9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation




1.                   Child Support Services - Transfer of Funds from the CCS Contingency Fund to the CCS Special Expenses Line Item to Pay the State Assessment for Child Support Penalties

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the appropriation transfer of $362,909.00 from the Department of Child Support Services' Contingency Fund, 1380-990-2-138, to the Department's Special Expenses Line Item, 206-1380-2-323, to pay the State assessment for the County's portion of the child support automation penalty.

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.                   Amendment to the Distribution of Excess Proceeds from the May 30, 2002, Public Auction

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the distribution of that portion of the excess proceeds resulting from the May 30, 2002, public auction of parcels listed in the submitted Attachment A to the claimant and in the amount listed for the parcel, and direct that distribution be held for 90 days to allow for the required review period.

Board of Supervisors

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

RECOMMENDATION: Declare that a local state of emergency, per Resolution No. 2004-14, remains in effect until April 13, 2004, allowing the Department of Public Health to continue a needle exchange program.

3.                   Response to Potter Valley Project P-77-110, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order Dated January 28, 2004   (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of response.

4.                   Reappointment of Mary Dennison to the California Commission on Aging   (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify letter to Governor Schwarzenegger encouraging reappointment of Mary Dennison to the California Commission on Aging.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Board Orders from the Meeting of March 9, 2004

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

6.                   Werner Final Map Subdivision/Coastal Development Permit: Release from Conveyance and Agreement to Allow Construction of Secondary Dwelling Units on Lots 6, 15, and 19 of the Oceanside Unit No. 6 Subdivision; File No. APN 508-191-48; Case No.: FMS-13-91XX/CDP-45-91XX; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute the Quitclaim and Reconveyance.

County Administrative Office

7.                   Exemptions to the Hiring Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations as submitted.

Health and Human Services - Mental Health Branch

8.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Stacie Burgesser and Leslie Petersen, Mental Health Worker I

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to 1440 hours.

9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Ivan Enos, Mental Health Maintenance Custodian

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to 1440 hours.

Health and Human Services - Public Health Branch

10.               Revised Bylaws of the Whole Child Interagency Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the revised bylaws.

11.               Execution of the Community Emergency Response Team Trainings Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with the Humboldt County Chapter of the Red Cross.

12.               Accept $25,000 Grant Award from the March of Dimes for the Best Beginnings for Moms and Babies Project, Establish Interest-Bearing Trust Fund, and Approve Supplemental Budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 420

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

13.               Contract with the State Department of Health Services for the Chlamydia Screening Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract, and approve budget adjustment of $1,684.



14.               Appropriation Transfer of $27,799 From Line Item 1100-990-2-010, Reserve for Contingencies, Into Line Item 1100-490-3-175, Jail Medical-Catastrophic Care

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to insure that the County can cover the costs that are currently due and payable for jail inmate catastrophic care.

Health and Human Services - Social Services Branch

15.               Extension of Lease at K'ima:w Medical Center

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Real Property to send a letter to the Lessor stating the Board's approval of extending the lease for office space at the K'ima;w Medical Center from August 1, 2004, through July 31, 2005.

Library Services

16.               Citizen Challenge Grant to Library

RECOMMENDATION: Accept a $1,500 challenge grant from an anonymous donor, and authorize the County Librarian to accept matching donations.


17.               Request to Approve and Submit 2004-05 Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) Application for Continuation Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Attest to the ongoing validity of the local Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Plan.  Approve the JJCPA Application for Continuation Funding.  Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to submit the 2004-05 JJCPA Application for Continuation Funding to the California State Board of Corrections for their review and approval. Approve Resolution No. 04-__, thereby providing County assurances regarding the approval, submission, and program/fiscal administration of the crime prevention plan in accordance with the requirements of the JJCPA.

18.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Jeremy Buck, Eric Dick, Jacob Hayes, Stephani Mayr, and Molly Turner, Juvenile Corrections Officers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension to 1980 hours.

Public Works

19.               Assignment of William Coffelt, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve assignment through June 5, 2004.

