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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

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019, 9:30 A.M.

BOARD HEARING ROOM 381B

KENNETH HAHN HALL OF ADMINISTRATION

500 WEST TEMPLE STREET

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90012

Janice Hahn

Chair

Fourth District

Hilda L. Solis Mark Ridley-Thomas Supervisor Supervisor First District Second District

Sheila Kuehl Kathryn Barger Supervisor Chair Pro Tem Third District Fifth District

AGENDA POSTED: May 16, 2019

MEETING TELEVISED: Wednesday, May 22, 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.
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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/
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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

Invocation led by Pastor William Hundley, House of Worship International Ministries, Cerritos (4).

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I. PRESENTATIONS

Presentation of scrolls to the Center for Financial Empowerment Steering Committee, in recognition of their expertise and guidance, as arranged by

Supervisor Kuehl.
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Presentation of scroll to Andrew K. Benton, in recognition of his retirement after 19 years as President of Pepperdine University, as arranged by

Supervisors Hahn and Kuehl.
Tagged Passions:recognition, retirement, seniors, and university

Presentation of scroll to Jim Jones, Chief Operating Officer, in recognition of his retirement after 33 years of service to the residents of Los

Angeles County, as arranged by Supervisor Hahn.
Tagged Passions:recognition, retirement, and seniors

Presentation of scrolls to the Granada Hills Charter High School academic decathlon team, in recognition of their national championship victory, as

arranged by Supervisor Barger.
Tagged Passions:recognition and education

Presentation of scrolls to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Los Angeles County Firefighters Local 1014, in recognition of the Fill the Boot

campaign, as arranged by Supervisor Barger.
Tagged Passions:recognition, fire departments and districts, and union

Presentation of scroll to the Department of Human Resources, in recognition of Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, as arranged by Supervisor

Barger.
Tagged Passions:recognition and human resources

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 scrolls to 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, as arranged by Supervisor Solis.
Tagged Passions:recognition, performance, and education

Presentation of scrolls to the Chinese American Museum and Japanese American National Museum, in recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage

Month, as arranged by Supervisor Solis. (19-0228)
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General public comment may be taken up immediately after

presentations, which may be followed by agenda items not held for

discussion by Supervisors.

II. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT

Opportunity for members of the public to address the Board on items of interest that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board.

(12-9998)

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III. SPECIAL DISTRICT AGENDAS

AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF

THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY

DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

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TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

9:30 A.M.

1-D. Managed Print Services Contract

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Recommendation: Authorize the Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Development Authority to execute a five-year contract and all related

documents with Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., for managed print services and associated lease services at an annual amount of 97,048 and an aggregate amount of 485,240; use up to an additional 10 contingency of 48,524, as needed for unforeseen costs, for a total maximum contract amount of 533,764 for all five years; and determine, as necessary and appropriate under the terms of the contract, to amend the contract to add or delete services. APPROVE (NOTE: The Chief Information Officer recommends approval of this item.) (19-3398)
Tagged Passions:business, leasing, development, contract, services, and Development

Attachments: Board Letter

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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, MAY 21, 2019

9:30 A.M.

1-P. North Atwater Bridge Project

Recommendation: Allocate an amount not to exceed 333,000 in Excess Funds available to the Third Supervisorial District, pursuant to the Safe

Neighborhood Parks Proposition of 1996 to the City of Los Angeles for the North Atwater Bridge Project (3); and authorize the Director of the Regional Park and Open Space District to award the grant when applicable conditions have been met, and administer the grant as of the date of award and pursuant to guidelines in the Procedural Guide for Excess Funds Projects, otherwise, funds shall remain in the Excess Funds account. APPROVE (19-3444)
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, parks, and neighborhood

