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LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
10:00 AM

JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER
ROOM 340, CITY HALL
200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012


PresidentGILBERT A. CEDILLO, First District
HERB J. WESSON, JR., Tenth DistrictPAUL KREKORIAN, Second District
BOB BLUMENFIELD, Third District
President Pro TemporeDAVID E. RYU, Fourth District
MITCHELL ENGLANDER, Twelfth DistrictPAUL KORETZ, Fifth District
MONICA RODRIGUEZ, Seventh District
Assistant President Pro TemporeMARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON, Eighth District
NURY MARTINEZ, Sixth DistrictCURREN D. PRICE, JR., Ninth District
MIKE BONIN, Eleventh District
MITCH O'FARRELL, Thirteenth District
JOSE HUIZAR, Fourteenth District
JOE BUSCAINO, Fifteenth District

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Los Angeles City Council Agenda
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER ROOM 340, CITY HALL 200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 - 10:00 AM



Roll Call
Approval of the Minutes

Commendatory Resolutions, Introductions and Presentations

Multiple Agenda Item Comment

Public Testimony of Non-agenda Items Within Jurisdiction of Council

Items Noticed for Public Hearing
ITEM NO.(1)

HEARING PROTEST, APPEALS OR OBJECTIONS to Building and Safety Department report and confirmation of lien for nuisance abatement costs and/or non-compliance of code violations/Annual Inspection costs, pursuant to Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) and/or Los Angeles Administrative Code (LAAC).

Recommendation for Council action:

HEAR PROTEST, APPEALS OR OBJECTIONS relative to proposed lien for nuisance abatement costs and/or non-compliance of code violations/Annual Inspection costs, pursuant to LAMC and/or LAAC and CONFIRM said lien for the following properties:

(a)
17-0160-S477
CD 2

6444 North Lankershim Boulevard aka 6440 North Lankershim Boulevard.  (Lien: $3,831.82)

 

(Continued from Council meeting of November 8, 2017)

 

 

(b)
17-0160-S493
CD 8

5712 South 8th Avenue. (Lien: $932.40)

 

(Continued from Council meeting of November 8, 2017)

 

 

(c)
17-0160-S484
CD 1

5026 East Aldama Street.  (Lien: $3,703.42)

 

(Continued from Council meeting of November 8, 2017)

 

 

ITEM NO.(2)
17-0900-S85
CD 13

CONTINUED CONSIDERATION OF HEARING PROTESTS and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to the improvement and maintenance of the Beverly Boulevard and Commonwealth Avenue Street Lighting District.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. DENY the protest and confirm the assessments.

  2. PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE levying the assessments and ordering the maintenance of the above lighting district, in accordance with Sections 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Government Code Section 53753 (Proposition 218).

 

 

ITEM NO.(3)
17-0900-S86
CD 2

CONTINUED CONSIDERATION OF HEARING PROTESTS and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to the improvement and maintenance of the Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Otsego Street Lighting District.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. DENY the protest and confirm the assessments.

  2. PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE levying the assessments and ordering the maintenance of the above lighting district, in accordance with Sections 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Government Code Section 53753 (Proposition 218).

 

 

ITEM NO.(4)
17-0900-S87
CD 4,5,6

CONTINUED CONSIDERATION OF HEARING PROTESTS and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to the improvement and maintenance of the San Fernando Valley No. 1 Street Lighting District.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. DENY the protest and confirm the assessments.

  2. PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE levying the assessments and ordering the maintenance of the above lighting district, in accordance with Sections 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Government Code Section 53753 (Proposition 218).

 

 

ITEM NO.(5)
17-0900-S88
CD 3

CONTINUED CONSIDERATION OF HEARING PROTESTS and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to the improvement and maintenance of the Vanowen Street and Yolanda Avenue Street Lighting District.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. FIND that a majority protest exists in the Street Lighting Maintenance Assessment District and therefore the assessment cannot be enacted.

  2. PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE abandoning all proceedings relating to the above lighting district, in accordance with Sections 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Government Code Section 53753 (Proposition 218).

  3. INSTRUCT the Director, Bureau of Street Lighting, to assure that the streetlights are not installed or are removed from service if previously installed.

 

 

ITEM NO.(6)
17-0900-S93
CD 3

HEAR PROTESTS against the proposed improvement and maintenance of the Clarendon Street and Farralone Avenue Street Lighting District, in accordance with Section 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Proposition 218.

 

(Ordinance of Intention adopted on September 20, 2017 - Continue hearing and present Ordinance on December 13, 2017 to consider report of protests to be submitted as a result of balloting, pursuant to Proposition 218)

 

 

ITEM NO.(7)
17-0900-S94
CD 13

HEAR PROTESTS against the proposed improvement and maintenance of the Descanso Drive and Sunset Boulevard Street Lighting District, in accordance with Section 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Proposition 218.

 

(Ordinance of Intention adopted on September 20, 2017 - Continue hearing and present Ordinance on December 13, 2017 to consider report of protests to be submitted as a result of balloting, pursuant to Proposition 218)

 

 

ITEM NO.(8)
17-0900-S95
CD 6

HEAR PROTESTS against the proposed improvement and maintenance of the Sherman Way and Van Nuys Boulevard Street Lighting District, in accordance with Section 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Proposition 218.

