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The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, Jan. 15, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The meeting will be streamed live here.

Among the agenda items is a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to establish a pilot program for regulation of e-scooters in the unincorporated areas of the county.

The Board will also consider a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to send a five-signature letter to the Trump Administration expressing “deep concern with the lapse of funding for (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) as a result of the partial government shutdown, the potential impact it will have on LA County recipients, and the urgent need for a resolution for continued funding for Federally funded programs such as SNAP” in California, where SNAP is known as CalFresh.

More agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here):

Presentations & Proclamations:

  • Individuals who took part in a peaceful protest at the United States-Mexico Border, in recognition of their advocacy for our immigrant community
  • The Committee of Interns & Residents – Service Employees International Union, in recognition of their activism in support of our immigrant community
  • Survivor-advocates Kristina Fitz and Oree Freeman, in recognition of “National Human Trafficking Prevention Month”
  • Skye Patrick, in recognition of being named Librarian of the Year
  • In recognition of the 116th Annual Korean American Day
  • Camp Scott and the Los Angeles County Probation Department, in recognition of their work on the Kitten Academy Program
  • Proclaim January as “Human Trafficking Prevention Month” (Item 4)

Special District Agendas:

Board Motions:

  • Federal Government Shutdown Impact on CalFresh (Item 2)
  • Newly-Elected Municipal Officials Leadership Academy (Item 6)
  • Establishing E-Scooter and Bicycle Pilot Program (Item 7)

County Operations:

  • Resolution for Project No. R2015-02007-(2) (Item 8)

Children and Families’ Well-Being:

  • Welfare-to-Work Vocational Intermediary and Direct Services Contract (Item 9)

Health and Mental Health Services:

  • Report on the Health Agency’s Progress Serving as the Capital Improvements Intermediary (Item 10)

Community Services:

  • Weed Abatement and Brush Clearance Referees (Item 11)
  • Transportation Delivery Services Contracts (Item 12)
  • Live Oak Library Refurbishment Project Construction Contract (Item 15)
  • Morris Dam Low-Flow Outlet and Facility Improvement Construction Contract (Item 18)

Public Safety:

  • Report on the Implementation of the California Public Safety Realignment Act (Item 19)
  • Report on Compliance with the Rosas Agreement (Item 21)

Separate Matter:

  • Change of Employment Status and Establish the Salary for Interim Director, Los Angeles County Health Agency (Item 25, Final Revised Board Letter)

Notices of Closed Session:

  • PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT (CS-1)
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Monday, Mar 25, 2019
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Captain Timothy K. Murakami has been promoted to Undersheriff, according to a news release from the LASD's Information Bureau.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Court Services Division Chief Robin Limon has been promoted to Assistant Sheriff for LASD, according to the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
Friday, Mar 22, 2019
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host its monthly commission meeting in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, Mar 22, 2019
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, March 26, starting at 1 p.m.
Friday, Mar 22, 2019
The Los Angeles County Probation Department, along with several of its county collaborative agencies, has officially rolled out a new protocol designed to provide specialized services to detained youth who are identified as victims of sex-trafficking.

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