Long Beach City Council meeting
The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to support Los Angeles County Measure H, the Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness, on the March 7, 2017 ballot. If Measure H is approved by a two-thirds vote, a new quarter cent sales tax would be established in Los Angeles County for ten years in order to fund homeless services and prevention programs.
Citing the partnership of property owners, tenants and the community, Councilmember Daryl Supernaw and Councilwoman Stacy Mungo endorse the key provisions of the Proactive Rental Housing Inspection Program (PRHIP) proposed by staff with the goal of preserving and improving existing affordable housing within the City of Long Beach.
3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price
Councilwoman Suzie Price will lead the Long Beach City Council in presenting a resolution celebrating “Norooz,” the Persian New Year at today’s Council meeting.
Norooz translates to “New Day” and begins on the first day of spring at the moment of the equinox.
Great Pacific Garbage Patch, photo by Lindsey Hoshaw
Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal has invited Captain Charles Moore from Algalita Marine Research & Education in Long Beach to share his observations and plastic trash at City Council from a recent trip to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – Mayor Bob Foster presents Proclamation plaque to Long Beach Camerata Singers in honor of the 40th anniversary season of the Long Beach Bach Festival. From left to right – Mona Gisler (LBCS treasurer), Mayor Bob Foster, Jan Hower (LBCS Board President), and Dee Abrahamse (LBCS Board member).
Councilmember O’Donnell along with City staff are formulating a strategy to address concerns of the 405 Freeway Improvement Project, including a proposal to require Long Beach to pay for a portion of the project costs.
Despite overall reductions in levels of violent crime, violence among youth—especially youth of color—remains at epidemic levels. Homicide is the leading cause of death for African Americans, between the ages of 10 and 24, and it is the second-leading cause of death for Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Latinos of the same age.
At Tuesday night’s Long Beach City Council meeting, five supporters of Occupy Long Beach (OLB) spoke during public comment. Chris Robson, Molly Marina Haupt, Jonah Quest and Tammara Phillips explained why they are involved with the movement and asked the council to support OLB.
Councilmember Rae Gabelich
Councilwoman Rae Gabelich is hosting the 8th District Redistricting Community Meeting today, June 28, 2011 at The Expo Building.
The City Council, on a 5-4 vote, approved a motion to prepare a redistricting map that would move the Bixby Knolls neighborhood and the New Bixby neighborhood from the 8th Council District to the 7th Council District.
Folks — the City Council is holding a special meeting tonight during a regular City Council meeting to vote on a series of actions related to the City’s redevelopment monies in light of the fact that the newly elected governor has announced he wants to shut down redevelopment agencies and return the monies to the city general fund.