HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA, 95501

TUESDAY, AUGUST 05, 2003

9:00 AM

 

REGULAR SESSION

Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisorsí Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

 

Matters under the jurisdiction of the Board, and not on agenda, may be addressed by the public at the time provided in the agenda under Public Appearances. The Board may hold Closed Sessions as the agenda schedule permits.If items are marked with an asterisk (*), the recommended actions will require a 4/5 vote of the Board.

 

A.                 OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                  Salute to the Flag

2.                  Invocation by the Reverend Andrew Broese Van Groenou, Pastor of the Harvest Church in Eureka

B.                 SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM--Board of Supervisors

1.                  Resolution Urging the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education to Increase Funding for Workforce Investment Act Programs in Fiscal Year 2004 (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

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.                  Standard Agreement with the U. S. Department of Agriculture--Animal and Plant Health Inspections Services--Wildlife Services Division for Providing Shared County/Federal/State Funding for Animal Damage Management Activities on Properties Within Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Standard Agreement No. 04-73-06-0254-RA.

Assessor

2.                  Ordinance Amending Sections 751-1 and 751-2 of Chapter 1 of Division 5 of Title VII of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Property Damaged by Misfortune or Calamity

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

Board of Supervisors

3.                  Continuation of Emergency--Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2000-14, remains in effect until August 26, 2003, allowing the Public Health Branch to continue a needle-exchange program.

Clerk of the Board

4.                  Reappointment/Appointment to the County Housing Authority Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Lora Canzoneri, and appoint Janice Price.

5.                  Board Orders from the Meeting of July 22, 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                  Board Orders from the Meeting of June 17, 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                  Reappointments to the Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Reid Aiton, Gayle Hunter Fulton, Donna Pace, Willard A. Schmidt, and Leroy Murrell.

Community Development Services

8.                  Resolution Amending Resolution No. 03-30, Approving an Application for Five Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) Program Positions; and Approve of Five Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with the Redwood Community Action Agency for Volunteers in Projects Titled:Individual Development Account Program; Redevelopment Program; Industry Cluster Program; Incumbent Worker Training Program; and Geographic Information Services Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__, and approve MOU.

9.                  Resolution Acknowledging and Accepting the Amended HOME Grant ($3,310,238), and Authorizing the Community Development Services Director or the County Administrative Officer to Sign Any Contracts or Subrecipient Agreements After Review by the County Risk Manager and County Counsel for Carrying Out the Activities of This Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

10.              Disbursement Request:McKinleyville Inland Parkland Trust Fund No. 3713

RECOMMENDATION: Find that the funds will be used consistent with Quimby Act requirements.Direct the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant ($3,255.53) from County Trust Fund 3713 (McKinleyville Inland Parkland Dedication) to reimburse the McKinleyville Community Services District for the Midtown and Parkside Trail Project.

11.              Amendment to the Sublease Agreement with Redwood Region Economic Development Commission for Rental space at 520 E Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Amend sublease, adding approximately 208 square feet of office space to the original sublease, bringing the monthly rent to $1,373.

12.              Resolution Approving Five WIA Youth Services Contracts Superseding and Extending the Five Previous Agreements Entered into by the Parties on August 25, 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__, and approve contracts with the Northern Humboldt Unified School District; Fortuna Union High School District; Southern Humboldt Unified School District; Klamath-Trinity Unified School District; and Eureka City Schools.

County Administrative Office

13.              Resolution Amending Resolution No. 91-75 to Discontinue Surcharges and Assessments Payable to the County-Automated Fingerprint Identification Fund, and Amending Resolution No. 97-87 to Increase Surcharges and Assessments Payable to the County Criminal Justice Facilities Construction Fund (1410)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

14.              Ordinance Amending Section 2111-1 of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Grand Jurors' Fees and Mileage

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

15.              Hiring Freeze Exemptions

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemptions for the following positions:Appraisal Technician (Assessor); Legal Office Assistant I (District Attorney); ; Senior Substance Abuse Counselor (Public Health); Mental Health Worker I/ii, Psychiatric Nurse--20 hours/week, and Psychiatric Nurse--32 hours/week (Mental Health).

