9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Lon Johnson, Youth Minister for the First Covenant Church of Eureka


1.                   Recommendations to State Fish and Game Commission--Management of Klamath River Fishery (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign submitted letter.


1.                   Resolution Proclaiming December 1995 as Humboldt County Phone Book Recycling Month

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.                   Contract with Donald F. Peterson to Provide Legislative Representation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

2.                   Supplemental Appropriation for Library Remodel--Courts

RECOMMENDATION: Appropriate $100,000 from Trust Fund 1420 Contingency and establish line item.

3.                   Tax Sharing Annexation Agreement with the City of Fortuna (Meeting Facility Annexation)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-100.


4.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Cadastral Drafting Technician Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Resolution Commending Nell Marie Knapp for Her Years of Service (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution presented on November 17, 1995.

6.                   Letter of Opposition--House Resolution 1906 (Doolittle) to Congressman Frank Riggs (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Building Maintenance

7.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Administrative Secretary Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

8.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Building Maintenance Custodian Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Clerk of the Board

9.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 15, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

10.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of October 30, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

11.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 7, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

12.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 13, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

13.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 14, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

14.               Appointment to Mental Health Board--District 3 Representative

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Barry Gerdts with term to expire on January 26, 1998.


15.               Expenses Incurred During FY 95-96 for Replacement of ETD's Telephone Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $3,700 to appropriate line items.

County Clerk

16.               Appointment of Specified Individuals to Special District Governing Boards

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointments as shown on submitted Attachment I.

County Counsel

17.               Amending Chapter 2 of Division 7 of Title II of County Code--Regulation of Use of County Library

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2098.

District Attorney

18.               Lease Agreements with Robin Arkley for Family Support Office Space at 134 "D" Street in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreements.

Employment Training

19.               Transfer of $3,500 to Cover the Cost to Install a New Phone System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

20.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Linda Carrera Vocational Counselor

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.


21.               Budget Adjustment of $2,000 for Senior Citizens Program Budget Unit 417

RECOMMENDATION: Approve adjustment.

22.               Request to Establish Overtime Expenditure Line Item in Family Planning Services

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line item in the amount of $952.

23.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Senior Medical Office Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

24.               Change in Personnel Allocations and Budget for Healthy Moms Program

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate Fiscal Asst. I/II; disallocate Health Educ. Specialist I/II; and approve budget changes.

25.               Contract Amendment for the Humboldt County HIV Prevention Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment with Gainer & Associates.

26.               Amendment to Tobacco Control Services Contract with the State Department of Health Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

27.               Request to Establish Overtime Line Items for AIDS Information and education and HIV CARE Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line items in the amounts of $180 and $225 respectively.

28.               Subcontract with Humboldt Open Door Clinic for State-Funded Community Health Center Immunization

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subcontract.

29.               Subcontract with NorthCountry Clinic for State-Funded Community Health Center Immunization

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subcontracts.

30.               Approval of AIDS Drug Assistance Program Standard Agreement Through September 30, 1995

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

31.               Amendment to Resolution Establishing the Integrated Waste Management Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-101.

Information Services

32.               Contract with TFP Inc. for the Photo Imaging System to be Used by the Jail

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract in the amount of $56,540.

Mental Health

33.               Agreement with San Jose Care and Guidance for Long- Term Care for the Mentally Ill

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

34.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Deputy Mental Health Director--Alcohol and Drug

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase for Valerie Hunter until such time as department completes its reorganization.


35.               Designation of John Frank to Serve on the Merit System Appeals Panel--Russell Pope Appeal

RECOMMENDATION: Approve designation.

36.               Mental Health Clinician I Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Approve dissolution of said list effective upon the establishment of a new trust.

Planning and Building

37.               Refund of Application Fees to Streams of Living Water Foundation in the Amount of $322.06

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.


38.               Request to Purchase Cafeteria Table for Juvenile Hall in the Amount of $1,000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

39.               Request to Execute California Youth Authority Contract No. 92-209 Amendment 3

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

Public Works

40.               Lease Agreement with Big Foot Transportation for Ground Courier Service at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

41.               Termination of Fixed-Based Operator Lease Agreement at Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign termination agreement with Mike Rydberg.

42.               Pay Increase for Senior Automotive Mechanic for Performing Principal Duties of Equipment Superintendent

RECOMMENDATION: Approve pay increase for Jerry Stahl from November 26, 1995 to December 30, 1995.

43.               Transfer of $200,000 from Road Fund Contingency--Repairs for Damages Incurred During 94-95 Winter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

44.               Bay Pointe Estates Subdivision; File No. AP 302-101-11; Pine Hill Area of Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Accept the subdivision map for recordation.

45.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Operation of a Burn Site at the Orleans Container Site

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with the Forest Service.

Social Services

46.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Staff Services Analyst I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

47.               Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Food Stamp Distribution Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Social Services to publicize and distribute the IFB to interested parties.

48.               Increase Allocation of Office Assistant I/II by 1.00 FTE for Child Welfare Services in Department 511

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Superior and Municipal Court

49.               Approval of Plans and Specifications--Remodel of Former Library Facility for Use of the Court

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval and hold bid opening on December 18, 1995 at 10:00 a.m.


9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request for Creation of an Eel River Fishery Restoration Fund (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge, and Airport Projects (if required) (None Required)

2.                   Contract for Storm Damage Repairs to Weymouth Bluff Road and Wilder Ridge Road Project Nos. 649216 and 64926

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to Wahlund Construction Company and adopt supplemental budget of $36,000.


3.                   Community Based Punishment Options Planning Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Sheriff Lewis to submit a grant application to the California Board of Corrections for the purpose of obtaining funding for a Community Based Punishment options planning; adopt Resolution designating the Chief Correctional Administrator and members of the Community Based Planning committee; authorize County Staff to prepare and distribute a request for proposal for a Criminal Justice consultant that would be selected upon the successful award of grant funding and encourage County staff to cooperate fully in the overall planning process and adopt Resolution No. 95-102.

Social Services

4.                   TRENDS Report for September 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

5.                   Progress Report on Child Welfare Services Emergency Response Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

Administrative Office (CAO)

6.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (NO ACTION REQUIRED)

7.                   Discussion and Consideration Regarding the Creation of an Administrative Services Department

RECOMMENDATION: Create said department as directed.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Appointment to the Board of Directors for the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District



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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation/Meeting with Labor Negotiator 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.                   Per the request of Supervisor Neely flags at County buildings were directed to be flown at half mast in memory of former Supervisor Pat Dorsey.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works

1.                   Proposed Acquisition of O'Day Parcel; Rohnerville Airport Clear Zone; Runway 11

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-103.


County Counsel

1.                   County vs. Kyle; AP No. 305-041-42

RECOMMENDATION: Find the conditions of the property of the subject premises constitute a public nuisance and order the property owner to abate said nuisance.

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.)

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.