HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Extension of Extra Help Hours past the 960 Hour Limit. (CONSENT)

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours to 1920 hours through June 30, 2012 per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution for the following employees: Sean Anderson, Mental Health Worker I, Heather Bishop, Children’s Center Specialist; Vincetta Borges, Mental Health Clinician I; Leo Hutson, Mental Health Maintenance Custodian; Ron LaGro, Mental Health Worker/Children’s Center Specialist; Kathryn Maguire, Psychiatric Nurse; Francisca O’Donnell, Mental Health Worker; Linda Souza, Children’s Center Specialist; Wendy Tutor, Psychiatric Technician II; Jacqueline McShane, Registered Nurse; Kathleen Jones, Vocational Assistant; Dennice Stone, Mental Health Worker; Dalbir Sohal, Mental Health Worker; Derek Bay Petta, Mental Health Worker; Jennifer Wilson, MD, Physician/Psychiatrist Temporary; and approve the extension of extra-help hours to 1600 hours for the following employees: Chuck Prescott, Laborer; Melinda Johnson, Laborer; Matthew Perkins, Laborer; Joseph Adams, Laborer;

2.                   Proposed Vacation of a Portion of Ranch Road, Co. RD. No. 3H300, Beatrice Area. (Departmental)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Resolution of Intention; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the Resolution of Intention in three conspicuous places, such as: a. County Courthouse; b. Public Works; and c. Eureka City Hall; direct the Clerk of the Board to mail a notice of the date, hour and place of the hearing to each of the petitioners at the address set forth in the petition pursuant to Streets and Highways Code Section 8321 (e); and direct the Land Use Division to post the Resolution of Intention and Notice of Hearing along Ranch Road pursuant to Streets and Highways Code Section 8323; and set the matter for public hearing.

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.

Assessor

1.                   Advanced Step Increase for Appraiser I, Deborah Vining, Per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the advanced step for Deborah Vining, Appraiser I (class 0628, position 05) from Step A (range 336) to Step C (range 336), per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution, retroactive to November 14, 2011.

2.                   Agreement for Petroleum Property Appraisal Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve an agreement with Harold W. Bertholf, Inc. for petroleum property appraisal services for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the agreement on behalf of the County after the Contractor has done so.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Resolution Honoring the Life of Sarie Toste. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign the Resolution.

Community Development Services

4.                   Authorize Acceptance of USDA Funds Through the Fire Safe California Grants Clearinghouse to Fund the Humboldt County Cost-Share Program Phase II.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review the staff report and attached grant proposal; authorize Humboldt County’s acceptance of the funds from the USDA through the Fire Safe California Grants Clearinghouse; authorize the Community Development Services Director, or his designee to execute a standard agreement, required documents necessary to participate in the grant program and sub grantee agreements with Local Fire Safe Councils to carry out the activities of the program, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; direct the Auditor-Controller to incorporate the attached supplemental budget.

County Administrative Office

5.                   2012 Statewide Court Fine Amnesty Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign a letter of understanding with the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt for participation in the 2012 Statewide Court Fine Optional Amnesty program for qualifying misdemeanor cases.

County Clerk-Recorder

6.                   Termination of Contract Agreement Number 07G30107 and Approval of Replacement Contract Agreement Number 11G30118.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the County to execute the termination of HAVA 301 Contract Agreement Number 07GH30107 and enter into a new HAVA 301 Agreement Number 11G30118 with the California Secretary of State in the mount of $204,357.32, with an expiration date of December 31, 2015; and authorize Carolyn Crnich to execute all necessary documents and the attached contracts to carry out the purpose of the Board's order.

County Counsel

7.                   Request for Extension of Extra-Help Hours.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Brianna Moore, Legal Secretary I, not to exceed 1,920 hours, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

8.                   Agreement with California Youth Connection to obtain the Coordination, Consultation and Program Development services of an agency specializing in the development of projects related to transition age youth.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve agreement with the California Youth Connection to provide assistance in the planning and development of services offered to this County’s transition age youth and foster youth; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement effective October 1, 2011; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two full executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch Administration.

