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, JUNE 17, 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 Pastor Dino Cardelli, Sr. of Calvary Chapel.

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

1.                   Supplemental Agenda Item:† Resolution Designating Signature Authority to the County Administrative Officer for Economic Development Division Grants during the Absence of the Community Development Services Director.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-66.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Non-Agenda Item:† Letter in Support of Emergency Funding for Restoration of U. S. Highway 101 at Confusion Hill (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to Gary Hamby, Division Administrator for the Federal Highway Administration,

Motion by Supervisor Woolley, second by Supervisor Neely, to find that the need to take action arose after the June 17, 2003, agenda was posted.† Motion passed unanimously.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution: Orleans 55th Annual Old Timer's Parade and Picnic (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Coroner-Public Administrator

2.                   Letter Approving Submittal of Grant Application to Humboldt Area Foundation for Acquisition of Portable Digital Projector

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant application.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

County Administrative Office

3.                   Termination of Agreement with MAXIMUS to Provide for Preparation of Central Services Cost Allocation Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Terminate the agreement with MAXIMUS.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

4.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for Child Support Specialist I/II, Psychiatric Nurse (part-time), Child Care Worker, Juvenile Correction Officer, Probation Officer I/II (substitute) and Probation Officer I/II (substitute) positions.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                   Legislative Agreement with Peterson Consulting, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Decrease agreement amount for July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004, from $19,000.00 per month to $1,425.00 per month and approve and authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Administration

6.                   HIPAA Business Associate Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve HIPAA Business Associate Agreement, and authorize Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) to approve and sign contract amendments adding Business Associate Agreements to existing DHSS contracts.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Amendment to California Forensics Medical Group (CFMG) Contract for Provision of Jail Medical Services

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the First Amendment to the CFMG contract, authorize Chair to execute and direct Clerk of the Board to return one signed original to Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Branch.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

8.                   Fixed Asset Accounts, Appropriation Transfers, and Purchase of Printers and Demagnetizer for CalWORKs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve establishment of fixed asset accounts, transfer $41,200 and authorize purchase of printers and demagnetizer.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

9.                   Disallocation of Three Positions in DHHS, Social Services Branch, Employment Training Division

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize disallocation of Senior Office Assistant, Vocational Counselor I/II, Client Services Worker I/II, and authorize Personnel to begin layoff process.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

10.               Resolution No. 03-67, Amending Effective Date of Resolution No. 03-30, Amending the General Relief Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Public Works

11.               Designation of No-Parking Zones, Halibut Avenue, King Salmon

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce the Ordinance by Title, waive first reading, set the Ordinance for adoption at least one week away, and direct Clerk of the Board to publish a summary at least five days before the date set for adoption and again within 15 days after adoption.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

12.               Surplus Vehicles

RECOMMENDATION: Declare three vehicles surplus, authorize Purchasing Agent to dispose of them when replacements are in place, and deposit revenue from the sale in the Motor Pool Fund.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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13.               Resolution for Acquisition of Right of Way for Chartin Road in the City of Blue Lake

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-68, and direct Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy to the Blue Lake City Council.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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

Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of subjects.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders (if required).

No change orders brought forward.

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

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

No advertisements or awards brought forward.

General Services

3.                   Information Technology Plan for Sharing Information within the County and with the Public

RECOMMENDATION: Review report, create IT Executive Committee, direct staff to update Information Systems Policy, direct IS to act as IT Infrastructure Manager, direct staff to review alternatives for funding, and change the name of IS to Information Technology Department.

Withdrawn from agenda.† Will be brought back for consideration at a future Board meeting yet to be scheduled.

Community Development

4.                   Short Term Loan of $80,000 to the Redevelopment Agency from the Headwaters Economic Division.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve short term loan, direct Auditor to transfer funds from Headwaters Economic Division Administration into Redevelopment Agency, and approve 2002-03 supplemental budget.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

No report brought forward.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Standing Item--Report from Prior Closed Session (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 on Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

4.                   It is the Intention of the Board of Supervisors to Meet in Closed Session to Consider the Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the position of Administrative Secretary Pursuant to Government Code No. 54954.5.

There was no final action taken on this closed session matter.

H.                  AFTERNOON SESSION - 1:30 P.M.

County Administrative Office

1.                   Fiscal Year 2003-04 Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentations on budget impacts, and take appropriate action.

Motion:† Hold off on sending out layoff notices for the affected filled positions in the departments of the District Attorney, Public Defender, Conflict Counsel, Alternate Counsel, Probation, County Counsel, and Auditor-Controller.† Reconsider the matter on June 24, 2003, after the Budget Task Force has met.

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

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

 

I.                    ADJOURNMENT

Adjourn to Conference Room A on the morning of June 20, 2003, for a meeting on abandoned vehicles.