9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Mike Burke of Gospel Outreach


1.                   Housing Authority Application to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Section 8 Vouchers for Persons with Disabilities

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter to HUD stating that said application is in conformance with local policies and plans.


1.                   Resolutions Commending Women of the Year for 1994 (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolutions for Judith Stoffer and Janet Pecorella.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring the Week of May 1, 1994 as Health Awareness Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Proclamation Declaring Month of May 1994 as Arthritis Education 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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Amendment to Contract with State Board of Corrections for Jail Remodel Project

RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract to extend completion date to August 31, 1994.

2.                   Transfer from Contingency Fund to Cover Final Billings for Emergency Shelter Needs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $2,134.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Program to Employ/Train Displaced Fishers into Local Restoration Projects

RECOMMENDATION: The Chair sign letter of support to State CERT for Option 9 funding.

4.                   Service Providers/Community Having Full, Accurate Information Regarding GR and AFDC

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Social Services Dept. to report back to Board within thirty days.

5.                   Support for Continued Funding of Mad River Fish Hatchery (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter of support to Fish and Game Department.

6.                   Resolution Declaring April 19, 1994 as National Youth Service Day (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-38, and rescind Resolution No. 94-23.

Coroner-Public Administrator

8.                   Transfer of $6,000 from Contingency Fund to Funeral Directors Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Eel River Municipal Court

9.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling a Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

Eureka Municipal Court

10.               Transfer of $70,000 from Contingency Fund to Contract Counsel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

11.               Transfer of $10,000 from Contingency Fund to Various Eel River Court Accounts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


12.               Submit Application to State for Preventive Health Care for Aging Program

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-39.

13.               Amending Composition and Purpose of County Integrated Waste Management Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-40.

14.               Collection/Transport/Disposal Aspects--Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

RECOMMENDATION: Chair to execute agreement with Recycling Research and Development, Inc.

Library Services

15.               Contract with On-line Computer Library Center, Inc. for Library Cataloging Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute contract.

16.               Supplemental Budget for Library in the Amount of $41,964

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget.

17.               Application to the California State Library for a $15,000 Grant to Continue the Families for Literacy Program

RECOMMENDATION: Approve application.

Mental Health

18.               Review of Annual Reports, Policies and Procedures and Medical Staff Appointments for Sempervirens

RECOMMENDATION: Approve recommendations of the Mental Health Director.

19.               Agreement with Irving Tessler, M.D. for Psychiatric Services and Various Medical Staff Appointments and Reappointments

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement and appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Mental Health Director.

20.               Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with Various School Districts for School Based Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Intervention Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOUs.

21.               Transfer of $33,853 from Mental Health Contingency Fund for the Refund of Overpayments by Medi-Cal or Medicare

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Works

22.               Petrolia Aggregate Stockpile and Storage Area; Clark Road-Titus

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute license agreement with Dayton and Gayle Titus.

23.               Mid-City Ranch Subdivision; APN 402-171-09; Indianola Area, North of Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

24.               Agreement with Chevron USA, Inc. for the Purchase and Sale of Aviation Fuel at the Arcata-Eureka Airport, Rohner Airport, and Garberville Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

25.               Transfer to Establish Fixed Asset Line Item for Purchase of Air Entrainment Meter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $820.


26.               Transfer of $450 from Contingency Fund for Creating an Out-of-County Travel Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


27.               Authorizing Submittal to State Criminal Justice Planning for $70,000 Grant Award

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-41 for the Cannabis Eradication Team.

28.               Resolution Declare April 30, 1994 as Day Honoring Correctional Officers Killed in Line of Duty

RECOMMENDATION: Pass a resolution.

Social Services

29.               Transfer of $22,820 from Contingency Fund to Contributions to General "A" Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

30.               Specialized Foster Care Rates for Meeting the Needs of Children with Documented Health and/or Behavioral Problems that Require More than Normal Foster Care Supervision

RECOMMENDATION: Approve rates.

31.               Transfer of $10,000 Through Contingency Fund for Children's Emergency Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Superior Court

32.               Transfer of $150,000 from Contingency Fund to the Superior Court Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


9:15 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Brochure by Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive brochure.

10:00 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report from Employee Budget Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Direct affected Department heads to respond to report in budget narratives.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County (No Action)


2.                   Bonham Plan Amendment Petition; Garberville; No. 222-093-01; Case No. GPA-03-93

RECOMMENDATION: Make required Findings in Sect. 1452.2(1) of Framework Plan, and accept applicant's petition to amend Garberville/Redway/Alderpoint/Benbow Community Plan and associated zoning--subject to an agreement by the applicant to reimburse the County for all actual costs incurred in processing the application to conclusion.

3.                   McKee Plan Amendment Petition; Whitethorn; File No. 515-241-49; Case No. GPA 01-93

RECOMMENDATION: Make 1 of required findings in Sect. 1452.2 of Framework Plan and accept petition to amend General Plan in area shown on submitted Attachment B, subject to agreement by applicant to reimburse County for costs incurred in processing application to conclusion.

Public Works

4.                   Mattole School District Request to Use A.W. County Park as High School Site

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Supervisors Dixon and Heider to meet with the school district's board on this item, and reconsider the request on May 10, 1994.


5.                   Ordinance Amending Section 715-6 of Chapter 5 of Division 1 of Title VII of the Humboldt County Code, Relating to Annual Registration Fee for Weighing and Measuring Devices

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading and adopt on May 10, 1994.

Employment Training

6.                   Appointment of New Members to Option 9 Review and Ranking Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint James Pfingstel, Jose Quezada, Barbara O'Neal, Charles Hassett, Richard Hanger, and Ann Cardinal.

Administrative Office (CAO)

7.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (No Report Required)

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

9.                   Historic Supplemental to County General Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to June 7, 1994.

10.               Fiscal Year 1994-95 Budget Instructions

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt mid-year report, and approve budget instruction.

Clerk of the Board

11.               Appointment of Fifth District Representative to the Fish and Game Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Leland Salstrom with term to expire on June 30, 1995.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

3.                   Appointments to the Citizens' Advisory Committee to Work with Law Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of May 3, 1994.

4.                   Asking Congressman Hamburg to Work with U.S. Government in an Effort to Transfer Title of a Parcel Located Near Somes Bar to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Recruitment process for Health Officer was unsuccessful.CAO to assess options and report back.(CGC Sect. 54957)

2.                   Settlement authorization given.Final approval of this settlement offer is not up to the County, so anyone wanting information needs to contact the Clerk once this settlement becomes final.[(CGC sect. 54956.9 (a)]

3.                   Board received information about exposure to litigation against the County. [CGC Sect. 54956.9 (b) (a)]

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.                   Aldo Bongio asked the status of the landfill selection process.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Green Timber, Inc. Zone Reclassification and Major Subdivision; No. AP 516-111-22; Case Nos. ZR 01-93; FMS 06-93; DON CUMMINS, Applicant

RECOMMENDATION: Approve optional plan in concept.

2.                   Continued Public Hearing on the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to May 10, 1994.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending April 21, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending April 21, 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.)

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.