Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee Meeting Jan 30

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Contact: <a href="">Teresa Ruano</a>, 415-865-7740

January 28, 2014

Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee Meeting

January 30 in San Francisco

WHAT: At a public meeting, the Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee will consider recommendations related to telecommunications (LAN/WAN) program costs for the current fiscal year and direction from the Judicial Council related to court interpreter funding and reimbursement. The advisory committee’s meeting agenda also includes consideration of potential adjustments to the workload-based allocation funding methodology (WAFM) approved by the Judicial Council last April.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan 30, 2014; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Judicial Council Conference Center, Hiram Johnson State Office Building, Third Floor, Ronald M. George State Office Complex, 455 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. A link to the live audiocast of the meeting will be posted to the committee's web page.

WHO and WHY: The Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee (roster) was appointed in June 2013 by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to advise the Judicial Council on the preparation, development, and implementation of the budget for California’s 58 trial courts and to provide input to the council on policy issues affecting trial court funding.

The advisory committee invites courts and the public to submit written comment in advance of the meeting or to request time to speak during the meeting’s comment period. Comments and speaking requests may be submitted via e-mail. Speakers will be scheduled in order of requests received. Depending upon demand, speakers may be time-limited at the discretion of the committee chairs.