9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Rod Brayfindley of the Church of the Joyful Healer


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

1.                   Newly-adopted Beaches and Dunes Management Plan (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Community Development Services to give update on grant implementation on February 29, 2000.

2.                   Support of John Cumming for Appointment as Deputy Director/Chief Counsel of State Employment Development Department (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Governor Gray Davis.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of January 18, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

4.                   Eckart Major Subdivision File No. 510-091-24; McKinleyville; Case No. FMS 8-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve conveyance and Agreement documents for seven parcels.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Correction of Clerical Error on Fees and Charges Schedule

RECOMMENDATION: Correct the Jail Booking Fee to show the approved change of $54.81 on year 2000 Schedule of Fees and Changes.

6.                   Trust Fund for Consolidated Dispatch Services Transfer of $5,516

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $5,516 from the General Fund Contingencies.


7.                   Extension of Employment Eligibility Lists for Various Position Classifications

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension of employment eligibility lists.

8.                   Dissolution of Current Eligibility Lists for Senior Planner and Planner I

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request upon the establishment of new eligibility lists.

Public Health

9.                   Continued Operation of WIC Clinic at the Fortuna Veterans Building

RECOMMENDATION: Approve license agreement with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2207.

10.               Contract for Chlamydia Awareness and Prevention Project

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

11.               Subcontracts for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontracts with Humboldt Open Door Clinic, North Coast AIDS Project, NorthCountry Clinic, Redwoods Rural Health Center and St. Joseph Home Care.

12.               Medi-Cal Administrative Activities

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

13.               St. Joseph's Day Care Grant of $5,000 for the Healthy Moms Program


14.               Federal Area Contingency Planning Grant for Local Oil Spill Contingency Plans

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant of $5,000 from the State Department of Fish and Game.

Public Works

15.               Change in Procedure Regarding Review and Granting of Motor Pool Minimum Monthly Charge Exemptions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change in procedure as recommended by Vehicle Committee.

16.               Request to Declare Vehicle No. 08475 as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and associated supplemental budget of $30,000.

17.               Construction of Structural Modifications on County Bridge at Benbow Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Kernan Construction.

18.               Shortfall in Appropriations for a Boarding Ramp at the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $2,364 to cover said shortfall.

Social Services

19.               First Amendment to Agreement with Alcohol/Drug Care Services Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement for a winter shelter as required by the State Department of Housing and Community Development.

20.               Disallocate Social Worker IV A/B Position and Allocate Staff Services Analyst II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

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

County Administrative Office

3.                   Cigarette Lawsuit Monies

RECOMMENDATION: Place Funds in Cigarette Lawsuit Monies trust fund as directed.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action)

3.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Action)


Time Certain 110:00 AM Board of Supervisors

1.                   Report on the Status of the Balloon Track Clean Up (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from staff of North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION(No Final Action Taken)

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 (None)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel.Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a). James Kaliamos and Dora Kaliamos vs. County of Humboldt, Humboldt Superior Court Case No. 93DR0337

5.                   Roger E. Smith, Inc. d.b.a. RESCO Construction Company Vs. County Humboldt et al Superior Court of California County of Humboldt Case No. 96DR0188

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 AM (NONE)

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.

I.                     OPTIONAL ITEM

1.                   In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of December 1999.

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.