Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Final Actions: AUGUST 24 2010 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS Board is taking public comment


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

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


       Aug. 24, 2010


Aug. 24 Agenda Highlights

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


$3.5 million loan would fund various energy conservation measures at housing development in East Los Angeles.   (Item 1-D)  APPROVED


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich requests submission of joint regional enterprise zone application with the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster in effort to generate economic growth through the awarding of state tax credits/incentives.  (Item 2-D, 8) APPROVED


Recommendation calls for renewing special property assessment in Florence-Firestone business area to fund business-related improvements and promotions.  (Item 1) REFERRED BACK TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION


Board asked to adopt the 2010 Congestion Management Program Local Development Report addressing the impacts of local growth on the regional transportation system.  (Item 3) APPROVED


Proposed ordinance would complete consolidation of the Office of Public Safety into Sheriff’s Department.  (Item 9, 15) APPROVED


Rate adjustment would increase Measure B trauma, emergency, and bioterrorism response property assessment, expected to generate additional $17.5 million for the Department of Health Services in 2010-11.  (Item 10) APPROVED 4-1, WITH ANTONOVICH OPPOSED


Action would certify the election results for the Project Area Committee for the West Altadena Community Redevelopment Project Area conducted on July 26.  (Item 11) APPROVED


Report scheduled on status of the placements of residents who were relocated from County Ujima Village housing project, including those who may be homeless, and provide recommendations on how these residents can be further assisted.  (Item 16) REFERRED BACK TO RIDLEY-THOMAS’ OFFICE


Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky recommends establishment of $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of person(s) responsible for murder of Ali Packman, who was stabbed to death while working at marijuana dispensary in Hollywood on July 24.  (Item 17-A)   APPROVED


Motion would oppose changes that would make it more difficult for businesses to operate within California Enterprise Zones.  (Item 17-B)  RIDLEY-THOMAS CONT. TO 8/20


Supervisor Gloria Molina asks that the Office of Independent Review report in one week in open session on requirements and timelines for disclosure of child fatality information pursuant to SB39 and Welfare and Institutions Code 827, and a protocol for responding to SB39 requests and tracking such requests.  (Item 17-D)  APPROVED


Board in closed session discusses lawsuit by Pearl Livermore arising from an accident at Charles S. Farnsworth Park.  (Item CS-1)




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