Funding Equity Working Group Report

Read Mike Fong's summary of the Funding Equity Working Group meeting this past Tuesday, which includes an overview of the different Neighborhood Council funding concept proposals discussed at the meeting. Story by Mike Fong / Photos by Lilian Kim The Funding Equity Working Group met on the evening of Tuesday, February 27.  Thank you to [...]

By | 2018-03-02T12:57:12+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog, Funding Equity Workshop, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Equity Working Group Report

City Clerk Releases the Neighborhood Council Funding Program & Guidelines Manual

The City Clerk Neighborhood Council Funding Program is pleased to announce that we have released our new policies and guidelines, effective February 1, 2018. Since the NC Funding Program was transferred to the Office of the City Clerk in July 2016, staff have utilized our day to day experience and working knowledge of Neighborhood Councils [...]

By | 2018-02-02T12:46:15+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on City Clerk Releases the Neighborhood Council Funding Program & Guidelines Manual

Upcoming City Clerk Neighborhood Council Funding Program Trainings

Dear Neighborhood Council Board Members: We hope this email finds you all well. This is a friendly reminder of upcoming in-person Funding Program training sessions for the month of January, 2018. 1. Tuesday, January 23, 6pm to 8:30pm Downtown City Hall East, 3rd Floor, Controller's Conference Room, Room 351 2. Wednesday, January 31, 5:30pm to 8:00pm Mid-Valley Branch Library, Community Room, 16244 [...]

By | 2018-01-19T15:06:33+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Upcoming City Clerk Neighborhood Council Funding Program Trainings

Town Hall Invite: Please Give Us Your Feedback

This summer, EmpowerLA is conducting a series of town halls across the City, to solicit feedback from Neighborhood Councils about how we can better serve our Board Members. We hope to gather feedback on the 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections and Selections, Neighborhood Council Funding, Administrative Services (contracts, leases, PRAs, agendas), and anything else folks would [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:11+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Neighborhood Council Funding, Outreach|Comments Off on Town Hall Invite: Please Give Us Your Feedback

How To Pay Your Election Location Rental Bill

Most Neighborhood Councils have used or will use a location that has a rental fee for their Elections. To make sure that your rental bill gets paid, please submit your location invoices via email to EmpowerLA.Funding@LACity.org, and cc (carbon copy) that email to ManQin.He@LACity.org. Make sure to write "Election Polling Place" in the subject line of your email. The [...]

By | 2016-06-15T17:56:33+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on How To Pay Your Election Location Rental Bill

EmpowerLA October Funding Workshops

The EmpowerLA Funding Workshop will go over the regulations and bylaws that apply to Neighborhood Councils. Treasurers and second signers MUST attend a workshop in order to be certified and have access to their funds. There are two upcoming funding workshops for the month of October: Funding Workshop – 10/27/15 What: Funding requirements for treasurers and 2nd [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:40+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, Events, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on EmpowerLA October Funding Workshops

Deputy City Attorney Carmen Hawkins Honored by the Board of Public Works

Neighborhood Council Advice Division (NCAD) Deputy City Attorney Carmen Hawkins was honored today by the Board of Public Works for her service to the community above and beyond her job at the City Attorney’s Office. Led by Commissioner Mike Davis and flanked by City Attorney Mike Feuer and Special City Attorney Capri Maddox, Carmen was [...]

By | 2015-09-18T12:15:52+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog, City Departments, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Deputy City Attorney Carmen Hawkins Honored by the Board of Public Works

Funding Update 5.22.15

Year End Replenishment This fiscal year has come and gone so quickly, and we’ve all learned a lot about what works, and what doesn’t work with the NC Checking Account System. Although there are still several challenges ahead, I am confident that we can continue to progress and make this system a vast improvement over [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:55+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 5.22.15

Funding Update 4.10.15

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Signers, Board Members, and stakeholders. NC Event Approvals In the past, we have requested that your NCs give us as much advanced notice as possible for Event Approvals, at least 30 days whenever possible. We have a turnaround time of 3-5 days to get you an approval code to spend funds, [...]

By | 2015-04-10T12:35:37+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 4.10.15

Funding Update 4.3.15

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Signers, Board Members, and stakeholders. NC Event Approvals In the past, we have requested that your NCs give us as much advanced notice as possible for Event Approvals, at least 30 days whenever possible. We have a turnaround time of 3-5 days to get you an approval code to spend funds, [...]

By | 2015-04-03T12:08:49+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 4.3.15