HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012

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.                   Certificate of Achievement for Michael Newman for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. (Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Certificate of Achievement.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Board Orders - Meeting of January 17, 2012

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from the January 17, 2012 meeting.


Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

3.                   Woman, Infants and Children (WIC) Standard Agreement for 2011-2014.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement 11-10448 with the California Department of Public Health for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program for the period of October 1. 2011 through September 30, 2014; authorize the Chair of the Board to sign four signature pages for the one attached Standard Agreement and return all signature pages to the Public Health Branch.

4.                   Second Amendment to License with Grace Good Shepherd Church and Presbytery of the Redwoods for Office Space at 1450 Hiller Road, McKinleyville, California.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Second Amendment to License with Grace Good Shepherd Church and Presbytery of the Redwoods for Office Space at 1450 Hiller Road, McKinleyville, California; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one original of the executed Second Amendment to License to Public Works-Real Property Division for transmittal to Grace Good Shepherd Church and Presbytery of the Redwoods.

5.                   Certification of Compliance for the child Health Disability Prevention and California Children’s Services programs for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Certification Statements for Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) and California Children's Services Program; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two signed originals to the Public Health Branch for submission to the State Department of Health Services.

Library Services

6.                   Library Services Technology (LSTA) ZIP Grant #40-7956.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Memorandum of Understanding (M.O.U.) with Butte and Shasta County Libraries and authorize the Library Director to sign the agreement on behalf of the County.

Public Works

7.                   Contract for Design Engineering and Environmental Document Development Assistance for Mattole Road Bridge over the Mattole River at Honeydew.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors execute the contract for design and environmental services to develop plans for construction of a new bridge over the Mattole River at Honeydew.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

8.                   Statement of Annual Financial Information.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the "Statement of Annual Financial Information and Operating Data of the County of Humboldt, California.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS – none scheduled

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   Child Care Data Advocacy Group Presentation. (Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors hear the presentation and take appropriate action, if required.

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)


G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Report for 2011. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report and take appropriate action, if necessary.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Agricultural Center Lease Response.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors Direct staff to submit a response to the federal government's Request for Lease Proposal Number 0CA2679 to lease space at 5630 South Broadway; and Authorize qualified staff, after consultation with the Public Works Director, to sign documents requiring professional credentials, including but not limited to the security evaluation and certificate of seismic compliance; and Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign any other documents, upon advice of County Counsel, as may be required to respond to the solicitation for lease

Community Development Services - Economic Development

2.                   Public Engagement Process to update the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, Grant Application for the US Economic Development Administration funding to support process, and authorization for the Community Development Services Director to sign grant documents and contracts.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; review overview of the public engagement process to update the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS); review pre-application narrative for a grant of $65,000 from the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to complete the planning and documentation required to update CEDS; approve the public engagement process to update the CEDS, and designate the Workforce investment Board (WIB) to be the official CEDS Strategy Committee, as required by EDA; authorize and direct staff of the Economic Development Division to implement the proposed public engagement process for updating the CEDS; authorize and direct staff of the Economic Development Division to submit the grant application with any final necessary adjustments to EDA for consideration; and authorize and direct the Community Development Services Director to sign grant paperwork and any contracts or other agreements to implement the grant after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

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

County Counsel

1.                   Adopt Interim Ordinance Extending the 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 Ordinance No.____ extending the 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 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.

Public Works

2.                   Proposed Vacation of a Portion of Ranch Road, Co. RD. NO. 3H300, Beatrice Area

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing; receive testimony; close the public hearing; determine that the portion of Ranch Road proposed for vacation is no longer necessary for county of other public purposes, and its estimated value is less then $25,000; approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Easement Deeds to Steven F. Caserza and RDHC Inc. on behalf of the County; and adopt the attached Resolution to vacate the remaining portion of Ranch Road as described in said resolution.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

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

2.                   County Administrative Officer Report:  Medical Marijuana Outdoor Cultivation Ordinance and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on the status of the County’s development of an ordinance regarding outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana, and various other topics, and take action as may be required.

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.

There are no Board meetings on the following days in 2012: January 31, 2012 (5th Tuesday); February 21, 2012 (Presidents’ week), May 29, 2012 (5th Tuesday); July 31, 2012 (5th Tuesday/Summer Break); August 7, 2012 (Summer Break); October 30, 2012 (5th Tuesday); November 20, 2012 (Thanksgiving Break); November 27, 2012 (CSAC Conference); December 25, 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.

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