The following is a wrap-up of the January 15 City Council meeting. You may listen to a recording from the meeting here, or view the agenda here.
City Council approves funding for a comprehensive study from LA County Fire
In a unanimous vote, the City Council approved the start of an $18,000 study from Los Angeles County Fire that would examine the total costs associated with contracting fire services to the county.
The study is not a binding agreement. Instead, the cost of the study reimburses the county for an analysis that looks at City facilities, equipment and vehicles to produce an accurate portrait of costs. Such a study generally takes three months to prepare and will be presented to the City Council for additional consideration.
City Council waives Playhouse rental for Asian Arts Talent Foundation
In a unanimous vote, the City Council approved a Playhouse fee waiver for the Asian Arts Talent Foundation. The free performance promotes Asian arts and culture through dance and will occur at the Playhouse on June 22.
Public Works to draft speed hump policy
After considering a report from Public Works detailing the advantages and disadvantages of speed humps, the City Council directed staff from Public Works to return with a speed hump policy for their consideration.
The idea of a policy was initially raised by the residents of Country Club Drive between Hermosa Drive and Roses Road who requested the installation of speed humps to slow down traffic and to discourage cut-through traffic between Del Mar Avenue and Las Tunas Drive. Once the policy is ready, the City Council will provide Public Works staff with specific direction.