Regular enforcement of street sweeping will resume on July 6.
Residents that can prove they’re experiencing financial hardships related to the virus can have their first citation waived as the city eases back into regular street sweeping activity.
The report requests the city manager to report on how street sweeping enforcement efforts have impacted neighborhoods and what programs could be implemented to “waive, dismiss, or lower street sweeping citations during COVID-19 emergency.”
In the weeks that it has stopped issuing citations, the city is projecting that it will lose approximately $1.7 million dollars through May 1.
Street sweepers in the city are equipped with GPS technology and the city will look at developing a system to use that to alert residents when its safe to park.
This morning at 4th and Junipero, Long Beach officials gathered to celebrate the first day of new street sweeping times in Alamitos Beach, the result of a lengthy process spearheaded by Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal in 2006 to change the inconvenient schedule in the densely populated, parking-challenged neighborhood.
2nd District (as well as 1st and 6th District) residents have a reason to rejoice as Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and 6th District Councilmember Dee Andrews announced on Thursday a set of changes to street sweeping parking restriction times.