HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2004

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation

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 Authorizing Temporary Closure of Avenue of the Giants on May 2, 2004, for the Annual Avenue of the Giants Marathon   (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-__.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Exemption to the Hiring Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption for Probation, Juvenile Corrections Officer.

3.                   Resolution Authorizing an Additional Penalty for Convictions of Specific Violations of the Vehicle Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-__.

District Attorney

4.                   Contract with County of San Bernardino for Purchase of STAR Case Management System

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract, and adopt associated supplemental budget ($50,000).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

5.                   Agreement with Edgewood Center for Children and Families for the Provision of Therapeutic Behavioral Services for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

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6.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Carolyn Eddy, Mental Health Case Manager at the Children's Center (Not to Exceed 1700 Hours)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

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7.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Mental Health Worker I Isaac Larson to a Maximum of 1440 Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

8.                   Application for $607,625 in Funding for the Local Public Health Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign application for submittal to the California Department of Health Services, Prevention Services--Emergency Preparedness Office.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

9.                   Request for Temporary Increase in Pay for Social Worker IV Jennifer Weatherbee as Interim Social Worker Supervisor II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request beginning January 4, 2004, and continuing for a period of six months, or until such time as the regular supervisor returns to her position, whichever occurs first.

Library Services

10.               Donation of $25,000 from the Humboldt Library Foundation for the Purchase of New Books; and Donation of $2,121 from the Friends of the Redwood Libraries for the Purchase of New Fiction

RECOMMENDATION: Accept donations.

Probation

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11.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Juvenile Corrections Officers Jeremy Buck, Eric Dick, Jacob Hayes, Stephani Mayr, and Molly Turner to 1440 Hours Through June 30, 2004

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

12.               Request that Budget Revenue Figures be Moved from One Revenue Account to Another

RECOMMENDATION: Increase Crime Prevention Act account by $216,888, and decrease Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention account by $216,888.

Public Works

13.               Overflight Easement Executed by Ben E. Shepherd and Wendy Wahlund for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Overflight Easement.

14.               Overflight Easement Executed by Gary Mather for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Overflight Easement.

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15.               Lease Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for the Visual Approach Slope Indicator for Runway 29 at the Murray Field Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Lease Agreement.

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16.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Airport Service Workers Phillip Edmonds and Ronald Johnson to a Maximum of 1,960 Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

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17.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Parks Division Employees Karen Butterworth and Jessica Harned to a Maximum of 1,960 Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

18.               Request to Authorize Compensation for Jim Brewer as Interim Bridge Crew Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request through February 28, 2004, or until the Bridge Crew Supervisor returns to his position, whichever occurs first.

19.               Contract Change Order Nos. 3 and 4 for Structural Modifications to Four County Bridges

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders and associated transfer of $149,500 to provide funding for the change orders and remaining construction costs.

20.               Animal Care and Shelter Facility, Project No. 278000

RECOMMENDATION: Change the bid opening date to Tuesday, February 3, 2004, at 3:00 p.m.

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.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Counsel

1.                   Amendment to the Humboldt County Code Regarding Various Code Sections Which Would Repeal and Amend Obsolete Code Sections

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive the first reading, and set for adoption on January 27, 2004.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

RECOMMENDATION: 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

10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation by Representatives of the Orick Community on Their Concerns Regarding the Maintenance of the Redwood Creek Levee   (Supervisor Geist)

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)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c).  (One Case)

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Guttero Plan Amendment Petition; Trinidad Area; File No. 517-041-12 et al; Case No. GPP-02-02

RECOMMENDATION: Based on the findings in the staff report, and testimony received about the project, reject the petition by adopting Resolution No. 04-___.

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).

Afternoon Sessions Tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

January 20, 2004

CDBG Application for Multiple Assistance Center and Food Bank Truck

 

 

There are no Board meetings on the following dates in 2004:

 

Tuesday, February 17

Tuesday, March 30

Tuesday, June 29

Tuesday, August 3

Tuesday, August 10

Tuesday, August 31

Tuesday, November 16

Tuesday, November 23

Tuesday, November 30

Tuesday, December 21; and

Tuesday, December 28.

 

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