 

(Ordinance of Intention adopted on September 20, 2017 - Continue hearing and present Ordinance on December 13, 2017 to consider report of protests to be submitted as a result of balloting, pursuant to Proposition 218)

 

 

ITEM NO.(9)
17-0900-S96
CD 15

HEAR PROTESTS against the proposed improvement and maintenance of the Mesa and 19th Streets Lighting District, in accordance with Section 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Proposition 218.

 

(Ordinance of Intention adopted on September 20, 2017 - Continue hearing and present Ordinance on December 13, 2017 to consider report of protests to be submitted as a result of balloting, pursuant to Proposition 218)

 

 

ITEM NO.(10)
17-0900-S97
CD 13

HEAR PROTESTS against the proposed improvement and maintenance of the Griffith Park Street Lighting District, in accordance with Section 6.95-6.127 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code and Proposition 218.

 

(Ordinance of Intention adopted on September 20, 2017 - Continue hearing and present Ordinance on December 13, 2017 to consider report of protests to be submitted as a result of balloting, pursuant to Proposition 218)

 

 

Items for which Public Hearings Have Been Held
ITEM NO.(11)
17-1164

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the appointment of Ms. Sheila Tejada to the Board of Transportation Commissioners.

 

Recommendation for Council action:

 

RESOLVE that the Mayor's appointment of Ms. Sheila Tejada to the Board of Transportation Commissioners for the term ending June 30, 2019 is APPROVED and CONFIRMED.  Ms. Tejada resides in Council District Four.  (Current Board gender composition: F=1; M=5)

 

Financial Disclosure Statement:  Completed.

 

Background Review:  Pending.

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

TIME LIMIT FILE - NOVEMBER 25, 2017

 

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - NOVEMBER 22, 2017)

 

 

ITEM NO.(12)
07-2306
CD 14

PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to a Zone Change for the property located at 130 South Olive Street.

 

Recommendation for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE, dated October 31, 2017 and approved by the Director of Planning, correcting the Zone Change Map for Ordinance No. 179226 to restore the zoning of the site to the R5-4D zone, for the property located at 130 South Olive Street.

 

Related Case No. CPC-2006-9702-ZC-CU-CUB-CUX-ZV-DA

 

State Clearinghouse No. 2005091041

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: None submitted by the Department of City Planning. Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

TIME LIMIT FILE - JANUARY 29, 2018

 

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - JANUARY 26, 2018)

 

 

ITEM NO.(13)
17-1139

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and PUBLIC WORKS AND GANG REDUCTION COMMITTEES' REPORT and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to deleting Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) Section 80.73(a) and renaming said section to reflect its regulation of catering trucks.

 

Recommendation for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE dated October 17, 2017 to delete Subsection (a) of LAMC Section 80.73 and renaming the section to reflect its regulation of catering trucks.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  None submitted by the City Attorney.  Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

(URGENCY CLAUSE - 12 VOTES REQUIRED)

 

 

ITEM NO.(14)
17-0858
CD 10

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to amending Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) Section 87.55, which prohibits the parking of a vehicle displaying a For Sale sign or placard advertising the private sale of that vehicle to add additional street segments in Council District Ten.

 

Recommendation for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE, as amended, dated September 21, 2017 amending LAMC Section 87.55, which prohibits the parking of a vehicle displaying a For Sale sign or placard advertising the private sale of that vehicle to add the following streets to Subsection (a):

 

  1. East side of Irolo Street between Normandie Avenue and San Marino Street

  2. West side of Normandie Avenue between San Marino Street and Normandie Avenue/Irolo Street

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  None submitted by the City Attorney.  Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(15)
13-0882-S1

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the contracting authority for the Fiscal Year 2013 Urban Areas Security Initiative (FY13 UASI) grant.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to negotiate and execute, on behalf of the City, a contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. to continue environmental documentation relative to National Environmental Policy Act compliance for a term of up to six months within the grant performance period, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

  2. AUTHORIZE the Controller to:

    a.  Transfer appropriations and create appropriation accounts within Fund No. 55Y, FY13 UASI, as follows:
     
      Transfer From:         
      Fund No./Dept. No. Account No. Account Name   Amount 
      55Y/46  46N299  Reimbursement for General Fund Costs     $181,122.76
           
      Transfer To:         
      Fund No./Dept. No. Account No.  Account Name    Amount
      55Y/46 46K669 LA-RICS Joint Powers Authority     $50,000.00
      55Y/46  46P299 Reimbursement for General Fund Costs    131,122.76
     
     
    Total:    $181,122.76
    b.  Transfer up to $131,122.76 from Fund No. 55Y, Account No. 46P299 to the General Fund 100/46, Revenue Source No. 5346, for reimbursement of grant-funded fringe benefits.
     
  3. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to prepare Controller instructions for any technical adjustments, subject to approval of the City Administrative Officer (CAO); and, AUTHORIZE the Controller to implement the instructions.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  The CAO reports that there is no General Fund impact as a result of these actions.  Approval of the recommendations within the report will allow for the continued expenditure of the FY13 UASI grant.  These actions are in compliance with the City's Financial Policies in that grant funds are sufficient to support the grant activities.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(16)
15-0734

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Contracting Authorities and Budget Modifications.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to:

    a.  Negotiate and execute a contract with a vendor to coordinate and facilitate communication between the LA Cyber Lab and the Mayor's Office, to help enhance the  LA Cyber Lab's presence with the Los Angeles community and to interface with the City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency for a term of up to six months within the grant performance period and for a contract amount not to exceed $57,000.

    b.  Negotiate and execute a contract with Ernst and Young to develop and perform Phase III for a Grant Effectiveness Study, for a term up to eight months within the grant performance period and for a contract amount not to exceed $300,000.
     
