HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011

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.

Auditor-Controller

1.                   Resolution Fixing the Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the accompanying resolution fixing tax rates for County of Humboldt, school districts and special districts with the County for fiscal year 2011-12.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter of Support for Adult Day Health Care Medi-Cal Optional Benefit - Extension until March 31, 2012. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Letter of Support.

 

Community Development Services

3.                   Appointment of the Workforce Investment Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the staff report, review membership applications for the following community members; David Narum, Greenway Partners, and Connie Stewart, CA Center for Rural Policy at Humboldt State University, and appoint David Narum and Connie Stewart to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) for a term of two years effective immediately, in accordance with the WIB bylaws.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Local Fire District Allocations for Fiscal Year 2011-12 for the Arcata, Ferndale, Fieldbrook, Humboldt No. 1, Miranda, Petrolia, Redway, Resort Improvement District #1, Weott, Whitethorn and Willow Creek Fire Organizations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes the Chair of the Board to execute agreements with the Arcata, Ferndale, Humboldt No. !, Petrolia, Redway, Whitethorn, and Willow Creek Fire Protection Districts, and Fieldbrook, Miranda and Weott Community Services Districts, and Shelter Cove Resort Improvement District for revenue-sharing of the County's 2011-12 Proposition 172 (Prop 172) funding.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

5.                   First Option to Extend the Lease at 808 E Street, Eureka.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the first option to extend the lease at 808 E Street, Eureka with S & W Properties, a California Limited Partnership, through January 31, 2015.  Authorize the Public Works-Real Property Division to send a notice to Lessor that the County is exercising the first option to extend the lease.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed agenda item to the Public Works-Real Property Division.

6.                   First Option to Extend the Lease at 930 Sixth Street, Eureka.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the first option to extend the lease at 930 Sixth Street, Eureka with California Newspapers Partnership, Inc. through November 30, 2012.  Authorize Public Works-Real Property Division to send a notice to Lessor that the County is exercising the first option to extend the lease.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed agenda item to Public Works-Real Property Division.

Personnel

7.                   Ratification of 2011-2014 Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the County Attorneys' Association (CAA) for Representation Unit 5.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. _____(Attached) approving the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the County Attorneys' Association (CAA) for Unit 5, and authorize the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors to execute the Memorandum of Understanding.

Sheriff

8.                   Governing Body Resolution, Certification and Grant Assurances for the Federal Fiscal Year 2011 Homeland Security Grant Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign, in blue ink, the Governing Body Resolution and Certification and direct the Clerk of the Board t certify, for a grant request t the State for the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011 Homeland Security Grant Program and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Grant Assurances, cover sheet and other grant documents as Authorized Agent.

 

9.                   Resolution Extending the Service Fee for the Humboldt County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution providing the extension of the service fee for the Humboldt County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution and Presentation Recognizing the 2011 Annual North Coast Stand Down. (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution and hear the Presentation.

E.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Presentation on Food Handler Card Requirements. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

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

2.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters.

RECOMMENDATION: 

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   North Coast Veterans Resource Center Presentation and Update. (Supervisor Smith)

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

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   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.

2.                   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:  Humboldt County Attorneys Association, Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (Law Enforcement Non-Management Unit).

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

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      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

 

 

To request an application, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 476-2384.

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.

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