9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Chaplain Sid Jorgenson of Redwood Care Homes


1.                   Resolution Declaring September 14, 1995 as "CPPCA Day" in Humboldt County (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for Calif. Probation, Parole and Correctional Association.


1.                   Resolution Declaring September 14, 1995 as "CPPCA Day" in Humboldt County (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for Calif. Probation, Parole and Correctional Association.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring September 1995 as Literacy Month (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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Contract for an Independent Audit of the Health Department's Trust Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Moonie and Company.

Agricultural Commissioner

2.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Executive Secretary Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

3.                   Inspecting Nursery Stock of All County Producer/Wholesale Acreage

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Dept. of Food and Agriculture.


4.                   Fixing the Tax Rates for the Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-85.

5.                   Transfer of $902 to Cover Overdraft in Budget Unit 207 Travel Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from contingency fund.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Resolution of Commendation for Ferndale High School District Superintendent (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution presented to Charles Lakin on August 26, 1995.

7.                   Immediate Needs for Sheltering and Services of Homeless (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Opportunities Development Council to budget process.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Appointments to the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Shannon V. Chavez M.D. and Lee McKinney.

9.                   Appointment to Area I Developmental Disability Program Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Patricia Powell.

District Attorney

10.               Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Services--FYs 1995-96 and 1996-97

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Humboldt Child Care Council.

Eel River Municipal Court

11.               Hiring of Lois Casacca as Court Clerk II at Range 168, Step B

RECOMMENDATION: Approve hiring at Step B.

Employment Training

12.               Ecosystem Management Technician Vestibule Training to JTPA Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract amendment with Redwood Community Action Agency.


13.               Temporary Compensation for Harry Nethery Acting Environmental Health Director

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary compensation effective July 30, 1995 to August 26, 1995.

14.               Ambulance Permits

RECOMMENDATION: Renew permits for:Arcata-Mad River Ambulance Service, Hupa Health Association, City Ambulance of Eureka, Fortuna/Garberville Rescue Service, Southern Trinity Health Services and Northern Pacific Air Ambulance.

15.               Child Health and Disability Prevention and California Children Services Program Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign plan for Fiscal Year 1995-96.

16.               Maternal Child Health Contract for Fiscal Year 1995-96

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

Library Services

17.               Contract with Humboldt Literacy Project for Families for Literacy Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Mental Health

18.               Agreements with Jerryl Lynn Rubin M.D. and Herbert Tanenhaus M.D.

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements for psychiatric services.

19.               Amendment to Bright Futures Contract with the Hoopa Tribal Education Association

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment for compensation for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 1996.

20.               Involuntary Detention, Evaluation and Treatment--Certain Mentally-Disordered Persons

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-86 (annually required).

21.               Establishing Revolving Fund for Use in Alcohol and Other Drugs Program (Petty Cash)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-87 establishing a revolving fund of $200.

Planning and Building

22.               Reallocation of Supervising Planner Position to Senior Planner

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

Public Works

23.               New Bridge on North Fork Mattole Road (2D070) P.M. 1.59

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the Easement Deed executed by North Fork Ranch limited.

24.               Revision of County Park Regulations

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2087.

25.               Aviation Deficit

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize $104,622 in funds budgeted in Budget 169 Contribution to Enterprise Funds--Aviation be used to cover a prior year deficit as well as for this year's deficit; and credit $35,357 in Passenger Facility Charges.

26.               Draft Resolution for Evaluating Proposed Names for Roads, Bridges, Parks and Geographic Features in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule public hearing for September 26, 1995 at 2:00 p.m.


27.               Emergency Purchase of Message Switching Computer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $26,920.

28.               Extra Help Extension for Earl Wyland, Correctional Cook

RECOMMENDATION: Grant Extension to 960 hours.

29.               Extra Help Extension for Delwood Jones, Correctional Cook

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension to 960 hours.

30.               Extra Help Extension for Bruce Anfinson, Property/Evidence Technician

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension to 960 hours.

Social Services

31.               Request to Reallocate Eligibility Worker I/II Position to 2 Half Time Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

32.               Amendment to Agreement with Humboldt Child Care Council for Family Preservation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to included utilization of Community Switchboard.

33.               Temporary Increase in Pay for Senior Fiscal Assistant Linda Trimm

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase as it she had been promoted to Fiscal Services Supervisor.

34.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Study on Seroprevalence and HIV and Related Diseases (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Ann Lindsay, M.D. County Health Officer.

9:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Request to California Coastal Commission for Assistance from the Attorney General for Help in Enforcing Beaches and Dunes Management Plan (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to Coastal Commission requesting assistance of the State Attorney General; and authorize Chair to sign a letter to Senator Mike Thompson requesting legal research on the enforcement responsibilities of the State OHV Commission.

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: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Mercer Fraser Co., for $133,086 for construction of "temporary" roadway across slide which destroyed Redwood Drive last March; authorize Chair to sign contract with John N. Petersen, Inc. for construction of storm damage repairs to Mattole Road; and authorize Chair to sign agreement with Haberstock Surveying to perform survey work for storm damage repairs at various locations as listed therein.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Reaffirmed the Board's support of Assembly Constitutional Amendment 8, which would require that the State fund mandates to counties.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required) (NO ACTION)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required) (NO ACTION)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation/Meet and Confer: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.                   Horse Stonewalker says that there is no emergency plan for any kind of outbreak in the County.He also made several statements about homelessness in Humboldt County.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Month of July 1995

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of July 1995.

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.)

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.