Friday, June 11, 2010



                           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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                                                                                       (877) 873-8017 ext. 111111# English

                                                                                                               ext. 222222# Spanish

Agenda and supporting documents:

Agenda Highlights:                                                       


      June 11, 2010


June 15 Agenda Highlights

(Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.) 


$105,000 proposal would fund document imaging/microfilm conversion project to make historical meeting records of the Board of Supervisors available online.  (Item 8)


Action would allow departments to hire consultants to recommend ways to enhance efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and improve services to constituents.  (Item 11)


$8 million grant would expand County’s new program providing loans for residential energy-efficiency programs in unincorporated areas to include cities.  (Item 14)


Pilot program would use community-based groups to work with General Relief recipients to qualify them for federal Supplemental Security Income.  (Item 18, cont. from 5/18, 6/9)


Board asked to approve lease agreements in Marina del Rey, including extension to allow for the renovation of 149-unit apartment complex and dockside facilities.  (Items 35, 36)


Supervisors asked to approve $530,000 to develop multi-use trail in La Crescenta for recreational purposes.  (Item 38)


Proposal would allow employees to use the Internet to manage 137 weather-based irrigation systems at six parks and the Hollywood Bowl to adjust watering times to the changing weather conditions.  (Item 39)


$8 million plan would fund contract with Angeles Contractor, Inc. for the repair and refurbishment of county park facilities, and utilize qualified workers living with 15-mile radius of jobsite for up to 40 percent of the labor hours required to complete job.  (Item 40)


$5.5 million proposal would fund construction of new interim data center on the MLK Medical Center campus to meet the needs of the Departments of Health Services and Mental Health, and approve the issuance of long-term bonds to finance project.  (Item 43)


$10 million recommendation calls for awarding/funding contracts for project/construction management services for the inpatient tower renovation and the new multi-service ambulatory care center/ancillary building projects at MLK Medical Center.  (Item 44)


Action would utilize $1.5 million in grants to fund project to restore/enhance habitat along Tujunga Wash for the Santa Ana sucker, an endangered fish. (Item 47)


Board asked to approve acceptance of $8.7 million in state loans to replace water pipelines in Marina del Rey, and construct new water main as part of the Sepulveda feeder interconnect project, to enhance water system reliability.  (Items 48, 49)


$280,000 proposal would purchase new fire truck for Catalina Island.  (Item 59)


Loan of two sport motorcycles and a transport trailer would allow Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station staff to provide enforcement, search and rescue support, and evacuation support to areas where recent fires and rain have made some roads impassable.  (Item 61)


Donation of two three-wheeled, electrically charged vehicles would allow Sheriff’s deputies in Artesia to quickly move about in parks, street fairs and business districts where patrol cars could not navigate.  (Item 62)


Supervisors meet in closed session to discuss lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the County’s utility user tax ordinance after its passage in the November 2008 election. (Item CS-1)


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