Measure Z - FY 16-17

Fiscal Year 2016-17 Allocations



The Board of Supervisors authorized Measure Z allocations for FY 2016-17 as detailed below. Click the graph for more details. A description of all of the 29 funded projects (24 new projects, and 5 ongoing projects) is available at the bottom of the page.

Ongoing Projects

Funding Amount

Department of Health & Human Services


Rural child welfare/protection services

          532,926

District Attorney's Office


11 positions

          1,072,056

Probation Department


6 positions

          524,334

Sheriff's Office


30 positions

          3,011,394

County Counsel

         

Code enforcement Compliance Officer

          107,106

TOTAL ON-GOING COSTS

          5,247,816



New Projects for FY 16-17

     Funding Amount

Area 1 Agency on Aging


Elder Ombudsman - to advocate for residents in long-term care settings and investigate allegations of elder abuse and neglect.

          10,452

City of Arcata Police Department/Sheriff


Two student resource officers and two juvenile probation diversion positions to directly serve K-12th students and families in the north county. Will work collaboratively with the schools to reduce truancy and to keep juveniles out of the juvenile justice system.

          328,937

City of Blue Lake


One half time deputy sheriff.

          77,250

City of Eureka Police Department


Two police officers, equipment and homeless support services to work with the county's Mobile Intervention Support Team (MIST) to reduce homelessness.

          459,140

City of Ferndale Police Department


Public safety radio repeater upgrade for linking the Ferndale, Fortuna and Rio Dell police departments. Patrol vehicle repeaters for the police patrol vehicles.

          35,308

City of Fortuna Police Department


Maintaining the current Measure Z funding for a police officer assigned to the Drug Task Force. Purchase of 27 hand held digital radios to replace worn out, aging radios currently in use.

          180,665

City of Rio Dell Police Department


Continued funding for part time clerical position in the City's police department to support law enforcement, nuisance abatement and code enforcement.

          33,649

City of Trinidad


One full time deputy sheriff position to provide a dedicated peace officer in the Trinidad area seven days a week.

          75,317

County Auditor-Controller  
Fiscal assistant to handle the increased accounting and reporting duties that have been created as a result of hiring more than 40 new employees and other Measure Z-funded projects.         48,940

County Administrative Office


For critical emergency response services in areas that are outside of existing fire service district boundaries, such as along the Highway 299 corridor.

          252,855

Relocate county services to make room for two new courtrooms in the county courthouse
           50,000
County Counsel  
One-time allocation for code enforcement abatements on parcels where the owner is either unwilling or unable to clear the violation themselves.         40,000

District Attorney


Vehicle and mileage cost for Measure Z investigator position.

          26,588

Fire Chief's Association


Equipment such as used fire engines, metal building kits, personal protective equipment and fire hose. Dispatch services and efforts to improve sustainability and equity in how emergency services are supported in the County.

          1,838,542

Humboldt Waste Management Authority


The expansion and augmentation to cover the costs associated with clean up by waiving disposal fees for illegal dumped solid waste.

          40,000

K'IMA:W Medical Center


The continuation of ambulance service in the Willow Creek Service area.

          324,408

Public Defender


Increase staffing levels in the Public Defender offices to correspond to staffing increases from Measure Z in the Sheriff, District Attorney and Probation departments.  

          161,047

Eliminate the Alternate Counsel's office and transfer staff to Public Defender and Conflict offices. Increase part-time investigator to full time.

          43,346

Public Works


Provide funding for chip sealing and slurry sealing county roads to prevent pavement failures and insure safer driving surfaces.

          1,630,000

Identification and removal of non-hazardous and hazardous waste dumped on County property.

          10,000

Train additional staff for mandated Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting services required for commercial service at ACV.

          7,000

Provide funding for FAA mandated Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting requirements mandated for commercial service at ACV.

          140,000

Radar feedback signs and pedestrian countdown signals.          70,000

Sheriff


Four deputy sheriffs, one correctional lieutenant, one community services officer, one animal control officer and funding for overtime. Purchase a four 4-WD patrol vehicles and one rescue/recovery vehicle.

          970,958

Total for new projects

         6,854,402

TOTAL FOR ALL
FY 16-17 PROJECTS
         $12,102,218