HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1995

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Silence

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

1.                   Contingency Transfer for Purchase of Vehicle for the Child Abduction Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $16,000 and associated exemption from the fixed-asset freeze.

2.                   Resolution Proclaiming the Continued Existence of a Local Emergency

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-107.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Recognition for Winners of the A Woman Who Sets a Good Example for Me Contest (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificates to the seven winners.

2.                   Resolution of Commendation to Wiley Ritchie on His Retirement from the Public Works Department (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present Resolution of Commendation.

3.                   Resolutions of Commendations to Wally Williams and Larry Shay--Retiring from Sheriff's Department (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present Resolutions of Commendation.

4.                   Resolution of Commendation to Undersheriff Thomas (Tom) S. Heilmann on His Retirement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present Resolution of Commendation.

D.                  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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Agreement with the Eureka/Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement in the amount of $37,559 for promotion and advertising.

2.                   Contracts for Performing Work Under Community Development Block Grant Project No. 95-STBG-901

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contracts Redway and Palmer Creek Community Services Districts.

3.                   Exemption from Fixed Asset Freeze--Purchase of Five Computer Units for Court Purposes

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption in the amount of $10,600.

4.                   Agreement with Garberville/Redway Chamber of Commerce for Operation of Tourist Information Booth

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Either Sex Deer Hunts for Humboldt County (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission for comment.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of December 5, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Communications

7.                   Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $1,000 for Replacement of County Telephone Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

8.                   Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $3,000 for Telephone Systems Training to Two County Employees

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

County Counsel

9.                   Electrical Meter Ordinance; Armstrong Electrical Meter Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement and schedule adoption of ordinance for January 9, 1996.

District Attorney

10.               Agreement with Department of Justice for Blood Alcohol Analysis Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

11.               Petitions for Commitment of Sexually-Violent Predators as Prescribed in Assembly Bill 888

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint the District Attorney to handle said petitions.

Employment Training

12.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Nellie Thompson Vocational Counselor

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

13.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for James Durham Vocational Counselor

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

Health

14.               Contract with Dr. Ann Lindsay M.D. for Appointment as Health Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

15.               Agreement Concerning Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming Targeted Case Management

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with County of San Mateo.

16.               Change in Allocation of an Administrative Analyst I/II Position from 1.00 FTE to .80 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change in allocation.

17.               Change in Allocations of Two Vacant Health Education Specialist I/II Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Change allocations to 1.00 FTE.

18.               Amendment No. 01 to Memorandum of Understanding for AIDS Information and Education Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment with the State Department of Health Services.

19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Mid-Level Practitioner Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

20.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Director of Public Health Nursing

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

21.               Designation of Environmental Health Division as Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign CUPA Certification Statement.

22.               Mini-Grant in the Amount of $2,362.50 for the Purchase of ANSI and Shell-Approved Bicycle Helmets

RECOMMENDATION: Accept mini-grant from the State Dept. of Health Services State and Local Injury Control Section.

23.               Resolution of Commendation for Toni Heyer on Her Retirement as Director of Public Health Nursing

RECOMMENDATION: Adoption Resolution of Commendation for presentation on January 6, 1996.

Mental Health Branch

24.               Amendment to Agreement with Department of Health Services--Healthy Moms Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Interim Mental Health Director to sign amended agreement.

25.               Transfer of $13,045 from Mental Health Contingencies to Refund Overpayment to Medicare

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Personnel

26.               Contract with RX Net, Inc. for a Managed Care Prescription Drug Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

27.               Extension of Environmental Health Technician I Eligibility List for One Year

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension as stated or until a new eligibility list is established.

28.               Approval and Adoption of County of Humboldt Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy Effective 12/19/95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

29.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding Units 1-4 (AFSCME)--Change in Medical Plan Benefits

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-108.

30.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding Unit 5 (County Attorney's Association)--Change in Medical Plan Benefits

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-109.

31.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding Unit 6 (Deputy Sheriffs); Change in Medical Plan Benefits

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-110.

32.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding Unit 7 (Law Enforcement Management) Change in Medical Plan Benefits

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-111.

Probation

33.               Contract for Placement of Delinquent Wards from Humboldt County at Crystal Creek Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Shasta County.

Public Guardian

34.               Contingency Transfer for Lease Agreement and Revised Line Item for Move to 129 5th St. in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $19,050 and approve lease agreement with Carter Properties.

