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Funding Update 1.18.13

Upcoming Important Dates/Deadlines · January 24, 2013 – Treasurer’s Training · January 31, 2013 – 2nd Quarter P-Card Reconciliations Due Treasurer’s Trainings “When you know better you do better.” ― Maya Angelou It’s not too late to sign up! The Funding Unit will hold the first Treasurer’s Training of the new year on January 24, [...]

By | January 18th, 2013|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 1.18.13

Consolidated Plan Community Follow-Up Meetings

How Will Federal Funds Transform Your Community? Last October, you told the City of Los Angeles how Federal funds should be spent to improve your neighborhoods, such as more affordable housing, job training, and street repairs. The City heard you and has included many of your ideas in a plan that will make these improvements, and more, possible in your community. Please join City [...]

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SCAG Bicycle Planning & Facilities Implementation Workshop

Toolbox Tuesdays Winter 2013 Bicycle Planning and Facilities Implementation January 22, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. SCAG Main Office 818 West Seventh, 12th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 Bicycle planning and the implementation of bicycle lanes, trails and “experimental” facilities is becoming a fixture in cities throughout Southern California. As a result, the dollars [...]

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Los Angeles City Council Declares “2013: Year of the L.A. Aqueduct”

LADWP to Celebrate Engineering Marvel that Brought Water from Owens Valley to L.A. 100 Years Ago LOS ANGELES — (Jan. 18, 2013) The Los Angeles City Council officially declared “2013: Year of the Los Angeles Aqueduct” today, joining the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in launching a centennial celebration to mark 100 years [...]

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Greater Valley Glen Playground Opening on January 19, 2013

The Greater Valley Glen Council invites you to attend the Grand Opening of the new playground at Erwin Street & Mary Ellen Ave., on January 19, 2013 from 1:00 pm. to 4:00 pm. This community celebration will include hot cocoa, coffee and yummy treats!

By | January 18th, 2013|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Greater Valley Glen Playground Opening on January 19, 2013

Free Workshop Designed to Help You Create Your Neighborhood Emergency Plan!

Neighborhood emergency preparedness workshops are available! This is a free program sponsored by the Emergency Management Department. By attending the workshop, you will receive: You Can Build a Neighborhood Disaster Plan in Just 5 Steps – the primary guide. This document should be provided to everyone involved in building a neighborhood disaster plan for your [...]

By | January 18th, 2013|Blog|2 Comments

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Councilmembers Look to Future Election for Proposed L.A. Street Repair Bond

Councilmembers Look to Future Election for Proposed L.A. Street Repair Bond to Expand Public Outreach and Get More Input Los Angeles –  Councilmembers Mitchell Englander and Joe Buscaino proposed to hold the $3 billion L.A. Street Safety and Traffic Improvement Bond for a future ballot in order to give the proposal more time for consideration by [...]

By | January 18th, 2013|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Councilmembers Look to Future Election for Proposed L.A. Street Repair Bond

EmpowerLA’s SlideShare goes viral

EmpowerLA’s recent SlideShare posting of the "2012 Budget Day Presentation" went viral, prompting SlideShare to notify EmpowerLA that the PowerPoint deck “is being talked about on Facebook more than anything else on SlideShare right now.” EmpowerLA’s SlideShare page picked up followers from around the world as a result of being featured on the SlideShare homepage [...]

By | January 12th, 2013|Blog, Tech Talk|Comments Off on EmpowerLA’s SlideShare goes viral

Valley Alliance Hears Garcetti, Debates Hot Issues

A standing room only crowd from 26 of the Neighborhood Councils in the San Fernando Valley on Thursday heard mayoral candidate and City Councilmember Eric Garcetti outline his five point plan for improving the City. His appearance marked the last in a series of one-on-one dialogues which featured five mayoral candidates during the past year [...]

By | January 11th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on Valley Alliance Hears Garcetti, Debates Hot Issues

Neighborhood Councils and Ballot Measures

In order to meet their mission of increasing civic participation and making government more responsive to local needs, Neighborhood Councils should be aware of what's going on at City Hall and how that affects them and their stakeholders. When the City Council considers issues, they create Council Files numbers that can be tracked with the [...]

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