SITTING AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,

THE TULARE COUNTY IHSS PUBLIC AUTHORITY BOARD, AND

THE TULARE COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

 

May 16, 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)


 

 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

1.               PUBLIC HEARING: Request from Health and Human Services Agency to adopt the fee established for the issuance of Medical Marijuana Identification Cards to enable patients and primary caregivers proof of their status if they are challenged by state or local law enforcement personnel. A $100.00 fee has been calculated based on staff salary, office expense, equipment expense, and the State fee.

2.               PUBLIC HEARING: Request from Resource Management Agency to order the formation of Assessment District No. 05-759-VISALIA, to pay for the continuing cost of maintenance of the public streets within Subdivision Tract No. 759, located north of the City of Visalia. Levy an assessment in the amount of $339.72 per parcel for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 if the number of "yes" votes exceeds the number of "no" votes. Approve the Assessment Diagram for Assessment District No. 05-759-VISALIA. Approve the Proposed Boundaries Map for Assessment District No. 05-759-VISALIA. Approve the necessary budget adjustments. (4/5ths vote)

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 3 through 9)

 

 

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

3.               Appoint Gene Etheridge to represent District 4 on the Community Services Employment Training Board of Directors.

County Administrative Office

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

District Attorney

5.               Authorization to open an outside checking account to be utilized by the Consumer Fraud Unit for undercover operations in order to obtain banking information on individual accounts.

 

Health & Human Services Agency

6.               Authorize the submittal of a regional application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for the Used Oil Recycling Block Grant (12th Cycle) for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 to fund public education and the collection and recycling of used motor oil and oil filters. It is the intent of Health and Human Services Agency to bring all related items to the Board for approval prior to the Chairman signing any documents, i.e., agreement, payment requests, and amendments.

7.               Recognize the month of May 2006 as Teen Pregnancy Prevention month on behalf of the Tulare County Teen Pregnancy Prevention Collaborative to increase public awareness about the significant emotional, health and financial consequences of teen pregnancy.

8.               Approve the purchase of two (2) vehicles totaling $52,000 for the TulareWORKs Division to be used by IT technicians repairing and replacing computer equipment throughout the County. Approve the necessary budget adjustments. (4/5ths vote)

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Resource Management Agency

9.               Approve the plans and specifications for expansion of an existing primary stormwater basin and construction of a new dual-purpose secondary stormwater basin/recreation park within the community of Richgrove, as Phase One of the Richgrove Stormwater Drainage, Air Quality Improvement and Recreation Project. Authorize the Chairman to sign the plans. Authorize advertisement for bids.

SET BID OPENING FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.

 

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND

RECONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

10.           Presentation given by the Economic Development Corporation regarding Distribution Increases for Fiscal Year 2006/2007.

11.           Presentation given by the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector/Registrar of Voters regarding an Update on the New Voting System.

12.           Request from County Administrative Officer to consider, modify as needed, and approve the response to the 2005/2006 Grand Jury Report regarding the Riverland RV Resort.

13.           Request from County Administrative Officer to consider, modify as needed, and approve the response to the 2005/2006 Grand Jury Report regarding Tulare County Sheriff's Jail Sanitation.

14.           Request from the County Administrative Officer to review the Federal Legislative Services Request for Proposal Finalists and select the successful firm. Authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement pending review and approval by County Counsel.

15.           Request from Resource Management Agency to authorize a private/public collaborative between the Goshen Developers (Goshen Development Group) and the Tulare County Resource Management Agency to prepare a General Plan Amendment consisting of an expansion to the Goshen Community Plan Update Study Area Boundary and completions of the Goshen Community Plan Update and Environmental Impact Report, pursuant to the procedures outlined and in keeping with the recommended conditions and any other conditions as determined by the Board.

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 REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

Details

(Government Code Section 54956.8)

Property: Springville Community Park (APN 285-050-060)

Agency negotiator: Henry Hash and Resource Management Agency Staff

Negotiating parties: Springville Public Utility District

Under negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM C

CONSIDER WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

(Government Code Section 54956.9 (c).)

Number of Potential Cases: 2

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Tim Huntley and 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 Board

ITEM E

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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