TUESDAY, MAY 03, 1994

9:00 AM



1.                   Proclamation Designated May 1994 as Toddler Immunization Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

B.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Chaplain Sid Jorgensen


1.                   Resolution Designating the Week of May 5, 1994 as Nurses Recognition Week (Supervisor Neely)

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.                   Request to Establish Americans with Disabilities Act Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Senior Resource Center Application to HUD for Low-Income Housing (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify letter of support for 40 units which was sent on April 21, 1994.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of April 19, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

4.                   Assignment to Redwood Care Inc. of Union Labor Hospital Association's Obligation to Provide long-Term Care to County Medical Patients

RECOMMENDATION: Execute assignment of duties which would modify obligations consistent with what actually exists by virtue of applicants contracts and assignments.

Employment Training

5.                   Allocate Employment/Training Program Monitor; Disallocate Employment/Training Program Coordinator

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests and adopt Resolution No. 94-42.

6.                   Increase in Compensation for Economic Development Specialist

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase retroactive to March 28, 1994.


7.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Health Education Specialist I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Library Services

8.                   Extra-Help Extension for Library Page J. Douglas

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Mental Health

9.                   Transfer of 8mm Alcohol and Drug Use Films to the Drug-Free Club 12 in Fortuna

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Mental Health Director to initiate transfer.


10.               Designation of Merit System Appeals Member to Hear Appeal of Robert Parton

RECOMMENDATION: Designate John Frank.

11.               Approval of Revised Class Description for Equipment Mechanic I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval.

12.               Extension of Employment Eligibility List for Investigator-Public Defender

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.


13.               Supplemental Budget of $36,265 and Allocation of Associated Personnel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

14.               Meadows Subdivision Unit 3/Phase I; Wallan and Johnson; APN 223-161-02; Redway Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

15.               Purchase of Electric Fuel Pump for Rohnerville Maintenance Crew

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

16.               Extra-Help Extensions for Engineering Aides, Parks Caretakers, and Roads Laborers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions.

17.               Mayo Subdivision for JLF Construction APN 511-031-44; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.


18.               Phase I Jail Transition Team; Authorization for Staff to Travel Out-of-State

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization for travel to Reno for Direct Supervision Symposium in June.

19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Deputy Sheriff I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Social Services

20.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Fiscal Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

21.               Schools Combined Request for Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANS) Issuance

RECOMMENDATION: Notify Eureka High School District, Eureka School District and Redwoods Community College District that Board will not act to authorize said districts to issue TRANS.


9:05 a.m. Mental Health

1.                   Alcohol and Other Drugs Programs Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Extend agreement with Humboldt Recovery and Crossroads.

Reports From Boards and Commissions

2.                   Reports from Budget Task Forces (No Reports Required)

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Support Senate Bill 2043 (Rogers).

Public Works

2.                   Proposed Rehabilitation of Lindley Suspension Bridge

RECOMMENDATION: Notify Caltrans that the Board has decided to rehabilitate said bridge instead of replacing it.

3.                   Intersection of Bartow Road and Central Avenue in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: File report responding to Bryce Kenny's public appearance of March 29, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Report Required)

5.                   Update on Option 9 (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative) (No Action)


1.                   Request for 4-Way Stop at Pennsylvania Avenue and Ohio Street in Eureka (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to May 17, 1994.

2.                   Appointments to the Citizens Advisory Committee to Work with Law Enforcement (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to May 10, 1994.

3.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action Required)

4.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action Required)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation/Meet and Confer:No Action Required)

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.                   See scanned document for details on speakers.Most of the speakers spoke about the homeless on the South Jetty.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending April 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending April 28, 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.