9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG


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 of Commendation for Jim Rizza on His Retirement from Hydesville School (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

2.                   Eligibility Renewal for the Federal Surplus Property Program (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign the renewal application.

3.                   Letters Requesting the Support of the Attorney General's Office and the Department of Conservation Office in Pursuing Review of the Recent Court Ruling in the McKee Case, Humboldt County Superior Court No. DR020825 (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the sending of letters to the Attorney General's Office and the Department of Conservation Office.

4.                   Letters to Senators Boxer and Feinstein Urging Support of the Bipartisan S. 1021, the Workforce Investment Act Amendments of 2005. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Chair's signature on the letters of support for S. 1021.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of November 1, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                   Emergency Medical Care Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jeannette Lackett, and reappoint Barbara Caldwell and Doug Boileau.

Community Development Services

7.                   Agreement to Provide County Staffing Services for the Local Agency Formation Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement by adopting Resolution No. 05-83.



8.                   Morris/Huffman Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide; Fie No. APN 206-361-04 et al.Case No. DS-03-15; Carlotta Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve said plan and guide.

County Administrative Office

9.                   Cancellation of Board Meetings for 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve schedule.

10.               Approval of Cooperative Fire Protection Agreement with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign four copies of the agreement.

11.               Cox Cable TV Franchise Extension

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension of Cox Cable television franchise to March 31, 2006.Authorize staff to continue to work with the cities and the Buske cable-consulting group to finalize the Cable Franchise Agreement with Cox Communications.

County Clerk-Recorder

12.               Appointment of Special District Directors In Lieu of Election

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint specified individuals to special district governing boards as shown in submitted report.

13.               Certification of the Special Statewide Election of November 8, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the certified results of the Official Final Canvass of the Consolidated Special Statewide Election.

County Counsel

14.               Ordinance Amending and/or Repealing Various Sections of the Humboldt County Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2351.

Health and Human Services - Administration



15.               Request for Temporary Increase in Salary for Sherry Gallagher, Supervising Psychiatric Nurse for Performing the Duties of the Director of Psychiatric Nursing

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request through May 20, 2006 or until the Director of Psychiatric Nursing position is filled--whichever comes first.

16.               Request to Disallocate Three Vacant Integrated Caseworker I/II Positions, and to Allocate Three Eligibility Worker I/II/III Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

17.               Request to Increase a Health Education Specialist Position from .5 to 1.0 Time

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.



18.               Request for Temporary Increase in Salary for Deni McFarland for Assuming Duties of the Deputy Director--Employee Services From January 30, 2006 Through June 16, 2006)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

19.               Appointment of John Hill to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

20.               State Department of Mental Health Managed Care Contract for Fiscal Year 2005-2006

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract.

21.               Request for Increase in Compensation for Physician/Psychiatrists and Medical Director to Reflect Salary Increase for Humboldt County Employees

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendments to the Physician/Psychiatrist Employment Agreements for Drs. Orm Aniline, David Aryanpur, Johathan Sommers, Chan Nguyen, Paula Edwalds, and Kate Bell.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

22.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Department of Health and Human Services--Public Health Branch and the Probation Department to Define the Responsibilities of Each Party Regarding the Voluntary Chlamydia Testing of Incarcerated and Released Female Adolescents in the Juvenile Detention Center ($2,800)




23.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Michael Weiss, Health Education Specialist

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to a maximum of 1,660 hours.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

24.               Agreement for Operation of a Winter Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Alcohol Drug Care Services Inc. for operation of a winter shelter through April 30, 2006 ($96,000).

Library Services

25.               FTE Adjustment of Vacant Part-Time Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve adjustment.

26.               Recognition of Donations Made to the Library and Supplemental Budget in Budget Unit 621

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget ($14,486) for the receiving of donations from the Friends of the Redwood Libraries, the Humboldt Area Foundation, the Friends of the Hoopa Library, the Friends of the Fortuna Library, Hospice of Humboldt, and various individuals.


27.               Amendment to the Contract With the Board of Administration, California Public Employees' Retirement System

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ___, providing for a retirement formula of 2.7% @ 55) for miscellaneous (non-safety) members effective June 4, 2006.