Attachments: Board Letter

2-P. Farnsworth Park General Improvements Project

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Recommendation: Approve a Revised Plan of Expenditure of residual specified project funds allocated to the Department of Parks and Recreation under

the Safe Neighborhood Parks Proposition of 1992 for the Farnsworth Park General Improvements Project (5) in an amount not to exceed 59,420; approve an Alternative Plan of Expenditure of residual specified project funds allocated to the Department of Parks and Recreation under the Safe Neighborhood Parks Proposition of 1996 for the project in an amount not to exceed 51,630; allocate excess funds in an amount not to exceed 192,670 available to the Fifth Supervisorial District to the Department of Parks and Recreation for the project; and authorize the Director of the Regional Park and Open Space District to award a grant amendment when applicable conditions have been met, and administer the grant amendment as of the date of award and pursuant to guidelines in the Procedural Guide for Specified, Per Parcel and Excess Funds Projects, otherwise, funds shall remain in their respective accounts. APPROVE (19-3445)
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, parks, property, neighborhood, and recreation

Attachments: Board Letter

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IV. CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters are approved by one motion unless held.

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1. Appointments to Commissions/Committees/Special Districts

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Recommendation for appointment/reappointment for the following Commissions/Committees/Special Districts (+ denotes reappointments): Documents on file

in the Executive Office.
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Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Mona Evans-Graham (Alternate), Assessment Appeals Board Eric B. Moore+, Board of Governors, Department of Museum of Natural

History (19-0229)

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2. Implementing the County s Center for Financial Empowerment

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Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Kuehl and Solis: Instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to establish the Center for

Financial Empowerment (CFE) as a permanent program within the Department to serve as a champion for improving the financial wellbeing of low-to-moderate income County residents and to implement the recommendations identified in the Center for Financial Empowerment Pilot Demonstration Report, including the development of a County financial capability and coaching certification program; instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to continue to work with the Center for Financial Empowerment Steering Committee to ensure inclusion of experts from other government and nonprofit agencies, philanthropy and financial institutions in supporting CFE initiatives and informing policy development and continue to leverage the expertise and support of the committee members to advance the mission of the CFE; and take the following actions:
Tagged Passions:business, finance, development, program, Development, and policy

Direct the Chief Executive Officer, in consultation with the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, to report back to the Board during the Fiscal

Year 2019-20 Final Changes Budget as well as future budget cycles, with recommendations on new or existing resources to support the appropriate staffing levels needed to execute the ongoing work of CFE;
Tagged Passions:business, budget, and human resources

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Instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in collaboration with the Directors of Public Social Services and Public Health, the Acting

Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services, and other relevant Departments, to develop and implement a comprehensive Countywide Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) maximization plan, based on an analysis of existing Departmental initiatives which use EITC as a strategy for achieving Departmental priorities, as well as collaborative outreach opportunities to ensure that all County customers and clients who qualify for EITC are aware of the opportunity to claim EITC when they file their taxes, and the plan should include, but need not be limited to:
Tagged Passions:health, business, strategic, social services, taxes, Taxes, development, services, Development, workforce development, and workforce

An analysis of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) deserts and areas in the County where there are concentrations of businesses that offer high

cost and predatory tax-time products and services targeting EITC eligible residents and identify strategies to increase access to VITA services in those areas;
Tagged Passions:business, taxes, Taxes, services, and volunteer

A survey of all County Departments to catalog current EITC initiatives and collaborative outreach opportunities;

An assessment of existing customer/client data which could be used to increase EITC outreach to qualifying populations; and

Innovative outreach initiatives, including text-based outreach and ultra-local media, including ethnic print and online media, to reach qualifying

populations; and

As part of the Countywide EITC maximization plan, instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in consultation with the Chief Executive

Officer and County Counsel, to assess barriers utilizing County data to conduct EITC outreach, and opportunities for overcoming those barriers so that data can be used effectively as part of an EITC outreach campaign;
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Send a five-signature letter to the California State Legislature supporting Governor Gavin Newsom s plan to expand California EITC funding, and

direct the Chief Executive Office s Legislative Advocates in Sacramento to support legislative proposals that expand EITC eligibility and increased funding;
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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 nonprofit partners to support the integration of EITC outreach, develop a comprehensive plan to recruit VITA volunteers and support year-round EITC outreach campaigns;
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Instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in consultation with County Counsel, to explore the feasibility of creating a 501(c)(3)

nonprofit organization to increase its capacity to apply and accept grants and philanthropic contributions, manage and increase programming and strategic partnerships and award and manage grants;
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Authorize the Director of the Consumer and Business Affairs to enter into an agreement with a consultant(s) as needed, provided funds are budgeted;

and
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Instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in consultation with relevant Departments, to provide an initial report back to the Board and

status on the progress of these efforts within 180 days, and a subsequent report back to the Board on progress within 90 days after the initial report. (19-3500)
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Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Kuehl and Solis

