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MEETING NOTICE: Board of Supervisors to Consider Draft Marina del Rey Vision Statement - Oct. 28, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m. at Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration - The County of Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning invites the public to the meeting of the Board of Supervisors, as they consider the draft Marina del Rey Vision statement. Individuals will have an opportunity during the meeting to provide comments to the Board on the proposed Vision Statement. The meeting will be held October 28, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at 500 West Temple Street, Board Hearing Room 381-B, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Click above for more details.
Regional Planning’s Marina del Rey Website   |  Marina del Rey Vision Statement - draft

NOTICE: Community Briefing on the Venice Dual Force Main Project - Wed, Oct. 22, 2014, 6pm-8pm @ Burton Chace Park - On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6 pm - 8 pm, at Burton Chace Park (13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey), please join the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works for an update on the Venice Dual Force Main project. City staff will be on hand to provide an overview of the project, its purpose and the coastal development permitting process. For project details, click on the links below.
Flyer - Venice Dual Force Main Project Briefing   |  Project Details Page - L.A. City Department of Public Works

Comments Requested on the Marina del Rey Visioning Process - by October
Aug 7, 2014  - The Department of Regional Planning and the Department of Beaches and Harbors request your comments on the Marina del Rey visioning process. Comments may be submitted prior to the Board of Supervisors’ action on the document, which is expected in October. Please submit your comments to Gina Natoli of the Department of Regional Planning,
Dept. of Regional Planning's MdR Visioning Website

Marina del Rey Visioning Process - Below are links to the Department of Regional Planning's Marina del Rey website, which offers information about ongoing and past planning efforts within the Marina, and the new "Virtual Town Hall" website for the Marina's Visioning process, where you can get involved, participate in the discussion, and get project updates.
Marina del Rey Visioning - DRP   |  Virtual Town Hall - Marina del Rey Visioning

Summer Use License Applications Accepted on First-Come, First-Served Basis - Use Licenses will be awarded to qualified operators on a first-come, first-served basis provided all applicable fees are paid and all application and minimum safety requirements are met. A maximum of five Use Licenses per operator, including any other Use License(s) obtained from the Department.
Use License Application and Instructions

PRESS RELEASE - Gary Jones Sworn In As Department Director
Apr 17, 2014  - Gary Jones took the oath of office today as Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors, following his appointment to the position earlier this week by the County’s Board of Supervisors.
Press Release PDF

2013-14 Annual Beach Report Card - Health the Bay's annual Beach Report Card (BRC) shows summertime water quality at L.A. County beaches is improving, with Dockweiler Beach receiving an A. Visit the BRC online to get the weekly updated grades, and even download a mobile app for your iPhone or Android.
Online Interactive Beach Report Card - updated weekly   |  Health the Bay website   |  2013-14 Report Card

Press Release PRESS RELEASE - Maintenance Vehicle Strikes Woman On Beach
May 14, 2014  - LOS ANGELES – May 14, 2014 – A 49-year-old woman was struck and injured by a beach maintenance vehicle today at Venice Beach.
Press Release

Marina del Rey ROADWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - July 8, 2013 - As part of the County’s ongoing program of public infrastructure improvements in Marina del Rey, road construction will begin on Admiralty Way, Via Marina, Bali Way, and Mindanao Way starting the week of July 8. Project hours are Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Click below for project details, schedule, location, and contacts.
Project Description + Map   |  DPW's Website on Marina del Rey Projects

PRESS RELEASE from Assessor's Office - June 19, 2012 - The L.A. County Board of Supervisors have appointed Beaches and Harbors Director Santos H. Kreimann as acting head of the county’s Office of the Assessor while elected Assessor John R. Noguez is on a leave of absence.

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