Observer Report: Criminal Justice Committee (Board of Supervisors 4/7/2020)

Observer Report: Criminal Justice Committee (Board of Supervisors 4/7/2020)

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Observer Report: Criminal Justice Reform Committee
Agency: Sacramento County Board of Supervisors (Law and Justice)
Date &Time: April 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
Observer’s Name: Brenda Main

 

FEATURE EVALUATED

YES

NO

COMMENTS

Did meeting start on time?

X

 

 

Did you attend entire meeting?

 

X

I observed portion of meeting pertaining to Law and Justice only.

Were all members present?

X

 

 

Were members well prepared?

X

 

 

Were members courteous to each other

X

 

 

Was agenda sent/posted 72 hrs. before?

X

 

Agenda noted that due  to compliance with directives from County, State, and Centers for Disease Control, the meeting will be streamed live and will be closed to the public. Public comments must be submitted electronically.

Did agenda items clearly describe what was to be discussed?

X

 

 

Was there adequate opportunity for public input?

 

 

There were no comments on Law and Justice items in Consent Matters (Agenda Items # 15, 16, and 17)

Was there any appearance that some agenda items were discussed in closed rather than open session?

 

X

 

Was background information made available to the public?

X

 

 

Were facilities accessible and adequate?

 

 

N/A Observed by video recording

Were any issues on the agenda relevant to any LWV state or local positions or programs?

 

X

No issues relevant to CJR position

Do you recommend local League action on any of these issues? 

 

X

If “yes” what action do you recommend?

Other comments or concerns:  Law and Justice Items were Consent Matters only: #15—authorization to accept grant funding for Central Valley High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area; #16—authorization to execute an agreement with California State Controller’s Office for LiveScan fingerprinting services; and #17—authorization to accept grant funding from the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, for boating safety and enforcement equipment.