9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Douglas Thompson of the Christ Episcopal Church


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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Proposed Fishing Boundary Change--Upper Van Duzen River (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of opposition to State Fish and Game Commission.

2.                   Certificates of Recognition--Quota International of Eureka (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve certificates.

3.                   McKinleyville Community Services District Conflict of Interest Code (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to code adopted by the District on February 11, 1999.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Appointment of Two Members to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Rod Edgmon and David Twaddell to terms expiring on 6/30/02.

5.                   Appointment of Two Members to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Maggie Kraft and Ron Newcomb.

6.                   Appointment of Barbara Ogden to the McKinleyville Area Fund Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment with term to expire on January 1, 2003.

District Attorney

7.                   Child Abuse Services Team--National Children's Alliance Grant of $12,000

RECOMMENDATION: Establish supplemental budget for the acceptance of said grant.

8.                   Domestic Violence Vertical Prosecution--Office of Criminal Justice Planning Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Establish supplemental budget for the acceptance of said grant.

Employment Training/Private Industry Council (PIC)

9.                   Naming PIC Interim Lead Agency for Implementing Transitional Needs Mandated by Workforce Investment Act Prior to Local Designation as Workforce Investment Area

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda (will be rescheduled at a later date).

Planning and Building

10.               Disbursement Request:McKinleyville Inland Parkland Trust Fund No. 3713

RECOMMENDATION: Reimburse McKinleyville Community Services Dist. $3,412.50 for Hiller Sports Site.


11.               Supplemental Budget ($3,500) to Pay Expenses of Sheriff's Citizens on Patrol

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

12.               Reimbursement for Expenses Associated with Live Scan Fingerprinting System, the Identix Fingerprint System, and TFP Photo System Located in Jail Booking Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $16,973.

Social Services

13.               Mental Health Services and Drug & Alcohol Services to CalWORKs Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budgets for Mental Health ($216,609); Drug & Alcohol ($286,173); Mental Health/WtW ($251,391); and Drug & Alcohol/WtW ($251,391).


1.                   Proclamation Declaring March 1999 as Women's History Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring March 7, 1999 as Humboldt County Arbor Day and Commending Women in Timber for Their Contributions to Humboldt County (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

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)


3.                   Juvenile and Adult Local Detention Facility Construction Grant Application

RECOMMENDATION: Approve submitting application for funding to the Board of Corrections.


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

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

G.                 MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN--9:30 A.M.

Time Certain

1.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Al Norman and take appropriate action (if required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

I.                     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 supports salvaging down timber in County and State parks.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Adjourn to Friday, March 5, 1999 at 9:00 a.m. in Conference Room B for Closed Session on Public Employee Performance Evaluation for County Administrative Officer (Pursuant to Govt. Code Sects. 54954.5 and 54957)