HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Appointment of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) Certifying Officer. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoints the Planning Director as the NEPA Certifying Officer.

2.                   Arcata-Eureka Airport Passenger Terminal Re-Roofing and Replace Baggage Claim:  Project 913270 and Supplemental Budget FY 2010/11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the work of the general contractor, Sierra Single Ply, Inc. as substantially complete for their portion of the above-mentioned Project; authorize the Public Works Director to file the Notice of Completion for the above-mentioned general contractor for their portion of the Project as required; authorize the Public Works Director to sign the attached Change Order No. 02 for an $11,484 cost increase and an additional 24 calendar days; adopt the attached supplemental budget for FY 2010/11.


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 Cooperative Agreement No. 11-0088-SA California Organic Program Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the amount of $13,495.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves Cooperative Agreement No. 11-0088-SA, known as the California Organic Program Contract, and authorizes the Chair to sign the original agreement and one copy of the cover page and return all copies to the Agricultural Commissioner's Office for further processing, and grants a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Certificate of Achievement for Benjamin Ontiveros for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Certificate of Achievement.

3.                   Letter to California State Coastal Conservancy Thanking them for their Support of Projects in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

4.                   Letter of Appreciation to Peter LaVallee for Serving on the Multi-Agency Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council (MAJJCC). (Supervisor Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Letter of Appreciation.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Board Orders from June 7, 2011 Board of Supervisors Meeting.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the Board Orders, and authorizes 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

6.                   Resolution Accepting Program Year 2011-12 Title I Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Subgrant and Delegating Signature Authority.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receives the staff report; adopts the attached Resolution No. ____ accepting Program Year 2011-12 Title I Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Subgrant, Registration Number K282427; Authorizes and directs the Chair of the Board to sign the Subgrant Agreement; Authorizes and directs the Community Development Services Director to sign fiscal documents, utilizing these funds, such as contracts, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, as per the Separation of Duties Assignment adopted September 27, 2005; Authorizes and directs the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Executive Director to sign administrative documents as required by the State of California Employment Development Department, as per the separation of duties assignment adopted on September 27, 2005; and directs the Clerk of the Board to return the signed original Subgrant Agreement to WIB Administrative Secretary for submission to the State.


7.                   Amos Lot Line Adjustment / Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide Application, File No. APN Case Nos.: LLA-11-04/JTMP - 11-0, Blocksburg Area.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the Amos Lot Line Adjustment (LLA) to result in Parcels 1 and 3 of approximately 80 and 530 acres, respectively, subject to the findings and conditions in staff's report, and approve the division of assessor parcels, portions of which are zoned Timberland Production Zone (TPZ) into parcels containing less than 160 acres and for which a Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (Declaration) (Attachment A) has been executed and for which a Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide have been prepared pursuant to Section 51119.5 of the California Government Code; direct the Community Development Services - Planning Division to record the Declaration with the JTMP; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to Shirley and Gordon Amos, Sierra Pacific Industries, the County Assessor's office and any other interested party.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Approval of Amendment to the Fire Protection Reimbursement Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal FIRE) to Provide Fire Protection Services in County Service Area (CSA) # 4 and Fire Dispatch Services in Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopts the attached resolution authorizing the Chair to execute Amendment Number 1 of the Fire Protection Reimbursement Agreement with Cal FIRE for fire protection services to CSA #4 and fire dispatch services, beginning July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012; waive the Humboldt Nuclear-Free Clause; Direct the Clerk of the Board to submit four copies of the agreement and two copies of the Board Resolution to the County Administrative Office for processing; and direct the Risk Manager to provide a certificate of insurance (two certified copies) with the following wording "State of California, its officers, agents, employees and servants are included as additional insured's for the purpose of this contract.  Insurer will not cancel the insured's coverage without 30 days prior notice to State."

9.                   Second Amendment to the Student Placement Agreement with College of the Redwoods.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the Second Amendment to the Agreement with College of the Redwoods for student placement with various Humboldt County Departments; authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement with College of the Redwoods; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route a copy of the fully executed Second Amendment to the Department of Health and Human Services and to the County Administrative Office - Risk Management.

