County Policies

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No compensation to be paid for meals when traveling during regular work schedule within the County (PDF)
(Amended 6/16/70)
1-16-68 and January 23, 1968

Service charge for official records of the County Recorder (PDF)
(Amended on 6-16-70)
February 27, 1968

Percolation tests and approval of the Health Department required for sewage disposal facilities above the town of Mariposa (PDF)March 24, 1970

No conditional approval of Tentative subdivision maps by the Planning Commission (PDF)May 26, 1970

Final maps on subdivisions will be accepted after all required improvements are met (PDF)July 19, 1970

No compensation to be paid for meals when traveling during regular work schedule within the County (PDF)
(Amends 1/16/68 policy)
June 16, 1970

Approve policy from John Thompson, Sanitarian regarding Ord. 319, Sec. 3; re: privies and chemical toilets (PDF)July 7, 1970

Policy regarding public or semi-public Dumps (PDF)8-25-70 and 9-1-70

Board of Supervisors to act as a Hearing Board at request of Department Head (PDF)April 20, 1971

Approve annual step raises when requested by department head (PDF)August 24, 1971

Paid vacation permitted after completion of 1 year of employment (PDF)September 14, 1971

Policy on County Owned vehicles (PDF)November 16, 1971

Policy to follow when U.S. acquires property (PDF)August 1, 1972

Affirmation action toward equal opportunity (PDF)
(Replaced by 90-301)
January 23, 1973

Mariposa County employee must drive the Parks and Recreation bus whenever in use (PDF)July 9, 1974

All contracts, resolutions, or applications requiring board Chairman’s signature to be submitted one week before (PDF)August 7, 1974

All bills be submitted within 5 working days prior to date of payment (PDF)January 14, 1975

Self-addressed stamped envelopes will be required from those individuals wanting to receive minutes or agendas (PDF)May 6, 1975

Accumulation of vacation time over 30 days not allowed without Board approval (PDF)August 21, 1975

Policy re: large dead animals obscuring the road (PDF)November 23, 1976

$10,000 Road Repair bond for logging operations conducted in or through a Maintenance District requirement (PDF)September 6, 1977
79-104Policy re: budget transfers and appropriations (PDF)April 29, 1985

Tapes used during Administrative practice will be held for 60 days and then will be disposed (PDF)April 22, 1980

Departments to designate “Chain of Command” (PDF)August 23, 1983

Contingency Plan for detention of minors (PDF)February 28, 1984
85-166BOS Vice-Chair authorized to execute documents on behalf of Chair (PDF)June 11, 1985
85-218Energy Conservation policy (PDF)July 16, 1985
85-232Scheduling after-hour meetings in the Courthouse (PDF)July 16, 1985
Ord. 643County-owned vehicles (PDF)September 10, 1985
86-61Outside jobs during working hours of Appointed County employees (PDF)February 25, 1986
86-62Accidents involving County employees (PDF)February 25, 1986
87-68Purchasing policy for Board members (PDF)February 24, 1987
87-69Policy and Procedure requiring annual inspections of and reports on County buildings (PDF)February 24, 1987
87-111Clerk of the Board may refrain from calendaring items on the Board agenda when accompanying materials are not received (PDF)March 24, 1987
87-222Policy for use of contractors and subcontractors for County projects (PDF)June 9, 1987
87-234Prohibit smoking in County Facilities (PDF)June 18, 1987

Workers Compensation reporting (PDF)July 24, 1987

Press Releases to be disseminated through the Administrative function (PDF)September 22, 1987
88-46Policy for the County purchase of items valued between $100 and $3,000 (PDF)February 9, 1988

Open bidding procedures (PDF)June 21, 1988
89-53 and 89-500Revising the Travel and Reimbursement Policy for Elected County Officials and Department Heads; Res. 89-500 allows for reimbursement of tip for meals (9-19-89) (PDF)February 14, 1989
86-79Nepotism policy (PDF)March 4, 1986
89-106Refund of fees paid to County departments when work not conducted (PDF)March 14, 1989
89-135County Auditor approved to make budget transfers and revisions under $50 within each budget unit (PDF)April 4, 1989
89-159Purchase of vehicles (PDF)April 11, 1989
89-449Taped Board meetings to be permanently retained (PDF)September 5, 1989
89-443Fees for data processing, Probation, Planning, and PWD/Solid Waste Disposal (PDF)September 5, 1989
89-538Charges for copies made for the public (PDF)
(Rescinds 79-160)
October 24, 1989

