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                          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:

Agenda Highlights:                                                    

                    Jan. 4, 2011


Jan. 4 Agenda Highlights

(Meeting scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.) 


Action would provide $400,000 to assist in development of 30-unit project in Los Angeles to provide permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless persons with mental illness. (Item 1-D)


Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina, citing lack of oversight over cellular phone issuance and usage in the Department of Children and Family Services, ask that controls be developed for all County departments.  (Item 3)


Board asked to ratify proclamation of a local emergency for rainstorms that began Dec. 19.  (Item 4)


Request would allocate $2.8 million for three information technology projects, including improving County website for online job searches and applications, and facilitating greater sharing of information and processes between departments.  (Item 9)


Recommendation calls for appointing Ronald L. Brown as public defender, effective Jan. 4 at annual salary of $270,000.  (Item 10)


$250,738 increase in contract will provide housing and supportive residential mental health services to 40 of most vulnerable, chronically homeless adults in Hollywood, and increase program for homeless in Santa Monica by 25.  (Item 12)


Public Works requests permission to spend $17 million on equipment for such activities as disaster response, road repair and vegetation management.  (Item 18)


$111,065 settlement proposed to compensate for damage to Rancho Palos Verdes home caused by a sewer back-up.  (Item 33)


Board asked to approve $1,175,000 settlement in medical negligence lawsuit over treatment received by a patient at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.  (Item 34)


Three-week continuation requested for status report on negotiations relating to establishing a project labor agreement for Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Center replacement construction project.   (Item 44)


Supervisors discuss in closed session litigation filed by Mental Health Department employee who alleged retaliation.  (Item CS-1)


Board in closed session considers candidates for fire chief.  (Item CS-3)


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