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AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

AGENDA POSTED: March 14, 2019

MEETING TELEVISED: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. on KLCS

Assistive listening devices, agenda in Braille and/or alternate formats are available upon request. American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters, other

auxiliary aids and services, or reasonable modifications to Board meeting policies and/or procedures, such as to assist members of the disability community who would like to request a disability-related accommodation in addressing the Board, are available if requested at least three business days prior to the Board meeting. Later requests will be accommodated to the extent feasible. Please telephone the Executive Office of the Board at (213) 974-1426 (voice) or (213) 974-1707 (TTY), from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Tagged Passions:business, disability, procedure, and services

Supporting documentation is available at the Executive Office of the Board located at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple Street,

Room 383, Los Angeles, California 90012, and may also be accessible on the Board of Supervisors' website at http://bos.lacounty.gov/
Tagged Passions:streets

M quinas de traducci n disponibles a petici n. Si necesita int rprete para las juntas de los Supervisores del Condado de Los Angeles, por favor llame

(213) 974-1426 entre las horas de 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m., lunes a viernes, con tres d as de anticipaci n.

Executive Officer Celia Zavala

Hilda L. Solis Supervisor First District

Mark Ridley-Thomas Supervisor

Second District

Sheila Kuehl Supervisor Third District

Kathryn Barger Chair Pro Tem

Fifth District

Janice Hahn Chair

Fourth District

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019, 9:30 A.M.

Invocation led by Reverend Dr. David M. Jamir, Lead Pastor, Covina United Methodist Church, Covina (5).

Tagged Passions:church

Pledge of Allegiance led by Brian Heyman, Congressional Liaison, American Legion Post No. 270, Downey (4).

KENNETH HAHN HALL OF ADMINISTRATION 500 WEST TEMPLE STREET

Tagged Passions:streets

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90012

BOARD HEARING ROOM 381B

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

I. PRESENTATIONS

Presentation of scroll to Scott Stevenson, in recognition of his retirement from the Community Development Commission, as arranged by Supervisor

Barger.
Tagged Passions:recognition, boards and commissions, retirement, development, seniors, Development, and community development

Presentation of pet(s) to the television audience for the County s Pet Adoption Program, as arranged by Supervisor Barger.

Tagged Passions:pets and program

Presentation of scroll to Auditor-Controller John Naimo, in recognition of his retirement after over 39 years of dedicated County service, as

arranged by Supervisor Solis.
Tagged Passions:recognition, retirement, seniors, and audit

Presentation of scroll to Paula Rosado, in recognition of Women s History Month and her 25 years of exceptional journalism with Primer Impacto, as

arranged by Supervisor Solis.
Tagged Passions:recognition and history

Presentation of scroll to the Farhang Foundation. in recognition of Nowruz and their work to promote Iranian art and culture, as arranged by

Supervisor Solis .
Tagged Passions:recognition and arts

Presentation of scroll, in recognition of Women s History Month to Michele Siqueiros, the President of The Campaign for College Opportunity, as

arranged by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas.
Tagged Passions:recognition, university, and history

Presentation of scrolls to the Homelessness Committee of the Atwater Village Neighborhood Council, as arranged by Supervisor Kuehl.

Tagged Passions:council and neighborhood

Presentation of scroll to Ralph Lawler, in recognition of his retirement after 40 years as the television and radio voice of the Los Angeles

Clippers, as arranged by Supervisor Hahn. (19-0209)
Tagged Passions:recognition, radio, retirement, and seniors

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II. SPECIAL DISTRICT AGENDAS

AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, development, Development, and community development

OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

9:30 A.M.

1-D. Creation of a Countywide Microloan Program

Tagged Passions:program

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Solis and Ridley-Thomas: Instruct the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission and the

Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and the Center for Strategic Partnerships, to research, design and present recommendations and an implementation plan for a Countywide microloan program that is inclusive and accessible to a wide range of existing or new entrepreneurs, in particular communities that are economically underserved, with the recommendations to be developed using a stakeholder process, which includes philanthropy, the private corporate sector, community-based entities, and mission-driven financial institutions with experience working with underserved and high-priority communities whose entrepreneurs and micro and small businesses confront barriers to accessing capital; and also include, but not limited to, the following: (Relates to Agenda Nos. 5 and 6)
Tagged Passions:business, finance, boards and commissions, strategic, development, program, Development, small business, and community development

Examples of existing County pilot programs and Countywide initiatives underway to support and strengthen micro and small business development;

Tagged Passions:business, development, program, Development, and small business

A map and description of areas where there is a need for such products based on economic indicators utilizing the County s Equity Indicators Tool and

Locate LA County among other possible tools and indicators;

Opportunities and a plan(s) for integration with existing County-led initiatives, policies and programs geared towards economic and workforce

development;
Tagged Passions:development, program, Development, workforce development, and workforce

An inventory of diverse sources of funding with an emphasis on limited use restrictions that maximizes flexibility in loan term, structure, repayment

and use of proceeds in order to reach a broader set of potential borrowers; and
Tagged Passions:funding

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Report back to the Board in writing within 180 days; and

Authorize the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission and/or the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to enter into an

agreement with a consultant(s) as needed; and
Tagged Passions:business, boards and commissions, development, services, Development, and community development

