The county Board of Supervisors will receive an update on the beef- processing plant being built in Brawley when the board meets in open session at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The meeting is at 940 W. Main St., El Centro.
The board will be asked to give direction to staff on the issue of lending county support and $300 to oppose efforts by some telecommunications companies that have petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to pre-empt local controls over rights-of-way.
The companies have asked the FCC to pre-empt local control over streets and highways by prohibiting municipalities from requiring utilities to place their services underground and setting the terms on which cable companies can attach their lines to municipally owned utility poles.
Some of the issues are being addressed in lawsuits in Ohio, according to a Jan. 3 memorandum received by the county by the Grand Rapids, Mich., law firm of Varnum, Ridderling, Schmidt and Howlett.