Fiscal Year 19-20
The Citizens' Advisory Committee on Measure Z Expenditures has received applications for funding for Fiscal Year 2019-20. Funding recommendations are below. View the applications that have been submitted and check the Measure Z calendar below for opportunities to provide feedback.
You can read more about Measure Z projects in our budget book.
The recommendations from the Measure Z Citizens' Advisory Committee are as follows:
NEW OR ONE-TIME PROJECTS
Adult Protective Services & District Attorney $26,815.95
Elder and Vulnerable Adult Services Team (EVAST) to address cases of elder and vulnerable adult abuse with comprehensive approach and improved systematic response
Arcata Police $247,357.08
One School Resource Officer (SRO), two Juvenile Diversion Counselors (JDC) to serve K-12 students, families for Humboldt County's 3rd District and western 5th District
Eureka City Schools $55,300
1.0 FTE School Resources Officer
Eel River Cleanup Project (ERCP) $2,100
Operating budget: dump fees, equipment, gas, recruitment ads
Eureka Police $290,500
1 FTE Police officer to work with DHHS and the MIST Team, 1 FTE Parks-Waterfront Ranger to patrol City's recreational open space areas where majority of homeless-related problems occur, part-time Homeless/Mental Health Liaison, and part-time MIST officer position
Ferndale Police $58,070.60
Record Management System (RMS) to allow for integration with other Humboldt County law enforcement agencies
Fortuna Police $163,000
Fortuna Police Officer assigned as a DTF agent with DTF
Fortuna Police $148,000
Fortuna Police Officer assigned as a SRO
Humboldt CERT Coalition (HCC) - Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) $20,524.24
Basic emergency response equipment for Disaster Service Worker Volunteers
Humboldt County Department of Aviation $57,207.50
Development of design plans for new airfield electrical system at ACV (McKinleyville)
Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) $128,750
Mobile Intervention Services Team (MIST) expansion (Mental Health Branch)
Humboldt County Fire Chief's Association $1,716,794
Equipment to bring firefighters to minimum level safety, three multi-use regional training facilities and upgrades to current training facility, continuation of formal planning effort to address fire-related district boundaries
Humboldt County Public Works $35,000
Identification/removal of non-hazardous/hazardous illegal dumping sites, equipment, dumping fees
Humboldt County Public Works & Resort Improvement District No. 1 $90,750
Roadway clearing on up to 16.5 miles of strategic roads within Shelter Cove subdivision
K'ima:w Medical Center $259,007.70
Ambulance service in the Willow Creek Service area
KMUD Redwood Community Radio $39,344.17
Emergency Broadcast Upgrade: equipment to ensure continued broadcast during emergencies
Orleans Community Services District $140,000
Replace an existing unsafe structure and construct new fire station
Rio Dell Police $23,441.60
Part-time clerical support position in City's police department to provide support for law enforcement services, nuisance and code enforcement issues
Southern Trinity Area Rescue $68,800
Two paid EMT positions
Department of Health & Human Services $864,806
8 positions and contract services to increase children's mental health in eastern and southern Humboldt.
District Attorney $1,281,281
12 staff to help prosecute cases. Elder & Vulnerable Adult Team to investigate elder abuse.
Probation Department $554,937
6 probation officers to reduce recidivism among adult and juveniles.
Public Defender $216,657
Investigator and attorney to provide indigent defense in response to increased caseloads.
Sheriff's Office $4,672,916
40 staff, including patrol deputies, community services officers, sergeants, and other staff.