Wednesday, November 17, 2010



Board in closed session discusses litigation filed by man who says sheriff deputies failed to protect him from assault by inmates.  (Item CS-2)   AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT


Earlier reported that item was continued for one week



From: Lew, Brian
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 3:04 PM






                                                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:

Agenda Highlights:                                                       


        Nov. 16, 2010


Results: Nov. 16 Agenda Highlights

(Unless otherwise noted, vote was 4-0; Knabe absent.) 


Report scheduled on Project Labor Agreement proposed for King Medical Center construction project.  (Item S-1) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CONT. TO 11/23


Recommendation calls for spending $4.3 million to complete sound insulation improvements on 184 homes in Lennox and Athens.  (Item 1-D) APPROVED


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asks independent analysis of accounting and actuarial methodologies used for employee pension fund and retiree insurance benefit program.  (Item 2)



Proposal would dedicate Fire Department’s command and control building in honor of Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, who is retiring this month.   (Item 3) APPROVED


Extension of $10,000 reward recommended for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of person(s) who vandalized Lancaster parole office in January.  (Item 4) APPROVED


In reaction to latest scandal in Vernon, Supervisor Gloria Molina asks Board support of proposed legislation to prevent more than 10 percent of a charter city’s housing to be occupied by city employees or individuals with a conflict of interest, and to authorize a county to competitively bid housing units for charter cities.  (Item 5)  APPROVED


$2.2 million contract would develop system to identify General Relief welfare recipients who are heavy users of County programs to provide targeted services and interventions.  (Item 8, as revised on supplemental agenda) APPROVED WITH YAROSLAVSKY MOTION FOR QUARTERLY STATUS REPORTS


Recommendation would establish a 10-member committee to redraw boundaries of supervisors’ districts to adjust to population changes identified in the 2010 Census.   (Item 10) APPROVED



Traffic plan proposed as result of State Route 126 interchange project in Castaic.  (Item 14) APPROVED


Board asked to approve $5.7 million for preconstruction phase of 3.6 mile multi-use trail in Avocado Heights.   (Item 17) APPROVED


Authorization requested to abate unsightly, unsafe and unhealthy conditions at 17 sites.  (Item 20 a, b, c, dAPPROVED


Sheriff asks to rehire retired deputy due to critical need for civilian investigator.  (Item 27) APPROVED


Ordinance would establish additional development standards in hills of Altadena.  (Item 40) APPROVED


Supervisors vote on banning plastic carryout bags at markets and pharmacies in unincorporated areas, requiring stores providing recyclable paper bags to charge 10 cents, and phasing out use of plastic carryout bags at County-operated facilities and offices.  (Item 41 a, band c ) APPROVED ORDINANCE 3-1, WITH ANTONOVICH OPPOSED. APPROVED  MOTION TO PHASE OUT USE AT COUNTY FACILITIES 4-0.


Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas asks for implementation plan for Medicaid Waiver that will require restructuring of health care delivery system.  (Item 42-A) APPROVED WITH AMENDMENT


Board in closed session discusses litigation filed by man who says sheriff deputies failed to protect him from assault by inmates.  (Item CS-2)   AUTHORIZED SETTLEMENT CONT. ONE WEEK








Brian Lew

Assistant Director

Public Affairs

Chief Executive Office - County of Los Angeles

500 W. Temple St.    Room 358

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 974-1652


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