TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2000

9:00 AM



B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Captain David Yardley of the Salvation Army

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.                   Final Environmental Impact Statement on Potter Valley Project on Eel River (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend that Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) not make a decision on flow release schedule for project at Van Arsdale until National Marine Fisheries Service submits a final biological opinion to FERC.

2.                   Proclamation Commemorating August 5, 2000 as Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Commemoration Day in Humboldt County (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Resolution and Letter of Support for State Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant for Beach Patrol (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution and authorize the Chair to send a letter of support to Lieutenant Steve Cobine, Special Operations Division, Humboldt County Sheriff Department.

4.                   Resolution Commending Donna Millsap for 31 Years of Service to the County of Humboldt (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Resolution.

5.                   Proclaiming Bigfoot Days in Willow Creek the weekend of September 2, 2000 (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for week of September 2, 2000.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from Meeting of July 10, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders

7.                   Resolution from the Rio Dell City Council Requesting Consolidation of General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election Occurring on November 7, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request as conditioned.

8.                   Appointment of Alternate Member to the Airport Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appointment of Jack Limmer.

County Administrative Office

9.                   Letter of Opposition to Senate Bill 673--Tobacco Settlement

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Senator Escutia, Senator Chesbro, Assembly Member Strom-Martin and Don Peterson.

10.               Supplemental Budget for Preventative Health Care for the Aging

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Mental Health

11.               Authorize State Department of Mental Health to Transfer Funds for Administrative Services Organization

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-62.

12.               Agreement with LDH Enterprises for Fiscal Year 2000-2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for supplemental rate services.


13.               Contract with Del Norte County for Accommodations for its Juvenile Wards

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract for placing a juvenile ward in Bar-O Boys Ranch.

Public Health

14.               Amendment to Contract with the State Department of Health Services for Funding the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS Program

RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract for receiving $42,017 in funding.

15.               Supplemental Budget for Alternative Response Team for Fiscal Year 1999-2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $1,187.

16.               Supplemental Budget for Alternative Response Team for Fiscal Year 1999-2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $130.

17.               Supplemental Budget for Alternative Response Team for Fiscal Year 2000-2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $220.

18.               Supplemental Budget for Alternative Response Team for Fiscal Year 2000-2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $4,392.

19.               Project Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition Through June 30, 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Health Services.

20.               Contract with Humboldt Open Door Clinics and Willow Creek Family Health Center

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract for the provision of needle exchange services.

21.               Change in the Smoking Ordinance's Definition of County Building

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Counsel to make changes to Section 971-2(b) of County Code.

Public Works

22.               Assignment of Tom Caetano, Sr. as Road Crew Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve assignment retroactive to July 2, 2000 through July 31, 2000.

23.               Classification Review:Tire Repair Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Delete class of Tire Repair Worker and adopt class of Tire Repair Specialist.

24.               Lease Agreement with Johnson's Mobile Solutions for Rental of Modular Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease agreement.

Social Services

25.               Request to Receive and File 1999-2000 Emergency Homeless Shelter Report

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)

County Administrative Office

3.                   Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

RECOMMENDATION: Designate Supervisor Neely as the County representative to attend the hearing on the City of Eureka sponsored FTZ on July 26, 2000.


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

2.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Action)


9:20 A.M. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Status of Report and Public Participation for Headwaters Funds Decision Making (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report on Proposed Headwaters Fund Plan for Public Outreach and Development of Alternatives.Direct staff to proceed with said plan.Direct Headwaters Subcommittee to continue to work with staff and outside counsel to identify fund parameters that would not jeopardize County's eligibility for low interest TRANS funding.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review County's Position and Instruct 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 Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (None)

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.                   Hoopes/Fleming/Fritz/East Zone Reclassification/Lot Line Adjustment and Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide (JTMP); Rio Dell Area File No. 205-031-44; Case No. ZR-98-07/LLA-98-32

RECOMMENDATION: Approve JTMP and approve zone change by adopting Ordinance No. 2218.

2.                   Extension of Minor Subdivision and Coastal Development Permit Applications; Case Nos. PMS-04-95X; MICHAEL MOSS, Applicant File No. APN 515-131-06; Trinidad Area

RECOMMENDATION: Open public hearing and continue same to Tuesday, August 22, 2000.

J.                   OPTIONAL ITEM

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements made during the Month of June 2000

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