Humboldt County


TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2001


Humboldt County Courthouse

Supervisors' Chambers, First Floor

825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 a.m.

Matters under the jurisdiction of the Board, and not on agenda, may be addressed by the public at the time provided in the agenda under Public Appearances. The Board may hold Closed Sessions as the agenda schedule permits.


1. Salute to the Flag

2. Invocation by the Pastor Chuck Starnes of the Centerpointe Church in Eureka



These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote. Prior to the meeting, any member of the public may request any member of the Board to pull a particular item for further discussion.

Administrative Services

* 1. Subject: Survey of County Public Facilities to Determine if the Programs and Services Delivered are Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and California's Title 24 Provisions and Other Specified Related Services.

Recommendation: Approve services agreement and transfer $141,225 from Contingency.

Agricultural Commissioner

2. Subject: Funding Agreement for Pest Detection Activities Related to Insect Trapping

Recommendation: Approve agreement with State Department of Food and Agriculture.


3. Subject: Resolution Establishing the County Appropriation Limit for Fiscal Year 2001-02

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 01-__.

Board of Supervisors

4. Subject: Resignation of Gail Nickerson from Mental Health Board (Supervisor Woolley)

Recommendation: Authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

Clerk of the Board

5. Subject: Resolution from Peninsula Union School District Requesting Consolidation of the District's General Obligation Bond Election with the Election Occurring November 6, 2001

Recommendation: Approve request as conditioned.

6. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 5, 2001

Recommendation: Approve the Board Orders.

Employment Training

7. Subject: Program Year 2001/2002 title I WIA Master Subgrant Agreement No. R275839

Recommendation: Approve agreement with the Employment Training Department to provide services to youth, adults, and dislocated workers residing in Humboldt County.

8. Subject: Subagreement with the Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium

Recommendation: Approve subagreement for caregiver training programs.

9. Subject: Employment Training to Unemployed and Underemployed County Residents

Recommendation: Approve cost-reimbursement subagreement with College of the Redwoods.

Health and Human Services

10. Subject: Mental Health Branch Charge Rate Schedule

Recommendation: Approve rate schedule.

11. Subject: Decrease Allocation of Psychiatric Nurse to .50 FTE for Managed Care Program

Recommendation: Approve decrease in allocation.

12. Subject: Service Agreement with St. Joseph Hospital for Inpatient services

Recommendation: Approve service agreement.


Health and Human Services

13. Subject: Month-to-Month Lease for Modular Office Located at 529 I Street in Eureka

Recommendation: Approve lease agreement with Johnson's Mobile Solutions.

14. Subject: North Coast Project Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition Program (LEAN)

Recommendation: Approve contract No. 01-15284 with State Dept. of Health Services.

15. Subject: Allocation of Two Position for No More Falls! Senior Injury Prevention Project

Recommendation: Allocation a Community Health Outreach Worker I/II and a Public Health Nurse.

16. Subject: Corrections to Contract for the Medically-Vulnerable Infant Program, Budget Unit 405

Recommendation: Authorize Chair to sign correction letter.

17. Subject: Purchase of Computer Systems for the California Childrens Services Program

Recommendation: Approve supplemental budget for said purchase ($17,091).

18. Subject: Purchase of Computer Systems for the Maternal and Child Health Program

Recommendation: Approve supplemental budget for said purchase.

* 19. Subject: Temporary Increase in Pay for Linda Hartman, Assistant Director-Administration

Recommendation: Approve temporary increase as stipulated.

20. Subject: Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council Recommendation for Grants

Recommendation: Approve recommendations provided by Children's Trust Fund Review Committee for North Coast Rape Crisis Team, Boys and Girls Club, and Court-Appointed Special Advocacy grants totaling $18,000 for child abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment programs.

21. Subject: Contract for Providing Training to Eligibility and Employment Services Staff ($60,900)

Recommendation: Approve contract with the University of California, Davis.

22. Subject: Reclassification of Four Homemaker Positions to Vocational Assistant

Recommendation: Approve reclassification.

23. Subject: Donation of a 2001 Kia Sportage to Motor Pool for Capitalization and Maintenance

Recommendation: Approve donation to motor pool.


24. Subject: Schedule of Open Hours for the McKinleyville and Fortuna Branch Libraries

Recommendation: Approve schedule effective June 26, 2001.

25. Subject: Fortuna Branch Library--Windows; Supplemental Budget of $950

Recommendation: Approve supplemental budget.


26. Subject: Supplemental Budget of $92,170--From Juvenile Regional Facility Trust Account 3782

Recommendation: Approve supplemental budget.

Public Works

27. Subject: Supplemental Budget Request for Motor Pool ($75,000)

Recommendation: Approve supplemental budget.


Public Works

28. Subject: Resolution to Apply for Grant Funds from the Per Capita Program Under the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2000

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 01-__.

29. Subject: Resolution to Administer the Completion and Maintenance of a Bicycle Route Improvement Project on Airport Road Between Letz Road and Central Avenue

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 01-__.

30. Subject: Structural Modification to Three County Bridges; County Project No. 594006

Recommendation: Accept completed contract with HSH Construction, Company, Contractor.

* 31. Subject: Request for Advanced Step Appointment to Step C for Dan Bylin, Park Caretaker

Recommendation: Approve request retroactively to May 21, 2001.

* 32. Subject: Use of 22.5 Acres at North End of Kjer Road in McKinleyville for Riding and Rodeo Events

Recommendation: Approve lease agreement with the McKinleyville Rodeo Association.

33. Subject: Purchase of Clear Zone Property at the Arcata-Eureka Airport

Recommendation: Approve agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration, and adopt a supplemental budget of $220,000.