  2. AUTHORIZE the Controller to:

    a.  Transfer appropriations and create appropriation accounts within Fund No. 58H, FY15 UASI, as follows:  

    From:         
    Fund No./Dept No.  Account No. Title     Amount
    58H/46  46M938  LAFD Grant Allocation    $78,254.00
    58H/46  46M946  Grant Management and Administration    612,200.00
          Total:  $690,454.00
           
    To:        
    Fund No./Dept No.   Account No.   Title    Amount
    58H/46  46P132  Information Technology Agency     $63,922.00
    58H/46  46P146  Mayor    400,000.00
    58H/46  46P299  Reimbursement of General Fund    226,532.00
          Total:  $690,454.00

    b.  Transfer appropriations from Fund No. 58H/46, FY15 UASI to the General Fund to reimburse UASI related expenditures as follows:  

    From:         
    Fund No./Dept No.  Account No.  Title    Amount
    58H/46  46P132  Information Technology Agency    $63,922.00
    58H/46  46P146  Mayor    400,000.00
          Total:  $463,922.00
             
    To:         
    Fund No./Dept No.  Account No.  Title    Amount
    100/32  001010  Salaries, General    $17,439.00
    100/32 001100  Hiring Hall    22,338.00
    100/32  001090  Overtime, General    18,872.00
    100/32  001190  Overtime, Hiring Hall    5,273.00
    100/46  001020  Grant Reimbursed    400,000.00

     
        Total:  $463,922.00
  3. AUTHORIZE the Controller to transfer up to $14,332 from Fund No. 58H, Account No. 46P299 to the General Fund No. 100/32, Revenue Source No. 5346, for reimbursement of grant funded fringe benefits.

  4. AUTHORIZE the Controller to transfer up to $212,200 from Fund No. 58H, Account No. 46P299 to the General Fund No. 100/46, Revenue Source No. 5346, for reimbursement of grant funded fringe benefits.

  5. AUTHORIZE the Controller to transfer cash from Fund No. 58H/46 to reimburse the General Fund, on an as-needed basis, upon presentation of proper documentation of City departments, subject to the approval of the Mayor's Office of Public Safety.

  6. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to prepare Controller instructions for any technical adjustments, subject to the approval of the City Administrative Officer (CAO); and, AUTHORIZE the Controller to implement the instructions.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  The CAO reports that there is no General Fund impact as a result of these actions.  Approval of the recommendations within this report will allow for the continued expenditure of the FY15 UASI grant.  These actions are in compliance with the City's Financial Policies in that grant funds are sufficient to support the grant activities.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(17)
14-0955-S2

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the grant application and award acceptance for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Grant.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. RESOLVE that the renewal of the following positions, within the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), are APPROVED and CONFIRMED through June 30, 2018:

    No. Class Code Class Title
    1 2223-2 Detective II
    1 2223-3 Detective III

       
  2. AUTHORIZE the Chief, Los Angeles Police Department, or designee, to:

    a.  Accept the grant award for the FY 2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Grant in the amount of $492,673.82 from the County of Los Angeles, for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
     
    b.  Execute the Grant Agreement with the County of Los Angeles, subject to the City Attorney approval as to form.
     
  3. AUTHORIZE the Controller to:

    a.  Establish a grant receivable and appropriate $492,673.82 to appropriation account, account number to be determined, within Fund No. 339/70 for the receipt and disbursement of the FY 2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Grant Funds.

    b.  Increase appropriations on an as-needed basis from Fund No. 339/70, FY 2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Grant appropriation, account number to be determined, as follows:  

    From:  Fund No./Dept No.               Account No.      Account Name    Amount
      339/70  70XXXX  2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution    $295,496.05
               
    To:  Fund No./Dept No. Account No. Account Name    Amount
      100/70  001012  Sworn Salaries    $258,283.74
        001092  Sworn Overtime    37,212.31
            Total  $295,496.05

    c.  Transfer appropriations within Fund No. 339/70 as follows:
     

    From:  Fund No./Dept No.         Account No.          Account Name    Amount
      339/70  70XXXX  2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution    $189,502.77
               
    To:  Fund No./Dept No.  Account No.  Account Name    Amount
      339/70  70XXXX  Police Related Costs    $189,502.77
                        
  4. AUTHORIZE the LAPD to:

    a.  Spend up to the grant amount of $492,673.82 in accordance with the grant award.
     
    b.  Submit grant reimbursement requests to the grantor and deposit grant receipts into Fund No. 339/70.
     
    c.  Prepare Controller instructions for any technical adjustments, subject to the approval of the City Administrative Officer (CAO); and, AUTHORIZE the Controller to implement the instructions.
     

