HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, MARCH 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution in Support of the Proposed Conservation Easement for an approximately 10,5000 acre area owned by Green Diamond Resource Company with in the Redwood Creek Basin. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair to sign the Resolution of Support.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Board Orders dated March 19, 2013.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from March 19, 2013.  Authorize the Clerk of the Board and the Board Chair, to sign the minute book in accordance with California Government Code Section 25103.

Coroner-Public Administrator

3.                   Reallocate the Legal Office Assistant I/II (class 0178, salary range 274/296, position 01) in budget unit 272, currently occupied by Judy Price to Senior Legal Office Assistant (class 168, salary range 327) effective the beginning of the pay period immediately following approval

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors reallocate the Legal Office Assistant I/II (class 0178, salary range 274/296, position 01) in budget unit 272, currently occupied by Judy Price to Senior Legal Office Assistant (class 168, salary range 327) effective the beginning of the pay period immediately following approval

County Administrative Office

4.                   Headwaters Fund Selection Committee and Board Re-Appointments

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the recommended Headwaters Fund Board Manual changes; and Re-Appoint Jackie Deuschle Miller, Margaret Gainer and Edward Webb to the Headwaters Fund Board (HFB) for a second, three-year term.

5.                   Transfer of Headwaters Fund Aquaculture grant award from the Redwood Region Economic Development Commission to the Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve the transfer of a $70,000 Headwaters Fund grant award to develop an aquaculture business park from the Redwood Region Economic Development Commission (RREDC) to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (Harbor  District) and Authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the grant contract (Attachment 1).

County Clerk-Recorder

6.                   Appointment of Linda Brodersen to Garberville Sanitary District Governing Board.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors appoint Linda Brodersen to the Garberville Sanitary District governing board pursuant to California Election Code 10515.

County Counsel

7.                   2012 Code Enforcement Unit Annual Report

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive the Code Enforcement Unit's 2012 annual report.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

8.                   Approve Agreement with Mateel Community to Assist with CalFresh Outreach and Support activities

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with Mateel Community Center to assist the Department of Health and human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Social Services Administration.

9.                   Approve Agreement with Westside Community Improvement Association to assist with CalFresh Outreach and Support activities.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve agreement with Westside Community Improvement Association to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement and direct the Clerk of the Board to rout two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Administration

10.               Approve Agreement with Area 1 Agency on Aging to assist with CalFresh Outreach and Support activities.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with Area 1 Agency on Aging to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; authroize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to rout two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services Social Services Administration

11.               Approve Agreement with North Coast Veterans Resource Center to assist with CalFresh Outreach and Support activities.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the Agreement with North Coast Veterans Resource Center to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households;  authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Administration

12.               Approve Agreement with Community Alliance with Family Farmers to assist with CalFresh Outreach and Support activities

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve Agreement with Community Alliance with Family Farmers to assist the Department of Health and Human Services to increase utilization of CalFresh benefits by eligible households; authorize the Chair to execute three copies of the Agreement; and direct the Clerk of the Board to route two fully executed copies of the Agreement to the Department of Health and Human Services - Social Services Administration.

13.               Approval to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and accept the referrals of regional Medi-Cal application calls from the stat Covered California call center (4/5 vote required).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the supplemental budget as attached in Attachment 1 for fiscal year 2012-2013, DHHS Social Services budget unit 1160-511 (4/5 vote required); approve the allocation of twenty eight full time equivalent Eligibility Worker I/II/III positions, class 1731 A/B/C, salary range 291/323/349; approve the allocation of four full-time equivalent Eligibility Supervisor position, class 1729, salary range 382; approve the allocation of two full time equivalent Administrative Analyst I/II positions class 0626 A/B, salary range 361/394; and approve the allocation of one full-time equivalent Administrative Analyst II position, class 0605 B, salary range 432; and approve the allocation of two full-time equivalent SSB Information System Analyst II positions, class 1740 B, salary range 396; and approve the allocation of two full-time equivalent Vocational Assistant positions, class 0742, salary range 273; and approve the allocation of one full-time equivalent Program manager I position, class 0747, salary range 479; and approve the allocation of one full-time equivalent Office Services Supervisors position class 0122, salary range 352 in budget unit 1160-511 effective upon approval.

