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Los Angeles County sealHere’s what’s on the agenda for the June 13 meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, which starts at 9:30 a.m, with Supervisor Kathryn Barger representing the Fifth District:

Honorable Abdul Majied Danishyar commemorated for his appointment as the new Consul General of Afghanistan in Los Angeles.

Sarah Orth, Executive Director honored in recognition of Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times’ 35th Anniversary.

Adult Protective Services social workers and other organizations servicing the 4th District, recognized for their tireless efforts to combat Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse.

U.S. Army Recruiting Los Angeles Battalion honored in recognition of the United States Army’s 242nd Birthday.

Los Angeles County Filipino-American Employees Association recognized in honor of the proclamation of June 12, 2017 as Philippine Independence Day.

Set at 11:00 a.m.: Discussion on Measure H funding recommendations and administrative actions to combat homelessness in Los Angeles County. (Relates to Agenda Nos. 3-D, 2-H, 6, 12, and 26)

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas authorizes the Director of Parks and Recreation to utilize grant funds for community violence intervention services and partner with the City of Los Angeles’ Gang Reduction Youth Development Program to enhance the Parks After Dark program and improve public safety in South Los Angeles. (Item 2)

Supervisor Hahn proclaims June 2017 as “Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month” and June 15, 2017 as “Elder Abuse Awareness Day.” (Item 7)

Supervisors Solis and Hahn instruct the Director of Personnel in collaboration with various County departments to establish a Countywide Youth Bridges Program. (Item 11)

Authorize the Acting Director of Children and Family Services to execute a contract with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority to administer the Transitional Housing for Transition Age Youth Program. (Item 29)

Authorize the Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services to execute sub awards for the Rio Hondo Comprehensive America’s Job Centers of California (AJCC) and the Westside AJCC for the provision of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth@Work Program services.  (Item 31)

Authorize the Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services to execute sub awards for the provision of elderly nutrition program services for a total estimated annual amount of $10,181,000. (Item 32)

Authorize the Director of Health Services to execute agreements with Schaefer Ambulance Services and Care Ambulance Services for the previously contested exclusive operating areas: 2, 3, 4 and 5. (Item 34)

Approve and authorize the Director of Mental Health to execute 69 legal entity agreements and amend 65 legal entity agreements for the provision of mental health services with an aggregate annual amount of $519,576,841. (Item 39)

Appoint Dr. Jonathan Lucas to the position of Chief Medical Examiner – Coroner at an annual salary of $350,000. (Item 81)

In closed session, Board to consider:

1)      Case relating to the detention of a minor. (CS-1)

Here’s how to view the meeting remotely:

Live VideoFeed: http://bos.lacounty.gov/Board-Meeting/Live-Broadcast

Audio: (877) 873-8017 Access Code: 111111# for English, 222222# for Spanish

Agenda and supporting documents: http://bos.lacounty.gov/Board-Meeting/Board-Agendas

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