TUESDAY, JULY 02, 2002

9:00 AM


A.                  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.                   Opposition to Senate Bill 1975 which would create two primaries in 2004.

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of opposition to legislators.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Rescind agreement and execute a new agreement with Charles Pedrazzini for Boat Launch on Eel River.(Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Amend lease agreement for boat access point to the lower Eel River from a five-year agreement to a ten-year agreement.

3.                   Proclamation August 17, 2002 is Bridge Fest Day(Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

4.                   Resolution declaring August 24, 2002 as Hot August Daze(Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

5.                   Letter of support for Manila Community Services District's Grant Application through Humboldt County Association of Governments for CalTRANS Economic Justice funding regarding transportation issues associated with Highway 255.(Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Review the application and authorize the Chair to sign a letter of support.

6.                   Continuation of emergency transmission of disease through contaminated needle use (Supervisor Neely)

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

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the meeting of June 3, 2002.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

8.                   Resolution from the Arcata City Council requesting consolidation of Municipal Election with statewide general election occurring on November 5, 2002.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with the condition that the City of Arcata reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

Community Development Services

9.                   Request from the McKinleyville Community Services District for $9,634.20 from the McKinleyville Inland Parkland Dedication Trust Fund.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request (funds will be used to offset costs for grading, erosion control, and gate access at the Hiller Park Sports Complex).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

10.               Contract between Humboldt County and Fortuna Community Services DBA HART for driving under the influence programs.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Humboldt Alcohol Recovery Treatment

11.               Agreements for the Provision of Residential Alcohol and other Drug Treatment Recovery and Detoxification Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreements with North Coast Substance Abuse Council Humboldt Recovery Center and Alcohol/Drug Care Services.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

12.               Request to adopt the class of Employment and Training Manager in the Classification Plan.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and reallocate the Employment and Training Operations Manager position to Employment and Training Manager.


13.               Professional Services Agreement with Clinical Psychologist Andrew Renouf Ph.D.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for as-needed clinical supervision of System of Care Program.

Public Works

14.               Storm Damage repairs to a portion of Mattole Road (F3010)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept easement deed from and agreement with Joseph and Irene Silva.

15.               Storm Damage repairs to a portion of Mattole Road (F3C010) Andrew K. Westfall and Sandralin V. Westfall

RECOMMENDATION: Accept easement deed from and agreement with Andrew and Sandralin Westfall.

16.               Construction of bridge over Mill Creek on Lighthouse Road (1D010) at 2.0 (Contract No. 200310) and bridge over East Mill Creek on Conklin Creek Road (2D010) at PM 0.1 (Contract No. 200312) Agreement No. P0010563 (Department of Fish and Game, California Coastal Salmon Recovery Program)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on July 23, 2002.

17.               Consent to assignment of Parnum Paving Inc. to Granite Construction Company

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Director of Public Works to sign consent for Contract No. 594002.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

18.               Resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of Not-to-Exceed $6,500,000 of Bonds of the Eureka Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 by a negotiated sale pursuant to a bond purchase contract, prescribing the terms of sale of said bonds.Approving the form, and authorizing the execution and delivery of said bond purchase contract and authorizing the execution of necessary certificates relating to said bonds.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-63.

19.               Resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of not-to-exceed $26,000,000 of bonds of the Eureka Unified School District by a negotiated sale pursuant to a bond purchase contract.Prescribing the terms of sale of said bonds approving the form, and authorizing the execution and delivery of said bond purchase contract, and authorizing the execution of necessary certificates relating to said bonds.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-64.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Community Development Services

1.                   Resolution authorizing the Community Development Services Director to submit and sign the Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Grant application packet related paperwork and contracts to implement grant.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-65.

Public Works

2.                   Standing item for Change Orders over $10,000 on Public Works projects.(Not required)

3.                   Standing item for advertisement or award of Public Works projects.(Not required)

County Administrative Office

4.                   Standing item for Weekly Update on State and local budget situation.(No action taken)


1.                   Funding for the Humboldt Energy Task Force.(Supervisor Woolley) (No action taken)

RECOMMENDATION: Review the program description and authorize the Chair to sign a letter to the PUC.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance.(No action taken)

3.                   Potential or proposed Big Box retail development in Humboldt County.(No action taken)



1.                   Final report of the 2001-02 Humboldt County Grand Jury

RECOMMENDATION: Receive final report, and present certificates of appreciation to jurors.


2.                   Report and discussion on current situation with local health care and how it affects patient care, physician practices, local independent Physician Association and hospitals.

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report from Drs. Lindsey and Glasseroff and local hospital representatives.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   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.(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 a variety of subjects.John Inman spoke of the In-Home Supportive Services program.Steven Brown spoke in support of Humboldt Mediation Services.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 PM

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: Continued the public hearing to Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at 1:30 pm in order to have a probationary period for confirming that operations have been moved to the inside of the building and that the lean-to has been removed.If problems arise during the probationary period, the permit will be brought forward for consideration of enforcement action.If the permit is in compliance at the close of the probationary period, this Board could vote not to revoke the permit and the probationary period would be terminated.

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.