9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag.

2.                   Invocation or 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.

Administrative Services

1.                   Marketing and exhibiting of County Exhibit at CalExpo in Sacramento.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Humboldt Arts Council ($11,400).

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution in honor of Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge and new Richard J. Guadagno Headquarters and Visitor Center (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

3.                   Continuation of emergency transmission of disease through contaminated needle use (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency until May 7, 2002.

4.                   Letters of Support for Yurok Indian Housing Authority's Grant Applications (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign the letters of support.

5.                   Letter in Support of RCAA funding application of a Bay-Wide Interpretive signing program and commitment of $3,000 from Prop. 40 funds.(Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the meeting of April 9, 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                   Appointment of alternate to the Airport Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Mr. Richard R. Fenton as an alternate member.

8.                   Grant Deed to Orick Community Services District for relinquishing Right of Retention

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute Grant Deed (with the signature notarized)

Code Enforcement Unit

9.                   Ordinance amending Chapter 1 of Division Five of Title III of the County Code.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2269 Use of Buildings for sale of controlled substances.

10.               Ordinance amending Chapter II Division 5 of Title III of the County Code pertaining to regulation and removal of junk vehicles.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2270 Regulation and Removal of Junk Vehicles.

11.               Ordinance amending Chapter I Division 12, of Title II of the County Code relating to recovery of costs relating to processing and enforcement of code violations.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2271.

12.               Ordinance amending Chapter I Division 13 of Title II of County Code pertaining to Administrative Penalties.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2272

County Administrative Office

13.               Claims report for the months of July, August and September 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Review, receive and file claims report.

County Counsel

14.               Ordinance adding Section 2412-5 to Chapter 12 of Division 4 of Title II of the County Code and repealing sections 2413-1 through 2413-3 of Chapter 13 of Division 4 of Title II of the County Code relating to the Employment Training Department.

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, and schedule for adoption on May 7, 2002.

District Attorney

15.               Extension of lease for property located at 712 Fourth Street in Eureka for Victim Witness.

RECOMMENDATION: Extend lease for Victim Witness space to June 30, 2004.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

16.               Continuation of a temporary pay increase for Maintenance Custodian

RECOMMENDATION: Approve continuation of temporary pay increase for Moen El-Hertani

17.               Increase allocation of Maintenance Custodian from .75 to 1.00 FTE.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

18.               Funding request from Department of Conservation's division of Recycling ($19,266)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize submittal of funding request by adopting Resolution No. 02-32.

19.               Resolution authorizing funding application BU#417 Senior Citizens Program FY 2002/2003

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-33

20.               Resolution authorizing application for an Enforcement Assistance Grant from the California Integrated Waste Management Board

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-34

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

21.               Proposed Agreement with North Coast Clinics Network

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement on behalf of Humboldt Community NETwork.

22.               Extension of agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for Family Preservation Services

RECOMMENDATION: Extend agreement for Family Preservation Services to June 30, 2003.

23.               Request to purchase a 100-watt 120 channel two-way car radio ($1,500)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

24.               Reallocate vacant Social Worker III to Social Worker Supervisor II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

Library Services

25.               Resolution to operate Trinidad Branch of the Humboldt County Library

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-35


26.               Allocate Administrative Analyst position to Probation Department 235

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

27.               Disallocation of .50 Supervising Probation Officers and three 1.0 Senior Probation Officer positions in Budget Unit 240 (Juvenile Repeat Offender Prevention Program)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve personnel actions and authorize Personnel Department to begin the layoff process to implement the disallocations.

Public Works

28.               Resolution to accept various roads into the County-maintained road system.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-36

29.               Award of Contract for Thermoplastic Pavement Markings at Various Locations Project No. 200850

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to Chrisp Company.

30.               MOU with the Blue Lake Rancheria for improvement of Chartin Road (Co. Rd. No. 5L020)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU for Chartin Road rehabilitation construction plans.

31.               MOA between U.S. Department of Transportation and Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Director to sign MOU for $62,000.


32.               Request to purchase replacement food carts for Correctional Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($1,858.48)

33.               Adoption of the Correctional Officer to Deputy Sheriff Program and the Deputy Sheriff recruit classification.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt program and classification.

34.               Request for authorization for Sheriff to sign and submit application for Financial Aid to Department of Boating and Waterways State of California for Fiscal Year 2003-04.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


1.                   Resolution congratulating the District Attorney Victim Witness Program on their 20 year anniversary.(Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the resolution.

2.                   Proclamation April 2002 is Occupational Therapy Month and May 2002 is Arthritis Education Month.(Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the two proclamations.

3.                   Proclaim May 2, 2002 as Day of Prayer.(Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders over $10,000 on Public Works (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders as recommended by Public Works.

2.                   Award of Contract for rehabilitation of Blue Lake Blvd., Project RPL 5904 (037), Contract No. 990706.

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract for Blue Lake Boulevard rehabilitation to RAO Construction.

3.                   Courthouse Remodel

RECOMMENDATION: Receive an oral status report outlining progress on architectural plans and specifications.Receive report on project cost estimates.Direct staff to continue with project design.

4.                   Master Plan for Local Beaches

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-37 authorizing staff to apply to the Coastal Conservancy for a grant to fund the preparation of a master plan covering the beaches from Centerville to Moonstone.


1.                   Resolution supporting the Bayside Grange's application for the California Register of Historical Resources (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-38.

2.                   Reports on Board Member travel at County cost and meeting attendance

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports and take appropriate action.(if required)

3.                   Potential or proposed Big Box retail development in Humboldt County.

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action.(if required)


Time Certain 110:30 A.M. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation by the Humboldt County Weed Management Area(Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Lisa Hoover Botanist for the Six Rivers National Forest and Michelle Forys Coordinator.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from prior Closed Session.(if required)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the purpose of reviewing the County's position and instructing its designated representatives with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to the County's represented and unrepresented employees.(if required)

3.                   Report on pending or threatened litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9.(if required)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel; anticipated litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(c); initiation of litigation (one case)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel; existing litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), People v. Public Works Department of Humboldt County; Humboldt County Superior Court; Case No. CR 0218175.

6.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider the discipline, dismissal or release of a Public Employee pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.

I.                     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.                   Robert Manne, Chief Executive Officer for the Pacific Lumber Co. gave an update on company's operations and expressed concern about protests against timber harvesting by Earth First.He expressed support for Forest Peace Alliance.Joe Russ IV who owns property adjacent to PALCO talked about trespass, broken locks and gates by protesters.He supports law enforcement efforts to curb problem.Rich Bettis, property manager for PALCO supports comments by Manne and Russ.He stated that group "Natural Guard" is recruiting folks to come to Humboldt Summer 2002 to protest timber harvest.Daniel Pierce stated opposition to Campaign Against Marijuana Planting program.John Inman, member of In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee commended Ms. Rosenberg of DHHS for her assistance to committee.


Code Enforcement Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Asa Wright; Assessor's Parcel No. 019-151-004.

RECOMMENDATION: Find that public nuisance exists and order property owner to abate.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS


1.                   Transfer of State/Local program realignment funds from Health Branch sub account to trust account 3431 In-Home Supportive Services AB 1682.

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $450,000 of State/Local program realignment funds from the Health Branch sub account to Trust Account 3431 to provide available funds specifically for the implementation of Assembly Bill 1682.

L.                   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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