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 30, 2004

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:03 AM

 

Present at the meeting were: Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith, Roger Rodoni, John Woolley and Bonnie Neely (Supervisor Neely was absent the morning session and present the afternoon session).

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

County Administrative Office

1.                   Exemption to the Hiring Freeze

ACTION: Approve exemption for Child Support Services for Child Support Special I/II.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

General Services

2.                   Extension of Lease for Public Works Sign Shop and Vehicle Storage

ACTION: Approve a one-year extension of the lease with Charlene and Ron Lundblade for property located at 112 W. Third Street in Eureka.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

3.                   Subcontract with Humboldt Child Care Council

ACTION: Approve subcontract for the Adolescent Family Life Program.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

4.                   Amendments to Agreements for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Services

ACTION: Approve amendments to the agreements with the North Coast AIDS Project; Open Door Community Health Centers; Redwoods Rural Health Center; and St. Joseph Home Care.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Library Services

5.                   Supplemental Budget ($2,689 in Donations)

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

6.                   Transfer from Contingency to Cover Insurance Costs

ACTION: Approve the transfer of $461.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Sheriff

7.                   Adopt Classification for Animal and Shelter Care Attendant I/II, and Approve the Allocation of Four Full-Time Positions (General Fund)

ACTION: Adopt classification, approve allocation, and exempt newly-allocated positions from the hiring freeze effective immediately.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

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

Fred Green expressed concerns about tax losses due to acquisition of private property for public parks.† David Elsebusch supports the establishment of a citizens' advisory committee to address the County budget crisis.† Penny Elsebusch, Dennis Mayo, Daniel Pierce, and Aldo Bongio spoke on various issues.† Don Davenport expressed about the cable TV franchise contract.† Tim Gray and Ed Salsedo support the Freshwater Spit being an income-producing property.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services--Economic Development Division

1.                   Approval of Amendment to the Headwaters Revolving Loan Fund Contract with Redwood Region Economic Development Commission Increasing the Amount it May Loan from One-Million, Eight-Hundred-Thousand Dollars ($1,800,000) to Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000), and Extending the Term of the Agreement to January 8, 2006

ACTION: Authorize Chair to execute contract amendment.

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.

Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services

2.                   Report from Advisory Board on In-Home Supportive Services

ACTION: Adjourn as Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.† Convene as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services (HCPA-IHSS).† Receive a report on the activities of the Advisory Board on In-Home Supportive Services.† Approve a request from the Advisory Board to sign a letter encouraging Governor Schwarzenegger to carefully deliberate the long-term social and economic ramifications of any cuts to social and human services, and to also send similar letters to Senators Burton and Chesbro, and to Assemblywoman Berg.† Approve a request to allow the Advisory Board to issue a Press Release related to the impacts of the proposed budget cuts on local IHSS recipients.† Adjourn as the HCPA for IHSS, and reconvene as the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

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.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

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

No action was required on this standing item.

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

It was not necessary to hear this standing item.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors - 9:30 a.m.

1.                   Progress Report by Otis Skaggs, Humboldt Resource Conservation District, on Grant Funding from the California Resource Conservation District†† (Supervisor Rodoni)

ACTION: Continue this item to the meeting of April 27, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Board of Supervisors - 9:45 a.m.

2.                   Report by Carolyn Walden of United Way on the 2003 Go-Serve Grant Funds for Volunteer Centers Active in Disasters†† (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Hear the report.

No action was required on this agenda item (report only).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

It was not necessary to hold any closed session.

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

Community Development Services

1.                   Silva Lot Line Adjustment and Agricultural Preserve Application; File No. APN 101-142-02 et al.† Case No. LLA-02-04/AGP-02-01; Ferndale Area

ACTION: Reschedule this public hearing for the meeting of May 4, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Appeal of the Planning Director's Decision to Deny the Mathews Estate's Request for an Exception to the County's Fire Safe Regulations, Section 3112-11, Length of Dead-End Roads

ACTION: Did not grant the exception request at this time.††† Continued the public hearing to the meeting of Tuesday, May 11, 2004.† Directed staff to meet with the affected developers and landowners to discuss how to address transportation development needs, and the issues pertaining to drainage, infrastructure, and State Responsibility Areas.† Return to the Board on May 11, 2004, with a status report.

 

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

3.                   North Fork Ranch Lot Line Adjustment and Agricultural Preserve Application; File No. APN 105-021-06; Case No. AGP-02-03/LLA-02-40; Petrolia

ACTION: Adopt the findings for the Lot Line Adjustment consistent with the Williamson Act, the County's Williamson Act Guidelines, County Lot Line Adjustment regulations, and Government Code Section 51257; and approve the Lot Line Adjustment.† Adopt the findings pursuant to Government Code Section 51295 for the proposed cemetery as a "public improvement"; and adopt the findings pursuant to Government Code Section 65402 for General Plan conformance.† Update the Land Conservation Contract per Resolution 02-53, and adopt A Resolution Amending Resolution No. 84-23 which Established the Whitchurch/Chambers Agricultural Preserve No. 84-5, Modifying the Uniform Rules including Compatible Uses.† Authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the Notice of Rescission for Land Conservation Contract establishing Agricultural Preserve No. 84-5 and execute the successor Land Conservation Contract.††† Direct the Clerk of the Board to record copies of the Notice of Rescission, the Resolution and successor Land Conservation Contract with the County Recorder.† Direct Planning to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption pursuant to CEQA for the project.

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.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT