LANCC After Meeting Motions

An Informed Community is an Empowered Community: Motions from LANCC 02/06/2016

Short-term Rentals
Whereas, it is now clear that short-term rentals are illegal in Los Angeles’ residential neighborhoods, and Whereas the City Attorney has consistently refused to prosecute short-term rental violations in the City of Los Angeles, for a variety of reasons, Now, therefore, be it resolved, […]

Clean Streets Heroes Recognized

Two Neighborhood Council Cleans Streets Heroes were recognized today by the Board of Public Works for their exceptional leadership, support, and engagement with community clean-ups, including Cheron McAleece from East Hollywood Neighborhood Council and Thomas Johnson from Northridge West Neighborhood Council. Also in attendance to introduce the Neighborhood Council superstars were Board of Neighborhood Commissioner […]

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Join the Mayor’s Crisis Response Team (CRT)

Volunteers: Have you been told that you are a good listener? Are you usually the one to comfort your friends and family in difficult times? Do you want make a difference in someone’s life? The Mayor’s Crisis Response Team is looking for kind and compassionate Angelenos to join our team.

Description: Members of the Crisis Response […]

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Homeless Count Opt-In Program Update

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is the lead agency responsible for completing the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Count helps LAHSA demonstrate our area’s need for housing, shelter and service programs to the federal government and is essential to our efforts to reduce and end homelessness.

Many Neighborhood Councils participated in the 2015 […]

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Council File 15-1138-S1 on Homelessness

Over the years, the homeless population in Los Angeles has continued to increase becoming what seems like an impossible problem to solve. If action and effective solutions are not implemented soon, the city’s growing population will continue to multiply at an alarming rate. Based on research from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD), […]

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Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council Meets with Governor Brown

Governor Brown met January 4th with members of Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council (PRNC) to hear firsthand how the SoCal Gas Leak has been affecting the community.

Prior to meeting with the PRNC, Governor Brown visited the Aliso Canyon storage facility to examine the state of the crisis and witness the SoCal Gas and state agencies’ efforts […]

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Share Your Community Clean-Up Success Stories

Angelenos take pride in their neighborhoods and actively volunteer for clean-ups, regularly reporting trash and graffiti to one of City Hall’s most used service request phone numbers: 3-1-1. EmpowerLA is very aware that Neighborhood Councils are part of this ongoing movement in keeping their streets beautiful. The department would like to request that Neighborhood Councils […]

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BUDGET ADVOCATES Service Report Card Update!

Last Chance to Rate your City Services!!!

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates have created a Service Report Card for citizens of Los Angeles to rate their local City Services. Every community is different and every community has their own set of problem areas. Here is your chance to let the Mayor’s office, Los Angeles […]

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Save the Date: Civic U 2.0

Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Announces: 2016 Civic University 2.0 for Neighborhood Councils

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will be collaborating with The Pat Brown Institute (PBI) for Public Affairs at Cal State LA to present the Civic University (CU) 2.0 at the new CSULA Downtown LA campus on Tuesday evenings of February 2, 9, 16, & […]

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Sustainable City pLAn for Los Angeles

Earlier this year Mayor Eric Garcetti launched several Executive Directives, one of which was the first ever Sustainable City pLAn. Sustainability is about more than combating climate change and reducing pollution: it encompasses economic development, social development, and environmental protection. The pLAn looks at ways the whole city of Los Angeles: citizens, communities, and businesses, […]

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