TUESDAY, JULY 02, 1996

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Wes Powell, Chaplain of the Eureka Police Department



1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Commander Scott Allen, Humboldt Bay Coast Guard Air Station (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution for Arlene M. Lindau on Her Retirement from County Service (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 11, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 18, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes as corrected.

4.                   Reappointments to Various Boards and Committees

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint J. Travis to Area I Developmental Disability Program Board; reappoint J. Ingram and C. Wenger to Child Welfare Advisory Board; and reappoint R. Munoz, J. Marshall and J. Able to Forestry Review Committee.

County Counsel

5.                   Use of Azalea Hall by the McKinleyville Community Plan Citizens Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign lease agreement with the McKinleyvlle Community Services District.

Employment Training

6.                   Amendment to Contract for Payroll Services for the Summer Youth Employment Training Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment with John Fullerton CPA.


7.                   Purchase of Computer, Terminals, Printers and Software for Vital Statistics Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $5,190.

8.                   Compensation for Brian Cox at Level of Supervising Environmental Health Specialist Through July 26, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request while Jim Clark, Supervisor, is on vacation from July 1 through July 26, 1996.

9.                   Hazardous Materials Response Team Annual Payment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve payment for Fiscal Year 1995-96 in the amount of $22,700.


10.               Request for Substitute Appointment of Deputy Marshal II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


11.               Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4 (AFSCME)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-51 providing for a change in medical plan benefits.

Public Works

12.               Request to Declare Eucalyptus, Pine and Alder Trees in Four Areas of the Arcata Airport as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request; and direct Purchasing Department to sell such trees, if possible.

13.               Replacement of Emergency Generator at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on August 6, 1996.

14.               Construction of Safety Area Grading and Fencing at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on August 6, 1996.

Social Services

15.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Social Worker I/II Vacancy, Position No. 004

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN (None)

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

3.                   Arcata Airport Terminal Building Advertising Proposal (Withdrawn from agenda)


4.                   McKinleyville Drainage District Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve following sites as funds allow; Bartow Rd. Culvert carrying Mill Creek; Central Ave. Culvert carrying Widow White Creek (at Glen's Auto); Central Ave. Culvert carrying Norton Creek overflow (at Bigfoot Gas Station); and Central Ave. Ditch carrying Norton Creek overflow (between Norton Road and Bigfoot Gas Station).

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support AB 3284 (General Relief Residency Requirements).


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

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

3.                   Establishment of Categorical Representation on the Agricultural Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Establish eleven member committee.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action)

I.                     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.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Public Works

1.                   Adoption of an Interim Monitoring Program and Adaptive Management Practices for Gravel Removal from the Lower Eel and Van Duzen Rivers (continued from the meeting of June 18, 1996)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Interim Monitoring Program and Adaptive Management Practices as amended for gravel removal from the Lower Eel and Van Duzen Rivers.


County Counsel

1.                   County v. Fendrick; AP No. 306-051-02; 6622 Second Street, Fields Landing

RECOMMENDATION: Find the conditions of property constitute a public nuisance and order owner to abate same.

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.