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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

KUYLER CROCKER Chairman

District One

PETE VANDER POEL Vice Chairman

District Two

AMY SHUKLIAN

District Three

EDDIE VALERO

District Four

DENNIS TOWNSEND

District Five

Board of Supervisors

Agenda

JASON T. BRITT

County Administrative Officer

DEANNE H. PETERSON

County Counsel

MELINDA BENTON

Chief Clerk

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

2800 W. Burrel Avenue

Visalia, CA 93291

(559) 636-5000

FAX (559) 733-6898

June 25, 2019

4:00 P.M. Board Convenes for Closed Session

Board Chambers, Administration Building

2800 W. Burrel Avenue

Visalia, CA 93291

6:30 P.M. Board Reconvenes for Open Session

Pixley Middle School Gym

Tagged Passions:education

1520 E. Court Street

Tagged Passions:legal, streets, and court

Pixley CA 93256

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)

Documents related to the items on this Agenda, submitted to the Board after distribution of the Agenda packet, are available for public inspection in

the Board of Supervisors Office, 2800 W. Burrel Avenue, Visalia, CA during normal business hours. Such documents are also available online, subject to staff's ability to post the documents before the meeting, at the following website: www.co.tulare.ca.us/countygovernment/boardofsupervisors/boardagendas

As a courtesy to those in attendance, please turn off or place in alert mode all cell phones and pagers.

Tagged Passions:Cell Phones

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for disability-related modification or accommodation needed in order to participate

in the meeting must be made to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors (559) 636-5000 no later than Monday at 9:00 a.m.
Tagged Passions:disability and compliance

1. Board of Supervisors matters.

2. Public Comments.

(Closed Session)

6:30 P.M. TIMED ITEMS

(Timed Items)

3. PUBLIC HEARING: Request from the Resource Management Agency to receive the Community Facilities District Report. Approve the Resolution of

Formation. Approve the Resolution(s) Calling for and Declaring the results of the Special Landowner Election. Introduce and waive the first reading of the Ordinance Levying a Special Tax Lien within the County of Tulare for Community Facilities District 2019-01 and Andersen Village Annexation Area. Approve Board findings related to the Formation of the Community Facilities District.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, voting, taxes, Taxes, election, hearing, and annexation

4. PUBLIC HEARING: Request from the Resource Management Agency to adopt the findings of approval to amend Section 18.7 Foothill Combining Zone B1 (h)

Uses Permitted without Site Plan Review to allow up to five accessory structures/buildings without a final site plan (allowable by-right) and modify section 18.7 B2 (d) accessory structures/buildings to require a final site plan for those properties with greater than five accessory buildings, as set forth in the Planning Commission Resolution No. 9609. Approve a Categorical Exemption consistent with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the State CEQA Guidelines, pursuant to Title 14, Cal. Code Regulations Section 15061 (b) (3), Class 3, the General Rule.
Tagged Passions:planning, regulation, boards and commissions, environment, and hearing

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 5 through 38)

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

Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer

Tagged Passions:agriculture

5. Approve an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for providing State subvention in an amount not to exceed 336,871.38

to offset costs of providing Asian Citrus Psyllid bulk citrus regulatory activities, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:regulation and agriculture

6. Approve an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for providing State subvention in the amount of 134,270 to offset

costs of providing European Grapevine Moth detection trapping services, retroactive from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.
Tagged Passions:agriculture and services

7. Approve the transfer of funds to Capital Projects of up to 422,025 for long range Agricultural Commissioner Capital Asset projects. Approve the

necessary budget adjustments (4/5ths vote required).
Tagged Passions:funding, budget, agriculture, capital spending, and Capital Spending

Board of Supervisors

8. Approve an agreement with Community Services Employment Training, Inc. for the 2019-20 LEAD program services in an amount not to exceed of

154,990, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:services, program, employment, and training

9. Approve a letter of opposition to SB 438, Hertzberg Emergency medical services: dispatch.

Tagged Passions:911, services, and emergency

10. Reappoint Angela Ruiz-Alvarez to the District 4 - Seat 2 on the Tulare County Youth Commission for a term ending June 30, 2022.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, appointments, and youth

County Administrative Office

11. Approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Superior Court of Tulare County for the provision of general services for court facilities,

effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:legal, services, and court

Fire Department

Tagged Passions:fire departments and districts

12. Approve a payment to Consolidated Testing, Inc. in the amount of 530 for Bobcat tractor services performed on March 8, 2019.

