9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag and Invocation by Reverend Darrell Grytness of First Baptist Church of Arcata



1.                   Proclamation Declaring October 23-31, 1995 as Red Ribbon Week (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

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.                   Tax Sharing Annexation Agreement with the City of Fortuna (Dunaway)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-94.


2.                   Transfer of $1300 to Enable the Purchase of a FAX Machine

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


3.                   Distribution of Excess Proceeds from October 5, 1994 Sale of Tax-Deeded Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve distribution as indicated on the submitted Attachment A.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Request for the County to Conduct Election in April 1996 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from the City of Ferndale and refer to Elections Division.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 31, 1995.

6.                   California State Association of Counties Board of Directors (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisors Dixon and Fulkerson (alternate) to said Board.

Clerk of the Board

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Clerk

8.                   Rental Agreements for Polling Places for November 7, 1995 Special District Election

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements.

9.                   Pick Up of Voted Ballots at Various Polling Places--November 7, 1995, Election

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Sheriff's Department to transfer said ballots to central count site.

County Counsel

10.               Lease Agreement with John Biord for County Counsel Office Space

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

Court Executive Office

11.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Superior Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

12.               Cooperative Agreement with Senior Community Service Employment Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Employment Training Department Director to sign said agreement.


13.               1995-96 Contract for Local Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Oversight Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the State Water Resources Board.

Mental Health

14.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Crisis Specialist Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

15.               Changes in Personnel Allocation for Psychiatric Nurse Effective November 5, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve changes as shown in submitted report.

16.               Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Grace O'Callaghan, Medical Office Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

17.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State Department of Rehabilitation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Interim Mental Health Director to sign MOU.

Planning and Building

18.               Mahoney Minor Subdivision and Joint Timber Management Guide; File No. 212-051-12; Case No. PMS-22-92; Salmon Creek Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve subdivision application.


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

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

20.               Beechwood Major Subdivision Phase I; APN 303-022-05, Cutten Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

21.               Construction of Salt River Bridge on Dillon Road; Post Mile 0.01; Project 914015

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Griggs Corporation.

22.               Storm Damage Repairs on Redwood Drive; Project No. 600308

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Mercer Fraser Company.

23.               Approval of a Supplemental Budget for the Solid Waste Division, Department 438

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $36,376.

24.               Agricultural Lease with R Bar M Ranch; Rohnerville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

25.               Rohnerville Airport Grant (AIP No. 3-06-0083-02); State Matching Grant; Application

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Director to sign grant application.

26.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of Redwood Drive; County Road No. 6B015, Garberville

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-95.


27.               Expenditures from Recorder's Modernization Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $54,700.


28.               Purchase of Identix Live-Scan Fingerprint Machine/Printer--Budget Unit 1100-243

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption to fixed asset freeze, and approve transfer of $5,000.

29.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Provision of Police Dispatch Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with the Rio Dell Police Department.

Social Services

30.               Contract for the Provision of Training for Income Maintenance Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the University of California at Davis.

31.               Supplemental Budget for the Specialized Care Incentives and Assistance Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $21,981.

Superior and Municipal Courts

32.               Contract with Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Services to Juvenile Court

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.


9:05 a.m. County Counsel

1.                   Report from Contract Counsel on Gravel and Code Revisions

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report, and take appropriate action (if any).

10:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Year-Round Shelter/Services--Program Proposal

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file proposal, and take appropriate action (if required).

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Order No. 1--Storm Damage Repairs to Scenic Drive (Project 349944)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Director of Public Works to sign said change order.

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

3.                   Effects of CALTRANS Organizational Changes

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if needed) (NO ACTION TAKEN)


5.                   Establishment of Sheriff's Citizens on Patrol (SCOP) Crime Prevention Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and associated supplemental budget of $11,800.

G.                 MATTERS INITIATED BY BOARD MEMBERS(Board Member Travel/Meeting Attendance) (NO ACTION TAKEN)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation; No Action Taken)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (Roger Zoss/Jody Lawlor/Sandra Warshaw)

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.                   Public Appearances(See scanned attachments for details.)

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Public Hearings

1.                   Determination Soil Remediation is Principal Use of Heavy Industrial Zone; Case APL 01-95; File AP 522-201-01; Willow Creek; JOE and JEANNE GROSSER, Owners

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to Monday, October 30, 1995 at 1:45 p.m.

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.