9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Dino Cardelli of the Calvary Chapel in Arcata


1.                   Sublease of Murray Field Cafe to Sandy Caudle d.b.a. Sky Dive in Cafe

RECOMMENDATION: Approve sublease upon review and approval by County Counsel.

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.                   Proclamation 20 Year Anniversary of Service to Veterans (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of April 4, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of April 11, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

4.                   Appointment to the Status of Women Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Julie Millard as an at-large representative.

County Counsel

5.                   Amending Title II, Division 7, Chapter 2 of the Humboldt County Code relating to Regulation of the Use of the County Library

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2211.

District Attorney

6.                   Supplemental Budget ($24,341) for Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

7.                   Supplemental Budget ($2,754) for Multimedia Training Systems

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Employment Training

8.                   Change Labor Market Information Specialist Position to 40-hour Class

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change.

Mental Health

9.                   Advanced Step Placement for Marcile Weburg Psychiatric Nurse

RECOMMENDATION: Approve placement at Range 351 Step C.

10.               Advanced Step Placement for Kay Piber Psychiatric Nurse

RECOMMENDATION: Approve place at Range 351 Step B.

11.               Allocation of Supervising Mental-Health Clinician Position in Budget Unit 425

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.


12.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4 (AFSCME) Providing for a Forty (40) Hour Work Week in Several Departments

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment by adopting Resolution No. 2000-40.


13.               Request to Purchase a Laser Printer ($2,104)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

14.               Use of Medical Services Program Funds--Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve use of $5,000 to treat juveniles in Juvenile Drug Court.

Public Health

15.               Supplemental Budget for California Children Services Program ($4,900)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

16.               Contract for the Provision of Needle Exchange Services

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 9, 2000.

Public Works

17.               Construction of Courthouse Landscaping; Staircase, and Disabled Parking Stalls

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on May 16, 2000.

18.               Amendment to 1996 Contract with City Garbage Company and Final Payment

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 25, 2000.

19.               Shortfall in Appropriations for a Total Station for the Survey Crew

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,000 to cover shortfall.

Social Services

20.               Implementation of the SB 163 Wraparound Services Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt memorandum of understanding with State Dept. of Social Services.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

21.               Authorize Sale of Fortuna Union High School District General Obligation Bonds Election of 1999, Series 2000 (Aggregate Principal Amount Not-to-Exceed $1,500,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorizing by adopting Resolution No. 2000-41


1.                   Proclamation declaring April 24-30, 2000 as TV-Turnoff Week (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Resolution Commending Eureka High School Cross-Country Track Team-- Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to Team Members (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution and present certificates.

3.                   Resolution Commending Kaci Lyle Eureka High School Girls Wrestling Team, for Winning National Championship (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present Resolution.

4.                   Proclamation April 22, 2000 is the Fifth Annual Peninsula Clean-up Day (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

E.                  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.                   Request from the California Secretary of State for Authorization to Reproduce the Seal of the County of Humboldt in Their Book Entitled The California Blue Book

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of April 25, 2000.


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

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

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

4.                   Structure of Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Subcommittee (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Release attorney-client privilege memo from County Counsel and direct County Counsel to provide a Deputy County Counsel at the WIB meeting on May 5, 2000.


Time Certain 19:30 A.M.

1.                   The Klamath River Basin Fishery Resources Restoration Act (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisors Woolley and Kirk to meet with Hupa, Karuk, and Yurok tribe representatives to discuss issues pertaining to said act, and report back on May 2, 2000.

Time Certain 2 9:45 A.M.

2.                   Fiscal Report Through December 31, 1999 on Expenditure of Coastal Conservancy Grant Funds--Beach and Dunes Management Plan (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $50,300.

Time Certain 310:00 A.M.

3.                   Humboldt County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Status Report (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report and take appropriate action.

Time Certain 410:15 A.M.

4.                   Rotary Group Study Exchange Team Visit from India (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda due to scheduling conflicts.

Time Certain 510:45 A.M. Social Services (DSS)

5.                   Assembly Bill 1259, Legislation Authored by Virginia Strom-Martin Authorizing Humboldt, Mendocino and Alameda Counties to Streamline and Integrate Their Health and Human Services Programs (Children and Adult)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 25, 2000.

H.                  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 (none)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (None)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Baker et al vs. County Humboldt et al. No. DR980043.(Humboldt Superior Court) (No Final Action)

I.                     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.

J.                   COURT FACILITIES--4:30 P.M.

County Administrative Office

1.                   Court Facilities

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of May 9, 2000.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

Adjourn to Friday, April 21, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. in the Board Chamber for the Purpose of Meeting with Assembly member Virginia Strom-Martin on Budget issues.

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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