HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Approve Solid Waste Franchise and Container Site Amendments with Humboldt Sanitation Co., Inc. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors find pursuant to HCC521-6(c) that the public health, safety and well-being require a three month extension of the contract with Humboldt Sanitation Co. Inc. for the Northwestern Area and the following conditions have been met: a. at the time of extension or renewal, the services of the existing contract holder are in substantial compliance with the terms and conditions of the franchise or contract,  b.  the Board of Supervisors shall retain the right to modify existing contracts and agreements to allow the County to comply with changing legislative requirements and c. the extension is not contrary to state of federal law.; Approve the attached Amendment to Solid Waste Franchise Agreement with Humboldt Sanitation for the Northwestern Area extending the term for a period of three months from July 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011; Find pursuant to HCC 521-6(c) that the public health, safety and well-being require a three month extension of the contract with Humboldt Sanitation Co. Inc. for the Willow Creek, Orleans Container Sites and the Transport of refuse from the Willow Creek, Orleans, and Weitchpec container sites and that the following conditions have been met: a.  At the time of extension or renewal, the services of the existing contract holder are in substantial compliance with the terms and conditions of the franchise or contract, b.  The Board of Supervisors shall retain the right to modify existing contract and agreements to allow the County to comply with changing legislative requirements, and c. the extension is not contrary to state of federal law; Approve the attached Amendment to Agreement with Humboldt Sanitation for the operation of the Willow Creek, Orleans Container Sites and the transport of refuse from the Willow Creek, Orleans and Weitchpec container sites extending term for a period of three months from July 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011 for the operation of the northern container sites; Authorize the Chair to execute 3 original copies of the amendments referenced above for the provision of solid waste services and operation of container sites, as directed by the Board; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Amendments to Public Works for distribution.

2.                   Approve Solid Waste Franchise, Container Site and Transfer Station Amendments with Eel River Disposal & Resource Recovery, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Amendment to the Agreement for Solid Waste Franchise with Eel River Disposal and Resource Recovery, Inc. for the Fortuna/Ferndale areas; approve the attached Amendment to the Agreement with Eel River Disposal and Resource Recovery, Inc. for the operation and maintenance of the Redway Transfer Station; approve the attached Amendment to the Agreement with Eel River Disposal and Resource Recovery, Inc. for the operation southern container sites; authorize the Chair to execute 3 original copies of the amendments referenced above for the provision of solid waste services and operation of containers sites and transfer station, as directed by the Board; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Amendments to Public Works for distribution.

3.                   Letter to Governor Brown Concerning AB 98, the Legislature's Budget Bill as it Relates to the Proposed Increase in Timber Harvest Fees. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

4.                   Scheduling of Public Hearings regarding Redistricting. (CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the report of scheduled Public Hearings regarding the redistricting of Humboldt County following the 2010 Federal Census.

5.                   Resolution Recognizing Carol Margart Upon her Retirement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Resolution.

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.

Auditor-Controller

1.                   Resolution Establishing Fund Balance Policy Pursuant to GASB 54.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the accompanying resolution establishing a fund balance policy pursuant to GASB 54 for the County of Humboldt’s fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Bobbie McKay for Serving on the In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter of Appreciation.

3.                   Informational Item Reappointing Reid Aiton, Jack Penrod, and Gene Morris to the Fish and Game Advisory Commission as Representatives of District Four. (Supervisor Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the information.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of June 21, 2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from June 21, 2011.

Community Development Services

5.                   Re-appointments to the Workforce Investment Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report and re-appoint seven (7) current members of the Workforce Investment Board for another two year term.

6.                   Re-appointments to the Youth Council of the Workforce Investment Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; and reappoint the following current members of the Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council whose terms end as of June 30, 2011 to serve three year terms commencing upon your action: Terry Coltra - Northern California Indian Development Council, Inc. and Dennis Mullins - Humboldt County Employment Training Department.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

7.                   Approval of the Agreement between Humboldt County and Fortuna Community Services, D.B.A. "HART" for Driving Under the Influence Programs for Fiscal Years 2011-12 through 2013-14.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between County of Humboldt and Fortuna Community Services, D.B.A., Humboldt Alcohol Recovery Treatment (HART) for Fiscal Year 2011-12; and authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement effective July 1, 2011; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two copies of the executed agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch Administration.

8.                   Agreement between Humboldt County and Helios Healthcare, L.L.C. for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between Humboldt County and Helios Healthcare, LLC; authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute three copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two copies of the Agreement to the Mental Health Branch Administration.

9.                   Approval of Agreement between Humboldt County and Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. for Residential and Detoxification Services for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between Humboldt County and Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2011-2012; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute three copies of the Agreement effective July 1, 2011; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two copies of the Agreement to Mental Health Branch Administration.

10.               Approval of Agreement between Humboldt County and North Coast Substance Abuse Council, Inc. for Residential Services for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between County of Humboldt and North Coast Substance Abuse Council, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2011-12; and authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement effective July 1, 2011; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two copies of the executed agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Branch Administration.


11.               Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the California Mental Health Services Authority.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Participating Resolution approving membership in the California Mental Health Services Authority, a Joint Powers Authority; approve the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the California Mental Health Services Authority; appoint the DHHS Director, Phillip R. Crandall, and his designated alternate, Barbara LaHaie, DHHS Assistant Director, as Humboldt County's representatives to this Authority; authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to apply for membership to the Joint Powers Authority which includes the submission of the New Member Applications Form; the Participating Resolution; the Joint Powers Agreement, and the appointed Humboldt County representatives; authorize the DHHS Director, Phillip R. Crandall, to sign the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to expend the application fee to participate in the California Mental Health Services Authority; direct Humboldt County's appointed representatives to file with the California Mental Health Services Authority's Executive Director the required Fair Political Practices Commission forms upon assuming office, during office, and upon termination of office; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two executed copies of the Participating Resolution to the Department of Health and Human Services; and rescind the Board of Supervisors' Action of March 10, 2009 signing a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the California Counties Mental Health Services Authority and appointing Humboldt County's representatives to this Authority.

