9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Sid Jorgenson, Chaplain of Senior Care Homes



1.                   Resolution for 57th Annual Redwood Region Logging Conference (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution in support of said conference.

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.


1.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Assessment Technician I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolutions for 1995 Woman Helping Women and Woman of Distinction Award Winners (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolutions presented to Gladys Strope, Sheri Johnson, Jan Pecorella and Karen Angel on March 9, 1995.

3.                   Resolution Commending Harper Motors on its Eighty-Third Anniversary (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 28, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Appointment of Fifth District Representative to Animal Control Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Anthony Sanger with term to expire on June 30, 1995.

6.                   Appointment of Fifth District Representative to Fish and Game Advisory Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jon G. Sapper with term to expire on June 30, 1995.

District Attorney

7.                   Establishment of Fixed-Asset Accounts for Spousal Abuser Prosecution Program

RECOMMENDATION: Establish accounts for a total amount of $6,710.

Employment Training

8.                   Allocate Senior Fiscal Assistant Position; Deallocate Deputy Co. Counsel Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests and associated budget amendment.

9.                   Allocation of Four Vocational Counselors I/II and One Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation for operating Summer Youth Employment Training Program.


10.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming (MAC) for 1994-95 and 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize signing of MOU between Public Health and Probation Departments.

11.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant Exemption.

12.               Smoke-Free Workplace Act--Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Health Dept. to respond to complaints on non-compliance with Act in unincorporated area; and direct Sheriff to enforce provisions of Act upon referral from Health Dept.


13.               Agreement with Merit System Services for Delegated Personnel Responsibilities

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding.


14.               JAWS Service Contract with the Fortuna Union High School District

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Public Works

15.               Annual Update of the Monument Preservation Fund (Ordinance No. 1835)


16.               Request for Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $380,000 for Flood Disaster

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

17.               Lease Agreement for Management of the Silver Lining Restaurant and Lounge

RECOMMENDATION: Approve signing of agreement with Richard and Debby Paccella.

18.               Southern Humboldt Extension to the Redwood Transit System (Garberville)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve continuation through June 30, 1995; and reaffirm the requirement to meet a 25% fare box recovery ratio in order to continue service beyond June 30, 1995.

19.               Mad River Erosion at Clam Beach

RECOMMENDATION: Concur in Director of Public Works action of signing the Right of Entry.

20.               Agreement for Construction and Maintenance of a New Boise Creek Bridge Near Orleans

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the Six Rivers National Forest.


21.               Supplemental Budget of $1800 for Civil Computer System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Social Services

22.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Clarification of Respective Responsibilities

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with Eureka City Schools.

23.               Request to Establish Expenditure Account for Cal-Learn Case Management Costs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $95,838.

24.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Fiscal Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


9:05 a.m. Emergency Services

1.                   Update on Community Emergency Preparedness

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

9:45 a.m. County Counsel

2.                   Update on Community Assistance Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file status/update report.

11:00 a.m. County Counsel

3.                   Oral Report on Process for Jail Phase II

RECOMMENDATION: Determine process to be initiated and take appropriate action.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects (NONE)

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).


3.                   Regional Assessment and Treatment Facility Project and Negative Declaration

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule public hearing for March 28, 1995.


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

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (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 (if needed)

4.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Claim of Chris Riendeau; and Pursuant to 54956.9(b); Threatened Litigation

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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   1995 Community Development Block Grant Program

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 21, 1995.

Bid Opening 2:00 P.M.

2.                   Solid Waste Franchise Agreement Contract Documents for the Unincorporated Garberville and Homes/Redcrest Areas

RECOMMENDATION: Open the sealed bids and refer to Public Works for review and recommendation to the Board on March 28, 1995.

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.