9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG


1.                   Execution of a Grant Contract with the California Arts Council (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-7a.

2.                   Request from Coastal Counties Disaster Medical Coordinators to Provide Nursing Assistance to Injured Victims of the Los Angeles Earthquake

RECOMMENDATION: Motion to send three nurses at the County's cost failed by a 2-3 vote.

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.


1.                   Approval of Standard Agreement with California Department of Pesticide Regulation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

2.                   Renewal of Animal Control Services Contract with Humane Society of Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Humboldt County Fair Association's 1994 Budget Proposal

RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget proposal.

Court Reporters

4.                   Exemption to the Hiring Freeze to Hire a Court Reporter

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


5.                   Application to State Dept. of Health Services for Adolescent Family Life Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-8, authorizing submittal of application.

6.                   Resolution Authorizing the Submittal of an Application to the State Department of Health Services for the High Risk Infant Follow-Up Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-9.

7.                   Subcontract with the Humboldt Child Care Council for Adolescent Family Life Program Services for Fiscal Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subcontract.

Mental Health

8.                   Allocation of Mental Health Worker Position for Adult Day Treatment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.


9.                   Revised Class Specifications for Administrative Services Officer; Assistant County Administrative Officer; Assistant County Clerk; Assistant Director of Library Services; Assistant Public Defender; Client Services Worker I/II; Correctional Lieutenant; Crisis Specialist; Facility Maintenance Mechanic I/II; Fiscal Services Supervisor; Office Services Supervisor; Supervising Group Counselor; and Vocational Counselor I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised class specifications.

Planning and Building

10.               Conveyance/Agreement for R. Cooke; Case No. PMS 30-912; File No. APN 204-401-06

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.


11.               Extra Help Extensions for Group Employees M. Von Savoye, C.Evans, and J. Crouch

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extensions.

Public Works

12.               Advertising of Contract for New Jail Construction Project (Project No. 170830)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and set bid opening for March 1, 1994.

13.               Construction of Storm Damage Repair to Various County Roads

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Department's action taken to construct 3 minor repair sites by day labor/force amount in order to complete them prior to winter weather; adopt supplemental budget in amount of $46,014; and approve transfer from Road Contingency in amount of $5,962.

14.               Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of General Plan Amendment to Chapter Four, Public Facilities of Framework General Plan, Section 4600, Et. Seq., Solid Waste Collection/Disposal to consider Adoption of Final Draft County-Wide Siting Element of the Integrated Waste Management Plan, and to Certify Final Siting Element EIR

RECOMMENDATION: Schedule a public hearing on March 8, 1994 at 1:45 p.m.


15.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Legal Office Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

16.               Supplemental Budget for Unit 1100-221 in Amount of $11,708 with Offsetting Revenue

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental in the amount of $11,708.

17.               Augmentation to Cannabis Eradication Program; Supplemental Budget for Overtime in Marijuana Eradication Team in the Amount of $13,345; Increase in Revenue Account by $13,357

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

18.               Monthly Report of Inmate Movement December 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file report.

Social Services

19.               Parking Lease for Eureka Rescue Mission Housing Assessment and Assistance Center

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute lease when approve to form by County Counsel.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

20.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Treasurer-Tax Assistant I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.


10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Report on Status of Humboldt County Codes Related to Land Use (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Planning and Building to prepare report on how to deal with outdated ordinances, including an estimate of staff time and potential litigation costs.

11:00 a.m. Public Works

2.                   Library Contract--Substitution of Subcontractors

RECOMMENDATION: Hold a hearing and receive evidence on the issue of whether F. L. Houston (subcontractor) after having had a reasonable opportunity to do so, refused to execute a written contract when that written contract was presented to it by the prime contractor (RESCO); find that the circumstances to fail within the situation described by Section 4107(a) (1) of the Public Contract Code; and consent to the substitution if the situation referred to in Section 4107(a) (1) has occurred.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Eel River Court

1.                   Appointment of New Marshall, Municipal Court, Eel River Division

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of February 8, 1994.

Planning and Building

2.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

3.                   Waiver of 480 Hour Limit for Extra-Help Employee Doris Hickerson

RECOMMENDATION: Approve waiver.

4.                   Kramer et al and Humboldt Fire District 1 Expedited Implementation of Plan Amendments and Zone Reclassifications; Myrtletown

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance Nos. 2027, 2028, 2029 and 2030 implementing previously approved zone reclassifications; and adopt Resolution No. 94-10 through 94-12 for submittal to the Coastal Commission.


5.                   Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $141,237 for Regional Facility (RF) Project (continued from January 18, 1994)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget; authorize Chair to sign agreement with BAR-O-Boys Ranch; approve in concept draft agreement for 4-county RF; and approve in concept RF project to be built upon; and if possible as an addition to, existing Probation Department complex.

6.                   Supplemental Budget of $47,775 for Marijuana Unit with Offsetting Revenue and Transfer from Contingency Fund in the Amount of $39, 096

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to February 1, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

7.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Report Required)

8.                   Update on Option 9 (proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative)

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.


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

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


I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.

This 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 asked the Board to direct the District Attorney to investigate alleged land use violations and perjury by John LoMiglio.Tom McMurray spoke on the subject of proposed construction of a Federal Express facility at Murray Field.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Zone Reclassification from Agriculture Exclusive to Timber Production; Petrolia Area; File No. 104-143-13; Case No. ZR-08-92; RAYMOND ANDERSON, Applicant (Continued from January 4, 1994)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to renotice hearing when the applicant provides staff with the proper information to complete the zone reclassification process.

2.                   Appeal of the January 21, 1993 Planning Commission Approval of Conditional Use Permit CUP-17-92 and Special Permit SP 36-92; STARPAGE INC. Applicant; File No. AP 509-021-47; McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Acknowledge the withdrawal of the Starpage, Inc. application.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending January 20, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending January 20, 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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