Upon approval of the recommendations, direct the Chief Executive Officer to evaluate funding needs associated with the proposed microloan program

during and within the context of the overall 2019-20 budget. (19-1888)
Tagged Passions:funding, budget, and program

Motion by Supervisors Solis and Ridley-ThomasAttachments:

2-D. Leffingwell Property Development Improvements

Tagged Passions:development, Development, and property

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Authorize the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission, acting on behalf of the

County, to demolish the building located at 14433 Leffingwell Road in unincorporated South Whittier (Property) through a Board-approved Job Order Contract, and take other actions necessary to implement this demolition work; authorize the Executive Director to execute and, if necessary, amend a funding agreement with the County to accept up to 394,214 in residual funding allocated to the Fourth Supervisorial District, incorporate up to 394,214 in residual funding allocated to the Fourth Supervisorial District into the Commission s approved Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget to pay for demolition-related costs; and find that the demolition of the building at the Property is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act . (Relates to Agenda No. 14) (19-1868)
Tagged Passions:funding, streets, boards and commissions, budget, development, contract, environment, Development, property, demolition, and community development

Motion by Supervisor HahnAttachments:

3-D. East Los Angeles Farmers Market Project Contract Amendment

Tagged Passions:market, agriculture, contract, and farmers market

Recommendation: Approve an amendment to a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Reimbursable contract with the Eastmont Community Center for the

East Los Angeles Farmers Market Project (1), to increase the amount from 100,000 to 183,000 using CDBG funds allocated to the First Supervisorial District, effective upon execution by all parties through June 30, 2019; and authorize the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission to execute the amendment on behalf of the County. APPROVE (19-1706)
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, market, boards and commissions, agriculture, development, contract, Development, farmers market, community center, cdbg, and community development

Board LetterAttachments:

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AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY

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OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

9:30 A.M.

1-H. Mortgage Revenue Bonds for Multifamily Housing in Unincorporated Florence-Firestone

Tagged Passions:bond and housing

Recommendation: Adopt and instruct the Chair to sign a resolution authorizing the issuance of tax-exempt Multifamily Housing Mortgage Revenue Bonds

by the Housing Authority, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 26,000,000 and the issuance of taxable Multifamily Housing Mortgage Revenue Bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 2,000,000 to Florence Fund, LP, to finance the site acquisition, construction and development of a 109-unit multifamily rental housing development to be located at 1600 - 1616 East Florence Avenue in unincorporated Florence-Firestone (2); and authorize the Executive Director of the Housing Authority to execute and if necessary , amend or terminate all related documents and take all actions necessary for the issuance, sale and delivery of the Bonds. ADOPT (19-1691)
Tagged Passions:construction, finance, sale, taxes, Taxes, development, bond, Development, rental, and housing

Board LetterAttachments:

2-H. Floor Covering Services at Public and Affordable Housing Developments Contracts

Tagged Passions:development, contract, services, Development, and housing

Recommendation: Award and authorize the Executive Director of the Housing Authority to execute two one-year contracts with Floor Tech America, Inc.

and Midtown Carpet Company, the apparent lowest, responsive and responsible bidders, in an aggregate amount up to 400,000, using funds included in the Housing Authority s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 approved budget and FY 2019-20 proposed budget, for floor covering services at public and affordable housing developments located throughout the County; execute amendments to extend the contracts term for a maximum of four one-year increments, with an annual aggregate amount up to 400,000, using funds to be included in the Housing Authority s annual budget approval process; determine, as necessary and appropriate, to amend or terminate the contracts for convenience; amend the contracts to add or delete sites, modify the scope of work and increase the annual compensation by 10 as needed for additional services; and find that approval of the contracts are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. APPROVE (19-1710)
Tagged Passions:rfp, compensation, funding, RFP, budget, sites, development, contract, services, environment, Development, and housing

Board LetterAttachments:

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AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF THE REGIONAL PARK AND OPEN SPACE DISTRICT

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OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

9:30 A.M.

1-P. Updated Policies and Grants Administration Manual for Proposition A of 1992 and 1996

Tagged Passions:grant

Recommendation: Approve the content of the Regional Park and Open Space District s updated policies and Grants Administration Manual for the Safe

Neighborhood Parks Propositions of 1992 and 1996; and authorize the Director of the Regional Park and Open Space District to implement revised policies and procedures, which shall include the merging of the Grants Administration Manual and the Maintenance and Servicing Funds Guide, as well as the final formatting of the Grants Administration Manual, and making revisions, as needed, to meet the goals of the Safe Neighborhood Parks Propositions of 1992 and 1996. APPROVE (19-1730)
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, procedure, parks, and neighborhood

Board LetterAttachments:

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III. CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters are approved by one motion unless held.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 1 - 19

1. Appointments to Commissions/Committees/Special Districts

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions and appointments

Recommendation for appointment/reappointment and removal for the following Commissions/Committees/Special Districts: Documents on file in the

Executive Office.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions and appointments

Supervisor Solis Mercedes Marquez (removal), Measure H Citizens' Oversight Advisory

Board

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Reba Stevens+, Los Angeles County Mental Health Commission

Tagged Passions:health, boards and commissions, and mental health

Supervisor Barger Sandra Maravilla, San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments Governing

Tagged Passions:council

Board (19-0210)

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2. Examining the Use of Glyphosate for Vegetation Management