9.                   Memorandum of Understanding with Humboldt - Del Norte Special Education Local Plan Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Humboldt Del Norte Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) and its 33 Local Education Agency (LEA) members; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the MOU; direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of the MOU to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services; and approve Exhibit C- Sample Individual service Agreement (ISA) and authorize DHHS Director or Designee to sign the ISA with LEA members.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Agreement with North Coast Health Information Network and supplemental budget for the purchase of the Apollo Exchange module for the Public Health Laboratory.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Public Health Branch Director to sign two (2) original agreement with the North Coast Health Information Network; and approve the supplemental budget and direct the Auditor-Controller to supplement Fund 1175, Budget Unit 435 - Public Health Laboratory per attachment B for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

11.               Fixed Assets Purchase and Appropriation Transfer in Fund 1175, Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the purchase of a -80 C Freezer, in the amount of $12,960 in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 435 (Public Health Laboratory) and approve the attached appropriation transfer establishing asset line necessary for the purchase of the Freezer.

12.               Agreement with California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for the Immunization Program in Budget unit 428, Fund 1175 for Fiscal Years 2011-12 and 2012-13.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign seven original signature pages of Standard Agreement No. 11-10536m for the Public Health Branch Immunization Program, for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013., and one original of the Contractor Certification Clause; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the signed originals to the Public health Branch for submission to the State.

13.               Contract with Netsmart, Inc for Insight Software and Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the contract with Netsmart, Inc, for Insight software and services; authorize the Chair to sign two originals of the contract with Netsmart, Inc.; authorize Susan Buckley, Public Health Branch Director to sign the Three-Party Escrow Services Agreement; authorize and designate Susan Buckley, Public Health Branch Director to be the authorized and designated person under the Three-party Escrow Service Agreement whose actions will legally bind the County and who may manage the Lincoln-Parry escrow account; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two signed originals to DHHS-Public Health Branch Administration.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

14.               Approval of Contract with Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) for the Implementation of the AmeriCorps Grant Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Contract with Redwood Community Action Agency for the AmeriCorps Child Welfare Services Improvement Activities Grant; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Contract in Blue Ink; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two copies of the Contract to the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Social Services.

Probation

15.               Approval of Agreement with Graphic Control System, Inc (GCSI) for the upgrade to the security system for the Northern California Regional Facility and the approval of a Supplemental Budget for cost of the upgrade.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Agreement with Graphic Control System, inc. for installation of a touch screen and video switcher to upgrade to the security system for the Northern California Regional Facility; authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to endorse two copies of the Agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to forward tow copies of the Agreement to Tim Toste, Probation Department and approve the Probation Department’s Supplemental Budget request for Budget Unit 254.

16.               Approval of a Supplemental Budget for a phone system at 404 H Street.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Probation Department's Supplemental Budget request for the cost of the phone system at 404 H Street.

Public Works

17.               Solid Waste Agreement with Humboldt Sanitation Company, Inc. for the Northern Container Sites.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached Agreement with Humboldt Sanitation Company, Inc. for the operation of the Northern Container Sites for the period January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2021; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Agreement to Public Works for distribution.

18.               Humboldt Waste Management Authority, County of Humboldt, Humboldt Recycling LLC and Humboldt Sanitation Agreement concerning Transportation and Transfer of Municipal Solid Waste.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Agreement between the Humboldt Waste Management Authority, County of Humboldt, Humboldt Recycling LLC and Humboldt Sanitation concerning transportation and transfer of municipal solid waste.

19.               Construction of Herrick Avenue Sidewalk Project (A3J410) from Bay Point Court to City of Eureka, Project No.: RPL-5904 (070), Contract No.: 202718.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between RAO Construction Co., and Humboldt County for the sidewalk project on Herrick Avenue (A3J410); approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $27,937.20.  This will bring the total amount to 100% of the contract.

20.               Amendment to Solid Waste Franchise Agreement with Arcata Garbage Company for the Unincorporated Arcata Areas.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the amendment to the Agreement with Arcata Garbage Company designating the Solid Waste of Willits (SWOW) site at the location of the Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) located at 1059 West Hawthorne Street, Eureka, California as the Recycling Facility effective January 16, 2012 and to adjust service rates; authorize the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Amendment to Public Works for distribution.

21.               Amendment to Solid Waste Franchise Agreement with Recology Humboldt County for Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest Areas.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Amendment to the Agreement with Recology Humboldt County for the Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest Areas to revise the recycling percentage, designate the Solid Waste of Willits at the location of the Humboldt Waste Management Authority as the recycling disposal facility and adjust services rates effective January 1, 2012; authorize the Chair to execute three original copies of the Amendments referenced above as directed by the Board; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of the Amendments to Public Works for distribution.

