MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

 

ALLEN ISHIDA

District One

 

PETE VANDER POEL

District Two

 

PHILLIP A. COX

District Three

 

J. STEVEN WORTHLEY

District Four

 

MIKE ENNIS - Chairman

District Five

 

 

Board of Supervisors

 

Agenda

 

 

 

 

JEAN M. ROUSSEAU

County Administrator

 

KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel


MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

 

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

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Visalia, CA 93291

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FAX (559) 733-6898


SITTING AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,

THE TULARE COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, AND

THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY

 

June 7, 2011

 

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 with a total of fifteen (15) minutes allotted for the Public Comment Period. At all times, please use the microphone and state your name and address for the record.


(Public Comment Period)

 

1.                  Presentation regarding the Alliance Program with Office Depot and other Government entities.

2.                  Presentation regarding 2011 Slick Rock Film Festival.

3.                  Public Comments.

4.                  Board of Supervisors matters.


ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

5.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Request from Resource Management Agency to authorize the sale of Tulare County Redevelopment Agency (TCRA) owned properties located on 15884 Jasmine Avenue in the Ivanhoe Redevelopment Project Area. Authorize expenditure of Tulare County Redevelopment Agency housing set-aside funds from the Ivanhoe Project Area Budget No. RI4-RI4-2000 to be used as gap financing. Find that based upon substantial evidence provided, the consideration for the Agency's disposition of these Properties pursuant to the terms and conditions in the Agreement is not less than either the fair market value or the fair reuse value in accordance with covenants and conditions imposed under the Agreement and costs required under the Agreement. Find that the disposition of these Properties pursuant to the Agreement will assist in the elimination of blight and will be of benefit to the community by increasing and improving the supply of low and moderate income housing and is consistent with the Implementation Plan for the Ivanhoe Redevelopment Project Area adopted by the Agency pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 33490. Authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign all grant deeds and loan agreements. Authorize the Executive Director, the Deputy Director, the Assistant Deputy Director, and the Community Development Manager, or his/her designee to sign all other documents related to the sale of this property.

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND

RECONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 6 through 47)

 

 

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

6.                  Approve an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to provide State subvention funding in the amount of $183,439.71 to offset costs of regulating maturity and freeze damage of all oranges, lemons, and mandarins being produced and/or processed in the County, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

7.                  Approve an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the amount of $9,435 to provide State subvention funding to offset costs of regulating the California Organic Foods Act in the County, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Board of Supervisors

8.                  Ratify the following Proclamations: Recognizing the Peace Officers' Memorial in Tulare County; and Honoring Donna Skaggs upon her Retirement from the Visalia Police Department.

9.                  Appoint Melissa Prado to the Child Care Planning Council, Consumer Position for a term ending June 30, 2013.

10.             Appoint Lance Morris to the Assessment Appeals Board, District Two Member for a term ending September 2, 2013.

Child Support Services

11.             Approve the application for an Originating Agency Identifier Number from the California Department of Justice. Authorize language required by the State and Federal governments to be included as part of the Resolution.

12.             Approve a one year extension of Agreement No. 24825 with David Kilgore d.b.a. ACTION SERV for the maximum amount of $200,000, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

County Counsel/Risk Management

13.             Authorize the Risk Manager to bind insurance coverage and renew the Master Crime Program from CSAC-EIA on behalf of the County.

County Administrative Office/Capital Projects

14.             Approve sending a letter of support for full funding and reauthorization of the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program to the Senate and House of Representatives Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriation subcommittees and the County of Tulare Federal Delegation.

15.             Approve sending a letter of support for Proposition 84 (the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006) Round 1 Integrated Regional Water Management Implementation Grant Draft Funding Recommendation.

16.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24588 with Carpi Clay & Smith to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2012 for Federal legislative services.

17.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24589 with Strategic Local Government Services, LLC to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2012 for State legislative services.

18.             Approve amendment one to Agreement No. 24583 for the Tulare County Association of Governments (TCAG) Joint Powers Agreement among the Cities and the County to give TCAG authority to acquire, maintain, and dispose of real property or an interest in real property exclusively as it pertains to offices for personnel.

