9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES


1.                   Support of SB 2000 (Kopp)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support to Senator Kopp.

2.                   Short-Term Loan for the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to County Administrative Officer, County Counsel and Auditor.

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 Officer (CAO)

1.                   Transfer from Contingency for Budget Unit 246 Conflict Counsel of $191,020

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and exemptions from hiring freeze and fixed asset purchase freeze for Department 246 Conflict Counsel.

2.                   Resolutions for CDBG Planning and Technical Assistance Applications

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolutions authorizing submittal of two CDBG Planning and Technical Assistance applications.

3.                   County-Wide Court Consolidation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and direct Judges of the Superior and Municipal Courts of Humboldt County to develop a County-wide Consolidated Court proposal without regard to existing legislation determining current court staff and locations.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Appointment to the North Coast Railroad Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Clerk of the Board to renotice the vacancy until March 31, 1994.

5.                   Establishment of Revolving Funds Account for Eel River Marshal

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize a revolving funds account in the amount of $100.00 for use by county official pursuant to Government code Sections 29320 and 71267.


6.                   Amendment to SB 910 Contract, Interagency Agreement, Between the Humboldt Senior Resource Center, Linkage Program, and the Public Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the amendment to the SB 910 contract.

7.                   Federal Area Contingency Plan (ACP) Planning Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the agreement with the State Department of Fish and Game, Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response to assist in the update of the Coast Guard's Area Contingency Plan.

8.                   Amendment to SB 910 Contract, Interagency Agreement, Between the City of Arcata, Youth and Family Services Unit and the Public Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the amendment to the SB 910 contract, Interagency Agreement, between the Health Department and the City of Arcata, Youth and Family Services Unit for the period of January 1, 1993 through June 30, 1994.

9.                   Extension of Extra Help Hours to a Maximum of 960 Hours for Seven Employees

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the extension of extra help hours to a maximum of 960 hours for the following employees:Stephen Echeverria, James Smith, Cindy Veerkamp, Jacqueline McShane, Judy Sheldon, Judith Harvey and Rebecca Hall.

10.               Establish Overtime Line Item in Budget Units 412 and 450

RECOMMENDATION: Approve establishment of expenditure line item 1100-412-1460, Overtime, and expenditure line item 1100-450-1460, Overtime, in Budget Unit 412, Tobacco Education Program, and Budget Unit 450, Comprehensive Perinatal Outreach Program.

11.               Submit a Notice of Intent to Contract for the County Medical Services Program (C.M.S.P.) for Fiscal Year (FY) 1994-1995

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize and direct Chair to sign the Notice of Intent to contract with DHS for participation in the C.M.S.P. program for FY 1994-1995.

12.               County Medical Services Program (C.M.S.P.) Standard Agreement for Fiscal Year (FY) 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Standard Agreement.

Mental Health

13.               Perinatal Alcohol/Drug Services Agreement Amendment

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Mental Health Director and Director of Health Services to amend the agreement.

Public Works

14.               Agreement for Vehicle Repair Services/Public Works Department Motor Pool

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and sign the agreements for vehicle repair services of the Public Works Department Motor Pool with the City of Blue Lake.

15.               Fees Charged by Environmental Health Department to the Public Works Department for Solid Waste Container Site Inspection

RECOMMENDATION: Allow the Environmental Health Department to charge the Solid Waste Division of Public Works $706.00 per container site for inspections.

16.               Percentage of Ownership of the Alex Brizard Surveys

RECOMMENDATION: Accept donation of 9% ownership in the Alex Brizard survey maps.

17.               Supplemental Budget to Provide Funds for Accounting Services to Reconcile Garbage Fee Revenues

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the agreement for accounting services to reconcile solid waste revenues and expenditures and to reconcile trust deposits.


18.               Modification of Jail Transition Team Staffing

RECOMMENDATION: Approve modification to the Jail Transition Team-- deletion of 1.0 FTE Correctional Officer I/II and approve addition of 1.0 FTE Senior Correctional Officer.

19.               Supplemental Budget for Sheriff's Marijuana Unit 1100-228 With Off-Setting Revenue

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget for Sheriff's Marijuana Unit in the amount of $18,000.

20.               Jail Population Report

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Jail Population Report for the week of March 6, 1994.


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

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

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Orleans Container Site

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend the Board concur the Orleans Container Site shall be treated the same as the other eleven sites and hours and fees imposed at the time of the next solid waste fee adjustment.

2.                   Award of Contract for Phase I Addition to the Humboldt County Jail and Approval of Contract with the State Board of Corrections for Project Funding (Project No. 170830)

RECOMMENDATION: Continued to the Board meeting of March 29, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation--Opposition to Senate Joint Resolution No. 43--Relative to Old Growth Redwoods (Introduced by Senator Dills)--Headwaters Forest Act--Acquisition of 44,000 Acres

RECOMMENDATION: Oppose said proposed legislation.

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support the acquisition of 4500 acres of the Headwaters Forest if the Pacific lumber Company is duly compensated for the taking.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation--Support for Assembly Bill 3331 (Hauser)--Transportation To Appropriate County of Inmates Released from Pelican Bay State Prison

RECOMMENDATION: Support said legislation.


Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request From the North Coast Small Business Development Center for Humboldt County to Co-Sponsor an Economic Survival Workshop (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the County's co-sponsorship of said workshop.Designate Supervisor Neely to attend the pre-workshop meeting on April 11, 1994.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Personnel Matters

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Tamara Falor as Acting County Counsel while Stephen R. Nielson is on leave of absence from March 28 through April 28, 1994 with Ms. Falor to receive a ten percent (10%) salary increase during said period for functioning as the Department Head.

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.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending March 17, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending March 17, 1994.

K.                  Adjournment


1.                   Adjourn to the Eureka Chamber of Commerce Crab Feed at 6:30 p.m. March 22, 1994 at the Eureka Inn.