HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET EUREKA, CA, 95501

TUESDAY, JUNE 03, 2003

9:00 AM

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

 

Matters under the jurisdiction of the Board, and not on agenda, may be addressed by the public at the time provided in the agenda under Public Appearances. The Board may hold Closed Sessions as the agenda schedule permits.† If items are marked with an asterisk (*), the recommended actions will require a 4/5 vote of the Board.

 

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 Eddie Wisan, Pastor of the Hebrew Christians of Eureka

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

1.                   Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of Portions of Locust Street, Melville Road, Redwood Drive and Conger Street in Garberville for the Annual Rodeo in the Redwoods Parade, June 14, 2003. (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-59.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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.

 

Auditor-Controller

1.                   Resolution Establishing the County of Humboldt's Appropriation Limit for Fiscal Year 2003-2004 at $58,272,415

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-60.

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.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   On-Sale General Public Premises License for P&J Billiards (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) stating that the Board has made the determination that P & J Billiards in Willow Creek meets the criteria for an on-sale general public premises alcohol beverage license, and recommends that the ABC proceed with the issuance of the license.

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.

3.                   Declaring June 8, 2003, as Lesbian, Bisexual and Gay Awareness Day (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

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.

Community Development Services

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4.                   Modify Dates of Temporary Increase in Compensation for Sandy Blaszak

RECOMMENDATION: Rescind the temporary increase in compensation for Sandy Blaszak authorized by Agenda Item No. C-11 on March 25, 2003.† Authorize a temporary increase in compensation of twenty salary ranges for Sandy Blaszak, Senior Permit Specialist, retroactive from March 4, 2003, and continuing through April 4, 2003.

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.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2281 by Adopting Revised Fee Schedule for Jail Booking Fee

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2302.

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.

6.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for a Deputy Sheriff I/II position.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

7.                   Agreement with the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) for Personnel Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement, and appoint Loretta Nickolaus as the alternate RCEA Governing Board member.

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.

General Services

8.                   Supplemental Budget ($3,001) for the Replacement of the Voice Mail System at Adult Probation

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental item.

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 - Public Health Branch

9.                   Local Public Health Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve funding agreement with the State Department of Health Services.

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.

10.               Approval of Amendment to State Master Agreement and Supplemental Budget ($1,586) in Budget Unit 402, AIDS Information & Education

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. A04 to Agreement No. 01-15074, increasing the Evaluating Local Interventions allocation from the State by $1,586 during Fiscal Year 2002-03.

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.               Transfer of Funds from Fixed-Asset Line Items in Fund 1175; Budget Unit 440; Public Health Information Services; Fiscal Year 2002-2003; Purchase of Computer Software

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,577.

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.

12.               Fixed-Transfer for a Laptop Computer in Fund 1175; Budget Unit 420; Office of Traffic Safety and the Oral Health Program; Fiscal Year 2002-2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,950.

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.

13.               Purchase of Fixed Assets (Polycom Viewstation Camera Unit, Sony TV and TV Cart, Generator) for Videoconferencing Capabilities at the Public Health Building at 529 I Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase and associated transfer of $53,178.

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.

14.               Transfer of $1,300 for the Purchase of a Dial-A-Belt Automotive Safety Belt Training Station for the Office of Traffic Safety

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and purchase.

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

15.               Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for Family Preservation Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

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.

16.               Transfer of $1,120 for the Purchase of a Tape Backup Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and purchase.

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.

Public Works

17.               Thermoplastic Pavement Markings at Various Locations; Project No. 200850

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Chrisp Company, Contractor.

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.

18.               Supplemental Budget Request for Parks Division for Fiscal Year 2002-2003 ($12,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget for higher-than-anticipated park fees revenue.

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.

19.               Contract Change Order No. 2 for the Construction of Bear Gulch Bridge on Redwood Drive; Project No. BRLSSTPL-5904(017); Contract No. 940156

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order No. 2 for the amount of $25,000.

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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20.               Assignment of James Shores, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve assignment through August 2, 2003.

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.

21.               Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) Application

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a $4.50 per enplanement PFC amount.† Authorize the Public Works Director to sign PFC applications covering capital projects at four airports:† Arcata/Eureka, Murray Field, Rohnerville, and Kneeland (estimated collection of $736,000).† Establish an interest-bearing trust fund for the collection of requested PFC funds.

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.

