Fire Chief Mark Hartwig taking the reins in Santa Barbara County

San Bernardino County Press Release
Published January 15, 2019 | By County of San Bernardino | Number of Views (64)




Community Resource Fair

Board of Supervisors District 5 - Community Resource Fair which includes 

Flyer 
 
+ Food Distribution 

+Resources for individuals and families

+ Job Fair 

For more information, call (909) 388-0940 or email Claudia.Silva@dbh.sbcounty.gov 

Location: 16803 Spring Street
Fontana, CA, 92883

Published January 14, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (4)



Fontana Cap Network Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - Flyer
Location: Fontana City Hall 
Flex Conference Room 
8535 Sierra Avenue 
Fontana, CA, 92335

Published January 14, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (2)



Nominate an Unsung Hero

It’s Nomination Time!

San Bernardino County Children’s Network invites you to nominate an individual or organization to be selected and recognized for their efforts in preventing child abuse.

  • Do you know an individual or organization that goes the extra mile for children while selflessly giving in order to make a difference?
  • Someone who goes above-and-beyond their regular duties to ensure children are safe?

Please take a moment to nominate an individual, agency or program for their outstanding efforts in assisting at-risk children and youth in San Bernardino County.

The nomination form can be found on the Children’s Network’s website, http://hs.sbcounty.gov/CN

The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8

Thank you for helping us honor those who deserve special recognition. Honorees will be recognized at:

The 21st Annual Shine a Light on Child Abuse Awards Breakfast

Thursday, April 4

7:30 to 9 a.m.

National Orange Show, Valencia Room

690 S. Arrowhead Ave.

San Bernardino


Published January 14, 2019 | By Administrator | Leave a comment | Number of Views (6)



My Perfect Park Art Contest

Board of Supervisors District 4 - How to submit your entry:
-Bring your drawing to the event on January 30th
-Make your drawing at the event
-No mailed, emailed, or posted entries will be accepted

Location: Chino Hills Community Center
14250 Peyton Dr.
Chino Hills, CA 91709
909.387.2757
www.sbcounty.gov/parks
Published January 11, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 4 | Number of Views (3)



Prado Regional Park Master Plan Workshop

Board of Supervisors District 4 - Bring the whole family!
  • Free crafts and activities for the kids!
  • Open discussion on park enhancements and activities
  • Complete a survey for a chance to win!
  • Refreshments will be provided

Location: Chino Hills Community Center
14250 Peyton Dr.
Chino Hills, CA 91709
909.387.2757
www.sbcounty.gov/parks
Published January 11, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 4 | Number of Views (2)



Hagman Unanimously Selected as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors District 4 - Press Release
Published January 11, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 4 | Number of Views (13)




Supervisor Hagman elected Chairman; Supervisor Gonzales elected Vice Chair

Supervisor Curt Hagman was unanimously elected chairman of the Board of Supervisors today by his board colleagues and Supervisor Josie Gonzales was unanimously elected vice chair of the board.  

Chairman Hagman, who served as board vice chairman from 2017 until today, succeeds First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood as chairman. Vice Chair Gonzales served as board chair from 2011 until 2013.

According to the voter-approved County Charter, the chairman serves as the board’s executive agent. The chair presides over Board of Supervisors meetings, acts as the signator for all contracts approved by the board, and works with the county chief executive officer to set the board’s agenda, among various other duties.

In December, Chairman Hagman began his second four-year term as supervisor for the county’s Fourth District, which includes Chino Hills, Chino, Ontario, Montclair, the southern portion of Upland, and adjacent unincorporated areas. Vice Chair Gonzales, first elected to the board in 2004, is serving her final term on the Board of Supervisors under term limits representing the Fifth District, which includes all or portions of Fontana, Rialto, Colton, and San Bernardino, and adjacent unincorporated areas including Bloomington and Muscoy.

