TUESDAY, JULY 06, 1999

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Betsy Elliott of the Eureka Church of Religious Science


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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution Declaring September 4, 1999 as Big Foot Days (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

2.                   Letter of Support for Supervisor Dixon's Application for Appointment to the California State Forestry Board (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Vice Chair to sign a letter of support to Governor Davis.

Building Maintenance

3.                   Compensation at Senior Custodian Rate for Custodian Claude Cola

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation until the return of the Senior Custodian.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Supervisor's Meeting of June 22, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

5.                   Approval of the Board Order from the Supervisors' Meeting of June 25, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

6.                   Approval of the Board Order from the Supervisors' Meeting of April 26, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Order.

County Counsel

7.                   Amending Chapter 3 of Division 1 of Title II of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Compensation for the Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2194.

8.                   Supplemental Budget of $22,860 for Community Assistance Unit Cleanup

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Employment Training

9.                   Authorization for the Director of the Employment Training Department to Execute Several Memoranda of Understanding Which Describe How the Identified Parties will be Guided in Developing and Maintaining an Integrated One-Stop Service Delivery System

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization.

10.               Appointment of Emilia Bartolomeu to the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Ms. Bartolomeu to Employment Development Dept. vacancy.

Library Services

11.               Increase Revolving Fund for Use of County Library to $425

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase by adopting Resolution No. 99-68.

Mental Health

12.               CalWORKs Behavioral Health Day Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approval allocation of positions and supplemental budget of $239,489.

13.               Agreement Mental Health and Probation Department for Drug Court Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement and supplemental budget of $125,000.

Planning and Building

14.               McMurray Lot Line Adjustment (LLA) and Joint Timber Management Plan (JTMP); Orleans Area; File No. APN 529-281-04; Case No. LLA-46-97



15.               Request for Supplemental Budget ($125,000) and Allocation of Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to Drug Court Partnership Grant.

16.               Purchase of Two Notebook Computers ($6,600)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

Public Health

17.               Position Allocation Changes for Alternative Response Team

RECOMMENDATION: Approve position changes and supplemental budget of $5,195.

Public Works

18.               Budget Adjustments to Roads, Fund 1200 for Fiscal Year 1998-99

RECOMMENDATION: Approve adjustments of $64,091.

19.               Change Order No. 5 for Courthouse Seismic Retrofit Phase II

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Public Works Director to sign said change order.

20.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of Fisher Road County Road No. 4G070

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-69 (Carlotta-Hydesville area).

21.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of Greenwood Street and a Portion of Alley in the Santa Clara Tract Myrtletown Area of Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-70.

22.               Seismic Retrofit of Six Bridges Project No. 594001

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Shasta Constructors Inc.

23.               Supplemental Budget for Aviation Capital Project Fund 1490

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $2,600.

24.               Supplemental Budget of $25,000 for the Solid Waste Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

25.               Removal of the Previously-Granted Temporary Pay Increase for Rich Lorvig

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Risk Management

26.               Claims Report for the Months of January, February and March 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Review, receive and file claims report.


27.               Memorandum of Understanding with the National Park Service Redwood National Park Relating to Law Enforcement and Public Safety Within and Near the Park

RECOMMENDATION: Approve said memorandum.

28.               Establish Trust Account for Special Investigations Bureau, Operating Reserves

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to establish trust account.

Social Services

29.               Reallocation of Various Classes and Positions from 37-1/2 to 40 Hours Per Week

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

30.               Transfer Through Contingencies to Children's Emergency Shelter Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $12,000.

31.               Amendment to Agreement to Recruit, Train and Support CalWORKs Recipients to Become Licensed Family Child Care Providers or as Trained, Exempt Providers

RECOMMENDATION: Extend contract with Humboldt Child Care Council through 1999-2000.

32.               Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council to Provide Cal-Learn Case Management Services to all Eligible Cal-Learn Participants Referred by Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

33.               Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council to Provide Stage I Child Care Services to all CalWORKs Recipients who are Referred by Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

34.               Second Amendment to Family Preservation and Support Program Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Extend agreement with Eureka City Schools to September 30, 2000.

Supplemental Item--Employment Training

35.               Job Training Partnership Act Title III Master Subgrant--Program Year 1999-2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subgrant agreement with Employment Development Dept.

Supplemental Item--Public Works

36.               Old Arcata Road/Myrtle Avenue Reconstruction Project--Phase I Federal Project #RPSTPL-5904(33)

RECOMMENDATION: Contract with URS Greiner Woodward Clyde International Americas Inc.


1.                   Recognition by the Social Security Administration (SSA) of the Department of Social Services General Relief/Social Services Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Witness the presentation of the SSA Regional Honor Award to said staff for their assistance to clients in the processing of Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income applications.

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)

Agricultural Commissioner

3.                   Animal Control Report (No Action Required)


4.                   Acceptance of Office of Criminal Justice Planning Grant for Marijuana Suppression Program Fiscal Year 1999-2000

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Grant Award Face Sheet, Certificate of Assurance of Compliance and Resolution for the Marijuana Suppression Program grant.


1.                   Requests for, or Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (None)

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

3.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (None)


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Grand Jury Annual Report (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to appropriate departments for response.

10:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Public Discussion Regarding Measure J. the Proposed Rezone of Balloon Tract from Industrial to Commercial (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Take position in opposition to Measure J.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Reviewing 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 Government Code Section 54956.9 (None)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel; Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); County of Alameda et al vs. PG&E Santa Clara Superior Court Case No. CV744037 (Continued to July 13, 1999)

5.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to Meet in Closed Session to Consider Complaints or Charges Against a Public Employee and/or Consider the Discipline, Dismissal or Release of a Public Employee pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5 (Continued to Wednesday July 7, 1999 at 11:00 a.m.)

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.


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.