Fiscal Year 19-20

The Citizens' Advisory Committee on Measure Z Expenditures has received applications for funding for Fiscal Year 2019-20. Funding recommendations are below. View the and check the Measure Z calendar below for opportunities to provide feedback.

You can read more about Measure Z projects in our budget book. 

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The recommendations from the Measure Z Citizens' Advisory Committee are as follows:


Adult Protective Services & District Attorney  $26,815.95 

Elder and Vulnerable Adult Services Team (EVAST) to address cases of elder and vulnerable adult abuse with comprehensive approach and improved systematic response

Arcata Police  $247,357.08

One School Resource Officer (SRO), two Juvenile Diversion Counselors (JDC) to serve K-12 students, families for Humboldt County's 3rd District and western 5th District

Eureka City Schools   $55,300 

1.0 FTE School Resources Officer

Eel River Cleanup Project (ERCP)   $2,100

Operating budget: dump fees, equipment, gas, recruitment ads

Eureka Police     $290,500

1 FTE Police officer to work with DHHS and the MIST Team, 1 FTE Parks-Waterfront Ranger to patrol City's recreational open space areas where majority of homeless-related problems occur, part-time Homeless/Mental Health Liaison, and part-time MIST officer position

Ferndale Police  $58,070.60 

Record Management System (RMS) to allow for integration with other Humboldt County law enforcement agencies

Fortuna Police    $163,000

Fortuna Police Officer assigned as a DTF agent with DTF

Fortuna Police    $148,000 

Fortuna Police Officer assigned as a SRO

Humboldt CERT Coalition (HCC) - Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)   $20,524.24 

Basic emergency response equipment for Disaster Service Worker Volunteers

Humboldt County Department of Aviation   $57,207.50 

Development of design plans for new airfield electrical system at ACV (McKinleyville)

Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)   $128,750 

Mobile Intervention Services Team (MIST) expansion (Mental Health Branch)

Humboldt County Fire Chief's Association  $1,716,794

Equipment to bring firefighters to minimum level safety, three multi-use regional training facilities and upgrades to current training facility, continuation of formal planning effort to address fire-related district boundaries

Humboldt County Public Works   $35,000 

Identification/removal of non-hazardous/hazardous illegal dumping sites, equipment, dumping fees  

Humboldt County Public Works & Resort Improvement District No. 1   $90,750

Roadway clearing on up to 16.5 miles of strategic roads within Shelter Cove subdivision

K'ima:w Medical Center    $259,007.70

Ambulance service in the Willow Creek Service area

KMUD Redwood Community Radio   $39,344.17 

Emergency Broadcast Upgrade: equipment to ensure continued broadcast during emergencies

Orleans Community Services District   $140,000

Replace an existing unsafe structure and construct new fire station

Rio Dell Police      $23,441.60

Part-time clerical support position in City's police department to provide support for law enforcement services, nuisance and code enforcement issues

Southern Trinity Area Rescue      $68,800

Two paid EMT positions


Department of Health & Human Services     $864,806

8 positions and contract services to increase children's mental health in eastern and southern Humboldt.

District Attorney     $1,281,281

12 staff to help prosecute cases. Elder & Vulnerable Adult Team to investigate elder abuse.

Probation Department     $554,937

6 probation officers to reduce recidivism among adult and juveniles.

Public Defender     $216,657

Investigator and attorney to provide indigent defense in response to increased caseloads.

Sheriff's Office     $4,672,916

40 staff, including patrol deputies, community services officers, sergeants, and other staff.