This past June, prior to being sworn in, I gave a talk to the Liberty Hill Commissions Training Program on the value of commissions in City government. In a City of our size, the participation of the community in the civic process is essential for effective and representative government.
It's a principle I've put to action on a smaller scale in my own district through the creation of Community Action Teams or "BobCATs" -- dozens of community leaders who engage on issue focused taskforces to help create a stronger Valley and a better City for all of us.
Liberty Hill recently posted my comments to their blog. Read more after the jump:Read more
Is your organization interested in applying for block grants this year?
The City is organizing a series of Consolidated Planning Community Meetings to solicit and engage the public in providing feedback on their respective neighborhood needs before submitting the annual consolidated plan to the Federal Government.
A San Fernando Valley meeting is scheduled for:
More information after the jump: