9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Tom Galovich of the First Assembly of God Church in Eureka


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Lee Millot for 20 Years of Service (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

2.                   Grant Application--Flood of 1995; Federal Emergency Management Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize submittal of application to the State Department of Mental Health.

3.                   Issuance of Emergency Food Stamps Through the Food Stamp Disaster Program

RECOMMENDATION: Request authorization from the Food and Nutrition Services.

4.                   Execution of a Grant Contract with the California Arts Council (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-10.

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.                   Amendment to Contract with Holmes-Biord for Consulting Services for Jail Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract amendment in the amount of $150,000.

2.                   Amendment to Contract with State Board of Corrections for Jail Phase I

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract amendment in the amount of $155,745.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement for Fiscal Year 1994-95.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Resolution of Commendation for Stan Elcock on His Retirement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation for retirement from the Public Works Department.

5.                   Resolution of Commendation for James Spallino (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation for retirement as Assistant Agricultural Commissioner.

6.                   Appointment of Fifth District Planning Commissioner (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Michael Fleschner with term to expire on January 31, 1999.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Amended Formation Agreement for North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify signing of said agreement by Supervisor Neely in November 1994.

County Counsel

8.                   Prohibition of Use of Buildings for Sale or Manufacture of Controlled Substances

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt amended Ordinance No. 2049.

District Attorney

9.                   Lease Agreements with Mark C. Jones (MBJ Rentals) for Storage Space

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute lease agreements.

Employment Training

10.               1994-95 Contract for Child Care Services for Job Training Partnership Act Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Humboldt Child Care Council.

11.               Extra-Help Extension for Lorene Thomson, Vocational Counselor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.


12.               Request to Disallocate Mid-Level Practitioner Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and allocate a Mental Health Program Manager position.

Information Services

13.               Reclassification of Computer Operator Position to Systems Support Technician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reclassification.

Mental Health

14.               Payment of County Share of Disproportionate Share Hospital Supplemental Payments

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $82,830 from Mental Health Contingency Fund.

Municipal Court

15.               Request to Discharge Submitted List of Uncollectible Accounts in the Sum of $51,944

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

North Humboldt Marshal

16.               Transfer of $1,100 for Purchase of Drug Test Kit

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


17.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Probation Officer I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

18.               Extra-Help Extensions for Juvenile Hall Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions for D. Abrahamson, M. Willis, C. Berger and K. Harder.

Public Works

19.               Request to Establish Trust Account for Revenue from Recycling and Wood Sales

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for the purchase of park-related fixed assets.

20.               Percentage of Ownership of The Alex Brizard Surveys

RECOMMENDATION: Accept donation of 13.829% ownership in the Alex Brizard survey maps.

21.               Goals for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a disadvantaged business goal of ten percent (10%) for 1995.


9:05 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Grand Jury 1994-95 Final Report Winter Shelter for the Homeless

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Local Governments Concerns on CPUC Electricity Deregulation (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-11 and receive report from John Prevost of PALCo.

9:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Consolidation of Job Training Programs at the Local Level (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letters to Senators Boxer and Feinstein and to Congressman Riggs emphasizing points 1 to 5 in submitted memo from Farrel Starr, Employment Training Director.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

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

2.                   Placement of Memorial Statue at the Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to hold public meeting on the subject matter.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Action Required)

Clerk of the Board

4.                   Appointment of Board Members to Various Boards/Committees for Calendar Year 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Board members to the various groups listed on the submitted list.


1.                   County Representation on Community Economic Revitalization Team (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Nominate Supervisors Kirk and Fulkerson and submit to Governor's Secretary.

2.                   Regional Interagency Executive Committee's Advisory Committee (Supervisor Kirk)

RECOMMENDATION: Nominate Supervisor Kirk to apply for Intergovernmental Advisory Committee.

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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation: Lundblade Jr. et al v. Co. and Neighbors of First and T Streets etc. v. Co.)

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.                   Supervisor Dixon presented Supervisor Neely with a plaque for her 1994 Board Chair.Alex Lieder presented ribbons that the County won for its exhibit at the 1994 State Fair.Supervisor Dixon presented Lee Millot with a resolution of commendation for her years of service to the County.

J.                   EUREKA COMMUNITY PLAN 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Board Deliberation on the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Plan in concept and direct staff to bring back an approval packet.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Month of December 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the month of December 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.