Welcome to the Administrative Office
Our mission is to provide advice, interpret and implement the goals and policies of the Board of Supervisors through effective leadership and management of County services. We do this to achieve the County's vision of a safe, healthy, livable, prosperous, and well-governed community.
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY PROCEDURES
FOR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS
Based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Luis Obispo, April 21, 2020 Board of Supervisors Meeting, will be closed to members of the public and non-essential County staff. Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comment. Additionally, members of the Board of Supervisors may attend the meeting via teleconference and participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present.
Using the most rapid means of communication available at this time, members of the public are encouraged to participate in Board meetings in the following ways:
- Remote Viewing/Listening
Members of the public who wish to watch or listen to the meeting can find links for livestreaming the meeting at: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Board-of-Supervisors/Board-Meetings,-Agendas-and-Minutes.aspx
- Public Comment
The Board of Supervisors will still be accepting general public comment for items not on the agenda, as well as public comment on specific agenda items. Public comment can be submitted in the following ways:
- Live Verbal Public Comment – At the start of the meeting or when the item you would like to speak about is called, please call (805) 321-0555. While you wait for your call to be screened, you will be hearing the meeting live on the other end of the phone. Staff will get on the line with you to screen your call, please be prepared with the agenda item number you would like to speak about and your name. Staff will then place you in a queue for the Clerk of the Board. When it is your turn to speak, the Clerk of the Board will announce your name and then you can speak for 3 minutes. If you are getting a busy signal, that means our queue is full, please continue to call until you get through.
- Voice Mail -Pre Recorded Verbal Public Comment - Call (805) 788-6638; state and spell your name, mention the agenda item number you are calling about and leave your comment. Verbal comments are limited to 3 minutes including stating your name. Please limit your comment to one (1) agenda item per message. If you wouldl ike to comment on multiple agenda items you are requested leave a separate message for each item. Verbal comments (voicemails) must be received by the Clerk of the Board no later than 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the noticed meeting and will be limited to 3 minutes per item. Every effort will be made to play your comment aloud at the meeting. However, some comments may not be included due to the time limitations. All comments will be entered into the administrative record and provided to each board member.
- Email or Mail Public Comment. Public Comment can be submitted any time via email or U.S. Mail. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to the Board meeting. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board via email at [email protected] or send comment. Your comment will be placed into the administrative record of the meeting and forwarded to each Board member. Comments will not be read aloud or presented visually at the meeting.
Mailing Address: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
1055 Monterey St. D430
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
For information about and updates regarding the Board of Supervisors meeting, visit the Board of supervisors agenda page or please call the County Administrative Office at (805) 781-5011.
*All ADA accommodations shall be promptly reviewed and resolved.
Functions of the Administrative Office
The Administrative Office includes the Office of Emergency Services, which coordinates disaster readiness efforts countywide, develops and maintains key emergency management disaster response plans, and provides emergency management training to various public and related agencies in San Luis Obispo County.
The Administrative Office connects the public with County government in a variety of ways. It conducts surveys for community feedback to improve performance, develops informative presentations and materials to improve communication with the public and promotes technology to make County government more accessible.
The Administrative Office also assists the Board of Supervisors in managing, directing, and coordinating the operation of all County Departments over which the Board exercises control. It does this by preparing and reviewing the Board meeting agendas; analyzing, interpreting and implementing Board policies; labor relations; and managing the County's budget.
The Administrative Office also supports the organization by through capital planning, responding to public requests for information, resolving citizen complaints, troubleshooting, and keeping departments up to date on important issues.
The Administrative Office works to create a high-performance, results-oriented County government by promoting strategic planning, setting goals, managing performance, and encouraging continuous improvement through a regular organizational review process.
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