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January 29,2019: Down at the Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting! Among the items are working with Fresno Housing Authority @PressedTinP with Round 1 of No Place Like Home, Closed Session with Fresno Rescue Mission looking to secure property at NE Cedar/Kings Canyon.
Also Policy to decide which group/individuals get recognized on Supervisors Agenda for ceremonial or contributions to the Community. Among the Consent items Proclaim February 10, 2019 as Pastor Ed and Meredith Forsythe Day in Fresno County and recognize their 10th year serving
serving the Bethel Church in Sanger. Adjourn in Memory of Antonio G. Toste, a resident and dairy farmer in Riverdale, California for over 36 years
2Adjourn in Memory of Benita Serrano Idiart Garcia
Adjourn in Memory of Harriet Eloise Baker
Adjourn in Memory of Theresa Perez
Adjourn in Memory of Frank Hernandez
Adjourn in Memory of Betty Jean Kissinger
Adjourn in memory of Don Wilson, long-time farmer and former Fresno County Farm Bureau President.
#52 consent item will be added directly after to item 7.1. Presentation of Retirement Plaque to Richard R. Nahigian - Department of Public Works. He always had exemplary reviews consistently. “Started in 1988 when last Dirty Harry and first Die Hard movies came out.”
Adopt resolution supporting the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care in their efforts to conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of homelessness in Fresno County. Surveys of homelessness. Numbers are used for HEAP etc funding. Passes 4-0
Adopt Resolution recognizing the 50th Anniversary of Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Fresno County. Was few so vial welfare organization to be charted by Congress. 2105 and 2018 Big Brothers of the Year are here too.
Receive presentation from John C. Alkire, CEO Big Fresno Fair by Supervisor Pacheco. Largest event in Fresno. Supervisors stepped up to save the property in the 1940’s. 5000 artifacts in museum. Added due to Fresno Met closed down. New history of boxing added recently.
First Cosmopolitan bar is located at the museum as well as original Boot Boy statue. Also a collection of historic and iconic Neon signs. The new Tractor Tree will be in the Guinness Records Fall collection.
Fair generated $68.6 million (direct and indirect dollars). $11 million invested over past 15 years. Discuss and direct County Administrative Officer to develop an Administrative Policy and/or ordinance establishing requirements and/or guidelines for recognizing groups or
individuals for their contributions to the community or declaring ceremonial days of recognition on the Board of Supervisors’ agenda and use of County facilities in connection with such recognition. Supervisor Pacheco would like to have a policy before something awkward occurs
@BuddySupervisor Buddy Mendes and Supervisor Pacheco will be on subcommittee to create this policy to prevent having to vote against a person in front of family and friends. Next is request to add one Deputy District Attorney due to increase by a State directive. Passes 4-0
Consent item #52 with grant application for Victim/Witness Assistance Program ($1.6 million). This will help add one Victim Witness Advocate Position. A mass victim portion has been added this year from the State. Passes 4-0. . Conduct a public hearing under the Tax Equity and
Fiscal Responsibility Act (“TEFRA’) regarding the issuance of tax-exempt conduit bonds for United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000 for financing and refinancing the acquisition, construction, improvement and equipping of health and
medical facilities located in Kerman, Parlier, Sanger, Fowler and Reedley which adoption is solely for the purposes of satisfying the requirements of TEFRA No County liability. Passes 4-0. 9. a Resolution authorizing Fresno County’s participation in the California Department of
of Housing and Community Development No Place Like Home Program with the Fresno Housing Authority to identify, apply for, and develop supportive housing projects and services in Round One of the No Place Like Home Competitive Program utilizing $6,168,706 in Mental Health Services
Services Act - Special Needs Housing Program and $2,183,000. With approval staff believes they will have a competitive application. Hope to persuade housing developers to create these type of houses for mentally ill. Some of the homes will be for domestic violence victims. Will
reach out to Marjoree Mason Center to be sure there is a good fit and not any conflicts. Passes 4-0. @LincolnSeward Magsig says San Joaquin a Conservancy Board had a four hour meeting and he jokes it would be nice if Andreas Borgeas was still in that position. Magsig also spoke
to Fresno City Council regarding their homeless consideration. Magisg would like a partnership between the two entities but City may do it separately. Quintero adds Shantay Davies-Balch to several committees! A long list of appointments. Please see attachments.Moving on to Public
Presentations. Public comments that she was assaulted by a County Security Officer at Welfare Office on E St. She was wrenched out of the building damaging her wheelchair as well as her arm. Only office that searches visitors and it “reeks of discrimination”. CAO Rousseau will
look into the matter. Going to Closed Session now. Quite a few items including Fresno Rescue Mission negotiating to use property at NE Cedar/Kings Canyon in some capacity.
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