Cultural Facilities Report at 1/12 LA City Council Meeting

Sun, 01/09/2011 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

The Los ALankershim Arts Center by Floyd B. Bariscalengeles City Council will hear a report on January 12, 2011 from the Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee regarding the proposed transition of six cultural art facilities to public/private partnerships.  The report to the full council follows several months of regular discussion in Committee, and was submitted by the Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee on December 14, 2010.

The six facilities named in the report are Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center, Lankershim Arts Center, William Grant Still Arts Center, Madrid Theater, Warner Grand Theater, and Vision Theater. 

From the City Council Agenda, available for download here:

ARTS, PARKS, HEALTH AND AGING COMMITTEE REPORT relative to authorizing the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select a contractor to transition six cultural art facilities to public-private partnerships.

Recommendation for Council action: NOTE AND FILE

Motion (Hahn - LaBonge) relative to authorizing the DCA to release a RFP immediately to select a contractor to transition six cultural art facilities on General Services-owned land to public-private partnerships.

Fiscal Impact Statement: Not applicable.

Community Impact Statement: None submitted

The meeting will take place at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011, in John Ferraro Council Chamber Room 340, City Hall, 200 North Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.  You can listen and/or watch the meeting live on Wednesday by visiting the City Council website or calling (213) 621-CITY.

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This is the latest development in the proposed Request for Proposals (RFP) process for city-owned cultural facilities.  For the history of the issue, please visit

Photo: Lankershim Arts Center by Flickr user Floyd B. Bariscale.  Creative Commons licensed for use.