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Veterans Commission of the County of Santa Clara

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County of Santa Clara

Veterans Commission of the County of Santa Clara DATE: February 15, 2018, Regular Meeting TIME: 3:00 PM PLACE: Conference Room 157
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County Government Center 70 W. Hedding Street, 1st Floor San Jose, CA 95110

AGENDA In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Brown Act, those requiring accommodations in this meeting

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should notify the Clerk of the Veterans Commission of the County of Santa Clara no less than 24 hours prior to the meeting at 408-

299-5001, or TDD (408) 993-8272.
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Please note: To contact the Commission and/or to inspect any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a

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regular meeting agenda and distributed by the County to all or a majority of the Board of Supervisors (or any other commission, or

board or committee) less than 72 hours prior to that meeting, visit our website at http://www.sccgov.org or contact the Clerk at 408-299-5001 or 70 West Hedding Street, 10th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours.
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Persons wishing to address the Commission on a regularly scheduled item on the agenda are requested to complete a request to

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speak form and give it to the Deputy Clerk. (Government Code Section 54953.3.) Individual speakers will be called by the

Chairperson and are requested to limit their comments to two minutes. Groups of speakers on a specific item are asked to limit their total presentation to a maximum of twenty minutes for each side of the issue.

COMMUTE ALTERNATIVES: The Board of Supervisors encourages the use of commute alternatives including public transit,

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bicycles, carpooling, and hybrid vehicles.

For public transit trip planning information, contact the VTA Customer Service Department at 408-321-2300 Monday through

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Friday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Schedule information is also

available on the web at www.vta.org.

Bicycle parking racks are available in the James McEntee, Sr., Plaza in front of the County Government Center building. If this
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Board or Commission does not meet in the County Government Center please contact VTA for related routes.

Opening
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1.
Call to Order/Roll Call.

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2.
Pledge of Allegiance.

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3.
Public Comment.

This item is reserved for persons desiring to address the Commission on any matter

within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission that is not on this agenda.
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Members of the public who wish to address the Commission on any item not listed on

the agenda should complete a request to speak form and give it to the Deputy Clerk. The Chairperson will call individuals to speak in turn. Speakers are limited to the following: three minutes if the Chairperson or designee determines that five or fewer persons wish to address the Commission; two minutes if the Chairperson or designee determines that between six and fourteen persons wish to address the Commission; and one minute if the Chairperson or designee determines that fifteen or more persons wish to address the Commission. Agenda Veterans Commission of the County of Santa Clara, County of Santa Clara Page 2 of 3 The law does not permit Commission action or extended discussion of any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. If Commission action or response is requested, the Commission may place the matter on a future agenda.
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Regular Agenda - Items for Discussion

4. Approve minutes of the December 21, 2017 Regular Meeting. 5. Receive report from Marion Moses, Director, Veterans Service Office, relating to office operations and services available. (ID 90054) 6. Receive report from Steve Preminger, Special Advisor to the County Executive, relating to efforts to commemorate and honor the 100th Armistice Day and the 100th
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Anniversary of Women s Suffrage and the Suffrage Movement in the United States, per the referrals from the December 12, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting (Item Nos. 12

and 13).
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7.
Receive verbal report relating to the Four Chaplains service. (Sangalang)

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8.
Receive report relating to the Gold Star Families Memorial at Oak Hill Memorial

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Cemetery. (McVey)

9.
Receive report relating to the work of the Veterans Alliance of Santa Clara County and

United Veterans Council of Santa Clara County. (McVey) 10. Held from December 15, 2017 (Item No. 11): Discuss and approve written

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recommendations relating to an annual Veteran of the Year Award process, to be

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submitted to the Board of Supervisors through the Finance and Government Operations

Committee. (ID 90055)
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11.
Discuss Veterans Commission Work Plan for Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 through June 30,

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2019 (FY2019) and Accomplishments for FY2018, to be submitted to the Clerk of the

Board by April 1, 2018, and subsequently forwarded to the Board of Supervisors through the Finance and Government Operations Committee. (ID 90049)
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12.
Receive Verbal Reports:

a. Representative of the Veterans Memorial and Support Foundation of Los Gatos.

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b.
Representative of the 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard.

c. Representative of the Army National Guard.

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13.
Receive Committee Reports:

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a.
Receive report from the Implementation of Work Plan Ad Hoc Subcommittee.

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b.
Receive report from the Veterans Museum Ad Hoc Subcommittee.

(McVey/Weisgerber) Agenda Veterans Commission of the County of Santa Clara, County of Santa Clara Page 3 of 3 Announcements

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14.
Announcements:

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a.
Chairperson's announcements.

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b.
Commissioners' announcements.

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c.
There is currently one vacancy on the Commission. For Internet access to the

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vacancies list and applications visit http://www.sccgov.org/sites/bos/bnc/.

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d.
The County of Santa Clara provides reimbursement to appointed Commissioners

for family care expenses incurred during the time spent performing their official

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County duties. Please contact the Office of the Clerk of the Board at (408)299-5001

for information. Adjourn


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