9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Wes Powell, Chaplain of the Eureka Police Department


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.                   Renewal of Agreement for Professional Services for Legislative Advocate

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with Mr. Donald Peterson.

2.                   Transfer for Fixed Assets/Furnishings--New Staff Positions

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $30,000.

3.                   Re-Approval of Contract with Winzler and Kelly Consulting Engineers for Preparation of Centerville Beach Naval Facility Reuse Study

RECOMMENDATION: Re-Approve the contract.

4.                   New Jail Phase II--Holmes-Biord Architects to Proceed with Design

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer from General Fund Contingency in the amount of $30,000.


5.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption to Fill Senior Accountant-Auditor Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

6.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption to Fill Senior Fiscal Assistant Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Board of Supervisors

7.                   Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Grant Application (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-95 in support of said application.

Clerk of the Board

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 28, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

9.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of November 29, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.


10.               Ambulance Services Rate Increase Requests

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increases for Zones 1, 3, 4 and 5.

11.               AIDS Master Grant; Contract No. 94-20007; Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract and MOUs.

Planning and Building

12.               Downs (Karuk) Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 16-93; File No. APN 529-111-08

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.


13.               Supplemental Budget for Budget Unit 235 in the Amount of $6,381

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

14.               Extra-Help Extensions for Brett Moranda, Keith Poche and Jim McCue

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions.

Public Works

15.               Transfer from Road Fund Contingency for Road Contract Inspection Purposes

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer in the amount of $6,000.

16.               Hammond Trail

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by McKinleyville Community Services District.

17.               Treatment and Removal of Excavated Contaminated Soil

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report for Jacobs Avenue heavy-equipment facility.

18.               Central Avenue Shoulder Widening Project 930040

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Walton Paving, Inc.


19.               Substitute Appointment to Replace Correctional Cook Elizabeth Harrison

RECOMMENDATION: Approve substitute appointment.

Superior Court

20.               Creation of an Extra-Help Line Item in the Superior Court Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve creation of line item in the amount of $1,000.

Treasurer Tax Collector

21.               Appointments to Board of Directors for County Public Property Leasing Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Sam B. Merryman, Jr.; Charles M. Thomas, Jr.; and Harry Pritchard.


9:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Report from Food for People/Food Bank on Needs Assessment (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive report (no other action required).

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail/Library/Road/Bridge/Airport Projects (None)

2.                   Placement of Memorial Statue at Arcata-Eureka Airport (continued from 11/08/94)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to December 20, 1994.

3.                   Construct Runway/Taxiway Signs at Arcata-Eureka Airport (continued from 11/29/94)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to December 20, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

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

5.                   Report/s from Community and/or Employee Budget Task Force/s (No Reports)


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

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action Required)

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation/Personnel:No Action Taken)

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M. (None)

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.


J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Agricultural Preserves for 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the following applications:HARVILLE in the Centerville area; PHELPS in the Etters area; and FORSELL/WRIGHT/SARVINSKI/CULBERTSON in the Hydesville area.

2.                   Appeal of Planning Commission's Approval of Minor Subdivision, Coastal Development Permit and Conditional Use Permit Application; Case Nos. PMS 08-93; CDP 08-93; and CUP 10-93; VICTOR TAYLOR, Applicant; JOHN ROTTER, Appellant; File No. APN 515-211-38; Trinidad Area

RECOMMENDATION: Uphold the Planning Commission's approval and deny appeal.

K.                  ADJOURNMENT

1.                   Adjourned to Monday, December 19, 1994 at 1:30 p.m. for a Closed Session on Meet and Confer.