9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Jeff Puckett of the Centerpointe Community Church in Eureka


1.                   Resolution of Support for the Annual California Coastal Clean-up Day on September 21, 1996 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Support.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring the Week of September 17-23, 1996 as Constitution Week (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.


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.                   Lease Purchase for Telephone System for Mental Health's New Children, Youth and Family Services Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease purchase.


2.                   Standard Agreement to Offset the Local Cost of Enforcing Certain State-Mandated Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the State Department of Food and Agriculture.


3.                   Extra-Help Extension for Robert Stewart Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Resolution Commending Assemblyman Tom Woods, Author of Assembly Bill 2616 (Clarifying that California's Psychiatric Health Facilities Meet Health Care Financing Administration's Regulations as Acute Psychiatric Hospitals), Which was Signed Into Law by Governor Wilson on July 24, 1996 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution.

5.                   Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of the Avenue of the Giants and Bull Creek Flats Road for the Annual Running of the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon on October 20, 1996 (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-73.

6.                   Resolution of Support for Southern Humboldt Garden Club's Dedication of Blue Star Memorial (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution.


7.                   Supplemental Budget--Purchase of Communications Data Services RFCAD Radio Propagation Software

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $3,000.

County Counsel

8.                   Resolution from Humboldt County Resource Conservation District to Have Directors of Said District Appointed by the Board of Supervisors in Lieu of Election

RECOMMENDATION: Reject resolution for not meeting deadline specified in Section 9314 of Public Resources Code.

Information Services

9.                   Purchase of Communications Hardware for Connection to Internet

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $7,350 from Communications line item to Computer Systems line item.

Planning and Building

10.               Refund of Building Permits Fees to A and I Roofing ($170.16) and Mike and Carol Guy ($1,248.86)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refunds.

11.               Request from Don Davenport for Refund of Application Fees; No. AP 510-181-15; Case No. FMS 14-92

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 24, 1996.


12.               Contract for Three Reserved Beds at Crystal Creek Juvenile Detention Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Public Works

13.               Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant Offer--Arcata (ACV); AIP No. 3-06-0012-18

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Ray Beeninga, Airports Manager, to sign grant offer.

14.               Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant Offer--Murray Field; AIP No. 3-06-0072-04

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Ray Beeninga, Airport Manager to sign grant offer.

15.               Acceptance of Allocation of Funds for the Rohnerville Airport, Project No. HUM 3-96-1 ($227,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign acceptance and authorize Chair to sign an agreement for Airport Engineering Services with Shutt Moen Associates.

16.               Agreement for Exchange of Construction Funds for Unrestricted Road Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with CalTrans.


17.               Extra-Help Extensions for Larry Shay and Don Riese of the Department Training and Crime Prevention Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions.

18.               Transfer from Contingencies to Cover Overdraft in Sheriff's 1995-96 Overtime Account (1100-221)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from Contingencies in the amount of $168,728.

Supplemental Item--Planning and Building

19.               Moser-Hunt Sand Pointe Zoning Reclassification; Major Subdivision; Conditional Use and Coastal Development Permits; File No. APN 511-011-14; Case Nos. ZR 18-94; FMS 11-94, CDP 39-94, CUP 22-94

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 24, 1996.

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.                   Report on County Tire Amnesty Day and the Reuse of Tires in the Gainer and Associates Tire Bailing Retaining Wall Project

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Withdrawn from the agenda (no action required).

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Action Required)

CHECK REGISTERSIn accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of August 1996.


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

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

3.                   Resolution of Support for Proposition 217--Reversal of Property Tax Shift (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-74.

4.                   Presentation by Robin Kuhnle re Motocross (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (No Action)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 a. Redwood Region Audubon Society and Sierra Club v. County of Humboldt respondent Pacific Lumber Company real party in interest Case No. 95CP0216 (No Action) b. Citizens of Humboldt County v. California Coastal Commission et al, Case No. 970646 (No Action) c. Bank of America v. Del Norte County Humboldt County State Board of Equalization Del Norte County Superior Court Case No. 95-0081 (No Action) d. South Spit Litigation County v. Lundblade et al Case No. 94DR0080 (Continue to Sept. 24, 1996)

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.                   Jacqueline Michele Dohne of Blue Blossom Road had a complaint that the Sheriff's Department does not effectively investigate drug trafficking.


Community Assistance Unit

1.                   Administrative Abatement Hearing County v. Lennon AP 204-161-06

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

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.