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L.A. Admin. Code § 8.325.5(e)(7) (current through Sept. 30, 2017)
Brief Summary
Specifies that competitive funds will be awarded to improvement projects over a 30 year period for the "L.A. FOR KIDS Program," including $15,000,000 for urban greening, which may be in the form of community gardens or other specified project types.
Legal Strategies
Creates a fund, enables access to a funding stream.
Creates an incentive for a change.
Reach
Limited scope. Only applies to projects eligible for funding under the L.A. For KIDS Program.
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: California
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Los Angeles
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. Children, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or medical handicap (§ 8.325.5).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Athletic fields (§ 8.325.5(e)(7)).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. Urban greening, tree planting (§ 8.325.50.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Sec. 8.325.5(a).
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. "Various administrative duties are set forth throughout section 8.325.5 including the following: The Steering Committee to promulgate regulations for the administration of competitive grants. (§ 8.325.5(i)); The City Engineer shall develop a Request for Proposal process and documents (RFP) pursuant to all applicable federal, state, and local ordinances and regulations. The RFP will be approved by the Steering Committee and City Council, and will be subject to City Attorney approval as to form and legality prior to the commencement of each funding cycle. (§ 8.325.2 (b)); The City Engineer will be responsible for reviewing all applications meeting the basic eligibility requirements of the RFP. (§ 8.325.2(g)).".
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
Yes. For grant funding for community gardens and other urban greening projects under the L.A. For KIDS program in the amount of $15,000,000.
Code context and ordinance history
"Section 8.325.5(e)(7) is located in the Administrative Code, Division 8 Special Authorities, Agencies, Boards, and Commisssions; CHAPTER 24 L.A. For Kids Steering Committee. History: Ord. No. 175,654, Eff. 1-3-04. ".