Tuesday, October 08, 2002

 

REGULAR SESSION

Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisorsí Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Chuck Starnes, Senior Pastor of the Centerpointe Community Church

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 Commending Sherman Hensell for Service to the Garberville Sanitary District (Supervisor Rodoni)

ACTION: Adopt the Resolution.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

2.                   Continuation of emergency transmission of disease through contaminated needle use (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Extend local state of emergency through October 22, 2002

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

3.                   Letter of Appreciation to Santiago Cruz on his Resignation from Humboldt County Children and Families Commission (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

4.                   Letter supporting Road Closures in Weott for South Fork High School's Lang Faufer Chase Cross-country meet (Supervisor Rodoni)

ACTION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of September 24, 2002

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

County Administrative Office

6.                   Clerk of the Board Imaging System and Integrated Fund Accounting System Enhancements

ACTION: Approve supplemental budget for information Services Budget Unit 118

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

7.                   Request for Support of Efforts to Remove Dangerous Fuels from the Forest

ACTION: Send letter to Senators Boxer and Feinstein.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

County Counsel

8.                   Resolution modifying Appendix B of Resolution No. 01-50, Conflict of Interest Code

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-89

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

9.                   Approve advanced step placement for Psychiatric Nurse Mary Messner to Range 277 Step C

ACTION: Approve advanced step placement retroactive to September 25, 2002

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

10.               Amendments to Agreements with Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care Providers

ACTION: Amend agreements with Humboldt Child Care Council Humboldt Family Service Center and Remi Vista Inc. (Eureka and Redding)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

11.               Purchase of Phone System for Behavioral Health Services (HumWORKs)

ACTION: Approve purchase ($6,800)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

12.               Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, Detection, and Case Management Services

ACTION: Approve contract with the California Department of Health Services

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

13.               Child Health and Disability Prevention and California Children Services Program Plan

ACTION: Approve program plan for Fiscal Year 2002

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

14.               Increase .9 FTE Community Health Outreach Worker II Position to 1.0 FTE

ACTION: Approve increase for position occupied by Sue McBride

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Personnel

15.               Revised Class Descriptions for Environmental Services Manager and Library Assistant I/II

ACTION: Approve revised class descriptions.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Public Works

16.               Contract Change Order Number 1, for the Construction of Rohnerville Road (F3G010) Overlay between PM 0.0-2.10, Project No. RPL 5904 (041), Contract No. 990703

ACTION: Approve Contract Change Order No. 1 ($41,075)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

17.               Contract Change Order Number 2, for the Construction of Security Fence at Arcata-Eureka Airport, Project No. AIP 3-06-0010-22, Contract No. 911500

ACTION: Approve Contract Change Order No. 2 ($17,262)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

18.               Request to declare two Sheriff's Patrol Vehicles as Surplus

ACTION: Approve request

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

19.               Request for Release of Security--Faithful Performance and Payments of $70,000 and $35,000

ACTION: Approve request as it pertains release of security for the Hewitt Ranch Subdivision.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

20.               Supplemental Budget ($11,000) for the Redway Transfer Station Lease

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget for Solid Waste to provide funding for conducting an assessment of potential sources of contamination.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Sheriff

21.               Grant Contract with Department of Boating and Waterways ($16,050)

ACTION: Approve grant contract for purchase of equipment for Boating Safety Program.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

Treasurer-Tax Collector

22.               Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation Board of Supervisors

ACTION: Appoint Sam Merryman, Jr., Raymond Flynn, and Harry Pritchard to said board.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Standing Item for Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

2.                   Standing Item for Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None)

3.                   Ordinance adding sections 434-5 and 434-6 to Chapter 4, Division 3, Title IV of the Humboldt County Code to prohibit the Parking of Vehicles on County Roads in Excess of Ten (10) Days

ACTION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and adopt on October 15, 2002

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Jimmy Smith SECOND: Roger Rodoni AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

County Administrative Office

4.                   Standing Item on Hiring Review Process (None)

E.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Klamath River Update (Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Receive update from Supervisor Smith on the situation surrounding the Chinook salmon that are dying in the Klamath River.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR

2.                   Board of Directors for California State Association of Counties (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Appoint Supervisor Rodoni as a regular member and appoint Supervisor Neely as an alternate member.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Paul Kirk SECOND: Jimmy Smith AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

3.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No action)

4.                   Standing Item on Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

ACTION: Send letter to the City of Eureka for the proposed Target store at the Northern end of Eureka.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Paul Kirk AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

F.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Time Certain 19:20 AM Children and Families Commission

1.                   Strategic Plan Update (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Hear annual report from Humboldt County Children and Families Commission.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR

Time Certain 210:00 AM Board of Supervisors

2.                   Discussion Regarding Measure X--City of Eureka Utility Tax (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Endorse Measure X

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:John Woolley SECOND: Paul Kirk `AYES: Bonnie Neely, Paul Kirk, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley NAYS: None ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: None

G.                 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 (None)

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

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (1 Case) (Continued to October 15, 2002)

5.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to Meet in Closed Session.Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5, to consider Public Employee Appointment for the Position of Administrative Assistant to the Board of Supervisors (Appointed Kathy Riccomini effective immediately)

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 AM

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.

1.                   Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of subjects.

I.                     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.