9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES



1.                   Presentation of Award from the California State Assembly for Coordinated Care

RECOMMENDATION: Accept award for Public Health, Mental Health, Social Services and Probation.

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.                   Authorizing Participation in the Rural Economic Development Infrastructure Program

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of November 7, 1995.

2.                   Request for Proposal (RFP) for New Financial Data System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve RFP and Direct information services to send to appropriate vendors.

Agricultural Commissioner

3.                   Increase in Subvention--Support for the Gypsy Moth Detection Trapping Program

RECOMMENDATION: Accept increase of $2,682 from California Dept. of Food and Agriculture.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Review of the Investment Practices of the County Treasurer (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule study session for Monday, November 13, 1995 at 1:30 p.m.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 14, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of October 17, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Resignation from Humboldt County Resource Conservation District Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Accept resignation from Richard Bettis and direct Clerk to post vacancy.

District Attorney

8.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Steve Carter, Legal Office Assistant I

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

Employment Training

10.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Vocational Counselor and Vocational Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extensions for Lori Thomson and Brian Frayne.

11.               Amendment to Cost-Reimbursement Sub-Agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign second amendment.


12.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Public Health Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

13.               Filling of Public Health Clinic Supervisor Position Effective November 19, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

14.               Transfer of $17,437 from Contingency Fund to Tobacco Education Budget Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

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

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


16.               Test Use Agreement for State Board of Corrections Exams

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize execution of contract with Cooperative Personnel Services.

Public Works

17.               Transfer of $1,950 from Road Fund Contingency for Purchase of a New Computer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to Line Item 1200-320-8-066 (Roads--Business/Accounting).

18.               Harrison Avenue Reconstruction Project

RECOMMENDATION: Add portion of Harrison Avenue from Harris Street to Manzanita St. into project.


19.               Exemption to Fixed-Asset Freeze for Purchase of Smart Vector Light Bar ($1,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

Social Services

20.               Temporary Increase in Salary for Ruby Smith Eligibility Worker III

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase as though she had been promoted to Eligibility Supervisor.

21.               Provision of the Services of Family Preservation and Support Coordinator

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Eureka City Schools.


9:05 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Report from Planning Review Ad Hoc Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Planning Director to work with CAO to implement recommendations in said report at earliest opportunity; direct committee to oversee implementation process and report findings in 120 days; direct that any proposed ordinance changes that may be necessary for implementing recommendations be referred to County Counsel; and direct that a standing agenda item be placed on Board's agenda once a month for receiving a progress report on implementation process.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Report from Subcommittee of Crime Commission working with Law Enforcement--Cite and Release Problems in Eureka and a Proposal that a Minimum Security Facility be located in Courthouse (Former Library Area) (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Support minimum security facility concept to deal with problems pertaining to cite and release; direct that use of former Library space in Courthouse shall not be considered an option in addressing concept; authorize Sheriff, Board Chair and CAO to meet with Del Norte co. officials regarding incarceration of sentenced inmates; directed City/County Roundtable Committee to address matter of locating and funding minimum security facility and authorize Auditor to establish a trust fund for deposit of donations to help fund an additional minimum security jail facility, or alternative to decrease number of cite, book, and release actions necessitated by current lack of jail bed space.

10:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Year-Round Shelter/Services--Program Proposal (continued from October 24, 1995)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for Monday, November 13, 1995 at 10:00 a.m.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000--Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects (None)

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

Administrative Office (CAO)

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


1.                   Notification of Closure of Alcohol and Drug Care Services Inc. (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule discussion for November 14, 1995 with tentative time of 9:05 a.m.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required) (None)

3.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required) (None)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (NONE)

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.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 PM

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2083--Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading and adopt on November 7, 1995.


County Counsel

1.                   County v. Clayton; Southwest Corner of Redwood and Cedar Streets in Eureka; 18-042-16

RECOMMENDATION: Make a finding of public nuisance and order property owner to abate same.


1.                   Redwoods Amphitheatre Inc. General Plan Amendment Petition; Myers Flat Area; File No. 81-000-00; Case No. GPA 02-95

RECOMMENDATION: Reject petition to amend Myers Flat Community Plan and associated zoning.

2.                   ADJOURNMENT

RECOMMENDATION: Meeting adjourned to the grand opening of the Humboldt County Library on Saturday, November 4, 1995 at 11:00 a.m.