HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Request for Exception to Hiring Freeze for Senior Park Caretaker in Parks Division. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors grant an exception to the hiring freeze to allow the Public Works Department to fill a vacant, full-time Senior Park Caretaker position (class 265, salary range 339) in the Parks budget unit (713).

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 Recognition for Gail Sisson, 2010 Business Woman of the Year and Lee and Eileen Mora, 2010 Family of the Year. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Certificates of Recognition.


Clerk of the Board

2.                   Board Orders - Meeting of October 19, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from the meeting of October 19, 2010.

Community Development Services

3.                   Authorize and Direct Auditor to Write-Off Uncollectible Debt.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes and directs the Auditor to write-off uncollectible debt.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

4.                   Authorize the Health Officer to Renew Ambulance Permits for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Health Officer to renew ambulance permits for Fiscal Year 2010-11 for Services Area I - Arcata Mad River Ambulance Service; Service Area II - Hoopa Health Association; Service Area III -City Ambulance; Services Area IV - City Ambulance Fortuna and Southern Trinity Area Rescue; Service Area V - City Ambulance Garberville; and CAL-ORE Life Flight.

Library Services

5.                   Adjusted Library Hours of Operation for November 24, December 24, and December 31, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the changes in open hours for the library branches specified on Attachment I for Wednesday, November 24, 2010, Friday, December 24, 2010 and Friday, December 31, 2010.

6.                   Software Maintenance Agreement with Innovative Interfaces, Inc., covering October 2010 through September 2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Software maintenance Agreement with Innovative Interfaces, Inc. for maintaining the software that operates the Library's collection management system during the term from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011; authorize the Chairperson to sign three copies of the attached Software Maintenance Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two of the signed copies of the Software Maintenance Agreement to the Library.

Public Works

7.                   License Agreement with PRODIGIQ, Inc., A California Corporation, at the Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 4/5's vote: approve and authorize the Chairperson to execute the attached License Agreement with PRODIGIQ, INC., a California Corporation in duplicate and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the executed License Agreement to the Land Use Division in duplicate.

8.                   Supplemental Budget for a GIS-based Automated Traffic Collision Database.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopts the attached supplemental budget for FY 2010/2011.


Sheriff

9.                   Adopt Resolution Approving Application and Accepting Funding from California Emergency Management Agency for Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant in Budget Unit 1100264 in the Amount of $101,000.

RECOMMENDATION: That the adopt attached Resolution approving application and accepting funding from California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) - Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grant allowing the Chair and/or the Sheriff to act on the County's behalf on matters pertaining to this grant award; and approve the attached supplemental budget in budget unit 1100264 PSIC, in the amount of $101,000 in amounts specified.

10.               Approval of Lease Agreement with Town of Scotia Company, LLC, for Office Space for Deputy Use.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chairperson to execute the lease with the Town of Scotia Company, LLC, for approximately 787 square feet of office space located at 122 Main Street, Scotia, CA; direct the Clerk of the Board to return on executed original to Real Property for transmittal to Lessor.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

11.               Appointment of Board of Directors - Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoint Bruce Rupp and Greg Bowen Directors for the Humboldt County Public Property leasing Corporation (HCPPLC) for the remainder of the 2010 and the 2011 calendar years.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Honoring Lt. Steve Knight for his Development and Stewardship of the Programs at the Humboldt County Animal Services Shelter. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Presentation to the Board of Supervisors by the Humboldt Growers Association (HGA) Regarding a Draft Policy and Proposed Ordinance for Medical Cannabis. (Supervisor Neely(

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

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   County Administrative Officer Report: State Budget, Conference Attendance and Various other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on the State Budget, Conference Attendance and various other topics and take action as may be required.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   . Conference with Legal Counsel on Potential or Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9, subd.(b)(1) and subd.(b)(3) subpar.(A), (1 case).

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c), (1 case).

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

Community Development Services

1.                   HANKS - DOBBAS Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP 09-01 File Nos.: 506-341-11 and 506-341-14 Arcata Area (TO BE CONTINUED TO NOVEMBER 2, 2010 BOARD OF SUPERVISOR MEETING AT THE REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive a staff report, consider the application and receive public testimony; Continue the Public Hearing to the November 2, 2010 Board Meeting.

2.                   HANKS Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP 09-02 File Nos.: 506-312-02, -312-14, -341-05, -20, -21 Arcata Area. (TO BE CONTINUED TO NOVEMBER 2, 2010 BOARD OF SUPERVISOR MEETING AT THE REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive a staff report, consider the application and receive public testimony; Continue the Public Hearing to the November 2, 2010 Board Meeting.

Public Works

3.                   Review and Approve the Solid Waste Franchise Agreement and Rate Increase for the Weott/Myers Flat Areas.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments on the proposed rate increase for solid waste collection in the Weott/Myers Flat areas; Close the public hearing; Approve the new Franchise Agreement that increases the rates for solid waste collection in Weott/Meyers Flat areas; authorize the Chair to execute the attached three original copies of the Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of the Agreement to Public Works for distribution.

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

 

      Airport Advisory Board

      Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

      Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

      Assessment Appeals Board

      Citizens 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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