HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 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.

Auditor-Controller

1.                   Distribution of Excess Proceeds from Tax Sale on October 28, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the distribution of that portion of the excess proceeds resulting from the October 28, 2010, public auction of parcels listed on Attachment A to the claimants and in the amounts listed for each parcel.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Consider Joint Letter with the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the County of Humboldt to the U.S. Department of the Interior and Governor Jerry Brown to take Action to Protect the Klamath River from another Catastrophic Fish Kill.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the joint letter with the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Board Orders - Meeting of March 6, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from the March 6, 2012.

Health and Human Services - Administration

4.                   First Option to Extend the Lease Agreement with A&K Investments, LLC for 507 F Street, Suite #B01, Eureka, CA.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the First Option to Extend the Lease Agreement at 507 F Street, Suite #B01, Eureka CA with A&K Investments, LLC for period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed Board agenda item to the Public Works Real Property Division; and authorize the Public Works Real Property Division to send a letter notifying A&K Investments, LLC that the County is exercising the First Option to Extend the Lease for an additional two (2) year term, from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

5.                   Second Option to Extend the Lease Agreement with Trueman Vroman for 2950 E Street, Suite #B, Eureka, CA.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Second Option to extend the Lease Agreement at 2950 E Street, Suite #B, Eureka, CA with Trueman Vroman for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed Board agenda item to the Public Works Real Property Division; and authorize the Public Works Real Property Division to send a letter notifying Trueman Vroman that the County is exercising the Second Option to extend the Lease for an additional one (1) year term, from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

6.                   Second Option to Extend the Lease Agreement with Trueman Vroman for 2950 E Street, Suite #A, Eureka, CA.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Second Option to extend the Lease Agreement at 2950 E Street, Suite #A, Eureka, CA with Trueman Vroman for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed Board agenda item to the Public Works Real Property Division; and authorize the Public Works Real Property Division to send a letter notifying Trueman Vroman that the County is exercising the Second Option to extend the Lease for an additional one (1) year term, from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

7.                   First Options to Extend the Leases with Performance Modular, Inc. for the Modular Units at the Department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch, 638 West Clark Street, Eureka, CA.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve three (3) separate First Options to Extend the Lease Agreement for the modular units located at 638 West Clark Street, Eureka, CA with Performance Modular, Inc. for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, direct; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed agenda item to the Public Works Real Property Division; and authorize the Public Works Real Property Division to send a letter to Performance Modular, Inc. that the County is exercising the First Options to extend the Leases for an additional one (1) year term, from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.


8.                   DHHS, Children and Family Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant for Children's System of Care Expansion Planning.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the award in the amount of $403,775 granted by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for Children's System of Care Expansion Planning; and approve the attached Budget Adjustment of revenues for the Department of Health and Human Services grant award.

Probation

9.                   Extension of Extra Help Hours to 1840 for Juvenile Corrections Officers Rebecca Ward and Scott Ward.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Juvenile Corrections Officers Rebecca Ward and Scott Ward to 1840 hours through June 30, 2012, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution (4/5 vote required).

10.               Correction of class number for the Probation Department's Senior Legal Office Assistant.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the correction of the class number for the Probation Department's Senior Legal Office Assistant position in budget unit 294 from 0153 to 0168.

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

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Probation Department's Supplemental Budget request for Budget Unit 294, Public Safety Realignment, to provide contract alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services to adult criminal offenders.

Public Works

12.               Lease/Purchase regarding single drum roller and authorization to enter into a lease/purchase agreement with Umpqua Bank.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the lease/purchase of one used Bomag BW177DH-3 single drum roller from United Rentals.  Authorize the Purchasing Agent to enter into a lease agreement with Umpqua Bank contingent upon staff and counsel review. Approve the appropriation transfer to fund the sales tax for the lease/purchase and lease payments for the remainder of the fiscal year.

13.               McKay Tract Community Forest - Nondisclosure Agreement with Green Diamond Resources Company and Funding Letters of Support.

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the attached Nondisclosure Agreement with Green Diamond Resource Company related to confidential and proprietary property information provided to support the County's evaluation of accepting ownership and management.  Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign two copies of the agreement.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit both signed copies of the agreement to Public Works for distribution.  Authorize the Chair to sign letters of support for funding opportunities related to the proposed McKay Tract community forest.

14.               Lease Agreement with California State Lands Commissions for Mad River Streambank Protection Project.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Director of Public Works to sign two copies of the attached lease agreement between the State of California and County of Humboldt before a notary public and return them to the California State Lands Commission for further processing.


Elections

15.               Special Election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Bridgeville Fire Protection District.

