HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 05, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Adoption of Ordinance Relating to Public Employees' Retirement Contract Amendment.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached ordinance authorizing an Amendment to the Contract between the Board of Supervisors of the County of Humboldt and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees' Retirement System; and direct the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, within 15 days after adoption, to publish a post-adoption summary of the ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance, and direct the Clerk to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the ordinance.


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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services Agreement No. 12-73-06-0254-RA.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Cooperative Agreement No. 12-73-06-0254-RA, known as the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services Contract; authorize the Chair to sign all three copies of the agreement and return all three signed copies to the Commissioner's office for further processing; and grant a waiver of the Nuclear Free Ordinance.

Auditor-Controller

2.                   Contract for External Audit for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors contract with the accounting firm of Gallina LLP, CPAs, of Roseville, California to perform the County's financial audit for the year ended June 30, 2012, and further that the Board of Supervisors authorize and direct the Chair of the Board to execute the contract with Gallina LLP.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Consider Appointing Ronnie Swartz to the First Five Commission. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoint Ronnie Swartz to the First Five Commission to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Barbara McMahon.

4.                   Resolution of Commendation for Retiring CEO Joe Mark of St. Joseph/Redwood Memorial Hospitals. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith and Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify authorization for the Chair to sign the Resolution of Commendation.

5.                   Letter of Support for SB 1503 Related to In-Home Supportive Services Program. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

6.                   Letters to Assembly Member Chesbro and Senator Evans requesting that the State preserve the option of a County Organized Health System (COHS) in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the attached letters.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Board Orders from the Meeting of May 22, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Orders of May 22, 2012.

Health and Human Services - Administration

8.                   Revised Job Class Description for Health Education Specialist I/II.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the revised job specifications for the 37.5 hour job class of Health Education Specialist I/II (salary range 339/372, class 0595) and the 40 hour job class of Health Education Specialist I/II (salary range 352/385 class 1595), effective immediately.


Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

9.                   Reappointments of Kate Bell, M.D., Orm Aniline, M.d. and Paula Edwalds, M. D. as active members of the Medical Staff at Sempervirens Acute Psychiatric Hospital.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors, acting as the Governing Body of Sempervirens Psychiatric Health Facility and with the recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Branch Medical Staff Executive Committee approve the following reappointments with all requested privileges, to the Active Medical Staff of the Sempervirens Psychiatric Health Facility for a two year term: Kate Bell, MD, Orm Aniline, MD and Paula Edwalds, MD.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Grant Agreement with the California State Department of Fish and Game for the Local Government Oil Spill Contingency Plan for $5,000 in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 411, Hazardous Materials Program, for Fiscal Year 2012-13.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Work Commencement Authorization Disclaimer; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the executed Grant Agreement and seven (7) original signature pages and one (1) original Acknowledgement of Work Commencement Authorization Disclaimer to Division of Environmental Health.

11.               Approve a Special Circumstances waiver of fees by the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Environmental Health for agricultural businesses that store hazardous materials.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a special waiver of Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) fees for agricultural businesses for 2011/2012 and/or until the 2012/2013 fee schedule is adopted by your Board.

Library Services

12.               Lease with the Wildwood Fire Protection District (WFPD) and County of Humboldt to use the site of the Rio Dell Branch Library.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Lease with WFPD for the Rio Del Branch Library; authorize the Chairperson to execute two originals fo the Lease; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one executed original to Real Property for transmittal to Lessor.

13.               One Day Change in Bookmobile Schedule.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve a temporary one day change in the schedule of the Bookmobile for 2012.

Probation

14.               Fiscal Year 2012-13 Daily Detention Bed Rate for the Northern California Regional Facility.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Northern California Regional Facility daily detention bed rate in the amount of $183.22 for all referring counties.

Public Works

15.               Walnut Drive (3J300) & Hemlock Street (3K261) Overlay and Sidewalk Infill Project, Contract No. 211010.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file bids for Walnut Drive and Hemlock Street Overlay and Sidewalk Infill Project; award the contract to RAO Construction, Inc. for the total amount of $349,653 which includes the additive bid option 'A'; authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance.

16.               Professional Services Agreement for Engineering Services - Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analysis and Floodplain Mapping for Orick and Blue Lake.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached professional services agreement with Manhard Consulting, Ltd., to perform consulting services for hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and floodplain mapping for Orick and Blue Lake.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclamation for National Water Safety Month. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Sisters of St. Joseph 100th Year Jubilee. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Summer Spectacular Blood Drive Day (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Hospice Presentation on Services and Plans for a New Hospice House. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

2.                   Consider Directing Staff to Develop a Building Amnesty Program. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors consider directing staff to develop a Building Amnesty program and return to the Board with an outline with details of how the program will work.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-13 Budget.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and review Humboldt County's Proposed FY 2012-13 Budget; continue budget discussion to the public hearings scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2012 (1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.); direct the County Administrative Officer to return to the Board on June 26, 2012, to consider adoption of the final budget for FY 2012-13; and take other action as appropriate.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

2.                   Refunding the 2003 'Justice Facilities' and 2004 'Animal Control' Certificates of Participation (COP); and Financing Earthquake Damage Repairs, the Juvenile Hall Facility and Airport Hangers.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution approving the consulting contacts for various financings and authorize the Chair to sign the Resolution; approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Chair to execute the professional services agreement (PSA)with Isom Advisors, a Division of Urban Futures, Inc; approve and authorize the chair to execute the PSA with Stradling Yucca Carlson & Rauth; and approve and authorize the Chair to execute the PSA with Stone & Youngberg, a Divison of Stifel Nicoluas.

3.                   Bank Proposal to Refund the 2003 ‘Justice Facilities' and 2004 ‘Animal Control’ Certificates of Participation (COP); and Financing Earthquake Damage Repairs, the Juvenile Hall Facility and Airport Hangars.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the proposal with the Bank of America Public Capital Corporation to fund the refinancing of the 2003 'Justice Facilities' and 2004 'Animal Control' Certificates of Participation (COP); and for the new money financing of earthquake damage repairs, the Juvenile Hall Facility and for airport hangars; and authorize the Treasurer-Tax Collector to proceed with the provisions of the proposal; and authorize a 15 year term to maturity for the new money financing in lieu of the 20 year term approved in Board Order H.3 during the meeting held on April 10, 2012.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a), Janelle Egger vs. County of Humboldt et.al.; United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. CV 12 2671 CRB.

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

Planning and Building

1.                   Green Diamond Resource Co. General Plan Amendment Petition File No.: APNs 519-231-18; 520-012-13; Case No.: GPP-11-003; Orick Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing; receive the staff report and public comment; approve Resolution No. ____ accepting the Petition based on the findings herein and testimony received about the project; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice on the decision to the applicant, the Assessor's Office and any other party.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   Future of the Department of Economic Development and Natural Resources.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors  adopt the attached Resolution (Attachment 2) amending Resolution No. 12-30 regarding past references to the Community Development Services Department; transfer supervision of the Natural Resources Division to the Director of Public Works, effective June 9, 2012, on a permanent basis; transfer supervision of the Economic Development Division to the County Administrative Officer, effective June 9, 2012, on an interim basis; and approve in concept the future transfer of Housing programs to the Department of Planning & Building, with the remainder of Economic Development to stay in the County Administrative Office.

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

 

 

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