- In other action
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors adopted a Top 10
transportation priority list for possible state and federal funding
for 2012. Top on the list is Highway 4 improvements west of
Stockton. North county projects on the list include Lower
Sacramento Road at Woodson Road in Acampo (No. 3), Highway 88
Lockeford bypass (No. 4) and West Turner Road improvements (No.
The list will be submitted to the San Joaquin Council of
Governments, which will combine the county's priorities with those
from the seven cities in the county and state highways before
lobbying state and federal officials.
The board appointed registered nurse Patricia Stetson to fill a
vacancy on the Lockeford Municipal Advisory Council. Lockeford
resident Mark True also applied for the seat.
— Ross Farrow
Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 12:11 pm
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors ratified an
agreement with its labor union Tuesday that calls for three unpaid
furlough days per year for all employees, eliminating four floating
holidays for new employees and several employee concessions
regarding health care coverage. The furlough days equate to a 1.15
percent salary reduction.
The agreement, approved last week by the Service Employees
International Union, will save the county an estimated $16.7
million for the 18-month term of the memorandum of understanding
and an ongoing annual savings of about $8.3 million, county Human
Resources Director Cynthia Clays said in a report to the board. The
county will also save $2.2 million annually for benefit changes for
exempt, executive, senior management and confidential units, Clays
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011 12:11 pm.