HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 02, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Request from the Blue Lake Union Elementary School District Calling for an Election to Authorize the Issuance of School Bonds, Establishing Specifications for an Election and Requesting Consolidation with other County Elections Occurring on June 8, 2010. (CONSENT) (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the request and forward to the Elections Department for processing.

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 Achievement for Eagle Scout Reuben Mayes. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Certificate of Achievement.

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Richard Bergstresser for Serving on the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.


District Attorney

3.                   Anti-Drug Abuse (ADA) Enforcement Team Recovery Act Program Grant Application for FY 2010-12 (Federal Bureau Justice Assistance Funds).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the District Attorney to submit the ADA grant application; and the Chair to execute the original Grant Award Face Sheet (Cal EMA 2-101) Form and Certificate of Assurance of Compliance - Recovery JAG (Cal EMA 2-104j).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

4.                   Adopt the Class of Senior Activity Therapis and Upwardly Reallocate one vacant full-time Activity Therapist.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the forty hour class of Senior Activity Therapist, (salary range 368, class 0910, unit 1); and upwardly reallocate one vacant full0time Activity Therapist position in budget unit 424, (salary rang 337, class 0939, position #02) to Senior Activity Therapist (salary range 368, class 0910) effective the beginning of the first biweekly pay period following approval.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

5.                   Temporary Salary Increase in Accordance with Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize temporary increase in pay fro Lisa Perkins Office Assistant II (M/C) (Class 0169B, position #01) as though she had been promoted to Payroll/Personnel Specialist (Class 0938, Range 336) beginning December 22, 2008 and continuing until such time as the cavant Payroll/Personnel Supervisor position is filled or April 3, 2010 whichever occurs first, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

6.                   Approve Budget Adjustments in Fund 1175, Public Health, Fiscal Year 2009-10.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve budget adjustments in Fund 1175 Public Health, Budget Units: Aids Information and Education (402), Early Intervention Program (437), Bridge Project (448), Pathways (449) and HIV Care Consortium (470) for the fiscal Year 2009-10 per Attachment A; and direct the Auditor-Controller to adjust Fund 1175 as outlined in Attachment A for Fiscal Year 2009-10.

Library Services

7.                   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 $18,874.35 in support of the Library's programs and services; and adopt a supplemental budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library, for fiscal year 2009-2010 and authorize the Auditor-Controller to supplement the budget as shown in Attachment 1.

Probation

8.                   Request for Exception to Hiring Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a request for exception to the county hiring freeze to allow for the filling of a vacant Deputy Probation Officer I/II position; Position #24 in Budget Unit 235.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 2010 as Brain Injury Awareness Month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim March 8th - 14th, 2010 as Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action as appropriate

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Presentation Recognizing the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association (CAPCOA) 35th Anniversary. (Supervisor Duffy)

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

9:45 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

2.                   Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Report for 2009. (Supervisor Neely)

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

10:00 a.m. - PUBLIC WORKS

1.                   Beach Vehicle Access at Clam Beach County Park.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report from Public Works regarding the temporary closure of the beach vehicle access at Clam Beach County Park; receive comments from the interested public; and approve resolution No. ____ amending Resolution 03-56 to provide for temporary closures of vehicle access at county park beaches.

2.                   Installation of Symbolic Fencing at Clam Beach County Park.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a Public Works staff report regarding the use of symbolic fencing at Clam Beach County Park related to western snowy plovers; and authorize the installation of symbolic fencing from March 1 through September 30, 2010, in designated areas of Clam Beach County Park, and the temporary closure of the fenced area to beach users and dogs, in accordance with Section 271-3 of the County Code and Resolution No. 03-57.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), RDHC, LLC; et.al. v. County of Humboldt et.al Humboldt County; Superior Court Case No. CV090564

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.

J.                   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.

 

K.                  ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

M.                 OPTIONAL ITEM

N.                  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.

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