- Also on the agenda
In other action Tuesday:
- The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved the
transfer of 4.1 acres on Jack Tone Road for construction of
Lockeford's first community park. Plans call for construction of
the first phase to begin in March 2012.
- The board adopted an ordinance creating no-parking zones on
both sides of Turner Road, east of Davis Road, as a condition for
the approval for Abundance Winery improvements.
- The board postponed a public hearing on the county's plan to
exercise through eminent domain property to realign Thornton Road
in Flag City until May 10. The board approved the postponement
because the property owner's attorney had a scheduling conflict and
couldn't attend Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting.
- The board awarded a $346,000 contract to Lodi-based George Reed
to resurface a 1.7-mile stretch of Acampo Road from Highway 99 to
Lower Sacramento Road. Construction is scheduled to begin in May
unless migratory bird nests are discovered in area trees. Then the
project will be postponed until the eggs are hatched and the birds
fly away from the area.
- Supervisors accepted the annual report of the county Historical
Society and Museum for 2009-10 fiscal year. The historical society
has laid off 30 percent of its staff and reduced sages by five
percent. That leaves 6.2 full-time-equivalent employees and 150
- The board appointed Maria Tristao and reappointed Marlene
Corbitt to the Thornton Municipal Advisory Council.
- Supervisors postponed a decision in closed session on whether
to appoint David Culberson as CEO of county-owned San Joaquin
General Hospital in French Camp. The hospital's interim board of
trustees recently recommended that Culberson, currently a
consultant heading the hospital, be hired on a permanent
— Source: San Joaquin County
Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:00 am
Intended to improve efficiency and eventually tighten San
Joaquin County's financial belt, the Board of Supervisors
eliminated four departments and consolidated them with four
The changes were made due to a projected $63 million shortfall
in the county budget by the 2014-15 fiscal year. It will eliminate
four stand-alone departments and department heads.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:00 am.