Tuesday, April 04, 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.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM

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1.                   DEPARTMENTAL ITEM (County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar of Voters):  Transfer of $3,730 From Contingencies for Purchase of Vote Pad Assistive Devices for Use by Disabled Voters

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

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.                   Letter of Appreciation to Michael Jonckheere for His Service on the Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said letter.

2.                   Appointment to the Board of Directors for the Garberville Fire Protection District (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint David Folmar to said Board.

3.                   Letter of Appreciation to Jim Snow for His Service on the Humboldt County Mental Health Board (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said letter.

4.                   Letter of Appreciation to Michael Orr for His Service on the Human Rights Commission (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said letter.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of March 21, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

6.                   Request for Approval of the Transfer of the Headwaters Grant Fund Award for the Northern California Lead Center for Small Business Development Proposal From the North Coast Small Business Resource Center to the Humboldt State University-Sponsored Programs Foundation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and authorize Chair to sign the grant contract when completed (after review and approved by County Counsel and the Risk Management Director/Deputy CAO).

County Administrative Office (CAO)

7.                   Supplemental Budget (Radio Capitalization Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a supplemental budget in the amount of $35,000.  Transfer $35,000 from the Radio Capitalization Fund 4490-000-7000 to 1100-151-707140 Communications Trust.  Increase revenue estimate in revenue account 1100-151-707140 by $35,000.  Increase Communications fixed asset line item 1100-151-8692 radio by $20,000.  Establish Communications fixed asset line item 1100-151-8695 repeater by $15,000.  Authorize the Communications Division to purchase 12 vehicle radios for County vehicles.  Authorize the Communications Division to purchase one repeater for the County communications system.

8.                   Renewal of Student Placement Agreement with Humboldt State University

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the attached agreement.

County Clerk-Recorder

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9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Drew Gleason and Mary E. Carter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension of up to 1,920 for both employees.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Grant for Community Efforts to Reduce Binge Drinking Among Youth Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Grant Agreement No. SIG 04-12 with the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for $289,164 in grant funds.

Probation

11.               Request to Approve and Submit 2006-07 Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act Application for Continuation Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 06-__.

12.               Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Set-Aside Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Accept JABG set-aside grant funding ($173,663) from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Corrections Standards Authority.

Public Works

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13.               Consent to Sublease for Kyle and Glenda Gabel - d.b.a. Northern Air, Murray Field

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Consent to Sublease.

14.               Harbor Heights Final Map Subdivision; File No. 305-261-40; Eureka Area

RECOMMENDATION: Declare the subdivision as complete, subject to deferred improvements, and approve and accept the subdivision map for recordation.  Accept the dedications to the County of Humboldt of Alice Street, Alfred Circle, and Kellog Place as public roads, Parcel A for public utilities, Parcel B for non-vehicular access, Parcel D for drainage, Parcel G for pedestrian access, Parcel H for storm water release rights, Parcel I for drainage easement access, and reject the dedication of Parcel E for a detention basin (all as shown on the subdivision map).  Authorize the Chair to execute the Conveyance and Agreement.  Authorize the Chair to sign the Final Map Subdivision Agreement   for subdivision improvements.  Authorize the Director of Public Works, or his designee, to release the agreement securities to the subdivider upon satisfaction of the requirements of the Final Map Subdivision Agreement.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to sign the map on behalf of the Board and transmit the subdivision map and Conveyance and Agreement to the Recorder for recordation.

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15.               Transfer From Road Contingencies for Snowplow Purchase

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the purchase of two, BOSS Power-V snowplows by Road Maintenance.  Approve transfer of $10,500 from Contingencies to provide funding for the purchase.

16.               Resolution Summarily Vacating an Existing Public Service Easement in the Ocean Spruces Subdivision (Ten-Foot-Wide Drainage Easement Abandonment)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__.

17.               Proposed General Vacation of a Portion of a Public Service Easement; File No. 306-371-20 (Hemmann Drainage Easement Abandonment)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution 06-__, Intention to Vacate a Portion of Public Service Easement, Ocean Spruces Subdivision.  Hold public hearing not less than fifteen (15) days from this Board meeting pursuant to Streets and Highways Code Section 8320 et seq.

