9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Silence


1.                   Support for reimbursement assistance for local ambulance providers (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Senators Feinstein and Boxer and Rep. Thompson.

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.                   Resolution Deng Shaoyi-Yangtze River--Three Gorges Art Exhibit (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of welcome.

Employment Training

2.                   Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement with the Humboldt Childe Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subagreement.

Mental Health

3.                   Mental Health Outreach Services to Fortuna Union High School District (FUHSD)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt memorandum of understanding with the FUHSD.

Public Health

4.                   Lease for Office Space Located at 317 Second Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease with Al and Alice Abrahamsen and Kent and Alice Pryor.

Public Works

5.                   Assignment of Hank Gevas as Road Maintenance Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve assignment through October 1-29,2000.

6.                   Construction of Courthouse Landscaping, Staircase and Disabled Parking Stalls

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold rebid on September 27, 2000.


7.                   Filing of Federal Annual Certification Report with the U.S. Department of Justice

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said report.

Social Services (DSS)

8.                   Ensure Appropriate Services to Foster Children Supervised by Probation Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement between Departments of Social Services and Probation.

9.                   Master Lease/Purchase Agreement with Transocean Funding Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement by adopting Resolution No. 2000-76.

10.               CalLearn Case Management Services to CalWORKs Recipients Referred by DSS

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council.


1.                   Proclamation declaring Fifth Annual Festival By the Bay Saturday, September 9, 2000 (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for September 9, 2000.

2.                   Proclamation declaring California History Week (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation with emphasis on Admission Day (September 9).

3.                   Proclamation declaring September 2000 as Humboldt Literacy Month (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)

3.                   State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)--Call for Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the submitted priority list of County road improvement projects for 2000.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Board Deliberation on Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-01

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report and continue deliberation to September 12, 2000.Schedule discussion of the Headwaters Fund for the meeting of September 19, 2000.


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)


10:00 A.M.

1.                   Megram Fire Recovery Efforts

RECOMMENDATION: Have Forestry Review Committee review and make recommendations on report of U.S. Forest Service (USFS), including resolution presented to Board on 8/22/00 (H-2).Reaffirm Board's previous position on dead and dying timber.Direct that Don Tuttle of Public Works review USFS report and propose alternatives.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Final Action Taken)

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session

2.                   Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54957.6 Review County Position and Instruct Designated Representatives on Various Forms of Compensation Provided to Represented and Unrepresented Employees

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel; Existing Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Arcata Readimix v. County of Humboldt Superior Court No. CV000434

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c) (One Case)

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.                   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.