TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 1995

9:00 PM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Rick McRostie of the First Covenant Church in Eureka


1.                   Superior Court of Mendocino County v. County of Mendocino

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $2,500 to honor pledge of support to Mendocino County.


1.                   Certificate of Appreciation to Jeff Lamoree (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt certificate for service on the Alcohol and Others Drugs Advisory Board.

2.                   Certificates of Appreciation for 1994-95 Grand Jury Members (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Present certificates to Grand Jury members.

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.                   Updating and Revising of the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule public hearing for July 18, 1995.

2.                   Participation by the County in the Rural California Gold Loan Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement and adopt Resolution No. 95-76.

3.                   Extra Work Provided by Carkin Arbuckle Costic Architects in Support of Jail Project

RECOMMENDATION: Approve payment in the amount of $34,082.

4.                   Operation of Orick Tourist Information Booth During Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the Orick Chamber of Commerce for $3,624.

5.                   Contingency Transfer to Department 274--Office of Emergency Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer in the amount of $18,230.

6.                   Operation of Willow Creek Tourist Information Booth During Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the Willow Creek Chamber of Commerce for $3,624.

7.                   Amendment to Agreement with Humboldt County Association of Governments

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to agreement.


8.                   Transfer of $3,550 to Enable the Purchase of Personal Computers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Board of Supervisors

9.                   Resolution of Commendation for retirement of Chief Ordell Murphy from Arcata Fire Protection District (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution of commendation for Chief Ordell Murphy.

10.               Proposed Pilot Program for Management of Groundfish (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Send opposition letters to PFMC; Senators Boxer and Feinstein; Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; and House Committee on Resources.

11.               Appointment to Rio Dell Fire Protection District (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint James Barsanti to fill the unexpired term of Buzz Lincoln.

12.               Resolution of Commendation for Humboldt Crabs for Outstanding 51 Years of Baseball (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation.

Clerk of the Board

13.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 13, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

14.               Extension of Citizens' Advisory Committee for the Surface Mining Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-77.

15.               Appointments/Reappointments to the Human Rights Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint L. Keele, L. Miller, Thwart, and J. Shaffer; and reappoint D. McDermond and J. Shoffner.

16.               Appointment of Kate Green to the Whole Child Inter-Agency Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

County Clerk

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

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

18.               Purchase of Computer Equipment for State-wide JTPA Management Information System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $6,776.

19.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Operation of a One-Stop Career Center

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU with the Employment Development Department.

20.               Increase in Revenue Account 549-013 for Additional Copier Costs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the additional cost of $8,440.


21.               Contract with St. Joseph Hospital for Family Planning Emergency Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

22.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 410--Emergency Medical Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $15,937.

Justice System Subvention Program

23.               Agreement with Jacqueline Mottaz for Consultant Services--Program Administration

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement in the amount of $8,000.

Mental Health

24.               Contract Amendment with Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for FY 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment and adopt supplemental budget ($84,874).

25.               Providing Evaluation Services for Mentally-Disordered Persons

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-78.

26.               Monitoring/Evaluation Reports on Subcontractors of Alcohol and Other Drug Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Accept and file reports.

27.               Contract Amendment with Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for Fiscal Year 94-95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.


28.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Personnel Analyst I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

29.               Dissolution of Current Eligibility List for Administrative Services Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve dissolution.

Planning and Building

30.               Resolution Authorizing Signing of State Coastal Conservancy Grant Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-79.

31.               Increase in Professional Services Expense Account by $3,370

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase and associated increase in Geologist Reimbursement account.

Public Works

32.               Renewal of Lease Agreement with Horizon Air

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.

33.               Purchase of Engineering Software for Road Design Applications

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from Road Contingency Fund in the amount of $3,600.

34.               Storm Damage Sites (FEMA) which will Require Repair Prior to Winter of 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Accept status report on roadways damaged in January and March 1995 storms.

35.               Extra-Help Extension for Summer Help/Temporary Employee (D. Splitstone)

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

36.               Assignment of Road Maintenance Worker III as Senior Road Maintenance Worker

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary assignment and compensation increase for William Beck.

37.               Update of Public Works Conflict of Interest Code Filing Requirements

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommended actions as listed in submitted staff report.

38.               Arcata/Eureka Airport Grant Offer, AIP No. 3-06-0010-17

RECOMMENDATION: Direct that grant offer funding be included in Fiscal Year 1995-96 budget.

39.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Senior Engineering Technician Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption for position in the Land Use Unit.


40.               Exemption from Fixed Asset Freeze for the Purchase of Boat Windows

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption in the amount of $900.

41.               Exemption from Fixed Asset Freeze for the Purchase of Computer Software

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption in the amount of $600.

Social Services

42.               Reallocation of Office Assistant I/II Position to a 40 Hour Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

43.               Contract with the Humboldt Child Care Council--Child Care Services for FY 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract in the amount of $44,764.

44.               Contracts for Cal-Learn Services and Case Management

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contracts with Humboldt Child Care Council and approve contract between the Directors of Social Services and Public Health.

45.               Contract to Provide Job Services to Eligible GAIN Participants

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the Employment Development Department.


9:30 a.m. Recorder

1.                   Expenditure from Recorder's Modernization Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line item 271-1-118 (Professional Services) in amount of $35,000.

10:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Report on Services Provided by Humboldt Mediation Services (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

10:30 a.m. Auditor Controller

3.                   Financial Statement of the County of Humboldt for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file audit report of David L. Moonie and Co., CPAs.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

2.                   Standing Agenda Item for Advertisement or Award of Storm Damage Repair Projects

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with Omsberg and Company and Taber Consultants and accept easement deed from Berta Russ Lytel Foundation.

Planning and Building

3.                   Ordinance Adding Section 316-23 to Chapter 6, Division 1, Title III, of the Humboldt County Code--Parkland Dedication Standards and Fees

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2079.

County Clerk

4.                   Supplemental Budget of $287,569 for Acquisition of Election Computer Systems

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for supplemental budget.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Discussion of Mission and Goals for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Clarify Goal No. 1 and continue to July 11, 1995.

6.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (NO ACTION REQUIRED)


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.                   Shayne Geiger had complaints about handicapped accessibility in the County.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Public Works

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

RECOMMENDATION: Continue public hearing to Tuesday, July 18, 1995 at 1:45 p.m.

Sheriff 3:00 P.M.

2.                   Swearing in of Hoopa Tribal Police Officers as Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs

RECOMMENDATION: Witness swearing in by Sheriff Dennis Lewis.

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.