9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Rabbi Lester Scharnberg of Temple Beth-El



1.                   Proclamation for Immunization Awareness Month (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation for Workers Memorial Day 4/28/95 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Proclamation for Health Awareness Week (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

4.                   National Dance Week and Tutu Tuesday (Supervisor Neely)

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

1.                   Fixed Asset Purchase from Trust Fund 1410 to Upgrade Court Computer Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase and transfer of funds to establish line item.

2.                   Community Development Block Grant Contract Amendment #1 to Interagency Agreement with Hoopa Valley Tribal Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Resolution No. 95-46 and authorize Chair to sign agreement.

3.                   Resolution re Submittal of 1995 Community Development Block Grant Economic Development Allocation/Planning and Technical Assistance Application

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-47.

4.                   Local Emergency as a Result of the February 13, 1995 Storms and Flooding

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-48 extending emergency for fourteen days.

Agricultural Commissioner

5.                   Contingencies Transfer to Clear Overdraft in Salaries and Wages Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Certificates of Appreciation to be Presented at Humboldt Women for Shelter Dinner on May 18, 1995 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign certificates.

7.                   Resolution of Appreciation for Retiring Hospice Board of Directors Members (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

8.                   Resolution for Annual Running of the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon and Half Marathon on October 15, 1995 (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution no. 95-49; and direct Clerk of the Board to forward a copy to CalTrans and to the Race Director Karen Angel.

9.                   Request from Fish and Game Commission for Support of SB 28 (Leslie) (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Pulled from the agenda for possible future consideration.

10.               Proclamation for National Day of Prayer--May 4, 1995 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation and sent original to Charles T. Hanson, Chair of the California Prayer Committee, Sacramento.

11.               Proclamation for National Youth Service Day (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

Building Maintenance

12.               Exemption to Hiring Freeze for Building Maintenance Custodian

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

Clerk of the Board

13.               Approval of Minutes for Board Meetings of April 10 and 11, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

14.               Appointment of Ann Edwards to the Garberville Design Review Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

15.               Approval of Minutes for Board Meeting of April 4, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

16.               Deputy County Counsel Salary Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize salary increase for Deputy County Counsel Joyce Stigter.

17.               Implementation of Previously Announced Settlement Agreement (Furtado)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor to pay Fred Neighbor, an attorney in the Furtado litigation $5,000 to cover costs of litigation.

Employment Training Department

18.               Approve Addition of One Vocational Counselor I/II Contingent Upon Congressional Action

RECOMMENDATION: Approve an extra help Vocational Counselor contingent upon Congressional approval of entire 95 allocation for Summer Youth Employment Training Program.

Fish and Game Advisory Commission

19.               Request for Adoption of Supplemental Budget for Secretarial Costs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


20.               Transfer Funds for Budget Unit 470 HIV CARE Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer and approve amended subcontracts.

21.               Approval of Agreement with Bayshore Mall for Immunization Clinic

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

22.               Jail/Juvenile Hall Medical Cost Recovery Status Report

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

23.               Medical Disaster Shortwave Emergency Communication Network Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Health Director to sign agreements.

24.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 405 High Risk Infant Follow-up Program

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor to establish new fixed asset line item and supplemental budget.

25.               Budget Appropriation Transfer to Purchase Fixed Assets in the Local Oversight Program Budget Unit 432

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

26.               Request for Hiring Exemption for 1.0 FTE Senior Environmental Health Specialist in Budget Unit 406

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

27.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 409 HIV Testing Program

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Auditor to establish new fixed asset line item and supplement Budget Unit 409.

28.               Approval of Application to California Integrated Waste Management Board for Enforcement Assistance Grant Funding

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-50 and authorize Chair to sign attached application.

29.               Agreement for Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Budget Unit 430

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

30.               Federal Area Contingency Plan (ACP) Planning Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 95-51 and grant agreement with Department of Fish and Game.

31.               Adoption of Revised Sewage Disposal Ordinance Relating to Sewage Disposal Permit Determination

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2067.

Library Services

32.               Request for Transfer from Library Contingency to Repair Garberville Library Roof

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer for repair work.

33.               Request for Proposals (RFP) for Library Moving Companies

RECOMMENDATION: Approve RFP to move Library and authorize the Purchasing Agent to put the document out to bid; deadline for June 29, 1995.

34.               SB 767 (Dills) to Exempt Special District Augmentation Funds Libraries form Paying Sales Taxes on Book Purchases

RECOMMENDATION: That the Board support SB 767 and authorize the Board Chair to send letter of support before May 3, 1995.

Marshal-Eel River

35.               Request for Reclassification of Legal Office Assistant II to Senior Legal Office Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Municipal Court Eel River

36.               Transfer of $10,000 from Contingency Fund #900-2-010 for Various Expenses

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Mental Health

37.               Extension of Extra Help Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

38.               Authorization for Cash Compensation of On-Call Time for Extra Help Mid-Level Practitioner Laurie Dickenson

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

39.               Review of Annual Reports, Policies and Procedures and Medical Staff Appointments for Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Dr. Mohammed R. Khan to active medical staff status and review and approve newly created Children's Inpatient Policy and Procedures Manual.


40.               Faeth Refund AP# 501-021-31 for Amount of $260.00

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.


