9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Farrel Starr of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eureka


1.                   Non-Agenda Item--Board of SupervisorsLetter of Nomination for Appointment of Supervisor John Woolley as the North Coast Region Representative to the California Coastal Commission (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of nomination to Michael Yamaki, Appointments Secretary.

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.                   First-Year Expenditures for Preparation of the County's Cost Allocation Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of November 9, 1999.

2.                   Transfer of $17,721 from General Fund Contingency to the Jail In-County Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of November 9, 1999.

Administrative Services

3.                   Supplemental Budget ($40,000) for Law Enforcement Radio Replacement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

4.                   Corrected Purchase Agreement for the Acquisition of Roundhouse Creek Road; Trinidad Parcels 517-241-26 and 27, and 517-251-36

RECOMMENDATION: Approve corrected Purchase Agreement with Sheila J. Kurwitz-Millsaps, Richard Calbe Kurwitz, and Heather Honey Kurwitz and adopt Resolution No. 99-100.


5.                   Audit Contract for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Bartig, Basler and Ray CPAs.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Ratification of Resolution of Commendation for David Hanna (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution which was presented on October 15, 1999.

7.                   AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program Day (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify proclamation presented at luncheon on October 19, 1999.

District Attorney--Family Support

8.                   Allocation of Positions in Child Support Enforcement Division

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate three Family Support Officer I/II positions and one Legal Office Assistant I/II position.

Employment Training

9.                   Appointment of Community Based Organization Member Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Terry L. Coltra from the Indian Development Council.

Mental Health

10.               Contract with California Mental Health Directors Association for Administrative Service Organization

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-101, authorizing the State Department of Mental Health to withhold $43,010 from the State General Funds designated for initial distribution to Humboldt County for the provision of Early and Periodic Screening.Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) specialty mental health service in Fiscal Year 1999 and to transfer said funds to the CMHDA to fund services on behalf of Humboldt County beneficiaries by an Administrative Services Organization.Approve contract with CMHDA to act as Humboldt County's agent to monitor and pay a contract managed care organization ValueOptions Inc. to become the Administrative Services Organization responsible for securing and paying for selected EPSDT specialty mental health services to eligible Humboldt County children/youth placed out of County.


11.               Allocate .50 FTE Probation Officer I/II and Transfer of Funds ($9,778)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

Public Health

12.               Request for Increase in Compensation for Fiscal Assistant II and Lab Assistant I

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of November 9, 1999.

13.               Resolution Authorizing Household Hazardous Waste Grant Application

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-102.

14.               Scheduling of Public Hearing to Consider the Question of Whether the County, the Host Jurisdiction of Certain Facilities Should Approve the Entering Into of an Installment Sales Agreement by and Between Open Door Community Health Centers Inc. and the California Statewide Communities Development Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on Tuesday, November 16, 1999 at 1:30 p.m.

15.               Acceptance of Award for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control

RECOMMENDATION: Accept award of $40,131.

16.               Request to Establish a Revolving Petty Cash Fund ($200) for Clinic Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 99-103.

17.               Request to Establish a Revolving Petty Cash Fund for Business and Accounting

RECOMMENDATION: Establish fund for $300 by adopting Resolution No. 99-104.

18.               Provision of Adult Protective Services by Public Health Field Nursing Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Letter of Agreement with the Social Services Department's In-Home Supportive Services Program approve allocation of a Public Health Nurse, and approve purchases of fixed assets.

Public Works

19.               Agreement with North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for AB 2766 Program Funding.

20.               Agreement with North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for Moyer Program Funding.

21.               Storm Damage Repairs to Blue Slide Road (F2G100) P.M. 3.15 & 3.23 Project No. 600180/971023

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Parnum Paving Inc.

22.               Storm Damage Repairs to Scenic Drive (4M310) P.M. 1.08-1.21, Project No. 608124

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with John N. Petersen Company Inc.

Social Services

23.               Position Allocation Changes to Forty-Hour Work Week

RECOMMENDATION: Approve changes for positions of Social Worker Supervisor II (No. 005) and Staff Services Analyst II (No. 001).

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

Planning and Building

3.                   1998 Fiscal Year Department Budget and Performance Review; 1999 Fiscal Year Budget and Proposal to Update the County General Plan Office of Economic Development Consolidation Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of November 9, 1999.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Humboldt County Waste Management Authority (HCWMA)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Vice Chair to sign a letter withdrawing from HCWMA and authorize County staff to work to form a similar point powers authority without unanimous voting conditions.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Appointment to the North Coast Railroad Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Dan Opalach Ph.D. with term to expire on June 30, 2001.


1.                   Formation of the Workforce Investment Board (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve solicitation and nomination process and cover letter and authorize Workforce Development Partnership to solicit nominees from required community sectors.

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

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

4.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Action)

F.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Sect. 54957.6 Reviewing the 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 Govt. Code Sec. 54956.9(none)

4.                   Non-Agenda Item-- Closed Session Regarding the Save the Redwoods League (No Final Action)

G.                 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.



Community Assistance Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Clarence E. and Kathy F. Day; Parcel No. 205-211-15

RECOMMENDATION: Order the account and proposed assessment confirmed.

2.                   Humboldt County vs. Robert Porter; Parcel No. 106-121-19Y

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of November 16, 1999.

I.                     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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