9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Wes Powell, Chaplain of the Eureka Police Department


1.                   Request from Ferndale Fire Department to Locate with Veterans in Ferndale Veterans Building (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer request to County Counsel, CAO, and Real Property for report back to the Board of Supervisors.

2.                   Amendment to Lease Agreement with Mike Rydberg dba Fortuna Flight Service (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Vice Chair to execute amendment.

3.                   Equipment for the New Library

RECOMMENDATION: Appropriate $374,018 to the Library Capital Project Line Item.

4.                   Computer System for Revenue Recovery

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from CAO, and take appropriate action.

5.                   Appointment of Medical Director for Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment of Michael Ferguson, M.D.

6.                   Proclamation Declaring Day for the 17th Annual Humboldt Folklife Festival (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation declaring August 26, 1995 as day for the Festival.

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request for $10,468 in Funding for State Fair Exhibit (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer request to Fiscal Year 1995-96 budget public hearing process.

2.                   Resolution of Commendation for Jim Stoepler of Redwood Legal Assistance (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution of commendation.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 10, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 17, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 18, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 19, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 20, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

8.                   Appointments/Reappointments to Emergency Medical Care Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Dr. Mark Margoles and Chief Jim Hulsebus and reappoint Art Eddy, Charlene Janssen, Doug Boulieau, Dave Fidgeland, and Marge O'Brien.

County Clerk

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

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

County Counsel

10.               Ordinance Accepting Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training Selection and Training Requirements for Peace Officers Employed by the Coroner

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2086.


11.               Lease for WIC's Satellite Clinic Operations in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with McKinleyville Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Mental Health

12.               Agreement with David S. Kornblum, CPA for Preparing Medicare Cost Reports

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Mental Health Director to sign agreement.


13.               Employment Eligibility Lists for Group Counselor and Psychiatric Nurse

RECOMMENDATION: Extend Group Counselor List and dissolve Psychiatric Nurse list.

Planning and Building

14.               Refund to John Kinn (Agent for Frank Ball) in the Amount of $442

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

15.               Refund to Simpson Timber Company in the Amount of $1,620

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.


16.               Hiring Freeze Exemptions for Filling Probation Officer I/II Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

17.               Assignment of Road Maintenance Worker III as Road Maintenance Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Assign Tom Huffman as said Supervisor effective August 6, 1995.

18.               Prairie Hawke Subdivision for Thomas K. Armstrong McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation and adopt Resolution No. 95-83.

19.               Rolica Heights Subdivision for Don Davenport; APN 305-051-25, Humboldt Hill Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

Social Services

20.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Social Worker I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

County Clerk

21.               Agreement with Election Technology Company for Voter Registration Software

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute said agreement.


22.               Supplemental Budget of $1,600 for Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (DARE)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN (None Scheduled)

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)

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

RECOMMENDATION: Hold bid openings on August 22, 1995 for Mattole Road, Dyerville Loop Road and Ettersburg-Honeydew Road projects; and authorize Public Works Director to let a contract for Redwood Drive project.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (NO ACTION REQUIRED)

Social Services

4.                   Progress Report on Child Welfare Services Emergency Response Action Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.


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 (None)

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.                   Evelyn Harrison said that cats are euthanized at the Humane Society by "tummy shots" which she stated is a cruel and inhumane death.She voiced additional concerns about methods and policies used at the Humane Society.She was informed that her concerns would be referred to John Falkenstrom Agricultural Commissioner for a response.(See scanned attachment for more.)

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.