Wednesday, June 9, 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:                                                       


        June 9, 2010


Final Results: June 9 Agenda Highlights

(Unless otherwise indicated, vote was 4-0.  Antonovich was absent.) 


Board approval sought to issue $9.8 million in bonds to finance additional rehabilitation of low- income apartment complex in Rowland Heights.  (Items 1-H, 64) APPROVED


Action would allow the Housing Authority to apply for additional Section 8 vouchers for non-elderly disabled individuals and their families.  (Item 6-H) APPROVED


Board asked to approve $1.2 million contract with the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation to create/maintain jobs and stimulate business growth in distressed/underdeveloped areas of the County.  (Item 11) APPROVED


$112,500 proposal would fund joint program with the City of Los Angeles for programs to reduce gang violence in the Harbor Gateway area.   (Item 12) APPROVED


Proposal would declare official the results for the Santa Monica Unified School District Special Parcel Tax Election held on May 25.  (Item 15) APPROVED


Action would finalize the merger of the L. A. County Commission on Aging and the L.A. County Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, and ensure the new L.A. County Commission for Older Adults is operational by July 1.   (Items 19, 63) APPROVED


Pilot program would use community-based groups to work with General Relief recipients to qualify them for federal Supplemental Security Income.  (Item 21, cont. from 5/18) DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES CONT. TO 6/15


$205,000 proposal would fund contracts with three area law centers to provide emergency short-term housing-related services to prevent evictions/preserve stable housing for needy families.  (Item 22) APPROVED


Acceptance of $10.6 million from state would fund programs to support tobacco control and prevention services. (Item 40) APPROVED


Proposal would allow the City of La Puente to construct/operate/maintain a nature education center along the Puente Creek.  (Item 45) APPROVED


Action would advertise plans for airport resurfacing projects at El Monte Airport and Brackett Field in La Verne at estimated cost up to $1.6 million, and set July 8 and July 13 respectively for bid openings.  (Items 50, 51) APPROVED


$75,000 proposal would fund contract for consulting services to the Probation Department to reduce race/ethnicity disparity as part of Disproportionate Minority Support Project.  (Item 57) APPROVED


Discussion scheduled on ways to control overtime usage at the Sheriff’s Department by implementing additional policies and controls, in response to Auditor-Controller’s report.   (Item 66, cont. from 1/19, 1/26, 2/16, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, and 6/1) TAKEN OFF CALENDAR BY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


Report scheduled regarding negotiation with LA Care.  (Item 67) RECEIVED AND FILED


Board asked to establish new building standards in the Cerritos Island area to address residential over-development concerns on undersized lots.  (Item 68) APPROVED KNABE MOTION TO INDICATE INTENT TO APPROVE THE COMMUNITY STANDARDS DISTRICT, WITH FINAL ORDINANCE PRESENTED FOR ADOPTION WITHIN 30 DAYS, AND REPORT IN 60 DAYS ON SEVERAL ISSUES RAISED BY CITY OF CERRITOS


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asks for report in 30 days on recent allegations that Olive View-UCLA Medical Center staff accepted gifts to refer patients to certain nursing homes, and recommendations for policy changes if needed.  (Item 69-C)  APPROVED


Four capital projects totaling $1.6 million proposed at four health facilities to address safety issues, building systems deficiencies, patient flow and pharmacy needs.  (Item 69-D) APPROVED


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