Humboldt County




Humboldt County Courthouse

Supervisors' Chambers, First Floor

825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 a.m.

PRESENT: Supervisors Smith, Woolley, Neely, and Kirk

ABSENT: Supervisor Rodoni

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





1. Subject: Transfer of $173,727 from Contingencies to General Fund Interest Expense

Action: Approve transfer.

Board of Supervisors

2. Subject: Declaring August 18, 2001, Bridge-Fest Day in Bridgeville (Supervisor Rodoni)

Action: Adopt resolution.

3. Subject: Disease Transmission Through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Woolley)

Action: Extend local state of emergency until June 19, 2001.

4. Subject: SB 226 (Chesbro)--County Medical Services Program (Supervisor Woolley)

Action: Send support letters to Gov. Davis, Sen. Chesbro, and V. Strom-Martin.

5. Subject: Funding to Restore Yurok Tribe's Old Ranger Station--Klamath (Supervisor Kirk)

Action: Send letter of support to Dennis Galvin, National Park Service Director.

6. Subject: Orleans 53rd Annual Old Timers' Parade and Picnic (Supervisor Kirk)

Action: Adopt resolution for June 17, 2001.

Clerk of the Board

7. Subject: Reappointments to Big Lagoon Community Services District's Board of Directors

Action: Reappoint Sara Kavich and Patrick Cleary.

8. Subject: Appointment to the Petrolia Fire Protection District's Board of Directors

Action: Appoint Rex Rathbun.

9. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of May 22, 2001

Action: Approve the Board Orders

Community Development Services

10. Subject: Grant Funding for Updating the Mad River Program EIR for Gravel Mining

Action: Submit application to State Fish & Game's Fisheries Restoration Grants Program.

County Administrative Office

11. Subject: Funds for State-Mandated Cost-Claiming Services

Action: Approve supplemental budget of $20,000.

Employment Training

12. Subject: Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement with the College of the Redwoods Action: Approve subagreement to provide training as Nurse Assistants, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Registered Nurses.

Employment Training

13. Subject: Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement with the Area I Agency on Aging

Action: Approve subagreement to provide Basic In-Home Caregiver training.

14. Subject: Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement with Humboldt Regional Occupational Program

Action: Approve subagreement for providing Nurse Assistant certification training.

15. Subject: Welfare-to-Work Formula Grant; 2001 Local Plan Adjustment/Modification

Action: Approve Welfare-to-Work Formula Grant Program Plan modifications.


Health & Human Services

16. Subject: Temporary Increase in Salary for Leonard Rankin, Substance Abuse Counselor II

Action: Approve temporary increase as outlined in agenda submittal.

17. Subject: Donations to Mental Health Revenue Account ($3,000)

Action: Transfer $3,000 to Mental Health Trusts, Account No. 1170-706-070

18. Subject: Supplemental Budget for High Risk Prevention Case Management Program ($3,000)

Action: Approve supplemental budget.

19. Subject: Supplemental Budget for Mental Health Pharmacy ($100,000)

Action: Approve supplemental budget.

20. Subject: Purchase of Computer System for the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

Action: Approve purchase.

21. Subject: Report Showing Negative Impacts of Smoking on County Residents and Institutions

Action: Approve subcontract with Dan Chandler for developing said report..

22. Subject: Funding from U. S. Environmental Protection Agency for Pollution Prevention Grant

Action: Accept funding of $10,000.

23. Subject: North Coast Project LEAN Mini-Grants for Fiscal Year 2000-2001; Budget Unit 436

Action: Approve contracts with Manila Community Services District, Del Norte Unified School District, and Redwood Empire Food Bank.

24. Subject: Drug Testing by the Public Health Laboratory for the Drug Court Program

Action: Approve standard agreement with the State Department of Justice.

25. Subject: Supplemental Budget for Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition (LEAN) Program

Action: Approve supplemental budget ($700)--from video and cookbook sales.

26. Subject: Report on the Winter 2000-2001 Shelter

Action: Receive and file report.

27. Subject: Donation of 2001 Chevrolet Tracker 4x4 to County Motor Pool

Action: Approve donation for capitalization and maintenance purposes.