Center for Financial Empowerment Pilot Demontration Report

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3. Expanding Eviction Defense Services in Los Angeles County

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Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Kuehl and Ridley-Thomas: Direct the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of Consumer and Business

Affairs to report back to the Board in writing within 90 days on the following:
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Available data regarding unlawful detainer filings within the County including, but not limited to, the number of filings, locations where low-income

tenants are more likely to face eviction, the demographics of individuals most affected and associated trends over time;
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An analysis of existing universal representation programs for low-income tenants and related strategies in other jurisdictions including , but not

limited to, programs and strategies being implemented by the Cities of New York and Philadelphia, the City and County of San Francisco, Montgomery County, Maryland, and how those programs and strategies could inform the development of a universal representation program for low-income tenants in the County;
Tagged Passions:development, program, Development, rental, and poverty

An analysis and recommendations regarding how tenant eligibility under a County universal representation program for low-income tenants should be

limited by income and other factors, such as geography;
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An analysis and recommendations regarding the design of a County universal representation program for low-income tenants including , but not limited

to, a discussion of needed wraparound services and other activities, such as pre-eviction or related services, financial education, mediation, landlord assistance, financial and rental assistance, rent relocation benefits, rent stabilization enforcement, code enforcement, criminal expungement and resentencing, homeless prevention services, credit reporting for tenants making rental payments to increase their credit scores, adult protective services and domestic violence support;
Tagged Passions:finance, services, program, rental, education, poverty, rent stabilization, codes enforcement, domestic violence, homeless, and housing

Potential partnerships with County cities, including opportunities to leverage County and City of Los Angeles funding to create a universal

representation program serving low-income tenants Countywide;
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Recommended outreach strategies and partnerships to support the implementation of a universal representation program, including but not limited to

partnerships with the State, County cities, school districts, the Los Angeles Superior Court, faith-based organizations, legal service providers, philanthropy and law schools and universities;
Tagged Passions:legal, religion, program, education, and court

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The level of staff and infrastructure, either in-house or through external partners, needed to support a universal representation program for

low-income tenants, and an analysis of new or additional resources needed to operate the program; and
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Potential costs and benefits associated with a universal representation program for low-income tenants and available funding sources including , but

not limited to, an analysis of the availability of Measure H funding, State and Federal funding and consumer civil penalties; and
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Direct the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to collaborate with representatives from County Counsel, the

Departments of Public Social Services, Public Health and Mental Health, the Public Defender and Alternate Public Defender, the Los Angeles County Development Authority, the Los Angeles County Superior Court, the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and nonprofit legal service providers representing low-income tenants in unlawful detainer proceedings to inform the development of the written report; and
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Authorize the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to hire consultants and collaborate with philanthropy, as

deemed appropriate, to implement these directives with the objective of setting up a Universal Representation Program for low-income tenants by the fall of 2020, in coordination with the County s Supplemental Budget Proceedings. (19-3559)
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Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Kuehl and Ridley-Thomas

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4. Comprehensive Homelessness Prevention Assessment and Action Plan

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Kuehl and Hahn: Instruct the Director of the Homeless Initiative, Chief Executive Office, to collaborate

with the Directors of Public Social Services, Children and Family Services, Health Services, Mental Health, Public Health and Consumer and Business Affairs, the Acting Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services, the Chief Probation Officer, the Sheriff, the Executive Director of the Office of Diversion and Re-Entry, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, legal services, research organizations and other experts, to assess how to strengthen homelessness prevention efforts within County Departments, and provide the Board with the following:
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An interim report back to the Board in 90 days that includes:

