HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2000
A. OPENING CEREMONIES
B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS
RECOMMENDATION: Approve hiring Karen Roebuck Deputy County Counsel IV, at Step E.
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
RECOMMENDATION: Approve submittal of application by adopting Resolution No. 2000-79.
Clerk of the Board
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from Child Support Enforcement Contingency.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase effective October 2, 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve service agreement with Interactivate, Inc.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Employment Development Department.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept bequest.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve submittal of renewal application.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase retroactive to August 11, 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request (agreement with Redwoods Community College District).
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for professional services.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request (Medical Management of HIV/AIDS Infection).
RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.
RECOMMENDATION: Hold fundraiser on October 20, 2000 and adopt supplemental budget ($2,500).
RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract with the State Department of Health Services.
RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement with Recycling Research and Development Inc.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision improvements as complete.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve facility staffing plan and open bids on October 24, 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-80.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease.
Supplemental Item Purchasing Agent
RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by transferring funds from Salaries & Wages line item.
D. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.
RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 26, 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for week of September 18, 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for week of September 17, 2000.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.
E. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
RECOMMENDATION: Approve project and find that it qualifies for a Class 3 CEQA exemption.
RECOMMENDATION: Direct Department of Public Works (DPW) to report back in the immediate future on a short-term protocol and sign-off by State Department of Fish and Game.† Authorize (DPW) to implement said protocol prior to reporting back to the Board of Supervisors.
County Administrative Office
RECOMMENDATION: Opt to not assess payment made during 1999-2000 fiscal year ($110,000/year). (This is interim until issue/s pertaining to Tax & Revenue Anticipation Notes is/are resolved.)† This action is based on going back to previous fiscal year.† Direct that this action be revisited on an annual basis.† Increase annual timber yield payment from Headwaters Fund to General Fund to amount calculated by Assessor (from $200,000 to $308,711) effective with the 1999-2000 fiscal year.† This action is based on going back to the previous fiscal year.† Direct that this action be revisited on an annual basis.† Direct that when next independent audit contract is negotiated that areas discussed above be part of that negotiated contract package.† Direct that Economic Development Unit is funded from Headwaters monies for $90,000 in Fiscal Year 2000-01.
RECOMMENDATION: Direct imposition of hiring freeze for departments not able to identify offsetting funding for benefit increases, with freeze lifted once sufficient savings have been generated. Direct staff to compile Fiscal Year 2000-2001 budget, and return on September 26, 2000 for final adoption.† The adoption of said County budget included a $74,000 General Fund contribution to the Building Inspections Trust Fund (based on a previous Board position of a fifteen percent (15%) funding commitment).† (Supervisor Woolley voted no on the previous action printed in italics.) Direct the Auditor-Controller and the County Administrative Office to bring back an implementation plan for a County-wide use of the current financial information system for non-recognized receivables.
F. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 26, 2000.
G. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors
RECOMMENDATION: Submit final response to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court.
11:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors
2. Proposal by the Riverside Park Community Organizing Committee on a Community-wide Effort to Purchase Eighty-three (83) Acres off Highway 36 Adjacent to the Van Duzen River from the Pacific Lumber Company (Supervisor Woolley)
RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda due to information received that logging had already commended on said property.
H. CLOSED SESSION (None)
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.
1. Allen Campbell, Director of the Department of Public Works, introduced Danny Horton, the new Humboldt County Airports Manager.† Mr. Campbell also extended his appreciation to Mr. Ray Beeninga the outgoing Airports manager (who is retiring).† Danny Horton said that the County was losing a remarkable person in Ray Beeninga that he is impressed with what he has done and that he is a "tough act to follow."
J. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:30 P.M.
RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor-Controller to prepare resolution for adoption of said budget.
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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