SITTING AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,

THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY, AND

THE TULARE COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

August 29, 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.                  1:30 p.m. Study Session on the General Plan 2030 Update.


 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

2.                  Request from Resource Management Agency to receive public comments regarding the Board's intent to consummate the sale of real property located on Avenue 412 (Sierra Way) near the City of Dinuba, to the Dinuba Unified School District. Approve the purchase and sale agreement. Direct the Resource Management Agency Director, or his designee, to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk/Recorder. Authorize the Chairman or his designee to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Grand Deed upon presentation. Authorize County Counsel to approve and execute all additional documents to consummate this sale of County Property.

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 3 through 19)

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Auditor/Controller

3.                  Approve the rate of taxation of the State and County for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 to be collected upon the taxable property of the County of Tulare, State of California, at the rate of $1 per $100 of assessed valuation. Approve that taxes be levied and direct they be collected upon each $100 valuation of the taxable property of the unitary and operating non-unitary property of the County of Tulare, State of California, as computed pursuant to the provisions of law. Approve that taxes be levied and direct they be collected upon each $100 valuation of the taxable property of the several school districts and said County, for raising the necessary amount of paying bonds and interest on the bonds and for special purpose of said school districts. Approve that Special Districts Tax Rates be levied and direct they be collected upon each $100 valuation of the taxable property of the various districts. Approve and accept the statement of the valuation of the property in Tulare County as compiled by the County Auditor and filed with this Board. Direct the Clerk of the Board to enter said compiled statement upon the minutes of this Board.

Board of Supervisors

4.                  Appoint Floyd Field to the Tulare County Water Works District #1 for term ending May 1, 2008.

5.                  Appoint Phillip A. Cox to the Tulare County Mental Health Board.

6.                  Appoint Jim Maples to the Consolidated Waste Management Authority.

7.                  Ratify Proclamation honoring Lloyd Jack as Visalia Emergency Aid's Lifetime Service Award Recipient.

8.                  Ratify Proclamation honoring Bruce McDermott as Visalia Emergency Aid's Humanitarian Award Recipient.

9.                  Ratify Proclamation honoring Frank Serpa as Visalia Emergency Aid's Humanitarian Award Recipient.

10.             Ratify Proclamation honoring A.E. (Tony) Salierno as Visalia Emergency Aid's Humanitarian Award Recipient.

11.             Ratify Proclamation honoring Frederick R. Ruiz as Visalia Emergency Aid's Hope for Children Award Recipient.

12.             Ratify Proclamation honoring Visalia Emergency Aid on the occasion of it's 75th Anniversary.

13.             Ratify Proclamation honoring CitiBank Corporation as Visalia Emergency Aid's Corporate Humanitarian Award Recipient.

14.             Ratify Proclamation honoring John Soares for 31 years of service with the County of Tulare.

County Counsel

15.             Accept the Order Granting Writ of Mandate dated May 12, 2006 in the matter of Valley Citizens for Water v. County of Tulare, et al, Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 05-215123. Rescind Tulare County Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 2005-0300 certifying and approving the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Kaweah South Project (SCH #2002-051039) as being in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; adopting project findings; a mitigation monitoring and reporting plan, and a statement of overriding considerations; and approving surface mining permit and reclamation plan (PMR 02-002). Refer the Final Environmental Impact Report to the Tulare County Environmental Assessment Officer for revision in compliance with the Order Granting Writ of Mandate. Retain jurisdiction for consideration of the application for the discretionary permit and direct the Resource Management Agency to set and notice a public hearing in front of the Board of Supervisors for consideration of the revised Draft Environmental Impact Report, proposed revised Final Environmental Impact Report and the application for a surface mining permit and reclamation plan for the Kaweah South Project by the Kaweah River Rock Company.

16.             Appoint Brian Frohmuth to the Board of Directors of California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority as the County's primary representative and to the California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority General Liability II Committee.

 

 

17.             Waive the second reading and adopt the proposed Ordinance adding Chapter 9, consisting of Sections 02-09-1000 through 02-09-1025, to Part II of the Ordinance Code of Tulare County, pertaining to prohibited marking or posting of any sign, notice or similar posting on any County property, and exceptions to such.

Health & Human Services Agency

18.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 17630 with Lifestar Ambulance Service and the City of Tulare to extend the term of the agreement for the provision of ambulance services in Tulare County, retroactive to July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009.

Resource Management Agency

19.             Accept the Irrevocable Offer to dedicate real property that was offered for dedication for a 60 foot wide alignment of County Road LR127D (Sierra View Road) intersecting Avenue 320 north of Visalia through Parcel 2 of Parcel Map No. 3535 filed on July 6, 1987 in Book 36 of Parcel Maps on Page 38 in the office of the Tulare County Recorder . Direct the Clerk of the Board to cause a certified copy of the resolution accepting the Irrevocable Offer of Dedication to be recorded in the office of the Tulare County Recorder.

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

20.             Request that the Public Financing Authority review the annual report from the Program Administrator regarding the status of the Millennium Fund and provide direction to staff and the Administrator regarding calculation of the lease payment for Fiscal Year 2006/2007.

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

21.             Receive a presentation regarding the Agricultural Commissioner's Pesticide Use Enforcement Division's outreach activities and efforts to promote safe agricultural chemical use.

22.             Request from Resource Management Agency to approve and award the contract with MV Transportation, Inc. for the management and operation of Tulare County Area Transit services.

23.             Request from Resource Management Agency to allow a request from Ms. Donna Shamley of Roberts Engineering for Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Kurz, GPI 05-007 (Kurz) to file a General Plan Amendment application to change the Strathmore Community Plan Land Use Designation from Low and Medium Density Residential to Industrial on three parcels located at 19560 Taylor Road, on the southeast corner of Taylor Road and Avenue 196, Strathmore with the requirement of a traffic study to determine the impacts of trucks on surrounding roads and that the zone change includes the Site Plan Review overlay zone.

24.             Public Comments.

25.             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 Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9(c)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Tim Huntley, 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 D

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representatives: Tim Huntley, Brian Haddix

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees

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