BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

County of Humboldt, In the Redwoods

COUNTY STAFF

  Chair
JIMMY SMITH
First District

 

LORETTA NICKOLAUS
County Administrative Officer

Vice Chair
JILL GEIST
Fifth District

 

TAMARA C. FALOR
County Counsel

ROGER RODONI
Second District

 

LORA CANZONERI
Clerk of the Board

JOHN WOOLLEY  
Third District

 

 

BONNIE NEELY
Fourth District

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Humboldt County

 

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS

HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA, 95501

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2003

9:00 AM

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

 

 

 

Present at the meeting were: Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, John Woolley and Bonnie Neely.

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

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

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM†† (Posted May 9, 2003)

1.                   Letter in Support of the Issuance of a Five-Year Permit for the Installatrion of Benbow Dam (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: Roger Rodoni; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Roger Rodoni, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, John Woolley, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

Child Support Services (CSS)

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

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1.                   Transfer of $24,800 from CSS Contingency Fund to Computers-Tower/Disc Drive Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely, John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

County Administrative Office

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

2.                   Hiring Freeze Exemptions

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemptions for the following positions: Child Support Specialist I/II; Office Assistant I (Public Health Branch); Juvenile Corrections Officer; and Sheriff's Sergeant.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Jill Geist, Bonnie Neely, John Woolley, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

General Services

3.                   Request for $15,000 Supplemental Budget for the Purchasing Division to Cover Air Travel Through the End of the Current Fiscal Year

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely, John Woolley; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

4.                   First Amendment to the Combined Negotiated Net Amount and Drug Medi-Cal Contract for Fiscal Year 2002-03

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Bonnie Neely, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

5.                   Request for $2,100 Supplemental Budget for Infant, Preschool, and Family Mental Health Initiative Grant Award for Clinical Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and approve associated service agreement invoice.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

6.                   Request to Establish New Line Items and Fixed-Asset Accounts; and Approval of a Supplemental Budget in Department 510

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Bonnie Neely; Yeas: John Woolley, Bonnie Neely, Roger Rodoni, Jimmy Smith, Jill Geist; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

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7.                   Request for Temporary Increase in Pay for E. Bartram, Eligibility Worker III

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request effective May 24, 2003, and continuing until such time as the supervisor's position is filled.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Jimmy Smith, John Woolley, Jill Geist, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

Public Works (PW)

8.                   Agreement with the Eel River Watershed Improvement Group for Bank Stabilization/Habitat Restoration Project Within the Van Duzen County Park

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement, and authorize PW staff to seek funding sources for said project.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Jimmy Smith, John Woolley, Jill Geist, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

9.                   Ordinance Amending Section 431-65 of Chapter 1, Division 3, of Title IV of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Parking on Murray Road in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading, and set the ordinance for adoption at least one week away.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

Sheriff

10.               Request for $600 Supplemental Budget for Materials to Build a Fuming Cabinet for the Sheriff's Office ID Section

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, Bonnie Neely; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

11.               Request to Authorize Sheriff to Sign a Software License Agreement and Maintenance Agreement with Softcode, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: John Woolley; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: John Woolley, Jill Geist; Nays: none; Abstains: Bonnie Neely.

Vote Summary: 2 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1 Abstains.

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

 

 

Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of subjects.† William Timm addressed the Board on human rights issues.† Several individuals spoke in opposition to the U. S. Patriot Act.† Abdul Aziz spoke on Islam.† Two individuals spoke in support of a moratorium on cell towers.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders (if required).

No change orders were brought forward.

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advertisement/s or award/s (if required).

No advertisements or awards were brought forward.

Health and Human Services--Public Health Branch

3.                   Request for Approval of the West Nile Virus Monitoring and Response Plan Prepared by the Division of Environmental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: Bonnie Neely; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Jimmy Smith, John Woolley, Bonnie Neely, Jill Geist, Roger Rodoni; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

Health and Human Services/Probation

4.                   Presentation from the Human Services Cabinet Regarding the Report "Humboldt County Strategic Prevention Plan"

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation, and receive and file a copy of the plan.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: Bonnie Neely; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Jill Geist, Bonnie Neely, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, John Woolley; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 5 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports, and take appropriate action (if required).

No action required.

2.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

Nothing was brought forward on this agenda item.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

It was not necessary to hold Closed Session.

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if required)

No report was brought forward.

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Review the County's Position, and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if required)

It was not necessary to hold this Closed Session.

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

It was not necessary to hold this Closed Session.

H.                  PUBLIC HEARING--1:30 P.M.

Public Works

1.                   Unmet Transportation Needs

RECOMMENDATION: Forward any recommendations to the Humboldt County Association of Governments for inclusion in their hearing.

Supervisor Rodoni was absent during this portion of the meeting.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: Bonnie Neely; Second: John Woolley, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith; Yeas: John Woolley, Bonnie Neely, Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith; Nays: none; Abstains: none.

Vote Summary: 4 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstains.

I.                    ADJOURNMENT

Afternoon Sessions Tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

 

Tuesday, June 3, 2003

Calabrese Use Permit

 

Monday, June 9, 2003

Budget Study Session

 

Monday, August 25, 2003

Budget Hearings

(9:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.)

 

 

 

 

There are no Board meetings on:

July 29, 2003
Aug. 12, 2003
Aug. 19, 2003
Sept. 30, 2003
Nov. 11, 2003
Nov. 25, 2003
Dec. 23, 2003
Dec. 30, 2003

 

County of Humboldt Web Site:† http://www.co.humboldt.ca.us