9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Mike Burke of Gospel Outreach



1.                   Resolution Commending Roy Curless for His Years of Dedicated Service to Humboldt County Upon His Retirement from the Assessor's Office (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

2.                   Proclamation Honoring Arbor Day and Supporting Women in Timber (Supervisor Dixon)

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.


1.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Assessment Technician I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

2.                   Extra Help Extension for Earlene Birnie Office Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Resolution Congratulating Dalys on Their 100th Anniversary (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify signing of resolution on March 3, 1995.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 21, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

5.                   Ordinance Providing for Informal Bidding Procedures in Accordance with the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act of the Public Contracts Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2065.

6.                   Standard Agreement for Applicant Environmental Impact Reports

RECOMMENDATION: Approve use of agreement for all projects under $10,000.

Emergency Services

7.                   Extension of Proclamation of Local Emergency Due to January 8, 1995 Storm/Flooding

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-32.

8.                   Extension of Proclamation of Local Emergency Due to December 26, 1994 Earthquake

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-33.

Employment Training

9.                   Allocation of One (1) Labor Market Information Specialist Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation of said position.


10.               Increase in Compensation for Supervising Environmental Health Specialist

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase in compensation for Jim Clark.

11.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Senior Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Municipal Court

12.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


13.               Settlement Agreement with Marvin Kirkpatrick and Deputy Sheriff's Organization

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign settlement document.

14.               Settlement with Tim McCollister and Deputy Sheriff's Organization

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign settlement document.

15.               Revised Class Description for Community Service Officer Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class description.

Planning and Building

16.               Designation of the Planning and Building Director's or the Director's Authorized Representatives as the County's "Authorized Designee" to Verify that a Timber Conversion Exemption is Consistent with County Land Use and Zoning Designation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve designation.


17.               Supplemental Budget for COST Account No. 1100-525-081-236

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $480.


18.               Resolution Commending John W. (Jack) Pederson for His Years of Dedicated Service to Humboldt County Upon His Retirement from the California State Board of Corrections

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

Social Services

19.               Supplemental Budget for Administration Accounts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $202,000.

20.               Purchase of a Lap-Top Computer and Additional Hard Drives

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $4,403.

Supplemental Agenda Item--County Counsel

21.               Reallocation of Legal Secretary I/II Position to Senior Legal Secretary

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

Supplemental Agenda Board of Supervisors

22.               Appointment of Board Member to Caltrans Advisory Committee (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Neely to advisory committee to help in the development of the marketing plan for the eventual sale of the properties purchased for the Eureka Freeway.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Phase I Implementation of Beach and Dunes Management Plan (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution 95-34 to seek funding assistance from the Coastal Conservancy.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Report Required)

Social Services

3.                   TRENDS Report for the Quarter Ending December 31, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.


1.                   Update on Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative and the Community Economic Revitalization Team (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Forward proposals to Marge Handley.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required) (No Action)

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (Furtado/Audubon Society)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position and Instructing Its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation and Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

3.                   Update on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if needed)

4.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); (Kendrick et al v. City et al; Case No. C95042VRW)

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.                   Becky Hinderman wants the Redwood Transit System (RTS) to be extended to Southern Humboldt.She believes that all citizens in the County should have equal access to the RTS.

J.                   DISCUSSION/POLICY DIRECTION1:45 P.M.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Diversion of Eel River Water to the Russian River; PG&E Potter Valley Project and Fish Screen; Proposed Potter Valley Authority Act (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update only (no formal action taken).

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending February 28, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending February 28, 1995.

L.                   ADJOURNMENT


1.                   Adjourn to Friday, March 10, 1995 at 10:00 a.m. for a meeting at Louisiana Pacific in Samoa with Assemblyman Hauser on tideland litigation.

2.                   Adjourn to Monday, March 13, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers in order to meet with staff from the State Office of Emergency Services.