9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by Supervisor Anna Sparks


1.                   Send Letters to Those Designated on Submitted List Requesting that State Trade and Commerce Agency Designate Redwood Regions Economic Development Commission to be Included as a Direct Participant and Principal Payback Recipients for Humboldt County in the California Trade and Commerce Agency's Proposed $1.2 Million Old Growth Diversification Revolving Loan Fund Program Proposed to State CERT as an "Option 9" Project (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to April 5, 1994.


1.                   Resolution of Commendation for Lloyd Hecathorn for Dedicated Service to the North Coast Railroad Authority (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution of commendation for Lloyd Hecathorn.

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

1.                   Efforts to Gain Additional Federal Funds for Cost of Illegal Immigrants

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-30 in support of said efforts by Governor Wilson.


2.                   Financial Statements of the County of Humboldt for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file Audit Report of David L. Moonie and Co., CPAs.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Soroptimist International of Humboldt Women of Distinction Award (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Ratify resolution presented to Pam Cahill and Barbara Carlson on March 17, 1994.

4.                   Board Representation at Review of Alternative Regional Landfill Sites

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisors Fulkerson and Heider to travel to Oregon, Washington and Utah for April 17-21, 1994.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of December 14, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of March 8, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.


7.                   Interagency Agreement Between North Country Clinic and the Public Health Department

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign SB 910 contract.

8.                   Approval of Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding No. HIV-93-12, HIV Testing

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment No. 1.

9.                   Extension of Increase in Compensation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension for Health Program Coordinators and Fiscal Assistant I.

Mental Health

10.               Monitoring/Evaluation Reports on Subcontractors of Alcohol and Other Drug Programs

RECOMMENDATION: Accept and file reports.


11.               Resolution Amending Resolution 92-79 to Add Title and Salary for Conflict Counsel

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-31.

12.               Merit System Appeals Panel Which Will Hear the Appeal of Chuck Dennison

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Tom Heilmann to said panel.


13.               Extension of Extra-Help Appointments for an Additional 480 Hours

RECOMMENDATION: Extend appointments of Steve D'Agati and Katherine Stewart.

14.               Modification to the Bar-O-Boys Ranch Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign modification.

15.               Extension of Extra-Help Appointments

RECOMMENDATION: Extend appointments of Angela Cox, Jody Green, Brett Moranda and Judy Price.

Public Defender

16.               Exemption from Hiring Freeze for Vacant Attorney I/II/III/IV Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Public Works

17.               Alterations/Additions to Mental Health Facility at Harris and "H" Streets in Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with Resco Construction Company.

18.               Lease Agreement for Space in Nose Hangar at Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute lease with the Federal Aviation Administration.

19.               Lease Agreement for Space in Freight Building at the Arcata/Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute lease with the Federal Aviation Administration.

20.               Agreement for Exchange of Construction Funds for Unrestricted Road Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Cal-Trans.

21.               Resolution to Accept Roads into the County-Maintained Road System

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-32.


22.               Monthly Report of Inmate Movement--February 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file.

Social Services

23.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Staff Services Analyst I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Superior Court

24.               Extension of Indigent Conflict Counsel Contract

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize to sign contract extension with Christopher Wilson and Associates.


9:30 a.m. Public Works

1.                   Inclusion of a Portion of Bark Shanty Road into the County-Maintained Road System

RECOMMENDATION: Accept 1.62 miles of said road from Ishi Pishi Road into system upon completion of improvements as described in letter from Six Rivers National Forest dated October 27, 1993.

9:40 a.m. Public Works

2.                   Non-Support of Leasing Any Portion of A.W. Way Park for Non-Recreational Purposes

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of April 26, 1994.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

3.                   March 28 to April 1, 1994 as Week of the Non-Profit Service Agency (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation and hear presentation from various non-profit agencies.

11:00 a.m. Municipal Court Judges

4.                   Request to Appoint Joe Lewis Permanent Marshal of Eel River Municipal Court

RECOMMENDATION: Reaffirm Board action of February 8, 1994 to appoint Joe Lewis as Interim Marshal.


Boards and Commissions

1.                   Appointment of Dan Taranto to the Community County Budget Task Force As A Representative of Supervisorial District 4 (Replacing Elizabeth Lee)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Surface Mining and Reclamation Program Advisory Committee to release the Committee-approved ordinance for comments from appropriate reviewing agencies, the Planning and Building Department, County Counsel and Public Works.

Public Works

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

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to Mark Diversified Inc.

Administrative Office (CAO)

3.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Support Senate Bill 1683 Emergency Medical Services Fund; and support Assembly Bill 2542 which would allow for an increase in general contracting amounts to more accurately reflect the growth in costs for general repair, painting and construction.

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

5.                   Consider Leasing Space on Courthouse Roof for Placing Cellular Telephone Antenna

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to develop bid package.


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

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

I.                     CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

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 stated Public Works Director John Murray or his designee should accompany Supervisors Fulkerson and Heider at a review of alternative regional landfill sites scheduled for April 17-21, 1994.Bryce Kenny submitted a petition entitled Traffic Problem at Intersection of Bartow Road and Central Avenue in McKinleyville and request the Board discuss the petition at a future Board meeting.

K.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M. AND 7:00 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the public hearing to April 26, 1994 at 1:45 p.m.

Public Works

2.                   Authorization to Begin the Landfill Siting Fatal Flaw

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Public Works, in consultation with the Citizens' Advisory Committee for Landfill Siting and the Integrated Solid Waste Management Task Force to defer the fatal flaw analysis for 120 days; and in that period of time, review, evaluate and come back to the Board with recommendations on alternatives.

L.                   CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending March 24, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending March 24, 1994.

M.                 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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