22.               Construction of Overlay Paving on Myrtle Avenue Between Harrison and Hall Avenues

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 2:00 p.m.

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.

23.               Agreement for the Programming and Design of the New Animal Care and Shelter Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for architectural services with Wald, Ruhnke and Dost Architects, LLP of Monterey, California.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Sheriff

24.               Renewal of Lease Agreement with the George N. Frykberg Trust for Property at 2618 Myrtle Avenue in Eureka (Used for the Storage of Boats, Vehicles, and Equipment)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve renewal of lease agreement.

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.

25.               Differential Pay as Acting Correctional Supervisor for Jeff Jordan, Senior Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential day.

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.

26.               Homeland Security Overtime Program Application Packet

RECOMMENDATION: Submit application to the U. S. Department of Justice for funding to supplement officer overtime to increase community safety and reduce public fear.

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.

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

Daniel Pierce spoke on a variety of subjects.† Eric Martin spoke on persecution of Falun Gong practitioners.† John Inman spoke on In-Home Supportive Services.

E.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Declaring the County of Humboldt an Official Relay for Life County (Supervisors Neely and Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

No change orders were brought forward.

2.                   Standing Item--Advertisement and/or Award of Public Works Projects

No advertisements or awards were brought forward.

Health and Human Services

3.                   Reduction in Force:† Disallocation of Management Positions in Health and Human Services; Budget Units 511 and 424

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize disallocation of Deputy Mental Health Director--Administration; Class No. 930, Position No. 001; Salary Range 424; Budget Unit 424.† Authorize disallocation of Deputy Mental Health Director--Programs, Class No. 931, Position No. 002, Salary Range 444, Budget Unit 424.† Disallocations effective July 5, 2003, or as soon thereafter as is administratively possible.† Authorize the Personnel Department to begin the layoff process for said disallocations.† Authorize the disallocation of Staff Services Manager I (Fiscal), Class 717, Position No. 003, Salary Range 385, in Budget Unit 511, Effective July 5, 2003, or as soon thereafter as is administratively possible.† Authorize Merit System Services to begin the layoff process for said disallocation.

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.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Positions Potentially Impacted by Proposed Budget

MOTION: Continue to June 9, 2003, with the added direction that language be submitted to the Board on June 9, 2003, for considering revised budgets for the Sheriff and Personnel Departments.

Action: Approve.

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

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

Community Development Services

5.                   Create Fund No. 0940, Adopt 2002-2003 Redevelopment Budget, Adopt 2003-2004 Redevelopment Budget, and Request $80,000 Loan from the County of Humboldt

RECOMMENDATION: Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors.† Convene as the Redevelopment Agency.† Request the Auditor-Controller to create an interest-bearing account (Fund 0940) for revenue received by the Redevelopment Agency.† Adopt the FY 2002-2003 Redevelopment Budget.† Adopt the FY 2003-2004 Redevelopment Budget.† Request an $80,000 loan from the County of Humboldt out of Fund 3842 (Headwaters Economic Division Administration set-aside.† Upon approval, direct the Clerk of the Agency to send a copy of action to the Auditor-Controller and the Rural Development Coordinator.† Adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency Board.† Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

No action was required.

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

No report was brought forward.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

It was not necessary to hold any closed session.

1.                   Standing Item--Report from Prior Closed (if required)

2.                   Standing Item--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)

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

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

Community Development Services

1.                   Continued Public Hearing Regarding the Revocation of Calabrese Conditional Use Permit; File No. APN 100-112-01 & -02; Case Nos. CUP-169-74 and CUP-29-77 (Ferndale Area)

RECOMMENDATION: Revoke the Conditional Use Permits by adopting the resolution in Attachment No. 1 of the February 5, 2002, staff report.

Motion by Supervisor Neely, second by Supervisor Rodoni, to:† 1)† close the public hearing; 2)† confirm that the operation is being operated consistent with the conditional use permit; 3)† signs will be posted in the building/s stating the days/hours of the operation in building/s; 4)† owner is in charge of compliance with days/hours of the operation; 5)† work is to be done inside building/s only; and 6) staff will verify complaints on a "new" basis.† Motion passed by a unanimous vote.

 

Motion by Supervisor Neely, second by Supervisor Geist, to take no action on the 1997 conditional use permit (food processing) at this time.† Motion passed by a unanimous vote.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT