Councilmember Ryu Announces Changes to Planning Team

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, Councilmember Ryu announced that Julia Duncan, the Council District Four Senior Planning Deputy, will be leaving her post for a position in the City Planning Department. Joining the team will be Renee Weitzer as a Senior Advisor for Land Use & Development.

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February 1, 2018

 

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Councilmember Ryu Announces Changes to Planning Team

Los Angeles -- Today, Councilmember Ryu announced that Julia Duncan, the Council District Four Senior Planning Deputy, will be leaving her post for a position in the City Planning Department. Joining the team will be Renee Weitzer as a Senior Advisor for Land Use & Development.

“Today is a momentous day for my office, as we say goodbye to Julia Duncan, who has been with my team since the campaign,” Councilmember Ryu said. “We are sad to see her go, as she has served this office with professionalism, brilliance, and a tireless dedication to Council District Four and it’s residents. However, we are so proud as she steps into this new role in the Planning Department. The City family is very lucky to have a planner like Julia Duncan.”

Duncan will serve the City of Los Angeles as a Project Planner with the City’s Planning Department. Her last day with Council District Four is February 16.

Returning to the team is Renee Weitzer, a planning expert with over 36 years of service to the City of Los Angeles, many of them in Council District Four. Weitzer will return to Council District Four as a Senior Advisor for Land Use & Development, effective immediately.

“Renee Weitzer is a venerable icon in Los Angeles City government. Few people know Council District Four, its places, and its residents better than Renee,”  Councilmember Ryu said. “In her new role she will serve as a consultant on various projects in our district. We’re thrilled to welcome her back.”

Council District Four is currently seeking applicants to fill planning roles within the Council Office.  Interested parties for junior or senior planning roles can email Policy Director Nick Greif at nicholas.greif@lacity.org.

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Los Angeles City Councilmember David E. Ryu represents the 4th Council District which includes Griffith Park, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park, Windsor Square, Larchmont and portions of Koreatown and Van Nuys.


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