August 1, 2006

 

9:00 A.M. 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. Presentation given by Ed Burns regarding Peninsula Packaging.


 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

2.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Conduct public hearing for Fire Hazard Abatement Cost Recovery on property throughout the County where owner has failed to abate the hazard within the specified time limits. Confirm the accounting as modified. Order that the costs as confirmed be recorded in the office of the Tulare County Recorder. Order that the Tulare County Auditor place such costs on the County Tax Roll as special assessments against the respective parcels of land. Adopt the Proposed Notice of Public Nuisance Abatement List.

3.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Deny the appeal filed by Doreen Caetano-Jungk and Diana Gruber and uphold Resolution No. 8147 of the Planning Commission finding that Western Milling has complied with Condition 70, as required by Special Use Permit No. PSP 03-067 and Resolution No. 8060.

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 4 through 14)

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer

4.                  Approve an agreement with the State Department of Food and Agriculture for the purpose of regulating maturity and freeze damage of all Navel and Valencia Oranges being processed in the County, retroactive to July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

Board of Supervisors

5.                  Appoint Susan Simon to the Library Advisory Board as the District No. 1 Regular Member for a term ending December 31, 2007.

County Administrative Office

6.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 21795 with the Office of Library Construction for an extension of 24 months through January 27, 2008 for the renovation of the Visalia Library.

 

 

Health & Human Services Agency

7.                  Approve an agreement with Psynergy Programs, Inc. in the amount of $650,000 to provide adult residential services at their licensed adult residential service facility in Nueva Vista to persons with significant mental illness between the ages of 18 and 59.

8.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 22124 with the Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS, Ryan White Title II funds to decrease the amount from $502,245 to $485,505 for year 3.

9.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 22660 with the Department of Health Services, Immunization Branch, to extend the term of the Agreement through June 30, 2007 for providing subvention funds to provide an Immunization Program in Tulare County, retroactive to July 1, 2006. Approve the necessary budget adjustments. (4/5ths vote)

Library

10.             Authorization to submit a grant application to the Ronald McDonald House Charities for the Central Valley, Inc. for $5,000 to support the Every Child Ready to Read at Your Library Early Literacy Program.

Probation

11.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 21718 with Burton School District to extend the term of the Agreement from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 for providing the services of one (1) Probation Officer for the continued operation of the Campus Probation Officer Program.

12.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 21658 with the City of Porterville to extend the term from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 for providing the services of a Probation Officer for the continued operation of the Thunderbolt Delinquency Prevention Program.

Resource Management Agency

13.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 20609 with Nickels Payless Stores of Tulare County for the lease of office space for the Agricultural Commissioner's Office located at 250 E. Antelope, Suite L, Woodlake.

Sheriff/Coroner

14.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 19540 with Alternative Services, Inc., to provide services for the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program, retroactive to July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

15.             Approve the Treasurer/Tax Collector's Statement of Investment Policy for Fiscal Year 2006/2007.

16.             Presentation given by the Public Defender regarding an update on the Pre-Trial Facility Courtroom.

17.             Request from Resource Management Agency to authorize the filing of an application to change the land use designation in the Cutler and Orosi Community Plan (1988) from High Density Residential to General Commercial on the eastern portion of Assessor's Parcel Numbers 021-260-050 and 051, with the remainder of the project site from Medium Density Residential to High Density Residential on 19.57 acres located west of State Route 63, south of Ira Avenue in Orosi.

18.             Request from Resource Management Agency to receive a status update pertaining to the Tulare County General Plan.

19.             Public Comments.

20.             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

CONFERNCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Appeal filed by Doreen Caetano-Jungk and Diana Gruber regarding Planning Commission Resolution No. 8147 finding compliance with Condition 70 of Special Use Permit PSP 03-067 Western Milling LLC/Phoenix Bio Industries, Inc.

 

 

 

Sitting as...

ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

Number of Potential Cases: 2

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9(c)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM E

CONSIDER PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION FOR THE POSITION OF:

Details

Director of the Tulare County Resource Management Agency

(Government Code Section 54957)

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ITEM F

CONSIDER PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION FOR THE POSITION OF:

Details

Board Representative I/II

(Government Code Section 54957)

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ITEM G

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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ITEM H

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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