Brown Act Complaint Pending, City Stands Behind Council’s Airport Vote

The City of Long Beach is maintaining that a complaint filed with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office alleging the city council violated an open meetings law will not affect the council’s vote to host a study session regarding the potential international terminal at Long Beach Airport (LGB) and to allow city staff to engage with tenants at LGB.

District Attorney Says LBCCD Board Did Not Violate Brown Act, Urges Caution Moving Forward

In a letter to the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees this week, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office informed the board that it is not in violation of the Ralph M. Brown Act. However, it noted that statements made by members of the board and its legal counsel at a March 10 meeting were “incorrect” and “must be addressed to to avoid potential violations in the future.”