Fiscal Impact Statement:  The CAO reports that approval of the recommendations within this report will allow for the expenditure of the FY 2017-18 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Grant Program award totaling $492,673.82.  The grant will provide 100 percent of the salary and fringe benefits costs of one Detective III position and one Detective II position, overtime funding for sworn personnel, and other expenses.  No matching funds are required for this grant.  All other sworn salary and fringe benefit costs supporting this grant are already funded in the FY 2017-18 Adopted Budget and do not represent any additional General Fund impact.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

(Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee waived consideration of the above matter)

 

 

ITEM NO.(18)
16-0805

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the grant modifications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 Records Management System (RMS) Traffic Module Grant.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AUTHORIZE the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to:

    a.  Rreprogram funds totaling $50,000 with the FY 2016-17 RMS Traffic Module Grant as follows:

    Category Current      Change New
    Personnel Costs     $              0 $ 30,000 $     30,000
    Travel Expenses  0 20,000 20,000
    Contractual Services  0 0 0
    Equipment  2,500,000 0 2,500,000
    Other Direct Costs  500,000 (50,000) 450,000
    Indirect Costs  $              0 $           0    $              0
    Total
     
    $3,000,000 $           0 $3,000,000

    b.  Prepare Controller instructions for any technical adjustments, subject to the approval of the City Administrative Officer (CAO); and, AUTHORIZE the Controller to implement the instructions.
     
  2. AUTHORIZE the Controller to:

    a.  Increase appropriations on an as-needed basis from the FY 2016-17 RMS Traffic Module Grant, account number to be determined, Fund No. 339/70, to Fund No. 100/70, account number and amount as follows:
     
    From:  Fund No./Dept. No. Account No. Account Name Amount
      339/70  70XXXX  FY 2016-2017 RMS Traffic Module Grant  $30,000
             
    To:  Fund No./Dept. No. Account No. Account Name Amount

     
    100/70  001092  Sworn Overtime $30,000

Fiscal Impact Statement:  The CAO reports that approval of the recommendations within this report will allow reprogramming of funds within the FY 2016-17 RMS Traffic Module Grant for a $50,000 no cost budget modification.  This will allow LAPD to transfer $50,000 from the Other Direct Costs budget category to Personnel Costs ($30,000) and Travel Expenses ($20,000).  No matching funds are required for this grant and approval of the recommendations in this report will have no impact on the General Fund.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(19)
17-0586-S1

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the Supplemental Police Account (SPA) Second Quarterly Report.

 

Recommendation for Council action:

 

NOTE and FILE the Board of Police Commissioners report dated October 17, 2017, attached to the Council file, relative to the SPA Second Quarterly Report, covering April through June 2017.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  Not applicable.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(20)
15-0547-S4
CD 14

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the Main and Spring Forward Improvement Project.

 

Recommendations for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Huizar - Bonin), SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AUTHORIZE the Controller to transfter $620,460.65 from Measure R Local Return Fund No. 51Q, Bicycle Plan/Program Other Account No. 94N482, to Capital Improvement Expenditure Program Fund No. 100/54, new account entitled Main and Spring Forward Improvement Project.

  2. AUTHORIZE the Los Angeles Department of Transportation to:

    1. Initiate a non-participating change order to the existing Automated Traffic Control and Surveillance (ATCS) Project, Los Angeles ATCS Phase 2, Contract No. C-129819, for the implementation of the Spring Street portion of the Main and Spring Forward Improvement Project.

    2. Upon approval by the City Administrative Officer (CAO), draw down from the account as detailed above in Recommendation No. 1 as necessary to fund the Main and Spring Forward Improvement Project.

  3. AUTHORIZE the Transportation Construction Traffic Management Committee to exempt the Main and Spring Forward Improvement Project from the Streets of Significant.

  4. AUTHORIZE the CAO to make technical changes as necessary to effectuate the intent of this Motion.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  Neither the CAO nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(21)
16-0698-S1
CD 14

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to approval of a funding swap with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority as part of the federal earmark repurposing process.

 

Recommendations for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Huizar - Harris-Dawson), SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AMEND the October 9, 2016 Council action on Council File No. 16-0698 to substitute the Realignment of 1st Street between Mission Road and Clarence Street Project with a new project entitled Mission Road and Myers Street Safety Improvement Project.

  2. AUTHORIZE the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), working with the City Administrative Officer (CAO), to establish a new account in the Transportation Grant Fund No. 655 entitled Mission Road and Myers Street Safety Improvement Project.

  3. AUTHORIZE the LADOT to make technical corrections or clarifications to the above instructions in order to effectuate the intent of this Motion.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  Neither the CAO nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(22)
15-0753-S1

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) grant funding for Fiscal Year 2017-18.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AUTHORIZE the Controller to establish new appropriations in the amount of $40.2 million within Transportation Grant Fund No. 655 for the projects and the amounts listed in Attachment One of the October 31, 2017 City Administrative Officer (CAO) report, attached to the Council file.

  2. AUTHORIZE the LADOT to:

    1. Receive grant funds and reimburse Transportation Grant Fund No. 655 for expenditures made directly from the Transportation Grant Fund.

    2. Receive grant funds and reimburse the General Fund semi-annually for its costs associated with related costs from its grantors.

    3. Receive grant funds and reimburse the Proposition C Anti-Gridlock Transit Fund No. 540 semi-annually for City staff salaries, overtime, compensated time off, and other expenses directly incurred by the Proposition C Anti-Gridlock Transit Fund No. 540.

