OUTREACH TIP OF THE WEEK: GET GORGEOUS FREE IMAGES FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS FLICKR PAGE

Next time your Council needs photos for a project or post, check out the nearly 30,000 images which the Library of Congress has released via their Flickr page. The collection is added to constantly, and contains some iconic images like Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” (above). There are also some great images of Los Angeles, such [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Blog, Outreach, uncategorised|0 Comments

GM’s Message 6.9.17

I hope this newsletter finds you well. While I'm out this week, the Chair of the Neighborhood Council Congress Planning Committee, Cindy Cleghorn, accepted my offer to write the GM Message. I thank Cindy for taking the time to share her thoughts with you today. Have a great weekend!   Best, Grayce Liu, General Manager [...]

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Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today [June 7, 2017] that Matt Petersen  — the City’s first- ever Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) — will exit the post after four years of service. He will be succeeded by Deputy CSO Lauren Faber O’Connor. Petersen is leaving the Garcetti Administration to become the next President and CEO of the [...]

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reCode Update

PlanCheckNC Meeting Join us for the latest updates on the City's update to the Zoning Code.  Tom Rothmann, Principal Planner Code Studies will present the reCodeLA Update. The City's Zoning Code is over 40 years old and in need of great reform.  Come out to hear about the progress that the City, the Consultants and [...]

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Visit LA River Recreation Zones This Summer

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority opened "L.A. River Recreation Zones" in Elysian Valley and the Sepulveda Basin for the 5th season this summer. Hours are sunrise to sunset, except during and after inclement weather or other adverse conditions.  The L.A. River Recreation Zone provides access to recreate and explore the Los Angeles River with activities including boating, fishing [...]

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OUTREACH TIP OF THE WEEK: SUBMIT YOUR PICS & STORIES FOR CITY HALL’S NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL EXHIBIT

From now till the end of June, we’re taking submissions of your stories and photos to include in the Neighborhood Council exhibit happening at LA City Hall for the month of September. Submit your material by uploading it to this portal by Friday, June 30th, and we’ll incorporate it into the display. We’re looking for [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Blog, City Hall, Events, Outreach|Comments Off on OUTREACH TIP OF THE WEEK: SUBMIT YOUR PICS & STORIES FOR CITY HALL’S NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL EXHIBIT

Budget Day 2017 is almost here!

Did you know the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates (NCBA) advise the Mayor and City Council on the City’s budget?  Yes, it's true.  And you can be part of this remarkable group who do some of the most important work that Neighborhood Councils do in the city!  The annual Budget Day is coming up on Saturday, [...]

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GM’s Message 06.02.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. A friendly reminder that the Neighborhood Council Funding Program deadlines are coming up fast. June 7th is the last day to issue on online check request, and June 11th is the last day to use the bank card. The Neighborhood Council Homelessness Liaisons discussed next steps in addressing [...]

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Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti today led a coalition of mayors across the United States in denouncing President Trump’s decision to walk away from the Paris Climate Agreement. “Climate change is a fact of life that people in Los Angeles and cities around the world live with every day. It is a grave threat to our health, [...]

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