HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Resolution Authorizing Road Closures for the Garberville Rodeo Parade on June 16, 2012. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

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 Barbara McMahon for her service on the First 5 Humboldt (Children's and Families Commission). (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the Letter of Appreciation.

2.                   Resolution Authorizing Road Closures for the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 8:30am to 2pm. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Board Orders from the Meeting of May 15, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders of May 15, 2012 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

4.                   Class Specification Revision for Deputy County Administrative Officer.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____ approving the Amendment to the Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed Department Heads for fiscal years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013; and approve the revised job class description for Deputy County Administrative Officer (class 0599, salary range 501) shown in Attachment 2, effective at the beginning of the next pay period following adoption.

County Counsel

5.                   Administrative Abatement Funding Transfer; Ronnie Verilhac and Maxine Pelroy 171 Orick Hill Road, Orick, California AP#519-252-019.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the cost of abatement to be advanced by the County of Humboldt, pursuant to Humboldt county code section 351-31, and if unpaid by the property owner, that a lien be placed against the parcel in the amount of the costs of abatement pursuant to Humboldt County Code sections 351-33 to 351-44; authorize a transfer from the Code Enforcement Trust Fund, account #3440000, in the amount of $9,000 to the County Counsel's revenue account # 1100-121-603-040 to cover the cost of the abatement; and authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the supplemental budget shown in Attachment A for fiscal year 2011/2012.

District Attorney

6.                   Execute lease at 712 Fourth Street for the Victim Witness Office.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chairperson to execute the Lease with Jack L. Retzloff Trust, Cindy Olsen, Successor Trustee for 712 Fourth Street; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return executed Lease to Real Property for transmittal to Lessor.

7.                   Execution of Joint Powers Agreement with Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2015.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Standard Agreement with the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2015 in the amount of $368,220 and the Certification; and direct the Clerk of the Board to process and return three executed copies of the Resolution, 5 original Standard Agreements and the Certification to the District Attorney's (DA) Office, attention Christiane Gillespie, for submission to the State.

Health and Human Services - Administration

8.                   Approve the first option to extend Agreement between Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services and American Star Security Corporation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the first option to extend the Agreement with American Star Security Corporation for security guard and transportation services for fiscal year 2012-2013; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed agenda item to Department of Health and Human Services Administration; and authorize the Department of Health and Human Services Director to send a letter to American Star Security Corporation that the County is exercising the first option to extend the Agreement for an additional one year term from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

9.                   Request to authorize the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Branch, North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP) to provide needle exchange services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize request to begin a Needle Exchange Program (NEP) within the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch, North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP).

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

10.               First Amendment to increase funding from $275,000 to $333,000 for Remi Vista, Inc. Ageement for the provision of Mental Health Services for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to the June 22, 2012 Agreement with Remi Vista Inc. for the provision of Mental Health Services; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two executed copies of the First Amendment to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) - Social Services Branch Administration.

11.               Approve the first option to extend Agreement between Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch and the Redwood Community Action Agency  for the Transitional Housing Program - Plus (THP-Plus) for Fiscal Year 2012-2013.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the first option to extend the Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency, Youth Services Bureau (RCAA-YSB), to continue the Transitional Housing Program - Plus (THP-Plus) services for fiscal year 2012/2013; direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed agenda item to the Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch Administration; and authorize the Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch Director to send a letter notifying Redwood Community Action Agency that the County is exercising the first option to extend the Agreement for an additional one (1) year term from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

12.               Approval of Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency to provide Housing and CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work Employment Services at the Multiple Assistance Center.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency to provide housing at the Multiple Assistance Center and CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work Program employment services to families referred from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Social Services Branch; authorize the Chairperson to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the Agreement to the DHHS - Social Services Branch Director.

Public Works

13.               Supplemental Budget to Transfer Funds from Roads to Transportation.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the supplemental budget as shown for FY 2011/2012.

14.               Supplemental Budget for Roads Heavy Equipment. (330)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the supplemental budget as shown.

15.               Financial Assurances for Reclamation of Surface Mining Operations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution, which authorizes the annual adjustment of the funds pledged by the Public Works Department to complete reclamation of the Department's surface mining operations.


Treasurer-Tax Collector

16.               Renewal of the Standby Purchase Agreement with U.S. Bank National Association.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the renewal of the agreement and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign 2 copies of the renewal of the standby purchase agreement with U.S. Bank National Association.

D.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Presentation on the Humboldt Crabs and their Upcoming 68th Consecutive Season. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

2.                   Tsunami Ready Presentation for the Community of King Salmon. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

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

3.                   Proclamation for Caregiver Appreciation Month. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

4.                   Proclaim May 20-26 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation and Recognize the Outstanding Contributions of the EMS Agencies in Humboldt County.

5.                   Proclaim May 19-25 as National Safe Boating Week. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN – none scheduled

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS – none scheduled

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Code Enforcement Unit, County Counsel's Office

1.                   Cost Recovery Assessment Hearing: Linda Humphrey and the Estate of Donnie Humphrey; 37 Lowell Street, Orick, California AP# 520-071-015.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Humboldt County Code sections 351-33 through 351-44; confirm the Findings and Orders Confirming Account and Assessment in the sum of Ten thousand six hundred fourteen dollars and twenty-nine cents ($10,614.29); authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Findings and Order Confirming the Account and Assessment; direct the Auditor, upon receipt of the monies assessed, to deposit the money used for the administrative abatement, consisting of five thousand nine hundred sixty-five dollars and twenty cents ($5,965.20) back into the Code Enforcement Trust Fund account number 3440000; direct the Auditor, upon receipt of the monies assessed, to deposit three thousand four hundred twenty-four dollars and two cents ($3,424.02) into the County Counsel Office revenue account number 1100-121-603-040 to recoup Code Enforcement staff time, mileage and office expenses incurred enforcing the Humboldt County  Code in this matter; direct the Auditor, upon receipt of the monies assessed, to deposit one thousand one hundred thirty-one dollars and fifty cents ($1,131.50) into the Division of Environmental Health’s account number 1175 486 631 185 to recoup staff time; and direct the Auditor, upon receipt of the monies assessed, to deposit ninety-three dollars and fifty-seven cents ($94.57) into the Building Division’s account number 1100-262-203-000 to recoup fees.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Responses to 2011-12 Grand Jury Reports.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors review and modify the proposed responses (Attachment 2) from the Board of Supervisors to various Grand Jury Reports; review and modify the proposed Grand Jury responses from departments under the appointment authority of the Board of Supervisors (Attachment 3); approve the documents, as may be modified, as the response; direct the Clerk of the Board, within five working days, to submit the final response with an accompanying Board Order, to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court; and direct the Clerk of the Board, within five working days, to submit two copies of all responses to the County Clerk/Recorder, on of which will be forwarded to the State Archivist, together with a copy of the original report.

DHHS/Public Works

3.                   Approval of Agreement with Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto Architects to Design Children and Family Services Building Project No. 170015, and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Build - to - Suit Lease with PWM, Inc., Property Owner at 638 West Clark Stret, Eureka.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Adopt the attached resolution (Attachment 16) authorizing staff to negotiate directly with PWM, Inc., for a build-to-suite lease for a Children and Families Facility at 638 West Clark Street, Eureka; Approve the Professional Services Agreement with Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto Architects (Attachment 15) for a maximum basic services fee not to exceed $1,135,000 and authorize Chair to sign four (4) originals; Direct the Clerk of the Board to return three (3) fully executed originals to the Public Works Department; Authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to issue a notice to Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto Architects to proceed with the agreement.

Public Works

4.                   Operating Agreement for Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report regarding a proposal for Humboldt County to operate Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park for 12 months to avoid park closure; review and approve the attached Operating Agreement with the California Department of Parks and Recreation and authorize the chair to sign the agreement; direct staff to return with a resolution, developed in conjunction with Save-the-Redwoods League, to authorize certain funds set aside under a July 30, 1999 settlement with Save-the-Redwoods League to be used for designated purposes associated with operation of Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park; authorize a camping fee (per night/per vehicle) of $25 and a day-use fee (per vehicle) of $5 during the term of the County’s operation of Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park; adopt the attached supplemental budget for FY 2011-12; direct Public Works to work with the County Administrative Office to incorporate this activity into the proposed budget for FY 2012-2013.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a); Forster-Gill, Inc. v. County of Humboldt et. al., Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. DR120324

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a); Humboldt Sunshine, Inc. v. County of Humboldt et.al.; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV070159


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

County Administration Office

1.                   Public Hearing Process for Formation of Humboldt County Tourism Business Improvement District (HCTBID).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing; receive public comment; close the public hearing; adopt the Resolution Declaring Results of Majority Protest Proceedings and Establishing the Humboldt County Tourism Business Improvement District; and direct the Auditor-Controller to establish Fund 2820 for collection of the proceeds of assessments.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   County Administrative Officer Report: Ordinance on County Property Uses and Various other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and oral report from the County Administrative Officer on progress toward crafting an ordinance on appropriate uses of County properties, 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      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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