An inventory of existing County Department homelessness prevention and diversion resources, including mainstream benefits, housing assistance, and

eviction prevention assistance programs, including funding sources and eligibility criteria, as well as categories and number of staff working directly on homelessness prevention and diversion;
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An assessment of which County data systems currently collect and track homeless status, the value that might be gained by having County Departments

that do not currently track this data element add this field, and the value of incorporating the definition of homelessness, used by Housing and Urban Development, into any County data systems;
Tagged Passions:development, Development, homeless, and housing

An evaluation and assessment of recommendations developed by the Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness, and task forces on

Employment and Homelessness, Homeless Older Adults, and Women Experiencing Homelessness, and determination of which recommendations should be considered for inclusion in the action plan described below; and
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Description of the work being done by the University of Chicago Urban Labs on predicting homelessness and the implications of that work for the

action plan, including any recommendations on how to direct County Department resources to those at highest risk of homelessness; and
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An action plan in 180 days that includes:

An analysis of the inventory of County homelessness prevention resources to determine whether existing resources are being fully leveraged, by

looking at current utilization rates and outcomes of existing resources, including numbers of applicants/people screened, number approved/denied, and number of sanctions and terminations; the feasibility of tracking housing outcomes, like recidivism, for each of these programs; and the effectiveness and cost of these resources in preventing homelessness;
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A plan to measure the impact and cost-effectiveness of both non-financial and financial diversion on preventing homelessness and to help establish a

set of best practices for County Departments;
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A recommendation regarding whether any County Departments that do not currently track homelessness status should begin tracking these data elements,

including additional data in the Enterprise Linkage Project;

Recommended target populations for this homelessness prevention effort;

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An approach and timeline to train County Department staff on homelessness prevention and diversion;

A proposed tracking mechanism to determine the quantity and efficacy of problem-solving conversations and referrals to the Centralized

Problem-Solving (Diversion) Fund and/or Measure H-funded homelessness prevention providers under Homeless Initiative Strategies A1 and A5;
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An assessment of the extent to which people experiencing homelessness (including first-time homelessness) have recently exited an institution, and/or

have patterns of prior contact with County systems;

Determination of gaps in existing homelessness prevention/diversion resources and a plan to address gaps, including identifying opportunities to

leverage various funding streams, including Measure H;
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An implementation plan for any of the recommendations from committees and task forces, identified in the interim report for potential inclusion in

the action plan;

Determination of any needed policy changes to address gaps and implement enhancements;

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Identification of additional opportunities to increase County Departments roles in implementing Homeless Initiative Strategies A1 and A5

(homelessness prevention for families and individuals); and
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An assessment of whether to modify Homeless Initiative A1 and A5 targeting, which aligns with the formal Measure H Strategy A1 and A5 evaluation

being led by the Chief Information Office; and
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Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to utilize up to 200,000 in one-time funding from the Provisional Financing Uses - Homeless and Housing

Initiatives account for consultant assistance and/or other costs associated with the development of the interim report and action plan required by this motion. (19-3552)
Tagged Passions:funding, development, services, Development, homeless, and housing

Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Kuehl and Hahn

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5. Exploring Alternatives to the Use of Glyphosate for Vegetation Management

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Kuehl and Barger: Direct all County Departments to ban the use of glyphosate-based products; and instruct

the Director of Public Works, in conjunction with County Counsel, the Directors of Public Health, Parks and Recreation, Beaches and Harbors and the Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures to do the following:
Tagged Passions:health, agriculture, beach, parks, ports, boating, Public Works, public works, and recreation

Work with experts that may include hiring a consultant(s) to explore options for vegetation management, especially in areas where the use of

traditional alternatives to glyphosate-based products is problematic due to challenges with access, safety and habitat restoration;
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Continue to solicit recommendations from the public on possible alternatives to the use of glyphosate-based products for vegetation management; and

Report back to the Board within 180 days with recommendations and any feasible alternatives for the control of vegetation management. (19-3540)

Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Kuehl and Barger

6. AIDS/LifeCycle 2019 Fee Waiver

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Kuehl: Waive the estimated 4,661.25 gross receipts fee and reduce the parking fee to 5 per vehicle for 300

vehicles, at Will Rogers State Beach, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the AIDS/LifeCycle event hosted by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, to be held June 8, 2019. (19-3511)
Tagged Passions:beach, events, insurance, and parking

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Kuehl

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7. Support House Resolution 1487 - The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act

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Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Hahn and Kuehl: Support House Resolution 1487 (Lieu), the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

(SMMNRA) Boundary Adjustment Act, legislation which would commission the National Park Service to conduct a three-year Special Resource Study to determine whether to add the entire Santa Monica Bay Coastline to the SMMNRA; and send a five-signature letter to members of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. (19-3512)
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, parks, and recreation

Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Hahn and Kuehl

8. Enhancing and Improving the Quality of Life of Older Adults in Los Angeles County

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Direct the Chief Executive Officer to send a five-signature letter to the Los Angeles County

Legislative Delegation to support Assembly Bill 1118 (Rubio), legislation that would direct the Governor s Office of Planning and Research to update guidelines that specifically address livability issues for older adults; direct the County s Legislative Advocates in Sacramento to support Senate Bill 228 (Jackson), legislation that would establish an Aging Task Force to develop the Master Plan on Aging, including sending a letter of support to Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian, the Chair of the Assembly on Aging and Long-Term Care Committee; instruct the Acting Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services, in coordination with the County s Legislative Advocates in Sacramento, to engage with the Administration on the Governor s proposal for a Master Plan on Aging to share input or best practices related to the unique needs of the older adult population; and instruct the Acting Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services to engage the City of Los Angeles Area Agency on Aging, in consultation with the City s Chief Administrative Office and Mayor s Office of City Services, to determine their recommendations to the Master Plan on Aging and coordinate outreach to the Governor s Administration related to the Master Plan on Aging. (19-3518)
Tagged Passions:planning, development, services, Development, workforce development, and workforce

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Hahn

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9. Quality and Productivity Commission Leadership Conference 2019

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Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Proclaim June 5, 2019 as Government in Motion: The Evolving County Workplace Day, in support of the

Quality and Productivity Commission s 17th Annual Leadership Conference; request and invite members of the Board, Executive Office staff, Quality and Productivity Commissioners, all Commissioners, Advisory Board Members, related agencies staff, Department Heads, County Executives and Departmental Quality and Productivity Managers, to attend the Leadership Conference; waive 4,400 in parking fees for 220 vehicles at the Music Center Garage, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the Leadership Conference, to be held June 5, 2019; and instruct the Director of Internal Services to provide the necessary support services, such as transport of conference materials, logistics, etc., for activities related to the Leadership Conference. (19-3506)
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, materials, services, insurance, manager, and parking

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Hahn

10. MarinaFest Boat Show Fee Waiver

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Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Hahn: Waive the 10 per vehicle parking fee for up to 75 vehicles for two days, totaling 1 ,500, at the

parking lot adjacent to the Burton W. Chace Park, and waive up to 1,300 in slip fees for use of the Burton W. Chace Park s transient docks for boat exhibitors, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the 9th Annual MarinaFest Boat Show, to be held June 22 and 23, 2019. (19-3499)
Tagged Passions:insurance, boating, and parking

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Hahn

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11. Proclaiming D-Day National Remembrance Day

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Barger and Hahn: Proclaim June 6, 2019, as D-Day Remembrance Day; instruct the Director of Military and

Veterans Affairs, in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles National Cemetery and key community veteran stakeholders , to observe the 75th Anniversary of D-Day with programs, ceremonies and activities that honor those who fought and sacrificed their lives so that men and women they had never met would know freedom; and order that on June 6, 2019, all flags throughout the County be flown at half-staff on D-Day in memory of those Americans who lost their lives for our freedom. (19-3546)
Tagged Passions:veterans, program, and military

Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Barger and Hahn

12. Extend the Reward in the Investigation of the Suspicious Disappearance of Jose Juan Ahumada

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Barger: Extend the 10,000 reward offered in exchange for information leading to the apprehension and/or

conviction of the person or persons responsible for the suspicious disappearance of 23-year-old Jose Juan Ahumada, who was last seen leaving his residence located on the 37000 block of Tamara Place in the City of Palmdale on March 5, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m. (18-5602)