22.               Pay Differential for Hank Seemann, Environmental Services Manager.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the continuation of the temporary increase in compensation of 10 salary ranges for Hank Seemann, Environmental Services Manager, from December 24. 2011 and continuing through July 7, 2012 or until a classification review of Mr. Seemann's position is completed, whichever occurs firs, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

23.               Arcata/Eureka Airport Runway 14 Bluff Stabilization Improvements, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant 03-06-0010-39, Project No. 919265.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Public Works Director to sign Change Order No. 2.0 for a $9,429 cost increase and an additional eleven (11) calendar day increase in construction time; and authorize the Public Works Director to sign the Change Order No. 3.0 for a $49,518 cost increase.

24.               Loleta Paint and Sign Shop Project No. 325903.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the work of DCI Builders as substantially complete for their portion of the Loleta Paint & Sign Shop Project; authorize the Public Works Director to file the Notice of Completion for DCI Builders portion of the project as required; and authorize the Public Works Director to sign the attached Change Order No. 4.0 for a $10,241 cost increase.

25.               Humboldt County Courthouse Boiler System Upgrade Project, Project No. 170211.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the work of Niekrasz Plumbing, Inc. as substantially complete for their portion of the Humboldt County Courthouse Boiler System Upgrade Project; authorize the Public Works Director to file the Notice of Completion for Niekrasz Plumbing, Inc. portion of the project as required; and authorize the Public Works Director to sign the attached Change Order No. 1.0 for a $1,800 cost increase and add 42 (forty-two) calendar days to the schedule.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

26.               Appointment of Board of Directors - Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoint the following individuals as Directors of the Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation (HCPPLC) for the 2012 calendar year:  Bruce Rupp and Greg Bowen

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

E.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Appointment of Board Members to Various Boards, Commissions and Committees for Calendar Year 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Board Members to various Boards, Commissions and Committees for Calendar Year 2012.

Public Works

2.                   Establishment of Public Access Defibrillation Program for Humboldt County Public Facilities.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report from Public Works, Public Health Branch of the Department of Health and Human Services and the County Administrative Office, Risk Management Team regarding the placement of the Automated External Defibrillators (AED's) in County facilities; and adopt the attached North Coast Emergency Medical Services Procedures Policies and Procedures as the County's policy for the placement and use of AED's in County facilities.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Public Works - 9:30 AM-Public Hearing

1.                   Franchise Agreement with Recology Humboldt County for the Unincorporated Blue Lake / Fieldbrook Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments on the proposed rate adjustment for solid waste collection and provision of curbside recycling services in the Unincorporated Blue Lake/Fieldbrook area; close the public hearing; approve the proposed rate adjustment for single stream recycling for the Blue Lake/Fieldbrook area effective January 1, 2012; approve the Amendment to the Franchise Agreement for the Unincorporated Blue Lake/Fieldbrook area for the provision of solid waste collection and curbside recycling services effective January 1, 2012; authorize the Chair to execute 3 original copies of the Amendment above-mentioned as directed by the Board; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two fully executed copies of said Amendment to Public Works for distribution.

2.                   Franchise Agreement with Humboldt Sanitation Company, Inc. for the Unincorporated Northwestern Area of Humboldt County.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open a public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments on the proposed service additions and rate adjustments for solid waste collection in the Unincorporated Northwestern Area of Humboldt County effective January 1, 2012; close the public hearing; approve the rate adjustments for finalizing single stream recycling and converting to automation for the Unincorporated Northwestern Area to be effective January 1, 2013, pursuant to Humboldt County Code 521-6(a)(2) find that the public health, safety and well-being are best serviced by granting the exclusive franchises without competitive bidding for the Northwestern Areas of Humboldt County in that the local contractor (1) has provided quality service at a reasonable cost; (2) has provided continuous service continual service to the residents of Humboldt County in order to minimize the potential for illegal dumping of waste (3) has provided continuous services 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 from 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; approve the Franchise Agreement for the Northwestern Areas of Humboldt County effective January 1, 2012; authorize the chair to execute 3 original copies of the Agreement for providing such services 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.