Minimize the amount of signing documents; and authorize use of a signature stampJanuary 2, 1990
90-111Policy Statement Concerning Political Activity (PDF)March 6, 1990
90-112Conviction of Crimes by County Employees or Prospective County Employees (PDF)March 6, 1990

Authorizing Auditor to approve transfers under $250 (PDF)March 20, 1990
90-140Procedures for Formation of Zone of Benefit, Countywide Service Area No. 1 (PDF)March 20, 1990
90-171Establishing policy granting department heads authority to hire and retain employees at advanced steps (PDF)April 3, 1990
90-185Administrative Officer authorized to make certain budget Transfers (PDF)April 10, 1990
90-229Approve County Employer-Employee Relations Policy (PDF)
(Rescinds 70-62; amended by 15-365)
June 12, 1990
90-231Board of Supervisors Meeting Procedures (PDF)
(Amended by 03-16)
May 8, 1990
90-301Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF)
(Section VI superseded by 91-156; amended by 92-431, and 92-432)
June 12, 1990
90-448 9-18-90Policy for using and buying recycled paper (PDF)September 18, 1990
ORD 798Schedule of Officer’s Compensation Rates - Sec. 1 1991; Ord. 736 Sec. 1 1989 (Before ordinance adoption the issue was controlled by Res 88-600.) (PDF)February 19, 1991
91-114Increasing Travel Mileage rate commensurate with Internal Revenue’s Standard Rate Allowance (PDF)March 12, 1991
91-156Initiating a County-wide centralized personnel function (PDF)
(Supplements 90-301 and supersedes Section VI of that EEO Policy; amended by 92-431, 92-432)
April 16, 1991
91-225Extra-help employees under contract will be grandfathered (PDF)May 21, 1991
91-259PC software and the Federal Copyright Act (PDF)June 11, 1991
91-305Inspection by the Health Department of facilities throughout the county is required by State Law (PDF)June 25, 1991
91-326Volunteer Fire Fighter pay on OES Incidents (PDF)
(New policy at 08-401)
July 2, 1991

Reimbursement for meals provided by a Department Head and Elected Official (PDF)September 17, 1991

Payment of Medical training for EMT training of volunteers in El Portal (PDF)November 5, 1991
92-045Clarifying Policy Establishing Criteria for Items to be Placed on Board's Consent Agenda (PDF)January 21, 1992

