Several decisions that would affect the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas are on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' agenda for Tuesday's meeting. These involve, road expansions, sewer fees and improvements for Pitchess Detention Center.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors received a report on Tuesday from several county health departments on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, enrollment numbers and plans going forward.
With overall film production decreasing in California, Supervisor Michael Antonovich has asked the board to pen a letter to state government, requesting that they help stem runaway production. But, TV production in the SCV continues to increase.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to authorize taxes that will pay for a bond passed by the Sulphur Springs School District in 2012. They are also scheduled to hear a report on the Affordable Care Act.
Two motions affecting the Santa Clarita Valley, one on storm water capture to mitigate the drought across the county and one on new playground equipment for the Castaic Sports Complex, were passed by the County Board on Tuesday.
Newhall Land and Farming officials are dealing with another lawsuit filed against them and their Newhall Ranch development last week, as the first meeting of the Newhall Ranch Sanitation District is scheduled for Tuesday.
Supervisor Michael Antonovich is calling his fellow Los Angeles County board members to declare a state of emergency in Bouquet Canyon, where silt buildup in Bouquet Canyon Creek has created a flood hazard and caused wells to go dry.
County and state officials are urging residents across the state to conserve water. State Senator Fran Pavley expressed the need for legislation that would create a more coordinated response to drought.