9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Bill Moore of the First Church of the Nazarene


1.                   Phase II Jail--Architectural Services

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $40,000 from ADA Line Item to New Jail Phase II for Holmes-Biord Architects to proceed with the design of Jail Phase II for Board of Corrections review and approval.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Robert (Bob) Werner for More than 34 Years of Employment

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

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.                   Proclaiming Continued Existence of a Local Emergency--December 26, 1994 Earthquake

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-24.

2.                   Proclaiming Continued Existence of a Local Emergency--January 8, 1995 Floods

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-25.

Agricultural Commissioner

3.                   Extra Help Extension for Employee No. D1744

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.


4.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Vacant Appraiser I/II Senior Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

5.                   Advancement of Jacqueline Turner, Assessment Technician I, to Step B

RECOMMENDATION: Approve advancement.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Status of Women Commission's Selection of "Woman of the Year" (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution of Commendation for Dr. Marianne Pennekamp.

7.                   Resolution of Commendation for Margaret L. Richmond as Woman of Achievement 1995 (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

8.                   Resolution of Commendation for Deborah Mizer as Quotarian of the Year (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

Clerk of the Board

9.                   Appointment to Redway Fire Protection District's Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Al Lindsley with term to expire on November 30, 1995.

10.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 17, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

11.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 7, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Clerk

12.               Management Class of Supervising Superior Court Clerk

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt said class into the County's classification plan.

County Counsel

13.               Resolution Electing to Become Subject to the Uniform Cost Accounting Procedures of the Public Contracts Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-26.

Employment Training

14.               Agreement to Provide Work-Based Curriculum to Local Youth ($75,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the State Department of Education.


15.               Maternal and Child Health Program Application Package for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with State Department of Health Services.

16.               Computer System Fixed Asset Line Item in the Amount of $4,900 for Budget Unit 406

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the establishment of said line item.

17.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Medical Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

18.               Supplemental Budget of $3,218 for Budget Unit 409; HIV Testing

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

19.               Reallocation of Positions in Multiple Budget Units for the Public Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation as written in submitted report.

20.               Supplemental Budget of $10,000 for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control State Award

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

21.               Contract for Immunization Program; and Subcontract with Humboldt Open Door Clinic

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Department of Health Services and subcontract with said clinic.

22.               Approval of Certificate of County Appropriation, California Children's Services Program, and Supplemental Budgets; Budget Unit 493; California Children's Services Program, and Budget Unit 492, California Children's Services HIV Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Library Services

23.               Amendment to Geac (formerly CLSI) Maintenance Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment.

24.               Amendment to Geac Agreement for the Sale of Data Processing Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment.

Marshal--Eel River

25.               Supplemental Budget of $1,700 for the Purchase of a Printer and Cellular Phones

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Marshal--North Humboldt

26.               Reclassification of Legal Office Assistant II to Senior Legal Office Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reclassification.

Mental Health

27.               Temporary Pay Increase for Nola Michael, Mental Health Cook

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase until Director of Dietary Services returns to her position.


28.               Appointment of John Frank to Merit System Appeals Panel (Brent St. Denis Appeal)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

Planning and Building

29.               Refund of Application Fees to Francis Mathews in the Amount of $240

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

30.               Establishment of FORSELL Agricultural Preserve

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-27 and authorize execution of Land Conservation Contract.


31.               Request to Establish a Revolving Fund of $800

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and adopt Resolution No. 95-28.

Public Works

32.               Request to Declare as Surplus Logs at Van Duzen County Park

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and direct that funds received as a result of timber sales be designated for the acquisition of a tractor in support of park operations.

33.               Request to Declare Road-Funded Equipment as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and deposit sale proceeds into the Road Fund.

34.               Transfer of $1,240 from Public Works Business to Public Works Real Property Through General Fund Contingencies

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

35.               Rohnerville Airport Clear Zone Property Purchase and Regrading

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

36.               Addition to Motor Pool Vehicle Replacement Program for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to replace an additional vehicle.


37.               Supplemental Budget for Purchase of Deluxe Safety Chair and Transport Carriage

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $1,270.

38.               Community Orient Policing Services (COPS) Grant Application Requesting Partial Funding for Next Three Years for Two Deputy Sheriff I/II Positions (Class 416, Range 257)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chair to sign the grant application for submission to the U.S. Department of Justice and adopt Resolution No. 95-29.

Social Services

39.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Request from the McKinleyville Community Services District's (MCSD) Board of Directors that the Board of Supervisors Approve the Long-Term Use of the County Lot on Pickett Road in McKinleyville for the Future Site of a County Library Built with Funds Generated by the MCSD and Operated by the County Library District (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in concept.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Findings and Recommendations--Citizens Advisory Committee to Work with Law Enforcement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Mission Statement, Goals, and Implementation Strategies.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Negotiation for Extension of the Unincorporated Arcata Area Solid Waste Collection Franchise Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Find the public health, safety and well-being is best served by extending the unincorporated Arcata area solid waste collection franchise agreement.

Social Services

3.                   TRENDS--December 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 7, 1995.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support legislation to prevent "Orange County" situation from reoccurring.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Appointment of Native American Representative to the Citizens' Child Welfare Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint David E. O'Neill with term to expire on June 30, 1996.

County Counsel

6.                   Ordinance Providing for Informal Bidding Procedures in Accordance with the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act of the Public Contracts Code

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance by title, waive first reading and set for adoption on March 7, 1995.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

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

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (if needed)

2.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 for the Purpose of Reviewing the County's Position, and Instructing its Designated Representatives with Respect to the Various Forms of Compensation Provided to the County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (if needed)

3.                   Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); (Claims of Marvin Kirkpatrick and Tim McCollister; and Redwood Region Audubon Society v. County, et al)

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.                   John Biord of Holmes-Biord Architects gave a project development briefing on Jail Phase II.Bill O'Neill requested surface mining fee ordinance be prioritized.Don Davenport is concerned about Eureka Community Plan and Leslie Vandermolen spoke on behalf of First and T Street residents.

J.                   PLANNING AND BUILDING1:45 P.M.

Board Deliberation on Vested Right Determination

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Director's Determination to Recognize a Surface Mining Vested Right on Eleven (11) Sites for the Pacific Lumber Company on a 29-Mile Stretch of the Eel River; Lewis Klein, Fred Neighbor and Susie Van Kirk, Appellants

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the Director's determination and deny the appeal.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARING1:45 P.M.

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission's Approval of Conditional Use Permit and Coastal Development Permit Applications; McKinleyville Community Services District, Applicant; File No. 510-217-15; Case Nos. CDP 10-94 and CUP 04-94

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same until March 21, 1995.

2.                   1995 Community Development Block Grant Program Funding Cycle--General and Native American Allocation and Planning and Technical Assistance

RECOMMENDATION: Continue participation in program and adopt 1995 Citizen Participation Plan.

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.)

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