HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 06, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   New Air Service Incentives - Revenue Guarantee (Supervisor Mark Lovelace) [BOARD INITIATED]

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive input from staff regarding ongoing new air service recruitment and determine if the Board approves of the concept of adding Revenue Guarantees as a part of new air service recruitment, and if so direct staff to return to the Board with a specific proposal.

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.                   Formation of Fortuna Elementary School District

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors order the termination of the Fortuna Union Elementary School District and the Rohnerville Elementary School District, effective July 1, 2012; That the Board of Supervisors order the formation of the new Fortuna Elementary School District encompassing the areas of the two terminated school districts, effective July 1, 2012; That the Board of Supervisors establish the boundaries of the new Fortuna Elementary School District according to the legal description and map attached; and that the Board of Supervisors cause its order to be entered in the County's record of school districts.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter of Support for the City of Eureka's Elk River Access Area/Hiksari Trail Project Located at Southwestern Eureka, Humboldt Bay-front from Truesdale Road to Pound Road, Eureka, Humboldt County. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

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

Clerk of the Board

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

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Order and authorize the Chair and the Clerk of the Board to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

4.                   Board Orders - Meeting of February 28, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 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.

Community Development Services

5.                   Extension of Extra Help hours for Kathleen Boham.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisor approve the waiver of 960 hour limit for extra help employee, Kathleen Boham, up to 1,415 hours, pursuant to Section 7 of Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

6.                   Release from Conveyance and Agreement to Allow Construction of Residential Units on Lot 2 (Currently APN 509-091-49) of the Furtado Final Map Subdivision; File No. APN 509-091-14; Case No.: FMS-04-05, McKinleyville Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors consider the application; authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Quitclaim and Partial Reconveyance  for Lot 2 of the Furtado Final Map Subdivision; direct the Community Development Services - Planning Division to record the Quitclaim and Partial Reconveyance; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant and any other interested party and to return original copies to the Planning Division for recording.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Appointments to the Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency Independent Hearing Panel.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors re-appoint the following representatives with a term to expire December 11, 2015:

a. Susan Penn - At-Large Public Representative b. Peter Oringer -At Large Public Representative; c. Bill Conners - Technical Expert Representative.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 5th-9th, 2012 as Girl Scout Week in Honor of the Girl Scouts of the USA's 100th Anniversary. Supervisor Bass

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim March 11-17, 2012 as "Sunshine Week". Supervisor Smith.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and adopt the Proclamation.


E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.

1.                   Presentation on the Effects of the Marijuana Industry on the Banking and Financial System in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and take appropriate action, if required.

10:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.

2.                   Northcoast Regional Land Trust Presentation and Proposed Resolution Adopting an Oak Woodlands Management Plan, Promoting Private land Stewardship and Conservation by Offering Private Landowners the Opportunity to Participate in the Oak Woodlands Conservation Program. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors hear the presentation and adopt the attached Resolution.

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) Presentation on the Development of a Model Ordinance and Supporting CEQA Documents Prohibiting the Distribution of Single-Use Shopping Bags for Implementation by the HWMA Member Agencies. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

District Attorney

1.                   Supplemental Budget for Fiscal Year 2011-12

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the fiscal year (FY) 2011-12 Supplemental Budget for the Office of the District Attorney; approve the transfer of $206,960 from the Special Narcotics Investigation Trust Fund to the Office of the District Attorney budget unit 1100-205; approve the transfer of $143,193 from the Consumer Environmental Protection Trust Fund to the Office of the District Attorney Budget unit 1100-205; and approve the contract with IntelliBridge Partners for consultant services through March 31, 2012 not to exceed $130,000.

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 Director of Planning & Building  pursuant to Government Code sections 54954.5 and 54957.

RECOMMENDATION: 

2.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Director of Economic Development & Natural Resources pursuant to Government Code sections 54954.5 and 54957.

RECOMMENDATION: 

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 – none scheduled

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Proposed Changes to the 2010 Housing Element Implementation Multifamily Rezoning Program (H-IM17) to Respond to Comments, and amendments to the Housing Element to Incorporate the Multifamily Sites into the Residential Land Inventory. [PUBLIC HEARING CANCELLED AND RE-NOTICED FOR MARCH 13, 2012 AT 1:30 P.M. OR SOON THEREAFTER]

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2.                   Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of an Ordinance to Amend the 2011-12 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing and receive the staff report and public comments; close the public hearing; approve the new, increased, decreased, deleted or changed fees, or modify the new, increased, decreased, deleted or changed fees, as shown in the amended 2011-2012 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges; Introduce by title, Ordinance No. ____, amending the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for 2011-12, waive the first reading of the ordinance and adopt the ordinance; direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days, 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)]

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Fee election.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors, by a four-fifths vote, adopt the attached Resolution calling for a measure on the June 5 primary election ballot on the question of renewing the Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Fee for 10 years.

2.                   County Administrative Officer Report:  Update on Community Budget Meetings and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer updating the times and locations for the community budget meetings, and various other topics, and take action as may be required.

3.                   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.

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.

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