Thursday, December 2, 2010



                           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:                                                       


     Dec. 2, 2010   


Dec. 7 Agenda Highlights

(Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.) 


2011 Rose Queen and Royal Court recognized as part of 122nd Annual Rose Parade festivities.


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich becomes mayor; Board selects new chair pro tem.  (Item S-1)


Board asked to approve consulting contract to assist with the development of a pilot program to lower construction costs associated with County housing modernization projects.  (Item 1-H)


Action would establish financing authority to sell up to $24.2 million in bonds for construction of a conference center at the Pomona Fairplex.  (Items 1-R, 1-F, 50, cont. from 11/30)


Supervisors Zev Yaroslavksy and Don Knabe request adoption of recommendations to improve safety at raves.  (Item 2)


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich requests plan be developed to help foster children become self-sufficient by the time they are no longer eligible for assistance.    (Item 3)


Staff asked to identify sites and timeline to pilot the concept of patient-centered behavioral health care homes in effort to better serve patients with both physical and mental problems.  (Item 5)


Proposal would cancel Dec. 27, 2011 and Jan. 3, 2012 Board meetings.  (Item 6)


Action would transfer Canyon County Jo Anne Darcy Library from the County to the City of Santa Clarita, and accept $1.2 million from the city to offset some of the expansion and refurbishment costs associated with the library.  (Item 8)


To help close budget gap, reductions proposed for County contribution to employee deferred compensation and savings plans for fiscal years 2010-11 and 2011-12.  (Item 9)


Proposal would update the County’s state legislative policies and positions.  (Item 10)


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.  (Items 11, 11a, 12, 13)


Board considers appeal of Regional Planning Commission’s approval of plan to build 230 megawatt photovoltaic electricity power generation facility in Antelope Valley.  (Item 15, 15a, 14)


Action would allow SAS Institute Inc., to use computer technology to target fraud in the In- Home Supportive Services program as part of current contract.   (Item 17)


Supervisors asked to approve five-year agreement with the Marina del Rey Convention Center/Visitors Bureau at potential annual cost of $267,400 for the continued promotion of Marina del Rey as a travel destination point.  (Item 30)


$400,000 settlement proposed for county employee Cheryl Williams, who alleged she was subjected to discrimination and the County failed to engage in a timely interactive process.   (Item 46)


Ordinance would ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of County.  (Item 48, 48a)


Approval sought to buy 2.3 acres in Santa Clarita for $2.1 million for a future fire station.   (Item 56, 56a, 56b, 56c, 56d, 56e)


Board meets in closed session to discuss the findings of the quality assurance reviews related to the provision of care at County hospitals. (CS-4)


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