TUESDAY, JUNE 02, 1998

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag and Invocation by Pastor Patrick Langfield of Calvary Chapel North Coast


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

1.                   Certificates of Recognition for Women for Shelter Honorees (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify certificates.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of March 31, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

3.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of May 19, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

District Attorney

4.                   Request to Establish Fixed-Asset Account for Purchase of Paper Shredder

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to establish account for $750.

5.                   Supplemental Budget of $67,200 for the Child Abuse Services Team

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Employment Training

6.                   Budget Transfers to Cover Year-End Computer Equipment/Upgrade Expenditures

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer for Fund 1190, Budget Units 585,591 and 598.

Mental Health

7.                   Appointments to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Paula Levine, Lena Nicholson and Robert Chittenden.

8.                   Reappointments to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Bill Damiano, John DeLodder, Patrick Ewing, Bill Jackson and Geoffrey Stanleigh with terms to expire on June 30, 2001.

9.                   Request for Allocation of Senior Mental Health Program Manager Position and Disallocation of Mental Health Program Manager Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Planning and Building

10.               Services Agreement for $15,000 to Develop Commercial and Industrial Site Data

RECOMMENDATION: Approve services agreement with the Humboldt Area Foundation.


11.               Request to Declare Diesel Fuel Tank as Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Health

12.               Computer System for Lowfat Eating for America Now (LEAN) Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase for $2,000.

13.               Child Health & Disability Prevention & California Children Services Program Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plan for Fiscal Year 1998-99.

14.               Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Fixed Assets Equipment Purchase ($6,100)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of computer system and a Blood Pb Test Analyzer.

15.               Supplemental Budget ($5,768) for Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental Budget.

16.               Supplemental Budget of $11,964 for California Children Services Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

17.               Supplemental Budget of $5,942 for Maternal and Child Health Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

18.               Supplemental Budget of $14,022 for Perinatal Outreach and Education Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

19.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between California Children Services Program (CCS) and Healthy Families Program Contractors

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the MOU, and direct the CCS Administrator to sign same.

Public Works

20.               Supplemental Budget ($149,034) for Aviation and Use of Jet Fuel Trust Fund for Fuel Tank Compliance

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

21.               Supplemental Budget ($50,571) for Blue Slide Road Project 971022

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

22.               Storm Damage Repair on Shelter Cove Road, County Road No. C4A010

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Grant Deed executed by Sheng-Po Chen to the County.

23.               Review and Approve a Rate Redistribution and Review the Annual Consumer Price Index Change in the Solid Waste Disposal Tipping Fees Charge at the Landfill and Transfer Station

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

Risk Management

24.               Claims Report for the Months of October, November and December 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file liability claims report.


25.               Allocation of Senior Legal Office Assistant Position and Supplemental Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation and supplemental budget of $2,284.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000--Jail, Road, Bridge & Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Standing Agenda Item for 1998-99 County Budget Update (No Action Required)


1.                   Requests for, or Reports on, Board Member Travel at County Expense (None)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action Required)

F.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

4.                   Supplemental Item -- Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Shelter Cove Property Owners Assoc. Inc. v. Humboldt County et al CS 980090

G.                 PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.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 by 1:25 p.m.


1.                   Mary Alice Denson submitted a petition in support of having a polling place in Alderpoint, instead of the voters only having the option of using absentee ballots.Aldo Bongio feels sorry for kids that are not cared for.Ed Denson said that progress is being made with the Marijuana Eradication Program.The Board is the lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and, therefore, is responsible for conducting the CEQA process.He hopes that this year a more orderly CEQA process is conducted.

H.                  STUDY SESSION--1:45 P.M.


1.                   Juvenile Hall Needs Assessment

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Juvenile Hall Needs Assessment as presented.

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.)

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.