Los Angeles Municipal Guide 2019
Selected Los Angeles County
Departments, Commissions and Related Agencies
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, OFFICE OF
500 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
OEM Is responsible for organizing and directing the preparedness efforts of
the Emergency Management Organization of Los Angeles County. OEM is the
day-to-day Los Angeles County Operational Area coordinator for the entire geographic
area of the county.
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMISSION
500 West Temple Street, Room 774-A, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The focus of the Commission is on the establishment of bargaining units,
the conduct of elections for certification and decertification of unions, and the
investigation and hearing of unfair labor practice charges filed by employees,
unions, and departments. The Commission also administers the processing of
arbitration cases within the County.
EQUITY OVERSIGHT PANEL,
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
500 West Temple Street, Room B-26, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The County Equity Oversight Panel is an independent oversight body comprised
of employment law experts with the authority and responsibility for reviewing
County equity investigations and making recommendations to County
Department Heads concerning the disposition and discipline. The CEOP shall
meet as needed to conduct briefings on County equity investigations. The involved
subject’s Department, or supervising chain of command, shall attend
the Briefing. All applicable County employees due process, grievance and appeal
rights remain intact under this Policy and procedure.
1320 North Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90063
Provides fire protection and paramedic service 24 hours a day, 365 days a
year; issues permits and licenses; makes fire inspections; approves building
and subdivision plans that pertain to fire prevention for all of the unincorporated
areas in Los Angeles County, as well as 54 incorporated cities; provides
lifeguard services at beaches.
HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
313 North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Operates three acute care hospitals, a nationally-renown rehabilitation hospital,
two multi-service ambulatory care centers; six comprehensive health centers;
11 health centers; and additional health care services at more than 120
sites through the public-private partnership (PPP) program; operates two trauma
centers, two pediatric trauma centers, three emergency rooms and a state-ofthe
art burn center; offers OB/GYN services and delivery, pediatric services, HIV/
AIDS services, specialized screening and assessment services for foster children,
spinal cord injury services, and psychiatric services; offers payment reduction
plans to low-income County residents who have no health insurance.
HOMELESS SERVICES AUTHORITY, LOS ANGELES
811 Wilshire Blvd, Sixth Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Acts as an independent unit of local government. Created in 1993 by the
City and County of Los Angeles to address the problems of homelessness on a
regional basis. Plans, funds and administers programs throughout Los Angeles
County that assist homeless individuals and families with their transition towards
self-sufficiency. These programs include prevention activities, outreach
and assessment, emergency shelter programs, transitional housing programs,
permanent supportive housing and supportive services.
HUMAN RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF
500 West Temple Street, Room 579, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Manages the County’s human resources policy development and implementation
in the areas of recruitment and selection, promotion, discipline, salary
and benefits administration, and employee appeals. Ensures the maintenance
of a high quality work force for the provision of critical services to the public.
Responsible for a countywide human resources program to ensure fairness
and equity for employees and citizens seeking employment with the County.