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct and give notice of a special election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Bridgeville Fire Protection District;  set the date for the fire protection district election for August 28, 2012; direct the Registrar of Voters to create precincts to encompass the district area described in Resolution Number 11-09 of the Humboldt Local Agency formation Commission (LAFCO); direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct the special edition wholly by mailed ballot.

16.               Special Election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Briceland Fire Protection District.

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct and give notice of a special election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Briceland Fire Protection District;  set the date for the fire protection district election for August 28, 2012; direct the Registrar of Voters to create precincts to encompass the district area described in Resolution Number 11-08 of the Humboldt Local Agency formation Commission (LAFCO); direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct the special edition wholly by mailed ballot.

17.               Special Election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Fruitland Ridge Fire Protection District.

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct and give notice of a special election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Fruitland Ridge Fire Protection District;  set the date for the fire protection district election for August 28, 2012; direct the Registrar of Voters to create precincts to encompass the district area described in Resolution Number 11-10 of the Humboldt Local Agency formation Commission (LAFCO); direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct the special edition wholly by mailed ballot.

18.               Special Election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Palo Verde Fire Protection District.

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct and give notice of a special election for the formation and election of governing board members of the Palo Verde Fire Protection District;  set the date for the fire protection district election for August 28, 2012; direct the Registrar of Voters to create precincts to encompass the district area described in Resolution Number 11-11 of the Humboldt Local Agency formation Commission (LAFCO); direct the Registrar of Voters to conduct the special edition wholly by mailed ballot.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim June 2, 2012 as Lemonade Day. Supervisor Clendenen.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation and adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim March 2012 as Social Worker Appreciation Month in Humboldt County. Supervisor Virginia Bass.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

11:00 a.m. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.

1.                   Trinidad Rancheria Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Development Standards Presentation. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

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

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Presentation by American Airlines to Address their Request and Answer Questions for a Possible Revenue Guarantee as an Incentive for Providing New Service from Arcata (ACV) to Los Angeles (LAX). (Supervisor Lovelace)

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

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Process for Formation of Humboldt County Tourism Business Improvement District.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors consider a proposed Management District Plan (MDP) shown in Attachment 1 for the Humboldt County Tourism Buisness Improvement District (HCTBID) and find that the MDP satisfies the requirements of Streets and Highways Code Section 36622; Determine that no changes to the MDP are desired and certify - on the basis of the findings letter presented by the Treasurer - Tax Collector - that the County has received written petitions signed by the property or business owners who will pay more than 50 percent of the assessments proposed to be levied in the proposed HCTBID; adopt the resolution contained in Attachment 2 declaring the Board's intention to establish the HCTBID and setting a public hearing for May 22, 2012; adopt the resolution contained in Attachment 3 requesting the consent of the cities of Arcata, Eureka, Ferndale, Fortuna and Trinidad to create the HCTBID, with such consent to be indicated by the passage of the City Councils of each of the respective cities of a resolution substantially in the form of the sample resolution shown in Attachment 4 and returning a certified copy thereof to the Clerk of the Board no less than 24 calendar days prior to the May 15, 2012, public meeting; and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the Notice of Public Meeting and Public Hearing contained in Attachment 5 and to mail out majority protest notices in conformity with Streets and highways Code Section 26623 and Government Code Section 54954.6.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Appointments to the Headwaters Fund Board (HFB).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Receive staff report, and receive and consider the applications for the Headwaters Fund Board (HFB); Appoint Gregory J. Seiler to the Headwaters Fund Board; and Reappoint Leigh Pierre-Oetker and Cedar Reuben for a second, three-year term, expiring February 25, 2015.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION – none scheduled

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

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 General Plan and Zoning map changes, and proposed revisions to the Housing Element; review and consider the proposed Addendum to the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR) for the multifamily rezoning program (SCH#2009022077); adopt the proposed General Plan and Zoning map changes, and proposed revisions to the Housing Element by approving Resolution No. ____.  Approval of the proposed rezones for properties in the inland areas will become effective 30 days from the date of its passage.  Approval of the proposed rezones for properties 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.____, which amends Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code (Designation and Adoption of Zoning Maps) by reclassifying the zoning of several parcels to achieve a consistent density of 16 units per acre on all sites in the Affordable Multifamily Land Inventory.  Three sites will have the multifamily zoned area reduced- -y roughly fifty percent (50%) – Assessor’s Parcel Numbers (APN’s) 01—and).  APN’s – will have the multifamily zoned area increased from acres to acres; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish Summary of the Ordinance along with a map of the rezoned sites within  days after adoption by the Board, along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance and to post a certified copy of the Ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against, in the Office of the Clerk of the Board; 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; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the Zone Reclassification to the Assessor, by sending that office a copy of the executed Ordinance signed by the Chair and the Clerk of the Board.

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.

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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