TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1996

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Dan Flemming of the Arcata Church of the Nazarene



1.                   Certificates of Appreciation to Phil Thompson and Father Mike Cloney (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificates for their cooperation and efforts during 1996 emergency homeless shelter.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring May 19-25, 1996 as Emergency Medical Services Week (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation and present Kris Kelly Star of Life Award to selected individuals

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.                   Operation of the Tourist Information Booth in Orick During Fiscal Year 1995-96 ($6,600)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the Orick Chamber of Commerce.

2.                   Operation of the Tourist Information Booth in Willow Creek During Fiscal Year 1995-96 ($6,600)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the Willow Creek Chamber of Commerce.

Administrative Services

3.                   Allocation of One Full-time Senior AdministrativeAnalyst Position in Office of Emergency Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

4.                   Supplemental Budget of $32,100 for Courthouse Construction Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Resolution Ratifying Centerville Beach Sign Dedication Ceremony May 10, 1996 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution presented to Ferndale Elementary School Student Council.

6.                   Resignation of Kent Bradshaw from the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

7.                   Resolution to Become Transportation Partner with Center for Livable Communities (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-38.

8.                   Storage of Recreational Vehicles on Public Sts. and Driveways in Residential Areas (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer letter from Don Davenport to CAO for consideration in ordinance update.

Clerk of the Board

9.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 3, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

10.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 7, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

11.               Appointment of Linda Roddy to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment with term to expire on January 26, 1999.

12.               Appointment of At-Large Member to the Integrated Solid Waste Management Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment with term to expire on January 1, 1997.

Court Executive Office

13.               Transfer of Funds from Court Automation Account No. 3766 and Establishment of Court Automation Revenue Account and Fixed Asset Account--Supplemental Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Establish account in the amount of $69,000.

Employment Training

14.               Modification to Private Industry Council/Chief Elected Official (PIC/CEO) Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amended agreement.

Library Services

15.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $46,069 for Donations from Friends of the Redwood Libraries

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Mental Health

16.               Reallocation of Senior Mental Health Worker Position to Activity Therapist Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

17.               Reduction in Allocation of Vacant Crisis Specialist Position from 1.0 FTE to .8 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reduction.

18.               Reallocation of Four Senior Mental Health Clinicians Positions to Supervising Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Mental Health Case Manager Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

20.               Children's System of Care Enhancement Grant from the State Department of Mental Health ($99,360)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant and approve supplemental budget in the amount of $38,050.


21.               Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said agreement.

22.               Designation of Randy Nickolaus to Serve on Merit System Appeals Panel (Melva Cain Appeal)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve designation.


23.               Emergency Purchase of Washer for Juvenile Hall

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize purchase.

Public Works

24.               Proposed Vacation of a Portion of Patrick's Point Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Clerk of the Board to set public hearing date.

25.               Public Hearing to Receive Comments Relative to CALTRANS District 01 Proposal to Raise Prima Facie peed Limit on U.S. 101 Between Eureka and Mad River Bridge

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Clerk of the Board to set public hearing date.

Risk Manager

26.               Request for Proposals (RFP) for Claims Administration Services for Workers' Compensation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize release of RFP.


27.               Increase in Compensation for Sheriff's Captain Gary Philp Effective January 16, 1996

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase in compensation of twenty salary ranges.

Treasurer/Tax Collector

28.               Resolution Authorizing Preparation, Safe and Delivery of Not-to-Exceed $19,000,000 Principal Amount of Certificates of Participation and Approving Documents and Authorizing Certain Actions in Connection Therewith

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 96-39 for construction of Jail Phase II, Justice Facility and Regional Juvenile Facility.


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Discussion of Campground Transient Occupancy Tax (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from RV and campground owners and refer to staff for analysis.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Road, and Airport (No Change Orders)

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement with Mattole River Resort Investment Associates.

3.                   Golden Gate Drive Storm Damage Site

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to LT. Colonel Michael Walsh, District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, requesting him to assist the County in obtaining a Section 404 permit for repair of Golden Gate Drive.

4.                   Ordinance Amending Various Sections of Chapter 1 of Title IV of County Code Various Stop Intersections

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading and set for adoption at least one week away.


5.                   Amending Section 541-38 of Title V of Division 4 of Humboldt County Code--Dog License Fee Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption at least one week away.

Administrative Office (CAO)

6.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support stamp for breast cancer research and support AB 1667 (Children's Mental Health Services).


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.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.


1.                   Study Session on Juvenile Court Law

RECOMMENDATION: Oppose AB 2723 (Hawkins) and AB 2527 (Miller) and support with reservations SB 2126 (Marks).

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Personnel Evaluation for Tamara C. Falor and Chris Arnold County Administrative Officer