Tagged Passions:services

Health Human Services Agency

Tagged Passions:health and services

13. Approve an agreement with Community Service and Employment Training, Inc. for administration of the Housing Support Program in an amount not to

exceed 382,088, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:program, employment, training, and housing

14. Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 26953 with DXC Technology Services, LLC (formerly HP Enterprise Services, LLC) for the provision of

Maintenance and Operation Services for the CalWORKs Information Network (CalWIN) system in the amount of 14,943,571 to extend the agreement through January 31, 2023.
Tagged Passions:services, Technology, and technology

15. Accept the CalFresh Employment and Training allocation in the amount of 320,856 from the California Department of Social Services. Approve an

agreement with Community Services and Employment Training, Inc. for administration of the CalFresh Employment and Training Pilot Program in an amount not to exceed 320,856, retroactive from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Approve the necessary budget adjustment (4/5ths vote required).
Tagged Passions:budget, social services, services, program, employment, and training

16. Approve an agreement with Golden State Health Centers, Inc. d/b/a Sylmar Health and Rehabilitation Center for the provision of providing

comprehensive and balanced range of mental health services in an amount not to exceed 2,600,000, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.
Tagged Passions:health, services, and mental health

17. Approve an agreement with Turning Point of Central California, Inc. for the Central County One-Stop Center to provide mental health services in

an amount not to exceed 700,000, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:health, services, and mental health

18. Approve an agreement with Turning Point of Central California, Inc. for the North County One-Stop Center to provide mental health services in an

amount not to exceed 700,000, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:health, services, and mental health

19. Approve an agreement with Everbridge Inc. to provide emergency mass notification services in an amount not to exceed 93,000, effective July 1,

2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:services and emergency

20. Approve the 340B Pharmacy Services Agreement with Rite Aid Headquarters Corporation, for the Discount Program that provides prescribed medication

to patients at Rite Aid pharmacies at a discounted rate, retroactive from June 16, 2019 through June 30, 2022. Approve Amendment No. 1 to the 340B Pharmacy Services Agreement with Rite Aid Headquarters Corporation to incorporate negotiated terms and conditions, retroactive from June 16, 2019.
Tagged Passions:services, program, and pharmacy

21. Approve an agreement with OpenGov, Inc., for the provision of a Communications Reporting and Open Data cloud-based software system in an amount

not to exceed 1,355,000, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024.
Tagged Passions:communications, open government, Communications, information technology, and Information Technology

22. Approve an agreement with Relias LLC to allow and expand the online learning capabilities to all of Tulare County Health Human Services Agency

staff and key partners in an amount not to exceed 555,000, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022. The maximum amount payable under the Agreement is 534,228, but an authorization of 555,000 is requested. The additional 20,772.64 would allow HHSA's Director to request additional services from Relias, as needed, under this same agreement.
Tagged Passions:health and services

Human Resources Development

Tagged Passions:development, Development, and human resources

23. Approve an agreement with Alliant Employee Benefits, a division of Alliant Insurance Services for continued consulting services related to the

County's health and benefit plans, in an amount not to exceed 95,000, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:health, services, and insurance

24. Approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Professional Association of Tulare County Physicians, Bargaining Unit 16, effective July 1, 2019

through June 30, 2021.

Resource Management Agency

25. Approve the Measure R Program Supplement to Cooperative Agreement between the County of Tulare and the Tulare County Association of Governments

to fund the design, environmental, utility relocation and construction phases for the Avenue 416 Drainage Improvements Project in an amount not to exceed 300,000, effective upon approval of the Program Supplement through the completion of the project, which is anticipated to occur in July 2020.
Tagged Passions:construction, utility, Utility, program, environment, and stormwater

26. Approve the Measure R Program Supplement to Cooperative Agreement between the County of Tulare and the Tulare County Association of Governments

to partially fund the design, right-of-way, and construction phases for the Harvest Avenue Improvements Project in an amount not to exceed 1,128,375.01, effective upon approval of the Program Supplement through the completion of the project, which is anticipated to occur in December 2020.
Tagged Passions:construction and program

