TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1998

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Pastor Bob Redmond


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 No. 2 of 1998-99 Cooperative Fire Protection Services Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to contract with the CDF.

Administrative Services

2.                   Supplemental Budget of $332,920 for County Radio Repeater System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Agricultural Commissioner

3.                   Wholesale Inspection and Retail Monitoring of Shell Egg Quality

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Food and Agriculture.

4.                   Supplemental Funding for Pesticide Enforcement Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Pesticide Regulation.


5.                   Distribution of Excess Proceeds from May 29, 1997 Public Auction to Claimants

RECOMMENDATION: Approve distribution.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Resolution from the City of Eureka Requesting Consolidation of its General Municpal Election with the State-Wide General Election to be Held November 3, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request as conditioned.

7.                   Resolution from the City of Rio Dell Requesting Consolidation of its General Municpal Election with the State-Wide General Election to be Held November 3, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request as conditioned.

8.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of July 14, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

District Attorney

9.                   Resolution Authorizing Grant Application for State Funds to Augment Resources for the Spousal Abuse Prosecution Program for Fiscal Year 1998-99

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 98-64.

Mental Health

10.               Monitoring/Evaluation Reports of Alcohol and Other Drug Service Providers

RECOMMENDATION: Read and file reports.

11.               Reallocation Mental Health Clinician I/II to Supervising Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.


12.               Dissolution of Current Eligibility List for Legal Office Assistant I

RECOMMENDATION: Dissolve list upon establishment of a new eligibility list.

Planning and Building

13.               Lambley Lot Line Adjustment and Joint Timber Management Plan; Garberville Area; File No. 222-154-01; Case No. LLA-01-97

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lot line adjustment and joint timber management plan.

Public Health

14.               Compensation Adjustment for Catherine Hart, Public Health Microbiologist

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a 20-range increase in compensation by a 4/5 vote.

15.               Fiscal Year 1998-99 Rural Health Services Program Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Declare intent not to apply for Rural Health Services Program Funding.

16.               Underground Storage Tank Compliance Assistance Program Accounts

RECOMMENDATION: Establish revenue and expenditure accounts for $65,000.

17.               Revised Conflict of Interest Code for the Public Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised code.

Public Works

18.               Solid Waste Contract for Review of City Garbage Closure/Post-Closure Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $12,000.

19.               Ordinance Relating to the Parking of Vehicles on County Roads in Shelter Cove

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2173.

20.               Construction of Davis Creek Bridge on Mattole Road, Project No. 940167

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to MCM Construction Inc.

21.               Overflight Easement Executed for the Benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Overflight Easement executed by Debbie M. Klesey.


22.               Purchase of a Used Boat Trailer for $1,290 (Fiscal Year 1998-99)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase (no impact on the General Fund).

23.               Consolidation of the Office of Emergency Services and Sheriff Functions

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 28, 1998.

Social Services

24.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Redwood Community Action Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU for Employment Readiness Demonstration Project.


1.                   Resolution and Certificates of Commendation (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Present resolution and certificates to the Jail Transition Team.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for week of July 19-25, 1998.

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)

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Update on the Proposed Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 1998-99

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update and take appropriate action (if required).


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. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Invitation to Humboldt County to Participate in the 50th Celebration of Guangxi Autonomous Region in Nanning, People's Reoublic of China (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Co-Sponsor a delegation at no cost to Humboldt County.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Headwaters Forest Agreement of September 28, 1996 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Support agreement by adopting Resolution No. 98-65.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session

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

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation.Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(One Case)

I.                     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 gave recommendations pertaining to Lead Poisoning Prevention Week


Community Assistance Unit

1.                   County v. Laddey; Assessor's Parcel No. 512-211-29X

RECOMMENDATION: Find that a public nuisance exists and order property owner to abate.

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.