TUESDAY, JULY 11, 1995

9:00 PM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Doug Thompson of Christ Episcopal Church of Eureka


1.                   Proclamation Declaring July 1995 as Summer Arts Appreciation Month (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Support for Assembly Bill 285 (Hauser)--Horse Racing at Fair (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letters of support to appropriate legislators.

3.                   Resolution of Commendation for Outgoing County Counsel Stephen R. Nielson (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Invitation to State Board of Mining and Geology to Hold Fact-Finding Workshop in the Board Chambers on Friday, July 14, 1995 at 10:00 a.m. (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify letter of invitation sent to Dewayne Holmdahl, Chair of said Board.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring Week of August 5 as Lighthouse Recognition Week (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Continued Support for North Coast Railroad Authority (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Rail Committee Chair for Calif. Transportation Commission.

4.                   Appointment to Planning Review Ad Hoc Committee (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jim Johnson as Southern Humboldt Area representative.

5.                   Request from Bridgeville School Youth Group to Paint a Mural on a Roadside Retaining Wall at the Circle Bar Ranch on Alderpoint Road

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request only upon proper proof of insurance from the school; waive encroachment fee ($62); and loan the youth group proper traffic signs and cones.

6.                   Resolution Declaring September 2-3, 1995 as Big Foot Days in Willow Creek (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

Building Maintenance

7.                   Transfer from General Fund Contingencies to Pay Unexpected Rate Increases

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $45,000 to Line Item 1100-162-2-126 (Utilities).

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 20, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

9.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 27, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Employment Training

10.               Basic Education and SCANS Skills Training--Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Eureka City Schools for providing said training.

11.               Provide Academic Enrichment and Work Experience Placements--(SYEP)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with California Indian Manpower Consortium.

12.               Provide Basic Education Training --(SYEP)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Northern Humboldt Union High School District.

13.               Provide Independent Living Skills, Basic Education and Work Experience Placement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Southern Humboldt Community Resource Center for SYEP.


14.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling .50 FTE Senior Public Health Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

15.               Approval of AIDS Education Outreach Program in Budget Unit 414--Health Education

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval and hiring freeze exemption, and approve budget of $18,000.

16.               Amendment No. 01 to Contract Number 94-20162 (Family Planning)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment with State Dept. of Health.

Mental Health

17.               Agreement for Registered Dietician Consultation at Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Laurin Berta.

18.               Agreement for Mental Health Services Provided Under SAMHSA Block Grant ($60,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with United Indian Health Services.

19.               Agreement for Provision of Patient Rights Advocacy Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Samantha Everett.

20.               1995-96 McKinney Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve submission of grant to application to State Dept. of Mental Health.

21.               Adoption of New Classification of Crisis Team Supervisor and Reallocation of Crisis Specialist Position to Crisis Team Supervisor Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

22.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Mental Health Clinician I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

23.               Contract for First and Multiple Offender Driving Under the Influence Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Humboldt Alcohol Recovery Treatment.

24.               Agreement for Long-Term Care for the Mentally Ill

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Crestwood Hospitals, Inc.

25.               Agreement for Residential Services for Up to Forty-Two (42) Mentally Ill Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Transitional Residential Treatment Facility.

Municipal Court

26.               Contract to Act as Small Claims Advisor for the 1995-96 Fiscal Year

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Christopher Metzger.


27.               Contract with the Youth Authority for Diagnostic Studies

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Public Works

28.               Quit Claim Deed Adjacent to Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Quit Claim Deed.

29.               Amendment to Inspection Agreement with SHN Engineering for Library Construction

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Amendment No. 3.

30.               Collection of Recyclables in Loleta, Myrtletown, Cutten and Pacific Manor Areas

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of July 18, 1995.

31.               Lease Agreement with Sierra Expressway for Terminal Space at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize to sign lease agreement.

32.               Use of Logging Road when Holmes-Larabee Summer Bridge is Non-Operational

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Pacific Lumber Company.

33.               Ocean Spruce Subdivision Phase 2; File No. AP 306-131-91; Humboldt Hill Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recording, subject to approval of Tax Collector.

34.               Mattole Road Storm Damage Repairs--Bull Creek State Park; Post Mile 11.5

RECOMMENDATION: Execute agreement and grant of easement with the State of California.


35.               Sheriff Department's Participation in California 1122 Federal Procurement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Send authorization letter to Office of Criminal Justice Planning.

36.               Providing an Inmate Work Crew and Correctional Officer to Perform Roadside Vegetation Removal and Litter Cleanup (With Program Funding Provided by Caltrans)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Caltrans.

Social Services

37.               Hiring Freeze Exemptions

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemptions for Data Entry Operator Supervisor Office Services Supervisor, two Office Assistant I/IIs.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Senate Bill 595 (Thompson)--Protection for Small Business Owners from Litigation of Alleged Undercharges by Trustees of Bankrupt Freight Carriers (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letters of support to appropriate Legislators.

9:15 a.m. Mental Health

2.                   Approval of Continued Funding for Fiscal Year 1995-96 of Alcohol/Drug Care Services Inc.; North Coast Substance Abuse Council (Crossroads); Humboldt recovery; and Humboldt Women for Shelter at the Rate Approved for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval and authorize Chair to sign agreements with said agencies.

9:45 a.m. Social Services

3.                   Rules and Regulations Governing General Relief Program for Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-80.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

4.                   Whole Child Inter-Agency Council Update (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update from members of the Council.

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

5.                   Sheriff's Department Audit Report From David L. Moonie and Co.

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt recommendations, and direct preparation of implementation plan.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (if required) (NO CHANGE ORDERS REQUIRED)

2.                   Construction of Storm Damage Repairs to Bair Road; and Construction of Bridge Over McNutt Creek on Mattole Road

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on August 1, 1995.


3.                   Request to Establish Joint City-County Electronic Monitoring Program FY 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request; approve exemptions from hiring freeze; direct preparation of memoranda of understanding; and establish five-member advisory board.

Social Services

4.                   Request to Receive and File the Trends Report for the Quarter Ending March 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

5.                   Humboldt County Public Property Leasing Corporation--Articles of Incorporation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to the Articles; and authorize Corporation to act on behalf of the Redway Community Services District as the Public Leasing Corporation for its 1995 Waste Water System Improvement Project, Certificates of Participation subject to the District naming the County and the Corporation as additional insured and the District reimbursing the County for any additional costs related to the transaction.

Administrative Office (CAO)

6.                   County Goals and Objectives

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Missions Statement and Goals.

7.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (NO REPORT REQUIRED)


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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation:No Action Taken)

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.                   Bill O'Neill asked that the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Surface Mining and Reclamation Program be notified when there are items on the Board's agenda referring to surface mining and reclamation items.

J.                   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.