27. Approve the Plans, Special Provisions, Proposal and Contract (Bid Documents) for the construction of the 2019 Road Repair and Accountability Act

(RRAA) Project 2. Approve the advertisement for bids of the 2019 Road Repair and Accountability Act (RRAA) Project 2. Adopt the Categorical Exemption prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the State CEQA Guidelines General Rule Exemption per Section 15300.4 Application by Public Agencies and Section 15301 Existing Facilities, respectively, for the 2019 Road Repair and Accountability Act (RRAA) Project 2.
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, construction, streets, contract, advertising, environment, and accountability

28. Authorize the Director of the Resource Management Agency to sign a letter of agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to review and approve

the expansion of lands incorporated into the Alpaugh Irrigation District, a Cross Valley Canal subcontractor, per Article 33 of our Contract.
Tagged Passions:expansion, contract, and watershed

29. Set a Public Hearing for July 23, 2019, 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 Auditors collection charges for the County Service Areas No. 1 and No. 2, on the 2019/2020 Tax Roll. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing.
Tagged Passions:sewer, taxes, Taxes, utility, Utility, water, hearing, and audit

30. Set a Public Hearing for July 23, 2019, 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 Auditors collection charges for the Seville Water Company, on the 2019/2020 Tax Roll. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing.
Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, utility, Utility, water, hearing, and audit

ADJOURN AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND CONVENE AS THE TERRA BELLA SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT

Tagged Passions:sewer, utility, and Utility

31. Set a Public Hearing for July 23, 2019, 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 Auditors collection charges for the Terra Bella Sewer Maintenance District, on the 2019/2020 Tax Roll. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing.
Tagged Passions:sewer, taxes, Taxes, utility, Utility, hearing, and audit

ADJOURN AS THE TERRA BELLA SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT AND RECONVENE AS THE TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Tagged Passions:sewer, utility, and Utility

32. Approve No Parking/Stopping restrictions at various locations. Approve Limited Parking restriction. Approve Angled Parking at various locations.

Approve to Prohibit the Standing or Parking of Commercial Vehicles of 10,000 pounds or more at various locations. Approve a Categorical Exemption consistent with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Title 14 California Code of Regulations (CCR), Section 15061(b)(3) common sense exemption. Find there is no substantial evidence that proposed activity will have a significant effect on the environment and determine the Categorical Exemption is consistent with the CEQA Title 14 CCR, Section 15061(b)(3) common sense exemption, that was prepared for the project reflects the independent judgment of the County and completed in compliance with the CEQA of 1970.
Tagged Passions:regulation, Conservation, environment, commercial, compliance, and parking

33. Approve the Final Map, Tract No 16-002, Andersen Village, Phase 1, located north of Avenue 396, and west of Road 16, adjacent to the City of

Kingsburg. Approve the Agreement to complete all required public improvements for Subdivision Tract No. 16-002.. Accept the dedications of right of way and alleys as shown on the Final Map.
Tagged Passions:streets and subdivision

Sheriff/Coroner

Tagged Passions:public safety and coroner

34. Accept grant funding from the California Department of Public Health for a total grant amount not to exceed 81,357 over three (3) years from

February 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. Approve the Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Public Health for the Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement program to accept grant funding in the amount of 27,119 each year for three (3) years, retroactive from February 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, for a total grant amount not to exceed 81,357.
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, health, program, and tobacco

35. Approve and replace the original Appendix B with a new Appendix B to Agreement No. 28823 with the Board of State Community Corrections certifying

the new sub grantee meets the criteria to receive grant funds, retroactive from March 18, 2019 through June 30, 2019.
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, and jail

36. Approve an agreement with the City of Exeter to provide full-time dispatch services and electronic access to the Sheriffs Application Data

Systems in an amount not to exceed 87,075, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Tagged Passions:911, public safety, and services

37. Approve an agreement with the Earlimart School District for the Sheriffs Office to provide School Resource Officer services on district campuses

in an amount not to exceed 90,286, effective August 8, 2019 through May 29, 2020.
Tagged Passions:public safety, services, and education

38. Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Naval Air Station Lemoore Search and Rescue to coordinate requests for immediate response from NAS

Lemoore, effective June 25, 2019 until terminated.

