9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Phil Knesset of the Trinidad/Orick Presbyterian Church



1.                   Proclamation Declaring March 1994 as Jazz Festival Appreciation Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

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.

Board of Supervisors

1.                   Appointment to the Shelter Cove Design Review Committee (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Kathy Winter.

2.                   Update on Job Training and Job Search Training Capacity (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Direct a report to the Board within thirty (30) days.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Application for Card Room Permit at E and Bowl at 1417 Glendale Drive--Arcata Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve application submitted by Jo Wilma Shockley.

4.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 8, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

5.                   Appointment of Tenant Representative to the County's Housing Authority Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Pam Laird with term to expire on March 8, 1996.

Coroner-Public Administrator

6.                   Request to Declare an Operating Table and Body Lift as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

7.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption to Fill Deputy Coroner-Public Administrator Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

District Attorney

8.                   Transfer from Contingency Fund for Security Modifications at 317 Second Street

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $10,737.

Emergency Services

9.                   Establish New Account for Small Office Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Establish account in the amount of $150.


10.               Rural Health Services Program Contract for Fiscal Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

11.               Revised Budget for Child Health and Disability Prevention Program and Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revised budgets.

12.               Contract Back Program Agreement for Rural Health Services in Fiscal Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

14.               Increase in Allocation of Vacant .50 FTE Senior Fiscal Assistant to 1.0 FTE

RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase and establishment of SB 910 line items.

15.               Extension of Extra-Help Child Care Worker to Maximum of 960 Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension in Healthy Moms Program for Steffanie Holzke.


16.               Establish Extra Help Line Item in the Amount of $2,000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Mental Health

17.               Amendment to Humboldt Women for Shelter Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment incorporating Goals/Objectives and budget.

18.               Revenue Shortfall Report from Humboldt County Alcohol and Other Drugs Program

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

19.               Inter-Agency Agreement for Delinquent Account Collection Retroactive to 12/17/92

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement between Mental Health and Auditor-Controller.

Public Defender

20.               Allocation of 1.0 Attorney I/II/III/IV Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve allocation.

Public Works

21.               Reconstruct PFC and Overlay Runway 14-32 at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plans and specifications and hold bid opening on April 5, 1994.

22.               Amendments to the Northern Humboldt and Eel River Judicial Facilities Contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Direct project architect to cease work on the project until further notice.

23.               Supplemental Budget in the Solid Waste Management Division

RECOMMENDATION: Reduce both revenue and expenditures by $10,000.

24.               Arcata-Eureka Airport--Advertising Display/Telephone Board

RECOMMENDATION: Assume operation/marketing of said board by Public Works; and approve forgiving of rent owed by Northwest Advertising Company ($4,111.15) in exchange for said board.


25.               Jail Population Report for Week of February 20, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

26.               Monthly Report of Inmate Movement--January 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file.

27.               Supplemental Budget with Offsetting Revenue for Purchase of Six Hand-Held Radios

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $7,000.

Social Services

28.               Lease with Johnson's Trailer Rentals for Use of a Trailer Office Module

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease.

29.               Payment to Redwood Community Action Agency to Fund Homeless Coordinator Position

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report, and approve payment in the amount of $15,379.50.

30.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize signing of MOU with the California Indian Manpower Consortium.

31.               Request for Proposals (RFP) for In-Home Supportive Services Provider Registry

RECOMMENDATION: Approve receipt of $100,000 from State Controller and release RFP.


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

1.                   Contract with Epicenter Research to Evaluate and Propose Various Information Systems Options for County Departments

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

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Area I Agency on Aging (AIAA) Mid Year Status Report (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive verbal report from Patty Berg Executive Director of AIAA.

11:00 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Request to Establish Conflict Counsel Office

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Continue discussion to the meeting of March 15, 1994.

2.                   Strombeck Plan Amendment Petition; File #522-511-05; Case #GPA-04-92; Willow Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Accept petition to amend Willow Creek Community Plan as conditioned.

Public Works

3.                   County's Choices for the State's Bridge Replacement Program

RECOMMENDATION: Choose Davis Creek Bridge and Bear Canyon Bridge.

4.                   Amendment to the McKinleyville Drainage Ordinance to Give Developers Credit for On-Site and Off-Site Improvements Contained in the Plan and to Divert Up to 50% of Fees Collected on a Year-to-Year Basis to Reimburse Developers for Costs Over and Above Their Fees

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works and County Counsel to prepare amendment; and direct staff to take necessary steps to provide facilities to drain problem areas on Fischer, Vine, Anderson and School Roads-- and approve use of McKinleyville drainage funds for said purpose.

5.                   Management of Tooby Memorial Park

RECOMMENDATION: Withdraw termination of Lease agreement with Arthur Tooby; and direct preparation of agreement between County and Garberville Rotary Club for the County to operate and maintain Tooby Park in exchange for financial support from Garberville Rotary Club.

6.                   Concept of Leasing County-Owned Worswick Gravel Bar to a Commercial Gravel Operator

RECOMMENDATION: Abandon proposed concept and direct staff to continue historic use of the gravel bar as s source of material for the maintenance and repair of County roads.

Administrative Office (CAO)

7.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update and take action as required (if necessary).

9.                   Reconsideration of Community Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance/Economic Development Proposals

RECOMMENDATION: No action required (withdrawn from the agenda).


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: No Action Taken)

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.                   Ben Shepard, Aldo Bongio, and Lynn Pettlon addressed the Board on various matters.No Action was taken.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Public Works

1.                   Approval and Adoption of General Plan Amendment to Chapter 4, Public Facilities of Framework General Plan, Section 4600, Et Seq., Solid Waste Collection/Disposal; and Adoption of Final Draft County-Wide Siting Element of Integrated Waste Management Plan; Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) on County-Wide Siting Element

RECOMMENDATION: Receive Planning Commission report; certify that Siting Element FEIR has been prepared/completed in compliance with implementation Guidelines of California Environmental Quality Act; make findings set forth in submitted Attachment 4; adopt mitigation measures identified in FEIR; adopt Statement of Overriding Considerations; approve Final Draft Siting Element as planning document for Humboldt County as recommended by planning Commission; adopt General Plan Amendment amending solid waste collection and disposal section of public facilities chapter of Framework General Plan as recommended by Planning Commission; adopt Resolution No. 92-22; and adopt Monitoring Program (submitted Attachment 5).

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending February 28, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending February 28, 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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