16.              Recommendations of the Overnight Vehicle Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt recommendations.

District Attorney

17.              Resolution Authorizing an Agreement with the Victims Compensation and Government Claims Board of Control for Emergency Awards for Funeral Burial/Domestic Violence

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

General Services

18.              Transfer from General Fund Contingency ($28,837) for an Overdraft in Information Services' Cost-Applied Account in Budget Unit 1100-221

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

19.              Agreements for Residential Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment, Recovery, and Detoxification Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreements with North Coast Substance Abuse Council, Humboldt Recovery Center, and Alcohol/Drug Care Services.

20.              Request for Access to Drug Program Fee Trust Fund 3571 by Budget Unit 425 (Alcohol and Drugs); and Supplemental Budget ($68,000) for Budget Unit 425

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and adopt supplemental budget.

21.              Amendment to Agreement with St. Helena Hospital, d.b.a. California Specialty Hospital, for the Provision of Inpatient Services for Acutely Mentally Ill Humboldt County Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment for Fiscal Year 2003 for ratifying a rate adjustment effective July 1, 2003.

22.              Resolution for Financing the Medical Records Imaging System for the Mental Health Branch of the Department of Health and Human Services

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

23.              Contract No. 03-75130 with the California Department of Health Services for $109,482 in Immunization Services Funding for Fiscal Year 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract.

24.              Agreement No. 02-26280 with the California Department of Health Services for $24,919 in Funding for Beach Act Monitoring and Notification Program Grant for Del Norte County Sampling

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

25.              Request for Appropriation Transfer ($57,784) to Close Out Fiscal Year End in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 435, for Fiscal Year 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

26.              Agreement to Collect, Analyze, and Disseminate Local Occupational Outlook Information

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Agreement No. M278287, Amendment 2, with the Employment Development Department.

27.              Transfer of Funds ($1,000) to Cover Shortage in Kiosk Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

28.              Request to Establish Extra-Help Line Item in Fund 1190, Department 597

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and allocated $15,000 to newly-created line item.

29.              Purchase of Work Bench ($2,800), Audio-Visual Equipment ($2,500), and Furniture ($9,630) for Department 510 (Performance Incentives)

RECOMMENDATION: Purchase work bench and furniture for a work area to troubleshoot computer hardware, software, and other on-line problems.Purchase audio-visual equipment as a continuous investment in the basic infrastructure equipment required for critical technology information for consolidated support services.

Library Services

30.              Supplemental Budget ($7,420) for Books and Periodicals

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

Personnel

31.              Request for Dissolution of Eligibility List for the Class of Fiscal Services Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request effective upon the establishment of a new eligibility list.

32.              Resolution Approving the Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4 (AFSCME), Providing a Voluntary Furlough Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

33.              Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services for Board of Corrections Examinations

RECOMMENDATION: Approve test use agreement.

Public Works

34.              Ordinance Amending Section 431-76 of Chapter 1 of Division 3 of Title IV of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Parking on Myrtle Avenue

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

35.              Coast Glen Subdivision Final Map; Assessor's Parcel No. 510-181-10; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Declare subdivision as complete, and accept the final map for recordation.

36.              Supplemental Budget ($22,000) for Motor Pool to Provide Funding for Fuel Purchases and Public Works Staff Working on Motor Pool vehicles and Underground Tank Issues

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

37.              Supplemental Budget ($265,000) for Courthouse Capital Projects to Provide Funding for Construction Done in Fiscal Year 2002 on the Courthouse Remodel Project

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

38.              Lease Amendment with Dell'Arte Inc. and License Agreement with Blue Lake Fire Protection District for the Blue Lake Maintenance Barn

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease amendment and license agreement.

