Friday, April 2, 2010



                                    AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

                           Board of Supervisors, County of Los Angeles  


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

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Agenda and supporting documents:

Agenda Highlights:                                                       

        April 2, 2010


April 6 Agenda Highlights

(Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.) 


Report scheduled on financial status of the Department of Health Services. (Item S-1, 11 a.m.)


$18 million would cover cost of increased number of residents receiving Section 8 housing assistance payments.  (Item 1-H)


Supervisors Don Knabe and Zev Yaroslavsky request approval of $11.7 million for the Summer Youth Employment program, and the inclusion of various categories of disadvantaged and foster youth aged 14 - 24.  (Item 4)


Supervisor Gloria Molina requests cancellation of May 4 Board meeting due to the Board’s annual visit to Washington, D.C.  to meet with federal officials.  (Item 5)


Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommendation would allow Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corp. to use County equipment for its free clinics.   (Item 6)


$3 million proposal would expand gang violence reduction program in Pacoima, Florence/Firestone, Monrovia/Duarte and the Harbor/Gateway areas, using $1.98 million from funding designated for reopening jail beds.  (Item 11, cont. from 3/23 and 3/30)

Board asked to set May 25 public hearing on creating a voluntary program that would provide financing to qualified property owners for installation of energy and water efficiency improvements, to be repaid through annual assessments on property tax bills.   (Item 12) 


Treasurer-Tax Collector recommends restructuring commercial paper program used to finance capital construction costs and issue new notes up to $400 million.   (Item 15)


Supervisors asked to approve spending $9 million more annually for truck hauling services for road clearing and debris basin cleanups due to 2009 Station Fire and 2010 rainstorms.  (Item 23)


Report scheduled by Sheriff’s Department on efforts to monitor sex offenders, and how state prison overcrowding is impacting the ability to protect residents.   (Item 33)


Board asked to approve the County’s response to the California Coastal Commission’s periodic review of the Marina del Rey local coastal program.    (Item 34)


Supervisors meet in closed session to discuss lawsuit by Sgt. Patrick Gomez, who claims retaliation by Sheriff’s Department after he ran against Sheriff Leroy Baca in 2002. (Item CS-1)  





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