9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Iman Emran Essa of the Islamic Center of Arcata


1.                   Granting Permission to South Fork High School to Use Newton and Weott Heights Roads in Hosting Humboldt Del Norte League Cross-Country Meets (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Cal Trans.

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.                   Request to Create Americans with Disabilities Act Capital Projects Trust Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resignation from Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of appreciation to Donna Lee Cobb.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Cancellation of Board of Supervisors Meetings in Calendar Year 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Cancel following meeting dates in 2001:January 2, January 30, February 20, April 3, May 29, July 31, August 7, August 14, October 30, November 20 and November 27.

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of August 29, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of September 5, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Conflict Counsel

6.                   Advance Step Increase for Deputy Public Defender Edward Schrock

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advanced step increase to Deputy Public Defender IV, Step C.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

7.                   Temporary Pay Increase for Keri Raphael, Accountant/Auditor II and Rita Scott-York, Administrative Assistant, Until Reclassifications are Completed

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary pay increase.

8.                   Transfer of $657 from Mental Health Contingency Fund for Medicare Overpayment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to fund repayment to Blue Cross of California.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

9.                   Agreement with Office of Traffic Safety for Outside Agency Support (New Face Page)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve new face page.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

10.               Request to Reallocate Vocational Counselor Position to Social Worker I

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

11.               Request to Establish New Line Items for Loan Proceeds and Computer Equipment and Approve Associated Supplemental Budget of $106, 310

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

12.               Request to Authorize the Purchasing Agent to Dispose of Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Surplus the following:diesel engines, loader cab, battery testers, two-ton chain hoists, outboard motors, string trimmers, pole saw, triner scale, overhead door, oil pumps and miscellaneous chain saw parts, sprockets and sheet steel.

13.               Adoption of Draft CalTrans Model Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for Federally-Funded Transportation Construction Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file document and provide copy to CalTrans for approval.

14.               Transfer of $2,091 to Fund Incomplete Projects Approved on November 9, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from Fish and Game Contingencies.

15.               Kirkwood Subdivision; File No. APN 510-281-22; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Kirkwood Subdivision map for recordation.


16.               Incentive Payment Memorandum of Understanding (Anticipated Revenue $37,440)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve memorandum of understanding with Social Security Administration.

Supplemental Item--Purchasing

17.               Purchase of a Steam Table from the Snack Bar Equipment Replacement Trust Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.


1.                   Proclamation declaring Eligibility Worker Appreciation Week (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for October 1-7, 2000.

2.                   Resolution of Commendation for Linda Ravetti's Service to Humboldt County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

3.                   Proclamation October 2000 as AIDS Awareness Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

4.                   Proclamation declaring October 2000 as National Car Care Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

5.                   Proclamation declaring October 2000 as United Way of Humboldt Month (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation, approve raising of sign and approve payroll stuffing.

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)

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Board of Directors--California State Association of Counties

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Rodoni as member and Supervisor Woolley as alternate for 2001.


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)


9:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution to Make Applicable to Eureka City Schools Provisions of Education Code of State of California Permitting Formation of School Facilities Improvements Districts

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-84.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review the County's Position and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (None)

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

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel.Existing Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(a). North Jacoby Creek Community Association v. County of Humboldt Board of Supervisors (No Final Action Taken)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation; Government Code Section 54956.9(b); Significant Exposure to Litigation; One Case (No Final Action Taken)

I.                     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.                   Jim Hogue, representing the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers, requested that an item be placed on a future Board agenda recommending that all minutes of all Board-appointed boards and commissions be located in a central place for easier access by the public.


Community Assistant Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Knust; Assessor's Parcel No. 223-241-006

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of December 5, 2000.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Development Services

1.                   Viet Nam Veterans of California; Appeal of County Planning Commission Approval of Conditional Use Permit Application No. CUP-99-12; File No. APN 081-233-09; Eureka Area

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the appeal of Tom Sutton, Dan Molter, Patricia Barnum and Robert Hartman.

L.                   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.