HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 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.

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Board Orders dated March 5, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from March 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.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Letter in Support of Assembly Bill (AB) 182 (Buchanan and Hueso) - Capital Appreciation Bonds (CAB's).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign and send the attached letter in support of AB 182 (Buchanan and Hueso).

3.                   Resolution Authorizing the Submittal and Signature of a CalHome Program Grant Application for an Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation and First Time Homebuyer Program.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the attached Resolution:  a.  Authorizing the submission of a $500,000 application for the 2013 State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) CalHome Program for an Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation and first Time Homebuyer Program.  b.  Authorizing the County Administration Officer to execute in the name of the County of Humboldt the application, the Standard Agreement, and all other documents required by HCD for participation in the CalHome Program, and any amendments.

District Attorney

4.                   Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)

RECOMMENDATION: That the board of Supervisors approve the attached supplemental budget in the amount of $60,003 from the Special Narcotics investigation Trust Fund to the Office of the District Attorney (DA) budget unit 1100-205.

Health and Human Services - Administration

5.                   Medi-Cal Expansion.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the chair to send a letter to State Senator Noreen Evans and Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro supporting a state-based approach to Medi-Cal expansion.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

6.                   California Children's Services State Representation Agreement for Fair Hearing Appeals.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and permit the California Department of Health Care Services to provide legal representation and defend the County in California Children's Services (CCS) Fair Hearing appeal proceedings; authorize the Public Health Director, or designee, to sign the State Representation Agreement in substantially the same form as Attachment 1; and ratify the State Representation Agreement executed on July 2, 2012 by the CCS Administrator with authority to sign designated by the Public Health Director.

Library

7.                   Supplemental Budget for Fund 1500 Budget Unit 621 Library (4/5 Vote Required)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approves the attached supplemental budget and establish a fixed asset account in the amount of $10,000 for the purpose of upgrading the audio visual equipment in the Meeting Room at the Eureka Main Library.

8.                   Superseding Agreement with AT&T California for Customized Switched Metro Ethernet.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Multi-Service Agreement with AT&T and two federal E-rate Riders effective March 12, 2013.

9.                   Agreement with AT&T California Integrated Information Network Services.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached agreements and E-Rate Riders effective March 12, 2013; and return executed copies and one original to the County Librarian.


Public Works

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

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Hayes & Sons, Inc., and Humboldt County for the Earthquake Repairs on Monument Road and Williams creek Road; and Approve the final claim for payment as submitted by the Public works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $684.10.  This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Pacific Union School Students Visit to the Board of Supervisors Meeting. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors welcomes the Pacific Union School Students to the Board Meeting.

2.                   Tobacco Education Network Community Coalition Presentation. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

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

3.                   Resolution Recognizing Karen Lovie on her Retirement from the Sheriff's Office. (Supervisor Rex Bohn)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Resolution.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Campaign Finance Reform.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a report on information gathered from other counties and provide further direction to staff.

2.                   Forestry Review Committee Composition.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors consider options for modification of the appointment process for the Forestry Review Committee and provide further direction to staff.


Public Works

3.                   Introduction of Ordinance: Amending Section 421-2, 421-3, 421-7 Relating to Stop Signs on Chelsea Way, Duchess Road, Elmwood Place and Walford Avenue, 422-10 Relating to Speed Limits on Mattole Road, 431-65 and 431-98.5 Relating to parking in Mckinleyville and Shelter Cove, and by Adding Section 431-61.5 Relating to Parking on Kimtu Road to Title IV of the Humboldt County Code.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors introduce the Ordinance by title and waive the first reading; set the ordinance for adoption on March 19, 2013 or at least one week away; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the pre-adoption summary of the Ordinance and to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinance in the office of the Clerk of the Board both publication and posting to be done at least five (5) days prior to the Board meeting at which the Ordinance will be adopted [Government Code Section 25121 (b)(1); direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days after adoption of the Ordinance, to publish a post adoption summary of the ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance, and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the adopted Ordinance  and amendments along the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance; and direct the Public Works to file the attached Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act.

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Labor Negotiator - Pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6 it is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to review the County's position and instruct its designated labor negotiator with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to the County's represented and unrepresented personnel.  Negotiator:  Dan Fulks. Employee Organizations:  American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME local 1684), Humboldt County Attorneys Association, Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (Law Enforcement Non-Management Unit), Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (Law Enforcement Management Unit), Elected & Appointed County Officials, and Management & Confidential Employees.

2.                   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.

3.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 subd.(d)(1); Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights, Inc and Lee Ulansey v. County of Humboldt, et.al., Humboldt Superior Court Case   No. DR120178.

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.                   Revocation of the Humboldt County Collective Conditional Use Permit File No. APN 015-011-05  Case No.: CUP-08-16 Eureka Area (Continued from January 15, 2013)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Open the Public Hearing; Continue the project, per request of Planning staff, to a date certain of April 9, 2013; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the owner, and any other interested party.

M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   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 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.

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