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STATEMENT: Ryu On Renovation of Villa Carlotta

Councilmember Ryu issued the following statement on July 27th, 2016, on the proposed renovation plans of the Villa Carlotta in Hollywood. 

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LADWP: High Heat Alert

With temperatures expected to increase to triple digits in Los Angeles beginning Thursday, July 21 through the weekend, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) urges customers to reduce their energy use where possible while not putting their health or the health of their pets at risk.

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Interim Control Ordinance

The Interim Control Ordinance (ICO) for our neighborhoods of Brookside, Sherman Oaks and Sycamore Square have been approved by the City Council on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016.

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Ryu Advocates for Children’s College Savings Accounts

Councilmember David Ryu and LAUSD Board President Steve Zimmer introduced concurrent legislation instructing City departments and LAUSD staff to report back on the creation of a Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program for Los Angeles County.

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June Street Closures

Here is a list of the street closures happening in Council District 4 due to various street projects or events. 

 

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Reinstituting the Citywide Speed Hump Program

Due to permanent budget cuts, the 15 year old City Speed Hump Program was discontinued in 2009. DOT provided a report on October 1, 2014 that proposed a framework for a slightly modified Citywide Speed Hump Program.

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Feedback for LADWP Governance Reform Ballot Measure

The Rules, Elections, Intergovernmental Relations, and Neighborhoods (REIRN) Committee recommended the City Attorney to prepare the necessary election ordinance and resolution to place a ballot measure before voters at the November 8, 2016 general election that would amend the City Charter to reform the governance and management of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

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Letter to LA City Director of Planning: 8150 Project

I have serious concerns about the mass and scaling of the 8150 Sunset project and have expressed those concerns directly to the developers in the meeting my office hosted. Earlier this week we formally expressed those concerns in a letter addressed to the Director of City Planning.

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LA Times: City Council Reverses Decision on Cahuenga Pass Development

The Los Angeles City Council Friday reversed a decision that could have allowed hundreds of apartments to be built along the Cahuenga Pass, to the chagrin of a local landowner seeking more than $30 million in damages from the city.

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Street Resurfacing

Starting the week of May 15th, 2016, there will be street resurfacing work throughout Sherman Oaks.

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