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LA CITY ORDINANCE ENHANCING ENFORCEMENT IN HIGH FIRE ZONES GOES INTO EFFECT

Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance, introduced by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and seconded by Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, which aims to mitigate the risk of wildfires and improve the City’s ability to prevent trespassing in Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones (Zone). The ordinance advances to the Mayor’s desk to be signed, and upon his signature and the ordinance’s publication, it will go into effect immediately. 

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DRAFT ORDINANCE ON ENFORCEMENT PROTOCOLS IN HIGH FIRE ZONES MOVES TO FULL CITY COUNCIL

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the City’s Public Safety Committee voted unanimously to approve a draft ordinance on wildfire prevention and law enforcement protocols in Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones. The motion, introduced by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and seconded by Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, aims to mitigate the risk of wildfire and improve the City’s ability to prevent trespassing in high fire zones. 

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CITY ADOPTS ORDINANCE FOR FULL COST RECOVERY OF ILLEGAL CANNABIS ENFORCEMENT

Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance based on Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez’s motion enabling City agencies to recover costs associated with utility disconnection or other enforcement actions taken to shut down unlicensed cannabis businesses. 

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Annual Report 2018-2019

Working Proactively to Address Homelessness

COUNCILWOMAN RODRIGUEZ LAUNCHES ONE-STOP SHOP FOR HOMELESS SERVICES WITH LAUSD & SERVICE PROVIDERS

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the launch of a homeless family resource hub that will support families experiencing homelessness in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. The hub is a one-stop shop for homeless services and is coordinated through a partnership with the City of Los Angeles, homeless service providers, and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

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COALITION OF LA LEADERS FIGHT FOR GREATER RESOURCES, REPRESENTATION FOR CHRONICALLY UNDERCOUNTED COMMUNITIES IN US CENSUS 2020

Los Angeles, CA - Today, Los Angeles City Councilmembers Monica Rodriguez, Nury Martinez, Gil Cedillo, Jose Huizar, and Curren Price co-presented legislation calling for a comprehensive outreach and education Census 2020 plan targeting chronically undercounted communities in the City. Los Angeles is home to the largest hard-to-count population in the nation, and an undercount can cost the City millions of dollars in public safety, infrastructure, and quality of life resources.

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LA City to Begin Drafting Ordinance to Charge Unlicensed Cannabis Property Owners for Cutting Their Power

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez’s motion directing the City Attorney to draft an ordinance enabling City agencies to recover all costs associated with utility disconnection or other enforcement actions taken to shut down illegal cannabis businesses.

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COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ PUSHES FULL COST RECOVERY OF ILLEGAL CANNABIS ENFORCEMENT

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Chair of the City’s Public Safety Committee, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, introduced a motion directing the City Attorney to draft an ordinance enabling City agencies to recover all costs associated with utility disconnection or other enforcement actions taken to shut down illegal cannabis businesses.

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NOW HIRING: WILDFIRE CLEAN UP CREWS TO CLEAR DEBRIS IN FIRE-PRONE NORTHEAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

LOS ANGELES - Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced new jobs to support wildfire debris clean up in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, particularly in the communities impacted by the La Tuna and Creek Fires. The jobs will be prioritized for veterans and individuals affected by these 2017 wildfires.

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