Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: July 23 (Valley) / Aug 7 (East LA) / Aug 15 (location TBD) / Aug 20 (DTLA)

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As part of their next few meetings, the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners will hold town hall style discussions of the City Council’s Neighborhood Council Reform motion (CF 18-0467). You are invited to join their conversation, and help shape the future of the NC system. One key part of the discussion will focus on Community Interest […]

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New Tree Removal Notification for Neighborhood Councils

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The Bureau of Street Services’ Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is now copying EmpowerLA when a permit has been filed with UFD and has been deemed complete to move to the notification phase.  Once EmpowerLA receives a notification with the address of the tree to be removed, staff will identify which Neighborhood Council the tree(s) is located in and forward the notification […]

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Review and Comment on the CAO’s 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the City Budget

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The CAO (City Administrative Officer) has released the Neighborhood Councils’ review of the 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the Gann Initiative, a California state law that limits the amount of revenue which can be appropriated in any fiscal year for publicly-funded programs. This report is provided to the public for review at least 15 days before […]

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2018 State of the City Address: Highlights & Potential Partnerships for Neighborhood Councils

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Thank you to EmpowerLA’s Octaviano Rios for letting us share this thoughtful overview of Mayor Garcetti’s 2018 State of the City address, which Octaviano originally wrote for the Harbor area Neighborhood Councils that he supports. He highlights the Mayor’s callouts to Neighborhood Councils, and issues that Councils might wish to partner with the Mayor on […]

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East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project Meeting Re-scheduled

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En español Schedule change: Metro ESFV Project Is Re-scheduled for June 28, 2018 Board Meeting The Metro Board will now hear the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project at its June Board meeting, instead of May as was previously announced. In June 2018, Metro staff will present its findings and recommendations to the Metro Board of Directors for the […]

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