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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Hart Park, Newhall [story]
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The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, May 21, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The meeting will be streamed live here.

Among other agenda items, the Supervisors will consider whether to approve and implement a plan to close unlicensed cannabis businesses in the county ((Item 20, Item 27).

Agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here):

Presentations & Proclamations:

  • The Center for Financial Empowerment Steering Committee, in recognition of their expertise and guidance
  • Andrew K. Benton, in recognition of his retirement after 19 years as President of Pepperdine University
  • Jim Jones, Chief Operating Officer, in recognition of his retirement after 33 years of service to the residents of Los Angeles County
  • The Granada Hills Charter High School academic decathlon team, in recognition of their national championship victory
  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Los Angeles County Firefighters Local 1014, in recognition of the Fill the Boot campaign
  • The Department of Human Resources, in recognition of “Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”
  • The Rosemead High School, Franklin High School and El Rancho High School Academic Decathlon teams, in recognition of their performance at the California Academic Decathlon
  • The Chinese American Museum and Japanese American National Museum, in recognition of “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month”
  • Proclaiming D-Day National Remembrance Day (Item 11)

Special District Agendas:

  • North Atwater Bridge Project (1-P)
  • Farnsworth Park General Improvements Project (2-P)

Board Motions:

  • Implementing the County’s Center for Financial Empowerment (Item 2, Report)
  • Expanding Eviction Defense Services in Los Angeles County (Item 3)
  • Comprehensive Homelessness Prevention Assessment and Action Plan (Item 4)
  • Exploring Alternatives to the Use of Glyphosate for Vegetation Management (Item 5)
  • Support House Resolution 1487 – The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act (Item 7)
  • Enhancing and Improving the Quality of Life of Older Adults in Los Angeles County (Item 8)
  • Equity for Los Angeles County Families and Children in Foster Care (Item 18)
  • TempLA Program Transition from a Pilot to a Permanent Program (Item 19)
  • Implementation of the Unlicensed Cannabis Business Closure Plan (Item 20, Item 27)

Arts Commission:

  • Deaccession the Former Florence Library Civic Artwork (Item 23)

Chief Executive Office:

  • Percentage-Based Bonus Language in Successor Memoranda of Understanding (Item 24)
  • Mileage Reimbursement Rates (Item 26)

County Operations:

  • Masao W. Satow Library Refurbishment Project (Item 28)

Children and Families’ Well-Being:

  • Community Child Abuse Councils Coordination Services Contract (Item 29)
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Subaward (Item 30)
  • Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program Subaward (Item 31)
  • Traditional Legal Assistance Program for Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Item 32)

Health and Mental Health Services:

  • Hospital Preparedness Program Grant Award Agreement (Item 37)
  • Trauma Center Services Agreement Amendments (Item 38)
  • State Hospital Bed Procurement Program and Purchase of Beds Resolution (Item 40)
  • Specialty Mental Health Services Legal Entity Contract (Item 41)
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness Contracts (Item 42)

Community Services:

  • Housing Advisory Committee and Appointment of Committee Members Resolution (Item 45)
  • Online Tutoring Services Contract (Item 46)
  • “Lunch at the Library” Grant Award (Item 47)

Public Safety:

  • Donation for General Operating Support Services (Item 55)
  • Municipal Law Enforcement Services Agreements (Item 63)

Ordinances for Introduction:

  • County Code, Title 5 – Personnel Amendment (Item 71)
  • County Code, Title 6 – Salaries Amendment (Item 72)

Closed Session:

  • County of Los Angeles v. Sheriff Alex Villanueva, et al. (CS-1)
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY HEADLINES
Friday, Jun 21, 2024
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Board of Supervisors Chair Lindsey Horvath have sent an open letter to Governor Gavin Newsom urging him to continue funding the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations hand crews who currently help the Los Angeles County Fire Department tackle wildland fires.
Friday, Jun 21, 2024
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 61% contained. This latest CAL FIRE update was issued at 7:44 a.m. on Friday, June 21.
Friday, Jun 21, 2024
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 24% contained. This latest CAL FIRE update was issued at 7 a.m. on Thursday.
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, June 22  through Sunday, June 23 until 8 p.m., as high temperatures have been forecast.

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