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lkNotice of Public Hearing Regarding the City's Residential and Commercial Solid Waste Refuse Collection Charges and New Rates - November 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


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Lawndale 60th logo lkOne Spooky Night in Lawndale! Halloween Haunt! Thursday, October 31, 2019
When: Thursday, October 31, 2019. 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lawndale Civic Center Plaza.
Activities: Haunted House, Costume Contests, Stage Entertainment, Games, Live Disc Jockey, and much, much more! All activities are free. Delicious food available for purchase.
Lawndale 60th logo lkSave the Date - Low Cost Vaccines & Microchips - Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: City of Lawndale, 14616 Grevillea Ave, Lawndale, CA.
Activities: Low cost vaccines & Microchips, renew your pet's license, spay & neoter sign-ups for future dates. Click the heading to check it out.
Lawndale 60th logo lkGet Your Free Lapel Pin Gift!
Celebrate with us and show your Lawndale pride, by purchasing a Lawndale 60th anniversary item.
Items can be purchased at Lawndale City Hall or Harold E. Hofmann Community Center.
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Title Bullet L.A. County Measure W – Special Parcel Tax on Upcoming Property Tax Bills
In November 2018, Los Angeles County voters approved a special parcel tax under Measure W – The Safe Clean Water Program. This special parcel tax will start appearing on local property tax bills this year. If you are a low income senior you may qualify for an exemption, but you must apply. Exemption forms are available on the website, at City Hall, and the Community Center. For questions on how this tax may affect you, please contact the Safe, Clean Water Program hotline and their staff will be prepared to address all inquiries: 1-833-ASK-SCWP (833-275-7297).
Exemption Procedures and Guidelines/Application Form

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City Council meetings are now live streaming and archived on the Lawndale CityTV YouTube channel, as well as other videos and clips that showcase events and news around Lawndale.
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lkLawndalian Fall Newsletter and Class
Schedules Now Available!
The "Lawndalian" newsletter provides information about what is happening in Lawndale and includes news from various City departments, public safety announcements, City special event information, recreation class schedules, registration information, City public works projects and much, much more! The Newsletter also includes key articles and information "En Español". Click on the thumbnail image to view the 2019 Fall Newsletter, or view past newsletters. Fall class registrations will open Tuesday, September 3rd. See pages 3 – 6 for class schedules and registration information or click here for fall class and registration only.

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lkStreet Improvement Project - Inglewood Ave - May 6th to October 30th
May 6th through September 30th - there will be street improvement construction on Inglewood Avenue from Rosecrans Avenue to 153rd Street. The work will require lane closures and an occasional street closure.
The project includes:
- The repaving of Inglewood Avenue
- New traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Marine Ave and Inglewood Ave (North & South bound) to provide a "protective and permissive" left turn.
- Construction of center medians.
- A dedicated left turn lane to enter Lawndale High School.
- Landscaped median from 147th St to just south of Rosecrans Ave.
Please call the City of Lawndale Public Works Department if you have any questions concerning the project at 310-973-3260. (5.9

Title Bullet Lawndale Residents May Qualify for a Measure CL Tax Exemption on their 2019/20 Property Tax Bill
On November 6, 2012, Los Angeles County voters in the Lawndale, Hawthorne, Wiseburn, Lennox and Centinela Valley school districts approved Measure CL, a Local Classrooms Funding Authority parcel tax intended to generate approximately $11 million per year. Residents who own a single family house or condominium in Lawndale may be eligible for a Measure CL tax exemption if you fall into the category of a senior citizen over age 65 or if you qualify for a disability exemption. The deadline to file for an exemption is June 30 of each year. However, you do not have to reapply each year once you begin receiving the exemption. Exemption applications are available at each elementary school district office, Lawndale City Hall, Lawndale Community Center, Lawndale Library, Wiseburn Library and Lennox Senior Center. Additional information on Measure CL and the exemptions can be found at the following web site:

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lk Mosquitoes: What to Do & Who to Call
Newly invasive Aedes mosquitoes are moving further into new areas of Los Angeles County. For information on prevention and personal protection click here or visit

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Title Bullet Get Involved and Join a Commission or Committee
Here is a great opportunity to serve your community by applying to be appointed to a City Commission or Committee. If you are interested, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 973-3200, or click the heading to fill out an application. For more information on the committee/commission functions and duties, click here. (1.15.2019)


Title Bullet New Planning Submittal Requirement Effective March 4, 2019
Effective March 4, 2019, ALL required plans will need to be drawn and prepared by a licensed Architect or Engineer. Please click here for more information. (1.8.2019)

Title Bullet Parkway Design Guidelines
This document is intended to provide residents with guidelines regarding the installation of landscape improvements within the part of the Public (street) Right-of-Way commonly referred to as a parkway. (2.22.2018)

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Title Bullet Vacancy on the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)
There is a great opportunity to serve your community by serving on the Youth Advisory Committee. Please apply if you would like to be part of YAC. YAC assists in planning and organizing youth and teen events, they brainstorm, discuss, volunteer and make changes. If you are interested, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 973-3200, or click the heading to fill out an application. (10.4.2018)

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Title Bullet Vacancy on the Beautification Committee
There is a great opportunity to serve your community by serving on the Beautification Committee. Please apply if you would like to be part of some of our exciting events such as Clean Up Day, Home Awards and Holiday Decorating Competition. If you are interested, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 973-3200 to fill out an application. (12.20.2016)

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Title BulletLAWNDALE CITY TV – Original City
Programming Now Available on the Web

Follow this link to the Lawndale City TV web page for original City programming such as Lawndale Living, The Safety Zone with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Lawndale Lifestyle, and public service announcements. (8.4.2014)

Title Bullet Commodities - Food Distribution Program
Nutritious food is distributed once a week to people who are income eligible. To participate, come to 3rd floor of the Harold E. Hofmann Community Center on Wednesday morning. Click the heading above for more information. (7.10.2017)
Title Bullet You May Qualify for a Utility Users Tax Exemption
If you are a Lawndale resident senior 65 years or older, or meet the Social Security Administration criteria of a blind or disabled person, or income does not exceed the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established income limits for very low income families, you may qualify for a Utility Users Tax (UUT) exemption. For more information, or to download an application, please click here.(3.4.2014)

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Title BulletSouth Bay Metro Green Line Extension Through Lawndale
Metro is considering an extension of the Green Line from the Marine Avenue Station south to Torrance using existing railroad tracks. This could generate noise and disrupt cross traffic in Lawndale residential neighborhoods. Share your opinions with Metro or have your name added to its mailing list by signing on to:


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