9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag.

2.                   Moment of Reflection.


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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Extra help extension for Mr. Jeff Dolf to assist with inspection program.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension (not to exceed 960 hours).

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter in support of City of Eureka funding application for the Multiple Assistance Center (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Mayor Nancy Flemming City of Eureka.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Appointments to the Airport Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Kyle Gabel as a regular member and Chuck Goodwin as an alternate.

4.                   Appointment to the Humboldt County Planning Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Mr. Richard Hansis as the Third District representative.

Community Development Services

5.                   EAMES Joint Timber Management Parcel Map Subdivision APN 217-421-02 Case No. PMS 01-05 Blocksburg Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plan and guide.

Coroner-Public Administrator

6.                   Contract with Dr. Susan Comfort for Postmortem examinations

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract for a period of one year.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

7.                   Temporary pay increase for Craig Hill Supervising Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase at Senior Health Program Manager range.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

8.                   Request to establish fixed-asset line items and to approve supplemental budgets for the Environmental Health Division of Health and Human Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

9.                   Subcontract with Humboldt Child Care Council for the Adolescent Family Life Program for the period 7/1/2001 through 6/30/2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontract through June 30, 2002

Public Works

10.               Mad River Mouth and Razor Clams on Clam Beach

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Glen Saunders, Acting Chair of the Committee to Restore Clam Beach and the Pacific Razor Clams.

11.               Road rehabilitation and sidewalk project located on Blue Lake Boulevard (F5L016) - Eleanor A. Carr

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Eleanor A. Carr for $2,100

12.               Road rehabilitation and sidewalk project located on Blue Lake Boulevard (F5L016) - Sherwood L. Svarvari and Patsy C. Svarvari

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Sherwood and Patsy Svarvari for $620.00.

13.               Road rehabilitation and sidewalk project located on Blue Lake Boulevard (F5L016)- Myron D. Ownbey

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Myron d. Ownbey for $406.90.

14.               Road rehabilitation and sidewalk project located on Blue Lake Boulevard (F5L016)- Lawrence R. Wright and Guadalupe Wright

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Lawrence and Guadalupe Wright for $246.00 each.

15.               Bateman overflight easement APN 511-052-42, McKinleyville Area, Arcata Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept overflight easement.


16.               Purchase of two rifles for the Special Enforcement Team

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase by adopting a supplemental budget of $3,600.

SUPPLEMENTAL ITEM--Administrative Services

17.               Certification of the March 5, 2002 Primary Election

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the certified results of the Official Final Canvass of the March 5, 2002 gubernatorial primary election.


1.                   Proclaim April 2002 as Childhood Overweight Prevention Month.(Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim April 7, 2002 as Mad River Scramble Day (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Annual report of the Child Abuse Coordinating Council and proclaim April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.(Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation and adopt proclamation.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change orders over $10,000 on Public Works projects.(None)

2.                   Advertisement or award of Public Works projects.(None)


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County cost and meeting attendance.(No Action)

2.                   Potential or proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County.(No report)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION (None)

H.                  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 sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber.

1.                   Dr. Denver Nelson, encouraged the Board Members to attend the press conference at noon on April 2, 2002 at the Woodley Island Marina, the subject is on the Klamath River endangerment.William Timm informed the Board of human rights violations in China.John Wilcox updated the Board on problems in the Howard Avenue area.Supervisor Smith added that the Humboldt County Code Enforcement is addressing issues in this area.Daniel Roland Pierce informed the Board that he has helped build a synagogue, a church and a temple.He added that he is trying to build a cannabis center.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   Resolution authorizing submittal of $350,000 application for a general allocation community development block grant to fund a low-income Home-Buyer assistance program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-24.

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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