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News from Field Operations 2.21.13

Dear NC Leaders, By now, you might have received communication from staff introducing themselves and asking for time on your agenda. Staff have been attending, and will continue to attend your meetings as time and priorities permit. Our Neighborhood Empowerment Advocates (NEAs) will be approaching you to meet and greet you and observe and assess [...]

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Funding Update 2.21.13

IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES February 28, 2013 – Treasurer’s Training May 15, 2013 – Last Day to Submit Complete Demand Warrants and Neighborhood Purpose Grants Treasurer’s Trainings "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." - Aristotle The Funding Unit will hold the next Treasurer’s Training on Thursday, February 28, 2013, from [...]

By | February 21st, 2013|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 2.21.13

IT’s YOUR MONEY – IT’s OUR WORK

The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates (NCBAs) are 36 dedicated NC Stakeholders elected by more than 150 Budget Representatives who attended the Mayor’s Budget Day, November 17, 2012. Every year, NCBAs review, analyze and report on the City’s financial performance and plans. The NCBAs interact with the 95 Neighborhood Councils informing them and gathering their view and opinions on this [...]

By | February 21st, 2013|Blog, Budget|1 Comment

What is your priority?

1. Economic Development? 2. Fire Services? 3. Fiscal sustainability? 4. Infrastructure? 5. Livable Neighborhoods? 6. Police Services? Don’t just think about it. Act! Take the La.BudgetChallenge.org. You are invited to give your input into the City’s budget process by taking the 2013 L.A. Budget Challenge. Developed with input from your Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates, the survey gives you the [...]

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The View from the Review, “My plans for the Plan!”

On Wednesday, February 6th, the Neighborhood Council System launched its Plan Review process with the working groups made up of present and former NC members from across the City. As a representative in the Central/East Region I was accompanied by a group of NC heavy weights; some new to the system, eager to immerse themselves, [...]

By | February 21st, 2013|Blog, NC Plan|Comments Off on The View from the Review, “My plans for the Plan!”

Curious about the Mayor’s Budget Survey results to date?

Have you taken the Los Angeles Budget Challenge yet at LA.BudgetChallenge.org? So far, there have been 2,881 responses citywide. How is your Neighborhood Council and region doing? Take a look. Our goal is 10,000 responses by the deadline of March 4, 2013 (note that physical copies must be postmarked or delivered by February 27). There still is time! [...]

By | February 15th, 2013|Blog, Budget|Comments Off on Curious about the Mayor’s Budget Survey results to date?

Funding Update 2.15.13

IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES February 28, 2013 – Treasurer’s Training May 15, 2013 – Last Day to Submit Complete Demand Warrants and Neighborhood Purpose Grants Treasurer’s Trainings “The soul takes nothing with her to the next world but her education and her culture. At the beginning of the journey to the next world, one's education and [...]

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Ground Breaking for the NEW skate park at Peck Park

A community event not be missed.  After years of working hard to build a skate park at Peck Park, will now become reality on Feb 23 at 10am. Bring the the family and friends. There will be a cool skateboarding demos, giveaways, BBQ/food, concert and more.

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LADWP marks the 100 year anniversary of the 1913 first water releases into Los Angeles

LADWP MARKS 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST WATER FLOWS FROM THE EASTERN SIERRA Event in Independence, California Commemorates Los Angeles Aqueduct Intake Centennial LOS ANGELES—Today, February 13, 2013, marks the 100 year anniversary of the 1913 first water releases into Los Angeles Aqueduct Intake in the Owens Valley. To mark that milestone, on February 8, 2013 [...]

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Single-Use Bag Ordinance

Subject: Notice of Completion of Draft Environmental Impact Report and Public Review on Proposed Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers in the City [...]

By | February 15th, 2013|Blog, City Departments|1 Comment