9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Silence


1.                   Request from Rose Comstock, President of Women in Timber, for Permission to use 5th St. Parking Lot for a Rally (Supervisor Kirk)



1.                   Proclamation Declaring September 13-15, 1996 as Humboldt Bay Awareness Days (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Presentation on the Humboldt Teen Empowerment Project (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear from representatives of Campfire Boys and Girls Humboldt Child Care Council and Rape Crisis Team.

3.                   Proclamation Declaring September 1996 as Literacy Month in Humboldt County (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 Office

1.                   Authorization to the Courts, Public Defender, Conflict Counsel, and Appointed Counsel to Charge a $25 Registration Fee for Their Service

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-69.


2.                   Amendments to the Jail Phase I Budget in fund 1160 and to the New Library Budget in Fund 1510

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendments as shown in Attachment A of submitted report.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Resignation of Karen Theiss from the McKinleyville Citizens' Advisory Committee (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept resignation and authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 29, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Rescheduling of Study Sessions on Methamphetamine Use in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule study sessions for the Mondays of October 21 and October 28, 1996 at 1:30 p.m.

District Attorney

6.                   Resolution Authorizing a Grant Application for State Funds to Augment District Attorney Resources for the Spousal Abuser Prosecution Program (Fiscal Year 1996-97)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-70.


7.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption--Supervising Public Health Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

8.                   Acceptance of Award for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control for Fiscal Year 1996-97 No. 95117L-96-12

RECOMMENDATION: Accept award in the amount of $20,000 from the State Department of Health Services.

9.                   Acceptance of Award for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control for Fiscal Year 1996-97 No. TBCSGF-67-12

RECOMMENDATION: Accept award in the amount of $10,000 from the State Department of Health Services.

Information Services

10.               Contract in the Amount of $4,500 for Software Enhancement to Assist in the Collection of Unpaid Debts

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Columbia Ultimate Business Systems Inc.

Mental Health

11.               1996-97 McKinney Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness Grant Renewal Application

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the submission of the grant application to the State Department of Mental Health.


12.               Contract with Foundation for Health PsychCare Services Inc. Employee Assistance Program Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Planning and Building

13.               Request from Don Davenport for Refund of Application Fees; No. AP510-181-15; Case No. FMS 14-92

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 17, 1996.

Public Works

14.               Storm Damage Repairs on Ettersburgh/Honeydew Road; 1.0 Project 349943

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the completed contract with Jim Adams Construction General Contractor.

15.               Agreement with Holmes-Biord Inc. to Provide "Clerk of the Works" Duties for the Jail Phase II Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

16.               Extra-Help Extensions for D. Hartman, N. Holm, E. Lathrop, R. Olson, J. Pabalate, T. Stokesberry, J. Shea, C. Watson, M. Walden, K. Kendrick, N. Long and M. Orr

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions to utilize these trained employees in the Roads, Engineering and Parks Divisions.

17.               Daniel J. Johnson Tract Map APN 15-131-44 Myrtletowne Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the subdivision as complete and accept the subdivision map for recordation.

Risk Manager

18.               Contract with Risk Management Services Inc. Workers' Compensation Third Party Claims Administration

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.


19.               Renewal of Agreement with the State Department of Corrections Pelican Bay State Prison

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements for California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System.

Supplemental Item Sheriff

20.               Agreement with Eureka City Schools for Adult Education in the Humboldt County Jail

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

21.               Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund and Supplemental Law Enforcement Oversight Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-71 establishing said fund and committee.

Supplemental Item Board of Supervisors

22.               Testifying by Supervisor Neely at Congressional Hearing Regarding Headwaters Forest (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reimbursement of travel expense for testifying at hearing on September 12, 1996 in Wash, D.C.


9:20 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Annual Report from the Commission on the Status of Women (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

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)

Employment Training

3.                   Appointment of Economic Development Representative to the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Janice Parakilas with term to expire on September 10, 1998.

Planning and Building

4.                   Humboldt Creamery Plan Amendment Petition; Fernbridge; File No. 200-312-13; Case No. GPA 15-95

RECOMMENDATION: Make required findings pursuant to Section 1452.2(4) of Framework Plan and accept applicant's petition to amend Eel River Area Plan and associated zoning subject to agreement by applicant to reimburse County for all actual costs incurred in processing application.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Action Required)


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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Conference with Labor Negotiator continued to September 11, 1996; and Litigation continued to September 17, 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.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Public Works Land Use Division

1.                   Proposed Vacation of a Portion of Patricks Point Drive County Road No. 3N010

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-72 to vacate a portion of Patricks Point Drive.


Community Assistance Unit

1.                   County v. MacMillian/Polizzi File No. AP 221-230-03

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 22, 1996.

2.                   County v. Harrison File No. AP 510-231-34Y

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

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.