GM’s Message 09.23.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. The Congress of Neighborhoods is upon us! As of last night, we have nearly 700 RSVPs, the highest pre-registration number we’ve ever had. I think this great response is due to the awesome video invite the Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee released last week. I hope you attend [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

LOS ANGELES — Everyone has ideas for how to improve their local community, and Angelenos are being invited to turn vision into action. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a $2 million grant program that gives L.A. residents a unique opportunity to reimagine public spaces in their own neighborhoods. The Great Streets Challenge, now in its second [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Clean Streets LA Challenge

Hello NC Public Works Liaisons and Neighborhood Clean-Up Leaders! The Board of Public Works is asking for Neighborhood Councils’ help in cleaning up our neighborhoods by announcing the below Clean Streets LA Challenge! Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City Council, the Innovation & Performance Commission, the Board of Public Works, and the Department of Public Works [...]

2016 Election Materials Records Retention

The Office of the City Clerk Elections Division is coming up on the records retention deadline (9/29) for the election materials that they have, which include stakeholder registration forms and ballots. In case any other NCs are interested, the last day to pick up their registration forms is September 29. Otherwise these will be sent [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Affordable Housing Linkage Fee – Release of Draft Ordinance

Neighborhood Councils and Interested Parties, Please find the attached draft ordinance, background FAQ and hearing notice from the Department of City Planning regarding a proposed citywide code amendment. The ordinance would establish an Affordable Housing Linkage Fee (AHLF) on identified types of new development and direct the fees to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund. The [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

One Week from Saturday! 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The first 60 minutes after a disaster are critical, especially if you have sustained an injury. For a wide-spread disaster (earthquake, anyone?), it will be days or weeks before emergency personnel can come to your aid. Will you know what to do? Do you have a plan in place for your family? Do all family [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, NCs Making a Difference|0 Comments

Drop Defenders Launch!

Calling all Drop Defenders, Angelenos, you’ve put in a lot of hard work to help save the Drop. That’s why the City of Los Angeles and the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles have launched “Drop Defenders, a campaign to recognize all the great work you’re doing to conserve water while sharing your shining examples. For [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments


Workshops guide; parking passes; what to bring; what to wear & how to get there The 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods is happening this Saturday, September 24th, at Los Angeles City Hall, and we hope to see you there. Over 700 Neighborhood Council members and some of LA’s top officials - such as Mayor Eric Garcetti, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|0 Comments

GM’s Message 09.16.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. The Congress of Neighborhoods is only a week away.  Check out this very cool Congress video invite. If you've not been to the Congress before, please make sure you attend this day of Neighborhood Council awesomeness! This week, I was happy to attend the launch of the LA [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Neighborhood Council Inventory

Dear Neighborhood Council Friends and Colleagues: The Neighborhood Council System, administered by the Departments of Neighborhood Empowerment (Department) enables Neighborhood Councils to use City funds for operating expenses and neighborhood improvements.  Such expenses include purchasing office equipment, pieces of furniture, computers and electronic equipment, among other items. Although time has gone by and Neighborhood Council [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments