Board of Supervisors

Meetings
  • 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday
  • Humboldt County Courthouse
    825 5th St.
    Room 111
    Eureka, CA 95501
Canceled Meetings
There will be no board meetings on the following dates (all Tuesdays):
  • February 18, 2014
  • April 29, 2014
  • July 29, 2014
  • August 5, 2014
  • September 30, 2014
  • November 11, 2014
  • November 18, 2014
  • November 25, 2014
  • December 23, 2014
  • December 30, 2014
Please mark your calendars and inform the appropriate staff members. If you have any questions, please call Clerk of the Board Kathy Hayes at 707-476-2384.

Agendas, Minutes & Videos
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Agendas and Minutes for April 2013 and Later | Agendas and Minutes Prior to April 2013

Addressing the Board
Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and 9 copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors in the Humboldt County Courthouse at:
825 5th St.
Room 111
Eureka, CA 95501

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.)
Members
Responsibilities
The County of Humboldt is a general law county. The Board of Supervisors, which serves as the legislative and executive body of county government and many special districts, is comprised of 5, full-time members elected by their respective districts.
Humboldt County Supervisorial Districts Map
Pursuant to the California Government Code, the board enacts legislation governing Humboldt County and determines overall policies for county departments and various special districts, adopts the annual budget and fixes salaries.

The board also hears appeals from decisions of the Planning Commission, and considers General Plan amendments.

Board Appointed Offices
The County Administrative Officer is appointed by the board and serves as the chief executive officer responsible for the day-to-day administration of county affairs.

County Counsel, appointed by the board, advises and represents the county and board in all legal affairs.

The Clerk of the Board, also appointed by the board, is responsible for taking the minutes of the meeting and for all board records.