9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend A. Daw of the Arcata Assembly of God


C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

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.                   Ordinance Amending Sections 261-7 and 261-.5-1 of Chapter 1 of Division 6 of Title II of County Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2126 relating to Humboldt County Correctional Facility parking.

2.                   Rural Business Enterprise Grant Application for Larabee Valley/Buck Mountain

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify application to provide telephone service to the Larabee Valley/Buck Mountain area.

Administrative Services

3.                   Amendment to Agreement for Architectural Services with Holmes-Biord Architects for a New Court Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 27, 1996 (tentative date).

4.                   Bid for Telephone System for New Mental Health Children, Youth and Family Services Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Solicit telephone system bids for said facility, and approve accelerated bid response procedure.

Agricultural Commissioner

5.                   Renewal of the Animal Services Contract with the Sequoia Humane Society Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Resolution Commending Jack Alderson on His Retirement from the Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution presented to Jack Alderson on August 9, 1996.

7.                   Resolution Recognizing August 31, 1996 as Hot August Daze in Phillipsville (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution and forward a copy to Royal McCarthy at Cal-Trans for processing.

8.                   Letters of Appreciation for Service on Mental Health Board (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letters for Joy Sundberg and Maureen Welsh and post vacancies.

9.                   Proclamation Declaring August 2-5, 1996 as Days of Official Arts Recognition (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify proclamation presented Aug. 2, 1996 to honor Author John Villiani on his visit to Eureka.

Clerk of the Board

10.               Finalization of Appointments to the Orick Design Control Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Finalize the appointments of Martha Peals, Ed Salsedo and Lorraine Johnson.

11.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 9, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

12.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 15, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

13.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 16, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

14.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 23, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

District Attorney

15.               Request to Declare Vehicle No. 03206 as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and authorize disposition of said vehicle by the Purchasing Agent.

16.               Establishment of Accounts in Budget Unit 205 for Change of Venue to Alameda County

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 20, 1996.

17.               Transfers Totaling $7,908 from Enforcement Fund No. 1380 to Fixed Asset Account for Computers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfers.

18.               Victim/Witness Reapplication Grant--Office of Criminal Justice Planning Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-56.

Emergency Services

19.               Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan Supporting Applicant Jurisdictions Impacted by January-March, 1995 Floods

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plan, and authorize Chair to sign letter of promulgation.


20.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to HIV Street Outreach Program Through June 30, 1997

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

21.               Hiring Freeze Exemption and Substitute Appointment--Senior Medical Office Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 20, 1996.

22.               Amendment to WIC Contract No. 95-22883 for the Period October 1, 1995 Through September 30, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to provide an additional $2,385 to serve 50 new clients.

23.               Agreement with Seventh Day Adventist Church for WIC Clinic at 1200 Central Avenue in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

24.               Federal Area Contingency Plan (ACP) Planning Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Director of Environmental Health to sign agreement with Department of Fish and Game.

25.               Change in FTE for Budget Unit 470 HIV CARE Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a reduction in position allocation from to .80 FTE for Health Education Specialist I/II.

Library Services

26.               Annual Contract with Humboldt Literacy Project for Families for Literacy Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said contract.

Mental Health

27.               Reallocation of Office Services Supervisor Position (37.5 Hours) to Office Services Supervisor (40 hours)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

28.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 1170-424 in the Amount of $1,264--Community Donation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

29.               Request for Transfer from Day Treatment Trust to Mental Health (Other Revenue) Sundry

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a supplemental budget in the amount of $937.

Planning and Building

30.               Request to Increase Professional Services Expense Account Allocation by $2,900

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in order to pay invoice for geologist services.


31.               Amendment to Contract 94-361 with California Youth Authority--Revised Project Description and Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chief Probation Officer to sign contract amendment.

32.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Legal Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

33.               Summary Vacation of a One-Foot Non-Vehicular Access Strip; Shelter Cove Subdivision

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-57 and accept easement deed from David Lee Whalen.

34.               Award of Contract for Storm Damage Repairs to Mattole Road

RECOMMENDATION: Award the contract to Steelhead Constructors of Palo Cedro California.

35.               Agreement with Horizon Air for Air Carrier Service at Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 20, 1996.


36.               Request to Declare Approximately 200 Bales of Grass Hay Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and authorize Purchasing Agent to sell hay bales to highest bidder.

37.               Reverse Supplemental Budget to Move Funds from Fixed Asset Account to District Attorney's Trust Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Decrease Revenue Account by $2,000 decrease fixed asset account, FAX Machine by $2,000 and authorize Auditor to transfer $2,000 into Trust Fund 3570-807-570 Responsible Department 205.

Social Services

38.               Request to Disallocate .50 FTE Vacant Eligibility Worker Position and Increase .50 FTE Eligibility Worker Position to 1.0 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

39.               Request to Disallocate Vacant Data Entry Operator Position and to Allocate New Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

40.               Greater Avenues forIndependence Program Biennial Plan Update for Fiscal Years 1996-97 and 1997-98

RECOMMENDATION: Approve update including the implementation of additional AB 1371 provisions.

41.               Request to Allocate a Staff Services Manager I for Twelve Months in Interim SAWS Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Supplemental Item Administrative Office (CAO)

42.               1996 California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Challenge Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-58.

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 (If required)

2.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

3.                   Southern Humboldt Extension (Demonstration) to the Redwood Transit System

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of August 27, 1996.

4.                   Request to Name the Bridge on Lindley Road Over the Mattole River the A.A. Hadley Memorial Bridge

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Social Services

5.                   TRENDS Report for the Period Ending June 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

Administrative Office (CAO)

6.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).


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 (No Action Required)

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.                   William Bertain asked that the Board research the economic impacts on the various proposals pertaining to the Headwaters Forest.Kelly Bettiga a former Pacific Lumber Company employee concurred with Mr. Bertain's request.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Public Works

1.                   Proposed Vacation of a Portion of Patricks Point Drive, County Road No. 3N010

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same to the meeting of September 10, 1996.

Planning and Building

2.                   Braun Zoning Reclassification and Minor Subdivision; Kneeland Area; File No. AP 217-440-03; Case Nos. ZR-20-94, PMS 30-94; JOHN BRAUN Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2127 changing the zoning to an Agricultural Exclusive with Special Building Site (40 Acre Minimum Parcel Size) Combining Zone.

3.                   Moser-Hunt Sand Pointe Development Project File No. APN 511-011-14; Case Nos. ZR 18-94, FMS 11-94, CDP 39-94, CUP 22-94; STEVE MOSER, BRIAN HUNT and CINDI HUNT Applicants; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same to the meeting of August 20, 1996.

4.                   McKinleyville Community Services District Coastal Development Permit and Conditional Use Permit APN 510-271-15 and 511-071-05; Case Nos. CDP 55-95 and CUP 39-95 McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same to the meeting of August 27, 1996.

County Counsel

5.                   Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Repealing the Application of the Transient Occupancy Tax to Campground and RV Spaces in the Unincorporated Areas of Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of August 20, 1996.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Month of June 1996

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

L.                   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.)

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