39.              Construction of Rohnerville Road Overlay; Project No. 990703

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Mercer Fraser Construction Company, Contractor.

40.              Agreement to Provide Staff Services for Administration of the County Solid Waste Franchise Contracts and Rural Container Site System

RECOMMENDATION: Approved contract with the Humboldt Waste Management Authority.

41.              Overflight Easement to the County of Humboldt Executed by Robert and Christine Johnson

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Overflight Easement for the benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

42.              Award of Contract for Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Mattole Road; Project No. ER 3202(005); Contract No. 971072

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Figas Construction, and allocate $407,850 in funding for the project.

Sheriff

43.              Participation in the Federal Equitable Sharing Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Federal Annual Certification Report.

44.              Supplemental Budget ($3,750) for the Purchase of Eight Additional Tasers and Holsters for Equipping the Patrol and Correctional Divisions

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget, and create Weapons<Lethal fixed-asset account.

45.              Supplemental Budget ($2,207) for Rebudgeting Grant Funds from Fiscal Year 2002 to Fiscal Year 2003--Community Emergency Response Team

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

46.              Request to Increase Allocation of Marked Sheriff's Emergency Response Vehicles by Two Additional Vehicles

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and adopt associated supplemental budget ($9,910) for the purchase of office equipment ($3,260), two mobile radios (4,350). and two light bars ($2,300).

D.                PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.

This 15-minute 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 voluntarily sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chambers by 9:00 a.m.

 

E.                 SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                  Resolution of Commendation for Karen Frederickson on Her Retirement from the Probation Department (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                  Proclaim August 2003 as Child Support Awareness Month (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                  Resolution of Commendation for Sylvia Jutila on Her Retirement from the Humboldt-Del Norte Unit of the American Cancer Society (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

4.                  Resolution Commending Participants in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Humboldt County (Supervisors Smith and Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

5.                  Resolution Commending Simpson Loggers for Life for Their Contributions to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Humboldt County and the Fight Against Cancer (Supervisors Smith and Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                  Standing Item--Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders (if required).

2.                  Standing Item--Advertisement and/or Award of Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advertisements and/or awards (if required).

County Administrative Office

3.                  Budget Update--Fiscal Year 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Hear a report and update regarding the State Budget and how it could impact local funding, programs, and services.Take appropriate action.

G.                MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                  Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance

RECOMMENDATION: Hear oral reports, and take appropriate action (if required).

2.                  Standing Item--Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

3.                  Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission's Recommendations of Project Recipients for the Commission's Grants (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant allocations as recommended by the Commission.

H.                MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

10:00 a.m.--Public Works

1.                  Animal Care and Shelter Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file Phase I:Programming/Site/Plan/Concept Design Phase of the new facility.Authorize the Public Works Director to direct the Architects to proceed into Phase II portion of the project, which includes preparing the necessary construction documents required for bidding.Direct the Public Works Director to periodically report back to the Board of Supervisors on the progress of the project.

I.                   CLOSED SESSION

1.                  Standing Item--Report from Prior Closed Session(if required)

2.                  Standing Item--Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Review the County's Position, and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if required)

3.                  Standing Item--Report on Pending on Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

J.                  PUBLIC HEARING--1:30 P.M.

Auditor-Controller

1.                  Tabulation of Ballots--Elections of All Property Owners Within County Service Area No. 4 to Consider Increasing a Special Assessment to Fund Fire Protection And Prevention (Trinidad Area)

RECOMMENDATION: Tabulate ballots, and take other appropriate action.

K.                ADJOURNMENT

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).

Afternoon Sessions Tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

 

Monday, August 25, 2003

Budget Hearings

(9:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.)

 

Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Cal North Wireless Hearing (Arcata Bottom)

 

 

 

There are no Board meetings on:

August 12, 2003
August 19, 2003
September 30, 2003
November 11, 2003
November 25, 2003
December 23, 2003
December 30, 2003

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