Pending Board approval, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health may alter more than 100 contracts with mental health service providers--including the Child and Family Center--due to Medi-Cal eligibility changes under the Affordable Care Act.
The purchase of the Castaic Public Library building, along with several other agenda items affecting the Santa Clarita Valley, were approved unanimously by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday meeting.
Several decisions by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors affecting the Hart District, Acton water ratepayers and law enforcement at Six Flags Magic Mountain were on the agenda for Tuesday's board meeting.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Langan Environmental Services as the environmental consultant for a construction project at the Del Valle Regional Emergency Training Center operated by the L.A. County Fire Department.
The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to set aside $1.3 million towards the purchase of 550 acres in the Newhall Pass as open space. The purchase will provide a wildlife corridor connecting the San Gabriel and Santa Susana Mountains.
By Summer 2014, the Castaic Public Library will double in size thanks to a decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to purchase the existing property in addition to adjacent space previously occupied by two other tenants.
To stay in compliance with the state Fair Political Practices Commission, public agencies like the Santa Clarita Community College District must routinely update their Conflict of Interest Code. The County Board of Supervisors approved these changes Tuesday.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department will receive more than $2.5 million to increase DUI patrols and checkpoints throughout the county, thanks to a Board of Supervisors decision on Tuesday. The Castaic Animal Care Center is also in line to receive funds.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Sheriff's Department and juvenile legal defense reform at their Tuesday meeting, in addition to a grant that would help the Sheriff's Department improve their forensics bureau.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday to discuss a number of important issues facing the county, including legal counsel for indigent juvenile defendants, law enforcement accountability and the 2024 Olympic Games.