BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

                     

COUNTY STAFF

Chair
JOHN WOOLLEY  
Third District
JOHN MURRAY
County Administrative Officer
Vice Chair
BONNIE NEELY
Fourth District
TAMARA C. FALOR
County Counsel
JIMMY SMITH
First District
LORA CANZONERI
Clerk of the Board
ROGER RODONI
Second District
PAUL KIRK
Fifth District

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Humboldt County

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2001

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:00 a.m.

 

PRESENT: Supervisors Smith, Rodoni, Woolley, Neely, and Kirk (All Present)

Excepting Nos. G-4 and J-1, all listed actions were taken by a unanimous vote, or by Order of the Chair.

A. OPENING CEREMONIES

1. Salute to the Flag

2. Invocation by Pastor Rick McGinty of the Grace Baptist Church of Eureka


B.
AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS
(None)

 

C. CONSENT CALENDAR

Agricultural Commissioner

1. Subject: Request to Clear Existing Overdraft Within Budget Unit 279 for Contracted Wildlife Services
Action: Approve request by transferring $25.00 from the Contingency Fund.

Auditor-Controller

2. Subject: Temporary Pay Increases for Pat LaCasse and Letitia Bailey, Senior Fiscal Assistants
Action: Approve temporary pay increases.

Children and Families Commission

3. Subject: Allocation of .8-Time Training Coordinator Position
Action: Allocate position for Retention Incentive Program.

Clerk of the Board

4. Subject: Appointments/Reappointments to the Whole Child Interagency Council
Action: Appoint Maureen Johannsen; and reappoint Christine Huff, Christy Keen-er, Catherine Krause, Meg Walkley, and Lori Watson-Stone.

5. Subject: Appointment of Mr. Gary F. Howard to the Forestry Review Committee
Action: Approve appointment with term to expire on June 30, 2002.

6. Subject: Reappointment of Ms. Jan Crowe to the County Housing Authority Commission
Action: Approve appointment with term to expire on June 30, 2005.

7. Subject: Reappointments to the Commission on the Status of Women
Action: Reappoint Cindy Schulz, Diana Cooper, and Julie Millard with terms to expire on June 30, 2005.

8. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of August 14, 2001
Action: Approve the Board Orders.

9. Subject: Nominations for Appointment to the Assessment Appeals Board
Action: Nominate Greg Anderson and Charles Petty, and appoint Sue Baird as alternate.

 

Community Development Services

 

10. Subject: Allocation of Two Full-Time Economic Development Specialist Positions

Action: Approve allocation effective immediately.

 

County Administrative Office

11. Subject: Soil Contamination Clean Up (Jail Phase I)
Action: Authorize Chair to sign Certificates of Acceptance for the Braun deed of trust.

Employment Training

 

12. Subject: Second-Year Modification to the Humboldt County Strategic Five-Year Local Workforce Investment Plan for Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998
Action: Authorize Chair to sign said modification.

13. Subject: Request to Create New Department Entitled Regional Workforce Preparation and Economic Development Act--Workforce Investment Board Support
Action: Approve request (funds to be used only for the interim Coordinator position).

14. Subject: Lease with Gagliardi Family Trust and Gagliardi Bros, Inc. for Space in Fortuna
Action: Extend lease for one year.

15. Subject: Lease with California Newspapers Partnership for Space at 930 6th St., Eureka
Action: Extend lease for one year.

Health and Human Services--Mental Health

16. Subject: Appointment/Reappointment to the Medical Staff of Sempervirens
Action: Appoint David Godwin, M.D.; and reappoint Kate Bell, M.D.

Health and Human Services--Public Health

17. Subject: Request for Supplemental Budget ($5,000) for Conference to be Hosted by the Domestic Violence Prevention Program on October 19, 2001, at the River Lodge in Fortuna
Action: Approve request for conference entitled The Roots of Poverty and Violence: Strategies for Working with Individuals, Families, and Communities.

18. Subject: Supplemental Budget ($2,750) for Health--Outside Agency Support
Action: Adopt supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2000-2001.

19. Subject: Allocation of Two Administrative Analyst Positions in the Public Health Branch
Action: Approve allocation.

20. Subject: Increase Health Officer Hours and Approval of a Revised Agreement for Personal Services
Action: Approve increase in hours, revised agreement with Ann Lindsay, M.D, and transfer of $13,500 from Public Health .

 

Health and Human Services--Social Services

 

21. Subject: Request to Adopt the Classification of Deputy Health and Human Services Director--Public Health Position, and to Allocation Said Position in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400, Administration

Action: Approve request.

 

Public Works

 

22. Subject: Proposed Vacation of a Public Right of Way, Known as Cedar Avenue, Westhaven

Action: Adopt Resolution No. 01-65, scheduling a public hearing on October 2, 2001.

