HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 06, 2011

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Resolution Calling for the Lease of A Private Logging Road in the Larabee Area and the Right of Way Lease Agreement with Humboldt Redwood Company, Lic. for Said Private Logging Road.(PUBLIC WORKS CONSENT)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5's vote grant a waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance. adopt Resolution No. ___________, calling for the lease of a private logging road in the Larabee Area for the use of the residents of the Shively Area; authorize the Chairperson to sign and execute the attached Right of Way Lease Agreement with Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC. in duplicate; direct the Clerk of the Board to return the executed Right of Way Lease Agreement in duplicate to the Land Use Division for transmittal to Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC; and direct Public Works to file the attached Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act.


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. 11-0108, High-Risk Pest Exclusion Contract in the amount of $8,984.25.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Cooperative Agreement No 11-0108, known as the High-risk Pest Exclusion Program Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement, one copy of the cover page and direct the Clerk of the Board to return all copies of the Agriculture Department for further processing; grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear-Free Ordinance, and authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the attached supplemental budget for fiscal year 2011-12.

2.                   Approval of Amendment to Standard Agreement No. 10-0328-1, Pierce's Disease Control Program Contract.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the amendment to the Standard Agreement No. 10-0328-1, Pierce's Disease Control Program contract between Humboldt County and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and authorize the Chair to sign the original Agreement, one copy of the cover page, and direct the Clerk of the Board to return all copies along with a copy of the Board order to the Agriculture Department for further processing; and grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear-Free Ordinance, and approve the attached budget adjustment for fiscal year 2011-12 to reduce the department's budget to reflect actual funding levels.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Reappointment of Charles Petty to the Assessment Appeals Board. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Charles Petty to the Assessment Appeals Board for a three-year term, expiring on December 6, 2014.

4.                   Letter of Support for an Agreed Upon Amendment to the Existing Power Purchase Agreement Between Eel River Power and Pacific Gas & Electric. (Supervisor Smith & Supervisor Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify authorization for Chair to sign letter of support.

5.                   Distinguished Service Award Recognizing Sue Santsche. (Supervisor Smith & Supervisor Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Distinguished Service Award for Sue Santsche.

6.                   Comments on Proposed Opt-Out Program for PG&E Smart Meters. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

7.                   Letter to National Data Buoy Center requesting assistance in getting Buoy # 46022 back in service. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Local Appointments List for 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive said list.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to send a copy of said list to the Humboldt County Library, Eureka Main Branch, as pursuant to Government Code Section 54973, the Board hereby designates the Humboldt County Library, Eureka Main Branch, as the public library required to receive a copy of such list.

9.                   Approval of Board Orders from the Meeting of November 14, 2011.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders and authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

County Administrative Office

10.               Amendment to Audit Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify the attached November 16, 2011 letter from the County Administrative Officer accepting the November 8, 2011 engagement terms from Gallina LLP for the fiscal year (FY) 2009-10 audit.

11.               Board Meetings - Calendar Year 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors cancel Board meetings on the following dates in Calendar Year 2012 and direct the Clerk of the Board to notify all County Departments of these cancelled meetings: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 (5th Tuesday); Tuesday, February 21, 2012 (Presidents Week); Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (5th Tuesday); Tuesday, July 31, 2012 (5th Tuesday/Summer Break); Tuesday, August 7, 2012 (Summer Break); Tuesday, October 30, 2012 (5th Tuesday); Tuesday, November 20, 2012 (Thanksgiving Break); Tuesday, November, 27th, 2012 (CSAC Conference); Tuesday, December 25, 2012 (Christmas Break).

12.               Local Fire Districts and the County's Workers' Compensation Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the payment of Target Safety invoices for Fiscal Years 2010-11 and 2011-12 for the local fire districts as part of the County's Workers' Compensation programs; and approve charging the Arcata Fire District (AFPD), Fortuna Fire District (FFD), and Humboldt Fire District #1 (HFD#1) a twenty-percent (20%) fee, based on their Workers' Compensation premium, to assist with the cost of loss prevention and risk management services for Fiscal Year 2010-11 and 2011-12.

