9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Wes Powell, Chaplain of the Eureka Police Department


1.                   Federal Aviation Grant for Murray Field

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize any Board member to sign the grant.

C.                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (None)

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.                   Correction of Allocation Table for Budget Unit 205--District Attorney

RECOMMENDATION: Correct allocation table as recommended by CAO.

2.                   Amend Ordinance 2047 to Correct for Posting of Commercial Organization Charges

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2051 for correcting Real Property Division fees.

Agricultural Commissioner

3.                   Amending Section 715-6 of Chapter 5 of Division 1 of Title VII of County Code

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance 2052 for Annual Registration Fee for Weighing and Measuring Devices.


4.                   Adjustments to Alcohol and Drug Budget Unit 425 and Additional Personnel

RECOMMENDATION: Approve adjustments in the amount of $411,016

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting of September 13, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

6.                   Appointment to the Commission on the Status of Women

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Jan Ostrom with term to expire on June 30, 1997.

County Clerk-Recorder

7.                   Appointment of Directors to the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Wendell Cole and Royal McCarthy.


8.                   Extension of Extra-Help Hours for Health Education Specialist I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension for James Smith.

Mental Health

9.                   Report on Status of Alcohol and Drug Subcontractors

RECOMMENDATION: Accept and file Monitoring/Evaluation Reports.


10.               Test Use Agreement with Cooperative Personnel Services for Corrections Examinations

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Personnel Director execute agreement.


11.               Title V of the Federal Delinquency Prevention Act

RECOMMENDATION: Grant authorization to apply for training slots and to apply for funding.

Public Works

12.               Extension of Solid Waste Collection Franchise Agreements for Eureka/Fortuna Areas

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Public Works to begin preparing contract amendments.

13.               Agreement with the City of Rio Dell for Motor Pool Vehicle Repair Services

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

14.               Transportation Development Act Claim in the Amount of $1,202,556

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign claim.


15.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $1,000 for the Purchase of a Metal Detector

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

16.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $3,500 for the Purchase of a FAX Machine

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

17.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $15,000 for the Purchase of 7 Hand-Held Radios

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

18.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $4,000 for the Purchase of a Shredder

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

19.               Supplemental Budget of $6,000 for the Purchase of a Video Surveillance System

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

20.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $12,000 for the Purchase of 2 ATVs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

21.               Differential Pay as Acting Correctional Supervisor for Senior Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve differential pay for Terri Akers.

Social Services

22.               Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Pertaining to Claims for Emergency Assistance

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign MOU with California Welfare Directors Association.

23.               Lease/Purchase Agreement with Pitney-Bowes for a Mail Machine

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Purchasing Agent to enter into said lease/purchase agreement.

Superior Court

24.               Agreement with Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.


9:05 a.m. Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Response to the 1993-94 Grand Jury Final Report

RECOMMENDATION: Approve response for forwarding to Presiding Judge of the Superior Court.

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

2.                   Presentation by Cathy Crossett, CalTrans Division of Structures (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive slide presentation entitled Overmining Causes Undermining.

2:30 p.m. Sheriff

3.                   Presentation on Enforcement of Drug Laws

RECOMMENDATION: Took position that violators of the airspace should be brought "to task."


1.                   Reports From Boards and Commissions

RECOMMENDATION: Rescheduled interviews for top four Planning Commission applicants to October 11, 1994.

G.                 DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 for Jail, Library, Road, Bridge and Airport Projects

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

2.                   Reorganization of the Department of Public Works

RECOMMENDATION: Approve organization plan in concept.

County Clerk

3.                   Appointment of Directors to the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 11, 1994.

Administrative Office (CAO)

4.                   Appoint Yolanda Hernandez to the Overall Economic Development Plan Committee

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint on emergency basis, post vacancy and finalize on October 25, 1994.

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

H.                  CORRESPONDENCE


1.                   Correspondence

RECOMMENDATION: Supervisor Sparks read a letter from the Arcata Recycling Center commending Brian Cox for his assistance after a hazardous spill occurred at the Center.


1.                   Mobilehome Park Dispute Resolution Committee Agreement (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of October 4, 1994.

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

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

J.                   CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

K.                  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.                   Jim and Dora Kaliamos are asking for $110,000 plus equipment for Michael's Restaurant, formerly located on the new jail site.They have been unable to find a suitable site to relocate their restaurant.

L.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Postponement of Eureka Community Plan Public Hearing to November 29, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff to prepare necessary documents, and grant continuance.

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.)

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.