The county Board of Supervisors will again consider at its meeting Tuesday hiring someone who would train county staff to use a recently installed accounting system.
County Purchasing Director Terry Huskey requested the position at last week's board meeting but the supervisors split the vote 2-2. Supervisors Tony Tirado and Wally Leimgruber voted for the position. Supervisor Gary Wyatt and Chairman Hank Kuiper voted against.
Supervisor Joe Maruca was on vacation and is expected to be the deciding vote this week.
Wyatt and Kuiper said at last week's meeting they are against
adding to the cost of the $373,171 computer system.
The board, acting as the Air Pollution Control District Board, will get an update on odor problems at the Brawley Beef plant. The district hearing board held a public hearing March 28 based on complaints from residents who live near the plant.
The board scheduled a public hearing at 11 a.m. to decide if it should use tobacco settlement money to pay for future capital improvement projects. Tobacco settlement money was given to states and counties from a settlement with tobacco companies originally to be used for health care.