July 22, 1998



Honorable Frank J. Ochoa, Presiding Judge

Santa Barbara County Superior Court

1100 Anacapa Street

PO Box 21107

Santa Barbara, California 93121-1107


Board of Supervisors’ Response to the 1997-98 Grand Jury Interim Final Report on the Audit and Finances of County Government


Dear Judge Ochoa:


At its regular meeting of July 21, 1998, the Board of Supervisors adopted the responses of the County Administrator (see attached letter) as the Board’s response to the relevant findings and recommendations in the 1997-98 Grand Jury’s interim final report on Audit and Finances of County Government.


The Board, as indicated in the responses, reserves its discretion to consider each item in light of further Board discussion, analyses and public deliberations. Consequenlty, adoption of the responses should not be considered a binding commitment to implementing any particular item.


The Board commends the work of the Grand Jury on this topic.









Chair, Board of Supervisors




cc: Tim Putz, 1997-98 Grand Jury Foreperson