TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1995

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

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


1.                   State Grant Funding for Vertical Prosecution of Child Abuse Cases

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize ratification of grant proposal cover sheet.

2.                   Service for Community Healing to Be Held at Redwood Acres on May 16, 1995 at 4:30

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of support.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring May 20, 1995 as California Arts Scholars Day (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring June 1995 as Elder Abuse Awareness Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Proclamation Declaring May 14-20, 1995 as Emergency Medical Services Week (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

4.                   Resolution of Commendation for Army National Guard Companies (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

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.                   Program Administration of Community Development Block Grant Project 94-STBG-867

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with Redwood Community Action Agency and CASA of Humboldt.

2.                   Termination of Local Emergency for February 13, 1995 Storms, Winds and Flooding

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-58.


3.                   Advancement of Monda Hall to Step B of Assessment Technician I, Range 154

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


4.                   Correction to 1994-95 General Fund Revenue Estimate

RECOMMENDATION: Increase General Fund Reserve for Contingencies by $219,437.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Restriction of Use on 4 County Beaches because of Snowy Plover (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

6.                   Resolution Commending Glen Nash in Honor of Preservation Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 2, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Coroner-Public Administrator

8.                   Request for Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $10,254

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for use of Proposition 172 funds.

County Counsel

9.                   Updated Conflict of Interest Code for the Office of the County Counsel

RECOMMENDATION: Submit updated code to the Elections Division for filing.

District Attorney

10.               Transfer of Funds to Fixed Asset Accounts (Anti-Drug Abuse Program)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $250 from Out-of-County travel account.

11.               Transfer of $500 to Computer Equipment Fixed Asset Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from Spousal Abuser Vertical Prosecution Program account.

Employment Training

12.               Purchase of Computer Hardware and Educational Software for Basic Skills Lab Upgrade

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $16,024.


13.               HIV Prevention Community Planning Project

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

14.               Declaration of Intent Not to Apply for Rural Health Services Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign declaration.

Mental Health

15.               Purchase of a Commercial Freezer in the Amount of $4,152.09

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase for Sempervirens Inpatient Unit kitchen.

16.               Purchase of Emergency/Panic Alarm System for Adult Day Treatment Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase in the amount of $1,635.

Public Works

17.               Rohnerville Airport Fixed-Base Operator Lease Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement with Fortuna Flight Services.

18.               Use of County-Owned House Located at 5600 South Broadway in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease agreement with Humboldt County Resource Conservation District.

19.               Request to Declare Four Patrol Vehicles Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for vehicle numbers 07101, 07102, 07116, and 07118.

20.               Resolution of Intention to Vacate a Portion of Ranch Road (County Road No. 3H300)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-59 and schedule public hearing for June 6, 1995.


21.               Request to Declare Chevrolet Suburban (VIN 1GNGV26K9HF138527) as Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Social Services

22.               Request to Increase the Allocation of Vocational Counselor I/II by One FTE Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

23.               Authorizing Investments Connected with $11,230,000 Certificates of Participation

RECOMMENDATION: Direct County Counsel to prepare a resolution for the Chair's signature.


9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Illegal Immigration Control and Enforcement Act of 1995 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-60 in support of S. 580 (Dianne Feinstein).

9:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Presentation by Director of State Dept. of Economic Opportunity (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation from Michael Micciche.

10:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Senate Bill 28 (Leslie)--Mountain Lions (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letters to State Senators Thompson and Leslie in support of said bill.

10:30 a.m. Health

4.                   Annual Report on Fatal-Infant Mortality and Child Death Review

RECOMMENDATION: Approve in concept the report's recommendations.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Employment Training

1.                   Approval of 1995-96 Job Training Partnership Act Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval.

Public Works

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

3.                   Request to Modify Notice of Intent to Consider Rescinding Freeway Adoption

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said letter to Rick Knapp at Caltrans.

4.                   Filing of Application for Grant Funds from Calif. Tire Recycling Management Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-61.


5.                   Preliminary Staffing Plan and Life Cycle Operations Cost Estimates--Phase II Jail

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-62.

Administrative Office (CAO)

6.                   Planning Division Permit Workload Backlog, Work Program and Recommended Priorities for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plan in submitted report to address permit backlog and confirm that Planning Division's hiring practices are appropriate.

7.                   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)


1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code 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.                   Update on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (if needed)

4.                   Update to Government Code Section 54957:Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release

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 voiced concerns about no law enforcement patrols for enforcing the Beaches and Dunes Management Plan.BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, it was directed that a request be made to Sheriff Lewis that he present a report to the Board on how the Sheriff's Department intends to enforce the ordinance pertaining to said Plan.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Simpson Timber Company Zone Reclassification; Arcata (Aldergrove) Area; File No. 504-011-04; Case No. ZR-09-94

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2072.

2.                   Simpson Timber Company Zone Reclassification; Glendale Area; File No. 516-081-03; Case No. ZR-13-94

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2073.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Adjourned to the Community Healing Service at Redwood Acres on May 16, 1995 at 4:30 p.m.