9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Dino Cardelli of the Calvary Chapel of Arcata



1.                   Resolution for the Humboldt County Drug-Free School Zone Project (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution.

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 Services

1.                   Contract to Provide County Building Maintenance Staff for Maintenance Services at Eureka CalTrans Office and Equipment Shop for Which the State will Fully Compensate the County, Including Administrative Costs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract and allocate one full-time Facility Maintenance Mechanic I/II position.


2.                   Resolution Fixing the Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-66.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Resignation of Karen Theiss from the McKinleyville Citizens' Advisory Committee (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 19, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 20, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

District Attorney

6.                   Application for Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies Fiscal Year 1996 U.S. Department of Justice

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute application.

Employment Training

7.                   Purchase Network Address Translation Software and Additional Ethernet Port for SUN Computer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $4,705.


8.                   Application to Office of Justice for Safe Kids/Safe Streets Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-67.

9.                   Approval of Amendments to the Contract for the High Risk Infant Follow-up Program; Budget Unit 405

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

10.               Subcontract with Humboldt Open Door Clinic for State-Funded Immunization Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subcontract.

Mental Health

11.               Reallocation of Senior Mental Health Clinician to Supervising Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.


12.               Test Use Agreement for Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training Exams (P.O.S.T.)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Personnel Director to execute Test Use Agreement.

13.               Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services for Board of Corrections Examinations

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Personnel to execute Test Use Agreement.

Public Works

14.               Murray Field Refurbishment--Project No. 911300; Second Amendment to Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment with the aviation consulting firm of Shutt-Moen Associates.

15.               Insurance Requirements for the County of Humboldt Extraction Review Team

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 10, 1996.


16.               Increase in Compensation of Twenty Salary Ranges for Correctional Lieutenant Larry Whitford

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase effective April 10, 1996 through June 30, 1996.

17.               Extra-Help Extension for Bruce Anfinson Evidence Technician

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

18.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Emergency Communications Dispatcher I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

19.               Award of Contract for the Rehabilitation of Mattole River Bridge; Project No. 9240350

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to J.F. Shea Company, Inc. in the amount of $397,547.

Social Services

20.               Increase in Pay for Anita Soulis, Eligibility Worker III at Level of Eligibility Supervisor for Performing Duties

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase.

21.               Agreement for Delivery of Food Stamps to Social Services Outstations with American Star Private Security

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Supplemental Item Board of Supervisors

22.               Management Plan and Subsequent Acquisition of South Spit of Humboldt Bay (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to Governor Wilson in support of Senate Bill 39 (Thompson).

Administrative Office (CAO)

23.               Contract with City Garbage Company

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 24, 1996.

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)

Planning and Building

3.                   Comments on the Draft City of Eureka General Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt staff's comments and recommend revisions to the City of Eureka and authorize Chair to sign letter of transmittal.

Administrative Services

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment adding $76,963 for the performance of Basic Services and $62,250 for additional services.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

3.                   Resolution in Support of Preserving Headwaters Forest (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-68.

4.                   Assessing of City of Eureka 3% Utility Tax on County Buildings (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to request a rebate because County government is exempt from said tax.

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.                   Scott Easton and Peter Toby members of the production team for the The Lost World filmed in Humboldt County praised the Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau for their assistance and they reported that 200 personnel would be coming to the County for three weeks thereby stimulating Humboldt County's economy. See scanned document for more.


Community Assistance Unit (CAU)

1.                   County v. Noel File No. AP 306-101-07

RECOMMENDATION: Find property conditions of premises constitute public nuisance and order owner to abate same.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.


1.                   Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1750 Establishing Fire Assessments in County Service Area No. 4

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2130.


1.                   Consideration of Zoning Reclassification/Appeal of Planning Commission's Denial by Non-Action of Moser-Hunt Sand Pointe Major Subdivision, Conditional Use and Coastal Development Permits; 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 (Continued from meetings of August 13 and 20, 1996)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution and Ordinance.See scanned agenda item for all of the actions.

M.                 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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