Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art fire station that will include a community room for neighbors and a green roof for Mother Nature. Fire station 82 will replace an outdated station on Bronson Avenue that will be used for equipment storage and maintenance. The new station will be the first green-roofed station in Los Angeles. Construction is expected to be finished in 2012. For more information, click here.
Landslide repairs from the intense winter rains of 2005 are complete on the East side of Lake Hollywood. Councilmember LaBonge re-opened the gates in August. To read about this event, click here
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power worked to shore up and reinforce the collapsed hillsides and restore public access to the area. Councilmember LaBonge worked with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein to secure $3 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture funds to cover the total project cost.
Work on the West side of the reservoir is awaiting the completion of an access ramp off of Cahuenga Blvd. East, a project that is 85% complete.
Construction on the "Hollywood Reservoir Complex Landslide and Slope Improvement" project began in May 2007 and is expected to be completed by April 2010.
For more information, visit LADWP.com.
A corroded 42-inch storm drain on the 6300 block of Tahoe Drive failed in late 2007, creating a sinkhole in the hillside. Councilmember LaBonge engaged the Bureau of Engineering to conduct emergency sewer repairs. The City and its contractors worked quickly to repair the affected sewer and storm drain, and completed the project in just four months.
With the support of Councilmember LaBonge, many other elected officials and Hollywood community leaders, the 92-page Feasibility Study for Hollywood Freeway Central Park was released late last year. It is now being studied by stakeholders. The search for project funding is currently underway. Click here to download the study (Link is on lower left side of page in red: HFCP EDAW Feasibility Report.)