County Policies

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ADMINISTRATIVE TO BOS



Administrative - Appeals Procedures (Title 17) Adoption (PDF) (Amends 90-06; Amended by 97-3)1992-525October 6, 1992
Administrative - Appeals Procedures (Title 17) Information Sheet Amendment (PDF) (Amends 97-03)1998-364September 22, 1998
Administrative - Appeals Procedures (Title 17), Section IV Amendment (PDF) (Amends 98-364)2010-092February 23, 2010
Administrative - Appeals Procedures (Title 17) Amendment (PDF) (Amends 92-525; Information Sheet amended by 98-364)1997-003January 7, 1997
Administrative - BOS Chair Authorized to Act as County Administrative Officer During any Vacancy of the County Administrative Officer Position (PDF)2002-156May 14, 2002
Administrative - CAO Authorized to settle or reject Workers' Compensation and Tort Liability Claims up to $20,000 (PDF) (Rescinds 2003-369 and 07-311)2015-271June 9, 2015
Administrative - CAO to report monthly on CAO executed agreements (contracts in amounts up to $10,000) (PDF)2005-400August 16, 2005
Administrative - Complaint procedures against appointed Department Heads Amendment (PDF) (Amends Resolution 85-315)1996-427October 8, 1996
Administrative - Data Backup/Recovery and Electronically Stored Information Policy (PDF)2008-063February 19, 2008
Administrative - Electronic Mail and Internet Access Policy (PDF) (Email Retention Policy approved at 07-428)2001-055March 6, 2001
Administrative - Electronic Mail Retention Policy (PDF) (01-55 adopted Electronic Mail and Internet Access Policy)2007-428September 4, 2007
Administrative - Information Security Policy (PDF)2013-345August 13, 2013
Administrative - Press Releases to be disseminated through the Administrative function (PDF)
September 22, 1987
Administrative - Public service policy (PDF)1998-231June 16, 1998
Administrative - Social Media and Website Video Use Policy (PDF)
2019-048January 22, 2019
Airport - Policy Book (PDF)1999-188May 25, 1999
AAB - Assessment Appeals Local Rules (PDF)2018-356July 17, 2018
APCD - Air Pollution control rules (PDF) (Amended by APCD 16-3)APCD 1992-1May 5, 1992
APCD - Air Pollution control rules (PDF) (Regulation III Amendment (PDF) (Amends APCD 92-1)APCD 2016-3March 22, 2016
BOS - Assessment Ballot Procedures for Proposition 218 Elections (PDF)2014-111March 18, 2014
BOS - Board of Supervisors to act as a Hearing Board for Personnel of State Agencies at request of Department Head (PDF)
April 20, 1971
BOS - Certificates and Resolutions of Recognition (PDF)
July 12, 2005
BOS - Chair Authorized to Act as County Administrative Officer During any Vacancy of the County Administrative Officer Position (PDF)2002-156May 14, 2002
BOS - Clerk may refrain from calendaring items when accompanying materials are not received (PDF)1987-111March 24, 1987
BOS - Criteria for Consent Items (PDF) (Criteria affirmed on Dec. 19, 2017)1992-045January 21, 1992
BOS - Formal Recognition Policy (PDF) (Rescinds Res. 15-125)2018-067February 20, 2018
BOS - Meeting Procedures, Adoption (PDF) (Amended by 2003-16)1990-231May 8, 1990
BOS - Meetings Procedures, Article V-C Amendment (PDF) (Amends 90-231)2003-016January 14, 2003
BOS - Rules of Procedures, Article VI Amendment (PDF) (Amends 2003-016)2015-150April 7, 2015
BOS - Meetings, Agendas & Minutes - Self-addressed stamped envelopes required from those wanting to receive hard copies (PDF)
May 6, 1975
BOS - Summary Ordinance Publication Authorization and Designation of responsibility for preparation to County Counsel (PDF)2010-515November 9, 2010
BOS - Tape recordings of meetings to be permanently retained (PDF)1989-449September 5, 1989

EMPLOYEES



Employees - Accident Reporting (PDF)1986-062February 25, 1986
Employees - Advanced Steps, Hiring and Retaining (PDF)1990-171April 3, 1990
