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, August 17, 2004

 

REGULAR SESSION

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

9:00 AM

 

Present at the meeting were: Jill Geist, Jimmy Smith (absent during afternoon portion), Roger Rodoni, John Woolley and Bonnie Neely.

A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 04-0451   (State Funds)

ACTION: Approve agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for pest detection activities funding relating to insect trapping (Gypsy Moth and Japanese Beetle).

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.                   Approval of Standard Agreement No. 04-0554   (State Funds)

ACTION: Approve agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for Pierce's disease control and glassy-winged sharpshooter detection activities.

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.

Assessor

3.                   Exemption to the Hiring Freeze   (General Fund)

ACTION: Authorize the promotional-only filling of a Supervising Assessment Technician position.

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.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   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 September 7, 2004, allowing the Public Health Branch to continue a needle-exchange program.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

5.                   Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of a Portion of Avenue of the Giants and Mattole Road for the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon and Half Marathon   (Supervisor Rodoni)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-68.

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.

6.                   Resolution Honoring Fred and Carolyn Whitmire on Their 40th Wedding Anniversary   (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Ratify 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.

7.                   Resolution Recognizing Sandi Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of Area I Agency on Aging, for Years of Service and Commitment   (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Ratify 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.

8.                   Letter of Appreciation for Lillian Henderson Acknowledging Her Contributions and Support to the Local Libraries Over the Years   (Supervisor Neely)

ACTION: Adopt the letter of appreciation.

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.                   Letter of Appreciation for Sandi Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of the Area I Agency on Aging Thanking Her for Service on the Mental Health Board   (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Ratify letter of appreciation.

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.               Resolution Declaring September 4, 2004 as Big Foot Days   (Supervisor Geist)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-69.

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.               Ordinance Adding to the Humboldt County Code Medical Marijuana Guidelines for the Implementation of Proposition 215 and California Senate Bill 420

ACTION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2328.

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.

Child Support Services

12.               Exemption to the Hiring Freeze for One Child Support Assistant I/II   (Non-General Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemption.

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.               Creation of a New Line Item for Extra Help, and Transfer of $18,000 from the Salaries and Wages Line Item Into the Extra-Help Line Item   (Non-General Fund)

ACTION: Approve requests.

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.

Children and Families Commission

14.               Amendment to Ordinance No. 2185 to Indicate the Commission May Also be Known as First 5 Humboldt

ACTION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2329.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

Clerk of the Board

15.               Appointment to the Vehicle Use Committee   (General Fund)

ACTION: Appoint Ms. Judith Schmidt as the Public member for said committee with term to expire on June 30, 2006.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

16.               Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of July 20, 2004   (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

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.

17.               Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of July 27, 2004   (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve the Board Orders.

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.               Nominations for Appointment to the Assessment Appeals Board   (General Fund)

ACTION: Nominate Messrs. Greg Anderson and Charles Petty, and forward said names to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court.

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.

Community Development Services

19.               Request to Establish Revenue Accounts   (General Fund)

ACTION: Direct the Auditor-Controller to assign three new General Fund revenue account numbers for the Planning Division to track:  Project Facilitation revenue; GIS/LIS product sales; and violation permit processing.

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.

20.               Local Workforce Investment Area Corrective Action and Technical Assistance Plan   (State Funds)

ACTION: Receive and accept the Corrective Action and Technical Assistance Plan, authorize Chair to sign the Plan, and authorize the WIB Executive Director to file the Plan with the California State Employment Department, Workforce Investment Division.

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.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Office Assistant I/II Position   (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemption.

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

22.               Overnight Vehicle Committee Recommendations   (General and Road Funds)

ACTION: Adopt the recommendations for Fiscal Year 2004-05.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

District Attorney

23.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for a Deputy District Attorney Position and a Legal Office Assistant Position; and Allocation of a Deputy District Attorney Position   (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemptions and allocation, and exempt the newly-allocated position from the hiring freeze.

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

24.               Approve Revision of the Program Manager (Licensed/Unlicensed) Class Description, and Allocate One Program Manager (Licensed/Unlicensed) Position   (Public Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve requests, and exempt the newly-allocated position from the hiring freeze.

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.

25.               Adopt the Compliance and Quality Assurance Administrator Class, and Allocate One Full-Time Compliance and Quality Assurance Administrator Position   (Mental Health, Public Health, and Social Services Funds)

ACTION: Adopt class, approve allocation, and exempt newly-allocated position from the hiring freeze.

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.

26.               Appointment to the Children and Families Commission   (General Fund)

ACTION: Appoint Jovonne Price to the Commission as a representative of the Mental Health Branch of the Department of Health and Human 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 - Mental Health Branch

27.               Approval of Service Agreement with Humboldt Family Services Center for Managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005   (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Authorize Chair to sign 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.

