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Free Tax Preparation Assistance Provided by San Bernardino County

Upcoming Fishing Event at Prado Regional Park

New Sheriff for San Bernardino County Sworn In

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January 2013

Supervisor Gary Ovitt elected Vice Chair of the County Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors on January 8, 2013 unanimously elected Supervisor Janice Rutherford to serve as Board Chair and Supervisor Gary Ovitt to serve as Vice Chair for the next two years.

“It is a privilege to be selected to serve as Chair,” Chair Rutherford said. “The Board has made tremendous strides over the past two years to focus on the County Vision and to restore public faith in County Government. I pledge to continue those efforts with the help and support of my colleagues on the Board of Supervisors. I also look forward to reaching out to County employees and listening to their ideas for further progress in the services we provide to residents and taxpayers.”

“I am honored in the trust my colleagues have placed in me, and I look forward to assisting Chair Rutherford and working with my colleagues on the Board, our county staff, and the public to achieve our goals and continue to make the county a great place to live, work, and play,” Vice Chair Ovitt said.

The Board, led by Chair Rutherford, also commended outgoing Chair Josie Gonzales for her two years of service at the Board’s helm. “You have been an outstanding leader and an outstanding mentor,” Chair Rutherford said to Supervisor Gonzales. “It will be impossible to bring the kind of heart and poignancy to the chairmanship that you did.”

The voter-approved County Charter requires the Board to elect a Chair at its first meeting in January following an election of supervisors. The Chair serves as the Board’s general executive agent by presiding over meetings of the Board, signing contracts approved by the Board, working with the Chief Executive Officer to set the Board’s agenda, taking action on the Board’s behalf when action is necessary prior to a scheduled Board meeting, and fulfilling any other duties as assigned by the Board.

Free Tax Preparation Assistance Provided by San Bernardino County

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is for people who earned less than $51,000 in 2012. If you qualify, the only way to claim your credit is by filing a tax return.
  • The Transitional Assistance Department (TAD) offers fast, accurate, confidential, and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Certified tax preparation.
  • We e-file California State and Federal tax returns, so refunds may be received in as few as 7 days!
  • We prepare both California State and Federal returns for free.
  • Tax preparation services are available at various locations throughout the County.
Services begin January 22, 2013. Walk-ins are welcome. Late appointments (past 4:30 pm) and Saturday hours are available - please call the Ontario TAD office for more information (909) 933-5732. The address for the Ontario TAD office is 1627 E. Holt Blvd. Ontario, CA 91761.

Upcoming Fishing Event at Prado Regional Park

Trout Derby at Prado Regional Park

Saturday, February 09, 2013
Starts at 7:00 a.m.
Ends at 1:00 p.m.
Park Gates Open at 6:00 a.m.
Derby Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Derby entry fee $20.00 per person
Vehicle entry fee $10.00
State fishing license required

Prado Regional Park is located at 16700 S. Euclid Avenue, Chino, CA 91708

New Sheriff for San Bernardino County Sworn In

On December 18, 2012 the County Board of Supervisors voted to appoint 27 year Sheriff’s Department veteran, Jim McMahon to fill the office of County Sheriff after Rod Hoops resigned office to take a position in Washington, D.C.

Sheriff McMahon was sworn into office on January 9. Visit the Sheriff’s Department webpage for more information on him and his department: www.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/

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