28.               Ordinance Amending Chapter 3 of Division 1 of Title II of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Compensation of the Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

29.               Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for Representation Unit 7 (Law Enforcement Management) Regarding Vacation Conversion

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment by adopting Resolution No. 05-84.


30.               Lease Agreement for Office Space at 333 J Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease agreement with Jack Retzloff (said office space to be occupied by the Probation Adult Intake and Court Investigations Unit).

Public Works

31.               Ordinance Amending Sections 431-54 and 431-109 of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Parking on Hemlock Street and Walnut Street

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

32.               Resolution to Apply for Grant Funds from the Per Capita Program Under The Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2002

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-85.

33.               Big Oil and Tire Company Inc. Overflight Easement; Parcel No. 511-021-059, McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the easement for the benefit of the Arcata-Eureka Airport.



34.               Pay Differential for Ann Glubczynski, Environmental Analyst

RECOMMENDATION: Approve pay differential through February 25, 2006, or until such time as an Environmental Services Manager is hired.



35.               Ground Lease Agreement with South Cox to Construct a Hangar at Garberville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve ground lease agreement.

36.               Request to Use County Equipment in the Annual Truckers Parade

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the use of County Road trucks and heavy equipment in said parade.



37.               License Agreement With Ross A. Vitalie, d.b.a. Door to Door Airporter; Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve license agreement.

38.               Agreement With Klamath-Trinity Non-Emergency Transportation (K-T Net)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for a transportation demonstration project in the Willow Creek and Hoopa Valley areas.

39.               Resolution to Adopt the 2004 Regional Bicycle Transportation Plan Update for Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-86.

40.               Resolution to Administer the Completion and Maintenance of Combination Bike Lane/Pedestrian Shoulder on Central Avenue From Highway 101 to Bartow Road

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-87.Administer the design and construction of a combination bike lane/pedestrian shoulder on Central Avenue from U. S. Highway 101 to Bartow Road, subject to the approval of Bicycle Transportation Account grant application.Provide a ten percent (10%) match to the Bicycle Transportation Account funding for the completion of the project.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Standing Item--Update on State and Federal Budgets

2.                   Standing Item (Information Only)--Report from the CAO



1.                   Resolution in Support of Same-Sex Civil Marriages (Supervisors Neely and Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-88.

2.                   Proclaim December 2005 as Human Rights Awareness Month (Supervisors Neely and Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair for Calendar Year 2006

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Woolley as 2006 Chair, and appoint Supervisor Neely as 2006 Vice Chair.

4.                   Standing Item Reports on Board member travel at County cost meeting attendance and Supervisorial District Matters


5.                   Standing item report on potential or proposed Big Box retail development in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required)


10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   California Retired Teachers Association Annual Report on Volunteer Activities†† (No Action Required) (Supervisor Woolley)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   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 Director of the Department of Public Works pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5.†† (The evaluation was held.)

2.                   Standing item--report from prior Closed Session (if required)

3.                   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)

4.                   Standing item-- report on pending or threatened litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if required)

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 APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS--1:45 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   Resolution Authorizing the Submittal of a Pre-Application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-89, authorizing the submittal of a pre-application to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency for a grant ($1,000,000) to capitalize a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund; and committing up to $25,000 in matching funds.

2.                   Resolution Authorizing the Utilization of $106,200 from the CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Account Into the CDBG First-Time Homebuyer Revolving Loan Account to Assist Nine First-Time Homebuyers

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-90.

3.                   Ambrosini Parcel Map Subdivision/Zone Reclassification Application; File No. 100-162-08 et al.Case No. PMS-04-35/ZR-04-11; Ferndale Area

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Planning Commission's findings.Tentatively approve Parcel Map Subdivision and the adoption of Ordinance No. 2355, amending Section 311-7 of the Humboldt County Code by concurrently rezoning to remove and then restore the "X" (no further subdivision) combining zone. Transmit the amendment to the implementing zoning maps to the California Coastal Commission for certification in accordance with the Coastal Act.Direct Planning to prepare and file a Notice of Exemption pursuant to CEQA for the project.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT - 4:30 p.m.

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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