TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2002

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.


1.                   County's annual audit for Fiscal Years ending June 30 for 2003 and 2004.

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to Bartig, Basler and Ray CPAs.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Proclamation June 23, 2002 as a day of recognition in honor of Korean War Veterans.(Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Board of Supervisors support for State Coastal Conservancy Board of Directors reception on June 26, 2002.(Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize up to $700 in funding to co-host reception in association with the Redwood Community Action Agency, the Northern California Indian Development Council and other organizations.

4.                   Letter requesting amendment to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Reauthorization Bill (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter requesting amendment to bill to Senator Max Baucus Finance Chair.

5.                   Continuation of emergency transmission of disease through contaminated needle use

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency until July 2, 2002.

6.                   North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District Board (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Smith to said Board.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Resolution from the Blue Lake Fire Protection District requesting consolidation of its special election with the State-wide general election occurring on November 5, 2002.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with the condition that the Blue Lake Fire Protection District reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

Community Development Services

8.                   Grant Application to the San Francisco Foundation

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-54 authorizing submittal of application for grant funding to pay for intensive research on agricultural protection policies and programs that the County could adopt through the General Plan Update process.

County Administrative Office

9.                   Resolution placing the Humboldt County Transient Occupancy Tax on the November 2002 ballot for Voter Approval to continue the two percent (2%) increase from the rate of eight percent (8%) to the rate of ten percent (10%)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-55.

Employment Training

10.               Amendment to cost-reimbursement contract with Humboldt Child Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to formally extend contract through June 2003.

11.               Amendment to cost-reimbursement contract with the College of the Redwoods.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to formally extend contract through June 2003.

Health and Human Services - Administration

12.               Request to continue temporary salary increase for Paula Tierney, Office Services Supervisor and Patricia Lawson, Senior Fiscal Assistant.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

13.               Request to enter California State Association of Counties Challenge Awards Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 02-56.

14.               Contract for Managed Health Care for Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Carmela Wenger, MFT.

15.               Contract for managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the Humboldt Family Service Center.

16.               Disproportionate Share Hospital Program supplemental budget of $267,360.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

17.               Contract with the State Department of Health Services for Immunization Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract.

18.               Supplemental budget of $10,000 for Clinic Services, Women's Health, Willow Creek.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

19.               Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council's recommendation for grants.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations provided by Children's Trust Fund Review committee for North Coast Rape Crisis Team and Two Feathers Native American Services grants totaling $17,000 for child abuse prevention, intervention and treatment programs.

20.               Participation in the Coast Guard's Area Planning Process to Assist in the update of area contingency plan--Grant of $5,000 from State Department of Fish and Game.

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant (Contract No. P0175015).

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

21.               Child Abuse Prevention Intervention and Treatment (CAPIT) Program Grant.

RECOMMENDATION: Award CAPIT grant to Northcoast Children's Services.

22.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Boys and Girls Club.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt MOU on use of CALWORKs incentive funds.


23.               Request for increase in compensation for Supervising Probation Officer, Eric A. Olsen.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

24.               Agreement with Fortuna Union High School for the use of Office Space.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

25.               Ongoing yearly fee changed to Parents and Legal Guardians whose Children are Ordered to the Regional Facility New Horizon Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve fee of $14.66 per day.


26.               Reverse supplemental budget for Off-Highway Vehicle Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a reverse supplemental budget of $51,027.

27.               Agreement with the State Department of Justice for Toxicology Services.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

28.               Funding from the Drug Enforcement Administration for Eradication of Marijuana.

RECOMMENDATION: Accept an additional $27,500 bringing total allocation for 2002 to $80,000.

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)

DHHS Mental Health Branch

3.                   Purchase of Mobile Outreach Vehicle for AB 2034 Street Outreach Services Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of 38-foot vehicle ($155,000)

District Attorney

4.                   Transition of District Attorney's Child Support Enforcement Division Staff to Humboldt County Department of Child Support Services (CPS), effective July 1, 2002; Adoption of CPS Job Classes adoption of 40-hour job classes and reallocation of 37 1/2 hour positions to 40-hour classes.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve necessary personnel actions to finalize the transition.

County Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Proposed Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 2002-03.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt budget recommended by CAO as proposed budget for FY 2002-03.Approve submitted personnel allocation schedule, effective June 23, 2002 which corresponds to funding as included in proposed budget.Direct CAO to return to Board with a revised proposal which includes a Board of Supervisors role for hiring review process to prepare for potential reductions that might be necessary to absorb State budget impacts.Authorize Chair to sign a letter to State Senator Wesley Chesbro which states Board's opposition to some provisions of Assembly Bill 883.This bill amends provisions of Health & Safety Code related to Maddy Emergency Medical Services Fund.


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 10:00 AM Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation by Orleans/Somes Bar Fire Safety Planning Council.(Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear the presentation.

Time Certain 10:30 AM DHHS Social Services Branch

2.                   Report on financial impact of positions allocated for In-Home Supportive Services.

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file financial report.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of reviewing 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.(No final action taken)

2.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in Closed Session to consider public employee appointment for the position of Director of Child Support Services.(Appoint Jim Kucharek)

3.                   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 Government Code Section 54954.5. (No final action taken)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c). (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.                   Daniel Pierce spoke on water and fishing issues.John Inman spoke on in-home supportive services.William Timm spoke on Falun Gong persecution.Ted Niemeyer spoke on railroad issues.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works

1.                   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, 3N110, and 3N105) located in the Trinidad Rancheria.

RECOMMENDATION: Relinquishment rights of way by adopting Resolution No. 02-57 approve agreement with Bureau of Indian Affairs and execute Quitclaim Deed to Department of the Interior.

Community Development Services

2.                   Resolution authorizing submittal of $35,000 application of Community Development Block Grant for Affordable Housing Planning & Technical Assistance Funds.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-58.

3.                   Resolution authorizing submittal of $35,000 application for Community Development Block Grant for Economic Development Planning & Technical Assistance Funds.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-59.

4.                   Revocation of Calabrese Conditional Use Permits; File No. APN 100-112-01 & 01; Case No. CUP 169-74 and CUP 29-77 (Ferndale Area)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 2, 2002 at 1:30 PM.

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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