TUESDAY, JULY 25, 1995

9:00 PM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend David Kilmer of the Congregational Church of Ferndale


1.                   Request from the City of Eureka to Discuss Opening Second Street


2.                   Contract with State Board of Corrections for Funding in the Amount of $11,010,690

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-80.

3.                   Request for Emergency Purchase of Fixed Assets for Juvenile Hall

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $3,089.

4.                   Request to Establish an Extra-Help Account in the Amount of $1,500

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

5.                   Secured Property Tax-Automated Billing and Computer Scanner Receipting

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of scanners and software.

6.                   Placement of the Cape Mendocino Lighthouse at Shelter Cove (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

7.                   Reauthorization of the Trinity River Restoration Act (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve testimony for submittal to Subcommittee on Water and Power Resources.

C.                  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.                   Revised Standard Response Format to Grand Jury Reports

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised format to replace revised version dated March 26, 1991.

2.                   Ordinance for the 1995 Update of County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2083 per Board action of July 18, 1995.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Proclamation Declaring August 12, 1995 as Hot August Daze (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 11, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Clerk

5.                   Transfer of $95,500 from General Fund Contingency to the Superior Court Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $95,500 to various Superior Court indigent--defense line items.

District Attorney

6.                   Transfer of $11,258 from Network Cards Account to Computer/Software Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Employment Training

7.                   Amendment to Lease Agreement with Humboldt Newspaper to Include Janitorial Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign second amendment to said lease agreement.

8.                   Contract with Fortuna Union High School to Provide Basic Education Training

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract to provide training to JTPA eligible youth.

9.                   Contract to Provide Basic Office Education Training to JTPA-Eligible Youth

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Humboldt Regional Occupational Program.


10.               Contract with State Department of Health Services; AIDS Master Grant Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Contract No. 95-22671.

11.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Fiscal Assistant I/II Position--Medical Billing

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for Position No. 001 in Fiscal/Business Services Section.

12.               Reallocation of Licensed Vocational Nurse Position to Registered Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation for position in HIV-Alternate Test Site Program.

Public Works

13.               Classification Review--Business and Parks Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Delete and disallocate management class of Business and Parks Manager; adopt class of Public Works Business Manager; and allocate Public Works Business Manager position.

14.               Summarily Vacate a One-Foot Non-Vehicular Access Strip in Shelter Cove Subdivision

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution 95-81 and accept easement from Porteous/Dunphy parties.

15.               Construction of Boise Creek Bridge (4C-162) on Red Cap Road; Project No. 924030

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Stimpel-Wiebelhaus Associates.

16.               Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for Solid Waste Disposal

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2084.


17.               Transfer Through Contingencies to Prisoner Transport (Out of County) Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve through Contingencies in the amount of $47,304.


Board of Supervisors 9:05 a.m.

1.                   Report from Rick Knapp, Cal-Trans Interim District 1 Director on Proposed Closure of the Eureka Office of Cal-Trans

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for Thursday July 27, 1995 at 9:00 a.m.

Board of Supervisors 9:15 a.m.

2.                   Presentation on Americorps Program in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation by Redwood Community Action Agency.

County Clerk 10:30 a.m.

3.                   Study Session on Proposed 1995-96 Budget for County Clerk Budget Units

RECOMMENDATION: Hold study session.

E.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

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

Planning and Building

3.                   Direction to Planning and Building and County Counsel Regarding Mining Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Respond to recommendation from State Mining and Geology Board subcommittee.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Proposed Cellular Facility Courthouse

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration, including mitigation measures 1-4 inclusive, and approve Mitigation, Monitoring and Reporting Program; 2) direct Planning staff to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk pursuant to CEQA; 3) adopt Resolution No. 95-82, stating intent to lease county property; 4) set time for opening bids for August 22, 1995, at 1:45 p.m.; and 5) direct Clerk of the Board to publish and post said Resolution of Intent as required.

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Encourage Congressman Riggs to take a leadership role in restoring certain funds slated to be cut as a result of the Rescission Bill (HR 1158).


1.                   Grant Application to the University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Support applying for grant to support establishment of an Agricultural Advisory Committee to oversee several research projects that the grant would support.

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

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

G.                 CLOSED SESSION (No Action Taken)

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (f needed)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code (GC) Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position and Instructing Its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to GC Section 54956.9 (if needed)

H.                  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.                   Concerned Citizens for King Salmon and video access concerns (see scanned attachment for details)

I.                     PUBLIC HEARINGS

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Community Development Block Grant Program Annual Grantee Performance Reports

RECOMMENDATION: Submit said reports to the State Dept. of Housing and Community Development.


2.                   Study Session on Proposed Budget for 1995-96 for Courts Budget Units

RECOMMENDATION: Hold study session.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Month of June 1995

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of June 1995.

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.