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 22, 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.  Jill Geist was absent for a portion of the afternoon session due to her attending a meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS

1.                   Letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Containing Comments on the Scoping Document for the Environmental Impact Statement on the Re-Licensing Application on the Klamath Hydroelectric Project   (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Authorize Chair to sign the letter of comments and designate a member of the Board to present it at the June 22, 2004, 1:00 p.m. hearing.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Transaction and Use Tax Ballot Resolution and Ordinance   (County Administrative Office--General Fund)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-51, placing the Humboldt County Transaction and Use Tax on the November 2, 2004, ballot for voter approval.  Receive proposed amendment to the Humboldt County Code relating to the imposition of a Transactions and Use Tax to be administered by the State Board of Equalization by adding Sections 718-1 through 718-15 to the Humboldt County Code.  Introduce ordinance by title, waive the first reading, and set for adoption on July 6, 2004.  Direct the CAO to return to the Board on July 6, 2004, with additional language to said proposed ordinance to include a four-year sunset clause as it pertains to the proposed Humboldt County Transaction and Use Tax.  Direct the CAO report to the Board at a future Board meeting on where the funds from said use tax will be directed if it is approved by the voters.

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.

3.                   Budget Task Force Response to Report Received from the Humboldt Taxpayers League

ACTION: Receive and file report.

Per motion by Supervisor Neely, second by Supervisor Smith, referred to the Budget Task Force the concept of offering the benefit allowance as base pay rather than as a benefit allowance.  The motion passed by a unanimous vote.

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.

4.                   Agreement with Fortuna Community Services, d.b.a. Humboldt Alcohol Recovery Treatment (HART) for Driving-Under-The-Influence Programs (Fee-Based)   (Mental Health Branch)

ACTION: Approve agreement.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                   Humboldt County Indian Gaming Community Benefit Committee--Recommendations from the Gaming Tribes for Representation on the Committee   (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Accept recommendation, as voted by the gaming Tribes (Hoopa Tribe, Trinidad Rancheria, and Blue Lake Rancheria) of representatives from the Hoopa Tribe and Trinidad Rancheria on the Humboldt County Indian Gaming Community Benefit Committee.

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.


C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Standard Agreement No. 04-0337 with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (State Funds--$4,116.37)

ACTION: Approve agreement to provide supplemental funding in FY 2004-05 for high-risk pest inspection services carried out at the local level.

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.

Assessor

2.                   Agreement with the State Department of Finance for Grant of $210,806

ACTION: Approve grant agreement for property tax administration enhancement.

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.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Letter of Endorsement for the Humboldt County Health & Human Services Department, Social Services Branch, to Submit an Application to CSAC for Consideration of the California State Association of Counties 2004 Challenge Awards Program   (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Ratify authorization for Chair to sign letter of endorsement.

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.

Child Support Services (CCS)

4.                   Transfer of $3,600 from a Communications Line Item Into a Fixed-Asset Line Item for the Purchase of Hardware to Retire the CCS Legacy Child Support System (Non-General Fund)

ACTION: Approve transfer.

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.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of June 1, 2004

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

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.                   Reappointments to the Williamson Act Committee

ACTION: Reappoint John C. Rice and Peggy Satterlee.

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.

Community Development Services

7.                   Contract for Assistance with Community Outreach for the Master Fire Protection Plan (HR 2389 Funds--$24,000)

ACTION: Approve contract with Tracy Katelman of ForEverGreen Forestry.

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.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Legislative Agreement with Peterson Consulting, Inc. (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve the agreement with Peterson Consulting, Inc., for July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005, in the amount of $1,425 a month.

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.

9.                   Grand Jury Response (General Fund)

ACTION: That the Board of Supervisors not implement the Grand Jury recommendation to immediately restore funding to the Auditor-Controller's Office for a Senior Accountant-Auditor position.

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.

District Attorney

10.               Acceptance of Anti-Drug Abuse Enforcement Program Grant Application from the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Criminal Justice Programs Division (Federal Byrne Grant--$237,049)

ACTION: Authorize Chair to execute Grant Proposal/Award Face Sheet, Certificate of Assurance of Compliance, and Certification of Compliance Methamphetamine Laboratory Operations.

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.

