9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag and Invocation by Captain Ron Gilden of the Salvation Army


1.                   Northcoast Breast Cancer Early Detection Program Partnerships Request for Funding (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-59 supporting request for funding.

2.                   Establishing and Appointing a Budget Oversight Committee (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Establish said committee and appoint members.


1.                   Resolution Commending Jackie Phippen for Her 20 Years of Service to the County (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.


1.                   Payroll Clearing Transfer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appropriation transfer as recommended by Auditor-Controller.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 18, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 19, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 22, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 24, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 25, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 13, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

District Attorney

8.                   Purchase of Two Video Cassette Recorders, One 13-inch Television and One Television Cart

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the total amount of $1,800.

9.                   Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution Grant Application for Fiscal Year 1996-97 State of California

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-60 authorizing execution of grant proposal/award face sheet.


10.               Subcontracts to Budget Unit 470 Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subcontracts with North Coast AIDS Project, Redwoods Rural Health Center and Humboldt Home Health Services.

11.               Renewal of Ambulance Permits

RECOMMENDATION: Renew permits for the following; Arcata-Mad River Ambulance Service; Hupa Health Association; City Ambulance of Eureka; Fortuna/Garberville Rescue Service; Fortuna/Garberville Rescue Service; Southern Trinity Health Services and Northern Pacific Air Ambulance.

12.               Subcontract with NorthCountry Clinic for State-Funded Immunization Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subcontract.

13.               Contract for Adolescent Family Life Program for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the State Department of Health Services.

Mental Health

14.               Disallocation of 1.0 Administrative Analyst I/II Position and Allocation of 1.0 Senior Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

15.               Appointment of Laurie Dickenson to the Allied Health Professional Staff with Active Status

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.


16.               Revised Class Descriptions for the Positions of Traffic Control Maintenance Worker, Traffic Control Crew Supervisor and Property Transfer Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class descriptions.


17.               Request for Proposal for Lease of Electronic Monitoring Equipment and 24-Hour Monitoring Services for Adults and Juveniles Participating in Various Home Detention Program Administered by Probation Department

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chief Probation Officer to release the Request for Proposal.

Public Works

18.               Recording of Project Notice of Completion for Humboldt County Jail Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Clerk of the Board to record notice once most of the punch list items have been completed.

19.               Delegation to Public Works Director to Sign Interagency Supplemental Agreements for Roadway and Bridge Construction Projects--Local Agency--State Agreement No. 01-5904

RECOMMENDATION: Approve delegation.


20.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Filling of Emergency Communications Dispatcher I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

21.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Filling of Deputy Sheriff I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

22.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $800 for Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Social Services

23.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Filling of Staff Services Analyst I Position No. 3

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

24.               Transfer Through Contingencies in the Amount of $182, 000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to reconcile accounts in Budget Unit 518 for Fiscal Year 1995-96.


10:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on the Proposed County Budget for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on the following budget units:Sheriff, Marijuana Eradication, Sheriff-Boat Safety Program, C.O.S.T. Sheriff, Sheriff-Jail, Jail Transition Team and Coroner-Public Administrator.

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.                   Request for Discontinuation of Southern Humboldt Extension (Demonstration) Service Effective 10/01/96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

4.                   Insurance Requirements for the County of Humboldt Extraction Review Team

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 3, 1996.

Administrative Services

5.                   Amendment to Agreement for Architectural Services with Holmes Biord Architects for a New Court Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of September 3, 1996.

6.                   Lease of Space on the Northernmost Tower on the Roof of the County Courthouse for Installation of Two Parabolic Microwave Antenna and Space in the Penthouse Communications Room for Related Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-61, declaring intention to construct and lease property.


7.                   Update on Consolidated Dispatch Services

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Sheriff Lewis.

Administrative Office (CAO)

8.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

9.                   Contract with City Garbage Company

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 3, 1996.

Supplemental Items--County Counsel

10.               Extending Permanently Continuance of Public Hearing for Fiscal Year 1996-97 and Each Fiscal Year Thereafter

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-62.

11.               Resolution Regarding Date for Adoption of County Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-63.


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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action Taken)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.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 by 1:25 p.m.


1.                   James Holder wants Geraldine Lira to be released from Juvenile Hall.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 p.m.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Hearing on Consideration of Zoning Reclassification/Appeal of Planning Commission's Denial by Non-action of the Moser-Hunt Sand Pointe Major Subdivision, Conditional Use and Coastal Development Permits, File No. APN 511-011-14; Case Nos. ZR-18-94;FMS 11-94; CUP 39-94; CUP 22-94; Steve Moser, Brian Hunt, and Cindi Hunt, Applicants; McKinleyville Area (Continued from the meetings of August 13 and 20, 1996)

RECOMMENDATION: Close public hearing and deliberate on September 3, 1996.

2.                   McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD); File No. AP 510-271-15 and 551-071-05; Case No. CDP-55-95/CUP-39-95; Coastal Development Permit and Conditional Use Permit for Modification of Existing Coastal Development (CDP 10-94) and Conditional Use Permit (CUP 04-94) for MCSD Wastewater Treatment System.(Modification involves deletion of proposed transmission line for reclaimed wastewater from MCSD treatment plan to Arcata-Eureka Airport and deletion of proposed irrigation distribution system at said Airport.)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve modified Coastal Development Permit and Conditional Use Permit based upon findings in staff report and as conditioned in the submitted Exhibit "A".

K.                  PUBLIC HEARING--7:00 P.M.

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on the Proposed County Budget for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Receive public testimony.

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.)

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