HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Certificates of Recognition for Soroptimist International of Eureka and Soroptimist International of Humboldt Bay Annual Award Winners. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board authorize the Chair to sign the Certificates.

2.                   Letter of the California Fish and Game Commission in Suuport of Extending or Expanding Aleutian Geese Hunting and Habital Management. (Supervisor Rex Bohn)

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


3.                   Letter of Support for the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District's Efforts to Purchase Property on the Samoa Peninsula from Freshwater Tissue. (Supervisor Virginia Bass)

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

4.                   Approve City Nominated Elected Representatives to the Humboldt County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee. (Supervisor Mark Lovelace)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoint City Nominated Elected Representatives to the indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee, i.e. Susan Ornelas (Member) and Mark Wheetley (Alternate) from the City of Arcata, Lana Manzanita (Member) and Greg Sawatzky (Alternate) from the City of Blue lake, Dwight Miller (Member) and Tom Davies (Alternate) from the City of Trinidad, and Doug Strehl (Member) and Tami Trent (Alternate) from the City of Fortuna.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Board Orders dated March 12, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from March 12, 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

6.                   Agreement for the use of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to provide technical assistance for the WIA Youth programs.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve and authorize the chairperson of the Board to sign the proposed Agreement between the county Administrative Office/ Economic Development Division (CAO?EcDev) and the Department of Health and Human Services/Social Services Branch/Employment Training Division (DHHS/ETD) for the provision of Workforce Investment Act funds to provide technical assistance for youth Program Operators; and Approve and authorize the Executive Director of the Workforce Investment board (WIB) and the department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Branch Director to sign youth Program Funding Grant Implementation Plans (Attachment 1).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

7.                   Allocate Fourteen Mental Health Case Manager Positions in budget unit 434; and Reduction in Force: Disallocate of Twelve Children's Center Specialist I/II positions and Two Senior Children's Center Specialist positions.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve the allocation of fourteen full time equivilant Mental Health Case manager I/II positions, salary range 336/364, calss 0907A/B effective upon approval; and approve the disallocation of two full time equivilant Senior Children's Center Specialist positions, slaray range 376, class 1736, in budget unit 424 effective May 1, 2013; and approve the disallocation of twelve full time equivalent Children's Center Specialist I/II positions, salary range 340/363, class #1735A/B, in budget unit 424, effective May 1, 2013; and authorize Human Resources to begin the layoff process for the above disallocations; and Authorize Human Resources to meet and confer on the impact of this action.

8.                   Extension of Extra Help Hours Past the 960 Hour Limit.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the extension of extra help hours for Dalbir Sohal, Psychiatric Nurse to 1300 hours through June 30, 2013 and Jennifer Wilson, Physician/Psychiatrist to 1300 hours through June 30, 2013.


Public Works

9.                   Bid Award for the Humboldt County Arcata/Eureka Airport Seventeen (17) Unit T-Hangar Project, Project No.: 381123.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Receive and file the bids for the Humboldt County Arcata/Eureka Airport Seventeen (17) Unit T-Hangar Project;  Award the project to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, Pierson Company, Eureka, Ca. in the amount of $1,079,455 for the base bid;  Authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement with Pierson Company, after staff apporves the bonds and insurance; and adopts the supplemental budget for FY 2012-13.

10.               Transportation Development Act Revised Claim for Fiscal Year 2012/13.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chairperson to sign the attached Transportation Development Act (TDA) Revised Claim in the amount of $2,168,428 and direct the Clerk fo the Board to forward the claim to the Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) and a copy to the Public Works Department.

11.               Adoption 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 adopt Ordinance No. ______,  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.

12.               Adoption of Mitigated Negative Declaration of Environmental Impact and Approval of Plans and Specifications for Bald Hills Road Improvement Project (Post Miles 19.04 to 22.19); Contract No.: 321601.

RECOMMENDATION:

That the Board of Supervisors:  Review the attached Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration of environmental impact for Bald Hills Road Improvement Project, PM 19.04 to 22.19; approve the recommended mitigation measure as part of the project; and approve and adopt the recommended mitigation monitoring and discovery plan;  Find that the procedural requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act have been satisfied for this project: Find, based on the evidence presented in the staff report, that the project, with incorporation of the mitigation measures, will not have a significant effect on the environment; approve the attached Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared by staff; Direct Public Works to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk (Recorder's Office); Review and approve the plans and specifications for the above mentioned project, with incorporation of the identified mitigation measures; and Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above referenced project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code, with bids to be opened on April 23, 2013 at 2:00PM.


13.               Resolution Authorizing Submission of Proposition 84 Round 2 Implementation Grant Application to the State Department of Water Resources on behalf of the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Partnership and Delegating Signature Authority to the Public Works Director.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report with an update on the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan partnership; and adopt the attached resolution authorizing Public Works to submit an application to the state Department of Water Resources under the Proposition 84 Round 2 Integrated Regional Water Management implementation grant program on behalf of the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan partnership for funding up to $5,386,000; authorizing the Public Works Director to execute and administer the associated grant agreement; and delegating signature authority to the Public Works Director for grant documents and contracts, after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclamation Honoring the 2013 Police Unity Tour. Supervisor Virginia Bass

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the proclamation.

2.                   Presentation of the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Gideon v. Wainwright case which established the right of poor persons to legal representation in criminal cases. Supervisor Mark Lovelace

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

3.                   Distinguished Service Award Recognizing Rio Dell City Councilman Richard "Bud" Leonard on his Retirement. Supervisor Rex Bohn

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the Distinguished Service Award.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Tsunami Preparedness Week Proclamation and Presentation.

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

F.                  ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 (d)(1); Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights, Inc. and Lee Ulansy 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


M.                 AFTERNOON DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.                   Redwood Creek Proposed Conservation Easement.

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

2.                   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.

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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