Board of Supervisors

Members
Humboldt County Supervisorial Districts Map
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.

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 of Planning Commission decisions and considers General Plan amendments.
Meeting Information
The Board of Supervisors meets on Tuesdays at 9:00 am in the Board Chambers located at the Humboldt County Courthouse (825 5th Street, Eureka, CA 95501). The Board does not meet on the 5th Tuesday of a month.

Agendas, Action Summaries, and Videos

Board meeting files, action summaries, and videos can be found HERE.
 Archived Videos can be found here: 2010 - 2014

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Addressing the Board on Agenda Items
Members of the public may address the Board about an Agenda Item at the time it is taken up in the meeting. During the "Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items" portion of the meeting, members of the public may address the Board on any topic (usually 1:30 p.m.).

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and 7 copies of each document on 8.5" x 11" sized paper to the Clerk of the Board during the meeting or in the Clerk of the Board's office at 825 5th Street, Room 111, Eureka, CA 95501. 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).

Canceled Meetings

There will be no Board Meetings on the above dates (all Tuesdays)
February 16, 2016 August 2, 2016 December 20, 2016
March 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 December 27, 2016
May 17, 2016 November 22, 2016  
July 26, 2016 November 29, 2016  
​Boards and Commissions
The Board of Supervisors establishes several committees, commissions, and boards to represent and advise the Supervisors on an array of topics. The Board appoints persons to these commissions to represent individual Board members or in an at-large capacity. Please contact Tracy D'Amico at the Clerk of the Board's office for information about these committees, rosters, and vacancies.
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 keeping a complete record of Board meetings and performing various mandated tasks.