9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Dan Price of the First Presbyterian Church of Eureka


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

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency until October 10, 2000.

2.                   Resolution Commending Shelter Cove Society on Restoration of Cape Mendocino Lighthouse (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation for Shelter Cove Society.

3.                   Request for a Change in Operation for The Iguana in Redway (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Karen Locken Investigator for Alcohol Beverage Control.

4.                   Transfer of $5,800 to Extra-Help Line Item (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $5,800 from Contingencies.

5.                   Resignation from the Workforce Investment Board (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of appreciation to Carl Schoenhofer.

6.                   Resolution of Commendation for Captain William F. Honsal (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution in recognition of 30 years of service to the EPD.

County Counsel

7.                   Ordinance Amending Humboldt County Code (Smoking in County Buildings)

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption.

Employment Training

8.                   Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement with the Redwood Community Action Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve cost-reimbursement subagreement.


9.                   Allocation of Positions for Children and Families Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate a Children and Families Commission Director and Executive Secretary.


10.               Allocation of a Probation Officer I/II Position and Supplemental Budget ($18,476)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant.

Public Health

11.               Preventive Health Care for the Aging Services and Supplemental Budget ($3,854)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve memorandum of understanding with Del Norte County.

Public Works

12.               Award of Contract for Rehabilitation and Widening on Redwood Drive (PM 0.6 to 2.57) Project Number 990702

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to Mercer Fraser Company of Eureka.

13.               Storage Space at the Arcata/Eureka Airport (Re-Roof Leased Building)

RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement with Murphy's Market dated March 21, 2000.

14.               Lease for Additional Space in the Arcata/Eureka Terminal

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to the lease with Horizon Air.

Social Services

15.               Request to Adopt the Classification of Administrative Services Manager and to Reallocate Three Staff Services Manager Positions to the New Classification

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Pat Hiett's Retirement from District Attorney's Office (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation for Pat Hiett.

2.                   Proclamation declaring October 2000 as Buy Local Month (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

E.                  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)

Administrative Services

3.                   Communications Supplemental Budget for Tower Studies ($12,500)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.


1.                   Possible Reduction of Air Service at Arcata/Eureka Airport (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda.

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

3.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (No Action)


9:30 A.M. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Proposed Humboldt County Medical Marijuana Ordinance (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Release attorney-client memorandum to general public and implementation committee.

10:00 A.M. Auditor Controller

2.                   Resolution for Adoption of the Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-01

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-81.

3.                   Resolution Fixing the Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2000-01

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-82.

4.                   Resolution Adopting Special District Budgets for Fiscal Year 2000-01

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-83.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

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.