The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. today in the basement chamber at Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St., Modesto. The board is scheduled to:
-Hear the state of the county speech by board Chairman Jeff Grover.
-Accept a final design for an $8.2 million animal shelter that will include a private discount sterilization clinic.
-Apply for a state and federal grant increasing probation supervision of 136 felony drunken driving offenders.
-Review a six-month, $42,000 contract for sheriff's deputies to patrol Turlock Irrigation District canals.
-Using eminent domain, seize one parcel needed to widen Kiernan Avenue north of Modesto.
-Abandon an undeveloped portion of D Street in Empire, north of Yosemite Boulevard at C Street. The property was deeded to the county to facilitate laying Modesto & Empire Traction Co. railroad tracks. Modesto needs control of the land to renovate a water well.
-Approve a policy for destroying electronic data.
-- Garth Stapley