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A.                  SCHEDULED MATTERS

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.                   Public Hearing on Proposed Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 2001-2002.On June 26, 2001 the Board adopted the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2001-02 to enable departments to continue to provide for existing and/or minimum mandated service levels.With the exception of increases necessary to sustain levels, the budget generally represents no growth from current year allocations.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive a budget update report.Open the public hearing on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2001-02 and take comments from county officials and the public.Continue hearing to Monday August 27, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.Close the public hearing.Direct staff to return to the Board on September 11, 2001 to present the final budget recommendations.Set September 25, 2001 for adoption of the final budget for Fiscal Year 2001-2002.Take other action as appropriate.


2.                   Public Hearing for 2001-02 budgets for Special Districts governed by the Board of Supervisors.The Board sits as the governing board of a number of special districts.Each district is a separate entity and is required to have its own budget.A public hearing is required prior to adoption of each district's budget to allow for Board discussion and public comment.

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing for those special districts governed by the Board of Supervisors.Close the public hearing.Direct Auditor-Controller to prepare a resolution adopting the approved budgets for the special districts for adoption on September 25, 2001.


3.                   State-County Tax Loan Program (AB 818 & AB 719).Whenever the office discovers property that is not currently being assessed, we are allowed to make an escaped assessment for the current fiscal year and the three prior years.These escaped assessments are entered onto the current assessment roll.These assessments are billed for the current year and are carried forward into future years.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report and take appropriate action.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Membership in North Coastal Counties Supervisors Association.The North Coast Counties Supervisors Association (NCCSA) is one of five regional groups of counties of the California Supervisors Association of Counties.As its name implies, NCCSA represents counties on the north coast.Supervisor Kirk is the Board-appointed member and Supervisor Neely is the alternate member, (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Consider whether to renew membership in NCCSA for Fiscal Year 2001-2002.

B.                  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.)

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.