Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Tuesday
The Metropolitan Water District board will be meeting today with its legal claims committee. Among the items on the agenda is a closed door session to discuss no less than eight discrimination lawsuits filed against the District. Also, a new MWD CEO will be announced at 1:00 p.m.
Ed Boks General Manager of LA Animal Services joined the blogosphere Monday with the "LA Animal Services" blog. Boks first post is his speech from the "Meet Ed Boks" public meeting last Thursday. Boks plans to use the blog to promote department programs and get his view on issues out there. The blog is now online at http://laanimalservices.blogspot.com/.
Joe Mailander of Martini Republic reports that Mayor Villaraigosa's office did indeed get advance notice of President Bush's speech about an alleged foiled al-Qaeda attack on Los Angeles. Why didn't Mayor Villaraigosa know this? Apparently the proper protocol was not followed.
This morning at 6:45 a.m. Mayor Villaraigosa will appear live on Telemundo KVEA channel 52 and 22's morning news. Later in the morning, he will deliver closing remarks at the general session of the International Council of Shopping Centers' Southern California Idea Exchange.
9:00 a.m.: The City Council's Education and Neighborhoods Committee will meet. Room 1060, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.
9:30 a.m.: The Los Angeles Unified School District board will hold a special meeting. Discussion includes a plan to allow the district to obtain property by eminent domain to construct two elementary schools and a high school. Two other properties will be discussed as possible preferred sites for a $183 million high school and a $104 million middle school. Board room, LAUSD headquarters, 333 S. BeaudryAve.
9:30 a.m.: The Los Angeles Ethics Commission will meet. Room 1050, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St. Contact: Commission office, (213) 978-1960.
9:30 a.m.:The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will meet. Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple St.
10:00 a.m.: The Los Angeles City Council will meet. Council chamber, third floor, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.
2:00 p.m.: City Council Planning and Land Use Management Committee - Room 350, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.