28. Subject: Job Services to All Eligible CalWORKs Recipients Referred by Social Services

Action: Approve agreement with the Employment Development Department.


29. Subject: Debra Hill--Correction to Personnel Action of April 24, 2001; No. C-19

Action: Correct previous Board Order as recommended by the Personnel Director.

30. Subject: Grants (2) Totaling $57,500 for the Library's Automation Project

Action: Accept grants from the California State Library and the Library of California.

Public Guardian/Conservator

31. Subject: Contract to Provide for Services as LPS Conservator for Del Norte County Residents

Action: Approve agreement with Del Norte Mental Health Department.


Public Works

32. Subject: North and South Hammond Tract Monument Preservation Fund Surveys

Action: Award North Hammond Tract services agreements to Kelly-O'Hern Associates. Award South Hammond Tract services agreement to Hunt Surveying and Forestry.

33. Subject: Award of Contract for Rehabilitation and Widening on Elk River Road

Action: Award contract to Parnum Paving, Inc.

34. Subject: Request to Declare Nine Vehicles as Surplus; And Authorize Disposition by Purchasing

Action: Approve requests, and deposit sales revenue in Motor Pool Fund.

35. Subject: Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Wilder Ridge Road and Landergen Road

Action: Approve plans and specifications, and hold big opening on June 26, 2001.

36. Subject: Courthouse Construction Fund Transfer from Contingencies for $278,159; General Justice Fund Transfer from Contingencies for $125,680; Transfers to Provide Funding for the Courthouse Landscape Project and the Courthouse Remodel Architectural Agreement

Action: Approve the transfers.

37. Subject: Summary Vacation of County Public Service Easement; Werner Subdivision; McKinleyville

Action: Approve the summary vacation by adopting Resolution No. 01-43.

38. Subject: Award of Contract for Ramp Extension and Taxiway Paving at Arcata Airport

Action: Award the project to W. Jaxon Baker, Inc.

39. Subject: Construction of Overlay Paving on Oak Street, Avalon Drive, and Hospital Road

Action: Pull from agenda.

40. Subject: Lease for New Parking Requirements and Landing Fees--Arcata-Eureka Airport Terminal

Action: Approve amendment to lease agreement with Horizon Air Industries, Inc.

41. Subject: Camino Way Subdivision for JLF Construction, Inc.; APN 511-421-06, McKinleyville Area

Action: Declare subdivision agreement as complete, and authorize release of security.

42. Subject: Status of Trinity River Technical Advisory Committee

Action: Receive report.


43. Subject: Donation of One Portable Hog Pen from Jim Taylor, Owner of Taylor Livestock Farms

Action: Accept donation for use by Sheriff's Work Alternative Program hog farm project.


Brian Finck and Marilyn Oberg expressed concerns about the proposed construction of a Walgreen's at the corner of Harrison Avenue and Harris Street in Eureka. Kirk Girard, Director of Humboldt County Community Development Services, explained the application and notification process.


Public Works

1. Subject: Contract Change Orders Over $10,000 (None)

2. Subject: Overlay Paving on Redwood Drive and Redway Drive; Contract No. 990701

Action: Award contract to Mercer Fraser Company of Eureka.


3. Subject: Humboldt County's Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2000

Action: Receive and file the audit report of Bartig, Basler, and Ray, CPA's.

Clerk of the Board

4. Subject: Appointment of One Member to the Orick Design Control Committee

Action: Affirm existence of committee, and appoint Kimberly Hufford.


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

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


10:00 a.m.--Supervisor Kirk

1. Subject: Presentation from Willow Creek, McKinleyville, and Arcata Chambers of Commerce

Action: Hear the presentations regarding expenditure of transient occupancy tax.


1. Report from Prior Closed Session (if required)

2. Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54957.6, Review County's Position, and Instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if required)

3. Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9 (if required)

4. It is the Board of Supervisors' Intention to Meet in Closed Session to Consider Public Employee Performance Evaluation for Position of Clerk of the Board Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54954.5

(Reschedule for the meeting of June 12, 2001.)

5. Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b) (Three Cases) (No final action taken.)

6. Conference with Legal Counsel--Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c); (Two Cases) (One case continued to June 12, 2001; the other case had no final action taken.)