20.               Acting Supervisor Assignment of Chris Cummings, Road Maintenance Worker III, as Senior Road Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve assignment through May 22, 2004, or until the position is filled, whichever occurs first.

21.               Construction of Bicycle Lanes on Freshwater Road; Project No. STPLER 5904 (045); Contract No. 200101

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the plans and specifications, and open bids on April 20, 2004, at 2:00 p.m.

22.               Resolution for Annual Revisions in the Maintained Mileage System (To Be Included in the 2003-04 Maintained Mileage Log

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-__.

23.               General Agreement on Maintenance of Hiltons Road by the National Park Service

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.


24.               Purchase and Placement of Three Industrial-Sized Uninterrupted Power Supply Units in Three Electrical Rooms

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a supplemental budget ($4,250) for the purchase of said units.


25.               Request to Establish Extra-Help Line Item ($6,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

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.                   Proclaim March 31, 2004, as Cesar Chavez Day (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Proclamation.


1.                   Resolution Recommending Appropriate Action Regarding Zone Prices and Support of Legislation to Revise State and National Regulations to Better Protect Petroleum Consumers (Supervisor Smith)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Resolution.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action (if required).


10:00 a.m.--County Administrative Office

1.                   Midyear General Fund Financial Review and Budget Parameters for Fiscal Year 2004-05

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations as listed in submitted 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.                   Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation; Government Code Section 54956.9(a); California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection et al; Superior Court of the State of California; County of Sacramento; Case No. D4CS00225

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

Community Development Services

1.                   Klamath River Aggregates Surface Mining Permit, Conditional Use Permit, and Reclamation Plan; Appeal of the Planning Commission Decision to Deny the Project; File No. APN 524-075-23; Case No. CUP-02-15/SMP-02-01/RP-02-01; Willow Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the appeal, and approve the project.

2.                   Housing Element Implementation--2003

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 04-__, directing staff to submit the approved coastal zoning ordinance amendments and coastal plan amendments relating to the 2003 update of the Humboldt County Housing Element to the California Coastal Commission for their review and certification.

3.                   Minor Quarterly Plan and Zone Amendments 2001-A

RECOMMENDATION: Review the Staff Report and Planning Commission Report on the Minor Quarterly Plan Amendments 2001-A.  Open the Public Hearing, Receive Public Testimony and deliberate on the project as necessary.  Approve the Mitigated Negative Declaration and changes to the General Plan for the Hoopes, Eureka City Schools and Reinhard properties by approving the attached Resolution 04-___.  Introduce the Hoopes, Eureka City Schools and Reinhard Zone Reclassifications by title and waive further reading.  Adopt Ordinance No. ____ amending Division I of Title III of the Humboldt County Code (the Zoning Ordinance), Section 311 -7 of Chapter 1 (The Zoning Maps) for Hoopes, Eureka City Schools, and Reinhard properties.  Adopt the Resolution of Submittal, Resolution No. 04-__, directing Planning staff to submit the proposed Resort Improvement District and Dean coastal plan map amendments and coastal zoning map amendments to the California Coastal Commission for their review and certification.  Direct Planning Staff to file a Notice of Determination for the project and the Clerk of the Board to give notice of the decision to any interested party and to publish the summary of the zoning map changes for the inland areas with the names of the Board members voting for and against the map changes and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the map changes within 15 days after adoption by the Board.

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

March 30, 2004

North Fork Ranch

Mathews Estate

Silva Lot Line Adjustment/Agricultural Preserve


April 20, 2004

PWM, Inc. Special Permit Modification


Upcoming Special Session


Monday, May 17, 2004 (9 a.m.)

Study Session—Proposed County Budget


There are no Board meetings on the following dates in 2004:


Tuesday, June 29

Tuesday, August 3

Tuesday, August 10

Tuesday, August 31

Tuesday, November 16

Tuesday, November 23

Tuesday, November 30

Tuesday, December 21; and

Tuesday, December 28.



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