Tuesday, March 28, 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.

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of February 14, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

2.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of February 28, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of March 7, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of March 14, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Workers' Compensation Coverage-Willow Creek Volunteer Fire District

RECOMMENDATION: Rescind the MOU and Resolution No. 06-19 approved February 14, 2006.  Authorize Chair to sign MOU adding Willow Creek Volunteer Fire District to the program, effective March 3, 2006.  Adopt Resolution No. 06-__ to add Willow Creek Volunteer Fire District to the County's primary and excess Workers' Compensation polices as a covered party/named insured.  Authorize the Risk Management Director to charge a pro-rata rate of $17 per month per volunteer or the additional premium, whichever is higher, if an agency joins the program after the start of the year.

Health and Human Services - Administration

6.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Robin Bostwick, Senior Fiscal Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to the maximum of 1,920 hours.

7.                   Request to Exercise the Option to Extend the Lease Executed September 19, 2006 (and Amended on May 17, 2005) With K'ima:w Medical Center, an Entity of the Hoopa Valley Tribe for Social Services Office Space Located in Hoopa

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch (MHB)

8.                   Adopt the Revised Class Descriptions for Senior Mental Health Worker and Mental Health Aide; Approve Increase in FTE of One Vacant Senior Mental Health Worker; and Approve the Allocation of Four Half-Time Mental Health Aide Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the revised class description for Senior Mental Health Worker.  Approve the increase in FTE of one vacant Senior Mental Health Worker position from .50 to 1.00.  Adopt the revised class description for Mental Health Aide.  Approve the allocation of four half-time Mental Health Aide positions.

9.                   Request for Approval of the Third Amendment to the Service Agreement Between the Humboldt Child Care Council and the Humboldt County Mental Health Plan, Humboldt County Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment for providing therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries to increase the contract value for Fiscal Year 2005-06.

10.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) With the Redwood Coast Regional Center to Provide Mental Health Services to Clients With Developmental Disabilities

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize MHB Director to sign said MOU.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

11.               Approval of Supplemental Budget and Grant Award From California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for North Coast Regional Child Death Review Project, Fund 1175, Fiscal Years 2005-07

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign grant award face sheet, the certification of assurance of compliance and the project summary pages.  Approve a supplemental budget in Fund 1775, Budget Unit #20, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health.

Public Works

12.               Agreement for Airport Consulting Services - Environmental Assessment/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Murray Field Airport; Project No. 916252; Airport Improvement Program 03-06-0072-07

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement with Environmental Science Associates ($188,578).

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13.               Transfer of $500 from Contingencies to the Water Management Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to enable the Natural Resources Division to obtain a review Use Permit for the Shively Summer Bridge.

14.               Office Space Remodel and Renovation for Community Development-Clark Complex; Project No. 17001

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Pierson Company of Eureka, thel lowest responsible and responsive bidder for the base bid of $193,498.  Adopt a supplemental budget ($218,500).

15.               Resolution Designating the House at 2356 Myrtle Avenue as a County Historic Structure

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__.

16.               Designation of Hedge Rose Court at its Intersection With Bugenig Lane as a Stop Intersection in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive the first reading thereof, and set the ordinance for adoption at least one week away.

Sheriff

17.               Agreement with the Drug Enforcement Administration for Receiving Funding for the Eradication of Marijuana ($137,809)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 2006 as Professional Social Worker Appreciation Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office (CAO)

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

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

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

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

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   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).

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

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

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors - 9:30 a.m.

1.                   Report on St. Joseph Hospital's Future Plans and the Status of Healthcare in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)

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

Board of Supervisors - 10:00 a.m.

2.                   Report on Bus Service for College of the Redwoods (Supervisor Neely)

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

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

5.                   Existing Litigation - Carlos Quilez, Jessica Puccinelli, Brett Gendreau, Celeste Gendreau, Valerie Carlstrom, and Mark Carlstrom, Petitioners v. Humboldt County and Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, Respondents, and Jack Noble and Mary Noble, Real Parties in Interest.  Case No. CV060094

6.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider the public employee appointment for the position of Public Defender (pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5).

7.                   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.

I.                     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.

 

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS - 1:45 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   County-Initiated Notice of Intent to Serve Notice of Non Renewal of the PALCo Land Conservation Contract (Grunert Preserve), Resolution No. 81-18; Case Nos. AGPN-05-12B; File Nos. 211-283-07 and 08; McMann Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Notice of Intent to Serve Notice of Non Renewal, and direct Planning staff to mail said Notice to the property owner informing them of their right to protest.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to execute the Notice of Non Renewal and record with the County Recorder’s Office no later than 20 days after the County sends the Notice of Intent to Serve Notice of Non Renewal to the property owner.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to Non-Renew to the property owner, the California Office of Land Conservation, the Assessor's Office, County Counsel, and any other interested party.

2.                   County-Initiated Notice of Intent to Serve Notice of Non Renewal of the Goselin Land Conservation Contract (portion of Palmer Creek Ranch Preserve); Resolution No. 80-16; Case Nos. AGPN-05-13B; File Nos. APN 200-031-33, Palmer Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Notice of Intent to Serve Notice of Non Renewal, and direct Planning staff to mail said Notice to the property owner informing them of their right to protest.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to execute the Notice of Non Renewal and record with the County Recorder’s Office no later than 20 days after the County sends the Notice of Intent to Serve Notice of Non Renewal to the property owner.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to Non-Renew to the property owner, the California Office of Land Conservation, the Assessor's Office, County Counsel, and any other interested party.

3.                   Holmes Zone Reclassification/Parcel Map Subdivision; File No. APN 522-211-37; Case No. ZR-04-05/PMS-04-18; Willow Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Planning Commission findings.  Approve the Zone Reclassification amending Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code by realigning the existing zoning boundary between the Agricultural General zones establishing 1 acre (AG-B-7(1)) and 10 acre (AG-B-5(10)) minimum parcel sizes to match the proposed parcel configurations consistent with the underlying General Plan land use designations and density.  Adopt Ordinance No. ____.  Direct Planning to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption pursuant to CEQA for the project.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, the County Assessor's Office, and any other interested party; and to publish the summary of the Ordinance within 15 days after adoption by the Board.

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.)

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 Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

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

 

Special Session Scheduled

 

Monday, May 8, 2006—9:00 a.m.

Public Hearing on Redevelopment

 

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