HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2000
A. OPENING CEREMONIES
B. OFF AGENDA ITEMS
RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to the California Coastal Conservancy.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation of $2,500.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Initial State of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Assistance Agreements.
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: Ratify certificate of recognition.
Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: Approve volunteer appointees and creation of Fund 3929 ($17,351)
Human Services Cabinet (HSC)
RECOMMENDATION: Approve protocol for use between the Sheriff and the HSC.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to change price increase date to July 1.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve in concept agreement with individual contractors.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Food & Agriculture
RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Power Economics to aid in preparation and presentation of testimony to separate the Potter Valley Project and approve transfer of $6,000 from the General Fund Contingency to finance said contract.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised agreement to provide staff services for the Authority transfer stations at Arcata, Eureka, and Cummings Road Landfill.† Direct staff to terminate the existing contract.† Approve staffing and funding as outlined in Nos. 3-14 of staff report.
D. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for first week of March 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for March 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation and resolutions of commendation.
E. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Community Development Services
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize a Board subcommittee of Supervisors Woolley and Kirk to: work with CDS staff, community members, and the Sheriff to come to some resolve on funding issues and funding for enforcement on all dunes areas; prepare an update through the first six months of the current fiscal year by April 1, 2000, and thereafter be an accounting on a quarterly basis; finalize the design on the parking for the power pole site; look at acquisition/appraisal issues; and review how the Community Assistance Unit manages dunes issues brought forth to them.
RECOMMENDATION: Amend memorandum of understanding to extend winter shelter for thirty (30) days and adopt supplemental budget of $10,904.
County Administrative Office
RECOMMENDATION: Approve $5 increase per 7-hour unit of time effective July 1, 2000 (a cap of $5,800)
RECOMMENDATION: Hold special session on March 6, 2000 at 9:00 a.m. to consider termination or extension of current declaration of local state of emergency (needle exchange program)
F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
G. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
Time Certain 1† 10:00 A.M. County Administrative Officer
RECOMMENDATION: Approve parameters, adopt schedule, and send letter to Senator Chesbro, Assemblywoman Strom-Martin, and Legislative Advocate Don Petersen inviting them to an afternoon session of the Board in order for them to hear from local government officials and department heads on importance of local governments sharing in State's surplus funds, especially for such areas as deferred building maintenance and public works infrastructure improvements.
Time Certain 2† 10:30 A.M. Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $13,000 from the Contingency Fund to the RCD with the direction that this request and similar requests be revisited during the Fiscal Year 2000 budget deliberations.
Time Certain 3† 11:00 A.M. Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: Hear report.
H. CLOSED SESSION
2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review the County's Position and Instruct its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (None)
I. PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.
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. Jerry Hurley supported the enforcement of California Penal Code 308 as a deterrent to drug abuse in Humboldt County.† David Elsebusch expressed concerns about the policies of the Elections Division.† Laurie Lazio encouraged the Board to listen very carefully to what is said during the Board's consideration of Agenda No. C-7, Intervention in Potter Valley Public Utilities Commission Proceeding on Application No. 99-09-053.† George Ingram presented awards from the Humboldt County Medical Society to Chief Probation Officer David Lehman, Sheriff Dennis Lewis and Chief Ben Doane.† Chief Deputy Ben Doane thanked his staff for their work in getting the above award.
Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.
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.)
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