Submission of monthly cash statement to Auditor by 5th of each month (PDF)April 21, 1992
APCD 92-1Adopt Air Pollution control rules (PDF)
(Amended by APCD 16-3)
May 5, 1992
92-431Amends Section VII of the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy (PDF)
(Originally approved on 1-23-73; amends 91-156; and amended by 96-431)
August 11, 1992
92-432Amends Section VIII of the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy (PDF)
(Originally approved on 1-23-73; amends 90-301; and amended by 96-431)
August 11, 1992
92-525Implementation of County Appeals Procedure (PDF)
(Amended by 97-3)
October 6, 1992
92-541Naming of Non-County Road Policy and Procedures (PDF)October 13, 1992
92-555Creation of Permanent Part Time Employment (PDF)
(Amended by Res. 96-383)
October 20, 1992
93-52Recreational Facilities Use Policy (PDF)
(Amended by 98-52)
January 19, 1993
93-85Department Open House or Reception ($150) (PDF)
(Amount increased to $500 with Res. 03-321)
February 2, 1993
93-143Auditor’s Treatment of Employee accrued Sick Leave and Vacation time upon assumption of Department Head position. (PDF)
(Sick leave portion rescinded by Res. 08-369)
March 9, 1993
93-232Sick Leave transfers for Planning/Building (PDF)April 20, 1993
93-489Reinstates authority to Public Works Director to sign contracts not exceeding $10,000 for zone of benefit maintenance work (PDF)September 14, 1993
93-506Overtime of county Employees (PDF)September 28, 1993
94-106Waive California Driver’s License and high school graduation requirements from class specifications (PDF)April 5, 1994
94-538Naming Parks and Recreational Facilities (PDF)December 13, 1994
95-106Weddings at the Courthouse (PDF)March 21, 1995
95-198HIV Testing requirement for inmates (PDF)May 9, 1995
96-280Implementation of drug and alcohol testing for certain employees performing safety-sensitive functions (PDF)June 18, 1996
96-318Family Medical Leave Act (PDF)
(Amended by 15-67)
June 25, 1996
96-383Amendment to Policy for Permanent Part-Time Employees (PDF)
(Amends Res. 92-555)
September 17, 1996
96-427Amendment on Complaint procedures against appointed Department. Heads (PDF)
(Amends Resolution 85-315)
October 8, 1996
96-431Amendment to Section VI Mariposa County Selection Procedures to the Policy and Program of Mariposa County Employment (PDF)
(Originally approved on 1-23-73; amends 91-156; amended by 98-48)
October 15, 1996
97-03Amend appeals procedures (PDF)
(Amends 92-525; Information Sheet amended by 98-364)
ORD 914Allow Auditor to reissue stale-dated checks for amounts less than $1,500 and less than 2 years old (PDF)February 4, 1997
97-124Coulterville Fire Brigade barbecue fund-raiser declared annual County-sponsored event (PDF)April 15, 1997
97-229Amending the Mariposa County road Circulation and Improvement Policy (PDF)May 13, 1997
97-359Written policy relative to disseminating information concerning current or former employees (PDF)September 2, 1997
97-366Amendment to Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy (PDF)
(Amends 96-280; amended by 06-169)
September 9, 1997
97-401Use of Bassett Memorial Library in Wawona for Events (PDF)October 14, 1997
98-52Parks and Recreation Facilities Use Policy (PDF)
(Amends 93-52, and Amended by 07-203)
February 17, 1998
98-48Amend Section VI: Mariposa County Selection Procedures to the Policy and Program of Mariposa County Employment (PDF)
