- December 9, 2013
- Property Taxes Due
Tulare County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector, Rita A. Woodard, would like to remind taxpayers that the first installment of secured property taxes must be paid by December 10, 2013 to avoid additional penalties, and of the convenient payment options available.
- December 9, 2013
- Affordable Care Act Community Forum to be Held in Pixley
Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency is co-sponsoring a community forum in Pixley to assist with educating the public about health care coverage options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
During the forum, the Central Valley Health Network, United Way, and a panel of other partner agencies will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and available health care coverage options. Enrollment assistance will be available at this event for those interested.
- December 4, 2013
- Library's "Food For Fines" Program a Success
On December 3rd the Tulare County Library gave more than 150 boxes of food items to Foodlink for Tulare County. The donations were the results of the month-long November ‘Food for Fines’ program held in all fifteen branches of the county library.
Last month, anyone who brought in non-perishable food items to any branch of the Tulare County Library had their fines reduced or eliminated. The library forgave $2405.60 in fines for donors to the program. In addition, many library patrons made donations without having fines on their library accounts.
- December 2, 2013
- Tulare County Digital Photography Contest Underway
Tulare County’s Information & Communications Technology Department (TCiCT) is hosting its Second Annual Digital Photography Contest.
The purpose of the contest is to ask the public to help showcase the beauty of Tulare County in a variety of ways. Photographers of all ages and skill levels are eligible to participate. There are four different classes of photography: City, Agriculture, Mountains, and new this year, Instagram. The photos must be images of Tulare County. Contestants may submit up to five (5) photos total. The purpose of the contest is to involve any and all citizens of Tulare County and any interested parties in capturing images that best depict the County of Tulare.
- November 20, 2013
- County Probation to Combat Repeat DUI Offenses
The Tulare County Probation Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for a year-long program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries resulting from driving under the influence (DUI).
The $77,882 grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to Tulare County will aid in the county’s ongoing effort to improve traffic safety and the quality of life. Special probation supervision measures will target high-risk, felony and repeat DUI offenders in Tulare County. The Probation Department will also work with other local law enforcement agencies on anti-DUI efforts as part of an ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe through both enforcement and education.