BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

COUNTY STAFF

  Chair
†JILL GEIST

Fifth District

 

LORETTA NICKOLAUS
County Administrative Officer

Vice Chair
ROGER RODONI
Second District

 

TAMARA C. FALOR
County Counsel

JIMMY SMITH
First District

 

LORA CANZONERI
Clerk of the Board

JOHN WOOLLEY  
Third District

 

 

BONNIE NEELY
Fourth District

 

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Humboldt County

 

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS

 

 

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:02 AM

 

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

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM†† (Posted February 6, 2004, at 5:00 p.m.)

1.                   Proposed Liquid Natural Gas Project Draft Memorandum of Understanding (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Receive staff report and public comment, and continue to the meeting of February 24, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Continuation of Emergency - Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated Needle Use†† (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2000-14, remains in effect until March 2, 2004, allowing the Department of Public Health to continue a needle exchange program.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Child Support Services (CSS)

 

 
 

2.                   Request to Establish Two New Budget Line Items for a Laser Printer and Computer Equipment Hardware, and the Transfer of $12,500 from the CSS Contingency Fund Into Three Line Items

ACTION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of January 27, 2004

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

4.                   Appointment to the Human Rights Commission

ACTION: Appoint Jamila Tharp as a First District representative.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                   Appointment to the Human Rights Commission

ACTION: Appoint Karolyn G. Stein as a Fourth District representative.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Community Development Services

6.                   Resolution Amending Maps of Redevelopment Survey Areas to Match Legal Descriptions Attached to Preliminary Plan

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-11.

Due to a conflict of interest, Supervisor Woolley left the Chamber during the consideration of this agenda item.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

County Administrative Office

7.                   Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze

ACTION: Approve exemptions as follows:†† Auditor-Controller, Sr. Fiscal Assistant, and H&HS-Social Services, Eligibility Worker I/II/III.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

County Counsel

 

 
 

8.                   Transfer of Funds to Rents and Leases-Structures Line Item to Cover the Cost of the Annex Office Rental Payments from April 2004 Through June 2004

ACTION: Due to construction delay, approve the transfer of $6,736 from the Contingency Fund.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Library Services

 

 
 

9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Branch Employees

ACTION: Extend hours for Kellie Bryan, Susan Hodge, and Carol Waller to a maximum of 1,200 hours; and extend hours for John Christianson and Kimberley Hinkle to a maximum of 1,500 hours.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Probation

 

 
 

10.               Request to Authorize the Probation Department to Designate a Specific Juvenile Corrections Officer Position in Budget Units 254 and 234 as Shift Leaders for One Eight-Hour Shift Per Week

ACTION: Approve request, and approve compensation for ten salary ranges for one eight-hour shift per week for the designated Juvenile Corrections Officers in Budget Units 254 and 234.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Public Works

11.               Designation of† Goble Lane at Both Approaches to its Intersection with Fulmer Road, Hookton Road at its Intersection with Tompkins Hill Road, School Road at its Intersection with Washington Avenue, and Washington Avenue at its Intersection with School Road as Stop Intersections; Repeal of Designated Handicapped Parking Locations on Jersey Avenue and Lewis Avenue

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

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

12.               Approval of Contract Amendment for Seven Quarterly Groundwater Monitoring Studies at the Public Works Sign Shop Yard at 931 Second Street, Eureka

ACTION: Approve amendment to the contract with Winzler & Kelly for the sampling, analysis, and report preparation for seven quarterly periods; and adopt supplemental budget ($36,104).† (All costs are reimbursable from the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund.)

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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

Dennis Mayo spoke on the dunes steward program.† Aldo Bongio and David Elsebusch spoke on various issues.† Bob Brown spoke on in-stream gravel and sand.† John Inman spoke on in-home supportive services.

E.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclamation in Honor of Child Passenger Safety Program(Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Adopt proclamation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Library Services

1.                   Annual Report

ACTION: Receive and file the Library's annual report for Fiscal Year 2002-03.† Adopt the County Library Task Force's Strategic Plan 2004-2009.† Receive oral report on status of library budget.† Send letters of appreciation to those that participated on the task force for the strategic plan.† Forward a copy of the plan to Humboldt County's state legislators.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Public Works

2.                   Humboldt County Animal Care and Shelter Facility; Project No. 278000

ACTION: Postpone this item for approximately two weeks in order for the County Administrative Officer and the Director of Public Works to investigate available options.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Nominations for the California Coastal Commission--North Coast Region Representative.(Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Directed that two letters be submitted to the Governor's Appointments Secretary:† one in support of the nomination of Supervisor Neely, and the other in support of the nomination of Supervisor Woolley.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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

No action was required on this standing item.

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

It was not necessary to hear this standing item.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

No Closed Session was required.

I.                     ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting was adjourned at 1:03 p.m.