Public Works

35.               Jail Phase II Escrow Agreement for Security Deposits in Lieu of Retentions

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign escrow agreement.

36.               Price Creek Bridge Replacement Price Creek County Road No. 3G075 (BRLO-5904(12))

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Diamond R. Ranch.

37.               Price Creek Bridge Replacement Price Creek County Road No. 3G075 (BRLO-5904(12))

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Vernon J. Steven D. and Michael E. Renner.

38.               Contract for Bridge Over Tributary Creek to North Fork Mattole River on North Fork Road Project No. 940050

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to MCM Construction Inc.

39.               Transfer of $200,739 from Road Contingencies for Equipment Purchase

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer for the purchase of five loaders and five tilt buckets.

40.               Resolution to Authorize an Increase of the Public Works Road Fund Petty Cash Fund to $200

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-112.

41.               Lease Agreement with the Hertz Corporation at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

42.               Lease Agreement with National Car Rental at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

43.               Lease Agreement with Avis Rent-a-Car at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

Sheriff

 

44.               Application for Financial Aid to Department of Boating and Waterways for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Sheriff to sign application.

45.               Emergency Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Earl Wyland and Delwood Jones Correctional Cooks

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension for an additional 100 hours each.

Social Services

46.               Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN) Program Plan Update for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve GAIN Plan Update.

Superior Court

47.               Request to Establish Maintenance of Structures Line Item in the Amount of $1,200

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

10:00 a.m. County Counsel

1.                   Verbal Update on Contract Counsel Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Approve proposal for holding community meetings on the ordinance revision process.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

3.                   Award of Project for Remodel of Library Space for Court Use

RECOMMENDATION: Award Project to M.C. Jones and transfer $110,180 to cover expenses for this project.

Planning and Building

4.                   REI et al Zone Reclassification; Trinidad Area; File No. 515-141-48; Case No. Z-17-92

RECOMMENDATION: Approve rezoning to Agriculture General and adopt Ordinance Nos. 2099 and 2100.

5.                   Progress Report on the McKinleyville Community Plan Citizens Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file the progress report and proceed with a process to nominate for the Board's selection, two high school students for inclusion on the McKinleyville Community Plan Citizens Advisory Committee (non-voting).

Probation

6.                   Contract with the Department of the Youth Authority for Funding to Construct Regional Treatment Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said contract as well as one with Gerald Matson, Architect.

Public Health

7.                   Progress Report on the Planning and Implementation of a Household Hazardous Waste Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize staff to proceed with siting for the facility at the Spruce Point location as proposed.

Administrative Office (CAO)

8.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Report Required)

9.                   Procedure to Control Use of Parking Lot at New Library so as to Fairly Provide Parking Space for Patrons

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on January 9, 1996.

10.               Anti-Solicitation Ordinance for County Buildings

RECOMMENDATION: Continue discussion to the meeting of January 16, 1996.

11.               Allocation of Unanticipated Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) Revenue ($1,010,253)

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate $1,010,253 to the General Fund Contingency.

Auditor-Controller

12.               Request for Reconsideration of Staff Reductions

RECOMMENDATION: Reinstate Accountant/Auditor II position through adoption of the County Budget for Fiscal Year 1996-97.

Clerk of the Board

13.               Appointment of Board of Supervisors Chair and Vice Chair for Calendar Year 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Fulkerson as Chair and Supervisor Neely as Vice Chair.

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action Required)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action Required)

3.                   Report on Allocation of "Riggs" Economic Infrastructure Funds by Redwood Region Economic Development Commission (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of January 16, 1996.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (None)

This 15-minute 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.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Horvath Plan Amendment and Zone Reclassification; Garberville Area; File No. 223-183-01 Case Nos. GPA-01-94 and ZR 21-94

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Negative Declaration of Environmental Impact plan amendment and zone change.

2.                   Parkland Dedication Ordinance, Which Included a Fee, for the McKinleyville Community Planning Area

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce Ordinance, and set for adoption on January 9, 1996.

3.                   Amending Chapter 5 of Title III, Division 3 of the Humboldt County Code--Flood Damage Prevention

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce Ordinance, and set for adoption on January 9, 1996.

4.                   Appeal of Approval of Chilson Minor Subdivision; File No. Apn 202-241-82; Case No. PMS 20-93; Fortuna

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of January 23, 1996.

K.                  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.