HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 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 Garrett Willis for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. Supervisor Mark Lovelace.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the Certificate of Achievement.

2.                   Certificates of Recognition for Soroptimist International of Eel River Valley Winners. Supervisor Clif Clendenen.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the Certificates.

3.                   Certificates of Recognition for the Sunnybrae Roadrunners and Jacoby Creek Panthers for Capturing First Place in their Divisions at the Crescent City Jaycees 44th Annual 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify the Certificates of Recognition.

4.                   Resolution Recognizing the Humboldt Art's Council and the State-Local Partnership Program. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

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

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Board Orders - Meeting of March 20, 2012.

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

County Administrative Office

6.                   Local Fire District Allocations for Fiscal Year 2011-12 for the Blue Lake and Rio Dell Fire Organizations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to execute agreements with the Blue Lake and Rio Dell Fire Protection Districts for revenue-Sharing of the County's FY 2011-12 Proposition 172 (Prop 172 Funding.

District Attorney

7.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours past the 960 Hour Limit for Office Support Staff Personnel in Budget Unit 205.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours to 1560 hours through April 30, 2012 per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution for the following: Christy Flemens, Office Assistant I; Janet Garcia, Office Assistant I; Garret Grimm, Office Assistant I; and approve the extension of extra help hours to 1920 through June 30, 2012 for the following Lynette Mullen, Community Services Officer I; Kevin Furtado, Administrative Analyst I; and Christiane Gillespie, Fiscal Assistant I.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

8.                   Approve the Agreement with the California Department of Public Health and the County of Humboldt for the Beach Act Monitoring and Notification Program Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Public Health Branch Director to sign State Standard Agreement with the California Department of Public Health and County of Humboldt for the Beach Act Monitoring and Notification Program Grant for the period of October 1, 20122 through September 30, 2012; and direct the Clerk of the Board to send a fully executed Agenda Item to Public Health Branch Administration.

9.                   California Home Visiting Program Expansion of Nurse-Family partnership in Humboldt, Del Norte and Siskiyou Counties.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors accept the California Home Visiting Program (CHVP funding allocation of $443,079 for FY 2011-2012, for local and regional expansion of the Nurse-Family Partnership with Humboldt County serving as the lead for a tri-county consortium with Del Norte and Siskiyou Counties; approve and authorize Susan Buckley, Public Health Branch Director, to sign the consortium agreement with the State and the agreements with Del Norte and Siskiyou Counties.

Public Works

10.               Federal Aviation Administration Wildlife Exclusion Fence and Beacon Upgrades Construction for the Murray Field Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize and approve the Director of Public Works to execute the Grant Offer for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Project AIP-03-06-0072-09, Project No. 919266, when offered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Murray Field Airport (EKA) in the amount of $560,177; authorize and approve the Director of Public Works to execute the Grant Offer for State California Aid to Airports Program (CAAP) Grant match if offered for the construction phase under AIP-03-06-0072-09, Project No. 919266.  The sponsor’s match amount may be offered by the State of California for EKA is at 2.5% if total project cost or $14,742.00; and adopt the attached supplemental budget for FY 11/12 to correspond to the grant offer.

Sheriff

11.               Agreement between Sheriff's Office and City of Eureka to Provide Sheriff Work Alternative Program (SWAP) Services to Assist with Beautification Projects.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Sheriff to sign an Agreement with the City of Eureka with SWAP work crew to assist with clean up and beautification projects with in the Eureka City Limits.

12.               Memorandum of Understanding between the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, regarding provision of Court Security Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board authorize the Sheriff to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the Humboldt County Superior Court, County of Humboldt for Court Security Services.

13.               Electronic Home Detention Agreement between the Yurok Tribe and County of Humboldt.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the agreement between the Yurok Tribe, the County of Humboldt, and the Sheriff of Humboldt County for the electronic home detention for appropriate level of inmates that are Yurok Tribal members; and direct the Chair of the Board to sign the agreement on behalf of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors authorizing the agreement; authorize the Sheriff to sign the agreement between the Yurok Tribe, the County of Humboldt, and the Sheriff of Humboldt County for electronic home detention and; instruct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) fully executed documents to the Sheriff’s Office, Attn: Linda Modell for further processing.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Pacific Union School Students Visit to the Board of Supervisors Meeting. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors welcomes the Pacific Union School Students to the Board Meeting.

2.                   Proclaim March 30, 2012 as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors 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.                   Rules of the Board of Supervisors.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached rules of procedure.

2.                   Urgency Ordinance to Address Health & Safety Issues at the Humboldt County Courthouse.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce by title Ordinance No. ____, regarding health and safety issues at the Humboldt County Courthouse, waive the first reading of the ordinance and adopt the ordinance as an urgency ordinance pursuant to Government Code Section 25123(d); and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a post adoption summary of the ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the orinance within 15 days, 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)].

Clerk of the Board.

3.                   Notice of Vacancy on the Assessment Appeals Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors set a date to consider making an appointment to fill the open seat on the Humboldt County Assessment Appeals Board.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Labor Negotiator - Pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6 it is the intention of the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services to meet in closed session to review the Public Authority's position and instruct its designated labor negotiators with respect to various forms of compensation provided to the Public Authority's represented and unrepresented personnel. Negotiators: Rick Haeg and Dan Fulks. Employee Organization: California United Home Care Workers Union, SEIU/AFSCME (CUHW); Adjourn as the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors; Convene as the Governing Board for the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a); Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights, Inc. et.al., v County of Humboldt et.al.; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. DR120178

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.                   Submission of a Community Development Block Grant Application for 2012 and use of Program Income.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive staff report; open public hearing, take public testimony; close public hearing; adopt attached Resolution approving an application to the State Community Development services Director to act on behalf of the County for the submission of the grant application; if funded, authorizing Community Development Services Director, or designee, to execute the State contract, submit fund requests, and sign contracts to carry out activities; authorize the County Administrative Officer to sign the Statement of Assurances for submission with the Grant Application; authorize Community Development Services Director to sign a subrecipient agreement, contingent upon funding, with Redwood Community Action Agency, for inclusion in Grant Application; adopt attached resolution transferring funds from Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Account (RLA) into the First Time Homebuyer (FTHB) Revolving Loan Account (RLA); direct staff to request a waiver for a loan to Vector Rehabilitation and a waiver for a grant to RCAA; direct the Clerk of the Board to return certified resolutions to Community Development Services Department, Economic Development Division by March 30, 2012.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   County Administrative Officer Report: Update on State Legislative Activity and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on recent State legislative activity, and various other topics, and take action as may be required.

2.                   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, 2012 (Christmas Break).

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

 

Ø      Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Ø      Behavioral Health

Ø      Citizen’s Law Enforcement Liaison Committee

Ø      Greater Eureka Area Municipal Advisory Committee

Ø      First 5 Humboldt

Ø      Human Rights Commission

Ø      In-Home Supportive Services Advisory

Committee

Ø      Public Property Leasing Corporation

Ø      Status of Women Commission

Ø      Williamson Act Program Evaluation 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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