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The Budget Advocates’ Los Angeles City Services 2018 Report Card

The Budget Advocate s Los Angeles City Services 2018 Report Card
How are your City Services performing in your neighborhood? Are you satisfied or do things need improvement? Please take a moment to provide feedback based on your experiences. By establishing clear benchmarks based on community feedback, the City will be able to better align spending to remedy deficiencies. http://bit.ly/LAreportcard DEADLINE IS JANUARY 5, 2019
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A Bridge Home: FAQ for LA’s Temporary Homeless Housing Initiative

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Mayor Garcetti’s temporary homeless housing initiative – called A Bridge Home – has begun rolling out across LA, with the first site already open in the historic city center district near El Pueblo. Many Neighborhood Councils have been fielding questions and concerns from their stakeholders about the impact this program will have on their community. The Mayor’s office has created the following ...
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LADWP Approves New Community Solar Power Program for Renters

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Pilot Program Targets Areas with Low Solar Penetration LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2018) – Recognizing that a large segment of the city’s population is unable to benefit from solar power, the Board of Water and Power Commissioners voted September 25 to launch a new community solar program to improve solar equity for renters and to expand geographic diversity of solar projects in Los Angeles. Th...
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Los Angeles May Make Businesses Disclose NRA Ties

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The LA City Council will consider a motion requiring businesses wishing to contract with the city disclose their ties to the gun lobby. Saying the National Rifle Association is one of the biggest roadblocks to gun safety reform, a Los Angeles city councilman introduced a motion Friday that would require city contractors to disclose any ties they have to the organization. Councilman Mitch O'Far...
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Plan to Steer Air Traffic over the Valley Hits Turbulence

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Residents in western San Fernando Valley are trying to halt FAA plans to direct more air traffic over the neighborhood. More than 1,900 residents have signed a petition against an FAA plan to allow more passenger flights from Hollywood Burbank Airport over several San Fernando Valley communities, it was reported Friday. The group, called Studio City for Quiet Skies, launched the petition in re...
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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 to the board. A Neighborh...
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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 adopting the appropriations limit, in ac...
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Share Your Opinion on the City’s Trees & Help Shape LA’s Urban Forest Management Plan

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The City of Los Angeles is in the initial stages of developing an Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) funded by a grant from CAL FIRE. The goal of the UFMP is to help guide the planting, care, protection, and sustainability of the City’s urban trees. LA’s Urban Tree Canopy cover is only 21% – lower than the national average of 26%, which makes the health and sustainability of the City’s park trees...
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