9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Andrew Broese Van Groenou

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (See Closed Session)

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.                   Skateboarding, Roller Skating and In-Line Skating Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce Ordinance by title, amending Chapter 6 of Division 6 of Title II of the County Code, waive further reading, set adoption at least one week after September 28, 1999 meeting and direct Clerk of the Board to publish as required.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Conflict of Interest Code

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify amendment to the McKinleyville CSD Conflict of Interest Code.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Support for Filing the Forestry Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension Humboldt (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chairman to sign letter of support.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Board Order for the Meeting of September 10, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Board Order.

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders for the Meeting of September 14, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Board Orders.

Employment Training

6.                   Amendment 1 to Standard Agreement No. M900414 to Collect, Analyze and Disseminate Local Occupational Outlook Information

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign and execute agreement.

Mental Health

7.                   Alcohol and Other Drug Programs Monitoring/Evaluation Reports

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file reports.

8.                   Allocation of Positions--Intensive Wrap Around Component of Title IV-E Waiver

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation in Budget 424 for the following:2.0 Mental Health Clinicians I/II (Class 0909, Range 314/344); approve allocation in Budget Unit 424 for the following: 1.0 Case Manager I/II (Class 0907, Range 246); and approve Supplemental Budget.


9.                   Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Representation Units 1-4 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) Regarding a Salary Adjustment for Most Classes

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-85 approving the Amendment to the MOU for Units 1-1 and authorize the Chairman to sign and execute the Amendment.

10.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Representation Unit 5 (County Attorney's Association) Regarding a Salary Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-86 approving the Amendment to the MOU for Unit 5 and authorize the Chairman to sign and execute the Amendment.

11.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Representation Unite 6 (Humboldt Deputy Sheriff's Organization) Regarding a Salary Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-87 approving the Amendment to the MOU for Unit 6 and authorize the Chairman to sign and execute the Amendment.

12.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for Unit 7 (Law Enforcement Management) Regarding a Salary Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-88 approving the Amendment to the MOU for Unit 7 and authorize the Chairman to sign and execute the Amendment.

13.               Amendment to Compensation Plan for Management and Confidential Employees and for Elected and Appointed Officials Regarding a Salary Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-89 approving the Amendment to the 1996-97 through 1999-00 Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees and Elected and Appointed County Officials.


14.               Establish Expenditure Line-Item and Transfer Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Establish various new Contractual Services line items and approve corresponding transfers from various expenditures Recoding and Transcriptions line items to those Contractual Services line items.

Public Health

15.               Purchase of Fixed Assets for the Alternative Response Team, Budget Unit 408

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the purchase of radio base station and a mobile radio; establishment of new expenditure line item accounts in Budget Unit 408 Alternative Response Team (ART) Fund; direct Auditor-Controller to process appropriation transfer.

16.               Establishment of Fixed Asset Expenditure Accounts and Purchase of Computer and Printer in the Amount of $4,600 for Health Department Fund 1175 for FY 1999-00

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and direct the Auditor-Controller to process supplemental budget.

Public Health -- Environmental

17.               Revision of Humboldt County Code, Chapter 6, Division 1 of Title VI Maintenance Oversight of Non-Standard Water Carried Sewage Disposal

RECOMMENDATION: Received and file report introduce Ordinance by Title waive first reading and set adoption for October 29, 1999 direct Clerk of the Board to publish summary of the ordinance as required.

Public Works

18.               Parris Subdivision, APN 303-210-01 Eureka Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize release of security for performance and the release of security for labor and materials being held as part of the Parris Subdivision Agreement.

Social Services

19.               Reallocate Positions from 37 1/2 to 40 Hours Per Week Classifications

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation for Social Worker I/II/III position 002 from class 726 to class 727; and Eligibility Worker I/II/III position 052 from class 731 to class 1731.

20.               Reallocate Two Positions at Department of Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Disallocate two (2) full-time vacant Eligibility Worker I/II positions (salary range 173/205, class 1731 positions 126 and 129) and allocate two (2) full-time Screener positions (salary range 202, class 202, class 0730) in Department 511.


1.                   Resolution Humboldt Builder's Exchange Inc. 40th Anniversary (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

2.                   Proclamation Aids Awareness Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for October 1999 as Aids Awareness Month.

3.                   Proclamation World Population Awareness Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for October 10-16, 1999 as World Population Week in Humboldt County.

4.                   Proclamation St. Vincent de Paul Society Dining Room Support Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Administrative Office--Economic Development

1.                   Job Creation Investment Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Job Creation Investment Plan and Resolution No. 99-90.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   FEMA Training

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the letter of agreement for course participation; and designate Supervisor Woolley and a Public Works Deputy Director to attend the course.

3.                   Support for Proposed Change to the Humboldt County Waste Management Authority's Joint Powers Agency Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report; authorize the County's representative to the Waste Management Authority (HCWMA) to represent the County's position.


4.                   Resolution Adopting Fiscal Year 1999-00 Budgets for the Lighting District of Garberville, Hydesville, Loleta and Rohnerville; the Street Lighting Maintenance Districts for Myers Flat, Redcrest, Weott and Pacific Manor; the Humboldt County Flood Control District; Subzone 1-1 Janes Creek Storm Drain Maintenance District and Fire Protection Districts for Fortuna, Loleta and Whitethorn

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-91.

5.                   Resolution Fixing the Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 1999-00

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-92.

6.                   Final Adoption of the Budget for the Fiscal Year 1999-00

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-93.

Public Works

7.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

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


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 in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Join the business leader's round table in supporting their request to the City of Eureka for a general plan amendment which would make the development of big boxes subject to the conditional use permit application process on commercial or industrial lands.


9:45 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Budget 1999-00

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor-Controller to prepare resolutions for adoption on September 28, 1999.

11:00 a.m.

2.                   Response to the 1998-99 Grand Jury Report

RECOMMENDATION: Review and modify draft response; approve documents as modified; direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit this report with a Board Order to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court; and direct the Clerk of the Board to forward a copy to the State Archivist.Receive report within thirty days on the handling of Accounts Receivable.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (No Final Action Taken)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Reviewing the County's Positions and Instruct its Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (No Final Action Taken)

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

4.                   NON-AGENDA ITEMConsider the Matter of a Public Employee Appointment for the Position of the Director of the Department of Social Services (Hold Interviews at the Library on September 30, 1999)

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 HEARINGS 1:30 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission's Decision for K.D. Investments Minor Subdivision and Lot Line Adjustment; File No. AP 501-011-20

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the Planning Commission's approval and deny appeal.

K.                  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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