HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JULY 06, 2010

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services Agreement No. 10-73-06-0254-RA.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 10-73-06-0254-RA, known as the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services Contract, authorize the Chair to sign all three copies of the agreement and return all three signed copies to the Agriculture Department for further processing, and grant a waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance.

 

 

 

2.                   Approval of Standard Agreement no. 10-0229, Detection Trapping Program Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the amount of $10,218 and Corresponding Supplemental Budget.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 10-0229, known as the Detection Trapping Contract; 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; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance and authorize the Auditor Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for 2010-2011.

Auditor-Controller

3.                   Approve an Exception to the Hiring Freeze for Deputy Auditor-Controller, Position Number 02, Budget Unit 111.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an exception to the hiring freeze for Deputy Auditor-Controller (Salary Range 475, Class 0618, Position Number 02) in Budget Unit 111 with a starting date on or about November 1, 2010.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Resolutions of the Eureka City Council requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Humboldt Consolidate a General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election to be held on November 2, 2010. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for consolidation with the condition that the City of Eureka reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request, and notify the Elections Department of the County to take any and all steps necessary for the holding of the consolidated election.

5.                   Reappoint Walt Giacomini, Dan Cohoon, and Jim Renner to the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District Board of Directors. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointments.

6.                   Letter of Appreciation to John Hill for Serving on the Humboldt County Mental Health Board.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.

County Administrative Office

7.                   Transient Occupancy Tax Agreement with Humboldt Film Commission.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached agreement with the Humboldt Film Commission and authorize the Chair to sign.

County Clerk-Recorder

8.                   Certification of the Results of the June 8, 2010 Statewide Primary Election.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accepts the Certified Statement of Results of the Official Canvass of the June 8, 2010, Statewide Primary Election.

District Attorney

9.                   Grant Application - Fiscal Year 2010-11 Automobile Insurance Fraud Prosecution Program (State of California - Department of Insurance).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Grant Application for FY 2010-11 Automobile Fraud Insurance Prosecution Program; authorize the Chair to execute both the Grant and the Resolution; and approve the establishment of the revolving trust funds (Insurance Fraud Prosecution) as identified in the California Code of Regulations, Title 10, Section 2698.67(b)(2), and direct the Auditor's Office to create the revolving trust funds.

10.               Authorization to complete an Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the City of Eureka concerning a joint application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached Fiscal Agent Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the City of Eureka; approve the City of Eureka to submit and administer the JAG grant on behalf of the County of Humboldt; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the completed documents to the District Attorney's Office for further processing.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

11.               Agreement between Humboldt County and Transitional Residential Treatment Facilities Inc. for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between Humboldt County and Transitional Residential Treatment Facilities Inc. for Fiscal Year 2010-2011; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute three copies of the Agreement effective July 1, 2010; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two copies of the Agreement to Mental Health Branch Administration.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

12.               Approve purchase of a Steris Amsco Lab 250 Autoclave and appropriation transfer in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the purchase of a STERIS Amsco Lab 250 Autoclave by the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program for the use of the Public health Laboratory in Fund 1175, for Fiscal Year 2010-11 in the amount of %50,000; and approve the attached appropriation transfer in Budget Unit #455, Fund 1175, Fiscal Year 2010-11.

13.               Grant Award from Humboldt Circle of Smiles Funding Partnership for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept and approve $24,750 grant award from Humboldt Circle of Smiles Finding Partnership for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 for the Public Health Branch Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Oral Health Program.

14.               Approve Purchase of an eMET Tracking System 2 Unit Bundle with Laptop and Appropriation Transfer in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response), Fiscal Year 2010-11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the purchase of an eMET Tracking System 2 Unit Bundle with Laptop for use in the Public Health Laboratory, within Fund 1175, for Fiscal Year 2010-11 in the amount of $18,000 and approve the attached appropriation transfer in Budget Unit #455, Fund 1175, Fiscal Year 2010-11.

