MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

 

ALLEN ISHIDA Chairman

District One

 

CONNIE CONWAY

District Two

 

PHILLIP A. COX

District Three

 

J. STEVEN WORTHLEY

District Four

 

MIKE ENNIS

District Five

 

 

Board of Supervisors

 

Agenda

 

 

 

 

C. BRIAN HADDIX

County Administrator

 

KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel


MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

 

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March 6, 2007

 

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. Introduction of Patricia Stever, Executive Director of the Tulare County Farm Bureau.


Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 2 through 10)

 

 

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

2.                  Reappoint Robert Moore to the Tulare Public Cemetery District for a term ending January 2011.

3.                  Appoint Ronald E. Bosetti to the Treasury Oversight Committee, Public Member position.

County Counsel

4.                  Approve changes in Designated Positions and Disclosure Categories in the County Conflict of Interest Code as recommended by County departments and agencies. Approve a new list of Disclosure Categories for positions designated in the County Code, to become effective for the 2008 Biennial Review of the County's Conflict of Interest Code.

5.                  Approve the Conflict of Interest Codes for the following agencies: Alpaugh JPA; Burton School District; Citrus South Tule Elementary School District; Exeter Union High School District; Goshen Community Services District; Hot Spring School District; Housing Authority of the County of Tulare; Indian Gaming Local Benefit Committee; Ivanhoe Memorial District; Kaweah Delta Hospital District; Lemon Cove Sanitary District; Liberty Elementary School District; Lindsay Local Hospital District; Oak Valley Union School District; Ponderosa Community Services District; Three Rivers Memorial District; Tulare City School District; Tulare County Employees Retirement Association; Tulare Veterans Memorial District; and Visalia Public Cemetery District.

County Administrative Office

6.                  Approve and ratify the County Administrative Officer's delegated actions regarding Contracts and Personnel Changes for the months of January and February 2007.

Human Resources & Development

7.                  Authorize the purchase of Service Awards to be awarded in 2007 from O.C. Tanner to recognize employees who have completed 10 or more years of continuous service.

Resource Management Agency

8.                  Affirm the Annual Orosi Bike Race to be held on March 24, 2007 near the Community of Orosi.

9.                  Approve the Final Map for Phase 2 of Subdivision Tract No. 757, located 1300 feet north of Avenue 408, in Orosi. Approve an agreement with Self-Help Enterprises to complete all required public improvements for Phase 2 of Subdivision Tract No. 757. Approve an agreement with Self-Help Enterprises for the installation of streetlights within Subdivision Tract No. 757.

10.             Approve a Tot Lot Project at Mooney Grove Park. Approve the application for a First 5 Grant in the amount of $39,393 to cover 60% of the Project. Approve the application for the Proposition 40 Per Capita Grant in the amount of $26,262 to cover 40% of the Project.

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

11.             Presentation given by the County Librarian regarding the Jail House Rocks Program.

12.             Request from Resource Management Agency to authorize staff to pursue CALTRANS Aeronautics Capital Improvement Program (CIP) funding to update the Tulare County Comprehensive Airport Land Use Plan for public use airports included in the 2007 Aeronautics Program as adopted by the California Transportation Commission. Certify the availability of the County's 10% matching funds.

13.             Public Comments.

14.             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 - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9(a)]

Kathy Barrett vs. County of Tulare

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Case No. 0139124

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9(a)]

Graciela Perez, et al. vs. Jason Wall, et al.

Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 07-222456

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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)(1)

Number of Potential Cases: 2

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM E

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54956.8)

Property: Court Facilities

Agency Negotiator: Brian Haddix

Negotiating Parties: Administrative Offices of the Courts

Under Negotiation: Conditions for Transfer

 

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ITEM F

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

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Sitting as the Tulare County IHSS Public Authority Board

ITEM G

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

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

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees

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