HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 09, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

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.                   Reappoint John Levey and Jan Price to the Humboldt County Housing Authority Commission as Tenant Commissioners. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reappointments.

2.                   Letters of Appreciation to David Young and Bill Jackson for Serving on the Humboldt County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letters of Appreciation.


Clerk of the Board

3.                   Board Orders from Meeting of November 2, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from the meeting of November 2, 2010.

4.                   Board Orders from the Meeting of October 26, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from the Meeting of October 26, 2010.

Cooperative Extension

5.                   Request for Exception to Hiring Freeze.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a request for exception to the County hiring freeze filling of a vacant Executive Secretary position: position #1, in Budget Unit 632, Salary Range 326.

County Administrative Office

6.                   Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of Humboldt and Arcata Fire Protection District for the provision of Workers' Compensation Coverage.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Resolution to add Fire Protection District to the County's primary and excess workers' compensation policies as a covered party/named insured; and authorize the Chair to sign the attached MOU to add Arcata Fire Protection District to the County's workers' compensation effective December 1, 2010.

7.                   Local Fire District Allocations for Fiscal year 2010-11 for the Telegraph Ridge, Ferndale, Willow Creek, Kneeland, Garberville, and Fieldbrook Fire Organizations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to execute agreements with the Telegraph Ridge, Ferndale, Willow Creek, Kneeland, and Garberville Fire Protection districts, and Fieldbrook Community services District for revenue-sharing of the Countys FY 2010-11 proposition 172 (Prop 172) funding.

8.                   Set Public Hearing to Amend the 2010-11 Schedule of Fees and Charges.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors direct the Clerk of the Board to schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, for consideration of adoption of an ordinance to amend the 2010-11 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges; direct the Clerk of the Board to post and publish the required pre-adoption summary of the ordinance and public hearing notice for amending the Humboldt county Schedule of Fees and Charges at least ten days prior to the public hearing; two publications are required, with at least five days intervening between the dates of the first and last publication, not counting such publication dates; direct the Clerk of the board to have the data and documentation supporting the amended fees for public review at least ten days prior to the public hearing and direct the Clerk of the Board to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at least five days prior to the Board meeting at which the ordinance will be adopted [Government Code Section 25124(b)(1)].


Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

9.                   Approve the option to extend the Lease Agreement with Rosemarie Dinsmore.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the option to extend the Lease Agreement at 1711 Third Street with Rosemarie Dinsmore for the period of February 1, 2011 through January 31, 2012; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board agenda item to the Public Works - Real Property Agent; authorize the Public Works - Real Property Agent to send a letter notifying Rosemarie Dinsmore that the County is exercising the first option to extend the lease for an additional one year term from February 1, 2011 through January 31, 2012.

10.               Approve Agreement with San Francisco State University to obtain the coordination and program development services of an agency specializing in the development of projects related to transition age youth.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Agreement with the San Francisco State University to provide assistance in the planning of services offered to this County's transition age youth; authorize the chair to execute three copies of the Agreement effective October 1m 2010; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch Administration.

11.               DHHS, Mental Health Branch HVAC System Repair Project No. 170114.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of supervisors adopts the supplemental budget as attached in Exhibit A for Fiscal year 2010-11, Mental Health Administration Budget unit 1170-424.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

12.               Approve Agreement with the California Department of Public Health in Fund 1175, budget Unit 435, Public health Laboratory for the Period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013 and approve Appropriation Transfer.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign two originals of Agreement 10-95150 with the California Department of Public Health in the amount of $27,312 for the Preharvest Shellfish Sanitation Program in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 435, Public health Laboratory for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two signed agreements to the Public Health Branch for submission to the California Department of Public Health and approve the Appropriation Transfer per Attachment A in Fund 1175, Budget unit 435 (Laboratory) for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

13.               Approval of Sublease with United Indian Health Services, Inc. for Office Space at Walnut Way, Willow Creek, California and approve appropriation transfer in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 416 (Public Health Nursing) for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the attached Sublease with United Indian Health Services, Inc. (UIHS) for Office space at 77 Walnut Way, Willow Creek; direct the Clerk of Board to return one executed Sublease to Real Property for transmittal to UIHS and one copy of the executed Sublease to the Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Branch; and approve Appropriation Transfer per attachment 3 in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 416 (Public Health Nursing) for Fiscal Year 2010-11.


14.               Approve five year lease agreements with Rynecki and Rynecki, LLC, and 2nd and H Street, LLC, for office space at 100 H Street, and parking lot at 2nd and H Street.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign a five year lease agreement between the County of Humboldt and Rynecki and Rynecki, LLC, (Lessor) for office space located at 100 H Street, Eureka; approve and authorize the Chair to sign an five year lease agreement between the county of Humboldt and 2nd and H Street, LLC, (Lessor) for the approximately 24 space parking lot located at Second and H Street, Eureka and direct the Clerk of the Board to return an original of each executed lease agreement to Public Works - Real Property Division for transmittal to Lessor.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

15.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) and the Housing Authority (HA) of Humboldt County for the Family Unification Program (FUP).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services and the Housing Authority of Humboldt County; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Director of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch.