(Amends 96-431)
February 17, 1998
98-231County Public service policy (PDF)June 16, 1998
98-130Authority for Public Works Director to Award and Execute Agreements; Issue Contract Changes Orders and Issue Notice of Completion (PDF)April 14, 1998
98-364Amend Appeals Procedure Information Sheet (PDF)
(Amends 97-03)
September 22, 1998
99-188Policy Book on Mariposa/Yosemite Airport (PDF)May 25, 1999
99-338Policy/Agreement for Displaying Art in the Bassett Memorial Library - Wawona (PDF)November 16, 1999
99-355Consent from the Board of Supervisors approving the policy regarding access by minors to motion picture videotapes for Mariposa County Libraries (PDF)December 7, 1999
00-27Establishing County procurement policies to encourage waste reduction and promote the purchase of products made with recycled material and products which are recyclable. (PDF)January 18, 2000
00-78Public Works Director authorized to approve or deny final maps on behalf of the Board of Supervisors (PDF)February 22, 2000
00-110Mariposa County Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Amendment (PDF)
(Original approval in June, 1990; amended by 10-206)
March 28, 2000
01-055Electronic Mail and Internet Access Policy (PDF)
(Email Retention Policy approved at 07-428)
March 6, 2001
01-303Use of the Mariposa County Library Community Room to support library programs and the community in an equitable manner (PDF)October 23, 2001
02-145Mariposa County Library Internet Policy (PDF)May 14, 2002
02-156Authority for Board of Supervisors Chair to Act as County Administrative Officer During any Vacancy of the County Administrative Officer Position (PDF)May 14, 2002
02-359Mariposa County Library Policy for Exhibits, Display Cases, and Bulletin Boards (PDF)September 24, 2002
03-016Amendment to Article V-C of “Rules of Procedure for Meetings of the Board of Supervisors of Mariposa County” (PDF)
(Amends 90-231)
January 14, 2003
03-062Conduct of Mariposa County Library patrons (PDF)February 25, 2003
03-072Authority to pay Employees who Serve in the Military Reserve and who are Called to Active Duty the Difference between Base Military Pay and the Amount the Employee Earned at the County Prior to Entering Active Duty in the Military (PDF)March 11, 2003
03-188Approval of Homebound Delivery Program for library materials (PDF)May 27, 2003
03-270Amendment to the Mariposa County Road Policy to allow Substitution of a road that is not in the County Maintained Road System for a road that is currently in the County Maintained Road System when the proposed road to be included serves a higher public purpose than the road to be removed (PDF)
(Amends 92-541)
July 15, 2003
03-321Changes allowance for departmental open houses or receptions to $500 (PDF)
(Amends 93-85)
September 9, 2003
04-213Access and use of Facilities for Branch Libraries (PDF)May 18, 2004
Ord. 1010No smoking in county vehicles (PDF)September 21, 2004
05-044Adoption of County-Wide Injury and Illness Prevention (IIPP) Program and Direction to Department Heads or appointed Department Safety Representative to Monitor the Health and Safety Policy for their respective department with assistance from the County Safety Officer (PDF)
(IIPP amended by 15-329)
February 8, 2005
05-176Drug and Alcohol Test Policy for positions in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Bargaining Unit (PDF)May 3, 2005

