HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013

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.                   Supplemental Budget Request

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the supplemental budget request for FY 2012-2013 in budget unit 1100-261 (4/5 vote Required).  Revenue: 1100261-526615 Trinity County Revenue $17,500.00.  Expenditure: 1100261-2317 Office Expense Equipment $17,500.00.


Auditor-Controller

2.                   Distribution of Excess Proceeds from tax sale of December, 2011.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the distribution of that portion of the excess proceeds resulting from the December 2011, public auction of parcels listed on Attachment A to the claimants and in the amount listed for each parcel.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Proclaim February 2013 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month in Humboldt County. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Proclamation.

4.                   Letter of Support for the Humboldt County Sheriff Department's Off-Highway Vehicle Law Enforcement Grant.

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

5.                   Letter of Appreciation to Jerry King for his service on the Humboldt County Aviation Advisory Committee. (Supervisor Rex Bohn)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the chair to sign the Letter of Appreciation.

6.                   Informational Report on the Appointment of Erik Hakanene to the Humboldt County Aviation Advisory Committee Representing District 5.

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

7.                   Letter of Appreciation to Don Laffranchi for his service on the Humboldt County Aviation Advisory Committee. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

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

8.                   Distinguished Service Award Recognizing Former Supervisor John Woolley and Field Representative for Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro on his Retirement. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

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

9.                   Letter of Support for the UC Cooperative Extension Grant Application for the Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program. (Supervisors Virginia Bass and Estelle Fennel)

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

10.               Resolution Recognizing Chief McFarland on his Retirement from the Fire Safe Council. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors ratify the Resolution.

Clerk of the Board

11.               Approval of Board Orders from February 5, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from February 5, 2013.  Authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

12.               Approval of Board Orders from February 11, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from February 11, 2013.  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

13.               Local Fire District Allocation for Fiscal Year 2012-13 for the Telegraph Ridge Fire Organization.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the agreement with the Telegraph Ridge Fire Protection District for revenue-sharing of the County's FY 2012-13 Proposition 172 funding.

14.               Signature delegation for contracts carrying out the Forest Products Initiative.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors delegate signature authority to the County Administrative Officer for contracts and agreements carrying out the Forest products Initiative grant and that exceed $50,000, after review and approval by County Counsel and Humans Resources-Risk Management.

15.               Addendum to the Software License Agreement with SunGuard Public Sector Inc. to Upgrade the County Interactive Fund Accounting System Software.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Addendum to the software agreement with SunGard Public Sector Inc. to upgrade the Interactive Fund Accounting System (IFAS) software to the latest version.

County Clerk-Recorder

16.               Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Budget Adjustment.

RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors approve the attached Budget Adjustment from 2317 Office Expense - Equipment to a fixed asset line Item 8066 Computer Equipment.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

17.               Third Amendment to Lease for 550 I Street, Eureka, California.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to Lease with PWM, Inc. for the lease of the property located at 550 I Street, Eureka, beginning March 1, 2013 and terminating February 28, 2015; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed Third Amendment to Lease to Public Works-Real Property Agent for transmittal to Lessor.

18.               Approve Agreement with California Youth Connection to obtain the coordination, consultation and program development services of an agency specializing in the development of projects related to transition age youth.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve Agreement (Attachment a) with the California Youth Connection effective January 1, 2013 to provide assistance in the planning and development of services offered to this county's transition age youth and foster youth;  Authorize the Chair to execute (3) copies of the Agreement; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Administration.


Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

19.               Amendment to Agreement with California Department of Public Health for various Emergency Preparedness Programs and Supplemental Budget (4/5 vote is required).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve Amendment to Agreement EPO 12-13 with the Emergency Preparedness Office (EPO) of the California department of Public Health for various Emergency Preparedness Programs in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 455 (Emergency Preparedness and Response) Fiscal Year 2012-13;  Authorize the Chair to sign the three (3) originals of the attached agreement;  Direct the Clerk of the Board to submit the signed documents to Public Health for submission to the California Department of Public Health; and Approve a budget increase in Fund #1175, Budget unit #455, Emergency Preparedness and Response and direct the Auditor-Controller to adjust the budget as outlined in the attached Supplemental Budget Form (a 4/5 vote is required).

20.               Second Amendment of Agreement with Netsmart, Inc. for Insight Software and Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve and authorize the chair to sign two (2) originals of the Second Amendment-License and Service Agreement to the Netsmart customer License and Service agreement and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) signed originals to Public health.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

21.               Donation of Social Services Branch vehicles to the County Motor Pool for capitalization, maintenance, and insurance purposes.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the donation of (1) 2013 Dodge Journey 4-door 4x4 utility vehicle, (1) 2013 Dodge Caravan 7 passenger vehicle, and (5) 2013 Chevy Impala 4-door large sedan vehicles tot he County Motor Pool for capitalization, maintenance, and insurance purposes.

22.               Third Option to Extend the Lease with Christopher and Marie Wilkins at 23 Fifth Street, Eureka, Ca.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve the third option to extend the Lease Agreement at 23 Fifth Street, Eureka, Ca, with Christopher and Marie Wilkins for the period of May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014;  Direct the Clerk of the Board to return one (1) executed agenda item to Public Works-Real Property Division; and Authorize the Public Works=Real Property Division to send a notice to Christopher and Marie Wilkins that County is exercising the third option to extend the Lease for an additional one (1) year term, from May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014.

23.               Approve Agreement with Humboldt Senior Resource Center to assist with Calfresh Outreach and Support activities.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve Agreement with Humboldt Senior Resource Center to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; and Authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement (Attachment 1); and Direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the Agreement tot he Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Social Services Administration.

24.               Approve Agreement with Arcata House Partnership to assist with CalFresh Outreach and Support Activities.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Agreement with Arcata House Partnership to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; and Authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement (Attachment 1); and Direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Social Services Administration.

25.               Approve Agreement with North Coast Growers Association to assist with CalFresh Outreach and support activities.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Agreement with North Coast Growers Association to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; and Authorize the Chair to execute three (3) copies of the Agreement (Attachment 1); and Direct the Clerk of the Board to route two (2) fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Social Services Administration.

26.               Agreement between Remi Vista, Inc. and Humboldt County for the provision of Family Specialist Wraparound Services for Fiscal Years 2012-13 and 2013-14.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve and authorize the Chair to sign three (3) copies of the Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. for the provision of Family Specialist Wraparound Services for the period December 28, 2012 through October 12, 2013 (Fiscal Year 2012-2013 and 2013-14); and Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) - Social Services Administration.

Probation

27.               Extension of Extra Help Hours.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Juvenile Corrections Officers Jessica Cyphers, Isai Orona, Jennifer McElroy, Ryan Riddle, Scott Ward and Rebecca Ward to 1440 hours through June 30, 2013, per Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution (4/5 th vote required)

28.               Approval of the consultants Agreement with W. Haywood Burns Institute for services related to the Disproportionate Minority Contact - Technical Assistance Project II (DMC-TAP II) Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve the attached  Consultant Agreement with W. Haywood Burns Institute for services related to the Disproportionate Minority Contact - Technical Assistance Project II (DMC-TAP II) Grant through December 31, 2013;  Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign two copies of the consultant Agreement; and Authorize the Clerk of the Board to forward the two signed copies of the consultant Agreement to William Damiano, Chief Probation Officer.

Public Works

29.               First Amendment to Lease for Courthouse Snack Bar.

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RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve by a 4/5ths vote and execute the First Amendment to Lease of the lease dated September 25, 2012, with Jeanne Fleek and Michael Scollard; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return one original executed First Amendment to Lease to Real Property for transmittal to Lessee.

30.               Redway Pedestrian Safety improvements project, Project No.: RPSTLPLE 5904 (114), Contract No.: 210050.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Receive and file the bids for Construction of Redway Pedestrian Improvements Project;  Award the contract to RAO Construction Company, Inc. the lowest responsive bidder for the total amount of $346,531.75 which includes the base bid plus additive bid options "A" and "C";  Authorize the Chair to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance; and Direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200321-0288 and transfer $363,858.00 to the account per the attached appropriation transfer.


31.               License Agreement for Humboldt Trap and Skeet Club Facility at Arcata-Eureka Airport.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign and execute the attached License Agreement with Humboldt Trap and Skeet Club in triplicate and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two executed copies to the Department of Public Works-Aviation Division.

32.               Briceland-Thorne Road and Shelter Cove Road Curve Realignment Project at PM 1.60, 1.80, 1.90, 2.00, 3.80 & 5.70; Project No.: HRRRL 5904(089) EA 01-024820L, Contract No.: 207003.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Receive and file the bids for Construction of Briceland Thorne Road and Shelter Cover Road Curve Realignment Project at PM 1.60, 1.80, 1.90, 2.00, 3.80 & 5.70;  Award the contract to GR Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. for the total amount of $656,240.80;  Authorize the Chair to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance; and Direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200321-0289 and transfer $721,875.00 to the account per the attached appropriation transfer.

33.               Assignment of Dieter Jauernig, automotive Mechanic II, as  Sr. Automotive Mechanic.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize compensation for Dieter Jauernig as if he had been promoted to the classification of Senior Automotive Mechanic from March 3, 2013 through April 13, 2013, pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution (4/5 vote required).

34.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Lauren Rowan.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors extend Lauren Rowan extra-help employment hours 430.5 hours to a maximum of 1390.5 hours for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution (4/5 vote required).

