TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2000

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Thomas Duncan of the Fieldbrook Community Church


1.                   Proclamation Recognizing the Humboldt Crabs and the Contributions of Lou Bonomini, Founder and Previous Manager (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the proclamation recognizing the Humboldt Crabs and Lou Bonomini.

2.                   Direction to County Counsel to Review and Respond to the Recommendations Developed for the Board's Review Concerning Proposition 215 (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Counsel to review and recommend to Board on subcommittee efforts.

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.                   Audit Contract for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve audit contract with Bartig, Basler and Ray CPA.

Board of Supervisors

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

RECOMMENDATION: Continue local state of emergency until July 11, 2000.

3.                   Proclamation declaring August 12, 2000 as Hot August Daze (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 6, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 13, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                   Resolution from the Freshwater Elementary School District Requesting that the County Consolidate the District's General Obligation Bond Election with Other Elections Occurring on September 19, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with condition that district reimburse County for costs incurred.

7.                   Resolution form the Peninsula Union School District Requesting that the County Consolidate the District's General Obligation Bond Election with the Election Occurring on November 7, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with condition that district reimburse County to costs incurred.

County Administrative Office

8.                   Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Liability Trust Fund 3670

RECOMMENDATION: Close Fund 3670 and transfer funds to TOT revenue line item 1100-888-107-010.

Employment Training

9.                   Request to Close on Friday, June 30, 2000 for Staff Training

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

10.               Authorizing Board Chair to Execute Workforce Investment Act Documents

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization by adopting Resolution No. 2000-58

11.               Accelerated Step Increase for Kim Tolley, Vocational Counselor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase to Step D.

12.               Employment Training Services to Youth, Adults, and Dislocated Workers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the Employment Development Department.

Mental Health

13.               Reallocation of Psychiatric Technician Position to Psychiatric Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

Public Health

14.               Supplemental Budget for Integrated Waste Management ($4,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Public Works

15.               Construction of Structural Modifications to Mattole River Bridge (F3C010), Larabee Creek Bridge (5E020) and Upper North Fork Mattole River Bridge (3D030)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on July 25, 2000.

16.               Extension of Franchise Agreement with Arcata Garbage Company

RECOMMENDATION: Extend franchise agreement to December 31, 2000.

Recorder--County Clerk

17.               Information for the California Blue Book

RECOMMENDATION: Reconsider decision of April 18, 2000 regarding inclusion of County Seal in said book and send submitted representation to Secretary of State for inclusion.

Social Services

18.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Probation Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU for SB 163 Wraparound Pilot Project.

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)


3.                   COPS MORE (Community Oriented Policing Services) Grant Application Requesting Partial Funding for One Year with Potential to Renew Two Additional Years for Two Full-Time-Equivalent Correctional Officer I/II Positions (Class 424, Range 240)

RECOMMENDATION: Submit application to U.S. Justice Dept. authorize Chair to sign same and consider written comments made by County Administrative Officer pertaining to funding uncertainties.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No Action)

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


9:20 A.M. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution Identifying the Census Tracts Comprising a Targeted Employment Area for the Eureka Enterprise Zone (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-59.

10:00 A.M. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Certificates of Appreciation to 1999-2000 Grand Jury Members (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificates.

Grand Jury

3.                   Presentation of 1999-2000 Grand Jury Report

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report, and refer to County departments for response.

10:30 A.M. County Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Proposed Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-01

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt CAO recommended budget as may be modified, as the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2000-01.Adopt personnel allocation schedule to correspond to the funding as included in the adopted proposed budget.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review the County's Position and Instruct its Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (Continue to July 5, 2000 at 9:00 A.M.)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (None)

4.                   Consider Public Employee Performance Evaluation for the Position of County Administrative Officer Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5 (Continue to July 5, 2000 at 9:00 A.M.)

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 HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Hrynkiewicz Zone Reclassification; Blocksburg Area; File No. 217-032-02

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 11, 2000.

2.                   Johansen Zone Reclassification; Benbow Area; File No. 33-211-05

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification by adopting Ordinance No. 2216.

3.                   Hoopes Plan Amendment Petition; Freshwater Area File No. 405-211-09

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment by adopting Resolution No. 2000-60.

Public Works

4.                   Ordinance for New Fee for Soil Remediation and Disposal on Airport Property

RECOMMENDATION: Redraft proposed ordinance to include provisions for insurance and assurance documents and using the Federal Aviation Administration's document pertaining to a capacity-based level of program.

J.                   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.