TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 1995

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Clay Ford of First Baptist Church of Arcata



1.                   Resolution Commending Art Eddy for His Years of Service as Executive Director of the Humboldt Taxpayers' League (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation.

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.                   Emergency Fixed Asset Purchase for Eel River Municipal Court Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of copier in the amount of $1,850.

2.                   Request to Increase General Fund Contingency and Establish Revenue Account for General Purpose Category for Fiscal Years 1994-95 and 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $31,500.

3.                   Extension of Drug Task Force Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (withdrawn from the agenda).


4.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Appraisal Technician I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

5.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Appraiser I/II Senior Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


6.                   Request to Establish County Appropriation Limit for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-73 establish limit at $39,210,823.

Board of Supervisors

7.                   Grounds Maintenance for Courthouse Front and Back Yards (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Building Maintenance to create permanent link with a General Relief or Sheriff's Work Alternative Program work crew to take on responsibility for grounds maintenance.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 30, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Conflict Counsel

9.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Felony Attorney Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

County Clerk

10.               Reallocation of Court Reporter Position into Two Half-Time Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

District Attorney

11.               Victim Witness Reapplication Grant--Office of Criminal Justice Planning

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-74 accepting grant of $101,351.

Eel River Municipal Court

12.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

13.               Providing Coordination of Educationally-Related Services to JTPA Participants

RECOMMENDATION: Extend contract with College of the Redwoods into 1995-96.

14.               Contract with Humboldt Child Care Council Care Services to JTPA Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Extend contract to 1995-96 and increase amount to cover additional clients.

15.               Contract for Payroll Services for the Summer Youth Employment Training Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with John Fullerton CPA.


16.               Budget Revision to Healthy Moms' Program; Budget Unit 431 Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and allocate a 1/2 time Substance Abuse Counselor Position.

17.               Request for Supplemental Budget ($12,000) for Budget Unit 423--Family Planning

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

18.               Budget Revisions for CHDP Program and EPSDT Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revisions in the amounts of $1,431 and $2,416 respectively.

19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Public Health Nutritionist Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for filling vacancy in LEAN program.

Jury Commissioner

20.               Transfer of $6,750 from Contingencies to Jury Commissioner Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Mental Health

21.               Request to Declare Vehicle No. 11014 (1986 Chevrolet Van) as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

22.               Amendment to Agreement with Public Health Department for Healthy Moms' Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to charge an administrative fee of 2.5% to said program.

23.               Extra-Help Extension for Katherine Culp Senior Mental Health Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.


24.               Salary Adjustment for the Psychiatric Technician I/II Position at Range 211/240

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and adopt Resolution No. 95-75.

25.               Amendment to Contract with Delta Dental Plan of California

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment and Participation Agreement with Preferred Benefits Insurance Administrators, Inc.

26.               Extension of Legal Secretary I/II Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Extend for 6 months or until new list established (whichever occurs first).

Public Works

27.               Reallocation of Real Property Agent I/II Position Occupied by Sharon Earles

RECOMMENDATION: Reallocate said position to Senior Real Property Agent.

28.               Public Hearing to Consider a Proposed Rate Revision in the Solid Waste Contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule a public hearing for June 27, 1995 at 1:45 p.m.

29.               License Agreement with Thomas W. Horn for Orleans Stockpile and Storage Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign license agreement.

30.               Construction of Boise Creek Bridge on Red Cap Road--Federal No. BRLO-5904 (8)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on July 7, 1995.


31.               Backfilling of Staff Assigned to Jail Transition Team for Phase II Jail Project

RECOMMENDATION: Allow 5 Correctional Officer I/II positions of 20 correctional staff positions allocated for Jail Phase II to be hired in July/August 1995 with the new Jail Phase staff to offset 5 correctional staff positions assigned to the Jail Transition Team.

32.               Request to Declare Unit No. 11-018 (1985 Pontiac 600) as Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

33.               Transfer of $12,000 to Effective Settlement Agreement with Christopher Riendeau

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $12,000 from Contingencies.

Social Services

34.               Training by University of California Davis to Income Maintenance Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment with said university.

35.               Request to Establish Family Preservation and Support Program Account

RECOMMENDATION: Establish account in the amount of $19,700.

Veterans Service Office

36.               County Subvention Program and Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program

RECOMMENDATION: Execute California Dept. of Veterans Affairs Certification of Compliance.


10:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request from Casa Del Corazon for Funding--Fiscal Year 1995-96 (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer proposal to Social Services, Probation and CAO for review.

11:30 a.m. Sheriff

2.                   Report on Dunes Patrol

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Sheriff Dennis Lewis.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Ray Haberstock for survey work.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Action Required)


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

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

2.                   Pursuant to CGC Section 54957.6 for Purpose of Reviewing County's Position and Instructing Its Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to CGC Section 54956.9 (if needed)

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.                   Catherine Culver President of the Humboldt Taxpayers' League presented the Board with a Resolution of Cooperation with the Supervisors of Humboldt County for Fiscal Year 1995-96.

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.)

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.