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Barger

13. Extend the Reward in the Investigation of the Fatal Hit-and-Run Victim Rodney Tyrone Richard

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Barger: Extend the 10,000 reward offered in exchange for information leading to the apprehension and/or

conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fatal hit-and-run of 21-year-old Rodney Tyrone Richard, who was struck by a white truck on the eastbound lane of Lancaster Boulevard near Elm Avenue in the City of Lancaster on August 4, 2018 at approximately 2:00 a.m. (18-5143)
Tagged Passions:streets and transportation

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Barger

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14. Commissioners Breakfast Fee Waiver

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Barger: Waive the 20 per vehicle parking fee for 60 vehicles, totaling 1,200, at the Music Center Garage,

excluding the cost of liability insurance, for attendees of the Commissioners Breakfast hosted by the Fifth Supervisorial District, to be held May 29, 2019. (19-3523)
Tagged Passions:insurance and parking

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Barger

15. Canyon High School Cross Country Triathlon Fee Waiver

Tagged Passions:education

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Barger: Reduce the parking fee to 5 per vehicle for 1,000 vehicles, totaling 5,000 for two fundraising

triathlon events at Castaic Lake Regional Park, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the Canyon High School Cross Country and Track team s fundraising triathlons, to be held June 8, 2019 and August 10, 2019. (19-3498)
Tagged Passions:events, insurance, education, fundraising, and parking

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Barger

16. Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation Fee Waiver

Tagged Passions:parks and recreation

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Barger: Waive the 11 per vehicle parking fee for 250 vehicles, totaling 2,750, at the Castaic Lake State

Recreation Area, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the 2019 Dragon Boat Festival co-sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, to be held on June 8, 2019. (19-3494)
Tagged Passions:insurance, boating, festival, parking, and recreation

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Barger

17. Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic Concert Parking Fee Waiver

Tagged Passions:legal and parking

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Barger: Waive an amount not to exceed 1,890 in parking fees for 210 vehicles at the Music Center Garage,

excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic Concert, to be held June 29, 2019. (19-3551)
Tagged Passions:legal, insurance, and parking

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Barger

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18. Equity for Los Angeles County Families and Children in Foster Care

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Solis and Kuehl: Instruct the Director of Children and Family Services to establish an Office of Equity

and, in collaboration with the Directors of Public Health, Mental Health, Health Services and Public Social Services and the Chief Probation Officer, report back to the Board in 90 days on:
Tagged Passions:health, social services, services, mental health, and family services

An overview of the proposed infrastructure and function of the establishment of the Office of Equity, including: the identification of existing

programs and resources that could be transferred to the Office of Equity; the identification of a division manager and other resources necessary, including resources from Departments within the County, to create the Office of Equity, and a projection of the funding required; a plan that outlines the development of the office and how it will work within the community and across the Department to bring about change; and projections of where the Department of Children and Family Services expects the office to be over the next year; and
Tagged Passions:funding, development, services, program, Development, manager, and family services

A preliminary review of data reflecting patterns of child protection involvement by race/ethnicity and LGBTQ status to inform the development of

priorities for the Office of Equity, best practices observed throughout the United States that could be adopted in the County and recommendations for their possible adoption;
Tagged Passions:development, discrimination, LGBTQ, and Development

The identification of an external consultant to provide expert guidance and evaluation of improvement on an annual basis, and exploration of funding

options; and
Tagged Passions:funding and services

A plan to engage stakeholders in the creation and function of the office-accounting for diverse interests, backgrounds and from across the County;

and

Following the creation of this office, report back to the Board every six months for a two-year period on data and evidence demonstrating the

effectiveness of the Office of Equity. (19-3560)

Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Solis and Kuehl

County of Los Angeles Page 19

Board of Supervisors Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

19. TempLA Program Transition from a Pilot to a Permanent Program

Tagged Passions:program

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisors Solis and Hahn: Accept the recommendations to make TempLA permanent as contained in the Director of

