HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2002
A. OPENING CEREMONIES
B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS AND NON-AGENDA ITEM
1. Consider adoption of Resolution in support of special tax for maintenance, restoration and acquisition of Veterans' Memorial Buildings, contingent upon forming County-wide Veterans' Memorial District
RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on Tuesday, August 6, 2002 at 1:30 p.m.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.
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.
Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: Sign letter in support of Food for People's grant application.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign letter of support.
Clerk of the Board
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request conditioned on reimbursement of County costs by Fortuna.
Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Edgewood Center for Children and Families.
Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch
RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $446.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant agreement with California Department of Health Services.
Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for six months or until Supervisor returns to work.† (Whichever occurs first)
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request upon the establishment of a new eligibility list.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Trinity County for use of its facility.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept overflight easement.
RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to Mercer Fraser Company Inc.
D. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.
E. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
County Administrative Office
DHHS Public Health Branch
RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with State Department of Health Services and contact County's Federal legislators to seek Federal appropriation for construction of a public health laboratory facility.
F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
RECOMMENDATION: Approve legal service agreement with Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth.
G. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
Time Certain 1† 10:00 AM Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Carol Hill, Humboldt Child Care Council Executive Director.
Time Certain 2† 11:00 AM Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to explore the potential for a Humboldt County redevelopment agency and then report their findings to the Board on Tuesday, September 24, 2002.
H. CLOSED SESSION
2. Conference with Legal Counsel existing litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Mary Gaterud, Oral Whitlow Jr. and Does v. The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, Case No. CV020527; petition for Writ of Mandate.
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. Ayr asked the Board to do all that they could to allocate funds for the protection of the Mattole corridor, and also asked the Board to do what they could to see there are no timber harvests in that area while negotiations are occurring.† Olympia Franklin, a native of Petrolia, spoke in support of obtaining Proposition 40 (California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhoods and Coastal Protection Act of 2002) funds for acquisition of property in the Mattole.† Jami, Jack Nounnan and Russ supported this as well.† Azure spoke of a child that cries every time she sees a logging truck.† Shurka, Farmer and Naomi Wagner spoke in support of a neutral observer program.† Daniel Pierce addressed the Board on a variety of subjects.† Kim Starr stated that the Mattole is the most seismically-active area in the United States.† She also supports seeking Proposition 40 funds and having a neutral observer program.
J. PUBLIC HEARINGS† 1:30 PM
Community Development Services Economic Development Division
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to submit close-out paperwork.
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.