City Council to Vote on Contracting Border Wall Motion

City Council to Vote on Contracting Border Wall Motion

August 7, 2017

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City Council to Vote on Contracting Border Wall Motion

Los Angeles—The Los Angeles City Council will consider tomorrow a measure by Councilmember Gil Cedillo, which seeks to let the public know who they are doing business with. The measure aims to provide transparency in contracting, asking that city contractors disclose if they have any bids associated with building a proposed border wall between Mexico and the United States of America.

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District

WHAT: Border Wall Contracting Motion Council Vote

ITEM NO. (11)
17-0536

AD HOC COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRANT AFFAIRS AND CIVIL RIGHTS and BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT relative to directing contractors with the City of Los Angeles to disclose all contracts for any services regarding building any proposed border wall between Mexico and the United States of America.

Recommendation for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Cedillo – Huizar – Martinez – Price – Wesson):

REQUEST the City Attorney, with the assistance of the Bureau of Contract Administration, to prepare an ordinance directing prospective and existing contractors with the City of Los Angeles to disclose under affidavit whether they have any contracts for design, construction, supply, procurement or other development related services regarding building any proposed border wall between Mexico and the United States of America.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM

WHERE: Los Angeles City Hall, Council Chambers
200 N. Spring Street, Room 340, Los Angeles, CA 90042

INFO: Fredy Ceja at (323)574-6013 or Fredy.Ceja@lacity.org

Councilmember Gil Cedillo currently represents the 1st Council District, which includes all or parts of the neighborhoods of Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Solano Canyon, Sycamore Grove, Elysian Park, Echo Park, Westlake, Angelino Heights, Temple Beaudry, Lafayette Park, Chinatown, Forgotten Edge, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Pico Union, Adams-Normandie, University Park, Mid Cities and Mac Arthur Park.

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