City of LA Board of Animal Services Commissioners Meeting

The Los Angeles Department of Animal Services is holding two important events at the West Los Angeles Animal Shelter next week. Next Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commission will hold its meeting in West Los Angeles. On behalf of Commission President David Zaft, Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|City Departments, Commission|Comments Off on City of LA Board of Animal Services Commissioners Meeting

Public Works Recognizes Neighborhood Councils for their Clean Streets Work

The Board of Public Works welcomed two additional Neighborhood Council Cleans Streets Heroes today to learn about their work in the community as well as recognize them for the partnership to help meet the city’s goals to clean our streets, sidewalks, and alleys. Wilmington Neighborhood Council Board Member Diana Medel and Pico Union Neighborhood Council [...]

By | March 25th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Clean Streets, Commission, Public Works|Comments Off on Public Works Recognizes Neighborhood Councils for their Clean Streets Work

Josh LaFarga Appointed to Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Mr. Josh LaFarga, a resident of Council District 15 in the Harbor area and executive board member of the Laborers’ International Union of North American Local 1309, has been appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. He will be filling the vacancy created by Mr. Victor Medina, whose term [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Josh LaFarga Appointed to Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

EmpowerLA Awards 2014

Neighborhood Councils are on the move! The winners of the 2014 EmpowerLA Awards were announced at the August 18th board meeting of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. The vote for the winners of the EmpowerLA Awards 2014 was the culmination of stiff competition to name Neighborhood Councils of the Year. A total of 38 nominations [...]

By | August 22nd, 2014|Blog, Commission, Policy|1 Comment

Election Reform Commission Recommendations

LA’s Election Reform Commission released its final report to the City Council’s Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee and now it is up to LA’s 95 Neighborhood Councils to offer feedback on the five recommendations for increasing voter turnout in LA’s municipal elections. Neighborhood Councils can file a Community Impact Statement with their council’s position [...]

By | June 20th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Election Reform Commission Recommendations

Commission Updates 6.20.14

On Monday, June 16th the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners held their regular meeting at City Hall. We had the pleasure of meeting LAFD Captain John Ignatczyk the new commander of the department’s Disaster Preparedness Division. He spoke about the Division’s responsibilities and his desire to cooperate with neighborhood councils. He responded to questions from the [...]

By | June 20th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Commission Updates 6.20.14

Municipal Election Reform Commission Releases Report

Faced with the low voter turnout of the 2013 municipal elections, the Municipal Elections Reform Commission instituted by Mayor Garcetti and City Council President Herb Wesson sought public input as to how to increase voter awareness and civic engagement in Los Angeles. The Commission invited all Angelenos to share their ideas on how to increase [...]

By | June 12th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Municipal Election Reform Commission Releases Report

NC Agenda Posting Policy Has Been Updated

The posting policy for Neighborhood Council agendas has been updated by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. As before, Neighborhood Councils are required to post meeting agendas for Board and Committee meetings in compliance with the Brown Act. Highlights of the new policy: Neighborhood Councils must post at least ONE Brown Act compliant agenda at a [...]

By | May 9th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on NC Agenda Posting Policy Has Been Updated

Report from Board of NC Commissioners’ Last Meeting

On the agenda at the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners’ April 21st meeting were several policy issues to address neighborhood council boundaries, posting and improper conduct by council members. Stakeholders Can Be Members of Both NCs that Share Major Transportation Corridor as Boundary There has been some concern within the system that people who live on [...]

By | May 2nd, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Report from Board of NC Commissioners’ Last Meeting

John Walker joins City’s Quality & Production Commission

Studio City Neighborhood Council President John Walker was appointed Tuesday to the city’s Quality and Production Commission which will help improve productivity and work measurement within the city government. Walker was appointed to the position after a meeting with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian. “I’m very happy to be part [...]

By | April 11th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on John Walker joins City’s Quality & Production Commission