HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Letter of Support for AB 2312, Establishing the State Board of Medical Marijuana Enforcement. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the letter and submit it to Assembly Members Tom Ammiano and Wesley Chesbro.

2.                   Approval of Contract No. 11G27106: Agreement for Funding the Post Election Audit Program with the California Secretary of State.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the County to enter into an agreement for funding for the Post-Election Audit Program with the California Secretary of State.  Authorize Carolyn Crnich, Clerk Recorder to execute any necessary documents and the attached contract amendment to carry out the purpose of the Board's order.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

1.                   Approval of Cooperative Agreement No. 12-0085-SF, Pierce's Disease Control Program Contract in the Amount of $21, 198.00.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Approve Cooperative Agreement No. 12-0085-SF, Pierces Disease Control Program Contract between Humboldt County and the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement and one copy of the cover page, and direct the Clerk of the Board to return all copies along with the Board Order to the Agriculture Commissioner's Office for further processing; and Grant a waiver of the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance.

2.                   Approval of Cooperative Agreement No. 12-0186-SA California Organic Program Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the Amount of $12,425.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Approve Cooperative Agreement No. 12-0186-SA, known as the California Organic Program Contract between Humboldt County and the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement and one copy of the cover page, and return all copies to the Agricultural Commissioner's Office for further processing; and Grant a waiver from the provisions of the Nuclear Free Ordinance.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Distinguished Service Award Presented to Toni Martin, retiring Commissioner on the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify authorization for Chair to sign Distinguished Service Award.

4.                   Letter of Support for the City of Arcata Forest Conservation Grant for the Purpose of Improving Public Access, Wildlife Habitat Protection and Expanding the Arcata Community Forest. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

5.                   Election and Official Ballot on Behalf of the County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board for Group 2 Counties Representative. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisor authorize the Clerk of the Board to complete the Official Ballot designating Supervisor Mark Lovelace as Humboldt County's choice to fill the open seat on the County Medical Services Governing Board, and directing the Clerk of the Board to return the Official Ballot to Peterson Consulting, Inc. 1415 L Street, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Board Orders from June 11, 2012 Board Meeting.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Order from the meeting of June 11, 2012..

7.                   Board Orders from June 12, 2012 Board Meeting.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Board Order from the meeting of June 12, 2012.  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

8.                   Designation of Humboldt County's Primary and Alternate Representative to the CSAC Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) Board of Directors.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the designation of the Director of Human Resources, as primary representative to the CSAC-EIA Board of Directors and Risk Analyst, as alternate, effective June 24, 2012.

9.                   Revenue Recovery - Discharge of Accountability.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Revenue Recovery's application for discharge of accountability for specific debt collection accounts pursuant to Government Code sections 25257, 25258, and 25259.

10.               Approval of Amendment to the Fire Protection Reimbursement Agreement between the County of Humboldt and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal FIRE) to Provide Fire Protection Services in County Service Area (CSA) #4 and Fire Dispatch Services in Fiscal Year 2012-13.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Adopt the attached resolution authorizing the Chair to execute Amendment Number 2 of the Fire Protection Reimbursement Agreement with Cal FIRE for the fire protection services to CSA #4 and fire dispatch services, beginning July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013;  Waive the Humboldt Nuclear-Free Clause; Direct the Clerk of the Board to submit four copies of the agreement and two copies of the Board Resolution to the County Administrative Office for processing; and Direct the Human Resources Director to provide a certificate if insurance (two certified copies) with the following wording "State of California, its officers, agents, employees and servants are included as additional insured's for the purpose of this contract.  Insurer will not cancel the insured's coverage without 30 days prior notice to State."

District Attorney

11.               California Emergency Management Agency Grant Application Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Victim Witness Assistance Program (State of California).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the Grant Award Face Sheet and the Certification of Assurance of Compliance; and direct the Clerk of the Board to process and return the Grant Application containing the Grant Award Face Sheet and the Certification of Assurance to the District Attorney's Office, attention Kevin Furtado, for submission to the State.

Public Works

12.               Lease Agreement with Denise McNulty and Associates, Inc. DBA Alamo National Car Rental for the Arcata/Eureka Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the lease with Denise McNulty and Associates, Inc. DBA Alamo National Car Rental; and Direct the Clerk of the board to return two executed original of the lease to the Public Works Department for transmittal to the Lessee.

