BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

        County of Humboldt in the Redwoods   

COUNTY STAFF

  Chair
BONNIE NEELY
Fourth District

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

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2002

 

REGULAR SESSION

 

Humboldt County Courthouse

Supervisors’ Chamber, First Floor

825 Fifth Street, Eureka

 

9:00 a.m.

 

 

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

 

 

All listed actions were taken by a unanimous vote.

 

 

 

A. OPENING CEREMONIES

 

1. Salute to the Flag

 

2. Invocation by Pastor Andy Broese Van Groenou of the Harvest Church in Eureka

 

B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (None)

 

C. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

Administrative Services

 

1. Subject: Request to Disallocate Class of Election Technician, Adopt 40-Hour Class of Election Specialist I/II, and Reallocate Two Office Assistant I/II Positions to Election Specialist I/II

Action: Approve request.

2. Subject: Video Conferencing--California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Action: Authorize staff to work with CSAC to accept videoconferencing equipment and training. Approve supplemental budget ($1,900) for Communications budget.

Board of Supervisors

 

3. Subject: Letter to the State’s Procurement Stating that the Fortuna Fire Protection District is a Public Agency Established by Law and Public Funding (Supervisor Rodoni)

Action: Authorize Chair to sign letter, which will enable the district to apply for participation in the State’s Surplus Property Program.

Community Development Services

 

4. Subject: Resolution Authorizing Submittal of a HOME Program Grant Application to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development for a First-Time Homebuyer Acquisition with Rehabilitation Program, and to Augment the 2001 HOME Grant Received for the Rental New Construction Multi-Family Housing Project in Redway

Action: Adopt Resolution No. 02-90.

5. Subject: Request from the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) for $2,066.40 from the McKinleyville Inland Parkland Dedication Trust Fund to Reimburse the MCSD for the Parkside Trail Project

Action: Approve request.

Coroner-Public Administrator

 

6. Subject: Request for Supplemental Budget ($33,970) for Fiscal Year 2002

Action: Approve request.

Health and Human Services--Mental Health Branch

 

7. Subject: Lease for Property at 104 W. Street in Eureka for Occupancy by the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 Program

Action: Approve lease with the Humboldt Transit Authority.

8. Subject: Request to Extend Lease for Property at 1711 Third Street in Eureka for Office Space Used by the Mental Health Branch’s Children, Youth, and Family Services

Action: Approve request to extend lease with Rosemarie Dinsmore.

9. Subject: Request to Extend Lease for Property at 714 4th Street in Eureka for Office Space Used by Mental Health Branch’s Child Abuse Treatment Program

Action: Approve request to extend lease with Jack Retzloff.

C. CONSENT CALENDAR (Continued)

 

Health and Human Services--Public Health Branch

 

10. Subject: Preventive Health Care for the Aging Contract for Fiscal Year 2002

Action: Approve contract with the State Department of Health Services.

11. Subject: Application for Funding--Local Public Health Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism Plan

Action: Approve submittal of application and associated supplemental budget ($66,464).

12. Subject: HIV High-Risk Initiative--People of Color and HIV Testing for Fiscal Years 2002/2003/2004

Action: Approve agreement with United Indian Health Services.

Health and Human Services--Social Services Branch

13. Subject: Ten-Range Compensation Increase for Providing Lead Direction
Action: Approve increase for Anthony Bonnett, Departmental Information Systems Analyst.

14. Subject: Request to Approve the Allocation of a Full-Time Social Worker IV A/B/C/D Position
Action: Approve allocation in Budget Unit 511 effective immediately.

15. Subject: Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council to Provide Stage 1 Child Care Services to All CalWORKs Recipients that are Referred by the Social Services Branch

Action: Approve agreement.

16. Subject: Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council to Provide Cal-Learn Case Management Services to All CalWORKs Recipients that are Referred by the Social Services Branch

Action: Approve agreement.

17. Subject: Agreement for Operation of a Winter Shelter

Action: Approve agreement with Alcohol Drug Care Services, Inc.

 

Personnel

 

18. Subject: Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4 (AFSCME), Providing Salary Adjustment for Occupational Therapist and Emergency Communications Dispatcher Classifications  Action: Approve amendment by adopting Resolution No. 02-91.

Probation

 

19. Subject: Supplemental Budget ($4,500)--Substance Abuse & Crime Prevention Act of 2000 Program

Action: Adopt supplemental budget to track drug testing costs and reimbursements.

Public Works

 

20. Subject: Contract for Consultant Services During Construction of New Bear Gulch Bridge

Action: Approve contract with Parsons Brinkerhoff Construction Services.

Public Works

21. Subject: Avigation Easement from Gerhard E. and Christine R. Larsen
Action: Accept easement for the benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

22. Subject: Ordinance Adding Sections 434-5 and 434-6 to Chapter 4, Division 3, Title IV, of the Humboldt County Code to Prohibit Parking of Vehicles on County Roads in Excess of Ten (10) Days
Action: Adopt Ordinance No. 2280.

23. Subject: Resolution to Administer the Completion and Maintenance of a

Pedestrian/Bicycle Corridor on Hammond Trail from Murray Road to Letz Avenue
Action: Adopt Resolution No. 02-92.

24. Subject: Lease for Fixed-Base Operator at Murray Field
Action: Approve lease with Kyle and Glenda Gable, d.b.a. Northern Air.

25. Subject: Storm Damage Repairs to a Portion of Alderpoint Road at P.M. 26.4
Action: Accept easement deed from Jennie, Joseph, and Pamela Kemp.

Sheriff

26. Subject: Requests for Changes to Salary Ranges and Classifications in Emergency Communications Dispatcher Series; and Supplemental Budget of $19,500
Action: Approve requests.

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

 

Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of subjects.

 

E. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

 

1. Subject: Declaring Northcoast Children’s Services Day (Supervisor Woolley)
Action: Adopt proclamation for October 17, 2002.

2. Subject: Declaring United Way of Humboldt County Months (Supervisor Neely)
Action: Adopt proclamation for October and November 2002, and authorize the placement of a fundraising thermometer on the Courthouse lawn.

3. Subject: Declaring International Credit Union Day (Supervisor Neely)
Action: Adopt proclamation for October 17, 2002.

F. DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

 

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

2. Subject: Standing Item for Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects

Action: Approve plans and specifications for construction of Bear Gulch Bridge on Redwood Drive, and open bids on December 17, 2002, at 2:00 p.m.

F. DEPARTMENT REPORTS (Continued)

 

Health and Human Services--Mental Health Branch

 

3. Subject: Supplemental Budget for Fiscal Year 2002-03 for Budget Unit 424 in Fund 1170 (-$1,121,920) Action: Adopt supplemental budget to reflect total reduction in revenue and expenditures.

County Administrative Office

 

4. Subject: Standing Item on Hiring Review Process
Action: Approve Child Support Services’ request to fill a Child Support Specialist position. Approve Probation’s request to fill two .6 FTE Juvenile Corrections Officer positions.

G. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

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

H. CLOSED SESSION (No Final Action Taken)

 

1. Report from Prior Closed Session

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

3. Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9

4. Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (1 Case)

I. ADJOURNMENT