Posted by Jade Stevens on October 17, 2018 at 2:20 PM
Los Angeles - City Controller Ron Galperin today released a report summarizing the City’s balance sheet and spending for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. The Preliminary Financial Report highlights record revenues - which grew by 3.4% over the prior year in the General Fund to $5.8 billion, and 4.1% in budgeted special funds. Overall, revenues were up 3.9%.
Posted by Jade Stevens on October 15, 2018 at 12:57 PM
LOS ANGELES - L.A. Controller Ron Galperin and the L.A. City Council today launched the Women’s Professional Clothing drive. From now until Oct. 26, the City will be collecting thousands of pairs of dresses, shoes, accessories and other lightly worn items to benefit nonprofit organizations Dress for Success and Girls Today Women Tomorrow. A list of 23 locations throughout Los Angeles where Angelenos can donate, and more information is available at bit.ly/laclothing.
Posted by Jade Stevens on September 27, 2018 at 2:30 PM
LOS ANGELES - Controller Ron Galperin today released the first comprehensive catalog of services and programs throughout Los Angeles for older adults. The compilation, part of this report on a more strategic approach to providing services for older adults in Los Angeles, includes 242 programs for meals, housing, transportation, caregiving, classes and more throughout 14 City Departments. See the complete chart, broken down by category of service, below.
Posted by Jade Stevens on August 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Los Angeles - L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today sounded the alarm on the City’s emergency notification system, calling for a series of changes to NotifyLA to ensure public safety is paired with public information.
Posted by Jade Stevens on August 10, 2018 at 1:58 PM
Los Angeles - L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a first-of-its-kind report on up to $1 billion in tax incentives offered by the City for large-scale real estate developments. The report includes recommendations for approved and possible future projects to better achieve total accountability, transparency and the best value for the public.
Posted by Jade Stevens on July 25, 2018 at 9:58 AM
L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released “A Hire Calling: Modernizing City Recruitment and Hiring,” identifying the challenges - and solutions - in retaining and bringing on the best people to work and serve L.A.’s residents and businesses.
Posted by Jeremy Oberstein on July 11, 2018 at 10:13 AM
L.A. Controller Ron Galperin released a map detailing free and local resources to help LGBTQ homeless youth throughout greater Los Angeles.
The map, online at www.lacontroller.org/lgbtqresourcemap, lists 143 organizations located in Los Angeles County that offer free housing, health resources, youth programs, education programs, scholarships, legal services, nutrition and more. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning persons who may be in danger of experiencing homelessness can find support through partner organizations, such as the L.A. LGBT Youth Advocates Coalition and the Los Angeles chapter of PFLAG, an all volunteer organization run by parents, family members, LGBTQ persons and their friends.
Posted by Jade Stevens on June 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Citing Public Safety and Taxpayer’s Financial Interest, Controller Releases Review on City’s Oil & Gas Wells
Los Angeles - L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a review about the more than 1,000 active or idle oil and gas sites within the City of Los Angeles.
Posted by Jade Stevens on June 04, 2018 at 4:14 PM
L.A. Controller Congratulates Moore as next LAPD Chief
Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released the following statement on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s selection of First Assistant Chief Michel Moore as the next Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Police:
Posted by Jade Stevens on May 30, 2018 at 9:14 AM
L.A. Controller Calls for Code Enforcement Upgrades
Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released an audit of the Systematic Code Enforcement Program (SCEP), which inspects the City's residential rental units to verify compliance with state and local health, safety and building codes.