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Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011 6:44 am | Updated: 11:44 am, Mon Jan 9, 2012.

The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:


Lodi Animal Advisory Committee

Key items:

  • Receive updates on animal shelter statistics, shelter improvements and disaster preparedness for the Lodi Animal Shelter.

When and where: 6 p.m., Lodi Police Department, Community Room, 215 W. Elm St., Lodi.

Lodi Budget and Finance Committee

Meeting canceled.

Lodi Library Board of Trustees

Key items:

  • Authorize library administration to contract with WMB Architects to develop designs and cost estimates for library facility Phase II renovation.
  • Adopt volunteer policy.
  • Authorize transfer of funds into book and materials budget from the operating fund.
  • Authorize recruitment and funding for a part-time volunteer coordinator.

When and where: 5:30 p.m., Lodi Public Library, 201 W. Locust St., Lodi.

Greater Lodi Area Youth Committee

  • Receive updates on careers conference/change to junior high education day, city club schedule, youth web site, list of responsibilities, group pictures, Teen Lead, nomination for League of California City award, Valentine’s dance, fall training and fall formal.

When and where: 7 p.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.


Lodi City Council shirtsleeve

Key items:

  • Receive a mid-year budget report on revenues for 2010 -11 fiscal year.

When and where: 7 a.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.

Lodi Improvement Committee

  • Receive presentation from Pat Patrick, Lodi Chamber of Commerce and participate in city manager’s budget strategy group meetings.

When and where: 6 p.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.

Lodi Unified School District board of trustees

Key items:

  • Vote on changing the lottery system in which students are accepted in the district’s GATE program housed at Elkhorn School.
  • Determine how to respond to a grand jury report regarding the appointment of citizens to public boards, committees and commissions.
  • Approve a two-year employment contract with new Chief Business Officer Timothy Hern, who will earn an annual salary of $151,878. He replaces Doug Barge, who retired last year.
  • Look at a plan to reduce district expenses.
  • Appoint a committee to research the possibility of hiring in-house legal counsel.

When and where: 7:15 p.m., James Areida Education Support Center, 1305 E. Vine St., Lodi.

Galt Joint Union High School District board of trustees

Key items:

  • Vote on change orders from F&H Construction on Liberty Ranch High School’s 700 building.
  • Approve a number of changes to board policy, including one related to claims and actions against the district.
  • Hear a presentation on data from the AVID program.

When and where: 6:30 p.m., Galt City Council chambers, 380 Civic Drive, Galt.

San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors

Key items:

  • Adopt bylaws for the interim board of trustees at San Joaquin General Hospital.
  • Consider a second time extension to complete subdivision improvements off Highway 88, east of Elliott Road, in Lockeford. Improvements were to be made by May 1, but the developer has asked for an extension to May 1, 2012 due to the downturn in the economy.
  • Consider second time extension for small subdivision at the southwest corner of Jahant and Tretheway roads in Acampo until Dec. 9, 2011.
  • Consider renewing the four-year term of County Counsel David Wooten, whose appointment expires on Feb. 5.
  • Consider subdividing land northeast of Liberty and Dustin roads into five 40-acre parcels and renew lease agreement with Azevedo Livestock through Sept. 30, 2012.
  • Consider committee assignments for the Board of Supervisors. The item was postponed from last week.
  • Presentation to Public Works Director Tom Flinn, who will retire on Jan. 19. Conduct closed session regarding a new public works director.
  • Appointments to the county Advisory Water Commission and Thornton Community Center Advisory Board.

When and where: 9 a.m., board chambers, 44 N. San Joaquin St., sixth floor, Stockton.


Lodi Arts Commission

Key items:

  • Receive updates on the art advisory board, Art Hop, Artisan Masters and designate a representative for the budget advisory committee.

When and where: Noon, Hutchins Street Square, Thomas Theatre Gallery, 125 S. Hutchins Street, Lodi.

Lodi Planning Commission

Key item:

  • Consider a request from Alejandro Hernandez Jr. for approval for a use permit to allow wholesale distribution of alcoholic beverages at 847 Cluff Ave.

When and where: 7 p.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.

Lodi Site Plan and Architectural Review Committee

Key items:

  • Consider a request to construct a sanctuary building for Crossroads-Heartland Church at 2223 E. Kettleman Lane.
  • Consider a request to remodel an existing McDonald’s Restaurant at 841 E. Kettleman Lane.

When and where: 5:15 p.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.

Woodbridge Sanitary District board

Key items:

  • Discuss capital improvement and master plans.
  • Review general manager’s draft consumer confidence report.
  • Discuss district employment policy, consider establishing a personnel manual and decide whether to purchase a time clock.
  • Consider establishing guidelines for hiring independent contractors.
  • Presentation of the Ralph M. Brown Act, California’s open-meeting law.
  • Evaluate the district’s administrative secretary in closed session.

When and where: 7 p.m., Woodbridge fire station, 400 E. Augusta St., Woodbridge.

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