County News 2014

Tulare County to Host Tech Fair
January 15, 2014
Tulare County to Host Tech Fair

Residents, businesses, and government agencies who want to know more about how to prevent and protect themselves from cyber crimes are invited to attend a tech fair in Visalia.

The Tulare County Information & Communications Technology Department  (TCiCT) is hosting its annual tech fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Visalia Convention Center. Registration will open at 9:30 a.m.

The theme for this year's fair is security and is setup to be the biggest one yet, with more than 25 vendors, a Digital Photo Contest Display, and security demos. TCiCT will offer attendees many opportunities to increase their cyber security knowledge from a work and personal level.

Supervisor Phil Cox To Serve As Chairman of the Board of Supervisors
January 7, 2014
Supervisor Phil Cox To Serve As Chairman of the Board of Supervisors
The Tulare County Board of Supervisors elected a new Chairman on Tuesday, selecting District Three Supervisor Phil Cox to the top position.
 
Supervisor Cox replaces District Two Supervisor Pete Vander Poel, who served as Chairman in 2013. District Four Supervisor Steve Worthley was selected to serve as Vice Chairman. Each member of the Board of Supervisors performs the duties as chairman through a rotation process. The chairman is charged with setting and running weekly meetings and attending functions on behalf of the Board, among other additional duties.
 
“Pete took the bull by the horns last year and did a fantastic job,” Chairman Cox said. “His leadership was appreciated.”