HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 12-0119, Exotic Pest Detection Trapping Contract in the amount of $7,470.00.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Standard Agreement No. 12-0019, known as the Exotic Pest Detection Trapping Program Contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; authorize the Chair to sign the original agreement, one copy of the cover page, and the Contractor Certification, then return all signed 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

2.                   Certificate of Achievement for Kyle Nichols for Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the Certificate of Achievement.

3.                   Fortuna Kiwanis 2012 Business Leader/Woman of Distinction and Family of the Year Certificates. (Supervisor Clendenen)

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

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Board Orders - Meeting of October 16, 2012.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Board Orders from October 16, 2012.  Authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

Planning and Building

5.                   Wood Lot Line Adjustment and Joint Timber Management Plan Application File No.: APN 214-231-02 et al; Case No.: JTMP-07-05 Redway Area.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Lot Line Adjustment to result in three parcels of 90, 180 and 245 acres, and approve the division of assessor parcels zoned Timberland Production Zone (TPZ) for which a Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions has been executed and for which a Joint Timber Management Plan (JTMP) and Guide have been prepared pursuant to Section 51119.5 of the California Government Code (C.G.C.) (a 4/5th vote is required); Direct the Planning Division staff to record the Declaration with the JTMP; and direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to owners, the County Assessor's Office and any other interested party.

County Administrative Office

6.                   Local Fire District Allocations for Fiscal Year 2012-13 for the Blue Lake, Ferndale, Loleta, Rio Dell, Miranda, Orick and Orleans Fire Organizations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to execute agreements with the Blue Lake, Ferndale, Loleta, and Rio Dell Fire Protection Districts, and the Miranda, Orick and Orleans Community Services Districts for revenue-sharing of the County's FY 2012-13 Proposition 172 funding.

District Attorney

7.                   Supplemental Budget for District Attorney for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-13 and Reallocation of FTE position.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the attached supplemental budget of $68,449 for the District Attorney (DA), budget unit 205.

Health and Human Services - Public Health

8.                   Agreement with the California Department of Public Health and the County of Humboldt for the Beach Act Monitoring and Notification Program Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the State Standard Agreement with the California Department of Public Health and County of Humboldt for the Beach Act Monitoring and Notification Program Grant for $25,000 for the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013; authorize the Public Health Director to sign four (4) originals of the Agreement; authorize the Public Health Director to sign any subsequent amendments directly related to the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to send a fully executed Agenda Item to Public Health Administration in care of D.J. Wieman.

9.                   Agreement with the California Health Collaborative for Network for a Healthy California - Northcoast Region Retail Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Agreement with the California Health Collaborative (CHC) for the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013; authorize the Chair to sign four originals of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return three signed originals of the Agreement to the Public Health Branch.

Health and Human Services - Social Services

10.               Approval of Contract with Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) for the Implementation of the AmeriCorps Grant Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) for the AmeriCorps Child Welfare Services (CWS) Improvement Activities Grant effective October 1, 2012; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement in blue ink; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two copies of the agreement to the Director of Department of Health and human Services, Social Services.

Probation

11.               Supplemental Budget for the reallocation of a Senior Probation Officer in to Budget Unit 254.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the reallocation of a Senior Probation Officer in Budget Unit 235 (salary range 395, class 469, position #08, position currently held by Barbara Boerger) to a Senior Probation Officer in Budget Unit 254, effective October 28, 2012 and approve the attached budget adjustments, in Budget Units 202, 235 and 254 for the salary and benefit costs associated with the reallocation of the Senior Probation Officer position.

12.               Approval of Agreement with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation - Division of Juvenile Justice Facilities (CDCR/DJJ) for Diagnostic Studies.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation - Division of Juvenile Justice Facilities (CDCR/DJJ) for Diagnostic Studies; execute the Board of Supervisors Resolution approving the Agreement; authorize the Chief Probation Officer to execute the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the Board of Supervisors Resolution to the Humboldt County Probation Department, Attention: Mark Magladry

Public Works

13.               Award Authorization for Mental Health Nurse's Station Project, County of Humboldt, Project No. 162313.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the bids for the Mental Health Nurse's Station Project; award the project to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, Danco Builders, Northwest, Arcata, Ca, in the amount of $127,271 for the base bid; and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement with Danco Builders Northwest, after staff approves the bonds and insurance.

14.               Professional Services Agreement for Technical Assistance to Update the Humboldt Operational Area Hazard Mitigation Plan.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the attached professional service agreement with Tetra Tech EM Inc. (Tetra Tech), to perform consulting services to assist with the update of the 2008 Humboldt Operational Area Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP).

15.               Airport Improvement Program (AIP) State Matching Grant for the Murray Field Wildlife Exclusion Fence AIP Project 3-06-0072-09.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the attached resolution authorizing, approving and ratifying the Public Works Director, or his designee, to submit an application, execute a grant agreement and accept a grant allocation from the California Department of Transportation for an AIP matching grant.

16.               Cooperative Work Agreement for Various 2005/06 Storm Damage Projects.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Excel Spreadsheet entitled: Local Programs - Projects Lapsing on June 30, 2013

17.               Construction of Earthquake Damage Repairs on Benbow Drive (6B180) at PM 1.90; Project No.: DSR 2024, Contract No.: 210257.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors: Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change order Number 1 for the total amount of $16,070.00; and Approve the attached Appropriation Transfer to provide funding.

Sheriff

18.               Authorize the Sheriff to Sign Documents Necessary to Submit a Non-Competitive Application for the Marijuana Suppression Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Sheriff to sign the Applicant Agreement and other grant documents as Authorized Agent.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Special Presentation for "Grave Matters," a Historical and Theatrical Event at the Fortuna Sunrise Cemetery. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

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

2.                   Humboldt State University Women's Rowing Team National Recognition and Presentation. (Supervisor Clif Clendenen)

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

3.                   Tsunami Debris Presentation. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 A.M. - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   U.S. Fish & Wildlife Presentation on Experimental Predator Management Proposal as it Relates to County Property and Specifically the Clam Beach Area. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

10:00 A.M. - DHHS

2.                   Behavioral Health Board Annual Report for 2011/12.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and file the attached report prepared by the Humboldt County Behavioral Health Board Chairman for 2011/12 Tim Ash.

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Report on the Launch of the Go Local Campaign, funded in part by the US Department of Agriculture Rural Business Enterprise Grant (USDA-RBEG)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report and update on the Go Local campaign.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Director of Planning & Building  pursuant to Government Code sections 54954.5 and 54957.

2.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the position of Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights & Measures pursuant to Government Code Sections 54954.5 and 54957.

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:  UpState RailConnect Committee, Board Member Team Building, and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Adminsitrative Officer on the status of the UpState RailConnect Committee and appoint two Board Members and/or County Department heads as representatives to the committee; and receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer on Board member team building for 2013, 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      Citizen’s Law Enforcement Liaison Committee

Ø      Greater Eureka Area Municipal Advisory Committee

Ø      First 5 Humboldt

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.

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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