HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 08, 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Appoint Susan Buckley to the North Coast Emergency Medical Services Joint Powers (JPA) Governing Board. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Susan Buckley to the North Coast EMS JPA Governing Board as a temporary Alternate until a new Humboldt County Health Officer is recruited.


Coroner-Public Administrator

2.                   Adoption of Contract for Pathologist, Neil Kushner.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to execute the attached agreement between the Humboldt County Coroner's Office and Pathologist Neil Kushner to perform autopsy services for the Coroner's Office under the specified terms outlined in the agreement and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed original of the Agreement to the Coroner's Office for transmittal to the Pathologist.

County Administrative Office

3.                   Local Fire District Allocations for Fiscal Year 2011-12 for the Samoa, Fortuna, Garberville, Myers Flat, Carlotta and Orick Fire Organizations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to execute agreements with the Samoa, Fortuna , Garberville, Myers Flat Fire Protection Districts, and Carlotta and Orick Community Services Districts for revenue-sharing of the County's FY 2011-12 Proposition 172 (Prop 172) funding.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

4.                   Base Award and Food, Shelter, Incentives and Enablers Allotment (FSIE) for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control and Budget Adjustment in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #419, Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve acceptance of a Base Award inthe amount of $3,718 for local assistance funding and FSIE in the amount of up to $5,400 for the Public Health Nursing Division, Tuberculosis Prevention and Control, from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012; direct the Chair of the Board to sign one copy of the Acceptance of Award and return it to the Public Health Branch for submission to the California Department of Public Health and approve budget adjustment in the amount of $2,175 in fund 1175, Budget Unit 419 (TB Control) for Fiscal Year 2011-12 per attachment B.

5.                   State Standard Agreement and Supplemental Budget for Chlamydia Screening Project (ClaSP) and the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention and Control Program for Fiscal Years 2011-13.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign two copies of Standard Agreement Number 11-10037 and one Certification Regarding Lobbying, for the ClaSP and STD Programs, in the amount of $12,960 for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013; direct the Clerk of the Board to return the signed copies to the Public Health Branch for submission to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH); and approve the supplemental budget in the amount of $648 and direct the Auditor-Controller to adjust the budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 419-TB Controller per Attachment B for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

Public Works

6.                   Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Mattole Road (F3C010) at PM 41.86, Project No. ER-4400 (032), Contract No. 206263.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between GR Sundberg, Inc., and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Mattole Road at PM 41.86; approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $6630.79.  This will bring the total amount paid to 100 % of the contract and approve the attached Appropriation Transfer to provide for final payment.

7.                   Redwood Drive Rehabilitation and Overlay (6B105) at PM 3.11 to 4.85, Project No.: ESPL-5904 (104), Contract No.: 211040.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department between mercer Fraser Company, and Humboldt County for the rehabilitation and overlay on Redwood Drive at PM 3.11-4.85; and approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $45, 318.35.  This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

Sheriff

8.                   Authorization to Submit an Application for FY 11 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) to the California Emergency management Agency, and Signature Authority.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Sheriff's Office to submit an application for fiscal year 2011 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG); authorize the Chair to sign the Governing Body Resolution and Certification naming the Chair and the Sheriff as authorized agents to execute actions necessary for obtaining financial assistance; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the completed documents to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell for further processing.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

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: Study Session, Drug Task Force and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on scheduling of a Board study session, and various other topics, and take action as may be required.

2.                   Review of Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-11 Ending Balances, Update on First Quarter FY 2011-12 Budget Results and Budget Outlook

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a review of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-11 ending balances, first quarter budget results for FY 2011-12, and an initial projection of the county's budget condition for FY 2012-13; approve corrections to the position allocation table as shown on Attachment 1; accept the bequest of $192,752 from the estate of John Dodds Burns Robertson; approve the list of budget adjustments shown on Attachment 2; delegate authority and discretion to the County Administrative Officer to terminate Audit Services agreement with Caporicci & Larson; and provide additional direction to staff as appropriate.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 A.M. - VETERANS SERVICES PRESENTATION.

1.                   Presentation to the Board of Supervisors regarding the Humboldt County Veterans Service Office.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file this report by the Humboldt County Veterans Service Office.

10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

2.                   31st Annual Session of the California Senior Legislature Presentation. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

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

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the position of Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures pursuant to Government Code Sections 54954.5 and 54957.

2.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5

 

3.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the position of County Librarian pursuant to Government Code Sections 54954.5 and 54957.

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated or Potential Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9, subd.(b)(1) and subd.(b)(3), subpar.(A), (2 cases).

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      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

 

 

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.

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