NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-Residents of Los Angeles expect the City to provide firefighters, paramedics, trash collection, drivable streets, walkable sidewalks, police protection, libraries, and parks. These services depend on how the money is allocated in the City’s budget.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-In a year when there has been a lot of uproar over State Legislative overreach into local planning, planning and land use corruption scandals to the very top echelon of Los Angeles City Officials,
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The mission of the Emergency Management Department (“the EMD”) is to ensure that Los Angeles and its residents have the necessary resources and information needed to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies, disasters, and significant disruptive events.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-Does the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks have sufficient resources to maintain and preserve its urban wild areas?
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are dismayed that Mayor Eric Garcetti and the LA City Council have not developed or implemented a plan to eliminate the estimated $700 million “gap” in this year’s budget that ends on June 30.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-On September 2, the LA City Council declared a fiscal emergency and voted to furlough more than 15,000 civilian employees for 18 days.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Board of Public Works governs the Department of Public Works and is comprised of a five-member full-time executive team that is committed to delivering Projects and Programs that enhance quality of life, economic growth, public health, and the environment to all Angelenos.
HOUSING THE UNHOUSED-On July 14, 2020, PATH Metro Villas Phase II (PATH II) was ready for occupancy and hit the ground running to serve those experiencing homelessness.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-In a world pummeled by budget deficits and the pandemic, the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are pivoting from a single major White Paper incorporating reports on multiple City departments to a series of issue-driven papers drawn from concerns voiced by Angelenos.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Department of Public Works consists of more than 5,500 employees and is responsible for the design, construction, renovation, and operation of public projects ranging from bridges to wastewater treatment plants to libraries to curbside collection to graffiti removal to maintenance of streets, sidewalks, sewers, streetlights, and street trees.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Department of Public Works is responsible for the design, construction, renovation, and operation of public projects ranging from bridges to wastewater treatment plants to libraries to curbside collection to graffiti removal to maintenance of streets, sidewalks, sewers, streetlights, and street trees.