HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2012

9:00 AM

 

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

1.                   Letter to Secretary John Laird at the California Natural Resources Agency Requesting Local Officials, Local Experts, Tribal Representatives and Community Leaders be included in all Planning Processes and Decision-Making as it Relates to the Establishment of the New Marine Life Protected Areas (MPA's) on the North Coast.(Consent) (Supervisor Lovelace)

2.                   Presentation on the Bat n' Rouge Fundraiser at the Arcata Ball Park on Friday, September 7, 2012. (Special Presentations) (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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 John LeVey. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the letter of appreciation.

2.                   Informational Report on the Three (3) District 5 Appointments to the Mckinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (MMAC) (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the report.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Information Report on the Reappointment of Commissioners Maureen Genge, Patrick Whitchurch, and Kaylen Escarda to the Housing Authority Commission.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the report.

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of August 28, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders of August 28, 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 Counsel

5.                   Transfer of Funds from the Code Enforcement Trust Fund to Purchase Comcate Code Enforcement Software Application.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize a transfer from the Code Enforcement Trust Fund, account #3440000, in the amount of $4,650 to the County Counsel's revenue account #1100-121-603-040 to cover the cost of the Code Enforcement software application set up and first year of license fees; authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the supplemental budget shown in Attachment A for Fiscal Year 2012/2013; and Delegate to the County Counsel authority to notify the Auditor-Controller to transfer the yearly license fee from the Code Enforcement Trust Fund, account #3440000, to the County Counsel's revenue account #1100-121-0603-040 for the five year term of the contract.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

6.                   Professional Services Agreement by and between Humboldt County and Redwood Community Action Agency for Safe Routes to Schools Crossing Guard program services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign two (2) originals of the Professional Services Agreement by and between Humboldt County and Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) for Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) Crossing Guard program for $50,225 for the term beginning upon execution and ending December 31, 2016; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) signed originals of the Agreement to the Public Health Branch.

Public Works

7.                   Appropriation Transfer for FY 2011-12 for Roads Maintenance.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the attached appropriation transfer for Sign Shop Building costs.

8.                   Request for the Allocation of an Additional Automotive Mechanic I/II (Class 0228, Salary Range 325/343) in budget unit 350, effective immediately.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the allocation of one full time Automotive Mechanic I/II (Class 0228, Salary Range 325/343) in budget unit 350, effective immediately.

9.                   Lease for Sky West Airlines Arcata-Eureka Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5's vote:  Authorize the Chairperson to sign the attached Lease, in duplicate, with Sky West Airlines, a Utah corporation; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one of the executed Leases to Real Property for transmittal to Lessee.

 

 

10.               Extend the Term of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council for an Additional Two Years.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Review a staff report regarding a proposal to extend the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (FSC) for an additional two years; Review and approve the resolution extending the FSC as amended and the list of proposed FSC member appointees; Direct staff to recruit for nominations to fill one FSC vacancy and schedule the appointment of the new FSC members when nominations are made; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to post a vacancy announcement requesting FSC nominations.

Sheriff

11.               Establish Fixed Asset Account and Appropriation Transfer in Sheriff's Budget 1100 243.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Auditor/Controller to establish Fixed Asset Account 1100243 8415, Washer-Clothes and 1100243 8416 Dryer - Clothes; and approve and appropriation transfer in Sheriff's budget 1100 243 in the amount of $24,898, to purchase replacement washer/extractors and clothing dryer in the Correctional Facility.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim September 2nd-through September 8th, 2012 as Pride Awareness Week in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

1.                   Consider Support for Proposition 37, a Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Initiative on the November 6, 2012 Ballot. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

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

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 Department

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the Michael Moss Parcel Map Subdivision Application.  Case Nos.: PMS-03-14AA File Nos.: APN 515-131-32, 515-291-46, Trinidad Area.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Open the public hearing, and receive the staff report and public testimony; Based on the findings in the staff report and testimony received about the project, deny the appeal, in part, as to Items 2 and 3, and uphold the appeal, in part, as to items 1, 4, and 5 and adopt Resolution ______ (Attachment A) certifying the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) and approving the Moss Parcel Map Subdivision Application, subject to the modified conditions of approval (Exhibit A of Attachment A); Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the appellant, the project applicant, the agent, and any other interested party; Direct the Planning and Building Department - Planning Division to file a Notice of Determination with the Humboldt County Recorder's Office, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act; and Close the public hearing.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   County Administrative Officer Report : Nextdoor and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on the implementation of Nextdoor neighborhood social networking sites 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      Greater Eureka Area Municipal Advisory 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 Program Evaluation Committee

Ø      Workforce Investment Board

 

 

To request an application, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 476-2384.

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