9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Farrel Starr, a Parishioner of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eureka



1.                   Proclamation in Honor of the American Heart Association (Supervisor Dixon)


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.                   New Effective Hiring Dates--Jail Transition Team

RECOMMENDATION: Approve new effective hiring dates.

2.                   Establishment of Conflict Counsel Office to Provide Representation in County Courts

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of February 15, 1994.


3.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Supervising Appraiser Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.


4.                   Audit Contract for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1992

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract with David L. Moonie and Company.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Commending College of the Redwoods on its 30th Anniversary (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution of commendation.

6.                   Recipient of Governor's Environmental/Economic Leadership Award for Recognition in Category of Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation for Del Norte Center of California Conservation Corps.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of January 18, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

Emergency Services

8.                   Renewal of Eligibility for Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign necessary forms.

Employment Training

9.                   Rapid Response Assistance to Those Affected by Closure of Centerville Naval Facility, Simpson Timber's Korbel Operations, Pacific Telephone, Sprouse Reitz and Woolworth

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subgrant agreement in the amount of $10,000.

10.               Allocation of Vocational Counselor I/II to Assist Local Displaced Timber Workers

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation as a grant funded position.

11.               Services to Workers Dislocated from Simpson Paper Company's Humboldt Pulp Mill

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subgrant agreement in the amount of $150,000.

12.               Basic Skills Instruction in Reading and Math, GED Preparation, and English as a Second Language to GAIN-Eligible JTPA Participants

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with the State Department of Education.

13.               Services to Workers Dislocated from Centerville Beach Naval Facility, Simpson Timber Company's Korbel Operations, Pacific Telephone and Sprouse Reitz

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign subgrant agreement with Employment Development Dept.


14.               Amendment to Contract No. 93-17691, WIC Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment.

Mental Health

15.               Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) for Mental Health Outreach Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with Twelve school district in Humboldt County.

Municipal Court--North Humboldt

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.


17.               Resolution for Disability Retirement of Correctional Officer II Donald V. Riese

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-14.

Planning and Building

18.               Refund of Application Fees to Ralph Miller in the Amount of $120

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

Public Works

19.               Program Supplement Nos. 107 and 108 to County-State Agreement No. 01-5904

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign program supplements.

20.               Construction of Runway, Taxiway and Parking Apron Improvements at Garberville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Mercer-Fraser Company.

Social Services

21.               Report on Winter Housing Assessment and Assistance Center

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.


9:05 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   First Amendment to Subordination Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Approve first amendment with the Community Development Agency of the City of Arcata.


Reports From Boards and Commissions

1.                   Report from the Community County Budget Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Add report from the Employee Budget Task Force on the weekly agenda.

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Eel River Court

1.                   Appointment of New Marshall of the Eel River Municipal Court

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Joe Lewis as Interim Marshal at salary range 321.

Planning and Building

2.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: No action necessary (no report required).

District Attorney

3.                   State Federal Challenge Grant Funding to Humboldt County in the Amount of $4,559.50

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Chair to sing Application/Assurances form.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (NO ACTION REQUIRED)

5.                   Update on Option 9--Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative (No Action)


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

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

I.                     CLOSED SESSION (None Scheduled)

J.                   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.                   Aldo Bongio, Bob Ellis, Tom McMurray, Tom Conlon, and Marjorie Yates spoke on various topics.(See scanned documents for details.)

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Administrative Office (CAO) and Planning and Building

1.                   1994 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Funding Cycle (General Allocation and Planning and Technical Assistance)

RECOMMENDATION: Determine to continue participation in the CDBG program.

2.                   Appeal of Administrative Determination that Appellant is Operating a "Public Stable" as Defined by Humboldt County Code and that Use is not Principally Permitted nor Legal Non-Conforming; ROBERT and MARGIE ELLIS, Applicants/Appellants; Indianola Area

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw from agenda and renotice after applicants have resolved legal issues.

L.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending January 31, 1994

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

M.                 ADJOURNMENT (Adjourned at 5:30 p.m. at the Church of Highlands on Hoover Street to Attend Reception for Performing Arts Center.)

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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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