TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1996

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Matt Magill Executive Director of the Eureka Rescue Mission


C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

D.                  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 Services

1.                   Court Construction Supplemental Budget ($287,638.57) for Close of Escrow for Fortuna Co-Op Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.


2.                   Standard Agreement with the State Department of Agriculture for Inspecting Nursery Stock

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Resolution Commending George Gatto for His Years of Service to Humboldt County (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution which was presented on May 31, 1996.

4.                   Resolution in Support of Wildwood Days in Rio Dell (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 21, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Coroner-Public Administrator

6.                   Transfer of $7,400 from Contingencies for Upgrading the Coroner's Computer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

County Counsel

7.                   Amending Section 541-38 of Title V of Division 4 of the County Code Relating to Dog License Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2118.

District Attorney

8.                   Purchase of Fixed Assets for Child Abuse Services Team (CAST)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $20,940.

9.                   Transfer from Family Support's Contingency for Purchase of Printers and Computers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer in the amount of $287,000 for Statewide Automated Child Support System.

Employment Training

10.               Supplemental Budget ($416,000) for Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Act Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

11.               Purchase of Training Materials for Job Training Partnership Act Participant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of a stenograph at a cost of not more than $450.

12.               Increase from .8 FTE to 1 FTE for Fiscal Assistant I/II Position Occupied by Kathleen Gritz

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase.

13.               Amendment to Contract with Humboldt Child Care Council for Providing Child Care Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment adding $30,000 to the current contract.


14.               Lease Agreement with Bonnie and Ted Toreson for Operation of Willow Creek Clinic at 77 Walnut Way

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

15.               Purchase of New Telephone System and Upgrade to Main Building's Security Alarm System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $43,382.

16.               Purchase of Computer System and Laser Printer for HIV Testing Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $3,265.00.

Information Services

17.               Request for Proposals (RFP) for a New Computerized Tax System

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Information Services to issue RFP.

Mental Health

18.               Resolution Providing Evaluation Services for Mentally-Disordered Persons

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-43.

19.               Disallocation of Mental Health Worker I/II Position and Allocation of Two .5 FTE Mental Health Workers I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


20.               Purchase of Computer System in the Amount of $14,788

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

21.               Settlement Agreement with John G. Gillespie

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign settlement agreement in the amount of $12,000.

Planning and Building

22.               Refund of Application Fees to Les Scher in the Amount of $122.49

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

Public Defender

23.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Position of Attorney I/II/III/IV

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

24.               Amending Sections of Chapter 1, Division 2, of the County Code Relating to Various Stop Intersections

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2119.

25.               Supplemental Budget ($74,565) for Necessary Purchases of Aviation Fuel and Applied Salaries

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

26.               Agreement with Harvey G. Harper for Use of Unimproved Parcel of Land Near Murray Field

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

27.               Leases for Runway End Indicator Lights at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease with the Federal Aviation Administration.

28.               Resolution Receiving the CalTrans Alphabetical Maintained Road Mileage Listings for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-44.

29.               Services Agreement for Ferndale Monument Preservation Fund Survey

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Kelly-O'Hern Associates Inc.

30.               Storm Damage Repairs on Wilder Ridge Road and Weymouth Bluff Road; Project Nos. 649216 and 649261

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Wahlund Construction Company, General Contractor.


31.               Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Law Enforcement Dispatch and Records Management System

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Sheriff's Department to release said RFP.

32.               Transfer of $510 to Cover Added Cost of Purchasing a Pan Disrupter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Social Services

33.               Invitation for Bids (IFB) for a Security Guard Services Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Distribute the IFB to and accept bids from interested parties.

34.               Fourth Agreement Amendment to Family Preservation Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment extending the agreement through June 30, 1997.

35.               Agreement with California State University, Long Beach for Fieldwork Experience

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

36.               Request to Allocate a Social Worker IV A/B Position for Child Welfare Services to Function as Interview Specialist with the District Attorney's Office

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


9:05 a.m. District Attorney

1.                   Presentation by the Child Abuse Services Team (CAST)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report.

9:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Overall Economic Development Plan Committee Annual Report (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive annual report, and approve submittal to the Economic Development Administration.

10:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors and Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Transient Occupancy Tax for Owners of RV Parks and Campgrounds (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Begin legal process to repeal said tax.

10:30 a.m. Planning and Building

4.                   Reimbursement of the General Plan User Fee Trust Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $147,860 to the General Plan User Fee Trust Fund.

11:00 a.m. County Counsel

5.                   Zoning Code Revision

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from contract counsel on status of Humboldt County Code revisions.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Employment Training

1.                   Appointment of One Private Sector Representative to the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Marilyn D. Spencer with term to expire on June 11, 1998.

Public Works

2.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (None)

3.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Neutral on AB 2167 (Richter) support SB 1797 (Thompson), oppose AB 2587 (Morrow) support funding for GAIN, support lead poisoning education funding and oppose Governor's trial court funding proposal.

G.                 CORRESPONDENCE (None)


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

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

I.                     CLOSED SESSION (No Action Taken)

J.                   PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (None)

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 by 1:25 p.m.


K.                  BOARD DELIBERATION 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Deliberation on Appeal of Planning Director's Decision to Deny Variance to Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance to Allow Construction within Flood Plain; Seventh Day Adventist Church, Applicant/ Appellant; File No. AP 211-151-20; Redwood Area Camp at Dyerville Loop Road (Public Hearing Closed on May 14, 1996)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 9, 1996.

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works

1.                   Speed Limits on Highway 101 Between Eureka Slough and the Mad River Bridge

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt staff recommendation that the current speed limits should remain in place.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   1996-97 Update of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of June 18, 1996.

M.                 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.