9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Bill Thomas of the Eureka Rescue Mission

B.                  AGENDA ADDITIONS

1.                   Appointment to the Shelter Cove Design Review Committee (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Carlos Fondren.

2.                   Ordinance Continuing in Effect the Existing Fees of the Humboldt County Recorder

RECOMMENDATION: Waive first reading, and schedule public hearing for January 4, 1994.

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.                   Agreement for Operation of Tourist Information Booth in Garberville for FY 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Garberville/Redway Chamber of Commerce.

2.                   Supplemental Budget in the Amount of $75,536 for Criminal Justice Subvention Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget.


3.                   Hiring Freeze Exemption in Order to Fill the Position of Chief Appraiser

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.


4.                   Request for Exemption to Hiring Freeze to Fill Vacant Fiscal Assistant I Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Board of Supervisors

5.                   Appointment of Jeff Smith as Fourth District Representative to the Planning Commission (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.

6.                   Request from the Commission on the Status of Women to Use Courthouse Foyer on March 23, 1994 for Woman of the Year Ceremony (Supervisor Sparks)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

7.                   Appointment to the Fish and Game Advisory Committee (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Denver Nelson.

8.                   California Coastal Commission Hearing in San Francisco During December 14-17, 1993 (Supervisor Fulkerson)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Board Chair and Tom Hofweber of the Planning and Building Department to attend and represent the Board at the hearing and approve reimbursement of travel expenses from Account No. 269-2-225.

County Counsel

9.                   Amendment of an Urgency Ordinance Extending and Modifying Ordinance 2014 Establishing an Interim Qualified Zone for Westhaven Rural Residential Area

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2015.

Employment Training

10.               Contract with EUREKA, the California Career Information Systems to Provide Computerized Career Information to JTPA-Eligible Humboldt County Residents

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

11.               Cooperative Agreement with State Department of Education for Program Year 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.


13.               Contract with State Dept. of Health Services for Maternal and Child Health Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

14.               Contract with State Dept. of Health Services for Lead Poisoning Prevention Contract No. 92-16247

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign contract.

15.               Child Health and Disability Prevention Program Multi-Year Update for 1993-94

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign plan update.

16.               HIV Comprehensive AIDS Resource Emergency (CARE) Act Consortium Conflict of Interest Code


17.               Local Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Oversight Program

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with State Water Resources Control Board.

18.               Request Approval of Health Department Recommendations and Authorization for Chair to Sign Contracts for Distribution of Other Health Services Funds and to Distribute the Hospital Discretionary Funds for Fiscal Year 1992-93

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

19.               Modify Position Allocation for Two Positions in Environmental Health Division

RECOMMENDATION: Approve modification.

20.               Ambulance Permits

RECOMMENDATION: Renew existing ambulance permits for:Arcata-Mad-River Ambulance Service; City Ambulance of Eureka; Fortuna/Garberville Rescue Service; and Hupa Health Association.

21.               Resolution Authorize Household Hazardous Waste Grant Application

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 93-103.

Mental Health

22.               Request that Board Act as Sempervirens Governing Body and Approve Bylaws Revisions, Medical Staff Appointments and Addition/Revision of a Number of Policies for the Hospital

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

23.               Augmentation by $39,602 of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Federal Block Grant

RECOMMENDATION: Accept augmentation.

24.               Agreement for Inpatient Services to be Delivered by Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Del Norte County.

Municipal Court

25.               Exemption from the Hiring Freeze for Filling Court Clerk I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

North Humboldt Judicial District

26.               Exemption form the Hiring Freeze for Filling Court Clerk I/II Position in Klamath Trinity Justice Court

RECOMMENDATION: Approve exemption.

27.               Transfer of $1,750 from Contingency Fund to Meet the Initial Extraordinary Departmental Costs Due to Consolidation Effective January 1, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


28.               Extension of the Employment Eligibility List for Road Maintenance Worker I

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.

Planning and Building

29.               Conveyance and Agreement for Nina Winogradov; Case No. PMS-41-92; File No. APN 18-081-15

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

30.               Conveyance and Agreement for John F. and Arlene J. Burger; Case No. PMS 05-912; File No. APN 15-151-46

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign conveyance and agreement.

31.               Disbursement of $700 from the Parkland Dedication Fund to McKinleyville Community Services District for Improvements at Hiller Park

RECOMMENDATION: Approve disbursement.

Public Works

32.               Library Construction

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign and initial the change on Page 2 of the submitted agreement with SHN to provide inspection services for the new library.

