Tuesday, July 18, 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 Declaring September 2, 2006 as "Big Foot Days" (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Request From the City of Arcata for Consolidation of its General Municipal Election With the State-Wide General Election on November 7, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for consolidation with the condition that the City of Arcata reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

3.                   Request From the City of Blue Lake for Consolidation of its General Municipal Election With the State-Wide General Election on November 7, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: 

4.                   Request From the City of Eureka for Consolidation of its General Municipal Election With the State-Wide General Election on November 7, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for consolidation with the condition that the City of Eureka reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

5.                   Request From the City of Trinidad for Consolidation of its General Municipal Election With the State-Wide General Election on November 7, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for consolidation with the condition that the City of Trinidad reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

6.                   Approval of the Board Order - Meeting of June 26, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders - Meeting of June 27, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

8.                   Accessory (Second) Dwelling Unit Contest

RECOMMENDATION: Review staff report.

County Administrative Office

9.                   County Office Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt schedule of office hours for various County departments.  Direct County Counsel to draft a resolution amending Section 24 of Resolution No. 82-170.  Approve a corrected position allocation for the County Library.

10.               Conversion of Revenue Recovery Technicians from 37.5-Hour Positions to 40.0-Hour Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve conversion.

Health and Human Services - Administration

11.               Allocate two full-time Physician/Psychiatrist positions in budget unit 424; allocate one full-time Supervising Mental Health Clinician in budget unit 424; allocate three (3) full-time Medical Health Clinicians I/II in budget unit 424.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the allocation of two full-time Physician/Psychiatrists (salary range 618, class 0937) in budget unit 424.  Approve the allocation of one full-time Supervising Mental Health Clinician (salary range 430, class 0916) in budget unit 424.  Approve the allocation of three (3) full-time Mental Health Clinician I/II (salary range 376/406, class 0909) in budget unit 424.

12.               Reallocation of specific and/or vacant positions in budget unit 511 from 37.5 to 40 hours per week classification.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reallocation of Eligibility Supervisor position #06, from class 0729 to class 1729 in budget unit 511 (Social Services), currently occupied by Alice Thomson.  Approve the reallocation of Social Worker IVB position #10, from class 0706B to class 0707B in budget unit 511 (Social Services), currently occupied by Carolyn Albee.  Approve the reallocation of any remaining or future Health and Human Services positions from the 37.5 hour class to 40 hour class when vacant or upon written request of employee occupying the position.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

13.               Approval of Services Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. for Bridge House for the Provision of Full-Day Rehabilitation Services to Authorized Medi-Cal Eligible Beneficiaries for FYs 06/07 and 07/08.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to approve the Services Agreement between Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. (CHBI) and the Humboldt County Mental Health Plan, Humboldt County Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care (HCMMMHC) for the provision of Full-Day Rehabilitation Services to authorized Medi-Cal eligible beneficiaries for FY's 06/07 and 07/08; and authorize the Chair to sign the above-described Agreement.

14.               Appointments to the Humboldt Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board.

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jocelyn Teague to the Humboldt County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

15.               Allocate one full-time Senior Office Assistant in Budget Unit 597 (Employment Training Division) and one full-time Office Assistant in Budget Unit 599 (Veteran's Service Officer), and disallocate one Client Services Supervisor position in budget unit 597.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the allocation of one full-time Senior Office Assistant (salary range 288, class 0135) position in budget unit 597.  Approve the disallocation of one full time Client Services Supervisor (salary range 339, class 766) position in budget unit 597.  Approve the allocation of one full time Office Assistant I/II (salary range 245, class 0179) position in budget unit 599, effective immediately.

Public Works

16.               Avigation Easement to the County of Humboldt Executed by Ethan Obedian Sterrenberg Beene and Sandra Sterrenberg for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Avigation Easement.

17.               Arcata-Eureka Airport Passenger Terminal Expansion and Renovation; Project 913270

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Mayan Construction ($6,485,242 for the base bid), and accept additive alternate 1E for $232,079.00.

Sheriff

18.               Supplemental Budget to Cover Costs for Overtime and Equipment Rental Associated with the Drug Enforcement Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget ($29,800).

Treasurer-Tax Collector

19.               Approve the Substitute Allocation of a Treasurer and Tax Assistant I/II.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the allocation of one full-time Treasurer and Tax Assistant I/II (salary range 240/258, class 0170) position in Treasurer Tax Collector budget unit #112, effective immediately.  Authorize the Treasurer Tax Collector to fill the position on a substitute basis until July 7, 2007, or until the Treasurer and Tax Assistant working on a reduced schedule has returned to work on a full-time basis and has completed six months of work on a full-time basis, whichever occurs first.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim July 16-22, 2006 as "Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week" (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

9:30 a.m. - Auditor-Controller

1.                   Audit Report of Donald R. Reynolds, CPA, Regarding the Financial Statements of the County of Humboldt for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file said report.

