9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Pledge of Allegiance

2.                   Invocation by Captain Gregory of the Salvation Army



1.                   Proclamation Declaring the Week of February 1, 1992 as Scouting for Food Week in Humboldt County (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.

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Resolution Ratifying Name Change of the County Supervisors Association of California to the California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 92-11.

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 21, 1992

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Health and Social Services

3.                   Report on Budget Impacts Due to Realignment

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Health and Social Services Director on February 11, 1992.

4.                   Approval of Nursing Agreement No. 92-1 Between Humboldt State University and the Health and Social Services Department and the Mental Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chairman to execute agreement for use of County clinical facilities for the University's Nursing Program clinical nursing experience.

5.                   Transfer of $650 from Underground Storage Tank Program to Revenue Account Number 631-280

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and establish new fixed asset line item entitled File Cabinet-5 High.

6.                   Request to Transfer $282 from Trusts to Cover Increased Cost of Copy Machine for Use by Environmental Health Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

7.                   Request to Rescind Action Number 2, Exhibit A-4, Agenda Item G-1, of January 21, 1992 (which approved a supplemental budget for a new Probation Foster Care account)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


8.                   Request for Appointment of Merit System Appeals Panel Member

RECOMMENDATION: Designate Tom Heilmann to serve on panel for the Dorothy Kostriken appeal.

Public Defender

9.                   Transfer of $937 from Expert Witness Expenses Account to Fixed Asset Telephone System Account for the Purpose of Completing Telephone Installation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Works

10.               Resolution Authorizing Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to Allocate $250,000 to the City of Fortuna for its South 12th Street Project

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 92-12.

Risk Manager

11.               Agreement with Occupational Urgent Care Health Systems, Inc. (OUCH) for Workers' Compensation Cost Management Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chairman to execute agreement.


12.               Jail Population Report for Week of January 19, 1992

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

Supplemental Item-- Public Works

13.               Request to Declare the ATRA 24 Passenger Van Previously Operated as the "Quail" and the El Dorado 16 Passenger Van Used as a "Quail" Backup as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and assign the vehicles to Humboldt Transit Authority (HTA) at no cost to HTA, for trade-in on new backup vehicles for HTA and "Quail" use.


9:05 a.m. Health and Social Services

1.                   Ordinance Adding Chapter 1 of Division 9 of Title IX of the Humboldt County Code Thereto, Relating to the Humboldt County AIDS Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce the Humboldt County AIDS Anti-Discrimination Ordinance by title, waive the first reading and set for adoption on February 11, 1992.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Government Accountability/Taxpayers Protection Act of 1992 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Liz Larson of Humboldt Chapter of the Campaign for Fair Share.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1545 by Correcting Zoning Error on Property in the Eureka Area [ZR-5-82 (Cooper)]

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 1955.

Public Works

2.                   Meeting Schedule for City Garbage Company Rate Increase Application

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

Mental Health

3.                   Supplemental Budget as a Result of Reduction in Realignment Revenue

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget as listed in the submitted Attachment I.

Health and Social Services

4.                   Request to Allocate Four (4) Eligibility Workers I/II and One Vocational Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

5.                   Annual Report for the Department of Health and Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.


6.                   Ordinance Amending Chapter 2 of Division 2 of Title 7 of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Loss of Warrants

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive the first reading thereof, and set for adoption on February 11, 1992.

Administrative Office (CAO)

7.                   Voluntary Work Furlough Program

RECOMMENDATION: Review and approve the principles of administration of the Voluntary Work Furlough Program and refer to employee organizations.

8.                   Report on the Status of State Revenue Estimates, the Probable Effect on Both the County General Fund and Non-County General Fund Budgets, Especially Those Programs Under Realignment and the Progress of Developing the Necessary Processes, Policies and Procedures to Implement as Soon as Possible Those Appropriate Expenditure Reductions and Revenue Enhancements Previously Discussed by the Work Groups

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

9.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (NO ACTION TAKEN)

10.               Status Report on Eureka Southern Railroad (NO ACTION TAKEN)

Supplemental Agenda Item--Planning and Building

11.               Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt Code by Rezoning Property in the Petrolia Area [ZR-27-90 (RAY ANDERSON)]

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 1954.


1.                   Consideration of 51st State Advisory Measure to Place on the June 2, 1992 Ballot (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Voted down motion to place an advisory measure on said ballot on whether the State of California should be split.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (NO ACTION TAKEN)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No action taken)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (None)

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.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Public Works

1.                   Resolution Regarding Intention to Relinquish a Portion of Bair Ranch Road on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, and Authorize Chair to Execute Agreement and Quitclaim Deed

RECOMMENDATION: Adoption of Resolution No. 92-13.

Planning and Building

2.                   Elias General Plan Amendment and Zone Reclassification; Case Nos. GPA-10-90 and ZR-31-90; Willow Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the General Plan Amendment and Zone Reclassification.

3.                   Simpson Timber Company General Plan Amendment and Zone Reclassification; Case Nos. GPA-01-90 and ZBA 04-90; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the General Plan Amendment and Zone Reclassification.

4.                   An Amendment of the Freshwater Community Plan, Humboldt Bay Local Coastal Plan and Eel River Local Coastal Plan for the Humboldt Community Services District and Riverside Community Services District; and a Zone Reclassification for a Portion of a Parcel that will be Used by the Humboldt Community Services District for a Booster Pump Station (From Rural Residential Agricultural to Public Facility 2

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 92-14 amending the Humboldt County General Plan Volumes I and II and adopt Resolution No. 92-15 submitting Coastal Program Cleanup to the Coastal Commission for certification as a local coastal plan (LCP) amendment.

5.                   Appeal of Planning Commission's Denial of Tentative Final Map Subdivision Application FMS-03-91; MARK BURTCHETT, Applicant; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Refer project back to the Planning Commission for reconsideration.

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.)

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