Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the council, takes a moment to thank members for their service, noting that members have full time jobs in addition to their service to the Judicial Council.
Administrative Director Martin Hoshino reports on recent activities of council staff. His written report is posted online and contains brief highlights pertaining to budget issues, special projects, recent legislation, and more.
Judge Patricia Lucas presents a report on her visit and orientation to court operations in Alameda County. Judge Stacy Boulware Eurie reported on Yuba County.
Judicial Council members' liaison reports give a closer look at trends, innovations, and challenges of superior courts, county-by-county. Videos of these reports are posted to the California Courts YouTube channel.
Judge Sheila F. Hanson chairs the council's committee that developed an IT disaster recovery framework. The council approved the recommendations.
In addition to disaster recovery planning, the council received and approved the committee's plan for a guide to help courts improve their technology hosting.
Council's head of Finance presents on behalf of The Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee (TCBAC) on court fund balances. The item was held over to a future council meeting.