TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2003

9:00 AM



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


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.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Dino Cardelli, Sr. of Calvary Chapel.


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: Orleans 55th Annual Old Timer's Parade and Picnic. Supervisor Geist

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify the Resolution.

Coroner-Public Administrator

2.                   Letter Approving Submittal of Grant Application to Humboldt Area Foundation for Acquisition of Portable Digital Projector.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant application.

County Administrative Office

3.                   Termination of Agreement with MAXIMUS to Provide for Preparation of Central Services Cost Allocation Plan.

RECOMMENDATION: Terminate the agreement with MAXIMUS.

4.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption.

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for Child Support Specialist I/II, Psychiatric Nurse (part-time), Child Care Worker, Juvenile Correction Officer, Probation Officer I/II (substitute) and Probation Officer I/II (substitute) positions.

5.                   Legislative Agreement with Peterson Consulting, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Decrease agreement amount for July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004, from $1,900.00 per month to $1,425.00 per month and approve and authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Health and Human Services - Administration

6.                   HIPAA Business Associate Agreement.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve HIPAA Business Associate Agreement and authorize Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) to approve and sign contract amendments adding Business Associate Agreements to existing DHSS contracts.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

7.                   Amendment to California Forensics Medical Group (CFMG) Contract for Provision of Jail Medical Services.

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the First Amendment to the CFMG contract, authorize Chair to execute and direct Clerk of the Board to return one signed original to Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Branch.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

8.                   Fixed Asset Accounts, Appropriation Transfers and Purchase of Printers and Demagnetizer for CalWORKs.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve establishment of fixed asset accounts, transfer $41,200.00 and authorize purchase of printers and demagnetizer.

9.                   Disallocation of Three Positions in DHHS, Social Services Branch, Employment Training Division.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize disallocation of Senior Office Assistant, Vocational Counselor I/II, Client Services Worker I/II and authorize Personnel to begin layoff process.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)


10.               Resolution No. ______ Amending Effective Date of Resolution No. 03-30, Amending the General Relief Program.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

Public Works

11.               Designation of No Parking Zones, Halibut Avenue, King Salmon.

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce the Ordinance by Title, waive first reading, set the Ordinance for adoption at least one week away and direct Clerk of the Board to publish a summary at least five days before the date set for adoption and again within 15 days after adoption.

12.               Surplus Vehicles.

RECOMMENDATION: Declare three vehicles surplus, authorize Purchasing Agent to dispose of them when replacements are in place, and deposit revenue from the sale in the Motor Pool Fund.



13.               Resolution for Acquisition of Right of Way for Chartin Road, in the City of Blue Lake

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. ____and direct Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy to the Blue Lake City Council.

D.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.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 voluntarily sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chambers by 9:00 a.m.


E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Standing Item--Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders (if required).

2.                   Standing Item--Advertisement and/or Award of Public Works Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advertisement and/or award (if required).

General Services

3.                   Information Technology Plan for Sharing Information within the County and with the Public

RECOMMENDATION: Review report, create IT Executive Committee, direct staff to update Information Systems Policy, Direct IS to act as IT Infrastructure Manager, direct staff to review alternatives for funding and change the name of IS to Information Technology Department.

Community Development

4.                   Short Term Loan of $80,000 to the Redevelopment Agency from the Headwaters Economic Division.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve short term loan, direct Auditor to transfer funds from Headwaters Economic Division Administration, #3842 into Redevelopment Agency, #0940, and approve 2002-03 supplemental budget.





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

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

2.                   Standing Item--Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

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 on 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 Administrative Secretary Pursuant to Government Code No. 54954.5.


H.                  AFTERNOON SESSION – 1:00 P.M.

County Administrative Office

1.                   Fiscal Year 2003-04 Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentations on budget impacts and take appropriate action.

I.                    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).

Afternoon Sessions Tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings


Tuesday, June 24, 2003

Red Cap Road—Eminent Domain


Monday, July 8, 2003

Budget Study Session


Monday, August 25, 2003

Budget Hearings

(9:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.)