9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Dewey L. Davis of the Redwood Christian Center


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.                   Purchase of Cargo Van by Motor Pool to be Assigned to Building Maintenance

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($18,500).


2.                   Request for Approval of Master Payroll Clearing Transfer In-Lieu of Appropriation Transfers Normally Prepared by Individual Departments

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Board of Supervisors

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

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency until October 24, 2000.

4.                   Request to Authorize the Chair to Send a Letter to Katherine Anderton, Save-the-Redwoods League, Requesting her written Authorization to Roll $40,000 into a 181-Day CD Account at Humboldt Bank (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of September 12, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of September 19, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of September 26, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Employment Training

8.                   Appointment of Tom Kingshill to the Workforce Investment Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment and accept resignation of Pattison Christensen.

9.                   Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement Through June 30, 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subagreement with College of the Redwoods.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

10.               Request for Temporary Pay Increase for Len Rankin, Substance Abuse Counselor II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

11.               Request for Amendment to Agreement with Public Health for HIV Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in order to adjust funding level.

12.               Amendment No.9 to Agreement with Public Health for the Provision of Substance Abuse Treatment and Education Services to Pregnant and Parenting Women

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to adjust funding level for Fiscal Year 2000-01.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

13.               Supplemental Budget and Fixed Asset Account for Fund 1175, Budget Unit #440, Program Planning and Support

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $4,000 supplemental budget for computers for Vital Records.

14.               Subcontracts with Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) and Winzler and Kelly Engineering for implementation of cooperative regional recycling grant with Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontracts.

15.               Supplemental budget and request for fixed assets for Fund 1175, Public Health, Budget Unit #436, Project LEAN

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $15,587 supplemental budget for the purchase of a computer.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

16.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Use of CalWORKs Incentive Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU with Six Rivers Youth Football League.

17.               Agreement with California State University, Long Beach for Fieldwork Experience

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.


18.               Resolution Electing to be Subject to Public Employee's Medical and Hospital Care Act and Fixing the Employer's Contribution at an Amount at or Greater than the Prescribed by Section 22825 of the Government Code; and Resolution Electing to be Subject to Section 22873 of the Public Employees' Medical and Hospital Care Act

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution Nos. 2000-85 and 2000-86.

19.               Resolution Approving the Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4 (AFSCME), Providing a Salary Adjustment for Certain Correctional Officer Classifications

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 17, 2000.

Public Works

20.               Request for Supplemental Budget for Underground Tank Removal for Aviation ($5,275)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

21.               License Agreement with Tim Frost d.b.a. Grounds Keeper Landscape Maintenance to Lease a Portion of Airport Property for Storage of Landscaping Materials (Arcata-Eureka Airport)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve license agreement.

22.               Request for Supplemental Budget for Purchase of Dump Bed Assembly ($5,800)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

23.               Request to Declare Motor Pool Vehicle No. 04321 as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and approve purchases of a new vehicle for $16,500.

24.               Request to Declare Tow Truck No. 19201 as surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and approve purchase of a used tow truck for $4,000.

25.               Request to Set a Date for a Public Hearing for Consideration of Adopting an Ordinance to Amend the Schedule of Fees and Charges for Solid Waste Disposal at County Container Sites and Redway Transfer Stations

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule a public hearing on October 24, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.


26.               Establish New Trust Account for Funds Received Through State High Technology Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to establish new trust account.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

27.               Appointments to Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Sam B. Merryman, Raymond Flynn and Harry Pritchard.


1.                   Proclamation declaring October 2000 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Supervisor Woolley)

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)

County Administrative Office

3.                   Request to Schedule a Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of an Ordinance for the Year 2001 Update of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.


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)

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN 9:30 A.M.

Time Certain 1

1.                   St. Joseph Health System's Purchase of General Hospital (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: No Action taken (presentation only).

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.