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Arcadia City Council <br />and <br />Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich <br />Special Meeting Minutes <br />Wednesday, March 4, 2015 <br />CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Wuo called the Special Meeting to order at 8:07 a.m. in the Council <br />Chamber Conference Room. <br />Present: Council Member Tay, Mayor Pro Tern Kovacic, and Mayor Wuo <br />Council Member Chandler and Council Member Beck were not attendance. <br />Michael Antonovich, Los Angeles County Supervisor <br />Kathryn Barger Leibrich, Chief Deputy <br />Brian Mejia, Field Deputy <br />Anna Mouradian, Justice Deputy <br />Ede] Vizcarra, Planning Deputy <br />Eric Parra, Sheriff Chief <br />Mike Rothans, Assistant Sheriff <br />Mandad Derkhshani, Department of Public Works <br />Manuel Escobar, Regional Operations Manager <br />Daniel Rofoli, Community Development Commission <br />Lance Grindle, Department of Public Works /City Services <br />Reaver Bingham, Los Angeles County Probation Department <br />Warren Leary, Golf Director <br />PUBLIC COMMENTS — No one appeared <br />a. Report and discussion regarding Public Safety Realignment (AB 109). <br />Field Services Probation Deputy Chief Bingham provided updates and perspectives on the Los <br />Angeles County Public Safety Realignment Program (AB 109) and the impacts of Proposition <br />36; he provided statistics on crimes and number of the PSP's (Public Community Correctional <br />Program and Post Release Community Supervision Program) in the City of Arcadia compared <br />to surrounding cities since the last meeting in August 2013; he indicated that Arcadia's crime <br />rate is 73% lower than the California average and 61.4% safer than cities in the nation; he <br />explained the collaborative work the County has done with the Department of Public Health, <br />Social Services and other law enforcement agencies to monitor high risk and special cases; he <br />also discussed the implementation of the split- sentencing, and the impacts of Proposition 47 <br />that was passed on November 4, 2014. <br />Assistant Sheriff Rothans gave a brief overview of Prop 47 and its impacts related to crime; and <br />expressed concerns about funding for drug rehabilitation. <br />Mayor Wuo asked that everyone in attendance introduce themselves. <br />03 -04 -15 <br />