TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2002

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by John Gordon, Senior Administrator of Northcoast Christian Fellowship

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS (None)

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.                   Extension of Cox Cable Television Franchise to December 31, 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Agricultural Commissioner

2.                   Funding for Humboldt County's Weed Management Area ($16,540)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept funding from California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Service on the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of appreciation to Dennis Hanson.

4.                   Adopting of Humboldt County Emergency Operation Plan (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt plan, and authorize Board members to sign letter of introduction.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of May 28, 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 4, 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                   Reappointments to the Forestry Review Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Messrs. Mark Andre, Gary Rynearson, Gary F. Howard, and Christopher Carroll with terms to expire on June 30, 2006.

8.                   Reappointments to the Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Wagner M. Forsell, Nina Hapner, Dr. Denver Nelson, John Clark, Phil Grunert, Johanna Rodoni, Daniel L. Doble and Harry Vaughn with terms to expire on June 30, 2006.

9.                   Reappointments to the Housing Authority Commission for the County of Humboldt

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Patrick Bryant, John LeVey and Cynthia Clark.

10.               Reappointments to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Messrs. Rod Edgmon and Bill Rodstrom with terms to expire on June 30, 2005.

Community Development Services--Economic Development Division

11.               Initiating the Program Year 2002-03 Workforce Investment Act Title I Master Subgrant by Incorporating the Youth Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-60.

12.               Awarding Contracts for Youth Development System of Workforce Investment Board

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-61.

Health and Human Services - Administration

13.               Lease of Space Located at 739 South Fortuna Boulevard for One-Stop System

RECOMMENDATION: Extend lease with Gagliardi Family Trust and Gagliardi Bros. for one year.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

14.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Mental Health Outreach Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU with the Eureka City Schools District.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Susan E. Neander, LCSW.

16.               Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. for The Bridge House

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement through June 30, 2004.

17.               Provision of Alcohol and Other Drug Group and Individual Counseling to Battered and Formerly-Battered Women

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Humboldt Women for Shelter.

18.               Agreement with the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement to provide clinical experience for nursing students.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

19.               Contract with State Department of health Services--No More Falls! Senior Injury Prevention

RECOMMENDATION: Extend Contract No. 00-91571 to June 30, 2004 including a Scope of Work and budget for year four.

20.               Increased Salary for Susan Praytor, Public Health Nurse, Budget Unit 460

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase in compensation of ten salary ranges.

21.               Subcontract with Humboldt Child Care Council for Child Care Health Linkages Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve updated subcontract and approve supplemental budget of $8,946.

22.               MOU with St. Joseph's Hospital for The High Risk Infant Visitation & Enhancement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU to Define Agency responsibilities Regarding Referrals and the exchange of information between Hospital and County.

23.               Purchase of a New Circulating Water Bath for the Public Health Laboratory ($2,600)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

24.               Contract for Health Services at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Juvenile Hall and the Northern California Treatment Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with California Forensics Medical Group through June 30, 2005.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

25.               Request to Disallocate Two Vacant Administrative Services Manager Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

26.               Purchase of a Large, Fire-Proof Safe for CalWORKs and Welfare-to-Work Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($5,310).

27.               Request for Approval of the Proposed Structure for the Consolidation of the Employment Training Department into the Department of Health and Human Services--Social Services Branch

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and associated proposed organization chart.

28.               MOU with Humboldt Youth Soccer League for Use of CalWORKs Incentive Funds


29.               Operation of a Para-Transit System Between Hoopa and Willow Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Klamath Trinity Non-Emergency Transportation.

Public Works

30.               Storm Damage Repairs to a Portion of Mattole Road (F3C010)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from Mary Scalvini and approve associated agreement.

31.               Agreement with the Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement to provide staff services from the HWMA to the County for administration of the County solid waste franchise contracts and rural container site system.

32.               Contract Change Order Number 1 for the Construction of Security Fence at Arcata-Eureka Airport, Project No. AIP 3-06-0010-22, Contract No. 911500

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Contract Change Order No. 1 ($14,658.78).

33.               Structural Modifications to Four County Bridges Contract No. 594002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Contract Change Order No. 2 ($12,207.59).

34.               Overlay of Rohnerville Road from Highway 36 to East of Drake Hill Road

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on July 16, 20002.


35.               Supplemental Budget to Pay Additional Charges for the Installation of a Trash Compactor

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $562.

36.               Supplemental Budget to Fund Airport Security Personnel for Fiscal Year 2002-2003

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $190,050.

Supplemental Item--Community Development Services

37.               Resolution Awarding Contract to High Technology Solutions for ADA Compliant Kiosks

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-62.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Elizabeth Citrino (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the resolution.

2.                   Resolution of Appreciation to Keisen Jogakuen Junior and Senior High School of Japan for Hosting the Eureka to Japan Homestay Program (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the resolution.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Standing Item for Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (Not Required)

2.                   Standing Item for Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (Not Required)

County Administrative Office

3.                   Standing Item for Weekly Update on State and Local Budget Situation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to State Senator Chesbro, Assemblywoman Strom-Martin, Governor Davis, and the State Budget Conference Committee.Said letter shall state the Board's support for protection of local government funding, CalWORKs, and Health and Human Service formulae.Said letter shall also state the Board's opposition to state and federal penalties being shifted to counties.

F.                  MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS (No action taken on either item.)

1.                   Standing Item for Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance

2.                   Standing Item on Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation from Garberville Chamber of Commerce (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation on expenditure of transient occupancy taxes.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (Not 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 (No action taken)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (Not required)

4.                   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 %4954.5 (reschedule for July 2, 2002.)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (One Case) (No final action taken)

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.                   Deborah Giraud of the Cooperative Extension Service introduced two new staff members:Ken Anderson, Dairy and Ag Waste Advisor and Annie Eicher, Organic Farming Coordinator.Daniel Pierce spoke on a variety of subjects.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.

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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