9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Moment of Silence


1.                   Proclamation Declaring Existence of Local Emergency (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation of existence of a local emergency.


1.                   Resolution Commending the Watershed Stewards Project on its First Anniversary (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation.

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.                   Establishment of Revenue Recovery Trust Fund, Fund No. 3800

RECOMMENDATION: Direct the Auditor-Controller to establish the new fund.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Support for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Grant Application

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-104.

County Counsel

3.                   Allocation of Senior Legal Secretary Position--Public Guardian Conservatorship Matters

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

Employment Training

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

RECOMMENDATION: Forward proposals to the State Community Economic Revitalization Team.

5.                   Agreement for Collecting Analyzing and Disseminating Local Occupational Outlook Information

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the State Employment Development Department.


6.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption--Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

7.                   Family Planning Program Personnel Changes

RECOMMENDATION: Disallocate a .50 FTE Mid-Level Practitioner position and allocate a .80 FTE Fiscal Assistant I/II.

8.                   AIDS Drug Assistance Program--October 1, 1995 Through June 30, 1996

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

9.                   Personnel Changes--Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Program and California Children's Services

RECOMMENDATION: Reduce personnel by a Medical Office Assistant position, and reduce a Public Health Nurse position to 3/4 time and approve transfer in the amount of $30,343.

Library Services

9a.††††††† Extension of Hours for Nine Extra-Help Pages

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Marshal--North Humboldt

10.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Deputy Marshal II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Mental Health

11.               Agreement with Double RR Care Home Corporation for Enhanced Supplemental Rate Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

12.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Senior Mental Health Clinician

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


13.               Extra-Help Extension--Juvenile Hall Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Extend hours for Steve Patrineri, Josh Ludtke, Wendy Rebik and Tom Stokesberry.

14.               Request to Establish Rent/Lease Structures Line Item in the Amount of $3,500

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Guardian

15.               Disallocation of Senior Legal Secretary Position (For Placement in County Counsel's Office)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

16.               Extra-Help Extension--Trained Laborer at Jacobs Avenue Garage

RECOMMENDATION: Extend hours for Gena Koch.

17.               Annual Renewal Agreement Between Six Rivers National Forest (SRNF) and Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement whereby SRNF would pay the County an annual amount of $4,809 for solid waste services provided by the County to SRNF.

18.               Leppek Subdivision Unit II; Portion of APN 508-071-26; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the subdivision map for recordation.

19.               Program Supplement No. 128 for the Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Alderpoint Road

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said supplement.

20.               Off-Airport Lease Agreement with Mickey Jones d.b.a. Budget Rent-A-Car

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign month-to-month agreement for Arcata-Eureka Airport.


21.               Extra-Help Extension Office Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Extend hours for Robin Nielson.


22.               Request for Exemption from Fixed Asset Freeze; Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 1100-243 in the Amount of $1,600 with Offsetting Revenue; and Establishment of Fixed Asset Account for a Wood Splitter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

23.               Extra-Help Extensions--Treasury and Tax Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions for Marcia Bermers and V. Elina Mares.


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Discussion of Emergency Sheltering Proposal (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate funding for Southern Humboldt proposal and Olive Branch proposal as conditioned.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (None)

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Program Supplement No. 130 for the construction of storm damage repairs at various locations.

3.                   Priority Listing for Highway 101 Improvement Projects--1998 to 2005 Transportation Improvements

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-105.

Planning and Building

4.                   Support for Assembly 1431 (Firestone)--Grants for Broad Range of Coastal Resource and Energy Issues

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize letter of support for said legislation.

5.                   Progress Report on the McKinleyville Community Plan Citizens Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of December 19, 1995.


6.                   Report on Interim Incarceration Facility Update

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral report (no action required).

Administrative Office (CAO)

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

County Counsel

8.                   Request by William Briody and William Davis Pertaining to Aitken Paving Soil Remediation Project in the Willow Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Direct amending of zoning ordinance to have soil and remediation a conditionally-permitted use.


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 (Conference with Labor Negotiator/Exposure to Litigation; 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.                   Dale Morton asked the Board open the Eureka Municipal auditorium the evening of December 12, 1995 for sheltering the homeless; or the Board issue him a personal check for three nights' stay in a motel.He was informed the use of the auditorium was not under the jurisdiction of the Board of Supervisors, and he was referred to the Social Services Department for determining what aid he was eligible for.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   REI et al Zone Reclassification; Trinidad Area; File No. 515-141-48; Case No. ZR 17-92

RECOMMENDATION: Close public hearing and hold deliberation on December 19, 1995.

Environmental Health

2.                   County-Wide Integrated Waste Management Plan for Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Approve final draft, and adopt Resolution No. 95-106.

K.                  EMERGENCY SESSION3:00 P.M.

1.                   Emergency Session

RECOMMENDATION: Found there is a threat to public health and safety, adopted a local resolution requesting the State Director of Emergency Services concur in the declaration of a local emergency and adopted a resolution requesting Governor Wilson to Proclaim a state of emergency.

L.                   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.)

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