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City of Los Angeles Draft Bicycle Plan Available

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 10:06.

The City of Los Angeles has released its complete Bicycle Plan draft for public review and comments. The Bicycle Plan draft includes the bikeway maps released to the public in May, as well the plan text and appendices. They are posted on the LA Bike Plan website at http://www.labikeplan.org. Due to budget constraints, they cannot produce as many hard copies as needed. There will be sufficient hard copies however, for regional libraries and Department of City Planning offices.

Public Scoping Meeting for Wilshire Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 09:39.

Metro, the City of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County are considering the feasibility of implementing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project on Wilshire Boulevard.This joint effort will be evaluated through the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (EIR/EA).

Workshop on LADWP's Draft Strategic Plan - September 29

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 09:11.

The Board of Water and Power Commissioners will convene a workshop Tuesday, September 29, 2009 to discuss LADWP's Draft Strategic Plan.

The LADWP has hosted a number of meetings this past summer where the draft plan was discussed with Neighborhood Councils and stakeholders and the LADWP wants to make sure you are aware of this special meeting. All NC members and stakeholders are welcome to attend.

The workshop will be held at the Grace Simmons Lodge, 1025 Elysian Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90012 at 8:30 am.

Metro to Hold Public Meetings on Crenshaw Transit Corridor DEIS/DEIR

Submitted by lizfuller on Sun, 09/20/2009 - 15:42.

After two years of studying options for a new transit system for the Crenshaw Corridor, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is encouraging public comment on draft environmental documents at four public hearings scheduled throughout the community in late September and early October.

Summary of Sept. 1 GWNC Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 09/09/2009 - 07:48.

GWNC Land Use Committee
September Meeting Summary & Recommendations

1. Land Use Committee Protocols –

Details:
See separate handout.
LUC Action/Recommendation:
Change “Standards” to “Guidelines.” Accept as written, with that one modification.

2. Wilshire-La Brea Project –

Details:
CPC unanimously approved all entitlement requests, called project one of the best they’ve ever seen. Moves next to City Council PLUM Committee.

LADWP Workshops Seeking Input on Solar Power

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 09/04/2009 - 15:07.

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is seeking public input on plans to expand solar power in Los Angeles during public workshops to be held this September. The workshops, planned for regional locations throughout Los Angeles, will offer an opportunity for the public to comment on existing and proposed solar programs. Interested parties are invited to attend, learn about the future of solar power in Los Angeles and provide input.

Dates and locations of the upcoming workshops:

CENTRAL
Wednesday, September 16
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Expo Center
3980 S. Menlo Ave.

Agenda for September 9 GWNC Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 15:19.

PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a ”Speaker Card” to address the Board on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1 Call to Order (Charles Dougherty)

2 Roll Call (Elizabeth Fuller)

Agenda for Sept. 1 Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 08/26/2009 - 06:55.

PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a” Speaker Card” to address the Board on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1. Call to Order (James Wolf)

2 Roll Call (Elizabeth Fuller)

Crenshaw Crush Bike Ride - September 27

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 08/10/2009 - 09:22.

On Sunday, September 27th, at 9:00 am, cyclists from around the city will pedal through the Crenshaw Crush, a discovery ride that will tour the cultural, political and social highlights of the Crenshaw District. Starting off with Chicory Coffee and Beignet, fired up by the Drum Circle, the supported ride will be led by the Greensters, LA's first pedal powered transpo team, and will have routes for the family as well as for the core elite.

Animal Foster Parents Needed

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 08/10/2009 - 09:20.

LA Animal Services needs your help to recruit volunteers to be Foster Parents for our orphaned puppies and kittens. All you need is a willingness and ability to love and nurture these babies until they are old enough to be adopted. Every day that these furry babies live without our help is a miracle. Act now to give them a chance to live a long and happy life.

Please contact an LA Animal Services New Hope coordinator at (888) 452-7381 or http://www.laanimalservices.com for more information.



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