HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   First 5 Humboldt Grant Agreements - Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12, FY 2012-13, and FY 2013-14 Community Services Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Chair fo the Board to sign three(3) originals of the attached agreement between the County of Humboldt and the First 5 Humboldt.

Approve the attached supplemental budget associated with funds from the First 5 Humboldt.

Direct the Clerk of the Board to process and return the executed copies to the District Attorney's Office, attention Christiane Gillespie, for further processing.

2.                   Letter of Support for the North Coast Railroad Authority request for funding from the Public Transportation Authority.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached letter requesting Assemblyman Wes Chesbro to support and author legislation which would appropriate $500,000 per year from the Public Transportation Account towards the North Coast Rail Authority.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote. Prior to the meeting, any member of the public may request any member of the Board to pull a particular item for further discussion.

Auditor-Controller

1.                   Contract for External Audit for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors contract with the accounting firm of Gallina LLP, CPAs, of Roseville, California to perform the County's financial audit for the year ended June 30, 2011 and further that the Board of Supervisors authorize and direct the Chair of the Board to execute the contract with Gallina LLP.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Certificate of Recognition for Greg Pfau, the Garberville-Redway Area Chamber of Commerce 2011 Citizen of the year. Supervisor Clif Clendenen

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Certificate of Recognition.

3.                   Resolution Authorizing Road Closures for the 41st Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Race on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Supervisor Clif Clendenen

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

4.                   Letter of Support for the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (NCIRWMP) Sustainable Communities Planning Grant Request. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorizes the Chair to sign the letter of support.

5.                   Appointment of Mr. Charles Giannini to the Fortuna Cemetery District Board. Supervisor Clif Clendenen

6.                   Letter of Appreciation to Mr. Shirley Bartow for serving on the Fortuna Cemetery District board. Supervisor Clif Clendenen

7.                   Proclaim February 2012 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in Humboldt County. Supervisor Ryan Sundberg

Community Development Services

8.                   Appointments to the Work Force Investment Board - Youth Council.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; review membership applications for the following community members: Shelley H. Nilsen, Department of Health and Human Services; Jaylea C. Cutter-Falk, Youth Participant; and Patrick Cleary, Lost Coast Communications, Inc; Ratify the appointment of Shelley H. Nelsen and Jaylea C. Cutter-Falk to the Youth Council of the Workforce Investment Board for a term of three years effective immediately, in accordance with the WIB and Youth Council Bylaws; and appoint Patrick Cleary to the WIB for a term of three years effective immediately, in accordance with the WIB bylaws.

County Administrative Office

9.                   Letter regarding the Impacts of the Eliminating and Reorganizing State level agencies as Proposed within the Governor's Fiscal Year 2012-13 Budget.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the attached letter.


Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

10.               Reciprocal Transfer Agreements with St. Joseph Hospital and Redwood Memorial Hospital for the term of August 1m 2011 to July 31, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Reciprocal Transfer Agreements wit St. Joseph Hospital and Redwood Memorial Hospital for the term of August 1, 2011 to July 31, 2013; and authorize the Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Branch Director to sign the attached Reciprocal Transfer Agreements effective August 1, 2011.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

11.               Subaward from Public Health Institute (PHI) for California Community Transformation Initiative (CACTI) Community Transformation Grant (CTG) activities and postiion allocation correction in Fund 1175 for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept California Community Transformation Initiative Subaward with Public Health Institute (PHI) for CTG activities in the amount $237,000 for each year the period of September 30, 2011 through September 29, 2016; authorize the Chair of the Board to sign three originals of the signature page of the subaward agreement; direct the Clerk of the Board to return the three originals of the subaward agreement to the Public Health Branch; Direct the Personnel Department to unfreeze and increase staffing positions as follows: Position #4141595A03, unfreeze and increase FTE from .5 to 1.0 and Position #4141595A02, unfreeze and increase FTE from .5 to 1.0.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

12.               Agreement with Stars Behavioral Health Group for the period of January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement for Services with Stars Behavioral Health Group for the period of January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013 and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two signed originals of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services – Children and Family Services Division.

Probation

13.               Supplemental Budget for Probation Department's Public Realignment Budget Unit 294.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Probation Department's Supplemental Budget request for Probation Department's Public Safety Realignment Budget Unit 294 and approve the establishment of 2.0 FTE Probation Officer I/II positions (class 0473) and 1.0 FTE Senior Legal Officer Assistant position (class 0153) in Budget Unit 294.

14.               Extension of Extrra Help Hours to 1840 for two Juvenile Corrections Officers.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Juvenile Corrections Officers Jessica Cyphers and Isai Orona to 1840 hours through June 30, 2012, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

15.               Approval of First Amendment to Lease with Elaine Joyce Foote Revocable Trust.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chairperson to execute the attached First Amendment to Lease with Elaine Joyce Foote Revocable Trust, for office space located at 404 H Street, in Eureka; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed original of the First Amendment to Lease to Public Works-Real Property Division for transmittal to the Lessor.


Public Works

16.               Budget Adjustment for Bicycle & Trailways Program (1150715).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached Budget Adjustment for $197,110 utilizing intrafund transfers.

