The Agenda


BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: Meeting canceled.

CERES CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Monday, council chamber, 2210 Magnolia St. On the Net: http://staffrep.ci.ceres.ca.us/council/agenda.htm

Consider a $350,000 contract with a Berkeley firm to develop a downtown revitalization plan.

Consider increasing fares people pay to ride Ceres Area Transit and Ceres Dial-A-Ride, and reorganize routes to better accommodate high school students on weekday afternoons and the general public on weekends.

Consider approving the 2007 housing element, a blueprint for how the city will develop. It specifies how new housing units will serve varying income levels.

MODESTO CITY COUNCIL: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, basement chamber, Tenth Street Place.

On the Net: www.modestogov.com/ccl/agenda

Amend Modesto's general plan to reflect a new environmental impact report that describes the city's vision for its redevelopment area

Direct the city clerk to place a measure on the February ballot that would mandate the mayor's early involvement in the city budget-making process, create a commission to set salaries for elected representatives and require the city to hire a full-time auditor

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

On the Net: www.monet.k12.ca.us/mcsnew

Hold public hearing on initial proposals for the Modesto Teachers Association, California School Employees Association and Modesto City Schools' collective bargaining agreements for 2007-2008.

Receive reports on 2007-2008 enrollment counts and the district's demographics.

STANISLAUS COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION: 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, board room, 1100 H St., Modesto. On the Net: www.stan-co.k12.ca.us/SCOE/admin/SCOEBoard/scoe_boardmember-page.htm

SYLVAN UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7 p.m. Tuesday, 605 Sylvan Ave., Modesto.

On the Net: http://sylvan.csbaagendaonline.net

Hold public hearing on charter school petition for Great Valley Academy.


6 p.m. Thursday, 3930 Shoemake Ave.,

Modesto. On the Net: www.hartransom.org

Receive September 2007 budget report.

Receive charter school report.


6 p.m. Monday, City Council chamber,

277 N. Second Ave.

On the Net: www.oakdale.k12.ca.us

Accept a grant from the Oakdale Irrigation

District for a science program.

Hold public hearing on provisions for sufficient textbooks and instructional materials.

PATTERSON CITY COUNCIL: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, council chamber, 1 Plaza, Patterson.

On the Net: www.ci.patterson.ca.us/Default.aspx?pi=56&ni=77

Hold special meeting to review Sperry Avenue traffic drawings and accept public comment.

RIVERBANK CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Monday, council chamber, 6707 Third St.

On the Net: www.riverbank.org/council

Receive presentation on Northeast Corridor Expressway alternatives.

STANISLAUS CONSOLIDATED FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT: 6 p.m. Thursday, Station 34, 321 E. St., Waterford.

In closed session, conduct negotiations with Stanislaus Consolidated Firefighters Union.

Receive reports from the chief and other reports.

TURLOCK CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Yosemite Room, 156 S. Broadway.

On the Net: www.ci.turlock.ca.us/agendasminutes/turlockcitycouncil

Discuss plans for rebuilding the Carnegie

Centers for the Arts.

TURLOCK IRRIGATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS: 9 a.m. Tuesday, boardroom, 333 E. Canal Drive. On the Net:


Consider selling a Geer Road property in

Hughson to Stanislaus County for road improvements.

YOSEMITE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, boardroom, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto.

On the Net: http://yccd.yosemite.cc.ca.us/trustees

Hear an update on enrollment, and expenditure of Measure E funds.

Hear annual report from the Measure E Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee.

Consider increasing the health fee Modesto Junior College students pay by $1, to $16 a semester.



No meeting this week.


BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: 9 a.m. Tuesday, courthouse, 222 E. Weber Ave., Stockton.

On the Net: www.sjgov.org/board/agendas/2007

Organizational consolidation of Registrar of Voters and Information Systems Division


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

On the Net: www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov

Hold hearing at 11 a.m. on a proposal to require housing developers to provide a certain number of affordable units.