28.               Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze   (Mental Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemptions for the following vacant positions:  Supervising Mental Health Clinician; Substance Abuse counselor I; Mental Health Case Manager I/II; and Program Manager (Licensed).

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.

 

 
 

29.               Extension of Temporary Increase in Salary   (Alcohol and Other Drug Fund)

ACTION: Approve extension for Troy C. Hill, Supervising Mental Health Clinician, of fourteen ranges for performing the duties of Senior Mental Health Program Manager, effective August 1, 2004, and continuing until December 1, 2004, or until such time as the Senior Mental Health Program Manager position is filled, whichever comes first.

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.

30.               Appointment to the Mental Health Board

ACTION: Appoint Henry Willey as a Consumer representative.

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

31.               Establish New Line Item, and Approve Appropriation Transfer for Public Health Nursing; Budget Unit 416; Fund 1175; Fiscal Year 2003-04   (Adolescent Family Life Program)

ACTION: Establish Rents & Lease - Equipment line item, and approve transfer of $600.

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.               Establish New Line Items, and Approve Appropriation Transfers in Various Budget Units in Fund 1175   (Federal/State Grant Funds)

ACTION: Establish four Pharmacy expenditure line items ($40,300).

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.

33.               Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze   (Public Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemptions for the following vacant positions:  Fiscal Assistant I/II, Medical Office Assistant, and Senior Fiscal Assistant.

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.

34.               Supplemental Budget and Fixed-Asset Transfer in Budget Unit 412, Tobacco Education; Fiscal Year 2003-04   (State Funds)

ACTION: Approve supplemental budget and fixed-asset transfer.

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.

35.               Disallocate a .5 FTE Community Health Outreach Worker, and Increase the FTE of a Community Health Outreach Worker from .50 to 1.00 in Budget Unit 416   (Public Health Fund)

ACTION: Approve said disallocation, approve said increase, and exempt Class 0511, Position 01, from the hiring freeze effective upon approval.

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.

36.               Creation of New Budget Unit for Peer Project (HIV/AIDS Program)   (State Grants)

ACTION: Approve creation of new Budget Unit 449 ($106,553).

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 - Social Services Branch

37.               Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze   (Social Services Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemptions for the following vacant positions:  Administrative Analyst I/II; Social Worker IV; Social Worker III; and Social Worker I/II.

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.

Personnel

38.               Test Use Agreement for Board of Corrections Examinations   (General Fund)

ACTION: Authorize Personnel Director to execute agreement with Cooperative Personnel 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.

Public Works

 

 
 

39.               Assignment of Kim Conrad, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker   (Road Fund)

ACTION: Authorize compensation for Kim Conrad as if he had been promoted to the classification of Senior Road Maintenance Worker retroactive from July 17, 2004, through October 9, 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.

 

 
 

40.               Assignment of Chris Cummings, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker   (Road Fund)

ACTION: Authorize compensation for Chris Cummings as if he had been promoted to the classification of Senior Road Maintenance Worker retroactive from July 17, 2004, through October 9, 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.

 

 
 

41.               Transfer from Contingencies for Courthouse Certificate of Participation Payment; Fiscal Year 2003   (General Justice Fund--Fines and Forfeitures)

ACTION: Approve transfer of $700.

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.

42.               Supplemental Budget for Motor Pool; Budget Unit 350; Fiscal Year 2003   (Motor Pool Reserves)

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget of $83,289.

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.

43.               Humboldt County Courthouse Remodel and Renovation; Project No. 21900   (Courthouse Remodel Fund 1420--Fines and Forfeitures)

ACTION: Authorize the Public Works Director to sign Change Order No. 9.0 for an additional $23,783 and an additional forty (40) calendar days.

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.

44.               Construction of Briceland Thorne Road; Project No. 200700; Fiscal Year 2003   (State Funds)

ACTION: Accept the completed contract with Granite Construction Company.

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.

45.               Uyeki Overflight Easement; Assessor's Parcel No. 511-450-10, McKinleyville   (Enterprise Fund)

ACTION: Accept Overflight Easement for the benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

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.

46.               Supplemental Budget for Animal Shelter Construction Project; Fiscal Year 2003   (General Fund--COP)

ACTION: Approve supplemental budget ($80,000) in Capital Projects.

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.

47.               Supplemental Budget for Land Use; Budget Unit 166; Fiscal Year 2003   (General Fund/Land Use Project Fees)

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget ($16,500).

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

48.               Establish a New Revenue Line Item and $25,000 Supplemental Budget   (Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund)

ACTION: Approve requests to account for a grant for Tribal Casinos Law Enforcement Mitigation Program.

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.

49.               Fixed-Asset Transfers to Balance Accounts for Fiscal Year 2003   (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve a transfer of $2,776 to cover a shortfall in Sheriff Equipment fixed-asset account.  Approve a transfer of $427 to cover a shortfall in Boat fixed-asset account.

