9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Daniel Price of the First Presbyterian Church of Eureka


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.                   Proposed Ordinance for 2000 Update of County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on December 7, 11999 at 1:30 p.m.

2.                   Department of Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of commendation to Maurice McMorries Acting Director.

3.                   Insurance Trust Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $150,000 from Dental Insurance Fund to Health Insurance Fund and transfer $200,000 from Purchased Insurance Trust Fund to Liability Insurance Trust Fund.

4.                   Supplemental Law Enforcement Oversight Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer Chairmanship of said Committee from Rio Dell to Eureka.

Administrative Services

5.                   Agreement for Promotion and Advertising of Humboldt County ($4,400)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Redwood Empire Association.

6.                   Agreement for the Film Commission ($30,400)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Convention and Visitors Bureau.

7.                   Agreement for Operation of Tourist Information Booth in Willow Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Willow Creek Chamber of Commerce.

8.                   Agreement for Operation of Tourist Information Booth in Trinidad

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Trinidad Chamber of Commerce.

9.                   Certification of the Election Results for November 2, 1999

RECOMMENDATION: Approve certification.

Agricultural Commissioner

10.               Coordination of Management of Noxious Weeds in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Memorandum of Understanding with participating organizations.

Board of Supervisors

11.               Ratification of resolution in Memory of Sara O'Hara Goosby (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution.

12.               Request from the Blue Lake Fire Protection District for Consolidation of Their Special Election with the General Election of March 7, 2000 (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer request to the Elections Division.

13.               Reaffirmation of Board Position in Support of Restoration of the Trinity River Fisheries and a Permanent Trinity River Flow (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Reaffirm Board position of July 16, 1996.

Clerk of the Board

14.               Cancellation of Board of Supervisors' Meeting--Calendar Year 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve cancellation of meeting dates as proposed by Clerk of the Board.

Community Development Services

15.               Ribar Timberlands Lot Line Adjustment/Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide

RECOMMENDATION: Approve project.

County Counsel

16.               One-Time-Only Sale/Discharge of Fireworks in Celebration of New Millennium

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize said sale and discharge by adopting Ordinance No. 2199.

Employment Training

17.               Supplemental Budget to incorporate Second-Year One-Stop Grant Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $659,194.

Mental Health

18.               Allocate Senior Fiscal Assistant Position and Increase Custodian to .75 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

19.               Contracts for Managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with Catholic Charities; Humboldt Family Service Center; Virginia Norling, LCSW; Diane Shaktman, M.D.; Loren Cronk, M.F.T.; and Thomas Harper M.D.

Public Works

20.               Allocation of Two Engineering Technician I/II Positions in Budget Unit 322

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by disallocating said positions in Budget Unit 321.

21.               North Coast Veterinary Hospital Avigation Easement; Rohnerville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign avigation easement.

22.               Airport Business Park Subdivision Phase I; APN 511-210-01, McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize release of securities.

23.               Krone Overflight Easement; APN 511-341-36Y, McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept overflight easement.


24.               Processing of Delinquent Parking Fines and the Collection of Fees

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with California State University, Stanislaus.

25.               Existence of Local Emergency as a Result of Big Bar Complex Wildfire

RECOMMENDATION: Extend or terminate declaration of local emergency.

Social Services

26.               Application for Emergency Housing and Assistance Program Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Approve submittal of application by adopting Resolution No. 99-107.

Supplemental Item--Auditor-Controller

27.               Resolution Specifying Amount of Ad Valorem Property Tax Revenue Shifted from Each Local Agency Within County to Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-108.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

28.               Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint S.B. Merryman, Jr., R. Flynn and H. Pritchard to said board.


1.                   Resolution Commending Public Works Employee Charles "Kent" Brown on his Retirement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for Charles "Kent" Brown.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring November 18, 1999 as Great American Smokeout (Supervisor Dixon)

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)


3.                   Contract for Computer-Aided Dispatch and Records Management System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $324,507 contract with Logistic Systems, Inc.


1.                   Testimony for Presentation at Public Hearing on Final General Management Plan/General Plan and Environmental Impact State/Report for Redwood National and State Parks for Submittal at November 17, 1999 Public Hearing in Crescent City (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisor Kirk to present said testimony at said hearing.

2.                   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

RECOMMENDATION: Request that Susan Warner from the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board give an update on the cleanup of the balloon track at the meeting of Dec. 14, 1999.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION (No Session held, and no final action taken on prior closed session)

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.                     COST RECOVERY ASSESSMENT HEARING--1:30 P.M.

Community Assistant Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Robert Porter; Assessor's Parcel No. 106-121-19Y

RECOMMENDATION: Order the account and proposed assessment confirmed.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Health

1.                   Consideration of Whether County Host Jurisdiction of Certain Facilities Should Approve Entering Into Installment Sales Agreement By and Between Open Door Community Health Centers Inc. and California Statewide Communities Development Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No.99-109 approving installment sales financing to be undertaken by California Statewide Communities Development Authority to benefit Open Door Community Health Center Inc.

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.)

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.