Community Development Services - 10:00 AM (Public Hearing)

3.                   BRODT Ranch, Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP-11-02 and ZR-11-03 APN's: 106-101-29, and 106-111-04 - 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; introduce Ordinance No.______(Attachment A) 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 Ferndale area, i.e. those lands currently zoned Unclassified within APN 106-111-04 to Agriculture Exclusive with a Special Building Site combining zone specifying a minimum lot size of 60 acres (AE B-5(60)); direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary of the zoning changes within 15 days of the date of the hearing (Attachment B); adopt Resolution No. _____ establishing the Agricultural Preserve (Attachment C); Authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Land Conservation Contract (Attachment D); 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.                   RICE Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP-11-04 File Nos.: APN's 309-251-01, 309-251-02, 309-221-03 and 309-221-05 Loleta 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.                   Lane Russ Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP-11-11 Fife Nos.: APN's 308-111-03, 308-121-07 Loleta 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 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.

6.                   RICE Land Conservation Contract (New Enrollment) Case Nos.: AGP-11-10 File Nos.: APN's 309-151-02, 309-161-01, 310-011-13        Loleta 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.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated or Potential Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9, subd.(b)(1) and subd.(b)(3), subpar.(C). (1 case). (Claim for Damages of Rozlin Lorraine Smith, Terren Sturgeon-Mott and Joseph Sturgeon).

RECOMMENDATION: 

2.                   Conference with Labor Negotiator - Pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6 it is the intention of the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services to meet in closed session to review the Public Authority's position and instruct its designated labor negotiators with respect to various forms of compensation provided to the Public Authority's represented and unrepresented personnel. Negotiators: Rick Haeg and Dan Fulks. Employee Organization: California United Home Care Workers Union, SEIU/AFSCME (CUHW)

a. Adjourn as the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors;

b. Convene as the Governing Board for the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services

3.                   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. to CV110550.

RECOMMENDATION: 

4.                   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

5.                   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.

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.                   Zoning Ordinance Revisions - Medical Marijuana Uses; Case No.: OR-11-01 Applies Countywide

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce Ordinance No. ____ by title and waive further reading; open the public hearing, receive and consider the staff report and proposed determination of exempt status under CEQA, and accept public comment; close the public hearing; deliberate on the ordinance; adopt Resolution No. ____ approving the proposed Zoning Ordinance changes. Approval of the proposed changes to Chapter 4 of the Zoning Regulations (Outside the Coastal Zone) will become effective 30 days from the date of its passage.  Approval of the proposed changes to Chapter 3 (Inside the Coastal Zone) will become effective upon certification by the Coastal Commission.  (The resolution also directs staff to submit the proposed amendments to the California Coastal Commission for certification.); adopt Ordinance No. ___ adding sections 313-55.1 and 314-55.1 to Title III of the Humboldt County Code relating to the regulation of indoor cultivation of medical marijuana within a residence; direct Community Development Services – Planning Division to transmit the Local Coastal Program Amendment to the California Coastal Commission for certification in accordance with the Coastal Act; direct the Community Development Services – Planning Division to file a notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a Summary of the Ordinance within the 15-days after adoption of the ordinance by the Board, along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance and to post in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors a certified copy of the full text of the adopted ordinance along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance; and direct the Clerk of the Board to record the minutes of the Board meeting that the ordinance has been duly published and posted, and to give notice of the decision to any interested parties.

County Counsel

2.                   Adopt Interim Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium on the Establishment of Any Medical Marijuana Collective, Cooperative or Dispensary, Including the Processing of Existing Applications and the Acceptance of New Applications for Such Facilities, within the Unincorporated Area of Humboldt County.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce the proposed ordinance by title and waive further reading; adopt Interim Zoning Ordinance No. ___ Establishing a Temporary Moratorium on the Establishment of any Medical Marijuana Collective, Cooperative or Dispensary, Including the Processing of Existing Applications and the Acceptance of New Applications for such facilities, within the Unincorporated area of Humboldt County and making the required findings for an interim Ordinance Pursuant to Government Code Section 65858; direct staff to schedule a noticed Public Hearing no later than 45-days from the date of adoption of the Interim Ordinance to consider and extension of the Interim Ordinance in accordance with the provisions of Government Code Section 65858; and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the full text of the ordinance in a newspaper of general circulation within fifteen days after passage, and to enter in the minutes of the proceeding that the ordinance has been duly published.

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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