12.               Agreement between Humboldt County and Transitional Residential Treatment Facilities Inc. (TRTF) for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement between Humboldt County and Transitional Residential Treatment Facilities Inc. (TRTF) for Fiscal Year 2011-2012; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute three copies of the Agreement effective July 1, 2011; 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

13.               Second Amendment to Grant Agreement with First 5 Humboldt for the Nurse- Family Partnership (NFP) Program, July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, and Budget Adjustment in Budget Unit #426, Nurse Family Partnership, Fund 1175, Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign three originals of the Second Amendment to Agreement with First 5 Humboldt in the amount of $66,804.64 for Nurse-Family Partnership for the term of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012; approve and direct the Auditor-Controller to adjust the Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit $426, Nurse - Family Partnership, per Attachment A for Fiscal Year 2011-12; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return three signed originals of the Second Amendment to the Public Health Branch for final execution.

14.               Authorize and Execute Health Officer Agreementfor Personal Services.

RECOMMENDATION: 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 MD; 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.

Public Works

15.               Update to the Monument Preservation Fund and Supplemental Budget Request.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept and file this update on the Monument Preservation Fund; and approve the attached supplemental budget.


16.               Mill (Watek) Creek Culvert Replacement Riverside Road (5L005) at PM 0.85, Contract No.: 211302.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications and direct the Clerk 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 26, 2011 at 2:00 PM.

17.               Storm Damage Repairs on East Branch Road (6B175) at PM 0.36 & East Blue Rock Road. (6B176) at PM 0.40, Project No.: PW 1290 & 288, Contract No.: 206204 & 206266.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications and direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract with Bids to be opened on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 2:00 PM.

18.               Agreement for Construction Engineering Services for the Runway 14 Bluff Stabilization at the Arcata/Eureka Airport; Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant 03-06-0010-39, Project No. 919265.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign four copies of the Agreement for Airport Consulting with Mead and Hunt, for an amount not to exceed $270, 000 (Two Hundred Seventy Thousand Dollars.) and direct the Clerk of the Board to return three fully executed copies to Public Works.

Sheriff

19.               First Amendment to License between the County of Humboldt and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to License Agreement for 5630 Broadway; instruct the Clerk of the Board to certify copies of the First Amendment to License Agreement and return on fully - executed original to Real Property for transmittal to Lessee, and one executed original to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell, for the Sheriff's Office files.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Recognizing Sharon Hiney upon her Retirement. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Resolution Recognizing Sgt. Phil Buihner Upon His Retirement. (Supervisor Lovelace)

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

County Administrative Office

1.                   Presentation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12 Proposed Budget

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Receive and review Humboldt County’s Proposed FY 2011-12 Budget; Adopt the Proposed FY 2011-12 Budget, on an interim basis, to allow County departments to continue operations until the Final Budget is adopted on July 26, 2011; Extend the employment period and amend the date of layoff to October 1, 2011, for the following positions: 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Administrative Secretary (MC) (class 0166), 2.0 FTE Legal Office Assistant I/II (class 0178), and 8.0 FTE Deputy Sheriff I/II (class 0416) positions in budget unit 221; 3.0 FTE Probation Officer I/II (class 0473) positions in budget unit 235; 1.0 FTE Office Assistant I/II (class 0179) and 2.0 FTE Animal Shelter/Care Attendant I/II (class 0440) positions in budget unit 278; Continue budget discussions to the public hearings scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2011 (1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.); Direct the County Administrative Officer to return to the Board on July 26, 2011, to consider adoption of the final budget for FY 2011-12; and Take other action as appropriate.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Emergency Medical Care Committee Annual Report. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report and take 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), 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 – none scheduled


L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

PUBLIC WORKS

1.                   Approve Solid Waste Franchise Agreement with Arcata Garbage Company for the Unincorporated Arcata Areas.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments on the proposed franchise with Arcata Garbage Company, recycling service addition and rate adjustments for solid waste collection in the Unincorporated Arcata area; close the public hearing; 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 franchise without competitive bidding for the Unincorporated Arcata area in that the local contractor (1) 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; Pursuant to Humboldt County Code 521-8(a), (1) set and charge fees for the disposal of solid waste and collection and/or processing of source related materials at County owned or operated facilities and programs, and (2) charge and collect fees and other charges from solid waste facilities operators or persons who conduct solid waste handling, consistent with the provisions of state or local law; approve the Agreement for exclusive solid waste collection and disposal and non exclusive curbside recycling services in the Unincorporated Arcata area and setting maximum rates to be charged effective July 1, 2011 for the solid waste collection, and maximum rates to be charged effective January 1, 2012 for curbside recycling services; Authorize the Chair to execute three original copies of the agreement referenced above as directed by the Board; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Agreement to Public Works for distribution.

M.                 AFTERNOON DEPARTMENTAL ITEMS

1.                   Consider Input to the California Citizens' Redistricting Commission on its Draft Maps. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Review the draft maps for the State Senate, Assembly, Board of Equalization and United States Congressional districts, take public input and direct the Chair to send a letter to the Citizens Redistricting Commission expressing the Board's support, opposition or concerns.

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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