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Barger and Kuehl: Instruct the Director of Public Works, in conjunction with the Directors of Public

Health, Parks and Recreation and Beaches and Harbors and the Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures, to provide an assessment of the prevalence of glyphosate-based product use for vegetation management purposes throughout the unincorporated areas of the County, identify protocols that lead to the use of glyphosate as an abatement agent, explore alternatives to the use of glyphosate and identify recommended strategies that do not involve its use, identify best practices on what methods other jurisdictions use, and report back to the Board within 30 days on findings and alternatives; and cease all use of Glyphosate-based products until completion of the 30-day report back and alternative methods can be identified. (19-1849)
Tagged Passions:health, agriculture, beach, Public Works, ports, boating, parks, public works, abatement, and recreation

Motion by Supervisors Barger and KuehlAttachments:

3. Short-Term Rentals Ordinance Development

Tagged Passions:ordinance, development, Development, rental, and short-term rental

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Barger and Kuehl: Direct the Chief Executive Officer, in conjunction with County Counsel, the Directors of

Planning and Public Health, the Treasurer and Tax Collector and the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission, to prepare a comprehensive package of ordinances in 270 days for short-term rentals that considers the following provisions: registration requirements; applicability to primary versus non-primary residences; hosted versus un-hosted units; a limit to the number of days in a calendar year that a unit can be rented; general regulations dealing with quality of life issues such as limit on number of guests, parking requirements, local contact information, etc.; a comprehensive code enforcement mechanism; a naturally occurring affordable housing preservation mechanism; voluntary tax collection agreements with host platform companies that will include data sharing; and coordination with regulatory bodies such as the California Coastal Commission that also have jurisdiction over certain unincorporated areas; and instruct relevant Departments to conduct robust outreach with stakeholders, Town Councils and key affected communities on the proposed regulations and report back to the Board on a quarterly basis on the progress until a package of ordinances is completed and presented to the Board. (19-1901)
Tagged Passions:regulation, health, planning, ordinance, council, boards and commissions, taxes, Taxes, development, Development, rental, preservation, Treasurer, TREASURER, short-term rental, codes enforcement, housing, community development, and parking

Motion by Supervisors Barger and KuehlAttachments:

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4. Exploration of a Medium-Sized Business Enterprise Program for Los Angeles County Contracts

Tagged Passions:business, contract, and program

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Barger and Hahn: Instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in consultation with County

Counsel and all other applicable Departments, to report back to the Board in 90 days with an analysis and a proposed framework for a Los Angeles County Business Ladder of Growth program that supports growth for local small business enterprises and medium business enterprises along the business continuum including, but not limited to, an analysis of current Local Small Business efforts, business Mentor-Prot g Programs and medium-sized business enterprise programs in other jurisdictions, locally and nationally, in an effort to identify points of leverage and opportunity for the proposed framework ; assessing the feasibility of implementing incentive programs to encourage large enterprises to partner with medium and small businesses, including authorizing the Director of Public Works to pursue a pilot program; identifying any relevant components to develop the proposed program including, but not limited to, requirements for participation and a definition for a Medium-Size Business Enterprise; identifying and providing recommendations for any potential amendments to relevant ordinances, legislation, policies and contract language in support of this effort; identifying and providing recommendations for tracking, data collection and analysis; and identifying opportunities for legislative action related to inclusion of State and Federal funds for preference programs. (19-1900)
Tagged Passions:funding, ordinance, business, contract, program, Public Works, public works, small business, incentive, and growth

Motion by Supervisors Barger and HahnAttachments:

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5. Creation of a Countywide Microloan Program

Tagged Passions:program

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Solis and Ridley-Thomas: Instruct the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission and the

Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and the Center for Strategic Partnerships, to research, design and present recommendations and an implementation plan for a Countywide microloan program that is inclusive and accessible to a wide range of existing or new entrepreneurs, in particular communities that are economically underserved, with the recommendations to be developed using a stakeholder process, which includes philanthropy, the private corporate sector, community-based entities, and mission-driven financial institutions with experience working with underserved and high-priority communities whose entrepreneurs and micro and small businesses confront barriers to accessing capital; and also include, but not limited to, the following: (Relates to Agenda Nos. 1-D and 6)
Tagged Passions:business, finance, boards and commissions, strategic, development, program, Development, small business, and community development

Examples of existing County pilot programs and Countywide initiatives underway to support and strengthen micro and small business development;

Tagged Passions:business, development, program, Development, and small business

A map and description of areas where there is a need for such products based on economic indicators utilizing the County s Equity Indicators Tool and

Locate LA County among other possible tools and indicators;

Opportunities and a plan(s) for integration with existing County-led initiatives, policies and programs geared towards economic and workforce

development;
Tagged Passions:development, program, Development, workforce development, and workforce

An inventory of diverse sources of funding with an emphasis on limited use restrictions that maximizes flexibility in loan term, structure, repayment

and use of proceeds in order to reach a broader set of potential borrowers; and
Tagged Passions:funding

Report back to the Board in writing within 180 days; and

Authorize the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission and/or the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to enter into an

agreement with a consultant(s) as needed; and
Tagged Passions:business, boards and commissions, development, services, Development, and community development

