9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Father Mike Cloney, Pastor of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Eureka



1.                   Resolution Commending Leo Bessett on His Service to the Vehicle Abatement Program (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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution in Memory of Frank Ericson, County Clerk Volunteer (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution read at funeral for Mr. Ericson who passed away on March 31, 1996.

Court Executive Officer

2.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption--Filling of Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

3.                   Disallocation of Client Services Worker I/II Worker Position and One Vocational Counselor I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve disallocation, and authorize Personnel Dept. to issue layoff notices.


4.                   Request to Establish Professional and Special Services Line Items in Budget Units 418, 419, 420 and 493

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request at a total of $160.

Mental Health

5.                   Extra-Help Extension--Positions of Mental Health Worker, Crisis Specialist and Mental Health Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension for said positions.


6.                   Senior Medical Office Assistant Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Dissolve list upon the establishment of a new eligibility list.


7.                   Transfer of $16,500 from Contingencies and $2,000 from Utilities to Extra-Help Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Works

8.                   Award of Contract for Storm Damage Repairs to Dyerville Loop Road No. 349945

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to R. Brown Construction Inc.

9.                   Agreement with Humboldt Senior Resource Center and Adult Day Health Care of Mad River

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement for transportation services for elderly and functionally disabled.

10.               Completed Contract--Remodel of Former Library Facility at Humboldt County Courthouse; Project 170851

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with M. Jones Construction and approve payment of $19,251.30.


11.               Supplemental Budget of $7,800 to Professional Service Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve expenditure from Recorder's Modernization Trust.

12.               Disallocation of Recordable Documents Examiner I/II Position in Dept. 267 Records Conversion

RECOMMENDATION: Approve disallocation.

13.               Allocation of Microfilm Technician I/II Position in Dept. 267, Records Conversion

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

14.               Supplemental Budget of $5,165 for Computer Software and Computer Systems

RECOMMENDATION: Approve expenditure from Recorder's Modernization Trust.

Social Services

15.               Request to Increase Allocation of Staff Services Analyst II by 2.00 FTE Through August 31, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request effective May 16, 1996.

16.               Award of Contract for Food Stamp Distribution

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to Redwood Community Action Agency.


9:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Proposed Ordinance Relating to Business and Commercial Activity on County Property

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (no further staff direction given).

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Presentation by North Coast Railroad Authority for Proposed Railroad Conservation Corps Camp (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said letter to Department of Corrections supporting the concept.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

Planning and Building

3.                   Redway Community Services District Plan Amendment Petition; Redway Area; AP 222-222-07; GPA 14-95

RECOMMENDATION: Accept petition to amend Garberville/Redway/Alderpoint/Benbow Plan and associated zoning, subject to agreement by applicant to reimburse all actual costs incurred in processing application to conclusion.

4.                   Southern Humboldt Senior Care Plan Amendment Petition; Garberville Area; AP32-111-24; GPA 13-95

RECOMMENDATION: Accept petition to amend Garberville/Redway/Alderpoint/Benbow Plan and associated zoning, subject to agreement by applicant to reimburse all actual costs incurred in processing application to conclusion.


5.                   Contract Recommendations--Medical Services at Humboldt County Correctional Facility and Juvenile Hall

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the California Forensics Medical Group Option 3 proposal.


6.                   Purchase of Chambers Video System and Replacement of Audio System Components

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase, replacement and transfer of funds in the amount of $36,500.

Administrative Office (CAO)

7.                   Report on Proposed Legislation--Assembly Bill 2828 (Sweeney); Local Government Finance

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support for said bill SB 1865, AB 2797 and AB 2228.

8.                   Discussion of Proposed Environmental Impact Report for the Eureka Redevelopment Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisors Dixon and Neely as Board subcommittee to monitor proposal.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action Required)

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

3.                   Sunset Date of June 30, 1996 for County Crime Commission Working with Law Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Change sunset date to July 1, 1997.

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.

Planning and Building

1.                   Zone Reclassification and Minor Subdivision; Blocksburg Area; File No. AP 217-440-03; Case Nos. ZR 17-94; PMS-16-94; CUP 23-95; TOM RAZOOLY Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Negative Declaration; approve zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2114.

Public Works

2.                   Consideration of Revision in Rate Charged to Customers at Cummings Road Landfill and Consideration of Ordinance Which Revises Fees Charged for Disposal of Solid Waste at Redway Transfer Station

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 16, 1996.

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.