Fue un movimiento controvertido que los propietarios dijeron que protegería a los propietarios éticos, pero algo que advirtieron los grupos de inquilinos dificultaría la búsqueda de justicia para los inquilinos.
While the council has passed a number of pandemic-related measures, there is little the council could do to speed up openings of certain business sectors as state emergency orders take precedent.
“It’s a tough spot where you don’t want to go out of business but you also don’t want to kill people,” one business owner said.
Adding the phrase “in bad faith” was praised by landlords but tenants cautioned that it would make it increasingly difficult for them to win legal judgements against abusive landlords.
If the city were to issue bonds it would pay them off using Measure A tax revenue money in an effort to fix more streets sooner while they’re less costly to repair.
The proposal is in stark contrast to the dire picture Long Beach health officials painted Thursday about rising COVID-19 cases, when officials urged residents to stay vigilant, wear masks and avoid “indoor activities that don’t allow for plenty of fresh air to circulate.”
Erosion has forced the city to transport sand along the Peninsula to help protect the homes built upon it and now the city is looking at alternatives to doing that without trucks and tractors.
City hotel tax revenue is down $10 million this year after the city’s tourism industry was ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Council could lift its ban on un-hosted short term rentals which could bring in additional tax dollars to the city.
Mayor Robert Garcia led all candidates that were part of the poll with 54% when a short biography was coupled with their name.
Early election night results fueled by a historic early voter turnout has propelled Long Beach City Council candidates into substantial leads that could push future policy in a more progressive direction.