Tuesday, October 10, 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 ITEMS

1.                   Personnel Department:  Amendment to Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed Officials -  Deputy Planning Director and the Chief Building Official (Consent Item)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, approving the amendment to the 2005-2006, 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 compensation plans for management and confidential employees and elected and appointed county officials.

2.                   Supervisor Geist:  Introduction of Mr. Rick Martin, the Newly-Hired Air Pollution Control Officer for the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (Time-Set for 10:30 a.m.)

RECOMMENDATION: Welcome Mr. Martin, and take appropriate action (if required).

3.                   10:45 a.m. (TIME SET) - Health and Human Services - Social Services - Pilot Voluntary Transportation Assistance Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to initiate a voluntary transportation assistance program for indigent adults and/or families who meet program requirements; Authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to provide transportation vouchers, meal

allowances and gas allowances in accordance with the program policies;

Approve and establish new line items; 1100-525-new      TAP - Track A

1100-525-new TAP - Track B Approve the attached Budget Appropriation Transfer, Attachment 1; Adopt Resolution No.______ establishing a revolving petty cash fund for the Social Services Branch Pilot Transportation Program, Budget Unit #525, Fund 1100, as follows:

Social Services Branch General Relief Fund 1100-525-new Track A     $500.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit certified copies of the resolution to the County Auditor and Treasurer.

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 in Honor of William Herrera on His Retirement from Humboldt County Public Works (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

2.                   Resolution in Honor of Charles Shank on His Retirement from Humboldt County Public Works (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

Community Development Services

3.                   Seney Zone Reclassification and Lot Line Adjustment Application; File No. APN 521-101-06 et al. Case No. ZR-04-10/LLA-04-46; Redwood Valley Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Zone Reclassification amending Section 311-7 of the County Code by reclassifying lands in the Redwood Valley area [ZR-04-10; Seney] into Agriculture Exclusive with a B-6 combining zone that fixes the lot size to that of the current lot of record (AE-B-6), from Unclassified and from Timberland Production Zone, through an immediate rezone, and adopt Ordinance No. ____.

4.                   Appointments to Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Youth Council (YC)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jeff Bobbitt and Kermit Thobaben to the WIB.  Appoint Kelly Remington to the YC.

County Counsel

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5.                   Transfer of $27,078 from the General Fund Contingency to Pay for the Cost of an Extra-Help Code Enforcement Investigator

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

6.                   Agreements with the Humboldt Child Care Council for Mental Health, Case Management, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services to Medi-Cal Beneficiaries for Fiscal Years 2006-07 and 2007-08 ($850,000 Per Fiscal Year)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute said agreements.

7.                   Agreement with the Humboldt Family Service Center for Specialty Mental Health Services to Eligible Medi-Cal Clients Needing These Services for Fiscal Years 2006-07 and 2007-08 (Not to Exceed $114,200 Per Fiscal Year)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute said agreement.

8.                   Appointment to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint J. Bear Marler.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

9.                   Agreement with the State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS, for Receiving $1,713 Through June 30, 2007

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for costs associated with the administration of the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) client enrollment screening/recertification process provided by the ADAP Coordinator.

Probation

10.               Corrections Standards Authority Title II Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, allowing the Chief Probation Officer to submit an application to, and sign all subsequent grant-related paperwork associated with, the Corrections Standards Authority funding under the Title II Grant Program for the grant year through March 31, 2008.

Public Works

11.               Mad River Parkways Phase II Project

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-____, which approves the application by Redwood Community Action Agency for grant funding from the California River Parkways Grant Program for the Mad River Parkway Phase II project, and certifies that the County will operate and maintain County-owned facilities associated with the Project.

12.               Two Trees Estates (Kevin Knox) Final Map Subdivision APN 511-042-10, McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Declare the subdivision as complete and approve and accept the subdivision map for recordation.  Accept the dedications to the County of Humboldt of Parcels B, J, & M for pedestrian purposes, Yamaha Place & Parcels C, G, & J for public utilities. Parcel I for non-vehicular access, and reject the dedication to the County of Humboldt for Yamaha Place for public road purposes, all as shown on the subdivision map. Authorize the Chair to execute the Conveyance and Agreements. Authorize the Chair to accept the Overflight Easement Deed.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to sign the map on behalf of the Board and transmit the subdivision map, Easement Deed, and Conveyance and Agreements to the Recorder for recordation.

13.               Contract for the Design of Repairs to Martin's Ferry Bridge; Project No. 924020

RECOMMENDATION: Approve professional services agreement with MGE Engineering for an amount not to exceed $279,645.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution in Honor of Kathleen Pelley on Her Retirement (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Proclaim Week of October 7, 2006 as "Binational Health Week" (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

E.                  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).

F.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Legislative Report by Assembly Member Patty Berg (Supervisor Woolley)

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

10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

2.                   Community Health Alliance Planning Process for Improving Health Care in Humboldt County (Supervisor Woolley)

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

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 Personnel

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.                   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.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS - 1:45 p.m.

Community Development Services

1.                   Nunes Land Conservation Contract - Ferndale Area

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the necessary findings prepared by Planning Staff.  Adopt Resolution No. 06-___, establishing the Agricultural Preserve.  Authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Nunes Land Conservation Contract.  Direct Planning Staff to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk and Office of Planning and Research.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Resolution and Land Conservation Contract with the County Recorder.

2.                   Resolutions Authorizing the Submission of Three Community-Development-Block-Grant Planning & Technical Assistance Grant Applications for a Variety of Studies: Lucas Street Affordable Housing Feasibility Study; Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness; Affordable Housing Trust Fund Feasibility; Joint Application with Trinity County for Broadband Middle Mile Business Plan; and Willow Creek Wastewater Project Site Feasibility Assessment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, authorizing the submission of a $70,000 application for the 2006- 2007 CDBG Planning and Technical Assistant grant for:  Lucas Street Affordable Housing Feasibility Study; Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness; Affordable Housing Trust Fund Feasibility; Allocating $2,100 from the Economic Development Set-Aside Fund; and authorization for the Community Development Services Director to sign grant paperwork, and any contracts or sub-recipient agreements to implement the grant after review by the County Risk Manager and County Counsel.  Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, authorizing the submission of a $70,000 joint application with Trinity County for the 2006-2007 CDBG Planning and Technical Assistant grant for a Broadband Middle Mile Business Plan; allocating $1,050 from the Economic Development Set-Aside Fund; and authorization for the Community Development Services Director to sign grant paperwork, joint powers agreement, any contracts or sub-recipient agreements to implement the grant after review by the County Risk Manager and County Counsel.   Adopt Resolution No. 06-__, authorizing the submission of a $35,000 application for the 2006-2007 CDBG Planning and Technical Assistant round for an Implementation Plan for Willow Creek Wastewater Project Site Feasibility Assessment; allocating $1,050 from the Economic Development Set-Aside Fund; and authorization for the Community Development Services Director to sign grant paperwork, and any contracts or sub-recipient agreements to implement the grant after review by the County Risk Manager and County Counsel.

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.)

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, October 17, 2006—1:45 p.m.

Forster-Gill, Inc. General Plan Petition Application – Cutten

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Garth Abatement – Blue Lake Area

 

Tuesday, December 5, 2006—1:45 p.m.

Garth Abatement – Blue Lake Area

Magnolia Estates Permanent Road Division Petition

Sutter Ridge Permanent Road Division Petition

 

 

 

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

 

CURRENT OPENINGS ON BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS

Assessment Appeals Board

Fish and Game Advisory Commission

Housing Authority Commission

Status of Women Commission

 

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

 

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

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