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Title
INDEPENDENT OMBUDSPERSON POSITION / DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER
Subject
Motion - That the Department of Water and Power establish a fully independent ombudsperson position to provide independent and neutral analysis on future proposals for rate increases and rate restructurings, as well as to track initiatives to increase the number of participants in the department's discount programs so that members of the community and City leadership can be best informed of all relevant issues.
Date Received / Introduced
07/23/2008
Last Changed Date
11/04/2010
Expiration Date
11/02/2012
Mover
JOSE HUIZAR
Second
RICHARD ALARCON
File Activities
Date Activity  
11/04/2010 Council Action. Click to view online docs
11/02/2010 Council adopted item as amended, subject to reconsideration, pursuant to Council Rule 51. Click to view online docs
10/29/2010 City Clerk scheduled item for Council on November 2, 2010 . Click to view online docs
10/26/2010 Rules and Elections Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on October 27, 2010. Click to view online docs
10/26/2010 City Clerk transmitted Chief Legislative Analyst; City Administrative Officer document(s) to Rules and Elections Committee . Click to view online docs
10/26/2010 Chief Legislative Analyst; City Administrative Officer document(s) referred to Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee. Click to view online docs
10/26/2010 Document(s) submitted by Chief Legislative Analyst; City Administrative Officer, as follows:

Chief Legislative Analyst and City Administrative Officer report, dated October 26, 2010, relative to a variety of Motions on reforming the governance of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
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10/18/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee continued item to/for October 27, 2010 .
10/04/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee continued item to/for October 18, 2010 .Meeting tentatively to be held in Council District 2, location TBA.
09/27/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee continued item to/for October 4, 2010 . Meeting tentatively to be held at the Port of Los Angeles Administration Building located at 425 South Palos Verdes Street, San Pedro, 90731.
09/24/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee continued item to/for September 27, 2010 . Meeting tentatively to be held at the Womens Twentieth Centruy Club located at 5105 Hermosa Avenue, Los Angeles 90041.
09/07/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee continued item to/for September 23, 2010 . Meeting tentatively to be held at the CD8 Constituent Services Center located at 8475 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles 90029.
09/03/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on September 7, 2010.
08/18/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee continued item to/for next community meeting tentatively scheduled for September 7 in Council District 11.
08/12/2010 City Clerk transmitted Council File to Rules and Elections Committee .
08/12/2010 Chief Legislative Analyst; City Administrative Officer document(s) referred to Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee. Click to view online docs
08/12/2010 Corrected Referral per Council Presidents Office to include Rules and Elections Committee. Click to view online docs
08/10/2010 Energy and Environment Committee; Rules and Elections Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on August 18, 2010. Click to view online docs
04/14/2010 Chief Legislative Analyst; City Administrative Officer document(s) referred to Energy and Environment Committee. Click to view online docs
04/13/2010 Document(s) submitted by Chief Legislative Analyst; City Administrative Officer, as follows:

Chief Legislative Analyst and City Administrative Officer report, dated April 13, 2010, relative to the Ombudsman for the Department of Water and Power and related matters.
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04/13/2010 Energy and Environment Committee continued item to/for 30 days. Click to view online docs
04/09/2010 Energy and Environment Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on April 13, 2010. Click to view online docs
12/15/2009 Energy and Environment Committee continued item to/for future date. Click to view online docs
12/11/2009 Energy and Environment Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on December 15, 2009.
12/08/2009 Energy and Environment Committee continued item to/for future date due to cancellation of meeting.
12/04/2009 Energy and Environment Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on December 8, 2009.
01/06/2009 Department of Water and Power document(s) referred to Energy and Environment Committee. Click to view online docs
01/06/2009 Document(s) submitted by Department of Water and Power, as follows:

Department of Water and Power report, dated December 29, 2008, relative to the establishment of a ratepayer advocate/ombudsperson position to provide analysis on future proposals for rate increases and rate restructurings, etc.
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09/09/2008 Energy and Environment Committee continued item to/for 45-60 days. Click to view online docs
09/05/2008 Energy and Environment Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on September 9, 2008. Click to view online docs
07/23/2008 Motion referred to Energy and Environment Committee. Click to view online docs
File History
7-23- This day's Council session
7-23- Ref to Energy and Environment Committee
7-23- File to Energy and Environment Committee Clerk
8-5-08 - Communication from the Public, dated August 5, 2008, submitted in Energy and Environment Committee - is attached to Council file.
Council Action 11/02/2010
Speaker Cards 12/15/2009
Motion 07/23/2008
Motion 07/23/2008

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Meeting Date: 11/02/2010
Meeting Type: Regular
Vote Action: to Adopt as Amended
Vote Given: (13 - 1 - 1)
Member Name CD Vote
RICHARD ALARCON 7 NO
TONY CARDENAS 6 ABSENT
ERIC GARCETTI 13 YES
JANICE HAHN 15 YES
JOSE HUIZAR 14 YES
PAUL KORETZ 5 YES
PAUL KREKORIAN 2 YES
TOM LABONGE 4 YES
BERNARD C PARKS 8 YES
JAN PERRY 9 YES
ED REYES 1 YES
BILL ROSENDAHL 11 YES
GREIG SMITH 12 YES
HERB WESSON 10 YES
DENNIS ZINE 3 YES