9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Pledge of Allegiance

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Gary Durbin of the Ridgewood Heights Baptist Church in Eureka


1.                   Adopt Strategic Plan for Implementing Option 9 as Developed by 8 California Counties (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Strategic Plan (Supervisor Neely absent).


1.                   Presentation of Plaque in Memory of Planning Commissioner Gregory K. Bish (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept plaque.

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.                   Transfer to and from the Contingency Fund in the Amount of $84,123 for the Establishment of Department 244--Jail Transition Team

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and associated allocation of personnel.

2.                   Purchase of Two-Way Radios for Use by the Building Maintenance Department

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 19, 1993.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Transfer of $5,000 from the Contingency Fund to Assist in the Purchase of Equipment for the Aquaculture Research Laboratory at Eureka High School (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

4.                   Proclamation Declaring October 16, 1993 as Aviation Day (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify proclamation which was presented on October 16, 1993.

5.                   Resolution Commending Arlow C. Harrison on His 100th Birthday (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

County Counsel

6.                   Ordinance Amending Sections 212-1 to 212-5, Inclusive and Section 213-1 of Chapters 2 and 3, Division 1, of Title II of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Reapportionment of Supervisorial District Boundaries, and Reducing the Salaries of the Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2010.

Eel River Constable

7.                   Temporary Salary Increase for Legal Office Assistant II Carol Youkey to Range 280 Until Such Time that the Constable and/or Marshall Position is Filled

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary salary increase.


8.                   Establish Fixed Asset Line Item and Allocate $700 for Purchase of 330 MB Hard Drive

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

9.                   Establish Line Item to Track Expenditures from Enforcement Assistance Grant in Budget Unit 430 Integrated Waste Management

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $19,362.

North Humboldt Constable

10.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $700 for Purchase of Computer Furniture

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

11.               Transfer of $600 from the Contingency Fund to Cover Overtime Costs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Planning and Building

12.               Ordinance to Provide Protection to the McKinleyville Community Services District from Claims Resulting form Odors Produced by the McKinleyville Community Sewage Treatment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2011.

Public Works

13.               Letter Approving the Concept of the McKinleyville Community Services District Irrigating the Arcata Airport Land with Treated Wastewater

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

14.               Purchase of Twelve (12) Green Machines at a Cost of $3,650

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase for clearing of brush on County roads and rights-of-way.

15.               Resolution Required to Obtain Federal Financing for Price Creek Bridge Replacement

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 93-96.


16.               Allocation of Correctional Lieutenant Position; Increase in Compensation (20 Salary Ranges) for Correctional LT. Melinda Ciarabellini; Rescinding of Temporary Promotion of Larry Whitford as Correctional Lieutenant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

17.               Monthly Report of Inmate Movement September 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file.

18.               Jail Population Report for the Week of October 3, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

19.               Agreement with the State Department of Parks and Recreation for Off-Highway Vehicle Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement for Sheriff's Beach Patrol.

20.               Lease Agreement with Art Nellessen and Judith Arvidson for Sheriff's Crime Prevention Unit and Neighborhood Watch Program in McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 26, 1993.

Social Services

21.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Filling of Two Social Worker Supervisor II Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

22.               Reallocation of Staff Services Specialist to Staff Services Manager I

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

23.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Filling of Program Manager II Position and Data Entry Operator I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

E.                  PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M. (None)

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.


F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

Administrative Office (CAO)

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

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update.

County Counsel

4.                   Ordinance Imposing a Transactions and Use Tax to be Administered by the State Board of Equalization

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading, and hold public hearing on October 26, 1993.


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 (No Action Taken)

I.                     CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Warrant Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending July 14, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted warrant registers covering disbursements made during the period ending July 14, 1993.

J.                   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.