9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend David Sczepanski of Gospel Outreach


1.                   Invitation to Congressman Frank Riggs to Meet with the Board for the Purpose of Discussing Impacts and Answering Questions, Regarding Federal Budget (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hold meeting on Friday, October 20, 1995 at 1:00 p.m. with Congressman Riggs.

2.                   Scheduling of Homeless Shelter Study Session on Tuesday, October 24, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve scheduling for said date at 10:30 a.m.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring October 15-21, 1995 as Safe Schools Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring October 19, 1995 as International Credit Union Day (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Resolution Commending the Redwood Discovery Museum (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

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.                   Amendment to Ordinance No. 2083--Fees for Underground Storage Tank Program and Roads--Engineering

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule public hearing for October 31, 1995.

2.                   Adjustment of Emergency Services Position Allocation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve adjustments to the Personnel Allocation Table adopted in the final budget package to accurately reflect the allocation of 1.00 FTE Administrative Analyst I/II, Class 623, Range 246/279, and 1.00 FTE Senior Office Assistant, Class 130, Range 179.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   City of Arcata's Planning Grant Application from Community Development Block Grant Program, Economic Development Allocation (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 12, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 13, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of October 3, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Clerk

7.                   Additional Disbursement of $4,000 to Humboldt Mediation Services from the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Trust Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

County Counsel

8.                   Amendments to Humboldt County Code--Removal of Junk Vehicles

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2093.

Court Executive Office

9.                   Compensation for Courtroom Clerk Nancy Comer as if Promoted to Senior Court Clerk Effective 9/25/95 and Continuing Until Court Administration Reorganization is Complete

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Employment Training

10.               Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative (Option 9) Project Solicitations

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt current Option 9 proposals and forward same to SCERT.


11.               Community Donations for Healthy Mom's Programs and California Children Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve new revenue accounts for said donations.

12.               Changes in Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Allocations for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve changes as submitted.

13.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the HIV Prevention Community Planning Project

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

14.               Adjustments to Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Budget Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Approve proposed adjustments to said line item.

Mental Health

15.               Transfer to Appropriate Line Item for Refund of Overpayments to Medicare for Partial Hospitalization Services Identified in the Audit of the Cost Report for 1991-92

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $7,983 from Mental Health contingency fund.

16.               Amendments to the Bylaws of the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendments.


17.               Request to Adopt the 40-Hour Class of Legal Office Assistant I/II Into the County's Classification Plan; and Reallocate .50 Legal Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Defender

18.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Attorney I/II/III/IV Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

19.               Agreement with Winzler and Kelly Engineers for Jail Phase II Inspection Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

20.               Amending Section 421-5 of Chapter 1 of Division 2 of Title IV of County Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2094 pertaining to Stop Intersections.

21.               Intention to Sell Real Property; AP 40-021-05; Fortuna Area; Former Co-Op Building

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-93.

22.               Guidelines Agreed Upon by Public Works and California Land Surveyors' Association

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Monument Preservation Fund Guidelines.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

23.               Appointment of Board of Directors--Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Sam B. Merryman Jr.; Charles M.Thomas, Jr.; and Harry Pritchard.


9:15 a.m. Child Inter-Agency Council

1.                   Executive Summary of Children, Youth and Family Issues in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Board at its discretion, make available copies to suggested entities.

9:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive presentation from CWLA.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize signing of Orders 1 ($329,677) and 2 ($56,827.89)--Jail Phase II

2.                   Standing Item--Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (None)

County Counsel

3.                   Ordinance to Provide Recovery of Costs--Processing Enforcement of Code Violations

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading, and set for adoption on 11/14/95.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Action Required)

Superior Court

5.                   Update Regarding Court Unification

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize work to move some court functions to vacated Library space in courthouse, and renovation of second floor space; authorize staff to work with City of Fortuna to co-locate Fortuna Division at City complex for extended lease period; authorize staff to arrange to sell existing Fortuna Court facility; direct staff to schedule necessary hearings and take appropriate actions to accomplish consolidation of Arcata Court with Eureka Division; and authorize staff to work on sale of Pierson Park property to McKinleyville CSD.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action Required)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required) (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.                   The Humboldt Harmonaires, in observation of October Harmony Month sang Bye Bye Blues in dedication to the Board and the budget process.

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.