9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

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



1.                   Resolution of Commendation Humboldt Open Door Community Health Center's 25 Years of Service (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.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of a Data Entry Operator I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

2.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of an Assessment Technician I/II Position No. 005

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

3.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of an Assessment Technician I/II Position No. 006

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


4.                   Scheduling of Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1750 Establishing Fire Assessments in County Service Area No.4

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule public hearing for Tuesday, September 3, 1996 at 1:45 p.m.

Building Maintenance

5.                   Transfer of $35,055 from Contingencies to Utilities Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 17, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Resolution from Resource Conservation District to Have Directors Appointed by Board in Lieu of Election

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Counsel to determine if resolution meets deadline specified in Sec. 9314 of Public Resource Code.

Coroner-Public Administrator

8.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of the Deputy Coroner-Public Administrator Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Court Executive Officer

9.                   Contract with Humboldt Mediation Services for Funds from Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Trust

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

10.               Contract with the Court-Appointed Special Advocate Program for Provide Services to Juvenile Court

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

11.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of Two Court Clerk I/II Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

District Attorney

12.               Establishment of Accounts in Budget Unit 205 for Change of Venue to Alameda County

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $26,180 from Contingencies and approve lease with Corporate Living Network.


13.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of a Senior Medical Office Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption and allow position to be filled on a substitute basis.

14.               Second Contract Amendment with the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Poison Control Center

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment extending contract to December 31, 1996.

Public Works

15.               Program Supplement No. 114 Revision 1 to Local-State Agreement No. 01-5904

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign supplement pertaining to construction of Bear Gulch Bridge.

16.               Request to Declare Patrol Vehicle Nos. 0717, 07123, 07124 and 07128 as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and authorize Purchasing Agent to dispose of said vehicles.

17.               Program Supplement No. 111-R2 to Local-State Agreement No. 5904

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign supplement pertaining to construction of Harrison Ave., Phase II.

18.               Agreement with Horizon Air for Air Carrier Service at the Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

19.               Award of Contract for Harrison Avenue Phase II Myrtle Avenue to Manzanita Project No. 940070

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to RAO Construction Co. Inc.


20.               Transfer from Sheriff's Citizens on Patrol Program Account to Portable Radios Fixed-Asset Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,290.

Supplemental Agenda Item--Probation

21.               Contract Amendment--Temporary Placement of Juvenile Court Wards--Crystal Creek Detention Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Extend contract through September 13, 1996.


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

9:15 a.m.

1.                   Budget Units 181-199 Economic Development and Promotion and Contributions--Others

RECOMMENDATION: Continue public Hearing to August 28, 1996 for Contributions--Others.

10:45 a.m.

2.                   Budget Units for Superior and Municipal Courts, Courthouse Temporary Construction Fund; AB 3121 County Clerk, Court Records Conversion, Marshal and Grand Jury

RECOMMENDATION: Continue public hearing to August 21, 1996.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

2.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects--Award of Contract in the Amount of $258,972 to Jim E. Adams for Storm Damage Repairs to Golden Gate Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract upon submittal of appropriate bonds and insurances.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Oppose AB 2587 (Morrow)--Reduction of Interest Rate on Delinquent Taxes.


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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Continue to August 21, 1996)

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.

County Counsel

1.                   Ordinance Repealing the Application of the Transient Occupancy Tax to Campground and RV Spaces in the Unincorporated Areas of Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2128.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Schedule of Humboldt County Fees and Charges--Cooperative Extension and Planning and Building

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt fees as recommended by staff, and adopt Ordinance No. 2129.

Planning and Building

3.                   Consideration of Zoning Reclassification/Appeal of the 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, CDP 39-94, CUP 22-94; Steve Moser, Brian Hunt and Cindi Hunt Applicants; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Sitting as the Airports Land Use Commission, found that a designation of 0 to 2.4 dwellings per acre is compatible with adopted Airport Master Plan.

K.                  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.