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Upon approval of the recommendations, direct the Chief Executive Officer to evaluate funding needs associated with the proposed microloan program

during and within the context of the overall 2019-20 budget. (19-1887)
Tagged Passions:funding, budget, and program

Motion by Supervisors Solis and Ridley-ThomasAttachments:

6. East Los Angeles Entrepreneur Center

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Solis: Instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in collaboration with the Chief Executive

Officer, the Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services, the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission, and other relevant Departments, to begin immediate development of the East Los Angeles Entrepreneur Center (ELA-EC) and its programming, with community-focused financial entities and mission-driven institutions with expertise in business development in economically disadvantaged communities; and identify opportunities for integration with existing County-led initiatives, policies and programs geared towards economic and workforce development including, but not limited to, capacity-building, pre-venture resources, business development assistance, access to capital, credit repair, mentoring, technical assistance and systems navigation; and take the following actions: (Relates to Agenda Nos. 1-D and 5)
Tagged Passions:business, finance, boards and commissions, development, services, program, Development, workforce development, mentoring, workforce, and community development

Instruct the Directors of Public Health, Public Works and Planning, in collaboration with the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, to establish

a permitting panel and other relevant services designed to meet the needs of the business community at the ELA-EC;
Tagged Passions:health, planning, business, services, Public Works, and public works

Authorize the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to develop and enter into the appropriate agreements and/or memoranda of understanding with

relevant Departments, and external partners , to establish and support the ELA-EC provided funds are budgeted, including but not limited to, the appropriated adjustment from the Centro Maravilla Service Center Entrepreneur Center Refurbishment Project approved by the Board on February 5, 2019; and
Tagged Passions:funding, business, budget, and refurbishment

Authorize the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to enter into an agreement with a consultant(s), as needed. (19-1886)

Tagged Passions:business and services

Motion by Supervisor SolisAttachments:

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7. Acquisition of Real Property in Unincorporated Walnut Park for Public Park and Recreation Purposes

Tagged Passions:parks, property, and recreation

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Solis: Consummate the purchase of the property located at 2603-2611 Grand Avenue and 2614 Hope Street in

the County for the Walnut Park Acquisition Project; authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute and amend as necessary, the Purchase and Sale Agreement for a purchase price not to exceed 1,240,000 for park and recreational purposes; authorize the Chief Executive Officer to take all further actions necessary and appropriate to complete the transaction, including opening and management of escrow and execution of any escrow documentation, execution of any documentation to consummate the purchase and accept the deed conveying title to the property by the County; authorize the Auditor-Controller to issue warrants, as directed by the Chief Executive Officer, for the purchase price and any other related transactional costs; authorize the Assessor, to remove the subject property from the tax roll effective upon the transfer; and authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation, as agent of the County, to accept the grants, conduct all negotiations, execute and submit all documents including, but not limited to, applications, contracts, agreements, deed restrictions, amendments and payment requests, which may be necessary for the Walnut Park Acquisition Project and the Walnut Park Pocket Park Development Project. (19-1129)
Tagged Passions:grant, streets, sale, taxes, Taxes, development, public safety, contract, purchasing, Development, parks, property, audit, and recreation

Motion by Supervisor SolisAttachments:

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8. Adoption of Resolution of Notice of Intention to Acquire St. Vincent Medical Center Campus Properties through Bankruptcy Auction, and Related

Actions
Tagged Passions:auction

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Solis: Find that the proposed purchase of the St. Vincent Medical Center campus, which includes 2131 West

3rd Street, 199 and 201 South Alvarado Street, 2200 West 3rd Street, 262 and 272 South Lake Street/2120 Valley Street, 2222 Ocean View Avenue, 143 South Alvarado Street and 171 South Alvarado Street (collectively, the Properties ) are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act; adopt a resolution approving a Notice of Intention to Purchase for acquisition of the Properties for a purchase price not to exceed 120,000,000, subject to participation in the bankruptcy auction and approval of the sale to the County by the bankruptcy court; advertise and set for the April 16, 2019 Board meeting to receive comment and consummate the proposed acquisition; authorize the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute the Asset Purchase Agreement for acquisition of the Properties; authorize the Chief Executive Officer and County Counsel to take all further actions necessary and appropriate to participate in the bankruptcy auction; and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to submit a good faith deposit of 10 of the bid amount in accordance with the requirements of the bankruptcy court. (19-1889)
Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, legal, streets, sale, advertising, environment, purchasing, auction, and court

Motion by Supervisor SolisAttachments:

9. Commemorating C sar E. Ch vez Day

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Solis: Proclaim March 25, 2019 as C sar Ch vez Day throughout Los Angeles County; and encourage all County

residents to participate in volunteering efforts as well as events being held throughout their communities to commemorate the legacy of C sar Ch vez. (19-1905)
Tagged Passions:events and volunteer

Motion by Supervisor SolisAttachments:

10. Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (YOLA) 2019 Performances Fee Waiver

Tagged Passions:arts, performance, and youth

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Solis: Waive the 9 per vehicle parking fee for approximately 550 vehicles each day at Lot 16 at the Walt

Disney Concert Hall, totaling 9,900, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for YOLA s Intermediate and Advanced Orchestra s performances, to be held on April 1 and 2, 2019. (19-1885)
Tagged Passions:arts, performance, insurance, and parking

Motion by Supervisor SolisAttachments:

