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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, [...]

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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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A Vision for the Plan

The abundance of eclectic neighborhoods in Los Angeles is the lifeblood of our city. Yet, living in a metropolis this large can make it difficult to feel connected to City Hall. Neighborhood Councils offer stakeholders the chance to engage their city government and evoke change. As Neighborhood Councils begin their second decade in Los Angeles, we have the opportunity [...]

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2013 Chinese New Year Festival in Chinatown

新年快樂! 恭禧發財! Wishing you and your family prosperity, wealth and happiness! If you haven't already heard, the Chinese New Year Festival is happening this weekend in LA Chinatown, February 16th & 17th. Please note STREET CLOSURES Parade Route: Saturday, February 16: The following streets will be closed starting from 11:00am to 3:30pm • Hill Street from [...]

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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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