HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR
825 FIFTH STREET
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 1998
A. OPENING CEREMONIES
B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS
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)
RECOMMENDATION: Consider a 9:05 a.m. time for Public Appearances on September 15, 1998.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract through September 30, 1999.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve distribution as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.
Clerk of the Board
RECOMMENDATION: Nominate Sue Baird, John Corbett and Dick Hackett.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Robert Foster and Pete Jimenez.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget for receiving Grants to Encourage Arrest Policy funds.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget for receiving grant funds for computer equipment.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget for receiving grants funds for computer equipment.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase for a six-month period.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with College of the Redwoods for Vocational Training.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Mental Health Director to submit the renewal application.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the North Coast Substance Abuse Council.
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Purchasing Agent to dispose of the surplus vehicles.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from Leland W. and Christine C. Hadley.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from Kelaurie Travis and Debra E. O'Connor.
RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from M. and T. Wright and P. and E. Conway.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve License Agreement with Leland W. Hadley.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $35,000.
D. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda because funding to the program was restored.
Administrative Office (CAO)
RECOMMENDATION: Direct CAO to notify departments about vehicle assignment changes.
Court Executive Office
RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $81,130 to clear past due edits and process claims.
E. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports and take appropriate action (if required).
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisor Neely to represent the Board of Supervisors at the September 9, 1998 hearing at the Eureka Inn and adopt a position in support of the Coastal Commission's staff recommendation.
F. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
10:15 a.m. Public Hearing on Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 1998-99
RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and receive general overview from the CAO.
10:45 a.m. Continued Public Hearing on Humboldt County Budget for Fiscal Year 1998-99
RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on the Administrative Services Department; cancel the meetings of September 9, 10, and 11, 1998; continue the public hearing to September 14, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.; take straw votes on September 25, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.; and schedule budget adoption for Friday, September 25, 1998 at 1:30 p.m.
G. CLOSED SESSION
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 (None)†
5. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) Friends of Westhaven and Trinidad v. County of Humboldt et al Case No. CS980031 (No Final Action Taken)
6. Conference with Legal Counsel Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) Westhaven Community Development Council v. County of Humboldt et al. Case No. 94DR0265 (Directed County Counsel to pursue the award of costs that the Court of Appeals awarded to Humboldt County.)
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. Bill O'Neill stated that he would be speaking to his attorney regarding a breach of contract by the County of Humboldt Extraction Review Team and the SDRC.† He submitted the attached written comments.† Don Davenport expressed a concern about a limit of three to four minutes for speakers to provide public testimony at Planning Commission meetings.
I. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.
RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on the budget units for the Library.
RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on the following budget units:† Agriculture Commissioner, Animal Control, Animal Damage Control, Forester and Warden and the Fish and Game Advisory Committee.
J. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING 7:00 P.M.
RECOMMENDATION: Receive public testimony in support of the CASA program and continue the public hearing to Monday, September 14, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.
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.