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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle

The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, March 19, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The meeting will be streamed live here.

Agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here):

Presentations & Proclamations:

  • Scott Stevenson, in recognition of his retirement from the Community Development Commission
  • Auditor-Controller John Naimo, in recognition of his retirement after over 39 years of dedicated County service
  • Paula Rosado, in recognition of “Women’s History Month” and her 25 years of exceptional journalism with Primer Impacto
  • Farhang Foundation, in recognition of Nowruz and their work to promote Iranian art and culture
  • Michele Siqueiros, President of The Campaign for College Opportunity, in recognition of “Women’s History Month”
  • Ralph Lawler, in recognition of his retirement after 40 years as the television and radio voice of the Los Angeles Clippers
  • March 25, 2019 as “César Chávez Day” (Item 9)
  • May 18, 2019 as “HomeWalk Day” (Item 12)

Special District Agendas:

  • Creation of a Countywide Microloan Program (1-D, Item 5)
  • East Los Angeles Farmers Market Project Contract Amendment (3-D)
  • Mortgage Revenue Bonds for Multifamily Housing in Unincorporated Florence-Firestone (1-H)

Board Motions:

  • Examining the Use of Glyphosate for Vegetation Management (Item 2)
  • Short-Term Rentals Ordinance Development (Item 3)
  • East Los Angeles Entrepreneur Center (Item 6)
  • Acquisition of Real Property in Unincorporated Walnut Park for Public Park and Recreation Purposes (Item 7)
  • Adoption of Resolution of Notice of Intention to Acquire St. Vincent Medical Center Campus Properties through Bankruptcy Auction, and Related Actions (Item 8)
  • Leveraging Technology to Accelerate and Maximize the Resentencing of Cannabis-Related Convictions (Item 11)
  • Neighborhood Transformation Partnership – Long Beach (Item 15)
  • Extension of the Interim Mobilehome Rent Space Regulation Ordinance (Item 16, Item 62 Ordinance)
  • Ballona Creek Trash Reduction (Item 17)

Chief Executive Office:

  • Notice of Intention to Purchase Real Property and Accept Transfer of Title to Real Property (Item 20)

County Operations:

  • Social Host Ordinance Amendments (Item 26)
  • Revised Board Policy – Sole Source Contracts (Item 27)
  • Treasurer and Tax Collector Investment Policy (Item 28)

Health and Mental Health Services:

  • Report on Health Agency Integration (Item 30)
  • Substance Use Disorder Services Contract Amendments (Item 34)

Community Services:

  • Palmdale Animal Care Center Shade Structure Project and Castaic Animal Care Center Wash Rack, Asphalt and Americans with Disabilities Act Improvement Project Construction Contract (Item 39)
  • Waste Characterization Study for Los Angeles County Unincorporated Areas Consultant Services Agreement (Item 40)
  • Los Angeles River Trash and Debris Collection System Service Contract (Item 41)
  • General Plan and Housing Element Progress Report for Calendar Year 2018 (Item 46)


  • Settlement for Matter Entitled, Samuel Caldwell, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al. (Item 53)
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