TUESDAY, JUNE 03, 2003

9:00 AM



Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisorsí 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 the Reverend Eddie Wisan, Pastor of the Hebrew Christians of Eureka


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.



1.                   Resolution Establishing the County of Humboldt's Appropriation Limit for Fiscal Year 2003-2004 at $58,272,415

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 03-__.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   On-Sale General Public Premises License for P&J Billiards (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) stating that the Board has made the determination that P & J Billiards in Willow Creek meets the criteria for an on-sale general public premises alcohol beverage license, and recommends that the ABC proceed with the issuance of the license.

3.                   Declaring June 8, 2003, as Lesbian, Bisexual and Gay Awareness Day (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

Community Development Services



4.                   Modify Dates of Temporary Increase in Compensation for Sandy Blaszak

RECOMMENDATION: Rescind the temporary increase in compensation for Sandy Blaszak authorized by Agenda Item No. C-11 on March 25, 2003.Authorize a temporary increase in compensation of twenty salary ranges for Sandy Blaszak, Senior Permit Specialist, retroactive from March 4, 2003, and continuing through April 4, 2003.

County Administrative Office

5.                   Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2281 by Adopting Revised Fee Schedule for Jail Booking Fee

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. ____.

6.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for a Deputy Sheriff I/II position.

7.                   Agreement with the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) for Personnel Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement, and appoint Loretta Nickolaus as the alternate RCEA Governing Board member.

General Services

8.                   Supplemental Budget ($3,001) for the Replacement of the Voice Mail System at Adult Probation

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental item.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

9.                   Local Public Health Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve funding agreement with the State Department of Health Services.

10.               Approval of Amendment to State Master Agreement and Supplemental Budget ($1,586) in Budget Unit 402, AIDS Information & Education

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. A04 to Agreement No. 01-15074, increasing the Evaluating Local Interventions allocation from the State by $1,586 during Fiscal Year 2002-03.

11.               Transfer of Funds from Fixed-Asset Line Items in Fund 1175; Budget Unit 440; Public Health Information Services; Fiscal Year 2002-2003; Purchase of Computer Software

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,577.

12.               Fixed-Transfer for a Laptop Computer in Fund 1175; Budget Unit 420; Office of Traffic Safety and the Oral Health Program; Fiscal Year 2002-2003

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,950.

13.               Purchase of Fixed Assets (Polycom Viewstation Camera Unit, Sony TV and TV Cart, Generator) for Videoconferencing Capabilities at the Public Health Building at 529 I Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase and associated transfer of $53,178.

14.               Transfer of $1,300 for the Purchase of a Dial-A-Belt Automotive Safety Belt Training Station for the Office of Traffic Safety

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and purchase.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

15.               Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for Family Preservation Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

16.               Transfer of $1,120 for the Purchase of a Tape Backup Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and purchase.

Public Works

17.               Thermoplastic Pavement Markings at Various Locations; Project No. 200850

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Chrisp Company, Contractor.

18.               Supplemental Budget Request for Parks Division for Fiscal Year 2002-2003 ($12,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget for higher-than-anticipated park fees revenue.

19.               Contract Change Order No. 2 for the Construction of Bear Gulch Bridge on Redwood Drive; Project No. BRLSSTPL-5904(017); Contract No. 940156

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Director of Public Works to sign Contract Change Order No. 2 for the amount of $25,000.



20.               Assignment of James Shores, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve assignment through August 2, 2003.

21.               Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) Application

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a $4.50 per enplanement PFC amount.Authorize the Public Works Director to sign PFC applications covering capital projects at four airports:Arcata/Eureka, Murray Field, Rohnerville, and Kneeland (estimated collection of $736,000).Establish an interest-bearing trust fund for the collection of requested PFC funds.

22.               Construction of Overlay Paving on Myrtle Avenue Between Harrison and Hall Avenues

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 2:00 p.m.

23.               Agreement for the Programming and Design of the New Animal Care and Shelter Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement for architectural services with Wald, Ruhnke and Dost Architects, LLP of Monterey, California.


24.               Renewal of Lease Agreement with the George N. Frykberg Trust for Property at 2618 Myrtle Avenue in Eureka (Used for the Storage of Boats, Vehicles, and Equipment)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve renewal of lease agreement.

25.               Differential Pay as Acting Correctional Supervisor for Jeff Jordan, Senior Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential day.

26.               Homeland Security Overtime Program Application Packet

RECOMMENDATION: Submit application to the U. S. Department of Justice for funding to supplement officer overtime to increase community safety and reduce public fear.

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.



1.                   Declaring the County of Humboldt an Official Relay for Life County (Supervisors Neely and Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders (if required).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advertisements or awards (if required).

Health and Human Services

3.                   Reduction in Force:Disallocation of Management Positions in Health and Human Services; Budget Units 511 and 424

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize disallocation of Deputy Mental Health Director--Administration; Class No. 930, Position No. 001; Salary Range 424; Budget Unit 424.Authorize disallocation of Deputy Mental Health Director--Programs, Class No. 931, Position No. 002, Salary Range 444, Budget Unit 424.Disallocations effective July 5, 2003, or as soon thereafter as is administratively possible.Authorize the Personnel Department to begin the layoff process for said disallocations.Authorize the disallocation of Staff Services Manager I (Fiscal), Class 717, Position No. 003, Salary Range 385, in Budget Unit 511, Effective July 5, 2003, or as soon thereafter as is administratively possible.Authorize Merit System Services to begin the layoff process for said disallocation.

County Administrative Office

4.                   Positions Potentially Impacted by Proposed Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Personnel Department to begin the layoff notification process for applicable positions as identified on the listing submitted by the County Administrative Officer (to be effective July 1, 2003, unless other noted, or as soon thereafter as administratively possible).

Community Development Services

5.                   Create Fund No. 0940, Adopt 2002-2003 Redevelopment Budget, Adopt 2003-2004 Redevelopment Budget, and Request $80,000 Loan from the County of Humboldt

RECOMMENDATION: Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors.Convene as the Redevelopment Agency.Request the Auditor-Controller to create an interest-bearing account (Fund 0940) for revenue received by the Redevelopment Agency.Adopt the FY 2002-2003 Redevelopment Budget.Adopt the FY 2003-2004 Redevelopment Budget.Request an $80,000 loan from the County of Humboldt out of Fund 3842 (Headwaters Economic Division Administration set-aside.Upon approval, direct the Clerk of the Agency to send a copy of action to the Auditor-Controller and the Rural Development Coordinator.Adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency Board.Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.


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).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Standing Item--Report from Prior Closed (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)

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

Community Development Services

1.                   Continued Public Hearing Regarding the Revocation of Calabrese Conditional Use Permit; File No. APN 100-112-01 & -02; Case Nos. CUP-169-74 and CUP-29-77 (Ferndale Area)

RECOMMENDATION: Revoke the Conditional Use Permits by adopting the resolution in Attachment No. 1 of the February 5, 2002, staff report.

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).

Afternoon Sessions Tentatively Scheduled for Future Board Meetings


Monday, June 9, 2003

Budget Study Session


Monday, August 25, 2003

Budget Hearings

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





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