9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Daniel Price of the First Presbyterian Church of Eureka



1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Years of Service with Social Services Dept. (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation for Nancy Chambers.

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.                   Trial Court Funding--Resolution Opting in for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-20.


2.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Chief Appraiser Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


3.                   Allocation of State Property Rental Income in the Amount of $105,314.44

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate income as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Court-Appointed Special Advocate Grant of $20,000 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-21 accepting grant from State Judicial Council.

5.                   Proposed Lower Klamath River Watershed Enhancement Program (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support to California Coastal Conservancy.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 31, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Reappointment to the Area I Developmental Disability Program Board

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (withdrawn from the agenda).

8.                   Reappointment of Jennifer Shoffner to the Nuclear-Free Humboldt Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reappointment as Fourth District representative.

9.                   Reappointments to Mental Health Board with Terms to Expire on January 26, 1998

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Dr. Donald Bain, Aylene Marcoux and Ellen Senffner.

10.               Appointment of Charles Stockham to the Animal Control Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment as Fifth District representative.

11.               Reappointment of Dennis Wood to the North Coast Railroad Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reappointment with term to expire on March 30, 1997.

12.               Appointments to the Myers Flat Fire Protection District Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint John F. Rath and Eugene Womack (terms expiring on December 1, 1995).

District Attorney

13.               Vacant Legal Office Assistant I/II and Legal Office Services Supervisor Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption from hiring freeze for said positions.

14.               Transfer of $260 in Asset Forfeiture Funds to Personal Computer Fixed Asset Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


15.               Fixed Asset Cost Increase for Hazardous Materials Program Budget Unit 411

RECOMMENDATION: Approve an increase of $1,800 for an auto vehicle.

16.               Ordinance Repealing and Re-Enacting Chapter 1 of Division 2 of Title V of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Solid Waste and Source-Separated Materials

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2063.

17.               Maternal Child Health Contract Amendment No. 94-19553-01 Fiscal Year 1994-95

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

18.               Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming Contract for County Case Management Services Allowable for Federal Financial Participation for Fiscal Year 1994-95 and 1995-96

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

Mental Health

19.               Supplemental Budget for 1995 Winter Storms Immediate Crisis Counseling Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $42,526.

20.               Memoranda of Understanding for Alcohol/Drug Prevention and Intervention Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with various community schools.


21.               New Class of Investigator (Community Assistance)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt said class into the County's Classification Plan.

Public Works

22.               Exchange of Construction Funds for Unrestricted Road Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with CalTrans.

23.               Buhne Point Subdivision APN 306-381-02, Humboldt Hill Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

24.               Lease Agreement for a 12' x 50' Modular for the Department of Public Works

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement with Johnson's Trailers.


25.               Transfer of Jail Compliance Officer Position--Budget Unit 1100-201; Superior Court

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer position to budget Unit 1100-243 Sheriff's Correctional Facility.

26.               Personnel Allocations for Jail Transition Team

RECOMMENDATION: Disallocate Correctional Officer I/II and allocate Correctional Supervisor.

Social Services

27.               Temporary Pay Increase for Jorie Colwell Social Workers III

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation at Social Worker Supervisor I level.

28.               Temporary Pay Increase for Alice Tolman Eligibility Worker III

RECOMMENDATION: Approve compensation at Eligibility Supervisor level.

29.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for position No. 19.

30.               First Amendment to Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for Cal-Learn

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to agreement.


9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request from Redwood Community Action Agency for Letter of Support for Community Services Block Grant Program (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support to Congressman Frank Riggs.

9:30 a.m. Public Works

2.                   Solid Waste Franchise Agreement Contract Documents for the Unincorporated Areas of Garberville and Holmes and Redcrest

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-22 and hold bid opening on Tuesday, March 14, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. in Board Chambers.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Current Status of Humboldt County's Forest Resource Dollars (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Phyllis Lammers a market and economics data researcher.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Comments on the Report to the Legislature on the Effectiveness of the California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (Discussion Draft--January 23, 1995)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve submitted comments; and authorize the Chair to approve any minor editorial changes as may be necessary and to sign the letter of transmittal.

Public Works

2.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge Projects (NO ACTION)


3.                   Ordinance Amending Sections 551-2 and 551-9 of Chapter 1 of Division 5 of Title V of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Ambulance Service

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance waive first reading and adopt on February 28, 1995.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (NO ACTION REQUIRED)


1.                   Request from Status of Women Commission to Amend Ordinance 1178 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer request to County Counsel for review and report back to the board.

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

3.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (NO ACTION REQUIRED)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Lititgation:Authorized settlement agreement for First and T Sts.)

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); (Claim of Marvin Kirkpatrick)

3.                   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.

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.                   Lynne Pettion stated that responsibility needs to be taken for mitigation concerns when area is developed in the County.Ron Graziose complained about his treatment by Social Services staff in processing his general relief application for aid.(See scanned attachment for more.)

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works--Real Property Division

1.                   Proposed Acquisition of Fallert and Giampaoli Parcel; Arcata/Eureka Airport Runway 32

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-23 and authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Report From Child Welfare League of America

2.                   Report from Child Welfare League of America

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral report.

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.