18.               Office Space Remodel and Renovation for Health and Human Services Department; Building A, Koster Campus; Project No. 508001

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Pierson Company of Eureka, the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, for $642,131 (base bid).

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim April 3 - 9, 2006 as "National Public Health Week" (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim April 1 - 7, 2006 as "North Coast Telehealth Week" (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Resolution Congratulating the Humboldt Arts Council on Their 40th Anniversary (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

4.                   Proclaim April 23 - 29, 2006 as National Volunteer Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Senate Bill 1225 (Chesbro)--Abandoned Vehicle Abatement

RECOMMENDATION: Support and sponsor Senate Bill 1225, and send a letter of support to Senator Wesley Chesbro, Assemblymember Patty Berg, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Donald Peterson, Humboldt County's Legislative Advocate.

2.                   St. Joseph's Hospital Future Plans

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint an alternate member to the subcommittee.

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

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

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

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

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Resolution in Support of the Student Body at College of the Redwoods Having an Election to Consider a Registration Fee of $20 Being Charged for Subsidizing Bus Services for the Students

RECOMMENDATION: Consider resolution, and take appropriate action (if required).

2.                   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).

3.                   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

10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Week of the Young Child Proclamation (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

10:15 a.m. - Community Development Services

2.                   Receive and Release Final Redevelopment Documents, and Request a Joint Public Hearing with the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors.  Convene as the Redevelopment Agency.  Receive staff report and final documents related to the study of redevelopment for adoption in the County.  a. Final Report to the Board of Supervisors on Redevelopment, including:  1. Updated Blight Analysis; 2. Urbanization Study; 3. Fiscal Report on the tax increment and bond limit; 4. Relocation Plan; 5. Initial Implementation Plan; 6. Section 33328 Report, including summary of consultations with taxing entities; and 7. Environmental Impact Report (EIR); b. Redevelopment Plan.  4. Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, submitting the Final Report to the Board of Supervisors on Redevelopment and the Redevelopment Plan; and requesting a joint public hearing with the Board of Supervisors on May 8, 2006 at 9 a.m.  Review and comment on the resolution regarding Rules for Owner Participation and Extension of Reasonable Preferences to Businesses.  Adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency.  Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.

3.                   Joint Public Hearing with the Humboldt County Redevelopment Agency Board of Directors, and Election to Receive a Portion of the Tax Revenues Allocated by the Agency Attributable to Tax Revenue Increases for the County

RECOMMENDATION: Receive staff report and final documents related to the study of redevelopment for adoption in the County:  a.)  Final Report to the Board of Supervisors on the Redevelopment Plan, including i. Environmental Impact Report (EIR); ii. Updated blight analysis; iii. Urbanization study; iv. Fiscal Report; v. Relocation Plan; vi. Initial Implementation Plan; vii. Section 33328 Report, including summary of consultations with taxing entities; and b.) Redevelopment Plan.  2. Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, calling for a joint public hearing on Monday, May 8, 2006 at 9 a.m. with the Humboldt County Redevelopment Agency Board of Directors to hear public testimony on the proposed Redevelopment Plan.

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.                   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 Parker Land Conservation Contract (Stapp Preserve); Resolution No. 80-22; Case Nos. AGPN-05-11B; File Nos. APN 311-121-04; Fortuna Area (Tompkins Hill)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 18, 2006, at the request of Mr. Parker.

2.                   EDGE WIRELESS General Plan Petition; File No. 301-131-03; Case No. GPP-05-01; Cutten Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept petition by adopting Resolution No. 06-__.

K.                  DEPARTMENTAL ITEM--COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

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1.                   MORRIS Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide; File No. APN 208-142-12; Case No. DS-00-10/JTMP-04-02; Bridgeville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Morris Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide.  Direct the Planning Department to record the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions implementing the Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide.

L.                   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

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.

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