    4. Increase existing appropriations within Transportation Grant Fund No. 655 of up to 25 percent of project appropriations within Council authorized budgets, not to exceed $100,000, subject to the review and approval of the CAO.

  3. INSTRUCT all City Bureaus/Departments to monitor projects and schedules to ensure that the expenditures of funds are for the purposes of each project and that the expenditures of funds are correctly recorded and reported as such, and do not exceed individual project budgets as authorized by Council.

  4. AUTHORIZE the Controller to increase existing appropriations for budgeted projects within Transportation Grant Fund No. 655 in various project accounts as follows:

    Account  No.   From:  To:
    Hollywood Western Pedestrian Improvements  94LT38   $3,541,000  $3,923,000
    Little Tokyo Pedestrian Safety Project  94LT39   3,097,000  4,439,000
    SR2S Hollywood High School North Selma Avenue Elementary School  94LT40   2,281,000  3,412,000
    SR2S Dolores Huerta 28th Street Elementary School, Quincy Jones Elementary School   94LT41   2,292,000  4,292,000
    SR2S Menlo Avenue Elementary School, North West Vernon Avenue Elementary School  94LT42   3,260,000  4,742,000
    SR2S Sheridan Street, Breed Street Elementary Schools  94LT43   3,530,000  5,092,000


  5. DIRECT the LADOT to:

    1. Decrease and close out project appropriations whenever a project has been completed and/or accepted by the Board of Public Works, the City has made a determination not to proceed with the project, or the grant funding for the project has lapsed or has been deobligated.

    2. Provide front and match funding for only those projects where the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has determined that the project meets the criteria for Proposition A, Proposition C, Measure R and Measure M Local Return Funding.

  6. INSTRUCT all City Bureaus/Departments to submit grant Funding Agreements requiring Proposition A, Proposition C, Measure R and Measure M funds to the LADOT for review and approval prior to the execution of any grant Funding Agreement; and identify a formal process to apprise the CAO on such executed Funding Agreements which have a fiscal impact.

  7. AUTHORIZE the LADOT to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the County of Los Angeles and accept $956,500 to support the local match requirements as part of the Metro Call for Project grant award for the Cesar E. Chavez/Lorena Street/Indiana Street Intersection Improvement Project, subject to the approval of the City Attorney as to form and legality.

  8. DIRECT the LADOT to report back quarterly as-needed to the Streets Transportation Oversight Committee relative to the close-out process of uncommitted appropriations within the Transportation Grant Fund as part of the on-going reconciliation.

  9. AUTHORIZE the LADOT to make any technical adjustments as necessary and consistent with the Mayor and Council actions on this matter, subject to the approval of the CAO; and, REQUEST the Controller to implement these instructions.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  The CAO reports that there is no General Fund impact.  The Transportation Grant Fund is a revolving account established to receive grant reimbursements for transportation grant funded programs.  A total of $41.6 million in new grants were awarded to the City, of which $40.2 million require the establishment of new appropriations.  In addition, the LADOT is requesting to increase existing appropriations by $7.2 million for current projects that remain within their Council authorized project budgets.  These recommendations are in compliance with the City’s Financial Policies in that one-time revenue is used for one-time expenditures.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 


ITEM NO.(23)
17-1108

PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the review of various State Senate and Assembly Bills for the development of affordable housing.

 

Recommendations for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Harris-Dawson - Huizar - Cedillo):

 

  1. INSTRUCT the Department of City Planning (DCP) and REQUEST the City Attorney to review State Senate Bill (SB) 2, SB 3, SB 35, SB 166, SB 167, Assembly Bill (AB) 879, and AB 1397 to determine whether the City will need to adjust its business practices to implement these new laws.
  2.  

  3. INSTRUCT the DCP to determine whether there are any outstanding General Plan, Community Plan, or other planning processes that could be eligible for State funding under SB 2.
  4.  

  5. INSTRUCT the Housing and Community Investment Department, with the Chief Legislative Analyst (CLA) and the DCP, to report on whether a Workforce Housing Opportunity Zone or Housing Sustainability District would be effective tools in the City, where such zones could be established, and a process to establish such zones.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the CLA has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(24)
11-1441-S1

PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the feasibility of updating the Ridgeline Ordinance.

 

Recommendation for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Koretz - Ryu):

 

INSTRUCT the Department of City Planning (DCP) to prepare a report with updated cost information to prepare a Ridgeline Ordinance with development standards, inasmuch as the prior estimates were prepared in 2011 (Council file No. 11-1441), and that the DCP also report on the feasibility of a Ridgeline Ordinance as part of the current Fiscal Year 2015-16 DCP work program.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement: Yes.

 

For: Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  Glassell Park Neighborhood Council

 

 

ITEM NO.(25)
17-1054
CD 1, 8, 9, 10, 15

CONSIDERATION OF and ACTION RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT, STATEMENT OF OVERRIDING CONSIDERATIONS, MITIGATION MONITORING PROGRAM, FINDINGS, RESOLUTION, and COMMUNICATION FROM THE LOS ANGELES CITY PLANNING COMMISSION relative to the General Plan amendments of the South Los Angeles Community Plan Update, which include amendments to the land use map and policy text of the South Community Plan, the Long Range Land Use Diagram of the Framework Element, and the Citywide General Plan Circulation System Map of the Circulation Element (Mobility Plan 2035), zone and height district changes as identified in the Land Use and Zone Change Subarea Map, and the Land Use and Zone Change (Subarea) Matrix, and the South Los Angeles Community Plan Implementation Overlay District for the project area generally bounded on the north by Pico Boulevard, on the east by Figueroa Street and Broadway, on the south by 120th Street and the County of Los Angeles, and on the west by Arlington and Van Ness Avenues (other Community Plan areas and various jurisdictions that are adjacent to the South Los Angeles Community Plan Areas [CPA] include, the West Adams - Baldwin Hills - Leimert CPA to the west, Wilshire CPA to the north, the Southeast Los Angeles CPA to the east, and the City of Inglewood and unincorporated Los Angeles County to the south).

