9:00 AM



1.                   Letter of Support for Arcata Endeavor's Application for Funding Through the Federal Emergency Shelter Grant (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the letter of support.

B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Michael Blaine, Assistant Pastor of the Calvary Chapel

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.                   Classification Review and Salary Adjustment for Position of Fiscal Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Reallocate position held by N. Stufflebeam to Senior Fiscal Assistant


2.                   Transfer of $15,000 to Allow the Purchase of Ergonomic Chairs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


3.                   Jacoby Creek County Water District Audit Schedule

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt policy that said district may schedule their district audits on a two-year interval in accordance with California Government Code Section 26909(f).

Board of Supervisors

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

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency through May 9, 2000.

5.                   Proclamation Harvey Harper as Boy Scouts of America Year 2000 Distinguished Citizen (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of April 18, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                   Appointment to Status of Women Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Gina Jorgenson as an at-large representative.

Coroner-Public Administrator

8.                   Supplemental Budget of $2,162 for Radio Replacement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

County Administrative Office

9.                   Transfer from Contingencies to Cover Deficit Marijuana Grant Trust Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $29,855.

10.               Board of Supervisors' Staff Position's Clerk of the Board Place in the County Organization

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda (to be rescheduled for a future Board meeting).

District Attorney

11.               Request for Supplemental Budget ($395,000) for Case Management System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

12.               Victim Witness Assistance Program Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-42 approving said application.

13.               Request to Declare 1990 Plymouth Acclaim (No. 10266) as a Surplus Vehicle

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Mental Health

14.               Request for Allocation of a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by disallocating a Crisis Team Supervisor position.

Public Guardian

15.               Agreement with Del Norte County Mental Health for Fiscal Year 2000 ($24,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

Public Health

16.               Personnel Allocation in High Risk Youth Budget and High Risk Women Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate a Health Program Coordinator and a Fiscal Assistant I/II in Both budgets and allocate a Community Outreach Worker I/II in High Risk Women budget.

17.               Request to Purchase Computer System--Health AIDS Information and Education

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($1,800).

Public Works

18.               Easement Deed for Turnaround on Fisher Road (County Road No. 4G070)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept easement deed from Pacific Lumber Company.

19.               Amendment to 1996 Contract with City Garbage Company (CGC) and Final Payment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment.Approve final payment to Article Five Correction Action Trust Fund (AFCATF) to provide reimbursement to CGC for corrective action expenses from 10/01/98 to 4/30/00.Direct Treasurer-Tax Collector to withdraw $188,873 from Solid Waste Contract Obligation Trust Fund and deposit said funds into Escrow Account No. 00100011-001-SG, held by Humboldt Land Title Company for purchase and acquisition by the Humboldt Waste Management Authority form City Garbage Company of the Eureka Transfer Station and from Solid Waste Contract Obligation Trust Fund #368900 and deposit said funds into Escrow Account No. 00100011-001-SG as directed above.

Risk Manager

20.               Request for Purchase of Phase I of County-Wide Security System ($10,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Social Services

21.               Lease with Johnson's Mobile Solutions for Modular Offices

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease for modulars at 638 West Clark Street in Eureka.


1.                   Hoopa Valley High School's Winning of the North Coast Section Championship and Advancement to the California State Finals (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution and present certificates.

2.                   Proclamation declaring Week of April 23, 2000 as Public Health Week (Supervisor Rodoni)

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)

Social Services (DSS)

3.                   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: Direct DSS to coordinate development of Strategic Plan and Performance Outcomes (SPPO) according to AB 1259 requirements for determining costs and benefits to Human Services departments.Direct Human Services Cabinet to submit SPPO package for review and approval prior to 7/01/00 or provide information as to why AB 1259 would not be beneficial to the County.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Appointment of Alternate to the Assessment of Appeals Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Leo Sears.

County Administrative Office

5.                   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



1.                   Board Member Travel at County Cost and Board Member Meeting Attendance (None)

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


Time Certain 19:30 A.M.

1.                   Presentation from Members of the Steering Committee for Humboldt Compensation and Retention Encourages Stability (CARES) (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of support.

Time Certain 211:30 A.M.

2.                   Presentation by the Redwood Empire Association on upcoming projects.(Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

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.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Inland Sign Zoning Ordinance Amendment Case No. 78-99-19

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment by adopting Resolution No. 2000-43 Ordinance No. 2212 and adopt Ordinance No. 2213.

K.                  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.