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, March 02, 2004

 

REGULAR SESSION

Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisors’ Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:03 AM

 

Present at the meeting were: Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni and John Woolley.  Supervisor Neely was in Washington, D.C. attending the legislative conference of the National Association of Counties.

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

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

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM--Treasurer/Tax Collector

1.                   Resolution for Financing of a New Animal Shelter Complex in McKinleyville

ACTION: Continue to the meeting of March 9, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

Vote Summary: 4 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. 200-14, remains in effect until March 23, 2004, allowing the Department of Public Health to continue a needle exchange program.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Supplemental Budget - Transfer from Offshore Energy Assistance Trust Fund to Public Works Water Management, Professional Services.(Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Adopt the following supplemental budget for Public Works and direct the Auditor-Controller to make the recommended transfers: 1) Approve a supplemental budget in the amount of $7,500. 2) Transfer $7,500 from the Trust Fund 3718 to 251-705-800, Transfer from Trust. 3) Increase the revenue estimate in revenue account 1100-251 by $7,500. 4) Increase Water Management, Professional Services, 1100-251-2118 by $7,500.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

3.                   Resolution of Congratulations for Jeremiah and Mary Scott on being named Humboldt County Republican Party's 2003 Republicans of the Year.(Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Ratify the Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Community Development Services

4.                   Werner Final Map Subdivision/Coastal Development Permit: Release from Conveyance and Agreement to Allow Construction of Secondary Dwelling Units on Lots 6, 15, and 19 of the Oceanside Unit No. 6 Subdivision; File No. APN 508-191-48; Case No.: FMS-13-91XX/CDP-45-91XX; McKinleyville Area

ACTION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 23, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                   Supplemental Budget

ACTION: Approve a supplemental 2003/2004 budget for Budget Unit #1120-275 (Economic Development) reducing budget expenses by $604,707.  Approve creation of revenue #1120-275 590042 and expense #1120-275 3586 to track revenue and expenses associated with new USDA RBEG Grant.  Approve creation of revenue #1120-275 590043 to track revenue and expenses associated with new CDBG Planning & Technical Assistance Grant and expense #1120-275 3587 for the Redevelopment Study and expense #1120-275 3588 for the Living in a Network World Study and expense #1120-275 3589 for a Section 504 audit.  Approve creation of revenue #1120-275 590044 and expense #1120-275 3590 to track revenue and expenses associated with the Redway Jobs/Housing Balance Grant.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

County Administrative Office

6.                   Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze

ACTION: Approve recommendations as submitted.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

7.                   Appointment to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

ACTION: Appoint Chris Kuhn.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

8.                   Appointment to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

ACTION: Appoint Scotty West.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Public Works

9.                   Ranch View Estates Subdivision Final Map; APN 508-071-36; McKinleyville Area

ACTION: 1.  Declare the Ranch View Estates Subdivision as complete and accept the final map for recordation.  2.  Accept the offers of dedication to the County of Humboldt of Parcel A (portion of Bugenig Lane), Parcel B, Parcel H, and Parcel L for the purposes stated on the subdivision map; and reject the offers of dedication to the County of Humboldt for Wrangler Court and Stallion Court for the purposes stated on the map.  3.  Accept the Easement Deed to the County of Humboldt for public road purposes from Jim Furtado (portion of Bugenig Lane off-site).  4.  Reject the Easement Deed to the County of Humboldt for the detention basin (and access) from Jim Furtado.  5.  Authorize the Chair to execute the Conveyance and Agreement for conveyance of rights to construct secondary dwelling units on the subdivision lots until additional parkland fees are paid to the County of Humboldt.  6.  Direct the Clerk of the Board to sign the subdivision map on behalf of the Board, and transmit the subdivision map, the easement deeds, and the Conveyance and Agreement to the Land Use Division for further processing.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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

 

John Tutuska, Mike Bittner, and Scott Willis addressed their concerns on the proposed Calpine project.  Bruce Ogata, Daniel Pierce, and Maggy Herbelin addressed the Board on various issues.

E.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Proclaim March 2004 as Women's History Month(Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Adopt the Proclamation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Resolution Endorsing the Humboldt Housing Conference, 2004(Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 9, 2004.

3.                   Proclaim March 2004 as "Professional Social Worker Appreciation Month"(Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Adopt the Proclamation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Appointments to the Medical Marijuana Task Force

ACTION: Appoint the following with the direction that they report their findings and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors within ninety (90) days:  Kurt Barthell, Bill Burke, Steven Butler, Robert E. Foster, Harriet Gray, Thomas Hannah, Bobby Harris, Eric Heimstadt, Ellen Komp, Linda Marcuz-Kehl, Joel McDonough, Ken Miller, Tommie Offord, Rhonda Olson, Kenny Richards, Jon Sapper, Pam Sistrom, Janis Tillery, Paul Turner, Paul Venza, and Supervisors Rodoni and Woolley.

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance   (No action required.)

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

It was not necessary to hear this standing item.

H.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors - 10:00 a.m.

1.                   Presentation by Bureau of Reclamation on a Proposed Klamath Basin Conservation Implementation Program(Supervisor Smith)

I.                     CLOSED SESSION

It was not necessary to hold a Closed Session.

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

Community Development Services

1.                   PWM, Inc. (Formerly UbiquiTel Leasing Corp.); Special Permit Modification; File No. APN 507-141-12; Case No. SP-01-26M; North Bank Road Area

BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, this public hearing was continued to the meeting of Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at 1:30 p.m.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT