MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

 

ALLEN ISHIDA

District One

 

PETE VANDER POEL

District Two

 

PHILLIP A. COX - Chairman

District Three

 

J. STEVEN WORTHLEY

Vice Chairman

District Four

 

MIKE ENNIS

District Five

 

 

Board of Supervisors

 

Agenda

 

 

 

 

JEAN M. ROUSSEAU

County Administrator

 

KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel


MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

 

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

2800 W. Burrel Avenue

Visalia, CA 93291

(559) 636-5000

FAX (559) 733-6898


SITTING AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

THE TERRA BELLA SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT

 

June 24, 2014

 

10:00 a.m. Board Convenes for Closed Session and

3:00 p.m. Board Convenes for Closed Session

Board Chambers, Administration Building

2800 W. Burrel Avenue, Visalia, CA

 

7:00 p.m. Board Reconvenes for Open Session

Board Chambers, Administration Building

2800 W. Burrel Avenue, Visalia, CA

 

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.                  Board of Supervisors matters.

2.                  Public Comments.

3.                  Presentation on the Step Up LEAD Program and recognition of 2013/14 LEAD participants.

 

 

7:30 P.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

4.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Request from the Resource Management Agency to continue the public hearing to August 26, 2014 in regard to consideration of Mitigated Negative Declaration and Tentative Tract Map No. TM 785 submitted by the Applicant, Ray DiCarlo, 2604 SE 15th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97202.

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 5 through 32)

 

 

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 member or member of the public on any item, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate action if required.

 

 

 

Auditor-Controller/Registrar of Voters/Treasurer-Tax Collector

5.                  Review and accept the Certified Statement of Vote as submitted by the Registrar of Voters for those Offices/Measures for which the Board of Supervisors is the governing body.

Cooperative Extension

6.                  Approve amending the current Community Program Specialist position from 0.5 FTE to 1.0 FTE, effective pay period 15 on June 29, 2014. Approve the required budget adjustments to be included in the regular budget process for Fiscal Year 2014/2015.

County Administrative Office/General Services

7.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24588 with Carpi Clay & Smith to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2016 in the amount of $86,520 annually for Federal legislative services, and to update the insurance provisions. Authorize the Chairman to sign the amendment to the agreement, subject to approval as to form by County Counsel.

8.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24589 with Strategic Local Government Services, LLC. to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2016 in the amount of $59,000 for Fiscal Year 2014/15 and $63,000 for Fiscal Year 2015/16 for State legislative services, and to update the insurance provisions. Authorize the Chairman to sign the amendment to the agreement, subject to approval as to form by County Counsel.

9.                  Approve deleting the County Administrative Office "Budget Book" fee from the Schedule of Fees.

10.             Accept a portion of the Irrevocable Offer to dedicate real property along the south side of Avenue 416 near the Kings River that was offered for dedication by Irrevocable Offer to Dedicate Real Property recorded in the office of the Tulare County Recorder on December 30, 1988 in Volume 4786 Page 614 of Official Records more particularly described and depicted in the attached documents labeled Exhibit "A" and Exhibit "B". Direct the Clerk of the Board to cause a certified copy of the resolution accepting the Irrevocable Offer of Dedication to be recorded in the Office of the Tulare County Recorder.

11.             Authorize participation in the Southern California Edison Direct Install Program that will allow County of Tulare to have approved energy-efficient equipment installed in several County facilities, with no direct cost to the County. Authorize the County Administrative Officer, or designee, to sign all documents necessary to implement the program.

County Counsel/Risk Management

12.             Authorize the County to participate in the Software License Agreement with the California State Association of Counties-Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA). Authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign the Participating Entity Service Agreement between CSAC-EIA and the County of Tulare.

District Attorney

13.             Ratify and approve an agreement with the State of California, Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for the District Attorney's Revolving Fund to pay victim expenses on an emergency basis. Ratify the Chairman's signature on the agreement between the County of Tulare and the State of California, Victim Compensation and Government Claims board for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017. Ratify the Chairman's signature on form CCC-307 (Contractor Certification Clauses). Direct the Board Clerk to prepare a certified copy of the resolution for the District Attorney's Office.

Health & Human Services Agency

14.             Introduce and waive the first reading of an Ordinance amending Section 1970 of Article 21 of Chapter 3 of Part I of the Ordinance Code of Tulare County pertaining to the Consumer Board Member terms of the Tulare County Community Health Center Board. Set the second hearing for July 8, 2014. Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the amended Ordinance before the second hearing, as required by law. Approve the amended Bylaws of the Community Health Center Board.

15.             Grant approval for the Environmental Health Services Division to submit a regional application to CalRecycle on behalf of the County of Tulare and cities of Dinuba, Exeter, Farmersville, Lindsay, Porterville, Tulare, Visalia, and Woodlake for Used Oil Payment Program (OPP) Cycle 5. Authorize the Chairman of the Board to execute the Application Certification. Designate and authorize the Board Chairman as Signature Authority effective through August 17, 2016 to execute all documents necessary to implement and secure payment under the OPP.

