9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Captain Ron Gilden of the Salvation Army

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS

1.                   Request for Release of Attorney-Client Privilege Covering Deputy County Counsel's Memo of February 4, 1999 Regarding Manila Gas Project RFQ (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

2.                   Table Bluff Reservation--Wiyot Tribe's Five-Year Strategic Plan (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to the Six Rivers National Forest.

C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote. Prior to the meeting, any member of the public may request any member of the Board to pull a particular item for further discussion.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Ordinance Adopting Revised Fee Schedule for Jail Booking Fee

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2187.

Administrative Services

2.                   Agreement for Use of a Portion of the Eureka Veterans Building for Courtrooms

RECOMMENDATION: Approve license agreement with American Legion Post 212 and VFW Post 1872.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Resolution Commendation for Republicans of the Year (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation for Robin and Lois Arkley.

4.                   Out-of-County Travel to National Association of Counties' Legislative Conference

RECOMMENDATION: Approve travel for Stan Dixon to travel to Washington, D.C. (02/26/99 - 3/02/99).

Building Maintenance

5.                   Supplemental Budget of $1,800 for Projects Requested by the Courts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Appointment to the Fish and Game Advisory Commission (Third District)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Daniel l. Dobie with term to expire on June 30, 2002.

Employment Training

7.                   Designation of Private Industry Council as the Interim Lead Agency for Implementation of Transitional Needs as Mandated by the Workforce Investment Act (HR 1385) Prior to a Local Designation as a Workforce Investment Area

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of February 23, 1999.

8.                   Local One-Stop System as Part of a Statewide One-Stop Career Center System

RECOMMENDATION: Submit grant application for development to the Department of Labor.

Information Services

9.                   Provision of a Point of Connection to the Internet for the County's Network

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Pacific Bell Internet Services ($345 per month).


10.               Request for Dissolution of Senior Public Health Nurse Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request upon the establishment of a new eligibility list.


11.               Supplemental Budget - Department 235 - CalWORKS

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Public Health

12.               Subcontract for Adolescent Family Life Program Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontract with the Humboldt Child Care Council.

13.               Contract Amendment with North Coast Emergency Medical Services

RECOMMENDATION: Amend agreement for net annual amount of $20,591.

Public Works

14.               Central Terrace Subdivision Final Map APN 510-11-12 McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the subdivision map for recordation.

15.               License Agreement for Ground Courier Service on County Airports

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Northern California Community Blood Bank.


16.               Reallocation of Marshal/Municipal Court Marshal and Deputy Marshal I/II Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

Social Services

17.               TRENDS December 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file Trends report for quarter ending December 1998.


1.                   Presentation of Funds by Redwood Coast Musical Festivals (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Present 1998 funds to senior organizations.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

Administrative Office(CAO)

3.                   Transfer of $20,250 from General Fund Contingency to Fund Jail Operational Audit as Outlined in Proposal Submitted by Harvey M. Rose Accountancy Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

4.                   Budget Update

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor to update appropriate line items to reflect accounts receivable adjustments ($712,878 increase); direct Auditor to update line items to reflect revenue decrease of $679,795; and direct Auditor to increase reserve for contingencies by $33,083 representing difference between accounts receivable and decreased revenues.


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

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action)

3.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development--Humboldt County (No Action)

G.                 CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (Not Required)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Review County's Position and Instruct its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (Not Required)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (Not Required)

4.                   Conference with Legal Counsel Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c); Initiation of Litigation (One Case) (No Final Action Taken)

5.                   Conference with Legal Counsel Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b); Significant Exposure to Litigation (One Case) (Continue to February 23, 1999)

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

This 15-minute portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda that is under the jurisdiction of the Board. It is requested that speakers sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber.


1.                   Aldo Bongio agreed with a letter to the editor of the Times Standard (Feb. 8, 1999 edition) from Daniel Gurnee pertaining to reactivation of the North Coast Rail Authority.Bill O'Neill submitted written comments expressing concerns about the Scientific Review Committee and the County of Humboldt Extraction Review Team.Rob McLaughlin and Bob Brown agreed with the comments submitted by Mr. O'Neill.Julie Pacquin supports a Wal Mart in Humboldt County.


Community Assistance Unit

1.                   Humboldt County vs. Grimsley; Assessor's Parcel No. 402-101-327

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 13, 1999.

J.                   PLANNING AND BUILDING

Planning and Building

1.                   Halvorsen Properties General Plan Amendment and Zone Reclassification; File No. APN 501-294-04; Case No. GPA-04-97

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of February 23, 1999.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARING

1.                   Agricultural Coastal Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendments

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 99-16 and Ordinances 2188 and 2189.

L.                   ADJOURNMENT

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and nine (9) copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 111 of the County Courthouse, 825 5th Street in Eureka (476-2384). Documentation includes, but is not limited to, written correspondence, audio and video tapes, maps, photographs, and petitions. Failure to submit the required number of copies will result in the document/s not being placed in the official record. (Per Board of Supervisors' policy adopted on March 21, 1995.)

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.