The public will have the chance to weight in once the city council has reached a decision.
Cities have used phone lines, video conferencing and even drive-up services to allow constituents to engage with City Councils across the region.
The Measure A sales tax extension would permanently extend the city’s 1% sales tax increase.
The sale of Cindy Allen’s firm remains clouded in uncertainties. The buyer acknowledges that he has failed to follow through on financial commitments and Allen says she may need to hire a lawyer to sort out the mess.
A “Save El Dorado Park” petition launched last week in response to the city’s plan to utilize three empty buildings for concessions.
Parents would have to request services 48 hours prior to meetings in a program that is expected to last about six months.
The bond would tax property at approximately $25 per $100,000 of assessed value, which would equate to an annual bill of $125 for a home worth $500,000, or .34 cents per day.
A vacant lot, which has been empty since 2015, will be transformed into a 6,200-square-foot community garden.
Long Beach for the eighth year in a row has been named as a top city for its LGBTQ-friendly local laws and policies, according to the 2019 Municipal Equality Index from the nonprofit Human Rights Campaign.
Candidates were asked questions on top issues including climate change, housing affordability, a living wage, the city’s homeless crisis and whether they would support a permanent extensions to the city’s Measure A sales tax.