TUESDAY, JUNE 09, 1998

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Matt McGill Executive Director of the Eureka Rescue Mission


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.                   Amendment to Interagency Agreement--Palmer Creek Community Services District

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt contract Extension to the Interagency Agreement.


2.                   Reallocation of Fiscal Assistant I/II Position to Senior Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reallocation.

Mental Health

3.                   Increase in Compensation of Ten Ranges for Supervising Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve an increase in compensation for Anne Lessor.

Public Health

4.                   Purchase of Computer System for Early Intervention Program ($2,300)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

5.                   Development of Remodeling Plans and Cost Estimates for 529 I Street Building

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $8,000.

Public Works

6.                   Transfer of $274 to Cover Overdraft in Waste Oil Storage Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

7.                   Compensation for Thoret Farnsworth at Range for Senior Automotive Mechanic

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation.

8.                   Construction of Davis Creek Bridge on Mattole Road; Contract No. 940167

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on July 7, 1998.


9.                   Supplemental Budget ($3,500) for Purchase of Desk Top Computer and Scanner

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

10.               Supplemental Budget ($48,569) for Purchase of Hand-Held Radios

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Social Services

11.               Humboldt County California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Plan Addendum for Truancy Requirements/Compliance

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of June 23, 1998 as a time-set item.

12.               California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Program Capacity Building Grant for Expansion of Child Care Capacity and the Enhancement of the Quality of Child Care Services within Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council.


1.                   Certificate of Appreciation for Larry Clark, OES Coordinator (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign certificate.

E.                  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)

Coroner-Public Administrator

3.                   Transfer of $16,000 from Contingencies to Extra Help and Overtime Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Table this item until June 15, 1998 pending potential transfer of realignment funds from the Public Health Department.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   1998-99 County Budget Update

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update (no action required).


1.                   Report on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

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

G.                 CLOSED SESSION (None)

H.                  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.                   Aldo Bongio said that storm damage repair contracts should be awarded earlier in the year.

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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