41.               New Membership for Whole Child Interagency Council

RECOMMENDATION: Approve new members:Ken Nakamura, Lloyd Throne and Antoinette Martin.

42.               Lease Agreement for Electronic Surveillance Equipment/Services with BI Monitoring Incorporated

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to write a letter to BI Incorporated requesting a one-year extension of the lease.

43.               Request to Set Up a Trust Fund for the Juvenile Regional Facility

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Auditor to establish trust fund titled "Juvenile Regional Facility Trust Fund" to be administered by Probation Department Budget #235.

Public Guardian

44.               Request to Increase Two Fiscal Assistant I/II Positions from Half-Time (.50) to Three-Quarter Time (.75)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

45.               Construction of Overlay Paving on F Street (3J590) Between City Limit Lines

RECOMMENDATION: Continued to May 2, 1995.

46.               Surplus Playground Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Declare two slides as surplus and authorize their sale to the California Department of Forestry for the sum of $1.00.

47.               Quail Ridge Subdivision Unit No. 2 APN 303-035-01, Cutten Area of Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Continued to May 2, 1995.

48.               Maintained Mileage Revision

RECOMMENDATION: Approve and adopt Resolution No. 95-52 for Maintained Revision.

49.               Designation of County Representatives for Storm Damage Financial Assistance for March 1995 Storm FEMA 1046 DR

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommended representatives and authorize the Chair to sign the Designation of Applicant's Agent Resolution.

50.               Boise Creek Bridge on Red Cap Road Co., Rd. No. 80100

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed from Vincent J. Coates; authorize Chair to execute agreement.

51.               Library Escrow Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

52.               Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 521-6 of Chapter 1 of Division 2 or Title V of the County Code, Relating to Extension and Renewal of Solid Waste Collection Franchises

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2066.


53.               Appropriation Transfer in Budget Unit 1100-243 for $1,600.00; and Emergency Exemption from Fixed Asset Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

54.               Differential Pay as Acting Senior Correctional Officer for Correctional Officer Gilbert Amis

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay increase.

55.               Request for Acceptance of Seized Vehicle into Sheriff's Department Motor Pool for Insurance Coverage Only

RECOMMENDATION: Accept 1989 Ford pickup truck into Sheriff's Department Motor Pool and take other appropriate action.

Social Services

56.               Approve Extension of Personal Services and Extend Temporary Allocation for one Additional 1.0 FTE Staff Services Analyst II for Period April 12, 1995 to April 12, 1997

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

57.               Proposed Agreement with St. Joseph Hospital on Outstationing of Eligibility Workers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement and authorize Chair to execute.

58.               Appropriation Transfer from GAIN Direct Transportation to Cal-Learn Fixed Asset

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appropriation transfer.

59.               Fixed Asset Approval for Mobile Radio with Antenna

RECOMMENDATION: Approve fixed asset.

60.               Request for Waiver of the Hiring Freeze for Staff Services Analyst Position 14 and Social Worker I/II Position 10

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation by Winzler and Kelly of the Centerville Beach Naval Facility Draft Reuse Study

RECOMMENDATION: Continued indefinitely.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS


1.                   Adoption of Eureka Community Plan and Certification of the EIR

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the Eureka Plan and take other appropriate actions.

2.                   Adoption of Implementing Ordinance for the Eureka Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Take actions as outlined #1-11 attached.

3.                   Updating the County Zoning Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Combined action for this item with G-8.

Public Works

4.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects

RECOMMENDATION: None required.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

Board of Supervisors

6.                   Report from Opportunity Development Council Systemic Evaluation Teamof 1994-95 Winter Shelter Program

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for May 2, 1995.

7.                   Report on Mediation Alternatives

RECOMMENDATION: Approve in concept Sub-Committee's proposed action and request more information from the CAO on funding for the possibility of staff training for litigation prevention and mediation training and potential training for elected and appointed officials.

8.                   Proposed Planning and Building Department Work Program as Discussed at Joint Meeting of Humboldt Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors on April 10, 1995

RECOMMENDATION: Refer Update of County Zoning Ordinance to County Counsel for inclusion in the 1995-96 Work Program; direct CAO to set up a committee to address complaints re Planning; direct CAO to come back to Board on May 16 with a plan for addressing the following: Backlog in Planning; report on hiring practices at Planning; Audit of efficiency and time management at Planning; and direct County Counsel to schedule the two SMARA ordinances on the Board's agenda for May.


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

RECOMMENDATION: No travel reported.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance

RECOMMENDATION: Supervisors Dixon and Heider attended an Eel/Russian River meeting in Ukiah April 13 and 14; and Supervisor Dixon attended the CSAC conference on April 18-21 in Sacramento.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (none)

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

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

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.                   Mary Muffie spoke of a problem with General Relief benefits and was referred to John Frank, Director of Social Services to discuss the problem.Stonewalker addressed the problem of no one helping his fellow man any more.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Interim Implementation Standards for the Open-Space Element of the General Plan (Non Coastal Zone)

RECOMMENDATION: Open hearing; hear staff report and public comment; approve interim open space implementation standards as modified by staff and adopt Resolution No. 95-53 establishing the interim guidelines; and direct the Clerk of the Board to notify interested parties.

K.                  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.