BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO,
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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AMENDING CHAPTERS 2.11 AND 2.22,
REPEALING CHAPTER 2.26, AND
ENACTING CHAPTER 2.16 OF THE SAN MATEO COUNTY ORDINANCE CODE
The Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, ORDAINS as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 2.11.020 of Chapter 2.11 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
2.11.020 Department of Community Services.
There is hereby created a Department of Community Services, the Director of which shall be a Deputy County Manager. The Department of Community Services shall be responsible for the Department of Parks and Recreation, Planning and Building, Public Works and Housing, the Directors of which shall report to the Deputy County Manager. The Department of Community Services shall also be responsible for the Office of Public Safety Communications, the Office of Economic Development/Real Property, agricultural services, and the office of special services, which shall include resource management, and administration of contracts between the County and the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo), and the Library Joint Powers Agency.
SECTION 2. Section 2.20.020 of Chapter 2.20 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
2.20.020 Duties of Director of the Health System.
The Director of the Health System shall be charged with the enforcement of all County ordinances and State laws and applicable State regulations relating to health and sanitation. The Director shall oversee the management by the Chief Executive Officer of San Mateo Medical Center and any clinics established and operated by the County. The Director shall also administer all programs pertaining to the local Emergency Medical Services Agency, environmental health services, behavioral health and recovery services, sanitation, community health, correctional health, vital statistics, aging and adult services, family health, animal licensing and animal control. The Director shall also formulate policies and procedures for the operation of the various health programs and services rendered by the department. The Director shall also supervise and control the issuance of any permits required under County ordinance or State laws relating to health and sanitation programs rendered by the department.
(Ord. 4324, 08/15/06; Ord. 4327, 09/12/06; Ord. 4331, 10/17/06: Ord. 4438, 09/09/08)
SECTION 3. Chapter 2.26 of the San Mateo County Ordinance if hereby repealed.
SECTION 4. Chapter 2.16 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code is hereby enacted, to read as follows:
Chapter 2.16 AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER
2.16.010 Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer.
The Director of Agricultural Services shall be appointed by and be under the administrative supervision of the Deputy County Manager who serves as the Director of the Department of Community Services. The Director of Agricultural Services shall act as the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer for purposes of state law in the performance of any and all duties imposed by the Food and Agricultural Code and the Business and Professions Code. (Ord. 4331, 10/17/06: Ord. 4438, 09/09/08)
2.16.020 Eradication of pests--Liens.
(a) It shall be the duty of the Agricultural Commissioner to destroy, eradicate, abate or control wild animals, noxious weeds, insects and diseases injurious to livestock, or agricultural crops or other plant life, as required by state law or upon being directed to do so by resolution of the Board of Supervisors.
(b) The Agricultural Commissioner shall keep a complete record of all work done on private property to eradicate horticultural pests, and the cost thereof, and shall immediately present bills to all persons upon whose property such work has been performed, and if such bills are not paid, shall file or record liens against the property for the cost of said work as provided by law. Recorded liens, after being recorded, shall be forwarded to the office of the County Counsel. (Ord. 4331, 10/17/06)
2.16.030 Registration of pest control operators--Fees.
The Agricultural Commissioner shall collect fees as set by resolution of the Board of Supervisors prior to registering pest control businesses for operation in San Mateo County including, but not limited to, pest control businesses, pest control advisors, and maintenance gardeners performing pest control work incidental to landscaping services in San Mateo County. (Ord. 4331, 10/17/06)
SECTION 5. This Ordinance shall be effective thirty (30) days from the passage date thereof.
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