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File #: 20-172    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Policy Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/23/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/5/2020 Final action:
Title: Adoption of Amended Board Administrative Policies
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Amended Board Policies
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AGENDA DATE: 2/5/2020

Adoption of Amended Board Administrative Policies

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Adopt amended Board Administrative Policies

ITEM TYPE: Consent Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Kamptner



REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The Board of Supervisors considered proposed changes to its Administrative Policies (the "Policies") on January 8, 2020. Supervisor Price provided the Board with notice of a motion to amend the Board's Policies during the Board's January 15, 2020 meeting. The Board's Rules of Procedure require that the proposed amendments be considered by the Board at its first regular meeting following the notice of the motion to amend.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Mission: To enhance the well-being and quality of life for all citizens through the provision of the highest level of public service consistent with the prudent use of public funds.

DISCUSSION: The proposed amendments to the draft Policies (Attachment A) are:

Policy 1(A)(2) (page 1): The current Policy limits mileage reimbursement to only those matters that are pending before the Board. The proposed amendment would allow Supervisors to be reimbursed for mileage to attend matters that are within the responsibilities of the Board, even if they are not pending before Board at that time.

Policy 1(A)(3) (page 1): The current Policy allows Supervisors to be reimbursed for mileage to attend parades and community gatherings to discuss County business, but not to attend a Supervisor's "town hall meetings." There are many forms of a town hall meeting, many of which are community gatherings to discuss County business. The proposed amendment would replace "town hall meetings" with "campaign events" as non-reimbursable gatherings.

Policy 4(B) (page 4): The current Policy provides that a Supervisor who serves without remuneration as a member of the board of trustees of a not-for-profit entity must dis...

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