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11. Leveraging Technology to Accelerate and Maximize the Resentencing of Cannabis-Related Convictions

Tagged Passions:Technology and technology

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and Solis: Direct the Chief Executive Officer and request the District Attorney, in

consultation with the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs Office of Cannabis Management (OCM), to report back to the Board in writing in 60 days on a progress update on efforts to comply with Assembly Bill (AB) 1793, including opportunities to utilize technology for resentencing purposes and metrics to track and share progress of resentencing cannabis-related convictions in the County s Proposition 64 dashboard; instruct the Public Defender and the Acting Alternate Public Defender, in coordination with the Chief Executive Officer, to report back to the Board in writing in 90 days with a plan to notify all clients and inform them of the County s cannabis resentencing efforts, and that barriers to employment, housing and more may be removed as result of AB 1793; and direct the Chief Executive Officer, in consultation with OCM, the District Attorney, the Public Defender and the Acting Alternate Public Defender, to report back to the Board in writing in 180 days with opportunities to apply technology and user-centered design for additional decriminalization and resentencing reforms. (Continued from the meetings of 3-5-19 and 3-12-19) (19-1468)
Tagged Passions:business, legal, employment, Technology, technology, and housing

Motion by Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and SolisAttachments:

12. Proclaim May 18, 2019 as HomeWalk Day and Encourage Employee Participation

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas: Proclaim May 18, 2019 as HomeWalk Day throughout Los Angeles County and encourage County

employees and their families to participate in the United Way of Greater Los Angeles event to be held at Grand Park. (19-1859)
Tagged Passions:events and parks

Motion by Supervisor Ridley-ThomasAttachments:

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13. Coworking Space Demonstration Project

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Hahn and Kuehl: Instruct the Directors of Internal Services, Public Health and the County Librarian, in

consultation with the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Personnel, to implement a one-year pilot program for certain employees to telework from membership-based shared office spaces located within Los Angeles County; instruct the Director of Internal Services, using Purchasing Agent authority, to procure membership with one or more shared office providers for the purposes of this pilot program; and instruct the Director of Personnel, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer s Real Estate Division, the Directors of Internal Services and Public Health, to gather data on the operational, fiscal, environmental and personnel impacts of the pilot program and report back to the Board in 90 days after the conclusion of the program. (19-1890)
Tagged Passions:health, personnel, services, program, environment, purchasing, and library

Motion by Supervisors Hahn and KuehlAttachments:

14. Leffingwell Property Development Improvements

Tagged Passions:development, Development, and property

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Authorize the Executive Director of the Community Development Commission, acting on behalf of the

County, to demolish the building located at 14433 Leffingwell Road in unincorporated South Whittier (Property) through a Board-approved Job Order Contract, and take other actions necessary to implement the demolition work; and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute and, if necessary, amend a funding agreement with the Commission to transfer up to 394,214 in residual funding allocated to the Fourth Supervisorial District into the Commission s approved Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget to pay for demolition-related costs; and find that the demolition of the building at the Property is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. (Relates to Agenda No. 2-D) (19-1867)
Tagged Passions:funding, streets, boards and commissions, budget, development, contract, environment, Development, property, demolition, and community development

Motion by Supervisor HahnAttachments:

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15. Neighborhood Transformation Partnership - Long Beach

Tagged Passions:beach and neighborhood

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Direct the Chief Executive Officer, in conjunction with the Fourth Supervisorial District appointee

to the Neighborhood Transformation Partnership (NTP) Initiative, to work with the identified NTP partners by participating in the NTP s early planning efforts with the overall objective of improving the lives of those in the communities around Stephens Middle School in the City of Long Beach to ensure successful learning and improved academic performance by the students; supporting the development of the NTP governance structure by the partnering agencies to meet the objective; and assisting in finalizing any agreement needed amongst the partnering agencies to implement the objective of NTP; and instruct the Chief Executive Officer to report back to the Board in 60 days on the status of these efforts, including a timeline for execution of an NTP partner agreement and the recommended next steps, identifying all relevant County stakeholders, and highlighting provisions within the NTP that will require County resources to ensure the overall success of this effort, with future status reports assessing the feasibility of expanding the NTP model to other vulnerable communities within the County. (19-1866)
Tagged Passions:planning, development, beach, performance, Development, education, students, and neighborhood

Motion by Supervisor HahnAttachments:

16. Extension of the Interim Mobilehome Rent Space Regulation Ordinance

Tagged Passions:regulation and ordinance

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2018-0028, extending the sunset date up to and including

December 31, 2019, unless Ordinance No. 2018-0028 is further extended or replaced by the Board with a Mobilehome Rent Regulation Ordinance. (Relates to Agenda No. 62) (19-1302)
Tagged Passions:regulation and ordinance

Motion by Supervisor HahnAttachments:

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17. Ballona Creek Trash Reduction

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Instruct the Director of Public Works to report back to the Board within 90 days with a summary of

steps currently being taken by watershed cities to control trash at the source and the status of the current evaluation of trash removal options in Ballona Creek, including the Inner Harbor Water Wheel; and develop a multi-year, multi-agency plan to reduce trash and debris littering local beaches near the Ballona Creek outlet by October 1, 2019, including coordination with watershed cities, including City of Los Angeles, on additional steps by cities to reduce trash entering Ballona Creek, a long-range multi-agency trash reduction strategy, including community engagement efforts to promote anti-littering behavior, solutions for upstream watershed trash controls, and enhanced in-channel last line of defense, assessment of grant and other funding opportunities including from watershed cities, and identification of short-term solutions to remove residual trash in Ballona Creek during the 2019-20 storm season. (19-1884)
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, strategic, utility, Utility, beach, water, Public Works, ports, boating, watershed, public works, and behavior

