HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

SUPERVISORSí CHAMBER, FIRST FLOOR

825 FIFTH STREET

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1995

9:00 AM

 

A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Richard Wilcox of the First Congregational Church of Eureka

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

1.                   Proclamation Declaring March 4, 1995 as CPR Saturday In Humboldt County (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Tiny Hershberger, Executive Secretary (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for her retirement from the Assessor's Office.

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Diversion of Eel River Water to the Russian River; PG&E Potter Valley Project and Fish Screen; Proposed Potter Valley Authority Act (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file written comments from the Fish and Game Advisory Commission and the Citizens' Advisory Committee for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Program (if any).

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 14, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Employment Training

3.                   Allocation of Two Vocational Counselor I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

Health

4.                   Approval of:Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming Contract; Interagency Agreement Between the City of Arcata, Youth and Family Services Unit, and the Public Health Department; and Interagency Agreement Between the North Coast Substance Abuse Council (Crossroads) and the Public Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval.

5.                   Ordinance Amending Sections 551-2 and 551-9 Chapter 1 of Division 5 of Title V of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Ambulance Service

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2064.

6.                   Adolescent Family Life Program Contract for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Department of Health Services.

7.                   Contracts for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS Grants for Fiscal Years 1994-97; HIV CARE Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Department of Health Services and subcontracts with Redwoods Rural Health Center and the Humboldt Open Door Clinic.

Planning and Building

8.                   Establishment of Phelps Agricultural Preserve

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken.

Personnel

9.                   Agreement with Greg Shanahan Insurance for Providing Insurance Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Public Works

10.               Supplemental Budget for the Solid Waste Division in the Amount of $2,407

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Social Services

11.               Redwood Community Action Agency Agreement--Distribution of General Relief Checks

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign first amendment to said agreement.

12.               Redwood Community Action Agency Agreement-Distribution of Food Stamps

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign second amendment to said agreement.

Superior Court

13.               Transfer of $150,000 from General Fund Contingency to Indigent Counsel Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

14.               Alternate Dispute Resolution Program-Request for Proposals (RFP)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize distribution of RFP to Interested agencies and organizations.

Supplemental Item--Communications Division

15.               Repairs and Needed Replacement of County's Public Safety Radio Repeater Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $30,000 from Radio Capitalization Fund.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Rural California Gold Loan Program for First Time Home Buyers (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Participate in program by joining Authority, or becoming member of Regional Council of Rural Counties; and direct staff to work with real estate and financial communities on membership fees and administrative details necessary to implement program.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Proclamation and Resolutions for Jazz Festival Appreciation Month; Commendation of 1995 Sponsors (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation and resolutions for the 1995 Jazz Festival.

10:10 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Mid Year Report Area I Agency on Aging (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (if required) (No Change Orders Required)

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-30 in support of Senate Bill 150 (Tax Equity Act) and support Senate Bill 97 (unanimous vote).Support SB 154 (Heider voted "No").

Treasurer-Tax Collector

3.                   Resolution Declaring Board's Intent to Issue Tax-Exempt Obligations

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-31.

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS

1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if Required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (NO ACTIONS REQUIRED)

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

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 (if needed)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.

This 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.                   Jim Barnes, Tim Ayres, Aldo Bongio, Bill O'Neil and Horse Stonewalker spoke at the meeting (see scanned documents for details).

J.                   PLANNING & BUILDING DEPARTMENTAL ITEM 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Adoption of the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff and County Counsel to continue preparing the necessary findings of fact, ordinances and resolutions for adoption by the Board; and continue this item to April 25, 1995.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Adjourned to Friday, March 3, 1995 at 8:00 a.m. for a closed session on the personnel evaluations for the County Counsel and the County Administrative Officer.