MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

 

ALLEN ISHIDA - Chairman

District One

 

PETE VANDER POEL

District Two

 

PHILLIP A. COX

District Three

 

J. STEVEN WORTHLEY

District Four

 

MIKE ENNIS

District Five

 

 

Board of Supervisors

 

Agenda

 

 

 

 

JEAN M. ROUSSEAU

County Administrator

 

KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel


MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

 

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March 6, 2012

 

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 of the Annual Calendar Art Contest. Declare March 4-10, 2012 as National Ag Week.

2.                  Public Comments.

3.                  Board of Supervisors matters.


 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

4.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Request from Health and Human Services Agency to waive the Ordinance requirement to hold the Public Hearing within 45 days of receipt of the application for Air Ambulance services to be provided in Tulare County. Approve a categorical exemption, pursuant to Section 15061 (b) (3) of the State CEQA Guidelines. Direct the Clerk of the Board to file the Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk. Accept a recommendation by the Tulare County Health Officer to issue an ambulance service provider license for air ambulance services from SkyLife. Approve an agreement with SkyLife to provide air ambulance services in the County, effective March 12, 2012 through June 30, 2017.

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 5 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

5.                  Ratify a Proclamation Recognizing the Rotary Club of Woodlake on its 70th Anniversary.

6.                  Reappoint Raymond Montano and Rose Hachigian to the Alta Cemetery District for terms ending January 4, 2016.

7.                  Appoint Denise Akins, County Administrative Officer Designee, to the Solid Waste Management Technical Advisory Committee to serve at the Pleasure of the Board.

District Attorney

8.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24022 with the California Emergency Management Agency to accept grant funding in the amount of $5,137 for the Vertical Prosecution Block Grant Program, retroactive to July 1, 2010 through March 31, 2012. Find that the board had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1 2010, and that is was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date. Approve the necessary budget adjustments. (4/5ths vote required).

Information & Communications Technology

9.                  Approve renewal of licensing and maintenance support with Bear Data Solutions for Websense in the amount of $118,280 for the period of April 29, 2012 through April 28, 2013.

Resource Management Agency

10.             FOR INFORMATION ONLY: Bid Opening results for the Destruction of Delft Colony Water Wells and Appurtenances.

Contractor

Amount

Consolidated Testing Laboratories, Inc.

$58,863.33

 

 

Engineer's Estimate

$144,364.00

 

(Items Not Timed)

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

11.             Request from Resource Management Agency to approve amendments to the Bylaws of the Agricultural Advisory Committee, including renaming it to be the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee.

(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 - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)]

Name of Case: Matheny Tract Committee vs. County of Tulare, et al.

Tulare County Superior Court Case No. 11-243725

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Number of Potential Cases: 4

Threats of litigation in the public record regarding the proposed Tulare County General Plan 2030 Update and Draft Environmental Impact Report

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (c)]

Number of Potential Cases: 3

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

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

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Potential Litigation Regarding Opposition to the Tulare County Traffic and Facilities Development Impact Fee Program

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ITEM E

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 F

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (c)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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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: 1

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ITEM I

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)]

Name of Case: SEIU Local 521 vs. County of Tulare

Public Employment Relations Board Charge No. SA-CE-782-M

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ITEM J

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Jeff Cardell, Jean Rousseau

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees except Elected

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