Motion by Supervisor HahnAttachments:

18. 38th Annual Hills Are Alive 5K and 10K Race Fee Waiver

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Waive the 200 land use fee at the Palos Verdes Landfill in Rolling Hills Estates, excluding the cost

of liability insurance and cleaning deposit, for the Pepper Tree Foundation s 38th Annual Hills Are Alive 5K and 10K Race, to be held August 10, 2019. (19-1860)
Tagged Passions:landfill, solid waste, insurance, and trees

Motion by Supervisor HahnAttachments:

Page 17 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

19. Boardroom Technology Refurbishment Project

Tagged Passions:Technology, technology, and refurbishment

Executive Officer of the Board s recommendation: Establish and approve the Boardroom Technology Refurbishment Project, Capital Project No. 87403

located at 500 West Temple Street in the City of Los Angeles (1), to improve the constituent experience and identify efficiencies that would optimize Board proceedings, with a total budget of 1,535,000 and approve the scope of work; approve an appropriation adjustment to transfer 1,535,000 from the Provisional Financing Uses budget unit to the project, to fully fund the project; find that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act; and authorize the Director of Internal Services to take the following actions:
Tagged Passions:funding, streets, budget, capital spending, Capital Spending, services, environment, Technology, technology, and refurbishment

Deliver the project using a Board-approved Telecommunications Equipment and Services Master Agreement and/or Job Order Contract; and

Tagged Passions:equipment, contract, Telecommunications, services, and telecommunications

Authorize project work orders, accept the project and file notices upon final completion, release retention money withheld, grant extensions of time

on the project, as applicable, and assess liquidated damages. (19-1788)
Tagged Passions:grant

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 18 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 20 - 58

Chief Executive Office

20. Notice of Intention to Purchase Real Property and Accept Transfer of Title to Real Property

Tagged Passions:purchasing and property

Recommendation: Approve a Notice of Intention to Purchase property comprised of approximately 1.7 acres of land currently improved with two office

buildings totaling 47,409 sq ft of office space, a two-story parking structure and a portion of a surface parking lot located at 1190 and 1198 Durfee Avenue in South El Monte (Property) (1), from the Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation - Council of Greater Los Angeles, Zvi and Betty Ryzman and David and Theresa A. Loth for a purchase price not to exceed 11,069,000, plus title, survey and escrow fees, totaling approximately 15,000 (collectively, title and escrow fees ), in addition to an independent consideration amount of 100 for the purchase, for a total amount not to exceed 11,084,100, for the continued use of the Property by the Assessor s Office; advertise and set for the April 16, 2019 Board meeting to receive comments and consummate the proposed acquisition following publication of the Notice of Intention to Purchase; and find that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. 4-VOTES (19-1816)
Tagged Passions:council, advertising, environment, purchasing, property, and parking

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 19 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

21. Workers Compensation Claims Third-Party Administration Services Contracts

Tagged Passions:compensation, contract, and services

Recommendation: Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute four contracts under the County Managed Solution, Tier One Model, with York Risk

Services Group, for Units A and B and Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. for Units C and D, for a five-year term from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024, and a maximum contract amount of 206,412,768, 100 offset by the Workers Compensation Operating Budget, for the provision of Workers Compensation Claims Third-Party Administration Services; exercise three one-year extension options ending June 30, 2027, through an amendment at the beginning of the applicable agreement term, and increasing the maximum contract amount by 136,531,446, for a total maximum amount of 342,944,214 for all four contracts, 100 offset by the Workers Compensation Operating Budget; and execute amendments and change notices pursuant to the contracts provisions, and/or provide an increase or decrease in funding up to 15 above or below the total contract amount to ensure compliance with Federal, State or County regulations, or modification to the program requirements upon amendment execution and/or at the beginning of the applicable term. (Continued from the meeting of 3-5-19) NOTE: The Chief Executive Officer requests that this item be continued one week to March 26, 2019. (19-1310)
Tagged Passions:compensation, regulation, funding, budget, contract, risk, services, program, and compliance

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 20 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

County Operations

22. Findings and Order for Project No. 95036-(2) and Conditional use Permit No. 2007-00069-(2)

Recommendation: Adopt findings and order denying Project No. 95036-(2) and Conditional Use Permit No. 2007-00069-(2), which sought to authorize the

continued use of an unpermitted automobile dismantling yard located at 9601 South Alameda Street in the Florence-Firestone Community Standards District within the Starks Palms Zoned District, applied for by Alameda Imports. (On September 25, 2018, the Board indicated its intent to deny the Project.) (County Counsel) (18-3159)
Tagged Passions:streets, zoning, and transportation

Findings and OrderAttachments:

