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File #: 19-0176    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 1/24/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/30/2019 Final action: 1/30/2019
Title: Board of Supervisors participation in a discussion facilitated by BK Consult to review the Board's Governance Handbook. (Est. Time: 4 Hr.)
Attachments: 1. A - Discussion Guide, 2. B - Governance Core, 3. C - Board Governance Manual Summary, 4. D - Effective Governance Evaluation Form, 5. E - Governance Handbook adopted Dec. 2017, 6. Rules of Engagement from Workshop 1-30-19
Related files: 17-0524, 19-0203

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Board of Supervisors participation in a discussion facilitated by BK Consult to review the Board's Governance Handbook. (Est. Time: 4 Hr.)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Over the course of four (4) special meetings in 2017, the Board participated in facilitated discussions led by BK Consult which resulted in adoption of the Governance Handbook on December 5, 2017.  Staff determined that it is prudent to engage BK Consult to facilitate a review session with the Board given the extensive work previously conducted.

 

ALTERNATIVES

N/A

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION

December 5, 2017 File 17-0524

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

N/A

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS

N/A

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The agreement with BK Consult includes a not to exceed figure of $4,500.  A confidential Pre-Session between BK Consult and each Board member and key staff is paired with Session I which encompasses the special meeting on January 30, 2019.  The cost of the Pre-Session and Session I amounts to $2,500.   The agreement allows for an optional second session in the amount of $2,000 which may or may not be necessary at the discretion of the Board.  There are sufficient appropriations to cover the costs of the agreement.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

N/A

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Good Governance

 

CONTACT

Jim Mitrisin