BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

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, AUGUST 26, 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.                  Moment of Reflection

B.                 AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

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.                  Standard Agreement Nos. 03-0013C and 03-0070C with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) for Receiving Annual Subventions from the CDPR to Help Offset the Local Cost of Enforcing Certain State-Mandated Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: Bonnie Neely; Second: Jill Geist; Yeas: Bonnie Neely, Jill Geist; Nays: none; Abstentions: none.

Vote Summary: 2 Yeas; 0 Nays; 0 Abstentions.

Board of Supervisors

2.                  Resolution of Commendation for Mr. Joe Wolf on His Retirement After Over Forty Years with the Department of Public Works(Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

3.                  Resolution of Commendation for Mr. Art Pope on His Retirement After 37 Years with the Department of General Services (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

4.                  Continuation of Emergency--Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2000-14, remains in effect until September 16, 2003, allowing the Public Health Branch to continue a needle-exchange program.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                  Donation of a Multi-Task Printer/Copy Machine from Mr. and Mrs. Phillip A. Minor to the Grand Jury (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept donation, and recognize and thank Mr. and Mrs. Minor.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

6.                  Request for Reaffirmation of Supervisor Woolley as the Board's Representative on the Community Health Alliance of Humboldt-Del Norte Counties (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

7.                  Proclaiming August 10-16, 2003, as Humboldt County Community Health Center Week (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Child Support Services

8.                  Request for Creation of a Sheriff's Investigative Services Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

9.                  Request for Creation and Funding of Two New Funds for the Department of Child Support Services, and the Transfer of Funds from the Department's Contingency Fund to the Department's Special Expenses Line Item

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Clerk of the Board

10.              Appointment to the Assessment Appeals Board

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Clerk of the Board to submit list of nominees (Messrs. Greg Anderson and Leo Sears) to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

11.              Appointment to the Board of Directors for the North Humboldt Recreation and Park District

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Ms. Jane Rogers with term to expire the first week of December 2003 (filling the seat vacated by Mr. George Taylor, who resigned in late May 2003).

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Community Development Services

12.              Adoption of the 2001 California Fire Code for the Arcata Fire Protection District and the Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection District

RECOMMENDATION: Review the staff report and the attached Ordinances approved by the Arcata and Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection Districts.† Ratify the Adopted Ordinances of the Arcata and Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection Districts which adopt the 2001 California Fire Code.† Delegate the enforcement of these Ordinances to the Chief or his or her authorized representative of the Arcata and Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection Districts.† Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit the County's determination to the Districts within 15 days of the determination.† Direct the Clerk of the Board to file the Districts' and County's findings together with the District's adopted ordinances to the State's Department of Housing and Community Development.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

13.              Contract with North Coast Small Business Resource Center to Become a Headwaters Revolving Load Fund Technical Assistance Provider

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Cooperative Extension

14.              Request for Approval of Supplemental Budget and Transfer from Contingency

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Supplemental Budget request for Budget Unit 632.† Increase appropriation for Fund 1100 in the amount of $1,389.00 and increase our Del Norte Farm Advisor

Revenue Account No 1100-611-040 by $1,389.† Allocate $1,389 to Account No. 632-2-227 (Del Norte Farm Advisor).† Approve an appropriation transfer from Contingency in the amount of $2,281 for Fiscal Year 2002-03.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

County Administrative Office

15.              Request that the Board of Supervisors Authorize the Chair of the Board to Sign a Letter of Opposition to Senate Bill 18 (Relating to Historical Tribal Sites), as Proposed to be Amended, to the Assembly Natural Resources Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

This item was withdrawn from agenda.

16.              HR 2359--Forest Service Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the formation of a Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) consisting of 15 local citizens (plus three replacement members) to review and recommend proposed forest management projects in accordance with Federal legislation, and direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the attached press release announcing the availability of RAC applications.† Elect to allocate 15% of its full payment amount for expenditure on projects under Title II and Title III, and direct staff to notify the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service accordingly.† Of the 15% allocated for expenditure on projects under Title II and Title III, elect to allocate 50% of these project funds for expenditure on Title II projects and 50% of these project funds for expenditure on Title III projects, and direct staff to notify the United States Department

of Agriculture Forest Service accordingly.

This item was withdrawn from agenda.

17.              Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze Hiring Freeze Exemptions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemptions for Child Support Services, Child Support Special I/II; Community Development-Planning, Sr. Office Assistant; District Attorney, Legal Office Assistant I/II; H&HS-Mental Health, Psychiatric Nurse (24 hr/wk); Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff I/II and Correctional Officer I.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

District Attorney

18.              Supplemental Budget ($3,500) for Child Abuse Treatment Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

19.              Appointment to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Rebecca Stauffer, M.D.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

20.              Request to Establish New Line Item and Approve Appropriation Transfer from Public Health Contingency in Fund 1175 for Fiscal Year 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line for County Medical Services Program, and transfer $376,376 from Public Health Contingency.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

21.              Request for Approval of a Supplemental Budget for Fund 1175; Budget Unit 416, Field Nursing

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget ($248,860).