10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

2.                   The Humboldt Bay Steward's Port of Humboldt Development Forum Introduction of Concept and Request for Input. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation and provide input.

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

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.

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a).  William S. Drew vs. County of Humboldt et al.  Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. DR060240.

6.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of County Librarian pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.

7.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the appointment for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.

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.

County Counsel

1.                   Ordinance Repealing Humboldt County Code Section 2161-1, Division 16, Chapter 1, Title II, Requiring a Real Estate Disclosure Statement for Transfers of Land Subject to the Williamson Act; and Re-Enacting it With an Identically-Numbered Section in Order to Cure a Procedural Error in the First Adoption

RECOMMENDATION: Review and consider the staff report from the June 27, 2006 hearing and the staff report from the Continued Hearing of July 18, 2006 as well as the changes to the new Ordinance that were recommended by the Board during the June 27, 2006 hearing as shown in Attachment 1.  Repeal the previous Williamson Act Disclosure Ordinance No. 2356 adopted on January 3, 2006 (Title 11, Div. 16, Chap. 1, 2161-1 et.seq.) and direct that it be deleted from the Code.  Review, and consider the new proposed Ordinance No.      (Attachment 1) adding a real estate disclosure statement requirement to the Humboldt County Code for certain transfers/sales of real property subject to the Williamson Act, including the new subsections of the public policy and authority, and direct that the new proposed Ordinance have the same section numbers as the previously adopted but repealed Ordinance.  Introduce the Ordinance by title, waive the first reading, and set for adoption on July 25, 2006.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary of Ordinance five (5) days prior to its adoption, (Attachment 3) and to publish a post-adoption summary of the Ordinance (Attachment 4) with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance, and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the adopted Ordinance along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance.  Authorize the Office of County Counsel to make minor editing and formatting changes to the Ordinance, including correcting typos, adding page and section numbers as needed to integrate the Ordinance into the Humboldt County Code.

Public Works

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2.                   Clam and Moonstone Beach County Parks Access Management Master Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Receive a copy of the Clam Beach and Moonstone Beach County Parks Management Master Plan and review Master Plan for consistency with the Board's direction.  Receive a staff report regarding the Master Plan.  Approve the Master Plan.  Direct Public Works staff to file a Notice of Exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Master Plan.  Direct Public Works staff to work with the Personnel Department to create a new full-time Park Caretaker II position with the authority to issue citations for misdemeanor violations and ordinance infractions.  Direct Public Works staff to work with County Counsel on amending the Humboldt County Code to confer citation-writing authority on designated employees (i.e. the new park caretaker position, and one of the existing park caretakers to serve as backup).  Direct Public Works staff to return to the Board with a request to fund the new park caretaker position (and associated costs) after it is established.  Direct Public Works staff to incorporate public outreach duties into the job classification for the new park caretaker position.  Direct Public Works staff to develop regulations to implement Option 2 (Owners Carry Leashes) at Clam Beach County Park and Option 4 (Dogs Leashed at All Times off the Waveslope) at Moonstone Beach County Park for management of dogs.  Direct staff to return to the Board for adoption of the regulations.  Direct Public Works staff to develop regulations to implement Option 3B (Seasonal Permit Program and Gate Closure: March 1 through September 30) for management of vehicle access to the beach; develop a Coastal Development Permit application for submittal to the California Coastal Commission; and develop a permit program.  Direct staff to return to the Board for adoption of the regulations.  Approve a transfer of $5,000 from General Fund Contingencies to Parks (1100713) for the Public Works Department to implement Option 3B.  Approve the concept of an integrated redevelopment and restoration project at the south parking lot at Clam Beach County Park as described in the Master Plan.  Authorize staff to pursue grant funding opportunities.  Direct Public Works staff to return to the Board with a preferred option regarding rock climbing at Moonstone Beach County Park after additional consultation with the Yurok Tribe and local rock climbing organizations.  Approve the concept of an integrated redevelopment and restoration project at the Moonstone Beach County Park parking lot as described in the Master Plan.  Direct staff to continue to consult with adjacent private property owners, the Humboldt North Coast Land Trust, the Yurok Tribe, and the general public.  Authorize staff to pursue grant funding opportunities.  Authorize Public Works to pursue grand funding opportunities for a signage program for coastal County parks.  Direct Public Works staff to return to the Board with other recommendations for implementing elements of the Master Pan as appropriate.

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 Sessions TENTATIVELY Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

Tuesday, July 25, 2006—1:45 p.m.

 

Tuesday, August 15, 2006—1:45 p.m. 

Annual Update of Schedule of Fees and Charges

 

Monday, September 18, 2006—1:45 p.m.

Proposed Humboldt County Redevelopment Plan

 

 

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

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

Fish and Game Advisory Commission

Housing Authority Commission

Human Rights Commission

In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee

Status of Women Commission

 

To request an application, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 476-2384.

 

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