33.               Richard Williams Unit 4; APN 511-091-37; McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

34.               Heartwood Subdivision Unit 6; APN 509-311-08; McKinleyville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

35.               Filby Major Subdivision; APN 204-241-31 and 32; Hydesville Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

36.               Liberty Estates Subdivision for Gerald Pavlich; APN 300-021-08; Cutten Area

RECOMMENDATION: Accept subdivision map for recordation.

37.               Award of Contract for Seismic Retrofit to County Courthouse--Phase I Construction

RECOMMENDATION: Award the project as recommended by Public Works.

38.               Demolition of Buildings on Block East of Courthouse for Justice Facilities Project

RECOMMENDATION: Award the demolition contract to the lowest responsible bidder whose proposal compiled with all of the requirements described in the bid document entitled Contract Documents and Specifications for Existing Building Demolition.

39.               Ordinance Establishing 25 MPH Speed Limits on Various Streets in Pacific Manor Area of Arcata; and Parking Restrictions on Anderson Road in McKinleyville and Willow Road in Willow Creek

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2016.

40.               Award of Contract for Construction of Alterations and Additions to Juvenile Hall and Probation Offices (Project No. 242184)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of December 14, 1993.

41.               Allocation Changes/Convert Equipment Services Worker to Equipment Mechanic I/II

RECOMMENDATION: Disallocate vacant Equipment Services Worker position, and allocate one Equipment Mechanic I/II position.

42.               Lease with Hendricks Enterprises, Inc. dba Avis Rent-A-Car

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to execute a two-year lease.

43.               Airport Pavement Crack Sealing

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file submitted information.

44.               Shelter Cove Airport--Budget Adjustments

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budget of $5,000.


45.               Extension of Extra-Help for Office Assistant Rhonda Harris

RECOMMENDATION: Approve extension.


46.               Jail Population Report for Week of November 7, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report.

47.               Monthly Report of Inmate Movement October 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Review and file.

48.               Jail Population Report for the Week of November 14, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

Social Services

49.               Supplemental Budgets for Probation Foster Care ($378,000), State Aid-Public Assistance ($155,000), Foster Care ($83,000), and Federal Aid for Children ($140,000)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt supplemental budgets.

50.               AFDC Foster Care Specialized Care Program

RECOMMENDATION: Accept augmentation of $22,253.

51.               Agreement with Johnson's Trailer Rentals for Lease of Office Module

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

52.               Ordinance Establishing a Non-Profit Consortium for the Purpose of Creating a Provider Registry for Recipients of In-Home Supportive Services, Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 12301.6

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2017.

Superior Court

53.               Letter Stating that the Board Acknowledges the Submission of a Juvenile Council Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Grant Program Application

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

54.               Appointment of San B. Merryman, Jr.; Charles M. Thomas, Jr.; and Harry Pritchard to the Public Property Leasing Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve appointment.


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

1.                   Lease for Emergency Winter Shelter

RECOMMENDATION: Enter into lease agreement with the Eureka Rescue Mission.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Employment Training

1.                   Appointment of Private Industry Council Member

RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Cedric Sampson with term to expire on December 7, 1993.

Planning and Building

2.                   Matters Pertaining to Gravel Extraction Operations in Humboldt County

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

Social Services

3.                   Contract for Security Guard Services

RECOMMENDATION: Award contract to American Star Private Security.

Public Works

4.                   Final Environmental Impact Report on the County Siting Element

RECOMMENDATION: No action taken (withdrawn from the agenda).

Administrative Office (CAO)

5.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required)

RECOMMENDATION: Take action as required (if necessary).

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

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint 21 persons to the project Proposal Review and Ranking Committee.


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense

RECOMMENDATION: Consider augmentation to the Board's general travel budget on December 7, 1993.

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance

RECOMMENDATION: No action required.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION (Litigation:No Action Taken)

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.                   David Peltier, Aldo Bongio, and John Stewart spoke on various issues.(See scanned documents for details.)

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on Adopting a One-Time Only Levy of $500 on All River Operations, Except those with a Single Exemption to Support Completion of Work Task 1 (Continued From October 26, 1993)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to December 7, 1993.

2.                   Appeal of the January 21, 1993 Planning Commission (PC) Approval of Conditional Use Permit (CUP 17-92) and Special Permit (SP 36-92); STARPAGE, INC., Applicant; File No. AP 509-021-47; McKinleyville

RECOMMENDATION: Open the public hearing and continue same to January 25, 1994.

Study Session

3.                   Study Session on the Final Program Environmental Impact Report on Gravel Removal from the Lower Mad River

RECOMMENDATION: Withhold holding said study session and consider rescheduling on December 14, 1993.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending November 30, 1993

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted warrant registers covering disbursements made during the period ending November 30, 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.