9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag and Invocation by Rev. Doug Thompson, Pastor of Christ Episcopal Church of Eureka


1.                   Presentation Regarding Plans for Improving the Comfort and Day-Use Facilities at the Redwood Creek Picnic Area in Redwood National Park (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report.


1.                   Proclamation for National Business Women's Week (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for week of October 16-22, 1994.

2.                   Women Entrepreneurs Conference on October 14-15, 1994 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution in support of said conference.

3.                   Resolution Commending Founders Board and Staff of Northcountry Clinic (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

4.                   Resolution of Commendation for Roberta James for Service to Humboldt County (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation for her service to California Children Services Program.

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 of $900 to Fixed Assets Line Item for Man Lift

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from Maintenance of Structures account.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Request for Board to Support Rational Sablefish Management (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Fish and Game Advisory Commission for response back on October 18.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 27, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Clerk-Elections

4.                   Direction to Sheriff's Staff to Pick Up Voted Ballots at Various Polling Places

RECOMMENDATION: Give said direction for night of November 8, 1994.

Employment Training

5.                   Calif. Cooperative Occupational Information System/Labor Market Information Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-85 authorizing execution of documents.


6.                   Contract for Women, Infants and Children's Supplemental Food Program (WIC)

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

7.                   County Medical Services Program Offset of Vehicle License Fee Growth Money

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $3,264 for Budget Unit 490.

8.                   Approval to Change Allocation of Nutrition Aide Positions in Budget Unit 415 (WIC)

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval.

Library Services

9.                   Creation of Library Donations Line Item in the Amount of $11,376

RECOMMENDATION: Create line item and transfer $1,800 from Library Contingency Fund.

Mental Health

10.               Agreement for Inpatient Services to be Delivered by Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Del Norte County.

11.               Alcohol/Drug Outpatient Treatment Fee Increase

RECOMMENDATION: Approve new fees for individual assessment and group visits.


12.               Work Week Change for Social Services Reception Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution Nos. 94-86 and 94-87.

Planning and Building

13.               Wilson Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 26-93; File No. AP 200-441-34

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

Public Defender

14.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Legal Secretary I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

15.               Green Meadows Westside Estates Major Subdivision; APN 509-240-02; McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

16.               Extension of Extra-Help Appointment for a Trained Engineering Aide

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

17.               Use of Lockwood Trust Funds to Install Electrical Service at Big Lagoon Restrooms

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize expenditure from the Lockwood Trust Estate Funds.


18.               Differential Pay as Acting Correctional Officer for Correctional Officer Donald Vizgaudis

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Donald Vizgaudis.

19.               Differential Pay as Acting Senior Correctional Officer for Correctional Officer Karen Lovie

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Karen Lovie.

20.               Differential Pay as Acting Senior Correctional Officer for Correctional Officer Richard Moore

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Richard Moore.

21.               Forty-Hour Work Week for Community Services Officers (Class 411)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Employee Relations Officer to meet and confer with AFSCME.


9:05 a.m. Alcohol and Drug Program

1.                   Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board Recommendations on Methadone Programs

RECOMMENDATION: This item was pulled from the agenda at the request of County Counsel.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

County Clerk-Elections

1.                   Appointment of Directors to the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Richard Bettis, James Renner, Roger Rodoni, and John Vevoda and appoint William E. Weaver.

Public Works

2.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge, and Airport Projects

RECOMMENDATION: No change orders were required.

3.                   Eel River Management Plan for Gravel Removal-- Request for Proposal (RFP)

RECOMMENDATION: Develop Public Works staff to develop RFP.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Creation of Community Assistance Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 18, 1994.

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Report Required)


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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

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.                   Rosemary Womack requested an investigation of possible fraud in the obtaining of federal grants for the Child Welfare Services Division of the Social Services Department.Aldo Bongio suggested the Board consider putting Public Appearances on the Board's agenda after opening ceremonies.

J.                   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 1:45 P.M.

1.                   Interviewing of Top Four Candidates for At-Large Planning Commission Vacancy

RECOMMENDATION: Interview Richard Dorn, Mary Gearheart, and Tim Jordan; reschedule the interview for Friday Ululani for Friday October 14, 1994 at 9:00 a.m. (will make appointment on October 18, 1994).

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.