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The City of Lawndale has placed Measure "L" on the Novermber 6, 2018 ballot to let the voters decide whether they would like to increase the local sales tax by ¾ of a cent per dollar which would bring in approximately $2.1 million per year. The City currently enjoys a high-level of public safety as well as parks programs and the passing of this measure would directly aid in maintaining current levels of public safety and parks programming. Please see the attached links for more information.
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Upcoming Public Meetings:
Planning & Programming Cmte.– September 19th @ 2 p.m.
Board of Directors Meeting– September 27th @ 9:30 a.m.

The Metro Planning Committee will be looking at two routes through Lawndale – (1) Manhattan Beach Blvd. & Inglewood Ave. and (2) Hawthorne Boulevard.

At the Metro Board of Directors meeting, the full Metro Board is expected to discuss and review preferred routes through Lawndale.

Both meetings will take place @ the Metro Board Room
One Gateway Plaza, Third Floor, Los Angeles 90012
Click the heading above for a link to the Metro agendas. (9.18.2018)

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lk City Commissioned Survey - Results
A recently commissioned independent survey shows Lawndale residents overwhelmingly support maintaining key local city safety services. The recent study concluded that Lawndale residents have a general favorable opinion of the City and how it is being run. Due to the favorable current levels of service, the City Council has placed a measure on the November 6, 2018 ballot to let the public decide if it would like to raise the current sales tax rate by ¾ of a cent for every dollar in an effort to continue the current level of service. Please view the ballot measure story above as well as the links below concerning the independent survey.

- Lawndale Residents Support Public Safety Services
- Community Survey Analysis
- Community Survey Highlights


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lk Clean Up Week September 15 - 23
Don't miss this opportunity to get rid of your unwanted items for free. Volunteers needed for City Clean Up Day on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Meet at Wienerschnitzel, 14900 Hawthorne Blvd. at 9:00 a.m. For more information, please contact the Municipal Services Department at (310) 973-3220.


Houshold bottles lk The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program gives Los Angeles County residents a legal and cost free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash. An upcoming collection is being held in Lawndale on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Lawndale High School, Lloyde Parking Lot 14901 S. Inglewood Avenue, Lawndale. For more information click the heading. (8.22.2018)

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lk "Lawndalian Online" Current Newsletter Available Now!
The "Lawndalian Online" newsletter provides information about what is happening in Lawndale and includes news from 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 2018 summer newsletter, and/or past newsletters.

Please note that beginning in Fiscal Year 2018-19 (July 1 – June 30), the Lawndalian newsletter will become a bi-annual publication to be released in August (Fall/Winter) and February (Spring/Summer) each year. (8.14.2018)

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 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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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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