23. Findings and Order for Project No. R2013-01325-(2) and Conditional Use Permit No. 2013-00071-(2)

Recommendation: Adopt findings and order denying Project No. R2013-01325- (2) and Conditional Use Permit No. 2013-00071-(2), which sought to

authorize the continued operation of an unpermitted junk and salvage yard, and the addition of an unpermitted automobile dismantling yard located at 9625 South Alameda Street in the Florence-Firestone Community Standards District within the Stark Palms Zoned District, applied for by Tony Auto Parts. (On September 25, 2018, the Board indicated its intent to deny the Project.) (County Counsel) (18-3161)
Tagged Passions:streets, zoning, and transportation

Findings and OrderAttachments:

Page 21 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

24. Findings and Order for Project No. R2012-00034-(2) and Nonconforming Review No. 2012-0001-(2)

Recommendation: Adopt findings and order denying Project No. R2012-00034- (2), consisting of Nonconforming Review No. 2012-00001-(2), which sought to

authorize the continued operation, maintenance and use of an existing indoor automobile body repair business with incidental parts storage, warehousing and a new modular office trailer located at 7702 Maie Avenue in the Florence-Firestone Community Standards District within the Compton-Florence Zoned District, applied for by Mitchell Investors LLC. (On September 25, 2018, the Board indicated its intent to deny the Project.) (County Counsel) (18-3165)
Tagged Passions:business, zoning, and transportation

Findings and OrderAttachments:

25. County Codes, Title 2 - Administration, Title 11 - Health and Safety, Title 17 - Parks, Beaches and Other Public Areas and Title 19 - Airports

and Harbors Amendments
Tagged Passions:health, airport, beach, ports, boating, and parks

Recommendation: Approve an ordinance for introduction amending County Codes, Title 2 - Administration, Title 11 - Health and Safety, Title 17 -

Parks, Beaches and Other Public Areas, and Title 19 - Airports and Harbors, to update existing definitions of smoke and smoking to include electronic smoking devices and cannabis, prohibit smoking in additional outdoor areas of County properties and place further restrictions on smoking in or around eating and drinking establishments in the unincorporated areas of the County, in order to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke. (County Counsel) (Relates to Agenda No. 60) (19-1818)
Tagged Passions:health, ordinance, airport, beach, ports, boating, parks, Smoking, and smoking

Board LetterAttachments:

26. Social Host Ordinance Amendments

Tagged Passions:ordinance

Recommendation: Approve an ordinance for introduction amending County Code, Title 13 - Public Peace, Morals and Welfare, by adding Division 12,

Chapter 13.100, relating to the imposition of liability on adults and minors for providing alcohol and/or cannabis to underage persons, or facilitating the consumption or ingestion of alcoholic beverages and/or cannabis by underage persons at parties, gatherings or events held at residences or other private property in the County s unincorporated areas known as Academy Hill, Westfield and the Estates. (County Counsel) (Relates to Agenda No. 61) (19-1754)
Tagged Passions:alcohol, ordinance, events, and property

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 22 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

27. Revised Board Policy - Sole Source Contracts

Tagged Passions:contract and policy

Recommendation: Approve Board Policy No. 5.100, Sole Source Contracts, revised to clarify sole source criteria and modify the current contracting

process prior to a County Department seeking approval of a sole source contract. (Internal Services Department) APPROVE (19-1776)
Tagged Passions:contract, services, and policy

Board LetterAttachments:

28. Treasurer and Tax Collector Investment Policy

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, investment, Treasurer, TREASURER, and policy

Recommendation: Authorize the Treasurer and Tax Collector to invest and reinvest County funds and funds of other depositors in the County Treasury ;

and adopt the Treasurer and Tax Collector Investment Policy. (Treasurer and Tax Collector) ADOPT (19-1685)
Tagged Passions:funding, taxes, Taxes, investment, Treasurer, TREASURER, and policy

Board LetterAttachments:

Children and Families' Well-Being

29. Procurement of Services and Food Associated with the 31st Annual Celebration 2019 and 32nd Annual Celebration 2020

Tagged Passions:services and purchasing

Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Children and Family Services to sponsor and pay for costs, including food services for both lunch and

post-reception refreshments for youth, guests and volunteers for the 31st Annual Celebration 2019 and 32nd Annual Celebration 2020 events in the amount of 20,000 available in the Department s annual Adopted Budget for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-19 and 2019-20; and authorize the Director of Internal Services, as the County Purchasing Agent, to proceed with the acquisitions of services for FYs 2018-19 and 2019-20, as long as the cost does not exceed 20,000 per fiscal year and donors are not required to pay for said services. (Department of Children and Family Services) APPROVE (19-1815)
Tagged Passions:budget, services, events, purchasing, family services, youth, volunteer, and food services

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 23 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

Health and Mental Health Services

Tagged Passions:health, services, and mental health

30. Report on Health Agency Integration

Tagged Passions:health

Report by the Interim Director of the Health Agency and Department Heads on the integration of the Departments of Mental Health, Health Services and

Public Health, as requested at the Board meeting of August 11, 2015, also the following: RECEIVE AND FILE (Continued from the meeting of 2-5-19)
Tagged Passions:health, services, and mental health

Report by the Director of Community Health and Integrated Programs, Department of Health Services, on the issues related to recruitment, health of

the population being serviced and whether there is a need for additional outreach, as requested at the Board meetings of November 14, 2017 and December 12, 2017; and
Tagged Passions:health, services, and program

