9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Supervisor Anna Sparks


1.                   Jail Phase II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $10,000 waive internal RFP process; and prepare a contract with Holmes-Biord Architects for design of the project.

2.                   Brady Court Subdivision for Mark Burtchett; APN 509-171-22; McKinleyville Area (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

3.                   Execution of State Agreement for 1994-95 County Medical Services Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Vice Chair to sign said agreement.

4.                   Oriented Policing--Accelerated Hiring, Education and Development (COPS AHEAD)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize CAO to sign letter of intent to participate.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring Week of November 7, 1994 Veterans Appreciation Week (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring November 1994 as Telephone Book Recycling Month (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Resolution Commending Eva Janson for Service to Perinatal Clinic (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation.

4.                   Proclamation Declaring November 17, 1994 as Great American Smokeout Day (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

5.                   Resolution of Appreciation to the Board of Supervisors

RECOMMENDATION: Accept resolution from County Welfare Directors Association of California.

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.                   Award of Contract for Centerville Beach Naval Facility Reuse Study

RECOMMENDATION: Award the contract to local firm of Winzler and Kelly Consulting Engineers.


2.                   Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $33,000 for Audits of Special Districts

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Request to Establish Fixed-Asset Account for Purchase of Chairs for Board Chambers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

4.                   Resolution Commending California State Horsemen's Association (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation for the Association's 52nd annual convention.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of October 25, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Appointment to the Citizens' Advisory Committee on New Landfill Siting

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Karen Theiss as Fifth District representative.

Coroner-Public Administrator

7.                   Transfer of Funds for Purchase of a Removal Cot and a Carrier Chassis

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $2,500.

County Clerk-Recorder

8.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Superior Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Employment Training

9.                   Allocation of One Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation and associated supplemental budget.

10.               Current Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative (Option 9) Project Solicitations

RECOMMENDATION: Forward proposals to the State Community Revitalization Team (CERT).


11.               Request to Transfer Monies for Purchasing a Copier for the Public Health Laboratory

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request in the amount of $2,250.

12.               Contract for Tobacco Education Program and Comprehensive Perinatal Outreach Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with State Department of Health Services.

13.               Quarterly Report for Healthy Mom's Program

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report and approve associated budget revision.

14.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling Half-Time Public Health Nurse Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Mental Health

15.               Agreement with Donald Dean, M.D. for Psychiatric Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

16.               Memorandum of Understanding Between Departments of Social Services and Mental Health

RECOMMENDATION: Approve MOU for Title IV-A Emergency Assistance Funding.

17.               Amendment to Agreement with American Star Security for Transportation of Clients

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment.

18.               Convert Contract Psychologist to an Allocated Employee (Licensed Clinical Psychologist I/II)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Planning and Building

19.               Refund of Application Fees to Pacific Builders in the Amount of $46.22

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Public Works

20.               Allocation of Additional Position of Equipment Mechanic II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation to allow for a substitute employee.

21.               Hammond Trail Acquisition Hartman

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by June Hartman.

22.               Airport Engineering Services for Signage and Runway Lighting Improvements

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Hodges and Shutt.

23.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of Dogwood Lane in the McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-92.

24.               Summary Vacation of a Portion of Windsor Street; Santa Clara Tract

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-93.

25.               Meadow Haven Unit 2 Subdivision APN 510-281-15; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.


26.               Extra-Help Extension for Martha Jansen, Legal Office Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

27.               Extra-Help Extension for Dennice Stone, Community Services Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

28.               Extra-Help Extension for Judy Reddish, Emergency Communications Dispatcher

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.


9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Mobilehome Park Dispute Resolution Committee Agreement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve concept of Committee Agreement; appoint Supervisor Dixon chair of Committee; and adopt and present Resolutions of Commendation for committee members.

9:30 a.m. Public Works

2.                   Report on Solid Waste Disposal Alternatives and Site Visit to Lockwood Landfill

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (No Change Orders Required)

2.                   Placement of Memorial Statue at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisors Neely and Sparks to committee to work with citizens group; direct Public Works to work with said group to recommend to Board a location for statue; hold public meeting to solicit community input; and report back on December 13, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   1994 Emergency Winter Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget of $100,000 and amend contract with American Star Security.

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Report Required)


1.                   Request for Board Sponsorship of Art Exhibit Featuring Internationally-Recognized Artist Professor Zhou Hua of China (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

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 (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.                   Rosemary Womack requested that some of the procedures and policies for Child Welfare Services be changed.Beatrice Pogin, a former resident of the Eureka Rescue Mission said that she received no help from the mission, Social Services, the Mitchel-Redner Center, Humboldt Women for Shelter, teachers at College of the Redwoods or the Disabled Students Group.They were not interested in listening to her or helping her.They only wanted to promote their feminist or Buddhist viewpoints.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of Planning commission's 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; JOHN ROTTER, Applicant; File No. APN 15-211-38; Trinidad Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request from Mr. Taylor to reschedule hearing for November 29, 1994.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending September 30, 1994 and October 31, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending September 30, 1994 and October 31, 1994.

L.                   ADJOURNMENT


1.                   BY ORDER OF THE CHAIR, the meeting was adjourned to the California State Association of Counties annual conference to be held in Long Beach during November 15-18, 1994.