9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Silence

B.                  NON AGENDA ITEM

1.                   Request for Support of Assembly Bill 1396 and Senate Bill 163 the Passage of Which are Essential to the Provision of Continued Public Services in Humboldt

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

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.                   Ordinance Amending Title II, Division 6, Chapter 6, of the County Code Relating to the Regulation of Skateboarding, Rollerskating and In-Line Skating on County Property

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2221.

Board of Supervisors

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

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency until September 12, 2000.

3.                   Resolution Commending Michael McClimon's for His Twenty-Five Years Served as Director of the Scotia Board (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Resolution Approving Concept of Sale of Tobacco Settlement Revenues for Purposes of Securitizing Such Revenues and Participation in California Statewide Communities Tobacco Securitization Pool

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-70.

County Counsel

5.                   Ordinance Amending Chapter 1 of Division 7 of Title V, of the Humboldt County Code Relating to the Local Children and Families Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2222.

District Attorney

6.                   Agreement with State Board of Control for Emergency Awards Funeral Burial/Domestic Violence (Victim Witness Program)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-71 approve said agreement.

Employment Training

7.                   Agreement with Eureka Adult School to Provide Basic Educational Services to CalWORKs and CalWORKs-Eligible Residents

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

Mental Health

8.                   Agreement with United Indian Health Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

9.                   Appointments to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint T. Doty, C. Ritter, T. Ostrow, K. Dutro and D. Yokum, Jr.

10.               Appointments to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Rodney Thornton and Ginevra Blake.


11.               Revised Class Descriptions for Mental Health Clinician, Mental Health Program Manager and Senior Mental Health Program Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class descriptions.

12.               Revised Class Descriptions for Correctional Officer I/II, Senior Correctional Officer, Correctional Supervisor, and Correctional Lieutenant.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class descriptions.


13.               Purchase of Two Computers ($4,688)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

Public Health

14.               Supplemental Budget for Alternative Response Team ($2,500)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

15.               Grant Award for the Domestic Violence Prevention Program ($450,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant award from the State Department of Health Services.

16.               Increase Registered Nurse Position Occupied by Cassie Burgess to .60 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase.

17.               Approval of Child Health and Disability Prevention and California Children's Services Program plan for Fiscal Year 2000-01


18.               Office of AIDS Youth Subcontract with Redwood Community Action/Youth Service Bureau/RAVEN Project Through June 30, 2001.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontract.

19.               Ambulance Permits

RECOMMENDATION: Renew ambulance permits with Arcata-Mad River Ambulance Service, Hoopa Health Association, City Ambulance of Eureka, Fortuna/Garberville Rescue service, and Southern Humboldt Area Rescue.

20.               Service Agreement Award ($2,000) to Fund Travel and Medical Supplies

RECOMMENDATION: Accept award from Area Agency on Aging.

21.               Preventive Health Care for the Aging Program Contract Through June 30, 2001

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

22.               Chlamydia Awareness and Prevention Clinical Services Program Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with State Department of Health Services ($9,978).

23.               Master Agreement and MOU for Various Health Programs--Fiscal Year 2000-01

RECOMMENDATION: Approve master agreement and MOU with the State Department of Health Services.

24.               Contracts for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act and the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with St. Joseph Home Care Network, North Coast AIDS Project, and Redwoods Rural Health Center.

Public Works

25.               Ordinance Amending Chapter 1 of Division 3 of Title IV of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Parking on Railroad Avenue (Loleta)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance 2223.

26.               Federal Airport improvement Grants for Remainder of Current Federal Fiscal Year

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Airport Manager to sign said grants (when offered).

27.               Purchase of Airport Rescue and Firefighting Fire Truck ($100,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase from Crash Rescue Equipment Services, Inc.


28.               Purchase of FAX Machine ($830)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

29.               Supplemental Budget ($22,000) to Pay for Upgrade of the West Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

30.               Additional Compensation of Ten Pay Ranges for Sheriff's Investigator Chris Thiel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve additional compensation through September 4, 2000.

Social Services

31.               Agreement with Humboldt/Del Norte Court Appointed Special Advocates

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

32.               MOU Between the County Departments of Social Services and Mental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU for coordinated services for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids recipients (Cal WORKs).

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None Required)

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None Required)

3.                   Increase in Motor Pool Budget for Training and Education ($1,300)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Department of Health and Human Services

RECOMMENDATION: Assign effective immediately Director of Social Services, Phillip Crandall as the Director of Health and Human Services B) Mental Health Director, Linda Hartman, as the Assistant Director-Administration Health and Human Services C) Staff Services Manager I (DSS) Jeanne Vidad, as Deputy Director--Fiscal, Health and Human Services D) Deputy CAO-Budgets, Alexandra Wineland, as Deputy Director-Fiscal, Health and Human Services.Assign Jeff Arnold working title Public Health Manager.Authorize additional compensation A) Director, Health and Human Services Phillip Crandall 10% B) Deputy Director--Fiscal, Health and Human Services Jeanne Vidad 20 ranges.Direct Personnel to develop job descriptions and recommend salaries for new positions.Determine if Board would like to appoint one or two of its members to an executive steering committee.Disallocate the Health Services Business Manager position, effective October 14, 2000 and direct Personnel to begin layoff process.

County Counsel

5.                   Robert Schieberl v. County of Humboldt (CS980054); Robert & Margaret Ellis, Real Parties in Interest, Compliance with Court Order

RECOMMENDATION: Reverse decision of February 23, 1998 finding that Robert and Margaret Ellis use of the Hansen Ranch for a public stable is a valid, nonconforming use under Humboldt County Sections 312-52, 317-52 and 317-63.


6.                   Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Unit 7 (Humboldt Deputy Sheriff's Organization) Law Enforcement Management

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU by adopting No. 2000-72.

7.                   Approval of MOU with the County Attorney's Association for Unit 5

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU by Adopting Resolution No. 2000-73.

8.                   Approval of MOU with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 1684 (Units 1-4)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU by Adopting Resolution No. 2000-74.

9.                   Adjustment in Compensation--Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Direct an Ordinance be prepared giving the members of the Board of Supervisors the Following 1) a seven percent (7%) adjustment in compensation (with the Board members then paying their 7% PERS employee contribution 2) a four percent (4%) adjustment in compensation effective October 1, 2000 and 3) an additional week of compensation.


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 (No Action)


Board of Supervisors

1.                   Unmet Transit Needs in Rural Area in Humboldt County (Supervisor Kirk)


2.                   Strategic Five-Year Local Workforce Investment Plan (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental planning items.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Appoint Carolyn Stacey as County Librarian effective November 1, 2000.

H.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.

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.


1.                   Bill O'Neill expressed serious concerns that the policies and requirements of the County of Humboldt Extraction Review Team may put him out of business.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   Re-Hearing of KD Investments, L.L.C. Lot Line Adjustment and Subdivision, Bayside Area as directed by Order of the Humboldt County Superior Court dated June 12, 2000, Case No. CV 990720; Case Nos. PMS-98-15/LLA-98-31; File No. APN 501-011-20.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-75 certifying compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approve the subdivision and lot line adjustment.

2.                   Viet Nam Veterans of California; Appeal of County Planning Commission Approval of Conditional Use Permit Application No. CUP-99-12; File No. APN 018-223-09; Eureka Area

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same to the meeting of October 3, 2000.

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.)

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