Neighborhood Council Elections

Election Doc Retention

Neighborhood Councils can pick up their Election Documents from the City Clerk by emailing Clerk.Election@LACity.org or calling 213-978-0444 and giving the City Clerk a week’s notice so that the documents can be retrieved from the archive and prepared for pickup. The Documents include the Stakeholder Registration forms, the Candidate Registration forms, the Vote-by-Mail applications, and the Community

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Election Doc Retention

Neighborhood Councils can pick up their Election Documents from the City Clerk by emailing Clerk.Election@LACity.org or calling 213-978-0444 and giving the City Clerk a week’s notice so that the documents can be retrieved from the archive and prepared for pickup. The Documents include the Stakeholder Registration forms, the Candidate Registration forms, the Vote-by-Mail applications, and the Community

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5 Questions regarding NC Elections

The 2014 Neighborhood Council elections had more volunteers, more candidates, and more voters than in 2012 and now is the time to celebrate! It's also the time to evaluate what worked and what can be improved so that the 2016 elections are even better. Please take a couple of minutes to answer 5 simple questions about your experience as a voter, as a candidate, and as a volunteer. Your feedback

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GM’s Message 6.20.14

I hope this newsletter finds you well. I’ve been busy this week helping staff wrap up end of fiscal year matters and signing off on paperwork to open each of the Neighborhood Council checking accounts. We now have over half of the accounts open and will finish opening the remaining ones next week. With the City fiscal systems shutting down on Monday, June 23rd, we’ll only be able to fund a handful

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News from Field Operations 6.20.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well and that you spent a pleasant Father’s Day. I want to say thank you to all those who showed up to our Ethics & Open Government and Funding Trainings on Wednesday June 19 at the CD 9 Field Office. Over 60 people came to the training, standing room only. Way to show up South LA! The session was conducted by the City Attorney’s Office, represented by Ms. Carmen

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7th Annual El Sereno Concert & Fireworks Show

The City of Los Angeles invites you to join Councilmember Jose Huizar in collaboration with the El Sereno Stallions Football & Cheer and El Sereno Bicentennial Committee to the 7th Annual El Sereno Concert & Fireworks Show and Independence Day Parade on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Come join us for free musical entertainment, moon bounce, fireworks show, and community resource booths. Parade begins

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Elections Summary Report and Survey Results

We cannot emphasize enough how happy we are with the recent NC elections cycle! As you already know, we saw increased numbers of voters and candidates and an outpouring of community support and civic engagement at each voting location. At last Monday’s elections wrap session, EmpowerLA staff and neighborhood council board members and volunteers highlighted the successes and challenges of this year’s

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Online Voting

In an age of tech-driven convenience when Americans cast upwards of 60 million votes in the American Idol finale but we still can’t muster more than 20% turnout in municipal elections, is it time for an update to our aging voting technologies and election infrastructure? This month’s primary in LA county drew only 13.1% of eligible county residents -- the lowest turnout in the state. Online voting

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Mayor Announces Reseda Boulevard as Part of Great Streets Initiative

Reseda Boulevard between Plummer Street and Parthenia Avenue will be one of the first 15 streets to participate in the City’s Great Streets Initiative, as announced by Mayor Garcetti on Tuesday June 3. Councilmember and Public Safety Committee Chair Mitchell Englander joined the mayor in congratulating the Northridge community on its completion of the Northridge Vision Report, a community-driven

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Sylmar Neighborhood Pride Day

Join your neighbors and the Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County in Sylmar in beautifying and improving the community at the Neighborhood Pride Day on June 14, 8am until noon. Volunteers are needed for flower planting, graffiti removal, exterior house painting, and yard cleanup. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. June 14, 8am - 12pm 14952 Nurmi Street Sylmar, CA 91342   For

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