Seal of San Joaquin County

LOIS M. SAHYOUN
Clerk of the Board

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

222 EAST WEBER AVENUE, ROOM 701
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA 95202
TELEPHONE: 209/468-3113
FAX: 209/468-3694

DARIO L. MARENCO
Chairman
Second District

STEVEN GUTIERREZ
Vice Chairman
First District

VICTOR MOW
Third District

JACK A. SIEGLOCK
Fourth District

LYNN G. BEDFORD
Fifth District

August 6, 2001

Honorable Terrence Van Oss
Presiding Judge of the Superior Court
County of San Joaquin
222 E. Weber Avenue, Room 303
Stockton, CA 95202

Dear Judge Van Oss:

Response to Grand Jury Final Report, Case No. 0900
Courthouse Security

Pursuant to Section 933 of the Penal Code, following are comments regarding the Grand Jury Final Report, Case No. 0900 (copy attached), Courthouse Security.

Findings and Responses:
The County concurs with the findings outlined in the report and will re-enforce program policies and guidelines with the Sheriff's Office (service provider commencing July 23, 2001). The Courthouse Security Committee has agreed to consider establishing regularly scheduled meetings on a quarterly basis. Additionally, the Courthouse Security Committee will be informed and requested to determine whether or not the Committee is the appropriate forum to hear employee security concerns.

Recommendations and Responses:
Following are responses to the Grand Jury's recommendations:

Very truly yours,
Dario L. Marenco
Chairman, Board of Supervisors

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