The Monterey County Civil Grand Jury is pleased to announce that it has convened for the 2018-19 term.

The Civil Grand Jury investigates and provides reports on the operations of local government in Monterey County, including the County, Cities and the numerous Special Districts that exist to serve the residents of the County. The Civil Grand Jury undertakes investigations on its own initiative, but also encourages residents to submit written complaints that it may investigate.

Additional information on the Civil Grand Jury may be obtained through the County’s website, http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/participate-get-involved/civil-grand-jury, and the website for the Monterey County Superior Court, www.monterey.courts.ca.gov.

The Jurors for the 2018-19 Civil Grand Jury, and the communities within which they reside are:

Paula Alderson (Monterey)
Rosemarie Barnard (Prunedale)
Duane Borba (Pacific Grove)
Alfred Budris (Pebble Beach)
Andy Cariaga (Salinas)
Amelita DePaola (Carmel)
Gregory Kolbo (Seaside)

Linda Lannon (Salinas)
Chris Mayhew (Seaside)
Jacob Allen Miller (Monterey)
John Mutty (Carmel)
Robert Reikes (Pacific Grove)
Phillip Richer (Monterey)
Joseph Ryan (Monterey)
Matthew Schuss (Carmel)
Gina Sessions (Monterey)
Kathleen Stoudt (Salinas)
Howard W. Timm (Carmel)

 

2017-2018 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury Reports

  1. Law Enforcement Training Opportunities on the Former Fort Ord
    1. Response to report: Law Enforcement Training Opportunities on the Former Fort Ord from MPC

  2. Animal Control in Monterey County

    1. City of Salinas Response to the Civil Grand Jury Report: Animal Control in Monterey County
    2. Monterey County Response to the Civil Grand Jury Report: Animal Control in Monterey County

  3. City of Monterey Police Department

  4. School Boards Made a Difference, Improving Education: The Role of Local School Boards

    1. Alisal Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    2. Carmel Unified School Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    3. Chualar Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    4. Gonzales Unified School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    5. King City Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    6. Lagunita Elementary Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    7. Mission Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    8. Monterey Co School Boards Association Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    9. Monterey County Office of Education Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    10. Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    11. North Monterey County Unified School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    12. Pacific Grove Unified School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    13. Salinas City Elementary School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    14. Salinas Union High School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    15. San Antonio Union Elementary School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    16. San Ardo Union Elementary School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    17. San Lucas Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    18. Santa Rita Union School Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    19. Soledad Unified School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    20. South County Joint Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    21. Spreckels Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards
    22. Washington Union School District Response to School Boards Make a Difference, Improving Education, The Role of Local School Boards

  5. WHO’S IN CHARGE? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning

    1. City of Carmel-by-the-Sea Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    2. City of Gonzales Response to the Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need or strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    3. City of Marina Response to the Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need or strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    4. City of Monterey’s Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need or strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    5. City of Pacific Grove Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    6. City of Salinas Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    7. City of Seaside’s Response to the Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need or strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    8. City of Soledad Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    9. County of Monterey Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    10. King City Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning
    11. Sand City Response to report: Who's In Charge? Stepping up on Homelessness: The need for strategic leadership and comprehensive planning

  6. Project Bella

    1. Response to report: Project Bella from City of Pacific Grove



2016-2017 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury Reports

  1. Non-Compliant Response to the 2015–2016 Civil Grand Jury Report
  2. A Top to Bottom Review of Monterey County Elections Department

  3. Preservation of Historical Documents of Monterey County
  4. The Impact of Second Language Learners from Low Income Families on Elementary School Education in Salinas

  5. Monterey County Jail Crisis: Our De Facto Mental Health Facility

  6. Monterey County Jail Insufficient Number Of Deputies: Car 54 Where Are You?
  7. Salinas Valley State Prison
  8. Correctional Training Facility – Soledad
  9. Northern Salinas Valley Mosquito Abatement District
  10. Water and Wastewater Rates of the Marina Coast Water District
  11. A Study of Monterey County Commuter Condition

2015-2016 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury Reports

  1. BWC (Body Worn Cameras) Final Report

  2. Housing Homeless Women

  3. Overcoming Obstacles Together

  4. Opportunities For New Life
  5. Parks & SCRAMP
  6. Pacific Grove Sewage Spill
  7. Striving for Sustainability

2014-2015 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury Reports

 

2013 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury Reports

2012 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury Reports

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