Tuesday, March 21, 2006

 

REGULAR SESSION

Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisors’ Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 AM

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.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

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 7, 2006 for the Annual Avenue of the Giants Marathon (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__.

County Administrative Office

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2.                   Temporary Increase in Compensation for Computer Operation and Production Supervisor, Senior Systems Programmer Analyst, and System Support Technician II

RECOMMENDATION: Continue temporary increase in compensation for Computer Operation and Production Supervisor, Norman Reed, of 20 salary ranges beginning March 21, 2006, and continuing until the reorganization of the Information Technology Division is complete or September 21, 2006, whichever occurs first.  Continue temporary increase in compensation for Senior Systems Programmer Analyst, Sharon Hiney, of 10 salary ranges beginning March 21, 2006, and continuing until the reorganization of the Information Technology Division is complete or September 21, 2006, whichever occurs first.  Continue temporary increase in compensation for System Support Technician II, Ron Vetter, of 10 salary ranges beginning March 21, 2006, and continuing until the reorganization of the Information Technology Division is complete or September 21, 2006, whichever occurs first.

District Attorney

3.                   Victim Witness Assistance Program Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2006-07 ($184,793)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute original Grant Proposal/Aware Face Sheet and Certificate of Assurance of Compliance.

Health and Human Services - Administration

4.                   Request to Distribute a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment Program (CAPIT)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and direct that RFP's be filed with the Clerk of the Board no later than April 28, 2006.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

5.                   Third Amendment to the Service Agreement With the Humboldt Family Service Center for the Provision of Specialty Mental Health Services and to Add Case Management/Brokerage Services to Eligible Humboldt County Medi-Cal Clients Effective February 1, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute amendment to agreement.

6.                   Extra-Help Extensions for Mental Health Administration Employees

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions for Rhiannon Moore, Administrative Secretary; Dawn Hickox, Office Assistant; Laurie Sims and Heidi Carter, Clinicians; and Khyrstine Bugbee and Laura Galbraith, Psychiatric Nurses.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Request for Allocation of a Public Health Nutritionist Position in the Health Education Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

8.                   Agreements With North Coast AIDS Project, Open Door Community Health Centers, Redwoods Rural Health Center, and St. Joseph Home Care-Humboldt County for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements.

Public Works

9.                   Construction of General Aviation Ramp at Arcata-Eureka Airport; Project No. AIP 3-06-010-25; Contract No. 913250

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.

10.               Construction of Pedestrian/Bicycle Improvements on Walnut Drive; Project No. RPSPPL-5904(072); Contract No. 200701

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order Nos. 1 and 2 ($50,326.84).

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11.               Request for an Overlap for a Facility Maintenance Mechanic II Position With the Incumbent for a Period Not to Exceed Three Pay Periods

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

12.               Additions and Annual Revisions to the County-Maintained Road System

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__ to Accept Roads Into the County-Maintained Road System (Wrangler Court, Stallion Court, McKinleyville Avenue, and Winchester Avenue).  Adopt Resolution No. 06-__ for annual revisions in the County-Maintained Road System for 2005-06.

13.               Request to Establish an Interest-Bearing Trust Fund for Deposit of Passenger Facility Charges Collected From Application No. 8

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

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14.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Kirsten Ramey, Environmental Analyst

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to a maximum of 1,110 hours.

Sheriff

15.               Supplemental Budget ($48,500) to Purchase Equipment for the Buffer Zone Protection Plan Program, Granted by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security Through the Governor's Office of Homeland Security

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

16.               Resolution Adopting the National Incident Management System as Required by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5

RECOMMENDATION: Resolution No. 06-__.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Receive the Annual Headwaters Fund Report for 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Receive said report.

County Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Standing Item--Update on State and Federal Budgets

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update, and take appropriate action (if required).

3.                   Standing Item (Information Only)--Report from the CAO

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report, and take appropriate action (if required).

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Report on the Results of the Affordable Housing Summit (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report, and take appropriate action (if required).

2.                   Report on the Progress of the Elections Advisory Committee (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report, and take appropriate action (if required).

3.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters

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

4.                   Standing Item--Report on Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report, and take appropriate action (if required).

F.                  10:30 A.M. - MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

County Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Adopt a New Franchise Agreement With CoxCom, Inc., and Approve the Transfer of Ownership to Cebridge Acquisition LP, d.b.a Cebridge connections

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the grant of a renewed cable franchise to CoxCom, Inc., and authorize the Chair to execute the Franchise Agreement.  Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, consenting to the transfer of the cable television franchise from CoxCom, Inc. to Cebridge Acquisition LP, d.b.a. Cebridge Connections (subject to certain conditions).  Authorize the Chair to execute the transfer agreement for CoxCom, Inc. to transfer ownership to Cebridge, LLP.  Authorize Chair to sign the final settlement agreement with CoxCom, Inc. pursuant to the amounts and terms discussed in the staff report.

2.                   Agreement with Humboldt Area Access and Appointment to Humboldt Area Access Board

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement with Humboldt Area Access, and appoint Phillip Smith-Hanes, Deputy CAO, to the Humboldt Area Access Board as the County's appointment.

G.                 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.                   It is the Intention of the Board of Supervisors to Meet in Closed Session (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5) to Consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the Position of County Administrative Officer

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a).  County of Humboldt v. Robert C. McKee; Humboldt County Superior Court, Case No. DR020825

6.                   Standing Item--Adjourn as County Board of Supervisors, and Reconvene as Humboldt County Public Authority.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Conference with Labor Negotiator.  It is the intention of the Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority to meet in Closed Session to have a conference with its Labor Negotiator to review and instruct designated representatives with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to represented and unrepresented personnel of the Humboldt County Public Authority.

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.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 sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber by 1:25 p.m.

 

I.                     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.)

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.

Afternoon Hearings Tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

Tuesday, March 28, 2006—1:45 p.m.

Holmes Parcel Map Subdivision & Zone Reclassification—Willow Creek

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2006—1:45 p.m.

Edge Wireless General Plan Petition--Eureka

 

Monday, June 19, 2006—1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Proposed County Budget for Fiscal Year 2006-07

 

Tuesday, August 15, 2006—1:45 p.m.

Annual Update of Schedule of Fees and Charges

 

There are no Board meetings on the following days in 2006 (all Tuesdays):  May 30; July 4; August 1; August 8; August 29; October 31; November 21; November 28; December 19; and December 26.

BARRING ANY UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OR SCHEDULING  CHANGES, REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ARE BROADCAST LIVE ON COX CABLE CHANNEL 10, AND ARE REBROADCAST ON WEDNESDAYS AT 8 O’CLOCK P.M.

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