Employees - Board of Supervisors Compensation Rates (PDF) - Sec. 1 1991; Ord. 736 Sec. 1 1989 (Before ordinance adoption the issue was controlled by Res 88-600.)ORD 798February 19, 1991
Employees - Board of Supervisors and MCMCO Link severed (PDF)2010-481October 12, 2010
Employees - Catastrophic Leave Bank Policy (PDF) (Amended by 2016-625)2015-506October 27, 2015
Employees - Catastrophic Leave Bank Policy (PDF) (Amends 2015-506)2016-625December 6, 2016
Employees - Crime Conviction (PDF)1990-112March 6, 1990
Employees - Department Head, Severance Policy (PDF)2013-431October 1, 2013
Employees - Department Head, Treatment of accrued Sick Leave and Vacation time upon assumption of Department Head position. (PDF) (Sick leave portion rescinded by Res. 08-369)1993-143March 9, 1993
Employees - Department Head, Treatment of accrued Sick Leave upon assumption of Department Head position. (PDF) (Amends 93-143)2008-369August 5, 2008
Employees - Discipline Policy Established (PDF)2016-225May 10, 2016
Employees - Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Amendment (PDF) (Original approval in June, 1990; amended by 10-206)2000-110March 28, 2000
Employees - Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Revision (PDF) (Amends 00-110; amended by 15-266)2010-206May 4, 2010
Employees - Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Amendment (PDF) (Amends 10-206)2015-266June 2, 2015
Employees - Dissemination of information concerning current or former employees (PDF)1997-359September 2, 1997
Employees - Drug and Alcohol Testing for safety-sensitive functions (Implementation) (PDF)1996-280June 18, 1996
Employees - Drug and Alcohol Testing for safety-sensitive functions Amendment (PDF) (Amends 96-280; amended by 06-169)1997-366September 9, 1997
Employees - Drug and Alcohol Testing for safety-sensitive functions Amendment (PDF) (Amends 96-280; amended by 16-275)2006-169May 9, 2006
Employees - Drug and Alcohol Testing for safety-sensitive functions Amendment (PDF) (Amends 06-169)2016-275June 14, 2016
Employees - Drug and Alcohol Test Policy for positions in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Bargaining Unit (PDF)2005-176May 3, 2005
Employees - Elected Officials Expense and Ethics Policy (PDF)2005-598December 13, 2005
Employees - Employee Handbook (Implementation) (PDF)2017-636Sept. 19, 2017
Employees - Employer-Employee Relations Policy (PDF) (Rescinds 70-62; amended by 15-365)1990-299June 12, 1990
Employees - Employer-Employee Relations Policy (PDF) (Amends 90-299)2015-365July 21, 2015
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) (Section VI superseded by 91-156; amended by 92-431, 92-432, and 2018-399))1990-301June 12, 1990
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) (Supplements 90-301 superseding Section VI of that EEO Policy and updates Section VII to establish a Centralized Personnel Office; amended by 92-431, 92-432)1991-156April 16, 1991
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) (AmendsSection VI ) (Originally approved on 1-23-73; amends 91-156; amended by 98-48)1996-431October 15, 1996
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) (Amends Section VII of 91-156; and amended by 96-431)1992-431August 11, 1992
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (Section VIII) (PDF) (Originally approved on 1-23-73; amends 90-301; and amended by 96-431)1992-432August 11, 1992
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (Section VI Amendment) (PDF) (Amends 96-431)1998-048February 17, 1998
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) (Rescinds Section VI of 98-48; and approves new section)2016-276June 14, 2016
Employees - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) (Section II of 90-301) rescinded and replaced2018-399August 14, 2018
Employees - Extra-help employees under contract will be grandfathered (PDF)1991-225May 21, 1991
