9:00 AM


A.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (See Closed Session)

B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag.

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Tom Galovich of the First Assembly of God in Eureka.

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.

County Administrative Office

1.                   2000 Update of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2201

Agricultural Commissioner

2.                   High-Risk Pest Inspection Services Agreement Between County and California Department of Food and Agriculture

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment of Standard Agreement No. 98-0350 between Agricultural Commissioner's Office and the California Department of Food and Agriculture

Board of Supervisors SUPPLEMENTAL ITEM

3.                   Ordinance No. 2160 Direction to County Counsel(Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Rescind the December 7, 1999 direction to Counsel for portion of the directed amendment of Ordinance No. 2160, to add one representative from each organization to Disaster Council membership, but instead direct Counsel to amend said ordinance to include said membership in a subcommittee to the Disaster Council.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Board Orders from the Board Meeting of December 7, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders from the meeting of December 7, 1999: C-12, C-33, D-1, G-4, H-1, J-1 and K-1.

Community Development Services

5.                   Transfer of Majority of General Administrative Responsibilities for current CDBG General Allocation Processes from County Staff to Redwood Community Action Agency.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract to implement transfer.

6.                   Allocation of Positions for General Plan Update Planner II and Planning Technician I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation in Budget 277 for 1.0 FTE Planner II and 1.0 FTE Planning Technician I/II.

7.                   Request for Fund Number for Humboldt Regional Occupation Program Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the County Auditor's Department to create a new fund number (3926) for administering the grant.

8.                   Request for Fund Number for Pacific Bell Foundation Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the County Auditor's Department to create a new fund number (3925) for administering the grant.

9.                   Supplemental Budget to Establish an Extra Help Line Item for the Economic Development Division of the Community Development Services Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget request in the amount of $5,000 for Budget Unit 181.

10.               Management of Noxious Weeds in the Coastal Dunes of Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Review and Approve the MOU between Humboldt County and other participating organizations and authorize Chair to sign.

County Counsel

11.               Annual Resolutions Appointing a New Chair and Vice Chair

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution Nos. 2000-1 through 2000-4.

District Attorney

12.               Creation of Line Item and Contingency Transfer for Child Support Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Budget Appropriation transfer of $825,000 for office furniture, fixtures and equipment.

Employment Training

13.               Program Year 1999 Cooperative Agreement with the State Department of Education JTPA TITLE IIA/C 8%-50%

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Program Year 1999 Cooperative Agreement with the State Department of Education for JTPA Title IIA/C 8%-50% funds.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

14.               Contract with Community Based Specialty Mental Health Provider for Managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the contract between Carmela Wenger MFT and the Humboldt County Mental Health Plan, Humboldt County Medi-Cal Managed Mental Health Care.

15.               Allocation of Supervising Psychiatric Nurse Position for Mental Health Children, Youth and Family Services.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the allocation in Budget Unit 424 for Supervising Psychiatric Nurse (Range 361 Class 920).

16.               Appointment to the Provisional Medical Staff of Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment of Orm Aniline M.D. as a member of the Provisional Medical Staff of Sempervirens and grant his requested clinical privileges.

17.               Reallocation of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve FTE changes for Health Education Specialist I/II and Substance Abuse Counselor I/II positions.

18.               Contract with Alcohol/Drug Care Services for Alcohol and Other Drug Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Alcohol and Drug Care Services.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

19.               Increase in Funding ($15,761) to the Area I Agency on Aging

RECOMMENDATION: Approve funding increase.

20.               Contract with State and Supplemental Budget ($11,300) for WIC Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract and supplemental budget.

21.               Establishment of New Expenditure Line Item in Fund 1175, Budget Unit #470 HIV Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act Consortium (CARE)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

22.               Increase in Department of Social Services Revolving Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 2000-6.

23.               Disallocate an Eligibility Worker I/II and Allocate a Senior Office Assistant Position in Dept. 511 Dept. of Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for position allocation changes.


24.               Supplemental Budget for CORE Training Costs for Probation Officers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Public Works

25.               Construction of Garberville Airport Briceland Road/Storm Damage Repair and Runway Safety Area Grading

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and authorize the Clerk of the Board to advertise the project.

26.               Designation of Applicant's Agent Resolution for FEMA and OES Correspondence

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and approve Designation of Applicant's Agent Resolution

27.               Storm Damage Repairs to Bald Hills Road Project No. 98-11

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Tonkin Construction Co., Contractor.

28.               Structural Modifications to Two County Bridges Project Number 594005

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Kernen Construction Company.

29.               Storm Damage Repairs to Eel River Drive PM 0.65 Project Number 980015

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with John N. Petersen, Inc.

30.               Mathews & Kramer Overflight Easement APN 14-271-03, Murray Field

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Overflight Easement to the County of Humboldt executed by Nancy C. Mathews, Kimberly A. Kramer and Kurt G. Kramer.

31.               Arcata-Eureka Airport Taxiway "A" Overlay Rebid and Construction of Apron Extension

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on February 1, 2000.

32.               Transportation Development Act Claim

RECOMMENDATION: Forward the claim to Humboldt County Association of Governments.

33.               Resolution to Accept District Agreement No. 01-303 Reimbursement for Repairs to School Road Caused by Detour

34.               Engineering Technician Grant Funded Positions for Survey of County Roads

RECOMMENDATION: Create Budget Unit 332. Roads inventory, allocate two Engineering Technician I/II positions, and approve supplemental budget of $100,000.


35.               Request for Declaration of Air Cleaners as Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Instruct Purchasing Agent to sell air cleaners at auction or sealed bid.

36.               Grant from California Endowment for Wildfire Disaster Relief in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant of $2,000.

37.               Purchase of a Computer System for the Correctional Facility Kitchen ($1,766)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

38.               Payment for Final Y2K Adjustments to the Correctional Management System

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $35,100 from Contingencies to make payment

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None)

County Counsel

3.                   Amendment of Ordinance 2185 An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Humboldt entitled "Children and Families First Program" which implements the California Children and Families First Act of 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Amend ordinance to allow Phil Crandall, newly appointed Director of Social Services, to remain on the Commission.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (None)

3.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Action)


Time Certain 1 9:05 A.M.

1.                   General Relief Grant Levels

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of January 18, 2000

Time Certain 211:00 A.M.

2.                   Foreign Trade Zone Report from Harvey Rose, Eureka City Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to the Department of Commerce in support of the Foreign Trade Zone.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session. (No Final Action Taken)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Reviewing County Position, and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees.(No Final Action Taken)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9. (No Final Action Taken)

4.                   OFF AGENDA ITEM Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Phillip M. Adams v. Intel Corporation et al. Toshiba Class Action Settlement (No Final Action Taken)

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M. (None)

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 sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:30 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   Hoopes/Fleming/Fritz Zone Reclassification/Lot Line Adjustment; Rio Dell Area; File No. 205-031-44; Case No. ZR-98-07/LLA-98-32

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (this item was pulled from agenda).It may be renoticed and brought back for Board consideration at a future meeting.

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.)

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