9:00 AM



1.                   Selection of a Board Member to Apply as a Member of the Regional Interagency Executive Committee Advisory Committee (RIEC) (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of January 17, 1995.

2.                   Allocation of a Secretary Position in the Communications Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

3.                   Reallocation of Clerk Stenographer III Position to Senior Office Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

4.                   Resolution Declaring Existence of Local Emergency as a Result of Heavy Rains

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-1.

B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Reflection

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

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.                   Contract for Fire Protection and Dispatch Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with California Department of Forestry.

2.                   Transfer of the Revenue Recovery Department to the County Administrative Office

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


3.                   Extra-Help Extension for Monda Hall Office Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

4.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Executive Secretary Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


5.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Revenue Recovery Officer I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Resolution of Commendation for Mendocino County Supervisor (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for retiring Supervisor Jim Eddie.

7.                   Resolution of Commendation for Assessor Raymond J. Flynn (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for his years of service to Humboldt County.

8.                   Appointment to the Surface Mining Advisory Committee (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Franklin Klopp to represent the Third Supervisorial District.

Clerk of the Board

9.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of December 13, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

10.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of December 20, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

11.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of December 28, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

12.               Appointment of J. Lane Russ to the Humboldt County Fish and Game Advisory Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Mr. Russ as a First Supervisorial District representative.

13.               1995 Proposed Operating Budget for the Humboldt County Fair Association

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Board Chair and County Clerk to sign said operating budget.

County Counsel

14.               Adoption of Annual Resolutions Appointing a New Chair and Vice Chair for the Board

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution Nos. 95-2 through 95-5, and authorize Chair to sign same.

15.               Resolution Authorizing Emergency Earthquake Repairs to County Facilities

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-06.

16.               Resolution of Commendation for Deputy County Counsel Richard J. Kula

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize presentation of resolution at retirement celebration on 01/13/95.

District Attorney

17.               Children's Trust Funds and Federal Challenge Grant--Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute 1994-95 contracts.

Emergency Services

18.               Resolution Proclaiming the Continued Existence of a Local Emergency

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-07.


19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Environmental Health Specialist I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

20.               Contract for Family Planning Program--July 1, 1994 Through June 30, 1997

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

21.               Contract for Project LEAN--July 1, 1994 Through June 30, 1995

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

22.               Contract for Fair Share Contribution--July 1, 1994 Through June 30, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with San Francisco Bay Area Regional Poison Control Center.

23.               Request to Establish Overtime Line in High Risk Infant Follow-Up Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $36.

24.               Request to Allocate Half-Time Health Officer--Medical Director Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and disallocate vacant Health Officer position.

Library Services

25.               Request for a Supplemental Budget for Construction Contract Administration

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $30,000.

Mental Health

26.               Authorization to Offset Realignment Funds--State Payment of Inpatient Claims

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-08 granting authorization to State Mental Health Dept.

27.               Contract with State Department of Alcohol and Drug Program for Drug/Medi-Cal Agreement in the Amount of $521,936 for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Mental Health Director to sign said contract.

28.               Fiscal Year 1994-95 Performance Contract with State Department of Mental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Mental Health Director to sign contract.


29.               Reallocate Senior Administrative Analyst I/II to Class of Communications Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation and new class of Communications Manager.

30.               Extension of Employment Eligibility List for Chief Appraiser for Twelve Months

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Planning and Building

31.               Request for Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $2,700

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for Geologic Conformance Review.

32.               Authorize Planning and Building Director to Accept and Consent to Deeds or Grants of Real Estate Required as a Condition of Minor Subdivision Approval

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization and adopt Resolution No. 95-09.


33.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Vacant Probation Officer I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

34.               Annual Renewal Agreement with Six Rivers National Forest for Solid Waste Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

35.               Easement Deeds for North Court, Mill Street and Church Street in the Town of Scotia

RECOMMENDATION: Accept portions of said court/streets into County-Maintained Road System.

36.               Replacement of Patrol Vehicles

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

37.               Staff at Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase in number of airport service worker positions from 6 to 7.


38.               Expenditures from Recorder's Modernization Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $6,403 and establish fixed-asset accounts.

39.               Extra-Help Extension for Colleen Pucillo Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.


40.               Extra-Help Extension for Jennifer Sevedge Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

41.               Request for Supplemental Budget for Boat Safety Program in the Amount of $2,411

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

42.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Vacant Deputy Sheriff I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

43.               Differential Pay for Walter Ritchie Senior Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay as Acting Correctional Supervisor.

Social Services

44.               Lease for a Storage Bay at 600 West Clark Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease with Robert R. Jones.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

45.               Extra-Help Extension for Marcia Bermers Treasury and Tax Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Progress Report on Broadcasting Board of Supervisors Meetings (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral report from Kaye Strickland and Sandra Warshaw.

9:15 a.m. Public Health

2.                   Addition of Categorical Members of the Whole Child Inter-Agency Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve addition as stated in submitted report.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders as recommended by Public Works (if required).

2.                   Levees

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Public Works to send Letter indicating that there are no non-Federal flood control works within Humboldt County to be considered in the Corps Inspection Program.

3.                   Proposed Implementation--Expanded Alcohol/Drug Abuse Treatment Program; Clark Complex

RECOMMENDATION: Certify environmental documents; identified impacts to be acceptable; make economic findings and adopt statement of overriding consideration.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

County Counsel

5.                   Ordinance Amending Chapter 1 of Division 5 of Title III of Humboldt County Code Relating to Prohibition of Use of Buildings for Sale or Manufacture of Controlled Substances

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading, and adopt on January 17, 1995.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action Taken)

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.                   Aldo Bongio felt that it was good to take gravel from the rivers.

J.                   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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