Humboldt County





Humboldt County Courthouse

Supervisors’ Chambers, First Floor

825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 a.m.


PRESENT: Supervisors Dixon, Rodoni, Woolley, Neely, and Kirk (All Present)

All listed actions were taken by a unanimous vote or by Order of the Chair.


1. Salute to the Flag

2. Invocation by the Pastor Tom Galovich of the First Assembly of God in Eureka



Administrative Office (CAO)

1. Subject: Year 2000 Update of Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

Action: Adopt Ordinance No. 2201.

Agricultural Commissioner

2. Subject: High-Risk Pest Inspection Services--State Dept. of Food and Agriculture

Action: Amend agreement for receiving an $887.41 in funding.

Clerk of the Board

3. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Board Meeting of December 7, 1999

Action: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

4. Subject: Transfer of Majority of General Administrative Responsibilities for Current CDBG General Allocation Processes from County Staff to Redwood Community Action Agency

Action: Approve contract to implement said transfer.

5. Subject: Allocation of Positions for the General Plan Update Program

Action: Allocate a Planner I/II position and a Planning Technician I/II position.

6. Subject: Request for Fund Number for Humboldt Regional Occupation Program Grant

Action: Create Fund No. 3926.

7. Subject: Request for Fund Number for Pacific Bell Foundation Grant

Action: Create Fund No. 3925.

8. Subject: Supplemental Budget of $5,000 to Establish an Extra-Help Line Item for the Economic Development Division of the Community Development Services Department

Action: Approve supplemental budget.

9. Subject: Management of Noxious Weeds in the Coastal Dunes of Humboldt County

Action: Approve MOU with: BLM, Arcata Office; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge; National Park Service; Redwood National Park; State Dept. of Parks & Recreation, North Coast Redwoods Dist.; State Dept. of Fish & Game, Region I; CalTrans; Del Norte Co. Dept. of Agriculture; City of Eureka; Manila Community Services; Center for Natural Lands Management; and Friends of the Dunes.

County Counsel

10. Subject: Adoption of Annual Resolutions Appointing a New Chair and Vice Chair

Action: Adopt Resolution Nos. 2000-1 through 2000-4.

District Attorney

11. Subject: Creation of Line Item and Contingency Transfer for Child Support Enforcement

Action: Transfer $825,000 for office furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

Employment Training

12. Subject: Program Year 1999 Cooperative Agreement for JTPA Title IIA/C 8%-50% Funds

Action: Approve agreement with the State Department of Education.

Mental Health

13. Subject: Managed Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

Action: Approve contract with Carmela Wenger, MFT.

14. Subject: Allocation of Position for Mental Health Children, Youth and Family Services

Action: Allocate a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse position.

15. Subject: Appointment to the Provisional Medical Staff of Sempervirens

Action: Appoint Orm Aniline, M.D. and grant requested clinical privileges.

16. Subject: Reallocation of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Positions

Action: Approve FTE changes for Health Education Specialist I/II and Substance Abuse Counselor I/II positions.

17. Subject: Contract for Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Action: Approve contract with Alcohol and Drug Care Services.


18. Subject: Supplemental Budget ($9,000) for CORE Training Costs for Probation Officers

Action: Approve supplemental budget.

Public Health

19. Subject: Increase in Funding ($15,761) to the Area I Agency on Aging

Action: Approve funding increase.

20. Subject: Contract with State and Supplemental Budget ($11,300) for WIC Program

Action: Approve contract and supplemental budget.

21. Subject: Request for Creation of Utilities Line Item for CARE Program

Action: Approve request.

Public Works

22. Subject: Garberville Airport/Briceland Road Storm Damage Repair and Runway Safety Area Grading

Action: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on February 1, 2000.

23. Subject: Designation of Applicant’s Agent Resolution for FEMA and OES Correspondence

Action: Receive and approve Designation of Applicant’s Agent Resolution.

24. Subject: Storm Damage Repairs to Bald Hills Road; Project No. 98--11

Action: Accept completed contract with Tonkin Construction Co., Contractor.

25. Subject: Structural Modifications to Two County Bridges; Project No. 594005

Action: Accept completed contract with Kernen Construction Company.

26. Subject: Storm Damage Repairs to Eel River Drive; Project No. 980015

Action: Accept completed contract with John N. Petersen, Inc.

27. Subject: Mathews & Kramer Overflight Easement; APN 14-251-03, Murray Field

Action: Accept Overflight Easement.

28. Subject: Arcata-Eureka Airport Taxiway A Overlay Rebid and Apron Construction Extension

Action: Approve plans and specifications and open bids on February 1, 2000.

29. Subject: Transportation Development Act Claim ($1,502, 487)

Action: Forward claim to Humboldt County Association of Governments.

30. Subject: District Agreement; Repairs to School Road Caused by Detour

Action: Adopt Resolution No. 2000-5 accepting agreement for repairs reimbursement..

31. Subject: Engineering Technician Grant-Funded Positions for Survey of County Roads

Action: Create Budget Unit 332, Roads Inventory, allocate two Engineering Technician I/II positions, and approve supplemental budget of $100,000.


32. Subject: Request for Declaration of Air Cleaners as Surplus Property

Action: Instruct Purchasing Agent to sell air cleaners at auction or sealed bid.

33. Subject: Grant from California Endowment for Wildfire Disaster Relief in Humboldt County

Action: Accept grant of $2,000.

34. Subject: Purchase of a Computer System for the Correctional Facility Kitchen ($1,766)

Action: Approve purchase.

35. Subject: Payment for Final Y2K Adjustments to the Correctional Management System

Action: Transfer $35,100 from Contingencies to make said payment.

Social Services

36. Subject: Request to Establish a Revolving Fund of $3,560

Action: Approve request by adopting Resolution No. 2000-6.

37. Subject: Disallocate an Eligibility Worker I/II and Allocate a Senior Office Assistant

Action: Approve request for position allocation changes.

Supplemental Item--Board of Supervisors

38. Subject: Ordinance No. 2160 - Direction to County Counsel (Supervisor Dixon)

Action: Rescind 12/07/99 direction to Counsel for that portion of directed amendment of Ordinance, which was to add a representative from each appropriate organization to Disaster Council membership, but instead direct Counsel to amend ordinance to include membership in subcommittee to Council, and to include provision that later alterations of subcommittee will occur by majority vote of Council.



Public Works

1. Subject: Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

2. Subject: Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None)

County Counsel

3. Subject: Ordinance Amending Title V, Div. 7, Ch. I of County Code Entitled Children and Families First Program, Which Implements California Children & Families First Act of 1998

Action: Amend ordinance to allow Mr. Phil Crandall, newly-appointed Director of Social Services, to remain on the commission.


1. Subject: Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

2. Subject: Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (None)

3. Subject: Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Action)


9:05 a.m.--Social Services

1. Subject: General Relief Grant Levels

Action: Continue to the meeting of January 18, 2000.

11:00 a.m.--Administrative Office (CAO)

2. Subject: Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)--Report from Staff of the City of Eureka

Action: Send letter to the Department of Commerce in support of the FTZ.


1. Report from Prior Closed Session (No Final Action Taken)

2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, Reviewing County Position, and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County’s Represented and Unrepresented Employees (No Final Action Taken)

3. Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (No Final Action Taken)

Off-Agenda Item

4. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Phillip M. Adams v. Intel Corporation et al. Toshiba Class Action Settlement (No Final Action Taken)


Community Development Services

1. Subject: Hoopes/Fleming/Fritz Zone Reclassification/Lot Line Adjustment; Rio Dell Area; File No. 205-031-44; Case No. ZR-98-07/LLA-98-32

Action: No action taken (this item was pulled from agenda).