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Title:

 Update of the Commission's Asset Management Report Issued September 12th, 1995 (Organization)

Date:

 October 1996

Pages:

 4

Summary:

  The report to be updated outlined a series of findings and recommendations addressing the County's Asset Management Program. This is a follow-up report on the how the the recommendations have been implemented.


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Title:

 Asset Management Strategies for the Los Angeles County Real Estate Portfolio (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 September 1995

Pages:

 58

Summary:

  This study examines the revenue potential of County-owned real property assets. In it, an earlier Chief Administrative Office study on the subject is reviewed and critiqued. New recommendations are also made with for the goal of achieving long-term savings. It concludes that several immediate actions are required, including adopting clear asset management goals, developing a strategic plan, developing an information system for ready access to holdings information, and effecting changes in Federal, state and local statutes regarding County control over its real assets.

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Title:

 Real Property Management & Development in Los Angeles County (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 August 1991

Pages:

 64

Summary:

  The Commission reviewed Los Angeles County's management of its real property assets. Los Angeles County is a leader in developing its most valuable real property assets to produce additional revenue. However, improvements can be made by adopting a more comprehensive system which clearly states the Board's objectives and, by applying economic incentives to improve management of its other real property assets. This report recommends the adoption and issuance of a policy statement for a comprehensive real property management program; and, the establishment of a Real Property Management Steering Committee.

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Title:

 Property Management in Los Angeles County Government (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 December 1986

Pages:

 56

Summary:

  This report is the third in a series reviewing the County's progress in implementing the overall program as adopted by the Board concerning the recommendations made in the Commission report, "Decision-Making and Organization - Los Angeles County Government - Volume I". The first section of the report contains a summary of findings and recommendations. The second section contains a discussion of the costs of the County's property management functions, their structure, and the need for change. The third section contains a detailed discussion of the progress to date in implementing the Board's 1984 order to create a consolidated Department of Facilities Management.

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Title:

 Inventory and Materials Management (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 January 1982

Pages:

 5

Summary:

  The Commission reviewed the County's system of inventory control and materials management to determine what changes would reduce losses of equipment and supplies while controlling County susceptibility to theft or other sources of loss. The report recommends that each department head enforce compliance with current procedures. The Chief Administrative Officer should continue to initiate planning efforts in regard to warehousing and inventory control systems with the Purchasing Agent and the Department of Data Processing.

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Title:

 Design and Construction of the Criminal Courts Building (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 January 1973

Pages:

 3

Summary:

  The Commission investigated the design and construction of the Criminal Courts building. The investigation focused on the problems in construction of the building (i.e., schematic drawings being changed four different times) and accountability issues. The Commission noted that the major cause of the problem in constructing the building was the lack of unified responsibility.

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Title:

 Chief Administrative Officer's Recommended Construction Improvements Program (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 November 1972

Pages:

 6

Summary:

  The Commission reviewed the Chief Administrative Officer's comprehensive program for improvement of County capital construction programs recommending the establishment of a consolidated Facilities Acquisition and Management Department. The Commission made similar recommendations in, Management of Construction Projects/Los Angeles County. The Commission recommended that the Board order the implementation of the Chief Administrative Officer's recommendations.

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Title:

 Management of Construction Projects/Los Angeles County - Vol. II (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 September 1972

Pages:

 247

Summary:

  The Commission recommended improvements in the County's administration and management of its facility construction program. Volume II provides a detailed analysis leading to the recommendations, summaries of the data used, and chronological histories of the three construction projects specifically requested by the Board.

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Title:

 Management of Construction Projects / Los Angeles County - Vol. I (Real Asset Management)

Date:

 September 1972

Pages:

 43

Summary:

  The Commission studied the County's administration and management of its facility construction program. Volume I presents findings and conclusions and descriptions of the 18 specific recommendations.

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