Business Meeting

Jan 24
Business Meeting
at approximately 12:00 p.m.
Business Meeting
  • Agenda


    Business Meeting
    Thursday, January 24, 2008 

    The Commission will consider agenda items I-VII at approximately noon.  The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair. Members of the public will have an opportunity to make comments about Commission agenda items during the meeting.

    1. Business Meeting Minutes from November 15, 2007
    2. Schedule/Project Selection
    3. Subcommittee Reports
    4. Informational Briefing and Update on the Human Resources Modernization Project and the Commission's Recommendations in its 2005 Report, "Serving the Public: Managing the State Workforce to Improve Outcomes"
    • David A. Gilb, Director, Department of Personnel Administration
    • Mary Fernandez, Assistant Executive Officer, State Personnel Board
      Written Testimony jointly submitted by Mr. Gilb and Ms. Fernandez. 

    Additional materials submitted by the witnesses: 

    1. Implementation Activity
    2. Reports from the Bureau of State Audits
    3. Annual Audit of Bureau of State Audits, conducted by Gilbert Associates, Inc.
  • Public Notice


    January 10, 2008

    For Additional Information Contact:
    Stuart Drown, Executive Director
    (916) 445-2125

    Notice of Meetings

    On Thursday, January 24, 2008, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct a public hearing on educational governance and accountability in California. The hearing will begin at 9 a.m. in Room 437 of the State Capitol in Sacramento.

    This is the third of three planned hearings as part of the Commission’s review of California’s educational governance and accountability systems. The Commission is examining these systems to identify reforms that will improve student outcomes. This hearing will provide an overview of various perceptions of accountability implementation in California, including national and state perspectives on California’s execution of federal and state measures. Witnesses also will discuss proposals for local and regional accountability oversight and the role of parents in the accountability system. A complete agenda is on the reverse.

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of the hearing. The Commission also encourages written comments.

    During its business meeting, the Commission will hear from the Department of Personnel Administration and the State Personnel Board on the Human Resources Modernization Project and their response to the Commission’s recommendations from its 2005 report, “Serving the Public: Managing the State Workforce to Improve Outcomes.”

    Following the hearing, the Alcohol and Drug Treatment Subcommittee of the Little Hoover Commission will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 437 of the State Capitol. The subcommittee will discuss what it has learned from the Commission’s public hearings and advisory committee meetings related to alcohol and drug treatment programs in California.

    All public notices for meetings are on the Commission’s Web site, If you need reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please contact Stuart Drown at (916) 445-2125 or by Thursday, January 17, 2008.