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What if, before county supervisors took their vote to ban outdoor medical marijuana cultivation, they all got high? This column explores the possibility.
Members of the San Benito County Board of Supervisors voiced concerns Tuesday about implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act, as the controversial law revs up enrollment starting Oct. 1 under the state-run “Covered California” health care exchange.
Supervisors approved reinstating an assistant county administrative officer July 23, with Ray Espinosa set to fill the position when a new county administrative officer is hired. Espinosa has been serving as interim CAO for 10 months.
Despite a mostly smooth run in this year’s budget hearings, held June 17, the supervisors again got held up on how to allocate money to community-based organizations.
Supervisor Margie Barrios talks about the rewards of participating in the annual Kids At the Park event last week. The annual event drew more than 850 children and their families to Dunne Park.
San Benito County supervisors will again consider a consolidation of safety services, with Interim County Administrative Officer Ray Espinosa requesting proposals from both the sheriff’s department and the Hollister Police Department on what it would cost each agency to provide many of the law enforcement services in the community.
The Hollister Fire Department will take over fire service in the county in June as San Benito County Supervisors on Tuesday approved a contract with the city not to exceed $1,106,715 per year.
The San Benito County supervisors will meet Tuesday for a special meeting to continue discussions related to the budget that came out of the board retreat, at 9 a.m.
Nonprofits and other community groups will no longer have the capability of reserving the county board chambers.
A voluntary federal government program to create conservation easements along the Central Valley foothills is coming up against resistance in San Benito County, with supervisors prepared to draft a resolution opposing the program.