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Report Shows Fiscal Improvement for LA

As the City of Los Angeles nears the end of its current fiscal year, a new report from the City Administrative Officer shows a significant decrease in the city's budget deficit. Although the city is not out of the woods just yet, Los Angeles has narrowed it's 2016-2017 fiscal year from $245 million to $57 million, thanks to work by the Budget and Finance Committee, an increase in revenues, and the...
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LA City Council Unanimously Votes to Bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles

Councilmember Krekorian, Mayor Garcetti, IOC member Angela Ruggiero and former Olympian and LA 2024 Vice Chair Janet Evans celebrate the City Council's vote.
This week, the Los Angeles City Council, alongside dozens of Olympic athletes who call Los Angeles home, voted to approve the LA2024 bid for the Olympic and Para-Olympic Games. Los Angeles is a cultural and industrial mashup unlike anywhere else in the world. Residents from over 100 countries are held together by a collective optimism, a push for progress, and a dedication to sport. The spirit ...
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Sidewalk Vending Hearing – December 12

Councilmembers Joe Buscaino (CD 15) and Curren Price (CD 9) have put forward a new Street Vending Proposal. Here are the key elements: Street vending will be allowed Citywide from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Vending will be prohibited in residential neighborhoods with the exception of roaming pushcart vendors. 2 vendors per block in commercial areas with the consent of the adjacent busi...
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Two-Year Moratorium on LA Developments Qualifies for Ballot

A proposal calling for a moratorium on building projects so big they require zoning or land-use exceptions, has qualified for the ballot. The city clerk said today proponents of a ballot initiative that would temporarily halt development in Los Angeles have turned in enough signatures for the measure to go before voters. The city clerk's office examined a random sampling of the 103,816 signatu...
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LA Animal Euthanizations Drop Dramatically

Los Angeles animal shelters' save rates have reached unprecedented levels, but hundreds of animals have already been put down this year. Los Angeles city animal shelters appear to be on their way to becoming "no-kill" facilities, with 84.3 percent of cats and dogs saved from being euthanized so far this year, according to figures released today by the Department of Animal Services. Dogs were s...
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L.A. Budget Advocates’ City Services Report Card

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates have created a Service Report Card for citizens of Los Angeles to rate their local City Services.  Every community is different and every community has their own set of problem areas.  Here is your chance to let the Mayor’s office, Los Angeles City Council and the City Hall Departments know exactly what matters to you the most! The due date to ...
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2015 LADWP Industrial, Economic, and Adminstrative Survey – City Controller’s Office

Industrial, Economic & Adminstrative Survey
Below is a link to the Charter-mandated evaluation of DWP that’s done every five years.  Navigant is the consultant that performed the work.  It’s almost 600 pages so we've included the 10-page Executive Summary…..and in case you haven’t already seen it there’s also a link to yesterday’s Daily News story about the survey. Items of particular interest to you might include Community Outreach Sect...
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Clean Streets Resources

The City’s Implementation Plan for the Clean Streets Citywide Program (Council File: 15-0600-S78) aims to provide a comprehensive program to improve Angelenos’ quality of life by cleaning up our streets. This plan includes the effort to promote the City of Los Angeles’ free service to pick up discarded bulky items such as mattresses, furniture, and appliances. Please help the city discourage the a...
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Sustainable City pLAn for Los Angeles

Earlier this year Mayor Eric Garcetti launched several Executive Directives, one of which was the first ever Sustainable City pLAn. Sustainability is about more than combating climate change and reducing pollution: it encompasses economic development, social development, and environmental protection. The pLAn looks at ways the whole city of Los Angeles: citizens, communities, and businesses, can b...
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