TUESDAY, JUNE 04, 1996

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Carlotta Vallerga of the First Congregational Church of Eureka


C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

D.                  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.                   Agreement with the Humboldt Literacy Project for Adult Literacy Services for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Agricultural Commissioner

2.                   Standard Agreements with the State Department of Pesticide Regulation for Local Cost of Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Agreement Nos. 96-0013, 96-0077 and 96-0132.


3.                   Resolution Establishing County of Humboldt's Appropriation Limit for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-41 establishing appropriation limit at $41,461,525.

County Counsel

4.                   Reclassification of Fiscal Assistant Position Currently Occupied by Laura Matthias

RECOMMENDATION: Reclassification position to Legal Secretary I/II.

Court Executive Office

5.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Two Unfilled Positions and Increase of One Position from .75 to .80 Time

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for Court Clerk I/II and Superior Courtroom Clerk, and increase Courtroom Clerk I/II position currently held by Charlotte Thurlough to .80 time.

District Attorney

6.                   Allocate Supervising Legal Secretary Position Deallocate Office Assistant I/II Position, Reallocate Senior Legal Secretary Position to Executive Secretary and Reallocate Investigator I/II Position to Senior Investigator

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

7.                   Agreements for Leases at 322 First Street and 324 First Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign leases with Professional Property Management Company.

8.                   Transfer from Family Support's Contingency for Purchase of Printers and Computers

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of June 11, 1996.

Employment Training

9.                   Purchase of Interactive Multimedia Kiosks for Use as Information Stations Throughout Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of twelve kiosks in the amount of $106,236.

10.               Purchase of Portable Computer LCD Data/Video Projector and Tripod Projection Screen

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase at an estimated cost of $13,000.


11.               Adolescent Family Life Program Services for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subcontract with the Humboldt Child Care Council.

12.               Agreement and Subcontract for Regional Immunization Tracking Budget Unit 422

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Blue Cross of California and subcontract with Northcountry Clinic and establish new revenue accounts and expenditures line items in the amount of $116,900.

13.               Fourth Annual Medical Management of HIV/AIDS Infection Conference--June 14, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $7,792.

14.               Subcontracts for HIV Early Intervention Program for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontracts with Humboldt Open Door Clinic and Redwoods Rural Health Center.

15.               Purchase of TV/VCR and Overhead Project for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $990.

16.               Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) Changes in Health Education Division and HIV CARE Consortium Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve changes as stated in Nos. 1 through 4 of submitted staff report.

Mental Health

17.               Request for Allocation of 1.0 Discharge Planner and Disallocation of 1.0 Crisis Specialist

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and approve allocation of three Crisis Specialist positions.

18.               Appointments and Reappointments to the Medical Staff of Sempervirens and Approval of Bylaws

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointments of Laurie Dickenson, PA; Oliver Swigert M.D.; Michael Burleson M.D.; Joan Hoffman M.D.; Tim Haskett FNP; and approve reappointments of: Charlotte Hamilton M.D.; Diane Shaktman M.D.; Carl Tuck M.D. and Jerryl Lynn Rubin M.D. and approve revised bylaws.

Planning and Building

19.               Refund of Application Fees to K.A. Taylor in the Amount of $785

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.


20.               Purchase of Computer and Printer in the Amount of $1,950

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

21.               Supplemental Budget Per Board Action of 05/21/96 Authorizing Issuance of Certificates of Participation (COP) not to Exceed $10,000,000 for Purpose of Juvenile Regional Facility and Phase II of New Jail Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Increase Regional Facility Construction line item in the amount of $286,781 to a total appropriation of $2,898,298 and increase Regional Facility COP revenue account to $286,781 to a total COP amount of $851,298.

Public Works

22.               Construction of a Regional Treatment Center Adjacent to Juvenile Hall; Project No. 443000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on July 9, 1996.

23.               Interim Monitoring Program for the Lower Eel and Van Duzen Rivers

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule public hearing for June 18, 1996.

24.               Harrison Avenue and Buhne Street Signal Loop

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Edward J. Lydon and Patricia E. Lydon.

25.               Award of Contract for Storm Damage Repairs to Ettersburg--Honeydew Road; Project No. 349943

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Jim E. Adams.

26.               Agreement to Perform Foundation Studies for Storm Damage Repairs on Shelter Cove Road

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Taber Consultants.

Veterans Service Office

27.               Transfer of Funds to Enable Completion of Ongoing Office Computerization Project

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,410 from Extra-Help line item.


9:05 a.m. Social Services

1.                   Progress Report on Child Welfare Services Emergency Response and Legal Proceedings Action Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

9:15 a.m. Human Services Team

2.                   Adoption of Alternative Response Team Budget and Allocation of Alternative Response Team Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda and reschedule for the meeting of June 11, 1996.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Slide Show Regarding Vital Records and Their Importance (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Dr. Ann Lindsay, Humboldt County Health Officer.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support Senate Bill 251 (Ayala) fees for registering with Public Defender.

CAO and Public Works

4.                   Acceptance of Humboldt County Correctional Facility as Substantially Complete--Jail Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Issue a certificate of substantial completion.

Treasurer Tax Collector

5.                   Resolution Providing for Issuance and Sale of Tax Anticipation Notes for 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-42.


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

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

3.                   Report from Alcohol/Drug Care Services--Emergency Homeless Shelter for 1996 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Labor Negotiations:No Action Taken)

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.                   Robert Vaughn Sr. asked about the status of the year-round transitional center project.He felt the County should build a visitor/community center.

J.                   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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