9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Supervisor Anna Sparks


1.                   Senior Summer Core to Address Unmet Public Safety Needs in Compliance with Humboldt County Crime Prevention Plan (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Support in Concept submission of a demonstration grant by Area 1 Agency on Aging.

2.                   Resolution Joining Sonoma County as a Co-Applicant for Funding Under the 1994-95 Sonoma County Transit Capital Improvement Application (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-15a.

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.                   Contract for Activities Under Community Development Block GrantProject 93-STBG-745

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Food for People Inc.

2.                   Health and Social Services Directors to Serve on Eligibility/Benefits Subcommittees

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-16 and forward to California Rural Health Alliance.

3.                   Approve Additional Alternative Emergency Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer from $17,000 from Contingency Fund and authorize CAO to sign agreements.

4.                   Tax Sharing Agreement with the City of Fortuna (Canevari Annexation)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-17 and continue use of master agreement.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Use of A.w. Way Park as Temporary Petrolia High School Site (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to Public Works, Co. Counsel and Planning for report back to Board.

6.                   Appointments to the Shelter Cove Design Review Committee (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Kathy Winter and Constance Woods.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Reappointments to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Kevin Walsh, Judy Rencurel, Gerry Drucker and Horse Stonewalker.

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 25, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Fish and Game Advisory Committee

9.                   Request for Proposals (RFP) for Fish and Wildlife Grant Program 1993-94 Fiscal Year

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Committee to distribute RFPs to all persons interested in applying.


10.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Filling of Vacant Deputy I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Planning and Building

11.               Establishment of Agricultural Preserve and Execution of Land Conservation Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2032; adopt Resolution No. 94-18 to establish PHILBRICK Agricultural Preserve; and authorize Chair to execute Land Conservation Contract.

Public Works

12.               Reimbursement to the City of Fortuna for Bank Protection Along Rohner Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works Department to process claim for $30,000.


13.               Jail Population Report for Week of February 6, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

14.               Supplemental Budget of $10,000 with Offsetting Revenue for the DARE Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

Social Services

15.               Allocation of Additional 2.60 FTE Eligibility Worker Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation and revenue adjustment of $6,008.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

16.               Financing for Construction of Jail Phase I, Library and Refunding of 1985 Certificates of Participation Issuance

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-19.


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Adoption of Overall Economic Development Plan (OEDP) Update

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the 1993-94 OEDP Update.

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

2.                   Establish Conflict Counsel Office to Provide Representation in the County's Courts

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 8, 1994.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County (No Action)

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support Assembly Bill 2555 (SHERRY--Homicide Trials Reimbursement).

3.                   Option 9 Update (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative) (No Action)


1.                   Six Rivers National Forest Land Management Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file recommendations of the Humboldt County Forestry Review Committee.

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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Personnel:No Action Taken)

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.                   Vin Steenbakker reported on the activities of the Redwood Empire Association.Aldo Bongio spoke about the availability of public parking at County buildings.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Continue public hearing to the meeting of March 29, 1994.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending February 16, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending February 16, 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.