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File #: 21-1228    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/27/2021 In control: County Counsel
On agenda: 11/15/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Introduction and Waive First Reading of an Ordinance Repealing Mendocino County Code Section 2.16.041, Adding Section 2.16.070 and Amending Chapter 2.36 for the Purpose of Consolidating the Offices of the Auditor-Controller and the Treasurer-Tax Collector (Sponsor: County Counsel)
Sponsors: County Counsel
Attachments: 1. Ordinance - ACTTC Consolidation, 2. ACTTC - Ordinance Summary, 3. ACTTC - Current County Codes, 4. Auditor - Government Code Qualifications for Office, 5. Treasurer-Tax Collector Correspondence, 6. 11-15-21 Summary of duties for AC-TTC

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: County Counsel
MEETING DATE: November 15, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Christian Curtis
PHONE:
234-6885


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 30 min.


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Introduction and Waive First Reading of an Ordinance Repealing Mendocino County Code Section 2.16.041, Adding Section 2.16.070 and Amending Chapter 2.36 for the Purpose of Consolidating the Offices of the Auditor-Controller and the Treasurer-Tax Collector
(Sponsor: County Counsel)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Either:
1)Introduce and waive first reading of an ordinance repealing Mendocino County Code Section 2.16.04, adding section 2.16.070 and amending Chapter 2.36 for the purpose of consolidating the Offices of the Auditor-Controller and the Treasurer-Tax Collector,
2)Direct County Counsel to prepare an ordinance and resolution for the creation of the office of Director of Finance and submission to voters for approval, or
3)Retain current structure of separate offices of the Auditor-Controller and the Treasurer-Tax Collector
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On October 26, 2021, the Board requested this item be brought forward for discussion.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Following the announcement of the retirement of Lloyd Weer from the office of the Auditor-Controller, the Board of Supervisors discussed whether it was necessary for the County to have separate offices of the Auditor-Controller and Treasurer-Tax Collector, and even whether it was possible to instead use an appointed Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer model. On October 26, 2021, it was requested that staff bring an agenda item forward for discussion of this topic.

Should the Board desire to consolidate these positions, it has two options. First, under Government Code section 24304.2, the Board of Supervisors may, by ordinance, consolidate the offices of the Auditor-Controller and Treasurer-T...

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