Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Results: NOVEMBER 9 2010 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS...Board is taking public comment



                                    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                                                       


    Nov. 9, 2010


Results: Nov. 9 Agenda Highlights

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


KCRW general manager Jennifer Ferro recognized for her broadcast accomplishments.


Proposal would allow mutual acceptance of housing vouchers/certificates between the County and other local municipalities/housing agencies, providing more options to families in subsidized housing programs. (Item 1-HAPPROVED


Board asked to approve the proposed schedule for the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre’s 2011 season.  (Item 7APPROVED


Acceptance of $13.6 million grant would fund County efforts to better respond to incidents of terrorism/natural disasters.  (Item 8) APPROVED


Board asked to set Dec. 7 for public hearing on proposal to buy 2.3 acres in Santa Clarita for $2.1 million for a future fire station.   (Item 9, a,b,c,d,e) APPROVED


Action would allow 493 acres of unincorporated land known as Mont Calabasas to be annexed into City of Calabasas.   (Item 10) APPROVED


Ordinance would allow Board to hold some of its regular meetings in areas outside Los Angeles City, the legal county seat.  (Item 12, 38) APPROVED


Action would allow acceptance of $1.4 million grant to fund outreach program to improve health by reducing salt consumption.   (Item 16) APPROVED


Proposal would award 15-year contract to Talking Horse Equestrian Center, Inc., to operate the Equestrian Center at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, with revenue to the County totaling not less than $12,000 per year.  (Item 17) PARKS AND RECREATION CONT. TO 11/23


Supervisors asked to approve $880,000 to buy two larger buses for the Sunshine Shuttle Service in South Whittier  to alleviate overcrowding.  (Item 18) APPROVED

Proposal would set Nov. 30 public hearing on proposal to adopt State Fire Code, with more stringent building standards where necessary due to local climatic/geological/topographic conditions.   (Item 20, 37 cont. from 11/3) APPROVED, WITH ANTONOVICH AND KNABE OPPOSED TO SECTION INCREASING FILMING FEES


Recommendation calls for spending $6.2 million to purchase 12 fire engines and two aerial ladder trucks to replace aging equipment.  (Item 21) APPROVED


Board asked to approve plan to spend $266,116 to purchase fingerprint equipment, computer laptops and surveillance equipment to improve safety at high risk campuses in the Lawndale Elementary and Norwalk-La Mirada Unified school districts.  (Item 22) APPROVED


Action would authorize spending up to $39,500 with firm to conduct  a national search to fill county superintendent of schools position.  (Item 42-A)  APPROVED


Board meets in closed session to consider candidates for county fire chief position.  (CS-2)



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