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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | April 3rd, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 4.3.15

Funding Update 3.27.15

Greetings, Neighborhood council Treasurers, Signers, Board Members, and stakeholders. NC Funding Trained Temp Staff Getting used to a new way of doing things can be tough. Despite recent improvements to the forms and regional trainings to get the word out on the new process, we understand that many of you could use some additional help. [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 3.27.15

Funding Update 3.20.15

Greetings, Neighborhood council Treasurers, Signers, Board Members, and stakeholders. Need Help? We Got It! As some of your NC Treasurers and Signers know, managing the Funding activities for your Board can at times be challenging and time consuming. But help is available! The Department has trained several part-time staff (paid through AppleOne) on the full [...]

By | March 20th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 3.20.15

Funding Update 3.13.15

Greetings, Neighborhood council Treasurers, Signers, Board Members, and stakeholders. Need Help? We Got It! As some of your NC Treasurers and Signers know, managing the Funding activities for your Board can at times be challenging and time consuming. But help is available! The Department has trained several part-time staff (paid through AppleOne) on the full [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 3.13.15