TUESDAY, JUNE 06, 1995

9:00 PM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Chaplain Wesley Powell of the Eureka Police Department



1.                   Proclamation for Lesbian, Bisexual and Gay Awareness Day (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (motion to approve failed per lack of a second).

2.                   Resolution of Commendation for Jim Peoples (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for retirement from Humboldt Community Services District.

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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Transfer of $524 to Cover Appropriation Shortfall for Purchase of Computer Upgrade

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


2.                   Transfer from Contingency Fund to Cover Payments to Retiring Employees

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $113,000.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 23, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

4.                   Appointment of Third District Representative to the Human Rights Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appointment Albert W. Harris with term to expire on June 30, 1997.

Coroner-Public Administrator

5.                   Ordinance Accepting the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training Selection and Training Requirements for Pease Officers Employed by Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Direct County Counsel to prepare appropriate ordinance.

District Attorney

6.                   Request to Establish Fixed-Asset Line Item for Anti-Drug Abuse Program Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Establish said line item in the amount of $3,640.

Eel River Municipal Court

7.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Court Clerk I/II Position in the Fortuna Branch

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

8.                   Contract for Consulting/Writing JTPA Grant Application for Eco-System Management Training for Dislocated Workers

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Redwood Community Action Agency.


9.                   Contract for the Humboldt County HIV Prevention Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Gainer and Associates.

10.               Ordinance Amending County Code by Repealing and Re-Enacting Chapter 4 of Division 8 of Title III, Relating to the Underground Storage of Hazardous Substances

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading and set adoption for June 20, 1995.

11.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Executive Secretary Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Information Services

12.               Purchase of Computer Paper/Forms Decollator in the Amount of $3,300

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

Mental Health

13.               Amendment to Agreement with Crestwood Hospitals for Long-Term Care of Mentally Ill

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment, thereby increasing total compensation to $890,000.

North Humboldt Municipal Court

14.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Courtroom Clerk Position in Arcata Branch

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


15.               Extra-Help Extension for Willa Krogman Legal Office Assistant I

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

16.               Request to Designate Grant-Allocated Positions as Permanent Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request Position No. 1 of the Following positions:Senior Probation Officer, Substance Abuse Counselor and Legal Office Assistant I/II.

17.               Transfer of $225 from Computers Account to Printers Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Works

18.               Amendment to Revise the Northwestern Area Solid Waste collection Franchise Boundaries South to the Mad River

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment with Humboldt Sanitation Company.

19.               Engineering and Construction Funding of Emergency Relief Projects for Federal Disaster No. 95-1

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Program Supplements Nos. 118, 119, 120 and 122 to Local Agency-State Agreement No. 01-5904.

20.               Transportation Development Act Claim in the Amount of $552,528

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign claim for 50% of estimated allocations.

21.               Supplemental Budget and Transfer of Funds to Provide Funds for Land Use Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $10,935.

22.               Construction of Boise Creek Bridge on Red Cap Road--Federal No. BRLO-5904 (8)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of June 13, 1995.

23.               Avigation Easement from James Lowry and Jacob Milan; Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign avigation easement deed.

24.               Fund for Airport Underground Tank and Facilities Environmental Testing and Clean-Up

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to establish fund in the amount of $20,000.

25.               Contract with TJKM Transportation Consultants--Signal Design for Civic Center

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract for an amount not to exceed $28,000.

26.               Award of Contract for Overlay Paving on "F" Street Between City Limits Contract No. 916010

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to Redwood Empire Aggregates.


27.               Transfer from Record Conversion Reserve for Contingencies in the Amount of $1,955

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $1,955 to Extra Help account.


28.               Request for Supplemental Budget for Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $3,000.

29.               Grant Re-Application for Funding of the Sheriff's Marijuana Enforcement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Grant Award Face Sheet in the amount of $310,358.

30.               Extra Help Extension for Delwood Jones Correctional Cook

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

31.               Substitute Appointment for Correctional Supervisor Position Filled by Robert Gray

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize substitute appointment.

32.               Differential Pay as Acting Correctional Supervisor for Senior Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Robert Ross.

33.               Request for Fixed Asset Purchase Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize purchase of essential equipment.

Social Services

34.               Supplemental Budget for Department 518

RECOMMENDATION: Increase the following appropriations:Support and Care of Persons ($843,866), Probation Foster Care ($176,168) and Aid to Adoptions ($113,799).

Treasurer/Tax Collector

35.               Agreements for Municipal Financing Consultant Services and Bond Counsel Services

RECOMMENDATION: Sign agreements with Leifer Capital and Stradling, Yocca, Carlson and Rauth.

36.               Financial Services Agreement--Investment Contracts; Certificates of Participation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with NorPac Financial.

37.               Providing for Issuance and Sale of Tax Revenue and Anticipation Notes for 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-69.


9:15 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Evaluation of 1994-95 Winter Shelter Program

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

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Tourist Triangle Feasibility Study (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral presentation from consultants.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Request to Schedule a Public Hearing to Consider New Parkland Dedication Fees in Regard to the Adoption of the Implementing Ordinances for the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on June 20, 1995.

Public Works

2.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change orders as recommended by Public Works (if required).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Public Works (if required).

4.                   Award of Contract for Jail Phase II Project

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report from Public Works and take appropriate action.

5.                   Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Storm Damage Repair

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to elected officials.


6.                   Termination of Comprehensive Perinatal Outreach Program

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


7.                   Resolution Authorizing County Landowners to Make Written Appeal to the Board of Supervisors of the Tax Recoupment Fee Required for Immediate Rezoning from Timberland Production Zones

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-70.

Administrative Office (CAO)

8.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action on required (if necessary).


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Instituted an amicus brief in Hansen Bros. Enterprises v. Nevada Co. (Vested Rights)

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.                   Tim Ayres of the Dunes Steward Program thanked Sheriff Lewis for the deputy patrol provided over the Memorial Day weekend.He reported on how many citations were issued.John St. Marie of the Dunes Steward Program said that riding continues to be taking place on the LP property in violation of the adopted County ordinance.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public Works

1.                   Expansion of Big Lagoon Underground Utility District

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-71.

2.                   Resolution of Intention to Vacate a Portion of Ranch Road

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-72.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

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

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

L.                   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.