 

16.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 26337 with Helios Healthcare, LLC to increase the maximum contract amount by $19,000 to an amount not to exceed $89,000 for the provision of acute psychiatric inpatient services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed amendment as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the amendment on that date.

17.             Approve an agreement with the Kern Community College District for the Allied Health Education Program, effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017.

18.             Approve an agreement with Community Services and Employment Training, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $206,520 to provide direct skill training to high-risk parents from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017.

19.             Approve an agreement with the Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $243,964 for three (3) years to provide direct skill training to high-risk parents from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017.

20.             Approve an agreement with the Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District in the amount of $101,167 for the delivery of Family Transitional Supportive Services Program, effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

Probation

21.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 26288 with WestCare California, Inc. to amend the term to June 30, 2015 and to increase the maximum amount for payment for services to $500,000.

22.             Approve an agreement with the City of Visalia in the amount of $38,201 to provide the services of one Probation Officer for the Non-Custody Intake Program for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

Resource Management Agency

23.             Approve the Fiscal Year 2014/2015 operating budget for the Seville Water Company. Approve the necessary budget adjustments (4/5ths vote required).

24.             Approve a 2014/2015 Transit Agreement with the City of Woodlake in the amount of $37,132 for the City to provide transit service to County of Tulare residents from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

25.             Approve an agreement with the State of California, acting by and through the Department of Transportation, for the exchange of Federal Transportation project funds amounting to $887,784 for non-Federal State Highway Funds for Fiscal Year 2013/2014. Accept the $100,000 from the State as matching funds.

26.             Set a Public Hearing for July 22, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Chambers, Administration Building, 2800 West Burrel, Visalia, California to place delinquent sewer and water service fees, delinquent penalties, and Auditor's collection charges in County Service Areas No. 1 and No. 2 on the 2014/2015 Tax Roll. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing.

27.             Set a Public Hearing for July 22, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Chambers, Administration Building, 2800 West Burrel, Visalia, California to place delinquent water service fees, delinquent penalties, and Auditor's collection charges for Seville Water Company on the 2014/2015 Tax Roll. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing.

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE TERRA BELLA SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT

28.             Set a Public Hearing for July 22, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Chambers, Administration Building, 2800 West Burrel, Visalia, California, to place delinquent sewer service fees, delinquent penalties and Auditor's collection charges for the Terra Bella Sewer Maintenance District, on the 2014/2015 Tax Roll. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing.

ADJOURN AS THE TERRA BELLA SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT AND

RECONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

29.             FOR INFORMATION ONLY: Bid opening for Traffic Signal at Avenue 295, Avenue 296, and Road 156.

Contractor

Amount

 

Lees Paving. Inc.

$ 809,772.90

 

Dawson Mauldin Construction

$ 891,265.40

 

American Paving Company

$ 943,314.75

 

Dunns Sand, Inc.

$ 1,028,945.66

 

Engineers Estimate

$ 868,658.10

 

 

Sheriff/Coroner

30.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 26154 with the Visalia Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide instructional services to Tulare County inmates for the period of July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

31.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 24622 with Alternative Services, Inc. in the amount of $204,000 to provide alcohol and drug counseling services for the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

Workforce Investment Board

32.             Authorize 2014 Career Connection Youth Program to be funded for $100,000 on July 1, 2014.

(Items Not Timed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

33.             Request from Solid Waste to offer to the City of Visalia space at the Visalia Landfill for a third party to transfer source separated recyclables from the City of Visalia's collection operations to a processing facility. Authorize the Solid Waste Director to negotiate a source separated recyclable transfer agreement with either the City of Visalia or a private third party contractor to be brought back to the Board for further consideration.

34.             Presentation given by Information & Communications Technology regarding the Information Technology Security Program. Adopt the Data Breach Policy (Section 21) of the Information Technology Security Program. Adopt the changes to Incident Response Policy (Section 6) and the Table of Contents of the Information Technology Security Program.

35.             Presentation given by the Tulare County Fire Department regarding an overview of the department's functions and responsibilities.

(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

10:00 a.m. ITEM A

CONSIDER PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT/EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSITION OF:

Details

Board Representative

(Government Code Section 54957)

Next Item(s) Sitting as...

ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Public Hearing regarding Tentative Tract Map TM7854 and Mitigated Negative Declaration by Applicant Ray DiCarlo, with request to continue the matter to August 26, 2014.

See Board of Supervisors Agenda June 24, 2014

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

Details

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

Name of Case: Tiffany White v. County of Tulare

Tulare County Superior Court Case No. VCU256679

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM E

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM F

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM G

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Rhonda Sjostrom, Jean M. Rousseau

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

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