TUESDAY, MAY 02, 2006

9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG


1.                   COUNTY COUNSEL (Closed Session):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 Assistant to the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.5. (NO FINAL ACTION TAKEN)

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.

Community Development Services

1.                   Allocation of a Supervising Planner Position for the Resource Planning Division ($80,339)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

Health and Human Services - Administration

2.                   Transfer of State/Local Program Realignment Funds From Public Health Branch Sub-Account to Mental Health Branch Sub-Account

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on said proposed transfer on Tuesday, May 23, 2006, at 1:45 p.m.

3.                   Extension of Agreement with American Star Security Corporation to Provide Security Guards for Property Owned and Leased by the Health and Human Services Department ($450,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Extend agreement through June 30, 2007.

4.                   Request to Adopt New Social Services Branch Classifications, and Reallocate One Departmental Information Systems Technician to SSB Systems Support Analyst in Budget Unit 511

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the 40-hour class of SSB-Systems Support Analyst into the Classification Plan.Adopt the 40-hour class of SSB-Information Systems Analyst I/II into the Classification Plan.Adopt the 40-hour class of SSB Accountant - Auditor I/II into the Classification Plan.Allocate two full- time SSB Accountant-Auditor II positions into Budget Unit 511.Adopt the 40-hour class of SSB Programmer/Analyst into the Classification Plan.Reallocate one full-time Departmental Information Systems Technician position in Budget Unit 511 currently occupied by Renee Reed to an SSB Systems Support Analyst position.

Library Services

5.                   Recognition of Donations Made to the Library ($4,544)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

6.                   Temporary Increase in Pay for Matthew Miles, Library Assistant II at the Bookmobile Library Assistant Level Through June 3, 2006, or Until the Bookmobile Library Assistant Returns to His Position (Whichever Comes First)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase.

7.                   Request for Temporary Salary Increase for Ana Jordan, Executive Secretary (Effective September 25, 2005 to March 12, 2006)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request (total cost of $455).


8.                   Request for Adoption of Fiscal Year 2006-07 Regional Facility Daily Detention Bed Rate ($142.79 for All Referring Counties)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

9.                   Amendment to Agreement with Fortuna Union High School for Use of Office Space at 379 12th Street in Fortuna

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to extend agreement through June 18, 2011.

Public Works

10.               Myrtle Grove Final Map Subdivision; APN 511-042-09; McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Declare the subdivision as complete, and approve and accept the subdivision map for recordation.Accept the dedications to the County of Humboldt of Parcel D for public utilities, Parcel E for non-vehicular access, Parcel L for pedestrian access, and Dylan Court for public utilities, all as shown on the subdivision map.Authorize Chair to execute the Conveyance and Agreements.Accept the Overflight Easement Deed.

11.               Federal Apportionment Exchange and State Match Program for Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Agreement No. X06-5904 (083) with the California Department of Transportation.

12.               Supplemental Budget for Units 321, 322, 325, and 888 (Roads)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget ($3,033,085) to provide funding for expenditures estimated to occur during the current fiscal year (and includes anticipated Public Assistance revenue from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the State Office of Emergency Assistance, and Emergency Relief for Federally-Owned roads).


13.               Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Program Contract ($121,530)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the California Department of Boating and Waterways for funding two Deputy Sheriffs whose primary duties will be enforcement of State and local laws and regulations for boating activities, inspection of vessels for compliance, supervision of organized on-the-water boating activities and search and rescue operations originating from on-the-water activities.


1.                   Proclaim May, 2006 as Veterans Appreciation Month (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

2.                   Proclaim May 2006 as Motorcycle Awareness Month (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

3.                   Proclaiming May 4, 2006 as a "Day of Prayer" in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

4.                   Proclaim April 2006 as Occupational Therapy Month (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.

5.                   Proclaiming May 2006 as National Foster Parent Appreciation Month (Supervisor Geist)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 9, 2006.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Standing Item--Update on State and Federal Budgets (No update required.)

2.                   Standing Item (Information Only)--Report from the CAO (No report required.)


1.                   Standing Item--Reports on Board Member Travel at County Cost, Meeting Attendance, and Supervisorial District Matters (No action required.)

2.                   Standing Item--Report on Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (No report required.)


9:30 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Report on the Outcome of St. Joseph Health System's Retreat with Local Physicians (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Endorse and support the Health Alliance's efforts to move forward on this matter.

10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution Supporting Schatz Energy Research Center's Hydrogen Power Park Project. (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No 06-45.

10:30 a.m. - Health and Human Services

2.                   Children's Health Initiative Update

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

H.                  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 or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9†† (if required)

4.                   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.

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.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 sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber by 1:25 p.m.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS - 1:45 p.m.

Public Works

1.                   Request to Vacate a Portion of the Public Service Easement, Drainage Easement, Blue Spruce Drive Ocean Spruces Subdivision

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 06-46.

2.                   Unmet Transportation Needs

RECOMMENDATION: BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, the public hearing was continued to the meeting of May 16, 2006, at 1:45 p.m.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

3.                   Consideration of Adoption of the Non-Disposal Facility Element, a Part of the County-Wide Integrated Waste Management Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 06-47, approving the updated Non-Disposal Facility Element.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT