Public Health, Safety and Sustainability

Duties include but are not limited to addressing community health and safety concerns; and engaging appropriate police, prosecutors fire, health officials and any other city resources to combat criminal and health issues. The Public Safety & Community Health Representative shall be chair of the Public Safety and Community Health Committee upon the seating of each new board, unless otherwise agreed upon by the board. The Public Safety & Community Health Committee shall meet at least six (6) times per year.


Schools & Stormwater Symposium

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This important event will convene various water agencies, schools districts, administrators and staff, parent groups, and community-based organizations, among other experts, to spotlight the unique opportunities that schools hold to be sites for greening and stormwater capture projects.
Expert panelists will engage in insightful conversations covering three main topics:

  • Highlight the multiple benefits of school stormwater and greening projects for students, their families, and the surrounding neighborhood community
  • Describe specific case studies of impactful school-site projects with a special focus on how to locate, design, and implement projects by securing Measure W and Safe Clean Water Program funds
  • Address liability considerations and how to overcome contractual barriers to implementing stormwater capture projects on school campuses


New Trees Planned for East Hollywood

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New Trees in East Hollywood (Ongoing Project)  In partnership with LABT and LASAN (Los Angeles Beautification Team), Councilmember O’Farrell’s office is looking to install new trees in East Hollywood. Funding for this project includes curb cuts and three years of watering maintenance. The proposed locations would need to be assessed for feasibility. The proposed locations are:

  • Normandie Avenue from Clinton Street to Santa Monica Blvd. 
  • Burns Ave from Virgil Avenue to Hoover Street 
  • Willow Brook Ave from Virgil Avenue to Hoover Street 
  • Lockwood Ave from Virgil Avenue to Hoover Street 
  • Monroe Ave from Virgil Avenue to Hoover Street 
  • Marathon Ave from Virgil Avenue to Hoover Street 
  • Heliotrope from Willow Brook Ave to Lexington Ave (Additional location) 
  • New Hampshire Ave at Santa Monica Blvd (Additional location)

UPDATE: LABT and LASAN have confirmed that new trees can be planted at all of the above locations. CD13 is in the process of identifying funding for these improvements. A timeline for installation is contingent on funding.

Get updates on more Council District 13 News: January February East Hollywood Field Report

What About Food Waste?

Our food is yet another source of greenhouse gases, and most of our food waste goes to landfills, where it can generate methane.

So, what is the City of LA doing to implement California State Senate Bill 1383, which is designed to address this problem and which went into effect January 1? Join Environmental Engineering Associate James Roska of LA Sanitation & Environment for a conversation about how the City of LA might implement it, the role of neighborhood councils, and more.

Come with your questions/comments/concerns/suggestions!

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Equity Strategies for Carbon Free Energy

LADWP is on a fast track to a 100% clean energy future. Your input can help shape our energy future to ensure it benefits everyone equitably. We already know that achieving 100% renewable energy is achievable, but we want to make certain that our transition is accomplished equitably. That means a clean energy future that’s accessible to all our customers, no matter where they may live or do business.

Join us for virtual community meetings to help ensure a just and equitable transition to 100% carbon-free energy in L.A. Through these upcoming community meetings, you will have the opportunity to learn more about LA100 Equity Strategies, participate in group discussions, and provide direct input that will inform how the research is conducted.

Sat, Feb 26, 2022 at 10 a.m. (Register)
ENGLISH with Spanish Interpretation

Thurs, Mar 3, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. (Register)
SPANISH with English Interpretation

Interpretacion en inglés/español disponible para ambas reuniones.

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Save Energy Win Money Workshop

Save Energy win money

In partnership with LADWP, LAEVI is offering free monthly workshops on permaculture and energy saving tips. Participants can earn $$$ and gifts. Every month is an opportunity to:

  • learn about the Los Angeles Eco-Village demonstration project
  • learn more about permaculutre in an urban environment
  • participate in our Save Energy & Win Money Giveaway
  • share your energy and water conservation tips
  • get assistance with LADWP rebates
  • ask someone if you qualify for reduced utility rates

**LAEVI is a project of CRSP, a nonprofit tax exempt 501.c.3 organization which is an education, outreach, development and demonstration center for people who want to be part of resilient and regenerative communities

​​The next workshop is on Zoom, Saturday March 26th from 1 to 2pm. Spanish interpretation is always provided. The registration link for all of our upcoming workshops is:

You can direct any questions you may have to Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute at 213-738-1254 or email hidden; JavaScript is required or visit our website at

Community Health Seminar

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Office of Community Affairs invites you to the upcoming Community Health Buzz webinar (Spanish): Recomendaciones para combatir el miedo de los niños a las inyecciones, Monday, February 28, 2022 at 5PM via Zoom.
This webinar will be hosted in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate and it will be broadcasted live via Facebook.

What: Community Health Buzz webinar (Spanish): Recomendaciones para combatir el miedo de los niños a las inyecciones

When: Monday, February 28 at 5pm via Zoom and Facebook
Register Here

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