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Reminder: Mural Ordinance is scheduled for 1/15, 2013 TODAY PLUM Committee meeting

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  • Christopher Howard
    * BREAKING NEWS: The Mural Ordinance is scheduled for the January 15, 2013 TODAY PLUM Committee meeting. 2:30p BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS EDWARD R. ROYBAL HEARING
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      BREAKING NEWS: The Mural Ordinance is scheduled for the January 15, 2013 TODAY  PLUM Committee meeting. 

      2:30p
      BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS 
      EDWARD R. ROYBAL HEARING ROOM 350 - 
      200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

      Mural Ordinance - PLUM Commission meeting on 11/20/12

      After a long review process, Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) has decided to withhold passing the Mural Ordinance until the Department of City Planning (DCP) can make some much needed revisions.

      Although several topics were discussed, major problem areas included murals on dwelling units (five units or less versus single family units), and whether or not neighborhoods should have the ability to veto unwanted murals.

      An updated version ready for review has a projected completion date of January 15th 2013, where it will be reviewed by PLUM once more. 

      Fingers crossed for positive results! 

      To read the latest version of the mural ordinance click here: 

      http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2011/11-0923_rpt_plan_1-4-13.pdf

      Our city is bombarded with billboards and yet our murals are being erased, no new murals are staying up before graffiti abatement comes in and destroys them and artists are being cited and doing time, lives have been ruined, jobs have been taken away. 

      Lets speak up..don't be complacent...

      LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD!! ART IS FOR EVERYONE!! 

      TEACHERS! COMMUNITY MEMBERS! BUSINESS OWNERS! ART BASED ORGANIZATIONS! COMMUNITY LEADERS, ORGANIZERS, ACTIVISTS! PARENTS! STUDENTS! ARTISTS!! 

      OUR VOICE IS OUR WEAPON!!! USE IT!!!

      ART IS HEALING, BEAUTIFYING, LOVE FOR EVERYONE.

      sonji is an LA artist, who loves art for the community, representing herself as an artist, and a community member. :)
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