Tuesday, October 22, 2002

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:00 AM

 

A.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS/NON-AGENDA ITEM

1.                   Request to Authorize Expenditure from Fifth District Out-of-County Travel to send Newly-Elected Fifth District Supervisor to Annual Conference of California State Association of Counties

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Reflection

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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Funding to Offset Local Enforcement Costs Related to Registrations, Renewals, Spot Inspections, Soil and Tissue Sampling and Complaint Investigations

ACTION: Approve agreement with State Department of Food and Agriculture

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

2.                   Supplemental Funding for Pesticide Enforcement Activities

ACTION: Approve agreement with State Department of Pesticide Regulation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

3.                   Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Del Norte and Trinity Counties

ACTION: Approve MOU for weights and measures services.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Appointment of Raymond Brady to the Humboldt County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Appoint Raymond Brady

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

5.                   Continuation of Emergency Transmission of Disease through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Extend local state of emergency through November 5, 2002.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

County Administrative Office

6.                   Request to Replace Chairs in Conference Room A First Floor of the Courthouse

ACTION: Approve request at a cost of $1,090 from the Contingency Fund

7.                   Hiring Review Process

ACTION: Approve the filing of the following positions:Correctional Officer I/II (Sheriff); Legal Office Services Supervisor (District Attorney); and Administrative Analyst I/II (Social Services Branch)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

County Counsel

8.                   Operation of McCann Ferry

ACTION: Set aside; and declare void, action of June 4, 2002, which terminated ferry service to McCann; and reinstate said ferry service.Authorize payment of $313 to Petitioners for costs.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Jimmy Smith SECOND: Paul Kirk 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.                   Amendment to the Early Years Mental Program Grant

ACTION: Approve amendment and extend agreement to October 31, 2003

MOTION:Motion to Approve

MOTION:Jimmy Smith SECOND: Paul Kirk 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

10.               Subcontract with Humboldt Child Care Council for Adolescent Family Life Program

ACTION: Approve subcontract through June 30, 2003

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

11.               Request to Accept Southern Humboldt Area Rescue's Request to Relinquish the Ambulance Service Permit for Service Area V Garberville Sub-Zone Permit No. 0005

ACTION: Approve request and issue new permit to City Ambulance of Eureka

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

12.               Purchase of Three Computers in Public Health Administration Budget Unit 400

ACTION: Approve purchase ($5,500)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

13.               Grant from State Office of Traffic Safety for Child Passenger Safety Program

ACTION: Accept grant Award of $284,338

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

14.               In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority--Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2002

ACTION: Adopt budget of $8,485,882; and approve per-hour rate of $7.52

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

15.               Request to Allocate Program Manager II and Administrative Secretary in Budget Unit 511

ACTION: Approve request and allocate position for Public Authority staff.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

16.               Purchase Order for Rental and Maintenance of Copy Machines for 36-Month Period

ACTION: Authorize Purchasing to issue purchase order under name of Systems Network

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

17.               Conducting the CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work Job Club Workshop

ACTION: Approve memorandum of understanding with the Eureka Adult School

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Library Services

18.               Supplemental Budget ($16,320) for Books and Periodicals

ACTION: Approve supplemental budget

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Public Works

19.               Construction of Central Avenue Widening and Overlay; Contract No. 200704

ACTION: Approve Contract Change Order No. 2 ($15,150.03) for additional traffic control and for widening an existing driveway

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

20.               Construction of Security Fence at Arcata-Eureka Airport Contract No. 911500

ACTION: Approve Change Order No. 3 ($11,247.32) to change electrical service at east rolling gate to 3-phase and extend trench 210 feet; connect existing cross fences into new chain link fence on north fence line near bluff; replace chain link fence at arrival gate; add 8 corner posts; extra clearing for overflow parking; relocate existing gate on Coast Guard Road; relocate existing gate on public access road; and modify pedestrian gates to 48 inches wide.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

21.               Request to Use Up to Four County Roads Trucks and Heavy Equipment in Truckers' Parade

ACTION: Approve request for use at December 14, 2002 parade.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Sheriff

22.               Supplemental Budget to Reimburse for Costs to Print County Emergency Operating Plan

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget of $1,300

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

23.               Eradication of Several Large Marijuana Gardens in the Dinsmore Area

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget of $3,570 to pay share of cost for helicopter rental.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim October 20-27, 2002 as Red Ribbon Week (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Adopt proclamation and ratify memo to all County employees

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

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Board Attendances at October 22, 2002 Workshop on the Moving Goods and People Report and Natural Resources and Hazards Report

ACTION: Deliberate on Board representation at workshop and continue meeting to workshop.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR

Public Works

2.                   Standing Item for Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (Not Required)

3.                   Standing Item for Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (Not Required)

4.                   Humboldt County Courthouse Remodel and Renovation Project No. 219000

ACTION: Approve agreement with Kaplin, McLaughlin and Diaz for architectural services and direct staff to continue with modifying the design of the project.Transfer $400,000 from Contingencies to provide funding for architectural services.Direct Treasurer-Tax Collector to pursue financing for the project.

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

County Administrative Office

5.                   Standing Item on Hiring Review Process (Not Required)

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Letter Regarding Implementation of South Delta Improvements Project (Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Send letter to the Bureau of Reclamation

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

2.                   Standing Item--Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No action)

3.                   Standing Item--Staff Report on Target Store Draft Environmental Impact Report (No action)

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Time Certain 19:20 AM Board of Supervisors

1.                   Annual Report of the Mental Health Board (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Receive and file report.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR

Time Certain 29:30 AM Board of Supervisors

2.                   Presentation on the Regional Energy Authority Pilot Project (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Hear presentation from Pat Stoner Program Director of the Local Government Commission.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR

Time Certain 310:30 AM Board of Supervisors

3.                   Presentation on the Buckhorn Grade Improvement Project (Supervisor Rodoni and Neely)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-93 in support of said project.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation (Gov. Code Section 54956.9(a).State of California et al v. Morais Properties et al.; Case No. DR010914 (No final action taken)

I.                     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.                   Dotti Russell spoke on the needs of the disabled, toxins in rivers, availability of community programs, public transportation and access to higher education.Daniel Pierce spoke in support of a proposition on the November 5, 2002 ballot in support of veterans.Ed Salsedo spoke on a variety of issues pertaining to the Orick area.

PRESENT:Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, John Woolley, Bonnie Neely and Paul Kirk

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 PM

County Administrative Office

1.                   Ordinance amending and updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for Permits and Services of the various Humboldt County Departments

ACTION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2281

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

2.                   McKinleyville Community Plan Update

ACTION: Continue to November 5, 2002.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

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.