District Attorney

10.               Worker's Compensation Grant Application - Fiscal Year 2011-12 Workers Compensation Insurance Fund Program (State of California).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the grant application; adopt the attached resolution; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return resolution to Chief Michael Hislop so it may be processed with the grant application.


Health and Human Services - Administration

11.               Agreement for Services with Community/Family Resource Centers for CalWORKs Outreach and Support and CalFresh Outreach and Support for Fiscal Year 2011/2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves Grant Agreements totaling $400,000 with the Community/Family Resource Centers participating with CalWORKs Outreach and Support and CalFresh Outreach and Support for fiscal year 2011/2012 and authorizes the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to execute grant agreements substantially in the form of the attached sample upon proof of insurance.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

12.               First Amendment to the Agreement with California Institute for Mental Health for Training and Technical Assistance.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the First Amendment to the Agreement with California Institute for Mental Health for training and technical assistance and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the Agreement with the California Institute for Mental health and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully signed originals of the First Amendment to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

13.               State Standard Agreement #10-10132 for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) services and Supplemental Budget Adjustment in Fund 1175 for Fiscal Years 2010-2013.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves State Standard Agreement #10-10132 with the California Department of Public Health for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) services for the period beginning July 1, 2010 and ending June 30, 2013 in the amount of $165,009; direct the Chair of the Board to sign seven originals of the cover page of the State Standard Agreement package, one Certification Regarding Lobbying located on page 24 of Exhibit D - Special Terms and Conditions of the Agreement Package, and one Contractor Certification form; direct the Clerk of the Board to return the seven signed originals of the cover sheet of the State Standard Agreement package, the signed Certification Regarding Lobbying located in the State Standard Agreement and the signed Contractor Certification form to the Public Health Branch; and approve a Supplemental Budget Adjustment in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #470 HOPWA, and direct the Auditor- Controller to revise the budget as shown in the attached Supplemental Budget Adjustment 1175470 - HOPWA NorCAP.

14.               Amend Agreement with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for Public Health Emergency Response (PHER) Phase I and II, Purchase of MagNA Pure LC 2.0 for use in the Public Health Laboratory, and supplement Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response), Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves Amendment #01 to the Comprehensive Agreement EPO-09-13 with the California Department of Public Health for additional PHER 1, Focus Area 1 funds through July 30, 2011; authorizes the Clerk of the Board to return three signed originals to the Public Health Branch for Submission to the California Department of Public Health; approves the purchase of a MagNA Pure LC 2.0 System for use in the Public Health Laboratory in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response) Fiscal Year 2010-11 in the amount of $81,100; and directs the Auditor/Controller to supplement the budget per Attachment C in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response) for Fiscal Year 2010-11.


Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

15.               Agreement with Arcata House Inc. for the Children's Trust Fund Grant Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors awards the Children's Trust Fund Agreement to Arcata House Inc. for fiscal years 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14; approves agreement with Arcata House Inc. in the amount of $10,000 annually for the next three fiscal years 2011/12. 2012/13, and 2013/14; authorizes the Chairperson to execute three copies of the Agreement; and directs the Clerk of the Board to route two copies of the executed Agreement to the Director of the Social Services Branch.

16.               Budget Transfer/Adjustment for Fund 1160 Budget Unit 511 Social Services for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the attached Request for Budget Transfer/Adjustment (Attachment 1) for Fund 1160 Budget Unit 511 Social Services in the amount of $280,000.

17.               Approve Option to Extend Agreement with McWilliams Mailliard Technology Group, Inc. for the Licensed Use of the Aging and Adult Client Tracking System (AACTS) for Adult Protective Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves option to extend the Agreement with McWilliams Mailliard Technology Group, Inc. for fiscal year 2011/2012 and directs the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board Agenda item to the Director of the Social Services Branch; and authorizes the Director of the Social Services Branch to send a letter notifying McWilliams Mailliard Technology Group, Inc. that the County is exercising the option to extend the Agreement for fiscal year 2011/2012.