Library Services

16.               Donations made to the Library and Supplemental Budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept donations made to the Library in the amount of $4,066 in support of the Library's programs and services; adopt a supplemental budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library, for fiscal year 2010-2011 and authorize the Auditor-Controller to supplement the budget as shown in Attachment 1.

Personnel

17.               Dissolution of Eligibility list for the Class of Senior Environmental Health Specialist.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the dissolution of the current eligibility list for Senior Environmental Health specialist effective upon the establishment of a new eligibility list.

18.               Revised Class Descriptions - Occupational Therapist and Boat Operator I/II.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the revised class descriptions for Occupational Therapist and Boat, Operator I/II.

Probation

19.               Approval of First amendment to the Agreement with W. Haywood Burns Institute to continue the consulting services provided for Disproportionate Minority Contact - Technical Assistance Project II ( DMC-TAP II) Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the First Amendment with W. Haywood Burns Institute to continue the consulting services they provide for the Probation Department's Disproportionate Minority Contact - Technical Assistance Project II (DMC-TAP II) Grant; and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute two copies of the First Amendment; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two copies of the executed First Amendment to the Chief Probation Officer.


Public Works

20.               Ordinance Amending Sections 521-5(f), 521-6(a), 521-8(b) and 521-9(a&b) of the County Code Relating to Reporting, Granting of Franchises and permits, Fees and Rates, and Audits, Payments and Credits of Solid Waste Franchises.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Ordinance No. ____ amending Sections 521-5(f), 521 - 8(b) and 521-9 (a&b) of Chapter 1 of Division 2 Title V of the Humboldt County Code relating to Reporting, Granting of Franchises and permits, Fees and Rates, and Audits, Payments and Credits of Solid Waste Franchises.

21.               Harris Street ARRA Overlay (3L320) (From Harrison to Hall): Project No.: ESPL-5904 (098), Contract No.: 210030.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Granit Construction Company, Contractor, and Humboldt County for the overlay project on Harris Street; approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $21,505.51. This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

22.               Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV), Runway-01 Runway Safety Area (RSA) Grading- AIP 03-06-0010-37, Project No. 919264.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Public Works Director to sign Change Order No. 1.0 for a $266,484.55 cost increase and an additional 21 (twenty one) calendar day increase in construction time and adopt the attached supplemental budget.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

23.               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.                   Community Service Awards for Keath North and Sue Hemmann.

RECOMMENDATION:

2.                   Proclaim November 18th, 2010 as the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Resolution Recognizing Marilyn Salazar Upon her Retirement. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Local Child Care Planning Council (LCP) Needs Assessment. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Local Child Care Planning Council Needs Assessment as presented.

2.                   Board Priorities for Use in Future Budget Decisions.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of supervisors re-affirm the Board's current Mission Statement; adopt the recommended Focus Statement, Core Roles and Strategic Priority Framework; and Direct the County Administrative Officer to develop, after consulting with department heads, a methodology for using this priority framework in development of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12 budget, and return to the Board with that methodology as part of the FY 2010-11 mid-year budget update.

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   First Budget Quarter Budget Review.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file a review of the first quarter budget results for Fiscal year (FY) 2010-11 and projection for the County's budget condition into FY 2011-12; approve corrections to the position allocation table as shown on attachment 1; approve the list of budget adjustments shown on Attachment 2; approve the proposed changes in office hours for the Public Defender's Office and direct staff to return to the Board with a resolution to implement the change and provide additional direct to staff as appropriate.

County Counsel - Code Enforcement

2.                   Affirm the Completion of the Transition of the Code Enforcement Unit to a Civil Model Solely within the Office of the County Counsel.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors affirm that previous Board directives regarding the Code Enforcement Unit Have been satisfied and that the transition of the Code Enforcement Unit to a non-hybrid unit housed solely in the County Counsel's office with non-sworn, non-peace officer code enforcement investigators is complete; disband the Code Enforcement Subcommittee; direct the Clerk of the board of Supervisors to delete the Code Enforcement Subcommittee from the Board of Supervisors appointment list for calendar year 2011.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), County of Sacramento et.al. v. State of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger in his official capacity as California State Governor et.al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00090983

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

Public Works

1.                   Unincorporated Eureka Area Solid Waste Franchise.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments on the proposed service additions and rate adjustments for solid waste collection in the Unincorporated Eureka Solid Waste Franchise area; close the public hearing; determine which services, if any, the Contractor shall be required to provide; approve a Franchise Agreement providing for such services and setting maximum rates to be charged for services within the Unincorporated Eureka Solid Waste Franchise are; authorize the Chair to execute 3 original copies of a Franchise Agreement for the provision of solid waste services, as directed by the Board; 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.

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.

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