District Attorney

13.               Grant Application and Supplemental Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12 Underserved Victim Advocacy and Outreach Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Grant Application for Fy 2011-12 Underserved Victim Advocacy and Outreach Program (UV); adopt the attached Resolution approving the application to the State of California, Emergency Management Agency for funding under the UV Program; authorize the Chair to sign both the Grant Award Face Sheet and the Certification of Assurance of Compliance; approve Grant Supplemental Budget and direct the Clerk of the Board to process and return the executed original copy of the Grant and the Resolution to the District Attorney's Office.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

14.               Approve the option to extend the Lease Agreement for 550 I Street, Eureka.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the option to extend the Lease Agreement with PWM, Inc. for 550 I Street, Eureka; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed Board Agenda item to Public Works - Real Property Agent; and authorize the Public Works - Real Property Agent to send a letter notifying PWM, Inc. that the County is exercising the option to extend the lease for an additional one year, from March 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013.


Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

15.               Grant Award from Humboldt Circle of Smiles Funding Partnership for FY 2011/2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and accept the $22,035 grant award from Humboldt Circle of Smiles Funding Partnership for the peiod of July 1, 2011 through June 30,2012 to support the Public Health Branch Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Oral Health Program; and approve a supplemental budget adjustment and direct the Auditor/Controller to adjust Fund 1175, Budget Unit 420 - MCH Coordination Project in the amount of $35, per Attachment B.

16.               Janitorial services with Harry Spurling, dba, Service Line for the Public Health Office and Clinic in Willow Creek.

RECOMMENDATION: Find that the site at 77 Walnut Way in Willow Creek, Ca is remote from available County employee resources; find that the County's economic interests are served by the proposed janitorial services contract with Harry Spurling, dba Service Line, rather than by paying additional travel and subsistence expenses to existing County employees; approve and authorize the Chair to sign three originals of the contract between the County of Humboldt and Harry Spurling, dba Service Line, for janitorial services for 77 Walnut Way in Willow Creek in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 416 - Public Health Field Nursing; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed contracts to the Public Health Branch.

17.               Safety Net Funding Partnership Grant to Support the Child Passenger Safety Program in the Health Education Division, Public Health Branch.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept grant from the Safety Net Funding Partnership in the amount of $12,500 for the purpose of purchasing car seats and booster seats to support the Child Passenger Safety Program in the Health Education Division of the Public Health Branch for the period of 7/20/2100 through 7/20/2012; and approve the appropriation transfer to adjust Fund 1175, Budget Unit 414 - Health Education for Fiscal Year 2011-12 per attachment B.

18.               Fist Option to Extend the Lease at 77 Walnut Way, Willow Creek, California.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve exercising the first option to extend the lease at 77 Walnut Way, Willow Creek, California with James Fleming, Charla Fleming and Lonnie Poer through February 28, 2014; authorize Public Works- Real Property Division to send a notice to Lessor that the County is exercising the first option to extend the lease and direct the Clerk of the Board to return on executed agenda item to Public Works - Real Property Division.

Library Services

19.               Software Maintenance Agreement with Innovative Interfaces, Inc., covering October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Software Maintenance Agreement with Innovative Interfaces, Inc. for maintaining the software that operates the library's collection management system during the term from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012; authorize the Chairperson to sign two copies of the attached Software Maintenance Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two of the signed copies of the software Maintenance Agreement to the Library.

Probation

20.               Approval of Lease Agreement at 404 H Street, Eureka and approval of the Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 1100-294.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chairperson to execute the attached lease at 404 H Street, in Eureka with Elaine Joyce Foote Revocable Trust beginning upon Board of Supervisors approval; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one copy of the executed lease to Public Works - Real Property Division; approve the attached supplemental budget in Budget Unit 1100-294 for $47,215 associated with the cost of the lease fro the remainder of fiscal year 2011/12 with the establishment of an expenditure line, 1100-294-2-121 Rents and Leases.

Public Works

21.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of McCann Road (6D090) Located in the McCann Area of Humboldt County, Acceptance of Public Road Easement, Encroachment/Maintenance with Rolling Meadow Ranch, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve adopt the attached Resolution to Summarily Vacate a portion of McCann Road (6D090) as described in said Resolution; Accept the attached Grant of Public Road Easement from Rolling Meadow Ranch, Inc. for public right of way and turnaround area for the revised end of McCann Road; Execute in duplicate the attached Encroachment and Maintenance Agreement with Rolling Meadow Ranch, Inc; direct the Clerk to return the adopted Resolution to Summarily Vacate a portion of McCann Road; the accepted Grant of Public Road Easement and both executed Encroachment and Maintenance Agreements to Public Works Land Use Division for further processing.

