TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2002

9:00 AM



1.                   Governor's Proposed Budget and May Revise

RECOMMENDATION: Send letters to legislative representatives and lobbyist advocating positions in support of continued current funding levels.

B.                  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.                   Agreement with the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce for the refreshing of display materials and to update display in Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of June 11, 2002.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Appointment to the Jacoby Creek Water District Board of Directors (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Tim Brater to fill position vacated by David Lippman.

3.                   Resolution Orleans 54th Annual Old Timer's Parade and Picnic on June 16, 2002 (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of endorsement for forwarding to CalTRANS.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the meeting of May 7, 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

5.                   Appointment of H. Benjamin Shaeffer to the Human Rights Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment as a First District representative.

Community Development Services

6.                   Request for Assignment of trust fund numbers and supplemental budget ($10,000) for new housing rehabilitation grant (Multi-family Housing Project in Redway)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Employment Training

7.                   Allocation of an Administrative Secretary position effective immediately.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

8.                   Adoption of the resolution approving Humboldt County's FY 2002-2003 plan for the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 (SACPA) Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plan for Fiscal Year 2002-2003 by adopting Resolution No. 02-47.

9.                   Provision of full-day intensive day treatment services to Humboldt County children enrolled in the RCL 14 residential Program for Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Lincoln Child Center.

10.               Contract with Humboldt Child Care Council (HCCC-Family Preservation Program) for managed mental health care for Medi-CAL beneficiaries for Fiscal Years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the Humboldt Child Care Council.

11.               Approval of service agreements with REMI VISTA, Inc. (Eureka) and REMI VISTA, Inc. (Redding) for therapeutic behavioral services for Medi-CAL beneficiaries for Fiscal Years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreements with REMI VISTA Inc. (Eureka and Redding)

12.               Contracts with Community-Based specialty mental health providers for managed mental health care for Medi-CAL beneficiaries for Fiscal Years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with R. Micks Ph.D. LCSW; A. Renouf Ph.D. and S. Sherman MFT.

13.               Provision of Residential Care for the Mentally Ill through June 30, 2004

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Willow Glen Care Center.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

14.               Amending contract with State Water Resources Control Board Local Oversight Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract to reallocate unexpended Salaries and Benefits funding to Services and Supplies and Fixed Assets (property).

15.               Purchase of a Dry Bath and Water Bath for use by the Public Health Laboratory

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($1,874) on behalf of the Tuberculosis Program.

16.               Agreement to provide collection services for used motor oil, oil filters and waste antifreeze as a satellite collection location for Humboldt County's Household Hazardous Waste program Budget Unit 430 Division of Environmental Health.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Drivetrain Specialties.

17.               Subcontract for Project Leaders encouraging activity and nutrition ($4,999)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontract with the Manila Community Services District.

18.               Purchase of a Computer System, Computer Equipment lap top, printers and projector for Department 505 CalWORKs.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $153,700 for purchasing equipment for Alcohol and Drug Program.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

19.               Purchase of furniture for Children's Emergency Shelter Department 509 ($2,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

Public Guardian

20.               Agreement with Del Norte County Mental Health & Public Guardian for Fiscal Year 2002/03.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

Public Works

21.               General Agreement on maintenance of Davison Road and Red Park Road by the National Park Service.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the National Park Service.

22.               Letter in Support of the Garberville Town Square Committee's application for Proposition 40 Parks Bond Money from the allocation for Non-profit organizations.

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Director of California Department of Parks and Recreation.

23.               Purchase of an Office/Storage trailer from Johnson Industries ($13,500)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

24.               Request to disallocate two full-time positions and eight provisional positions in Solid Waste Budget Unit 1100-438 effective Fiscal Year 2002-2003.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


25.               Request for waiver of 960 extra help hours limit in Fiscal Year 2001/2002 for Forrest Schafer (1100 221 0415 X1)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension for services in Dispatch Center.

26.               Request to record a change in the budget unit number listed in agenda item no. C-42 for the meeting of May 7, 2002 from 1100 248 to 1100 225.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and authorize payment of uniform allowance ($400) to extra-help Deputy Sheriffs assigned to airport security.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

27.               Schools combined request for issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Clerk of the Board to notify County Board of Education, Fortuna Union Elementary School District, Jacoby Creek Elementary School District, McKinleyville Union Elementary School District, Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District, Eureka City Unified School District, Northern Humboldt Union High School District, and Redwoods Community College District and their bond attorneys Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe that the Board of Supervisors will not act to authorize above-named districts to issue Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes.

28.               Resolution amending Resolution No. 98-89 and adopting a deferred compensation plan to add a 401(a) defined contribution plan

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-48.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders over $10,000 on Public Works Projects.(Not required)

2.                   Advertisement or award of Public Works Projects.(Not required)

3.                   McCann Low Water Bridge

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of June 4, 2002.

4.                   Humboldt County Courthouse remodel and renovation Project No. 219000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on July 2, 2002 at 2:00 pm.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Consideration of an Ordinance to only do business with responsible contractors

RECOMMENDATION: Direct County Counsel to prepare an ordinance to provide determination of contractor non-responsibility and contractor debarment.Direct County Counsel to work with the Public Works Director and the CAO to draft implementation procedures for determinations of contractor non-responsibility and contractor debarment.

6.                   Submittal of refurbishment projects for Proposition 40 funding consideration.

RECOMMENDATION: Support projects for John Haynes Veterans Memorial Hall ($117,000); Arcata Veterans Memorial Building ($250,000); Eureka Veterans Memorial Building ($320,500); Ferndale Veterans Memorial Building ($86,419); and Fortuna Veterans Memorial Building ($328,925).


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 action)


Time Certain 19:45 AMBoard of Supervisors

1.                   Status report from Friends of Freshwater Pool (Supervisor Woolley)


Time Certain 210:00 AMBoard of Supervisors

2.                   Annual Report from Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive the report from Dennis Hanson Chair of the Advisory Board.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel Existing litigation; pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), State of California et al v. Morais Properties, et al and Nielsen et al v. Kit Mann et al (Cross Complaint); Case No. DR 010914 (No final action taken)

2.                   It is the Board of Supervisors' intention to meet in Closed Session to consider public employee performance evaluation for position of Administrative Assistant to the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5 (Withdrawn from agenda)

3.                   Conference with Legal Counsel anticipated litigation; pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b); significant exposure to litigation (One case) (Send letter of intent)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel Existing litigation; pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); City of Fortuna et al v. County of Humboldt et al; Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 00AS03203 (No final action taken)

H.                  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.                   Kathleen Kistler Executive Director of the Sequoia Humane Society addressed the Society's contract proposal with Humboldt County.Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of issues.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 PM

Community Development Services

1.                   Grading, Erosion Control, Geological Hazards, Open Space and Conservation and related Ordinance Revisions.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2275 and adopt Resolution Nos: 02-49 and 02-50.

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.)

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.