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A.                  PROPOSED 1996-97 COUNTY BUDGET

1.                   STUDY SESSION Personnel; County Counsel/Community Assistance; Planning and Building Inspection

RECOMMENDATION: No formal action taken by the Board.

2.                   Wrap-Up Summary and Instructions

RECOMMENDATION: By consensus, direct that the first item of discussion during the public hearings on said budget shall be to address options to deal with the five-million dollar budget deficit, such as:a reduction in work week (10%); elimination of positions; program reduction or elimination; an election for a 1/2 cent increase in sales tax; privatization of services; use of reserves and "golden handshakes."

3.                   Mad River Road (County Road #4L680) PM 2.50 - 3.00 December 1995 Storm Damage Repairs

RECOMMENDATION: Authorized repairs to be performed at an estimated cost of $120,000.

B.                  ADJOURNMENT

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and nine (9) copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 111 of the County Courthouse, 825 5th Street in Eureka (476-2384). Documentation includes, but is not limited to, written correspondence, audio and video tapes, maps, photographs, and petitions. Failure to submit the required number of copies will result in the document/s not being placed in the official record. (Per Board of Supervisors' policy adopted on March 21, 1995.)

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