HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Resource Sharing Agreement (RSA) between the Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board (HC-WIB) and One-Stop Partners, and the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Humboldt County WIB and the One-Stop Operators Consortium. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report onthe recommended changes to the MOU, RSA and MOA; approve changes to the MOU and RSA between the HC-WIB and One-Stop Partners, and to the MOA between the HC-WIB and the One-Stop Partners Consortium; and direct the Chairperson to sign the amended MOU and amended MOA.


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.

Assessor

1.                   Supplemental Budget for Assessor.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopts the following supplemental budget for the Assessor: Revenue - 1100-602050 Property Tax Administration Fees $43,646; Expenditure - 1100-113-8066 Computer Equipment $9,933: 1100-113-8660 Computer Program $33,713

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Sallie Speaker for Serving on the Workforce Investment Board. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Board Orders Meeting of July 28, 2009

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board of Supervisors approve Board Order No. F-1 and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

4.                   Board Orders Meeting of February 9, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board of Supervisors approve Board Order No. F-1 and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

5.                   Board Orders Meeting of April 27, 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.                   Board Orders Meeting of May 11, 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.                   Accept $8,877 in Disability Program Navigator Grants front he State of California's Employment Development Department, Approve Supplemental Budget (for Fund 1120, Budget Unit 2897), Workforce Investment, Fiscal Year 2009-10, and Delegate Signature Authority to Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive Disability Program Navigator grant staff report, review grant award approved by the State of California's Employment Development Department for $8,877 and contained in Attachment A, Grant Award and accept the funding, approve a supplemental budget in Fund 1120, Budget Unit 287, Workforce Investment, and direct the Auditor-Controller to incorporate the supplemental budget.

8.                   Workforce Investment Act Local Plan Modification for PY 2009-2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the staff report; receive the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Local Plan modification; approve Plan modification, direct the Chair of the Board to sign the Plan modification, and authorize Staff to submit Plan modification to State by May 24, 2010.

Cooperative Extension

9.                   Approval of Supplemental Budget Request for Cooperative Extension.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the supplemental budget in the amount of $3,355 for budget unit 632 for Fiscal Year 2009-2010.

County Administrative Office

10.               Radio Capitalization Fund Transfer for Purchase of Portable Radios.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize a transfer of $16,000 from the Radio Capitalization Trust to Communications for the purchase of seventeen radios for the Humboldt County Sheriff's Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team and approve the supplemental budget for Department 151, Communications, as attached.

Law Library

11.               Approval of Resolution 10-01 of the Humboldt County Law Library Board of Trustees Adopting a Conflict of Interest Code.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Resolution 10-01 that was adopted by the Humboldt County Law Library Board of Trustees on April 26, 2010.

Public Works

12.               Federal Apportionment Exchange and State Match Program for Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Funds.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign three copies of the Agreement No. X10-5904(110), direct the Clerk of the Board to return three (3) signed copies of the agreement and the authorizing Board Order to the Department of Public Works for transmittal to California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Sheriff

13.               Approve an Exception to the Hiring Freeze for Deputy Sheriff I/II Position Number 13, Budget Unit 1100 260, and Position Number 22 in Budget Unit 1100 221.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an exception to the hiring freeze for Deputy Sheriff I/II position (Salary Range 373/388, Class 0416, Position Number 13) in Budget Unit 1100 260, effective immediately, and approve an exception to the hiring freeze for Deputy Sheriff I/II position (Salary Range 373/388, Class 0416, Position Number 22,) in Budget Unit 1100 221, effective immediately.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

14.               Authorizing the County Treasurer the County Treasurer to Assume Full Responsbility for all Transactions and Expenditures Related to the Investment and Reinvestment of Funds on Deposit in the County Treasury.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution #_______ authorizing the County Treasurer to assume full responsibility for all transactions and expenditures related to the investment and reinvestment of funds on deposit in the County Treasury.

15.               Treasurer's Investment Policy.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached investment policy for the Treasurer of Humboldt County.


