HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Big Lagoon County Park Enhancement Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached letter of support to the State Coastal Conservancy for a $15,000 grant to prepare preliminary designs for the Big Lagoon County Park Enhancement Project, and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the signed copy to Public Works.

2.                   US Department of Agriculture Rural Enterprise Grant Application and Delegation of Signature Authority to Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report describing the US Department of Agriculture Rural Enterprise Grant (USDA-RBEG) grant application; direct staff to complete the application and bring back the complete grant project for review should it be funded; and delegate signature authority to the Community Development Services Director for the Grant Application.


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.                   Letters of Appreciation to Roy Redner, Susan Manzi, and Jose Quezada for Serving on the Multi-Agency Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letters of Appreciation.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Ratify Ordinance No. 11-14 of the Arcata Fire Protection District, Adopting the 20`10 California Fire Code.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify Ordinance No. 11-14 of the Arcata Fire Protection District (District), adopting the 2010 California Fire Code, transmit its determination to the District within 15 days of this determination, and direct staff to file a copy of the findings of the District, and any findings of the County, together with the adopted ordinance, with the Department of Housing and Community Development.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

3.                   Second Amendment to Lease with Performance Modulars, Inc. for each of the three modular units used by the Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve three separate Second Amendments to Lease for the modular units located at 628 West Clark Street with Performance Modular, Inc.; authorize the Chair to execute each original Second Amendment to Lease; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed original of each Second Amendment to Lease to the Public Works-Real Property Division for transmittal to Lessor.

4.                   Budget Transfer/Adjustment for Fund 1160 Budget Unit 511 Social Services for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors establish fixed asset account 8990 Furniture and Fixtures in Fund 1160 Budget Unit 511 Social Services; and approve the attached Request for Budget Transfer/Adjustment (Attachment 1) for Fund 1160 Budget Unit 511 Social Services in the amount of $435,000.

Library Services

5.                   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 $2,760 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 2010-2011 and authorize the Auditor-Controller to supplement the budget as shown in Attachment 1.

Public Works

6.                   Supplemental Budget for Arcata-Eureka Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopts the attached supplemental budget for FY 2010/2011 and directs the Auditor's Office to establish new special revenue fund numbers to replace the existing fund numbers.


7.                   Bid Authorization and Supplemental Budget for Loleta Paint & Sign Shop Project, Project No. 325903.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the plans and specifications; authorize the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above mentioned project, pursuant to Section 22073 of the California Contract Code, with bids to be opened on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 2:00 PM; direct the Auditor-Controller's Office to transfer $497,675 from Fund 3528 Purchased Insurance Premiums to Fund 1200 Roads, and adopt the attached supplemental budget in FY 2010/11 to provide funds for the Loleta Paint & Sign Shop project.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Recognizing St. Joseph Hospital's Support of the Sexual Assault Response Team. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Resolution Recognizing the Inter-Tribal Women's Advocacy Network. (Supervisor Sundberg)

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

Assessor

1.                   Request for Exemption from the Hiring Freeze for Two Assessment Technician I/II Positions in the Assessor's Office.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an exemption to the hiring freeze for two Assessment Technicians I/II (class 0172, salary range 266/291, positions 02 and 05)

Community Development Services

2.                   Request for Exception for the Hiring Freeze for One Executive Secretary position in Community Development Services Current Planning Division.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an exception to the hiring freeze for one Executive Secretary (M/C) position (class 0167, salary range 364 position (01) in Budget Unit 277 effective the first bi-weekly period following approval.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Humboldt County Coastal Trail Implementation Strategy Presentation. (Supervisors Bass and Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and take action if required.

10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

2.                   Humboldt Municipal Water District Presentation on Water Resource Planning Efforts and Draft Implementation Plan. (Supervisor Smith)

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


I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Labor Negotiator - Pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6 it is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to review the County's position and instruct its designated labor negotiator with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to the County's represented and unrepresented personnel.  Negotiator:  Dan Fulks. Employee Organizations:  American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME local 1684), Humboldt County Attorneys Association, Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (Law Enforcement Non-Management Unit), Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (Law Enforcement Management Unit), Elected & Appointed County Officials, and Management & Confidential Employees

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 – none scheduled

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works

1.                   Franchise Agreements with Recology Humboldt County for the Unincorporated Eureka, Blue Lake, Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest Areas.

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 area, Blue Lake/Fieldbrook, Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest Solid Waste Franchise areas; Close the public hearing; Approve the rate adjustments for finalizing single stream recycling, converting to automation, and the annual consumer price index adjustment for the Unincorporated Eureka Franchise to be effective July 1, 2011; Approve the proposed rate adjustments for a base rate adjustment, consumer price index adjustment and single stream recycling for the Blue Lake/Fieldbrook, Garberville, and Holmes/Redcrest Solid Waste Franchise areas to be effective July 1, 2011; Pursuant to Humboldt County Code § 521-6(a)(2) find that the public health, safety and well-being are best served by granting the exclusive franchises without competitive bidding for the Unincorporated Eureka, Blue Lake/Fieldbrook, Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest areas in that the local contractor (1) has provided quality service at a reasonable cost; (2) has provided continuous service to the residents of Humboldt County in order to minimize the potential for illegal dumping of waste (3) has provided continuous service to the residents of Humboldt County so the problems associated with the storage of waste for extended periods of time do not occur (4) has not received adverse reports form the public regarding the solid waste services provided and (5) has the support and satisfaction of the local community members who desire to maintain the current franchise contractor; Approve the Amended and Restated Franchise Agreement for the Unincorporated Eureka Area and approve Franchise Agreements for Blue Lake/Fieldbrook, Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest Solid Waste Franchise areas for providing such services and setting maximum rates to be charged for services effective July 1, 2011; Authorize the chair to execute 3 original copies of the 4 agreements referenced above for the provision of solid waste services, as directed by the Board; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Agreements to Public Works for distribution.

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 2011: February 22, 2011 (Presidents’ week), March 29, 2011 (5th Tuesday); May 31, 2011 (5th Tuesday); August 2, 2011 (Summer Break); August 9, 2011 (Summer Break); August 30, 2011 (5th Tuesday); November 22, 2011 (Thanksgiving Break); November 29 (5th Tuesday/CSAC Conference); December 20, 2011 (Christmas Break); December 27, 2011 (Christmas Break)

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

 

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      Housing Authority Commission

Ø      Human Rights Commission

Ø      In-Home Supportive Services Advisory

Committee

Ø      Mental Health Board

Ø      Public Property Leasing Corporation

Ø      Status of Women Commission

Ø      Williamson Act Advisory Committee

Ø      Workforce Investment Board

 

 

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