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Down at the Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting this Election Day November 6,2018! Among the items are: Framework for Action: strategic recommendations for ending homelessness in Fresno County and designate a board member as a Street2Home Committee.
ABC Liquor License for McCall and Kings Canyon.
On consent calendar: Restoration of Department of Public’s Health Brix-Mercer Building after water main broke and flooded space especially basement where mechanical equipment is located. Also short term lease for the displaced 200
workers for up to 18 months. Accept $13,500 from Library Foundation to support the Digibus (computer lab on wheels)
Authorize a 1.45% recycling surcharge overlay on waste collection subscribers effective January 1,2019. Gary Serrato as Chamber of Commerce Agriculturist of the
Gary Serrato as Chamber of Commerce Agriculturist of the Year
Agrian as Agribusiness of the Year for their ag software. Jarrod Broomfield from First Presbyterian Church giving invocation today (nice guy!). Proclamation of Recycle-Con Day to help promote recycling education.
Recycling will reduce use of landfill and help foster the recycling Industries. Eaton Plaza event coming up! Chairman Quintero says City of Fresno once did a fashion show using all recycled outfits.
ABC Liquor License for McCall and Kings Canyon (Sanger) doing business as Loma Vista Market. Type 20 liquor license. No zoning issues. 6 off site liquor licenses allowed in this census tract and only one currently. There is however an ABC moratorium due to County as a whole is
so this must be approved by Supervisors. @LincolnSeward says three findings are found and sheriff approves he is fine. Applicant says onsite Park and Ride will remain. Says this is only store between 99 and Centerville. Electric Vehicle charging will be provided too. Nearby pro-
perty owner says he sold this land to applicant and says he is a fine person. Approved 5-0. A Framework for Action to reduce homelessness in Fresno County using Street2 Home Committee. Faith community, businesspeople,philanthropy,experts and non-profits. @PressedTinP from Housing
Authority says homelessness has reduced in past 10 years but also has plateaued. More permanent housing , MAP point, HERO teamed helped with this reduction where other west coast cities did not. Barbara Poppy was brought to Fresno as a consultant and make the recommendations in
this report. Fresno/Madera Continuum of Care working to reduce homelessness. Framework will consist of Forum on Homelessness by @MayorLeeBrand and County’s CAO Rousseau. $14 million given by State funds to help with this Framework. Chronic homelessness as well as victims of
domestic violence or families in danger of becoming homeless. Street2Home can help do this. Meeting with Service Providers in December as well as Fresno COG. Quintero remembers plans in the past to reduce homelessness with it growing 33% over past 15 years. These 13 items in
This framework. Comparison paper handed out by Quintero how this relates to past plans. He would like CAO put on board of Street2Home Committee. Quintero suggests 1) receive framework report 2) CAO added to Committee 3) appoint @LincolnSeward to committee @BuddySupervisor wants
to make sure Committee doesn’t get too large. Motions passes. Fresno Art Council bylaw Changes after a Board of Supervisors appointee was rejected by Council. Lilia Chavez says they have changed their bylaws to conform with Supervisors’ wishes. Approved 5/0. Moving on to in-
creasing Department of Child Support Services Budget from State by $920,000. Would like to add four new positions. Motion approved 5-0. Alarm Maintenance appeal from Tri-Signal. Six bidders made on the portions with Tri-Signal bid on two of those sections. Representative from
Tri- Signal who says past performance portion wasn’t known to them as part of RFQ. Felt their low bids should’ve been accepted. Magsig @LincolnSeward asks if other firms bidders were higher as they were expected to do inspections? Also when did Tri Signal know past performance
was part of this RFQ? Tri Signal felt some derogatory comments were unwarranted. Magsig asks if comments belittled Tri Signal? They say they have fulfilled everything in past contracts despite what County Staff says. Staff says there are other items as well that they have issue
with Tri Signal. @AndreasBorgeas asks whether other bidders satisfied past performance portion? Staff says yes. Q: Would Tri Signal been awarded if past performance wasn’t included? A: Staff: yes. County Attorney says the RFQ was defensible. Board denies appeal 5-0
Board of Supervisors comments: @LincolnSeward Magsig is a somber day as it marks 20th Anniversary of his father’s death in a plane crash. @BuddySupervisor mentions this may be Borgeas’s last day as Supervisors pending election results. He says we have restored collegiality to
this Board that was lost in past. Tilo Salazar passed away. Quintero mentions passing of this former longtime softball player and umpire. Quintero also asks for salaries on Assistant CAOs. Are they Department heads?CAO Rousseau welcomes this proposal to be transparent. Should
this be Closed Session asks Borgeas. Pacheco says staff needs 3 votes from Supervisors to be directed to do so. Takes Quintero to task over this. Borgeas is ok with info going to Quintero and bring this back to Closed Session. Quintero agrees to this idea. Borgeas mentions
serous accident in farming family Cavollos ( sp?) and thoughts and prayers for their family. Next item: Borgeas nominates KJWL ‘s Jon Ostlund to Fresno Art Council Board. Unscheduled comments. Homecare SEIU shows video of Vietnam Vet son struggling to take care of his mother.
He made $10 an hour in 1970’s as truck driver and now 40 years later is making similar trying to take care of his invalid mother. Asks Supervisors to raise wages. Supervisors going to Closed Session. Adjourned.
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