Clerk of the Board

The Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Office (COB) is the official record for the Board of Supervisors (BOS). The COB provides administrative support to the Board of Supervisors regarding the agenda process and to the Assessment Appeals Boards and other appointed bodies. The majority of its functions are defined and mandated by various California Statutes, Revenue and Taxation Codes, and County Rules of Procedure.

The COB prepares and publishes agendas for the BOS in accordance with legal requirements for public meetings; processes legal publications, postings and notices; records and publishes actions taken by the BOS; produces summary actions and minutes of all meetings and assists the public with participation in Board of Supervisors meetings. COB at the direction of the Chair sets the meeting agenda for each year and coordinates locations of Tahoe meetings. 

The Assessment Appeals section of the COB receives and processes assessment appeal applications; schedules and publishes hearings in accordance with legal requirements; maintains minutes and official records; provides notice to all parties of the decision of the Assessment Appeals Board and provides administrative support and training to Assessment Appeal Board members. Staff also provides assistance and education to the general public on the assessment appeals process and ensures necessary information is provided by both the applicant and Assessor’s Office in compliance with Revenue and Taxation Codes. 

Other functions of the COB include providing copies of all records, including current and historical that the COB is required to maintain; assists other departments, entities and the public with research and retrieval of information; processes public records requests; maintains official rosters of Boards, Commissions and Committees and posts vacancy notices; receives and processes claims, summons and complaints against the County; and provides reception to the Placer County Administrative Offices.