MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

ALLEN ISHIDA

District One C. BRIAN HADDIX

County Administrator

CONNIE CONWAY

District Two KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel

PHILLIP A. COX

District Three MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

Board of Supervisors

AgendaJ. STEVEN WORTHLEY-Chairman

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SITTING AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, AND

THE TULARE COUNTY IHSS PUBLIC AUTHORITY BOARD

 

 

March 21, 2006

 

9:00 AM Board Convenes

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Moment of Silence

 

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

At this time, members of the public may comment on any item not appearing on the agenda. Under state law, matters presented under this item cannot be discussed or acted upon by the Board at this time. For items appearing on the agenda, the public is invited to make comments at the time the item comes up for Board consideration. Any person addressing the Board will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes so that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak. At all times, please use the microphone and state your name and address for the record.


 

 

(Public Comment Period)

1.               9:00 a.m. Recognition of Diane Mathis for her outstanding public service on behalf of the people of Tulare County.

2.               9:00 a.m. 2006 Calendar Art Presentation with student winners presented by Brad Caudill, Tulare County Farm Bureau. Recognize March 19 - 25, 2006 as National Ag Week (National Ag Day is March 20, 2006 the official beginning of Spring).


 

 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

 

(Timed Items)

3.               PUBLIC HEARING: Request from Resource Management Agency to deny the appeal submitted by Tuttle & McCloskey, Attorneys at Law, representing the City of Dinuba and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve Special Use Permit No. PSP 04-110 to allow the conversion of a packing shed/cannery into a setting for special events such as weddings, receptions, and parties to sell alcoholic beverages in conjunction with events on 3.80 acres in the M-1 (Light Manufacturing) Zone located at 2099 E. El Monte Way, on the north side of El Monte Way (Avenue 416) approximately 1,000 feet east of Crawford Street (Road 88) in Dinuba.

4.               PUBLIC HEARING: Request from Resource Management Agency to approve an agreement to install a cogeneration system for the Bob Wiley and Pre-Trial Detention Facilities. Upgrade the energy management control system, provide energy conservation measures at the detention wastewater treatment facility, and retrofit energy saving lighting at the Juvenile Justice Complex, Bob Wiley and Pre-Trial Detention Facilities. Concur with staff's findings that this project will not have a significant affect on the environment and that this project is categorically exempt from the California Environment Quality Act pursuant to Guideline Sections 15302 and 15329. The Environmental Assessment Officer is directed to sign and file a Notice of Exemption with the Tulare County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder. Find that the anticipated costs of installing the facility lighting, mechanical and building system upgrades will be more than offset by energy savings. Authorize the Chairman to sign the Agreement with Chevron Energy Solutions Company and the Finance Agreement with Citi-Capital, subject to review and approval by County Counsel.

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 5 through 12)

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

Background information has been provided to the board on all matters listed under the Consent Agenda, and these items are considered to be routine by the Board. All items under the Consent Agenda are normally approved by one motion. If discussion is requested by any Board members on any item, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda if separate action is required.

 

 

 

Board of Supervisors

5.               Appoint Rita Woodard to the Deferred Compensation Committee to fill the Treasurer/Tax Collector seat.

6.               Appoint Greg Hardcastle to the Financial Advisory Committee to fill the Department Head seat for a term ending June 30, 2006.

7.               Appoint Jesus Quevedo to the Community Health Center Board to fill a Consumer - District 4 seat for a term ending April 18, 2010.

8.               Appoint Kevin Marks to the Community Health Center Board as the County Representative.

County Administrative Office

9.               Approve and Ratify the County Administrative Officer's delegated actions regarding Contracts and Personnel/Payroll changes for the month of February 2006.

Resource Management Agency

10.           Adopt the Report to the State of California Department of Transportation on the Revision of Mileage of Maintained County Roads.

Sheriff/Coroner

11.           Authorize the submission of a grant application from the State Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to enhance enforcement of alcoholic beverage laws in rural Tulare County.

12.           Authorize the submission of an online application from the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) for reimbursement of jail expenses of illegal aliens.

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

13.           Public employment appointment for the position of Health and Human Services Agency Director.

14.           Adopt the Rules of Procedure for the Assessment Appeals Board. Adopt the new Application for Changed Assessment form in compliance with the State Board of Equalization. Adopt the following forms to be used by the Clerk in processing paperwork for the Assessment Appeals Board: Agent's Authorization Form; Revocation/Substitution of Attorney/Agent; Postponement/Reschedule Form; Withdrawal Form; 1604 (c) Waiver Agreement Form; and Proof of Exception to Filing Requirements for Applications for Changed Assessment.

15.           Request from Health and Human Services Agency to approve the joint CCS/CHDP Plan and Budget Justification for California Children's Services (CCS), Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP), and Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC), retroactive to July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 in the amount of $2,884,529, $623,998, and $212,228, respectively. Authorize the Chairman to sign the Certification Statement required by the State. Approve the Personnel Resolution adding the following positions: (3) Children Services Workers; (3) Clerk IIs; (1) Supervising Office Assistant; and (1) Office Assistant IV (Part-time 50%). Approve the necessary budget adjustments to the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 Budget. (4/5ths vote)

16.           Public Comments.

17.           Board of Supervisors Matters.

(Closed Session)

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

CLOSED SESSIONS

As provided in the Ralph M. Brown Act, Government Code sections 54950 et seq., the Board of Supervisors may meet in closed session with members of its staff, county employees and its attorneys. These sessions are not open to the public and may not be attended by members of the public. The matters the Board will meet on in closed session are identified below or are those matters appropriately identified in open session as requiring immediate attention and arising after the posting of the agenda. Any public reports of action taken in the closed session will be made in accordance with Government Code sections 54957.1

 

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning:

 

Sitting as the Tulare County Board of Supervisors

 

 

ITEM A

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Appeal by City of Dinuba (Represented by Tuttle & McCloskey) regarding the Tulare County Planning Commission's approval of Special Use Permit No. PSP 04-110 (Salvador Medina)

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ITEM B

CONSIDER PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT APPOINTMENT/EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSITION OF: Health and Human Services Agency Director

Details

(Government Code Section 54957)

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Tim Huntley, Jack Hughes, Brian Haddix

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees except Elected Officials

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Sitting as the Tulare County IHSS Public Authority

ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Tim Huntley, Jack Hughes, Brian Haddix

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees

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