County News

December 9, 2015
First Payment Installment of Secured Property Taxes Due December 10

Tulare County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector Rita A. Woodard would like to remind tax payers that the first installment of secured property taxes must be paid by December 10, 2015, to avoid additional penalties.  She would also like to remind tax payersof the convenient payment options available. 

November 20, 2015
Board of Supervisors Appoints New County Administrative Officer

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors announced today that Michael Spata has been named as the permanent County Administrative Officer (CAO). Spata was appointed Interim CAO on October 6, 2015 following Jean Rousseau’s resignation from the position in September 2015.

October 28, 2015
Tulare County Walnut Buying Period to Start November 1st

Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner Marilyn Kinoshita announced today that the walnut-buying period will begin Sunday, November 1st as the County’s nut theft ordinance continues to be enforced.

October 28, 2015
County Awarded $2.8 Million for Safe Routes to School

In an effort to increase the number of children who walk or bicycle to school, the California Transportation Committee (CTC), has awarded Tulare County with $2.8 million in grants for Safe Routes to School (SRTS) infrastructure improvement projects.  Over 600 projects from across the state of California were submitted with 90 being selected for funding, including two in Tulare County. 

September 18, 2015
Board of Supervisors Formalizes Step Up Committee; Community Forum Planned in Visalia

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors has officially established Step Up as a formal advisory committee.  In doing so, the Step Up Committee will solidify the future of the program which seeks to address issues that affect all youth in Tulare County.