9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Roger Carey of Grace Baptist Church in Eureka


1.                   Designation of Max Cardoza to Serve on the Merit System Appeals Panel which will Hear the Appeal of Elizabeth Robinson

RECOMMENDATION: Approve designation.

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.


1.                   Transfer from Contingency Funds to Reimburse County Public Property Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $150,280 and $27,761 (1995-94 budget).

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution Commending Redwood National Park on its 25th Anniversary (Anna Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

3.                   Northcoast Regional Breast Cancer Early Detection Partnership (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter in support of grant application.

District Attorney

4.                   Reapplication Grant for Victim-Witness Assistance Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-76.


5.                   Agreement for Humboldt/Del Norte Special Education Local Plan Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Humboldt County Office of Education.

Mental Health

6.                   Reallocation of Psychiatric Nurse Positions (2)

RECOMMENDATION: Reallocate one position to .2 status and the other to .8 FTE status.

7.                   Amendments to Letters of Agreement with Health Department for HIV Counseling and Perinatal Services

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 24, 1994.


8.                   Request to Allow Grant Status Employees to Participate in Promotional Examinations if they have Served in Their Grant Position for the Same Period of Time that Regular Employees in the Same Job Classification are Required to Serve as a Probationary Period

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

9.                   Construction of Pedestrian/Bicyclist Actuated Flashing Signal Installation at Bear Gulch Bridge on Redwood Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans/specifications and hold bid opening on September 13, 1994.

10.               Paving of Earthquake-Damaged Sites on Blue Slide Road

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Thomas R. Bess Company.

11.               Request to Compensate Harley Stevenson Equipment Mechanic II, as if he had been Promoted to the Classification of senior Equipment Mechanic

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from August 28, 1994 to October 1, 1994.


12.               Request for Declaration of Vehicles as Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

13.               Letter of Intent to State Board of Corrections Regarding Application for Reallocation of State Jail Bond Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Social Services

14.               Contract for Training of Income Maintenance Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the University of California at Davis.

15.               Agreement for the Provision of GAIN Program Employment Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.


9:15 a.m.

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on Proposed Final County Budget for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Hold public hearing on various budget units, and continue utilization of the Vehicle Assignment Review Committee.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (if required) (NO CHANGE ORDERS REQUIRED)

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Action Required)

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Citizens Advisory Committee for Law Enforcement Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of August 30, 1994.


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

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required) (No Action Required)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Appointment of Public Health Director

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jeff Arnold.

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.                   Bob Brown and Ken Drake gave a history on the application for approval of the Drake Reclamation Plan.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS7:00 PM

Continued Public Hearing and Final County Budget for FY 1994-95

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on Proposed Final County budget for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Continue public hearing to Wednesday, August 24, 1994 at 9:00 a.m.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending August 21, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution #1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending August 21, 1994.

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.