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1.                   Assignment of Indigent Medical Care from General Hospital (Brim Hospital Inc.) to St. Joseph Health System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve proposed assignment by adopting Resolution No. 2000-101.

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.                   Refresh Display Materials and Update the Display in the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.

Board of Supervisors

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

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local state of emergency until January 9, 2001.

3.                   Resolution of Commendation for Ned Seely on His Retirement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Mr. Seely for 28 years with the Probation Department.

4.                   Resolution of Commendation for Robin Rousseau on Her Retirement (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Ms. Rousseau for 27 years with the Public Works Department.

5.                   Resolution of Commendation for Fred Liu on His Retirement (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Mr. Liu for 25 years with the Public Works Department.

6.                   Resolution of Commendation for Darrel Polasek on His Retirement (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Mr. Polasek for 36 years with the Public Works Department.

7.                   Resolution of Commendation for Robert Burgess on His Retirement (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Mr. Burgess for 38 years with the Public Works Department.

8.                   Resolution of Commendation for Gary Martin on His Retirement (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Mr. Martin for 31 years with the Public Works Department.

9.                   Appointment to the Whole Child Interagency Council (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Sheri Johnson as Domestic Violence Project representative.

County Administrative Office

10.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for $15,000 in Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU with the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District.

Employment Training

11.               Amendment to Subagreement with the Redwood Community Action Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension and additional funding for subagreement.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

12.               Subcontracts for the Domestic Violence Prevention Program, Fund 1175, Budget Unit #488 for the period July 1, 2000 through June 20, 2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontracts with Humboldt Women for Shelter, North Coast Rape Crisis Team and Six Rivers Planned Parenthood.

13.               Agreement with Department of Fish and Game Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant agreement of $5,000.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

14.               Adopt Resolution to Delegate Child Welfare Services Access to State Summary Criminal History Information

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-102.

15.               Reallocation of Social Worker II Position to Employment and Training Worker II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation of position currently occupied by Lisa Young.

16.               Request to Adopt New Class into Classification Plan; and to Reallocate Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request as it pertains to class of Employment and Training Worker I/II.


17.               Implementing of Internal Revenue Code Sect. 414 (H)(2)--Pre Tax Service Credit Purchases

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize implementation by adopting Resolution No. 2000-103.

18.               Implementation of Internal Revenue Code Section 414 (H)(2)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize implementation by adopting Resolution No. 2000-104.


19.               Appointments to the Multi-Agency Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Dave Douglas, Dale Reinholtsen, Mike Vaughn, Bobbi Vaughn, Vicki Brown, Jamie Vaughn and Angie Yochum-Brown.

Public Works

20.               Assembly Bill 2928 Funding and Additional Transportation Development Act Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget for the Road Fund in the amount of $1,855,500.

21.               Kincaid Court Subdivision Final Map APN 19-041-02; Pine Hill Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the subdivision map for recordation.

22.               Change Order No. 1 for Seismic Retrofit of Three Bridges, Project 594006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change order for the amount of $50,000.

23.               Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Shelter Cove Rd. (C4A010) P.M. 7.65 Project Number 960001

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Figas Construction Company Contractor.

24.               Review and Approve a Contract Extension with Arcata Garbage Company for the unincorporated Arcata area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract extension.

25.               Agreement for Airport Consulting Services -- Update of Master Plan, Project No. 911200, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) 3-06-0010-21

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Shutt Moen Associates and approve supplemental budget of $225,914.

26.               Goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt goal of 14.1% for Calendar Year 2001.


27.               Supplemental Budget of $6,000 for Helicopter Reconnaissance

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

28.               Resolution Providing for Authorization and Sale of Freshwater Elementary School District General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2000, Series 2001, in the Principal Amount of Not-To-Exceed $1,300,000.00

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-105.

29.               Resolution Providing for Authorization and Sale of Fieldbrook Elementary School District General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2000, Series 2001, in the Principal Amount of Not-To-Exceed $450,000.00

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-106.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation on Sergeant James L. Marler on his Retirement (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Commend Sergeant Marler for 32 years with the Sheriff's Department.

2.                   Proclamation declaring December 2000 as Human Rights Awareness Month (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Special Presentation for Service to the State Department of Forestry and Fire Protection To Supervisor Stan Dixon(Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Presentation to Supervisor Dixon from Chief Dick Goings of Humboldt-Del Norte Ranger Unit.

4.                   Resolution of Appreciation to Supervisor Stan Dixon (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Present resolution from the Board of Supervisors.

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.                   Appointment of Board of Supervisors Chair and Vice Chair for Calendar Year 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint John Woolley as Chair and Bonnie Neely as Vice Chair.


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 Report)


10:00 A.M. County Counsel

1.                   Medical Marijuana Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw consideration of proposed ordinance until matter has been dealt with by the United States Supreme Court (which is expected in June 2001).

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Proposed Medical Marijuana Identification Program (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve program as recommended by Public Health staff.

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.)

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