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    NIIMBY or Niice? Impacts of the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative (NON-MEMBERS)

    Friday, February 17, 2017 at 07:15 AM
    The Olympic Collection in Los Angeles, CA

    Tension over development, while nothing new in Los Angeles, seems to have reached a fever pitch, transcending conventional policy discussions and leaping to the ballot box. The November passage of Measure JJJ set new requirements for the inclusion of affordable housing in market-rate developments. If passed in March, Measure S -- a/k/a the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative -- could have even farther-reaching consequences on growth, including a two-year ban on projects requiring amendments to the city's General Plan or zone changes.

    Measure S's supporters and opponents have staked out their positions. But what will the measure actually do? How will it affect different stakeholders? 

    This panel will go beyond campaign sound bites and explore in detail how the Measure S's passage (or failure) could impact development in the short and long-term. Will it achieve its stated purpose of protecting neighborhood character and preserving housing? Will it kickstart a General Plan Update? How will the interim ban on "spot zoning" affect housing production and affordability? How will developers of market rate and subsidized housing adjust to its provisions? How would Measure S interact with Measure JJJ? 

    Please join us for a candid discussion as Los Angeles voters decide what the future of our city will look like.

    Panelists
    Joyce Foster, board member of Westwood Community Council; former President of the West Los Angeles Area Planning Commission; former vice-president, Los Angeles Building and Safety Commission. 

    Sheila Irani, Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council, 2015 Los Angeles Times-Endorsed Candidate for City Council District 4

    Luke Klipp, Abundant Housing L.A.; President, Los Feliz Neighborhood Council 

    Paul Rohrer, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP

    Moderator
    Gail Goldberg, Executive Director, ULI-Los Angeles

    The Olympic Collection
    11301 Olympic Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    7:15am Registration
    7:50am Breakfast
    8:00am Panel Discussion

    $40 members
    $55 nonmembers
    $10 student members
    $15 student nonmembers

    Pre-registration closes on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  After February 15, 2017 and at onsite registration the cost will be an additional $10.00.  No refunds or credits will be provided after this date.

    **WUF offers a special, discounted rate for individuals involved in land use, planning, and development issues on a grass roots and neighborhood level on an unpaid basis. If you are interested in attending this WUF breakfast with a discounted rate, please send your request to info@westsideurbanforum.com with your contact information and description of your neighborhood level activities prior to February 15, 2017. Certain restrictions apply.

     


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