“It is an honor to have been unanimously selected by my colleagues to lead San Bernardino County into the future,” Chairman Hagman said. I’d like to say a special thank you to Supervisor Lovingood for doing such an amazing job over the last two years.  In that time frame we have hired a new CEO, a new board member, the unemployment in the County is at a record low, and homeownership rates are up to say the least. Our region is an attractive place to live, work, and travel and I look forward to continuing to grow San Bernardino County. ”

“I would be remiss if I didn’t mention Ontario Airport,” Hagman said.  “It is San Bernardino County’s most important economic driver, and passenger and freight numbers continue to increase every quarter.  Ontario is now in the number one position for exports and now we need to focus on imports.”

“I commend the board for selecting Supervisor Gonzales to serve as Vice Chair,” Hagman said.  “Like me, Josie has made strengthening the economy of our County a chief priority. I am excited about working with Vice Chair Gonzales to continue our progress in pursuit of a stronger San Bernardino County. To my colleagues, on my board we should celebrate how far we have come as a County and continue to work together to achieve goals, address challenges and develop the strategies that will make a lasting, positive impact in our communities.”

Along with supervisorial duties, Supervisor Hagman also serves on the following boards and organizations: Board Director Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Regional Council; Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP); OmniTrans; San Bernardino County Associated Governments (SANBAG); Commissioner of Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA); Chairman of SCAG FirstNet Subcommittees and California State Military Reserves.

Supervisor Hagman earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology at UCLA. He and his wife Grace have two children: Jonathan, a recent graduate of UCLA and officer in the Army National Guard, and Elizabeth, a student at Ayala High School.  Mr. Hagman’s experience in local and state government, and as a small business owner, has provided him insight into the issues facing his constituency.

 


Published January 8, 2019 | By Administrator | Leave a comment | Number of Views (22)



Crest Forest MAC Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 2 - The Crest Forest Municipal Advisory Council will meet to discuss community issues.
Location:
Crestline Sanitation District Office
24516 Lake Drive, Crestline, CA

Published January 3, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 2 | Number of Views (4)



Lake Arrowhead MAC Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 2 - The Lake Arrowhead MAC will meet to discuss community issues.
Location:
Fire Station 91
State Highway 173
Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

Published January 3, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 2 | Number of Views (5)



Free Film Screening of "Trafficked"

Board of Supervisors District 5 -

RSVP LINK

ASIAN INDUSTRY B2B Screening of Trafficked

Saturday, January 12, 2019

6:00 pm-10:00 pm PST

Located at 

Salvation Army Corps

2626 Pacific Street

Highland, CA 92346

 

Help AIB  and San Bernardino County Stop Human Trafficking

Event is free of charge with a RSVP required for attendance.

Dinner will be provided.

 

About the Event:  The Asian Industry B2B cordially invites members of the business, nonprofit, religious, government, and military communities to attend our January Screening of Trafficked, to help unite Southern Californian communities against the scourge of Human Trafficking.

 


Location:

Salvation Army Corps

2626 Pacific Street

Highland, CA 92346


Published January 3, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (5)



Supervisor Hagman Announces Opening in Children and Families Commission


Published January 2, 2019 | By Board of Supervisors District 4 | Number of Views (26)




2018 San Bernardino County Community Indicators Report




Board of Supervisors Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 4 -
Location: Covington Chambers of the Board of Supervisors
County Government Center
385 North Arrowhead Avenue, First Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92415

Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 4 | Number of Views (21)



ICH Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - For more information please contact:
Office of Homeless Services
303 E. Vanderbilt Way
1st Floor San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone: (909) 386-8297 Fax: (909) 890-0868
Email: homelessrfp@hss.sbcounty.gov
Website: www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/SBCHP
Location: Department of Behavioral Health - Health Services Building
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Auditorium Rialto, CA 92376
Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (18)



ICH Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - For more information please contact:
Office of Homeless Services
303 E. Vanderbilt Way
1st Floor San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone: (909) 386-8297 Fax: (909) 890-0868
Email: homelessrfp@hss.sbcounty.gov
Website: www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/SBCHP
Location: Department of Behavioral Health - Health Services Building
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Auditorium Rialto, CA 92376
Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (15)



