TUESDAY, JUNE 08, 2004

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation


1.                   Ordinance Repealing Chapter 11, Sections 2411-1 Through 2411-4, and Adding Sections 2412-6 Through 2412-9 of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to the consolidation of Public Guardian/Veterans Office with Department of Health and Human Services

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

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.


Board of Supervisors

1.                   Declaring Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Weekend in Humboldt County   (Supervisor Woolley)

2.                   Letter Regarding Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project - Project Management Plan   (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Health and Human Services - Administration

3.                   Allocation of Four Positions in Budget Unit 404, Adolescent Family Life Program (Public Health Fund--State Allocation)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation of positions to provide case management and health education services to pregnant and parenting teens and their children (services previously on a contract basis with the Humboldt Child Care Council).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

4.                   Agreement with 7th Avenue Center for the Provision of Long-Term Treatment Program for Adults with Chronic Mental Illnesses (Mental Health Realignment Funds)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement through June 30, 2004.

5.                   Fourth Amendment to the Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Eureka) to Amend the Contract Value and Processing Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve fourth amendment through June 30, 2004, for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

6.                   Fourth Amendment to the Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Redding) to Amend the Contract Value and Processing Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve fourth amendment for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries through June 30, 2004.

7.                   Second Amendment to the Services Agreement with Humboldt Family Service Center to Eliminate Pre-Authorization of Services, Amend the Contract Value, and Administrative Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve second amendment through June 30, 2004.

8.                   Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze for Five Mental Health Clinical I/II Positions--Mental Health Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemptions.



9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Appointments for Mental Health Worker I's (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to 1590 hours for Stacie Burgesser and Leslie Petersen.

10.               Agreement with the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa for Managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement through June 30, 2004.

11.               Approval of Amendment to Services Agreement with Remi Vista, Inc. (Eureka) for the Provision of Mental Health, Case Management, and Crisis Intervention Services to Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Through June 30, 2004 (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to eliminate pre-authorization of services, and to amend the contract value and processing fee provisions.

12.               Agreement with the State Department of Mental Health (Realignment Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement to continue to provide and/or manage direct specialty mental health services to the County's Medi-Cal eligible clients.

13.               Second Amendment to the Services Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council to Amend the Contract Value and Administrative Fee Provisions (Mental Health Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment for the provision of therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries through June 30, 2004.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

14.               Supplemental Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 400 (Vital Statistics Fees Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget ($30,000).

15.               Alternative Procedures for the Lease-Purchase and Installation of the Modular Microbiology Laboratory and Office; Project No. 455-2-345

RECOMMENDATION: Find that no bids were received in the formal bidding process.  Authorize staff to negotiate directly with a private vendor for the lease-purchase and installation of the modular microbiology laboratory and office.


16.               Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Application (Federal Funds)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chief Probation Officer to sign necessary documents for submitting said application to the State Board of Corrections.

Public Works

17.               Memorandum of Agreement for the Improvement of 3/10 Mile of Trinidad Scenic Drive (Road Funds)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve memorandum of agreement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

18.               Petition to Form Permanent Road Division (PRD) No. 100, Zone 001, Ranch View Estates Subdivision, McKinleyville (Costs Reimbursable to General Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the petition, affidavit of valuation and engineer's report for the creation of said PRD.  Adopt Resolution No. 04-__, intent to establish said PRD and to impose parcel charges for road maintenance.  Hold public hearing on July 27, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. regarding the formation and setting of a special tax for the proposed PRD.  Direct Auditor-Controller to establish revenue and expenditure accounts for PRD Administration Fee ($1,710)

19.               Construction of Drainage System on School Road; Contract No. 260501 (Planned Local Drainage Facilities Trust Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at 2:00 p.m.


20.               Exemptions to Hiring Freeze for a Correctional Officer and an Emergency Communications Dispatcher (General Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemptions.

21.               Telephone Services Agreement with Evercom Systems Inc. to Provide Inmate Telephone Services in the Correctional Facility, Juvenile Hall, and Northern California Regional Facility (No General Fund Impact)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

22.               Request to Establish a Weapons Fixed-Asset Account ($5,170) for the Purchase of Five Tasers, Holsters, Cartridges, and Accessories (Trust 3746, Citizens Option for Public Safety)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

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

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. It is requested that speakers voluntarily sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chambers by 9:00 a.m.


E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Standing Item--Update on Proposed State Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update, and take appropriate action (if required).


1.                   Humboldt Tax Payers League to Present a Report They Prepared Regarding the Remuneration of County Elected Officials, Appointed Department Heads and Confidential Employees   (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report.

2.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).


Board of Supervisors - 10:00 a.m.

1.                   Presentation on the Decommissioning of the Humboldt Bay Power Plant by Roy Willis, Director/Plant Manager   (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation.

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)

I.                     COST-RECOVERY ASSESSMENT HEARING--1:30 P.M.

Code Enforcement Unit

1.                   Cost-Recovery Assessment Hearing; Humboldt County vs. Lee and Lynne Temple; Assessor's Parcel No. 019-121-022 (Howard Street)

RECOMMENDATION: Confirm the Findings and Orders Confirming Account and Assessment.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and nine (9) copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 111 of the County Courthouse, 825 5th Street in Eureka (476-2384). Documentation includes, but is not limited to, written correspondence, audio and video tapes, maps, photographs, and petitions. Failure to submit the required number of copies will result in the document/s not being placed in the official record. (Per Board of Supervisors' policy adopted on March 21, 1995).

Afternoon Sessions Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

Tuesday, June 15, 20041:30 p.m.

Update of Schedule of Fees and Charges


Tuesday, June 22, 20041:30 p.m.

Special Assessment—Loleta Lighting District

Mathews Estates


Tuesday, July 27, 20041:30 p.m.

Permanent Road Division Zone Formation for Ranch View Estates Subdivision, McKinleyville


There are no Board meetings on the following dates in 2004:


Tuesday, June 29

Tuesday, August 3

Tuesday, August 10

Tuesday, August 31

Tuesday, November 16

Tuesday, November 23

Tuesday, November 30

Tuesday, December 21; and

Tuesday, December 28.



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