9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Supervisor Anna Sparks


1.                   Transfer of $550 to Purchase a Water Heater for Health Department Building

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring Week of March 6, 1994 as Ability Awareness Week (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

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.                   Transfer of $17,000 from Contingency Fund for Special Needs Emergency Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify Board approval of February 22, 1994 by a 4/5 vote.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Appointments to the Shelter Cove Design Review Committee (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Rescind Board action of February 22, 1994 (No. D-6).

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Resignations from the Commission on the Status of Women

RECOMMENDATION: Accept resignations from William Rockman, Kaye Humphry, and Rebecca Wallace.

4.                   Request from City of Eureka for Placement of Election Certain Municipal Officers and Members of Eureka Board of Education; and Questions Relating to Imposition of Special Police and Fire Protection Services Tax; Term Limits for Office of Mayor and for Councilors; and Amendment to Section 605 of Eureka City Charter on June 7, 1994 Ballot

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with condition that city reimburse County for costs incurred in the placing said items on ballot.

5.                   Request from Resort Improvement District (RID) No. 1 for Placement of Two Measures on the June 7, 1994 Ballot

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with condition that RID Board reimburse County for costs incurred in placing measures on ballot.


6.                   SB 910 Inter-Agency Agreement with Humboldt Senior Resource Center Linkage Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

7.                   SB 910 Inter-Agency Agreement with City of Arcata's Youth and Family Services Unit

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Planning and Building

8.                   Refund of Application Fees to Jennifer Dessel in the Amount of $180.40

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.


9.                   Transfer for Emergency Purchase of Replacement Gas Range in Juvenile Hall Kitchen

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $3,800.

Public Works

10.               New Library Construction

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Director to execute Contract Change Order No. 5 in the amount of $29,915.33.

11.               Construction of Improvements to Harrison Avenue Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with RAO Construction Inc.

12.               New Jail Construction

RECOMMENDATION: Postpone the bid opening until Wednesday, March 9, 1994.

13.               Caltrans Proposal to Widen Broadway (Route 101 in Eureka Between Ocean View Cemetery Entrance and McCullens Avenue Intersection) to Provide a Continuous Left-Turn Lane

RECOMMENDATION: Notify Caltrans that the Board will not request a public hearing on this matter as it is essentially a project of the City of Eureka.

14.               Utilization of Unanticipated Revenues and Selection of a Paving Overlay Project

RECOMMENDATION: Select Central Avenue in McKinleyville between Bartow and Pickett Roads as the overlay project, and approve transfer of $407,000 from the Road Fund Contingency.

15.               Summarily Vacate a Portion of Walnut Drive at Northridge Drive in Cutten

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-20.


16.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $60,000 for Computer System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget and establishment of fixed-asset account.

17.               Jail Population Report for the Week of January 30, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

18.               Jail Population Report for the Week of February 13, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

E.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN (None)

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Continued matters of discussion to the meeting of March 8, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Action Required)

3.                   Option 9 (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative) (No Action Required)

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Cancellation of Board Meeting Schedule for April 12, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve cancellation.

5.                   Resignation of Lloyd Hecathorn from the North Coast Railroad Authority

RECOMMENDATION: Contact prior applicants to determine continued interest in consideration for appointment; appoint Supervisors Fulkerson and Dixon to work with the CAO to formulate selection criteria for new NCRA board member appointment; and schedule appointment of new member for March 22, 1994.


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 (LItigation: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.                   Mike Fockaert stated that his writ of mandamus had been removed from the court calendar.He asked for advice on what his next course of action should be.Wendy Smestad encouraged the Board to watch the video entitle Sovereignty:An Economic Solution.Aldo Bongio encouraged the Board to do something about getting down timber out of state parks.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Selection of Projects for Submittal to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Competition

RECOMMENDATION: Select projects to be submitted in the CDBG competition and adopt Resolution No. 94-21.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending February 24, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending February 24, 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.