35.               Budget Adjustment for FY 2012/2013 for Aviation Budget Units:  Arcata-Eureka Airport ACV 3530381 and Garberville Airport 3530374.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Budget Adjustment for Aviation Budget Units Arcata-Eureka Airport ACV 3530381 and Garberville Airport 3530374.

Sheriff

36.               Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program Contract for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 with Department of Boating and Waterways.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program Contract for Fiscal year 2013-2014 with Department of Boating and Waterways; authorize the Sheriff and the County Auditor to sign all necessary documents to claim reimbursements from the California Department of Boating and Waterways; and direct the Clerk of the Board to certify the approved Board Order and return all documents for processing to the Sheriff's Office, Attention Linda Modell.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

37.               Statement of Investment Policy Revision Approval.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive and approve the revised Statement of Investment Policy.

38.               Authorizing investment of Monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund and Rescinding Resolution No. 12-58.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. _____ authorizing of monies in the Local Agency investment Fund, 9laiF); Rescind Resolution #12-58; and direct the Clerk of the board to provide the Treasurer-Tax Collector with 2 certified copies of the Resolution.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim February 24-March 2 as Peace Corp Week in Humboldt County.

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

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Mid-Year Budget Review for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-13, Budget Outlook for FY 2013-14 and Recommendations for Budget Adjustments (4/5 vote required).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Receive and file a review of the current (FY 2012-13) and projected (FY 2013-14) budget years; Direct the County Administration Office (CAO) to prepare the FY 2013-14 budget based on the following parameters: (a) Set General Fund allocations for Assessor, Auditor, and Treasurer-Tax Collector to compensate for loss of Property Tax Administration Fee as well as include salary, benefit, internal service and insurance costs; (b) Set departmental allocations from the General Fund for all other departments at current year adopted net budgets plus increased salary, benefit, internal service and insurance costs; (c) accept and consider supplemental requests based on available funding and consistency with the Boards strategic priority framework; Approve the list of budget adjustments shown on Attachment II and authorize CAO staff to make any technical corrections necessary to effectuate the Board's direction; Approve the allocation of 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Senior Office Assistant (73.5 hours) (class 130, salary range 303) position in Current Planning budget unit 277 effective immediately; Approve the FY 2013-14 Budget & Fee Schedule Development Calendar as shown on Attachment III and direct the Clerk of the Board to schedule public hearings and provide notice; and Provide additional direction to staff as appropriate.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 subd.(d)(1); Humboldt Sunshine, Inc. v. County of Humboldt; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV070159.

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 subd. (d)(1); Forster-Gill, Inc. v. County of Humboldt; Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV110550.

3.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated of Potential Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 subd.(d)(2) and subd.(e)(3). (1 case). (City of Eureka Claim for Damages - Property Tax Administration Fees).

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 subd.(d)(1); Joseph E. DeWitt v. Waxler, Bryan and the County of Humboldt;  Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. DR130099.

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 Administrative Office

1.                   Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Reuse Plan and Related Guidelines.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Open the Public Hearing and receive the staff report; Receive public testimony;  Adopt the attached Resolution approving the County of Humboldt CDBG Program Income Reuse Plan, including the First Time Homebuyer (FTHB) Guidelines, the Owner Occupies Rehabilitation (OOR) Guidelines, and the Business Revolving Loan Guidelines and delegating authority to the County Administrative Officer to sign and submit this CDBG Reuse Plan and related Guidelines to the State of California Department of housing and community Development; and Close the public hearing.

DHHS - Public Health

2.                   Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of an Ordinance to Amend the 2012-13 Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for Cottage Food Operations.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors open the public hearing; introduce by title, Ordinance No. _____, updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for 2012-13, waive the first reading of the ordinance; receive the staff report and public comments; approve the new fees as shown in Attachment II; adopt the ordinance; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a post-adoption summary of the ordinance within 15 days; close the public hearing.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   Consider Making Appointment to Fill Vacant Seat on the Humboldt County Planning Commission following input from the Applicants and Public.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive input from the applicants and public and consider making an appointment to fill the At-Large vacancy on the Humboldt County Planning Commission.

2.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters.

RECOMMENDATION: 

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 2013: January 1, 2013 (New Year’s Holiday); February 12, 2013 (Lincoln’s Birthday); February 19, 2013 (President’s Day Week); April 30, 2013 (5th Tuesday); July 30, 2013 (5th Tuesday/Summer Break); August 6, 2013 (Summer Break); October 29, 2013 (5th Tuesday); November 19, 2013 (CSAC Conference); November 26, 2013 (Thanksgiving Break); December 24, 2013 (Christmas Break); December 31, 2013 (5th Tuesday/Christmas Break)

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

 

Ø      Area 1 Developmental Disability Board

Ø      Behavioral Health

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      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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