9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Pledge of Allegiance

2.                   Invocation


1.                   Request for Board Ratification Comments by Supervisor Dixon to Presidential Transition Team Regarding Proposed Forest Summit (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

2.                   Transfer of $350,000 from Contingency Fund to General Relief Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

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

1.                   Contract with Carkin Arbuckle and Costic for Architectural Services for the Proposed Jail Expansion

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of February 9, 1993.

2.                   Letter to Housing and Community Development Requesting Reconsideration of County's Application for a Planning Technical Assistant Grant for an Alternative Forest Products Study

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

3.                   Transfer of $48,518 from Contingency Fund to Cover the Cost for Oscar Larson and Associates to Prepare the Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Jail Expansion Project

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


4.                   Fund Ledger Transfers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfers.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Proposed 1993 Budget for Humboldt County Fair Association (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve proposed budget.

6.                   Resolution for Harry Pritchard on His Retirement

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution which was presented to Harry Pritchard at his retirement dinner on January 29, 1993.

7.                   Appointment to Shelter Cove Design Review Committee (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 2, 1993.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 11, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

9.                   Ordinance Consolidating Eureka Municipal Court District, Northern Humboldt Judicial District and Eel River Judicial District into Humboldt County Municipal Court District

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 1994.

District Attorney

10.               Execution of Recommended Grant Proposals for Federal Challenge Grants for Fiscal Year 1992-93 (Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept recommendations for use of grant funds; adopt Supplemental budget and direct Auditor-Controller to implement; and approve agreements with Hoopa Valley Tribe and Humboldt County Rape Team.

11.               Revised Contract with the State Board of Control for Fiscal Year 1992-93

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 93-8 authorizing Chair to execute revised Standard Agreement; and approve revised budget for Victim Witness Budget Unit #1100-208, based upon $10,024 funding reduction.


12.               Jail Population Report for Week of January 17, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

Superior Court

13.               Amendment to Contract with Center for Child Advocacy to Reduce the Monthly Payment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the amendment to contract, reducing the monthly payment for services from $9,667 to $6,500 per month for the remainder of the contract period.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request from the Center for Environmental Economic Development for a Letter of Support for an Application for Grant Funding from the Forest Service for Formation of a Task Force to Study Alternatives to the Closure of the Simpson Property (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Hold workshop on closure of Simpson mill.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

District Attorney

1.                   Declining Acceptance of 1993-94 California Federal Prevention Grant, Administered Through Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendation to decline the grant allocation in the amount of $896.83; and direct Chair to sign the letter declining the grant allocation.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Appointment of Board Members to Various Boards and Committees for 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisors Heider and Neely to the Court Needs Assessment Committee; and appoint Supervisor Fulkerson to the Integrated Waste Management Independent Hearing Panel.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take appropriate action as recommended by CAO (if 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 (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.                   Jim Davidson, property owner on Deerfield Ranch, is unable to remove snow on a Forest Service road which leads to his property as he does not have access to equipment.He requested the Board to intervene, if possible, to help develop ingress and egress.Supervisor Heider said he will look into the matter.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending January 29, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted warrant registers covering disbursements made during the period ending January 29, 1993.

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.