Employees - Extra-Help - Paid Sick Leave (PDF)2015-293June 23, 2015
Employees - Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (Implementation) (PDF) (Amended by 16-57)1996-318June 25, 1996
Employees - Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Policy (PDF) (Amends 96-318)2016-057February 2, 2016
Employees - Inclement Weather and Hazardous Conditions Policy (PDF)2017-177April 4, 2017
Employees - Injury, Illness and Prevention Program (IIPP) Adoption and establishment of County Safety Committee (PDF) (IIPP amended by 15-329)2005-044February 8, 2005
Employees - Injury, Illness and Prevention Program (IIPP) Amendment (PDF) (Amends 05-044)2015-329July 7, 2015
Employees - Job Classification Plan (PDF)2017-378June 13, 2017
Employees - Mandated Reporting Policy (PDF)2017-557August 15, 2017
Employees - Mililtary Reserve called to duty pay (PDF)2003-072March 11, 2003
Employees - Nepotism Policy (PDF)2016-592November 15, 2016
Employees - No smoking in county vehicles (PDF)Ord. 1010September 21, 2004
Employees - Outside jobs during working hours (PDF)1986-061February 25, 1986
Employees - Overtime (PDF)1993-506September 28, 1993
Employees - Payment of Medical training for EMT training of volunteers in El Portal (PDF)
November 5, 1991
Employees - Permanent Part Time Employment Creation (PDF) (Amended by Res. 96-383)1992-555October 20, 1992
Employees - Permanent Part-Time Employees Policy Amendment (PDF) (Amends Res. 92-555)1996-383September 17, 1996
Employees - Personal Vehicle Use Policy (PDF)2015-297June 23, 2015
Employees - Political Activity (PDF)1990-111March 6, 1990
Employees - PREP Trainees driving County vehicles to include Trainees, Volunteers and Work Experience (formerly referred to as PREP Trainees) individuals (PDF)2009-185April 21, 2009
Employees - Prohibited from making copies of PC software (PDF)1991-259June 11, 1991
Employees - Public Works Work Schedules Policy and Procedures Revision (PDF)2016-473September 13, 2016
Employees - Reference Check Policy (PDF) (Rescinds 97-359)2016-100March 1, 2016
Employees - Relocation and Temporary Housing Reimbursement Policy; Provides Up to $5,000 for Selected New Hire Employees for Reimbursement of Relocation and Temporary Housing Costs (PDF)2017-176April 4, 2017
Employees - Sheriff’s Office overtime (PDF)2006-350July 25, 2006
Employees - Sick Leave transfers for Planning/Building (PDF)1993-232April 20, 1993
Employees - State Disability Insurance (SDI) Program Policy (PDF)2016-040January 19 2016
Employees - Step raises Approved when requested by department head (PDF)
August 24, 1971
Employees - Student stipends for selected trainings/programs for Human Services employees - effective July 1, 2011 (PDF)2011-250June 7, 2011
Employees - Telecommuting Policy and Process (PDF)2017-537August 8, 2017
Employees - Vacation permitted after completion of 1 year of employment (PDF)
September 14, 1971
Employees - Vacation Time Accumulation over 30 days not allowed without Board approval (PDF)
August 21, 1975
Employees - Volunteer Fire Fighter Payments (PDF) (Amended by 08-483; Process clarification at 08-401)1991-326July 2, 1991
Employees - Volunteer firefighters compensation process clarification (PDF) (Expands on 91-326)2008-401August 19, 2008
Employees - Volunteer firefighters to receive entire reimbursement rate (PDF) (Amends 91-326)2008-483October 14, 2008
Employees - Waive California Driver’s License and high school graduation requirements from class specifications (PDF)1994-106April 5, 1994
Employees - Workers Compensation reporting (PDF)
July 24, 1987

FACILITIES to LIBRARY



Facilities - Annual inspections of buildings and reports by Safety Officer (PDF)1987-069February 24, 1987
Facilities - Energy Conservation policy (PDF)1985-218July 16, 1985
