9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

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


1.                   Proposal for Drug Diversion Services



1.                   Proclamation Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Awareness Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for November 1995.

2.                   Proclamation Great American Smokeout Day (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for November 16, 1995.

3.                   Resolution Honoring Humboldt Child Care Council's 20th Anniversary (Supervisor Dixon)

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.                   Setting of Discussion for Creation of Administrative Services Department

RECOMMENDATION: Set for consideration on December 5, 1995.


2.                   Resolution to Permit County Participation in the State-County Property TaxAdministration Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-98.


3.                   Extra-Help Extension--Ben Hershberger, Fiscal Assistant I

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Waiver of Planning Fees--Proposed Kneeland Fire Protection District Fire Station (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 18, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 19, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of October 31, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Coroner-Public Administrator

8.                   Contract to Provide Postmortem Examinations

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with K.W. Falconer, M.D.

County Counsel

9.                   Resolution of Acceptance--Sale of Former Co-Op Building in Fortuna to Jean and Fay Woo

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-99.

10.               Ordinance Adding Division 12 to Title II of the Humboldt County Code to Provide for Recovery of Costs Related to Processing and Enforcement of Code Violations

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2096.

District Attorney

11.               Transfer of $4,200 from the Contingency Fund to Special Department Expense Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer for tape transcription.

12.               Contract for Children's Trust Funds and Federal Challenge Grant Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contracts with the North Coast Rape Crisis Team, Humboldt Child Care Council and Northern California Council of Camp Fire, Inc.

Employment Training

13.               Service Agreement for Software Maintenance Agreement and Periodic Updates

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Shasta Private Industry Council.


14.               Contract for AIDS Master Grant Agreement Fiscal Year 1995-96

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

15.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Public Health Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

16.               Request to Establish Extra Help Expenditure Line Item--Local Assistance Block Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for Budget Unit 401.

Mental Health

17.               Extra-Help Extensions for Mental Health Worker and Psychiatric Technician and Psychiatric Nurse

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions for Sheila Cobb and Meghan MacPherson.

18.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Three Health Workers Assigned to Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase for Kathryn DeWitt, Heidi Carter and Hazel Jean Petty.

19.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Mental Health Program Manager and Director of Nursing

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase for Jeanette Kruse and Cynthia Moore.

20.               Agreement for Supplemental Rates with Hollenbeck Care Home

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

21.               Reallocation of Psychiatric Technician I/II to Psychiatric Nurse

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

22.               Memoranda of Understanding for Mental Health Outreach Services to Various Community Schools

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign memoranda of understanding.

23.               Renewal of Agreement with American Star Private Security

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Marshal-North Humboldt

24.               Transfer of Funds from Chapter 810 Account and Debtor Assessment Fees--Supplemental Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $1,600.


25.               Extra-Help Extensions--Juvenile Hall Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions for Dore Abrahamson, Kevin Samsei, Kevin Harder and Patricia Anderson.

Public Works

26.               Agreement with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6354 for James DeMuling Veterans' Memorial Grove

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign encroachment agreement.

27.               Request to Establish Redway Transfer Station Road Repairs Line Item in the Amount of $5,000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

28.               License Agreement with the City of Eureka to Provide Parking Space at the Adorni Center

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign license agreement.

29.               Extra-Help Extension--L. Harvey, Assistant Engineer II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

30.               Construction of Bridge Over Tributary to North Fork Mattole River on North Fork Road Project No. 940050

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on December 5, 1995.


31.               Renewal of Lease Agreement with George N. Fryberg Trust

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement renewal.

32.               Fixed-Asset Freeze Exemption--Purchase of Four Portable Radios for SCOP Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $1,725.

33.               Amendment to Standard Agreement with Department of Corrections, Pelican Bay State Prison

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Sheriff Lewis to sign amendment for CLETS maintenance.

34.               Hiring Freeze Exemption--Fiscal Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Notification of Closure of Alcohol and Drug Services Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $25,000 from General Fund Contingency to continue operation through June 30, 1996.

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

2.                   Children and Family Services--A Framework for Change

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations 1-7 in submitted report and approve the establishment of an oversight committee.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (None)

County Counsel

4.                   Regulation of the Use of the County Library

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on December 5, 1995.

5.                   Setting of Date for the Board to Address Request by William Briody and William Davis Pertaining to Aitken Paving Soil Remediation Project in the Willow Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule for discussion on December 12, 1995.


1.                   Scheduling of Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Frank Riggs (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required) (No Action Required)

3.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required) (No Action Required)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (8:30 a.m.--Anticipated LitigationNo Action Taken)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (None)

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.


J.                   DEPARTMENTAL ITEM1:45 P.M.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Developer Presentation Regarding Proposed Airport Business Center

RECOMMENDATION: Receive presentation form Steve Moser.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building and Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Hagan Zone Reclassification; Phillipsville Area; File No. 214-021-24; Case No. ZR-01-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2097.

2.                   Closing of the Arcata Court in the North Humboldt Division of the Humboldt County Municipal Court

RECOMMENDATION: Direct closure of the Arcata Court effective December 29, 1995.

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.