Humboldt County


TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2001


Humboldt County Courthouse

Supervisors' Chambers, First Floor

825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 a.m.

PRESENT: Supervisors Smith, 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 Paul Harris, First Church of the Nazarene in Eureka


Supplemental Agenda Item--Board of Supervisors

1. Subject: Rescission of $217,000,000 from Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Program Action: Send letter of opposition to the Senate Appropriations Committee.


Administrative Services

1. Subject: Policy on Lowering the United States and California Flags

Action: Give direction on possible revisions to draft policy for Board reconsideration at a future Board meeting.

Agricultural Commissioner

2. Subject: Agreement with the State Department of Pesticide Regulation

Action: Approve agreement for subvention funding for local enforcement.


3. Subject: Increased Cost of Digital Camera Purchase That Was Approved on April 17, 2001

Action: Approve transfer of $500.

Board of Supervisors

4. Subject: Request to Establish Rents & Leases--Equipment Line Item ($542)

Action: Approve request.

Building Maintenance

5. Subject: Purchase of Getz Manufacturing Fire Extinguisher Refilling Station ($950)

Action: Approve purchase.

Clerk of the Board

6. Subject: Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 12, 2001

Action: Approve the Board Orders.

Community Development Services

7. Subject: Bertain Lot Line Adjustment and Joint Timber Management Plan and Guide; Benbow Area; File No. APN 223-034-01; Case No. LLA-00-01

Action: Approve adjustment, plan, and guide.

8. Subject: Assignment of Trust Fund Numbers for New Grants Received on CalHome Rehabilitation, 2000 HCD HOME Rehabilitation, CDBG Willow Creek Planning and Technical Grant, and CDBG Jobs/Housing Balance Initiative

Action: Approve assignment of trust fund numbers.

County Administrative Office

9. Subject: Advancing of Funds to Meet Court Payroll Through December 30, 2001

Action: Authorize Treasurer-Tax Collector to continue the advancing of funds.

County Counsel

10. Subject: Modifying Conflict of Interest Code to Include Information Services Manager

Action: Approve modification by adopting Resolution No. 01-50.


Employment Training

11. Subject: Cost-Reimbursement Subagreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council

Action: Approve subagreement through June 30, 2002.

12. Subject: Appointments to the Workforce Investment Board

Action: Appoint Diane Holliday and Randall Hansen.

Health & Human Services--Environmental Health

13. Subject: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility Contract Extension

Action: Extend agreement with Recycling Research and Development Inc.

Health & Human Services--Mental Health

14. Subject: Extra-Help Extensions for Various Employees in Various Classifications

Action: Approve extra-help extensions.

15. Subject: Agreement with LDH Enterprises d.b.a. Hollenbeck Residential Care Home

Action: Approve agreement for supplemental rate services through FY 2003.

16. Subject: Agreement with Transitional Residential Treatment Facilities, Inc.

Action: Amend agreement to increase compensation for Fiscal Year 2000-01.

17. Subject: Reallocation of Crisis Specialist Positions

Action: Approve reallocation to Psychiatric Nurse.

18. Subject: Three-Year Combined Negotiated Net Amount and Drug/Medi-Cal Contract

Action: Approve contract with State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.

Health & Human Services--Public Health

19. Subject: Supplemental Budget--Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act Program

Action: Approve supplemental budget ($1,615) for additional training funds.

20. Subject: Contract for Tuberculosis Patient Referral Under Legal Orders of Detention

Action: Extend contract with Los Angeles County to June 30, 2004.

Information Services

21. Subject: Reclassification of Vacant Data Control Technician Position

Action: Approve reclassification to Administrative Secretary.


22. Subject: Transfer of $450 for the Purchase of Computer Equipment

Action: Transfer $450 from Fixed Assets line item to Computer Equipment line item.

Public Works

23. Subject: Culvert Replacement at Clear Creek on Mattole Road (FEC010) at PM 13.05;

Action: Approve plans and specifications, and open bids on July 17, 2001.

24. Subject: Federal Aviation Administration Grant to Construct Airport Perimeter Fencing; Improve Air-port Erosion Control; Rehabilitate Airport Rescue & Firefighting Building; and Rehabilitate Taxiway A

Action: Accept grant, and adopt supplemental budget of $1,006,250.


Risk Management

25. Subject: Humboldt County Hearing Conservation Program

Action: Accept said program into the County's Safety Manual.

26. Subject: Claims Report for the Months of January, February, and March 2001

Action: Receive and file claims report.


Paula Yoon spoke in support of establishing the Redwood Creek National Watershed Center in Orick.


Public Works

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

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


3. Subject: Opposition to Assembly Bill 934 (Hertzberg), Which Would Change the Current Process Available for Property Owners to Appeal Value Placed on Their Property by Assessor

Action: Send letter of opposition to State Senator Tom Torlakson.

4. Subject: Opposition to Assembly Bill 81 (Migden), an Attempt by the Legislature to Return Assessment of Electrical Generating Facilities That Have Been Sold Off by Utilities to the Jurisdiction of the State Board of Equalization

Action: Send letter of opposition to Assemblywoman Carole Migden.

County Administrative Office

5. Subject: Amendment to Compensation Plan for Management and Confidential Employees and for Elected and Appointed County Officials

Action: Raise in salary for the positions of Assistant County Administrative Officer (Range 461) and Assistant Personnel Director (Range 391).

Vote: AYES: Supervisors Smith, Rodoni, Woolley, and Kirk NAY: Supervisor Neely

6. Subject: Fiscal Year 2001-02 Proposed Budget

Action: Adopt CAO-recommended budget as proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2001-02; and adopt personnel allocation schedule to correspond to funding as included in adopted proposed budget.


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 (None)


9:30 a.m.--Board of Supervisors

1. Subject: Presentation of Grand Jury Final Report for 2000-2001 (Supervisor Woolley)

Action: Hear presentation, present certificates of appreciation, and refer the report to the CAO to coordinate responses in accordance with adopted procedures.


1. Report from Closed Session of June 25, 2001 (Continued to June 26, 2001)--Consider Public Employee Appointment for Position of County Administrative Officer Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54954.5 (Continue to July 3, 2001)

2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position, and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees Consider Public Employee (Continue to July 3, 2001)

3. Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (None)

4. Conference with Legal Counsel; Initiate Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9(b); 1 Case

(Do Not Initiate Litigation)

5. Conference with Legal Counsel; Anticipated Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54956.9(a); 2 Cases (No Final Action Taken)


Community Development Services

1. Subject: Gott Enterprises Zone Reclassification and Lot Line Adjustment; File No. 504-091-01; Case No. ZR-00-01/LLA-00-08

Action: Approve zone reclassification and lot line adjustment.

2. Subject: Wotherspoon Zone Boundary Adjustment/Lot Line Adjustment/Joint Timber Manage-ment Plan and Guide; File No. 208-311-05 et al. Case No. ZR-00-03/LLA-00-17; Dinsmore

Action: Approve zone boundary adjustment, lot line adjustment, joint timber management plan and guide, and Ordinance No. 2248.