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The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, April 3, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The meeting will be streamed live [here].

Here are agenda highlights:

Ofelia Melendrez-Kumpf recognized for being named as one of Forbes’ 50 Most Powerful Women in Business.

Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect commemorated for their poster art contest.

ArtsLA celebrated in recognition of Arts Month.

The Department of Public Health honored for “Public Health Week” April 2-6.

The Immanuel Armenian Congregational Church in Downey recognized for their contributions to the Armenian community.

Authorization sought to execute a purchase and sale agreement and all documents related to the disposition of the Community Development Commission-owned property in Willowbrook for the price of $1,072,754. (Item 1-D)

Supervisors Solis and Hahn instruct County Counsel to join the efforts in the lawsuit opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. (Item 2)

Supervisor Solis recognizes the development of the Lower Los Angeles River Revitalization Plan and directs Public Works to continue outreach and community engagement to solicit input on projects. (Item 3)

Supervisors Kuehl and Barger recommend adopting and establishing the Declaration of Rights of All Students to Equity in Arts Learning. (Item 6)

Proclamations:

• April 2-8 as “National Community Development Week” (Item 5)

• April 2018 as “Child Abuse Prevention Month” (Item 7)

• April 2-6, 2018 as “Public Health Week” (Item 8)

Approval sought for the 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program budget in the amount of $841,726 to continue crime prevention and control programs. (Item 10)

Recommendation to accept $10,308,294 in 2017 State Homeland Security Program Grant funds. (Item 11)

Recommendation to approve a new Board Policy entitled Method of Payment for County Contractors, Vendors and Other Payees. (Item 13)

Authorize the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to execute a memorandum of understanding with the Secretary of State for certification testing of the Voting Solutions for All People Voting System. (Item 15)

Authorize Children and Family Services to amend a contract with Child Care Resource Center for emergency child care services. (Item 16)

Recommendation to determine that it is in the best interest of the County to terminate for convenience three of the Adult Protective Services Emergency Shelter Subawards. (Item 19)

Authorize Health Services to execute agreements for as-needed architectural/engineering and support services for various capital improvement projects, not to exceed $1,000,000 for each agreement. (Item 20)

Authorize Health Services to amend Master Agreements for Reference Medical Laboratory Services with nine contractors, at an estimated annual cost of $16,684,000. (Item 22)

Approve and instruct the Chair to sign the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement allowing the County to become a member of the North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Joint Powers Authority. (Item 26)

Authorize Public Works to execute five agreements for environmental compliance services for various projects, for an aggregate amount of $17,500,000. (Item 27)

Recommendation to approve and adopt the recommendation of the hearing officer for the Fire Camp 19 Life Safety Improvements Project, and award a construction contract in the amount of $3,985,000. (Item 29)

The Claims Board recommends a $450,000 settlement for a lawsuit alleging injuries received in an automobile accident involving a Sheriff’s Deputy. (Item 32)

The Claims Board recommends approval of the Corrective Action Plan for a lawsuit alleging deliberate indifference to an inmate’s medical needs while he was incarcerated at Twin Towers Correctional Facility. (Item 33)

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