DWP Reform — Seize the Decisive Moment

By Tony Wilkinson There is nothing in this world that does not have a decisive moment,” wrote the 17th-century French anti-royal rebel Jean-François-Paul de Gondi, “and the masterpiece of good ruling is to know and seize this moment." For DWP Reform, this moment is now. On January 22, Los Angeles City Councilmember Felipe Fuentes released [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, DWP Reform, Policy|Comments Off on DWP Reform — Seize the Decisive Moment

Neighborhood Council Policy and Community Impact Statements Update

On September 16, 2015, the City Council approved the report from Rules, Elections, Intergovernmental Relations, and Neighborhoods Committee for Council File Nos. 15-0389 and 15-0524. In this report are recommendations for updates to the Council File Management system. The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment worked with the Office of the City Clerk to make it easier [...]

By | September 18th, 2015|Blog, Policy|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Policy and Community Impact Statements Update

Neighborhood Council Posting Policy

At its meeting on Monday August 18th the Commission adopted the latest, and hopefully, last version of the new Posting Policy. The latest version of the Posting Policy supersedes all of the others that have been adopted over the last several years. Since it is in place we thought it would be a good idea [...]

By | August 22nd, 2014|Blog, Policy|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Posting Policy

EmpowerLA Awards 2014

Neighborhood Councils are on the move! The winners of the 2014 EmpowerLA Awards were announced at the August 18th board meeting of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. The vote for the winners of the EmpowerLA Awards 2014 was the culmination of stiff competition to name Neighborhood Councils of the Year. A total of 38 nominations [...]

By | August 22nd, 2014|Blog, Commission, Policy|1 Comment