L.A. City Council delays vote on $3B street repair bond measure (Daily News)

January 10, 2013 – Under pressure from complaints they were rushing a $3 billion street repair bond issue to the May 21 ballot, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday pushed off the proposal for a week until a plan on public outreach can be developed. Two key groups of neighborhood council leaders – the Los Angeles Alliance of Neighborhood Councils and the Neighborhood Councils Budget Advocates – said they want 60 days to examine the proposal, which would have the effect of keeping it off this year’s ballot. In a presentation to the City Council, Nazario Sauceda, director of the Bureau of Street Services, said the problem of street repair has been escalating over the years as the city neglected maintenance from the 1950s through the 1990s.

Link to Full Article: http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_22343047/l-city-council-delays-vote-3b-street-repair

 

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