9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Ted Calkins of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Eureka



1.                   Proclamation Designating Sunday, October 6, 1996 as Day for First Annual Festival on the Bay (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring October 6, 1996 as Physician Assistant Day (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 (CAO)

1.                   Contract for Fire Protection and Dispatch Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the California Department of Forestry.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Meeting of September 11, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Meeting of September 16, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Meeting of September 17, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

District Attorney

5.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption--Deputy District Attorney I-IV; Legal Office Assistant I/II; Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemptions.

Employment Training

6.                   Contract for Child Care Services for JTPA Clients Through June 30, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the Humboldt Child Care Council.

Justice System Subvention Program

7.                   Agreement with the City of Arcata for the Arcata Diversion Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Planning and Building

8.                   Request from Don Davenport for Refund of Application Fees

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 8, 1996.


9.                   Compensation for Dolores Cano as Supervising Group Counselor During Assignment as Acting Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation at Range 254 Step B.

Public Works

10.               Request to Declare Road-Funded Equipment Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize disposition of various equipment.

11.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of McKinleyville Avenue County Road No. C4L925

RECOMMENDATION: Approve summary vacation and adopt Resolution No. 96-77.

12.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of Heindon Road; County Road No. 4L700

RECOMMENDATION: Approve summary vacation and adopt Resolution No, 96-78.

13.               Request to Declare Vehicle Nos. 07121 and 04322 as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

14.               Establishment of Trust Fund for Collection of Passenger Facility Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Approve establishment of interest-bearing trust fund 3987.

15.               Award of Contract ($23,347) for Replacement of Emergency Generator at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to White Electric Company.

16.               Award of Contract ($62,520) for Safety Area Grading and Fencing at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to KBR Construction.

17.               Construction of Bridge on Tributary Creek at North Fork of the Mattole River; Project 940050

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with MCM Construction General Contractor.

18.               Acceptance of EPA Grant Award ($8,400) for Riparian Vegetation Mapping and Restoration Project

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant for the Lower Van Duzen and Eel Rivers.

19.               Emergency Road Repairs to Mattole Road; Post Mile 37.87

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Director, acting as Road commissioner to invoke Sect. 20395(e) of the State Contract Act which authorizes the immediate repair of damaged roadway costing over $25,000 without the normal advertising for bids and approve transfer of $150,000 from Road Fund Contingency following the adoption of the 1996-97 County budget (to fund repair project).

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)

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Action Required)

4.                   Budget Adjustments for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Fiscal Year 1996-97 Budget as presented and adopt Resolution Nos. 96-97 and 96-80.

5.                   Contract with City Garbage Company for a New Rate Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of October 8, 1996.

6.                   Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for Humboldt County Waste Management Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from CAO and take appropriate action.


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 (Continued closed session with County Negotiator as needed)

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.                   See scanned attachment.

J.                   ADJOURNMENT

1.                   By Order of the Chair the meeting was adjourned to October 3, 1996 for a meeting with John Amodio, Resources Agency Assistant Secretary and Charles Peterson, Mendocino County Supervisor.