Personnel s Eighth Quarterly Board Report Pilot Temporary Services Registry Program submitted to the Board on March 28, 2019; instruct the Director of Personnel and the Acting Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, to implement and expand the TempLA Program and identify funding for the implementation and administration of the expanded program, including information technology systems for ongoing program management, tracking and reporting of data and metrics; and instruct the Director of Personnel and the Acting Director of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services to report back to the Board annually with program reports . (19-3567)
Tagged Passions:funding, development, personnel, services, program, Technology, Development, technology, information technology, workforce development, workforce, and Information Technology

Attachments: Motion by Supervisors Solis and Hahn

County of Los Angeles Page 20

Department of Human Resources Quarterly TempLA Report

Tagged Passions:human resources

Board of Supervisors Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

20. Implementation of the Unlicensed Cannabis Business Closure Plan

Tagged Passions:business

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

Chief Executive Officer, the Sheriff, the Fire Chief, the Directors of Public Health, Public Works and Regional Planning, the Treasurer and Tax Collector and other Departments and agencies, as appropriate, to implement an Unlicensed Cannabis Closure Plan including, but not limited to, the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs recommendation to deploy the cannabis crime abatement team after the County creates appropriate procedures to lock and seal the physical premises of an illegal business and explores the feasibility of shutting off utilities to illegal businesses; authorize the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs to engage a consultant to prepare a wide-ranging outreach and education campaign designed to advance the public education and outreach strategies in the plan; direct County Counsel, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, to evaluate the availability of funding for the plan from civil penalties paid to the County pursuant to the California Unfair Business Practices Act; and instruct the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and County Counsel, to report back to the Board in writing in 120 days on the progress and biannually thereafter. (Relates to Agenda No. 27) (19-3535)
Tagged Passions:planning, funding, health, business, taxes, Taxes, utility, Utility, public safety, procedure, services, abatement, Public Works, public works, Treasurer, education, TREASURER, and crime

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Solis

21. Army Corps of Engineers Annual Nelson-Mauhar Softball Tournament Fee Waiver

Tagged Passions:military

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Solis: Waive 692 in field rental fees for each of the two days, totaling 1,384, at Whittier Narrows

Recreation Area Ball Diamonds Nos. 4 and 5, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the United States Army Corps of Engineers Annual Nelson-Mauhar Softball Tournament event, to be held June 1 and 8, 2019. (19-3529)
Tagged Passions:events, insurance, parks, rental, military, and recreation

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Solis

County of Los Angeles Page 21

Board of Supervisors Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

22. American Cancer Society s 2019 Relay for Life of Baldwin Hills Event Fee Waiver

Tagged Passions:events

Recommendation as submitted by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas: Waive 1,500 in facility fees for use of the baseball field at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation

Area, excluding the cost of liability insurance, for the American Cancer Society s 2019 Relay for Life of Baldwin Hills 24-hour walk, to be held June 22 and June 23, 2019. (19-3490)
Tagged Passions:facility, insurance, parks, and recreation

Attachments: Motion by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas

Arts Commission

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions and arts

23. Deaccession the Former Florence Library Civic Artwork

Tagged Passions:library

Recommendation: Approve the deaccession of the County-owned artwork Faces of the America by Ernesto de la Loza, created for the Florence Library in

2010 from the County Civic Art Collection; and find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. (19-3427)
Tagged Passions:arts, environment, and library

Attachments: Board Letter

County of Los Angeles Page 22

Board of Supervisors Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 24 - 70

Chief Executive Office

24. Percentage-Based Bonus Language in Successor Memoranda of Understanding

Recommendation: Approve the conversion of all percentage-based bonuses identified in successor memoranda of understanding to a level differential as

specified and pay such bonuses in accordance with the Level Percentage Conversion Table and salary schedule table found in County Code, Title 6 - Salaries, Section 6.26.040, pursuant to Section 6.26.015; and instruct the Acting Auditor-Controller to make all payroll system changes necessary to implement the recommendations. 4-VOTES (19-3433)
Tagged Passions:audit

