HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2003

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Bob Brazie, Pastor of the United Methodist Church in Fortuna

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

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 Honoring Mary Goodale as Fortuna Kiwanis Club's Business Woman of the Year   (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

2.                   Resolution Honoring the Dr. Alan French Family as Fortuna Kiwanis Club's Family of the Year   (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

3.                   Request to Declare That a Local State of Emergency, Per Resolution No. 2000-14, Remains in Effect Until November 18, 2003, Allowing the Department of Public Health to Continue a Needle-Exchange Program   (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemptions for the Assessor, Property Transfer Assistant; District Attorney, Office Assistant I/II; and Probation, Probation Officer I/II.

5.                   Agreement with Maximus, Inc. to Provide State-Mandated Cost-Claiming Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

6.                   Letter to Governor-Elect Schwarzenegger Urging Him Not to Rescind the Recent Vehicle License Fee Increase Without Providing Local Governments With a Backfill

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said letter.

County Counsel

7.                   Resolution Amending Section 24 of the Salary Resolution to Reflect Changes in Hours That Various County Departments are Open to the Public

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

Health and Human Services - Administration

8.                   Request for the Adoption of the Classification of Payroll/Personnel Supervisor; and Allocation of a Fiscal Services Supervisor and a Payroll/Personnel Supervisor in Budget Unit 516

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

9.                   Request for the Allocation of a Fiscal Services Supervisor and an Administrative Services Officer in Budget Unit 516

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Purchase of a Computer System for the Position of Deputy Health Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($2,300).

11.               Request to Declare the Dodge Sportsman Van, Vehicle No. 18472, Purchased by the State for the Preventive Health Care for the Aging Program, as Surplus Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

12.               Request to Accept a Base Award ($32,417) for Local Assistance Funding to Support Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Activities and $6,000 in Food, Shelter, Incentives, and Enables Allotment from the California Department of Health Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

13.               Contract with Redwood Community Action Agency for Operation of a Shelter for Homeless and Run-Away Youth

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract.

Library Services

14.               License Agreement with the Trinidad Union School District to Allow Use of the School's Classroom for the Trinidad Branch Library

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute license agreement.

Personnel

15.               Request for Dissolution of the Current Eligibility List for Program Coordinator Effective Upon the Establishment of a New Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

16.               Resolution of Intention to Vacate a Portion of John Hill Road in the Santa Clara Tract, and Set a Public Hearing Date at Least 30 Days From This Board Meeting

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

17.               Request to Accept the Overflight Easement to the County of Humboldt Executed by Lynette Ballew and Christina McPherson for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

18.               Contract Change Order No. 8 for the Construction of Bear Gulch Bridge on Redwood Drive; Contract No. 940156

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign said change order ($92,913.15).

19.               Request to Declare Four Wrecked or Damaged Vehicles as Surplus, and Authorize Their Replacement (1989 Ford Escort, Two 1999 Kia Sephias, and 2001 Jeep Wrangler)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Sheriff

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20.               Transfer of $233,755 to Cover Shortfall in Fiscal Year 2002-03 Overtime Accounts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

21.               Award of Homeland Security Overtime Program Funds ($95,171) to be Used for Payment of Overtime Hourly Rate and Fringe Benefits for Non-supervisory Sworn Personnel During Homeland Security Training Sessions and Other Law Enforcement Activities That are Designed to Assist in the Prevention of, and Protection Against, Acts of Terrorism and Other Violent and Drug-Related Crime

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign grant award from the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services (COPS).

Treasurer-Tax Collector

22.               Appointment of Messrs. Sam B. Merryman, Jr., Raymond Flynn, and Harry Pritchard to the Board of Directors for the Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation for the 2004 Year

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointments.

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.                   Proclaim November 2003 as United Way of Humboldt County Month (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation, and authorize the placement of a fund-raising thermometer on the Courthouse lawn.

2.                   Proclaim October 26 through November 1, 2003, as Health Care Decisions Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

F.                  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).

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

11:00 a.m. -- Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation on Locally-Funded Programs by Timothy M. Dayonot, State Director of Community Services and Development   (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation, and take appropriate action.

H.                  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 or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9   (if required)

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

County Administrative Office

1.                   Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

J.                   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).

 

 

There are no Board meetings on:

November 11, 2003
November 25, 2003
December 23, 2003
December 30, 2003

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