Tuesday, July 27, 2010

FINAL ACTIONS: JULY 27 2010 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS -- Board is in closed session



                                    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

Live videofeed, English and Spanish, Telco #948075      Audio–(213) 974-4700 or

                                                                                       (877) 873-8017 ext. 111111# English

                                                                                                              ext. 222222# Spanish

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

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


        July 27, 2010


 Final Actions: July 27 Agenda Highlights

(Unless other indicated, vote was 5-0.) 


Report scheduled on financial status of Department of Health Services and options to address budget deficits if anticipated federal funding does not materialize.  (S-1, 11 a.m. and Item 22) APPROVED MOTION BY MOLINA AND YAROSLAVSKY ASKING FOR DETAILED ANALYSIS IN 15 DAYS OF SPECIFIC CUTS THAT MUST BE MADE IF REVENUES DO NOT MATERIALIZE, AND APPROVED RIDLEY-THOMAS MOTION TO IDENTIFY UNCOMPENSATED SERVICES PROVIDED TO OTHER DEPARTMENTS


Hearing set to consider increases to fictitious business name filing fees.  (Item 2) APPROVED


Restrictions proposed to minimize impact of development in Altadena foothills.  (Item 6) APPROVED


Board asked to approve 1,260 single family lots on 2,173 acres in Sand Canyon, finding that there are overriding considerations that warrant approval of the project, despite evidence of significant effect on the environment.  (Item 7) APPROVED MOTION BY ANTONOVICH CERTIFYING THE EIR, INDICATING BOARD’S INTENT TO APPROVE THE PROJECT, AND INSTRUCTING COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE NECESSARY AMENDMENT, FINDINGS AND CONDITIONS FOR FUTURE ACTION BY BOARD


Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommends development of policy to allow non-County agencies to use County’s mobile dental van and other unused medical vans for outreach and health fair events without cost.  (Item 9) APPROVED, WITH MINOR WORDING CHANGES BY RIDLEY-THOMAS


Proposal calls for implementation of pilot program to streamline employee classification, recruitment and examination process. (Item 14) APPROVED


Board meets in closed session to provide instructions to County real estate negotiators regarding the Grand Avenue project in downtown Los Angeles.  (CS-2)


Board meets in closed session to discuss case involving allegations that plaintiffs’ constitutional rights were violated due to actions of employees of the Department of Children and Family Services and the Sheriff’s Department.  (CS-3)


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