17.               Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Alderpoint Road (F6B165) at P< 12.0-12.2, Project No.ER-4400 (040), Contract No. 206371.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Wylatti Resource Management, Inc. and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Alderpoint Road at PM 12.0-12.2; approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $20,715.61. This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

18.               Construction of Storm Damage repairs on Sprowel Creek Road (C6B095) at PM 0.60, Project No.ER-4400 (074), Contract No. 206410.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Ken's Water Tender, Inc, and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Sprowel Creek Road at PM 0.60 and approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $4,976.64.  This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

19.               Storm Damage Repair on Lower Cappell Road (7Q302) at PM 1.30 and 2.50 and Upper Cappell Road (7Q301) at PM 2.50, FEMA No.: PW717 & 1146, Contract No.: 206207 & 206296.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Kapel Construction, Inc. and Humboldt County for the storm damage repairs on Lower Cappell Road at PM 1.30 and 2.50 and Upper Cappell Road at PM 2.50 and accept the final claim for payment, which was submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $20,715.61.  This brought the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

20.               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 accept the work of the contractor, Wahlund Construction, Inc., as complete for their portion of the above-mentioned Project; authorize the Public Works Director to sign Change Order No. 4.0 for a $42,351 cost increase and an additional forty four (44) calendar day increase in construction time.

21.               Extension of Extra Help Hours.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors extend Daniel Linton extra-help employment hours by 840 to a maximum of 1,260 for fiscal year 2011-2012 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution and approve the attached Budget Adjustment to cover the additional cost of hours.

22.               Replacement of Four Tractor/Brush Cutters and Authorization to enter into a Lease/Purchase Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the lease/purchase of four tractor/brush cutters' authorize the Purchasing Agent to enter into a lease agreement with Umpqua Bank; approve the appropriation transfer to fund the lease payments for the remainder of the fiscal year; declare four tractor/brush cutters surplus; and authorize the Purchasing Agent to dispose of the surplus property and deposit the revenue from the sale in the roads Heavy Equipment Internal Service Fund (ISF).

23.               Allocation of  Four Full-Time Laborer Positions, One Full-Time Carpenter position and Two Full-Time Building Maintenance Custodian positions; Memorandum of Understanding between the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Humboldt County Department of Public Works.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the allocation of four full-time Laborer positions (class 0266, salary range 267), one full-time Carpenter (class number 0226, salary range 358) and two full-time Building Maintenance Custodians (class number 0268, salary range 289) in budget unit 162 effective at the beginning of the next bi-weekly pay period following approval; remove the Frozen – F0 designation from one full-time Carpenter position (class number 0226, salary range 358), five full-time Building Maintenance Custodian positions (class number 0268, salary range 289) and one full-time Work Crew Leader position (class number 0233, salary range 308) in budget 162 effective at the beginning of the next bi-weekly pay period following approval; approve the attached Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Public Works Department effective at the beginning of the next bi-weekly pay period following approval; and approve the attached supplemental budget for Facilities Maintenance Division 1100162.

Sheriff

24.               Fiscal Year 2012 Financial and Operating Plan for Controlled Substance Operations, Between the United States Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest and the County of Humboldt, Sheriff Office.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board and the Sheriff to sign two originals of the FY2012, Financial and Operating Plan for Controlled Substance Operations, Agreement number 11-LE-11051360-218, modification number 04; direct the Clerk of the Board to return all documents to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell for further processing.  A fully executed original of the agreement will be returned for the Board files.

Law Library Trustees

25.               Request for Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Stephanie Richter.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Stephanie Richter, Senior Office Assistant, not to exceed 1,810 hours (Trust Fund #3600-360-1400), pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Resolution County Salary Resolution.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim the Week of February 19th-25th as Engineer's Week in Humboldt County. Supervisor Bass

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim February 2012 as Grand Jury Awareness Month in Humboldt County. Supervisor Jimmy Smith

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS


H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Acceptance of the $5,000 award from CivicPlus for the Extreme Website Makeover Contest.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the $5,000 award from CivicPlus for the Extreme Website Makeover Contest; and authorize the County Administrative Officer to enter into an agreement with CivicPlus to modernize the County website after approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

Community Development Services

2.                   Increase Allowable Cap on Lending for Redwood Region Economic Development Commission with Headwaters Funds from $3,000,000 to $3,500,000.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report, review and approve the recommendation to increase the allowable cap on lending for Redwood Region Economic  Development Commission (RREDC) with Headwaters Fund Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) from $3,000,000 to $3,500,000; review and approve the recommendation to modify the Revolving Loan Fund Lender Manual to allow for this increase in the loan pool size; authorize and direct the Chair of the Board to sign the attached contract amendment between the County and RREDC.

3.                   Approve Resolution authorizing the Natural Resource Division of Community Development Services Department to submit an application to the Strategic Growth Council for a $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant on behalf of the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (NCIRWMP) Group; receive a staff report on current Natural Resource Division activites.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Resolution No. _______(Attachment A) authorizing the Nature Resources Division of Community Development Services to apply for a $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant with the Strategic Growth Council.  Receive a staff report on current natural Resource Division NCIRWMP activities.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

J.                   PUBLIC APPEARANCES

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.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the Humboldt Trap and Skeet Club Coastal Development Permit and Special Permit Application Case Nos.: CDP-07-37/SP-07-88 File Nos.: APN 511-351-09 McKinleyville Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public testimony; based on findings in the staff report and testimony received about the project, deny the appeal, adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approve the Humboldt Trap and Skeet Club Coastal Development Permit and Special Permit Application subject to the recommended conditions of approval; direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the appellant, the project applicant, the agent, Coastal Commission and any other interested party; and direct the Community Development Services – Planning Division to file a Notice of Determination with the Humboldt County Recorder’s Office, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

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:  Conference Attendance and Various Other Topics

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on his attendance at the recent League of California Cities City Managers' Department/County Administrative Officers Association of California (CMD/CAOAC) joint conference, 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.

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