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File #: OBM 21-057    Name: Adopt Reso Censuring Monterey County Sheriff
Type: Other Board Matters Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/21/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action: 5/25/2021
Title: Consider adoption of a Resolution censuring Monterey County Sheriff Stephen Bernal for failure to faithfully perform his duties by allowing inappropriate expenditures of County funds during the 2019 California State Sheriffs' Association convention in Monterey County. (ADDED VIA ADDENDA)
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Sheriff censure reso
Title
Consider adoption of a Resolution censuring Monterey County Sheriff Stephen Bernal for failure to faithfully perform his duties by allowing inappropriate expenditures of County funds during the 2019 California State Sheriffs' Association convention in Monterey County. (ADDED VIA ADDENDA)
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors Consider adoption of a Resolution censuring Monterey County Sheriff Stephen Bernal for failure to faithfully perform his duties by allowing inappropriate expenditures of County funds during the 2019 California State Sheriffs' Association convention in Monterey County.

SUMMARY/DISCUSSION:
The Monterey County Sheriff's Office hosted the 2019 California State Sheriffs' Association annual convention. The Monterey County District Attorney caused an investigation to be initiated concerning certain expenditures of County funds in support of the convention. While the District Attorney determined that criminal charges should not be filed, the Board of Supervisors is concerned about the findings in the report about the expenditures. The proposed resolution would censure the Sheriff for allowing the expenditures detailed in the District Attorney report.
OTHER AGENCY INVOLVEMENT:
N/A

FINANCING:
There is no impact to the County's general fund with the adoption of this resolution.

CEQA:
This action is not a project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS STRATEGIC INITIATIVES:
This proposed program correlates to the Health & Human Services Strategic Initiatives adopted by the Board of Supervisors by working towards the goals of improving health and quality of life outcomes to individuals and families to address the immediate threat to the public peace, health and safety and prevent displacement of tenants resulting from no-fault evictions and preventing an increase in the homeless population in Monterey County.

Mark a check to the related Board of Supervisors Strategic Init...

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