HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 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.                   Letter of Appreciation to Senator Feinstein and Staff for Assisting Humboldt County with Very Difficult Issues. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify authorization to sign letter of appreciation.

2.                   Letter of Appreciation to Blanche Blankenship for serving on the Orick Design Control Committee. Supervisor Ryan Sundberg

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the letter.


Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of Board Orders - Meeting of April 10, 2012

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Board Orders H-1, H-2, I-1, I-2 and I-3.  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

4.                   Approval of Contracts for Services Related to the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Proposition 84 Planning Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Contract with Sonoma County Water Agency and approve the Contract with Paul Kelley Consulting.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

5.                   Approve Lease with Carter Properties for Department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Lease with Carter Properties at 215 4th Street, Eureka beginning May 1, 2012 and terminating April 30, 2014 with two (2) two (2) year options to extend the lease, and direct the Clerk of the Board to return an executed Lease to the Public Works - Real Property Division for transmittal to Lessor.

Library Services

6.                   Donations made to Budget Unit 621, County Library, Fiscal Year 2011-12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors recognize donations made to the Library in the amount of $59,886.14 in support of the Library's programs and services during the period October 2011 through March 2012.

7.                   Supplemental Budget for Library Public Use Computer Purchase.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the supplemental budget for the purchase of Library public use computers.

Public Works

8.                   Authorize the Public Works Director to Execute All Assignment, Novation and Consent (ANC) Agreements with GHD, Inc. for Active Professional Service Agreements with Winzler & Kelly for Various County Projects.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Public Works Director to execute all Assignment, Novation and Consent (ANC) agreements with GHD, Inc. for active professional service agreements with Winzler & Kelly for various county projects.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Recognizing the Sexual Assault Response Team  (SART). (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Proclamation for National Boys and Girls Club Week April 15-21, 2012. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Redwood Acres Fair Presentation. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Update on Agricultural Center Lease Response.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an update from staff on the County's response to the federal government's Request for Lease Proposal Number 0CA2679; authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Receipt of Amendment Number 2 and direct staff to continue to process of offering to lease space at 5630 South Broadway, Eureka (Humboldt Hill) to the federal government and authorize the Chair to sign, upon approval by County Counsel and Director of Public Works, and other documents that may be required.

Community Development Services - Economic Development Division.

2.                   Contract with the Ninth District Agricultural Association for the Economic Development Division staff to provide marketing services for the Redwood Acres Humboldt Made Fair, and to authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the agreement and all modifications that may be needed.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the contract submitted by the 9th Agriculture District, Redwood Acres Fairgrounds for County staff to provide event management, sponsorship development and marketing services for the Redwood Acres Humboldt Made Fair, held June 21-24, 2012.  Authorize and direct the Chair of the Board to sign the agreement, after review and approval of County Counsel and Risk Management.  Authorize and direct the Economic Development and Natural Resources Department Director to sign modifications, after review and approval of County Counsel and Risk Management.  Direct the Auditor Controller to incorporate the supplemental budget.

Public Works

3.                   Status Report on the Klamath Settlement Agreements and Associated Federal Legislation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a status report from staff on activities surrounding the Klamath Settlement agreements and the introduced federal legislation to implement the agreements, and provide direction as appropriate.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), In re Patrick Shannon, A.P. No. 522-174-005; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV110513.

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a); Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights v. County of Humboldt et.al.; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV120232.

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

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   County Administrative Officer Report:  Senate Bill (SB) 1207 and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on SB 1207 (Fuller), 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, 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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