County News

June 28, 2013
Literacy Program Seeks Volunteers

Tulare County’s Read to Succeed Library Literacy Center is looking for adult volunteers to help other adults learn to read, get a GED or be able to read to their children. This program serves all Tulare County adult residents.  A training class will be held July 26 from 9 a.m. to noon for prospective tutors.  To find out more or to sign up for training, call 559-713-2745.

June 26, 2015
Cooling Center Information & Tips to Beat the Heat

Tulare County is expected to experience temperatures over 100 degrees this weekend, with the high predicted to reach 102 on Saturday, June 27, in some areas of the county.

Tulare County and incorporated cities offer Cooling Centers during the hot daytime hours. The most recent list of Cooling Centers county-wide is available anytime at

http://tularecounty.ca.gov/emergencies/index.cfm/cooling-centers/cooling-centers-2014-english/.

June 28, 2013
Outreach Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Environmental Health Fees

In an effort to promote transparency, accountability, and good governance, the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency is offering open forums countywide to discuss Environmental Health permit fees and inspection experiences.

The permit fees are generally geared towards event organizers; non-profit event coordinators; caterers; restaurant owners; mobile food vendors; temporary food vendors; and business leaders.

The goal of these meetings is for vendors, organizers, and community leaders to share their views and participate in an on-going process of designing a fee structure that works for Tulare County and complements the permits required by the California Health & Safety Code.

June 25, 2013
Supervisors Approve Salary Increase Proposal for Unrepresented Employees

Tulare County employees in unrepresented bargaining groups will receive salary increases starting in July, the Board of Supervisors announced today.

A $1.7 million salary increase proposal for Tulare County’s employees in unrepresented bargaining groups was approved unanimously by the Board of Supervisors during today’s meeting.

The last time similar salary adjustments were granted was December 2008. Of the $1.7 million included in the salary increase proposal, $530,000 would be spent from the General Fund.

June 20, 2013
Board of Supervisors to Consider Salary Increase Proposal

A $1.7 million salary increase proposal for Tulare County’s employees in unrepresented bargaining groups will be brought before the Board of Supervisors for consideration at its June 25 meeting.

The last time similar salary adjustments were granted was December 2008. Of the $1.7 million included in the salary increase proposal, $530,000 would be spent from the General Fund.

There are 540 employees in unrepresented bargaining groups, which include the Board of Supervisors, county elected officials, confidential clerical workers, professionals, mid-management, executive management/department heads, probation management, and assistant department heads.