TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 1994

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Father Mike Cloney of St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Eureka


1.                   Assumption of Rio Dell Emergency Dispatch

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize staff to negotiate agreement with the City of Rio Dell.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring July 1994 as Summer Arts 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.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Tax Sharing Annexation Agreement with the City of Rio Dell (Grey Annexation)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-53.

2.                   Consultation with Child Welfare League of America, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $3,250 from Contingency Fund.

3.                   Award Contract to CSAC Excess Insurance Authority for Airport Liability Insurance

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Board of Supervisors

4.                   Prohibition of Use of Buildings for Sale or Manufacture of Controlled Substances

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

5.                   Proposed Eel River Salmon and Steelhead Sprout Fishing Regulation Changes

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Fish and Game Advisory Committee's hosting of meeting for purpose of informing public on condition of Eel River salmon and steelhead population and proposed sport fishing regulation changes.

6.                   Authorization of a Loan for Humboldt County Fair Association with U.S. Bank for Operations of the Gate Admissions from August 11-22, 1994 (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization.

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 13, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of June 14, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

9.                   Appointment of At-Large Representative to the Forestry Review Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Ray Miller with term to expire on June 30, 1998.

10.               Appointments to the Integrated Solid Waste Management Task Force

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Dave Hull, Gerald Kindsfather, Chris Littlefield, Sherman Schapiro and Misha Beigay-Gutman.


11.               Supplemental Budget for Expenses Incurred for Repair and Replacement of Parts of the County's Repeater Communications Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $1,000.

Criminal Justice System Subvention Program

12.               Criminal Justice System Subvention Program Application for Fiscal Year 1994-95

RECOMMENDATION: Submit application, approve contract for consultant services, and authorize preparation of necessary contract for Arcata Diversion Project.


13.               Certified Results of County Clerk's Canvass of June 7, 1994 Direct Primary Election

RECOMMENDATION: Accept certified results.


14.               Agreement Concerning Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming with the County of San Mateo

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

15.               Amendment to Contract for Medicaid Administrative Claiming

RECOMMENDATION: Amendment contract with State Department of Health Services.

16.               Resolution Declaring the Month of July 1994 as Tuberculosis Awareness Month

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-54.

17.               Report on County Health Status Profiles 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

18.               Amendment to WIC Program Contract for Period of 10/01/93 thru 9/30/94

RECOMMENDATION: Amendment contract with State Department of Health Services.

19.               Temporary Increase in Compensation for Health Program Coordinators and Fiscal Assistant II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve temporary increases.

20.               Immunization Program Contract/Subcontracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with State Department of Health Services and approve subcontract with Open Door Clinic.

21.               Budget Revisions for Healthy Moms Program, Fiscal Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Approve revisions for purchase of TV/VCR and computer equipment/software.

22.               Amendment No. 02 to Memorandum of Understanding No. HIV 93-12, HIV Testing

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign amendment.

Mental Health

23.               Agreement with Samantha Everett for Provision of Patient Rights Advocacy Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

24.               Contract with Transitional Residential Treatment Facility for Residential Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract for up to forty-two mentally ill clients.

25.               Appointments to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Maura-Anne Eastman, Glenda Hubner and Gayle Dominguez.

Municipal Court-Eel River

26.               Request to Fill Court Clerk II Position at Range 168, Step D

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Planning and Building

27.               Machi Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 08-91; File No. APN 108-111-38

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

28.               Neely Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 56-912; File No. APN 501-101-25

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

29.               Stodder/Nellessen/Arvidson Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS 18-92

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.


30.               Transfer of $7,500 from Contingency Fund for Last Pay-Period Expenditure

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Public Works

31.               Mattole Road Right-of-Way Acquisition

RECOMMENDATION: Accept Easement Deed executed by Amy H. Mathews.

32.               Request that Representatives in Washington, D.C. Support Legislation to Assure Continuation of Forest Service Revenues

RECOMMENDATION: Send letter to Senators Boxer and Feinstein and to Congressman Hamburg.

33.               Peeples Major Subdivision in McKinleyville; File No. 510-391-02

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

34.               Ordinance Adopting Revised Fee Schedule for Solid Waste Disposal

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2046.


35.               Differential Pay as Acting Emergency Communications Supervisor

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Emergency Communications Dispatcher R. Lester.

36.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Emergency Communications Dispatcher I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

37.               Request to Establish Fixed Asset Account (Refrigerator) in the Amount of $2,380

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Social Services

38.               Purchase of Printers, Burster and Checksigner

RECOMMENDATION: Allow purchases to print AFDC Immediate Need & Homeless Assistance checks.

39.               Greater Avenues for Independence Plan Update for Fiscal Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Approve plan update.

Superior Court

40.               Indigent Conflict Counsel Contract with Christopher Wilson and Associates

RECOMMENDATION: Extend contract to September 30, 1994.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

41.               Resolution Approving Sale of Properties Tax-Defaulted and Subject to Sale

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-55.


9:05 a.m. Personnel

1.                   Update on Changing Work Schedule

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral presentation from Personnel Director.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Report on the Operations of the North Coast Railroad Authority (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive status report from Dennis Wood, President of the Authority.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Archeological Review by Sonoma State Archeological Inventory

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Agreement with the Northwest Information Center of California Archeological Inventory.

2.                   Report on Updating the County Land Use Regulation and Planning Commission Action for a Citizens' Advisory Committee on the Regulatory Process

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of July 12, 1994.

Public Works

3.                   Update on Landfill Site Visits to Oregon, Washington and Utah, the Anderson Landfill South of Redding and the Cummings Road Landfill in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Consideration of Creation of a Land Use Advisory Committee to Prepare a Historical Supplement to the County General Plan

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

5.                   Outline for Transition of County Homeless Task Force (direction of 05/31/94)

RECOMMENDATION: Confirm Board's support, cooperation, and participation in the new plan; and forward names of Chris Arnold and Julie Fulkerson to the Cities/County Task Force for consideration as the primary and alternate representative to the Opportunity Development Council.

6.                   Report on Proposed Legislation

RECOMMENDATION: Request State Senator Thompson to withdraw his opposition to said Legislation.


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

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

3.                   Application to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Shelter-Plus-Care Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-56.

4.                   Extending Terms of Office for Members of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Program Citizens' Advisory Committee (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-57.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation: Welfare Rights v. John Frank et al; Pedilla v. Humboldt County et al)

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.                   Supervisor Sparks stated that Reno Air Express will begin serving the Arcata-Eureka Airport in August 1994.Chris Arnold, CAO, announced that budget hearings have been changed to the last two weeks of August 1994.

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Proposed Ordinance to Update the Humboldt County Schedule of Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance, waive first reading and set adoption for July 5, 1994.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending June 23, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending June 23, 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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