Report by the Sheriff on the creation of a unit within the Sheriff s Department for the purpose of facilitating doctors and dentists appointments for

inmates and health services in the correctional institutions, as requested at the Board meetings of November 14, 2017 and December 12, 2017. (15-3904)
Tagged Passions:health, appointments, public safety, services, and jail

ReportAttachments:

Page 24 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

31. Increase Incidental Expenses for Official Functions and Meetings

Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Health Services to incur incidental expenses above the annual amount of 5,000 by 740,000, bringing the

total limit to 745,000 annually for reasonable incidental expenses associated with County business, including various official functions and meetings, and increase the per occurrence limit from 500 to 35,000 for Fiscal Year 2018-19 and future fiscal years, provided that the Department generates an annual expenditure report for the Board. (Department of Health Services) APPROVE (Continued from the meeting of 3-12-19) (19-1523)
Tagged Passions:health, business, and services

Board LetterAttachments:

32. Sole Source Consultant Services Contract

Tagged Passions:contract and services

Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Mental Health to execute a sole source consultant services contract with Third Sector Capital Partners,

Inc. to transform the current Adult Full Service Partnership program to a team-based service model with the appropriate funding methodology, effective upon Board approval through January 31, 2020 or until such time that the funds allocated for the project are fully expended, whichever comes first, with a total contract amount of 250,000, to be fully funded by the County s Quality and Productivity Commission s Productivity Investment Fund grant funds; execute future amendments to the contract, including amendments that extend the term, provide administrative non-material changes, provide or add additional/related services, modify or replace an existing statement of work and/or reflect Federal, State and County regulatory and/or policy changes; and terminate the contract in accordance with the contract s termination provisions, including termination for convenience. (Department of Mental Health) APPROVE (19-1715)
Tagged Passions:regulation, health, funding, grant, boards and commissions, contract, services, program, investment, policy, and mental health

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 25 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

33. Federal and/or State Entities to Host Public Health Assignees Agreements

Tagged Passions:health

Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Public Health to execute agreements with Federal and/or State entities to host public health assignees for

the provision of carrying out disease prevention, health promotion and protection and other critical public health activities, effective upon date of execution for individual terms up to five years or as amended. (Department of Public Health) APPROVE (19-1647)
Tagged Passions:health

Board LetterAttachments:

34. Substance Use Disorder Services Contract Amendments

Tagged Passions:contract and services

Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Public Health to execute amendments to 38 contracts to implement programs and strategies that will increase

access to treatment and prevention services and support the understanding of the disease of addiction, add a statement of work for additional domestic violence supportive services and increase the combined maximum contract obligation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 by 1,306,520 from 16,331,503 to 17,638,023, effective upon execution through June 30, 2019, fully funded by Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant funds, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA); execute an amendment to the Media Services Master Agreement Work Order (MAWO) with Fraser Communications to amend the statement of work and scope of work for additional media services, increase the maximum contract obligation for FY 2018-19 by 2,911,175 from 1,497,164 to 4,408,339 and re-establish the annual base maximum obligation at the revised FY 2018-19 amount, fully funded by SAPT Block Grant funds, CFDA; execute amendments to the MAWO with Fraser Communications that extend the term through June 30, 2020 at the revised base maximum obligation, allow for the rollover of unspent funds and/or provide an increase or decrease in funding up to 35 , above or below the revised base annual maximum obligation, effective upon amendment execution; and execute a sponsorship agreement with Shatterproof and provide financial support to sponsor the Rise Up Against Addiction Shatterproof 5K Run/Walk to be held annually for four years, beginning 2019, in the amount of 50,000 per year for a total maximum obligation of 200,000, fully funded by SAPT Block Grant funds, CFDA. (Department of Public Health) APPROVE (19-1659)
Tagged Passions:health, funding, grant, finance, 911, contract, services, program, communications, Communications, and domestic violence

Board LetterAttachments:

Page 26 County of Los Angeles

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019Board of Supervisors Agenda

Community Services

Tagged Passions:services

35. Parcel 62 in Marina del Rey Lease Agreement

Tagged Passions:leasing, watershed, and property

Recommendation: Instruct the Chair to sign a lease agreement between the County and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for Parcel 62 and an

auxiliary space located at 13477 Fiji Way in Marina del Rey (4), to ensure the USCG s continued presence in Marina del Rey, where it serves an important role in promoting boating safety in local waters; and find that the proposed lease agreement is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. (Department of Beaches and Harbors) APPROVE 4-VOTES (19-1802)
Tagged Passions:leasing, utility, Utility, beach, water, environment, ports, boating, watershed, and property

Board LetterAttachments:

36. Parcel 75W and Parcel 94R Consent of Proposed Assignment of Lease Agreements

Tagged Passions:leasing and property

Recommendation: Consent to the proposed assignment of Parcel 75W and Parcel 94R lease to Admiralty Capital Partners, LLC, PCH Admiralty, LLC and A M

Partnership, LLC as tenants in common, located at 4560 Admiralty Way in Marina del Rey (4); authorize the Director of Beaches and Harbors to execute any consents, estoppels or other related documentation necessary to effectuate the assignment of Parcel 75W lease and Parcel 94R lease; and find that the proposed actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act . (Department of Beaches and Harbors) APPROVE 4-VOTES (19-1814)
Tagged Passions:leasing, beach, environment, ports, boating, rental, watershed, and property

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