TUESDAY, MAY 07, 1996

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Daniel J. Price of the First Presbyterian Church of Eureka


1.                   Senate Bill 39 (Thompson) Regarding the South Spit of Humboldt Bay (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

2.                   Request to Travel to Texas from July 14-19, 1996 Annual Conference of National Association of Counties

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from Supervisor Dixon.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring the Week of May 13-19, 1996 as Senior Center 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request from Blue Lake City Attorney for an Area Plan Study in the Vicinity of Hatchery Road

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of response and refer letter from Mr. Platz to the County Planning Department.

2.                   Budget Request from County Crime Commission Working with Law Enforcement (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to the 1996-97 budget hearing process.

Employment Training

3.                   Reduction in Vocational Technician Position to .4 Full-Time Equivalent

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


4.                   Amendments to Subcontracts with NorCAP and Northcountry Clinic HIV CARE Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendments to subcontracts.

5.                   Application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for Enforcement Assistance Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign application and adopt Resolution No. 96-36.

6.                   Establishment of Line Items Trust Fund and Supplemental Budget for Linkages Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and approve supplemental budgets in the amounts of $679 and $12,906.

Mental Health

7.                   Extra-Help Extension for Dyann Mitchell Secretary

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

8.                   Amendment to Agreement with Public Health and Budget Revision for Alcohol and Other Drugs Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize amendment to agreement with Dept. of Public Health for HIV Counseling/Testing.

9.                   In-Patient Care Agreement with Del Norte County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.


10.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Legal Office Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

11.               Completed Contract for Storm Damage Repairs to Price Creek and Howe Creek Roads

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Mercer Fraser Company.


12.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $205 in Order to Complete Purchase of Pan Disrupter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

13.               Substitute Appointments to Replace Correctional Officers Sheri Baldwin and Beverly Lindholm

RECOMMENDATION: Approve substitute appointments.

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 (None)

Employment Training

4.                   Appointment of One Rehabilitation Representative to the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Robert Van Fleet.

Check Registers

5.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Month of April 1996

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of April 1996.


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 (None)

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.                   John Friedenbach of L and M Renner Inc. submitted a document pertaining to recent fuel price increases.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 PM

Planning and Building

1.                   Variance to Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for May 14, 1996 per written request of the applicant/appellant.

2.                   Proposed Sale of Assessor's Parcel No. 510-410-20 (1606 Pickett Road in McKinleyville)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 14, 1996.

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.