9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Jennifer Shoffner


1.                   Resolution Requesting that Number of Permits Issued for Either-Sex Deer Hunts be Limited to Numbers Recommended by County Fish and Game Advisory Committee (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-13 and forward to the State Department of Fish and Game.


1.                   Retirement from the Mental Health Department (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present resolution of commendation to Doris Williamson.

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.                   Contract with Redwood Community Action Agency for Conducting Income/Interest Survey Under Community-Development Block Grant Project No. 93-STBG-745

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

2.                   Agreement with Eureka/Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement for Fiscal Year 1993-94.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Future Humboldt County Landfill as a Regional Facility (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Public Works to respond to Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority.

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Eureka City School's Sale of Old Zoe Barnum School Site to Indian Action Council

RECOMMENDATION: Grant approval pursuant to Section 39381 of the California Education Code.

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 11, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Constable--North Humboldt

6.                   Establishing a New Fixed Asset Line Item Account Number for a Time and Date Stamp

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


7.                   Application to the Environmental Protection Agency for a Cooperative Agreement to Fund Recycling Market Development Activities in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

Information Services

8.                   Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of Computer Operator I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


9.                   Extension of Extra-Help Appointments for Library Pages

RECOMMENDATION: Extend appointments of S. Aragon, J. Maas, E. Salstrom, B. White, G. Green, S. Ptaschek and P. Smith.

Municipal Court

10.               Transfer of $70,000 from Contingency Fund to Contract Counsel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Works

11.               Avigation Easement for Arnold G. Anderson; APN 511-081-75, Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign easement deed.

12.               Request to Declare a Sheriff's 4x4 Blazer (Wrecked) as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

13.               Murray Field Airport Improvement Program Federal Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Director to sign grant request, and approve supplemental budget in the amount of $5,000.

Social Services

14.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Filling of Staff Services Analyst II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Humboldt County Crime Prevention Plan (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendation 1-9 as outlined on Pages 13-15 of submitted report.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Dr. Jager announced that a draft PEIR would be delivered to the Planning and Building Department on February 2, 1994.

2.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Approximately 15 acres from Agriculture Exclusive to Timber Production Zone-- LOWRY Zone Boundary Adjustment; Ferndale/Wildcat Area; File No. 102-074-04; Case No. ZR-07-912

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2031.


3.                   Supplemental Budget of $47,775 for Marijuana Unit with Offsetting Revenue and Transfer from Asset Forfeiture Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Agreement for Special Needs Emergency Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize CAO to execute agreement and approve transfer of $9,000 from Contingency.

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Report Required)

6.                   Update on Option 9 (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Charlie Loeb, Tiffiany Allgood, Sue Maston, and Mike Orcutt to the Option 9 Project Proposal Review and Ranking Committee.


1.                   Appointment of District 1 Alternate to the Community County Budget Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Larry Olson.

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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Personnel and Litigation [Stone v. Co.]) (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.                   Aldo Bongio thanked Supervisor Dixon for moderating a town meeting in Fields Landing on January 29, 1994.He also asked why Humboldt County pays the highest general relief in the State.He further stated that there is inadequate public parking at County buildings.

J.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending January 27, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending January 27, 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.