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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: 9 a.m.Tuesday, basement chamber, Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St., Modesto. On the Net:

Authorize formation of a committee of two board members to oversee the 12-month negotiation process for development of the Crows Landing air facility project.

Consider approval of labor agreement between the county and the Stanislaus County Attorneys Association.

Consider approval to proceed with the next construction phases of the Gallo Center for the Arts (concessions, floors, wall coverings), and set the bid opening date as April 18.

MODESTO CITY COUNCIL: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, basement chamber, Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St. On the Net:

Add penalties to make owners of dangerous properties pay for demolition of their buildings.

Buy a $948,000 automatic vehicle location system for city buses.

MODESTO CITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION: 6 p.m. Monday, boardroom, Staff Development Center, 425 Locust St. On the Net:

Consider seeking bids on Gregori High School.

Consider naming Modesto High School's baseball field after the Streeter family.

MODESTO PLANNING COMMISSION: 7 p.m. Monday, basement chamber, Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St.On the Net:

Consider application of Dale Road Business Park LLC to rezone to planned development to allow a previously approved office complex to be converted into commercialcondominiums on the east side ofDale Road, north of Veneman Avenue.

OAKDALE CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m.Monday, council chamber, 277 N. Second Ave. On the Net:

Award chemical spraying and hazard abatement contract.

Make appointments to Senior Commission.

OAKDALE IRRIGATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS: 9 a.m. Tuesday, boardroom, 1205 E. F St. On the Net:

Consider authorizing rehabilitation work on west Oakdale No. 1 pipeline.

Consider resolution setting 2007 water rates for irrigation of lands outside Oakdale Irrigation District boundaries.

Consider setting start of 2007 irrigation season.

PATTERSON CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Tuesday, council chamber, 1 Plaza, Patterson. On the Net:

Hear presentation on health care initiative.

Approve mistletoe abatement for specified neighborhoods.

Consider extending ordinance prohibiting the dispensing of medicinal marijuana.

RIVERBANK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, board chamber, 6715 Seventh St. On the Net:

TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES: 6 p.m. Monday, Turlock High School Library, 1600 E. Canal Drive. On the Net:

Provide the board information on college counseling.

Consider shifting Wakefield School to a traditional calendar for the 2008-09 school year.


MERCED CITY SCHOOLS: 1:30 p.m. Monday, boardroom, 444 W. 23rd St., Merced. On the Net:

BOARD OF EDUCATION: 3:30 p.m.Monday, boardroom, 444 W. 23rd St., Merced. On the Net:

Discuss policy on prohibition against gifts and gratuities.

Discuss early release policy for after-school program.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: No meeting this week.

MERCED CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Monday, council chamber, 678 W. 18th St. On the Net:

Approve plans and specifications for Childs Avenue improvements between D and DeLong streets.

Hold public hearing on issuing tax-exempt bonds by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority on behalf of Catholic Healthcare West.

Hold public hearing on the nuisance abatement report.

GUSTINE CITY COUNCIL: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, council chamber, 682 Third Ave. On the Net:

Consider giving city manager a 4.5 percent cost-of-living salary adjustment.

Discuss and make changes to the 2007 aquatics program.

Discuss and approve rules regarding the purchase of liability insurance coverage relating to the rental of city of Gustine facilities.

LIVINGSTON CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Tuesday, City Hall Conference Room, 1416 C St. On the Net:



ESCALON CITY COUNCIL: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Escalon Branch Library,1540 Second St. On the Net:

Consider how to allocate 2007-08 Community Development Block Grant funds.

Consider resolution approving expenditure plan for 2007-08 Home Investment Partnership Act Program.

MANTECA CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Monday, council chamber, 1001 W. Center St. On the Net:

Consider allocation of $313,332 in 2007-08 Community Development Block Grant funds.

Consider approving $1.2 million to acquire and install a UHF radio system for the Police Department.

RIPON CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Tuesday, City Hall, 259 N. Wilma Ave. On the Net:

Discuss how to allocate $75,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds and $28,523 in Home Investment Partnership Act money.

Discuss contract with Fireworks America, which has provided two options for fireworks shows in Ripon.


BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: 9 a.m. Tuesday, administration center, 2 S. Green St., Sonora. On the Net:

Consider appointing Human Services Agency director.

SONORA CITY COUNCIL: 5 p.m. Monday, City Hall, 94 N. Washington St. On the Net:

Hold a public hearing to receive comment regarding the city's proposed resolution establishing a revised fee schedule for certain services performed by the Police Department.

Consider appointment of a city representative to the Tuolumne County Airports Land Use Commission.

Consider resolution authorizing the closure of Highway 49 and certain other city streets for the 2007 Mother Lode Round-Up Parade.