TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2002

9:00 AM



B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag.

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Andrew Broese Van Groenou of the Harvest Church in Eureka.

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 to refresh display materials and to update the display in the Arcata-Eureka Airport in exchange for consideration totaling $5,000.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.

2.                   Lease with Humboldt County Fair Association and the State Department of Food and Agriculture

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease for the operation of the Humboldt County Fair.

3.                   Underpayment to PG&E for Courthouse/Jail Phase II

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor-Controller to set up a monthly payment plan according to letter from PG&E with payments to be made from 1100-162-2-126 (Utilities)


4.                   Allocation of State Property Rental Income

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate State rental income as follows:$5,654.77 to Eureka; $.24 to Arcata; $5,683.03 to County Road Fund; and $1,860.23 to Prior Unsecured Taxes--Possessory Interest.

Code Enforcement Unit

5.                   Administrative Abatement Humboldt County v. Daggs; Assessor's Parcel No. 401-245-011.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize County to pay abatement costs and if unpaid by property owners that Code Enforcement Unit be directed to obtain lien against parcel in amount of abatement costs.

Community Development Services

6.                   Supplemental budget 2001/2002 ($10,000) for Business Revolving Loan Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Employment Training

7.                   Supplemental budget to cover costs of upgrade to County-wide ETD kiosk system

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $110,000.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

8.                   First amendment to the combined negotiated net amount and drug Medi-Cal contract for FY 2001-02.

RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract with State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

9.                   Approval of amendment to State Master Agreement for various HIV/AIDS Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to agreement with the State Department of Health Services

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

10.               Request to establish Communications and Household Expense line items

RECOMMENDATION: Establish Older Adults line items and increase expenditure accounts by $51,900.

11.               Lease with Hoopa Valley Tribe for Office Space at Ki'ma:w Medical Center

RECOMMENDATION: Extend Lease through July 31, 2003.

Library Services

12.               Supplemental budget for Public Library Staff Education Program Grant ($775)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.


13.               Military Leave, Pay and Medical Insurance benefits

RECOMMENDATION: Amend policy adopted December 11, 2001.

14.               Request to adopt new class of Director of Child Support Services ($7,532 monthly)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 02-52.

15.               Request for approval of the past practice of and the continued ongoing payment of Night-Shift Differential for extra-help employees.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


16.               Authorization to accept State Department of Health Services mini grant in arrears and supplemental budget for Department 235, Probation

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant from State Department of Health Services (in arrears)

17.               Supplemental budget for installation of commercial grade trash compactor at Juvenile Hall

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $4,256.

Public Works

18.               Transfer to Special Department Expense--Area 5 Line Item Road Funds to Services and Supplies

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $15,300 from Traffic Control Equipment line item.

19.               Transfer from contingencies for Courthouse Landscape and Courthouse Remodel Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $49,400.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Change bid opening date to Tuesday July 9, 2002 at 2:00 PM.

D.                  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 action)


Time Certain 19:20 AMBoard of Supervisors

1.                   Report on the status of Eel River Salmon Restoration Project (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation by Harry Vaughn.

Time Certain 29:30 AMBoard of Supervisors

2.                   Update on Area Agency on Aging Programs (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Sandi Fitzpatrick Executive Director.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c); One Case; Initiation of Litigation (It was announced out of Closed Session that the Board would initiate an action for declaratory relief from Elections Code Section 4103 in the matter of the special election of the Southern Humboldt Community Health District.)

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

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 PM

Assessor/Community Development Services

1.                   Revisions to the Humboldt County Williamson Act Guidelines

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-53 adopting Farmland Security Zones and revised guidelines for Agricultural Preserves.Adopt for use in implementation of the County's Williamson Act Program the Resolution establishing agricultural preserve with uniform rules including compatible uses, land conservation contract and farmland security zone contract.Adopt staff recommendations for the Policy Options.

Community Development Services

2.                   UbiquiTel Leasing Corp. Special Permit Application Case No. SP-01-26, APN 507-141-12, McKinleyville Area Appeal of the Planning Commission's decision to approve the project.

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the Planning Commission's decision and deny the appeal based on the Board's ability to make the required findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, the Humboldt County Code, and the General Plan.

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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