LA City Council Restores CRA/LA to Full Operations

LA City Council Restores CRA/LA to Full Operations

Thu, 08/11/2011 (All day)
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Community Redevelopment Agency, City of Los AngelesThe Community Redevelopment Agency for the City of LA has been restored to full operation by a 13-0 Los Angeles City Council vote.  Two state bills approved this June called for dissolution of California's 400 redevelopment agencies, unless cities or counties vote to reinstate their agency and pay a pro-rated share of $1.7 billion, to be used to help balance t

Update on California Redevelopment Agencies

Update on California Redevelopment Agencies

Fri, 07/01/2011 (All day)

Westlake TheatreTwo bills in the California assembly, AB1-26 and AB1-27, propose to eliminate redevelopment agencies unless they contribute a total of $1.7 billion in tax money generated by new developments to the state, to be used for schools and public safety. Governor Jerry Brown has been a proponent for dismantling the state's roughly 400 local redevelopment agencies, citing examples of mismanagement of redevelopment funding.