ICH Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - For more information please contact:
Office of Homeless Services
303 E. Vanderbilt Way
1st Floor San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone: (909) 386-8297 Fax: (909) 890-0868
Email: homelessrfp@hss.sbcounty.gov
Website: www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/SBCHP
Location: Department of Behavioral Health - Health Services Building
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Auditorium Rialto, CA 92376
Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (12)



ICH Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - For more information please contact:
Office of Homeless Services
303 E. Vanderbilt Way
1st Floor San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone: (909) 386-8297 Fax: (909) 890-0868
Email: homelessrfp@hss.sbcounty.gov
Website: www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/SBCHP
Location: Department of Behavioral Health - Health Services Building
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Auditorium Rialto, CA 92376
Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (18)



ICH Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - For more information please contact:
Office of Homeless Services
303 E. Vanderbilt Way
1st Floor San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone: (909) 386-8297 Fax: (909) 890-0868
Email: homelessrfp@hss.sbcounty.gov
Website: www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/SBCHP
Location: Department of Behavioral Health - Health Services Building
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Auditorium Rialto, CA 92376
Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (17)



ICH Meeting

Board of Supervisors District 5 - For more information please contact: 
Office of Homeless Services 
303 E. Vanderbilt Way 
1st Floor San Bernardino, CA 92408 
Phone: (909) 386-8297 Fax: (909) 890-0868 
Email: homelessrfp@hss.sbcounty.gov 
Website: www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/SBCHP
Location: Department of Behavioral Health - Health Services Building 
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Auditorium Rialto, CA 92376
Published December 20, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 5 | Number of Views (15)



Board unanimously appoints Dawn Rowe as Third District supervisor

The Board of Supervisors on Dec. 18 unanimously appointed former Yucca Valley Mayor Dawn Rowe to serve as Third District supervisor and complete the final two years of the term to which now-Assemblyman James Ramos was elected in 2016.

Supervisor Rowe, who was selected from a field of 43 qualified applicants, was immediately administered the oath of office and took her seat on the Board of Supervisors, which for the first time in the county’s 165-year history features a female majority.

In applying for the appointment, Supervisor Rowe cited experience dealing with key issues in the district, including the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, water hauling, vacation rentals and off-road recreation. She also expressed understanding of countywide issues and committed herself toward building a positive working relationship with the other members of the Board of Supervisors.

Supervisor Rowe (rhymes with “now”), who has lived in the Morongo Basin since 2003, served on the Yucca Valley Town Council from 2010 to 2014, including a turn as mayor, and worked as a field representative for Assemblyman and then Congressman Paul Cook from 2009 until her appointment to the Board of Supervisors on Dec. 18. She has been a substitute teacher with the Morongo Unified School District since 2009 and is active in a host of community organizations.

Supervisor Rowe has a master’s degree in advertising from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications & public relations (double major) from Drake University. 

The Third District includes all or portions of the cities of San Bernardino, Grand Terrace, Colton, Loma Linda, Highland, Redlands, Yucaipa, Barstow, Big Bear Lake and Twentynine Palms, the Town of Yucca Valley, and surrounding unincorporated communities and areas. A detailed map can be viewed here.


Published December 19, 2018 | By Administrator | Leave a comment | Number of Views (94)



Board of Supervisors endorses Vision2Succeed Initiative

The Board of Supervisors today endorsed Vision2Succeed, a new campaign designed to strengthen the career skills of our local workforce by connecting county residents to opportunities that enhance their qualifications to support existing employers and attract new employers to San Bernardino County.

“A skilled workforce encourages a vibrant economy, and that is why we support Vision2Succeed,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Lovingood. “I encourage our community to get involved in learning experiences and programs that help to propel career growth and lifelong learning. Across the county we have a strong system of schools, colleges and universities as well as training and job resource centers that benefit residents and employers alike.”

A dynamic economy benefits all San Bernardino County residents. The Vision2Succeed.org website is a resource, providing residents with information about career exploration ideas, programs and events focused on workforce and skills development, as well as sharing opportunities to explore and participate in career options such as mentorships, internships and apprenticeships.