13.               Construction Storm Damage Repairs on Williams Creek Road (2G045) at PM 1.02 & Monument Road (3F020) at PM 0.18, Project No.: DSR No. 2933&2932, Contract No.:210217 & 210229.

RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors:  Receive and file the bids for Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on Williams Creek Road at PM 1.02 & Monument Road at PM 0.18; and Award the contract to Hayes & Sons, Inc. for the total amount of $76,460.00; and Authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance; and Direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200-321-0278 and transfer $80,283 to the account per the attached appropriation transfer.

14.               Construction Storm Damage Repairs on Elk Creek Road (C6D060) at PM 2.01, Project No.: ER-4400(023), Contract No.: 206226.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the bids for construction of storm damage repairs on Elk Creek Road at PM 2..01.  Award the contract to G.R. Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. for the total amount of $42,172.76.  Authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance.  Direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200-321-0279 and transfer $44,282.00 to the account per the attached appropriation transfer.

15.               Earthquake Damage Repairs on Mattole Road (F3C010) at PM 39.90 & 42.84-43.62, Project No.: ER-4820 (002), (007) Contract No.: 210200 & 210208.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with Bids to be opened on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

16.               Earthquake Damage Repairs on Tompkins Hill Road (3H050) at PM 0.2-2.7, Project No.: ER-4820 (032) Contract No.: 210245.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the plans and specifications.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with Bids to be opened on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

Sheriff

17.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for the Development and Production of Television Programming Between the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and Hoggard Films.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Authorize the Chair and the Sheriff to sign Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for the Development and Production of Television Programming between the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and Hoggard Films for the production of a documentary television project; and  Return signed original document to the Sheriff's Office, attention Linda Modell, for further processing.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Film Commission Annual Report. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

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

2.                   Resolution of Appreciation for Melinda Landry who is Retiring from the Library. (Supervisor Jimmy Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

3.                   Proclaim August 25, 2012 as Bridge Fest Day. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

 

 

 

 

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

County Administrative Office

1.                   Ordinance on Uses of County Properties.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a report from staff on feedback gathered from various stakeholder groups regarding an ordinance on appropriate use of County properties; and provide additional direction to staff as may be warranted.

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

RECOMMENDATION: 

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

Code Enforcement Unit

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission Denial of the Law Offices of Thomas Becker Determination of Status Application. Case No.: DS-08-18AA.  File Nos.: APN-521-091-41 (old) Redwood Valley Area. File No.: APN: 521-091-41(old APN)  Redwood Valley Area

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Open the Public Hearing and receive the staff report and public testimony; and Based on the findings in the staff report and testimony received about the project, deny the appeal and uphold the Planning commission's determination that the subject property consists of one parcel as identified in the Notice of Lot Line Adjustment and Certification of Subdivision Compliance recorded as document number 8011-9580-4 on May 3, 2011; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the project applicant, the property owners, the life estate lease holders and any other interested party; and Close the public hearing.

2.                   Niesen Zone Reclassification/Lot Line Adjustment/Joint Timber Management Plan Application; File no.: APN-206-141-19 and -20; Case No.:ZR-11-05/LLA-09-01/ JTMP-11-02 (THIS ITEM TO BE CONTINUED ON THE JUNE 26,2012 MEETING)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Open and close the public hearing; Continue the project, per request of Planning staff, to a date certain, June 26, 2012; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the owner, the County Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

3.                   YATES Notice of Merger, Modification to Hulse-Kinsey Trust (Elizabeth K. Johnson) Agricultural Preserve and Modification to Tooby Agriculture Preserve.  Case Nos.:AGP-11-13/NOM-11-15.  File Nos.: APNs 223-052-001 et al. (THIS ITEM TO BE CONTINUED ON THE JUNE 26,2012 MEETING)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Open and close the public hearing; Continue the project, per request of Planning staff, to a date certain, June 26, 2012; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the owner, the County Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   County Administrative Officer Report: State Budget and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on the State Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-13, and various other topics, and take action as may be required.

2.                   Resignation of First District Supervisor Jimmy Smith.

RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors: Receive and file the resignation of Supervisor Jimmy Smith, effective Friday, August 3, 2012 (Attachment 1); Discuss and provide direction to staff on whether the Board wishes to send a letter to the Governor regarding the appointment of a replacement Supervisor for the First District to serve out the remainder of Supervisor Smith's term; and Discuss and provide direction to staff with respect to board appointments to committees that may be affected by Supervisor Smith's resignation.

3.                   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.

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