11.               Resolution for Agreement with Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for Emergency Awards Contract (State Funds--$20,000)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-52, authorizing an agreement with the Victims Compensation and Government Claims Board for emergency awards for funeral burial expenses and emergency funding for victims of domestic violence.

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.

12.               Acceptance of Vertical Prosecution Block Program Grant Application from the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Criminal Justice Programs Division (State Grant--$62,368)

ACTION: Authorize the Chair to execute the original Grant Proposal/Award Face Sheet, and Certificate of Assurance of Compliance.

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.

General Services

13.               Agreement with the Redwood Empire Association ($5,000 in Budgeted Funds)

ACTION: Approve agreement for promotional services.

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

14.               Reduction in Force:  Disallocation of Registered Nurse (Public Health)

ACTION: Disallocate Position No. 01 in Budget Unit 416 effective July 30, 2004; and authorize the Personnel Department to begin the layoff process.

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.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

15.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Humboldt County Office of Education (AB 3632 Allocation)

ACTION: Approve the MOU.

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.

16.               Humboldt County's Provision of Mental Health Services to Lake County Minors Who are Placed at the Northern California Regional Facility (Sutter Lakeside Community Services)

ACTION: Approve letter of agreement with Lake County.

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.

17.               Agreement with Michael Burleson, M.D. for Non-Emergency Medical Services for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 (Not to Exceed $36,000 Per Fiscal Year)

ACTION: Approve agreement.

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.

18.               Agreement with Alcohol Drug Care Services (Various Funds--$68,137)

ACTION: Approve agreement for the provision of residential and alcohol and other drug treatment and recovery services for men.

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.

19.               Extend Terms of FY 2003-04 Mental Health Branch Service Agreements for Ninety (90) Days While Terms for FY 04-05 Contracts Complete Negotiations

ACTION: Extend service agreements through September 30, 2004, for the following:  Alcohol/Drug Care Services--SACPA; Alcohol/Drug Care Services/Residential-AOD; Alcohol/Drug Care Services/Detox-AOD; Alcohol Drug Care Services-AB 2034; North Coast Substance Abuse Council/Crossroads-SACPA; North Coast Substance Abuse Council/Crossroads-AOD; Humboldt Domestic Violence Services-AOD; Merced Manor; Seventh Avenue; Humboldt Child Care Council-FFP; Humboldt Child Care Council-TBS; Catholic Charities; Humboldt Family Service Center; Lincoln Child Center; Remi Vista-Eureka TBS; Remi Vista-Eureka MHS; Remi Vista-Redding TBS; St. Helena Hospital; The Bridge House; Willow Glen Care Center; Crestwood; Rosewood; and Transitional Residential Treatment Facility.

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.

20.               Service Agreement with St. Joseph Hospital for Inpatient Services

ACTION: Ratify the 2002-04 agreement, and ratify the 2004-06 agreement.

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.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

21.               Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze for the Following Vacant Positions: Public Health Nurse (2); Community Health Outreach Worker; and Senior Medical Office Assistant (State/Federal Funds)

ACTION: Grant exemptions.

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.

22.               Second Amendment to California Forensic Medical Group Contract for Provision of Jail Medical Services (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve amendment to provide an 8.9% price adjustment to the base price ($1,491,225.72/year) and per diem rate ($2.36 per inmate day).

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.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch (SSB)

23.               Hiring Freeze Exemption (State/Federal Funds)

ACTION: Approve exemption for a vacant Employment Training Worker I/II position.

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.

24.               Extension of Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for Family Preservation Services (State Family Preservation Program)

ACTION: Extend agreement for one year.

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.

25.               Amendment to Cost-Reimbursement Contract with the Humboldt Child Care Council  (WIA Funds)

ACTION: Approve amendment, which extends the contract through June 30, 2005.

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.

26.               Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council to Provide Stage One Child Care Services to All CalWORKs Recipients That are Referred by SSB (State Funds--$752,361)

ACTION: Approve agreement.

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.

Public Works

27.               Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency for Engineering Services on the Hammond Trail (TDA Funds; Bicycles and Trailways Program--$55,000)

ACTION: Approve agreement.

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.

