The Assessment Appeals Board hears appeals filed by property owners who are seeking reduction in the County Assessor’s valuation of their property. Board Members must have a minimum of five years’ professional experience in the State of California as either a certified public accountant or public accountant, licensed real estate broker, attorney, or property appraiser accredited by a nationally recognized professional organization.
The Civil Service Commission is a Charter-mandated body charged with acting as the appellate body for major disciplinary actions, discharges, reductions, suspensions in excess of five days, and discrimination complaints filed by County employees within the Civil Service System. The Commission also hears appeals of scored portions of examinations. Additionally, the Civil Service Commission serves as the administrative appeals body for a number of cities that directly contract with the County.
The Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs advises and makes recommendations to the Board on alcohol and drug issues with the goal of reducing problems and the negative impact of substance use disorders on the quality of life for individuals and their families residing in Los Angeles County.
The Community Prevention & Population Task Force has elevated opportunities to improve health equity in Los Angeles County. Task Force members have weighed in on critical policy decisions, including public health protections for people living near neighborhood oil drilling sites, Measure A allocations for equitably improving access to local parks, and priorities for the new county-wide Office of Violence Prevention, housed within DPH.
The Los Angeles County Commission on HIV (COH) serves as the local planning council for the planning, allocation, coordination and delivery of HIV/AIDS services. The COH is composed of 51 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors and represents a broad and diverse group of providers, consumers, and stakeholders. 33% of the membership are HIV+ individuals who are consumers of the federally funded Ryan White Program.