Facilities - Fire Station Use Policy (PDF) (Rescinds and replaces 92-290)2010-575December 21, 2010
Facilities - Naming Parks and Recreational Facilities (PDF)1994-538December 13, 1994
Facilities - Use Policy (PDF) (Amended by 98-52)1993-052January 19, 1993
Facilities - Use Policy (PDF) (Amends 93-52; Amended by 07-203)1998-052February 17, 1998
Facilities - Use Policy (PDF) (Amends 98-52 and 93-52)2007-203May 15, 2007
Facilities - Weddings at the Courthouse (PDF)1995-106March 21, 1995
Fees - Copies made for the public (PDF) (Rescinds 79-160)1989-538October 24, 1989
Fees - County Recorder Service charge for official records (PDF) (Amended on 6-16-70)
February 27, 1968
Fees - Data processing, Probation, Planning, and PWD/Solid Waste Disposal (PDF)1989-443September 5, 1989
Fees - Public Works Authorized to charge a base rate minimum in community service districts when water has been turned off (PDF)2013-341August 13, 2013
Fees - Refunds when work not conducted (PDF)1989-106March 14, 1989
Finance - Adoption of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement 54 and authority to Auditor to reclassify appropriate fund balance classifications (PDF)2011-284June 14, 2011
Finance - Auditor authorized to reissue stale-dated checks for amounts less than $1,500 and less than 2 years old (PDF)ORD 914February 4, 1997
Finance - Bills to be submitted within 5 working days prior to date of payment (PDF)
January 14, 1975
Finance - Budget, Administrative Officer authorized to make certain budget Transfers (PDF)1990-185April 10, 1990
Finance - Budget, Auditor authorized to make budget transfers and revisions under $50 within a budget unit (PDF)1989-135April 4, 1989
Finance - Budget, Auditor authorized to approve transfers under $250 (PDF)
March 20, 1990
Finance - Budget, Change to Object level controls (PDF) With the exception of Training and Seminars (04-90) and Travel line items (04-91 through 04-96).2009-177April 14, 2009
Finance - Budget, Line items may be changed only due to emergency (PDF)1979-104April 29, 1985
Finance - Credit Card usage policy (PDF)2007-225May 22, 2007
Finance - Department Open House or Reception ($150) (PDF) (Amount increased to $500 with Res. 2003-321)1993-085February 2, 1993
Finance - Department Open House or Reception (Increases allowance to $500) (PDF) (Amends 93-85)2003-321September 9, 2003
Health - HIV Testing requirement for inmates (PDF)1995-198May 9, 1995
Health - Inspection Exemption for certain facilities (PDF)1991-305June 25, 1991
Health - Percolation tests and approval of the Health Department required for sewage disposal facilities above the town of Mariposa (PDF)
March 24, 1970
Health - Privies and Chemical toilets (PDF)
July 7, 1970
Health - Public or Semi-Public Dumps (PDF)
8-25-70 and 9-1-70
Health - Smoking Prohibited in County Facilities (PDF)1987-234June 18, 1987
Health, Behavioral - Behavioral Health and Recovery Client Services Policy (PDF) (Amended by 15-273)2012-477September 18, 2012
Health, Behavioral - Behavioral Health and Recovery Client Services Policy Amendment (PDF) (Amends 12-477)2015-273June 9, 2015
Library - Access and use of Facilities (PDF)2004-213May 18, 2004
Library - Approval of Homebound Delivery Program (PDF)2003-188May 27, 2003
Library - Bassett Memorial Library Art Displays, Wawona (PDF)1999-338November 16, 1999
Library - Bassett Memorial Library Use for Events (PDF)1997-401October 14, 1997
Library - Community Room Use (PDF)2001-303October 23, 2001
Library - Conduct of Library patrons (PDF)2003-062February 25, 2003
Library - Exhibits, Display Cases, and Bulletin Board Policy (PDF)2002-359September 24, 2002
Library - Internet Policy (PDF)2002-145May 14, 2002
Library - Library Card Policy (PDF)2005-548November 15, 2015
Library - Motion picture videotape access by minors (PDF)1999-355December 7, 1999
Library - WiFi Policy for Libraries (PDF)2007-031February 6, 2007