 

Applicant: City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2008-1552-CPU

 

Related Case No: CPC-2008-1553-CPU

 

CEQA Nos. ENV-2008-1780-EIR and ENV-2008-1781-EIR (State Clearinghouse Nos. 2008101097 and 2008101098)

 

TIME LIMIT FILE - NOVEMBER 27, 2017

 

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - NOVEMBER 22, 2017)

 

((Planning and Land Use Management Committee report to be submitted in Council. The Committee report, upon which the City Council will be taking action, will include recommendations germane to the matter. If public hearing is not held in Committee, an opportunity for public comment will be provided.)

 

(Click on the above hyperlink or go to http://www.lacouncilfile.com for background documents.)

 

 

ITEM NO.(26)
17-1053
CD 8, 9, 14, 15

CONSIDERATION OF and ACTION RELATED TO FINDINGS, RESOLUTION, and COMMUNICATION FROM THE LOS ANGELES CITY PLANNING COMMISSION relative to the General Plan amendments in the Southeast Los Angeles Community Plan Update, including amendments to the land use map and policy text of the Southeast Los Angeles Community Plan, the Long Range Land Use Diagram of the Framework Element, and the Citywide General Plan Circulation System Map of the Circulation Element (Mobility Plan 2035), zone and height district changes as identified in the Land Use and Zone Change Subarea Map and the Land Use and Zone Change Subarea Matrix, and the South Los Angeles Community Plan Implementation Overlay District for the project area generally bounded on the north by Pico Boulevard, on the east by Figueroa Street and Broadway, on the south by 120th Street and the County of Los Angeles, and on the west by Arlington and Van Ness Avenues (other Community Plan areas and various jurisdictions that are adjacent to the South Los Angeles Community Plan Areas [CPA] include, the West Adams- Baldwin Hills- Leimert CPA to the west, Wilshire CPA to the north, the Southeast Los Angeles CPA to the east, and the City of Inglewood and unincorporated Los Angeles County to the south).

 

Applicant: City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2008-1553-CPU

 

Related Case No: CPC-2008-1552-CPU

 

Related CEQA No. ENV-2008-1780-EIR

 

TIME LIMIT FILE - NOVEMBER 27, 2017

 

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - NOVEMBER 22, 2017)

 

((Planning and Land Use Management Committee report to be submitted in Council. The Committee report, upon which the City Council will be taking action, will include recommendations germane to the matter. If public hearing is not held in Committee, an opportunity for public comment will be provided.)

 

(Click on the above hyperlink or go to http://www.lacouncilfile.com for background documents.)

 

 

ITEM NO.(27)
16-1230

BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT relative to delinquent account receivables submitted by various departments.

 

Recommendations for Council action:

 

  1. APPROVE the Collections Board of Review (Board) recommendation to authorize the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) to remove from its active accounts receivables 18 uncollectible accounts totaling $6,493.

  2. APPROVE the Board recommendation to authorize the Department of City Planning (DCP) to remove from its active accounts receivables three accounts totaling $20,059.13.

  3. APPROVE the Board recommendation to authorize the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) to remove from its active accounts receivables 2,580 accounts totaling $7,798,542.27.

  4. APPROVE the Board recommendation to authorize the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) to remove from its active accounts receivables 50 accounts totaling $9,555.44.

  5. INSTRUCT the Board to report on the feasibility of a program to place property tax liens on unpaid invoices (such as certain invoices for HCIDLA, LAFD, and DCP) that are tied to specific properties.

  6. INSTRUCT the Board to provide its report on delinquent receivables (particularly those that have been determined to be uncollectible), broken down by department, prior to consideration of the draft budget each April.

  7. REQUEST the City Attorney, in consultation with the HCIDLA, to report on all options available to the City to allow it to collect on delinquent administrative fees and penalties owed by landlords in the Rent Escrow Account Program prior to releasing those landlords from the program.

  8. INSTRUCT the LADOT to report how a single driver managed to receive over 50 citations, for penalties totaling approximately $9,555, without impound of the driver's vehicle; and further, whether there are reciprocity programs with other states that would allow for the impound of a vehicle in such a situation.

Fiscal Impact Statement:  The Board reports that the proposed action will decrease the City's receivables base by $7,834,649.84.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(28)
17-1236

BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the below market sale of three trucks to the City of Mexicali, Mexico.

 

Recommendations for Council Action, pursuant to Motion (Huizar - Harris-Dawson):

 

  1. FIND that the government of Mexicali is eligible to purchase three surplus, not in use 2001 GMC Sierra C7500 trucks (Vehicle Identification Number [VIN] No. 1GTGC24U13Z204059, VIN No. 1GDM7H1E81J510805, and VIN No. 1GDM7H1E01J511219) at below market value ($1.00), in accordance with Los Angeles Administrative Code Section 22.547 (Donation of Surplus City Equipment), as the recipient is a foreign government responding to an emergency.