“Mentoring programs are a promising approach to enriching the lives of young people, addressing their need for positive adult role models, and providing one-on-one support and advocacy. Through a mentoring relationship, adult volunteers and participating youth make a significant commitment of time and energy to develop relationships devoted to personal, academic, and career development,” said Kathy Turnbull, Network Officer for Children’s Network.

The Board of Supervisors is asking all San Bernardino County residents and businesses to get involved in the launch of Vision2Succeed by posting career-building information on social media. For example, information or personal experiences about becoming a mentor, expanding a business, pursuing a new career or even changing careers. The board is also asking everyone to use the hashtags #Vision2Succeed and #myfirstjob on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

As one of the fastest growing population and employment centers in the nation, San Bernardino County is uniquely positioned to help its residents receive the skills they need to prosper in the 21st century economy. According to research conducted for the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board, the county’s economy is supported by a strong mix of businesses poised to expand over the next decade, with employment expected to grow by 73,097 jobs during that period. This continues a trend of San Bernardino County and the Inland Empire outpacing California and the nation in employment since the first quarter of 2013. In addition, the county has a relatively young population, foundational to bolstering the region’s long term prospects for economic growth.

Fully maximizing that potential requires an ecosystem in which stakeholders work side by side to develop and train a workforce prepared for career opportunities, particularly in high-growth industries. The Countywide Vision project will highlight school districts, colleges and employers, who have implemented comprehensive strategies to meet the employment needs of local business and encouraged development of career pathways for youth.

On Jan.17, the County will release its labor market intelligence report as part of its Workforce Roadmap presentation to the community. This presentation, a Vision2Succeed kickoff event, will help identify the county’s greatest areas of opportunity for job creation and workforce development, prioritize training investment, and support workforce development systems, ensuring our county remains a leading job creator for California.

In June 2011 the Board of Supervisors and the San Bernardino Council of Governments adopted the Countywide Vision in partnership with the community.  The Countywide Vision provides a roadmap for the future of San Bernardino County, including the creation of a healthy and prosperous future for all who live, work and play here. Vision2Succeed is the fourth public campaign of the Countywide Vision Project following the successful Vision4Safety initiative, the Vision2BActive physical activity initiative and the Vision2Read literacy initiative.


Published December 18, 2018 | By County of San Bernardino | Leave a comment | Number of Views (45)



Board of Supervisors endorses Vision2Succeed Initiative

The Board of Supervisors today endorsed Vision2Succeed, a new campaign designed to strengthen the career skills of our local workforce by connecting county residents to opportunities that enhance their qualifications to support existing employers and attract new employers to San Bernardino County.

“A skilled workforce encourages a vibrant economy, and that is why we support Vision2Succeed,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Lovingood. “I encourage our community to get involved in learning experiences and programs that help to propel career growth and lifelong learning. Across the county we have a strong system of schools, colleges and universities as well as training and job resource centers that benefit residents and employers alike.”

A dynamic economy benefits all San Bernardino County residents. The Vision2Succeed.org website is a resource, providing residents with information about career exploration ideas, programs and events focused on workforce and skills development, as well as sharing opportunities to explore and participate in career options such as mentorships, internships and apprenticeships.

“Mentoring programs are a promising approach to enriching the lives of young people, addressing their need for positive adult role models, and providing one-on-one support and advocacy. Through a mentoring relationship, adult volunteers and participating youth make a significant commitment of time and energy to develop relationships devoted to personal, academic, and career development,” said Kathy Turnbull, Network Officer for Children’s Network.

