The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Galt Joint Union Elementary School District special board meeting
— Final reductions/eliminations of particular kinds of certificated services.
When and where: 7:30 p.m., City Hall council chambers, 380 Civic Drive, Galt.
Lodi Unified School District board
— Final reductions/eliminations of particular kinds of certificated and classified services.
— Authorization of the sale of certificates of participation for Qualified School Construction Bonds to fund construction projects at Lockeford Elementary, McNair High and Lawrence Elementary schools.
— Recognition of former trustee Harvey Bills for his service to the board of education.
When and where: 7:15 p.m., James Arieda Education Support Center, 1305 E. Vine St., Lodi.
Galt Parks and Recreation Commission
When and where: 7 p.m., City Hall, council chambers, 380 Civic Drive, Galt.
Downtown Lodi Business Partnership
When and where: 9 a.m., Scooters California Cafe, 121 W. Elm St., Lodi.
Greater Lodi Area Youth Committee
— Discuss teen of the month, teen of the month for May, Teen Lead update, LYC advisors, a thank you for the Street Fair, scholarships report, Facebook and Twitter update, Spring Fling, set a date for the fall formal, discuss Teen Lead graduation.
When and where: 7 p.m. Hutchins Street Square Cottage Room, 125 S. Hutchins St., Lodi.
Lodi Animal Advisory Commission
— Update on website.
— Receive statistics for the animal shelter and a progress report on shelter improvements.
When and where: 6 p.m., Lodi Police Department, community room, 215 W. Elm St., Lodi.
Lodi Budget and Finance Committee
— Discuss the budget for fiscal year 2010-2011.
When and where: 6 p.m., Lodi Budget and Finance Committee, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.
Lodi Library Board of Trustees
— Discuss the budget for fiscal year 2010-2011, which starts July 1.
— Authorize library administration to participate in and apply for funding for the Literary Services and Workforce Development initiative.
— Adopt 2010-2014 strategic plan and 2010-2011 operating plan.
— Review and approve changes to the Lodi Public User Behavior policy.
When and where: 5:30 p.m., Lodi Public Library, 201 W. Locust St., Lodi.
Galt Joint Union High School District board
— Final notice of layoffs for certificated and classified services.
— Reports on the following programs: Agriculture, AVID, GATE and Project Lead The Way.
When and where: 6:30 p.m., City Hall council chambers, 380 Civic Drive, Galt.
Lodi City Council shirtsleeve
— Receive an update on the first-time home buyer loan program.
When and where: 7 a.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.
Lodi Improvement Committee
— Receive presentation from Rich Hanner, editor of the News-Sentinel.
— Receive department reports.
When and where: 6 p.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.
Morada Municipal Advisory Council
When and where: 7 p.m., Waterloo-Morada fire station, 6925 E. Foppiano Lane, Morada.
San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors
— Discuss whether to delegate several duties to county staff without being subject to board approval. These include some out-of-state staff travel requests, claim settlements up to $50,000, notice of project completion, employment contracts for county physicians and psychiatrists and routine road closures.
— Public hearing on the 2010-15 consolidated plan and 2010-11 annual plan to include Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership and emergency shelter grant programs.
When and where: 9 a.m., county administration building, 44 N. San Joaquin St., sixth floor, Stockton.
Lodi Planning Commission
— Public hearing on a use permit that would allow a winery alcoholic beverage control license at 6 W. Pine St.
— Public hearings on use permits that would allow on-sale beer and wine sales at 1110 W. Kettleman Lane, Suite 19, and 220 S. Church St.
When and where: 7 p.m., Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St., Lodi.
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District board
— Questions and answers about the groundwater overdraft issues in northern San Joaquin County and possible solutions. Questions will be answered by Thomas Harter, a professor at University of California, Davis, and Brandon Nakagawa, a county water engineer.
When and where: 6 p.m., Grape Festival grounds, Burgundy Hall, 419 E. Lockeford St., Lodi.
Woodbridge Sanitary District board
— Consider approving flood evaluation report and submitting it to the Central Regional Water Quality Control Board.
— Approve district sanitary sewer management plan.
— Consider replacing the retiring John Stovall with Mia Brown as attorney for the district.
When and where: 7 p.m., Woodbridge fire station, 400 E. Augusta St.
Lodi City Council and Lodi Arts Commission special joint meeting
— Discuss items of mutual concern.
When and where: 5:30 p.m., Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St., Lodi.
Woodbridge Irrigation District board
When and where: 9 a.m., district office, 18777 N. Lower Sacramento Road, Woodbridge.
Lockeford Community Services District board
When and where: 9 a.m., old Lockeford schoolhouse, 19456 N. Jack Tone Road, Lockeford.
Thornton Rural Fire District board
When and where: 7:30 p.m., fire station, 25999 N. Thornton Road, Thornton.
Liberty Rural Fire District board
When and where: 7 p.m., fire station, 24124 N. Bruella Road, Acampo.
Reclamation District 348 board
When and where: 2 p.m., Croce & Co., 501 W. Weber Ave., fifth floor, Stockton.