9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend H. Patrick Pollard of the Eureka Church of Religious Science



1.                   Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Awards

RECOMMENDATION: Acknowledge the actions of the people who have been given these awards.

2.                   Administrative Reimbursement for AFDC Overpayment Collections

RECOMMENDATION: Receive presentation from the State Fraud Bureau.

3.                   Proclamation Declaring March 1996 as Jazz Festival Appreciation Month in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)

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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Tax Sharing Annexation Agreement with the City of Arcata (Holzer)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-23.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 13, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Employment Training

3.                   Supplemental Budget ($63,443) for Department 588 for Line Item Transfer and Additional Expenses

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

4.                   Supplemental Budget ($32,295) for Department 589 for Line Item Transfer and Additional Expenses

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.


5.                   Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Coordination of Program Services Through June 30, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU with Northcoast Children' Services Headstart Program and Eureka City Schools.

6.                   Request to Establish New Accounts and Transfer Funds from Senior Citizens Donation Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $1,000.

7.                   Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS--Subcontract Amendments and Budget Adjustments

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendments and budget adjustments in the amount of $4,550.


8.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption--Probation Officer I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

9.                   Cock Robin Island Boat Ramp Agreement with Charles Pedrazzini

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign five-year agreement in the amount of $5,000 ($1.00 a year).


10.               Authorization to Purchase Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Use by Correctional Staff in Jail Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization in the amount of $18,984.

11.               Supplemental Budget ($4,423) for Purchase of 2 Aluminum Tool Boxes and 3 Global Positioning Systems

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for use of Asset Forfeiture Fund.

12.               Supplemental Budget ($1,884) for Purchase of 2 Video Cameras

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for use of Asset Forfeiture Fund.


9:20 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Activities Pertaining to February 1996 Violence Prevention Month

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral report from Susan Buckley of the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Update on Winter Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update and take appropriate action (if required).

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Taber Consultants to perform foundation studies for repairs on East Blue Rock, East Branch and Old Briceland Roads; and hold bid opening on March 19, 1996 for repairs to Dyerville Loop Road.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (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 (No Action Required)

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

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 Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (If needed)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

4.                   a.) Bank of America v. County of Del Norte, Board of Supervisors of County of Del Norte, California State Board of Equalization and Humboldt County Case No. 95-0081; Superior Court of Del Norte County.

5.                   b.) Westhaven Community Development Council v. Jon Cook County of Humboldt et al; Case No. 94DR0265; Superior Court of Humboldt County

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.                   Lindsey McWilliams, Administrative Services Director announced that the Board of Supervisors meeting of March 5, 1996 would be broadcast in the Courthouse on the 610 AM dial with the assistance of Humboldt State University.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 PM

Planning and Building

1.                   Westfall Zone Reclassification; Ferndale; File No. 101-131-05; Case No. ZR-06-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification to Timber Production Zone, and adopt Ordinance No. 2113.

2.                   Selection of Project(s) for Inclusion in the 1996 Community Development Block Grant Application

RECOMMENDATION: Selection projects to be submitted in the 1996 competition.

Administrative Office (CAO)

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.