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File #: 14-1207    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/26/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/14/2015 Final action: 4/14/2015
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Appoint two (2) Board Members to participate on a committee along with two (2) members of the City Council of Placerville to review applications for the composition of the Blue Ribbon Committee; and 2) Make recommendations based on the review of the applications on filling the ten (10) seats for the Blue Ribbon committee as defined in the agenda item brought to the Board on February 3, 2015.
Attachments: 1. 3A - Mt Democrat Article 3-13-15 4-14-15, 2. 2A - Blue Ribbon Committee - City of Placerville Update 2-3-15, 3. 2B - Blue Ribbon Committee Application 2-3-15, 4. A - Letter from the Judicial Council of California 9-9-14
Related files: 18-1458
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Appoint two (2) Board Members to participate on a committee along with two (2) members of the City Council of Placerville to review applications for the composition of the Blue Ribbon Committee; and
2) Make recommendations based on the review of the applications on filling the ten (10) seats for the Blue Ribbon committee as defined in the agenda item brought to the Board on February 3, 2015.
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Background
On September 9, 2014, the Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation which directed staff to coordinate with the City of Placerville to form a "Blue Ribbon Committee" to explore potential re-uses for the Main Street Courthouse once the court functions have relocated to the New Courthouse next to the County Jail in Placerville.

For several months, members of the Board of Supervisors, City Council, CAO and City Manager participated in Two-By-Two meetings to discuss next steps and determine the committee structure and define the mission. The City of Placerville took the lead on an agenda item that went before the City Council on January 27, 2015 for review of proposed guidelines resulting from the meetings that have been taking place.

On February 3, 2015, the Board of Supervisors reviewed the recommendations from the Two-By-Two meetings regarding the composition of the Blue Ribbon Committee and authorized staff to proceed with opening up the application period. The application period closed on March 13 with only 6 applications being received. The application period was extended to March 20 with a total of 32 applications being received.

The following is a brief historical background to frame the need for this committee:
The County has been contemplating the need to provide a comprehensive replacement for the aged and deteriorating Main Street Courthouse for quite some time, and has always anticipated that eventually a replacement court facility would be constructed at a...

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