Agreement for Transportation Services with Klamath-Trinity Non-Emergency Transportation (KT NET).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached Agreement with Klamath-Trinity Non Emergency Transportation (KT Net) fro the provision of transportation services for the communities in the eastern portion of the County (Willow Creek and Hoopa Valley) and direct staff to transmit a signed copy of this Agreement to Klamath-Trinity Non Emergency Transportation (KT Net).

17.               Extension of Lease with Johnston's Mobile Solution.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the option to extend the lease with Johnson's Mobile Solutions for one year for the modular located at 1106 Second Street; Authorize Real Property to notify Lessor that County is exercising the option to extend the lease for one year through June 30, 2011; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed agenda item to Real Property.

18.               Resolution Accepting a Cooperative Agreement for Entry onto California Department of Transportation Right of Way to Construct the Martin's Ferry Bridge Rehabilitation and Retrofit.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached resolution accepting the terms of a cooperative agreement for entry onto California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) right of way for the construction of Martin's Ferry Bridge rehabilitation and retrofit; direct the Board Chair to sign four (4) copies of the attached Cooperative Agreement, and transmit signed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Public Works for processing and submission.

Sheriff

19.               Approval of Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program Contract for Fiscal Year 2010-2011 with Department of Boating and Waterways.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program contract for Fiscal year 2010-2011 with Department of Boating and Waterways; authorize the Sheriff and the County Auditor to sign all necessary documents to claim reimbursements from the California Department of Boating and Waterways; and direct the Clerk of the Board to certify the approved Board Order and return all documents for processing to the Sheriff's office, Attention Linda Modell.

20.               Resolution Approving the Application for State Off-Highway Vehicle Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt a resolution approving the application for State Off-Highway Vehicle Grant; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the completed documents to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell, for submission to the State.


D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 30, 2010 as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Certificates of Appreciation for Patrick Cleary and Daniel Opalach for Service on the Headwaters Fund Board. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Certificates of Appreciation.

3.                   Resolution Recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the Sons of Norway. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Report on NACo Legislative Conference. (Supervisor Lovelace)

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

2.                   Consider Taking a Position of Opposition to June 2010 Initiative Proposition 16: New Two-Thirds Requirement for Local Public Electricity Providers. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors take a position of opposition to Proposition 16: New Two-Thirds Requirement for Local Public Electricity Providers.

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate

2.                   Appointment of Board Members to the Executive Steering Committee for Guiding the Continued Development of the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors determine if the Board would like to appoint one or two of its members to an Executive Steering Committee to guide the continued development of the Department of Health and Human Services and, if so, which Board Members.

Community Development Services

3.                   Resolution Authorizing the Submission of a Caltrans Community Based Planning and Environmental Justice Grant on behalf of the Community of Orick.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; adopt Resolution No. ___ authorizing the submission of a California Department of Transportation  (Caltrans) Community Based Planning and Environmental Justice Grant on behalf of the Community of Orick, naming the Local Government Commission (LGC) as the Subrecipient; and authorizing the signature authority for the grant application and related activities.


4.                   Approval of the Headwaters Fund Board's Grant Award of an Additional $145,833 to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District for a Pre-MLPA Community Characterization and Risk Assessment.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and approve the Headwaters Fund Board's (HFB) recommended Community Investment Fund (CIF) grant of $145,833,000 to support the Humboldt Bay Harbor and Conservation District's proposed pre-Marine Life Protection Act (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 Counsel

5.                   Request for Exceptions to Inspection Warrant Moratorium.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors allow Code Enforcement Unit to prepare and serve inspection /abatement warrants on the parcels included in this report.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.

1.                   Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department Presentation and Welcome to New Fire Chief Lon Winburn. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Welcome Fire Chief Lon Winburn, hear the presentation and take appropriate action, if required.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

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.

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