TUESDAY, JULY 18, 1995

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Andrew Broese Van Groenou of the Myrtle Avenue Baptist Church


1.                   House Resolution 1906 (Doolittle) - Proposed Amendments to the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (P.L. 102-575) (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of opposition.


1.                   Resolution Commending Gary Lozensky, Probation Department (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Days (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for the period of July 18-31, 1995.

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.                   Transfer Through Contingencies to Clerk of the Board Services and Supplies Accounts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,355.

2.                   Contract with Hughes/Perry and Associates for Consolidated Dispatch Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Recommendations for Grant Funding of Projects (Fish and Game) (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations form County Fish and Game Advisory Commission.

4.                   Request for Funding from County Fair Association ($50,000) (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer request to the 1995-96 budget hearing process.

5.                   Request to Increase McKinleyville Citizens' Advisory Committee (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Post vacancies and make appointments on August 22, 1995.

County Counsel

6.                   Ordinance Accepting the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training Selection and Training Requirements for Peace Officers Employed by the Coroner

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on August 1, 1995.

District Attorney

7.                   Lease Agreement with Oscar Larson and Associates--Additional Space (Family Support)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement for space located at 317 Third Street.


8.                   Request that a General Obligation Bond Measure be Placed on November 7, 1995 Ballot

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from the Jacoby Creek School District as conditioned.

9.                   Request that a Fire Protection Tax Measure be Placed on the November 7, 1995 Ballot

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from the Resort Improvement District No. 1 as conditioned.

10.               Request that an Election to Consider the Activation of Latent Library Authorities

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from the McKinleyville Community Services District as conditioned that an election be held on November 7, 1995.


11.               Contract for Administration of the Recycling Market Development Zone

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with North Coast Small Business Development Center.

12.               Contract for Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA)--Budget Unit 470

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

13.               Contract Amendment with North Coast Emergency Medical Services--FY 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

14.               Contract for Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act (CARE)--FY 1995-97

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

15.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)--Joint Operation of New Weitchpec Container Site

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with the Yurok Tribal Council.

Public Works

16.               Collection of Recyclables in Unincorporated Area of Pacific Manor

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with Arcata Garbage Company.

17.               Parking Area for Construction Workers on the New Jail and Courtroom Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with H. Robert Halvorsen (APN 2-241-11).

Social Services

18.               Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Family Preservation and Support Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve RFP for distribution to interested parties.

19.               Supplemental Budget and Contingency Transfer for Department 518; Fund No. 1110

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $50,000 from the Contingency Fund.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

20.               Agreement to Purchase Tax-Defaulted Real Property Parcel No. 11-055-08 ($1,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase of strip of land ten feet wide next to Clark Complex.

Supplemental Item--CAO

21.               Request to Declare Property Surplus and to Start Process to Dispose of Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for Co-Op Building in Fortuna.

Supplemental Item--Purchasing

22.               Hiring Freeze Exemptions for Senior Office Assistant and Fiscal Assistant I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for said positions.


9:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Presentation by Winzler and Kelly Final Report:Centerville Beach Reuse Study

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt final version of Naval Facility Centerville Beach Reuse Study.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Evaluation of 1994-95 Winter Shelter Part I Internal Evaluation

RECOMMENDATION: Support developing a request for proposals (RFP) for non-profit agencies to operate a year round homeless shelter (with discussions to be held during the budget sessions on the proposed Final County Budget for Fiscal Year 1995-96).

10:30 a.m. Public Hearing

3.                   Public Hearing Report for the 1995 Update of County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce new fees ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on July 25, 1995 (as amended); and continue deliberation on Planning and Building Fees Update to the Board's meeting of July 28, 1995 at 1:30 p.m.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail Project

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Change Order No. 7 ($26,434.38) for Jail Phase I Project.

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects (NEITHER REQUIRED)

3.                   Addendum to Environmental Impact Report (EIR)--Jail Phase II/New Court Facility

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Certify that submitted Addendum to Final EIR on Justice Facilities/Civic Center has been prepared in compliance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines; and 2) direct Public Works to transmit a copy of Addendum and the Final EIR to the City of Eureka so they may take action as a Responsible Agency on the County's application for permission to temporarily close "K" Street between 4th and 5th Streets in Eureka.

Administrative Office (CAO)

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

5.                   Proposed Cellular Facility--Courthouse

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 25, 1995.

Supplemental Agenda--Planning and Building

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

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 25, 1995.


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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

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.                   Manuel Filiberti and Nicholas Motto from CalTrans spoke about closures of maintenance stations and loss of tax base.(See scanned document for details.)

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Honeydew (ZR-15-94 (Scoville/Lauwers)); File No. 107-145-15

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2080.

2.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Carlotta Area (ZR-20-94 (Nelson)); File No. 206-101-27

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2081.

3.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Kneeland Area (ZR-16-94 (Queen Salmon Ranch)); File No. 314-192-01

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2082.

Public Works

4.                   Proposed Rate Increase in the Landfill and Transfer Station Tipping Fee and a Rate Adjustment to the Solid Waste Franchise Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a $62.4/ton landfill disposal fee and a $78.75 transfer station fee, which covers the annual Consumer Price Index adjustment and the several tipping fee adjustments described in the submitted attachment; approve amendment to agreements covering the franchise areas of Northwestern Humboldt County; Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, Willow Creek, Ferndale, Homes/Redcrest, Garberville, Fieldbrook/Blue Lake, Myers Flat/Weott and the Cummings Road Landfill; introduce Ordinance entitled Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges for Solid Waste Disposal amending Ordinance No. 2047 waive first reading and set for adoption on July 25, 1995 with an effective date of August 10, 1995; and authorize Public Works and County Counsel to continue to meet with City Garbage Company to negotiate a possible amendment to extend existing contract to ultimate permitted capacity of the site.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Annual Grantee Performance Reports

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 25, 1995.

Planning and Building

6.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission's Conditions of Approval of the WINCO Realty Major Subdivision and Planned Development Conditional Use Permit; File No. APN 305-051-25; Case Nos. FMS 16-912; CUP 37-94; WINCO Realty, Applicant/Appellant

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the Planning Commission's conditions and deny the appeal.

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.