18.               Agreement with Changing Tides Family Services for Stage One Child Care Services for CalWORKs/Welfare-to-Work (WtW) Participants for Fiscal Year 2011/12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the proposed Agreement with Changing Tides Family Services to provide Stage One child Care Services to all Cal WORKs recipients who are referred by Social Services Branch (SSB).  Authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement.  Direct Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed originals to the Director of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch.

Probation

19.               Approve an Appropriation Transfer of $40,000 to the Capital Projects Budget to Pay for the Initial Start Up Cost for the Juvenile Hall Construction Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the attached appropriation transfer for $40,000 from Centers for Advancement (Budget Unit 991) to Capital Projects (Budget Unit 170) to cover the initial start up costs for the Juvenile Hall Construction Project for FY 2010/11.

Public Works

20.               Award Authorization for Loleta Paint & Sign Project, Project No. 325903.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receives and files the bids for the Loleta Paint & Sign Shop Project; award the project to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, DCI Builders, Ferndale, CA in the amount of $475,419 for the base bid and accepts additive alternate No. 1 for $7,500; and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement with DCI Builders after staff approves the bonds and insurance.


21.               Supplemental Budget for Water Management (1100251) and Right of Entry Permit for Shively Summer Bridge Access.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the attached Supplemental Budget in fund 1100, budget unit 251; authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached Right of Entry Permit from Department of Parks and Recreation for Shively Summer Bridge Access, Humboldt Redwoods SP - NCRD; directs the Risk Manager to prepare the required proof of insurance for submittal to the Department of Parks and Recreation; and directs Public Works to file the attached Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act.

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

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes the Chair to sign two copies of the Agreement No. X11-5904(115).  Directs the Clerk of the Board to return two 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

23.               Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program Contract for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 with Department of Boating and Waterways.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes the Chair to sign the Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program Contract for Fiscal year 2011-2012 with Department of Boating and Waterways; authorizes the Sheriff and the County Auditor to sign all necessary documents to Claim reimbursements from the California Department of Boating and Waterways; and directs the Clerk of the Board to certify the approved Board Order and return all documents for processing to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

24.               College of the Redwoods Request for Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note Issuance.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to notify in writing the College of the Redwoods and their bond attorneys, Stadling, Yocca, Carleson & Rauth that the Board of Supervisors will not act to authorize the College of the Redwoods to issue Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes. (TRAN)

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - none

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.                   County Administrative Officer Report:  State Budget and Various Other Topics

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receives an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on the latest information regarding the State budget process and various other topics, and take action as may be required.


Community Development Services

2.                   OnTrack Permitting Software Demonstration.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receives a staff report and a demonstration on the OnTrack permitting software including the customer portal.

Department of Health and Human Services

1.                   Humboldt County Transition Age Youth Collaboration.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receives the report from the Humboldt County Transition Age Youth Collaboration with brief discussion from the Department of Health and Human Services and take appropriate action as necessary.

Public Defender

3.                   Request for Exception from Hiring Freeze.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the exception from the hiring freeze to allow our office to fill our position of Investigator, Position #01, in Budget Unit 219, Job Class 0449, Salary Range 394.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. -BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Fire Chief's Association Annual Report on Fire Service in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report 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), Elected & Appointed County Officials, and Management & Confidential Employees

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), Humboldt Sunshine, Inc. v. County of Humboldt, et.al.; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV070159. (TO BE HEARD IN AFTERNOON)

3.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), Eel River Disposal and Resource Recovery, Inc. v. County of Humboldt et.al., Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV110352.

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

Community Development Services

1.                   TABER, ANDREA General Plan Amendment Petition File No.: APN 517-031-14 & 517-041-05 Case No.: GPP-11-02 Trinidad Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors opens the public hearing and receives the staff report and public comment; accepts the petition by approving the attached resolution based on the findings in the staff report and testimony received about the project, and directs 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 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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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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