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

22.              Request to Declare the CHDP Dodge Maxi Wagon Van, Vehicle No. 18451, Purchase by the State for the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program as Surplus Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

23.              Supplemental Budget ($35,000) and Grant Agreement Between the Children and Families Commission and the Public Health Branch's Domestic Violence Prevention Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget and grant agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

24.              Amendment No. A-2 to Agreement No. 00-91666 with the California Department of Health Services for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

25.              Approval of Amendment to Agreement with the California Department of Health Services Concerning Medi-Cal Administrative Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to Contract No. 01-15385.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

26.              Purchase of Work Bench ($2,800), Audio-Visual Equipment ($2,500), and Furniture ($9,630) for Department 510 (Performance Incentives)

RECOMMENDATION: Purchase work bench and furniture for a work area to troubleshoot computer hardware, software, and other on-line problems.† Purchase audio-visual equipment as a continuous investment in the basic infrastructure equipment required for critical technology information for consolidated support services.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

27.              Transfer of $1,200 from Computer Equipment Fixed-Asset Account to Services and Supplies Account to Correct Over-Expenditure Occurrence

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

28.              Supplemental WEX CalWorks Budget for Fiscal Year 2002 to Increase Estimated Revenue and Expenditures to Reflect Actual Amounts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

29.              Application for Rapid Response Baseline Funding, and Application for Rapid Response Special Project Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign applications.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Library Services

30.              Supplemental Budget ($11,713) for Receiving Donations and Grants

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Probation

31.              Continued Increase in Compensation of 14 Ranges for Eric A. Olson, Supervising Probation Officer

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve request through June 19, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Public Works

32.              General Fund Contingency Transfer of $7,000 to Cover the Cost of Storm Water Permitting

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer, and authorize the Director of Public Works to sign all documents prepared in accordance with the General Permit for the Discharge of Storm Water from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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33.              Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with Republic Parking System Inc. for Parking Rate Increases at Arcata-Eureka Airport in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Approve second amendment to lease agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

34.              Lease Agreement with John Zulauf for the Property to Construct a Hangar at Garberville Airport

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RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

35.              Avigation Easement Executed by Frank, Dorothea, and Daniel R. Birnie for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Avigation Easement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

36.              Avigation Easement Executed by Tracy Hanger for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Avigation Easement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

37.              Authorization to Continue Compensation for Robert Stout as if He Had Been Promoted to the Classification of Road Maintenance Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

38.              Special Use Permit with the United States Department of the Interior for Material Storage Sites on Bald Hills Road

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to executed Special Use Permit.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

39.              Request to Declare Salvaged Timber from Van Duzen County Park as Surplus, and Authorize the Purchasing Agent to Prepare a Notice of Sale for Surplus Timber

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and direct the funds received as a result of timber sale be deposited into Trust Fund 3708 and designated for Habitat Restoration/Bank Stabilization project within Van Duzen County Park.† Adopt a supplemental budget ($45,000) for the restoration project and work needed to salvage the timber.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

40.              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. 4 ($37,098.02).

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

41.              Lease Agreement with Hans Lange for the Property to Construct a Hangar at Garberville Airport

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RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute Lease Agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

42.              Storm Damage Repair Project; Dyerville Loop Road; County Project No. 980055

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Scotia Pacific, and authorize payment of $500 for easement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

43.              Federal Aviation Grant for Terminal Remodel at the Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign grant agreement for Project No. 3-06-0010-27 ($1,358,048).† Adopt supplemental budget ($150,000) to provide funding for preliminary design.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

44.              Klamath Project Operations Draft EIS Scoping Document

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of comments to Daniel S. Fritz, Project Manager for the Klamath Basin Area Office, Mid-Pacific Region, Bureau of Reclamation

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

45.              Bicycle Lane Project (Phase I); Freshwater Road

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from, and approve agreement with, Scotia Pacific.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

46.              Assignment of William White, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize continued compensation for William White as if he had been promoted to the classification of Senior Road Maintenance Worker.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

47.              Designation of No-Parking Zone; Heartwood Drive and Nursery Way, McKinleyville

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

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

48.              Award of Contract for Construction of Briceland Thorne Road; Contract No. 200700

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Granite Construction Company for the Base Bid Only.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Sheriff

49.              Reallocation of Senior Fiscal Assistant Position to Class of Fiscal Services Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reallocation of the Senior Fiscal Assistant position occupied by Keri Furtado, in budget unit 221, (salary range 268, class 0125) to the class of Fiscal Services Supervisor (salary range 305, class 0149) effective the beginning of the first bi-weekly pay period following approval.† Approve a Supplemental Budget ($1,975) to offset additional cost of reallocation of position.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

50.              First Amendment to Contract with the North Coast Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve first amendment.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

51.              Request to Authorize Sheriff Gary Philp, or His Designee, to Sign the Renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Work Alternative Program and the Humboldt Resource Center, Outlining This Year's Firewood Distribution Process for Low-to-Moderate Income Senior Citizens of the County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Treasurer-Tax Collector

52.              Declaration of Official Intent of Humboldt County to Reimburse Certain Expenditures from Proceeds of Indebtedness

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-89.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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

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 voluntarily sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chambers by 9:00 a.m.

