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

 

 

 

 

JEAN ROUSSEAU

County Administrator

 

KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel


MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

 

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October 16, 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. Presentation of keys to Posey's Volunteer Fire Department.


(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 2 through 5)

 

 

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

2.                  Ratify and approve an amendment to Agreement No. 22830 with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to receive an additional $194,994 in funding for the purpose of regulating freeze damage of all Navel and Valencia Oranges being processed in the County, retroactive to July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2006, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date. Authorize the Chairman to sign the Contractor Certification Clauses Form.

Health & Human Services Agency

3.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 21707 with Turning Point of Central California, Inc. d.b.a. Turning Point Youth Services for the provision of children's mental health services and Mental Health Services Act services, retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. Find that the Board has authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2007 and that it is in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

4.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 22798 with Kings View Corporation in an amount not to exceed $1,723,000 for the provision of Mental Health Services Act services, retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2007 and that it is in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

Resource Management Agency

5.                  Ratify and approve an agreement with Citicorp Real Estate Inc. necessary to complete the assignment of the finance agreement by Citicorp Real Estate, Inc. to Citimortgage, Inc., including the Dual Obligee Rider retroactive to March 21, 2006. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of March 21, 2006 with Citicorp Real Estate, Inc. in the form of a Rider to Master Equipment Lease and that it is in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

(Items Not Timed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

6.                  Request from Probation Department to accept $260,455 in funding from the Youthful Offender Block Grant Fund to cover costs of custody and treatment for all non-committable and non-returnable non-violent youth offenders. Approve and authorize a Personnel Resolution regarding the implementation of SB 81 amending the Fiscal Year 2007/2008 position allocation for the Probation Department, adding two (2) full time Deputy Probation Officer III positions. Approve the necessary budget adjustments. (4/5ths vote)

7.                  Request from County Administrative Office to approve an amendment to the Pass-Through Agreement between Tulare County, City of Tulare, Tulare County Flood Control and Tulare Redevelopment Agency for redevelopment assistance for Land O' Lakes dairy processing plant pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33401. Approve a categorical exemption pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15302 for replacement or reconstruction activities on the same site; authorize the Board Chair to execute the appropriate Notice of Exemption; and direct the Clerk of the Board to file the Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

8.                  Request from County Administrative Office to receive a program status report regarding the Community Choice Aggregation, and Provide direction, as needed, to the County Administrative Officer regarding program implementation.

9.                  Public Comments.

10.             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).)

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

Tulare County Superior Court, Case No. 07-222456

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Significant Exposure to Litigation

Number of Potential Cases: 6

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Tim Huntley, Jean Rousseau

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees except Elected

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