TUESDAY, JULY 05, 2005

9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

B.                  NON-AGENDA ITEM

1.                   Letter in Support of Equitable Reimbursement Rates from Blue Cross to Mad River Community Hospital

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

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.                   Continuation of Emergency - Transmission of Disease Through Contaminated-Needle Use (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2000-14, remains in effect until July 26, 2005, allowing the Public Health Branch to continue a needle-exchange program.

2.                   Proclaim August 20, 2005 as "Bridge Fest Day" (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Reappointments to the Human Rights Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Jamila Tharp, H. Benjamin Shaeffer, Larry Miller, and John Lyons with terms to expire on June 30, 2009.

4.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of June 7, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of June 14, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders--Meeting of June 21, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

7.                   Ratification of Resolution Adopted on June 28, 2005

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Resolution No. 05-43, authorizing submission of a $35,000 application for the 2005-2006 CDBG planning and technical assistance round for an implementation plan for deploying wireless broadband to the Orick area.

8.                   Contract for Assistance With Integration of Public Input Into, and Finalization of, the Master Fire Protection Plan (HR 2389--Title III)

RECOMMENDATION: approve contract with Tracy Katelman of ForEverGreen Forestry ($8,700).

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

9.                   First Amendment to Contract with North Coast Substance Abuse Council, d.b.a. Crossroads

RECOMMENDATION: Extend contract through June 30, 2006, wherein Crossroads agrees to provide out-patient and residential alcohol and other drug recovery and treatment services.

Public Works

10.               Amigo Court Subdivision Final Map; File No. 301-082-10; Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Declare subdivision complete, and accept subdivision map for recording.

11.               Construction of Graham Gulch Culvert Replacement on Pacific Lumber Camp Road; Agreement No. P0310304; Contract No. 204303

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the plans and specifications.Open bids on July 26, 2005, at 2:00 p.m.

12.               Hornstein Final Map Subdivision; File No. 500-091-48; Bayside Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recording.

D.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATION

1.                   Resolution of Commendation on the Retirement of Deputy Sheriff Charles Keele (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Appointments to the Human Rights Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jerry Rubin to represent the Third Supervisorial District.(The balance of the appointments will be rescheduled for consideration at a future Board meeting).

County Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Standing Item--Update on State Budget†† (No Action Required)

3.                   Standing Item (Information Only)--Report from the CAO†† (No Action Required)


1.                   Resolutions Adopting the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan, Authorizing the Filing of a Notice of Exemption, Authorizing Submission of an Application to Obtain a $50,000,000 Proposition 50 Integrated Regional Water Management Implementation Grant, and Authorizing the Community Development Services Director to Administer and Execute the Grant Agreement (Supervisors Smith and Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 05-44, adopting the North Coast Integrated Regional Water Management Plan, and authorizing the filing of a CEQA Notice of Exemption.Adopt Resolution No. 05-45, authorizing submission of an application to obtain a $50,000,000 Proposition 50 Integrated Regional Water Management Implementation Grant, and authorizing the Community Development Services Director to administer and execute the grant agreement.

2.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters†† (No Action Required)

3.                   Standing Item--Report on Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County†† (No Report Required)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION†† (No Closed Session Required)

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

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

Community Development Services

1.                   Contract Amendment with Arcata Garbage Company for the Unincorporated Arcata Area Collection Franchise; and Approval of the Resulting Increase in Rates the Hauler Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amended contract with Arcata Garbage Company.Approve the rate increase for the exclusive franchise area.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT 03:00 PM General Plan Workshop HELP Group

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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