SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
TUESDAY, JUNE 01, 2010
A. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
B. MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.
2. Letter Requesting Financial and/or Technical Assistance from the Natural Resources Conservation Service to Assist in Resolving Flooding Issues in the Williams and Francis Creek areas of Ferndale. (CONSENT) (Supervisor Smith)
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.
3. Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation to Create a Cooperating Agency Relationship for Klamath Settlement Agreement Secretarial Determination Environmental Impact Statement. (CONSENT)
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation to create a cooperating agency relationship for the Environmental Impact Statement in Support of the Secretarial Determination for the Klamath Settlement Agreements.
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.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 09-0793, known as the European Grapevine Moth Trapping Contract; authorize the Chair to sign the original agreeemnt and one copy of the cover page as well as the Contractor Certification, and return all copies to the Agriculture Department for further processing; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance and authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for 2009-10.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 10-0129, known as the California Organic Program Contract, and authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement and one copy of the cover page as well as the Contractor Certification, and return all copies to the Agriculture Department for further processing; and grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance; and Authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for 2010-11.
Board of Supervisors
3. Continuation of Local Emergency - January 9, 2010 Earthquake. (Supervisor Clendenen)
RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 10-03, remains in effect until June 22, 2010.
4. Letter of Appreciation to Sofia Pereira for Serving on the Human Rights Commission. (Supervisor Lovelace)
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.
RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Certificates of Achievement.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for election
consolidation with the condition that the City of
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.
9. Request from the Whitethorn Fire Protection District Calling for an Election for the Purpose of Establishing a New Appropriation Limit and Consolidating this Election with the Humboldt County General Election on November 2, 2010. (Supervisor Clendenen)
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for election consolidation with the condition that the Whitethorn Fire Protection District reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request, and request the Clerk of the Board to forward the signed Board Order and copy of the Resolution to the Humboldt County Elections Department.
10. Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Kusum Stokes. (Supervisor Smith)
RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Certificate of Appreciation.
Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: Receive staff report, review proposed amendments and approve Amendment #4 to the Grant Agreement to be submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve this order authorizing the County to receive the sum of $5,000 in HAVA funding to train election staff on Polling Place Accessibility, and for the purchase of mitigation measures that will be used to enhance access to polling locations in Humboldt County on Election day and further authorizing Carolyn Crnich to execute any necessary documents and the attached contract to carry out the purpose of the Board's order.
Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign three originals of the Amended and Restated participating County Contract with the CMSP Governing Board for July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2014 and direc the Clerk of the Board to return the three executed Contracts to the Public health Branch for submittal to the Governing Board of CMSP.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of
Supervisors authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign the attached
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the exemption from the hiring freeze to allow the Public Defender's Office to fill the vacant position of Deputy Public Defender, effective immediately.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Resolution no. _____, which authorizes the annual adjustment of the funds pledged by the Public Works Department to complete reclamation of rock and gravel quarry sites.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a temporary increase in compensation of 30 salary ranges to Senior Treasury and Tax Assistan, Lenora Viggers, effective 5/30/2010 and continuing until 11/27/2010 or the Assistant Treasurer Tax-Collector posotion is filled, whichever occurs first pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution; and approve a temporary increase in compensation of 30 salary ranges to Treasury and Tax Assistant II, Elina Mares, effective 5/30/2010 and continuing until 11/27/2010 or the Assistant Treasurer Tax-Collector position is filled, whicever occurs first pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of
Supervisors approve the attached appropriation transfer for $24,500 for the
construction of an
D. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
E. ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)
F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
G. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
County Administrative Office
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and review Humboldt County's Proposed FY 2010-11 Budget; Approve the deferment of Motor Pool depreciation charges for half a year in the amount of $550,095 for all funds ($225,000 savings for the General Fund) for FY 2010-11; Authorize the Auditor-controller to close funds 3717 Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA)-Projects-County Counsel, 4482 Gravel Trust, 4484 CHERT Surface Mining and 4004 Donations-Elections Initiative upon the transfer of the reamining balances to the General Fund; Authorize a voluntary unpaid furlough for the County Administrative Officer of up to five percent of his time for FY 2010-11; Re-allocate a 1.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Legal Secretary (Class 144) in budget unit 219, effective at the beginning of FY 2010-11; disallocate 1.8 FTE Victim Witness Specialists (class 689) in budget unit 220, effective July 11, 2010; Continue budget discussion to the public hearings scheduled for Monday, June 7, 2010 (1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.); Direct the County Administration Officer to return to the Board on June 22, 2010, to consider adoption of the final budget for FY 2010-11; and take other action as appropriate.
RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize staff to send notice to current Lessees that the County will not approve an extension of their Lease for the Courthouse Snack Bar past September 30, 2010; and direct the staff to develop plans for re-use of the space and closure of the Snack Bar Equipment Replacement Trust Fund, and return to the Board no later then November 9, 2010.
RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take action if necessary.
H. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
I. CLOSED SESSION
1. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Government Code § 54956.9(a)), State of California Department of Health Care Services, Office of Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Appeal No. CS10-0410-820-FL, In the Matter of A.P., Case Name Unspecified pursuant to confidentiality requirements of Welfare and Institutions Code § 10850 and Civil Code § 56 et seq.
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
K. ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS
L. PUBLIC HEARINGS
Community Development Services
1. Resolution Retracting the Authorization to Transfer $160,000 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Account (RLA) to the CDBG Business Revolving Loan Account; authorization for Community Development Services (CDS) Director or County Administrative Officer to sign CDBG Program Income Waiver Requests; authorization for Community Development Services Director to enter an Agreement with Redwood Region Economic Development Commission (RREDC); and Adoption of the Amended CDBG Business RLA Guidelines.
RECOMMENDATION: Receive the staff report, open the public hearing, receive public testimony, and close the public hearing. Adopt Resolution (Attachment A) to retract the transfer of $160,000 from the CDBG Housing Rehabilitation RLA to the CDBG Business RLA to assist businesses; authorize the CDS Director or County Administrative Officer to sign a CDBG Waiver Request (Attachment B) if a qualified CDBG activity comes forward; authorize the CDS Director to enter into an Agreement (Attachment C) with RREDC for Business Underwriting and Loan Servicing. Adopt the amended CDBG Business RLA Guidelines (Attachment D).
M. OPTIONAL ITEM
Any written materials related to an item on this agenda
submitted to the
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
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parking is available in the lot on
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)
ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES,
Ø Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board
Ø Area 1 Developmental Disability Board
Ø Assessment Appeals Board
Ø Citizen’s Law Enforcement Liaison Committee
Ø Emergency Medical Care Committee
Ø Fire Safe Council
Ø Fish and Game Advisory Commission
Ø Forestry Review Committee
Ø Headwaters Fund Board
Ø Housing Authority Commission
Ø Human Rights Commission
Ø In-Home Supportive Services Advisory
Ø Mental Health Board
Ø Status of Women Commission
Ø Williamson Act Advisory Committee
Ø Workforce Investment Board
To request an application, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 476-2384.
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