9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG


1.                   Contract for Voluntary Placement of Juvenile Court Ward

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with Sun Ridge Treatment Facility.

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Proclamation Declaring Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for January 17, 1994.

Clerk of the Board

2.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 16, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

3.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 29, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

4.                   Appointment to the Citizens' Child Welfare Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Ken Nakamura as an At-Large member.

5.                   Reappointments to the Citizens' Child Welfare Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Olivia Jackson, Beverly James, Peter LaVallee, and Carmela Wenger.

6.                   Request that Elections Dept. Conduct City's Municipal Election of April 12, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the request from the City of Fortuna as conditioned.

7.                   Reappointments to the Housing Authority Commission for the County of Humboldt

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Jan Cawthorn and John LeVey.

County Counsel

8.                   Resolution Amending Sections 1 and 7 of Resolution 92-82 Establishing the Citizens' Advisory Committee for the Surface Mining Program (SMAC)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-5.


9.                   Amendment No. 5 to Contract No. 91-12427, Family Planning; and approval of Application for Continued Funding from the Office of Family Planning

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment and adopt Resolution No. 94-6.

Library Services

10.               Contract with the Humboldt Literacy Project for a Community Issues Forum Project

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.


11.               Current Eligibility Lists for Assistant Engineer II and Substance Abuse Counselor I

RECOMMENDATION: Dissolve lists effective on the establishment of new eligibility lists.

Planning and Building

12.               Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 42-912; File No. APN 500-041-32

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement for James and Sharon Redd.

Public Guardian

13.               Request to Increase Petty Cash Fund from $200 to $400

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

14.               Goals for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a DBE goal of ten (10%) percent for 1994.

15.               Request to Declare the 1977 Vac-All Street Sweeper (No. 47860) as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


16.               Jail Population Report for Week of December 5, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

Social Services

17.               First Amendment to Agreement with American Star Private Security for Guard Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment to provide 2 uniformed security guards as reserve officers for patrolling Old Town while Eureka Rescue Mission is providing homeless assessment/assistance to displaced persons under Memorandum of Understanding with the County.

18.               Contract for the Provision of Training to Social Services Staff

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with the University of California, Davis.

19.               Space Lease with Hoopa Valley Business Council and Lease with Johnson's Trailer Rentals for an Office Trailer Module

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign leases.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Resolution Supporting Proposed Constitutional Amendment Submitted by Constitutional Amendment Study Committee of California Association of Counties (Supervisor Neely)

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

9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Ordinance Granting Authority to Require Property Owners to Take Certain Measures to Insure Security of Their Property When Premises is Used for Drug Trafficking, Drug Use, and Related Drug Offenses of the California Health and Safety Code (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to District Attorney and Sheriff for review and recommendations back to the Board; and direct County Counsel to prepare a draft County ordinance.

10:30 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Response to Letter from the Eureka City Council Dated December 14, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to City/County round table for discussion and for report back to Board to hold study session/workshop with the City to review and comment on the report.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

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

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

4.                   Consideration of Appointment of a Permanent Emergency Program Manager (EPM) and Communications Director (CD)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Linda Nellist as EPM and continue interim appointment of Ms. Nellist as CD until final decision on the creation of a full-time position is determined.

5.                   Appointments to the Community County Budget Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint 21 members plus 5 alternates.

6.                   Request to Approve the Establishment of Department 426--Conflict Counsel Office to Provide Representation in the Courts of Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to January 18, 1994.


1.                   Request to Direct the Purchasing Department to Research the Feasibility and Affordability of Humboldt County Purchasing Chlorine-Free Paper (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

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

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Closed Session Pursuant to Sections 54956.9, 54956.9(b)91), and 54957 of the California Government Code

RECOMMENDATION: 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.                   Supervisor Neely presented Supervisor Fulkerson with a plaque in honor of her Board Chair for 1993.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Planning and Building

1.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Approximately 250 Acres from Agriculture Exclusive (AE) to Heavy Industrial with a Qualified Combining Zone (MH-Q)--SIMPSON TIMBER COMPANY Zone Reclassification; Korbel Area; File No. 313-031-05; Case No. ZR 11-89

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2022.

2.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Mattole Area; Case No. ZR 14-912; DAVID and ELIZABETH HATHCOCK, Applicants

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2023.

3.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Hydesville Area; Case No. ZR 16-92; MIKE FLOCKHART, Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2024.

4.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Hydesville Area; Case No. ZR 14-92; JAMES and KATHY LYTLE, Applicants

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2025.

5.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-4 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Ferndale Area; Case No. ZR 06-92; BETH ROSS and BRYAN McMAHON, Applicants

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2026.

Departmental Report Planning and Building

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

RECOMMENDATION: A motion to extend the ordinance failed due to lack of the required 4/5 vote.

Public Hearing 3:00 P.M.

7.                   The Eureka Community Plan (which includes a revised land use plan, associated zoning and a Draft Environmental Impact Report [DEIR])

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing, receive the staff report, take public testimony, and continue the public hearing to Tuesday, January 11, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.

Continued Public Hearing 7:00 P.M.

8.                   The Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Tentative schedule a tour of the Planning area for January 18, 1994 at 1:45 p.m. and continue public hearing to February 22, 1994 at 1:45 p.m.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending January 6, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending January 6, 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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