22.               Fields Landing Boat Launch Facility Planning Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and approve the attached Standard Agreement-Contract No. 10-101-309 (Attachment 1) and Contractor Certification Clauses (Attachment 2) with the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways for a planning grant to make improvements at the Fields Landing Boat Launch Facility; approve the attached Resolution No. ____ (Attachment 3) accepting the funds for the project and authorizing the Public Works Director to sign the Standard Agreement and Contractor Certification Clauses; authorize the Public Works Director to issue the attached Request for Proposal (Attachment 4) for architectural and engineering services, and direct Public Works to bring a professional services agreement with the selected consulting firm back to the Board for review and approval; and adopt the attached supplemental budget.

23.               Supplemental Budget for FY 2011/12 for CAAP Fixed Assets and Safety Equipment Purchases.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached supplemental budget for FY 2011/12.

24.               Request for Proposals from Engineering Firms for design Engineering and project Development for Pine Hill Road Bridge )04C-0173) Over Swain Slough.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director fo Public Works to advertise and distribute the attached Request for Porposal (RFP) from qualified firms over Swain Slough.  Further, authorize the Director to negotiate with the selected firm to develop a contract for review and authorization by the Board of Supervisors.

25.               Supplemental Budget for FY 2011/12 for Arcata/Eureka Airport Runway 14 Bluff Stabilization Improvements, Airport Improvement Project (AIP) Grant 03-06-0010-39, Project No. 919265.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached supplemental budget for FY 2011/12.

26.               Supplemental Budget for State Transit Assistance Fund (STAF) Claim.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson to sign the attached State Transit Assistance Fund (STAF) Claim in the amount of $48,535 and direct the Clerk of the Board to forward the claim to the Public Works Department for further processing and adopt the attached supplemental budget.


27.               Request to Use County Equipment in the Annual Trucker's Parade.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the use of County Road trucks and heavy equipment in the annual Trucker's Parade.

28.               Transportation Development Act Revised Claim for Fiscal Year 2011/12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson to sign the attached Transportation Development Act (TDA) Revised Claim in the amount of $2,144,492 and direct the Clerk of the Board to forward the claim to the Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCOAG).

29.               Williams Creek Bridge (4C-207), Project No.: BRLOZB 5904(032) Contract No.: 594010.

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, January 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

30.               Grant Applications for Levee Evaluations at Mad River Flood Protection Project at Blue Lake (Blue Lake Levee) and Jacobs Avenue Levee.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the concept of Humboldt County applying for grant funding from the California Department of Water Resources as a proxy for the proposed Jacobs Avenue Levee District, and adopt the attached Resolution # ____ authorizing the Public Works Director to submit applications for grant funding from the California Department of Water Resources Local Levee Assistance Program for hydrology and hydraulic studies and geotechnical evaluations of the Jacobs Avenue Levee and Blue Lake Levee.

Sheriff

31.               Supplemental Budget for Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program funds in the amount of $37,493 in fiscal year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached supplemental budget for Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program funds, in the amount of $37,493.

32.               Appropriation Transfer from Service and Supply Account to Fixed Asset Account in the Amount of $12,500.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors aprpove the attached appropriation transfer from service and supply account to fixed asset account in the amount of $12,500.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

33.               County of Humboldt 457(b) Plan Revisions.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ___ to approve and adopt the revised Plan Document for the County of Humboldt Deferred Compensation Plan which incorporates mandated legislative changes and keeps the plan in compliance with Internal Revenue Code 457(b) requirements; authorize the Board Chairman to sign the attached 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan Document; authorize the Board Chairman to sign the attached 457(b) Plan Document Certification form; review and authorize the board Chairman to sign the attached Amendment for the Administrative Services Agreement (dated September 22, 2000) to add the Participant Loan Program to the Humboldt County 457(b) Plan; Return 2 signed copies of each document with original signatures to the Treasurer-Tax Collectors Department.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim December, 2011 as Human Rights Awareness Month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair for the Board of Supervisors - Calendar Year 2012. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint a Chair and Vice Chair for the Board of Supervisors for Calendar Year 2012.

