Monday, May 10, 2010



                           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:                                                       

       May 10, 2010


May 11 and May 12 Agenda Highlights

(Both meetings begin at 9:30 a.m.) 


May 11 Regular Meeting of Board


Action would allow 212 Section 8 housing vouchers for City of Lawndale residents to be used anywhere within the County’s jurisdiction.  (Item 1-H)


$100,000 requested for the new Los Angeles River Center Improvements Project.  (Item 1-P)


$1 million proposal would fund purchase of four parcels in Agua Dulce to preserve and protect Santa Clara River watershed.  (Item 2-P)


Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommends reestablishing $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest and/or conviction of person(s) responsible for the murder of Crystal Crawford in Inglewood on May 31, 2009.  (Item 2)


Proposal by Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky would clarify agreement between County and City of Los Angeles on how future public comment/joint decision- making hearings will be conducted as part of the proposed development project on the Universal Studios property.  (Item 5)


Supervisor Don Knabe requests policy that would allow extending concession contracts with private sector partners in exchange for increased fees and/or upgrades to County-owned facilities.  (Item 6)


Ordinance would discontinue Commission on Judicial Procedures.  (Items 15,79)


$4 million proposal would fund purchase of computer equipment for the Internal Services Department to meet growing County department needs.  (Item 17)


Approval sought to declare official the results for the Pasadena Unified School District Special Parcel Tax Election, held May 4.  (Item 18)


$18.9 million in federal stimulus funding would provide summer job program for low-income and foster youth.  (Item 23)


Proposal calls for awarding $12.9 million in Mental Health Services Act revenues to 86 agencies that lost General Fund-financed contracts by offering transformed services.  (Item 29)


Acceptance of $200,000 grant would fund Childhood Obesity Prevention Project. (Item 32)


Board asked to adopt plans for improved water supply system for Marina del Rey area, estimated to cost between $4.2 million to $6 million, to meet existing and proposed development needs. (Item 37)


$20 million proposal would fund construction of the South Health Center Replacement Project in Willowbrook and award contract to McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.  (Item 43)


$930,000 proposal would fund additional services required to prepare a request for proposals to implement the remaining portions of the Hall of Justice repair and reuse project.  (Item 45)


$130,000 proposal would help fund cost to complete Phase II of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study as part of agreement with the City of Los Angeles.  (Item 47)

Permission sought to apply for grants totaling $2.5 million to fund runway/taxiway resurfacing projects at El Monte Airport and Brackett Field Airport in La Verne   (Items 51, 52)

Rehabilitation project, estimated to cost $9 million to $12 million, would allow more effective and efficient operation of Morris Dam, facilitating flood control and water conservation.  (Item 62)

Acceptance of $300,000 grant would expand an anti-gang intelligence information network designed to identify/address gang-related problems.  (Item 69)

$3.6 million system upgrade would expedite fingerprint and palm print identification of suspects, providing 1 million matches per second over the current 384,000. (Item 71)

Board asked to spend $56.8 million to buy/maintain 14 new helicopters to replace the Sheriff Department’s aging fleet.   (Item 72)


Supervisors meet in closed session to provide instructions to County real estate negotiators regarding the Bunker Hill Urban Renewal Project and the Park Parcel.  (Item CS-3)




May 12 Special Meeting – Public Hearing on Proposed Budget



 Comments will be taken from the public on the proposed 2010-11 County budget.


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