D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Certificate of Recognition for Humboldt County Child Support Services. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Certificate of Recognition.

2.                   Proclaim May16-22, 2010 as National Emergency Medical Services Week. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Proclaim May 2010 as Motocycle Awareness Month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Humboldt County Election Advisory Committee Report. (Supervisor Smith)

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

2.                   Supervisor Smith is appointing Dr. Denver Nelson to the Humboldt County Planning Commission. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report.

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

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Auditor - Controller

1.                   2008-09 Audit Report.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the audit report of Donald R. Reynolds, CPA, regarding the financial statements of the County of Humboldt for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Appointment to Fill Vacancy in Treasurer-Tax Collector Position.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Accept the resignation of Treasurer-Tax Collector Stephen Strawn, effective at the end of the day Monday, May 24, 2010, provide staff with Board direction among the following options: Appoint Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector John Bartholomew to fill the vacant position of Treasurer-Tax Collector for the remainder of the unexpired term which ends January 3, 2011, and direct staff to arrange for Mr. Bartholomew to be sworn into office at your Board's next regular meeting on May 25, 2010 or direct staff to conduct an open recruitment to fill the vacant position of Treasurer-Tax Collector for the remainder of the unexpired term which ends January 3, 2011 or Appoint another person to fill the vacant position of Treasurer-Tax Collector for the remainder of the unexpired term which ends January 3, 2011

3.                   Standing Item - State and Federal Budget Update

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action if necessary.


Public Works

4.                   Ordinance Amending Section 521-6 (a) and (c) of the County Code Relating to Granting, Extension and Renewal of Solid Waste Franchises.

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce the attached Ordinance No. ____ by title, waive the first reading thereof, and schedule the ordinance for adoption on May 25, 2010 and direct that the Clerk of the Board to post and publish in a newspaper of general circulation in Humboldt County, a summary of the ordinance at least 5 days before the date set for adoption and again 15 days after passage of the Ordinance.

5.                   Designation of a No-Parking zones on Central Avenue (County Road A4L800), Murray Road (County Road C3M020) and Myrtle Avenue (County Road F3K300).

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce the attached Ordinance by Title, waive the first reading thereof, and set the Ordinance for adoption at least one week away, and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish summary at least five days before the date of adoption, and again within 15 days after adoption.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Personnel Director pursuant to Government Code sections 54954.5 and54957.

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

County Administrative Office

1.                   Transfer from Rohnerville and Redcrest Lighting Districts and Transfer to Myers Flat Lighting District.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing to consider the effect of the proposed transfers from the Rohnerville and Redcrest Lighting Districts on fees, charges, assessments, taxes or other revenues; Close the Public Hearing; adopt the attached resolution concurring with the proposed transfers approved by the Rohnerville and Redcrest Lighting Districts and notifying the county Auditor-Controller of approved transfers; and direct the County Administrative Office to forward a copy of the executed resolution to the County Auditor-Controller for processing.

2.                   Transfer from Redcrest Lighting District.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adjourn as the Board of Supervisors and reconvene as the Board of Commissioners of the Redcrest Lighting District; open a public hearing to consider the effect of the proposed property tax transfer on fees, charges, assessments, taxes or other revenues; close the public hearing; adopt the attached resolution authorizing the transfer of property tax revenues from the Redcrest Lighting District to the County of Humboldt General Fund; and adjourn as the board of Commissioners and reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.


3.                   Transfer from Rohnerville Lighting District.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adjourn as the Board of Supervisors and reconvene as the Board of Commissioners of the Rohnerville Lighting District; open a public hearing to consider the effect of the proposed transfer on fees, charges, assessments, taxes of other revenues; close the public hearing; adopt the attached resolution authorizing the transfer of property tax revenues from the Rohnerville Lighting District to the County of Humboldt General Fund; adjourn as the Board of Commissioners and reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.

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

      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

      Planning Commission District 1

      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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