28.               Temporary Vehicular Closure of Clam Beach for Fourth of July Weekend (General Fund)

ACTION: Authorize the Director of Public Works to temporarily close Clam Beach to vehicles from sunset on Friday, July 2, 2004, through sunrise on Tuesday, July 6, 2004.  Recommend that the Sheriff's Department provide support, as needed, to help enforce the temporary closure of the beach to vehicles, firework restrictions, and camping regulations at Clam Beach Park for the same period.

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.

 

 
 

29.               License Agreement for Quest Diagnostics to Provide Ground Courier Service from County Airports (Monthly Fee of $50 to Enterprise Fund)

ACTION: Terminate the April 13, 1999, License Agreement with UNILAB.  Approve license agreement with Quest Diagnostics, a Delaware Corporation.

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.

30.               Supplemental Budget for Trails, Budget Unit 715 (STIP Funds)

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget ($28,000) to cover costs associated with construction and maintenance of the Hammond Trail.

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.

31.               Ordinance Amending Section 521-9 of Chapter 1 of Division 2 of Title V of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Solid Waste Collection Franchises

ACTION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading, and set for adoption on July 6, 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.

32.               Construction of Gibson Creek Culvert on Briceland Thorne Road, and Stanley Creek Culvert on Briceland Thorne Road (State Funds--$432,431)

ACTION: Approve plans and specifications, and hold bid opening on July 20, 2004, at 2:00 p.m.

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.

Sheriff

33.               Ordinance Amending Sections 541-21(B) and 541-26 of Chapter 1 of Division 4 of Title V of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Impoundment of Dogs

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

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.

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

Mike Harvey presented a proposal by Humboldt Economic & Land Plan (HELP).  David Elsebusch addressed the Board on various issues.  Shirley Shelburn commented on the General Plan Update.  Bruce Rupp stated that Humboldt County's elected and appointed officials are underpaid, and that benefit packages should be set to attract good people to Humboldt County government.  Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on various issues.  Penny Elsebusch stated that grand jurors should be able to serve on boards, committees, and commissions appointed by the Board of Supervisors.  Dennis Mayo updated the Board on issues pertaining to Gold Bluffs Beach.

E.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution Honoring Lisa Naef on Her Retirement as Assistant Director of Library Services   (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Adopt the Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   Resolution Honoring Deputy John Knife on His Retirement   (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Adopt the Resolution.

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.

3.                   Resolution Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Humboldt Crabs   (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Adopt the Resolution.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Treasurer-Tax Collector

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

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-53, amending and restating the provisions of Resolution No. 04-14, adopted March 9, 2004, regarding authorization of the County to enter into a Site Lease, Master Lease/Purchase Agreement, and Memorandum of Lease, Financing Agreement, Project Fund Agreement, Paying Agent Agreement, Standby Certificate Purchase Agreement, Bond Attorney Engagement Letter, Financial Consulting Agreement, and ancillary documentation, to provide financing for the costs of public facilities and improvements as provided in the resolution.

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.

County Administrative Office

2.                   Standing Item--Update on Proposed State Budget

No action was required on this standing item.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Appointments to the Forestry Review Committee

ACTION: Reappoint James Able, Steve Launi, John Marshall to a four-year term.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Draft 2004 Humboldt County Regional Bicycle Transportation Plan Update   (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Receive and file report.

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.

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

1.                   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)

No final action was taken on this Closed Session.

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

Auditor-Controller

1.                   Loleta Lighting District--Election to Increase the Special Assessment for Street Lighting

ACTION: Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors.  Reconvene as the Board of Commissioners for the Loleta Lighting District.  Direct the Auditor-Controller to tabulate the votes for the election to increase the special assessment for street lighting.  Adopt Resolution No. 04-54, adopting an increase of the special assessment for street lighting collected by the Loleta Lighting District.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

 

Community Development Services

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: Continue the public hearing to the meeting of July 6, 2004.

Motion: Move to approve

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

Vote Summary: 4 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1 Abstentions.

3.                   2001 CDBG Performance - Municipal Service Reviews of Water and Wastewater in Alderpoint, Garberville, Hydesville, Loleta, Manila, Orick, Redway, and Orick Wastewater Feasibility Study

ACTION: Direct staff to submit close-out documentation for the 2001 CDBG GA Planning and Technical Assistance Block Grant

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.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT—2:45 p.m.