9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Farrel Starr, Director of the Employment Training Department and a Parishioner of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eureka


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 (CAO)

1.                   Resolution for Opting Into Trial Court Funding for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-15.

2.                   Request to Adopt New Compensation Rate for Jury Commissioner--Law Librarian

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda.

Building Inspection

3.                   Refund of Permit Fees to Russell and Lupe Barrett in the Amount of $920.25

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

Building Maintenance

4.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Facility Maintenance Mechanic I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 1, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Eel River Municipal Court

6.                   Transfer of $9,515 from the Contingency Fund to Cover Cost for Court Reporters

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Employment Training

7.                   Allocation of Grant Status Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate Employment and Training Community Coordinator and Office Assistant II.


8.                   Contingency Fund Transfer to Pay for Catastrophic Medical Claims for Jail Inmates

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $17,093.

9.                   Health Officer's Report on Access to Care Committee Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file.

10.               Approval of Certificates of County Appropriation California Children's Services Program, and Associated Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $22,716

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

11.               Extra Help Extension for Grant Van Pelt Vocational Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Mental Health

12.               Compliance Documents for Fiscal Year 1993-94 with State Department of Mental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization to Mental Health Director to sign necessary documents.

13.               Mental Health Board Children's Committee Annual Report

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

14.               Appointment of Janet Brinton to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment and transfer Aylene Marcoux to the Consumer Category.

Planning and Building

15.               Conveyance/Agreement for Leo Caton; Case No. PMS 59-92; File No. AP 206-101-06

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

16.               Conveyance/Agreement for Dale McCay et al; Case No. PMS 29-92; File No. AP 509-11-39

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

Public Defender

17.               Contingency Fund Transfer for Funding of Expert Witness and Purchase of Shelving

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $15,018.

Public Works

18.               Contingency Fund Transfer to Pay for General Property Management Functions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $20,000.

19.               Louisiana Pacific Major Subdivision AP 571-121-09; Big Lagoon Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.


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

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


21.               Jail Population Report for Week of January 9, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

Social Services

22.               Reallocation of Staff Services Analyst to Staff Services Analyst II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

Superior Court

23.               Transfer of $150,000 from Contingency Fund to Court Criminal Expense Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Casa Del Corazon Report Regarding Their Youth Services (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: No action recommended (informational only).

11:00 Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Establish Conflict Counsel Office to Provide Representation in the County's Courts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and associated transfer of $301,549 from Contingency Fund.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County (No Report)

Social Services

2.                   Agreement for Services Related to the Family Preservation Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement with the Humboldt Child Care Council.

District Attorney

3.                   Reclassification and Allocation of Positions in Budget Unit 205

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocations and associated hiring freeze exemptions.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if Required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update and take action as required (if necessary).


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

3.                   Lindsay Creek Bridge Dedication (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Public Works for recommendation on Board action.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation:County v. Pinocchi et al and County v. Bullard et al)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.

This 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.                   County Assessor Ray Flynn announced that he would not seek re-election this year.Aldo Bongio announced that he would be attending Congressman Hamburg's townhall meetings this week.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 PM

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of Determination that the Proposed Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment Inc. Methadone Treatment Facility is a Principally--Permitted Use in the C-1 Zone

RECOMMENDATION: Open hearing and take testimony from those that cannot attend the 7 p.m. hearing.

Continued Public Hearing 7:00 P.M.

2.                   Continued Appeal Hearing on Determination that Proposed Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment Inc. Methadone Treatment Facility is a Principally--Permitted Use in the C-1 Zone

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold appeal and refer applicant to the conditional use permit process.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending February 9, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending February 9, 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.