Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced the first of two meetings of the Antelope Valley Homeless Consortium to provide the opportunity for all local stakeholders to convene to identify a path forward in finding long-term, sustainable solutions to the Antelope Valley homeless issue.  The Consortium meeting will...

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis which seeks to organize and enhance efforts by County departments and community partners to help foster youth transition to successful adulthood. “Today’s Board motion asks the County to refine and...

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...

Supervisor Kathryn Barger authored a motion unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors directing the Department of Mental Health to move forward in developing a database that would track mental health resources countywide. “Right now, locating readily available and effective mental health treatment resources is a...

To enhance the Fire Department’s fleet of fire-fighting aircraft, the Board of Supervisors authorized the acquisition of two Sikorsky S70i Firehawk helicopters for the Department’s Air Operations Section, announced Supervisor Kathryn Barger. “This acquisition supplements our county’s potent aerial fire-fighting arsenal and our ability to knock...