 

D. PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.

 

Brian Finck asked for clarification from the Board members and Kirk Girard, Director of Community Development Services, on the processes and procedures being followed for the proposed Walgreen’s at Harrison Avenue and Harris Streets in the Eureka. Lynn Ryan, of the Sierra Club North Group, Redwood Chapter, spoke in support of permanently protecting eight roadless areas in Humboldt County. Don Davenport, a resident of 6125 Pryor in Eureka, expressed serious concerns about the excessive use of horses by a neighbor in his residential neighborhood. The case was litigated for several years.

 

E. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

 

1. Subject: Resolution of Commendation for Sheila McClung (Supervisor Woolley)

Action: Adopt resolution for years of service to Building Inspections Division.

 

2. Subject: Commend Patrick Boyle for Rescue Efforts on March 16, 2001 (Supervisor Woolley)

Action: Adopt resolution for rescue efforts at Swimmers Delight.

 

F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

 

1. Subject: Report on the State of Community Health Clinics (Supervisor Woolley)

Action: Hear presentation from Heather Bonser-Bishop, Executive Director of North Coast Clinics Networks, and Tina MacKenzie, Executive Director of Six Rivers Planned Parenthood; and take appropriate action (if necessary).

 

2. Subject: Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No Action)

 

3. Subject: Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (No Report)

 

G. DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1. Subject: Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

2. Subject: Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None)

County Administrative Office

3 Subject: Resolution Establishing Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Monthly Salary at $6,099
Action: Adopt Resolution No. 01-66, with new salary effective September 2, 2001; and approve retroactively adjusting the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s benefit package based on his new level of compensation..

4. Subject: Workforce Investment Board (WIB)
Action: 1) Direct WIB Coordinator (Economic Development Specialist) be allocated and placed under Community Development Services Director as division of Economic Development Branch (Salary Range 370, Class 0634). 2) Adopt Resolution No. 01-67, amending Resolution No. 2000-67 (Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and for Elected and Appointed County Officials), in order for Community Development Services Director to receive ten percent (10%) increase for assuming responsibilities for these duties. 3) Direct staff to evaluate, and report back to the Board, the possibility of WIA funds flowing to the WIB to be recommended for distribution by WIB, through the WIB Coordinator, to the Board of Supervisors. 4) Direct the CAO, Community Development Services Director, ETD Director, Health and Human Services Director, and the Board’s WIB Subcommittee (Supervisors Woolley and Neely) to develop options on the organization’s interactions and to report back if further changes are needed.

Vote: AYES: Supervisors Smith, Woolley, and Neely NAYS: Supervisors Rodoni and Kirk

H. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:30 a.m.--Public Works

1. Subject: Maintenance Options for Local Subdivision Roads
Action: Direct Public Works to proceed with creation of a County-Wide Permanent Road Division. Direct Department of Public Works to proceed with amendment of current policies regarding acceptance of roads and streets into the County-Maintained Road System.

10:30 a.m.--Health and Human Services (Public Health Division)

 

2. Subject: Letter Supporting Enactment of Legislation Restoring State General Funds to County Maternal and Child Health Programs

Action: Send letter to Governor Davis, State Senator Chesbro, and Assemblywoman Strom-Martin.

 

I. CLOSED SESSION

1. Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County’s Position, and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County’s Represented and Unrepresented Employees (No Final Action Taken)

3. Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (None)

4. It is the Intention of the Board of Supervisors to Meet in Closed to Consider the Discipline, Dismissal or Release of a Public Employee Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5 (No Final Action Taken)

J. PUBLIC HEARINGS--1:30 P.M.

Administrative Services

1. Subject: Proposed Courthouse Radio Tower (Continued from July 17, 2001)
Action: Adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration; approve installation of a 60-foot, self-supporting tower on Courthouse roof; and approve a Fiscal Year 2001-2002 supplemental budget of $80,000. Direct Auditor-Controller to transfer $80,000 from the Radio Capitalization Fund 4490-449-7-000 to fund 1100-707-140 transfer From Communications Fund. Direct County Counsel and other appropriate County staff to renegotiate leases with Cal-North with the intention of both leases being "on the same time frame."

Vote: AYES: Supervisors Rodoni, Neely, and Kirk NAYS: Supervisors Smith and Woolley

Community Development Services

2. Subject: Ordinance Amending Section 311-7 of the County Code by Rezoning Property in the Humboldt Hill Area; JOHN BRAUN, Application; File No. 307-031-42; Case No. ZR-00-09
Action: Adopt Ordinance No. 2253, and file Notice of Exemption pursuant to CEQA.

3. Subject: Resolution Regarding Community Development Block Grant 2001-2002 Economic Development Enterprise Fund Grant Application ($300,000)
Action: Adopt Resolution No. 01-68.

K. ADJOURNMENT