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1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]


The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Wednesday, June 6, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The meeting will be streamed live [here].

Here are agenda highlights:

The Boys & Girls Club of Venice recognized for their 50th Anniversary.

The Rotary Club of Wilmington commemorated for their 90th Anniversary.

The San Gabriel Mission High School soccer team celebrated for winning the CIF championships.

The Gay Men’s Chorus Los Angeles honored for their Alive Music Project program.

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas recommends facilitating housing for very low-income and homeless people in Willowbrook. (Item 1-D)

Revised Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park Master Plan. (Item 2-D, Item 30)

Adopt a resolution approving the $515,690,700 Community Development Commission and Housing Authority Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget. (Item 3-D, relates to Item 1-H)

Supervisors Kuehl and Solis direct the Chief Executive Office and other Departments to determine the most feasible ways to establish goals to recruit, hire and train individuals from targeted populations, as defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. (Item 2)

Supervisors Kuehl and Ridley-Thomas recommend sending a five-signature letter supporting the California Money Bail Reform Act of 2017, which seeks to advance pretrial and bail reform Statewide. (Item 3)

Supervisors Solis and Hahn proclaim June 23 as “Census LUCA Day.” (Item 7)

Authorize Children and Family Services to amend ten Prevention and Aftercare service contracts, to change the statement of work and add a total of $19,600,000 to train and oversee providing trauma-informed services. (Item 9)

Approval of a proposed nine-year lease for Children and Family Services in Carson. (Item 12)

Authorization sought for Children and Family Services and Probation to extend 27 current Transitional Housing Placement-Plus-Foster Care contracts. (Item 16)

Authorization sought for Children and Family Services to extend Transitional Housing Placement Program contracts. (Item 17)

Authorize Public Social Services to enter into ten State 1 Child Care Services contracts at a total estimated aggregate amount of $240,042,000 for all contracts. (Item 19)

Approval sought for an amendment to the Medical School Affiliation Agreement with the Regents of the University of California. (Item 22)

Approval sought for the funding methodology and allocation for trauma center services agreements for Fiscal Year 2017-18. (Item 26)

Approval sought to execute 133 legal entity contracts for Mental Health Services and Psychiatric Urgent Care for an aggregate annual amount of $1,300,000,000 for all contracts. (Item 27)

Approval sought to award a service contract for East Los Angeles dial-a-ride service. (Item 31)

Approval sought for the continuation of paratransit services for eligible patrons for Fiscal Year 2018-19 at an estimated total amount of $3,897,000. (Item 34)

Report on Countywide Youth Diversion Efforts. (Item 42)

Amendment to County Code, Title 6 – Salaries. (Item 43)

See the full agenda here.

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