City of Los Angeles
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
1200 W. 7' STREET LOS ANGELES, CA 90017
ANTONIO VILL.ARAIGOSA MAYOR
May 18, 2010
Honorable Members of the City Council Los Angeles City Hall c/o City Clerk, Room 395 RE: CIVIL SERVICE EXEMPTION EXTENSION (THIRD AND FINAL YEAR) At its April 22, 2010 meeting, the Board of Civil Service Commissioners approved the civil service exemption extension for the following position: No.
Chief Grants Administrator
This action is in accordance with Section 1001(d)(4) of the City Charter. A copy of the specific section of the April 22, 2010 minutes granting 3'd year extension by the Board of Civil Service Commissioners is attached. The Department respectfully requests consideration by the Los Angeles City Council so that the third year exemption extensions may be finalized. Feel free to contact Michael Bolokowicz at (213) 744-7279 if you have any questions or require additional information. Sincerely,
(j;J~~ RICHARD L. BENBOW General Manager RLB:MB:adc Attachment: CSC 4/22/1 0 minutes
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CITY OF LOS ANGELES BOARD OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONERS
NANCY P. MCCLELLAND ANTHONY DE LOS REYES ViW President
MARISSA CASTRO-SALVATI GABRIEL J. ESPARZA PAUL W. SWEENEY, JR. Commissioners
REGULAR MEETING- THURSDAY APRIL 22,2010, 10:00 A.M. ROOM 350, PERSONNEL BUILDING 700 EAST TEMPLE STREET LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90012
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Call to Order: 10:02 a.m. Present: President Nancy P. McClelland Vice President Anthony de los Reyes Commissioner Gabriel J. Esparza Commissioner Paul W. Sweeney, Jr. Commissioner Marissa Castro-Salvati (arrived at 10: 18 a.m.) Assistant General Manager Gloria Sosa Deputy City Attorney Jennifer Handzlik Commission Executive Director Bruce E. Whidden
APPROVAL OF MINUTES Minutes of the regular meeting of Thursday, March 25,2010, APPROVED on a motion from Commissioner de los Reyes, seconded by Commissioner Esparza. Unanimously carried.
COMMISSION ACTION ON ROUTINE AND OTHER MATTERS APPROVED routine and nonappearance matters under Unfinished Business, Page 4 and 5, items 5 and 6 and New Business, Pages 6 through 9, items 8 and 9 on a motion by Commissioner Esparza, seconded by Commissioner Sweeney. Unanimously carried.
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON MATTER WITHIN BOARD'S JURISDICTION •
Sam Sperling read a prepared statement on his concern over the City's use of the probationary review period. (text attached).
Pat Barry began to address issues of a pending hearing, but was ruled out of order by the President.
Arthur Hanson expressed his concerns over employment practices in the City, Nonresponsive public information requests and the inefficiencies of the Workers' Compensation System.
NEW BUSINESS 9.
CLASSIFICATION ACTIONS The General Manager recommends that the Board approve the following classification actions: 1)
Approve the extension of the exemption from civil service provisions of the Charter for a Chief Grants Administrator, Class Code 1579, in the Community Development Department (CDD) for a period of one year, in accordance with Charter Section 1001 (d)(4).
Allocate the following new positions in the Los Angeles World Airports, as indicated: CSCNo. 1516
Class Title and Code Senior Custodian, 3157
No. of Positions I I
Class Title and Code Historic Site Curator, 2398 Senior Communications Engineer, 7614
Allocate the following new positions in the Joint System of the Department of Water and Power, as indicated: DWPNo. 4226 4229 4232
Allocate the following new positions in the Harbor Department, as indicated: CSC No. 1517 1518
No. of Positions
No. of Positions I I
DDRNo. 93-91251 91-13640 91-12068
Class Title and Code Management Analyst, 9184 Senior Clerk Typist, 1368 Customer Service Representative, 1230
Allocate the following new positions in the Power System of the Department of Water and Power, as indicated: DWPNo. 4223 . 4224 4225 4227 4228 4230 4231
No. of Positions 2
8 15 I 2 I I
DDRNo. 94-78114 94-31033 94-31034 95-75252 95-75252 95-79573 82-38179
Class Title and Code Chemist, 7833 Tree Surgeon, 3114 Tree Surgeon Assistant, 3151 Electrical Engineering Associate, 7525 Electrical Engineering Associate, 7525 Structural Engineering Associate, 7957 Electrical Mechanic Supervisor, 3835 File No. 52709
COMMISSION ACTION: MADE A MATTER OF RECORD
GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT Acting General Manager Gloria Sosa reported General Manager was in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on City business. To date just over l 00 City employees have been process for layoff.