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File #: 21-00473    Version: 1
Type: Appointment/BOS item Status: Passed
File created: 5/12/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding the appointment of and compensation for County Counsel for the County of Santa Barbara, which occurs pursuant to Government Code Section 27640-27641, and which comes after both a competitive recruitment and prior Closed Session consideration, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Rachel Van Mullem as County Counsel for the County of Santa Barbara, with a statutory four-year term that will begin on June 28, 2021; b) Set Rachel Van Mullem's annual salary as County Counsel as $245,000.00, plus other benefits consistent with those received by other Santa Barbara County Department Managers, and subject to further annual increases by the Board of Supervisors based on performance; and c) Determine that the activity is not a "Project" subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or i...
Sponsors: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Public Comment - Freeman, 3. Minute Order

Title

Consider recommendations regarding the appointment of and compensation for County Counsel for the County of Santa Barbara, which occurs pursuant to Government Code Section 27640-27641, and which comes after both a competitive recruitment and prior Closed Session consideration, as follows:

 

a) Approve the appointment of Rachel Van Mullem as County Counsel for the County of Santa Barbara, with a statutory four-year term that will begin on June 28, 2021;

 

b) Set Rachel Van Mullem’s annual salary as County Counsel as $245,000.00, plus other benefits consistent with those received by other Santa Barbara County Department Managers, and subject to further annual increases by the Board of Supervisors based on performance; and

 

 

 

c) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.