9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag and Invocation by Dr. Clay Ford, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Arcata


1.                   Preparation of the Centerville Beach Naval Facility Reuse Study

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Winzler and Kelly Consulting Engineers.

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

1.                   1994-95 Budget Correction

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $6,000 from Capitol Projects--Building Maintenance Account to Contingencies and transfer $6,000 from Contingencies to Personnel Professional and Special Services Account.


2.                   Extra-Help Extension for Carol J. Pryor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.


3.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Senior Auditor/Appraiser I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   County's Federal Reserved Water Right to 50,000 Acre-Feet from the Trinity Division of the Central Valley Project (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Interior Secretary Babbitt requesting release of the water.

5.                   Request to Make Enough Klamath River Water Available at Iron Gate Dam to Meet Minimum Flow Requirements Established for Fishery Protection (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to December 6, 1994.

Building Inspection

6.                   Refund of Building Permit Fees to Kjeld Lyth in the Amount of $571.80

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 1, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

8.                   Approval of Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 8, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Clerk

9.                   Transfer of $400 from Office Expense Account to Misc. Computer Equipment Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer for Marriage License and Record Keeping Program.

Fish and Game Advisory Committee

10.               Requests for Proposal (RFP) for 1994-95 Fish and Wildlife Grant Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Fish and Game Commission to distribute RFP; and allocate $200 to the Commission for administration of FY 94-95 grant program.

Library Services

11.               Grant Application for Federal Adult Literacy Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign grant application.

Mental Health

12.               Change of Hire Date for Psychiatric Technician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change of hire date from September 11, 1994 to August 28, 1994.

Municipal Court--Eureka Division

13.               Exemption to Hiring Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: Waive Hiring Freeze and authorize filling of Court Clerk I/II position #06.

North Humboldt Marshal

14.               Transfer of $1,800 form Contingencies to Meet Departmental Costs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer to establish Staff Development account.


15.               Request for Dissolution of Current Nutrition Aide Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request effective on the establishment of new list.

16.               Agreement for Unemployment Compensation Services

RECOMMENDATION: Sign agreement with Harrington, Inc. and County Personnel Administrator's Association.

Planning and Building

17.               SMULTEA Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS-47-92; File No. APN 15-022-29

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

Public Guardian

18.               Contract with Del Norte County Mental Health for LPS Conservatorships

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

Public Works

19.               Construction of Runway and Taxiway Signs at Arcata Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of December 13, 1994.

20.               Request to Establish In-County Travel Line Item in the Amount of $800

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for Budget Unit 164; Public Works Business.

21.               Earthquake Repairs to Mattole Road

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Mercer Fraser Company.

22.               Overlay Paving of Central Avenue in McKinleyville Contract Increase of $17,672

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase in contract award to Redwood Empire Aggregates; approve transfer from Road Fund Contingencies to cover costs for subgrade repairs previously not known.

23.               Management Agreement with McKinleyville Rodeo Association

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement and authorize Chair to execute.

24.               Drainage Easement and Grant Deed from Steve Moser for Church Street

RECOMMENDATION: Accept drainage easement and grant deeds; and authorize Chair to execute.

25.               Declare Road Funded Equipment Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Declare 1962 Chevrolet fuel truck 1973 White, 10 cubic yard dump truck as surplus.

26.               Extension of Unincorporated Eureka Area Solid Waste Collection Franchise Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract extension and authorize Chair to execute.

27.               Extension of Unincorporated Fortuna Area Solid Waste Collection Franchise Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract amendment and authorize Chair to execute.


28.               Financial Aid from State Department of Boating and Waterways for Fiscal Year 1995-96

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Sheriff to sign and submit application.

Social Services

29.               Temporary Pay Increase for Carole Patton Per Section 7 of the Salary Resolution

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary pay increase while filling Staff Services Manager I position.

30.               Greater Avenues for Independence Program's Cal-Learn Plan for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Cal-Learn Plan.

31.               Appointment at Advanced Salary Step Per Section 7 of the Salary Resolution

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Social Worker II Jannetje Connors at E step of range 232 effective 9/25/94.

Veterans Service Officer

32.               1994-95 Subvention and Medi-Cal Certificate of Compliance

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign said certificate.


9:00 a.m. Public Works

1.                   Dedication of Lindsay Creek Bridge in Honor of Lester L. Larsen, Jr.

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Public works to take necessary steps to accomplish said dedication.

9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Enforcement Violation--Lincoln Avenue; Fairhaven Area (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Community Assistance Unit for appropriate enforcement action; and direct County staff to start abatement process.

11:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Petition from First and T Street Neighborhood Requesting Revocation of Action (or Mitigation) to Place Homeless Shelter at First and T Streets in Eureka (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Take public comment only (no action or discussion due to pending litigation).

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects

RECOMMENDATION: No action (no change orders required).

2.                   Solid Waste Collection Franchise Agreements--Holmes/Redcrest and Garberville Areas

RECOMMENDATION: Approve bidding of franchise agreements.

3.                   Solid Waste Collection Franchise Agreements--Unincorporated Arcata Area

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works to begin preparing bid documents.

4.                   Financing Infrastructure for Development Proposed by Eureka Area General Plan Update

RECOMMENDATION: Implement impact fee; and direct Public Works Planning and Building and CAO in conjunction with County Counsel to determine cost, timelines and funding source.

Social Services

5.                   Support of Application for Family Preservation and Support Program

RECOMMENDATION: Support development and submittal of application for funding for establishing a collaborative Family Preservation and Support Program.

6.                   TRENDS Quarterly Report September 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of December 6, 1994.

Employment Training Department

7.                   Contract to Collect, Analyze and Disseminate Local Occupational Outlook Information

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with Employment Development Department.

Administrative Office (CAO)

8.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).


1.                   State Coastal Conservancy Funds to be Applied Toward Development of Yurok Tribe's Klamath River Restoration and Implementation of Master Plan (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from the agenda.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (None)

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 Petit, Linda Morgan, Nat Reid, Arthur Gasdik, Lloyd Throne and John Winzler spoke at the meeting (See scanned document for details).

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Immediate Rezone of Timber Production Zoned Lands in the North McKay Tract

RECOMMENDATION: Approve rezone in concept as part of the Eureka Community Plan.

2.                   Ivey Zone Boundary Adjustment; File No. 32-101-03; Case No. ZR-05-94; Garberville

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2055.

3.                   Simmons Zone Reclassification; File No. 500-072-08; Case No. ZR-03-94; Jacoby Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2056.

4.                   Howell Zone Reclassification; File No. 507-051-21; Case No. ZR 08-93; Arcata

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2057.

5.                   Zertuche Zone Reclassification; File No. 504-021-08; Case No. ZR 01-94; Arcata

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2058.

6.                   Adoption of the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of January 17, 1995.

7.                   Appeal of Approval of Minor Subdivision, Coastal Development Permit and Conditional Use Permit Application; Case Nos. PMS 08-93; CDP 19-93; and CUP 10-93; Victor Taylor, Applicant; File No. APN 515-211-38; Trinidad Area

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule public hearing for the meeting of December 13, 1994.

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.)

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