Attachments: Board Letter

25. Memoranda of Understanding for Bargaining Units 803, 601, 602, 641 and 642

Recommendation: Approve the memoranda of understanding between the County and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees,

Council 36, for Bargaining Unit (BU) 803 - Deputy Public Defenders, the Los Angeles County Fire Fighters Association, Local 1014 for BU 601 - Fire Fighters and BU 602 - Supervisory Fire Fighters, the Los Angeles County Lifeguard Association for BU 641 - Beach Lifeguards and BU 642 - Supervisory Beach Lifeguards; approve an adjustment to the stand-by rate for the Professional Peace Officers Association for BU 614 - Criminalists/Forensic Identification Specialists; approve an ordinance for introduction amending County Code, Title 6 - Salaries providing for the extension of various pay practices to non-represented employees and other corrections and updates; and instruct the Acting Auditor-Controller to make all payroll system changes necessary to implement the recommendations. 4-VOTES (Relates to Agenda No. 72) (19-3446)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, council, beach, union, audit, and jail

Attachments: Board Letter

County of Los Angeles Page 23

Board of Supervisors Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

26. Mileage Reimbursement Rates

Tagged Passions:rates

Recommendation: Approve an ordinance for introduction amending County Code, Title 5 - Personnel, Section 5.40.060.A.1 providing for mileage

reimbursement rates outside the areas designated by Section 5.40.190.D to be consistent with the annual Internal Revenue Service rates; and instruct the Acting Auditor-Controller to make all payroll system changes necessary to implement the recommendations. (Relates to Agenda No. 71) (19-3448)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, personnel, audit, and rates

Attachments: Board Letter

County Operations

27. Report on an Unlicensed Cannabis Business Closure Plan

Tagged Passions:business

Report by the Director of Consumer and Business Affairs, in collaboration with County Departments, on an unlicensed cannabis business closure plan,

as requested at the Board meeting of July 3, 2018. RECEIVE AND FILE (Relates to Agenda No. 20) (19-3547)
Tagged Passions:business

Attachments: Report

28. Masao W. Satow Library Refurbishment Project

Tagged Passions:refurbishment and library

Recommendation: Approve the Masao W. Satow Refurbishment Project, Capital Project No. 87479 located in the City of Gardena (2), with a total project

budget of 1,887,000 and approve the scope of work; approve an appropriation adjustment to transfer 335,000 from the LA County Library s operating budget and 250,000 from the Extraordinary Maintenance Budget to the project, to fully fund the project; authorize the Director of Internal Services to deliver the project using Board-approved Job Order Contracts, authorize project work orders, accept the project and file notices upon final completion, release retention money withheld, grant extensions of time, as applicable, assess liquidated damages and the contract specifications; and find that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. (Internal Services Department) APPROVE 4-VOTES (19-3424)
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, budget, capital spending, contract, Capital Spending, services, environment, refurbishment, and library

Attachments: Board Letter

County of Los Angeles Page 24

Board of Supervisors Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

Children and Families' Well-Being

29. Community Child Abuse Councils Coordination Services Contract

Tagged Passions:council, contract, services, and child abuse

Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Children and Family Services to execute a contract with the Children s Bureau of Southern California (CBSC)

for the provision of community child abuse council services, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024, with two one-year extension options through June 30, 2026, at a Maximum Contract Amount (MCA) of 500,000 for the first contract period, and 100,000 for each of the remaining annual extension options, for a total MCA of 700,000, financed with Assembly Bill 2994 Special Revenue Funds, the contractor is required to provide a 33 in-kind match for each contract period; and authorize the Director to take the following related actions: (Department of Children and Family Services) APPROVE
Tagged Passions:funding, finance, council, contract, services, family services, and child abuse

Exercise the extension options by written notification to CBSC, contingent upon availability of funding; and

Tagged Passions:funding

Execute amendments to increase or decrease the annual MCA by no more than 10 per year during the term of the contract to accommodate increases or

decreases in units of service provided, the amendments do not include Cost of Living Adjustment and sufficient funding is available for increases. (19-3432)
Tagged Passions:funding and contract

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