BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2001
Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisors' Chambers, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka
PRESENT: Supervisors Smith, Rodoni, Neely, and Kirk
ABSENT: Supervisor Woolley (at State Coastal Commission meeting in Santa Cruz)
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 Pastor Paul Harris of the Eureka First Church of the Nazarene
B. AGENDA ADDITIONS
1. Subject: Letter of Support for Assembly Bill 837 (Briggs), Which Would Give the Governor Additional Flexibility by Allowing the Treasurer to Attest by Signature to Hearings Regarding Bonds for First-Time Homebuyer Mortgages
Action: Send letter of support to Assemblywoman Patricia Wiggins, Chair of the Assembly Local Government Committee.
C. CONSENT CALENDAR
1. Subject: Supplemental Budget to Cover the Cost Overrun on Purchase of Security Radios
Action: Approve supplemental budget of $155.
2. Subject: Fees of $25 Per Diem for Humboldt County Grand Jurors
Action: Pull from agenda.
Board of Supervisors
3. Subject: Disease Transmission Through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Woolley)
Action: Extend local state of emergency until May 22 2001.
4. Subject: North Coast Emergency Medical Services' Joint Powers Agreement (Supervisor Woolley)
Action: Amend to provide for line of authority in governing regular meetings.
Clerk of the Board
5. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of April 24, 2001
Action: Approve the Board Orders.
Health & Human Services--Environmental Health
6. Subject: Resolution of Support for Application to Receive Fiscal Year 2001-02 State Funding for Costs Related to Operation of Humboldt County's Regional Used Oil Recycling Program
Action: Adopt Resolution No. 01-39.
Health & Human Services--Mental Health
7. Subject: Distribution and Administration of AB 2034 Housing Set Aside Funds for Program Enrollees
Action: Approve agreement with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Health & Human Services--Public Health
8. Subject: Memorandum of Understanding Between Public Health High-Risk Initiative High-Risk Youth Program and Redwood Community Action Agency/Youth Services Bureau/RAVEN Project
Action: Approve memorandum of understanding.
9. Subject: Purchase Tripad Handheld Personal Computer ($1,000)
Action: Approve purchase for Domestic Violence Prevention Program
10. Subject: Child Abuse Prevention Intervention and Treatment Grant to NorthCoast Children's Services
Action: Approve agreement for services.
C. CONSENT CALENDAR (Continued)
11. Subject: Administrative Services Agreement Claim with Northcoast Claims
Action: Approve agreement.
12. Subject: Agreement to Provide Insurance Services
Action: Approve agreement with Greg Shanahan Insurance.
13. Subject: Extra-Help Extension for Sue Brown, Legal Office Assistant (To 1500 Hours)
Action: Approve extension.
14. Subject: Extra-Help Extension for Juvenile Corrections Officers
Action: Approve extension to 1500 hours for Adrian Horta and Lee Myers
15. Subject: Request to Add Expenditure Line 1100-256-1-400 (Extra Help)
Action: Approve request and modification to Budget 256.
16. Subject: Remodel/Addition for the Healthy Moms Program; Project No. 431000
Action: Receive and reject previous bids; approve modified plans and specification; and open bids on May 29, 2001, at 3:00 p.m.
17. Subject: Supplemental Budget for County Parks ($7,000) Resulting from Higher Park Attendance
Action: Adopt said budget for deferred maintenance and transportation and travel.
18. Subject: Rehabilitation of Redwood Drive and Redway Drive; Project No. RPL-5904; Contract 990701
Action: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on May 29, 2001.
19. Subject: Ordinance Pertaining to Disturbance Warning Public Safety Service Fee
Action: Introduce ordinance by title, and set for adoption at least one week away.
20. Subject: Purchase of an Enclosed Trailer for the Drug Enforcement Unit
Action: Approve supplemental of $7,050
D. PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M.
Dick Wyatt expressed serious concerns about major violations of the County's no-smoking ordinance by the American Legion at a County facility in Fortuna.
E. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
1. Subject: Declaring National Health Care Week in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)
Action: Adopt proclamation.
2. Subject: Declaring Foster Parent Appreciation Month for May 2001 (Supervisor Neely)
Action: Adopt proclamation.
F. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Subject: Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (No Change Orders)
2. Subject: Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (No Advertisement)
G. MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS
1. Subject: Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No Action)
2. Subject: Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Report)
H. MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN
9:20 a.m.--Board of Supervisors
1. Subject: Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau Status Report
Action: Hear the report.
10:30 a.m.--Health & Human Services--Public Health
2. Subject: Grant Between Office of Traffic Safety, Humboldt County, and State Department of Forestry
Action: Hear status report from a representative of the State Department of Forestry.
I. CLOSED SESSION (No Final Action Taken)
1. Conference with Legal Counsel - existing litigation pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54956.9(a). Arcata Redimix vs County et al. Humboldt County Superior Court Case # CU00434.
2. Conference with Legal Counsel - existing litigation pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54956.9(a). In regards to Pacific Gas and Electric Company debtor; Case No. 01-30923bm, Chapter 11 Case, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division.