TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2004

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation

B.                  SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM--Sheriff's Office

1.                   Contract Services Agreement with Patricia D. Purbaugh for 911 Database Programming (General Fund--As Budgeted)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

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.



1.                   Agreement for Petroleum Property Appraisal Services (General Fund--$10,800 for 2004)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Harold W. Bertholf, Inc.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Continuation of Emergency - Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated Needle Use   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2000-14, remains in effect until July 6, 2004, allowing the Department of Public Health to continue a needle-exchange program.

Child Support Services

3.                   Exemption to the Hiring Freeze for Two Legal Clerks (Non-General Fund--As Budgeted)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of May 18, 2004

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

5.                   Review and Approval of the Grant Contract for the Board of Supervisors'-Approved Grant to the County of Humboldt Economic Development Division Under the Headwaters Grant Fund Program; Delegate Signature Authority to the Director of Community Development Services to Sign the Grant Contract on Behalf of the Economic Development Division (Headwaters Fund--$30,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

6.                   Approval of a New Budget Line Item for Life & Air Travel Insurance ($80)--Headwaters Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval.

Coroner-Public Administrator

7.                   Request to Create a Fixed-Asset Line Item for Two Digital Cameras, a Photo File Cabinet, and Flat Screen Monitor (General Fund--$3,700)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Consolidating Public Guardian/Veterans Services With Department of Health and Human Services--Reorganization

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report and organizational chart.

9.                   Ordinance Repealing Chapter 1 of Division 11 of Title II of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Grand Jurors' Fees

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.



10.               Transfer from Contingencies to Fund Youth Services Bureau (General Fund Contingencies)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a transfer from Contingencies in the amount of $10,000 to partially fund Redwood Community Action Agency's Youth Services Bureau.

General Services



11.               First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the Humboldt County Fair Association

RECOMMENDATION: Approve first amendment, extending the term of the lease and updating the insurance clauses.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

12.               Approval of Fifth Amendment to Services Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for the Provision of Mental Health and Case Management Services to Medi-Cal Beneficiaries for April 1, 2004, to June 30, 2004

RECOMMENDATION: Approve fifth amendment to eliminate pre-authorization of services and amend the contract value and administrative fee provisions effective April 1, 2004.

13.               Reappointments to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint John Delodder, Roxanne Fereydouni, and Bill Jackson.

14.               Appointment to the Mental Health Board


Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

15.               Approve Purchase of Two Computer Systems, Establish a Fixed-Asset Line Item, and Approve a Fixed-Asset Appropriation Transfer in Fund 1175; Budget Unit 420, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (Federal Funds--$3,645)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

16.               Revision No. 1 to Grant Agreement No. SDF03-18 with the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (State Grant)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revision for grant pertaining to the Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program.

17.               Grant Award ($25,000) form the Children and Families Commission for the Best Beginnings for Moms and Babies Project; Purchase of a Laptop Computer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant award agreement for increasing the number of pregnant women who are referred to treatment and support services for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by their prenatal care providers.


18.               Resolution to Grant Another Designated Period for Two Years' Additional Service Credit (Various Funds as Budgeted)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-__.


19.               Appointment to the Multi-Agency Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council (Juvenile Crime Prevention Funds)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Susie Peters as a Community/Parent Member.

20.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for the Following Vacant Positions:  Juvenile Corrections Officer (4); and a Deputy Probation Officer I/II (Non-General Fund--As Budgeted)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

21.               Submission of Application for Federal Juvenile Justice Challenge Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chief Probation Officer to sign necessary application documents for the Challenge Activities Program, and adopt Resolution No. 04-__.

Public Works

22.               Ocean Spruce Resubdivision, Phase II; File No. AP 306-371-09; Humboldt Hill

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the release of security for one-year guarantee period and reasonable expenses incurred by the County in the amount of $11,200.

23.               County Vehicle Replacement Process (Motor Pool IGS Fund)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

24.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Building Maintenance Custodian--Aviation Division (Aviation Fund--As Budgeted))

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

25.               License Agreement for Access Through Naval Facility (County Cost Estimated Not to Exceed $15,625)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve license agreement with the Department of the Navy.

Treasurer-Tax Collector



26.               Continuation of Temporary Increase in Compensation for Supervising Tax Collector, Velma Thiel, and Treasury and Tax Assistant, Lenora Viggers (General Fund--As Budgeted)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

27.               Resolution for Declaration of Official Intent of Humboldt County to Reimburse Certain Expenditures from Proceeds of Indebtedness

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-__.

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.



1.                   Resolution Honoring Lelona Songy's Retirement   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

2.                   Resolution Honoring Brad Walden for Years of Service   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

3.                   Resolution Honoring Steve Cobine's Retirement   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

4.                   Resolution Honoring Juan Freeman's Retirement   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

5.                   Resolution Honoring Dana Burr's Retirement   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

6.                   Resolution of Commendation for Sergeant First Class Rick Dix   (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

7.                   Resolution Commemorating Dell'Arte 30th Anniversary   (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office

1.                   Standing Item--Update on Proposed State Budget

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

2.                   PUBLIC HEARING:  1:30 P.M.--Adoption of an Ordinance for the 2004 Update of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the new, increased, or changed fees, or modify the new, increased or changed fees as shown in the Humboldt County Proposed 2004-05 Fee Schedule.  Introduce by title Ordinance No. ____, updating the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for 2004-05, waive the first reading of the ordinance, and adopt the Ordinance.


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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

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.                     PUBLIC HEARING--1:30 P.M.   (SEE NO F-2 ABOVE)

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 22, 2004—1:30 p.m.

Special Assessment—Loleta Lighting District

Mathews Estates


Tuesday, July 27, 2004—1:30 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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