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News ImageOversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency
The Oversight Board of the City of Long Beach as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach Special Meeting Agenda of May 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. is now available.

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News ImageFair Housing Workshops Seeking Public Input, May 14, May 28, and June 11
The City of Long Beach, as a recipient of federal community development and housing funds, is conducting an Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH).  The AFH will explore issues such as disparities in access to renting or purchasing homes, unmet housing needs, lack of integration, and racially or ethnically concentrated areas of poverty.  The City is hosting a series of workshops to provide opportunities for public input on May 14, May 28, and June 11. Click here for more information and for workshop times and locations.

Residents are also encouraged to complete a brief Housing and Community Improvement Needs online survey. Click on links below.

News ImageCity Launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Local Action Plan and Call to Action for Mentorship
On April 7, 2016, the City launched My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Local Action Plan, a significant endeavor to establish and implement new approaches to address the needs and priorities of youth and ensure that all young people, including boys and young men of color, have the opportunity to succeed. The MBK Local Action Plan includes a call to action for mentorship, as part of the City’s Safe Long Beach efforts. The call to action encourages Long Beach residents to commit to volunteer to be mentors through an established network of mentoring agencies. Click here for more information or to sign-up to become a mentor, or go to

News ImageDraft EIR for the Belmont Plaza Pool Revitalization Project Now Available

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Belmont Pool Revitalization Project is available for public review during the public comment period, April 13, 2016 through June 16, 2016. The City has prepared the Draft EIR to analyze environmental impacts associated with implementation of the proposed project; to discuss alternatives; and to propose mitigation measures for identified potentially significant impacts that will minimize, offset, or otherwise reduce or avoid those environmental impacts.

News ImageNotice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $3.5 million in Housing Funds for affordable housing development projects
The Long Beach Community Investment Company is issuing an NOFA for the award of approximately $3.5 million in Housing Funds to be awarded to qualified housing development companies. Eligible activities under this NOFA are limited to the new construction of rental units, and the acquisition and rehabilitation of existing apartment projects in the City of Long Beach. Senior projects are not eligible.  Deadline for submitting proposals is June 10, 2016.

News ImageSave the Date, April 14, 2016 - Long Beach Bicycle Master Plan Community Meeting

The public is invited to attend a community meeting on the Long Beach Bicycle Master Plan, on Thursday, April 14, 2016.

News ImageCity Offering Financial Incentives to Encourage Preservation of Historic Properties
The public is invited to attend two workshops on March 12 and March 26, to learn about how to qualify and apply for tax benefits while also preserving the City’s designated landmarks, as part of the Mills Act Property Tax Abatement Program (Mills Act), an economic incentive program for historic properties.  

  • Click here for more information.

News ImageDraft Downtown and TOD Pedestrian Plan Now Available.
The Long Beach Downtown and Transit- Oriented Development (TOD) Pedestrian Master Plan provides a blueprint for achieving a multi-use vision – for streets that provide safe and direct connections to the Metro Blue Line – while at the same time reach their potential for enhanced community life, recreational opportunities, and ecological benefits. The Plan was funded by Metro’s Transit-Oriented Development Planning Grant Program.

  • Click here to see Downtown and TOD Pedestrian Master Plan.


Quick Links
Thu., May 5, 2016
5:00  PM
  Planning Commission May 5, 2016 Meeting Agenda
Mon., May 9, 2016
2:00  PM
  Zoning Administrator May 9, 2016 Hearing Agenda
5:30  PM
  Cultural Heritage Commission
Tue., May 17, 2016
9:00  AM
  Oversight Board as Successor to the Redevelopment Agency
Mon., June 13, 2016
5:30  PM
  Cultural Heritage Commission
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