Tuesday, July 7, 2009




                           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                                                       

        July 7, 2009  


Final Actions: July 7 Agenda Highlights

(Unless otherwise noted, vote was 4-0. Ridley-Thomas absent.) 



$10.2 million in stimulus funds proposed for various homeless projects. (Item 1-D, cont. from 6/30) YAROSLAVSKY CONT. TO 7/21


$6.6 million proposal would fund planning/development/construction of the Pico Rivera Library.  (Items 2-D, 2) APPROVED


$4.8 million proposal would fund program to acquire and redevelop foreclosed properties that might otherwise become sources of abandonment/blight.  (Items 3-D, 19) APPROVED


Recommendation calls for spending $65,000 to assist the Florence-Firestone Chamber of Commerce develop new economic development programs to revitalize the business community in the Florence-Firestone area.  (Item 4-D) APPROVED


Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Michael D. Antonovich propose requiring vending machines in County facilities, other than Sheriff’s custody facilities, offer only healthy food, with report back in 60 days on extending the requirement to all County-sponsored events and procurement.  (Item 3) RIDLEY-THOMAS CONT. TO 7/14


Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky requests review of regulatory processes to identify unnecessary or duplicative procedures that add delay and cost to solar panel installation.  (Item 4) APPROVED


$10,000 reward proposed for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of person(s) responsible for the murders of Robert and Barbara Callendar, whose bodies and car were recovered in Malibu Canyon on Sept. 7, 2007.  (Item 5) APPROVED


Ordinance would require persons and businesses receiving County contracts to certify they have no unpaid property tax bills.  (Items 14, 34, cont. from 6/30) KNABE CONT. TO 7/14


Approval sought to allow the California Arboretum Foundation to supplement the salary of County Arboretum Executive Officer Richard Schulhof up to $52,935 annually.  (Item 20) APPROVED


Board asked to approve revised $9.4 million budget for design/construction of new fire station in Santa Clarita and award maximum $6.27 million contract to Novus Construction.  (Item 22) APPROVED


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