TUESDAY, JULY 19, 1994

9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend David Schultz of the Maranatha Bible Fellowship


1.                   Change Order for Library Project in the Amount of $23,000 to Cause Welding to be Done that will Provide Additional Seismic Safety

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Director to execute change order.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation to Nora Wilson for 23 Years of County Service (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and present 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.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Contract for Funding for insect Detection Program (Gypsy Moth Trapping)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with Dept. of Food and Agriculture.


2.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for the Filling of an Assessment Technician Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Right to Farm Ordinance (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to County Counsel, Planning and Agriculture for comment.

4.                   Resignation of Gerald Drucker Ph.D. from Mental Health Board (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept resignation and authorize Chair to sign letter of appreciation.

5.                   Resolution Supporting Natural Fuels Treatment Appropriation (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-63.

Clerk of the Board

6.                   Appointment to the Integrated Solid Waste Management Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Kristi Wrigley Turner with term to expire on January 1, 1997.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of July 5, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

8.                   Request to Consolidate November 8, 1994 Municipal Election with State-Wide Election

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from City of Eureka conditioned upon cost reimbursement.


9.                   Contract for Administration of the Recycling Market Development Zone

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Gainer and Associates.

10.               Contract for Implementation of the Used Oil Recycling Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Gainer and Associates.

11.               Application to California Integrated Waste Management Board

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-64 for Enforcement Assistance Grant application.

Mental Health

12.               Agreement for Registered Dietician Consultant Services for Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Laurin Berta.


13.               Merit System Appeals Panel Which Will Hear the Appeal of Illijana Asara

RECOMMENDATION: Designate Tom Heilmann to serve on said appeals panel.

14.               Amending Memorandum of Understanding--AFSCME Units 1-4 for Pay Equity Adjustments

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-65.

15.               Amending Compensation Plans for Management and Confidential Employees--Pay Equity

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-66.

16.               Merit System Appeals Panel Which Will Hear the Appeal of Gilbert Amis

RECOMMENDATION: Designate John Frank to serve on said appeals panel.

Public Works

17.               Award of Contract for Lindsay Creek Bridge on Glendale Drive (Project No. 915030)

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to lowest responsible bidder.

18.               Indicating Willingness to Commit Up to $150,000 of County Undergrounding Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to the City of Trinidad.

Social Services

19.               Contract with Humboldt Child Care Council for Child Care Services for FY 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract.

Superior Court

20.               Transfer of $40,000 from Contingency Fund to Various Criminal Expense Line Items

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (withdrawn from the agenda).


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Amending the Humboldt County Code Relating to Prohibition of the Use of Buildings for Sale or Manufacture of Controlled Substances (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to August 16, 1994.

10:00 a.m. County Counsel

2.                   Resolution of Public Necessity Relating to the Condemnation of Property Necessary for the Operation of the Phillipsville Mutual Water Association

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-67.

11:00 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Proposed County Budget for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Hold study session on District Attorney budget units.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS


1.                   Water Production Test Procedure

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt interim policy as written in the submitted Attachment I.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Support for Amendments to Endangered Species Act of 1973 (House Resolution 3978)

RECOMMENDATION: Support amendments consistent with CSAC position.


1.                   Proposed Eel River Salmon and Steelhead Sport Fishing Regulation Changes (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-68.

2.                   Redwood Empire Association Proposal Redwood National Park Lodge (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of August 16, 1994.

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 (No Action Required)

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.                   Roy Giampaoli stated he was denied access to County records.Ron Diltz stated there was a need for the homeless to use campgrounds.Aldo Bongio stated the County could solve its budget problems by cutting staff and cutting salaries.Don Davenport stated his concerns about the Board increasing densities during deliberations on the Eureka Community Plan.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on Draft Eureka Community Plan for Board Deliberation Only

RECOMMENDATION: Take various actions and continue to September 27, 1994.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending July 15, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending July 15, 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.)

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