9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Bill Moore of the First Church of the Nazarene of Eureka


1.                   Resolution from USDA/RECDS

RECOMMENDATION: Receive staff report and accept resolution.

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 Office (CAO)

1.                   Request to Establish Line Item in Budget Unit 430 at $145,000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for purchase of Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

2.                   Transfer from Contingency Fund for Purchase of Networking Equipment for the Courts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $6,300.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   1994-95 Annual Report from Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board of September 26, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

District Attorney

5.                   Extra-Help Extension for Michelle Grow, Process Server

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Employment Training

6.                   Amendment to Cost-Reimbursement Sub-Agreement with College of the Redwoods

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign second amendment to said sub-agreement.


7.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Medical Officer Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

8.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Public Health Clinic Supervisor Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

9.                   Amendment to Contract No. 94-19679, WIC Program for Period 10/01/94-9/30/95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 with State Dept. of Health Services.

Mental Health

10.               Lease Agreement with Johnson's Trailer Rentals for Modular Building

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement for placement at the Clark Complex.

11.               Agreements with Institutions for Mental Health Diseases

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements with Westwood and Merced Manor.

12.               Amendment to Letter of Agreement with Public Health for HIV Pre and Post Counseling

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

13.               Contract for Consultation and Medication Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Cloney's Prescription Pharmacy.

14.               Memorandum of Understanding for Clarifying Respective Roles and Responsibilities in Cross-Referrals for Psychiatric Nursing Services from Humboldt Home Health

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU.

15.               Agreement with Double RR Care Home for Supplemental Rates

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.


16.               Dissolution of Current Eligibility List for Deputy Public Guardian, Substance Abuse Counselor I and Superior Court Clerk I Effective Upon Establishment of a New Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for dissolution.

Public Works

17.               Amending Section 421-5 of Chapter I, Division 2 of Title IV of Humboldt County Code Intersection at Meyers Avenue and Alpha Street (Pine Hill Eureka Area)

RECOMMENDATION: Set Proposed ordinance for hearing and adoption.

18.               Agreement for Vehicle Repair Services of the Public Works Department Motor Pool

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the Samoa Peninsula Fire District.


19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Deputy Sheriff I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Report from County Crime Commission Working with Law Enforcement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive status report of Commission's activities and findings.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Status Report on North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from representatives of the NCRA.

10:00 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Phase II Implementation Presentation by Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 17, 1995.

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: Accept report on status of repair efforts for storm damage which occurred during period of January-May, 1995; authorize Road commissioner to advertise, bid and let contracts covering both work and material for 24 identified "high priority storm damage repair locations as allowed in the Public Construction Act, California Code Section 20395, paragraphs (a) and (e); receive and file bids to construct storm damage repairs to Dyerville Loop Road and Ettersburg-Honeydew Road, Project No. 349943/349945; reject the single bid received from Griggs Corporation; and authorize Public Works to re-evaluation the project design and prepare plans and specifications for the re-advertisement of the project.

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 (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.                   Nadananda, representing the Friends of the Eel River, submitted a petition requesting the Board take the actions necessary for the return of all water natural to the Eel River system.Nancy Dervin representing North Coast Love in Action, suggested ways to improve conditions at the South Jetty, and recommend eviction proceedings at said location be suspended.


County Counsel

1.                   County v. Iloff; 4693 Union Street Eureka, AP No. 301-052-07

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Find conditions of property of subject premises constitute a public nuisance 2) order property owner to abate said nuisance, prescribing a reasonable time, not to exceed 30 days for completion of such abatement; and 3) order that, in event such abatement is not commenced, prosecuted and completed by property owner within terms set by the Board that Community Assistance Unit shall be empowered and authorized to abate such nuisance, and that costs of abatement shall become a lien on subject property.


Public Hearing

1.                   Ordinance Amending Section 328.1-13 and 328. 1-18 of Article 3 Drainage Fees Chapter 8.1, Division 2 of Title III of the Humboldt County Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2092.

Board of Supervisors(Supervisor Fulkerson)

1.                   Representatives of the Federal Administration will Make a Presentation to the Board of Supervisors at a Town Hall Meeting on October 11, 1995 to Provide Information on the Federal Budget Cuts, and Their Impact on the Local Governments and Communities Presenters: Lori Hancock, U.S. Department of Education; Jadine Nielsen, Small Business Administration; Art Agnos, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Grantland Johnson, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and Rick Sawyer, U.S. Dept. of Labor

RECOMMENDATION: Adjourn Board session to Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, October 11, 1995 at 1:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers.

L.                   CHECK REGISTERS

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

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