This year’s Madera County Grand Jury produced 11 reports, most of which are regarding Madera County Government, which will be accumulated and published in the Final Report document at the end of the jury’s term June 30, according to a Grand Jury news release.
Some investigations and reports were initiated by citizen complaints; those include the allegations of the complainant as well as the facts discovered through interviewing witnesses, reviewing public documents and records, and by attending County Board of Supervisor, City Counsel and other various public meetings of boards and commissions.
Subject departments or agencies are required to respond to the reports by either agreeing or disagreeing with the facts and by addressing how or if they intend to comply with the recommendations.
All responses received before the publication cutoff date at the end of May are included in the Final Report and placed on the Grand Jury web site. Responses received after the publication cutoff date are placed on the web site and included in the following year’s Grand Jury Final Report...