Building upon conversations regarding the imminent relocation of Amazon and the subsequent region-wide cooperation to attract the company and its 50,000 jobs, Supervisor Barger introduced a motion to expand and formalize the County’s effort to enhance business attraction and retention to create jobs and growth. “Business...

A motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, co-authored by Supervisor Solis, directs county agencies to identify ways to expand access to and utilization of the County recreational resources at our aquatic centers, swimming pools, and lake swim beaches. “I would like to see our county’s aquatic centers...

Supervisor Kathryn Barger praised County CEO Sachi Hamai on a fiscally-prudent Supplemental Budget which fortifies the county’s Rainy Day fund, expands the number of Mental Evaluation Teams (MET) from 15 to 23, and fully funds a 24-hour triage desk. “This is a responsible budget that saves...

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, coauthored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, to immediately establish the Antelope Valley Homelessness Consortium (AVHC), comprised of the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster, community and faith-based organizations, local providers and advocacy groups, Lancaster and...