Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee 2014 Meetings

December 9, 2014 Meeting (Teleconference)

November 5, 2014 Meeting (Teleconference)

September 26, 2014 Meeting

September 17, 2014 Meeting 

Wednesday, September 17, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Funding Methodology Subcommittee
Judicial Council Sacramento Office
2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Veranda Room

July 7, 2014 Meeting

June 3, 2014 Meeting

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Held by Conference Call
The committee held a meeting via conference call, open to the public.

Meeting Materials

April 17, 2014 Meeting

4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Held by Conference Call
The committee held a meeting via conference call, open to the public, to discuss court interpreter funding and proposed revisions to a number of information technology project allocations.


Meeting Materials

January 30, 2014 Meeting

Agenda and Meeting Materials (Rev. Jan 29, 2014) | Minutes

Audio Archive:

Opening and Approval of Jan 16 Minutes
Item 1: Telecommunication (LAN/WAN) Program Allocation from the IMF for 2013–2014
(action item)

Post-meeting summary: A motion was made and approved unanimously to approve the recommendation of the Court Information Technology Management Forum (CITMF) of an increase in $6,868,480 in 2013–2014 to the Telecommunications program’s Judicial Council-approved allocation of $8,740,000. The total recommended budget of $15,608,480 is recommended to be used as follows:

• $3,750,000 for managed network security services for 57 courts;

• $2,100,000 for the master maintenance agreement for 58 courts; and

• $9,758,480 for technology refresh projects for 13 courts with program savings used to provide a new LAN/WAN infrastructure at Alpine Superior Court and prioritize the core technology refresh at Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Superior Courts.

Zlatko Theodorovic indicated that the recommendation would be presented to the Judicial Council members by way of circulating order so that the item can be addressed without the need to wait for the next formal council meeting.

Item 2: Judicial Council Request Related to Court Interpreter Funding and Reimbursement
Post-meeting summary: This is an information only item at this time. Judge Earl stated that a subcommittee will be formed quickly to develop recommendations for the entire advisory committee, as directed by the Judicial Council, to be presented to the council at its April meeting. Members were asked to let her know if they were interested in participating in the subcommittee.

Item 3: Workload-Based Allocation and Funding Methodology
--New Preliminary Allocation

Adjustment Estimates
--Including Cluster 1 Courts in the

Reallocation of Historical Base Funding (action item)
*Attachment 3A—Updated WAFM Allocation
Adjustment Scenario (p. 25-26)
*Attachment 3B—Recommendation (p. 27)

Post-meeting summary: A motion was made and approved unanimously to recommend that the Judicial Council approve that starting in 2014–2015, Workload-Based Allocation Funding Model (WAFM) cluster 1 courts no longer be exempt from having their historical base funding reallocated using WAFM.


January 16, 2014 Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee Meeting

Meeting Materials (rev. Jan 15, 2014)
Supplemental Materials

Audio Archive

Opening and Approval of Aug 14, 2013   PDF
Update on Governor’s Budget for 2014–2015   PDF
Item 2: Allocation of Court-Appointed Counsel Fees Costs Recovered from Juvenile Court-Appointed Dependency Counsel Cases (action item)  PDF

Item 3: Allocation of Domestic Violence—Family Law Interpreter Program Funding (action item)

Part 1: Public Comment and Discussion
Part 2: Presentation
Item 4: Recommendations of the Realignment Subcommittee (action item)  PDF

Item 5: Recommendations of the Funding Methodology Subcommittee (action item)


Item 6: Preliminary Recommendations of the Revenue and Expenditure Subcommittee (discussion item)

Part 1: Recommendations 2-9
Part 2: Recommendations 1 and 10 (Telecommunications Support)
Part 3: Recommendations 11-12 (Statewide IT projects and programs)
Item 7: Security Growth Funding for Courts with Marshals (action item)  PDF