GM’s Message 8.11.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. HUGE thanks to all of our Neighborhood Council board members who came out to speak on Tuesday’s City Council’s Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee meeting about Council File 15-1022-S2 regarding Neighborhood Council elections and online voting. Much of the public comment was in favor of moving the Neighborhood [...]

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GM’s Message 8.4.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  City Council’s Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, August 8th, at 1 pm in Room 1010 of City Hall to discuss Council File 15-1022-S2 about Neighborhood Council elections and online voting. Currently, Neighborhood Council elections are moving forward in 2018 without online voting.  We [...]

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GM’s Message 7.21.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We had a change of officers on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners on Monday. Vice President Joy Atkinson from the South area was elected President, and Commissioner Eli Lipmen from the west area was elected Vice President. Many thanks to outgoing President Leonard Shaffer for his great leadership [...]

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GM’s Message 7.14.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  Many thanks to our great Field Team for not only providing meeting support at Neighborhood Council meetings, but for also getting out to the community with Neighborhood Councils to conduct Neighborhood Council 101 workshops to stakeholders.  We usually add another component of education, such as Know Your Rights, [...]

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GM’s Message 7.7.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. Happy New Fiscal Year! We’re starting the year off with a new City Council Committees. The list is still being finalized with meeting times, but Neighborhood Councils will now be under the Health, Education, and Neighborhood Councils Committee, chaired by Council District 4 Councilmember and former Neighborhood Council [...]

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GM’s Message 6.30.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We had a great Neighborhood Council Budget Day at City Hall on Saturday, thanks to the hard work of our Budget Advocates and our EmpowerLA staff (shout out to Mike Fong and John Darnell especially!). There were presentations from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new Deputy Chief of Staff, Matt Szabo, [...]

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GM’s Message 6.23.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. I have been playing catch up this week after being out of the office for several weeks. Many thanks to Acting General Manager Mike Fong and my management team and staff for doing an excellent job keeping all the projects going while I was gone! Also, BIG thanks [...]

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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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GM’s Message 5.26.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. A HUGE congratulations and welcome to our 97th Neighborhood Council - Hermon Neighborhood Council! The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners approved the Hermon Neighborhood Council bylaws last night after hearing hours of public comment on their proposed boundaries. The Hermon Neighborhood Council Forming Committee made a delightful presentation on the long [...]

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