9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Flag Salute and Invocation by Pastor Thomas Duncan of Fieldbrook Community 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.


1.                   Update on Request to Add Two Positions to the Auditor-Controller's Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of December 7, 1999 or December 14, 1999.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Certificate of Appreciation in Memory of Sara O'Hara Goosby (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify certificate.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of October 19, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of October 26, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Library Services

5.                   Submittal of a Grant Application to the Gates Library Initiative

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Grant Applicant Certification.


6.                   Resolution Proclaiming the Continued Existence of a Local Emergency

RECOMMENDATION: Extend local emergency pertaining to Big Bar Complex Wildfire.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring November 1999 as National Hospice Month (Supervisor Rodoni)

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)


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)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

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

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (None)

H.                  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.


I.                     SUPPLEMENTAL ITEM

1.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(a); North Jacoby Creek Community Association v. Humboldt County Board of Supervisors (No Final Action Taken)

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.