9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend David Schultz of the Maranantha Bible Fellowship



1.                   Resolution Commending Audrey Wells for Her Years of Service (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring the Week of April 3, 1995 as Public Health Week (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

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 Filling Supervising Appraiser Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Senate Bill 55 (Kopp)--Allowing Ferrets in California (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of opposition to State Senators Thompson and Kopp.

3.                   Resolution Honoring Native American Sam L. Jones on His 82nd Birthday (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution presented to Mr. Jones on March 18, 1995.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of March 14, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Resignation from County Crime Commission Working with Law Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file letter from Jack L. Smithers.

6.                   Disbanding of Various Board Appointed Groups

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 11, 1995.

County Clerk

7.                   Transfer of $150,000 from the Contingency Fund to the Superior Court Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to various indigent-defense line item.

County Counsel

8.                   Agreement for Advisory Services for Small Claims Court

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Christopher Metzger, Attorney at Law.

Employment Training

9.                   Allocation of One Client Services Worker I/II and One Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.


10.               Contract for Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Project; Allocate Health Ed. Specialist I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Office of Traffic Safety.

11.               Application for Continued Funding for Preventive Health Care for the Aging Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-38 authorize submittal of application to State Department of health Services.

12.               Request to Establish Overtime Line Items in Healthy Mom's Program and in Perinatal Tobacco Education Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

13.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 402 AIDS Information/Education

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $2,730.

14.               Request for Transfer of Health Department Vehicle to Motor Pool

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

15.               Supplemental Budget of $7,500 for Budget Unit 422; Public Health Laboratory

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

16.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Health Education Specialist I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension for John Coxford.

17.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 421; Perinatal Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $153,446.

18.               Change in Allocation of Two Positions in Budget Unit 423 Family Planning

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change in allocation for two mid-level Practitioner positions.

Library Services

19.               Staff and Schedule Modification for Bookmobile Service

RECOMMENDATION: Approve modification.


20.               Extra-Help Extension for Group Counselor Tom Stokesberry

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

21.               Request to Purchase Recreational Equipment for Juvenile Hall

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to purchase ping-pong table in the amount of $500.

Public Works

22.               Courthouse Earthquake Damage Repair; Project No. 170094

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Mark Diversified, Inc.

23.               Modifications to Article 3 of Lease Agreement with the FAA for Space in Freight Building at the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute lease modification.

24.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Lee Richardson, Boatman for Eel River at McCann

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

25.               Centerville Road Realignment Project; Barri Ranch

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Henry Barri.

26.               SHN Library Agreement Amendment; Increasing the Total Maximum Amount to $430,000

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to agreement.

27.               New Work Station for the Deputy Public Works Director--General Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $3,400 from the Road Fund Contingency.


28.               Extra-Help Extension for Earl Wyland, Correctional Cook

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

29.               Differential Pay as Acting Senior Correctional Officer for Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Karen Lovie.

Social Services

30.               Amendment to Food Stamp Delivery Agreement with American Star Private Security

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to extend agreement to September 1996.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Report from Chair of the opportunity Development Council (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for systematic evaluation of 1994-95 Winter Shelter Program.

9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Report on Domestic Violence Program Trust (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report from Sherrie Johnson, Humboldt Women for Shelter.

9:30 a.m. Public Works

3.                   Franchise Collection and Disposal of Solid Waste in the Holmes/Redcrest Area

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to City Garbage Company of Eureka.

4.                   Franchise Collection and Disposal of Solid Waste in the Garberville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to City Garbage Company of Eureka.

11:00 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Mid-Year Budget Report--Parameters for 1995-96 Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations as stated in submitted report.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road Bridge, and Airport Projects (if required) (No Change Orders Required)

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

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).


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 Actions Taken)

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(b)

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.                   Charlie Day asked the Environmental Health Division be investigated to determine if preferential treatment is given to some applicants.He feels he has a legitimate claim against the County for non-processing of his permit application.Samuel Ault stated that Judge John Buffington and Social Services Director John Frank have committed crimes against his family.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.


1.                   Proposed Regional Assessment and Treatment Facility Project; Eureka Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve construction budget and preliminary plans and drawings; and adopt negative declaration of environmental impact.

Planning and Building

2.                   Appeal of Planning Director's Administrative Determination Concerning the A. REDDING and SONS Dairy Free-Stall Barn; AP 106-101-31; Waddington Area; RON QUEEN, Appellant

RECOMMENDATION: Deny the appeal, and uphold the Director's determinations that:1) the dairy operation is general agriculture as defined by the Coastal Zoning Regulations; 2) the free-stall barn is an agricultural accessory building and is Categorically Excluded from the requirement to obtain a Coastal Development Permit; and 3) the free stall barn qualifies as an agricultural building, which is exempt from the requirement to obtain a building permit pursuant to County Code Section 331-11(a)(3).

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.)

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