TUESDAY, MAY 11, 1999

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Ted Calkins of the Eureka Seventh Day Adventist Church


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 Office (CAO)

1.                   Sub-Recipient Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Sub-Recipient Agreement.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   On-Sale License at New Harris General Store, Garberville (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve letter of support for reissuance of on-sale license.


3.                   Supplemental Budget for Conducting Pacific Union School District Bond Election

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $5,800.

Mental Health

4.                   Agreement with Merced Manor for Long-Term Care for the Mentally Ill

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Public Health

5.                   Request for Approval of FTE Changes, a Supplemental Budget, New Expenditure and Revenue Accounts and Amended Master Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding for Street Outreach--Fiscal Year 1998-99

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

6.                   Revised Contract for Phase II of the Engineering Design services Contract for Bear Canyon (4C-0129) and Bear Gulch Bridge (4C-0156)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised contract and authorize Chair to sign and execute.

7.                   Contract for Phase I (Preparation of the Environmental Document) Leading to the Repair of Red Cap Road (8Q100) from Milepost 2.0 to Milepost 2.70

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract and authorize the Chair to sign and execute same.


8.                   Purchase of Four Computer-Based Multi-Media Training Systems

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase and associated budget of $11,057.

9.                   Purchase of Maintenance Agreement on Livescan Fingerprint Computer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase and associated budget of $8,945.

10.               Agreement in Support of Operations to Suppress Manufacturing and Trafficking of Controlled Substances on or Affecting the Administration of National Forest System Lands

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Sheriff to sign agreement with Six Rivers National Forest.

Social Services

11.               Amendment to MOU with Teamwork for Children to Give the Latter the Responsibility of Managing the Funds for Tribal Support and Services Section of the Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the amendment.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring May 1999 as Foster Parent Appreciation Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring May 18-22, 1999 as Public Works Week (Supervisor Dixon)

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)

Administrative Office(CAO)

3.                   Seismic Retrofit Project--Changing of Office Space


Social Services

4.                   Request to Receive and File the TRENDS Report for Quarter Ending March 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action)

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


9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request to Introduce a Delegation from the Philippines (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from Eureka Rotary.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   American Cancer Society's Relay for Life (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report from Bruce Hancock, view video and approve proclamation.

10:15 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Y2K Preparedness

RECOMMENDATION: Hear oral report from representatives from St. Joseph and General Hospitals about steps that they have taken in preparing for Y2K.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--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.                   STUDY SESSION 1:30 P.M.

1.                   Study Session on Workforce Investment System for Humboldt County--1999-2000

RECOMMENDATION: Request Gov. Davis to designate the County as a local workforce investment area and to certify the Private Industry Council as the local workforce investment board.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT Adjourn to May 13, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. (Miranda)

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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