TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2002

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute the Flag.

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Andrew Broese Van Groenou, Sheriff's Department Chaplain.


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.                   Agreement with the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce to refresh display materials and to update the display in the Arcata-Eureka Airport in exchange for consideration totaling $5,000.

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 21, 2002.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution of commendation North Coast Chapter of the California Waterfowl Association.(Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution.

3.                   Resolution commending the Old Washington School on National Register of Historical Places (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation for the historical designation.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the meeting of April 23, 2002.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Employment Training

5.                   Request to hire employment and training program coordinator at range 330, Step B

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request effective October 15, 2001 for Michael Millenheft.

Health and Human Services - Administration

6.                   Lease with Robin Arkley for office space at 231 Second Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Amend the lease to add additional space at the property to co-locate additional administrative staff and to include two additional six-month option terms to allow sufficient time for permanent space to be developed.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Reallocation of Health Client Services Worker position form .60 FTE to .80 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation for position held by Basha Richter.

8.                   Extension of extra-help hours for Office Assistant I Dianne Lasley

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to a maximum of 1,920 hours.

9.                   Master agreement for Sealant Clinics and Oral Health Education

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Peninsula Union Scholl District, the South Bay Union School District, Eureka City Schools, Redwoods Community College District, California Conservation Corps and St. Joseph Hospital.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

10.               Agreement with the Employment Development Department to provide job services to all eligible CalWORKS recipients referred by Social Services.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for $145,747.

Public Works

11.               Acceptance of Garlinghouse Easement Deed and Summary Vacation of one foot no-vehicular access strip in Shelter Cove subdivision; parcel no. 110-051-029.

RECOMMENDATION: Accept deed, and approve summary vacation by adopting Resolution No. 02-43.

12.               Construction of Burr Creek Bridge abutment repair on Alder point Road; Contract 980014

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 21, 2002.

13.               Overlay and widening of Central Avenue (A4L800) from PM 1.7 to 2.3, Project No. RPL-5904 (051) Contract No. 200704.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on June 18, 2002.

14.               Proposed relinquishment of public rights of way known as Te-pah Lane, Ma-we-mor view Lane, Cher-ae Lane and associated easements (County Road Nos. 3N115, 3N115, 3N110 and 3N105) Located in the Trinidad Rancheria.

RECOMMENDATION: Declare intention to relinquish said rights of way and easements by adopting Resolution No. 02-44, and hold public hearing on June 18, 2002.

15.               Assembly Bill 2719 (Maldonado), which would provide a total of $19,000,000 Statewide for publicly owned general aviation airports for security and safety needs.

RECOMMENDATION: Support bill by adopting Resolution No. 02-45.

16.               Request to declare seven vehicles as surplus and authorize sale of same.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and deposit sales revenue into Motor Pool Fund.

17.               Annual revisions in the maintained mileage system to be included in the 2001-2002 maintained mileage log

RECOMMENDATION: Approve annual revisions by adopting Resolution No. 02-46.

18.               Road rehabilitation and sidewalk project located on Blue Lake Boulevard (F5L016)--Thomas G. Charley & Patricia S. Charley

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $5,210 agreement with Thomas and Patricia Charley.

19.               Structural modifications to bridges over the Eel River; Contract No. 594002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Change Order No. 1 for $29,396.70 to allow contractor to use drill slurry at Miranda Bridge to help prevent caving while drilling the 96-inch CIDH Pile.


1.                   Proclaim May 2002 as Mental Health Month (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim May 2002 as Relay for the Life Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: 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)

Administrative Services

3.                   Election of March 5, 2002 Review and Update

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.Authorize Supervisor Neely, the Board's representative to the National Association of Counties to state the Board's commitment to encourage more people to work at the polls.She was authorized to state the Board's position at the NACO National Conference in Washington DC (week of May 20, 2002).

Agricultural Commissioner

4.                   Sequoia Humane Society's request to increase fees and negotiate a long term agreement for animal shelter services

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the SHS 30 day notice to increase fees effective June 01, 2002; review and discuss the SHS contract proposal for animal shelter services; authorize staff to work with incorporated cities of the County to determine if a MOU or cooperative agreement can be negotiated and direct staff to develop and distribute a request for proposals soliciting private sector vendors to provide animal shelters services on a contractual basis.


1.                   Reports on Board member travel at County cost and meeting attendance

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

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action.(if required)


Time Certain 19:30 AMBoard of Supervisors

1.                   Humboldt County Visitors and Convention Bureau Status Report (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report from Don Leonard and Tony Smithers (no formal action taken).

Time Certain 29:45 AMBoard of Supervisors

2.                   Report on status of Klamath Hydroelectric Project (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Dr. Denver Nelson will present a report on the status of the Klamath Hydroelectric project.Support County continuing to work on being involved in Council of Environmental Quality process.Direct staff to get on email list for the Plenary Group. Establish a subcommittee of Supervisor Smith, Kirk and Dr. Nelson to monitor the project and report back to Board.Support forming an alliance with the Tribes of Humboldt and Del Norte counties for developing positions on the project.

Time Certain 310:00 AMBoard of Supervisors

3.                   Presentation on the new Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program(Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Kate Mott Program Director at St. Joseph Hospital.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   It is the Board of Supervisors' intention to meet in Closed Session to consider public employee performance evaluation for position of Clerk of the Board pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54954.5.

2.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (one case)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 AM

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.                   Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of issues.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Revocation of Calabrese conditional use permits; File No. APN 100-112-01 & 02; Case No. CUP 169-74 and CUP 29-77 (Ferndale Area)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of Tuesday June 18, 2002 at 1:30 pm.

K.                  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.