Tuesday, November 12, 2002

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:00 AM

 

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

1.                   Closed Session in the matter of the PG & E Bankruptcy

ACTION: No final action was taken on this agenda item.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

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

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.

Administrative Services

1.                   Supplemental Budget for Purchase of New Mobile Radio for the District Attorney

ACTION: Approve supplemental budget ($3,600)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

2.                   Request to Authorize Staff to proceed with a land survey and timber appraisal of County Property in Ridgewood Heights

ACTION: Approve request and authorize Code Enforcement Unit to proceed with cleanup of property.Approve a supplemental budget and associated transfer of $7,250 from Contingencies.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Assessor

3.                   Request to reallocate an Assessment Technician I/II position to Appraisal Technician

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Auditor-Controller

4.                   Request to reissue a property tax refund payable to Donald H. Martin Trust

ACTION: Approve request to reissue refund ($735.63)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Proclaim November 2002 Falun Dafa Month (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Adopt proclamation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

6.                   Resolution commending Dr. Ted Loring for his community contributions (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of October 22, 2002

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

County Administrative Office

8.                   Request from Health and Human Services and Public Works to fill vacant positions

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

9.                   State budget impact regarding reimbursement for mandated services

ACTION: Adopt reverse supplemental budget ($136,650)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

10.               Request to authorize Auditor-Controller to open Trust Fund 3721 (Used to manage collection and distribution of Booking Fees for those brought into custody by Humboldt State University Police)

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

11.               Request to authorize the CAO to accept the proposal from Aycock and Edgmon CPAs for Audit Services to examine the Financial Statements of the Public Guardian

ACTION: Approve request and adopt supplemental budget of $5,750.

MOTION: Motion to Approve

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

12.               Ten-percent base salary increase for the Personnel Director for taking on employee relations and labor negotiations for as Many as 1,800 additional employees in the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority

ACTION: Approve salary increase by adopting Resolution No. 02-95

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

13.               Request to establish a revolving fund for $350

ACTION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 02-96.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

14.               Request to continue temporary pay increase for Moen El-Hertani Maintenance Custodian

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

15.               Purchase of a Roche LightCycler for the Public Health Laboratory

ACTION: Approve purchase ($52,700)

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

16.               Contract for Winning the Employment Game Program

ACTION: Approve contract with North Coast Veterans Resource Center.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

17.               Agreement to provide information on Community Resources to Job Seekers and Employers

ACTION: Approve agreement with the Humboldt Community Switchboard.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Information Services (IS)

18.               Contract with DMC Inc. for Questys/Legistream Document Management System ($45,270)

ACTION: Approve contract and authorize IS Manager to sign Software Maintenance & Upgrade Agreement and Technical Services Agreement contingent on funding approval.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Library

19.               Establishment of Library Planning Task Force

ACTION: Approve formation of said task force.Adopt goals and tasks for task force.Authorize Chair to send recruitment letter to city councils and community service district boards to identify potential members.Direct County Librarian to return to the Board with a list of potential members for Board appointment.Dissolve task force upon completion and presentation of plan to Board.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Personnel

20.               Agreement to develop a Web-based On-line application and interest card system

ACTION: Approve agreement with Neuroscape Communication Resources.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

21.               Request to dissolve eligibility list of Environmental Services Manager

ACTION: Approve request effective upon the establishment of new eligibility list.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Probation

22.               Extension of extra-help appointment for Jeremy Buck Juvenile Corrections Officer

ACTION: Approve extension to 1440 hours through June 30, 2003.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

23.               Extension of temporary pay increase for Stephani Duxbury, Juvenile Corrections Officer

ACTION: Approve extension of temporary pay increase.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Public Works

24.               Removal of contaminated soil, installation of new monitoring wells and sample analysis

ACTION: Amend contract with Winzler and Kelly to provide funds ($102,860) for remediation of contamination from underground fuel tanks located in Bridgeville.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

25.               Resolution to administer completion and maintenance of a pedestrian bicycle shoulder on Myrtle Avenue from Hall Avenue to the East End of Ryan Slough Bridge

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-97

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

26.               Request to authorize the release of security for faithful performance and payment in the amount of $29,500 (Faithful Performance Security) and $14,750 (Payment Security) held as security for the Sutter Ranch Subdivision Unit 2

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

27.               Supplemental budget ($8,000) for purchase of a used travel trailer for parks

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Annual Northwest Inter-tribal gathering and Elders Dinner (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Adopt resolution in honor of the 21st Annual gathering and dinner.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

2.                   Proclaim November 21, 2002 as American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Adopt proclamation for November 21, 2002.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

3.                   Proclaim November 2002 as National Adoption Month (Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Adopt proclamation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

4.                   Proclaim November 9 through 15, 2002 as Retired Teachers Week (Supervisor Kirk)

ACTION: Adopt proclamation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

5.                   Resolution Commending Virginia Niekrasz-Laurent for her Thirty Years of Dedication to Dance (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

2.                   Standing Item for Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (Not required)

Community Development Services

3.                   Resolution establishing the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council

ACTION: Establish council, post vacancies and make appointments on December 3, 2002.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

County Administrative Office

4.                   Standing Item on Hiring Review Process (Not required)

5.                   Legislative Special Requests

ACTION: Direct staff to submit projects to Humboldt County's State legislative representative for inclusion in the State budget.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

6.                   Request to review and consider the proposed Ordinance relating to determinations of Contractor Non-Responsibility and Contractor Debarment

ACTION: Approve request, and direct County Counsel to format proposed ordinance (consistent with County Code).Direct CAO to return the proposed ordinance to the Board for adoption.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

2.                   Standing Item for Staff Report on Target Store Draft Environmental Impact (No action)

3.                   Request to Appoint Supervisor John Woolley as representative to the California Coast Provincial Advisory Committee (Supervisor Kirk)

ACTION: Approve request.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Time Certain 19:30 AM DHHS Social Services Branch

1.                   Sitting as Governing Board of County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services

ACTION: Sitting as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services adopt Recommendation Nos. 1-3 in submitted staff report.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

Time Certain 210:00 AM Board of Supervisors

2.                   California Sudden Oak Death Coastal Counties Council (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-98 supporting the council in increasing legislative delegations to fund fight against Sudden Oak Death.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (Not required)

2.                   Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54957.6 Review County Position and Instruct Designated representatives with respect to various forms of compensation provided to represented and unrepresented employees (Not required)

3.                   Report on Pending or threatened litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9 (Not required)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--existing litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9(a).Barden v. City of Sacramento; United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Docket No. 01-157-44 (Join as amicus)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--existing litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9(a).Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman's Associations, etc. vs. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation etc. U.S. District Court, Northern District of California Oakland Division:Case No. C02-2006 SBA.(Join as amicus)

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.                   Daniel Pierce suggested bringing down fiber optics from the north, and siting motocross track as close as possible to an emergency facility.Carol Vander Meer, representing the Friends of the Dune urged the Board to begin allocating the $151,000 in funds that the County had received several months from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Wallace Anderson supports mediation projects.

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

ABSENT:Bonnie Neely

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 PM

Community Development Services

1.                   Study on Old Growth Redwood Recycling

ACTION: Direct staff to complete closeout of Community Development Stock Grant No. 98-EDBG-572.

MOTION:Motion to Approve

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

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.