TUESDAY, MAY 09, 1995

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Ken Variety of the Evangelical Free Church of Loleta


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.                   1995 Community Development Block Grant General Allocation

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-55 for submitting Planning/Technical Assistance application.

2.                   Extending Local Emergency Due to February 13, 1995 Storms and Flooding

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-56.

3.                   Service Contract with PGandE for Service Connection for Jail Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign service contract and letter of protest.

County Counsel

4.                   Funds for Jacoby Creek Fire Protection District Association v. County of Humboldt, et al., and Related Cases; Community Assistance Unit; and SMARA Project Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget as shown in submitted report.

District Attorney

5.                   Temporary Increase in Compensation for Cito Torres, Fiscal Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

6.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Legal Office Assistant I/II and Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


7.                   Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming Contract for Linkages Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Humboldt Senior Resource Center.

8.                   Quarterly Report for the Healthy Mom's Program

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

9.                   Increase in Allocation of a Mid-Level Practitioner Position in Family Planning

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

10.               Lead Poisoning Prevention Contract--July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1998

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

11.               Exemption form Fixed Assets Freeze for Upgrade of LAN File Service

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

12.               Supplemental Budget ($804) for Local Assistance Block Grant; Budget Unit 401

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Mental Health

13.               Contract Amendment with Charlotte Hamilton, M.D. for Psychiatric Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

14.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Eleven (11) Employees

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

North Humboldt Marshal

15.               Supplemental Budget ($500) to Cover End-of-Year Expenses

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $500 from Chapter 810 account.


16.               Settlement Agreement with Christopher Riendeau

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute said agreement.

Public Works

17.               Supplemental Budget ($6,000) for Installation of Above-Ground Aviation fuel Tank

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

18.               Contract for the Collection of Solid Waste in the Unincorporated Garberville and Holmes/Redcrest Areas

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with City Garbage Company of Eureka.

19.               Revocable License Agreement with Fortuna Redwood Autorama--Use of 1488 Main Street

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said agreement.

20.               Lease/Operating Agreement with Phoenix Leasing Corporation dba Reno Air Express

RECOMMENDATION: Consent to termination of lease as of April 1, 1995.

21.               Supplemental Budget--Alternative Sewage Disposal System; Samoa Boat Launch Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $15,610.

22.               Acquisition of Fallert/Giampaoli Parcel; Arcata/Eureka Airport; Runway 32

RECOMMENDATION: Concur in consummating this acquisition.

23.               Summary Vacation of Superseded Portions of Westhaven Drive; County Road No. C4N030

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-57.

24.               County's Choices for the State's Bridge Replacement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Bear Gulch Bridge and Howe Creek Bridge as the County's choices.

25.               Purchase of 2 Covered Solid Waste Bins for Use at Container Site at Willow Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $9,600.


26.               Supplemental Budget ($14,136) for Replacement of Microfiche Duplication System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

27.               Reallocation of Senior Microfilm Tech Position to Microfilm Tech I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and approve exemption from hiring freeze to fill position.

Risk Manager

28.               Primary and Alternate Representative to CSAC Excess Insurance Authority Board

RECOMMENDATION: Designate Risk Manager (primary) and County Safety Officer (alternate).


29.               Grant for Supplemental Funding--Sheriff's Existing Marijuana Enforcement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution authorizing execution of grant award forms.


9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation on Watershed Restoration Projects (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear report from Natural Resources Division of the Redwood Community Action Agency.

10:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Mental Health Board Update (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update from Dr. Donald Bain, Chair of the Mental Health Board.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (NO CHANGE ORDERS REQUIRED) 

2.                   Temporary Waiver of $10,000 Change Order Limit for the Jail Phase I Project Relative to Modification to Accommodate Phase II

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize temporary waiver.

3.                   Ordinance Amending Section 431-96.6 of Chapter 1, of Division 3 of Title IV of the Humboldt County Code Relating to Parking on Scenic Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on May 23, 1995.

Employment Training

4.                   Issues on "Overtime" Accrued, Paid and Owed to Community Resources Coordinator

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Recommendations A-D as written in submitted report.

County Clerk

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

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $150,000 to various Superior Court indigent-defense line item.

6.                   Contract for Funding from Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with Humboldt Mediation Services.


7.                   Alternative to Incarceration

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to pursue point electronic monitoring program with the cities.

Administrative Office (CAO)

8.                   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)

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 

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.                   Cathy Webster asked questions pertaining to the snowy plover habitat and closing, fencing and/or signing areas pertaining to said habitat.  Cheri Williams, an employee of the Sheriff's Department disagreed with the report submitted to the Board on May 2, 1995 pertaining to consolidation of dispatch services.  She read a prepared statement.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending April 30, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending April 30, 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.