The Board of Supervisors is asking all San Bernardino County residents and businesses to get involved in the launch of Vision2Succeed by posting career-building information on social media. For example, information or personal experiences about becoming a mentor, expanding a business, pursuing a new career or even changing careers. The board is also asking everyone to use the hashtags #Vision2Succeed and #myfirstjob on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

As one of the fastest growing population and employment centers in the nation, San Bernardino County is uniquely positioned to help its residents receive the skills they need to prosper in the 21st century economy. According to research conducted for the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board, the county’s economy is supported by a strong mix of businesses poised to expand over the next decade, with employment expected to grow by 73,097 jobs during that period. This continues a trend of San Bernardino County and the Inland Empire outpacing California and the nation in employment since the first quarter of 2013. In addition, the county has a relatively young population, foundational to bolstering the region’s long term prospects for economic growth.

Fully maximizing that potential requires an ecosystem in which stakeholders work side by side to develop and train a workforce prepared for career opportunities, particularly in high-growth industries. The Countywide Vision project will highlight school districts, colleges and employers, who have implemented comprehensive strategies to meet the employment needs of local business and encouraged development of career pathways for youth.

On Jan.17, the County will release its labor market intelligence report as part of its Workforce Roadmap presentation to the community. This presentation, a Vision2Succeed kickoff event, will help identify the county’s greatest areas of opportunity for job creation and workforce development, prioritize training investment, and support workforce development systems, ensuring our county remains a leading job creator for California.

In June 2011 the Board of Supervisors and the San Bernardino Council of Governments adopted the Countywide Vision in partnership with the community.  The Countywide Vision provides a roadmap for the future of San Bernardino County, including the creation of a healthy and prosperous future for all who live, work and play here. Vision2Succeed is the fourth public campaign of the Countywide Vision Project following the successful Vision4Safety initiative, the Vision2BActive physical activity initiative and the Vision2Read literacy initiative.


Published December 18, 2018 | By County of San Bernardino | Leave a comment | Number of Views (16)



Property Owners Urged to Check for Unclaimed Refunds

RANCHO CUCAMONGA—Next week, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider moving more than $9 million in unclaimed property tax refunds—including more than $1.2 million in Second District refunds—into County coffers. “If you own property in this County, I encourage you to check our Unclaimed Property Tax Refund website to see if you’re due a refund,” Second District Supervisor Janice Rutherford said.
Published December 11, 2018 | By Board of Supervisors District 2 | Number of Views (88)




Board narrows Third District appointment field to 13; Interviews tomorrow

Members of the Board of Supervisors today selected 13 applicants as finalists for possible appointment to the Third District seat on the board.

The following 13 people were invited to be available for public interviews during a special Board of Supervisors meeting at 9 a.m. tomorrow after receiving support for advancement from two or more board members: Jim Bagley, Tobin Brinker, Ronald Dailey, R. Carey Davis, William Emmerson, Sean M. Flynn, Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre, Dennis L. Hansberger, William E. Jahn, Janice Leja, Chris Mann, Rhodes L. Rigsby and Dawn Rowe.

The Third District seat on the Board of Supervisors became vacant on Dec. 3 when Supervisor James Ramos took the oath of office as a member of the state Assembly. In the event of a vacancy, the County Charter requires the remaining members of the board to appoint someone to serve until December of the next even-numbered year. If the board fails to do so within 30 days, the governor is required to make an appointment.

The county began the appointment process on Nov. 16 in anticipation of Supervisor Ramos’ departure by inviting qualified Third District residents to apply for the appointment, 48 of whom responded. Board members submitted their top selections to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors this morning, and 13 received support from two or more board members, qualifying them as finalists.

The Third District includes all or portions of the cities of San Bernardino, Grand Terrace, Colton, Loma Linda, Highland, Redlands, Yucaipa, Barstow, Big Bear Lake and Twentynine Palms, the Town of Yucca Valley, and surrounding unincorporated communities and areas. A detailed map can be viewed here.

Tomorrow’s meeting will be held in the Covington Chambers on the first floor of the County Government Center at 385 N. Arrowhead Ave., San Bernardino. The public can also view and participate in the meeting via interactive video at the Bob Burke Joshua Tree Government Center at 63665 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, or the Jerry Lewis High Desert Government Center, 15900 Smoke Tree St., Hesperia.


Published December 10, 2018 | By Administrator | Leave a comment | Number of Views (106)