9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Mr. Matt McGill Director of the Eureka Rescue Mission


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.                   Increase Building Maintenance Custodian from .75 to 1.0 FTE ($1,912)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Agricultural Commissioner

2.                   Assembly Bill 1786 (Maddox)--New Holding Requirementsfor Impounded Animals

RECOMMENDATION: Oppose said legislation.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Continuation of Emergency--Transmission of Disease through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Extend state of local emergency through April 11, 2000.

4.                   National Association of Counties Annual Conference (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisor Dixon to attend said conference in North Carolina.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Appointment of At-Large Members to the County Forestry Review Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Christopher Victor Carroll and George I. Gentry.

6.                   Approval of the Board Order from the Board Meeting of March 6, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

7.                   Approval of the Board Order from the Board Meeting of March 20, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Public Health Realignment Trust Funds (PHRTF)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Health Department to present a budget based on expectation of a 10% transfer of PHRTF to fund Social Services Realignment Trust Funds in FY 2000.

9.                   Legislative Project Requests

RECOMMENDATION: Submittal legislative budget requests as recommended by the CAO.

District Attorney

10.               Supplemental Budget ($5,500) for State Board of Control Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

11.               Supplemental Budget ($5,230) for Grants to Encourage Arrests Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Library Services

12.               Bequest on Behalf of the Fortuna Memorial Library

RECOMMENDATION: Accept bequest from the Lloyd B. and Iris W. Anderson Trust

Mental Health

13.               Temporary Pay Increases for Accountant/Auditor II and Administrative Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve pay increases for Keri Raphael and Rita Scott-York.

14.               YOUTH Training Contracts for 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with Gorski-Cenaps and Pablo Stewart

15.               Adoption and Allocation of Senior Case Manager Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

16.               Adoption and Allocation of Department Programmer/Analyst Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

17.               Temporary Pay Increase for Kathryn Lee, Medical Office Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


18.               Revised Class Descriptions for Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist and Traffic Control Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the revised class descriptions.

19.               Federal Work-Study Program Off-Campus Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Humboldt State University.

Public Health

20.               Increase Physical Therapist Position from .6 FTE to .75 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

21.               Pilot Rural Recycling Market Development Zone Business Incubator Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with the California Integrated Waste Management Board, Gainer & Associates, and Humboldt Express and adopt Resolution No. 2000-30.

22.               Increase Health Client Services Worker Position from .50 FTE to 1.00 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

23.               Contract with the California integrated Waste Management Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract for Household Hazardous Waste grant.

24.               Authorize and Approve Ambulance Services Rate Increase for Zone No. 1 North

RECOMMENDATION: Approve rate increase for Arcata/Mad River Ambulance.

25.               Request for Transfer of Savings from Asset Accounts to Expense Line Items for Funds 1175, Budget Units 406, 411, 430, and 432 (Division of Environmental Health)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

26.               Allocation of Senior Office Assistant Position in Program Planning and Support

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

Public Works

27.               Request to Declare four (4) Used Radiators as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and authorize sale of property by Purchasing Agent.

28.               Central Terrace Subdivision Agreement APN 510-111-12 McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve JLF Construction's request to extend said agreement.

29.               Annual Revisions in the Maintained Mileage System (To be included in the 1999-2000 Maintained Mileage Log)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-31


30.               Request to Purchase a Replacement Audio Tape Eraser ($1,083)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by establishing Miscellaneous Equipment account.

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)

Mental Health

3.                   Personnel Allocations for Voluntary Intervention Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requested personnel allocations.

Community Development Services

4.                   Appeal of County Planning Commission Denial of Application Nos. CDP-98-47 and SP-98-49; File No. APN 305-131-16; King Salmon Area; James M. Hoff, Applicant/Appellant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-32.

County Administrative Office

5.                   VFW Centennial Post 2481 Request for Funds to Rent a Building in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for funding.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Appointments to the Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Warner Forsell, Nina Hapner, Pat McNeil, Gayle Hunter Fulton, and Donna Pace.


1.                   Requests for, or Reports on, Board Member Travel at County Expense (None)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (None)

3.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (None)


Time Certain 1 9:20 A.M. County Administrative Office

1.                   Grand Jury Interim Report

RECOMMENDATION: Refer report to staff for response in accordance with adopted procedures.

Time Certain 29:45 A.M. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Area Agency on Aging Mid-Year Report on Activities (Supervisor Neely)


G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

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 (No final action taken)

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

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) Schiebert v. County of Humboldt Case No. A086965 (Will not appeal ruling)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel. Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government code Section 54956.9(c) ( One Case (Initiate Litigation)

6.                   Consultation with Legal Staff on Litigation Formally Initiated Under Government Code section 54956.9(a); Application of Pacific Gas and Electric Company to Market Value Hydroelectric Generating Plants and Related Assets Pursuant to Public Utilities code Sections 367(b) and 851, Application No. 99-09-053 (Withdrawn)

7.                   Conference with Legal Counsel Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) Litigation which has been formally initiated Titled Trueman Vroman v. County of Humboldt; Board of Supervisors of the County of Humboldt; Case No. DR000195 (Join California State Association of Counties and California Coastal Commission in Amicus Briefs)

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.(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.


Community Assistant Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Glen Johnson; Assessor's Parcel No. 15-141-12

RECOMMENDATION: Find that public nuisance exists and order property owner to abate.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Carter Zone Reclassification/Lot Line Adjustment/Special Permit; Hydesville Area; File No. APN 204-152-06; Case No. ZR-99-07/LLA-99-06/SP-99-27

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification by adopting Ordinance No. 2204.

K.                  OPTIONAL ITEM

1.                   Check Registers covering disbursements made during the month of February 2000

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of February 2000.

L.                   ADJOURNMENT

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.)

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.