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

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Adoption of 2012 State and Federal Legislative Platforms.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors provide input and direction to staff as desired regarding the proposed State and federal legislative platforms for 2012; and adopt the proposed State and federal legislative platforms, incorporating any changes desired by the Board, as the final platforms for 2012; and direct the County Administrative Officer to submit the final version of the State legislative platform to Governor Jerry Brown, Assembly Member Wesley Chesbro, State Senator Noreen Evans, and Peterson Consulting; and direct the County Administrative Officer to submit the final version of the federal legislative platform to U.S. Representative Mike Thompson, U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, and Waterman & Associates; and authorize and direct the County Administrative Officer to submit letters to State and federal legislatures, as needed to support the County's legislative platform during 2012.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Public Works - 9:30 am

1.                   McKay Tract Community Forest.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report from Public Works and statements from representatives of The Trust for Public Land and Green Diamond Resource Company regarding the status of efforts to establish a community forest as part of a conservation plan for the McKay Tract; receive additional comments from the interested public; adopt a position of support for the concept of a community forest within the McKay Tract; authorize staff to continue evaluating the feasibility of Humboldt County becoming the owner and manager of a community forest within the McKay Tract; authorize Public Works to apply for a grant through the Headwaters Fund and other sources to develop a management plan for the proposed community forest; affirm that the Humboldt County Forest Review Committee may provide technical assistance to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, or County staff regarding formation and management of a community forest in accordance with its designated functions under Section 221-4 of the Humboldt County Code; authorize formation of an informal working group composed of representatives from Public Works, community Development Services, County Counsel, the County Administrative Office, the Humboldt County Forestry Review Committee, and the University of California Cooperative Extension Forest Advisor’s Office to work on the McKay Tract community forest proposal; and direct staff to coordinate closely with the City of Eureka, Humboldt Community Services District, and adjacent landowners on planning efforts related to the proposed McKay Tract community forest.


I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider the Appointment for the position of Health Officer pursuant to Government Code sections 54954.5 and 54957.

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), Forster-Gill, Inc. v. County of Humboldt; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV110744

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.                   Frank Shanahan Dairy Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment). Case Nos.: AGP-11-06, NOM-11-09; File Nos.: APN's 301-181-01 et al Elk River Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors open a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive a staff report, consider the application, and receive public testimony; adopt the necessary findings prepared by Community Development Services Department - Current Planning Division Staff; adopt Resolution No.____ establishing the Agricultural Preserve; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Land Conservation Contract; direct the Current Planning Division staff to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the county Clerk and Office of Planning and Research; direct the CDS Planning Division staff to record the Notice of Merger with the County Recorder; direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Resolution and Land Conservation Contract with the County Recorder; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor's Office, County Counsel, Current Planning Division, the California Office of Land Conservation and any other interested party.

2.                   Shanahan - Petrolia South, Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Petrolia Area; Case Nos.: AGP-11-09 and ZR-11-06; APNs: 104-241-05, 104-262-03, 104-263-03, 104-271-02 & portion of 105-021-03.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive a staff report, consider the application, and receive public testimony; introduce Ordinance No. ____ by title and waive further reading; adopt the necessary findings prepared by Community Development Services - Current Planning Division staff; adopt Ordinance No.____ amending Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code by reclassifying property in the Petrolia area, i.e. those lands currently zoned Agriculture Exclusive and Unclassified within APNs104-251-05, 104-262-03, 104-263-03, 104-271-02 and a portion of 105-021-03 to Agriculture Exclusive with a Special Building Site combining zone specifying a minimum lot size of 160 acres (AE B-5(160)); direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary of the zoning changes within 15 days of the date of the hearing; adopt Resolution No. ____ establishing the Agricultural Preserve; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Land Conservation Contract; direct Current Planning Division staff to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research; direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Resolution and Land Conservation Contract with the County Recorder; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor’s Office, County Counsel, Current Planning Division, the California Office of Land Conservation and any other interested party.

