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City to Host Call-In Audio Teleconference with City Council Finance and Budget Subcommittee on Tuesday, May 5

Post Date:April 30, 2020 7:33 PM

Generic Update - COVID19 (Square)The City of West Hollywood is responding to community needs and providing regular updates during the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

The City will hold a call-in audio teleconference with the City Council Finance and Budget Subcommittee as the City prepares the FY20-21 budget to begin July 1, 2020. The meeting will include an update on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the City budget and plans for FY20-21, which will take into account the impacts to West Hollywood’s local economy and adjusted projected revenues.

The call-in audio teleconference will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To listen, dial into the meeting at (669) 900-6833 and enter the Meeting I.D.  952 0353 3509 then #. The meeting agenda will be posted to the City’s website in accordance with the Brown Act. 

The meeting is open for public comment from members of the community. To participate by phone: members of the public are encouraged to email City of West Hollywood City Clerk Yvonne Quarker at yquarker@weho.org  in advance of the teleconference to be added to the public speaker list for the meeting. Please include your name and the phone number from which you will be calling. If you are unable to email the City Clerk, please call (323) 848-6408 no later than 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 and provide your name, the phone number from which you will join the meeting, and state that you wish to be added to the public speaker list. All public participants should then dial-in 5 minutes prior to the start of the teleconference (the meeting begins at 4 p.m.). The dial-in number is (669) 900-6833 and the Meeting I.D.  is 952 0353 3509 then #. Comments from members of the public are limited to two minutes per speaker. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting will enter the call on mute to listen, and be unmuted during the public comment portion of the meeting.  To submit written comments, please email yquarker@weho.org no later than 2 p.m. on May 5, 2020.

Current and prior-year copies of the City’s budget are available online at www.weho.org/budget and City of West Hollywood’s Open Data portal includes a page dedicated to the budget atwww.weho.org/data. These portals provides easily accessible information about City revenues and expenditures in a user-friendly format. 

For more information about the call-in audio teleconference or about the City’s FY20-21 City Budget, please contact Christine Safriet, City of West Hollywood Senior Management Analyst, at (323) 848-6467 or at csafriet@weho.org.

The City of West Hollywood has declared a local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and is advising community members to adhere to Los Angeles County Safer at Home and California State Stay at Home orders. The City urges everyone to stay in place, maintain your space, and cover your face. Leave home only for essential needs; always use social distancing of at least six feet; and follow guidelines to use cloth face coverings such as bandanas or scarves so that medical masks, which are in short supply, are prioritized for health professionals.

West Hollywood City Hall is currently closed to the public and has suspended all in-person transactions. All public City buildings, playgrounds, and facilities are closed. City Hall will remain accessible for business and essential services with transactions to be conducted by phone (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at www.weho.org.

The City of West Hollywood coronavirus updates are available at www.weho.org/coronavirus and the City encourages community members to follow @wehocity on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and turn on notifications for up-to-date information regarding details in the City of West Hollywood.

To view essential-business City meetings, tune in to WeHoTV at:

For notifications by email, subscribe to the City’s E-Notifications at www.weho.org/email. Visit the City’s event and meetings calendar at www.weho.org/calendar and news archive at www.weho.org/news. To receive urgent updates to your phone by text and to your email, text your ZIP code to 888-777.

For updates and information about the current numbers of COVID-19 cases in the United States and in Los Angeles County, the spread of the virus, severity, treatments, precautions, and other important public health information in multiple languages, please visit websites for:

For reporters and members of the media seeking additional information about COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, please contact the LA County Department of Public Health Chief Communications Officer, Carl A. Kemp, at (213) 240-8144 or media@ph.lacounty.gov.

For reporters and members of the media seeking additional information about the City of West Hollywood, please contact the City of West Hollywood’s Public Information Officer, Sheri A. Lunn, at (323) 848-6391 or slunn@weho.org.

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