  2. REQUEST the City Attorney to prepare a contract to effectuate the sale and transfer of the above identified surplus equipment at below market value to the City of Mexicali.

  3. INSTRUCT the City Clerk to inform the City of Mexicali [Nora Badilla Soto, 22 Ayuntamiento de Mexicali, Calz. Independencia No. 998, Centro Civico, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 21000, (686) 558-1600 ext. 1712-1864] that the surplus equipment must be claimed within 60 days from the date of Council approval of the request after which time it will revert to the City’s surplus equipment pool for disposal by the Department of General Services.

Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(29)
13-0136

PUBLIC WORKS AND GANG REDUCTION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to accepting a 12-month no-cost extension of the 2015 Supplemental Proyecto Palabra Word of Honor Grant and to modify the project fund allocations and contracting authorities.

 

Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to retroactively accept the no-cost extension for the Fiscal Year 2015 Community-Based Violence Prevention Demonstration Program (2015 CBVPDP) Supplemental Grant Award Extension from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention supporting the Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project, effective for a twelve-month term from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.

  2. APPROVE, retroactively, the proposed grant budget modifications to reallocate the remaining balance of the 2015 CBVPDP Supplemental Grant Award in the amount of $274,042 to continue implementation of the Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project in the City’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development Zones.

  3. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to negotiate and execute a second amendment (C-129298) with Communities in Schools to provide gang intervention services in support of the Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project in accordance with the current scope of work, for an additional 12 months, for the performance period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018 and an amount not to exceed $57,694 and a new compensation total of $70,485, available through 2015 CBVPDP Supplemental Grant funds, subject to compliance with City contracting requirements and the approval of the City Attorney as to form and legality.

  4. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to negotiate and execute a second amendment (C-129065) with Soledad Enrichment Action, Inc. to provide gang intervention services in support of the Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project in accordance with the current scope of work, for an additional 12 months, for the performance period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018 and an amount not to exceed $203,557 and a new compensation total of $347,891, available through 2015 CBVPDP Supplemental Grant funds, subject to compliance with City contracting requirements and the approval of the City Attorney as to form and legality.

  5. AUTHORIZE the Controller to:

    1. Upon proper demand and submission of documentation from the Mayor, transfer up to $180,262 from the 2012 CBVPDP Grant Fund No. 55K/46 to reimburse the General Fund for Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project salary-related expenditures under the no-cost extension as follows:

         Fund/Dept  Account  Title  Amount
       From:  55K/46  46P146  Mayor  $124,492.96
         55K/46  46P299  Reimbursement of General Fund  55,768.95
             Total: $180,261.91
               
      To:   100/46  001020  Salaries Grant Reimbursed  $124,492.96
         100/46  5346  Related Cost Reimbursement from Grants  55,768.95
             Total:  $180,261.91
           
    2. Reappropriate and transfer up to $12,445 from various accounts within the 2012 CBVPDP Grant Fund No. 55K/46 to support Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project activities under the supplemental extension as follows:

         Fund/Dept  Account  Title  Amount
       From:  55K/46  46P299  Reimbursement of General Fund  $5,608.00
         55K/46  46J213  Travel   6,836.68
             Total: $12,444.68
               
      To:   55K/46  46J601  Supplies  $4,590.68
         55K/46  46J304  Contractual Services  7,854.00
             Total:  $12,444.68
           
    3. Reappropriate and transfer up to $28,933 from various accounts within the 2012 CBVPDP Grant Fund No. 55K/46 to support Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project activities under the supplemental extension as follows:

         Fund/Dept  Account  Title  Amount
       From:  55K/46  46J601  Supplies  $6,390.99
         55K/46  46J304  Contractual Services   22,542.31
             Total: $28,933.30
               
      To:   55K/46  46N601  Supplies  $6,390.99
         55K/46  46N304  Contractual Services  22,542.31
             Total:  $28,933.30
           
  6. AUTHORIZE the Mayor, or designee, to prepare any Controller instructions for any necessary technical adjustments consistent with Mayor and Council actions on this matter, subject to the approval of the City Administrative Officer (CAO); and, AUTHORIZE the Controller to implement the instructions.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: The CAO reports that there is no additional impact to the General Fund. Retroactive acceptance of the no-cost extension and approval of the related project fund reallocations ($274,042) for the 2015 CBVPDP Supplemental Grant will result in the continued implementation of the City’s Proyecto Palabra, Word of Honor Project. This will allow a specialized gang specific intervention team (Proyecto Palabra Team) to continue focused efforts on reducing and prevention gang violence in areas where the MS-13 and 18th Street relational networks operate. The City’s Financial Policies require that the City pursue federal, state and private grants but strictly limit financial support of these programs to avoid commitments that continue beyond available funding. Since these costs are fully reimbursable by the grant, there is no net impact to the General Fund. The recommendations above comply with City Financial Policies in that the proposed funding is balanced against established revenue approved by Council actions and from Federal grants. All funding is subject to the availability of grant funds and determinations by Mayor and Council.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

Items for which Public Hearings Have Not Been Held - (10 Votes Required for Consideration)
ITEM NO.(30)

RESOLUTIONS relative to removing various properties from the Rent Escrow Account Program.