 

Aldo Bongio and Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of issues.

D.                SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                  Proclaim September 2003 as Leave A Legacy Month(Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

D.                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 were brought forward.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advertisements and/or awards (if required).

No advertisements or awards were brought forward.

3.                  Award of Contract for Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Mattole Road; Project No. ER 3202(005); Contract No. 971072

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the bids for Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Mattole Road (F3C010) at

PM 39.7 and PM 40.7-41.0.† Receive and consider the proposed decision and recommendation of the Contractor Hearing

Board, along with the record of the hearing, in the proceeding for determination of non-responsibility of the lowest bidder.

Consider any additional relevant evidence which was not previously presented to the Contractor Hearing Board.

Adopt, modify, or deny the proposed decision and recommendation of the Contractor Hearing Board.† Award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder.† Authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate

bonds and insurance.† Direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200321-0185, Mattole Rd

Construction and process an appropriation transfer for the bid amount plus a 5% contingency.

Accepted the recommendations of the Contractor Hearing Board (CHB) that Robert Figas be debarred from bidding on future County contracts with the following amendment:† the period of disbarrment shall be for TWELVE MONTHS (instead of the eighteen months as recommended by the CHB).

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Motion by Supervisor Woolley, second by Supervisor Geist, to: †1)† receive and file the bids for construction of storm damage repairs to Mattole Road (F3C010) at PM 39.7 and PM 40.7-41.0; 2)† award the contract to Mercer Fraser; 3)† authorize the Chairman to execute the project agreement upon submittal of the appropriate bonds and insurance; and 4)† direct the Auditor-Controller to establish a new contract account 1200321-0185, Mattole Rd Construction, and process an appropriation transfer for the bid amount plus a 5% contingency.† Motion passed unanimously.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

4.                  Proposed Animal Shelter Project, Determination of Consistency with the Humboldt County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan

RECOMMENDATION: SITTING AS THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY AIRPORT LAND USE COMMISSION, find that the proposed animal shelter project is consistent with the Humboldt County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (Humboldt County Airport Land Use Commission 1993).

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

G.                MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                  Expansion of the Williamson Act Advisory Committee (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, this agenda item was rescheduled for the meeting of September 23, 2003.

2.                  Report on Gubernatorial Recall Election and Polling Locations (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action.

Authorized staff to sign a letter in response to State Senator John L. Burton's letter of August 14, 2003, pertaining to expenses related to the gubernatorial recall election.

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.

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

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

No action was required on this standing item.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

No action was taken on this standing item.

H.                MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:20 a.m. -- Health and Human Services (Social Services Branch)

1.                  Resolution Superseding Resolution No. 03-39, Governing the General Relief Program in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-90.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

11:30 a.m. -- Board of Supervisors

2.                  Report by Congressman Mike Thompson on Klamath River Legislation(Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the report.

This was a report only.† No action was required by the Board.

I.                   CLOSED SESSION

It was not necessary to hold any Closed Session

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

It was not necessary to hold this Closed Session.

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)

It was not necessary to hold this Closed Session.

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

It was not necessary to hold this Closed Session.

J.                  ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT HEARINGS--1:30 P.M.

Code Enforcement Unit

1.                  County vs. Burns; Assessor's Parcel No. 510-391-008

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 2, 2003, at 1:30 p.m.

Recommended action was approved by Order of the Chair.

K.                1:30 P.M. -- PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                  Resolution Establishing County Policy for Expanded Public Notice for Discretionary Land Use Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing, and continue same to the meeting of Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at 1:30 p.m.

Recommended action was approved by Order of the Chair.

2.                  Appeal of the Humboldt County Planning Commission's Approval of Coastal Development/Conditional Use Permits for Cal North Wireless; City of Arcata, Appellants;† Case Nos. CDP-02-30/CUP-02-11; Assessor's Parcel No. 506-141-06

RECOMMENDATION: Conduct a public hearing and receive the Staff Report and public testimony.† If, on the basis of evidence submitted, the Board is able to make the required

findings for approval, adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve the project, subject to the recommended conditions of approval; OR, if, on the basis of evidence submitted, the Board is unable to make the required findings for approval, or finds that the project would result in a significant adverse effect on the environment, individually or cumulatively, grant the appeal and deny the project.† Direct the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to the applicant, appellant, and any other interested parties.

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, the public hearing was closed, and this agenda item was continued to the meeting of Tuesday, September 23, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. for the receiving of alternative recommendations for Board action on this project.†

 

A motion by Supervisor Neely, second by Supervisor Rodoni, to deny the appeal of the City of Arcata, and to uphold the Planning Commission's approval of the project, failed by a 2-3 vote.

AYES:† Supervisors Neely and Rodoni†††††† NAYS:† Supervisors Smith, Woolley, and Geist

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: none; Second: none; Yeas: none; Nays: none; Abstentions: Bonnie Neely, Jill Geist.

Vote Summary: 0 Yeas; 0 Nays; 2 Abstentions.

L.                 ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:10 p.m.