19.             Approve the purchase of new library shelving units for the Earlimart and Ivanhoe Branch Libraries utilizing California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS) Contract No. 4-11-71-0066D with Yamada Enterprises. Waive competitive bid process and find that the purchase of TMC Furniture from Yamada Enterprises is in the best interests of the County to match existing Library furniture due to system wide standardization. Find that the purchase of the shelving and TMC Furniture is in compliance with Section 1605 "Buy American" requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Authorize the Purchasing Agent to exceed the $125,000 purchasing limit and execute any and all public works contracts and agreements with Yamada Enterprises necessary to complete the purchase.

General Services Department

20.             Approve an agreement with the California Department of Boating and Waterways for financial aid for the Boating and Safety and Enforcement Program for Fiscal Year 2011/2012. Authorize the County Administrative Officer, or his designee, to submit claims for reimbursement.

Health & Human Services Agency

21.             Reaffirm the Declaration of State of Emergency pertaining to flooding set out in Resolution No. 2010-1016 and adopted on December 21, 2010.

22.             Waive the second reading and adopt an Ordinance to amend Subsection (c) of Section 1-03-1970 of Article 21 of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of the Tulare County Ordinance Code pertaining to the physician representative terms of the Community Health Center Board. Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the adopted Summary Ordinance and to post a certified copy of the full ordinance with the names of the Board of Supervisors voting for and against the adoption, within fifteen (15) days as required by Government Code section 25124 (b) (1). Approve the Amended Bylaws adopted by the Community Heath Center Board.

23.             Approve the submittal of an application to the California Emergency Management Agency for the Fiscal Year 2011 Emergency Management Performance Grant.

24.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24275 with Kings View Corporation for the Mobile Unit - South County Program in an amount not to exceed $839,232 to extend the term of the Agreement to June 30, 2012 for the provision of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).

25.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24287 with Tulare Youth Service Bureau, Inc. to extend the term of the Agreement to June 30, 2012 in an amount not to exceed $83,575 for the provision of mental health services under the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Program.

26.             Approve an agreement with the California Ventura Automated Collection System (VACS) in an amount not to exceed $11,432 for Tulare County's participation in the joint enhancement committee regarding VACS from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

27.             Approve and agreement with Lindsay Unified School District to provide direct skill training to high-risk parents from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014 in an amount not to exceed $250,341 for three (3) years at $83,447 per year.

28.             Approve an agreement with CF Merced, LLC d.b.a Country Villa Merced Behavioral Health Center, a locked skilled nursing facility, in an amount not to exceed $814,000 for the continued provision of stabilization and long-term maintenance for mentally disabled clients from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

29.             Approve an agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc for PATCH services. The maximum amount of this agreement is $285,000, for the provision of Day Treatment Services from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

30.             Approve an agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $140,000, for the provision of Intensive Day Treatment services (Full Day) to Tulare County Minors from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

31.             Approve agreement with Tulare County Superintendent of Schools in an amount not to exceed $402,461 for the administration of the More Opportunities for Viable Employment (MOVE) Program, from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

32.             Approve an agreement with Pridestaff, Inc. d.b.a. RX Relief in an amount not to exceed a total of $100,000 to provide temporary pharmacist and pharmacy technician services for Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

33.             Approve an agreement with Tulare Youth Service Bureau, Inc. for the provision of mental health services to Tulare County adolescents and children from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

34.             Approve an agreement with Community Services and Employment Training, Inc., (CSET) to provide direct skill training to high-risk parents from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014.

35.             Approve an agreement with Medical Hill Rehab Center, LLC in an amount not to exceed $175,200 for the provision of a mental health rehabilitation program from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

36.             Approve the renewal agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board for funding in the amount of $184,218 for the Local Oversight Program (LOP) that provides for local oversight of the investigation and remediation of leaking underground storage tanks in Tulare County from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Information Technology

37.             Approve the annual renewal of license and maintenance with Service-now.com to provide use licenses and maintenance support for the Service-now.com product in the amount of $124,500, effective July 11, 2011 through July 10, 2012.

