Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and the Executive Team hosted a promotional ceremony on Wednesday, February 15, to congratulate 23 employees who have been promoted to the next stage in their careers.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, more than 40 firefighters from Los Angeles County, Arcadia and Monrovia Fire, along with Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Cole-Schaefer Ambulance personnel, participated in a mass casualty incident (MCI) drill at the Metro Rail maintenance facility in Monrovia.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors issued two proclamations; approved an adjustment affecting the Fire Department in the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Final Adopted Budget; and adopted a joint resolution to approve and accept property tax revenue resulting from Annexation 36-3.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation; approved contracts with mental health providers; and adopted an ordinance amending County Code, Title 6 – Salaries.
On February 4, 2017, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the Los Angeles County Bomberos Association took part in a live disaster rescue simulation training that was coordinated by the East Los Angeles Disaster Preparedness Coalition.
At the January 31, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting, Fire Chief Daryl Osby lent his support and spoke in favor of a motion submitted by Supervisor Hilda Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn. The motion, which was unanimously approved by the entire Board, instructs the Department of Public Health, in collaboration with other County Departments and entities, to conduct a child safety campaign throughout 2017.