9:00 AM



1.                   Status Report on Mosquito Situation in the Hookton Road Area (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report from Jeff Arnold, Public Health Branch Director.

B.                  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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Supplemental Budget ($750) for One-Time Funding to be Used in the Support of the Statewide County-Restricted Material Permit and Use Reporting Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget for upgrade and maintenance of the permit/use reporting computer system.

Community Development Services

2.                   Sublease Agreement with Redwood Region Economic Development Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Approve sublease amendment for rental space at 520 E Street in Eureka.

County Administrative Office

3.                   Request to Adopt Revenue Recovery Technician Position into Classification Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and allocate two positions in Budget Unit 114.

Health and Human Services - Administration

4.                   Request to Establish Two Expenditure Line Items and Approve Supplemental Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget ($20,422) for Budget Unit 516.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

5.                   Final Amendment 2001-02 Combined Negotiated Net Amount and Drug Medi-Cal Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve final amendment with State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.

6.                   Cost of Relocation Expenses for Dr. Gregory Baumgartner, Psychiatrist for Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Approve relocation expenses to a capped amount of $3,000.

7.                   Agreement with Gregory Baumgartner, M.D. for Psychiatric Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

8.                   Request to Amend Immunization Program Contract No. 02-25162

RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract with the State Department of Health Services.

9.                   Approval of Amendment No. 02 to Agreement No. 00-91802 for Safe Communities Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to agreement with the State Department of Health Services.

10.               Request for Approval of Amendment to State Master Agreement and Supplemental Budgets

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for various HIV/AIDS programs Fund 1175.

11.               Purchase of Secure Network Interface Device for Public Health Laboratory ($1,540)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

12.               Request to Establish Donations Line Item ($2,000) for Maternal and Child Health Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

13.               Ambulance Services Rate Increase for Service Area V, Garberville

RECOMMENDATION: Approve rate increase.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

14.               Request for $219,334 Wraparound Budget for Budget Unit 515

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


15.               Request that the Board of Supervisors Give Notice of its Intent to Adopt a Resolution to Grant Another Designated Period for Two Years' Additional Service Credit for the Classification of Employment Training Department Director Per Government Code Section 20903

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

16.               Storm Damage Repairs to a Portion of Mattole Road (F3C010), Andrew K. Westfall and Sandralin V. Westfall

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from Andrew and Sandralin Westfall for $736.

17.               Release of Security in the Amount of $105,000 Held for Guarantee of Work and Attorney Fees Required for the Airport Business Park, Phase I, Subdivision Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize release of security.


1.                   Proclaim September 2002 as Literacy Month in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Standing Item for Change Orders over $10,000 on Public Works Projects.(None)

2.                   Standing Item for Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects.(None)

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Governor Davis in support of Assembly Bill 425 (Oropeza) the 2002-03 Budget Bill without further cuts to County-administered Health and Human Services Programs.


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)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session

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

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9; Significant Exposure to Litigation (Two cases)

5.                   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. CV 020527; Petition for Writ of Mandate.

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.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 PM

Community Development Services

1.                   Big Lagoon Park Company General Plan Petition; File No. 517-121-10; Case No. GPP-00-02

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the petition by adopting Resolution No. 02-78

2.                   Resolution Approving the Application for a $470,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Economic Development Allocation Enterprise Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 02-79

County Administrative Office

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive public testimony, close public hearing, and deliberate on September 10, 2002.

J.                   OPTIONAL ITEM

1.                   In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements

K.                  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.