The regular West Hollywood City Council meeting scheduled on Monday, October 5, 2020, has been cancelled due to broadcast equipment technical difficulties. A City press release reveals that it is currently unable to broadcast or livestream the meeting to accommodate public participation in a way that is up to the City’s normal standards, which encourage as much community involvement and participation as possible. All Items on the October 5, 2020 City Council meeting agenda will move to the next regular meeting of the West Hollywood City Council, which is scheduled to take place on October 19, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. via teleconference.
The City recognizes that Items agendized for the meeting are of significant interest to the community. In an effort to provide the community time to review Staff Reports, information can be viewed by visiting the City’s website area for Council Agendas: www.weho.org/city-government/city-council/council-agendas.
The City also knowledges that many community members had been looking forward to the October 5, 2020 City Council meeting in anticipation of sharing their views in public comment and to hear updates from West Hollywood City Manager Paul Arevalo, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department West Hollywood Station Captain Edward C. Ramirez, and members of the West Hollywood City Council regarding recent demonstrations and protest activities in the City, public safety actions and efforts, and the role of the City and its law enforcement partner in safeguarding neighborhoods, protestors, and community members. The City eagerly looks forward to having this conversation as part of the City Manager’s Report during the City Council meeting on October 19. The City is deeply committed to community engagement and it encourages community members to take part in the meeting and public comment period. Meeting details will be provided at www.weho.org/city-government/city-council/council-agendas and posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
The City of West Hollywood remains in a declared local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. While Los Angeles County is allowing for a phased reopening of some businesses and activities, coronavirus transmission and COVID-19 disease remain a serious risk. West Hollywood City Hall is currently closed to in-person transactions, but City Hall services remain accessible by phone at (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at www.weho.org. City of West Hollywood coronavirus information is available at www.weho.org/coronavirus.
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