A C T I O N   M I N U T E S

 

MONTEREY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at 8:00 a.m.

 

(To be held at the Monterey County Leadership Institute,

2354 Garden Road, Monterey, California)

 

8:00 a.m.

 

0950.000  S-1  Closed Session:  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, the Board will discuss one matter of public employment:

a.   Position Title:  County Counsel

 

BOARD ACTION:  No reportable action taken.

 

S-2  Additions and corrections to the Agenda.

 

Upon motion of Supervisor Calcagno, seconded by Supervisor Potter, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the following addition to the Agenda, due to the need for immediate consideration by the Board of matters which arose after the posting of today’s agenda:

Upon the request of the Chief Probation Officer, the Board added approval of an Agreement with Santa Clara County for emergency placement of Monterey County juveniles at the Santa Clara Juvenile Hall from February 15, 2003 through June 30, 2003, in the amount of $136,800, and authority for the Chief Probation Officer to approve future amendments as needed, with no increase in budgetary allocations until further Board review and action.

 

9:30 a.m.

 

2050.000 S-3  PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD:  Hans Jongens addressed the Board concerning his opposition to adding fluoride in the drinking water supply, and a number of issues regarding the Draft General Plan Update.

 

Upon the conclusion of the Board’s Strategic Planning Workshop, the following people offered additional public comment:

 

a.   Larry Hawkins, Jr., Marjorie Kay; Hans Jongens; and Darlene Din offered comments in support of the open discussion format of the Strategic Planning Workshop, and on the General Plan Update process.

 

 

6300.000  S-4  Strategic Planning Session with Richard Garcia, Ph.D., of RJA Management Services to discuss the County’s Mission Statement, guiding principles, values and goals, and to set new goals and objectives for the year 2003.

 

BOARD ACTION:

 

a.   Agreement No. A-09316:  Approved and authorized the Chief Probation Officer to sign Agreement No. A-09316 with Santa Clara County for emergency placement of Monterey County juveniles at the Santa Clara Juvenile Hall from February 15, 2003 through June 30, 2003, in the amount of $136,800; and authorized the Chief Probation Officer to approve future amendments as needed, with no increase in budgetary allocations until further Board review and action.

BOARD ACTION:  Upon motion of Supervisor Johnsen, seconded by Supervisor Calcagno, and unanimously carried.

 

b.   The Board directed the County Administrative Officer, working with the Probation Officer, to make a presentation on a future agenda concerning the costs, budget and related issues surrounding the structural problems Juvenile Hall.

 

c.   Upon the request of Supervisor Lindley, staff is requested to provide him with guidance along the lines of legal issues, Brown Act issues, and the Board’s correspondence policy.

d.   The Board requested the County Administrative Officer to place on the agenda once a month, or on a routine basis, a status report on Board referrals.

 

e.   Directed the County Administrative Officer to schedule a study session on a future agenda, on a project that has been delayed, to understand what have caused the delays, how all of the components of the project can move forward simultaneously, and how court decisions are implement.

 

Discussion continued to the afternoon session.

 

12:00 p.m.

 

     Recess to Lunch

 

1:30 p.m.

 

6300.000  S-5  Reconvene Strategic Planning Session.

 

a.   Critical Issue No. 1:  Equal Opportunity Office:  The Board directed the County Administrative Offer to prepare an agreement with Richard J. Garcia, Ph.D., for report back by April 1st, on the following:  What other Counties are doing; what Monterey County’s Equal Opportunity Office should be doing; what the criteria are, what should the County look for in management for this office; and how should the Board evaluate the management.  Dr. Garcia will work directly with the Board’s Equal Opportunity Office Subcommittee, comprised of Supervisors Armenta and Potter.

 

b.   Critical Issue No. 2:  Budget:  Scheduled a round-table budget workshop with the Board and department heads on Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00 a.m.  The Board expressed their desire to have a very collaborative budget, and have the opportunity to provide the County Administrative Officer with direction for input into the budget process.

 

c.   Critical Issue #3:  General Plan:  The Board held a discussion on the General Plan Update process and timeframes.  The Board affirmed that they will receive a status report on Tuesday, February 25, 2003 at 4:30 p.m. on the Ad Hoc Committee for Salinas Valley Cities/County of Monterey Growth Agreement regarding regional housing allocation for inclusion in the draft Housing Element.

 

3:00 p.m.

 

0950.000  S-6  Closed Session:  Pursuant to Government Code section 54957, the Board will provide a performance evaluation for the following position:

a.   Public Employment – County Administrative Officer

 

BOARD ACTION:  The Board conducted and completed the annual performance evaluation of the County Administrative Officer.  Ms. Reed successfully completed all of her performance expectations for 2002.

 

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2003 AT 8:00 A.M. FOR AN INFORMATIONAL BOARD WORKSHOP ON COUNTY DEPARTMENTS’ APPROACHES TO RESPOND TO ANTICIPATED BUDGET REDUCTIONS FOR FY 2003-04.  THIS SESSION WILL BE HELD AT THE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, 2354 GARDEN ROAD, MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA.

 

 

APPROVED:

 

                                  _________________________________

                                                        Chair

 

ATTEST:

 

SALLY R. REED,

Clerk of the Board

 

 

By:________________________________

                       Deputy

 

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