TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1998

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag and Invocation by Dr. Roger Carey of Grace Baptist Church


1.                   Board of Supervisors--Off-Agenda ItemAssembling of a Task Force of Knowledgeable State Staff from Agencies Such as the Department of Finance, State Controller, State Treasurer and the Franchise Tax Board (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the CAO to Work with Don Peterson to have such a task force review the County's operation to determine what can be revised to avoid constant budget problems.

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.                   Resolution Declaring August 27, 1998 as Bridge-Fest in Bridgeville (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution and forward copy to CalTrans Permits Department.

2.                   Assembly Bill 2426 (Strom-Martin)--Allowing Access to Key Loading and Unloading Points in Humboldt County to Livestock Tractor Semi-Trailer combinations Up to 70 Feet

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support for said legislation.

3.                   Appointment to the Whole Child Interagency Council (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Gregg Foster as an Economic Development representatives.

4.                   California Community Economic Revitalization Team (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Support continuing of said team after December 1998.

5.                   Letter of Support County CMSP Wellness and Prevention Project Proposal (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify letter of support to the County Medical Services Program.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of May 26, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of June 1, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

8.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of June 2, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

9.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of June 9, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Mental Health

10.               Extra-Help Extension for Chelsea Tuck, Medical Office Assistant I, to 1440 Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

11.               Lease Agreement with Johnson's Trailer Rentals for Modular Buildings

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease of modulars for the Alcohol and Other Drug Programs.

12.               Consent to Assignment Agreement with Crestwood Hospitals, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said agreement.

13.               Annually-Required 5150 Resolution for Involuntary Detention, Evaluation and Treatment of Certain Mentally-Disordered Persons

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 98-56.

14.               Reappointment of Carl Tuck, M.D. to the Active Medical Staff of Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reappointment and grant his requested clinical privileges.

15.               Resolution Authorizing the Human Services Cabinet to Enter the CSAC Challenge Awards Program for 1998 for the Multi-Tiered Family Intervention Team Structure

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 98-57.


16.               Adoption of Superior Court Clerk I/II Class into the Classification Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Planning and Building

17.               Lomiglio Zone Reclassification and Subdivision; Westhaven Area; File No. 515-121-04; Case Nos. ZR 05-95 and PMS and 07-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a corrected version of Board Order from September 23, 1997.


18.               Grant Award of $18,872 to Enhance the Drug Court Program in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 98-58.

Public Health

19.               Local Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Oversight Program--1988-99 Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board.

20.               Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program Subcontract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontract with St. Joseph Hospital.

21.               Purchase of Copy Machine ($805) for Medical Therapy Unit at Glen Paul Center

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

22.               Freshwater Valley Estates Unit 3 Subdivision; APN 402-261-20, Freshwater Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

23.               Construction of Hangar Taxilanes, Fire Station Pavement Repair, Taxiway "A" Overlay, Terminal Apron Extension and Safety Area Erosion Repair--Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the plans and specifications and open bids on July 14, 1998.

24.               Supplemental Budget--Arcata Waterline Construction & Fire Hydrant Replacement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve $30,000 supplemental budget for Aviation Project No. 911848.

25.               Rohnerville Airport--State Grant Agreement Project No. HUM-3-96-1 for $227,000

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign grant to partially cover the costs of pavement rehabilitation, specifically overlay of the parallel taxiway and seal coat and remarking of all other paved areas except the entrance road.

26.               Runway, Taxiway and Apron Pavement Rehabilitation at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Thomas R. Bess Company.


27.               Supplemental Budget for 2-Year First Aid/CPR Certification--Deputies & Sergeants

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $1,600.

28.               Participation in the California Counter Drug Procurement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget ($1,500) to pay for shipping expenses.

Social Services

29.               Child Abuse Prevention Intervention and Treatment Grant Agreement Amendment

RECOMMENDATION: Extend agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council to June 30, 2000.

30.               Amendment to Minor Parent Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: Extend agreement to June 30, 2001.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

3.                   Arcata/Eureka Airport Unicom Service (Pilot to Ground Communications)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to pursue a contract agreement with Weather Data Services, Inc. for the operation of enhanced unicom services.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Pamphlet Entitled California Counties:A Look at Program Performance

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file pamphlet by Elizabeth G. Hill, Legislative Analyst.


1.                   Requests for, or Reports on, Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

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


9:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Long-Term Solid Waste Disposal

RECOMMENDATION: Reject the City Garbage Company proposal without consideration, request staff to solicit an amendment to the ECDC agreement to make rail transportation the prime method of haul, and direct the County's representative to the Humboldt County Waste Management Authority to approve the agreement with ECDC.

10:30 a.m. Sheriff

2.                   Extension and Augmentation of Current Year's Grant Funding to June 30, 1999 for Office of Criminal Justice Planning's Marijuana Suppression Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign Standard Agreement for Grant Award Agreement MS97130120 increasing the total project cost from $250,000 to $500,000 and changing the ending date from June 30, 1998 to June 30, 1999.

G.                 CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

1.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review the County's Position and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

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


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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