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.

50.               Supplemental Budget to Cover Costs in Fiscal Year 2003   (Trust Account 3639)

ACTION: Adopt supplemental budget ($37,580).

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.

51.               Request for Exemption from Hiring Freeze   (General Fund)

ACTION: Approve exemption for a Legal Office Assistant position.

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.

52.               Federal Annual Certification Report   (Federal Equitable Sharing Program)

ACTION: Authorize Chair and Sheriff to execute said report.

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.

53.               Establish Fixed-Asset Account and Appropriation Transfer   (General Fund)

ACTION: Establish Printer fixed-asset account ($1,573) for the purchase of a printer for the Sheriff's Communications Center.

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.

54.               Authorization to Distribute a Request for Proposal for Veterinary Services at the County Animal Care and Shelter Facility   (General Fund)

ACTION: Authorize the Sheriff's Office to distribute a Request for Proposal from qualified veterinarians to provide contractual veterinary services necessary for the health and humane treatment of animals housed in the County Animal Care and Shelter Facility.

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.

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

David Elsebusch gave general comments on the Consent Calendar.  Aldo Bongio commented on a local meeting where State Senator Chesbro and Assemblywoman Berg would be in attendance.  William Timm spoke on Falun Gong.  The Reverend Leroy Caywood spoke about a gospel television channel on the North Coast.  Art Ramirez spoke about a medical waiver program.  Mary Hassler, Jenez Wade, and Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer spoke about the In-Home Supportive Services program.  Rick Silva spoke about a Redway housing project.  Charles Day said that he was trying to get a subdivision application through the permitting process.  Penny Elsebusch suggested how the Board's agenda makeup could be modified.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Health and Human Services

1.                   Appointments to the In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee

ACTION: Adjourn as the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. Convene as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services.  Appoint Deborah S. Prosser to the Committee as a current or former service provider.  Appoint Gloria J. Wilson to the Committee as a Community member.  Appoint Cynthia Calderon to the Committee as representative of the North Coast Senior Services Collaborative.  Reassign the appointment of Donna Chambers to the current or former service provider category.  Adjourn as the Governing Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services.  Reconvene as the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

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.

General Services

2.                   Courthouse Tower Leases

ACTION: Amend lease agreement to delete termination clause for December 2004.  Negotiate a new lease agreement for rent and time (month to month of ending date).

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.

County Administrative Office

3.                   Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection District--Fire Assessment Ballot(s)

ACTION: Vote YES on the Fire Assessment Ballot(s) in support of the Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection District proposed 2004-05 assessment increase, and direct the County Administrative Officer to sign the ballots and submit them to the County Auditor's Office.

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.

4.                   Arcata Fire Protection District--Fire Benefit Assessment Ballot(s)

ACTION: Vote YES on the Fire Protection Benefit Assessment Ballot(s) in support of the Arcata Fire Protection District's proposal to establish a Benefit Assessment for the Fire Protection Services, and direct the County Administrative Officer to sign the ballots and submit them to the County Auditor's 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.

5.                   Standing Item--Update on Proposed State Budget

ACTION: Send letter to State Senator Chesbro and Assemblywoman Berg in support of the continuance of the Child Support Services allocation.

Motion: Move to approve

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

Vote Summary: 4 Yeas; 0 Nays; 1 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 agenda item.

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

No action was required on this standing agenda item.

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

Board of Supervisors -- 10:00 a.m.

1.                   Patriot Act Resolution   (Supervisor Woolley)

ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-70.

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.

Board of Supervisors -- 10:30 a.m.

2.                   Presentation by the Humboldt Bay Stewards on Their June 7, 2004 "Planning Forum for Humboldt Bay"   (Supervisor Neely)

No action was required (presentation only).

H.                  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)

4.                   Standing Item--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.

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a).  Humboldt Hospitality and Entertainment, LLC, Debtor.  Case No. 04-11198 AJ, Chapter 11, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, Santa Rosa.

ACTION: Authorized the hiring of Arthur Romero as outside counsel.

6.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a).    County of Humboldt v. Robert C. McKee, et al. Superior Court Case No. DR 020825

7.                   Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - Headwaters Forest Defense v. County of Humboldt, et al.  USDC, Northern District of California C97-3989-VRW

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

Community Development Services

1.                   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: Accept the applicant's withdrawal of this appeal.

 

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

2.                   CDBG Enterprise Fund Grant Application for $361,728 in Micro-Enterprise Assistance for 2004-05, and Authorization for the Director of Community Development Services to Sign Contracts Related to This Grant   (State Grant)

ACTION: Approve application, and grant execution authorization by adopting Resolution No. 04-71.

Motion: Move to approve

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

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

J.                   ADJOURNMENT