IHC IN ACTION

A Glance At What We’re Up To

REQUEST ORDINANCE FOR LA AL FRESCO PROCESS

IHC: In Support
Status: Council referred item and amending motion to Economic Development Committee and Public Works and Gang Reduction Committee.

SUSPEND PARKING REQUIREMENTS POSTPONE (CUP) EXPIRATIONS

IHC: In Support
Status: Approved by City Council on 05/27/20.

REPORT HOW TO EMPLOY RESTAURANTS TO FEED HOMELESS

IHC: In Support
Status: Adopted 05/06/2020.

TASK FORCE PERMITTING, CODE CHANGES FOR RESTAURANTS

IHC: In Support
Status: Adopted 05/06/2020, reportback of recommendations has not happened yet.

HEROES Act of 2020

IHC: In Support
Status: The HEROES Act has passed in the House of Reps, has not been heard by the Senate, but Speaker Pelosi is working on reaching a deal with Mnuchin, Treasury Sec.

STREAMLINE ENVIRONMENTAL PROCESS (CEQA) FOR REMOVAL OF PARKING REQUIREMENTS

IHC: In Support
Status: Approved by Governor and chaptered in law on 9/28/2020.

CONTRACTED CV-19 DAMAGES PAID BY RESTAURANT

IHC: Not In Support
Status: Approved by Governor and chaptered in law on 9/17/2020.

CV-19 Paid Sick Leave 80 Hours

IHC: Not in Support
Status: Heard on August 31 without recommendations, no further action.

CV-19 PAID MEDICAL DAMAGES

IHC: Not in Support
Status: Inactive.

REQUEST STATE FUNDS TO EMPLOY RESTAURANTS TO FEED LOCAL COMMUNITIES

IHC: In Support
Status: No specific bill yet.

REPORT ON 3RD PARTY DELIVERY APP FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

IHC: In Support
Status: This motion passed, report back mid-November.

LA COUNTY SUPPORT FOR ‘RESTAURANTS ACT’

IHC: In Support
Status: This motion passed and the county is now in the process of informing their “DC advocates” to support these bills and any other broader economic relief packages at the federal level that support independent restaurants.

REPORT ON PERMANENT LA AL FRESCO PROGRAMS

IHC: In Support
Status: Transportation Committee approved as amended to include the Los Angeles Fire Department in the report back recommendation, to request the City Attorney report with a list of land use and other City regulations that will need to be modified, and to use the San Pedro open air restaurant guidelines as a model to expand the program citywide.

LOCAL EMERGENCY CODE AMENDMENT

IHC: In Support
Status: In the coming weeks, City Planning staff will hold a public hearing on the draft ordinance, then draft a staff report with recommendations for consideration by the City Planning Commission (CPC).

FUNDS TO EMPLOY RESTAURANTS TO FEED ELDERY

IHC: In Support
Status: Ad Hoc Committee on COVID-19 Recovery and Neighborhood Investment scheduled item for committee meeting on October 21, 2020.

ALLOCATE FEDERAL FUNDS TO CONTINUE LA AL FRESCO, REQUEST IMPROVEMENTS TO PROGRAM

IHC: In Support
Status: Introduced to Council 9/30, will be heard in Committee.

CV-19 3RD PARTY DELIVERY APP FEE CAP

IHC: In Support
Status: Council adopted, sent to Mayor for final approval.

LA CITY SUPPORT FOR RESTAURANTS ACT

IHC: In Support
Status: City Council adopted resolution and Mayor concurs on 08/31/2020.

OVER THE COUNTER CITY ALCOHOL PERMIT

IHC: In Support
Status: Referred to Ad Hoc on Comprehensive Job Creation Plan Committee; Planning and Land Use Management Committee on 07/14/2020.

CV-19 REPORT ON TEMPORARY OUTDOOR DINING SAFETY GUIDELINES

IHC: In Support
Status: Adopted 06/03/2020.

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