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2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 MINUTES OF JANUARY 12, 2001 FACILITIES COMMITTEE MEETING
Held at Youth Guidance Center Conference Rm

The Minutes of this meeting set forth all actions taken by the Commission on the matters stated, but not necessarily the chronological sequence in which the matters were taken up

1. (ACTION) Roll Call
The meeting was called to order at 10:09 am by the Chair. Comm. Julian, and Chuck were present at the gavel. Comm. Hale was excused.
Also in attendance were: Chief Williams, Norm Cole, Ed Lopatin, Cassie Coleman, Joanne Chow Winship, marybeth Wallace (Coleman Advocates).
2. (ACTION) Review of Facilities Committee meeting minutes of July 13, 2000.
The minutes were approved as written.
3. (DISCUSSION) Status of the FY 2001-2 Capital Improvement Budget process, and report on any current/emerging facilities issues.
Chief Williams said that they wanted to present the draft of the upcoming FY 2001-2 Capital Improvement budget. All of the items listed in this budget are exclusive of the juvenile hall replacement project.
Cole commented that the Dept’s needs always exceed the caps put on by the Mayor’s office. The 6 yr cap of $4.897 million, requested this year will again not meet the needs of the Dept. The budget submitted in the past was slightly over the yearly cap, but some of the overage was accepted. That same acceptance is hoped for this year.
He directed the Committee’s attention to the summary sheets. He elaborated on those figures. There was not a more detailed or final draft of the budget. He will provide one by the full Commission meeting.
The Capital budget needs to be into the Mayor’s office January 22.
Chief Williams made known that the Dept is in talks with a service provider who might be willing to offer alternative to detention services to our youth, based out of Hidden Valley Ranch. They would bring the facility up to code. He is awaiting their response (by early Feb.).
There was a short discussion regarding cooperation between the Dept and Laguna Honda Hospital since both are/will be undergoing rehab. Winship reported that discussions are in progress to see what might be done.
Comm. Chuck asked about recreational space during construction. Chief Williams said that there will not be any available since the gym will be torn down. He may seek waivers of state requirements during construction.
Winship commented that while the gym is to be torn down, there are still courtyards between the units, that detainees can access.
Marybeth Wallace asked about school programs. Will they also be suspended? Answer: no. they will continue to have
4. (DISCUSSION) Public Comment on any matter within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Juvenile Probation Commission.
It was noted that the Dept of Public Works will return to complete painting the 3rd fl of YGC. This will happen starting 1/136/2001.
5. (ACTION) Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 10:45 am