Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Final APRIL 13 2010 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS -- Board is taking public comment



                                    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

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

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

              April 13, 2010      

Final Results: April 13 Agenda Highlights

(Unless otherwise indicated, vote was 4-0.  Molina arrived late. ) 


Board considers recommendations from independent review of Department of Health Service’s Office of Managed Care.  (Item S-1, 11 a.m.) APPROVED INITIATION OF NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES AND L.A. CARE TO DEVELOP INTEGRATED SAFETY NET DELIVERY SYSTEM  


$350,000 grant would allow East Los Angeles building to be converted to childcare facility for 44 children.  (Item 2-D)  APPROVED


Supervisors asked to declare April 21 as Denim Day to urge everyone to wear jeans to communicate the message that there is “no excuse and never an invitation to rape.” (Item 9) APPROVED


Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommends several steps for improving information sharing among departments to better protect children in County care.  (Item 11) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CONT. TO 4/27


Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky urges support of AB1650, legislation prohibiting the State of California and its subdivisions from contracting with companies that have specified business activities in Iran’s petroleum sector.  (Item 17) APPROVED 5-0


$400,000 project proposed to upgrade Roosevelt Park in Florence-Firestone area to make it more accessible to the disabled.  (Item 27) REFERRED BACK TO PUBLIC WORKS


Action would allow $9.7 million three-story parking structure to be built at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance area.  (Item 28) APPROVED 5-0


$2.1-$2.8 million project would improve Medford Street and Fishburn Avenue in City Terrace.  (Item 39) APPROVED


Proposal calls for spending $3-$4.1 million for widening and reconstruction of Sierra Highway in Acton.  (Item 42) APPROVED


Supervisor Don Knabe recommends $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of man who shot three persons having a barbecue  in a Long Beach courtyard in January and a month later shot at a group of individuals in another Long Beach neighborhood.  (Motion introduced at meeting).  APPROVED 5-0


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asks review of all industrial and commercial loan programs that benefit businesses in the County and determine feasibility of issuing industrial development bonds to small businesses.  (Motion introduced at meeting.) APPROVED 5-0


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)


Board discusses in closed session litigation challenging two redevelopment project amendments in Santa Fe Springs.   (Item CS-2)





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