9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation Pastor Scot Snedeker of the Church of the Highlands


1.                   Transfer of Perinatal Program to General Hospital

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement for transfer of Perinatal Program.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring the Week of September 17, 1994 as Constitution Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring September 1994 as Literacy Month in Humboldt County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Proclamation Declaring September 1994 as United Way of Humboldt 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.                   Appointment to Child Abuse and Neglect Justice Special Working Group

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Supervisor Julie Fulkerson.


2.                   Standard Agreement with State Department of Agriculture

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Board of Supervisors

3.                   Veterans Upward Bound Program at Humboldt State University (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter of support.

4.                   Proclamation Declaring September 17 to October 10, 1994 California Coastweeks (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

5.                   Resolution Commending Humboldt Women's Bowling Association on their 50th Anniversary Celebration (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution and designate Supervisor Sparks to present on September 18, 1994.

Clerk of the Board

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

7.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 23, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

8.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 24, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

9.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 25, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

10.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 26, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

11.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 29, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

12.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 30, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

13.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of August 31, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

14.               Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 1, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

15.               Change of Title of Fish and Game Advisory Committee to a Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2050.

16.               Assistant County Counsel Salary Adjustment

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize salary increase for Assistant County Counsel Tamara Falor to Step E, effective July 3, 1994 pursuant to Section 7 of the Humboldt County Salary Resolution.

Employment Training

17.               Extra Help Extension for Anna Brassart, Connie O'Dea, Kim Pegoda and Sheri Rosebrugh

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

18.               Contract to Provide Basic Office Education Training Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract with Humboldt Regional Occupational Program.

19.               Contract with Fortuna Union High School District for Remedial Classroom Training

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

20.               Contract with Eureka Adult School to Provide Basic Education Training Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

21.               Lease Agreement for 452 North Fortuna Boulevard to be Used as a Satellite Office

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign lease agreement.


22.               Application for a Curbside Recycling Pilot Project

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file grant application submitted to State Department of Conservation.

Library Services

23.               Contract with Humboldt Literacy Project for Providing Family Literacy Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract amendment.

Mental Health

24.               Contract with State Department of Alcohol and Drug Services for FY 1994-95 NNA12-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Mental Health Director to sign the FY 1994-95, 1995-96, and 1996-97 contracts with the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Services.

25.               Agreement with San Jose Care and Guidance

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Municipal Court

26.               Establish Line Item 1100-239-2-225 (Out-of-County-Travel)

RECOMMENDATION: Establish line item in the amount of $500.


27.               Deletion of Classifications from the Classification Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Approve deletions as recommended.

28.               Revised Class Description/Title Change for Community Resources Coordinator

RECOMMENDATION: Approve amendment to class description changing title of Economic Development Specialist to Community Resources Coordinator; and approve revised class description.

29.               Deputy Coroner-Public Administrator Eligibility List

RECOMMENDATION: Approve dissolution of current eligibility list.

Planning and Building

30.               MORINGSTAR Conveyance and Agreement; Case No. PMS-18-93; File No. AP 508-241-16

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.


31.               Extension of California Youth Authority Contract for Juvenile Hall Renovation

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign Amendment No. 2.

Public Works

32.               Award of Contract for Myrtle Avenue Slide Repair (Project No. 940055)

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project to Figas Construction.

33.               Courthouse Repair--Seismic Retrofit Phase I (Project No. 219067)

RECOMMENDATION: Accept completed contract with RESCO Construction.

34.               Request to Declare Four Patrol Vehicles as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

35.               McLund Estates Subdivision Unit 2 and 3; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

36.               Hoopa Airport Lease Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.


37.               Request to Establish Fixed Asset for Purchase of a FAX Machine

RECOMMENDATION: Establish account in the amount of $2,800.

38.               Supplemental Budget of $1,500; Establishment of Fixed Asset Account for Purchase of Light Bar; and Increase in Special Departmental Expense Line Item for Purchase of Other Police Vehicle Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve requests.

39.               One-Week Extension of Temporary Compensation for the Jail's Correctional Lieutenant During Absence of Jail Administrator

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

40.               Extra Help Extension for Correctional Cook Earl Wyland

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

41.               Extra Help Extension for Legal Office Assistants Byron Quenell and Gina Gilley

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

42.               Extra Help Extension for Property/Evidence Technician Bruce Anfinson

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Social Services

43.               Request for Waiver of Hiring Freeze for DSS Data Entry Operator

RECOMMENDATION: Waive the hiring freeze for DSS DEOI, Position #10.This position is vacant as of September 7, 1994.

44.               Request for Waiver of DSS Staff Services Analyst I

RECOMMENDATION: Waive hiring freeze for Staff Services Analyst I, Position #04.


9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation in Opposition to Proposition 186 (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive comments in opposition to and in support of said proposition.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS


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

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading, and set for adoption on September 27, 1994.

County Counsel

2.                   Ordinance to Amend Fees Ordinance No. 2047 to Correct Typographical Error

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title, waive first reading, and set for adoption on September 20, 1994.

Public Works

3.                   Contract Change Orders in Excess of $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects (if required) (None Required)


4.                   Jail Phase II Update

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $10,000 from Contingency Fund for completing drawings on said project; and award contract for completion of drawings to Holmes-Biord Architects.

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Overnight Vehicle Assignment Requests

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report; approve proposed policy and usage report form; and direct appropriate departments to complete forms and return with their requests for FY 1994-95.

6.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Action Required)

Clerk of the Board

7.                   Appointment of At-Large Representative to the County Planning Commission

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 18, 1994.


1.                   Right-to-Farm Ordinance (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of September 20, 1994.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Receive oral reports (if required).

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

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.                   Several Southern Humboldt residents stated their concerns about low-flying helicopters.

J.                   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.