Recommendation for Council action:

ADOPT the accompanying RESOLUTIONS removing the following properties from the Rent Escrow Account Program (REAP), inasmuch as the owner(s) have corrected the cited REAP violations and provided proof of compliance with the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department (LAHCID), Code Enforcement Unit, habitability citations, pursuant to Ordinance 173810, and ADOPT the Findings contained in the LAHCID's report attached to the Council File:

(a)
17-0005-S311
CD 5

454 North Stanley Avennue (Case No. 608311) Assessor I.D. No. 5526-029-025

 

 

ITEM NO.(31)
06-0818-S1
CD 10

COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ENGINEER relative to initiating vacation proceedings for a portion of Shatto Place from 6th Street to approximately 360 feet southerly thereof (VAC - E1400992).

 

Recommendations for Council action:

 

  1. INITIATE vacation proceeding to vacate a portion of Shatto Place from 6th Street to approximately 360 feet southerly thereof as shown on the map attached to the City Engineer report to Council dated November 7, 2017, attached to the Council file, pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code, Division 9, Part 3, Public Streets, Highways and Service Easements Vacation Law.

  2. DIRECT the Bureau of Engineering to:

    1. Investigate the feasibility of this vacation request.

    2. Report to the Public Works and Gang Reduction Committee relative to the feasibility of vacating the requested area.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: The City Engineer reports that a fee of $32,100 was paid by the petitioner for the investigation of this request pursuant to Section 7.42 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code (LAAC). Any deficit fee to recover the cost pursuant to LAAC Section 7.44 will be required of the petitioner.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(32)
17-1231
CD 13

COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ENGINEER relative to the installation of the name of DWAYNE JOHNSON on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Recommendation for Council action:

 

APPROVE the installation of the name of DWAYNE JOHNSON at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: The City Engineer reports that there is no General Fund impact.

 

  

ITEM NO.(33)
17-1232
CD 13

COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ENGINEER relative to the installation of the name of NICK NOLTE on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Recommendation for Council action:

 

APPROVE the installation of the name of NICK NOLTE at 6433 Hollywood Boulevard.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: The City Engineer reports that there is no General Fund impact.

 

  

ITEM NO.(34)
17-1233
CD 13

COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ENGINEER relative to the installation of the name of SELENA QUINTANILLA on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Recommendation for Council action:

 

APPROVE the installation of the name of SELENA QUINTANILLA at 1750 North Vine Street.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: The City Engineer reports that there is no General Fund impact.

 

  

ITEM NO.(35)
09-2117
CD 1

COMMUNICATION FROM THE GENERAL MANAGER, DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES relative to negotiating a lease extension option or a five-year lease extension with HRRP Garland, LLC, for office space at the Garland Center.

 

Recommendation for Council action:

 

AUTHORIZE the Department of General Services (GSD) to negotiate and execute an amendment to the lease and, alternatively, to exercise the option to extend the lease (Contract No. 107802) with HRRP Garland, LLC, for office space for four City departments at the Garland Center located at 1200 West Seventh Street for an additional five years under the terms and conditions outlined in the GSD report dated November 16, 2017.

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: The City Administrative Officer reports that alternate leasing options are cost prohibitive based on market analysis and an $11 million estimate for tenant improvements that would be associated with occupying a new leased facility. The City currently pays rental rates of $24.60 to $30.40 that will increase to $32.40 for year one of the extension option, up to a rate of $36.47 in year five. Over the five-year extension period, the General Fund impact ranges from $1.4 million for monies budgeted within GSD’s leasing account, and up to a total of $4.25 million to the extent that Special Funded departments are unable to offset the annual rental increases.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

(Information, Technology, and General Services and Budget and Finance Committees waived consideration of the above matter)

 

TIME LIMIT FILE - JANUARY 15, 2018

 

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - JANUARY 12, 2018)

 

 

ITEM NO.(36)

FINAL MAPS in the various Council Districts.

Recommendation for Council action:

APPROVE the Final Maps and Adopt the City Engineer Reports as detailed in the various listed Council files, including bonds, agreements, contracts and other related issues as specified:

(a)
17-1279
CD 5

FINAL MAP OF TRACT NO. 62140 located at 10563 Ashton Avenue, lying southerly of Thayer Avenue.

 

(Bond No. C-130041)

Owner: 10563 Ashton, LLC;  Surveyor: GM Engineering/Karen Korganyan

 

 

(b)
17-1293
CD 3

FINAL MAP OF PARCEL MAP L.A. No. 2008-0980 located at 7325 Enfield Avenue, northerly of Sherman Way.

 

Owner: Carlos Hernan Segura; Surveyor: Larry Pearson

 

 

(c)
17-1301
CD 1

FINAL MAP OF TRACT NO. 73331 located at 4968, 4976, 4978, and 4984 North Figueroa Street and 118 South Avenue 50.

 

(Bond No. C-130042)

Owner: Olson Urban - Los Angeles 2, LLC; Surveyor: Vincent W. Scarpati / C and V Consulting, Inc.

 

 

Items Called Special

Motions for Posting and Referral

Council Members' Requests for Excuse from Attendance at Council Meetings
Adjourning Motions

Council Adjournment

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