TUESDAY, JULY 16, 1996

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Dr. James Snyder of the First Baptist Church of Eureka


1.                   Restoration of the Trinity River and Its Fishery (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve adding Humboldt County to the door hanger poster in support of restoration.

2.                   Authorization of Loan for County Fair Association with U.S. Bank--Operations of Gate Admissions

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize loan.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Judge Ronald Rowland for His Years of Service to Humboldt County (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present 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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request from City of Fortuna to Consolidate Its 1996 Special Municipal Election with Regular Election

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and refer to Elections Division.

2.                   Letter from PWM Inc. Pertaining to Real Property Adjacent to Social Services Building (Bonnie Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Real Property, CAO and Social Services Director for consideration.

3.                   Resolution Commending Keisen Jogakuen School and Students--Homestay Exchange Program (Bonnie Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution.

4.                   Resolution Commending Dennis Doty and Richard Fridley--Service with California Highway Patrol (Julie Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve presentation of resolutions on July 20, 1996.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 28, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 25, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

8.                   Appointment of Jan Ostridge to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment with term to expire on July 16, 1999.

9.                   Appointment of Gail Nickerson to the Mental Health Board as a Family of Consumer Representative

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment with term to expire on January 26, 1997.

10.               Board Resolution Approving Proposed Resolution of Intention and Boundary Map Under Section 10104 of the Streets and Highways Code in and for Water Assessment District of Palmer Creek Community Services District

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-55.

Court Executive Officer

11.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Court Clerk /II (Substitute Position)

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

12.               Amendment to Cost-Reimbursement Sub-Agreement with Redwood Community Action Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment dated June 6, 1995.


13.               Request to Decrease .70 FTE Office Assistant I/II Position to .60 FTE in Tobacco Education

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

14.               Request to Increase Health Education Specialist I/II Position from .75FTE to 1.0 FTE and Request to Decrease Health Education Specialist I/II Position from 1.0 FTE to .80 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

15.               Approval of Master Grant Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) for Various Programs for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval for Local Assistance Block Grant, Early Intervention Program/Rural Early Intervention Project, HIV Testing Program and AIDS Education and Prevention Program.

16.               Contract No. 96-25829 Immunization Program for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Department of Health Services.

17.               Provider Agreement for Targeted Case Management Services for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the State Department of Health Services.

18.               Medi-Cal Administrative Activities Contract for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Contract No. 95-23764.

19.               Preventive Health Care for the Aging Contract for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Contract No. 96-25869 with the State Department of Health Services.

20.               Child Health and Disability Prevention and California Children's Services Program Plan--Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said plan.

Library Services

21.               Reopening of the Ferndale Branch Library on July 20, 1996 and Approval of "Open Hours Schedule"

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reopening date and schedule of open hours.

Mental Health

22.               Monitoring/Evaluation Reports on the Subcontractors of Alcohol and Other Drug Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Accept and file said reports.

23.               Request to Fill Custodian Position with Substitute Appointment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

24.               Lease of Property at 1711 Third Street in Eureka for Children's Mental Health Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease with Darrell W. Dinsmore and Rosemarie Dinsmore.


25.               Correctional Cook and Family Support Officer I Eligibility Lists

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension of lists for one year or until new eligibility lists are established.

Planning and Building

26.               Report from the Planning Review Committee

27.               Transfer of $175 from Professional and Special Services Account to Fixed Asset Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to complete payment for DC Remote Control Desk Console Radio.


28.               Renewal of Agreement with Del Norte for Accommodations of Juvenile Wards in Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement for Bar-O-Boys Ranch.

Public Works

29.               Award of Project for Northern California Regional Treatment Center, Contract No. 443000

RECOMMENDATION: Reject all bids for the proposed Regional Treatment Center.


30.               Compensation for Correctional Supervisor Cathy Ritchie at Class of Correctional Lieutenant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation through July 22, 1996.


10:00 a.m.

1.                   Child Welfare League of America Update

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral update.

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.                   Ordinance Amending Chapter 1 of Division 3 of Title IV of the Humboldt County Code by Adding Thereto Section 431-20-1, Relating to Parking on Butler Valley Road

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on July 23, 1996.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation--Federal Welfare Reform Bill

RECOMMENDATION: Express concerns about long-term impacts to Rep. Riggs and Senators Feinstein and Boxer.

5.                   Ordinance Amending Chapter 1, Division 6, of Title II, of the Humboldt County Code, Related to Humboldt County Correctional Facility Parking

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading, and set for adoption on August 13, 1996.


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

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

3.                   Survey of Agencies, Groups and Individuals Who Have Significant Contact with Child Welfare Services (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Review results of survey conducted by the Citizen's Child Welfare Advisory Board and give direction to the Advisory Board on where they should "focus their energy."

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

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.                   CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING 1:45 P.M.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   1996-97 Update of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges--Cooperative Extension and Planning and Building Department

RECOMMENDATION: Continue the public hearing to the meeting of July 23, 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.