HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Waiver of Conditions of Section 29 B.1 of the Current Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (HDSO) for Representation Unit 6.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the waiver of Section 29 B.1. (Catastrophic Leave) Conditions Under Which Paid Leave Time May Be Donated to an Employee, to all any full-time, permanent employee, regardless of department, to donate accumulated vacation, compensatory time or holiday time to Welfare Investigator II Pamela Wilcox, as outlined in the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of Humboldt and the Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs’ Organization (HDSO) for Representation Unit 6.


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.                   Letter of Appreciation to Laurel Reimann for his Service on the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

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

2.                   Appointment of Barbara Darst, President of the Willow Creek Fire Safe Council to the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council to fill the vacant seat left open by the resignation of Laurel Reimann. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Barbara Darst to the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council to fill the vacant seat left open by the resignation of Laurel Reimann.

3.                   Informational Report on the Reappointment of Mike Zamboni to the Fish and Game Advisory Commission as a District 5 Representative. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisor receive and file the report.

4.                   Informational Report on the Appointment of Loren Furber and Barry McCovey to the Fish and Game Advisory Commission, Representing District 5. Supervisor Sundberg

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the report.

5.                   Letter of Support for the Miller Forest Conservation Easement Project. (Supervisor Lovelace and Supervisor Sundberg)

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

6.                   Letters of Invitation to Senator Feinstein and Senator Merkley Inviting them to Tour the Klamath Basin. (Supervisor Sundberg and Supervisor Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign the letters.

Child Support Services

7.                   Establish Line Item and Transfer Funds from Fixed Asset Computer Equipment to Security System.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve creation of line item 1380-206-8-119, Security System; and Budget Appropriation Transfer of $13,700 from 1380-206-8-066, Computer Equipment, to 1380-206-8-119, Security System.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Board Orders - Meeting of January 24, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from the Meeting of January 24, 2012.

9.                   Board Orders - Meeting of February 7, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders from the February 7, 2012 meeting.


County Administrative Office

10.               Set Public Hearing to Amend the 2011-12 Schedule of Fees and Charges.

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Clerk of the Board to schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 1:30p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, for consideration of adoption of an ordinance to amend the 2011-12 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges.   Direct the Clerk of the Board to post and publish the required pre-adoption summary of the ordinance and public hearing notice for amending the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges at least ten (10) days prior to the public hearing; two publications are required, with at least five (5) days intervening between the dates of the first and last publication, not counting such publication dates.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to have the data and documentation supporting the amended fees for public review at least ten (10) days prior to the public hearing.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at least five (5) days prior to the Board meeting at which the ordinance will be adopted [Government Code Section 25124(b)(1)].

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

11.               Reappointment to the Humboldt County Mental Health Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors reappoint Ruth Needham to the Humboldt County Mental Board.

12.               Consolidation of the Duties of the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board into the Local Mental Health Board; Dissolution of the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board; Change of Name of the Local Mental Health Board to the Local Behavioral Health Board; Adoption of the Bylaws for the consolidated Local Behavioral Health Board; Determine the number of members on the Local Behavioral Health Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:

Approve the Local Mental Health Board's name change to the Local Behavioral Health Board. Adopt attached Resolution (Attachment A) that:

Reorganizes the Local Behavioral Health Board, previously known as the Local Mental Health Board, as established by the Board of Supervisors' Action of September 25, 1962 (Attachment B). Sets the membership for the Local Behavioral Health Board and decides the number of members on the Local Behavioral Health Board.  Sets the duties for the Local Behavioral Health Board.  Dissolves the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board, superseding Resolution 91-34 dated April 30, 1991 (Attachment C).  Deems all previous Resolutions pertaining to the Local Mental Health Board to now refer to the Local Behavioral Health Board. This includes, but is not limited to, Resolution Number 97-113.  Review and adopt the revisions to the Bylaws of the Local Behavioral Health Board (Attachment D).