3.                   Shanahan - Petrolia North, Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP-11-08 and ZR-11-05; APNs: 103-241-03, 104-241-01, 105-021-02, and portion of 105-021-03.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive a staff report, consider the application, and receive public testimony; introduce Ordinance No. _____ by title and waive further reading; adopt the necessary findings prepared by Community Development Services - Current Planning Division staff; adopt Ordinance No. ____ amending Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code by reclassifying property in the Petrolia area, i.e. those lands currently zoned Agriculture Exclusive within APN's 103-241-03, 104-241-01, 105-021-02 and a portion of 105-021-03 to Agriculture Exclusive with a Special Building Site combining zone specifying a minimum lot size of 160 acres (AR B-5(160)); direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary of the zoning changes within 15 days of the date of the hearing; adopt Resolution No. ____ establishing the Agricultural Preserve; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Land Conservation Contract; direct Current Planning Division staff to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research; direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Resolution and Land Conservation Contract with the County Recorder; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor’s Office, County Counsel, Current Planning Division, the California Office of Land Conservation and any other interested party.

4.                   Shanahan - Coffee Creek, Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP 11-05; File Nos.: APN's 106-051-06 and 106-061-06 Ferndale Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing in the manner prescribed by law; receive a staff report, consider the application, and receive public testimony; adopt the necessary findings prepared by Community Development Services Department – Current Planning Division staff; adopt resolution no.____ establishing the Agricultural Preserve; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Land Conservation Contract; direct Current Planning Division staff to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research; direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Resolution and Land Conservation Contract with the County Recorder; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the Assessor’s Office, County Counsel, Current Planning Division, the California Office of Land Conservation and any other interested party.

5.                   Samoa Town Master Plan General Plan Amendment (Local Coastal Plan Amendment)/Zone Reclassification/Urban Limit Line Extension File No. APN 401-021-29; Case No: GPA-02-01/ZR-02-02 Samoa Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing in the manner prescribed by law, and receive staff report, Statement of Overriding Considerations and public testimony; Deliberate on the project as necessary; approve (as modified by the California Coastal Commission) the amendment of the Humboldt County General Plan (Humboldt Bay Area Plan land use map.  Approve text amendments to the HBAP to :1) add the Natural Resource (NR) and Business Park (MB) land use designations to Section 4.10A, Urban Land Use Designations of the HBAP; 2.) add text amendments to incorporate the policies, definitions and revisions requested by the California Coastal commission, including the addition of a Samoa Town Plan Land Use Overlay Designation and development Policies to the Land Use Designations in Chapter 4 and modifying Section 3.17.B.3 of the HBAP to require tsunami risk assessments; and 3) approve interpretation of environmentally sensitive habitat areas (ESHAs) identified by the California Coastal Commission for the parcels making up the Samoa town site; Introduce Ordinance by Title and Waive Further Reading, and approve adoption of Ordinance No. ___ amending Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code.  The Proposed rezoning would amend the zoning for the approximate 171 acres making up 6 parcels of the Samoa town site by designating the boundary lines of the following zones and combining zones: Residential Single Family (RS); Residential Multi-Family (RM), Commercial General (CG), Commercial Recreation (CR), Natural Resources (NR), Public Recreation (PR), Public Facilities (PF), and Coastal Dependent Industrial (MC) zones; and Planned Unit Development (P), Wetland (W), Archaeological Resource (A) and Design Review (D) combining zones; Introduce Ordinance by Title and Waive Further Reading, and approve adoption of Ordinance No. _____ amending Sections 313-15 and 313-34 to add a Samoa Town Special Area Combining Zone and Samoa Town Plan Standards and amend Section 313-19.1, Design Review, of the Coastal Zoning Regulations to establish a Samoa Design Review Committee and add standards for protection of historic structures; adopt a revised Urban Limit Line boundary for the Town of Samoa; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the post adoption summaries of the ordinance within 15 days after adoption of the ordinances; adopt a Resolution of Transmittal to the California Coastal Commission for the proposed Local Coastal Plan Amendment and transmit the Local Coastal Program Amendments to the Humboldt Bay Area Plan land use plan and implementing zoning maps and text changes to the California Coastal Commission for certification in accordance with the Coastal Act; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, to the Assessor’s Office and any other interested party.

M.                 AFTERNOON DEPARTMENTAL ITEMS

1.                   RLF Redwood Properties Joint Timber Management Plan Application; File No.: APN 101-291-14, 106-141-01 abd -06; Case No.: JTMP-09-01 - Ferndale Area

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the division of assessor parcels, portions of which are zoned Timberland Production Zone (TPZ) and for which a Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (Declaration) 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 staff to record the Declaration with the JTMP; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to owners, the County Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

2.                   Community Development Services Departmental Improvement Initiatives.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the staff report and public testimony and deliberate and approve the proposed improvement initiatives.

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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