Request for Councilmembers to Cooperate with Member Councils re Designation of Sites Under LAMC Sec. 41.18

Request for Councilmembers to Cooperate with Member Councils re Designation of Sites Under LAMC Sec. 41.18

Proposed by Jay Handal/WRAC HOC and Chris Spitz on September 20, 2021
Passage deadline: December 2021

Passed by

  • Brentwood Community Council (modified version)
  • Pacific Palisades Community Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council

Motion

{____ NC/CC] urges Councilmembers Bonin, Koretz, Raman and Ridley-Thomas (Councilmembers representing WRAC Member-Councils) to consult as soon as possible with their respective WRAC Member-Councils for input as to the designation of sites within their districts for enforcement pursuant to LAMC Sec. 41.18(c)(1)-(4) and 41.18(d), including: 1) schools, day care centers, public parks and public libraries, as defined in LAMC Sec. 105.01 (“sensitive uses”) (41.18(c)(1)); 2) overpasses, underpasses, freeway ramps, tunnels, bridges, pedestrian bridges, subways, washes, spreading grounds and active railways, when public health, safety or welfare is served by the prohibition (41.18(c)(2)); 3) designated facilities opened after January 1, 2018 that provide shelter, safe sleeping or safe parking to homeless persons or that serve as homeless services navigation centers (41.18(c)(3)); 4) any locations in public rights-of-way for which there is documentation of a “particular and ongoing threat to public health or safety” (41.18(c)(4)). No enforcement action shall be taken unless the individuals have been offered shelter and have refused the offer.

[____ NC/CC] further requests that 1) Councilmembers bring resolutions in Council pursuant to LAMC Sec. 41.18(c)(1)-(4) and 41.18(d) as soon as any sites meeting the requirements of such sub-sections are identified to them by their respective WRAC Member-Councils; and 2) the distance of the radius prohibition set forth in such resolutions shall be as requested by the relevant WRAC Member-Councils, consistent with the distance set forth in such sub-sections

Background

Background Information

LAMC Sec. 41.18

Contact Jay Handal or Chris Spitz with any questions.

Notes

Modified version

BCC:  Motion adopted 10/13/21

See also 9/12/21 PPCC letter to CM Bonin (no response).