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, June 08, 2004

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:06 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

1.                   Ordinance Repealing Chapter 11, Sections 2411-1 Through 2411-4, and Adding Sections 2412-6 Through 2412-9 of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to the consolidation of Public Guardian/Veterans Office with Department of Health and Human Services

ACTION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2318.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Adjourn as County Board of Supervisors, and Reconvene as Humboldt County Public Authority.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Conference with Labor Negotiator.  It is the intention of the Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority to meet in Closed Session to have a conference with its Labor Negotiator to review and instruct designated representatives with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to represented and unrepresented personnel of the Humboldt County Public Authority   (No Final Action Taken)

3.                   Appointment of Tribal Representatives to the Humboldt County Indian Gaming Community Benefit Committee. (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Send a ranking ballot to the appropriate tribes with a letter of statute interpretation.

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.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Declaring Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Weekend in Humboldt County   (Supervisor Woolley)

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Letter Regarding Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project - Project Management Plan   (Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Administration

3.                   Allocation of Four Positions in Budget Unit 416, Adolescent Family Life Program (Public Health Fund--State Allocation)

ACTION: Approve allocation of positions to provide case management and health education services to pregnant and parenting teens and their children (services previously on a contract basis with the Humboldt Child Care Council).

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

4.                   Agreement with 7th Avenue Center for the Provision of Long-Term Treatment Program for Adults with Chronic Mental Illnesses (Mental Health Realignment Funds)

ACTION: Approve agreement through June 30, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                   Fourth Amendment to the Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Eureka) to Amend the Contract Value and Processing Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve fourth amendment through June 30, 2004, for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

6.                   Fourth Amendment to the Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Redding) to Amend the Contract Value and Processing Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve fourth amendment for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries through June 30, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

7.                   Second Amendment to the Services Agreement with Humboldt Family Service Center to Eliminate Pre-Authorization of Services, Amend the Contract Value, and Administrative Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve second amendment through June 30, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

8.                   Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze for Five Mental Health Clinical I/II Positions--Mental Health Fund

ACTION: Approve exemptions.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

 

 
 

9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Appointments for Mental Health Worker I's (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve extension to 1590 hours for Stacie Burgesser and Leslie Petersen.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

10.               Agreement with the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa for Managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve agreement through June 30, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

11.               Approval of Amendment to Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Eureka) for the Provision of Mental Health, Case Management, and Crisis Intervention Services to Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Through June 30, 2004 (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve amendment to eliminate pre-authorization of services, and to amend the contract value and processing fee provisions.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

12.               Agreement with the State Department of Mental Health (Realignment Fund)

ACTION: Approve agreement to continue to provide and/or manage direct specialty mental health services to the County's Medi-Cal eligible clients.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

13.               Second Amendment to the Services Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council to Amend the Contract Value and Administrative Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve amendment for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries through June 30, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

14.               Supplemental Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400 (Vital Statistics Fees Fund)

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget ($30,000).

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

15.               Alternative Procedures for the Lease-Purchase and Installation of the Modular Microbiology Laboratory and Office; Project No. 455-2-345

ACTION: Find that no bids were received in the formal bidding process.  Authorize staff to negotiate directly with a private vendor for the lease-purchase and installation of the modular microbiology laboratory and office.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Probation

16.               Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Application (Federal Funds)

ACTION: Authorize Chief Probation Officer to sign necessary documents for submitting said application to the State Board of Corrections.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Public Works

17.               Memorandum of Agreement for the Improvement of 3/10 Mile of Trinidad Scenic Drive (Road Funds)

ACTION: Approve memorandum of agreement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

18.               Petition to Form Permanent Road Division (PRD) No. 100, Zone 001, Ranch View Estates Subdivision, McKinleyville (Costs Reimbursable to General Fund)

ACTION: Receive and file the petition, affidavit of valuation and engineer's report for the creation of said PRD.  Adopt Resolution No. 04-47, intent to establish said PRD and to impose parcel charges for road maintenance.  Hold public hearing on July 27, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. regarding the formation and setting of a special tax for the proposed PRD.  Direct Auditor-Controller to establish revenue and expenditure accounts for PRD Administration Fee ($1,710)

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

19.               Construction of Drainage System on School Road; Contract No. 260501 (Planned Local Drainage Facilities Trust Fund)

ACTION: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at 2:00 p.m.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Sheriff

20.               Exemptions to Hiring Freeze for a Correctional Officer and an Emergency Communications Dispatcher (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemptions.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

21.               Telephone Services Agreement with Evercom Systems Inc. to Provide Inmate Telephone Services in the Correctional Facility, Juvenile Hall, and Northern California Regional Facility (No General Fund Impact)

ACTION: Approve agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

22.               Request to Establish a Weapons Fixed-Asset Account ($5,170) for the Purchase of Five Tasers, Holsters, Cartridges, and Accessories (Trust 3746, Citizens Option for Public Safety)

ACTION: Approve request.

Motion: Move to approve

Motion: Motion: John Woolley; Second: Second: Bonnie Neely; Yeas: Yeas: John Woolley, Bonnie Neely, 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.

Aldo Bongio, Keith Gifford, Colum Coyne, Harvey G. Harper, Ellen Taylor, Daniel Pierce, Remedy, Penny Elsebusch, Sue Brandenburg, Dennis Mayo, Mike Zamboni, and Horse Stonewalker addressed the Board on various of issues.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Standing Item--Update on Proposed State Budget

It was not necessary to hear this standing item.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Humboldt Tax Payers League to Present a Report They Prepared Regarding the Remuneration of County Elected Officials, Appointed Department Heads and Confidential Employees   (Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Receive and file the report, and refer said report and report from the Humboldt County Personnel Director to the Board's budget subcommittee for review and response.

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

No action was required on this standing item.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors - 10:00 a.m.

1.                   Presentation on the Decommissioning of the Humboldt Bay Power Plant by Roy Willis, Director/Plant Manager   (Supervisor Smith)

ACTION: Hear the presentation (no other action required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

No final action was taken on any 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 or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9   (if required)

I.                     COST-RECOVERY ASSESSMENT HEARING--1:30 P.M.

Code Enforcement Unit

1.                   Cost-Recovery Assessment Hearing; Humboldt County vs. Lee and Lynne Temple; Assessor's Parcel No. 019-121-022 (Howard Street)

ACTION: Confirm the Findings and Orders Confirming Account and Assessment.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

J.                   ADJOURNMENT (1:50 p.m.)