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 |2019-07-08T11:17:22-07:00August 22nd, 2014|Blog, Commission, Policy|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards 2014

Election Reform Commission Recommendations

LA’s Election Reform Commission released its final report to the City Council’s Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee and now it is up to LA’s 95 Neighborhood Councils to offer feedback on the five recommendations for increasing voter turnout in LA’s municipal elections. Neighborhood Councils can file a Community Impact Statement with their council’s position [...]

By |2014-06-20T15:06:35-07:00June 20th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Election Reform Commission Recommendations

Commission Updates 6.20.14

On Monday, June 16th the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners held their regular meeting at City Hall. We had the pleasure of meeting LAFD Captain John Ignatczyk the new commander of the department’s Disaster Preparedness Division. He spoke about the Division’s responsibilities and his desire to cooperate with neighborhood councils. He responded to questions from the [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:17:48-07:00June 20th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Commission Updates 6.20.14

Municipal Election Reform Commission Releases Report

Faced with the low voter turnout of the 2013 municipal elections, the Municipal Elections Reform Commission instituted by Mayor Garcetti and City Council President Herb Wesson sought public input as to how to increase voter awareness and civic engagement in Los Angeles. The Commission invited all Angelenos to share their ideas on how to increase [...]

By |2014-06-12T15:09:51-07:00June 12th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Municipal Election Reform Commission Releases Report