Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Final Actions: MARCH 10 2009 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS


                                    AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

                           Board of Supervisors, County of Los Angeles  


Contact:  Judy Hammond, Director of Public Affairs, (213) 974-1363

                 Brian Lew, Assistant Director, (213) 974-1652


Live videofeed, English and Spanish, Telco #948075      Audio–(213) 974-4700 or

                                                                                                   (877) 873-8017 ext. 111111# English

                                                                                                                           ext. 222222# Spanish

Agenda and supporting documents:  http://bos.co.la.ca.us/Categories/Agenda/AgendaHome.asp

Agenda Highlights: http://ceo.lacounty.gov/press.htm


                          March 10, 2009       


Final Results: March 10 Agenda Highlights

(Unless otherwise indicated, vote was 5-0.) 


Antelope Valley Senior Center Needlecraft Group honored for supplying knitted items to worthwhile causes around the world.


Esperanza Flores Ballet Folklorico of Glendora, Folklore Mexicano Del Sur de California of Riverside, and the Hong Kong Tourism Board honored for their participation at the 14th Annual Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong on Jan. 22 to promote goodwill. 


Status report to be given on transition to new LAC+USC Medical Center.  (Item S-1, 11 a.m.) RECEIVED AND FILED


Report scheduled on status of state budget and proposal to defer/delay payments to the County, and recommended actions to prevent or mitigate such impacts.  (Item S-2, 11:30 a.m.) RECEIVED AND FILED


$14.5 million proposal would fund site acquisition/construction of 84-unit senior rental housing development in Rancho Dominguez/Compton area.  (Items 1-H, 14) APPROVED


$1.6 million proposal would fund modernization of 36 parking lots and sidewalks at four housing developments in East Los Angeles, Long Beach, Lomita and Lancaster, to meet the needs of the disabled.  (Item 3-H) APPROVED


Approval sought to allocate $200,000 to the Salt Lake Park playground improvement project in Huntington Park. (Item 1-P) APPROVED


$500,000 proposal would help the City of Pasadena acquire 20 acres in Annandale Canyon for open space/preservation purposes. (Item 2-P) APPROVED


Recommendation calls for immediately suspending work on the Lennox Library refurbishment project, and considering the location as a potential site for developing a constituent “one stop” service center housing various County services.  (Item 4) APPROVED


Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Gloria Molina request plan within 60 days for developing five potential integrated school-based health center projects within the County, in effort to reduce school failure that may result from untreated mental illness.  (Item 5) APPROVED AS AMENDED BY RIDLEY-THOMAS/MOLINA TO DEVELOP AT LEAST FIVE PROJECTS


Reestablishment of $10,000 rewards proposed for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons responsible for the murders of Johnny H. Brown II in Inglewood in 2005 and 20-year-old Anthony Adame in Lynwood in 2007.  (Item 6, 7) APPROVED


$100,000 proposal would fund County’s portion of cost of the Major Corridor Study for the State Route 91/Interstate 605/Interstate 405 transportation corridor, in conjunction with the Gateway Cities Council of Governments.  (Item 18) APPROVED


Maximum $1.4 million contract would hire consultant to assist in implementing “Water Conservation Best Management Practices” required by the California Urban Water Conservation Council. (Item 19) APPROVED


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asks for report in 30 days on proposed stimulus funding projects, whether any state laws or County practices would need to be changed to accept the funding, and if the County would have to match funds.  (Item 40-A)  APPROVED


Supervisors meet in closed session to discuss litigation to prevent the state from deferring funds to the County. (Item CS-1)


Supervisors meet in closed session to discuss lawsuit filed by Drew University of Medicine & Science alleging breach of a medical school affiliation agreement. (Item CS-2)


Supervisors meet in closed session to consider candidates for county counsel. (Item CS-3)





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