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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SPECIAL MEETING

Called by Tulare County Board of Supervisors Chairman Allen Ishida

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

 

9:30 a.m. Board Convenes at

Tulare County Employees Retirement Association

Board Room, 136 N. Akers Street, Visalia, CA 93291

 

Joint Meeting of the Tulare County Board of Supervisors

and Tulare County Board of Retirement

 

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

 

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.                  Public Comment.

NEW BUSINESS

2.                  Discussion and education presentation regarding Tulare County Employees Retirement Association's Actuarial Valuation for the period ended June 30, 2006.

3.                  Discussion regarding retirement contribution rates for Fiscal Year 2007/2008.

4.                  Discussion regarding handling and processing of disability applications.

ADJOURN the joint meeting and RECONVENE as the Tulare County Board of Supervisors in Closed Session at the Tulare County Administration Building, 2800 West Burrel Avenue, Visalia, CA., at 11:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible.

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).)

 

People of the State of California, Attorney General of California vs. County of Tulare, Tulare County Board of Supervisors (Sam Etchegaray and Etchegaray Dairies, Real Party in Interest) Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 07-223393.

 

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., vs. County of Tulare, Tulare County Board of Supervisors (Sam Etchegaray and Etchegaray Dairies, Real Party in Interest), Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 07-223394g

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTIPATED LITIGATION

Details

(Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1).)

 

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

Number of Potential Cases: 1

 

Notice of commencement of Lawsuit from the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment against the Tulare County Board of Supervisors pertaining to the approving of an Environmental Impact Report and Special Use Permit for the Etchegaray Dairies.

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

(Government Code Section 54956.9(a).)

 

Doreen Caetano-jungk, Diana Gruber vs. County of Tulare, Tulare County Board of Supervisors (Western Milling, LLC, Phoenix Bio-Industries, LLC, Altra, Inc., Real Parties in Interest, Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 07-222310

 

Doreen Caetano-jungk, Diana Gruber vs. County of Tulare, Tulare County Board of Supervisors (Western Milling, LLC, Real Party in Interest, Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 06-220509

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