2019 NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL ELECTIONS SEASON OPENS IN LOS ANGELES

LOS ANGELES – 12-14-2018 (PRDistribution.com) — Be the Change in Your Community – Run for a Seat on Your Neighborhood Council

(Los Angeles) The first candidate filing period begins December 16, 2018. Neighborhood Council elections will be held from late March to mid-June. LA’s 99 Neighborhood Councils form the grassroots level of the Los Angeles city government. The system was established in 1999 to connect their communities to City Hall. The Neighborhood Councils advocate on issues like homelessness, land use, housing, emergency preparedness, sustainability, aging, youth programs, transportation, and parks. While Neighborhood Council board members are volunteers, they are public officials elected by the members of their community. Most board members serve two-year terms; a few Councils have four-year terms. For more information http://EmpowerLA.org/GetInvolved

 

Candidate filing: Sunday December 16 – Tuesday January 15

Election Day: Sunday March 31

Councils: Central Hollywood, East Hollywood, Greater Wilshire, Hollywood Hills West, Hollywood Studio District, Hollywood United, and P.I.C.O.

Candidate filing: Thursday December 20 – Tuesday January 22

Election Day: Thursday April 4

Councils: Historic Cultural, Historic Cultural North, MacArthur Park, Olympic Park, Pico Union, Westlake North, Westlake South, Wilshire Center-Koreatown

 

Candidate filing: Saturday December 22 – Tuesday January 22

 

Election Day: Saturday April 6

Councils: Atwater Village, Elysian Valley Riverside, Echo Park, Los Feliz, Rampart Village, and Silver Lake 

 

Candidate filing: Saturday December 29 – Monday January 28

Election Day: Saturday April 13

Councils: Arroyo Seco, Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Glassell Park, Greater Cypress Park, Hermon, Historic Highland Park, LA-32, and Lincoln Heights

Media Contacts:

Company Name: Brilliant Media Events
Full Name: Suzanne Lewis
Phone: 818-679-1153
Email Address: Send Email
Website: http://EmpowerLA.org/Getinvolved

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Carrie Brunner grew up in a small town in northern New Brunswick. She studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married her husband one month later. They were then blessed with two baby boys within the first four years of marriage. Having babies gave their family a desire to return to the old paths – to nourish their family with traditional, homegrown foods; rid their home of toxic chemicals and petroleum products; and give their boys a chance to know a simple, sustainable way of life. They are currently building a homestead from scratch on two little acres in central Texas. There’s a lot to be done to become somewhat self-sufficient, but they are debt-free and get to spend their days living this simple, good life together with their five young children. Carrie writes mostly on provincial stories.
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