LA City Council Confirms Grayce Liu’s Appointment to DONE GM

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The LA City Council unanimously confirmed the Mayor’s appointment of Grayce Liu as the next permanent general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment on Friday. Grayce Liu was made interim general manager in August of last year after former GM BongHwan Kim left to take a position in San Diego. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa nominated […]

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City Council Puts $3 Billion Road Repair Bond Issue on Back Burner

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Public meetings will be held before the plan goes onto a future ballot. From NorthridgePatch.com Responding to the uproar by Neighborhood Councils and community activists, the City Council Tuesday dropped plans to put a $3 billion road repair bond measure on the May 21 ballot. Councilmembers Mitch Englander and Joe Buscaino, who sponsored the measure, proposed holding it […]

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Councilmember Krekorian (CD2) Releases Neighborhood Council Report

Councilmember Paul Krekorian, chairman of the city’s Education and Neighborhoods Committee, released a comprehensive review today of local democracy following a nearly year-long study of Los Angeles’ 92 neighborhood councils. The report encompasses the wide-ranging views of community leaders throughout Los Angeles. “As Chairman of the Education and Neighborhoods Committee, I have made it a […]

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City Council Strengthens Neighborhood Council Department

The City Council unanimously approved a motion (.pdf) today to add five positions to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which oversees the city’s 91 neighborhood councils. This is a budget-neutral move, transferring $1.3 million from the Community Development Department to ensure DONE can continue its important work as a stand-alone department.

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