9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Art Eddy


1.                   Letter of Support for Senate Bill 470 (Thompson)--Provide $150,000 for the Establishment of a Small Business Development Corporation Expansion Center on the North Coast

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring 1994 as Alcohol Awareness Month (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of April 5, 1994.

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.                   Contract for Community Development Block Grant Application Preparation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Redwood Community Action Agency.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution Closure of Avenue of the Giants and Bull Creek Flats Road for Annual Running of Humboldt Redwoods Marathon and Half Marathon on October 16, 1994 (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-23.

3.                   Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of Avenue of the Giants and Bull Creek Flats Road for Annual Running of Avenue of the Giants Marathon on May 1, 1994 (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-24.

4.                   Resignation from the Commission on the Status of Women (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept resignation of Sandi Fitzpatrick.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 15, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of February 22, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of March 1, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

District Attorney

8.                   Agreement for Children's Trust Fund Grant Proposal for Fiscal Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement with Adoption Horizons.


9.                   Description of Proposed Expenditure for Rural Health Services Funds for FY 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign certification.

10.               SB 910 Contract with the North Coast Substance Abuse Council (Crossroads)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract.


11.               Hiring Freeze Exception for the Filling of Vacant Assistant Legal I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exception.


12.               Amendment to Contract with Delta Dental Plan of California

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

13.               Designation of Tom Heilmann to Service on Merit System Appeals Panel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve designation for hearing the appeal of Ron Ellison.

Planning and Building

14.               Quitclaim and Reconveyance; Case No. PMS 34-912; File No. AP 302-012-05

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign quitclaim and reconveyance for Kurt Kramer.

15.               Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 50-92; File No. AP 100-031-06

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement for Chris and Carol Roche.

16.               Conveyance and Agreement (C/A); Case No. PMS 34-86; File No. AP 501-141-09

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign C/A for Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

17.               Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 46-912; File No. AP 500-041-33

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement for Donald Redding.


18.               Lease Agreement for Electronic Surveillance Equipment and Monitoring Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement with BI Incorporated.

Public Works

19.               Resolution to Increase Water Rates for Service to Cummings Road Residents

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-25.

20.               Agreement with Hertz Car Rental Agency for Office Space at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

21.               Agreement with Area I Agency on Aging for Transportation Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.


22.               Contract with Michael Pritchard, Inc. for Drug Awareness Campaign Presentation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract, and approve supplemental $9,000 budget.

23.               Jail Population Report for the Week of February 27, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

24.               Extra-Help Extension for Investigator Leo Bessette

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

25.               Extra-Help for Community Services Officer Herbert Frahman

RECOMMENDATION: Grant extension.

26.               Supplemental $9,805 Budget with Offsetting Revenue; Increase FTE Deputy Sheriff I/II; and Hiring Freeze Exemption

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

27.               Extra-Help Extension for Legal Office Assistant Elsie McManus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Social Services

28.               Hiring Freeze Exception for Filling of Office Services Supervisor Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exception.

29.               Line Item for Security System

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line item in the amount of $20,034.

Superior Court

30.               Resolution Accepting a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Grant from the State

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-26.


10:00 a.m. County Counsel

1.                   Consideration of Mobile Home Park Rent Control Ordinances

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisor Dixon to mediate meetings with representatives of park owners and tenants.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Employment Training

1.                   Appointment of Private-Sector Representative to the Private Industry Council

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Jacques Debets.

Planning and Building

2.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Continue discussions from the meetings of March 1 and 8 and 15, 1994 to the meeting of March 29, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Award of Contract for Phase I Addition to the Humboldt County Jail and Approval of Contract with the State Board of Corrections for Project Funding (Project No. 170830)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of March 22, 1994.

4.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

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

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


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 (No Action Taken)

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.                   Richard Draper asked the Board to rescind its action of November 9, 1993 pertaining to the Spruce Point Trailer Park.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-3 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Garberville Area (ZR 09-912 TERRY)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2033.

2.                   Ordinance Amending Section 313-3 of the Humboldt County Code by Rezoning Property in the Hydesville Area (ZR 01-93 BRETZKE)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2034.

Public Works2:00 P.M.

3.                   Authorization to Begin the Landfill Siting Fatal Flaw

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to March 29, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending March 9, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending March 9, 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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