Representing the communities of Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista


Neighborhood Councils were created to promote more citizen participation in government and make government more responsive to local needs

The Results are In and Official.  

Congratulations to all of the new and returning board members.  https://clerk.lacity.org/sites/g/files/wph606/f/Westchester-Playa.pdf

Michelle Cooley-Strickland

Zack Siglow

Andrew Watkins

Sylvia Wilson

Cord Thomas

Dennis Miller

Paula Gerez

Sue Fisher

Naomi Waka

Kimberly Fox

Garrett Smith...


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The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday.

The majority of the homeless were found within the city of Los Angeles, which saw a 16%...


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There are a few things that are required of all board members.  Training requirements for Ethics, Funding and a Code of Conduct.  

  • The ETHICS training will take the most time, a minimum of 2 hours is required.   Be sure to SIGN and SEND the certificate to the city
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The Neighborhood Council is pleased the Westchester SafeParking LA 90-day pilot program has opened. Each night patrons now have a safe place to park their vehicles and get a good night’s sleep. First priority is given to women and women with children experiencing homelessness in their vehicles. A safe and supportive nighttime...


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In the City of Los Angeles, residents are asked to report Homeless encampments using the MYLA311 app.  This can also be done online at https://myla311.lacity.org/portal/faces/home/dashboard

The Los Angeles County Homeless Services Authority, LAHSA, offers this portal for reporting encampments.  https://www.lacounty.gov/lahop/  

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The “Stars of the Neighborhood Award” is sponsored by the Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa, and its purpose is to identify and honor those unsung heroes of our community who quietly, persistently and without fanfare voluntarily perform good deeds that serve the needs of their neighbors and/or the community. You are invited to...


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The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project will focus on airfield, terminal and landside improvements, while staying within the airport’s existing footprint. The Project would elevate the passenger experience, improve the community experience, enhance safety and increase business opportunities.  But in the meantime, this means that...


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The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates have completed their 2019 white paper. # White Paper 2019 - Final.pdf

PLEASE READ at minimum THE FIRST 5 PAGES to obtain an understanding of the problems our city has.

The report refers to another report for a visual of why change is...


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The Bylaws of the NCWP reflect the Rules of Conduct of our organization. They explain the purpose of the NCWP, its meetings, elections of the board of directors and officers, filling vacancies, notices, types and duties of officers, committees and other routine conduct. Bylaws are in effect a contract among...


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