Neighborhood Council Strategic Budget Package Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Instructions

In order to effectively measure the impact of the Neighborhood Council system, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (Department) collaborated with Neighborhood Councils to begin submitting strategic plans with their budgets as of Fiscal Year 2013-2014. These plans and budgets were posted online on your Neighborhood Council’s webpage on www.EmpowerLA.org. The Neighborhood Council Strategic Budget Package for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 is designed to assist your Neighborhood Council in measuring your work last fiscal year and to help your Neighborhood Council plan for another year of growth and success.  

Your Neighborhood Council Strategic Budget Package for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 must be reviewed and approved by the board and submitted to the Department online by Thursday, September 1, 2016. After this date, your Neighborhood Council funding may be suspended.  The online links are being built into the new funding portal platform and will be available before the deadline for submissions.

Neighborhood Council Strategic Budget Package for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

  1. Neighborhood Council Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 – Your Neighborhood Council’s strategic plan for this year with an added focus on outreach and specific, measurable and meaningful performance metrics.
  2. Neighborhood Council Outreach Survey for Fiscal Year 2016-2017Your Neighborhood Council’s current outreach survey, which lists the Neighborhood Council outreach tools.  Please provide any updates as necessary.
  3. Neighborhood Council Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017Your Neighborhood Council’s budget allocations should align with the goals of identified in the strategic plan for the year.   New tabs help you break down your budget expenses monthly.
  4. Neighborhood Council Self-Assessment for Fiscal Year 2015-2016Summarizes how your Neighborhood Council performed based on your strategic plan and shows the board what worked and what didn’t so the board can learn and improve.
  5. Neighborhood Council Board Vote Form – Your Neighborhood Council’s Strategic Budget Package for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 must be accompanied by the Neighborhood Council Board Vote Form showing that the board members approved the entire package.

Thank you for taking the time to plan for the success and growth of not only your Neighborhood Council, but also the entire Neighborhood Council system. If you need assistance completing the Neighborhood Council Strategic Budget Package, please contact the Neighborhood Council Support Helpline at NCSupport@lacity.org or (213) 978-1551.

 

Click here to submit your 2016-17 Amended Budget

Click here to submit your 2016-17 Budget Packet