9:00 AM


A.                  SALUTE TO THE FLAG


1.                   Referral to Forestry Review Committee--Exemption/Conversion Rules-California Board of Forestry-Siviculture Rules Package-Industry/Small Landowner

RECOMMENDATION: Refer said items to said Committee.


1.                   Proclamation Declaring Veterans Appreciation Week (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation for week of November 8, 1993.

2.                   Proclamation Declaring November 18, 1993 as Great American Smokeout (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.

3.                   Proclamation Declaring November 1993 as National Hospice Month (Supervisor Fulkerson)

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.

County Administrative Office

1.                   Emergency Purchase--Contingency Transfer for the Eel River Court for Computer and Judges Chairs

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Resolution of Commendation for Dorothea E. Ferrin on Her Retirement from the Recorderís Office (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution.

Clerk of the Board

3.                   Appoint Aylene Marcoux to Mental Health Board

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

4.                   Approval of Minutes from the Board Meeting of October 26, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes.

County Counsel

5.                   Urgency Ordinance Amending and Modifying Ordinance No. 2009 Establishing an Interim Qualified Zone for Westhaven Rural Residential Area

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2014.


6.                   Reallocation of Health Program Manager to Senior Health Program Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Approve reallocation.

7.                   Exempt a Registered Nurse Position from Hiring Freeze

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

8.                   Project LEAN Contract No. 93-18065

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

9.                   Contract with HOPWA for HIV CARE Consortium

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

Mental Health

10.               Annual Alcohol and Other Drugs Plan


Municipal Court

11.               Transfer of $2,000 from the Contingency Fund to the Professional Services Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


12.               Refund to Jeffrey L. Guterro in the Amount of $370

RECOMMENDATION: Approve refund.

Public Works

13.               Annual Agreement with the Six Rivers National Forest for Paying Humboldt County an Annual Amount of $6,497 for Solid Waste Services Provided by the County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute agreement.

14.               Flatcar Purchase for Construction Detour

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.


15.               Approval of Appointments Beyond Twenty (20) Working Days to Acting Correctional Supervisor and Acting Senior Correctional Officer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointments.

16.               Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $65,381 for Jail

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.

17.               Jail Population Report for Week of October 24, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

18.               Adoption of the Preliminary Staffing Plan and Life Cycle Operations Cost Estimate for Phase I Jail

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt recommendations of Sheriff.

Social Services

19.               Contract with Redwood Community Action Agency for Distribution of General Relief Checks

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

20.               Purchase of ID Camera

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.


9:05 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Presentation from Martha Kettelle, Acting Forest Supervisor for Six Rivers National Forest Regarding the 1993-94 Six Rivers National Forest Plan (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Refer plan for Forestry Review Committee for comment and report to Board.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Hold a study session on the Mad River EIR on December 7, 1993.Authorize Doug Jager to complete the Mad River Gravel EIR.

Social Services

2.                   Request for Proposals (RFP) for Homeless Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Reject RFP submitted by First Assembly of God of Eureka.

Administrative Office (CAO)

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

4.                   Update on Option 9 (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive update.


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

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

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (No Action Required)

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.                   Larry Goldberg, Robert Bowen and Tom Whiteley spoke on various topics. (See scanned documents for details.)

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Appeal of Planning Director's Administrative Determination Concerning Eureka Rescue Mission's Proposal for a Transitional Housing Program at the Spruce Point Trailer Park; AP 305-101-10; Humboldt Hill Area

RECOMMENDATION: Deny appeal and uphold Planning Director's Administrative Determination concerning findings that Transitional Housing Program would not constitute a "substitution" of use under provisions of Humboldt County Code Section A314-25(f).

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending November 4, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending November 4, 1993.

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.