9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Farrel Starr, a Parishioner of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eureka


1.                   Application to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Innovative Homeless Initiatives Demonstration Program Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the CAO to submit an application for funding.

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 with the State Dept. of Forestry for Fire Protection and Dispatch Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

2.                   Standard Agreement for Community Development Block Grant Project No. 93-STBG-745

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.


3.                   Allocation of State Property Rental Income

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate income as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Redwood Community Action Agency Board of Directors (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment of Lea Mills and District 1 Representative.

5.                   Recommendation that Sport Fishing Season on Dungeness Crab be Open Year Round (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to the State Dept. of Fish and Game.

6.                   Dept. of Fish and Game's Intent to Recommend to the State Fish and Game Commission Limited Either-Sex Deer Hunting in Zones B-1, B-2, B-4, B-5 and B-6 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to the County Fish and Game Advisory Committee for review and comment.

7.                   Resolution Commending Frank Bubler for His Sixteen Years of Service as a Member of the Crew for Cal-Trans (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

8.                   Resolution in Support of Governor Wilson's Work Pays Campaign (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

9.                   Ratification of Resolution Presented to Grant Services District (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution.

Clerk of the Board

10.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of December 7, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

11.               Resolution Appointing a New Chair and Vice Chair for the Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-1, authorizing acceptance and consent to grants of real property to Humboldt County; adopt Resolution No. 94-2, authorizing certain County officers to sign documents in connection with Public Law 81-920; adopt Resolution No. 94-3, authorizing designated persons to sign and endorse checks and other instruments on federal letters of credit for federally-funded programs; and adopt Resolution No. 94-4, which authorizes designated County representatives to acquire federal surplus property.

Eel River Constable

12.               Purchase of Uniforms for Temporary Position of Chief Deputy Constable

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization to reimburse Carol Youkey for Purchase of Uniforms.

Eel River Judicial District

13.               Temporary Pay Increase Per Section 7 of the Salary Resolution

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for employee Phyllis Miller.

Employment Training

14.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Tom Hiller Marketing Coordinator Until the Marketing Coordinator Position Reclassification is Completed and Approved

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increase.


15.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Health Department and Social Services Department for Personal Care Services Program Nursing Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize signing of MOU and approve supplemental budget of $8,490.

Justice System Subvention Program

16.               Agreement with the City of Arcata Diversion Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement in the amount of $22,620.

Library Services

17.               Contract with Humboldt Literacy Project for Basic Adult Literacy Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract and receive $1,000 donation form PG&E.

Mental Health

18.               Agreement with Public Health for HIV Pre- and Post- Test Counseling Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to agreement allowing the Health Dept. to continue to deliver HIV pre- and post-test counseling and testing services to Alcohol and Drug Program clients for the Mental Health Dept.

19.               Appointments to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Victoria Mohatt, Richard Whitaker, Arnie Millsap and Kent Bradshaw.


20.               Contract with RX Net Inc. for a Managed Care Prescription Drug Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.


21.               Juvenile Hall Safety Renovation (Project 242184)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $7,738 in order to accept additional Proposition 86 grant funds.

22.               Transfer for Extra Help Unemployment Insurance, FICA, and Communications

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $12,730 between object accounts.

Public Works

23.               Authorization to Compensate Dave Broderick, Senior Road Maintenance Worker, as if he had been Promoted to the Classification of Road Maintenance Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization.

24.               Termination of Lease Agreement for Tooby Memorial Park Effective March 21, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Notice of Termination letter.

25.               Salary Differential from Jan.28 to April 9, 1994 for Airport Operations Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve salary differential at 20 salary ranges.

26.               Cal-Trans Mouth of Mad River Stabilization Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute right-of-way contract with Cal-Trans.


27.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for the Filling of a Deputy Sheriff I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

28.               Monthly Report of Inmate Movement November 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file.

29.               Request that Correctional Officer be Compensated at the Rate of Senior Correctional Office Until Senior Correctional Officer Lori Marriott Returns to Work from Sick Leave

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request for Mitchell Gratz.

30.               Transfer of $1,636 from Contingencies Fund to Sheriff's Marijuana Team Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Social Services

31.               Allocation of Additional Positions to the Department of Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate two Social Worker IV A/B positions; one and a half Eligibility Worker III, and one Eligibility Worker I/II positions; and approve associated fixed assets.

32.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Filling a Senior Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

33.               Request to Establish Supplemental Child Care Account in the Amount of $200,000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


11:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation by Steve Klauson, Planning Director for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest on the Draft Land Management Plan (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Hear presentation.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations for Humboldt County (No Report)

County Clerk--Elections Division

2.                   Appointments to the Eel River Resource Conservation District's Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Richard Bettis, Bernard Bush, John LeBoyteaux, and Roger Rodoni.

Public Works

3.                   Letter to District Engineer for the Corps of Engineers Requesting that the Address the Board at a Regular Session of the Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Direct CAO to check with State Senator Thompson's office on the status of Rural Gains Legislation.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Retroactively adopt 193 proposals submitted by December 15, 1993 deadline.


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.                   David Peltier and Minverva Williams spoke on issues pertaining to homelessness in Humboldt County.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Planning and Building

1.                   Zone Reclassification from Agriculture Exclusive to Timber Production Garberville Area; File No. 223-073-06; Case No. ZR-09-42; ROGER CLARK, Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the zone reclassification, and adopt Ordinance No. 2019.

2.                   Zone Reclassification from Unclassified to Timber Production; Mattole Rea; File No. 108-072-07; Case No. ZR-04-92; ROSEMARIA PHILLIPS, Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the zone reclassification and adopt Ordinance No. 2020.

3.                   Zone Reclassification from Agriculture Exclusive to Timber Production; Petrolia Area; File No. 104-143-13; Case No. ZR 08-92; RAYMOND ANDERSON, Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same to the meeting of January 25, 1994.

County Counsel

4.                   Ordinance Continuing in Effect the Existing Fees of the County Recorder's Office

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2021.

Planning and Building

5.                   Interim Urgency Ordinance Establishing a "Q" Zone Overlay in the Westhaven Area

RECOMMENDATION: Close the public hearing and schedule Board deliberation for January 11, 1994.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending December 29, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending December 29, 1993.

L.                   ADJOURNMENT

Adjourned the meeting to January 10, 1994 at 7:00 in the Eureka City Council Chambers in order to attend a seminar on new provisions of the Brown Act.