Enforce Laws Prohibiting Blockage of Public Right of Way

Enforce Laws Prohibiting Blockage of Public Right of Way

Proposed by Jay Handal/WRAC HOC on April 19, 2021
Formally adopted by WRAC in October 2021

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Brentwood Community Council
  • Mar Vista Community Council (modified version)
  • Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa
  • Pacific Palisades Community Council
  • West LA-Sawtelle Neighborhood Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council (modified version)
  • Westwood Neighborhood Council

Motion

The Westside Regional Alliance of Councils calls on the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti to direct the Los Angeles Police Department and the Department of Public Works’ Bureau of Engineering Street Services Division, as well as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and the Department of Veterans Affairs to direct the Veterans Affairs Police Department and other relevant law enforcement agencies to enforce all existing, enforceable laws prohibiting the blockage of the public right of way on the Westside of Los Angeles, including all applicable provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

Background

See Motion Background (#3 on p. 2)

Note:  The WRAC Board on 4/19/21 amended the motion as originally recommended by the WRAC HOC to include the following phrase:  “and the Department of Public Works’ Bureau of Engineering Street Services Division, as well as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and the Department of Veterans Affairs to direct the Veterans Affairs Police Department.”

Contact Jay Handal (original HOC motion) and/or Steve Sann (amended motion language) with any questions.

Notes

MVCC:  Modified version — 7/13/21 Agenda Motion  (passed, per S. Shure)