Tuesday, January 25, 2005



Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisors’ Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 AM

Matters under the jurisdiction of the Board, and not on agenda, may be addressed by the public at the time provided in the agenda under Public Appearances. The Board may hold Closed Sessions as the agenda schedule permits.  If items are marked with an asterisk (*), the recommended actions will require a 4/5 vote of the Board.


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG




1.                   Community Development Services:  Carter Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide; File No. APN 206-262-15 and -16; Case No. LLA-03-21; Carlotta Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Carter Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide.  Direct the Planning Division to record the Declaration of Covenants, conditions, and restrictions implementing said Plan and Guide.

2.                   Comments to the Bureau of Reclamation on the Draft Long-Term Renewal of Central Valley Project Contracts for the San Luis Unit Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the authorization of the Chair's signing the letter of comments on January 21, 2005.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Continuation of Emergency - Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No.2000-14, remains in effect until February 15, 2005, allowing the Public Health Branch to continue a needle-exchange program.

2.                   Letter of Support for the City of Eureka's "C" Street Improvement Project (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to Sign Letter of Support.

3.                   Appointment to the Fortuna Fire Protection District Board (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Douglas Edgmon.

4.                   Proclaim January 17, 2005 as "Martin Luther King, Jr. Day" (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Proclamation.

Child Support Services (CSS)

5.                   Decrease the FTE of a 1.0 FTE Vacant Fiscal Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Reduce the FTE of one vacant Fiscal Assistant I/II position effective with the beginning of the first bi-weekly pay period following approval.



6.                   Transfer of $22,650 from the CSS Contingency Fund into the CSS Comp-Tower Disk Drive Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of January 11, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Approval the Board Orders.

8.                   Reappointment to the Humboldt County Planning Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Mr. Richard Hansis as the Third District representative.

Community Development Services

9.                   Central Estates Final Map Subdivision; Release from Conveyance and Agreement to Allow Construction of a Secondary Dwelling Unit on Lots 18 and 19 of Phase 1A; File No. APN 508-251-46 et al.  Case No. FMS-04-94X; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute the Quitclaim and Partial Reconveyance.

General Services (GS)

10.               Hoopa Tribal Court Repair Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize GS to approve payment up to $15,930 for roof replacement upon completion of project.

Health and Human Services - Administration

11.               Allocation of Health Education Specialist I/II in Budget Unit 414

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

12.               Allocation of Three Supervising Mental Health Clinician Positions, and Disallocation of Three Senior Mental Health Clinician Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation, and approve disallocation.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

13.               Agreement with the Humboldt Senior Resource Center (HSRC) for Targeted Case Management (TCM)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement to allow the HSRC's Linkages Program to continue to claim for TCM activities for Fiscal Years 2004, 2005, and 2006.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

14.               Approval of Whole Child Interagency Council Members

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointments as follows:  Supervisor Jill Geist; Phillip R. Crandall, Health and Human Services Director; Beverly Morgan Lewis, Social Services Branch; Lance Morton, Mental Health Branch; Alexandra Wineland, Public Health Branch; William Burke, Chief Probation Officer; and the Honorable Joyce D. Hinrichs, Family Court Judicial Officer.


15.               Extension of Lease for 1105 Sixth Street Through April 30, 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Extend lease with PWM, Inc. for use by the staff of Juvenile Drug Court and System of Care.

Public Works

16.               Resolution to Administer the Completion and Maintenance of a Combination Bike Lane and Bike Route/Pedestrian Shoulder on Hiller Road from Central Avenue to Ocean Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-__.  Administer the design and construction of a combination bike lane and bike route/pedestrian shoulder on Hiller Road from Central Avenue to Ocean Drive, subject to the approval of Bicycle Transportation Account (BTA) grant application.  Provide a ten-percent (10%) match to the BTA funding for the completion of the project.

17.               Allocation of Two Full-Time Road Maintenance Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation in order to finalize the Road Division's reorganization of the management of its field crews.

18.               Construction of Freshwater Bicycle Lane (Phase I) on Freshwater Road; County Project No. 200101

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Granite Construction Company, and approve claim for payment ($19,769.43).

19.               Construction of Culvert Replacements at Stansberry Creek on Lighthouse Road; County Project No. 200305

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Granite Construction Company, and approve claim for payment ($8,544.67).

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATION

1.                   Resolution Recognizing St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospital's Annual Health Fair on Saturday, February 5, 2005 (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Appointment to the Humboldt County Planning Commission (First District)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint a First District representative with term to expire on January 31, 2009.

2.                   Appointment to the Humboldt County Planning Commission (Second District)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint a Second District representative with term to expire on January 31, 2009.

3.                   Appointment to the Humboldt County Planning Commission (At Large)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint an At-Large representative with term to expire on January 31, 2009.

County Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Standing Item--Update on State Budget

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

5.                   Standing Item (Information Only)--Report from the CAO   (if required)



1.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters


2.                   Standing Item--Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County Take appropriate action (if required).

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Standing Item--Report from Prior Closed Session   (if required)

2.                   Standing Item--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 required)

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

4.                   It is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to meet in closed session to consider the public employee performance evaluation for the position of County Administrative Officer pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.

5.                   Standing Item--Adjourn as County Board of Supervisors, and Reconvene as Humboldt County Public Authority.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Conference with Labor Negotiator.  It is the intention of the Board of the Humboldt County Public Authority to meet in Closed Session to have a conference with its Labor Negotiator to review and instruct designated representatives with respect to the various forms of compensation provided to represented and unrepresented personnel of the Humboldt County Public Authority.

H.                  PUBLIC HEARING--1:30 P.M.

Community Development Services--Economic Development Division

1.                   Final Report on CDBG Planning and Technical Assistance Grant No. 02-EDBG-852)--Samoa Industrial Park Feasibility Study

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to close out documentation for said grant.

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES

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 voluntarily sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber by 1:25 p.m.


J.                   ADJOURNMENT

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.

Public Hearings Scheduled for Future Board Meetings

(Schedule as known on the date of the publication of this agenda.)

Tuesday, February 8, 2005

Morris General Plan Amendment Petition—1:45 p.m.


There are no Board meetings scheduled on the following dates in 2005 (all Tuesdays).  (Schedule as adopted on the date of the publication of this agenda.)


February 22

March 29

May 31

August 2

August 9

August 30

November 15

November 22

November 29

December 20

December 27




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