15.               Advance Step Increase Pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize an advance step for Lawrence Lancaster, Supervising Environmental Health Specialist advancing his salary step from step A to step C, retroactive to the effective date of his promotion to Supervising Environmental Health Specialist, December 27, 2009, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

16.               Health Officer Agreement for Personal Services.

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors authorize and direct the Chair to execute the original and two copies of the attached "Agreement for Personal Services" with Ann Lindsay, M.D.; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two signed copies of the agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch.

Library Services

17.               Donation made to the Library by the Friends of the Garberville Library and Supplemental Budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept a $4,200 donation made to the Library by the Friends of the Garberville Library and 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.

18.               Transfer from Fund 3825, Fortuna Library Trust, and Supplemental Budget in Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library, for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the transfer of $6,800 from Fund 3825, Fortuna Library Trust, to Fund 1500, Budget Unit 621, County Library for the purpose of replacing the blinds and purchasing paint for the interior of the Fortuna Library; and 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.

Probation

19.               Request for Exception to Hiring Freeze.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a request for exception for the filling of a vacant Supervising Juvenile Corrections Officer Position; Position #04 in Budget Unit 234-Juvenile Hall, Salary Range 360.

Public Works

20.               Agreement for Engineering Design Services for Seventeen 17 Nested T- Hangars at the Arcata/Eureka Airport: Project No. 381123.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign four copies of the Agreement for Airport Consulting with meand and hunt, for an amount not to exceed Seventy-Three Thousand dollars ($73,000); direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies to Public Works; adopt the attached supplemental budget to provide funds for Project 381123 in FY 2010/2011.

21.               Resolution to Accept as County Policy and Procedure the Road Maintenance manual Entitled "A Water Quality and Stream Habitat Protection Manual for County Road Maintenance in Northwestern California Watersheds"

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached resolution formally accepting as County policy and procedure the road maintenance manual entitled "A Water Quality and Stream Habitat Protection Manual for County Road Maintenance in Northwestern California Watersheds".

22.               Redwood Drive Rehabilitation and Overlay at P.M. 3.11 to 4.85, Project No.: ESPL 5904(104), Contract No.: 202710.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the specifications and direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above - mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with bids to be opened on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 2:00 PM.

23.               License Agreement with Air Shasta Rotor & Wing, LLC., A California Corporation, At Murray Field Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5's vote approve and authorize the Chairperson to execute the attached license Agreement with Air Shasta Rotor & Wing, LLC., a California Corporation; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return a copy of the executed License Agreement to the Land Use Division for transmittal to the Licesee.

 

Sheriff

24.               Approve Exception to the Hiring Freeze for Two Senior Correctional Officer Positions.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an exception to the hiring freeze for two full time Senior Correctional Officer (salary range 359, class 0421 position numbers 6&14) positions in budget unit 243, effective immediately.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

25.               Request for Discharge of Accountability of unsecured Tax Accounts.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves an Authorization of Discharge of Accountability for County tax assessments, penalties and costs deemed uncollectable pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code 2611.1

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim the Week of July 1st through July 7th, 2010 as Independents Week. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Resolution of Recognition for Kathy Wright upon Her Retirement. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

3.                   Resolution of Commendation for Sheila Nitzel. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

4.                   Resolution Recognizing the Orick Rodeo, July 10th and 11th, 2010. (Supervisor Duffy)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

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

Public Works

County Administrative Office

1.                   Standing Item - State and Federal Budget Update.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear Report and take appropriate action.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

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.                   Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of an Ordinance for the 2010-11 Update of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments; close the public hearing; approve the new, increased, decreased, deleted or changed fees, or modify the new, increased, decreased, deleted or changed fees, as shown in the2010-11 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges; introduce by title, Ordinance No. _____ updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for2010-11, waive the first reading of the ordinance and adopt the Ordinance; direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days, to publish a post-adoption summary of the ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance, and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the adopted ordinance and amendments along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance [Government Code Section 25124 (b)(1)].

Community Development Services

2.                   Williams and Guttero General Plan Amendment Petition File No.: APN 517-041-12 Case No.: GPP-09-05 Trinidad Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public comment; accept the petition by approving the attached resolution based on the findings in the staff report and testimony received about the project; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

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

      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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County of Humboldt Web Site: http://www.co.humboldt.ca.us