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The Special Meeting of the Board included one item on the open session agenda and one item on the closed session agenda.

Here are the notes I took during the meeting. Please understand that this is not meant to be a comprehensive documentation of discussions and decisions.


1.1 Approve amendment number 2 with Brightly Solutions, formerly Smartgov/PaldIn, to change the company name and increase the annual cost of the contract.

  • The board approved this matter.


2.1 Government Code Section 54954.5(e) – Public Employee Evaluation: County Administrative Officer

  • Board Discussion
    • Supervisor Frazier shared concerns that he may have not put this on the agenda in a manner that would allow the board to discuss all the items he intended.
    • Supervisors decided to move forward with discussions that would be appropriate within the context of the item on the agenda
  • Public Comment  – in this situation, public comments were only allowed for items on the agenda.
    • Input provided that the CAO should operate independently of the board due to concerns about some supervisors.
    • Supervisor Frasier was acknowledged for his efforts to ensure transparency.
  • Report Out – Chair Cox reported out from this session as follows. The following direction was given to staff:
    • Agendize a Monday evening Special Meeting of the Board for County Counsel Evaluation
    • CAO to establish a suggested evaluation tool
    • The board will provide input to the CAO to set expectations and priorities, including the following areas:
      • Identify areas within county processes that need attention;
      • Prioritized operational objectives;
      • Board to use a survey tool to provide input regarding priorities;
    • Expectations for quarterly discussions, midterm feedback, and a formal evaluation

I hope these notes are helpful in your efforts to stay informed about county matters.  For a more comprehensive understanding of what took place…


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