TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2000

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Al Daw of the Arcata Assembly of God


1.                   Request to Appoint Supervisor Rodoni as Second Alternate for the Humboldt County Waste Management Authority (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Rodoni as Second Alternate for the Humboldt County Waste Management Authority.

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.


1.                   Closure of Inactive Trust Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2000.

2.                   Resolution Establishing the County Appropriation Limit for 2000-2001

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt limit of $52,750,500 by adopting Resolution No. 2000-52.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   First Assembly of God's Diamond Anniversary and New Church Dedication (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution of congratulations.

4.                   Support for Bull Creek Headwaters Rehabilitation Project (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Community Development Services

5.                   Request to Approve a Retroactive Extension of the Temporary Salary Increase of 7.5% for Permit Specialist Trainees from April 1, 2000 to Effective Date of Reclassification

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of Tuesday June 20, 2000.

Coroner-Public Administrator

6.                   Request for Supplemental Budget of $3,237

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

County Administrative Office

7.                   August 2000 Board Meeting Schedule

RECOMMENDATION: Cancel meetings on August 1, 8, 15, 2000 and hold meetings on August 22, 28, and 29, 2000.

Human Services Cabinet

8.                   Resolution Authorizing the County to Enter the California State Association of Counties Challenge Awards Program for 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-53.

Mental Health

9.                   Purchase of an Electrocardiograph for Sempervirens ($5,100)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

10.               Repayment to State Department of Mental Health--Fiscal Year 1997 ($272,747)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2000.


11.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Deborah Meador, Fiscal Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2000.

Public Health

12.               Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act, HIV CARES Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with Humboldt Open Door Clinic, North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP), Full Circle for Integrated Medicine, Redwoods Rural Health Center, and St. Joseph Home Care.

13.               Transfer to Allow HIV Early Intervention Program to Use Salary Savings to Replace Computers as Well as Allow Humboldt Open Door Clinic and Redwoods Rural Health Center to Cover Cost Associated with Providing HIV Care and to Buy Additional Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $12,596.

Public Works

14.               Agreement with Windsor Enterprises--UNICOM Service at Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

15.               Resolution Authorizing the Annual Adjustment of the Funds Pledged by the Public Works Department to Complete Reclamation of Rock and Gravel Quarry Sites

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-54.

16.               Request for the Rejection of Bids for the Construction of Courthouse Landscaping, Staircase and Disabled Parking Stalls

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

17.               Fair Competition and Taxpayer Savings Initiative

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken.

Social Services

18.               Request to Reallocate a Senior Fiscal Assistant Position to a 40-hour Work Week

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

19.               California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to KIDS (CalWORKs) Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the Employment Development Department.

20.               Temporary Increase in Pay for Cara Barnes, Social Worker IV

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2000.

21.               Agreement with Teamwork for Children for the Children First Mediation Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

22.               Request to Disallocate an Office Assistant I/II Position and to Allocate a Legal Office Assistant I/II Position

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)

Public Health

3.                   Progress Report on Implementing Recommendations Adopted by the Board of Supervisors on January 25, 2000 concerning the Impact of Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use

RECOMMENDATION: Hear an oral report from Dr. Ann Lindsay, County Health Officer.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports and take appropriate action (if required)

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


9:20 A.M. County Administrative Officer

1.                   Recommendation from American Cancer Society (ACS) and Others--Tobacco Settlement Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from ACS and others, and refer request to budget process.

10:30 A.M. County Administrative Officer

2.                   Presentations from Promotional Agencies for Enhanced Funding Levels

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentations, and refer matter to subcommittee of Supervisors Neely and Kirk to make recommendation to full Board during final budget hearings when more information is known.

11:00 A.M. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Presentation by Garberville-Redway Chamber of Commerce (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957.6 Review 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 Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (None)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel.Existing Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9.City of Fortuna vs. County of Humboldt et al. Humboldt County Superior Court No. DR000124 (No Final Action Taken)

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.


I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   Zabel Plan Amendment Petition; Willow Creek Area, File No. 522-181-01; Case No. GPP-99-04

RECOMMENDATION: Find that "base information or physical conditions have changed," adopt Resolution No. 2000-55, accepting applicant's petition to process an amendment to Willow Creek Community Plan with appropriate zone reclassification, and initiate requested amendment and allow applicant to make application for Plan Amendment and associated Zone Reclassification conditioned upon applicant paying all actual costs.

J.                   OPTIONAL ITEM

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements May 2000

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

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.