34. Subject: Proposed Acquisition of Property at 4412-4424 Kjer Road, McKinleyville; Arcata/Eureka Airport Departure Zone, Runway 32; Estate of Billie R. Dean, Property Owner

Recommendation: Hold public hearing on July 10, 2001.

35. Subject: Construction of Culvert Replacement at Clear Creek on Mattole Road; Contract 200306

Recommendation: Approve plans and specifications, and hold bid opening on July 10, 2001.

36. Subject: Construction of Hammond Trail (Fischer Road Segment), Project No. RPL-5904 (043)

Recommendation: Approve plans and specifications, and hold bid opening on July 10, 2001.

37. Subject: Construction of Bear Canyon Bridge (4C129); County Project No. 940129

Recommendation: Accept completed contract with MCM Construction, Inc., Contractor.

38. Subject: Assignment of Earl Ward, Bridge Maintenance Worker, as Bridge Crew Supervisor

Recommendation: Approve assignment as stipulated.


39. Subject: Acceptance of Office of Justice Programs Needs Assessment Subgrant

Recommendation: Accept subgrant, and adopt supplemental budget of $6,107.

40. Subject: Supplemental Budget ($4,890) to Reimburse for the Purchase of SCOP Uniforms

Recommendation: Approve supplemental budget.

41. Subject: Authorization to Sign a corrected Project Agreement (OR-437) from the State Department of Parks Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Division, and Reverse Supplemental Budget of $12,000

Recommendation: Grant authorization, and approve reverse supplemental budget.

42. Subject: Safety Headphones, Chairs, Scanners, and Vehicle Emergency Lights--Court Services

Recommendation: Purchase said equipment by adoption supplemental budget of $1,850.



43. Subject: Acceptance of Office of Criminal Justice Planning Grant for Marijuana Suppression

Recommendation: Accept grant of $250,000.

44. Subject: Cooperative Patrol Agreement 05-10-85-01 for Campground Patrol

Recommendation: Approve agreement with the U.S. Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest.

45. Subject: Donation of Off-Highway Vehicle/Beach Patrol Vehicle to County Motor Pool

Recommendation: Donate Jeep Wrangler to the County Motor Pool.

46. Subject: Renewal of Operating and Financial Plan for Controlled Substance

Recommendation: Approve agreement with the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.

47. Subject: Agreement with Diamond Back Entertainment for Summerfest Event at Camp Kimtu

Recommendation: Approve agreement for reimbursement of law enforcement services.


This 15-minute portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda that is under the jurisdiction of the Board. Please sign sheet in back of the Chambers by 9:00 a.m.


Public Works

1. Subject: Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (if required)

Recommendation: Approve change orders as recommended by Public Works.

2. Subject: Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (if required)

Recommendation: Take action as required (if necessary).

3. Subject: Cummings Road Water System

Recommendation: Direct Public Works to: initiate process for rate increase equal to that of Humboldt Community Services District (HCSD) for sixteen houses on Cummings Road hooked up to the County's waterline; and begin process of turning over the County's waterline to the HCSD.

4. Subject: Request to Corps of Engineers for Study of Mad River/Clam Beach/Razor Clam Complex

CAO Recommendation: Do not send a letter requesting that the Corps fund a reconnaissance study on the feasibility of stabilizing the mouth of Mad River and restoring Pacific razor clams to Clam Beach. Public Works Recommendation: Send said letter.

Community Development Services

* 5. Subject: Final Reconciliation of Economic Development Division Accounts

Recommendation: Approve final reconciliation as recommended in staff report (Nos. 1-8).


1. Subject: Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance

Recommendation: Receive oral reports, and take appropriate action (if required).

2. Subject: Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

Recommendation: Take appropriate action (if required).


10:30 a.m.--County Administrative Office

1. Subject: Shively Bridge Insurance--Fiscal Year 2001-2002

Recommendation: Reaffirm the Board's prior decision to require the separate insurance policy to cover the County's $150,000 self-insured retention for any loss involving the Shively Bridge or approaches. Reaffirm the Board's decision to require that the Shively Bridge Committee (community) be responsible for the insurance premium and deductible for the separate policy.

11:00 a.m.--Administrative Services

2. Subject: Report on the Redistricting of the Supervisorial Districts

Recommendation: Receive and file report, and provide direction to staff as necessary.

11:30 a.m.--Board of Supervisors

3. Subject: Presentation from Garberville Chamber of Commerce (Supervisor Rodoni)

Recommendation: Hear presentation on expenditure of transient occupancy tax


1. Report from Prior Closed Session (if required)

2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position, and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if required)

3. Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

4. Conference with Legal Counsel--Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c); (One Case)

5. Conference with Legal Counsel--Exiting Litigation Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a); Arcata Redimix v. County of Humboldt et al. Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CU00434

6. It is the Board of Supervisors' Intention to Meet in Closed Session to Consider Public Employee Appointment for Position of County Administrative Officer Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5

7. It is the Board of Supervisors' Intention to Meet in Closed Session to Consider Public Employee Performance Evaluation for Position of Clerk of the Board Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54954.5


Community Development Services

1. Subject: Housing and Community Development Community Development Block Grant Revolving Load Fund Reuse Plan

Recommendation: Adopt the 2001/2002 Reuse Plan.

2. Subject: Appeal of the Planning Director's Determination that the Patricia Peterson Tentative Map for the Minor Subdivision of a Ten-Acre Parcel into Three Parcels has Expired Prior to Meeting all of the Conditions of Approval. Case No. PMS-36-94A; File No. APN 205-231-35; Stafford Area

Recommendation: Uphold the Planning Director's decision, and deny the appeal.