Preparation of Board Certificates of Recognition (PDF)July 12, 2005
05-377Maximum timeframes for Planning Department permit application inactivity (PDF)August 2, 2005
05-400County Administrative Officer to report to the Board of Supervisors on CAO executed agreements (contracts in amounts up to $10,000) (PDF)August 16, 2005
05-548Mariposa County Library Card Policy (PDF)November 15, 2015
05-598Adoption of Board of Supervisors and County Elected Officials Expense and Ethics Policy (PDF)December 13, 2005
06-169Drug and Alcohol Testing for Safety-Sensitive Employees as required by the Department of transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Federal Transit Authority (FTA) regulations (PDF)
(Amends 96-280; amended by 16-275)
May 9, 2006
06-350Policy regarding overtime for those members of the Sheriff’s Office who engage in law enforcement activities (PDF)July 25, 2006
07-031Wireless Network Access (WiFi) Policy for Mariposa County Public Library (PDF)February 6, 2007
07-203Public Works Recreation Facility Use Policy (PDF)
(Amends 98-52, and 93-52)
May 15, 2007
07-225Credit Card usage policy - issuance to departments authorized to use them (PDF)May 22, 2007
07-428Mariposa County Email Retention Policy (PDF)
(01-55 adopted Electronic Mail and Internet Access Policy)
September 4, 2007
08-063Mariposa County Data Backup/Recovery and Electronically Stored Information Policy (PDF)February 19, 2008
08-369Auditor to no longer pay sick leave accrual to employees who are appointed to Department Head Status (PDF)
(Amends 93-143)
August 5, 2008
08-401Clarification regarding process to compensate Volunteer firefighters (PDF)
(Expands on 08-483)
August 19, 2008
08-483Compensation for Volunteer firefighters - to receive entire reimbursement rate (PDF)
(Old policy at 91-326)
October 14, 2008
09-177Approve change to object level control in budgets (PDF)
With the exception of Training and Seminars (04-90) and Travel line items (04-91 through 04-96).
April 14, 2009
09-168Mariposa County Probation Department’s Voluntary and Involuntary Monitoring Policies Pursuant to California Penal Code Section 1203.016 and 1203.017 (Electronic monitoring) (PDF)March 14, 2009
09-185Reaffirm the County policy approved by County Counsel May 19, 1995 for PREP Trainees driving County vehicles to include Trainees, Volunteers and Work Experience (formerly referred to as PREP Trainees) individuals (PDF)April 21, 2009
10-92Amend Section IV of County Procedures for appeals from Title 17 (land) decisions (PDF)
(Amends 98-364)
February 23, 2010
10-206Revision to the County’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace (PDF)
(Amends 00-110; amended by 15-266)
May 4, 2010
10-481Severes the link of benefits between the Board of Supervisors and MCMCO and establishes a limit for the County contribution for medical benefits for members of the Board of Supervisors (PDF)October 12, 2010
10-515Authority to publish summary ordinances where applicable and designate preparation of the summary ordinance for publication to County Counsel (PDF)November 9, 2010
10-575Fire Station Use Policy (PDF)
(Rescinds and replaces 92-290)
December 21, 2010
11-250Student stipends for selected trainings/programs for Human Services employees - effective July 1, 2011 (PDF)June 7, 2011
11-284Adoption of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement 54 and authority to Auditor to reclassify appropriate fund balance classifications (PDF)June 14, 2011
11-579Ongoing Authority for periodic destruction of records in County Counsel’s office (PDF)December 6, 2011
12-477Client Services Policy for Human Services Mental Health clients (PDF)
(Amended by 15-266)
September 18, 2012
13-341Authority for Public Works to charge a base rate minimum in community service districts when water has been turned off (PDF)August 13, 2013
13-345Mariposa County Information Security Policy (PDF)August 13, 2013
13-431Department Head Severance Policy (PDF)October 1, 2013
14-111Adopt Assessment Ballot Procedures for Proposition 218 Elections (PDF)March 18, 2014
15-125Retirement Tile Plaque and Resolution Policy (PDF)March 24, 2015
15-150Amend Board Rules of Procedure for Meetings (PDF)
(Amends 03-016)
April 7, 2015
15-266Revision to the County’s Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Policy (PDF)
(Amends 10-206)
June 2, 2015
15-271Authority for the County Administrative Officer to settle or reject Workers' Compensation and Tort Liability Claims up to $20,000 (PDF)
(Rescinds 03-369 and 07-311)
June 9, 2015
15-273Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Policy Amendment (PDF)
(Amends 12-477)
June 9, 2015
15-293Extra-Help Paid Sick Leave Policy (PDF)June 23, 2015
15-329County Injury, Illness and Prevention Program Policy (IIPP) (PDF)
(Amends 05-044)
July 7, 2015
15-365Employer-Employee Relations Policy (PDF)
(Amends 90-299)
July 21, 2015
15-506Catastrophic Leave Bank Policy (PDF)October 27, 2015
16-9Clerk of the Board Records Retention Schedule (PDF)January 5, 2016
16-57Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Policy (PDF)
(Amends 96-318)
February 2, 2016
16-92 (PDF)
March 1, 2016
16-100County Reference Check Policy (PDF)
(Rescinds 97-359)
March 1, 2016
APCD 16-3Amend Air Pollution Control District Regulation III by Removing Specific Words from Rule 300 (K) and Adding Subsection H to Rule 308 (PDF)
(Amends APCD 92-1)
March 22, 2016
16-225Establishes County-Wide Discipline PolicyMay 10, 2016
16-275DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy (PDF)
(Amends 06-169)
June 14, 2016
16-276Mariposa County Selection Procedures Policy (PDF)
(Rescinds Section VI of 98-48; and approves new section)
June 14, 2016
16-297Implements Social Media and Website Video Use Policy (PDF)June 14, 2016
16-473Revisions to the Policy and Procedures for Work Schedules for the Public Works Department (PDF)September 13, 2016
16-592County Nepotism Policy (PDF)
(Rescinds 86-79)
November 15, 2016
16-625Catastrophic Leave Bank Policy (PDF)December 6, 2016
17-176Relocation and Temporary Housing Reimbursement Policy; Provides Up to $5,000 for Selected New Hire Employees for Reimbursement of Relocation and Temporary Housing Costs (PDF)April 4, 2017
17-177Inclement Weather and Hazardous Conditions Policy (PDF)April 4, 2017
17-537County-Wide Telecommuting Policy and Process (PDF)August 8, 2017
17-557County-Wide Mandated Reporting Policy (PDF)August 15, 2017