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

13.               Authorization for the Social Services Branch Director to sign Agreements with Community Based Organizations for participation with Calfresh Outreach and Support activities.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached form Agreement for Community Based Organizations participating with the Department of Health and Human Services for CalFresh Outreach and Support activities each to not exceed $48,000; and authorize the Social Services Branch Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to sign individual agreements on behalf of the Board of Supervisors substantially in the form of the attached sample upon proof of insurance.


14.               Approval of Agreement with InTelegy, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Agreement with InTelegy, Inc. to provide service center consulting that will enable the Department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch to increase efficiency in the delivery of CalFresh, Medi-Cal and CMSP benefits; and authorize the chair to execute three copies of the Agreement and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Director, Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch.

15.               Approve Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with St. Joseph Health System - Humboldt to facilitate increased enrollment and retention of eligible children for health care coverage through Medi-Cal, Healthy Families or Healthy Kids programs.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the MOU with St. Joseph's Health System - Humboldt to facilitate increased enrollment and retention of eligible children for health care coverage through Medi-Cal, Healthy Families or Healthy Kids Humboldt programs.  Authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Memorandum of Understanding; and Direct Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the Memorandum of Understanding to the Director, Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Branch.

Public Works

16.               Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Sprowel Creek Road (C6B095) at PM 0.30, Project No.ER-4400 (073), Contract No. 206409.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the competed 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 0.30; and approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $9,207.47.  This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Eureka High School's "Limited Edition" will be providing a Special Message. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

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

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN – none Scheduled

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Provide Board Direction on the Governor's Proposed Ballot Measure: "Temporary Taxes to Fund Education.  Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment". (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors provides direction to Supervisor Lovelace, the Board's representative on the CSAC Board of Directors, regarding a position of either support or opposition to the Governor's proposed ballot initiative


H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Ordinance amending sections 431-68, 431-84, 431-108.5, and 431-109 relating to parking on Montgomery, Oak, Walford and Walnut Streets to Title IV of the Humboldt County Code.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Introduce the attached Ordinance by title and waive the first reading;  Set the Ordinance for adoption on February 28, 2012 or at least one week away; Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the pre-adoption summary of the Ordinance and to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinance in the office of the Clerk of the Board, both publication and posting to be done at least five (5) days prior to the Board meeting at which the Ordinance will be adopted. [Government Code Section 25124 (b)(1)];  Direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days after adoption of the Ordinance, to publish a post-adoption summary of the ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance, and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the adopted Ordinance and amendments along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance [Government Code Section 25124 (b)(1)]; and direct the Public Works to file the attached Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Strategic Framework for 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  1.  Adopt the Strategic Framework outlined on Attachment 1; 2.  Direct all departments to submit FY 2012-13 budget proposals that meet the Strategic Framework; and 3.  Direct Staff to develop a new agenda item template that identifies the Core Role or Priority for New Initiative for each agenda item presented to the Board .

