TUESDAY, JULY 09, 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.

Administrative Services

1.                   Costs to Repair the Courthouse Snack Bar's Built-in Cooler and to Reimburse the Lessee for Perishable Items Lost while Equipment was Malfunctioning

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $289.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Letter of Support for Funding the Humboldt Energy Task Force (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda.

3.                   Request to Adjourn to July 11, 2002 in order for Board Members to attend the Annual Humboldt-Del Norte Medical Society meeting and Joint Press Conference for the California Medical Association President's Press Message (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 18, 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

5.                   Appointment and Reappointment to the Area 1 Developmental Disability Program Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Nola J. Sharp and reappoint Mr. John Travis.

6.                   Appointment of Fifth District Representative to the Human Rights Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Ms. Byrd Lochtie with term to expire on June 30, 2003.

7.                   Reappointment and Appointment to the Petrolia Cemetery District Board of Trustees

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Ben Walker and appoint Mary Lou Morgan.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

8.                   Temporary Pay Increase for Craig Hill Supervising Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary pay increase.

9.                   Allocation of Administrative Secretary Position in Budget Unit 424

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation by disallocating a vacant Medical Office Assistant I/II position.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Amendment to State Agreement for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Program

RECOMMENDATION: Amend Agreement No. 00-91666 bringing total amount of funding to $8,008.


11.               Request for Adoption of Fiscal Year 2002-03 Regional Facility Daily Bed Rates ($123.37) for the Three Regional Partner Counties of Lake, Mendocino and Del Norte; and a $225.02 Rate for the Counties Outside the Regional Facility Four-County Coalition

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

12.               Easement Executed by Bradley and Stacey Nasalroad to Benefit Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept avigation easement related to Parcel No. 511-431-30 in McKinleyville.

13.               Shortfall in Fixed-Asset Account No. 3530381-8855 Airport Mobile Tower

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $5,000 to cover shortfall.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Chief Deputy Ben Doane (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

2.                   Proclaim July 13 and 14, 2002 a Blues by the Bay Weekend (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the proclamation.

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--Contract for Courthouse Remodel and Renovation Project No. 219000

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action.

DHHS Public Health Branch

3.                   Request to Disallocate Milk Lab Technician Positions Currently Occupied by Margaret Harley and Anne Wade

RECOMMENDATION: Approve disallocation of positions effective August 2, 2002 and authorize Personnel Department to begin the layoff process for said employees.

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to Assemblywoman Strom-Martin urging that she support maintaining the Public Library Fund for Fiscal Year 2002-03.

Child Support Services

5.                   Support for House Resolution 4857 (Matsui)--Relief for Child Support Services Penalties

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Rep. Thompson and send letter to State Senator Chesbro and Assemblywoman Strom-Martin reflecting the Board's position that the payment of penalties should remain a State general fund responsibility.


1.                   Request from Humboldt County Veteran Organizations to Form a County-Wide Veteran District (Supervisors Neely and Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Referred to the appropriate County staff the drafting of language for a tax measure to be considered by the Board by August 6, 2002.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports and take appropriate action (if required)

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required)


Time Certain 111:00 AM Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation on Functions and Objectives of a Redevelopment Agency (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdrawn from agenda.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION(NONE)

I.                     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.William Timm spoke about a self-improvement program with which he is involved.John Inman spoke in support of the In-Home Supportive Services Program.

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.