Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners Meeting

Next Tuesday, July 24, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners will hold its meeting in South Los Angeles. On behalf of Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten, Layne Dicker and myself, Larry Gross, we would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting at 7:00 PM at the South L.A. Chesterfield Square Shelter, 1850 W. 60th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90047 (Just west of [...]

By | 2018-07-20T15:22:28+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners Meeting

Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: July 23 (Valley) / Aug 7 (East LA) / Aug 15 (location TBD) / Aug 20 (DTLA)

As part of their next few meetings, the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners will hold town hall style discussions of the City Council’s Neighborhood Council Reform motion (CF 18-0467). You are invited to join their conversation, and help shape the future of the NC system. One key part of the discussion will focus on Community Interest [...]

By | 2018-07-20T13:37:11+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: July 23 (Valley) / Aug 7 (East LA) / Aug 15 (location TBD) / Aug 20 (DTLA)

New Tree Removal Notification for Neighborhood Councils

The Bureau of Street Services’ Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is now copying EmpowerLA when a permit has been filed with UFD and has been deemed complete to move to the notification phase.  Once EmpowerLA receives a notification with the address of the tree to be removed, staff will identify which Neighborhood Council the tree(s) is [...]

By | 2018-07-20T15:16:43+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on New Tree Removal Notification for Neighborhood Councils

Attend a City of Los Angeles Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project EIR scoping meeting

The Los Angeles Department of City Planning Invites You to: EIR SCOPING MEETING for the Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project and associated updates to the Los Angeles Municipal Code. Learn about the scope of work that will be analyzed in the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and give your input at the meeting. Thursday, July 26th [...]

By | 2018-07-20T15:03:51+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Land Use & City Planning, Transportation|Comments Off on Attend a City of Los Angeles Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project EIR scoping meeting

Review & Comment on the CAO’s 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the City Budget

The CAO (City Administrative Officer) has released the Neighborhood Councils’ review of the 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the Gann Initiative, a California state law that limits the amount of revenue which can be appropriated in any fiscal year for publicly-funded programs. This report is provided to the public for review at least 15 days [...]

By | 2018-07-20T10:22:44+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog, Budget|Comments Off on Review & Comment on the CAO’s 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the City Budget

Civic Youth Continues with Open Data Training

This past Monday, our Civic Youth Program continued with its third session, a workshop on open data. The students learned to use GeoHub and the City's Open Data Portals to map their neighborhoods using different data sets, including demographic data. Storymaps included the Clean Streets Index and a look at Homelessness in LA. Some students expressed [...]

By | 2018-07-19T14:48:54+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, Open Data, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Civic Youth Continues with Open Data Training

CASA of Los Angeles Information Session – 7/21/18

A Court Appointed Special Advocate (or CASA) volunteer makes a difference for children in foster care. CASA volunteers are paired to work one-on-one with a child and ensure they have the services and support needed in the areas important to all children: stable placement, education, and healthcare. There are 30,000 kids in the child welfare [...]

By | 2018-07-13T17:20:16+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on CASA of Los Angeles Information Session – 7/21/18

Miry’s List / Welcome Neighbor wins $200000 LA2050 grant for NC Refugee Welcome Program

Thrilling news: the Welcome, Neighbor program to help Neighborhood Councils welcome refugee families to Los Angeles won a $200,000 LA2050 Activation Grant! Thank you so much to all of you who voted to make this proposal a reality, and to LA2050 for this wonderful opportunity. We are excited to partner with local nonprofit Miry's List [...]

By | 2018-07-13T15:09:41+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, Welcome Neighbor|Comments Off on Miry’s List / Welcome Neighbor wins $200000 LA2050 grant for NC Refugee Welcome Program

Podcast: Office of Finance with Claire Bartels

Our guest in this episode is Claire Bartels, Director of the Office of Finance. Bartels is a veteran of City Hall who has spent over three decades working for various City departments and elected officials. In our conversation, Claire talks about the financial state of our City, what the Office of Finance is doing to [...]

By | 2018-07-13T17:25:35+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Office of Finance with Claire Bartels