BOARD OF SUPERVISORS



Humboldt County



SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS





TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2000



REGULAR SESSION



Humboldt County Courthouse

Supervisors' Chambers, First Floor

825 Fifth Street, Eureka



9:00 a.m.





PRESENT: Supervisors Rodoni, Woolley, Neely, and Kirk (morning session)

ABSENT: Supervisor Dixon (at State Board of Forestry meeting in Sacramento)

Supervisor Kirk (at Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force meeting in Yreka)





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


A. OPENING CEREMONIES


1. Salute to the Flag

2. Invocation by the Pastor Gary Durbin of the Ridgewood Heights Baptist Church



B. AGENDA ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS (None)



C. CONSENT CALENDAR



Administrative Services



1. Subject: Transfer of $113,560 from Contingencies to Building Maintenance Utilities Line Item

Action: Approve transfer to cover overdraft from last fiscal year.



Board of Supervisors



2. Subject: Resignation of Jim Taylor from Agricultural Advisory Committee (Supervisor Rodoni)

Action: Send letter of appreciation to Mr. Taylor.



Clerk of the Board



3. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of October 3, 2000

Action: Approve the Board Orders.



4. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of October 10, 2000

Action: Approve the Board Orders.



Community Development Services



5. Subject: Disbursement Request: McKinleyville Inland Parkland Trust Fund No. 3713

Action: Find that the funds will be used consistent with Quimby Act requirements. Direct the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant ($9,235.60) from said trust fund to reimburse the McKinleyville community Services District for the Larissa Park Renovation Project.



County Administrative Office



6. Subject: Allocation of Legal Secretary I/II Position and Supplemental Budget of $62,668

Action: Approve requests.



7. Subject: Court Payroll Services

Action: Waive normal notification period, and allow Courts payroll to be handled by others (starting January 1, 2001).



County Counsel



8. Subject: Ordinance Amending Section 971-2 of County Code--Smoking in County Buildings

Action: Adopt Ordinance No. 2225.



Health & Human Services--Mental Health



9. Subject: Allocation of 2.0 Psychiatric Nurse Positions to Allow for Substitute Employees

Action: Approve allocation.



Health & Human Services--Social Services



10. Subject: Provision of Training to the Employment Services Staff

Action: Approve $34,800 with the University of California, Davis.



11. Subject: Provision of Training to Eligibility and Employment Services Staff

Action: Approve $60,900 contract with the University of California, Davis.





C. CONSENT CALENDAR (Continued)



Library



12. Subject: Supplemental Budget ($2,193)--Donations from Friends of the Redwoods Libraries and the Humboldt Library Foundation to Allow Professional Staff to Attend California Library Association Annual Meeting in Santa Clara (November 2000) for Purposes of Staff Training

Action: Approve supplemental budget.



Personnel



13. Subject: Resolution Approving the Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4 (AFSCME), Providing a Salary Adjustment for Certain Correctional Officer Classifications

Action: Withdraw from agenda (expected to be brought back by December 19, 2000).



Probation



14. Subject: Agreement with the Criminal Justice Research Foundation

Action: Approve agreement as associated supplemental budget of $32,500.



15. Subject: Governor's Office of Criminal Justice Planning Juvenile Drug Court Grant ($200,000)

Action: Establish budget unit, allocate positions, and adopt Resolution 2000-87.



Public Works



16. Subject: Agreement with LEFCON Associates Inc. for Juvenile Hall Renovation Project

Action: Approve agreement.



17. Subject: Supplemental Budget ($4,500) for Purchase of Lap Top Computer for Aviation

Action: Approve supplemental budget.



18. Subject: Ordinance Amending Section 431-96.5 of Chapter 1 of Division 3 of Title IV of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Parking on Redwood Drive (Redway)

Action: Introduce ordinance, waive first reading, and schedule date for adoption.



19. Subject: Request to Purchase a Clutch/Flywheel Jack for $900

Action: Approve request.



Sheriff



20. Subject: Supplemental Budgets for Sheriff Marijuana Eradication ($18,167) and State Marine Enforcement Program ($5,270) for Overtime

Action: Approve supplemental budgets.



21. Subject: Transfer Through General Fund Contingencies ($256,012)

Action: Approve transfer to cover overdrafts in Overtime and Transportation and Travel.



22. Subject: Request to Established Fixed-Asset Account ($1,926)--Purchase of Food Waste Disposer

Action: Approve request.



D. PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.



Kaye Strickland presented a copy of Against All Odds, a Northwestern Pacific Railroad/Eel River Valley Mystery. Nelson Kass and Linda Hilton voiced frustration that Mr. Hunter's dirt on Sutter Road in McKinleyville had not been removed by the deadline. They stated the water table was polluted, and that Mr. Hunter was not in compliance with the law. They said closure of Cummings Road Landfill was an unacceptable excuse for not finding an alternative site. They are considering litigation.

E. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS



1. Subject: Declaring October 23-31, 2000, as Red Ribbon Week (Supervisor Neely)

Action: Adopt proclamation, and approve certificates of appreciation.



2. Subject: Declaring October 19, 2000, International Credit Union Day (Supervisor Neely)

Action: Adopt proclamation.



F. DEPARTMENT REPORTS



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 Administrative Office



3. Subject: Request for Minutes of County Committees and Commissions

Action: Ask that committees and commissions submit minutes to Clerk of the Board in a timely fashion. Appoint Supervisors Rodoni and Neely and Clerk of the Board Lora Canzoneri to a subcommittee that will work with the Administrative Services Department on the development of a Board of Supervisors web page that would include agenda and minutes for the meetings of Board-appointed entities.



G. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS



1. Subject: Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No Action)



2. Subject: Potential/Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County (No Action)



H. CLOSED SESSION (None)



I. COST RECOVERY ASSESSMENT APPEAL HEARING--1:30 P.M.



Community Assistant Unit



1. Subject: Humboldt County vs. Peltier/Schaeffer; Assessor's Parcel No. 515-121-046

Action: Assess cost recovery amount of $400, and made same a Final Order against property owners. Order that the amount of the costs shall be paid within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of service of this decision. Authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign the Findings and Order Confirming Account and Assessment. All of the above actions are conditioned upon the property owners signing a settlement agreement negating future litigation on this matter.



J. ADJOURNMENT







LORA CANZONERI

Clerk of the Board