(Items Not Timed)

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

39. Receive a presentation from the Health and Humans Services Agency on the CalVet Mental Health grant and the future service goals of the Veterans

Services Office. Pursuant to Government Code section 31000.1, establish the Tulare County Veteran Advisory Committee. Adopt the By-Laws of the Tulare County Veteran Advisory Committee. Direct the Clerk to post the list of vacancies in accordance with the Maddy Act (Government Code section 54972 et seq.).
Tagged Passions:grant, health, veterans, services, and mental health

40. Receive a report from the Resource Management Agency regarding Public Works activities in the Community of Pixley.

Tagged Passions:Public Works and public works

41. Receive a presentation from the Fire Department regarding July 4th Fireworks Update.

Tagged Passions:fire departments and districts and fireworks

42. Request from the Human Resources Department to approve salary increases for Unrepresented Employees in Specified Bargaining Units and other

benefits and compensation changes, revisions to the Personnel Rules, and the Section 125 Benefits Plan in accordance with the following: For Unrepresented employees in Bargaining Units 9, 10, 11, 19, 20 and 21 a 2 salary increase effective July 7, 2019 and a 2 salary increase effective July 5, 2020. (This does not apply to County Elected Officials and the Board of Supervisors.) Sunset of the Sick Leave Buy Back program with the last payouts occurring in February 2020. Continuation of the County's matching contribution ( 1.00 County dollar contributed for every 4.00 employee dollars contributed, up to a maximum of 1,500 County dollars per calendar year) in the Deferred Compensation program, but an increase from a maximum match of 1,500 County dollars per calendar year, to 1,750 per calendar year beginning January 1, 2020. Continuation of the funding for the Minimum Benefit Amount for Health Plan Years 2020 and 2021 for employees participating in the County health plan whose Benefit Amount may be less than the premium amount for 1,000 deductible employee-only plan. The County shall contribute an additional 100 per pay period (24 pay periods) for employees selecting Employee + Spouse, Employee + Child, or Employee + Family coverage effective with the 2020 Health Plan Year. The additional contribution of 100 per pay period will continue in the 2021 Health Plan Year to address employees who have dependents family. Increase life insurance from 10,000 to 30,000 for Unrepresented employees, effective January 1, 2020. Reinstating Code of Ethics Policy for HHSA Unrepresented employees. Revisions to Personnel Rules 13 Employee Grievance Procedure and Rule 14 Equal Employment Opportunity/Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Policy as detailed in the attached Resolution. This applies to Unrepresented employees upon adoption by the Board and upon completion of meet and confer for employees in represented Bargaining Units. Revision to the Section 125 Benefits Plan-Revised and Restated Document as detailed in the attached Resolution. This applies to Unrepresented employees upon adoption by the Board and upon completion of meet and confer for employees in represented Bargaining Units. Implementation of Medical Monitoring program for Unrepresented classifications. Implementation of DMV Pull Program for Unrepresented classifications.
Tagged Passions:compensation, funding, health, personnel, union, discrimination, procedure, program, insurance, employment, policy, human resources, sexual harassment, and ethics

BOARD MEMBER REQUESTS

43. Board members may make a referral to staff to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code, sec. 54954.2, subd. (a)(3)).

Tagged Passions:business

(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
Tagged Passions:legal

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

Tagged Passions:legal

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

Tagged Passions:legal

Number of Potential Cases: 1

ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Tagged Passions:legal

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

Tagged Passions:legal

Number of Potential Cases: 1

ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL EXISTING LITIGATION

Tagged Passions:legal

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

Name of Case: McKinney, Elsa, et al v. County of Tulare and Florante Clemente Bambao, Tulare County Superior Court Case No. VCU278663

Tagged Passions:legal and court

ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL EXISTING LITIGATION

Tagged Passions:legal

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

Name of Case: Stephanie Cooley v. County of Tulare

Workers Compensation Appeals Board No.: ADJ12107286

Tagged Passions:compensation

ITEM E

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representatives: Rhonda Sjostrom, Jason T. Britt

Employee Organizations: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees.


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