9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend David Kilmer Congregational Church of Ferndale



1.                   Selection of Mr Mervin Moe as North Coastal County Engineers Employee of the Year

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

2.                   Resolution Commending Gladys Strope for More Than Forty Years of Voluntary Service to Humboldt County Mental Health Activities (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt 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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Emergency Services Funds Relating to Jan. 1995 Flood and Dec. 26, 1994 Earthquake

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $10,000 from the General Fund Contingency.


2.                   Additional Compensation for Lori McCrigler in the Amount of $150,05

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation for working above class for 262 1/2 hours.

3.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Senior Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Citizens Child Welfare Advisory Board

4.                   Adding a Family Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse to Pediatrician Category

RECOMMENDATION: Approve additional and adopt Resolution No. 95-12.

County Clerk

5.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Superior Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

County Counsel

6.                   Reallocation of Deputy County Counsel Position-- Position Number 001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation from 3/4 time to full time.

7.                   Transfer of Deputy Counsel and Investigator Positions from CAO to County Counsel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of positions for Community Assistance Unit.

District Attorney

8.                   Resolution for Spousal Abuser Prosecution Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-13 and adopt supplemental budget of $37,000.

Emergency Services

9.                   Resolution Extending Declaration of Emergency

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-14.


10.               Renewal of Ambulance Permits for Service Area I through V

RECOMMENDATION: Approve renewal of ambulance permits.

Library Services

11.               Supplemental Budget for Computer Software, Training Costs and Hardware Installation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $21,193.

12.               Grant Application to Humboldt Area Foundation for Hiring a Senior Library Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve forwarding of grant application to the foundation.


13.               Request to Reclassify Legal Office Assistant I/II to Fiscal Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

14.               Acquiring of Fallert and Giampaoli Parcel; Arcata/Eureka Airport Clear Zone; Runway 32

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on February 14, 1995.

15.               Russ Rock Quarry No. 1; Snow Camp Road

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign License Agreement with Terry Russ.

16.               Management Class of Deputy Public Works Director General Services

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt said position into the classification plan.

17.               Transfer of $450,000 from Road Fund Contingency for "F" Street Reconstruction

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer with the exception of $270,000 for "F" Street reconstruction.

Social Services

18.               Report on the In-Home Supportive Services Personal Care Service Program

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Social Worker Supervisor I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Superior Court

20.               Transfer of $150,000 from the General Fund Contingency to Superior Court Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer said amount to various Superior Court criminal line item.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN (None)

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Proposed implementation--Expanded Alcohol/Drug Abuse Treatment Program; Clark Complex

RECOMMENDATION: Certify environmental documents; find identified impacts acceptable; make economic findings and adopt statement of overriding considerations.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (NO REPORT 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

1.                   Lundblade v. County

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken.

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.                   Tim Ayres submitted a letter from the Humboldt Coastal Coalition

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Director's Determination to Recognize a Surface Mining Vested Right on Eleven (11) Sites for the Pacific Lumber Company on a 29 Mile Stretch of the Eel River; Lewis Klein, Fred Neighbor and Susie Van Kirk, Appellants

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue to Tuesday, February 7, 1995 at 1:45 p.m.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Adjourn to Saturday, January 28, 1995 at 9:00 a.m. for Planning Commissioner and Board member training at the Salvation Army Building on Tydd Street in Eureka.

2.                   Adjourn to Monday, January 30, 1995 at 5:30 p.m. for a study session with the Judges at the Red Lion Inn in Eureka.