3.                   Mid-Year Budget Review for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12, Budget Outlook for FY 2012-13, and Recommendations for Budget Adjustments.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file a review of the current (FY2011-12) and projected (FY2012-13) budget years; direct the County Administrative Office (CAO) to prepare the FY 2012-13 budget based on the following parameters: a. set departmental allocations from the General Fund at current year adopted net budget plus increased benefit and insurance costs; b. accept and consider supplemental requests based on available funding and consistency with the Board’s strategic priority framework; approve the list of budget adjustments shown on Attachment 1 and authorize the CAO staff to make any technical corrections necessary to effectuate the Board’s direction; approve the allocation of 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Legal Office Assistant I/II (class 0178, salary range 274/296) position and 2.0 FTE Correctional Officer I/II (class 0424, salary range  324/344) positions in budget unit 244, effective immediately; approve the disallocation of 3.0 FTE vacant Vocational Counselor I/II (class 0768, salary range 327/350) positions and 7.0 FTE vacant Vocational Assistants (class 0742, salary range 273) positions and the allocation of 1.0 FTE Eligibility Supervisor (class 1729, salary range 382) position and 9.0 FTE Eligibility Worker I/II/III (class 1731, salary range 291/323/349) positions in budget unit 511, effective immediately; approve the reallocation of the vacant 1.0 FTE Supervising Librarian (class 0658, salary range 393, position number 03) to Librarian I/II (class 0653, salary range 324/351) in budget unit 621 effective immediately; adopt the new classification of Public Information Specialist (class 0195, salary range 401, unit 621, effective Immediately; adopt the new classification of Public Information Specialist (class 0195, salary range 401, unit 9) into the classification plan; allocate 1.0 FTE Public Information Specialist (class 0195,salary range 401) position in budget unit 103, effective immediately; remove the Frozen Indefinitely (F0) designation from 1.0 FTE Deputy County Administrative Officer (class 0599) position in budget unit 103, effective at the beginning of the next biweekly pay period following approval; remove the F0 designation from 1.0 from 1.0 FTE Probation Officer I/II (class 0473) position in budget unit 235, effective at the beginning of the next biweekly pay period following approval; approve the FY 2012-13 Budget & Fee Schedule Development Calendar as shown on Attachment 2 and direct the Clerk of the Board to schedule public hearings and provide notice; approve the purchase and donation of a Correctional Facility van to County Motor Pool for capitalization, maintenance and insurance; and provide additional direct to staff as appropriate.

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

Community Development Services

1.                   2010 Housing Element Implementation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:

Open the public hearing.  Introduce the proposed ordinance by title and waive further reading.  Receive a staff report.  Open the Public Comment period and accept public comment.   Close the Public Comment period. Deliberate on the proposed revisions to the General Plan and development codes.  Approve the proposed Addendum to the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR) for the Housing Element (SCH #2009022077) and adopt the proposed changes to the General Plan and development codes by Approving Resolution No.   (Attachment 1). Approval of the plan and development code changes in the inland areas will become effective 30 days from the date of its passage. Approval of the proposed plan and development code changes in the coastal zone will all become effective upon certification by the Coastal Commission. (The resolution also directs staff to submit the proposed amendments to the Coastal Commission for certification.)

Adopt Ordinance, No. (Attachment 2), which amends Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code (Designation and Adoption of Zoning Maps) by reclassifying the zoning of selected sites to Qualified R-4: Apartment Professional and carrying forward all existing combining zones. Also amended are the following sections of the Zoning Ordinance: 313-2.2 CG: Commercial General 313-6.2 RM: Residential Multi-Family

314-2.1 C-1: Neighborhood Commercial Zone 314-2.2 C-2: Community Commercial Zone 314-2.3 C-3: Industrial Commercial Zone 314-2.4 CH: Highway Service Commercial Zone 314-3.2 ML: Limited Industrial Zone 314-3.3 MH: Heavy Industrial Zone 314-6.4 R-3: Residential Multiple Family Zone 314-6.5 R-4: Apartment Professional Zone 314-7.3 FR: Forestry Recreation Zone 313-87.1 Second Residential Unit and 314-87.1 Second and Secondary Dwelling Units 313-99.1 and 314-99.1 Exceptions to the Development Standards 313-109.1 and 314-109.1 Off-Street Parking 313-111 and 314-112 Residential Density Bonus

313-136 through -161 and 314-136 through -161 Definitions (A-Z)

Also added to the Zoning Ordinance are 313-47.1 and 314-47.1 Emergency Shelters, and 31360.1 and 314-60.1 Single Room Occupancy Structures and Facilities. Also amended is Division 2 of Title III of the Humboldt County Code (Subdivision Regulations) Section 325-11 Minimum Lot Size Modification. Also added is Section 325-13 (Waiver of General Plan Density for Legal Non-Conforming Units). Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a Summary of the Ordinance along with a map of the selected sites (Attachment 5) within 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.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to record in 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 party.   Direct the Auditor Controller to establish a Housing Trust Fund.   Direct the Economic Development Division to work with interested parties to develop specific recommendations for the Housing Trust Fund, and return with them at a later date.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

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

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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