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File #: 20-0323    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/8/2020 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 4/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Approval of Amendment to County Policy No. 18, Travel and Meal Policy, to Expand Approval Authorities, Travel Advances and Exemptions
Attachments: 1. Policy 18 Strike Through, 2. Policy 18-Clean, 3. CEO memo regarding per diem, 4. Mendo DSA PerDiem, 5. 4.13.20 Auditor Controller comment regarding advances

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: April 14, 2020


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Carmel J. Angelo
PHONE:
463-4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Darcie Antle
PHONE:
463-4441


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Approval of Amendment to County Policy No. 18, Travel and Meal Policy, to Expand Approval Authorities, Travel Advances and Exemptions
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve Amendment to County Policy No. 18, Travel and Meal Policy, to expand approval authorities, travel advances,and exemptions.

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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The Board of Supervisors took action to amend Policy No. 18 most recently on September 19, 2017. On the Board of Supervisors meeting, the District Attorney presented an item that requested approval of disbursement of funds for Travel Reimbursement to District Attorney employees (DA budget 2070, account string 862253 (Travel and Transportation Out of County) for expenses incurred while attending pre-approved training/travel request authorized by the District Attorney.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Board of Supervisors has the sole authority to amend and/or take action to waive provisos within said policy. On today's agenda, the Board is being requested to again approve disbursement of funds related to travel for District Attorney employees that total that total $3,792.25 and date back to January 2020. Additionally, the Sheriff's Office has expressed concern (refer to attached memo from Undersheriff Brewster) related to travel advancement requests for Sheriff's Office employees to attend mandatory trainings, many of said trainings are for over a week and upwards to a month in duration. Based upon language in the current Mendocino County Policy No. 1, Travel and Meal Policy, the Auditor-Controller's Office were unable to process claims submitted for reimbursement submitted by District Attorney employees; additionally, the Auditor-Cont...

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