 

 

38.             Ratify and authorize the Purchasing Agent's signature on the license and services agreement with Oracle America, Inc. to provide license and maintenance support for MySQL, retroactive to May 21, 2011 through May 21, 2012. Find that the Purchasing Agent had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of May 21, 2011, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

39.             Approve the annual renewal of license and maintenance with CompuCom, Inc. to provide use licenses and maintenance support for Novell Groupwise email and Novell Operating System (OS), in an amount not to exceed $417,534, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

40.             Approve the annual renewal of license and maintenance with NetApp to provide use licenses and maintenance support for the NetApp SupportEdge in the amount of $155,226 effective August 1, 2011 through July 31, 2012.

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE IHSS PUBLIC AUTHORITY

In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority

41.             Approve an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for the Primary General Liability Program with the California Association of Counties - Excess Insurance Authority.

ADJOURN AS THE IHSS PUBLIC AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Probation

42.             Ratify and approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24179 with the California Corrections Standards Authority to extend the term through December 31, 2011 for the Aggression Replacement Training Grant Program.

43.             Ratify and approve the submission of an application to the Corrections Standards Authority for continued grant funding for the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program in the amount of $43,712 with a $4,371 match for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Ratify and approve the Board Chairman's signature on the Agreement and all grant application documents necessary to secure grant funds. Find that the Board had the authority to submit the application for grant funds on May 27, 2011, and that it was in the County's best interest to submit the application on that date. Agree to provide all matching funds required for said project, and abide by the statues and regulations governing the JABG Program, as well as the terms and conditions of the Grant Agreement as set forth by the CSA. Find that the grant funds received hereunder shall not be used to supplant expenditures controlled by this body.

Sheriff/Coroner

44.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24129 with Visalia Unified School District to provide instructional services to Tulare County inmates, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

45.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24622 with Alternative Services, Inc. in the amount of $201,000 to provide Alcohol and Drug counseling services for the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Workforce Investment Board

46.             Appoint Paula Kinsel, Public Sector to the Workforce Investment Board of Tulare County Board of Directors for a term ending May 31, 2013.

47.             Approve the budget adjustments resulting from the State of California's unilateral modification adding $85,723 to provide dislocated workers temporary clean-up jobs as a result of the December 2010 storms. (4/5ths vote required)

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

48.             Request from the Library to approve the addition of one Librarian III and one Librarian II to meet the increased demands and needs of the public. Approve the Personnel Resolution, effective June 20, 2011.

49.             Request from Resource Management Agency to approve the addition of two Building/Zoning Inspector I/II positions in the Building Inspection Division. Approve the deletion of three vacant allocated positions: one Planner III position; one Planner II position in the Project Review Division; and one Planner II position in the Countywide Planning Division. Approve the Personnel Resolution, effective June 7, 2011.

(Closed Session)


 

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

 

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 [Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Sale of Tulare County Redevelopment Agency properties located on 15884 Jasmine Ave. in Ivanhoe Redevelopment Area, expenditure of housing set-aside funds. Board of Supervisors public hearing on June 7, 2011

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)]

Paul Mares vs. County of Tulare

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Number ADJ6781613

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)]

Rudy Ramirez vs. County of Tulare

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Number ADJ6746675

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)]

Isaiah Issac Andrew Garcia, et al vs. County of Tulare, et al

Tulare County Superior Court Number 09-232907

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ITEM E

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)]

Zuniga, Rosa Maria vs. County of Tulare et al

Tulare County Superior Court Number VCU231878

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ITEM F

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Plaintiff is aware of a dispute in the calculation and distribution of PTAF monies to the cities

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ITEM G

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM H

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (c)]

Number of Potential Cases: 2

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ITEM I

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Rhonda Sjostrom, Jean Rousseau

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees except Elected

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ITEM J - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CONSIDER PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT/EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSITION OF:

Details

Director, Human Resources & Development

(Government Code Section 54957)

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