Thursday, August 12, 2010



                                    AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

                           Board of Supervisors, County of Los Angeles  


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Agenda and supporting documents:

Agenda Highlights:                                                       


       Aug. 12, 2010


Aug. 17 Agenda Highlights

(Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.) 


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich proposes proclaiming Aug. 17 as “Stan Chambers Day” upon his retirement after 62 years in TV news.


Nisei Week Queen and her Court honored as part of 70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival.


Report scheduled on the Department of Health Services’ medical malpractice and risk management study.  (Item S-1, 11 a.m.)


Report to be given on issues related to the transition of the new Los Angeles County Medical Center.  (Item S-2, 11:30 a.m.)


$2.4 million proposal would fund purchase of land and development of recreational facilities in Baldwin Hills.  (Items 1-P, 24)


$1.5 million plan calls for purchasing additional land as part of the Coastal Slope Trail project in the Malibu area. (Item 2-P)


Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky requests approval of gratis 10-year lease agreement with non-profit corporation “Communities in Schools” as part of effort to build job training center for probationary youth in San Fernando Valley, with $1.5 million in funding provided from the County and the City of Los Angeles.  (Item 3)


Supervisor Don Knabe requests support for:


  • Legislative efforts to increase state funding for the County Veteran’s Service Offices to make sure new veterans know about the benefits and transitional workforce training available to them.  (Item 7)


  • Amending the criteria for the state’s non-revocable parole program, so that known membership in a street gang will disqualify an individual from the program.  (Item 8)


Acceptance of $1.9 million grant would fund improvements in emergency preparedness/disaster training.   (Item 10)


$7.9 million proposal would fund hiring of staff to implement the County’s action plan to ensure youth at probationary camps receive adequate medical care, mental health services and are protected from harm, as part of agreement with U.S. Department of Justice. (Item 11)


Action would allow for the construction of a museum of contemporary art and parking facility proposed by Eli Broad as part of the Grand Avenue Project.  (Item 12)


Proposal would make the County the lead agency in administering $30 million in grant funding among sub-recipients in the state in effort to reduce energy usage, increase efficiency and create jobs.   (Item 16)


Board asked to approve In-Home Supportive Services anti-fraud plan for FY 2010-11, as required by the state to receive $10 million.  (Item 18)


Action would approve feasibility study to provide the City of El Segundo with County fire/paramedic services.  (Item 34)


Acceptance of $3.5 million grant would fund the hiring of nine firefighter positions and allow for the reopening of fire station in El Monte.  (Item 35)


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