TUESDAY, MAY 17, 1994

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Wes Powell


1.                   Letter of Opposition to U.S. Forest Service Proposed New Rules to Severely Restrict Activities in the National Forest System (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of opposition.

2.                   Support for Assembly Bill 3417 (Harvey)--Redistribution of Proposition 117 Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring Week of May 15 as Emergency Medical Services Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Resolution Commending Frank Wingo for 30 Years of Service to the County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for his service as Vector Control Operator.

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.                   Strategic Plan for Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Designation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with Phyllis Lammers for preparation of application.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Appointment to Commission on the Status of Women (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jeannette Lackett.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of April 26, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of May 3, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

5.                   Extension of Temporary Appointment for Laura Simpson, Attorney IV E

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.


6.                   Rental Agreements for Polling Places for June 7, 1994 Direct Primary Elections

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute rental agreements.

7.                   Transportation of Ballots from Various Polling Places on Night of June 7, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Sheriff's Department to pick up voted ballots.


8.                   Used Oil Recycling Opportunity Grant--California Integrated Waste Management Board

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-43 approving submittal of grant application.

9.                   Agreement with Cities for Disbursement of integrated Waste Management Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreements with all seven of the County's cities.


10.               Revised Class Specification for Public Health Nurse Class 528

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class specification.


11.               Request to Modify Allocation Table for Probation Department Budget Unit 235

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

12.               Leppek Subdivision Unit No. 1; File No. 508-071-26; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

13.               Bark Shanty Road Project Agreement No. 1 Forest Development Road

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

14.               Off-Airport Lease Agreement with Enterprise Rent-a-Car Agency

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign month to month agreement.

15.               Reconstruct of PFC and Overlay Runway at Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Award project to Mendocino Construction Services Inc.


16.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

17.               Purchase and Installation of Security System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $3,447.


18.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Deputy Sheriff I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Social Services

19.               Report on the Housing Assessment and Assistance Center

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.


9:10 a.m. Grand Jury

1.                   Final Grand Jury Special Report

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

9:25 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Four-Way Stop at Pennsylvania Ave. and Ohio St. in Eureka Area (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Deny request for four way stop.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   Groundbreaking for New County Jail

RECOMMENDATION: Adjourn to groundbreaking ceremony.

10:45 a.m. Public Works

4.                   Request to Use A.W. Way County Park as a Temporary High School Site

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of May 31, 1994.

11:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

5.                   Copies of Clearcut: The Tragedy of Industrial Forestry (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive copies of said book (no formal action taken).

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Thank Senator Thompson for his support of Senate Bills 2041 and 2043.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Oppose Assembly Bill 3183 Transient Occupancy Tax.

3.                   Update on Option 9 (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative)

RECOMMENDATION: Remove this item from the weekly Board agenda.


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

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required) (No Action 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.                   Gloria Goss, Marsha Brantley, Anita, James Burke, Leslie Zonderman-Droz, Ron Metzger, and Thomas Neece spoke about various issues.(See scanned document for details.)

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Amending Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in McKinleyville Area (ZR-02-93)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2037 to amend Section 313-3 for Wallis Zone Reclassification.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending May 12, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending May 12, 1994.

L.                   PERSONNEL SESSION

Personnel Session

1.                   Litigation:Hooven v. County of Humboldt and Welfare Rights v. County of Humboldt

RECOMMENDATION: No action was taken.

M.                 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.