PLANNING to ZONES OF BENEFIT



Planning - Maximum timeframes for permit application inactivity (PDF)2005-377August 2, 2005
Probation - Contingency Plan for Detention of minors (PDF)
February 28, 1984
Probation - Electronic Monitoring (PDF)2009-168March 14, 2009
Purchasing - Notices to Bidders (PDF)
June 21, 1988
Purchasing - Contractors and Subcontractors use (PDF)1987-222June 9, 1987
Purchasing - Procurement policy to encourage waste reduction and promote the purchase of products made with recycled material and products which are recyclable. (PDF)2000-027January 18, 2000
Purchasing - Public Works Director Authorized to Award and Execute Agreements; Issue Contract Changes Orders and Issue Notice of Completion (PDF)1998-130April 14, 1998
Purchasing - Purchase of items valued between $100 and $3,000 (PDF)1988-046February 9, 1988
Purchasing - Recycled paper (PDF)1990-448September 18, 1990
Purchasing - Reinstates authority to Public Works Director to sign contracts not exceeding $10,000 for zone of benefit maintenance work (PDF)1993-489September 14, 1993
Purchasing - Vehicles (PDF)1989-159April 11, 1989
Records - Administrative practice recordings disposed after 60 days (PDF)
April 22, 1980
Records - Building Department Records Retention Schedule (PDF)2017-667October 3, 2017
Records - Clerk of the Board Records Retention Schedule (PDF)2016-009January 5, 2016
Records - Community Services Retention Schedule (PDF)2016-146April 5, 2016
Records - County Counsel Ongoing Authority for periodic records destruction (PDF)2011-579December 6, 2011
Records - Human Resources Records Retention Schedule (PDF)2016-092March 1, 2016
Roads - $10,000 Repair bond required for logging operations conducted in or through a Maintenance District (PDF)
September 6, 1977
Roads - Large dead animals obstructing (PDF)
November 23, 1976
Roads - Naming of Non-County Road Policy and Procedures (PDF)1992-541October 13, 1992
Roads - Road Circulation and Improvement Policy Amendment (PDF)1997-229May 13, 1997
Roads - Road Policy Amendment to allow Substitution of roads (PDF) (Amends 92-541)2003-270July 15, 2003
BOS - All contracts, resolutions, or applications requiring board Chairman’s signature to be submitted one week before (PDF)
August 7, 1974
BOS - Vice-Chair authorized to execute documents on behalf of Chair (PDF)1985-166June 11, 1985
BOS - Use of Signature Stamp for Board Chair for routine items
January 2, 1990
Subdivision Maps - Public Works Director authorized to approve or deny final maps on behalf of the Board of Supervisors (PDF)2000-078February 22, 2000
Subdivision maps, Final - Final maps will be accepted after all required improvements are met (PDF)
July 19, 1970
Subdivision maps, Tentative - No conditional approval of tentative maps by the Planning Commission (PDF)
May 26, 1970
Taxation - Acquisition of property by U.S. government (PDF)
August 1, 1972
Transit - Employee must be driver of Parks and Rec bus (PDF)
July 9, 1974
Travel - Compensation not to be paid for meals when traveling during regular work schedule within the County (PDF) (Amended 6/16/70)
1-16-68 and January 23, 1968
Travel - Compensation not to be paid for meals when traveling during regular work schedule within the County, Amendment (PDF) (Amends 1/16/68 policy)
June 16, 1970
Travel - Mileage rate commensurate with Internal Revenue’s Standard Rate Allowance (PDF)1991-114March 12, 1991
Travel, Reimbursements - Elected County Officials and Department Heads (PDF)1989-053 and 1989-500February 14, 1989
Travel, Reimbursements - Meals provided by a Department Head and Elected Official (PDF)
September 17 1991
Vehicles - County Owned (PDF)
November 16, 1971
Vehicles - County-owned (PDF)Ord. 643September 10, 1985
Zones of Benefit - Procedures for Formation within Countywide Service Area No. 1 (PDF)1990-140March 20, 1990