14.               Approval of Lease with PWM, Inc. for 605 K Street, Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the lease with PWM, Inc. for the property located at 605 K Street, Eureka, fo the period of April 1, 2013 and terminating on March 31, 2018 and direct the Clerk of the Board to return on executed Lease to the Public Works - Real Property Agent for transmittal to Lessor


Human Resources

15.               Resolution to Adopt Compensation Plans for Management & Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed Department Heads for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____ approving the Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed Department Heads for fiscal year 2013-2014.

16.               Ratification of 2013 - 2014 Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization for Representation Unit 7 (Law Enforcement Management).

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ______ approving the Memorandum of Understanding between the county of Humboldt and the Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (HDSO) for Representation Unit 7 (Law Enforcement Management); and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute the Memorandum of Understanding.

17.               Ratification of 2013-2014 Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Humboldt and the Humboldt Deputy Sheriff's Organization (HDSO) for the Representation Unit 6

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution No. ____ approving the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Humboldt and the Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs' Organization (HDSO) for Unit 6; and authorize the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute the Memorandum of Understanding.

Public Works

18.               Proposed Naming of Bridge over Mill Creek on Lighthouse Road near Petrolia as "Rex Rathbun Memorial Bridge".

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors approve the proposed naming of the bridge over Mill Creek on Lighthouse Road near Petrolia as the "Rex Rathbun Memorial Bridge".

19.               Myrtle Avenue (3K300) and Hubbard Lane (3K370) Traffic Signal Project, Contract No.: 209802

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Accept the completed contract, including all change orders approved by the Public Works Department, between Mercer Fraser Company, Inc., and Humboldt County for the Myrtle Avenue (3K370) and Hubbard Lane (3K370) Traffic Signal Project and Approve the final claim for payment, as submitted by the Public Works Department to the Auditor/Controller, in the amount of $38,081.99.  This will bring the total amount paid to 100% of the contract

20.               Earthquake Damage Repairs on Sprowel Creek Road (C6B095) at P.M. 0.50, Project No.: ER-4820 (029) Contract No.: 210259.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors:  Approve the plans and specification and Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code with Bids to be opened on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:00pm.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 2013 as Social Worker Appreciation Month in Humboldt County (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors adopt the Proclamation

2.                   Proclaim April 2013 as "Grange Month" 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 Making Appointment to Fill Vacant Seat on the Upstate RailConnect Committee left Vacant by the Resignation of Former 2nd District Supervisor Clif Clendenen. (Supervisor Ryan Sundberg)

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors consider making appointment to fill vacant seat on the Upstate RailConnect Committee.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Prosperity 2012:  Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for Humboldt County.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive a staff report about the public engagement process to update the County's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and the resulting recommended documents for adoption; receive recommendations from the Workforce Investment Board (WIB), Headwaters Fund Board (HFB) and Redwood Region Economic Development Commission (RREDC) Board to adopt Prosperity 2012 as Humboldt County's CEDS; receive a staff report on comments received during the 30-day public comment period for the CEDS and any recommended changes; adopt Prosperity 2012 as Humboldt County's CEDS for 2013-2018 or until updated; and direct staff to submit the Prosperity 2012 documents to the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (US-EDA) as Humboldt County's CEDS for 2013-2018 or until updated.

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.

RECOMMENDATION: 

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:  Community Meetings on Medical Marijuana Outdoor Cultivation Ordinance and Various Other Topics.

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board of Supervisors receive an oral report from the County Administrative Officer regarding community meetings on the County's proposed ordinance for outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana, and various other topics, and take action as may be 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.

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County of Humboldt Web Site:  http://www.co.humboldt.ca.us