TUESDAY, JUNE 01, 1999

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Rabbi Lester Sharnberg of the Havurah Shir Hadash


1.                   Certificates of Outstanding Achievement for Humboldt State University's Women's Softball Team the 1999 National Champion for NCAA Division II (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificates to Coach Frank Cheek and the team members.

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.                   Operation of Tourist Information Booth During Fiscal Year 1998-99 ($6,600)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the contract with the Orick Chamber of Commerce.

2.                   Operation of Tourist Information Booth During Fiscal Year 1998-99 ($6,600)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the contract with the Willow Creek Chamber of Commerce.

3.                   Contract with Mike McKenzie-Bahr for Overall Economic Development Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the contract for services.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Appointment to the Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Paul Kirk and send appreciation letter to M. Farro.

5.                   Resolution declaring August 21, 1999 as Bridge Fest Day in Bridgeville (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

6.                   Resolution for Wildwood Days--August 6-8, 1999 (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of May 11, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

8.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of May 18, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Conflict Counsel

9.                   Lease Agreement for Office Space at 931 Third Street Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease agreement with Mark Carter.

County Counsel

10.               Waiver of Catastrophic Leave Portion of the Current Plan for Management and Confidential Employees so that Kerry Walker, Investigator is Eligible for a Total of Six Months' Donated Paid Leave Time for her Current Catastrophic Illness/Injury Condition


Court Executive Office

11.               Temporary Pay Increase for Teresa Anderson Senior Court Legal Process Clerk

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase through no later than January 1, 2000.

District Attorney

12.               Transfer from Computer Equipment to Polygraph Equipment to Clear Edit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $364.

13.               Anti-Drug Abuse Enforcement Program Grant Application--Fiscal Year 1999-00

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-42.

Employment Training

14.               Reappointment of Mr. Jim Kimbrell to the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reappointment.

Library Services

15.               Supplemental Budget ($917) for Friends of the Arcata Library Donation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Mental Health

16.               Amendment to Agreement with Samantha Everett for Patients' Rights Advocacy

RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement to increase compensation to $12,240 per fiscal year.

17.               Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health Inc. for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

18.               Agreement with San Jose Care and Guidance for Long-Term Care for Mentally Ill

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

19.               Agreement for Supplemental Rate and Enhanced Supplemental Rate Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Double RR Care Home Corporation.

20.               CalWORKs Behavioral Health Day Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Rachel-Jill Hemmert for lease of premises at 824 Harris Street; approve transfer of $44,979; and increase a Mental Health Maintenance Custodian position from .5 FTE to .75 FTE in Budget Unit 424.


21.               Amendment to Agreement for Unemployment Compensation Services

RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement with Gates McDonald for extension to April 30, 2002.


22.               Transfer of $3,500 for the Purchase of a Computer System (Regional Facility)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Health

23.               Purchase of Five Computer System for the California Children's Services Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($45,171).

24.               Purchase of Copy Machine and New Phone System--Maternal/Child Health Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($22,000).

25.               Request for Supplemental Budget ($20,000)--Integrated Waste Management Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request (installation of oil/water separator bilge pump system).

26.               Purchase Computer Equipment and FAX Machine--Child Health/Disability Prevention

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($2,892).

27.               Allocation of Senior Fiscal Assistant Position for Division of Environmental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

28.               Transition Plan for Women's Health and Public Health for Fiscal Year 1999-2000; Approval of Transfer from Fund 1100 for Fund 1175, FTE Changes, Program Name Changes and the Establishment of a New Budget Unit 432--Local Oversight Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

Public Works

29.               Transportation Development Act Claim in the Amount of $687,495

RECOMMENDATION: Approve claim for forwarding to the County Association of Governments.

30.               Construction of Storm Damage on Mattole Road (F3D010) at P.M. 6.10 and 7.06, Federal Project No. ER3202 (007), Contract No. 971080, at an Estimated Cost of $826,146

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on June 29, 1999.

Risk Manager

31.               Liability Claims and Workers Compensation Claims Report--October-December 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Review, receive and file said report.

Social Services

32.               Memorandum of Understanding with California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve memorandum for CalWORKs training and supportive services.

33.               Temporary Pay Increase for Cindy Henley Senior Fiscal Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase until supervisor returns to her position.

34.               Contract with Employment Development Department ($173,481)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract to provide job services to CalWORKs participants.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

35.               Agreement for Services to Provide for Issuance and Sale of Tax and Revenue and Anticipation Notes for 1999-2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreements with Leifer Capital for municipal financing consultant services; Stradling, Yocca, Carlson and Rauth as bond counsel; and Hawkins, Delafield and Wood as disclosure counsel.


1.                   Proclamation declaring Alcohol & Drug Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for June 1999.

2.                   Certificates of Completion & Recognition of Accomplishment--CalWORKs

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificates to those completing child care provider training program.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Change Order No. 7 for Courthouse Seismic Retrofit Phase II.

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None)


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (None)

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

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


9:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Findings of the Report to Congress on Impacts of California Sea Lions and Pacific Harbor Seals on Salmonids and West Coast Ecosystems (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Congressman Thompson and Senators Feinstein and Boxer.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Y2K Preparedness

RECOMMENDATION: Hear oral report from local Federal Aviation Administration representative.

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

3.                   Supplemental Budget Requests for Economic Development and Promotion

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentations, refer supplemental requests to final budget process and appoint Supervisors Kirk and Neely to a Board subcommittee to study said requests.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

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

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (None)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel; Anticipated Litigation; Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c) (One Case) (No Final Action Taken)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel; Anticipated Litigation--Initiation of Amicus Brief, Friends of Mammouth Lakes Redevelopment Project...Mono County Supervisor Court Case No. 12334 (Continued to June 8, 1999)

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

7.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation--Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Redwood Region Audubon Society vs. County of Humboldt A084029 First District, Division 2, Court of Appeals (No Final Action Taken)

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.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Minor Plan and Zoning Map Amendments; Case No. 76-98-07

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-43; certifying compliance with CEQA; approve amendments to several Community Plans and Local Coastal Plans; approve amendments to associated inland and Coastal Zoning Regulations; and direct staff to seek Coastal Commission approval of Coastal Plan and Zoning Regulation amendments.Adopt Ordinance 2193 amending Sect. 313-4 of County Code by rezoning property in Garberville (Dunn), McKinleyville (Cosby), Orick (Blankenship) and Willow Creek (Renner) areas.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Adjourned to Wednesday, June 2, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Eureka City Hall for a meeting with Representative Mike Thompson.