9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Pastor Ric McKrostie of one First Covenant Church


1.                   Application for Funds Reallocated by Board of Corrections for Jail Phase II

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-82.

2.                   Correspondence to Governor Wilson--Signing Message Needed on Assembly Bill 867 (Sher)--A Bill that Would Eliminate SMARA/CEQA Duplication by Allowing an Operator to Omit Information Otherwise Submitted in the Permit Application or CEQA Process from Reclamation Plan and to Restrict the Dept. of Conservation's Commenting Authority to Only Reclamation and Not Other Permit Condition Regulated by Federal, State and Local Agencies

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Vice Chair Anna Sparks Letter to Governor Wilson.

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.

Clerk of the Board

1.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 2, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.


2.                   Contract with DSI Associates for a Telecommunications Study Not to Exceed $8,000

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

County Clerk-Recorder

3.                   Reallocation of Legal Office Assistant I/II Positions to Superior Court Clerk I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reallocation for seven positions.

District Attorney

4.                   Reallocation of Fiscal Services Supervisor Position to Administrative Assistant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reclassification.

5.                   Reallocation of Legal Office Assistant I/II Positions to Superior Court Clerk I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the reallocation for two positions.

6.                   Agreement with State Department of Social Services to Administer Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment Grant and Contract with Humboldt Child Care Council to Provide Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement and contract.

Employment Training

7.                   Contract with Mitchell-Redner Centers, Inc. to Provide Work Experience and Basic Living Education Instruction to JTPA-Eligible Youth of Southern Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.


8.                   Establishment of a Fixed Asset Line in the Integrated Waste Management Program, Budget Unit 430

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line item in the amount of $18,000 for the purchase of oil recycling containers and spill pans.

9.                   Maternal Child Health Contract for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Mental Health

10.               Agreement with St. Joseph Hospital for Inpatient Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Mental Health Director to sign agreement.

11.               Reallocation of Mental Health Worker Positions to Full-Time Equivalency

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation for two half-time positions to one full-time position.

12.               Contracts to Provide Residential Substance Abuse Services

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contracts with Crossroads, Humboldt Recovery and Alcohol/Drug Care Services.

13.               Appointment of Maureen Welsh to the Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment with term to expire on January 26, 1997.

Public Works

14.               Request for Extra-Help Extensions

RECOMMENDATION: Grant request for trained Engineering Aides, Park Caretakers and Road Laborers.

15.               Contract Amendments to Extend the Franchise Agreements for the Collection of Solid Waste in the Eureka and Fortuna Area

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Public Works to begin preparing contract amendments.

16.               Marking Site Where Granite Blocks Were Cut for Point St.George Reef Lighthouse

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize placement of plaque at Samoa Boat Launch Facility.

Social Services

17.               Transfer of $167 to Cover Shipping Costs for Checksigner and High-Speed Printer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

18.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Staff Services Analyst II (Fiscal) Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

19.               Amendment to Contract with State Department of Social Services for "County Bounty"

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract amendment.


9:05 a.m. Health

1.                   Annual Report of the Whole Child Interagency Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge, and Airport Projects (if required) (None Required)

Social Services

2.                   Child Welfare Services Reorganization

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.


3.                   Contract Amendment for a Battery/Oil/Paint Collection Event

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to contract with Recycling Research and Development, Inc.

4.                   Resolution Supporting Application for Discretionary Household Hazardous Waste Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-83.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation--Support of Payment-In-Lieu-of-Taxes Legislation as Passed by the U.S. Senate; Support for an Amendment in the House of Representatives to Conform to the Senate-Passed Version

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Vice Chair Anna Sparks to sign a letter for mailing to various members of the Committee on Natural Resources.

6.                   Appointments to Citizens Advisory Committee for Law Enforcement Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 4, 1994.


1.                   Right-to-Farm Ordinance (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Supervisor will continue to work with the appropriate organizations and County Departments on this item, and then bring back a final recommendation to the Board.

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 (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 Sparks read a letter from Tom Odom, Mayor of the City of Trinidad, that thanked Public Works employees Don Raffaelli and Gordon Schuler for their work on Scenic Drive.Aldo Bongio felt that the cypress tree at Bartow Road and Central Avenue in McKinleyville was potentially dangerous for driving at night.He also felt that Supervisor Neely should encourage the State Board of Forestry to allow the removal of down timber on public lands.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of the Planning Commission's Approval of the Taylor Minor Subdivision and Coastal Development Permit Applications; Trinidad Area

RECOMMENDATION: Open public hearing and continue to the meeting of November 8, 1994.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT